The table below looks at the statistics for DO-178B skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DO-178B over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank - 16 12
Contract jobs citing DO-178B 0 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham - 3.33% 9.09%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 15.38% 69.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £342 £357 -
% change year-on-year
-4.01% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
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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 Cheltenham region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
8 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.19% 21.67% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Average daily rate £188 £438 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-57.14% +34.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 9
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.60% -6.50%

DO-178B
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

DO-178B Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

DO-178B Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

DO-178B Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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Top 10 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Avionics
1 4 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (50.00%) Wind River
2 2 (50.00%) Serena

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Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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.

Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 4 (100.00%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) Embedded C
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Wind River
1 2 (50.00%) Serena