Period
to 16 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 16 February 2019 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 88 129
Contract jobs citing Firmware 0 1 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear - 0.11% 0.81%
As % of the System Software category - 0.57% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 11
Tyne and Wear median daily rate - £120 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -64.71% -
North East median daily rate - £120 £340
% change year-on-year - -64.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - £28.50
North East median hourly rate £43.50 - £28.50

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 213 176 424
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 20.44% 18.49% 21.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 125 273
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £450 £360 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +9.09% +1.54%
10th Percentile £178 £238 £205
90th Percentile £560 £624 £501
North East median daily rate £444 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +26.79% +6.06% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 45
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £14.12 £15.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.87% -43.40% -1.85%
10th Percentile £9.01 £10.20 £10.25
90th Percentile £20.98 £48.00 £38.75
North East median hourly rate £15.48 £15.43 £22.50
% change year-on-year +0.29% -31.42% -9.09%

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Firmware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in Tyne and Wear

Firmware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Firmware in Tyne and Wear

Firmware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firmware in Tyne and Wear