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 28 August 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
28 Aug 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 Cambridge - - -
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 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
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
48 20 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 9.90% 5.49% 9.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 5 22
Average daily rate £313 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £283 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 0 9
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -17.64%

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