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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RTCA DO-254/EUROCAE ED-80
UK / England
Rank - 589 570
Contract jobs citing DO-254 0 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - 0.011% 0.024%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.11% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £370 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate - £370 £370
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 9
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £44.50
% change year-on-year
- -10.11%

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
4058 4734 4256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.77% 10.17% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2632 2963 2687
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 181 160
Median hourly rate £25.00 £40.00 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +79.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.27 £13.33 £11.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.60 £59.20 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £41.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-44.57% +69.38%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 9 (69.23%) ARP4761
2 7 (53.85%) DO-178B
2 7 (53.85%) ARP4754
3 6 (46.15%) Rational DOORS
4 5 (38.46%) CAE
4 5 (38.46%) Def Stans
4 5 (38.46%) Hazard Analysis
4 5 (38.46%) IEC 61508
4 5 (38.46%) FMECA
4 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
4 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
5 4 (30.77%) DO-160
5 4 (30.77%) Aerospace
5 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (30.77%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (23.08%) VHDL
6 3 (23.08%) Avionics
6 3 (23.08%) Degree
7 2 (15.38%) Subversion
7 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
7 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
7 2 (15.38%) Actel
7 2 (15.38%) Rapid Prototyping
7 2 (15.38%) QA
7 2 (15.38%) Xilinx
7 2 (15.38%) Mentor Graphics
7 2 (15.38%) Requirements Management
7 2 (15.38%) Validation
7 2 (15.38%) Firmware
7 2 (15.38%) PVCS

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 6 (46.15%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (15.38%) PVCS
2 2 (15.38%) Subversion
General
1 4 (30.77%) Aerospace
2 3 (23.08%) Avionics
3 1 (7.69%) Electronics
3 1 (7.69%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) FPGA Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Hardware Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Firmware Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Design Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Electronics Design Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Electronics Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (23.08%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) CAE
1 5 (38.46%) FMECA
1 5 (38.46%) Hazard Analysis
2 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) FPGA Design
3 2 (15.38%) Prototyping
3 2 (15.38%) Rapid Prototyping
3 2 (15.38%) Requirements Management
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) Validation
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) Human Factors
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (69.23%) ARP4761
2 7 (53.85%) ARP4754
2 7 (53.85%) DO-178B
3 5 (38.46%) Def Stans
3 5 (38.46%) IEC 61508
4 4 (30.77%) DO-160
5 2 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Actel
1 2 (15.38%) Mentor Graphics
1 2 (15.38%) Xilinx
2 1 (7.69%) HP