Period
to 25 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for MISRA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MISRA over the 6 months to 25 August 2019 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.

Motor Industry Software Reliability Association (MISRA)
England > South East
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 309 356 350
Rank change year-on-year +47 -6 +31
Contract jobs citing MISRA 36 27 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.25% 0.16% 0.099%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.07% 1.24% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 11
South East median daily rate £375 £355 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% -6.58% -
10th Percentile £50 £313 £340
90th Percentile £400 £391 £390
England median daily rate £388 £360 £380
% change year-on-year +7.64% -5.26% +23.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 3
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +8.43%
10th Percentile £46.25 £35.50 £34.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.75 £71.00
England median hourly rate £47.50 £41.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +14.46% -2.35% -1.73%

MISRA 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 the South East with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 1,742 2,174 1,983
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 12.03% 13.02% 12.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 994 1,232 1,205
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £210 £238 £250
90th Percentile £588 £617 £563
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 81 63
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% +18.42% +8.57%
10th Percentile £15.75 £10.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £82.50 £47.50 £49.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -6.38% +17.50% -11.11%

MISRA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing MISRA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for MISRA in the South East

MISRA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MISRA in the South East

MISRA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MISRA in the South East over the 6 months to 25 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MISRA in the South East

MISRA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MISRA in the South East

MISRA
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MISRA within the South East region over the 6 months to 25 August 2019. 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
Hampshire +13 19 £375 -3.23% 3
Thames Valley +16 13 - -
West Sussex +22 4 - - 3
Berkshire -14 2 - -
MISRA
England

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing MISRA 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 South East region with a requirement for MISRA.

1 29 (80.56%) C
2 27 (75.00%) Embedded C
3 24 (66.67%) Firmware
4 22 (61.11%) Bluetooth
4 22 (61.11%) Wireless
4 22 (61.11%) 3GPP
4 22 (61.11%) ZigBee
4 22 (61.11%) Secure Coding
5 14 (38.89%) Software Engineering
6 12 (33.33%) Degree
7 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (27.78%) GPRS
8 10 (27.78%) C++
8 10 (27.78%) Configuration Management
8 10 (27.78%) Smart Meter
8 10 (27.78%) Smart Energy
9 7 (19.44%) MISRA C
10 6 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (13.89%) Linux
11 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
11 5 (13.89%) ISO 26262
11 5 (13.89%) IEC 61508
11 5 (13.89%) Greenfield Project
12 4 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
12 4 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
12 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
12 4 (11.11%) Qt
12 4 (11.11%) Mathematics
13 3 (8.33%) Project Management
13 3 (8.33%) Law

MISRA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 22 (61.11%) 3GPP
1 22 (61.11%) Bluetooth
1 22 (61.11%) Wireless
1 22 (61.11%) ZigBee
2 10 (27.78%) GPRS
General
1 3 (8.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (52.78%) Firmware Engineer
2 15 (41.67%) Embedded Engineer
3 10 (27.78%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 10 (27.78%) Software Engineer
4 8 (22.22%) Developer
5 7 (19.44%) C++ Developer
6 6 (16.67%) Embedded C Engineer
7 5 (13.89%) C Developer
7 5 (13.89%) Embedded C Developer
7 5 (13.89%) Embedded Developer
8 4 (11.11%) C/C++ Developer
8 4 (11.11%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
8 4 (11.11%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
8 4 (11.11%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 4 (11.11%) Embedded C++ Developer
8 4 (11.11%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 4 (11.11%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
8 4 (11.11%) Firmware Developer
9 3 (8.33%) Wireless Engineer
10 2 (5.56%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Smart Energy
1 10 (27.78%) Smart Meter
2 5 (13.89%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) Secure Coding
2 14 (38.89%) Software Engineering
3 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (27.78%) Configuration Management
5 6 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (11.11%) Mathematics
6 4 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (8.33%) Project Management
8 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 29 (80.56%) C
2 27 (75.00%) Embedded C
3 10 (27.78%) C++
4 2 (5.56%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 12 (33.33%) Degree
2 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
3 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (5.56%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) MISRA C
2 5 (13.89%) IEC 61508
2 5 (13.89%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 24 (66.67%) Firmware