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 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank 45 52 32
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -20
Contract jobs citing DO-178B 4 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.86% 1.31% 3.59%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.55% 25.00% 36.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £255 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-36.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 12
Median hourly rate £46.50 £42.50 £40.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.41% +5.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.30 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.90 £42.50 £41.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
53 24 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 11.42% 5.25% 9.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 2 14
Median daily rate £405 £325 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.61% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £325 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 13
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 £33.10 £37.05 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £43.25 £41.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-22.41% +38.09%

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 6 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 +8 3 - -
DO-178B
South West

DO-178B
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 6 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 8 (57.14%) C
1 8 (57.14%) Aerospace
2 6 (42.86%) Serena
3 5 (35.71%) Embedded C
3 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
3 5 (35.71%) Integration Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Avionics
4 4 (28.57%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (21.43%) Black-Box Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Automotive
6 2 (14.29%) Validation
6 2 (14.29%) C++
6 2 (14.29%) UML
6 2 (14.29%) Change Control
7 1 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (7.14%) QA
7 1 (7.14%) Wind River
7 1 (7.14%) DO-254
7 1 (7.14%) Python
7 1 (7.14%) Ada
7 1 (7.14%) Embedded C++
7 1 (7.14%) Assembly Language
7 1 (7.14%) MATLAB
7 1 (7.14%) Simulink

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 (7.14%) Simulink
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Rational DOORS
General
1 8 (57.14%) Aerospace
2 5 (35.71%) Avionics
3 2 (14.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Software Test Engineer
1 6 (42.86%) Test Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Embedded Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Software Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Software Team Leader
2 3 (21.43%) Team Leader
3 2 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Assembler Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Test Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Integration Testing
1 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
2 3 (21.43%) Black-Box Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Change Control
3 2 (14.29%) UML
3 2 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) C
2 5 (35.71%) Embedded C
3 2 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) Ada
4 1 (7.14%) Assembly Language
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded C++
4 1 (7.14%) MATLAB
4 1 (7.14%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) DO-254
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Serena
2 1 (7.14%) Wind River
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