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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
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
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £255 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
50 30 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 12.95% 8.22% 5.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 10
Median daily rate £425 £388 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +31.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £318 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £488 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 6
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -62.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-1.72% +38.09%

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