The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 60 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Firmware 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.64% - -
As % of the System Software category 5.38% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£220 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £338 £293
% change year-on-year
-5.18% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £25.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+47.05% -32.00%
Firmware
South West

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

System Software Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
93 96 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 11.98% 13.68% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 37 42
Average daily rate £375 £325 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £205 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £485 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 2
Average hourly rate £19.03 £20.06 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.13% -42.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firmware across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Firmware
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Firmware Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Firmware
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Firmware Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Firmware
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon - 4 - - 5
Firmware
South West

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire region citing Firmware also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Firmware.

1 2 (33.33%) Electronics
1 2 (33.33%) Xilinx
1 2 (33.33%) VB
1 2 (33.33%) Altera
1 2 (33.33%) C
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Clusterware
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Ant
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) XSL
2 1 (16.67%) XSLT
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) Solaris
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
2 1 (16.67%) SSL
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
2 1 (16.67%) Intel

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire region citing Firmware also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Firmware. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQLite
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Ant
General
1 2 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Firmware Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) XSL
1 1 (16.67%) XSLT
1 1 (16.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (16.67%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Solaris
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) SOA
1 1 (16.67%) Change Management
1 1 (16.67%) Validation
1 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
1 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (16.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Data Guard
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Xilinx
1 2 (33.33%) Altera
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Intel
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