The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RTCA DO-160/EUROCAE ED-14
Rank 599 564 -
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -
Contract jobs citing DO-160 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.002% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.12% 0.026% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£408 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - -
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4290 3854 4392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.85% 7.54% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2592 2297 2340
Average daily rate £400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £270 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 147 252
Average hourly rate £20.35 £19.00 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.11% +1.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.85 £42.50 £38.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -7.89%

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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DO-160 within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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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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 -3 5 £408 - 1
South West - 1 - -
Wimborne - - - -
Dorset - - - -

DO-160
Top 29 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 (33.33%) Requirements Management
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) Physics
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Avionics
2 1 (16.67%) VSAT
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) ARP4754
2 1 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) VB
2 1 (16.67%) HND
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) 3GPP
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Tcl
2 1 (16.67%) DVB
2 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
2 1 (16.67%) Simulink

DO-160
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) 3GPP
1 1 (16.67%) DVB
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
1 1 (16.67%) VSAT
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
1 1 (16.67%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) RF Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) RF Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
1 1 (16.67%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Requirements Management
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) VB
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) Tcl
1 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) HND
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ARP4754
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
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