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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RTCA DO-254/EUROCAE ED-80
UK / England
Rank 576 586 591
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Contract jobs citing DO-254 1 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.006% 0.017%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.020% 0.056% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £295 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £295 £370
% change year-on-year
- -20.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Median hourly rate £46.50 £40.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.25% -27.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.50 £40.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+16.25% -27.27%

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
4897 5379 5632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.65% 11.42% 11.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3224 3493 3487
Median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £251 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 180 165
Median hourly rate £22.90 £42.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.47% +86.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.20 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £61.00 £50.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £42.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-51.17% +80.85%

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 - 1 - - 1
DO-254
UK

DO-254
Top 26 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 (88.89%) DO-178B
2 7 (77.78%) ARP4761
2 7 (77.78%) Rational DOORS
3 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 5 (55.56%) FMECA
4 5 (55.56%) CAE
4 5 (55.56%) Def Stans
4 5 (55.56%) ARP4754
4 5 (55.56%) Hazard Analysis
4 5 (55.56%) IEC 61508
5 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (33.33%) Avionics
6 3 (33.33%) Degree
7 2 (22.22%) Aerospace
7 2 (22.22%) Requirements Management
7 2 (22.22%) DO-160
7 2 (22.22%) Customer Requirements
8 1 (11.11%) Validation
8 1 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (11.11%) Human Factors
8 1 (11.11%) Military
8 1 (11.11%) Electronics
8 1 (11.11%) UML
8 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (11.11%) HP

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:

Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (33.33%) Avionics
2 2 (22.22%) Aerospace
3 1 (11.11%) Electronics
3 1 (11.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Design Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics Design Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) CAE
1 5 (55.56%) FMECA
1 5 (55.56%) Hazard Analysis
2 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (22.22%) Requirements Management
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Human Factors
4 1 (11.11%) UML
4 1 (11.11%) Validation
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (88.89%) DO-178B
2 7 (77.78%) ARP4761
3 5 (55.56%) ARP4754
3 5 (55.56%) Def Stans
3 5 (55.56%) IEC 61508
4 2 (22.22%) DO-160
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) HP