The table below looks at the statistics for DO-178B skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DO-178B 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-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank - 432 -
Contract jobs citing DO-178B 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.004% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.047% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £255 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
-31.08% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
DO-178B
England

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 London region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
1981 2141 2223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.21% 9.13% 9.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1378 1534 1563
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £292 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £640 £623
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £369
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +4.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 34 21
Median hourly rate £20.87 £20.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £14.00 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.50 £99.50 £49.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.55 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+29.93% +3.85%

DO-178B
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing DO-178B as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

DO-178B Jobs Demand Trend in London

DO-178B
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DO-178B across the London region.

DO-178B Daily Rate Trend in London

DO-178B
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DO-178B across the London region.

DO-178B Hourly Rate Trend in London