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 26 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RTCA DO-254/EUROCAE ED-80
Rank 244 261 258
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -3
Contract jobs citing DO-254 6 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.071% 0.062% 0.011%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.68% 0.58% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £340 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £340 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Median hourly rate £41.25 - £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.63 £37.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -12.79%
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
877 1032 886
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.36% 10.58% 9.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 491 544 478
Median daily rate £413 £403 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.48% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £264 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 60 64
Median hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +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 £29.50 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +50.00%

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 26 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 +9 5 - - 3
West Sussex - 1 - -
DO-254
England

DO-254
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 5 (83.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (66.67%) VHDL
3 3 (50.00%) Rapid Prototyping
3 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (50.00%) Avionics
4 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (33.33%) Actel
4 2 (33.33%) Xilinx
4 2 (33.33%) Mentor Graphics
4 2 (33.33%) Subversion
4 2 (33.33%) PVCS
4 2 (33.33%) Firmware
4 2 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) Prototyping
5 1 (16.67%) DO-178B
5 1 (16.67%) ARP4761
5 1 (16.67%) DO-160
5 1 (16.67%) Electronics
5 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
5 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management

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 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) PVCS
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 3 (50.00%) Avionics
2 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) FPGA Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Hardware Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Design Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Electronics Design Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Electronics Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) VHDL Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (66.67%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Rapid Prototyping
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Prototyping
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) ARP4761
2 1 (16.67%) DO-160
2 1 (16.67%) DO-178B
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Actel
1 2 (33.33%) Mentor Graphics
1 2 (33.33%) Xilinx
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £390 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £40.00 - £45.00 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago