Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 17 January 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 92 90
Contract jobs citing Firmware 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire - 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category - 1.18% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Hertfordshire median daily rate - £338 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -43.75% +121.20%
East of England median daily rate £370 £300 £413
% change year-on-year +23.33% -27.27% +23.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £43.50 £34.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +27.94% -9.33% +232.52%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 184 170 171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 11.88% 11.99% 12.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 80 84
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.32% -5.00% +17.19%
10th Percentile £240 £179 £155
90th Percentile £575 £525 £488
East of England median daily rate £364 £338 £300
% change year-on-year +7.78% +12.50% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 24
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.81 £11.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.13% -17.86% -38.46%
10th Percentile £13.25 £9.25 £11.55
90th Percentile £47.25 £17.25 £28.13
East of England median hourly rate £16.57 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +0.39% - -5.71%

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in Hertfordshire

Firmware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Firmware in Hertfordshire

Firmware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firmware in Hertfordshire