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 28 September 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
28 Sep 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 - - 0.34%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £340 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.63 £37.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -12.79%
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
12 43 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 4.90% 15.03% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 26 13
Median daily rate £240 £339 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.15% -3.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £211 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £29.18
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +47.50%

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