The first table below looks at the demand for IEC 61508 skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IEC 61508 over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the England region.

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.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IEC 61508
Rank 553 538 565
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +27
Contract jobs citing IEC 61508 4 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.026% 0.017%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.10% 0.34% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 0
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- £350 -
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% change year-on-year
- -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +38.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £32.50
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
3944 3579 4102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.99% 7.68% 7.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2402 2178 2245
Average daily rate £410 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 136 228
Average hourly rate £20.21 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.61% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £42.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -7.89%
IEC 61508
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IEC 61508
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IEC 61508 across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IEC 61508 within the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London - - - -
South West - - - -
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IEC 61508
Top 6 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing IEC 61508 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IEC 61508.

1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 4 (100.00%) EMC
1 4 (100.00%) Electronics
1 4 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (75.00%) Rational DOORS

IEC 61508
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing IEC 61508 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IEC 61508. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (100.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Electronics Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) Embedded C
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) EMC
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