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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DO-178B over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank 42 48 39
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Contract jobs citing DO-178B 10 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.24% 1.40% 0.99%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 17.24% 21.21% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £346 £378
% change year-on-year
+6.90% -8.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £41.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.42% +3.12%
DO-178B
South West

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
58 33 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 13.00% 6.60% 8.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 6 10
Average daily rate £450 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £265 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +102.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £25.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+70.00% +45.77%

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 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +9 6 - - 1
DO-178B
South West

DO-178B
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 8 (57.14%) Aerospace
2 7 (50.00%) C
2 7 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
3 6 (42.86%) Avionics
4 5 (35.71%) Embedded C
4 5 (35.71%) Serena
5 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 4 (28.57%) Integration Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Black-Box Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Validation
6 3 (21.43%) UML
7 1 (7.14%) Automotive
7 1 (7.14%) Python
7 1 (7.14%) MATLAB
7 1 (7.14%) Simulink
7 1 (7.14%) Degree
7 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
7 1 (7.14%) Wind River
7 1 (7.14%) Change Control
7 1 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1 (7.14%) Simulink
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 8 (57.14%) Aerospace
2 6 (42.86%) Avionics
3 1 (7.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 7 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Embedded Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Software Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Software Team Leader
3 3 (21.43%) Team Leader
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Test Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Integration Testing
1 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 3 (21.43%) Black-Box Testing
2 3 (21.43%) UML
2 3 (21.43%) Validation
3 1 (7.14%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) C
2 5 (35.71%) Embedded C
3 1 (7.14%) MATLAB
3 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Serena
2 1 (7.14%) Wind River
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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