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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DO-254 over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RTCA DO-254/EUROCAE ED-80
Rank 50 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DO-254 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.67% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.11% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £384 - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
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
27 41 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.03% 11.23% 4.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 5
Average daily rate £325 £315 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £175 £372
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +49.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.70 £22.50 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.90 £39.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £21.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+2.61% +18.30%

DO-254
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DO-254 across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DO-254 within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham - 2 - - 1
DO-254
South West

DO-254
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing DO-254 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DO-254.

1 5 (100.00%) VHDL
2 3 (60.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (60.00%) Xilinx
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Avionics
3 2 (40.00%) Aerospace

DO-254
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing DO-254 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DO-254. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 3 (60.00%) Avionics
2 2 (40.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Hardware Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Hardware Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Verification Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) VHDL
2 3 (60.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Xilinx
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £40 - £48 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago