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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DO-178B over the 3 months to 28 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank - 20 -
Contract jobs citing DO-178B 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset - 2.33% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 20.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £275 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £40.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +14.08%
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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 Dorset region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
18 25 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 8.57% 11.63% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 12
Average daily rate £188 £375 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -5.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £260 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £530 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Average hourly rate - £27.00 £16.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +65.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.51 £20.21 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.47% +15.45%

DO-178B
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DO-178B across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within 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