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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RTCA DO-254/EUROCAE ED-80
Rank - 55 51
Contract jobs citing DO-254 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - 0.20% 0.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 2.27% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £340 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% -5.55%
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
28 44 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.96% 8.91% 11.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 27 19
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £337 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £465 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 13
Median hourly rate £48.25 £43.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.20% +7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.45 £23.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £44.55 £43.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.60% +25.00%

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 24 August 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