The table below looks at the statistics for ARP4761 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ARP4761 over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAE ARP4761
Rank 621 591 573
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -18
Contract jobs citing ARP4761 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 0.040% 0.041% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £295 £370 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.27% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £370 -
% change year-on-year
-20.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
4960 4820 4481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.79% 9.42% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3041 2957 2594
Average daily rate £425 £400 £409
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 169 174
Average hourly rate £42.00 £22.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.61% +33.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.98 £49.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £25.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+70.00% +45.77%

ARP4761
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ARP4761 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

ARP4761 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ARP4761
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ARP4761 within the UK.

ARP4761 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ARP4761
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ARP4761 within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

ARP4761 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ARP4761
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ARP4761 within the UK.

ARP4761 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ARP4761
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ARP4761 within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +4 2 £295 -20.27%
Hampshire +11 1 £370 -
Hook +9 1 £370 -
South East +8 1 £370 -
East of England - 1 £220 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £220 -

ARP4761
Top 21 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ARP4761 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 ARP4761.

1 5 (100.00%) DO-254
2 4 (80.00%) ARP4754
2 4 (80.00%) Hazard Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) FMECA
2 4 (80.00%) CAE
2 4 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (80.00%) IEC 61508
2 4 (80.00%) DO-178B
2 4 (80.00%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (80.00%) Def Stans
3 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Time Management
4 2 (40.00%) Military
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) EMC
5 1 (20.00%) Validation
5 1 (20.00%) DO-160

ARP4761
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ARP4761 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 ARP4761. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (40.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) CAE
1 4 (80.00%) FMECA
1 4 (80.00%) Hazard Analysis
1 4 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) DO-254
2 4 (80.00%) ARP4754
2 4 (80.00%) Def Stans
2 4 (80.00%) DO-178B
2 4 (80.00%) IEC 61508
3 1 (20.00%) DO-160
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) EMC