The table below looks at the statistics 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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
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 £370 £334 £378
% change year-on-year
+10.91% -11.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.00%
DO-178B
East of England

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 Hertfordshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
50 73 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 8.68% 11.50% 8.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 43 43
Average daily rate £408 £330 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.48% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £214 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 4
Average hourly rate £22.38 £34.75 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.61% +43.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.62 £13.50 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £36.50 £33.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £23.25 £17.08
% change year-on-year
+82.79% +36.16%