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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RTCA DO-160/EUROCAE ED-14
Rank 626 644 637
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -7
Contract jobs citing DO-160 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.041% 0.018% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £42.25 £38.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.18% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £38.00 -
% change year-on-year
+11.18% -

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
4914 5587 5320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.79% 10.06% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3198 3432 3417
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 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 214 231
Median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +6.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.85 £12.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 4 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 2 December 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
South East +28 2 - -
Hampshire +22 2 - -
England +12 2 - - 1
Portsmouth - 1 - -

DO-160
Top 11 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 5 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 5 (100.00%) DO-254
1 5 (100.00%) ARP4761
2 3 (60.00%) ARP4754
2 3 (60.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) Requirements Management
3 2 (40.00%) Avionics
3 2 (40.00%) DO-178B
4 1 (20.00%) Human Factors
4 1 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (20.00%) 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 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (100.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (40.00%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Validation
2 2 (40.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Human Factors
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) ARP4761
1 5 (100.00%) DO-254
2 3 (60.00%) ARP4754
3 2 (40.00%) DO-178B