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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank 600 584 583
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -1
Contract jobs citing DO-178B 21 16 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.041% 0.032% 0.040%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.47% 0.35% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
Median daily rate £255 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £255 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 13
Median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
4477 4592 4639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.78% 9.07% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2889 2831 2853
Median daily rate £425 £413 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 150 205
Median hourly rate £23.17 £25.50 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.14% +27.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.33 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-1.72% +38.09%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

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

DO-178B Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DO-178B within the England region over the 3 months to 3 May 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 +3 9 - - 3
South East -2 7 £255 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
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UK

DO-178B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 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 England region with a requirement for DO-178B.

1 30 (61.22%) Software Engineering
2 28 (57.14%) C
3 25 (51.02%) Avionics
4 24 (48.98%) Rational DOORS
5 20 (40.82%) Aerospace
6 14 (28.57%) UML
7 12 (24.49%) Embedded Software Development
8 11 (22.45%) MISRA
8 11 (22.45%) Ada
9 10 (20.41%) Embedded C
10 9 (18.37%) Subversion
11 8 (16.33%) Requirements Analysis
11 8 (16.33%) MISRA C
11 8 (16.33%) Rational Rhapsody
12 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
12 7 (14.29%) Serena
12 7 (14.29%) VxWorks
13 6 (12.24%) Automotive
13 6 (12.24%) Validation
13 6 (12.24%) Integration Testing
13 6 (12.24%) Nucleus RTOS
13 6 (12.24%) Ada 95
13 6 (12.24%) SDLC
14 5 (10.20%) Embedded Systems
14 5 (10.20%) SC Cleared
14 5 (10.20%) MATLAB
14 5 (10.20%) Simulink
15 4 (8.16%) Device Driver
15 4 (8.16%) Assembly Language
15 4 (8.16%) Middleware

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 5 (10.20%) Simulink
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) Broadband
1 2 (4.08%) Ethernet
1 2 (4.08%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) GIS
Development Applications
1 24 (48.98%) Rational DOORS
2 9 (18.37%) Subversion
3 8 (16.33%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (4.08%) Hudson
4 2 (4.08%) JIRA
4 2 (4.08%) VectorCAST
General
1 25 (51.02%) Avionics
2 20 (40.82%) Aerospace
3 6 (12.24%) Automotive
4 2 (4.08%) Electronics
5 1 (2.04%) Legal
5 1 (2.04%) Military
Job Titles
1 23 (46.94%) Software Engineer
2 9 (18.37%) Systems Engineer
3 8 (16.33%) Embedded Engineer
4 7 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Software Test Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Test Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) C Software Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Software Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Software Team Leader
7 3 (6.12%) Team Leader
8 2 (4.08%) Assembler Software Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Embedded C Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (2.04%) Automotive Embedded Software Engineer
9 1 (2.04%) Automotive Software Engineer
9 1 (2.04%) Embedded Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Lead Software Engineer
9 1 (2.04%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) Middleware
2 2 (4.08%) OpenGL
3 1 (2.04%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (8.16%) Algorithms
2 4 (8.16%) Device Driver
3 2 (4.08%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.08%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.29%) VxWorks
2 6 (12.24%) Nucleus RTOS
3 2 (4.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (61.22%) Software Engineering
2 14 (28.57%) UML
3 12 (24.49%) Embedded Software Development
4 8 (16.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (12.24%) Integration Testing
5 6 (12.24%) SDLC
5 6 (12.24%) Validation
6 3 (6.12%) Black-Box Testing
6 3 (6.12%) SysML
7 2 (4.08%) Business Development
7 2 (4.08%) Change Control
7 2 (4.08%) Change Management
7 2 (4.08%) FMECA
7 2 (4.08%) Hazard Analysis
7 2 (4.08%) Multithreading
7 2 (4.08%) Project Management
8 1 (2.04%) CAE
8 1 (2.04%) Functional Testing
8 1 (2.04%) Software Architecture
8 1 (2.04%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (57.14%) C
2 11 (22.45%) Ada
3 10 (20.41%) Embedded C
4 6 (12.24%) Ada 95
5 5 (10.20%) MATLAB
6 4 (8.16%) Assembly Language
6 4 (8.16%) C++
7 2 (4.08%) ANSI C
7 2 (4.08%) C#
8 1 (2.04%) Embedded C++
8 1 (2.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.20%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.16%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (4.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.45%) MISRA
2 8 (16.33%) MISRA C
3 4 (8.16%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (6.12%) Def Stans
4 3 (6.12%) DO-254
4 3 (6.12%) IEC 61508
4 3 (6.12%) ISO26262
5 1 (2.04%) ARP4754
5 1 (2.04%) ARP4761
5 1 (2.04%) DO-160
5 1 (2.04%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (14.29%) Serena
2 3 (6.12%) IBM
3 1 (2.04%) HP
3 1 (2.04%) Wind River
South West England
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
X4 Group
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago