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 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RTCA DO-254/EUROCAE ED-80
Rank - - 37
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 - - 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £384 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.07 £45.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year
+2.37% +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
29 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 7.77% 7.17% 6.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 13 10
Median daily rate £475 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £258 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £32.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £24.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+17.70% +14.28%

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