The table below looks at the statistics for DO-160 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DO-160 over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RTCA DO-160/EUROCAE ED-14
Rank 624 - 584
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DO-160 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% - 0.008%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.039% - 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £220 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £38.00 - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 - £36.50

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
5065 4857 4461
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.85% 9.38% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3105 2979 2596
Average daily rate £425 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 174 170
Average hourly rate £42.00 £22.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% +32.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.02 £11.00 £10.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.98 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £23.25 £17.08
% change year-on-year
+82.79% +36.16%

DO-160
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DO-160 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DO-160 within the UK over the 3 months to 12 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
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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 - 2 £220 - 1
East of England - 1 £220 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 £220 - 1
Hampshire - 1 - -
South East - 1 - -

DO-160
Top 15 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing DO-160 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 DO-160.

1 2 (66.67%) Aerospace
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
1 2 (66.67%) DO-254
1 2 (66.67%) Avionics
2 1 (33.33%) DO-178B
2 1 (33.33%) ARP4761
2 1 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) EMC

DO-160
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing DO-160 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 DO-160. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (66.67%) Aerospace
1 2 (66.67%) Avionics
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Development Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) DO-254
2 1 (33.33%) ARP4761
2 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (33.33%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) EMC
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