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 16 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RTCA DO-160/EUROCAE ED-14
UK
Rank - 624 -
Contract jobs citing DO-160 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.002% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.020% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £38.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.00 -

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
4347 5097 4734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.72% 10.22% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2807 3138 2933
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 £270 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 199 176
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 £11.18 £14.00 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £60.98 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £41.75 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-46.10% +77.65%

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
Top 11 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 4 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 4 (100.00%) DO-254
1 4 (100.00%) ARP4761
2 2 (50.00%) ARP4754
2 2 (50.00%) Avionics
2 2 (50.00%) DO-178B
2 2 (50.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (25.00%) Human Factors
3 1 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence

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 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (100.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (50.00%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Requirements Management
1 2 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Human Factors
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) ARP4761
1 4 (100.00%) DO-254
2 2 (50.00%) ARP4754
2 2 (50.00%) DO-178B