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 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £378 £288
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +31.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
DO-178B
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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
1695 1810 1484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.20% 8.28% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1143 1240 1019
Average daily rate £445 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 25 38
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £11.20 £13.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £82.30 £90.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.08 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+11.27% -25.76%

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