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 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank 257 239 248
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +9
Contract jobs citing DO-178B 13 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.12% 0.044%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.61% 1.22% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 4
Median daily rate £255 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.89% -5.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £255 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
-32.89% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
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
805 905 809
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.83% 9.84% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 463 496 414
Median daily rate £425 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £528 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 36 41
Median hourly rate £15.00 £21.55 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.39% +0.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £11.07 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.62 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+10.48% +19.04%

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 31 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 31 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 +6 5 £255 -31.08%
Surrey - 3 £450 - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 - - 1
West Sussex - 2 - -
Hampshire -7 1 - -
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England

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 14 (82.35%) Software Engineering
2 11 (64.71%) Avionics
2 11 (64.71%) Rational DOORS
3 9 (52.94%) C
4 7 (41.18%) UML
4 7 (41.18%) Rational Rhapsody
5 6 (35.29%) Embedded Software Development
5 6 (35.29%) Subversion
5 6 (35.29%) Ada 95
5 6 (35.29%) Ada
6 5 (29.41%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (23.53%) Linux
7 4 (23.53%) Embedded C
7 4 (23.53%) MISRA
7 4 (23.53%) SDLC
8 3 (17.65%) IBM
9 2 (11.76%) C#
9 2 (11.76%) C++
9 2 (11.76%) Broadband
9 2 (11.76%) Ethernet
9 2 (11.76%) Embedded C++
9 2 (11.76%) Assembly Language
9 2 (11.76%) OpenGL
9 2 (11.76%) GIS
9 2 (11.76%) Change Management
9 2 (11.76%) Degree
9 2 (11.76%) JIRA
9 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
9 2 (11.76%) FMECA
9 2 (11.76%) Automotive

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 (11.76%) Broadband
1 2 (11.76%) Ethernet
1 2 (11.76%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) GIS
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (41.18%) Rational Rhapsody
3 6 (35.29%) Subversion
4 2 (11.76%) Hudson
4 2 (11.76%) JIRA
4 2 (11.76%) VectorCAST
General
1 11 (64.71%) Avionics
2 2 (11.76%) Automotive
2 2 (11.76%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Software Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Embedded Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Embedded Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Embedded Software Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) 3D Graphics
1 2 (11.76%) Device Driver
1 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Software Engineering
2 7 (41.18%) UML
3 6 (35.29%) Embedded Software Development
4 5 (29.41%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (23.53%) SDLC
6 2 (11.76%) Change Management
6 2 (11.76%) FMECA
6 2 (11.76%) Hazard Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Multithreading
7 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.88%) CAE
7 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Scrum
7 1 (5.88%) Software Architecture
7 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.88%) SysML
7 1 (5.88%) TDD
7 1 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) C
2 6 (35.29%) Ada
2 6 (35.29%) Ada 95
3 4 (23.53%) Embedded C
4 2 (11.76%) ANSI C
4 2 (11.76%) Assembly Language
4 2 (11.76%) C#
4 2 (11.76%) C++
4 2 (11.76%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) MISRA
2 2 (11.76%) Def Stans
2 2 (11.76%) IEC 61508
3 1 (5.88%) ARP4754
3 1 (5.88%) ARP4761
3 1 (5.88%) DO-254
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) IBM
2 1 (5.88%) HP
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