The table below looks at the statistics for DO-178B skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DO-178B over the 3 months to 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank - - 17
Contract jobs citing DO-178B 0 0 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset - - 5.71%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 37.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £370 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.75% -12.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%
DO-178B
South West

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 Dorset region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
21 28 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 8.97% 11.81% 15.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 18
Median daily rate £421 £313 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.80% -24.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £173 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £449 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £409 £380
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +7.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £25.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.86%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £24.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.29% +20.00%

DO-178B
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Dorset 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 Dorset

DO-178B
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DO-178B across the Dorset region.

DO-178B Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

DO-178B
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DO-178B across the Dorset region.

DO-178B Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

DO-178B
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 Dorset region with a requirement for DO-178B.

1 2 (100.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++
2 1 (50.00%) Firmware
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) TickIT
2 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Military
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) QMS
2 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (50.00%) Def Stans
2 1 (50.00%) MISRA

DO-178B
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Quality Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Quality Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) QMS
1 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Def Stans
1 1 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (50.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (50.00%) MISRA
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware