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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank 20 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing DO-178B 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.86% 3.06% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 37.50% 27.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £370 £334
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +10.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
8 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 7.62% 11.22% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £381 £475 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.73% +153.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
Median hourly rate £27.25 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.88% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.45 £25.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-10.20% +12.35%

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 14 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 6 (100.00%) Aerospace
2 5 (83.33%) C
2 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (66.67%) C++
4 3 (50.00%) Assembly Language
5 2 (33.33%) Embedded C
6 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++
6 1 (16.67%) Ada
6 1 (16.67%) Validation
6 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (16.67%) Degree
6 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (16.67%) Avionics
6 1 (16.67%) Rational DOORS

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (100.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (16.67%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Assembler Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C
2 4 (66.67%) C++
3 3 (50.00%) Assembly Language
4 2 (33.33%) Embedded C
5 1 (16.67%) Ada
5 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree