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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RTCA DO-254/EUROCAE ED-80
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 50 - 53
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DO-254 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.28% - 0.42%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.50% - 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £295 £370
% change year-on-year
- -20.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £46.50 - £44.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.50 £40.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+16.25% -27.27%

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
40 67 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 11.20% 14.29% 7.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 33 9
Median daily rate £434 £405 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.16% +15.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £186 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 10
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £42.20 £30.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £42.50 £44.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £42.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-49.41% +80.85%

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 7 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Avionics
1 1 (100.00%) DO-178B
1 1 (100.00%) Rational DOORS

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) DO-178B