Period
to 18 February 2018

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

Motor Industry Software Reliability Association (MISRA)
UK
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 814 810 833
Rank change year-on-year -4 +23 -6
Contract jobs citing MISRA 54 40 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.054% 0.042% 0.041%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.42% 0.36% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 3
UK median daily rate £375 £388 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +25.00% -12.68%
10th Percentile £340 £314 £301
90th Percentile £411 £650 £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £409 £310
% change year-on-year -8.26% +31.85% -11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 29
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £33.50 £33.80 £31.44
90th Percentile £82.00 £51.75 £48.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year - +9.68% +3.33%

MISRA 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 12,948 11,103 12,876
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.96% 11.66% 11.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,467 7,273 8,074
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £258 £225 £230
90th Percentile £630 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year - +5.96% +3.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 360 387 467
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £21.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -14.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £11.74 £10.95 £11.31
90th Percentile £57.50 £48.75 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £21.98 £25.50
% change year-on-year +3.96% -13.82% +27.50%

MISRA
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for MISRA in the UK

MISRA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MISRA in the UK

MISRA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MISRA in the UK

MISRA
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing MISRA over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for MISRA in the UK

MISRA
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MISRA within the UK over the 6 months to 18 February 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
UK excluding London +15 50 £375 -8.26% 35
England -6 43 £375 +7.14% 37
Midlands +2 13 £388 +10.71% 18
South East -9 12 £375 - 4
North of England +35 10 - - 2
West Midlands +3 10 £388 +10.71% 17
Yorkshire +3 8 - - 2
East of England -12 6 £350 - 3
Northern Ireland - 4 £350 -
Wales -8 3 £393 -37.20% 1
North West +14 2 - -
South West +5 1 - - 6
East Midlands -5 1 - - 1
London -42 1 - - 4
Scotland - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing MISRA 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.

1 42 (77.78%) C
2 36 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 30 (55.56%) Automotive
4 26 (48.15%) Embedded C
5 21 (38.89%) Simulink
6 20 (37.04%) C++
6 20 (37.04%) MISRA C
7 18 (33.33%) MATLAB
8 12 (22.22%) ISO 26262
9 9 (16.67%) CANoe
9 9 (16.67%) Linux
10 8 (14.81%) Electronics
10 8 (14.81%) SDLC
10 8 (14.81%) Multithreading
11 7 (12.96%) Python
12 6 (11.11%) UML
12 6 (11.11%) Coaching
12 6 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
12 6 (11.11%) VectorCAST
12 6 (11.11%) IEC 62304
13 5 (9.26%) Customer Requirements
13 5 (9.26%) Static Code Analysis
13 5 (9.26%) FlexRay
13 5 (9.26%) Stateflow
13 5 (9.26%) Ethernet
13 5 (9.26%) Aerospace
13 5 (9.26%) Degree
14 4 (7.41%) Embedded Linux
14 4 (7.41%) Computer Science
14 4 (7.41%) Agile Software Development

MISRA
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 21 (38.89%) Simulink
2 5 (9.26%) Stateflow
3 2 (3.70%) TargetLink
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) Ethernet
1 5 (9.26%) FlexRay
2 3 (5.56%) Bluetooth
3 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.85%) RS-232
4 1 (1.85%) RS-485
4 1 (1.85%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 9 (16.67%) CANoe
2 6 (11.11%) VectorCAST
3 4 (7.41%) Visual Studio
4 3 (5.56%) Subversion
5 2 (3.70%) git-flow
5 2 (3.70%) LabVIEW
6 1 (1.85%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (1.85%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 30 (55.56%) Automotive
2 8 (14.81%) Electronics
3 5 (9.26%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.70%) German Language
4 2 (3.70%) Law
5 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.85%) Military
Job Titles
1 35 (64.81%) Software Engineer
2 32 (59.26%) Embedded Engineer
3 27 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Developer
4 6 (11.11%) Embedded Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Embedded C Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) C Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Embedded C Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Development Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Software Development Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) C Software Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Embedded Software Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (1.85%) C++ Developer
9 1 (1.85%) C++ Software Developer
9 1 (1.85%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) QML
1 3 (5.56%) Qt
1 3 (5.56%) Qt Quick
2 2 (3.70%) .NET
2 2 (3.70%) gRPC
3 1 (1.85%) Flash
3 1 (1.85%) OpenGL
3 1 (1.85%) WPF
3 1 (1.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.85%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.85%) CAN bus
3 1 (1.85%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.67%) Linux
2 4 (7.41%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (1.85%) FreeRTOS
3 1 (1.85%) SafeRTOS
3 1 (1.85%) VxWorks
3 1 (1.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 8 (14.81%) Multithreading
2 8 (14.81%) SDLC
3 6 (11.11%) Coaching
3 6 (11.11%) UML
4 5 (9.26%) Customer Requirements
4 5 (9.26%) Static Code Analysis
5 4 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.41%) Embedded Software Development
5 4 (7.41%) Multithreaded Programming
6 3 (5.56%) Change Control
6 3 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 3 (5.56%) Fault Management
6 3 (5.56%) Physics
6 3 (5.56%) Software Architecture
6 3 (5.56%) SysML
7 2 (3.70%) Test Automation
8 1 (1.85%) Defensive Programming
8 1 (1.85%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.85%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 42 (77.78%) C
2 26 (48.15%) Embedded C
3 20 (37.04%) C++
4 18 (33.33%) MATLAB
5 7 (12.96%) Python
6 4 (7.41%) C#
6 4 (7.41%) Embedded C++
7 2 (3.70%) Assembly Language
7 2 (3.70%) R
8 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (37.04%) MISRA C
2 12 (22.22%) ISO 26262
3 6 (11.11%) IEC 62304
4 2 (3.70%) Def Stans
4 2 (3.70%) QA
5 1 (1.85%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.56%) Green Hills
3 2 (3.70%) MathWorks