Period
to 22 July 2017

The median contractor rate for an Embedded Software Engineer was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheltenham during the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Software Engineer
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 30 36
Rank change year-on-year +9 +6 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 4 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 2.84% 0.46% 2.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.96% 0.52% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Cheltenham median daily rate £363 - -
Gloucestershire median daily rate £425 £325 -
% change year-on-year +30.77% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Cheltenham median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £41.50 £41.25 £41.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.75 £43.75
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £42.50 £46.20 £42.50
% change year-on-year -8.01% +8.71% +7.59%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Cheltenham
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 135 194 278
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 95.74% 89.40% 97.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 93 189
Cheltenham median daily rate £353 £350 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.71% -15.66% +15.68%
10th Percentile £121 £225 £283
90th Percentile £475 £529 £510
Gloucestershire median daily rate £375 £382 £400
% change year-on-year -1.83% -4.50% +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 17 18
Cheltenham median hourly rate £17.50 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.82% - +22.30%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.63 £12.77
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.75 £45.00
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £39.25
% change year-on-year +1.91% - +53.92%

Embedded Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

Job postings that featured Embedded Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Software Engineer in Cheltenham

Embedded Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Embedded Software Engineer in Cheltenham

Embedded Software Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded Software Engineer in Cheltenham

Embedded Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Cheltenham region featuring Embedded Software Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) DO-178B
2 3 (75.00%) Wind River
2 3 (75.00%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (75.00%) Aerospace
2 3 (75.00%) Embedded C
2 3 (75.00%) Assembly Language
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Freescale
3 1 (25.00%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis

Embedded Software Engineer Skill Set
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 (75.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (75.00%) Aerospace
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) Assembly Language
2 3 (75.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (25.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Wind River
2 1 (25.00%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (25.00%) Freescale