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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DO-178B over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank - - 419
Contract jobs citing DO-178B 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - - 0.008%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £213
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +64.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +7.35%
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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 London region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
1913 2071 2081
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.89% 8.21% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1332 1446 1476
Average daily rate £438 £475 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +1.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 23 44
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £13.98 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £141.25 £67.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%

DO-178B
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DO-178B across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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