The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 30 March 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 West / Wiltshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 63 -
Contract jobs citing Firmware 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire - 0.15% -
As % of the System Software category - 1.02% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £335 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £375 £363
% change year-on-year -13.33% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £40.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +35.80% +12.50%  

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 67 98 88
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 10.36% 14.96% 12.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 54 31
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £370 £350
% change year-on-year -5.40% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 9
Median hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.42% +18.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £14.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £31.55 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -3.03% +4.10%  

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire citing Firmware as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in Wiltshire

Firmware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Firmware in Wiltshire

Firmware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firmware in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Firmware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wiltshire region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Master Data Management
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (33.33%) DoDAF
3 1 (33.33%) MODAF
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) COBIT
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) ITSM
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (33.33%) CA

Firmware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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:

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (33.33%) IT Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Service Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Data Management
2 2 (66.67%) Master Data Management
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) DoDAF
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) ITSM
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) MODAF
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
3 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) COBIT
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) CA