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 26 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RTCA DO-254/EUROCAE ED-80
Rank - 25 -
Contract jobs citing DO-254 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham - 0.74% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 5.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £340 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% -5.55%
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
9 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 7.44% 12.50% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 0
Median daily rate £450 £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £403 £385
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 6
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +7.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £25.06 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+12.33% +28.51%

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