Period
to 20 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Firmware Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 39 39
Contract jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset - 0.29% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.30% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Dorset median daily rate - - -
South West median daily rate £400 £250 -
% change year-on-year +60.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Dorset median hourly rate - £42.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.41% -
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year -3.41% +12.10% -10.80%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Dorset
Contract vacancies in Dorset with a recognized job title 299 335 396
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.03% 97.38% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 237 215
Dorset median daily rate £388 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -6.67% +14.50%
10th Percentile £175 £198 £179
90th Percentile £535 £489 £538
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 19 59
Dorset median hourly rate £26.50 £14.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +82.76% -61.33% +57.89%
10th Percentile £11.13 £10.68 £11.65
90th Percentile £46.25 £35.75 £44.00
South West median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% -15.38% +62.50%

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