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 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RTCA DO-254/EUROCAE ED-80
England / South East
Rank - 251 256
Contract jobs citing DO-254 0 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.012% 0.063%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.11% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £370 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate - £295 £370
% change year-on-year
- -20.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.50 £40.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+16.25% -27.27%

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
701 890 889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.20% 10.37% 9.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 492 435
Median daily rate £450 £386 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.73% -3.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 53 38
Median hourly rate £16.50 £47.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.26% +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.95 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £60.20 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £44.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-54.54% +87.23%

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
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 (87.50%) DO-178B
1 7 (87.50%) ARP4761
2 6 (75.00%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (62.50%) Def Stans
3 5 (62.50%) IEC 61508
3 5 (62.50%) ARP4754
3 5 (62.50%) Hazard Analysis
3 5 (62.50%) CAE
3 5 (62.50%) FMECA
3 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
3 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
4 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (37.50%) Degree
6 2 (25.00%) Avionics
6 2 (25.00%) Aerospace
6 2 (25.00%) Requirements Management
6 2 (25.00%) DO-160
7 1 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (12.50%) Human Factors
7 1 (12.50%) Military
7 1 (12.50%) Electronics
7 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (12.50%) HP

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 (75.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (25.00%) Aerospace
1 2 (25.00%) Avionics
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Design Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics Design Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) CAE
1 5 (62.50%) FMECA
1 5 (62.50%) Hazard Analysis
2 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Requirements Management
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Human Factors
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (87.50%) ARP4761
1 7 (87.50%) DO-178B
2 5 (62.50%) ARP4754
2 5 (62.50%) Def Stans
2 5 (62.50%) IEC 61508
3 2 (25.00%) DO-160
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) HP