The table below looks at the statistics for DO-254 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DO-254 over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RTCA DO-254/EUROCAE ED-80
Rank - 39 -
Contract jobs citing DO-254 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - 0.37% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 3.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £370 -
% change year-on-year
-20.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £36.57 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +9.09%
DO-254
South East

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 Kent region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
14 31 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 4.78% 11.36% 4.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 3
Average daily rate £350 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £125 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Average hourly rate - £9.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £25.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+68.00% +45.77%

DO-254
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DO-254 across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

DO-254 Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

DO-254
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DO-254 across the Kent region.

DO-254 Hourly Rate Trend in Kent