The first table below looks at the demand for DO-178B skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DO-178B over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Gloucestershire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank 35 48 52
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +4
Contract jobs citing DO-178B 10 1 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.55% 0.30% 3.18%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 40.00% 5.56% 25.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £276 -
% change year-on-year
+44.79% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 14
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £37.00
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
25 18 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.38% 5.41% 12.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 38
Average daily rate £235 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £318 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 16
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +14.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £16.43
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -5.63%
DO-178B
South West

DO-178B
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DO-178B across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DO-178B within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +1 8 - - 2
DO-178B
South West

DO-178B
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing DO-178B also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DO-178B.

1 11 (78.57%) Software Engineering
2 10 (71.43%) Rational DOORS
3 8 (57.14%) Aerospace
4 6 (42.86%) Integration Testing
4 6 (42.86%) Configuration Management
4 6 (42.86%) C
4 6 (42.86%) Embedded C
5 5 (35.71%) Avionics
6 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
6 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
7 3 (21.43%) V-Model
7 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
7 3 (21.43%) Validation
7 3 (21.43%) Assembly Language
7 3 (21.43%) MATLAB
7 3 (21.43%) Simulink
7 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
8 2 (14.29%) Military
8 2 (14.29%) Automotive
9 1 (7.14%) Serena
9 1 (7.14%) UML
9 1 (7.14%) Ada
9 1 (7.14%) Wind River
9 1 (7.14%) Change Control

DO-178B
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing DO-178B also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DO-178B. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Simulink
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) Rational DOORS
General
1 8 (57.14%) Aerospace
2 5 (35.71%) Avionics
3 2 (14.29%) Automotive
3 2 (14.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Software Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Verification Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Software Engineering
2 6 (42.86%) Integration Testing
2 6 (42.86%) Configuration Management
3 3 (21.43%) Validation
3 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
3 3 (21.43%) V-Model
4 1 (7.14%) Change Control
4 1 (7.14%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) C
1 6 (42.86%) Embedded C
2 3 (21.43%) Assembly Language
2 3 (21.43%) MATLAB
3 1 (7.14%) Ada
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Serena
1 1 (7.14%) Wind River
Gloucestershire
In Parallel Computer Staff Limited
Rate: From £39 to £42 per hour Dep on Exp
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Engineering
Rate: £38 - £42 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Engineering
Rate: £38 - £42.00 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago