Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 159 157 181
Rank change year-on-year -2 +24 -7
Contract jobs citing DO-178B 3 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.086% 0.28% 0.27%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.67% 2.56% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 8
Hampshire median daily rate - £380 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% -0.78%
South East median daily rate £353 £375 £370
% change year-on-year -6.00% +1.35% +13.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Hampshire median hourly rate £47.89 £41.75 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.71% +9.87% -5.00%
South East median hourly rate £47.89 £42.25 £41.00
% change year-on-year +13.35% +3.05% +2.50%

DO-178B 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 Hampshire with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 446 429 553
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 12.73% 11.11% 12.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 274 327
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £250 £252 £225
90th Percentile £557 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 36 40
Hampshire median hourly rate £34.00 £28.75 £20.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.26% +41.23% -3.06%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £50.78 £43.75 £51.63
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £21.55 £21.55
% change year-on-year +16.00% +0.01% +26.24%

DO-178B
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing DO-178B as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

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

DO-178B
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Southampton - 3 - -
DO-178B
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 3 (100.00%) VxWorks
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) UML
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Requirements Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (100.00%) VectorCAST
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) BC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (33.33%) Green Hills
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Wind River
3 1 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) C

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:

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (100.00%) VectorCAST
General
1 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Requirements Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) BC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Green Hills
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Wind River