The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Gloucestershire region that had Embedded Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Embedded Software Engineer
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 44 42 46
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 4 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.15% 1.97% 1.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 2.09% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £440 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.38% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £326 £330 £349
% change year-on-year
-1.13% -5.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 6
Median hourly rate £42.50 £46.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.60% +16.45%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.25 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.62% +6.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
326 431 490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 93.41% 94.52% 96.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 232 298
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £170 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 29 33
Median hourly rate £27.50 £42.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% +8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £46.20 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

Embedded Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Gloucestershire region that featured Embedded Software Engineer in the job title.

Embedded Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Embedded Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Embedded Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Embedded Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Embedded Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Embedded Software Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Software Engineer within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 19 February 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
Cheltenham +8 1 - -
Tewkesbury +3 1 - -
Embedded Software Engineer
South West

Embedded Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, Embedded Software Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Gloucestershire region featuring Embedded Software Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (84.62%) C++
3 10 (76.92%) Embedded C++
4 8 (61.54%) C
4 8 (61.54%) OO
4 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
5 7 (53.85%) Embedded C
6 5 (38.46%) UML
6 5 (38.46%) OOA/OOD
6 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
7 4 (30.77%) Linux
8 3 (23.08%) Windows
9 2 (15.38%) Renesas
9 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (15.38%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (15.38%) Python
9 2 (15.38%) EMC
10 1 (7.69%) Assembly Language
10 1 (7.69%) Firmware
10 1 (7.69%) Smartcard
10 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
10 1 (7.69%) Validation
10 1 (7.69%) LAN
10 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
10 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
10 1 (7.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (7.69%) Freescale
10 1 (7.69%) CA Agile Central
10 1 (7.69%) RS-485
10 1 (7.69%) Wind River

Embedded Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) RS-485
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (7.69%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (61.54%) OO
3 5 (38.46%) OOA/OOD
3 5 (38.46%) UML
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) C++
2 10 (76.92%) Embedded C++
3 8 (61.54%) C
4 7 (53.85%) Embedded C
5 2 (15.38%) Python
6 1 (7.69%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) EMC
1 2 (15.38%) Renesas
2 1 (7.69%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (7.69%) Freescale
2 1 (7.69%) Wind River