The table below looks at the statistics for IEC 61508 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IEC 61508 over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IEC 61508
Rank 74 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IEC 61508 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.11% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.94% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £510 £383 -
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-23.52% -
IEC 61508
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
106 84 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 11.35% 9.38% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 69 32
Median daily rate £375 £356 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -20.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £145 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £450 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Median hourly rate £33.05 £100.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.95% +566.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +7.14%

IEC 61508
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing IEC 61508 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

IEC 61508 Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

IEC 61508
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IEC 61508 across the Bristol region.

IEC 61508 Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

IEC 61508
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing IEC 61508 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 Bristol region with a requirement for IEC 61508.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C++
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Def Stans

IEC 61508
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Validation Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Verification Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Validation Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Verification Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Def Stans
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft