The table below looks at the statistics for DO-178B skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DO-178B over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank - 36 -
Contract jobs citing DO-178B 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - 0.74% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 9.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £378 -
% change year-on-year
-14.02% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
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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 Cambridge region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
36 22 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.78% 8.18% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 11
Average daily rate £390 £407 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.05% +10.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £280 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £425 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.23 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+10.30% -24.28%

DO-178B
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

DO-178B Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

DO-178B
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

DO-178B Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge