The table below looks at the statistics for IEC 61508 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IEC 61508 over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IEC 61508
Rank 31 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IEC 61508 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.38% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.56% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £398 -
% change year-on-year
+9.80% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -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 Dorset region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
39 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 15.00% 9.41% 5.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 8
Median daily rate £463 £460 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.54% +46.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £188 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £773 £528 £668
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £24.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%

IEC 61508
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Dorset 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 Dorset

IEC 61508
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Dorset region with a requirement for IEC 61508.

1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) TickIT
1 1 (100.00%) NetBeans
1 1 (100.00%) Military
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) JavaFX
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) CppUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Def Stans

IEC 61508
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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 1 (100.00%) CppUnit
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) NetBeans
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (100.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) JavaFX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Def Stans
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (100.00%) TickIT