Period
to 18 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for ISO/IEC 15288 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ISO/IEC 15288 over the 6 months to 18 July 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.

ISO/IEC 15288
UK
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 884 823 900
Rank change year-on-year -61 +77 -
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 15288 7 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.018% 0.004%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.057% 0.15% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 1
UK median daily rate £538 £475 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.16% +15.85% -
10th Percentile £431 £425 £405
90th Percentile £544 £520 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £538 £475 £410
% change year-on-year +13.16% +15.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £46.00

ISO/IEC 15288 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 with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 12,359 11,165 12,447
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.94% 11.75% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,901 7,245 7,990
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +7.73% +1.53%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £225
90th Percentile £638 £625 £594
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +0.63% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 371 421
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +4.53%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £52.75 £52.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +18.42% -15.56% +4.65%

ISO/IEC 15288
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ISO/IEC 15288 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ISO/IEC 15288 in the UK

ISO/IEC 15288
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 15288.

Contractor daily rate trend for ISO/IEC 15288 in the UK

ISO/IEC 15288
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 15288.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISO/IEC 15288 in the UK

ISO/IEC 15288
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 15288 within the UK over the 6 months to 18 July 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 -26 7 £538 +13.16%
UK excluding London -34 7 £538 +13.16%
England -51 7 £538 +13.16%

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ISO/IEC 15288 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 with a requirement for ISO/IEC 15288.

1 7 (100.00%) IBM
1 7 (100.00%) HP
1 7 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 7 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 7 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 7 (100.00%) SDLC
1 7 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (42.86%) Electronics
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
2 3 (42.86%) Validation
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) SysML
2 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
2 3 (42.86%) Unix
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) UML
2 3 (42.86%) Process Improvement
2 3 (42.86%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (42.86%) Software Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) Prototyping
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Cryptography
2 3 (42.86%) Marketing
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS

ISO/IEC 15288
Co-occurring 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 7 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (42.86%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 3 (42.86%) Electronics
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
1 3 (42.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (71.43%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 3 (42.86%) DOORS Engineer
3 3 (42.86%) Mechanical Engineer
3 3 (42.86%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) Architect
4 2 (28.57%) Senior Architect
4 2 (28.57%) Senior Systems Architect
4 2 (28.57%) Systems Architect
4 2 (28.57%) UML Architect
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Unix
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 7 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 7 (100.00%) SDLC
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 3 (42.86%) Cryptography
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
2 3 (42.86%) Process Improvement
2 3 (42.86%) Prototyping
2 3 (42.86%) Software Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) SysML
2 3 (42.86%) UML
2 3 (42.86%) Validation
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) HP
1 7 (100.00%) IBM