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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 62 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Firmware 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.15% 0.44% -
As % of the System Software category 1.02% 3.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£220 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.73% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
98 81 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 14.31% 11.79% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 25 38
Average daily rate £350 £300 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £225 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.06% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 3
Average hourly rate £19.03 £20.06 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.13% -42.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £20.00 £21.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.90 £37.50 £112.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.88 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+5.93% -11.76%

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
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Ant
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XSL
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Telnet
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (50.00%) SQLite
1 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (50.00%) DataPower
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (50.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Ant
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XSL
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
1 1 (50.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C++
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire
X4 Group
Rate: £200 - 240 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
X4 Group
Rate: £32 - 37 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago