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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank 54 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DO-178B 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.54% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.84% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £625 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £625 £370 £425
% change year-on-year
+68.91% -12.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%
DO-178B
Wales

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
62 81 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 11.25% 11.55% 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 59 30
Median daily rate £450 £438 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £530 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £10.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £29.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.17% +45.00%

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 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Newport - 2 £625 -
DO-178B
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 3 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (100.00%) IEC 61508
1 3 (100.00%) Hazard Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (100.00%) Rational Rhapsody
1 3 (100.00%) ISO26262
1 3 (100.00%) Def Stans
1 3 (100.00%) MISRA C
1 3 (100.00%) MISRA
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) CA
2 2 (66.67%) 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 3 (100.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (100.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (66.67%) Military
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Hazard Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) Def Stans
1 3 (100.00%) IEC 61508
1 3 (100.00%) ISO26262
1 3 (100.00%) MISRA
1 3 (100.00%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) CA