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 28 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
28 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 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%
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
85 62 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.59% 7.77% 6.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 30 15
Average daily rate £425 £345 £196
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.18% +75.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £239 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £425 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £366 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.45% +8.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.89 £32.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% -51.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £11.00 £10.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.55 £31.80 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +20.00%