The table below looks at the statistics for DO-254 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-254 over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RTCA DO-254/EUROCAE ED-80
Rank 238 258 269
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +11
Contract jobs citing DO-254 8 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.011% 0.010%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.06% 0.11% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £370 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £36.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +3.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £44.50
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -12.35%
DO-254
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
756 901 999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.76% 9.58% 10.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 453 530
Median daily rate £408 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.87% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £536 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 40 75
Median hourly rate £17.43 £23.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.21% +24.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £16.94 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.45 £25.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-10.20% +12.35%

DO-254
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing DO-254 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

DO-254 Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

DO-254
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-254 across the South East region.

DO-254 Daily Rate Trend in the South East

DO-254
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-254 across the South East region.

DO-254 Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

DO-254
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-254 within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 December 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 +25 7 £370 -
West Sussex - 1 - -
DO-254
England

DO-254
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DO-254 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-254.

1 7 (58.33%) DO-178B
1 7 (58.33%) ARP4761
2 6 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (41.67%) ARP4754
3 5 (41.67%) Hazard Analysis
3 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
3 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
3 5 (41.67%) CAE
3 5 (41.67%) FMECA
3 5 (41.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 5 (41.67%) Def Stans
3 5 (41.67%) IEC 61508
4 4 (33.33%) VHDL
4 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (33.33%) Avionics
5 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (25.00%) Degree
5 3 (25.00%) Rapid Prototyping
5 3 (25.00%) FPGA Design
6 2 (16.67%) Prototyping
6 2 (16.67%) QA
6 2 (16.67%) DO-160
6 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
6 2 (16.67%) Actel
6 2 (16.67%) Firmware
6 2 (16.67%) Aerospace
6 2 (16.67%) PVCS
6 2 (16.67%) Subversion
6 2 (16.67%) Xilinx
6 2 (16.67%) Mentor Graphics

DO-254
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 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) PVCS
2 2 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 4 (33.33%) Avionics
2 2 (16.67%) Aerospace
3 1 (8.33%) Electronics
3 1 (8.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) FPGA Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Hardware Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Design Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Electronics Design Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Electronics Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) VHDL Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (33.33%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) CAE
1 5 (41.67%) FMECA
1 5 (41.67%) Hazard Analysis
2 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (25.00%) FPGA Design
3 3 (25.00%) Rapid Prototyping
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) Prototyping
4 2 (16.67%) Requirements Management
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) Human Factors
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) ARP4761
1 7 (58.33%) DO-178B
2 5 (41.67%) ARP4754
2 5 (41.67%) Def Stans
2 5 (41.67%) IEC 61508
3 2 (16.67%) DO-160
3 2 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Actel
1 2 (16.67%) Mentor Graphics
1 2 (16.67%) Xilinx
2 1 (8.33%) HP