The table below looks at the statistics for DO-178B skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DO-178B over the 3 months to 27 June 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 Jun 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 Cheshire - - -
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 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
-31.08% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
DO-178B
North West

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 Cheshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
61 91 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.58% 9.56% 10.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 44 48
Median daily rate £425 £393 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.28% +8.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £350 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 16 8
Median hourly rate - £15.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.03 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+27.12% +6.14%