The table below looks at the statistics for DO-160 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DO-160 over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RTCA DO-160/EUROCAE ED-14
Rank 652 653 636
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -17
Contract jobs citing DO-160 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.002% 0.003%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.059% 0.018% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £28.15 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 - £30.00

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
5125 5530 5427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.55% 9.67% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3293 3382 3382
Median daily rate £425 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 236 242
Median hourly rate £26.50 £25.12 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.49% +25.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +50.00%

DO-160
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing DO-160 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

DO-160 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

DO-160
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DO-160 within the UK.

DO-160 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

DO-160
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DO-160 within the UK.

DO-160 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

DO-160
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DO-160 within the UK over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

DO-160 Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

DO-160
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DO-160 within the UK over the 3 months to 26 September 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
England +14 3 - - 1
South West +14 2 - -
Bristol - 2 - -
South East - 1 - - 1
Hampshire - 1 - - 1

DO-160
Top 17 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DO-160 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 DO-160.

1 10 (100.00%) Aerospace
2 5 (50.00%) C
2 5 (50.00%) Validation
2 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 5 (50.00%) DO-254
2 5 (50.00%) ARP4761
2 5 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 4 (40.00%) ASTM
3 4 (40.00%) ARP4754
3 4 (40.00%) Automotive
4 2 (20.00%) Requirements Management
4 2 (20.00%) Avionics
5 1 (10.00%) DO-178B
5 1 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (10.00%) Electronics
5 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland

DO-160
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 1 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 10 (100.00%) Aerospace
2 4 (40.00%) Automotive
3 2 (20.00%) Avionics
4 1 (10.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Development Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Test Development Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) ASTM
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 5 (50.00%) Validation
2 2 (20.00%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) ARP4761
1 5 (50.00%) DO-254
2 4 (40.00%) ARP4754
3 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (10.00%) DO-178B
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