The table below looks at the statistics for DO-254 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-254 over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RTCA DO-254/EUROCAE ED-80
Rank 52 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing DO-254 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.22% 0.21% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.89% 4.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £220 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £50.50 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.22% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.07 £45.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+2.37% +8.43%
DO-254
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
53 23 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 11.62% 4.87% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 1 12
Median daily rate £405 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £450 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 12
Median hourly rate £50.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.82% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.10 £29.00 £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £43.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-12.06% +38.09%

DO-254
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing DO-254 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

DO-254 Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

DO-254
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DO-254 across the Gloucestershire region.

DO-254 Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

DO-254
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DO-254 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-254.

1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Avionics
1 1 (100.00%) DO-178B

DO-254
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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Avionics
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) DO-178B
1 1 (100.00%) QA