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 28 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank 31 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DO-178B 2 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.84% - 2.33%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.33% - 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.75% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +4.93%
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
24 22 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 10.13% 10.38% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 15
Median daily rate £430 £188 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+129.33% -50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £175 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £345 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £36.50 - £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +11.35%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 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 Dorset region with a requirement for DO-178B.

1 4 (100.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (75.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (75.00%) MISRA
3 2 (50.00%) Device Driver
3 2 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) MISRA C
3 2 (50.00%) Avionics
3 2 (50.00%) Nucleus RTOS
3 2 (50.00%) Middleware
3 2 (50.00%) VxWorks
3 2 (50.00%) Aerospace
4 1 (25.00%) TickIT
4 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
4 1 (25.00%) Electronics
4 1 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
4 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
4 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++
4 1 (25.00%) Firmware
4 1 (25.00%) Validation
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) QMS
4 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Change Control
4 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Def Stans
4 1 (25.00%) Military

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 2 (50.00%) Aerospace
1 2 (50.00%) Avionics
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (25.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Quality Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Nucleus RTOS
1 2 (50.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) QMS
3 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (75.00%) MISRA
2 2 (50.00%) MISRA C
3 1 (25.00%) Def Stans
3 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Firmware