The table below looks at the statistics for DO-178B skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DO-178B over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank 55 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DO-178B 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.20% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.78% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.94% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +11.11%
DO-178B
Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridge region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
36 48 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.30% 10.13% 6.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 7
Average daily rate £325 £319 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £214 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £519 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 20 0
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.64 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.20% +14.28%

DO-178B
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

DO-178B Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

DO-178B
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DO-178B across the Cambridge region.

DO-178B Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

DO-178B
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DO-178B across the Cambridge region.

DO-178B Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

DO-178B
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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%) HND
1 1 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) ATM
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Avionics
1 1 (100.00%) IEC 61508

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) ATM
General
1 1 (100.00%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) HND
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) IEC 61508