Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for IEC 61508 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IEC 61508 over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 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.

IEC 61508
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 155 159 177
Rank change year-on-year +4 +18 0
Contract jobs citing IEC 61508 1 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.028% 0.15% 0.27%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.22% 1.40% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 8
Hampshire median daily rate - £380 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% -0.78%
South East median daily rate - £380 £360
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £47.50

IEC 61508 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 Hampshire with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 452 429 556
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 12.67% 11.01% 12.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 274 330
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £250 £252 £225
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £386
% change year-on-year - +3.69% +10.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 36 39
Hampshire median hourly rate £34.00 £28.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.26% +43.75% -4.76%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.50 £12.20
90th Percentile £50.78 £43.75 £52.00
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.68 £21.55
% change year-on-year +20.90% -4.05% +26.50%

IEC 61508
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing IEC 61508 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for IEC 61508 in Hampshire

IEC 61508
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IEC 61508 in Hampshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for IEC 61508 in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IEC 61508 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for IEC 61508.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Physics
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) VectorCAST
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 26262
1 1 (100.00%) RS-232
1 1 (100.00%) RS-485
1 1 (100.00%) MISRA C
1 1 (100.00%) MISRA
1 1 (100.00%) IEC 62304

IEC 61508
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) RS-232
1 1 (100.00%) RS-485
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) VectorCAST
General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) IEC 62304
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 26262
1 1 (100.00%) MISRA
1 1 (100.00%) MISRA C