The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for Embedded C skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Embedded C over the 3 months to 29 June 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.

Embedded C
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 24 25
Rank change year-on-year +7 +1  
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 1.23% 0.79% 2.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.03% 1.59% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £340 £325
% change year-on-year +11.76% +4.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £45.00 £52.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +23.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £48.75 £41.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £56.25 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -5.55% +20.00%  

Embedded C is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Cheltenham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 33 63 74
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 40.74% 49.61% 53.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 72 150
Median daily rate £363 £325 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.53% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £288 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 7
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £27.50 £41.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £62.50 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -  

Embedded C
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

Job postings citing Embedded C as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded C in Cheltenham

Embedded C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded C in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 3 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Wind River
1 3 (100.00%) DO-178B
1 3 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Freescale
2 1 (33.33%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Validation

Embedded C
Co-occurring 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (100.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 3 (100.00%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Wind River
2 1 (33.33%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (33.33%) Freescale