Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 13 December 2018 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
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 - 85
Rank change year-on-year - +85 +15
Contract jobs citing Firmware 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.17% - 0.35%
As % of the System Software category 1.74% - 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Glasgow median daily rate £425 - £300
Scotland median daily rate £300 £300 £331
% change year-on-year - -9.23% +14.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £44.27 £40.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +10.68% +66.67% -36.00%

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 Glasgow with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 172 141 159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 9.98% 11.14% 14.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 63 96
Glasgow median daily rate £325 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +16.67% +0.84%
10th Percentile £123 £140 £126
90th Percentile £500 £470 £439
Scotland median daily rate £388 £375 £320
% change year-on-year +3.33% +17.19% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 3
Glasgow median hourly rate £35.00 £11.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +204.35% -45.24% +15.07%
10th Percentile £17.30 £10.00 £19.50
90th Percentile £146.10 £24.50 £40.10
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% -4.76% +13.51%

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in Glasgow

Firmware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Firmware in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) IaaS
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
2 1 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (33.33%) Decision-Making
2 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Bluetooth
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++
2 1 (33.33%) PMP
2 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (33.33%) MOM
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management

Firmware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Bluetooth
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Change Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Change Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Change Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Project Change Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Decision-Making
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
2 1 (33.33%) PLM
2 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (33.33%) PMP
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) MOM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
1 1 (33.33%) VMware