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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IEC 61508
Rank - 108 -
Contract jobs citing IEC 61508 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.044% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.79% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £357 -
% change year-on-year
-0.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £29.25
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
182 127 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.80% 5.61% 5.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 63 69
Average daily rate £390 £330 £317
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +4.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £15.77 £12.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.41% +4.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.15 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+10.78% -25.43%

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