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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank - 58 -
Contract jobs citing Firmware 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire - 0.29% -
As % of the System Software category - 2.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £314 £364 £326
% change year-on-year
-13.74% +11.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +49.12%
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
110 74 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 15.65% 10.79% 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 32 18
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £200 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 7
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.69 £19.31
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.48% +17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £11.51 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £91.20 £55.00 £22.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 4 (50.00%) VB
1 4 (50.00%) C#
1 4 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 4 (50.00%) Xilinx
1 4 (50.00%) Altera
1 4 (50.00%) RS-232
2 3 (37.50%) Electronics
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) Bluetooth
3 2 (25.00%) Embedded C++
3 2 (25.00%) C
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Clusterware
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (12.50%) Intel
4 1 (12.50%) SAN
4 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless
4 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded C
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) Unix
4 1 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) Solaris
4 1 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) Data Guard

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) RS-232
2 2 (25.00%) Bluetooth
3 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (37.50%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Firmware Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Python Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Firmware Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Solaris
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
1 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
1 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
1 4 (50.00%) VB
2 2 (25.00%) C
2 2 (25.00%) C++
2 2 (25.00%) Embedded C++
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded C
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Clusterware
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Data Guard
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Altera
1 4 (50.00%) Xilinx
2 1 (12.50%) Intel
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
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