Period
to 21 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 21 September 2020 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
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
21 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank - 69 85
Contract jobs citing Firmware 0 1 2
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne - 0.16% 0.23%
As % of the System Software category - 1.32% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
Tyne and Wear median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £52.50 -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £52.50 -

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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 34 76 190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 16.59% 11.97% 22.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 56 134
Median daily rate £495 £413 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +7.14% +18.46%
10th Percentile £338 £150 £255
90th Percentile £588 £515 £550
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £473 £391 £383
% change year-on-year +20.92% +2.16% +17.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 7
Median hourly rate £40.00 £15.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +166.67% +11.11% -55.00%
10th Percentile £35.75 £12.00 £9.63
90th Percentile £46.25 £32.45 £30.25
Median hourly rate £40.00 £14.63 £13.50
% change year-on-year +173.50% +8.33% -54.24%

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing Firmware as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in Newcastle upon Tyne

Firmware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Firmware in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Daily rate trend for Firmware in Newcastle upon Tyne

Firmware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Firmware in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Hourly rate trend for Firmware in Newcastle upon Tyne