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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DO-178B over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - £400 £276
% change year-on-year
- +44.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
DO-178B
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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
85 69 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.56% 8.19% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 34 17
Average daily rate £425 £350 £146
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +139.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £293 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £433 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £365 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.42% +10.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £32.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -51.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £11.00 £10.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £31.90 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +16.12%