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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 45 43 46
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing DO-178B 5 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.42% 1.95% 1.64%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.16% 15.52% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £625 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+68.91% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 6
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 £38.45 £42.30 £38.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £43.10 £41.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.50 £42.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+9.41% +3.03%

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
38 58 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 10.83% 12.55% 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 25 6
Median daily rate £434 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.55% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £146 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 11
Median hourly rate £44.50 £42.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £42.30 £30.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £43.10 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £44.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-54.54% +87.23%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DO-178B across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

DO-178B Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 February 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 +4 1 - -
DO-178B
South West

DO-178B
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 (87.50%) C
2 5 (62.50%) Assembly Language
2 5 (62.50%) Aerospace
2 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 5 (62.50%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (37.50%) UML
3 3 (37.50%) Ada
3 3 (37.50%) Validation
3 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Avionics
4 2 (25.00%) Wind River
4 2 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Freescale
4 2 (25.00%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Embedded C
4 2 (25.00%) C++
5 1 (12.50%) Embedded C++
5 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) DO-254

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 5 (62.50%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (62.50%) Aerospace
2 3 (37.50%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Team Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Team Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Assembler Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) UML
2 3 (37.50%) Validation
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C
2 5 (62.50%) Assembly Language
3 3 (37.50%) Ada
4 2 (25.00%) C++
4 2 (25.00%) Embedded C
5 1 (12.50%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) DO-254
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) CA Agile Central
1 2 (25.00%) Freescale
1 2 (25.00%) Wind River