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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank 34 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DO-178B 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.74% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.13% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £255 £384 £400
% change year-on-year
-33.63% -3.94%
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
39 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 14.44% 9.27% 5.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 8
Median daily rate £463 £460 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.54% +46.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £145 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £773 £526 £668
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £22.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.17% +8.33%

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 May 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 9 (100.00%) C
2 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 8 (88.89%) MISRA
3 7 (77.78%) MISRA C
4 6 (66.67%) Nucleus RTOS
4 6 (66.67%) Embedded Software Development
4 6 (66.67%) VxWorks
4 6 (66.67%) Aerospace
5 5 (55.56%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (55.56%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (55.56%) Avionics
6 4 (44.44%) Middleware
6 4 (44.44%) Device Driver
7 1 (11.11%) Military
7 1 (11.11%) Validation
7 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
7 1 (11.11%) TickIT
7 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
7 1 (11.11%) Electronics
7 1 (11.11%) C++
7 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
7 1 (11.11%) Embedded C
7 1 (11.11%) Embedded C++
7 1 (11.11%) Firmware
7 1 (11.11%) QA
7 1 (11.11%) QMS
7 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
7 1 (11.11%) Change Control
7 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (11.11%) Def Stans

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 6 (66.67%) Aerospace
2 5 (55.56%) Avionics
3 1 (11.11%) Electronics
3 1 (11.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Quality Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Nucleus RTOS
1 6 (66.67%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 6 (66.67%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) QMS
3 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
3 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C
2 1 (11.11%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded C
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (88.89%) MISRA
2 7 (77.78%) MISRA C
3 5 (55.56%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (11.11%) Def Stans
4 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
4 1 (11.11%) QA
4 1 (11.11%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Firmware
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