Period
to 11 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for ISO 26262 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ISO 26262 over the 6 months to 11 December 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.

ISO 26262
UK
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 857 856 889
Rank change year-on-year -1 +33 -27
Contract jobs citing ISO 26262 25 22 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.021% 0.025%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.19% 0.19% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 4
UK median daily rate £375 £625 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +75.44% +42.50%
10th Percentile £340 £534 £293
90th Percentile £388 £646 £511
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £625 £356
% change year-on-year -41.20% +75.44% +42.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 17
UK median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - +8.84%
10th Percentile £35.50 £33.55 £31.44
90th Percentile £46.75 £48.75 £44.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +8.84%

ISO 26262 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 13211 11761 13533
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.80% 11.45% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 8667 7645 8543
UK median daily rate £440 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £256 £225 £230
90th Percentile £638 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £388
% change year-on-year +1.27% +1.94% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 371 422 478
UK median hourly rate £20.60 £22.67 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.12% +0.74% +12.50%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £49.75 £46.68 £51.62
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.21 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.18% +11.11% +12.50%

ISO 26262
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ISO 26262 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ISO 26262 in the UK

ISO 26262
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ISO 26262.

Contractor daily rate trend for ISO 26262 in the UK

ISO 26262
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISO 26262 over the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISO 26262 in the UK

ISO 26262
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISO 26262.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISO 26262 in the UK

ISO 26262
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISO 26262 within the UK over the 6 months to 11 December 2017. 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 +9 20 £375 - 11
UK excluding London +15 18 £368 -41.20% 11
South East -2 11 £368 -
West Midlands +23 5 - - 7
Midlands +17 5 - - 7
North of England +42 2 - - 3
London - 2 £600 -
Yorkshire +17 1 - - 3
North West +16 1 - -

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ISO 26262 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 ISO 26262.

1 20 (80.00%) Automotive
2 16 (64.00%) Simulink
3 15 (60.00%) MATLAB
4 13 (52.00%) MISRA
5 12 (48.00%) C
5 12 (48.00%) C++
6 11 (44.00%) CANoe
7 10 (40.00%) Python
7 10 (40.00%) Software Engineering
8 8 (32.00%) Ethernet
8 8 (32.00%) Embedded C
8 8 (32.00%) FlexRay
9 7 (28.00%) Validation
10 6 (24.00%) SysML
10 6 (24.00%) Test Automation
11 5 (20.00%) Degree
11 5 (20.00%) Fault Management
11 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
11 5 (20.00%) UML
12 4 (16.00%) Stateflow
13 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (12.00%) VectorCAST
13 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
14 2 (8.00%) German Language
14 2 (8.00%) Multithreading
14 2 (8.00%) IEC 61508
14 2 (8.00%) Static Code Analysis
14 2 (8.00%) R
14 2 (8.00%) Assembly Language
14 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP

ISO 26262
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:

Applications
1 16 (64.00%) Simulink
2 4 (16.00%) Stateflow
3 1 (4.00%) TargetLink
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) Ethernet
1 8 (32.00%) FlexRay
2 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.00%) RS-232
3 1 (4.00%) RS-485
Development Applications
1 11 (44.00%) CANoe
2 3 (12.00%) VectorCAST
3 1 (4.00%) LabVIEW
3 1 (4.00%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (4.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 20 (80.00%) Automotive
2 2 (8.00%) German Language
3 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.00%) Electronics
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 11 (44.00%) Software Engineer
2 9 (36.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Software Validation Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Software Verification Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Validation Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Verification Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Development Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Software Development Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Embedded Developer
6 1 (4.00%) C++ Developer
6 1 (4.00%) C++ Programmer
6 1 (4.00%) Embedded Software Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Network Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Programmer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Qt
1 1 (4.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (28.00%) Validation
3 6 (24.00%) SysML
3 6 (24.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (20.00%) Fault Management
4 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 5 (20.00%) UML
5 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.00%) Multithreading
6 2 (8.00%) Static Code Analysis
7 1 (4.00%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.00%) Physics
7 1 (4.00%) Scrum
7 1 (4.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) MATLAB
2 12 (48.00%) C
2 12 (48.00%) C++
3 10 (40.00%) Python
4 8 (32.00%) Embedded C
5 2 (8.00%) Assembly Language
5 2 (8.00%) R
6 1 (4.00%) C#
6 1 (4.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (52.00%) MISRA
2 2 (8.00%) IEC 61508
2 2 (8.00%) IEC 62304
3 1 (4.00%) MISRA C
3 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) MathWorks