The table below looks at the statistics for DO-178B skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DO-178B over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 43 41 50
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs citing DO-178B 4 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.11% 1.77% 0.61%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.11% 15.69% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £638 £370 £325
% change year-on-year
+72.29% +13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 3
Median hourly rate £54.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.05% +6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £54.00 £42.25 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+27.81% +3.04%

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 Gloucestershire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
36 51 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 10.00% 11.31% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 19 5
Median daily rate £450 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £273 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 8
Median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% +0.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £41.40 £34.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £44.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.48 £42.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year
-46.48% +80.64%

DO-178B
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

DO-178B
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DO-178B across the Gloucestershire region.

DO-178B Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

DO-178B
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DO-178B across the Gloucestershire region.

DO-178B Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

DO-178B
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
Cheltenham +7 2 - -
DO-178B
South West

DO-178B
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for DO-178B.

1 7 (100.00%) C
2 5 (71.43%) Assembly Language
2 5 (71.43%) Aerospace
2 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
3 4 (57.14%) C++
4 3 (42.86%) Ada
5 2 (28.57%) Embedded C
5 2 (28.57%) UML
5 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) Avionics
5 2 (28.57%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++

DO-178B
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 2 (28.57%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (71.43%) Aerospace
2 2 (28.57%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Assembler Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Team Leader
2 2 (28.57%) Team Leader
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Leader
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Team Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C
2 5 (71.43%) Assembly Language
3 4 (57.14%) C++
4 3 (42.86%) Ada
5 2 (28.57%) Embedded C
6 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared