The median contractor rate for an Embedded Software Engineer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 3 months to 27 June 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
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 - 49
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 6 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.82% - 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.86% - 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £300 £310
% change year-on-year +37.50% -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. 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
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 322 447 421
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 97.87% 93.51% 96.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 248 267
Median daily rate £355 £375 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.33% -6.01%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £253 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 21 33
Median hourly rate £32.50 £13.23 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +145.74% -33.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £12.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Embedded Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Software Engineer in Gloucestershire

Embedded Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Embedded Software Engineer in Gloucestershire

Embedded Software Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded Software Engineer 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 27 June 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 - 2 £363 -
Embedded Software Engineer
South West

Embedded Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 11 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (72.73%) C
3 7 (63.64%) C++
3 7 (63.64%) Embedded C++
4 5 (45.45%) OO
5 4 (36.36%) Python
5 4 (36.36%) OOD
5 4 (36.36%) MATLAB
5 4 (36.36%) Data Acquisition
5 4 (36.36%) Algorithms
5 4 (36.36%) DO-178B
6 3 (27.27%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (27.27%) Wind River
6 3 (27.27%) Aerospace
6 3 (27.27%) Embedded C
6 3 (27.27%) Assembly Language
6 3 (27.27%) Linux
7 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (18.18%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (9.09%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Development
8 1 (9.09%) Freescale
8 1 (9.09%) Validation
8 1 (9.09%) Firmware

Embedded Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (27.27%) Aerospace
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (45.45%) OO
3 4 (36.36%) Data Acquisition
3 4 (36.36%) OOD
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C
2 7 (63.64%) C++
2 7 (63.64%) Embedded C++
3 4 (36.36%) MATLAB
3 4 (36.36%) Python
4 3 (27.27%) Assembly Language
4 3 (27.27%) Embedded C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Wind River
2 1 (9.09%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (9.09%) Freescale