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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 11 14 25
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Contract jobs citing DO-178B 1 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.08% 5.38% 3.45%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.00% 45.45% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £625 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+68.91% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 £42.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year
+5.95% -

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 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 8.33% 11.83% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Median daily rate £205 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £42.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-51.17% +80.85%

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 17 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Assembly Language
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++
3 1 (25.00%) Ada
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Wind River
3 1 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Freescale
3 1 (25.00%) CA Agile Central

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 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (100.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Assembler Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) Assembly Language
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (25.00%) Ada
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) CA Agile Central
1 1 (25.00%) Freescale
1 1 (25.00%) Wind River