The first table below looks at the demand for IEC 61508 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IEC 61508 over the 3 months to 22 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 South East 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IEC 61508
Rank - 224 -
Contract jobs citing IEC 61508 0 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.12% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 1.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 0
Average daily rate
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- £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £350 £525
% change year-on-year
- -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £32.50
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
725 575 910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.12% 6.85% 9.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 267 338
Average daily rate £355 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £261 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 37 64
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.22 £12.20 £11.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.20 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+14.64% -2.77%
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IEC 61508
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

IEC 61508 Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

IEC 61508
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

IEC 61508 Daily Rate Trend in the South East

IEC 61508
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

IEC 61508 Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

IEC 61508
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (100.00%) Simulink
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (100.00%) Memory Management
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Freescale

IEC 61508
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Simulink
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) C Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Freescale