Period
to 28 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for MISRA C skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MISRA C over the 6 months to 28 February 2020 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.

MISRA C
UK
6 months to
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 708 867 881
Rank change year-on-year +159 +14 -29
Contract jobs citing MISRA C 10 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.019% 0.018%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.15% 0.18% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 4
UK median daily rate £50 £375 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -86.67% -4.46% -28.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £50 £375 £393
% change year-on-year -86.67% -4.46% -33.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 4
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £77.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -45.16% +86.75%
10th Percentile £41.25 £39.25 £32.88
90th Percentile £56.25 £46.85 £100.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £77.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% -45.16% +86.75%

MISRA C 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 6,774 10,697 13,029
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.03% 10.82% 12.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,128 6,706 8,473
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £215 £254 £256
90th Percentile £636 £645 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 304 385 350
UK median hourly rate £25.68 £21.13 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.53% -1.72% -
10th Percentile £13.20 £11.00 £11.64
90th Percentile £53.00 £48.75 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.44 £20.80 £22.85
% change year-on-year +17.49% -8.96% +3.96%

MISRA C
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing MISRA C as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for MISRA C in the UK

MISRA C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MISRA C in the UK

MISRA C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MISRA C in the UK

MISRA C
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MISRA C within the UK over the 6 months to 28 February 2020. 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 +131 10 £50 -86.84% 16
UK excluding London +92 10 £50 -86.67% 16
South West +28 8 £50 -87.10% 5
North of England +67 1 - - 4
Midlands - 1 - - 7
North East - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - - 5

For the 6 months to 28 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing MISRA C 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 MISRA C.

1 10 (100.00%) C
1 10 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 10 (100.00%) MISRA
2 5 (50.00%) UML
2 5 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) Publishing
3 4 (40.00%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (40.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 4 (40.00%) IBM
3 4 (40.00%) Embedded C
3 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Sequence Diagram
3 4 (40.00%) TMS320
3 4 (40.00%) Rational Team Concert
4 3 (30.00%) Automotive
4 3 (30.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (20.00%) C++
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (20.00%) CAN bus
6 1 (10.00%) ISO 26262
6 1 (10.00%) Cross-Platform Development
6 1 (10.00%) Device Driver Development
6 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (10.00%) C#
6 1 (10.00%) Assembly Language
6 1 (10.00%) Firmware
6 1 (10.00%) Electronics

MISRA C
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 4 (40.00%) Rational DOORS
1 4 (40.00%) Rational Rhapsody
1 4 (40.00%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 4 (40.00%) Publishing
2 3 (30.00%) Automotive
3 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (10.00%) Electronics
3 1 (10.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Firmware Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) TMS320
2 2 (20.00%) CAN bus
3 1 (10.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (50.00%) Scrum
2 5 (50.00%) UML
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (40.00%) Sequence Diagram
4 3 (30.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (10.00%) Cross-Platform Development
6 1 (10.00%) Device Driver Development
6 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (10.00%) SysML
6 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C
2 4 (40.00%) Embedded C
3 2 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (10.00%) Assembly Language
4 1 (10.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (100.00%) MISRA
2 1 (10.00%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) IBM