The table below looks at the statistics for DO-178B skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DO-178B over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank - 133 -
Contract jobs citing DO-178B 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.071% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £255 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
DO-178B
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
277 244 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.10% 8.65% 8.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 107 123
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £386 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.62% +4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 5
Average hourly rate £12.50 £21.55 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.99% +59.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +52.63%

DO-178B
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DO-178B across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

DO-178B Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire