The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for DO-254 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DO-254 over the 3 months to 24 April 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-254/EUROCAE ED-80
UK / England
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 636 622
Contract jobs citing DO-254 0 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England - 0.008% 0.006%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.072% 0.051%
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 3 2
Median hourly rate - £46.07 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.37%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £46.07 £45.00
% change year-on-year - +2.37%  

DO-254 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 England with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 4930 5581 5931
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 11.54% 10.84% 11.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3237 3674 3641
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 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 182 174
Median hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.56% +2.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £52.50 £47.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -24.24% +13.79%  

DO-254
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing DO-254 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for DO-254 in England

DO-254
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DO-254 in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for DO-254 in England

DO-254
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DO-254 in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DO-254 in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DO-254 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 England region with a requirement for DO-254.

1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Avionics
1 1 (100.00%) DO-178B
1 1 (100.00%) Rational DOORS

DO-254
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) DO-178B
Bristol
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago