Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 838 847 844
Rank change year-on-year +9 -3 +35
Contract jobs citing MISRA C 27 14 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.028% 0.015% 0.026%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.27% 0.12% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 2 9
England median daily rate £358 £393 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.92% +28.69% -
10th Percentile £315 £336 £302
90th Percentile £387 £429 £540
UK median daily rate £358 £398 £390
% change year-on-year -10.06% +1.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 11
England median hourly rate £41.50 £55.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.55% +32.53% +4.40%
10th Percentile £39.13 £32.50 £35.75
90th Percentile £43.25 £100.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £55.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year -24.55% +32.53% +4.40%

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 10,097 11,917 10,857
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 10.59% 12.62% 11.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,464 7,889 7,137
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £255 £263 £230
90th Percentile £625 £638 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 352 316 378
England median hourly rate £20.24 £20.80 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.72% -7.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.83 £10.75
90th Percentile £48.23 £51.64 £45.83
UK median hourly rate £20.08 £20.60 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.55% -8.44% -

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 16 December 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 -2 19 £355 -18.39% 3
Yorkshire - 5 - -
North of England - 5 - - 1
South West - 2 - - 2
East of England -4 1 £445 +27.14%
MISRA C
UK

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 27 (100.00%) C
1 27 (100.00%) MISRA
2 23 (85.19%) Software Engineering
3 21 (77.78%) C++
4 14 (51.85%) C#
4 14 (51.85%) Embedded C
5 11 (40.74%) Windows
5 11 (40.74%) Rational DOORS
5 11 (40.74%) Rational Rhapsody
6 10 (37.04%) Green Hills
6 10 (37.04%) Avionics
6 10 (37.04%) Visual Studio
6 10 (37.04%) Python
6 10 (37.04%) Automotive
6 10 (37.04%) Tactical Data Link
7 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (22.22%) MATLAB
7 6 (22.22%) Simulink
7 6 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (18.52%) Test Planning
8 5 (18.52%) RS-232
8 5 (18.52%) Mercurial
8 5 (18.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 5 (18.52%) Software Architecture
8 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
8 5 (18.52%) Assembly Language
8 5 (18.52%) STL
8 5 (18.52%) XML
8 5 (18.52%) Subversion
8 5 (18.52%) Scrum

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 6 (22.22%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) Tactical Data Link
2 5 (18.52%) RS-232
3 1 (3.70%) Firewall
3 1 (3.70%) Junos
3 1 (3.70%) NFC
3 1 (3.70%) RFID
Development Applications
1 11 (40.74%) Rational DOORS
1 11 (40.74%) Rational Rhapsody
2 10 (37.04%) Visual Studio
3 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
3 5 (18.52%) Mercurial
3 5 (18.52%) Subversion
4 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.70%) LabVIEW
4 1 (3.70%) NetBeans
4 1 (3.70%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 10 (37.04%) Automotive
1 10 (37.04%) Avionics
2 2 (7.41%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 23 (85.19%) Software Engineer
2 10 (37.04%) C++ Software Engineer
3 7 (25.93%) Embedded Engineer
3 7 (25.93%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Automotive Software Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Control Systems Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) C Developer
5 4 (14.81%) C Software Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Embedded C Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) PC Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Senior C Software Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 5 (18.52%) STL
1 5 (18.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Android
2 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (85.19%) Software Engineering
2 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (18.52%) FMEA
3 5 (18.52%) Scrum
3 5 (18.52%) Software Architecture
3 5 (18.52%) Test Planning
4 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (3.70%) Cryptography
4 1 (3.70%) Integration Testing
4 1 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.70%) Regression Testing
4 1 (3.70%) Release Management
4 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.70%) Software Testing
4 1 (3.70%) Static Code Analysis
4 1 (3.70%) Test Automation
4 1 (3.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) C
2 21 (77.78%) C++
3 14 (51.85%) C#
3 14 (51.85%) Embedded C
4 10 (37.04%) Python
5 6 (22.22%) MATLAB
6 5 (18.52%) Assembly Language
7 4 (14.81%) Embedded C++
8 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (100.00%) MISRA
2 1 (3.70%) Def Stans
2 1 (3.70%) IEC 61508
2 1 (3.70%) IEC 62304
2 1 (3.70%) ISO 26262
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Green Hills
2 1 (3.70%) Apple
2 1 (3.70%) Juniper