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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RTCA DO-254/EUROCAE ED-80
Rank - 36 -
Contract jobs citing DO-254 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - 0.43% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 7.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £384 - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £47.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
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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 Kent region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
17 14 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 6.97% 6.03% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 18
Average daily rate £450 £420 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +42.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £355 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £451 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £32.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% +20.00%

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