The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for Firmware skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Firmware
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 25
Contract jobs citing Firmware 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham - - 2.16%
As % of the System Software category - - 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Cheltenham median daily rate - - £415
Gloucestershire median daily rate £324 - £415
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheltenham median hourly rate - - -
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -

Firmware is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Cheltenham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 11 23 19
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 13.58% 18.11% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 48
Cheltenham median daily rate £265 £308 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.82% -27.64%  
10th Percentile £115 £290 £178
90th Percentile £438 £388 £475
Gloucestershire median daily rate £210 £425 £418
% change year-on-year -50.58% +1.79%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Cheltenham median hourly rate - £12.74 -
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - £13.23 £16.25
% change year-on-year - -18.61%  

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

Job postings citing Firmware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham.

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in Cheltenham

Firmware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Firmware in Cheltenham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Firmware in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 1 (100.00%) C

Firmware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Engineer
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C