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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DO-178B over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank 19 26 17
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Contract jobs citing DO-178B 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.59% 0.72% 3.39%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 18.18% 6.67% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.75% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £44.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
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
11 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 8.73% 10.79% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 0
Median daily rate £494 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.72% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.19% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
Median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +100.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £20.17
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +11.57%

DO-178B
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheltenham region citing DO-178B as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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

DO-178B
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DO-178B also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for DO-178B.

1 5 (100.00%) Aerospace
2 4 (80.00%) C
3 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (40.00%) C++
4 2 (40.00%) Embedded C
4 2 (40.00%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (20.00%) Change Control
5 1 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++
5 1 (20.00%) Assembly Language
5 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
5 1 (20.00%) Simulink
5 1 (20.00%) Python
5 1 (20.00%) Ada
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Avionics
5 1 (20.00%) Automotive
5 1 (20.00%) Validation
5 1 (20.00%) Serena

DO-178B
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Simulink
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (100.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (20.00%) Automotive
2 1 (20.00%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Assembler Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (20.00%) Ada
3 1 (20.00%) Assembly Language
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++
3 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Serena