Period
to 24 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Firmware skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Firmware over the 6 months to 24 May 2020 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank - 239 240
Contract jobs citing Firmware 0 3 9
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London - 0.046% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category - 0.25% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 8
Median daily rate - £275 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -34.33% -1.47%
Central London median daily rate - £275 £450
% change year-on-year - -38.89% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £41.75 -
Central London median hourly rate - £41.75 -

Firmware is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 440 1,200 1,029
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.88% 18.53% 14.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 898 814
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £191 £194 £216
90th Percentile £655 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 37
Median hourly rate £16.07 £20.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.61% +7.89% -11.63%
10th Percentile £12.42 £12.71 £11.58
90th Percentile £35.00 £43.04 £23.45
Median hourly rate £18.70 £19.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year -4.71% -1.88% -5.88%

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Firmware as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in the City of London

Firmware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Firmware in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Firmware in the City of London

Firmware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Firmware in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Firmware in the City of London