The table below looks at the statistics for IEC 61508 skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IEC 61508 over the 3 months to 25 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IEC 61508
Rank 612 596 609
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +13
Contract jobs citing IEC 61508 7 22 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.014% 0.043% 0.006%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.16% 0.47% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 0
Median daily rate £395 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 -
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 3
Median hourly rate £40.75 £40.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.61% -4.70%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 £40.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+0.61% -4.70%
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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 England region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4484 4678 4614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.21% 9.20% 9.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2909 3050 2877
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £259 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 171 192
Median hourly rate £28.25 £21.55 £20.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.09% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.46 £12.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.15 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £24.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.15% +17.85%

IEC 61508
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England 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 England

IEC 61508
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IEC 61508 across the England region.

IEC 61508 Daily Rate Trend in England

IEC 61508
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

IEC 61508 Hourly Rate Trend in England

IEC 61508
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IEC 61508 within the England region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
South East -7 2 £395 +3.94% 2
West Midlands -23 2 - - 1
South West - 2 - -
North West - 1 - -
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IEC 61508
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 England region with a requirement for IEC 61508.

1 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) Def Stans
2 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 5 (35.71%) Degree
3 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
3 5 (35.71%) Electronics
4 4 (28.57%) DO-178B
5 3 (21.43%) Hazard Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) C
5 3 (21.43%) MS Office
5 3 (21.43%) FMECA
5 3 (21.43%) Military
5 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (14.29%) Time Management
6 2 (14.29%) JIRA
6 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
6 2 (14.29%) Release Management
6 2 (14.29%) Requirements Management
6 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 2 (14.29%) Validation
6 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
6 2 (14.29%) Python
6 2 (14.29%) ISO 9001
6 2 (14.29%) C++
6 2 (14.29%) Perl
6 2 (14.29%) .NET
6 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing

IEC 61508
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) WinCC
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.14%) MS Project
2 1 (7.14%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) RS-232
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
1 2 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) CppUnit
2 1 (7.14%) JUnit
2 1 (7.14%) NetBeans
2 1 (7.14%) Subversion
2 1 (7.14%) TortoiseSVN
2 1 (7.14%) VectorCAST
General
1 5 (35.71%) Electronics
2 3 (21.43%) Military
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (14.29%) Electronics Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) Electrical Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) EMC Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Software Validation Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Software Verification Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Validation Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.14%) JavaFX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Device Driver
2 1 (7.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
2 3 (21.43%) FMECA
2 3 (21.43%) Hazard Analysis
2 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
3 2 (14.29%) CAE
3 2 (14.29%) Case Management
3 2 (14.29%) Change Control
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Release Management
3 2 (14.29%) Requirements Management
3 2 (14.29%) SDLC
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 2 (14.29%) Time Management
3 2 (14.29%) Validation
3 2 (14.29%) V-Model
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) OO
4 1 (7.14%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) C
2 2 (14.29%) C++
2 2 (14.29%) Embedded C
2 2 (14.29%) Perl
2 2 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded C++
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) MATLAB
3 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 5 (35.71%) Degree
4 1 (7.14%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) Def Stans
2 4 (28.57%) DO-178B
3 2 (14.29%) ISO 9001
4 1 (7.14%) ARP4754
4 1 (7.14%) ARP4761
4 1 (7.14%) DO-254
4 1 (7.14%) HL7
4 1 (7.14%) ISO13485
4 1 (7.14%) TickIT
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) EMC
2 1 (7.14%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Perforce
2 1 (7.14%) Siemens
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