Period
to 19 July 2019

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 19 July 2019 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
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 817 871 818
Rank change year-on-year +54 -53 +70
Contract jobs citing MISRA C 30 26 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.032% 0.025% 0.022%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.31% 0.22% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 12
UK median daily rate £400 £373 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.24% -4.97% +20.77%
10th Percentile £363 £315 £330
90th Percentile £409 £420 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £373 £393
% change year-on-year +7.24% -4.97% +6.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 6 2
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -15.79% +25.00%
10th Percentile £41.25 £37.50 £42.25
90th Percentile £51.80 £43.50 £52.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% -15.79% +25.00%

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 9,679 12,022 11,229
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.39% 11.62% 11.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,994 7,675 7,272
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.27% +7.32%
10th Percentile £240 £250 £250
90th Percentile £638 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 417 394 370
UK median hourly rate £22.75 £23.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.15% +16.25% -10.34%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.53 £11.00
90th Percentile £53.00 £53.45 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.12 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +11.64% +18.42% -15.56%

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing MISRA C over the 6 months to 19 July 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for MISRA C in the UK

MISRA C
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 MISRA C within the UK over the 6 months to 19 July 2019. 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 +67 30 £400 +7.24% 19
UK excluding London +2 30 £400 +7.24% 20
South West -7 14 £388 - 8
South East +21 9 £375 +2.32% 1
Midlands +27 5 £400 - 6
West Midlands +6 5 £400 - 3
North of England +25 1 - - 2
East of England +16 1 - - 2
North West - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 19 July 2019, 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 30 (100.00%) MISRA
2 26 (86.67%) Software Engineering
3 20 (66.67%) C
4 16 (53.33%) Configuration Management
4 16 (53.33%) UML
4 16 (53.33%) Rational Rhapsody
5 15 (50.00%) C++
5 15 (50.00%) Aerospace
6 13 (43.33%) Security Cleared
6 13 (43.33%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (40.00%) SC Cleared
7 12 (40.00%) Rational DOORS
8 11 (36.67%) Publishing
8 11 (36.67%) IBM
8 11 (36.67%) Sequence Diagram
8 11 (36.67%) TMS320
8 11 (36.67%) Rational Team Concert
9 10 (33.33%) Mathematics
10 8 (26.67%) Validation
10 8 (26.67%) Apache Flex
10 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (23.33%) Degree
11 7 (23.33%) Embedded Systems
11 7 (23.33%) Qt
11 7 (23.33%) Linux
12 6 (20.00%) Embedded C
12 6 (20.00%) Subversion
13 5 (16.67%) Green Hills
13 5 (16.67%) Static Code Analysis
13 5 (16.67%) Microsoft

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) RS-485
1 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.33%) Modbus
2 1 (3.33%) Profibus
2 1 (3.33%) RS-232
Development Applications
1 16 (53.33%) Rational Rhapsody
2 12 (40.00%) Rational DOORS
3 11 (36.67%) Rational Team Concert
4 6 (20.00%) Subversion
5 5 (16.67%) Visual Studio
6 1 (3.33%) LabVIEW
General
1 15 (50.00%) Aerospace
2 11 (36.67%) Publishing
3 3 (10.00%) Automotive
3 3 (10.00%) Law
4 1 (3.33%) Avionics
4 1 (3.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 19 (63.33%) Software Engineer
2 9 (30.00%) Developer
3 7 (23.33%) Embedded Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Software Developer
4 5 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) C Software Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) C++ Developer
6 3 (10.00%) C++ Programmer
6 3 (10.00%) DOORS Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Programmer
6 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) C++ Software Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Embedded Developer
7 2 (6.67%) GUI Software Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Software Validation Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Software Verification Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Validation Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Embedded C Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Embedded Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) Apache Flex
2 7 (23.33%) Qt
3 5 (16.67%) OpenGL
4 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (36.67%) TMS320
2 7 (23.33%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) Analogue Electronics
4 1 (3.33%) CAN bus
4 1 (3.33%) CESG
4 1 (3.33%) CPLD
4 1 (3.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.33%) Verilog
4 1 (3.33%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (86.67%) Software Engineering
2 16 (53.33%) Configuration Management
2 16 (53.33%) UML
3 13 (43.33%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (36.67%) Sequence Diagram
5 10 (33.33%) Mathematics
6 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (26.67%) Validation
7 5 (16.67%) Architectural Design
7 5 (16.67%) Multithreading
7 5 (16.67%) SDLC
7 5 (16.67%) Static Code Analysis
7 5 (16.67%) Systems Engineering
8 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
8 4 (13.33%) Software Architecture
9 3 (10.00%) Line Management
9 3 (10.00%) Physics
9 3 (10.00%) Regression Testing
10 2 (6.67%) Multithreaded Programming
10 2 (6.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 20 (66.67%) C
2 15 (50.00%) C++
3 6 (20.00%) Embedded C
4 3 (10.00%) Embedded C++
5 1 (3.33%) Assembly Language
5 1 (3.33%) Python
5 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) Security Cleared
2 12 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (23.33%) Degree
4 4 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (13.33%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (100.00%) MISRA
2 1 (3.33%) DO-178B
2 1 (3.33%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) IBM
2 5 (16.67%) Green Hills
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft