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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DO-254 over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RTCA DO-254/EUROCAE ED-80
Rank - - 41
Contract jobs citing DO-254 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - - 0.42%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £370 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.60 £45.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year
-25.33% +7.14%
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
40 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 12.99% 5.96% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 13 15
Median daily rate £475 £410 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.85% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £205 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £369
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +4.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £32.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.55 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+29.93% +3.85%

DO-254
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing DO-254 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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