The table below looks at the statistics for DO-178B skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DO-178B over the 3 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Wales / South Wales
Rank 49 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DO-178B 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.62% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.82% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £650 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £650 £370 £325
% change year-on-year
+75.67% +13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £54.00 £42.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year
+27.05% +1.19%

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 Wales region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
44 48 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 9.13% 9.28% 9.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 34 24
Median daily rate £450 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £138 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £429 £532
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.86 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.37% +82.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £41.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-44.57% +69.38%

DO-178B
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing DO-178B as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

DO-178B Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

DO-178B
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DO-178B across the South Wales region.

DO-178B Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

DO-178B
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DO-178B within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 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
Cardiff - 2 £638 -
Newport - 1 £650 -
DO-178B
Wales

DO-178B
Top 15 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DO-178B 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 Wales region with a requirement for DO-178B.

1 6 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 6 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 6 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 6 (100.00%) IEC 61508
1 6 (100.00%) Hazard Analysis
1 6 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
1 6 (100.00%) Rational Rhapsody
1 6 (100.00%) ISO26262
1 6 (100.00%) Def Stans
1 6 (100.00%) MISRA C
1 6 (100.00%) MISRA
1 6 (100.00%) C++
1 6 (100.00%) MS Office
1 6 (100.00%) CA
2 5 (83.33%) Military

DO-178B
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Applications
1 6 (100.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
1 6 (100.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 5 (83.33%) Military
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Hazard Analysis
1 6 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 6 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 6 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) Def Stans
1 6 (100.00%) IEC 61508
1 6 (100.00%) ISO26262
1 6 (100.00%) MISRA
1 6 (100.00%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) CA