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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing DO-178B 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £334 £378
% change year-on-year
+10.91% -11.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £41.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.42% +3.12%
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
2068 2006 2062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.78% 9.63% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1410 1389 1376
Average daily rate £468 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 27 26
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% +43.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £15.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £45.25 £72.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £25.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+68.00% +45.77%

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