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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
South West / Dorset
Rank - 21 21
Contract jobs citing DO-178B 0 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset - 2.20% 1.93%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 16.00% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £638 £370 £325
% change year-on-year
+72.29% +13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £42.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £54.00 £42.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year
+27.05% +1.19%

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
8 25 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 6.30% 13.74% 14.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 13
Median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £240 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 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 £22.50 £41.75 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-46.10% +77.65%

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