The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire with a requirement for Firmware skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 29 June 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
East Midlands / Nottinghamshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 51 48
Contract jobs citing Firmware 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire - 0.20% 0.21%
As % of the System Software category - 1.89% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £200 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £328 £338
% change year-on-year +3.05% -2.96%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.00% -6.25%  

Firmware is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Nottinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 47 53 27
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 11.11% 10.82% 5.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 45 14
Median daily rate £500 £525 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +61.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £248 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £658 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 6
Median hourly rate £11.09 £14.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.53% -69.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.69 £11.20 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.29 £21.50 £57.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -28.88% +28.57%  

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in Nottinghamshire

Firmware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Firmware in Nottinghamshire

Firmware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firmware in Nottinghamshire