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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DO-254 over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RTCA DO-254/EUROCAE ED-80
Rank - 232 -
Contract jobs citing DO-254 0 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.069% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.89% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate
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- £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £350 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 - £39.00
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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
813 671 873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.71% 7.71% 8.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 301 355
Average daily rate £355 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 29 69
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%

DO-254
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DO-254 across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

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Top 17 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing DO-254 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DO-254.

1 3 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 3 (100.00%) Requirements Management
2 2 (66.67%) Actel
2 2 (66.67%) Xilinx
2 2 (66.67%) Mentor Graphics
2 2 (66.67%) MATLAB
2 2 (66.67%) Simulink
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (33.33%) Electronics
3 1 (33.33%) Firmware
3 1 (33.33%) ASIC
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) VHDL
3 1 (33.33%) IC Design
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement

DO-254
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing DO-254 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DO-254. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Simulink
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) FPGA Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Design Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) FPGA Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (33.33%) ASIC
3 1 (33.33%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) IC Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Xilinx
1 2 (66.67%) Mentor Graphics
1 2 (66.67%) Actel