The table below looks at the statistics for DO-178B skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DO-178B over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank - - 22
Contract jobs citing DO-178B 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset - - 2.87%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £370 £346
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
DO-178B
South 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 Dorset region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
18 23 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 10.47% 12.04% 13.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 12
Median daily rate £400 £488 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% +42.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £238 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £550 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £57.50 £42.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.90% +5.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £21.99
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +13.67%

DO-178B
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Dorset region citing DO-178B as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

DO-178B Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

DO-178B
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DO-178B across the Dorset region.

DO-178B Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

DO-178B
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DO-178B across the Dorset region.

DO-178B Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset