The first table below looks at the demand for DO-254 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DO-254 over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Kent region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RTCA DO-254/EUROCAE ED-80
Rank 38 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DO-254 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.74% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.52% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £350 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 - £38.00
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
21 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 7.81% 5.05% 5.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 5
Average daily rate £380 £450 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £303 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £550 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -7.89%
DO-254
South East

DO-254
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DO-254 across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

DO-254 Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

DO-254
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

DO-254 Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

DO-254
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 2 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 2 (100.00%) Simulink
1 2 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (100.00%) Xilinx
1 2 (100.00%) Mentor Graphics
1 2 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 2 (100.00%) Actel
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded Systems

DO-254
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Simulink
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) FPGA Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) FPGA Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) MATLAB
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Xilinx
1 2 (100.00%) Mentor Graphics
1 2 (100.00%) Actel