The table below looks at the statistics for DO-254 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-254 over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RTCA DO-254/EUROCAE ED-80
England / South West
Rank 137 - 146
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DO-254 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.037% - 0.062%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.29% - 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £295 £370
% change year-on-year
- -20.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £46.50 - £44.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.50 £40.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+16.25% -27.27%

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
348 422 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.88% 14.37% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 285 268
Median daily rate £388 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £662
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 18
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.00 £32.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +28.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £19.80 £10.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £50.00 £41.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £42.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-51.17% +80.85%

DO-254
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

DO-254
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-254 across the South West region.

DO-254 Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

DO-254
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-254 within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 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
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
DO-254
England

DO-254
Top 7 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 West region with a requirement for DO-254.

1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Avionics
1 1 (100.00%) DO-178B
1 1 (100.00%) Rational DOORS

DO-254
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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) DO-178B