The table below looks at the statistics for DO-254 skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DO-254 over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RTCA DO-254/EUROCAE ED-80
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing DO-254 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £370 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.50 £41.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+7.87% +5.76%
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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 North West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
225 219 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 7.01% 7.73% 5.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 99 78
Average daily rate £325 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £178 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 9
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £12.20 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.60 £44.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -16.27%

DO-254
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DO-254 across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

DO-254 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West