Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for FreeRTOS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FreeRTOS over the 6 months to 17 November 2018 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.

FreeRTOS
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 205 185 -
Rank change year-on-year -20 - -
Contract jobs citing FreeRTOS 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.078% 0.021% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.37% 0.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
West Midlands median daily rate £375 - -
England median daily rate £375 £350 -
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £47.50 - -
England median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year +11.76% -2.86% -

FreeRTOS is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,089 927 1,056
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 21.31% 19.26% 16.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 532 562
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.74% -8.75% +19.40%
10th Percentile £143 £158 £182
90th Percentile £525 £560 £519
England median daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 89 103
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.90% +3.57% -1.41%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.70 £10.05
90th Percentile £25.58 £34.37 £36.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

FreeRTOS
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FreeRTOS within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +14 2 - -
Walsall - 2 £375 -
Wolverhampton - 2 £375 -
FreeRTOS
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing FreeRTOS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for FreeRTOS.

1 2 (50.00%) UML
1 2 (50.00%) Bluetooth
1 2 (50.00%) Firmware
1 2 (50.00%) VxWorks
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) ZigBee
1 2 (50.00%) MQTT
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering

FreeRTOS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (50.00%) Bluetooth
1 2 (50.00%) MQTT
1 2 (50.00%) ZigBee
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Firmware