The table below looks at the statistics for DO-254 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DO-254 over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RTCA DO-254/EUROCAE ED-80
Rank - 24 -
Contract jobs citing DO-254 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham - 1.40% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 13.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £370 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.05 £45.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year
-17.66% +7.14%
DO-254
Gloucestershire

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 Cheltenham region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
10 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 8.06% 10.49% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 0
Median daily rate £494 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.72% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
Median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +100.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +11.35%

DO-254
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheltenham region citing DO-254 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

DO-254 Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

DO-254
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DO-254 across the Cheltenham region.

DO-254 Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham