The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 25 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
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 48 47
Rank change year-on-year +8 -1  
Contract jobs citing DO-178B 5 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.55% 0.85% 0.66%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 17.86% 7.14% 9.68%
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 3 3
Median hourly rate £45.00 £52.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +23.52%  
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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 28 56 31
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 8.70% 11.84% 6.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 30 14
Median daily rate £375 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £350 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £638 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Median hourly rate £45.00 £52.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +23.52%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year -10.71% +13.13%  

DO-178B
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

DO-178B
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DO-178B in Gloucestershire

DO-178B
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DO-178B in Gloucestershire

DO-178B
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Cheltenham +11 5 £369 - 5
DO-178B
South West

For the 6 months to 25 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for DO-178B.

1 8 (88.89%) C
2 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
3 6 (66.67%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (44.44%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (44.44%) Wind River
4 4 (44.44%) Aerospace
4 4 (44.44%) Assembly Language
5 3 (33.33%) Embedded C
5 3 (33.33%) Validation
6 2 (22.22%) Scrum
6 2 (22.22%) Python
6 2 (22.22%) Ada
6 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (22.22%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (22.22%) Freescale
6 2 (22.22%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (11.11%) DO-254
7 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
7 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
7 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
7 1 (11.11%) Avionics
7 1 (11.11%) UML
7 1 (11.11%) SysML

DO-178B
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 6 (66.67%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (44.44%) Aerospace
2 1 (11.11%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Software Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Embedded Engineer
3 4 (44.44%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) DOORS Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Ada Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Ada Software Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Embedded C Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Python Software Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) SysML Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
2 4 (44.44%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Validation
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 1 (11.11%) SysML
5 1 (11.11%) UML
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C
2 4 (44.44%) Assembly Language
3 3 (33.33%) Embedded C
4 2 (22.22%) Ada
4 2 (22.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) DO-254
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Wind River
2 2 (22.22%) CA Agile Central
2 2 (22.22%) Freescale
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