Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 884 863 891
Rank change year-on-year -21 +28 +17
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 15288 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% 0.003% 0.002%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.027% 0.025% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
UK median daily rate £538 £463 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.22% - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £538 £463 -
% change year-on-year +16.22% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 11,180 11,861 12,211
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.06% 12.11% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,109 7,737 7,899
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +6.06% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £251 £225
90th Percentile £625 £638 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 393 365 439
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.33% -8.51% +9.05%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.61 £10.75
90th Percentile £50.08 £48.09 £47.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.08 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year +0.38% -21.57% +18.33%

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 23 September 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
England -4 3 £538 +16.22% 1
UK excluding London -8 3 £538 +16.22% 1
South East -12 3 £538 +13.16%

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 3 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Cryptography
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) SysML
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) UML

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 3 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (33.33%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) DOORS Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Mechanical Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Systems Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Architect
2 1 (33.33%) UML Architect
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Cryptography
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
2 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) SysML
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) IBM