Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 22 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 109 98
Contract jobs citing Firmware 0 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire - 0.16% 0.46%
As % of the System Software category - 1.06% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Oxfordshire median daily rate - - £325
South East median daily rate £311 £320 £325
% change year-on-year -2.73% -1.54% -6.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £36.50 -
South East median hourly rate £43.75 £40.00 £40.25
% change year-on-year +9.38% -0.62% -0.62%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 233 189 222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 18.76% 14.91% 17.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 113 151
Oxfordshire median daily rate £400 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £170 £179 £143
90th Percentile £538 £475 £500
South East median daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.20% +7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 22
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £10.00 £16.50 £15.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.39% +3.58% -6.29%
South East median hourly rate £16.88 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -14.29% +12.90%

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in Oxfordshire

Firmware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Firmware in Oxfordshire

Firmware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firmware in Oxfordshire