Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 September 2018 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 West > Wiltshire
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 90 -
Rank change year-on-year -8 - -
Contract jobs citing DO-178B 2 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.14% 0.54% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.49% 3.72% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.67% - -
South West median daily rate £425 £375 -
% change year-on-year +13.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% - -
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 134 188 221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 9.18% 14.43% 17.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 120 163
Wiltshire median daily rate £475 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +13.33% -8.70%
10th Percentile £280 £246 £223
90th Percentile £578 £613 £538
South West median daily rate £415 £397 £385
% change year-on-year +4.53% +3.12% +1.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 8
Wiltshire median hourly rate £45.00 £38.00 £50.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.42% -24.57% +230.33%
10th Percentile £37.00 £31.25 £23.73
90th Percentile £49.00 £45.48 £77.50
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year +21.43% -15.66% +38.33%

DO-178B
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for DO-178B in Wiltshire

DO-178B
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DO-178B in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing DO-178B also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Wiltshire region with a requirement for DO-178B.

1 2 (100.00%) VxWorks
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) IEC 61508
2 1 (50.00%) Software-Defined Radio
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware

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

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Software-Defined Radio
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Engineering Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) VxWorks
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) IEC 61508