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 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RTCA DO-254/EUROCAE ED-80
Rank - 265 257
Contract jobs citing DO-254 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.010% 0.011%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.10% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £220 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.07 £45.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+2.37% +8.43%
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
834 997 798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.65% 10.04% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 525 413
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £507
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 32 41
Median hourly rate £15.00 £21.55 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.39% -15.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.78 £12.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-22.41% +38.09%

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 19 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 2 (100.00%) DO-178B
2 1 (50.00%) ARP4754
2 1 (50.00%) Hazard Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) ARP4761
2 1 (50.00%) DO-160
2 1 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (50.00%) Def Stans
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) CAE
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Military
2 1 (50.00%) FMECA
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Avionics
2 1 (50.00%) IEC 61508

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 1 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (50.00%) Avionics
1 1 (50.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) CAE
1 1 (50.00%) FMECA
1 1 (50.00%) Hazard Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) DO-178B
2 1 (50.00%) ARP4754
2 1 (50.00%) ARP4761
2 1 (50.00%) Def Stans
2 1 (50.00%) DO-160
2 1 (50.00%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP