Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 22 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
England > London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 638 604 -
Rank change year-on-year -34 - -
Contract jobs citing DO-178B 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.002% 0.009% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.016% 0.078% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
London median daily rate - £305 -
England median daily rate £355 £360 £370
% change year-on-year -1.39% -2.70% +1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.39 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +6.80% - +6.25%

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 London with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 6143 5122 5455
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.03% 11.32% 11.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4394 3587 3788
London median daily rate £480 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £270 £258
90th Percentile £675 £646 £625
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 67 65
London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.98% +13.16%
10th Percentile £12.26 £12.40 £13.50
90th Percentile £53.75 £58.63 £72.75
England median hourly rate £20.00 £22.84 £21.67
% change year-on-year -12.42% +5.40% +11.10%

DO-178B
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for DO-178B in London

DO-178B
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DO-178B in London

DO-178B
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DO-178B in London

For the 6 months to 22 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 London region with a requirement for DO-178B.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) IEC 61508
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (100.00%) IEC 62304

DO-178B
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
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
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) IEC 61508
1 1 (100.00%) IEC 62304