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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank 50 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing DO-178B 3 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.69% 1.17% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.98% 11.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 £43.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.14% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
43 52 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 9.93% 10.18% 6.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 25 9
Median daily rate £438 £450 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £300 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 6
Median hourly rate £14.00 £43.00 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.44% -3.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 2 December 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 0 3 - -
DO-178B
South West

DO-178B
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 2 December 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%) C
4 4 (40.00%) C++
4 4 (40.00%) Ada
4 4 (40.00%) Assembly Language
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%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) Degree
6 1 (10.00%) Computer Science

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%) Software Team Leader
2 3 (30.00%) Team Leader
3 2 (20.00%) Assembler Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Integration Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C
2 4 (40.00%) Ada
2 4 (40.00%) Assembly Language
2 4 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (20.00%) Embedded C
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree