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 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 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
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UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £200
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +75.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.35%
DO-178B
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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 Hertfordshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
66 32 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 8.03% 6.50% 6.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 25
Average daily rate £350 £413 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +25.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £318 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £630 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 7
Average hourly rate £18.00 £12.55 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.42% +1.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.55 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.30 £12.55 £22.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -16.66%