The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for DO-178B skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DO-178B over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 23 24
Rank change year-on-year +10 +1  
Contract jobs citing DO-178B 5 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 6.41% 1.63% 2.14%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 31.25% 22.22% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £369 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £255 £370
% change year-on-year +39.21% -31.08%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -11.76% -  

DO-178B is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Cheltenham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 16 9 12
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 20.51% 7.32% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 3
Median daily rate £425 £613 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.61% +36.11%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -10.71% +24.44%  

DO-178B
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham citing DO-178B as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for DO-178B in Cheltenham

DO-178B
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DO-178B in Cheltenham

DO-178B
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DO-178B in Cheltenham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DO-178B in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for DO-178B.

1 7 (100.00%) C
2 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
3 4 (57.14%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (42.86%) Aerospace
4 3 (42.86%) Embedded C
4 3 (42.86%) Assembly Language
4 3 (42.86%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (42.86%) Wind River
5 2 (28.57%) Python
5 2 (28.57%) Ada
5 2 (28.57%) Scrum
5 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (14.29%) SysML
6 1 (14.29%) Validation
6 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (14.29%) Freescale
6 1 (14.29%) CA Agile Central

DO-178B
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 4 (57.14%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (42.86%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Software Engineer
2 5 (71.43%) Embedded Engineer
3 4 (57.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) DOORS Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Ada Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Ada Software Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Embedded C Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Python Software Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) SysML Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) SysML
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C
2 3 (42.86%) Assembly Language
2 3 (42.86%) Embedded C
3 2 (28.57%) Ada
3 2 (28.57%) Python
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Wind River
2 1 (14.29%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (14.29%) Freescale
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago