The table below looks at the statistics for DO-254 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-254 over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RTCA DO-254/EUROCAE ED-80
Rank 606 626 619
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -7
Contract jobs citing DO-254 11 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.021% 0.008%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.23% 0.22% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Median daily rate £365 £340 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.35% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 -
% change year-on-year
+7.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 4
Median hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -12.79%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -12.79%
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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
4715 5056 4961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.64% 9.63% 9.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3094 3135 3143
Median daily rate £425 £438 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +5.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 210 222
Median hourly rate £28.15 £23.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.39% +12.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.31 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £46.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +36.58%

DO-254
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing DO-254 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

DO-254 Jobs Demand Trend in England

DO-254
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DO-254 across the England region.

DO-254 Daily Rate Trend in England

DO-254
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DO-254 across the England region.

DO-254 Hourly Rate Trend in England

DO-254
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DO-254 across the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

DO-254 Hourly Rate Histogram in England

DO-254
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-254 within the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 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 East +14 9 £365 +7.35% 4
South West +15 2 - - 1
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DO-254
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DO-254 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-254.

1 8 (57.14%) ARP4761
2 6 (42.86%) Aerospace
2 6 (42.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 6 (42.86%) DO-160
2 6 (42.86%) ARP4754
3 5 (35.71%) VHDL
4 4 (28.57%) Validation
4 4 (28.57%) Avionics
4 4 (28.57%) DO-178B
5 3 (21.43%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
5 3 (21.43%) Rapid Prototyping
5 3 (21.43%) Subversion
5 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
5 3 (21.43%) Firmware
6 2 (14.29%) CAE
6 2 (14.29%) PVCS
6 2 (14.29%) Xilinx
6 2 (14.29%) Mentor Graphics
6 2 (14.29%) Requirements Management
6 2 (14.29%) FMECA
6 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (14.29%) IEC 61508
6 2 (14.29%) Hazard Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) Actel
6 2 (14.29%) QA
6 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 2 (14.29%) Prototyping
6 2 (14.29%) Def Stans

DO-254
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 1 (7.14%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
1 3 (21.43%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (21.43%) Subversion
2 2 (14.29%) PVCS
General
1 6 (42.86%) Aerospace
2 4 (28.57%) Avionics
3 1 (7.14%) Electronics
3 1 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) FPGA Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Hardware Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Firmware Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Design Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Electronics Design Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Electronics Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) FPGA Design Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) VHDL Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 5 (35.71%) VHDL
3 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
3 1 (7.14%) Verilog
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Validation
2 3 (21.43%) Rapid Prototyping
2 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) CAE
3 2 (14.29%) FMECA
3 2 (14.29%) Hazard Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Prototyping
3 2 (14.29%) Requirements Management
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Signal Processing
4 1 (7.14%) Human Factors
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.14%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
1 1 (7.14%) C++
1 1 (7.14%) Java
1 1 (7.14%) MATLAB
1 1 (7.14%) Perl
1 1 (7.14%) Python
1 1 (7.14%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (57.14%) ARP4761
2 6 (42.86%) ARP4754
2 6 (42.86%) DO-160
3 4 (28.57%) DO-178B
4 2 (14.29%) Def Stans
4 2 (14.29%) IEC 61508
4 2 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Actel
1 2 (14.29%) Mentor Graphics
1 2 (14.29%) Xilinx
2 1 (7.14%) HP
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