The table below looks at the statistics for IEC 61508 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IEC 61508 over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IEC 61508
Rank - 118 -
Contract jobs citing IEC 61508 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.041% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.62% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £357 -
% change year-on-year
+3.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 -
IEC 61508
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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 Scotland region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
173 162 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.35% 6.67% 5.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 77 69
Average daily rate £400 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £187 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £368 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 3
Average hourly rate £15.77 - £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 - £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 - £91.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £16.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+10.44% -16.25%

IEC 61508
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

IEC 61508 Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

IEC 61508
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

IEC 61508 Daily Rate Trend in Scotland