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 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RTCA DO-254/EUROCAE ED-80
Rank - 259 247
Contract jobs citing DO-254 0 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.054% 0.022%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.54% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £384 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £384 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.07 £45.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year
+2.37% +7.14%
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
799 925 834
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.74% 9.90% 9.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 499 433
Median daily rate £425 £399 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +10.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £528 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 38 44
Median hourly rate £14.75 £20.59 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.37% -4.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £12.36 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £43.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +19.04%

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 16 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) CAE
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Military
1 1 (100.00%) FMECA
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) IEC 61508
1 1 (100.00%) DO-178B
1 1 (100.00%) ARP4754
1 1 (100.00%) Hazard Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) ARP4761
1 1 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (100.00%) Def Stans

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