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 29 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RTCA DO-254/EUROCAE ED-80
Rank 620 607 602
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -5
Contract jobs citing DO-254 2 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.025% 0.010%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.043% 0.26% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Median daily rate - £370 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £370 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Median hourly rate £37.05 £45.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.29 £45.00 £40.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.81 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.05 £45.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year
-17.66% +7.14%
DO-254
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
4618 4943 4693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.27% 9.55% 9.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2957 3290 2874
Median daily rate £425 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £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 185 177 192
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 £10.44 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.15 £44.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +7.14%

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
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 29 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 East +2 1 - - 1
South West -9 1 - -
DO-254
UK

DO-254
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 3 (50.00%) Validation
1 3 (50.00%) ARP4761
1 3 (50.00%) DO-160
2 2 (33.33%) ARP4754
2 2 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (33.33%) Avionics
2 2 (33.33%) Aerospace
2 2 (33.33%) VHDL
3 1 (16.67%) Verilog
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Subversion
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
3 1 (16.67%) EMC
3 1 (16.67%) Tcl
3 1 (16.67%) Firmware
3 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
3 1 (16.67%) Simulink
3 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) Rapid Prototyping
3 1 (16.67%) DO-178B
3 1 (16.67%) QA
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Signal Processing

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 (16.67%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 2 (33.33%) Aerospace
1 2 (33.33%) Avionics
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) FPGA Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Design Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) FPGA Design Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) VHDL Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (33.33%) VHDL
2 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 1 (16.67%) Verilog
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Signal Processing
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 1 (16.67%) Rapid Prototyping
2 1 (16.67%) Signal Processing
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) C++
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) Tcl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) ARP4761
1 3 (50.00%) DO-160
2 2 (33.33%) ARP4754
3 1 (16.67%) DO-178B
3 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) EMC
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