The table below looks at the statistics for Embedded Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Software Development over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Software Development
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Embedded Software Development 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £320 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -2.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
Embedded Software Development
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
155 208 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 80.31% 85.95% 86.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 144 68
Median daily rate £400 £401 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% +14.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £320 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 27
Median hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £16.29 £20.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £55.00 £43.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%