The table below looks at the statistics for DO-254 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-254 over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RTCA DO-254/EUROCAE ED-80
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing DO-254 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 - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £40.75
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +1.84%
DO-254
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
84 68 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.24% 8.44% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 36 18
Average daily rate £425 £375 £153
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +145.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £292 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £510 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £370 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.05% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £24.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.77% +63.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £16.29 £10.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.10 £32.20 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.76% -6.57%