Period
to 22 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon 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 22 February 2019 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
South West > Devon
6 months to
22 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 52 51 57
Rank change year-on-year -1 +6 -2
Contract jobs citing Firmware 1 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 0.21% 1.30% 0.38%
As % of the System Software category 1.59% 7.45% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Devon median daily rate - - £281
South West median daily rate £480 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +37.14% -3.45% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 0
Devon median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.35% - -
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -17.65% -5.56% +9.76%

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 Devon with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 63 94 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 13.15% 17.50% 18.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 42 57
Devon median daily rate £363 £485 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.26% +21.25% +11.11%
10th Percentile £160 £166 £147
90th Percentile £530 £550 £529
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £330
% change year-on-year +6.25% +21.21% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 14
Devon median hourly rate £93.87 £41.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +128.96% +221.57% -55.26%
10th Percentile £37.33 £15.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £151.89 £47.15 £121.68
South West median hourly rate £33.50 £23.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year +42.55% +54.10% -14.08%

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in Devon

Firmware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Firmware in Devon

Firmware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firmware in Devon

For the 6 months to 22 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Firmware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Devon region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Law
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability

Firmware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (100.00%) Python