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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RTCA DO-254/EUROCAE ED-80
Rank - 147 142
Contract jobs citing DO-254 0 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.062% 0.18%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.49% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Median hourly rate - £41.50 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.74%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £44.50
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -12.35%
DO-254
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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
311 408 404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.28% 12.70% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 297 292
Median daily rate £400 £390 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -6.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £545 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 19 14
Median hourly rate £37.50 £41.50 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% -6.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £28.30 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £44.15 £62.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Top 5 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 3 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 3 (100.00%) Validation
1 3 (100.00%) ARP4754
1 3 (100.00%) ARP4761
1 3 (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 3 (100.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Validation
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) ARP4754
1 3 (100.00%) ARP4761
1 3 (100.00%) DO-160