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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RTCA DO-254/EUROCAE ED-80
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing DO-254 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £220 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.07 £45.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+2.37% +8.43%
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
24 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 5.23% 7.00% 6.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 8
Median daily rate £321 £350 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.21% -14.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £150 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-22.41% +38.09%

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