The table below looks at the statistics for DO-178B skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DO-178B over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank 596 610 579
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -31
Contract jobs citing DO-178B 25 28 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.050% 0.054% 0.040%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.54% 0.57% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 19 3
Median daily rate £340 £370 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% -7.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.75% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 3 11
Median hourly rate £41.50 £42.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% +4.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £38.90 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £49.54 £44.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +4.93%
DO-178B
UK

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 England region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4614 4942 4704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.27% 9.56% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2956 3273 2876
Median daily rate £425 £425 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £254 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 175 198
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.55 £20.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.93% +6.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.41 £12.44 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.20 £43.22
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +7.14%

DO-178B
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England 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 England

DO-178B
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DO-178B across the England region.

DO-178B Daily Rate Trend in England

DO-178B
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DO-178B across the England region.

DO-178B Hourly Rate Trend in England

DO-178B
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DO-178B across the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

DO-178B Hourly Rate Histogram in England

DO-178B
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DO-178B within the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South West +12 9 - - 2
South East 0 7 £385 +4.05%
East of England +22 3 - -
East Midlands +3 3 - - 1
London - 2 £305 -
West Midlands -26 1 - -
DO-178B
UK

DO-178B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 England region with a requirement for DO-178B.

1 33 (66.00%) Software Engineering
2 23 (46.00%) C
3 19 (38.00%) Avionics
4 17 (34.00%) Rational DOORS
4 17 (34.00%) Aerospace
5 16 (32.00%) Ada
6 15 (30.00%) MISRA
7 14 (28.00%) UML
8 11 (22.00%) C++
8 11 (22.00%) Embedded C
8 11 (22.00%) Automotive
9 9 (18.00%) Embedded Software Development
10 8 (16.00%) Requirements Analysis
11 7 (14.00%) Assembly Language
11 7 (14.00%) MATLAB
11 7 (14.00%) Linux
12 6 (12.00%) Ada 95
12 6 (12.00%) Rational Rhapsody
12 6 (12.00%) Security Cleared
12 6 (12.00%) Subversion
12 6 (12.00%) Validation
13 5 (10.00%) SysML
13 5 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
13 5 (10.00%) SDLC
14 4 (8.00%) Def Stans
14 4 (8.00%) MISRA C
14 4 (8.00%) Algorithms
14 4 (8.00%) Simulink
14 4 (8.00%) C#
14 4 (8.00%) Embedded C++

DO-178B
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Simulink
2 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) Broadband
1 2 (4.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (4.00%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) GIS
Development Applications
1 17 (34.00%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (12.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 6 (12.00%) Subversion
3 2 (4.00%) Hudson
3 2 (4.00%) JIRA
3 2 (4.00%) PVCS
3 2 (4.00%) VectorCAST
General
1 19 (38.00%) Avionics
2 17 (34.00%) Aerospace
3 11 (22.00%) Automotive
4 3 (6.00%) Electronics
4 3 (6.00%) Military
5 1 (2.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (38.00%) Software Engineer
2 9 (18.00%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (14.00%) Embedded Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Embedded Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Software Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Software Team Leader
7 3 (6.00%) Team Leader
8 2 (4.00%) Assembler Software Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) C Software Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Design Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Embedded C Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Embedded Software Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Software Design Engineer
9 1 (2.00%) Automotive Embedded Software Engineer
9 1 (2.00%) Automotive Software Engineer
9 1 (2.00%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
9 1 (2.00%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) JSF
2 2 (4.00%) Middleware
2 2 (4.00%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (8.00%) Algorithms
2 4 (8.00%) Device Driver
3 2 (4.00%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (4.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.00%) Linux
2 3 (6.00%) VxWorks
3 2 (4.00%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (66.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (28.00%) UML
3 9 (18.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 8 (16.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (12.00%) Validation
6 5 (10.00%) SDLC
6 5 (10.00%) SysML
7 3 (6.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.00%) Integration Testing
7 3 (6.00%) Software Architecture
8 2 (4.00%) Change Control
8 2 (4.00%) Change Management
8 2 (4.00%) FMECA
8 2 (4.00%) Hazard Analysis
8 2 (4.00%) Multithreading
8 2 (4.00%) OOD
8 2 (4.00%) Project Management
8 2 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (4.00%) Software Audit
8 2 (4.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (46.00%) C
2 16 (32.00%) Ada
3 11 (22.00%) C++
3 11 (22.00%) Embedded C
4 7 (14.00%) Assembly Language
4 7 (14.00%) MATLAB
5 6 (12.00%) Ada 95
6 4 (8.00%) C#
6 4 (8.00%) Embedded C++
7 2 (4.00%) Ada 83
7 2 (4.00%) ANSI C
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (6.00%) Degree
2 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (30.00%) MISRA
2 4 (8.00%) Def Stans
2 4 (8.00%) MISRA C
3 3 (6.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (6.00%) IEC 61508
3 3 (6.00%) ISO26262
4 2 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 12207
4 2 (4.00%) QA
5 1 (2.00%) DO-254
5 1 (2.00%) ISO 9001
5 1 (2.00%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (8.00%) Serena
2 1 (2.00%) IBM
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