The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 27 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 East / Hampshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 115 114
Contract jobs citing DO-178B 0 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire - 0.10% 0.47%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 1.03% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Median daily rate - £395 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.94%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £255 £370
% change year-on-year +39.21% -31.08%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £38.00 -
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 Hampshire with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 222 194 248
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 12.37% 9.70% 11.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 141 165
Median daily rate £425 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 18
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £35.75 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £21.78
% change year-on-year -10.71% +28.58%  

DO-178B
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

DO-178B
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DO-178B in Hampshire

DO-178B
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DO-178B in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for DO-178B.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Avionics
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Data Acquisition

DO-178B
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Acquisition
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (100.00%) Python