Period
to 8 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 6 months to 8 April 2020 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
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 55 - 59
Rank change year-on-year - +59 +15
Contract jobs citing DO-254 7 0 2
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.22% - 0.34%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.77% - 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
South West median daily rate - £525 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £45.00
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year +24.14% -19.44% -3.23%

DO-254 is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following 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 or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 65 75 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 11.36% 9.60% 11.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 34 30
Median daily rate £444 £440 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.85% +17.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £50 £287 £256
90th Percentile £566 £550 £526
South West median daily rate £463 £440 £410
% change year-on-year +5.11% +7.32% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 5
Median hourly rate £46.25 £33.68 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.33% +49.68% -15.92%
10th Percentile £32.35 £22.42 £14.25
90th Percentile £52.88 £44.38 £48.75
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year +11.84% +2.01% -3.87%

DO-254
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing DO-254 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for DO-254 in Gloucestershire

DO-254
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing DO-254 in Gloucestershire.

Hourly rate trend for DO-254 in Gloucestershire

DO-254
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-254 within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 8 April 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham - 7 - - 3
DO-254
South West

For the 6 months to 8 April 2020, IT contractor jobs citing DO-254 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for DO-254.

1 6 (85.71%) Python
1 6 (85.71%) SysML
1 6 (85.71%) V-Model
2 5 (71.43%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (57.14%) Systems Engineering
3 4 (57.14%) Degree
3 4 (57.14%) MathWorks
3 4 (57.14%) MATLAB
3 4 (57.14%) Simulink
3 4 (57.14%) C
3 4 (57.14%) C#
3 4 (57.14%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) Code Coverage
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
4 1 (14.29%) VHDL
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array

DO-254
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:

Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Simulink
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) System Verification Engineer
1 6 (85.71%) Systems Engineer
1 6 (85.71%) Verification Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) FPGA Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (14.29%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) SysML
1 6 (85.71%) V-Model
2 4 (57.14%) Systems Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Code Coverage
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) C
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) C++
2 4 (57.14%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) MathWorks