Period
to 27 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Firmware Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Engineer
South West > Dorset
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 46 -
Contract jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset - 0.60% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.62% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Dorset median daily rate - £325 -
South West median daily rate £313 £350 -
% change year-on-year -10.71% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Dorset median hourly rate - £35.75 -
South West median hourly rate - £36.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year - +7.35% -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 227 485 403
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 97.42% 96.81% 95.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 315 218
Dorset median daily rate £375 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +10.71% -
10th Percentile £213 £211 £161
90th Percentile £475 £538 £500
South West median daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +2.67% - +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 39 47
Dorset median hourly rate £17.39 £21.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.21% -40.00% +100.00%
10th Percentile £10.34 £10.96 £11.60
90th Percentile £45.25 £44.00 £43.75
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +13.64% +57.14% +10.53%

Firmware Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

Job postings that featured Firmware Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dorset.

Job vacancy trend for Firmware Engineer in Dorset

Firmware Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firmware Engineer in Dorset