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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank 44 54 44
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Contract jobs citing DO-178B 7 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.49% 0.61% 1.71%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.00% 6.82% 15.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £370 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.75% -12.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 7
Median hourly rate £48.25 £42.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.52% +4.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.30 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £43.30 £44.10
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
28 44 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.94% 8.96% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 27 19
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £337 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £465 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £403 £385
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 12
Median hourly rate £48.25 £43.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.20% +7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.45 £25.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £44.55 £43.99
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £25.06 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+12.33% +28.51%

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 26 August 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 +3 3 - - 1
DO-178B
South West

DO-178B
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 26 August 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%) Software Engineering
2 5 (50.00%) Avionics
2 5 (50.00%) Aerospace
3 4 (40.00%) Assembly Language
3 4 (40.00%) C
3 4 (40.00%) C++
3 4 (40.00%) Ada
4 2 (20.00%) Embedded C
5 1 (10.00%) Embedded C++
5 1 (10.00%) Validation
5 1 (10.00%) DO-254
5 1 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Degree
5 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (10.00%) QA

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 5 (50.00%) Aerospace
1 5 (50.00%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Software Team Leader
1 3 (30.00%) Team Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Assembler Software Engineer
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 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Ada
1 4 (40.00%) Assembly Language
1 4 (40.00%) C
1 4 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (20.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) DO-254
1 1 (10.00%) QA