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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DO-178B over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank - 60 -
Contract jobs citing DO-178B 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - 0.21% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 3.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £255 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
-31.08% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
DO-178B
Cambridgeshire

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
26 31 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.39% 6.62% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 19
Median daily rate £413 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £214 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £435 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 5
Median hourly rate £17.50 £29.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.65% +34.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+26.66% +8.43%

DO-178B
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing DO-178B as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

DO-178B Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

DO-178B
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

DO-178B Daily Rate 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