The table below looks at the statistics for ARP4754 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ARP4754 over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAE ARP4754
UK
Rank 593 616 609
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -7
Contract jobs citing ARP4754 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.004% 0.006%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.046% 0.039% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £390 £370 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £370 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.40% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £36.75 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.52% +6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-13.52% +6.25%

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 5100 4654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.79% 10.22% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2823 3140 2885
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £268 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 199 173
Median hourly rate £25.00 £40.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +81.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £14.00 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £60.98 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.34 £41.75 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-44.09% +70.40%

ARP4754
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing ARP4754 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ARP4754 within the UK over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 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
England +14 2 £390 +5.40%
South East +17 1 £390 +5.40%
Hampshire +15 1 £390 +5.40%
Hook +11 1 £390 +5.40%
Cambridge - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -

ARP4754
Top 24 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ARP4754 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for ARP4754.

1 7 (87.50%) DO-254
1 7 (87.50%) ARP4761
2 5 (62.50%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (62.50%) Def Stans
2 5 (62.50%) Hazard Analysis
2 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) IEC 61508
2 5 (62.50%) DO-178B
2 5 (62.50%) CAE
2 5 (62.50%) FMECA
3 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 3 (37.50%) Validation
5 2 (25.00%) DO-160
5 2 (25.00%) Aerospace
6 1 (12.50%) Python
6 1 (12.50%) HP
6 1 (12.50%) Military
6 1 (12.50%) Subversion
6 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
6 1 (12.50%) Trac
6 1 (12.50%) SDLC

ARP4754
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) Trac
General
1 2 (25.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (12.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) CAE
1 5 (62.50%) FMECA
1 5 (62.50%) Hazard Analysis
2 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (37.50%) Validation
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (87.50%) ARP4761
1 7 (87.50%) DO-254
2 5 (62.50%) Def Stans
2 5 (62.50%) DO-178B
2 5 (62.50%) IEC 61508
3 2 (25.00%) DO-160
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) HP