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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RTCA DO-254/EUROCAE ED-80
Rank 135 150 141
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -9
Contract jobs citing DO-254 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.073% 0.060% 0.088%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.66% 0.60% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 -
% change year-on-year
+7.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Median hourly rate £28.15 £41.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.16% -3.48%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -12.79%
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
302 334 440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.01% 10.09% 12.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 223 310
Median daily rate £391 £405 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.39% -5.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 18 19
Median hourly rate £28.15 £30.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.16% -22.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £22.50 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.80 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +36.58%

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 1 October 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
Bristol +3 2 - - 1
DO-254
England

DO-254
Top 5 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 4 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 4 (100.00%) Validation
1 4 (100.00%) ARP4754
1 4 (100.00%) ARP4761
1 4 (100.00%) 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 4 (100.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Validation
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) ARP4754
1 4 (100.00%) ARP4761
1 4 (100.00%) DO-160