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 2 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank 31 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DO-178B 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.78% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.69% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £255 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
-31.08% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
- +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
26 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 10.20% 8.95% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 12
Median daily rate £430 £188 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+129.33% -46.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £175 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £345 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +5.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £38.25 - £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.55 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+29.93% +3.85%

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 2 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 8 (100.00%) C
2 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 7 (87.50%) MISRA
3 6 (75.00%) MISRA C
4 5 (62.50%) Nucleus RTOS
4 5 (62.50%) Avionics
4 5 (62.50%) Embedded Software Development
4 5 (62.50%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (62.50%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (62.50%) VxWorks
4 5 (62.50%) Aerospace
5 4 (50.00%) Device Driver
5 4 (50.00%) Middleware
6 1 (12.50%) QA
6 1 (12.50%) QMS
6 1 (12.50%) Def Stans
6 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
6 1 (12.50%) Change Control
6 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Military
6 1 (12.50%) Validation
6 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 1 (12.50%) TickIT
6 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
6 1 (12.50%) Electronics
6 1 (12.50%) C++
6 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
6 1 (12.50%) Embedded C
6 1 (12.50%) Embedded C++
6 1 (12.50%) Firmware

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 5 (62.50%) Aerospace
1 5 (62.50%) Avionics
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Quality Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Software Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Nucleus RTOS
1 5 (62.50%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 5 (62.50%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) QMS
3 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
3 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C
2 1 (12.50%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded C
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (87.50%) MISRA
2 6 (75.00%) MISRA C
3 5 (62.50%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (12.50%) Def Stans
4 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
4 1 (12.50%) QA
4 1 (12.50%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Firmware