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 28 May 2016 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank 48 50 25
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -25
Contract jobs citing DO-178B 3 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.63% 1.12% 4.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.26% 17.86% 34.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £255 £384 £400
% change year-on-year
-33.63% -3.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 13
Median hourly rate £50.50 £42.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.82% +4.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.10 £42.50 £41.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
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
57 28 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 12.03% 6.25% 11.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 5 16
Median daily rate £450 £325 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £186 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 17
Median hourly rate £50.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.82% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.75 £40.70 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £45.00 £40.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £22.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.17% +8.33%

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 28 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +6 2 - -
DO-178B
South West

DO-178B
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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 (70.00%) C
2 6 (60.00%) Aerospace
3 4 (40.00%) Serena
3 4 (40.00%) Embedded C
3 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (30.00%) Black-Box Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Avionics
5 2 (20.00%) C++
6 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (10.00%) QA
6 1 (10.00%) Wind River
6 1 (10.00%) DO-254
6 1 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (10.00%) Change Control
6 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (10.00%) Python
6 1 (10.00%) Ada
6 1 (10.00%) Embedded C++
6 1 (10.00%) Assembly Language
6 1 (10.00%) MATLAB
6 1 (10.00%) Simulink
6 1 (10.00%) Automotive

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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Simulink
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (60.00%) Aerospace
2 3 (30.00%) Avionics
3 1 (10.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Software Team Leader
1 3 (30.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Team Leader
1 3 (30.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Assembler Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Test Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) Black-Box Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C
2 4 (40.00%) Embedded C
3 2 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (10.00%) Ada
4 1 (10.00%) Assembly Language
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded C++
4 1 (10.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (10.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) DO-254
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Serena
2 1 (10.00%) Wind River
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