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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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 £370 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.94% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +11.11%
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
67 70 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 8.50% 8.89% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 26 13
Average daily rate £261 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.35% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £164 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £442 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 2
Average hourly rate £22.64 £15.00 £14.28
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.91% +5.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £15.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £19.80 £15.66
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.64 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.20% +14.28%