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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank - - 16
Contract jobs citing DO-178B 0 0 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset - - 6.51%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 7
Median daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £625 £370 £425
% change year-on-year
+68.91% -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
16 28 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 7.31% 11.34% 13.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 19
Median daily rate £430 £418 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% -1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £165 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £495 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.97%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +50.00%

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 26 September 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