Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 20 November 2017 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 137 155
Rank change year-on-year +6 +18 -36
Contract jobs citing Firmware 1 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.045% 0.31% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category 0.30% 2.56% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Leeds median daily rate £375 £358 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.90% -9.49% -
10th Percentile £363 £303 £368
90th Percentile £388 £438 £471
West Yorkshire median daily rate £275 £358 £385
% change year-on-year -23.08% -7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Leeds with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 332 313 340
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 14.83% 12.09% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 199 176
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% +20.69%
10th Percentile £209 £175 £120
90th Percentile £543 £575 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +5.00% +14.29% +18.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 44
Leeds median hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -10.11%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.60 £8.63
90th Percentile £21.05 £24.25 £18.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £12.00

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in Leeds

Firmware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Firmware in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Firmware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Smart Meter
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Planning and Forecasting

Firmware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Planning and Forecasting
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP