The table below looks at the statistics for DO-178B skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DO-178B 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-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank 133 133 126
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing DO-178B 9 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.31% 0.20% 0.52%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.05% 1.99% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £255 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 12
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.40 £41.30 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.90 £42.50 £41.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
DO-178B
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 West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
295 302 390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.14% 9.89% 12.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 185 243
Median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £258 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 13 32
Median hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +43.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £21.00 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £43.75 £41.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-22.41% +38.09%

DO-178B
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 the South West

DO-178B
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

DO-178B Daily Rate Trend in the South West

DO-178B
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DO-178B across the South West region.

DO-178B Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

DO-178B
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
Gloucestershire +5 4 - -
Bristol - 4 - - 2
Dorset - 1 - -
DO-178B
England

DO-178B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 West region with a requirement for DO-178B.

1 18 (72.00%) Aerospace
2 15 (60.00%) C
3 12 (48.00%) Software Engineering
4 10 (40.00%) Avionics
5 8 (32.00%) Rational DOORS
6 7 (28.00%) MISRA C
6 7 (28.00%) MISRA
7 6 (24.00%) Embedded Software Development
7 6 (24.00%) VxWorks
7 6 (24.00%) Nucleus RTOS
7 6 (24.00%) Validation
7 6 (24.00%) Serena
8 5 (20.00%) MATLAB
8 5 (20.00%) Simulink
8 5 (20.00%) Embedded C
8 5 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (20.00%) Integration Testing
9 4 (16.00%) Algorithms
9 4 (16.00%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (16.00%) Disclosure Scotland
9 4 (16.00%) Middleware
9 4 (16.00%) Device Driver
10 3 (12.00%) Black-Box Testing
11 2 (8.00%) Change Control
11 2 (8.00%) Automotive
11 2 (8.00%) C++
11 2 (8.00%) UML
12 1 (4.00%) Python
12 1 (4.00%) Ada
12 1 (4.00%) Embedded C++

DO-178B
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 5 (20.00%) Simulink
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 18 (72.00%) Aerospace
2 10 (40.00%) Avionics
3 2 (8.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Software Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Test Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Embedded Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Software Team Leader
4 3 (12.00%) Team Leader
5 2 (8.00%) C Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Assembler Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Lead Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Test Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (16.00%) Algorithms
2 4 (16.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Nucleus RTOS
1 6 (24.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (24.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 6 (24.00%) Validation
3 5 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Black-Box Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Change Control
5 2 (8.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) C
2 5 (20.00%) Embedded C
2 5 (20.00%) MATLAB
3 2 (8.00%) C++
4 1 (4.00%) Ada
4 1 (4.00%) Assembly Language
4 1 (4.00%) Embedded C++
4 1 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) MISRA
1 7 (28.00%) MISRA C
2 4 (16.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (4.00%) DO-254
3 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Serena
2 1 (4.00%) Wind River
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