Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 16 October 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 > Wales
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 82 95
Rank change year-on-year -24 +13 +22
Contract jobs citing MISRA 3 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.19% 0.88% 0.37%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.79% 5.15% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 5
Wales median daily rate £405 £399 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.57% -27.50% -
10th Percentile £390 £371 £366
90th Percentile £420 £435 £638
UK median daily rate £373 £380 £355
% change year-on-year -1.84% +7.04% -17.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Wales median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -2.35% - +13.33%

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 advertised in Wales with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 168 194 159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 10.46% 17.00% 11.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 128 127
Wales median daily rate £360 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £227 £175 £263
90th Percentile £560 £525 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £413
% change year-on-year +2.86% +6.06% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 3
Wales median hourly rate £42.50 £26.50 £72.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.38% -63.45% +590.48%
10th Percentile £41.25 £15.24 £70.25
90th Percentile £43.75 £50.60 £73.95
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +10.00% -11.11% +4.41%

MISRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for MISRA in Wales

MISRA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MISRA in Wales

MISRA
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MISRA within the Wales region over the 6 months to 16 October 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
South Wales -31 3 £405 +1.57% 3
MISRA
UK

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for MISRA.

1 3 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Green Hills
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) Automotive
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 2 (66.67%) Static Code Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) MISRA C
2 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 2 (66.67%) Multithreaded Programming
2 2 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) IEC 61508
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Physics

MISRA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 2 (66.67%) Subversion
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (100.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (66.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Multithreaded Programming
2 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 2 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (66.67%) Static Code Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) MISRA C
2 1 (33.33%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Green Hills
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft