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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank 263 261 252
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Contract jobs citing DO-178B 7 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.073% 0.060% 0.021%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.83% 0.61% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Median daily rate £255 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £255 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
841 977 805
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.74% 9.84% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 513 417
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 31 41
Median hourly rate £15.00 £21.55 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.39% -15.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £12.95 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-1.72% +38.09%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DO-178B across the South East region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

DO-178B Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 May 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
East Sussex - 4 £255 -
West Sussex -21 2 - -
Surrey - 1 £450 - 1
DO-178B
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 13 (86.67%) Software Engineering
1 13 (86.67%) Avionics
1 13 (86.67%) Rational DOORS
2 9 (60.00%) UML
2 9 (60.00%) C
2 9 (60.00%) Subversion
3 8 (53.33%) Ada
4 7 (46.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 7 (46.67%) Rational Rhapsody
5 6 (40.00%) Embedded Software Development
5 6 (40.00%) Ada 95
6 5 (33.33%) SDLC
7 3 (20.00%) IBM
8 2 (13.33%) Embedded C
8 2 (13.33%) C#
8 2 (13.33%) Linux
8 2 (13.33%) Broadband
8 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
8 2 (13.33%) OpenGL
8 2 (13.33%) GIS
8 2 (13.33%) Change Management
8 2 (13.33%) FMECA
8 2 (13.33%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (13.33%) Business Development
8 2 (13.33%) JIRA
8 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
8 2 (13.33%) Multithreading
8 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
8 2 (13.33%) ANSI C
8 2 (13.33%) Def Stans

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Broadband
1 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
1 2 (13.33%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) GIS
Development Applications
1 13 (86.67%) Rational DOORS
2 9 (60.00%) Subversion
3 7 (46.67%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (13.33%) Hudson
4 2 (13.33%) JIRA
4 2 (13.33%) VectorCAST
General
1 13 (86.67%) Avionics
2 1 (6.67%) Aerospace
2 1 (6.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) 3D Graphics
1 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Software Engineering
2 9 (60.00%) UML
3 7 (46.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 6 (40.00%) Embedded Software Development
5 5 (33.33%) SDLC
6 2 (13.33%) Business Development
6 2 (13.33%) Change Management
6 2 (13.33%) FMECA
6 2 (13.33%) Hazard Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) Multithreading
7 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (6.67%) CAE
7 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (6.67%) Scrum
7 1 (6.67%) Software Architecture
7 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (6.67%) SysML
7 1 (6.67%) TDD
7 1 (6.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) C
2 8 (53.33%) Ada
3 6 (40.00%) Ada 95
4 2 (13.33%) ANSI C
4 2 (13.33%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) Def Stans
1 2 (13.33%) DO-254
1 2 (13.33%) IEC 61508
2 1 (6.67%) ARP4754
2 1 (6.67%) ARP4761
2 1 (6.67%) DO-160
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (6.67%) HP
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