The table below looks at the statistics for DO-178B skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DO-178B over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank 247 251 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing DO-178B 5 18 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.059% 0.18% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.57% 1.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 13 0
Median daily rate - £370 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £625 £370 £425
% change year-on-year
+68.91% -12.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £41.75 £44.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.11% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%
DO-178B
England

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 South East region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
872 1032 874
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.37% 10.58% 9.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 544 469
Median daily rate £408 £403 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.36% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £264 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 60 64
Median hourly rate £35.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.77% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £90.39 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

DO-178B
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing DO-178B as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

DO-178B Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

DO-178B
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

DO-178B Daily Rate Trend in the South East

DO-178B
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

DO-178B Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

DO-178B
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DO-178B within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +11 3 - - 2
Surrey - 2 - -
DO-178B
England

DO-178B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DO-178B 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 South East region with a requirement for DO-178B.

1 10 (62.50%) C
1 10 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 8 (50.00%) Avionics
3 7 (43.75%) Rational DOORS
4 6 (37.50%) MISRA
5 5 (31.25%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (31.25%) UML
6 4 (25.00%) Embedded C
6 4 (25.00%) Assembly Language
6 4 (25.00%) Device Driver
6 4 (25.00%) Subversion
6 4 (25.00%) Electronics
6 4 (25.00%) Automotive
6 4 (25.00%) Military
6 4 (25.00%) Rational Rhapsody
6 4 (25.00%) SDLC
7 3 (18.75%) Embedded Software Development
7 3 (18.75%) Ada 95
7 3 (18.75%) IEC 61508
7 3 (18.75%) Degree
7 3 (18.75%) Aerospace
7 3 (18.75%) Requirements Management
7 3 (18.75%) Ada
8 2 (12.50%) OpenGL
8 2 (12.50%) GIS
8 2 (12.50%) Embedded C++
8 2 (12.50%) Python
8 2 (12.50%) C#
8 2 (12.50%) C++
8 2 (12.50%) Linux

DO-178B
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) GIS
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (25.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 4 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 8 (50.00%) Avionics
2 4 (25.00%) Automotive
2 4 (25.00%) Electronics
2 4 (25.00%) Military
3 3 (18.75%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Software Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Embedded Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Embedded Software Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Embedded Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) C Developer
5 2 (12.50%) C Software Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Embedded C Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Embedded C Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Development Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Device Driver
2 2 (12.50%) 3D Graphics
2 2 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 2 (12.50%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 5 (31.25%) Requirements Analysis
2 5 (31.25%) UML
3 4 (25.00%) SDLC
4 3 (18.75%) Embedded Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) Requirements Management
5 2 (12.50%) Multithreading
5 2 (12.50%) Validation
6 1 (6.25%) CAE
6 1 (6.25%) FMECA
6 1 (6.25%) Hazard Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Software Architecture
6 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.25%) SysML
6 1 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) C
2 4 (25.00%) Assembly Language
2 4 (25.00%) Embedded C
3 3 (18.75%) Ada
3 3 (18.75%) Ada 95
4 2 (12.50%) C#
4 2 (12.50%) C++
4 2 (12.50%) Embedded C++
4 2 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) MISRA
2 3 (18.75%) IEC 61508
3 2 (12.50%) ISO26262
3 2 (12.50%) MISRA C
4 1 (6.25%) ARP4761
4 1 (6.25%) Def Stans
4 1 (6.25%) DO-160
4 1 (6.25%) DO-254
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