Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 840 837 853
Rank change year-on-year -3 +16 +4
Contract jobs citing MISRA C 30 10 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.032% 0.011% 0.025%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.30% 0.089% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 8
England median daily rate £373 £345 £321
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.12% +7.39% -
10th Percentile £315 £327 £303
90th Percentile £388 £417 £598
UK median daily rate £373 £393 £370
% change year-on-year -4.97% +6.08% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 14
England median hourly rate £41.50 £55.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.55% +32.53% +10.67%
10th Percentile £37.50 £32.50 £31.10
90th Percentile £43.25 £77.50 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £55.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year -24.55% +32.53% +10.67%

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 10,157 11,193 11,172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 10.77% 12.26% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,510 7,410 7,310
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £254 £263 £225
90th Percentile £625 £638 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £413
% change year-on-year +2.86% +6.06% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 356 320 407
England median hourly rate £22.10 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.49% -11.11% +4.41%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.58 £10.56
90th Percentile £50.05 £48.09 £47.20
UK median hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £22.67
% change year-on-year +8.80% -11.77% +5.19%

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 17 October 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 +8 20 £367 -15.75% 3
Yorkshire - 5 - - 1
North of England - 5 - - 4
South West -17 4 - -
East of England -2 1 £445 +27.14%
MISRA C
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 30 (100.00%) C
1 30 (100.00%) MISRA
2 24 (80.00%) Software Engineering
3 20 (66.67%) C++
4 18 (60.00%) Embedded C
5 13 (43.33%) Windows
5 13 (43.33%) C#
6 12 (40.00%) Visual Studio
7 11 (36.67%) Python
7 11 (36.67%) Automotive
8 10 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
8 10 (33.33%) Rational Rhapsody
9 8 (26.67%) Green Hills
9 8 (26.67%) MATLAB
9 8 (26.67%) Simulink
9 8 (26.67%) Embedded Systems
9 8 (26.67%) Tactical Data Link
10 7 (23.33%) Avionics
11 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
11 6 (20.00%) Mercurial
11 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (20.00%) Subversion
11 6 (20.00%) Assembly Language
11 6 (20.00%) FMEA
11 6 (20.00%) RS-232
11 6 (20.00%) Test Planning
11 6 (20.00%) Software Architecture
12 5 (16.67%) Scrum
12 5 (16.67%) Embedded C++
12 5 (16.67%) 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 (26.67%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) Tactical Data Link
2 6 (20.00%) RS-232
3 2 (6.67%) Firewall
3 2 (6.67%) Junos
4 1 (3.33%) NFC
4 1 (3.33%) RFID
Development Applications
1 12 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 10 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
2 10 (33.33%) Rational Rhapsody
3 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (20.00%) Mercurial
3 6 (20.00%) Subversion
4 2 (6.67%) Eclipse
4 2 (6.67%) NetBeans
4 2 (6.67%) Rational Team Concert
5 1 (3.33%) LabVIEW
General
1 11 (36.67%) Automotive
2 7 (23.33%) Avionics
3 2 (6.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (80.00%) Software Engineer
2 12 (40.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 10 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
4 9 (30.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 7 (23.33%) C Software Engineer
6 6 (20.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 6 (20.00%) Embedded C Engineer
6 6 (20.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 6 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
7 5 (16.67%) Applications Engineer
7 5 (16.67%) Automotive Software Engineer
7 5 (16.67%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
7 5 (16.67%) Control Systems Engineer
7 5 (16.67%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 5 (16.67%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (16.67%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 5 (16.67%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (16.67%) PC Engineer
7 5 (16.67%) Senior Windows Engineer
7 5 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 5 (16.67%) STL
1 5 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (3.33%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) .NET Core
2 1 (3.33%) CSS
2 1 (3.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.33%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Android
3 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.00%) FMEA
2 6 (20.00%) Software Architecture
2 6 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 5 (16.67%) Scrum
4 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.67%) Integration Testing
4 2 (6.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.33%) Cryptography
5 1 (3.33%) Device Driver Development
5 1 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.33%) Regression Testing
5 1 (3.33%) Release Management
5 1 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.33%) SDLC
5 1 (3.33%) Static Code Analysis
5 1 (3.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) C
2 20 (66.67%) C++
3 18 (60.00%) Embedded C
4 13 (43.33%) C#
5 11 (36.67%) Python
6 8 (26.67%) MATLAB
7 6 (20.00%) Assembly Language
8 5 (16.67%) Embedded C++
9 2 (6.67%) Java
10 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (100.00%) MISRA
2 2 (6.67%) Def Stans
3 1 (3.33%) DO-178B
3 1 (3.33%) IEC 61508
3 1 (3.33%) IEC 62304
3 1 (3.33%) ISO 26262
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Green Hills
2 2 (6.67%) Juniper
3 1 (3.33%) Apple
3 1 (3.33%) EMC
3 1 (3.33%) IBM