The table below looks at the statistics for ARP4754 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ARP4754 over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAE ARP4754
Rank 607 - 542
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ARP4754 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% - 0.002%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.14% - 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£384 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4383 4224 3533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.94% 8.01% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2740 2576 2151
Average daily rate £407 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 204 111
Average hourly rate £20.50 £21.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.38% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.12 £59.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £21.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+2.61% +18.30%

ARP4754
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ARP4754 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

ARP4754 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ARP4754
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ARP4754 within the UK.

ARP4754 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ARP4754
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ARP4754 within the UK.

ARP4754 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ARP4754
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ARP4754 within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England - 6 £384 -
Hook - 5 £384 -
Hampshire - 5 £384 -
South East - 5 £384 -
South West - 1 - -
Cheltenham - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -

ARP4754
Top 24 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ARP4754 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 ARP4754.

1 8 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (87.50%) JSP
2 7 (87.50%) CAE
2 7 (87.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (87.50%) FMECA
2 7 (87.50%) IEC 61508
2 7 (87.50%) DO-178B
2 7 (87.50%) DO-254
2 7 (87.50%) Hazard Analysis
2 7 (87.50%) ARP4761
3 6 (75.00%) Degree
3 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
4 5 (62.50%) Management Information System
5 2 (25.00%) HP
5 2 (25.00%) Military
5 2 (25.00%) Time Management
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
6 1 (12.50%) MS Office
6 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
6 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
6 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management

ARP4754
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ARP4754 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 ARP4754. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (25.00%) Military
2 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) CAE
1 7 (87.50%) Stakeholder Management
1 7 (87.50%) FMECA
1 7 (87.50%) Hazard Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (87.50%) IEC 61508
1 7 (87.50%) DO-178B
1 7 (87.50%) DO-254
1 7 (87.50%) ARP4761
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) HP