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 16 September 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing DO-178B 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £200
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +75.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.70%
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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
214 229 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.79% 9.00% 9.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 81 87
Average daily rate £400 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 13
Average hourly rate £17.07 £15.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% -21.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £11.20 £11.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -18.60%

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