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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank 18 27 13
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Contract jobs citing DO-178B 6 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 6.32% 2.61% 4.84%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 46.15% 30.77% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £334 £378
% change year-on-year
+10.91% -11.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.00%
DO-178B
Gloucestershire

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
13 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 13.68% 8.50% 17.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate £475 £350 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +34.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £23.25 £17.08
% change year-on-year
+82.79% +36.16%

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

DO-178B
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

DO-178B
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 19 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 8 (88.89%) Aerospace
2 7 (77.78%) C
3 5 (55.56%) Serena
4 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
4 4 (44.44%) Integration Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (33.33%) Embedded C
6 1 (11.11%) Automotive
6 1 (11.11%) MATLAB
6 1 (11.11%) Simulink
6 1 (11.11%) Python
6 1 (11.11%) Degree
6 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
6 1 (11.11%) Change Control
6 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (11.11%) Black-Box Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (11.11%) Avionics
6 1 (11.11%) Wind River

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Simulink
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Rational DOORS
General
1 8 (88.89%) Aerospace
2 1 (11.11%) Automotive
2 1 (11.11%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Embedded Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Software Test Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Test Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Test Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Integration Testing
1 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) Black-Box Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C
2 3 (33.33%) Embedded C
3 1 (11.11%) MATLAB
3 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Serena
2 1 (11.11%) Wind River
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