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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DO-178B over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank 558 529 520
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -9
Contract jobs citing DO-178B 21 24 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.043% 0.050% 0.009%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.53% 0.62% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
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£398 £400 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.39% +30.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £400 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £342
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £400 £308
% change year-on-year
-0.39% +30.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £40.50 -
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -
DO-178B
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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 England region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
3948 3880 3267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.03% 8.09% 7.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2484 2401 2049
Average daily rate £414 £410 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.91% -4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 182 101
Average hourly rate £20.09 £21.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.54% +7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £46.54 £116.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +20.00%

DO-178B
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DO-178B across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DO-178B within the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -7 11 £398 -0.39% 2
South West -2 6 - - 2
East of England +7 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
London - 1 - -
North East - 1 - - 2
DO-178B
UK

DO-178B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 25 (58.14%) Rational DOORS
2 24 (55.81%) C
3 23 (53.49%) Software Engineering
4 19 (44.19%) Aerospace
5 18 (41.86%) Avionics
6 15 (34.88%) Security Cleared
7 14 (32.56%) Integration Testing
8 12 (27.91%) SC Cleared
9 11 (25.58%) Embedded C
9 11 (25.58%) IEC 61508
9 11 (25.58%) DO-254
10 10 (23.26%) Change Control
10 10 (23.26%) Configuration Management
11 9 (20.93%) CAE
11 9 (20.93%) UML
11 9 (20.93%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (20.93%) FMECA
11 9 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (20.93%) Hazard Analysis
12 8 (18.60%) Serena
13 7 (16.28%) Degree
13 7 (16.28%) JSP
13 7 (16.28%) Ada
13 7 (16.28%) ARP4761
13 7 (16.28%) ARP4754
14 6 (13.95%) C++
14 6 (13.95%) Automotive
14 6 (13.95%) LTE
14 6 (13.95%) Management Information System
15 4 (9.30%) Programme Management

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) LTE
2 4 (9.30%) Broadband
2 4 (9.30%) 4G
3 1 (2.33%) SNMP
3 1 (2.33%) ATM
Development Applications
1 25 (58.14%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (9.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.98%) ClearCase
3 3 (6.98%) ClearQuest
4 2 (4.65%) Subversion
4 2 (4.65%) JIRA
5 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.33%) eggPlant
5 1 (2.33%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (2.33%) LabVIEW
General
1 19 (44.19%) Aerospace
2 18 (41.86%) Avionics
3 6 (13.95%) Automotive
4 4 (9.30%) Manufacturing
5 3 (6.98%) Military
6 1 (2.33%) Marketing
6 1 (2.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 23 (53.49%) Software Engineer
2 4 (9.30%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (9.30%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (6.98%) Developer
3 3 (6.98%) Test Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (4.65%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) Analyst
5 1 (2.33%) Software Architect
5 1 (2.33%) Software Developer
5 1 (2.33%) Architect
5 1 (2.33%) Embedded Software Developer
5 1 (2.33%) Ada Software Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) Communications Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.95%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.65%) CAN bus
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (53.49%) Software Engineering
2 14 (32.56%) Integration Testing
3 10 (23.26%) Change Control
3 10 (23.26%) Configuration Management
4 9 (20.93%) CAE
4 9 (20.93%) UML
4 9 (20.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (20.93%) FMECA
4 9 (20.93%) Hazard Analysis
5 4 (9.30%) Programme Management
5 4 (9.30%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (6.98%) Validation
6 3 (6.98%) Time Management
7 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.65%) Requirements Management
8 1 (2.33%) Static Code Analysis
8 1 (2.33%) Software Architecture
8 1 (2.33%) Digital Signal Processing
8 1 (2.33%) Signal Processing
8 1 (2.33%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 24 (55.81%) C
2 11 (25.58%) Embedded C
3 7 (16.28%) Ada
4 6 (13.95%) C++
5 2 (4.65%) Pascal
5 2 (4.65%) PL/1
5 2 (4.65%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.33%) Assembly Language
6 1 (2.33%) C#
6 1 (2.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (34.88%) Security Cleared
2 12 (27.91%) SC Cleared
3 7 (16.28%) Degree
4 2 (4.65%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (25.58%) IEC 61508
1 11 (25.58%) DO-254
2 7 (16.28%) ARP4761
2 7 (16.28%) ARP4754
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) Serena
2 3 (6.98%) Wind River
3 2 (4.65%) HP
4 1 (2.33%) Green Hills
4 1 (2.33%) Xilinx
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