The table below looks at the statistics for DO-178B skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DO-178B over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank 134 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DO-178B 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.035% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.41% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £378 £288
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +31.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
DO-178B
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
244 171 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.47% 6.11% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 100 76
Average daily rate £350 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £510 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £370 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 16
Average hourly rate £26.00 £113.50 £11.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.09% +872.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £113.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.20 £124.70 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -15.00%

DO-178B
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DO-178B across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

DO-178B Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

DO-178B
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DO-178B within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
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DO-178B
South East

DO-178B
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing DO-178B also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DO-178B.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Pascal
1 1 (100.00%) PL/1
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared

DO-178B
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing DO-178B also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DO-178B. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst Developer
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Pascal
1 1 (100.00%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared