The table below looks at the statistics for DO-178B skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DO-178B over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing DO-178B 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.94% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+8.75% +11.11%
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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 London region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
1950 1890 2070
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.22% 7.90% 8.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1347 1290 1448
Average daily rate £460 £449 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -5.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 25 26
Average hourly rate £21.25 £18.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% -12.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.15 £13.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £48.40 £66.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £19.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.51% +11.42%

DO-178B
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DO-178B across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

DO-178B Jobs Demand Trend in London

DO-178B
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DO-178B across the London region.

DO-178B Daily Rate Trend in London

DO-178B
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DO-178B across the London region.

DO-178B Hourly Rate Trend in London

DO-178B
Top 8 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing DO-178B 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-178B.

1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) eggPlant
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

DO-178B
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing DO-178B 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-178B. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) eggPlant
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared