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 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RTCA DO-254/EUROCAE ED-80
Rank - 29 -
Contract jobs citing DO-254 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham - 1.27% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 15.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £384 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.07 £45.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year
+2.37% +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 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 8.62% 8.23% 17.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £494 £450 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.72% +111.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £450 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £450 £243
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 11
Median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £42.35 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +19.04%

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