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 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RTCA DO-254/EUROCAE ED-80
Rank 142 134 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing DO-254 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.067% 0.098% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.65% 0.98% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £384 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £41.75 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.22% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.07 £45.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year
+2.37% +7.14%
DO-254
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
306 305 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.29% 9.93% 12.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 204 228
Median daily rate £400 £398 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +1.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 15 33
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +54.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.70 £16.87 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £45.00 £41.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £22.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.17% +8.33%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DO-254 across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

DO-254 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 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 +2 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - -
DO-254
England

DO-254
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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 (50.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) Avionics
1 1 (50.00%) DO-178B
1 1 (50.00%) ARP4754
1 1 (50.00%) ARP4761
1 1 (50.00%) DO-160

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:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (50.00%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ARP4754
1 1 (50.00%) ARP4761
1 1 (50.00%) DO-160
1 1 (50.00%) DO-178B
1 1 (50.00%) QA