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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 13 17 29
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +12
Contract jobs citing DO-178B 2 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 3.64% 5.10% 1.39%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% 38.46% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £650 £370 £325
% change year-on-year
+75.67% +13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £54.00 £42.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year
+27.05% +1.19%

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
4 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 7.27% 13.27% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £413 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 2
Median hourly rate £27.75 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.70% +6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £41.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-44.57% +69.38%

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 9 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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%) C
1 5 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) C++
3 3 (60.00%) Assembly Language
4 2 (40.00%) Embedded C
5 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++
5 1 (20.00%) Ada
5 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture

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:

General
1 5 (100.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Assembler Software Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C
2 4 (80.00%) C++
3 3 (60.00%) Assembly Language
4 2 (40.00%) Embedded C
5 1 (20.00%) Ada
5 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++