The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 103 111 99
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Contract jobs citing Firmware 3 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.19% 0.37% 0.34%
As % of the System Software category 1.69% 3.98% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 3
Median daily rate - £375 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate £321 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +5.33%
Firmware
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

System Software Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
177 201 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.34% 9.32% 8.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 108 69
Median daily rate £400 £375 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +28.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £120 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £533 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 37 16
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.00 £14.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -18.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.26 £8.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £17.50 £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Firmware as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Firmware
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firmware across the West Yorkshire region.

Firmware Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Firmware
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Firmware across the West Yorkshire region.

Firmware Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Firmware
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +11 3 - -
Firmware
Yorkshire

Firmware
Top 22 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Firmware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 9 (81.82%) F5
2 8 (72.73%) BIG-IP
2 8 (72.73%) Unix
2 8 (72.73%) HTTP
2 8 (72.73%) TCP/IP
2 8 (72.73%) DNS
2 8 (72.73%) SSL
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco
2 8 (72.73%) Intranet
2 8 (72.73%) Internet
2 8 (72.73%) Extranet
2 8 (72.73%) Firewall
3 6 (54.55%) Banking
4 3 (27.27%) Law
5 2 (18.18%) Wireless
5 2 (18.18%) Electronics
5 2 (18.18%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
5 2 (18.18%) ZigBee
5 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
6 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) BIG-IP
1 8 (72.73%) DNS
1 8 (72.73%) Extranet
1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
1 8 (72.73%) HTTP
1 8 (72.73%) Internet
1 8 (72.73%) Intranet
1 8 (72.73%) SSL
1 8 (72.73%) TCP/IP
2 2 (18.18%) Wireless
2 2 (18.18%) ZigBee
3 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
General
1 6 (54.55%) Banking
2 3 (27.27%) Law
3 2 (18.18%) Electronics
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Design Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Hardware Design Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) F5
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco