Period
to 14 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for MISRA C skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MISRA C over the 6 months to 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

MISRA C
UK > England
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 839 819 880
Rank change year-on-year -20 +61 -17
Contract jobs citing MISRA C 24 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.026% 0.014% 0.015%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.22% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 4
England median daily rate £360 £340 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +11.48% -
10th Percentile £313 £330 £303
90th Percentile £385 £410 £329
UK median daily rate £373 £399 £325
% change year-on-year -6.46% +22.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 8
England median hourly rate £41.50 £47.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.63% +23.38% +2.67%
10th Percentile £37.50 £42.25 £30.50
90th Percentile £43.35 £52.75 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £47.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year -12.63% +23.38% +2.67%

MISRA C is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 10,929 10,349 11,190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 11.69% 11.75% 11.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,998 6,755 7,309
England median daily rate £450 £450 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.78% +4.38%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £230
90th Percentile £648 £638 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £445 £410
% change year-on-year +1.12% +8.54% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 349 321 390
England median hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -11.11% +6.77%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.55 £50.00 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £21.90 £22.50
% change year-on-year +2.74% -2.67% +4.41%

MISRA C
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing MISRA C as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for MISRA C in England

MISRA C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MISRA C in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for MISRA C in England

MISRA C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MISRA C in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MISRA C in England

MISRA C
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 MISRA C within the England region over the 6 months to 14 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -12 14 £345 -20.69% 12
South West -4 5 - - 1
Yorkshire - 3 - - 1
North of England - 3 - - 1
Midlands -10 1 - - 5
West Midlands -22 1 - - 5
East of England - 1 £445 - 1
MISRA C
UK

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing MISRA C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for MISRA C.

1 24 (100.00%) MISRA
2 23 (95.83%) C
3 22 (91.67%) Software Engineering
4 17 (70.83%) C++
5 13 (54.17%) Embedded C
6 12 (50.00%) Windows
6 12 (50.00%) C#
7 10 (41.67%) Visual Studio
7 10 (41.67%) Python
8 9 (37.50%) Automotive
9 8 (33.33%) MATLAB
9 8 (33.33%) Simulink
9 8 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
9 8 (33.33%) Rational Rhapsody
9 8 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
10 6 (25.00%) Subversion
10 6 (25.00%) Green Hills
10 6 (25.00%) Assembly Language
10 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
10 6 (25.00%) Mercurial
10 6 (25.00%) Software Architecture
10 6 (25.00%) Tactical Data Link
10 6 (25.00%) Test Planning
10 6 (25.00%) RS-232
10 6 (25.00%) FMEA
11 5 (20.83%) Embedded C++
11 5 (20.83%) Avionics
12 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (12.50%) Scrum
13 3 (12.50%) STL

MISRA C
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) RS-232
1 6 (25.00%) Tactical Data Link
2 2 (8.33%) Firewall
2 2 (8.33%) Junos
3 1 (4.17%) NFC
3 1 (4.17%) RFID
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Visual Studio
2 8 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (33.33%) Rational Rhapsody
3 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (25.00%) Mercurial
3 6 (25.00%) Subversion
4 2 (8.33%) Eclipse
4 2 (8.33%) NetBeans
4 2 (8.33%) Rational Team Concert
5 1 (4.17%) LabVIEW
General
1 9 (37.50%) Automotive
2 5 (20.83%) Avionics
3 2 (8.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 21 (87.50%) Software Engineer
2 10 (41.67%) C++ Software Engineer
2 10 (41.67%) Embedded Engineer
3 9 (37.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 7 (29.17%) C Software Engineer
5 6 (25.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 6 (25.00%) Embedded C Engineer
5 6 (25.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 6 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 5 (20.83%) Applications Engineer
6 5 (20.83%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (20.83%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 5 (20.83%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 5 (20.83%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
6 5 (20.83%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 5 (20.83%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 5 (20.83%) PC Engineer
6 5 (20.83%) Senior C Software Engineer
6 5 (20.83%) Senior Windows Engineer
6 5 (20.83%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 3 (12.50%) STL
1 3 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) .NET Core
2 1 (4.17%) CSS
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.17%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Android
3 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (91.67%) Software Engineering
2 6 (25.00%) FMEA
2 6 (25.00%) Software Architecture
2 6 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.50%) Scrum
5 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.33%) Integration Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Code Coverage
6 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.17%) Cryptography
6 1 (4.17%) Device Driver Development
6 1 (4.17%) Multithreading
6 1 (4.17%) Regression Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Release Management
6 1 (4.17%) SDLC
6 1 (4.17%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 23 (95.83%) C
2 17 (70.83%) C++
3 13 (54.17%) Embedded C
4 12 (50.00%) C#
5 10 (41.67%) Python
6 8 (33.33%) MATLAB
7 6 (25.00%) Assembly Language
8 5 (20.83%) Embedded C++
9 2 (8.33%) Java
10 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (100.00%) MISRA
2 2 (8.33%) Def Stans
3 1 (4.17%) DO-178B
3 1 (4.17%) IEC 61508
3 1 (4.17%) IEC 62304
3 1 (4.17%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Green Hills
2 2 (8.33%) Juniper
3 1 (4.17%) Apple
3 1 (4.17%) EMC
3 1 (4.17%) IBM