The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for FMECA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FMECA over the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Failure Modes and Effects Criticality Analysis (FMECA)
UK
Rank 590 640 620
Rank change year-on-year +50 -20  
Contract jobs citing FMECA 3 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.008% 0.008%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.008% 0.009% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £410 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -0.18%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £410 £411
% change year-on-year - -0.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - -

FMECA is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 37646 44098 42190
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.11% 82.88% 79.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 24821 28901 26121
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 953 1111 1212
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £27.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +34.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

FMECA
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing FMECA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for FMECA in the UK

FMECA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FMECA in the UK

FMECA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for FMECA in the UK

FMECA
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FMECA within the UK over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +29 3 - - 1
South East +19 2 - - 1
Hampshire +11 2 - - 1
Portsmouth - 2 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

FMECA
Top 23 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing FMECA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for FMECA.

1 5 (62.50%) CAE
1 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
1 5 (62.50%) IEC 61508
1 5 (62.50%) DO-178B
1 5 (62.50%) DO-254
1 5 (62.50%) ARP4754
1 5 (62.50%) Hazard Analysis
1 5 (62.50%) ARP4761
1 5 (62.50%) Rational DOORS
1 5 (62.50%) Def Stans
2 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) EMC
4 1 (12.50%) ASIC
4 1 (12.50%) Military
4 1 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (12.50%) Xilinx
4 1 (12.50%) Mentor Graphics
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) FPGA Design

FMECA
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (12.50%) Military
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Hardware Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Hardware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) ASIC
1 1 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) CAE
1 5 (62.50%) Hazard Analysis
2 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) FPGA Design
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) ARP4754
1 5 (62.50%) ARP4761
1 5 (62.50%) Def Stans
1 5 (62.50%) DO-178B
1 5 (62.50%) DO-254
1 5 (62.50%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) EMC
1 1 (12.50%) HP
1 1 (12.50%) Mentor Graphics
1 1 (12.50%) Xilinx