The first table below looks at the demand for DO-178B skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DO-178B over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Dorset region.

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.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank 23 - 37
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DO-178B 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 2.71% - 0.31%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 23.08% - 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £200
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +75.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £38.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £35.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+14.08% -1.38%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
26 24 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 11.76% 10.00% 13.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 24
Average daily rate £375 £396 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.36% -16.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 0
Average hourly rate £38.50 £16.33 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+135.72% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.89%
DO-178B
South West

DO-178B
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DO-178B across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region citing DO-178B also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DO-178B.

1 5 (83.33%) Avionics
2 3 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (50.00%) CAN bus
2 3 (50.00%) C
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Nucleus RTOS
3 2 (33.33%) LabVIEW
3 2 (33.33%) Device Driver
3 2 (33.33%) Middleware
3 2 (33.33%) VxWorks
3 2 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Parallel Programming
4 1 (16.67%) Signal Processing
4 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
4 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
4 1 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) Intel
4 1 (16.67%) OpenMP

DO-178B
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region citing DO-178B also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DO-178B. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) LabVIEW
General
1 5 (83.33%) Avionics
2 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) OpenMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) CAN bus
2 2 (33.33%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) VxWorks
1 2 (33.33%) Nucleus RTOS
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Parallel Programming
3 1 (16.67%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Intel
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Posted: 18 hours ago
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Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 19 hours ago
Dorset
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Rate: £35 - £42 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago