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 5 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
5 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 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.37% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.70% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £255 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
37 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 13.81% 10.20% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 8
Median daily rate £440 £510 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.72% +45.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £188 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £775 £535 £668
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Median hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-22.41% +38.09%

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 13 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 5 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 7 (100.00%) C
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 7 (100.00%) MISRA C
1 7 (100.00%) MISRA
2 6 (85.71%) Embedded Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Nucleus RTOS
2 6 (85.71%) VxWorks
2 6 (85.71%) Aerospace
3 5 (71.43%) Avionics
4 4 (57.14%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (57.14%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (57.14%) Device Driver
4 4 (57.14%) Middleware

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 (85.71%) Aerospace
2 5 (71.43%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Nucleus RTOS
1 6 (85.71%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (85.71%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) MISRA
1 7 (100.00%) MISRA C
2 4 (57.14%) Disclosure Scotland