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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank 46 51 47
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs citing DO-178B 6 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.29% 0.81% 0.84%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 18.75% 8.89% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £625 £370 £425
% change year-on-year
+68.91% -12.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +7.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%
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
32 45 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.90% 9.09% 10.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 23 16
Median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £379
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +8.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 8
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +7.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.41 £29.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+3.06% +47.50%

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 24 September 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 -1 4 - -
DO-178B
South West

DO-178B
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (60.00%) Aerospace
3 5 (50.00%) Assembly Language
3 5 (50.00%) C
3 5 (50.00%) C++
4 4 (40.00%) Ada
4 4 (40.00%) Avionics
5 2 (20.00%) Embedded C
6 1 (10.00%) Embedded C++
6 1 (10.00%) Validation
6 1 (10.00%) Degree
6 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis

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 1 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (60.00%) Aerospace
2 4 (40.00%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Assembler Software Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Software Team Leader
2 3 (30.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Integration Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Assembly Language
1 5 (50.00%) C
1 5 (50.00%) C++
2 4 (40.00%) Ada
3 2 (20.00%) Embedded C
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree