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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DO-178B over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank 21 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing DO-178B 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 2.38% 0.57% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 23.81% 10.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £342 £357 -
% change year-on-year
-4.01% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
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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
21 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 10.00% 5.68% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 9
Average daily rate £335 £388 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.54% -27.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £333 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £425 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £11.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+263.63% -15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.55 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.07% -7.25%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 13 (59.09%) SC Cleared
1 13 (59.09%) Security Cleared
2 11 (50.00%) Avionics
3 10 (45.45%) C
3 10 (45.45%) C++
3 10 (45.45%) Linux
4 9 (40.91%) Validation
4 9 (40.91%) Integration Testing
4 9 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (36.36%) Software Engineering
6 6 (27.27%) OpenMP
6 6 (27.27%) Parallel Programming
6 6 (27.27%) Signal Processing
6 6 (27.27%) Embedded Software Development
6 6 (27.27%) Device Driver
6 6 (27.27%) OO
6 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
6 6 (27.27%) Java
6 6 (27.27%) Intel
6 6 (27.27%) Middleware
6 6 (27.27%) VxWorks
6 6 (27.27%) MATLAB
6 6 (27.27%) Algorithms
6 6 (27.27%) Nucleus RTOS
7 5 (22.73%) UML
7 5 (22.73%) Aerospace
7 5 (22.73%) CAN bus
7 5 (22.73%) Rational Rhapsody
7 5 (22.73%) Multithreading
8 4 (18.18%) Rational DOORS

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Rational Rhapsody
2 4 (18.18%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (9.09%) LabVIEW
General
1 11 (50.00%) Avionics
2 5 (22.73%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Software Engineer
2 10 (45.45%) Test Engineer
3 9 (40.91%) Software Test Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) Developer
4 5 (22.73%) C++ Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) OpenMP
1 6 (27.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (27.27%) Device Driver
2 6 (27.27%) Algorithms
3 5 (22.73%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Linux
2 6 (27.27%) VxWorks
2 6 (27.27%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Validation
1 9 (40.91%) Integration Testing
2 8 (36.36%) Software Engineering
3 6 (27.27%) Parallel Programming
3 6 (27.27%) Signal Processing
3 6 (27.27%) Embedded Software Development
3 6 (27.27%) OO
4 5 (22.73%) UML
4 5 (22.73%) Multithreading
5 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) C
1 10 (45.45%) C++
2 6 (27.27%) Java
2 6 (27.27%) MATLAB
3 1 (4.55%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) SC Cleared
1 13 (59.09%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Intel