Period
to 22 January 2018

The median contractor rate for an Embedded Software Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheltenham during the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 31 31
Rank change year-on-year +9 0 +10
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 3 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 2.03% 1.09% 1.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.38% 1.16% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Cheltenham median daily rate - £340 -
Gloucestershire median daily rate - £425 £290
% change year-on-year - +46.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Cheltenham median hourly rate - - £43.00
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - £40.25 £43.00
% change year-on-year - -6.40% +7.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Cheltenham
Contract vacancies in Cheltenham with a recognized job title 126 173 208
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 85.14% 94.54% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 93 116
Cheltenham median daily rate £488 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -6.25% -2.14%
10th Percentile £259 £203 £190
90th Percentile £596 £535 £544
Gloucestershire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 23 14
Cheltenham median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.20 £39.95
90th Percentile £57.00 £47.20 £44.10
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year - -35.29% +28.79%

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 13 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 3 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 3 (100.00%) Validation
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) DO-178B
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Freescale
2 2 (66.67%) CA Agile Central
2 2 (66.67%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (66.67%) Wind River
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development

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 2 (66.67%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (100.00%) Aerospace
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 3 (100.00%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) CA Agile Central
1 2 (66.67%) Freescale
1 2 (66.67%) Wind River