The table below looks at the statistics for DO-178B skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DO-178B over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank 77 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DO-178B 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.37% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.57% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £625 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £370 £334
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +10.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
DO-178B
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
84 71 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 10.40% 10.32% 9.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 58 40
Median daily rate £475 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.94% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £297 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £530 £547
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Median hourly rate £25.00 £14.86 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.26% -22.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +13.63%

DO-178B
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing DO-178B as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

DO-178B Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

DO-178B
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DO-178B across the Wales region.

DO-178B Daily Rate Trend in Wales

DO-178B
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DO-178B within the Wales region over the 3 months to 8 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 Wales - 3 £625 -
DO-178B
UK

DO-178B
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DO-178B also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for DO-178B.

1 4 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 4 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 4 (100.00%) IEC 61508
1 4 (100.00%) Hazard Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
1 4 (100.00%) Rational Rhapsody
1 4 (100.00%) ISO26262
1 4 (100.00%) Def Stans
1 4 (100.00%) MISRA C
1 4 (100.00%) MISRA
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
1 4 (100.00%) CA
2 3 (75.00%) Military

DO-178B
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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:

Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
1 4 (100.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 3 (75.00%) Military
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Hazard Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) Def Stans
1 4 (100.00%) IEC 61508
1 4 (100.00%) ISO26262
1 4 (100.00%) MISRA
1 4 (100.00%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) CA