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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank - 426 -
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 - 0.051% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £255 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
1998 1967 2247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.68% 8.77% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1414 1360 1590
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £386 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.62% +4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 20 35
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £115.00 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +52.63%

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