The table below looks at the statistics for Embedded C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded C over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Embedded C
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 10 21 29
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +8
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.77% 2.08% 2.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.00% 4.00% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £45.50 £42.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +5.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Programming Languages Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
30 50 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 57.69% 52.08% 53.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 25 55
Median daily rate £365 £400 £478
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% -16.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £325 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £630 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 7
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.70 £42.00 £39.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.20 £42.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

Embedded C
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Embedded C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Embedded C Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Embedded C
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Embedded C across the Cheltenham region.

Embedded C Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Embedded C
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Embedded C across the Cheltenham region.

Embedded C Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Embedded C
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Embedded C 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for Embedded C.

1 6 (100.00%) C
1 6 (100.00%) C++
2 5 (83.33%) Embedded C++
2 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) DO-178B
4 2 (33.33%) Aerospace
4 2 (33.33%) OO
5 1 (16.67%) Ada
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Assembly Language
5 1 (16.67%) Motorola
5 1 (16.67%) Firmware
5 1 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Xilinx
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (16.67%) FPGA Design
5 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
5 1 (16.67%) VHDL
5 1 (16.67%) Verilog
5 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
5 1 (16.67%) Image Processing
5 1 (16.67%) Altera

Embedded C
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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:

General
1 2 (33.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Design Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) FPGA Design Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) FPGA Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
1 1 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (16.67%) Verilog
1 1 (16.67%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) FPGA Design
3 1 (16.67%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C
1 6 (100.00%) C++
2 5 (83.33%) Embedded C++
3 1 (16.67%) Ada
3 1 (16.67%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Altera
1 1 (16.67%) Motorola
1 1 (16.67%) Xilinx