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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DO-254 over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RTCA DO-254/EUROCAE ED-80
Rank 142 - 122
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DO-254 1 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.031% - 0.32%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.28% - 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate - £350 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 10
Average hourly rate £43.00 - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £39.00
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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
361 145 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.19% 6.55% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 76 104
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 14 23
Average hourly rate £25.50 £17.23 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.04% -54.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £8.00 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £27.40 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £17.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -17.64%

DO-254
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DO-254 across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

DO-254 Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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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

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Top 6 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing DO-254 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DO-254.

1 1 (100.00%) VHDL
1 1 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (100.00%) Xilinx
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Avionics

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing DO-254 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DO-254. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Hardware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) VHDL
1 1 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Xilinx
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £45 - £50 per hour + negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago