Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for ARP4754 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ARP4754 over the 6 months to 20 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.

SAE ARP4754
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 876 880 878
Rank change year-on-year +4 -2 +20
Contract jobs citing ARP4754 3 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% 0.008% 0.007%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.023% 0.068% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 4
UK median daily rate - £370 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.23% -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £370 £355
% change year-on-year - +4.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £28.15 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.86% -33.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £42.50 £25.43 £41.25
90th Percentile £51.50 £33.06 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £28.15 £42.50
% change year-on-year +59.86% -33.76% +6.25%

ARP4754 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 with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 13016 11803 13537
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.73% 11.35% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8498 7699 8557
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £256 £225 £230
90th Percentile £638 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £387
% change year-on-year +1.91% +1.55% +6.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 417 479
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £23.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.89% +4.44% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.78 £11.45
90th Percentile £49.46 £47.10 £51.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +13.64% +12.82%

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Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ARP4754 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ARP4754 in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ARP4754.

Contractor daily rate trend for ARP4754 in the UK

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ARP4754.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ARP4754 in the UK

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Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ARP4754 within the UK over the 6 months to 20 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
UK excluding London +32 3 - -
England +22 3 - -
South West +11 3 - -

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ARP4754 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for ARP4754.

1 3 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 3 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 3 (100.00%) Avionics
1 3 (100.00%) DO-178B
1 3 (100.00%) DO-254

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Co-occurring IT Skills 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 3 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 3 (100.00%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Requirements Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) DO-178B
1 3 (100.00%) DO-254