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 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank - 422 -
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 - 0.049% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £255 £384 £400
% change year-on-year
-33.63% -3.94%
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 2048 2183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.98% 9.19% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1388 1450 1557
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 25 25
Median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -12.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.40 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £165.00 £75.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £22.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.17% +8.33%

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