The first table below looks at the demand for DO-178B skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DO-178B over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Hertfordshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing DO-178B 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £276 -
% change year-on-year
+44.79% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £37.00
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
49 38 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.31% 6.01% 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 13 24
Average daily rate £375 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £363 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £590 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 7
Average hourly rate £21.00 £14.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £16.43
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -7.15%
DO-178B
East of England