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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
South West / Dorset
Rank - 17 31
Contract jobs citing DO-178B 0 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset - 3.70% 1.38%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 28.00% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £625 £370 £346
% change year-on-year
+68.91% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £42.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%

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
9 25 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 8.91% 13.23% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 14
Median daily rate £425 £313 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £245 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £438 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Median hourly rate - £42.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £44.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-54.54% +85.26%

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