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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RTCA DO-160/EUROCAE ED-14
UK
Rank - 627 -
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 1 0
Median daily rate - £220 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £220 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
4492 5067 4996
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.89% 9.74% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2921 3135 3012
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 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 198 167
Median hourly rate £22.95 £42.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.35% +86.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £60.99 £48.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £42.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-49.41% +84.78%

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 12 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 3 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 3 (100.00%) DO-254
1 3 (100.00%) ARP4761
2 2 (66.67%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (66.67%) Avionics
2 2 (66.67%) DO-178B
2 2 (66.67%) Requirements Management
3 1 (33.33%) Human Factors
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) ARP4754
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Rational DOORS

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 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (100.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (66.67%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (66.67%) Requirements Management
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Human Factors
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) ARP4761
1 3 (100.00%) DO-254
2 2 (66.67%) DO-178B
3 1 (33.33%) ARP4754