The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Freescale products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Freescale over the 3 months to 23 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.

Freescale
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 600 642 636
Rank change year-on-year +42 -6  
Contract jobs citing Freescale 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.002% 0.005%
As % of the Vendors category 0.010% 0.004% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year +35.71% -  

Freescale is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 20514 24183 25039
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.82% 44.94% 44.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 12454 14905 14646
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 709 826 1130
Median hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +5.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Freescale
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Freescale as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Freescale in the UK

Freescale
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Freescale in the UK

Freescale
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Freescale in the UK

Freescale
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Freescale within the UK over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +33 2 - - 3
South East +8 1 - -
South West - 1 - - 3
Tewkesbury - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Freescale also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Freescale.

1 6 (85.71%) C
1 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 5 (71.43%) Embedded C
3 3 (42.86%) C++
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (28.57%) DO-178B
4 2 (28.57%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (28.57%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Wind River
4 2 (28.57%) Qt
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Embedded C++
4 2 (28.57%) Assembly Language
4 2 (28.57%) Aerospace
4 2 (28.57%) Validation
5 1 (14.29%) Device Driver
5 1 (14.29%) Games
5 1 (14.29%) Automotive
5 1 (14.29%) Motorola
5 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (14.29%) GStreamer
5 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Android
5 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 1 (14.29%) Linux Kernel Development
5 1 (14.29%) Yocto

Freescale
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (28.57%) Aerospace
2 1 (14.29%) Automotive
2 1 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Embedded Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Android Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) DSP Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Qt
2 1 (14.29%) GStreamer
2 1 (14.29%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) Device Driver Development
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Kernel Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C
2 5 (71.43%) Embedded C
3 3 (42.86%) C++
4 2 (28.57%) Assembly Language
4 2 (28.57%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) CA Agile Central
1 2 (28.57%) Wind River
2 1 (14.29%) Motorola