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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank 54 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DO-178B 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.17% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.92% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £625 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.75% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +4.93%
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
52 82 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 8.87% 9.28% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 51 33
Median daily rate £475 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £334 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £588 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 0
Median hourly rate £72.50 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+123.07% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +7.14%

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
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 30 July 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 - 1 £625 -
DO-178B
UK

DO-178B
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) Military
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) IEC 61508
1 1 (100.00%) Hazard Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (100.00%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (100.00%) ISO26262
1 1 (100.00%) Def Stans
1 1 (100.00%) MISRA C
1 1 (100.00%) MISRA

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