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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IEC 61508 over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IEC 61508
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing IEC 61508 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol - - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
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
73 77 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 8.29% 8.59% 8.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 56 47
Average daily rate £370 £391 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.43% +5.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £271 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £480 £593
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 12
Average hourly rate £33.00 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +38.09%

IEC 61508
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IEC 61508 across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

IEC 61508 Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol