The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for ARP4761 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ARP4761 over the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAE ARP4761
UK
Rank - 639 622
Contract jobs citing ARP4761 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.004% 0.002%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.034% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £295 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £295 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

ARP4761 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 with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 5218 5940 6341
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.67% 11.16% 11.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3429 3773 3849
Median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £585 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 200 176
Median hourly rate £20.00 £38.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.38% +40.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £61.00 £50.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.90 £41.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -51.46% +41.37%  

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Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing ARP4761 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for ARP4761 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 ARP4761.

Contractor daily rate trend for ARP4761 in the UK

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ARP4761.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ARP4761 in the UK

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Top 22 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ARP4761 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 ARP4761.

1 6 (100.00%) DO-178B
1 6 (100.00%) DO-254
1 6 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (83.33%) Def Stans
2 5 (83.33%) IEC 61508
2 5 (83.33%) ARP4754
2 5 (83.33%) Hazard Analysis
2 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) CAE
2 5 (83.33%) FMECA
3 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (50.00%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) Human Factors
5 1 (16.67%) Avionics
5 1 (16.67%) DO-160
5 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
5 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) Military
5 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
5 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements

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Top Related 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:

Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
1 1 (16.67%) Avionics
1 1 (16.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) CAE
1 5 (83.33%) FMECA
1 5 (83.33%) Hazard Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (16.67%) Human Factors
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) DO-178B
1 6 (100.00%) DO-254
2 5 (83.33%) ARP4754
2 5 (83.33%) Def Stans
2 5 (83.33%) IEC 61508
3 1 (16.67%) DO-160
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) HP