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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RTCA DO-254/EUROCAE ED-80
Rank 45 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DO-254 4 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.89% - 3.01%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.81% - 61.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate - £350 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 11
Average hourly rate £43.00 - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 - £39.00
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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
37 22 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 8.26% 8.87% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 4
Average daily rate £400 £390 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -0.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £688
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 13
Average hourly rate £41.50 £13.38 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+210.28% -65.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -11.39%

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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

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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

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Top 6 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) VHDL
1 4 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 4 (100.00%) Xilinx
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Avionics

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Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Hardware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) VHDL
1 4 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Xilinx