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 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Wales / South Wales
Rank 51 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DO-178B 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.76% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.67% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £625 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £625 £370 £346
% change year-on-year
+68.91% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%

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
60 76 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 11.34% 13.19% 8.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 51 19
Median daily rate £375 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £138 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £480 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Median hourly rate £28.75 £57.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.56% +418.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £44.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-54.54% +87.23%

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 20 February 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 - 3 £625 -
DO-178B
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 7 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 7 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 7 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 7 (100.00%) IEC 61508
1 7 (100.00%) Hazard Analysis
1 7 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
1 7 (100.00%) Rational Rhapsody
1 7 (100.00%) ISO26262
1 7 (100.00%) Def Stans
1 7 (100.00%) MISRA C
1 7 (100.00%) MISRA
1 7 (100.00%) C++
1 7 (100.00%) MS Office
1 7 (100.00%) CA
2 6 (85.71%) 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 7 (100.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
1 7 (100.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 6 (85.71%) Military
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Hazard Analysis
1 7 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 7 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 7 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) Def Stans
1 7 (100.00%) IEC 61508
1 7 (100.00%) ISO26262
1 7 (100.00%) MISRA
1 7 (100.00%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) CA