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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank 49 53 37
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -16
Contract jobs citing DO-178B 5 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.02% 0.21% 2.27%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.82% 2.33% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.75% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 8
Median hourly rate £54.00 £42.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.05% +4.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +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
39 43 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 7.99% 9.21% 13.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 26 23
Median daily rate £450 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £450 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 15
Median hourly rate £54.00 £45.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +7.14%

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 29 July 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 +5 1 - - 1
DO-178B
South West

DO-178B
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 5 (55.56%) Avionics
3 4 (44.44%) Ada
3 4 (44.44%) Aerospace
4 3 (33.33%) C
5 2 (22.22%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (22.22%) Assembly Language
5 2 (22.22%) C++
5 2 (22.22%) Embedded C
6 1 (11.11%) Embedded C++
6 1 (11.11%) Automotive
6 1 (11.11%) Validation
6 1 (11.11%) Serena
6 1 (11.11%) Degree
6 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
6 1 (11.11%) QA
6 1 (11.11%) Change Control
6 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
6 1 (11.11%) 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 2 (22.22%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (55.56%) Avionics
2 4 (44.44%) Aerospace
3 1 (11.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Software Team Leader
1 3 (33.33%) Team Leader
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Assembler Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Integration Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) Change Control
2 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Ada
2 3 (33.33%) C
3 2 (22.22%) Assembly Language
3 2 (22.22%) C++
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded C
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) DO-254
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Serena
Gloucestershire
In Parallel Computer Staff Limited
Rate: From £53 to £55 per hour Dep On Exp
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago