The median contractor rate for a Embedded Software Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheltenham during the 3 months to 26 April 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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 18 26
Rank change year-on-year +4 +8  
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 3 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 4.76% 1.09% 3.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.92% 1.15% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £315 £339
% change year-on-year +26.98% -7.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £40.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.69% +0.62%  

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 61 87 146
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 96.83% 94.57% 97.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 37 89
Median daily rate £313 £325 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -22.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £140 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 11
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -71.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £42.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £13.23 £42.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year - +4.66%  

Embedded Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham that featured Embedded Software Engineer in the job title.

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 14 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 3 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 3 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 3 (100.00%) Wind River
1 3 (100.00%) DO-178B
1 3 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Freescale
2 1 (33.33%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) 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 3 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (100.00%) Aerospace
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
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded 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