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 19 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
UK / Wales
Rank 65 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DO-178B 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.46% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.37% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £625 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £625 £370 £346
% change year-on-year
+68.91% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%

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
89 87 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 13.55% 12.97% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 61 22
Median daily rate £413 £325 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £138 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Median hourly rate £28.75 £48.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.10% +336.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £44.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-54.54% +85.26%

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 19 February 2017, 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 6 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 6 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 6 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 6 (100.00%) IEC 61508
1 6 (100.00%) Hazard Analysis
1 6 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
1 6 (100.00%) Rational Rhapsody
1 6 (100.00%) ISO26262
1 6 (100.00%) Def Stans
1 6 (100.00%) MISRA C
1 6 (100.00%) MISRA
1 6 (100.00%) C++
1 6 (100.00%) MS Office
1 6 (100.00%) CA
2 5 (83.33%) 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 6 (100.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
1 6 (100.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 5 (83.33%) Military
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Hazard Analysis
1 6 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 6 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 6 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) Def Stans
1 6 (100.00%) IEC 61508
1 6 (100.00%) ISO26262
1 6 (100.00%) MISRA
1 6 (100.00%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) CA