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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
England / South East
Rank 241 254 255
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +1
Contract jobs citing DO-178B 1 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.013% 0.057% 0.12%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.11% 0.46% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 5
Median daily rate - £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £625 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+68.91% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Median hourly rate £40.50 - £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 £42.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year
+5.95% -

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
878 1088 1188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.56% 12.38% 12.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 528 640 590
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £230 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 56 38
Median hourly rate £20.00 £47.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.89% +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £42.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-50.88% +87.77%

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 26 February 2017. 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 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 +8 1 - - 1
DO-178B
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 7 (70.00%) DO-254
1 7 (70.00%) ARP4761
2 6 (60.00%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (50.00%) Def Stans
3 5 (50.00%) ARP4754
3 5 (50.00%) Hazard Analysis
3 5 (50.00%) IEC 61508
3 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (50.00%) FMECA
3 5 (50.00%) CAE
4 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (40.00%) Degree
4 4 (40.00%) Avionics
5 3 (30.00%) Aerospace
5 3 (30.00%) Embedded C
5 3 (30.00%) C
6 2 (20.00%) Python
6 2 (20.00%) Device Driver
6 2 (20.00%) Military
6 2 (20.00%) Assembly Language
6 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (20.00%) Requirements Management
6 2 (20.00%) DO-160
6 2 (20.00%) MISRA
6 2 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (10.00%) Data Acquisition
7 1 (10.00%) Device Driver Development
7 1 (10.00%) MISRA C
7 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems

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:

Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (40.00%) Avionics
2 3 (30.00%) Aerospace
3 2 (20.00%) Military
4 1 (10.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Embedded Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) C Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Development Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded C Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded C Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Development Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) CAE
1 5 (50.00%) FMECA
1 5 (50.00%) Hazard Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (20.00%) Requirements Management
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Data Acquisition
4 1 (10.00%) Device Driver Development
4 1 (10.00%) Human Factors
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Metrics
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C
1 3 (30.00%) Embedded C
2 2 (20.00%) Assembly Language
2 2 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) ARP4761
1 7 (70.00%) DO-254
2 5 (50.00%) ARP4754
2 5 (50.00%) Def Stans
2 5 (50.00%) IEC 61508
3 2 (20.00%) DO-160
3 2 (20.00%) MISRA
4 1 (10.00%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) HP