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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DO-254 over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RTCA DO-254/EUROCAE ED-80
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing DO-254 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham - - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £370 -
% change year-on-year
-20.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +21.21%
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
13 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 13.68% 8.50% 17.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate £475 £350 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +34.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £23.25 £17.08
% change year-on-year
+82.79% +36.16%

DO-254
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DO-254 across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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