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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DO-254 over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
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
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £370 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.05 £45.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year
-17.66% +7.14%
DO-254
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 North West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
285 386 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 7.69% 10.22% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 243 143
Median daily rate £400 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £275 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £700 £653
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.19% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 18 21
Median hourly rate £41.00 £15.64 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+162.23% +0.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.38 £12.05 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £27.15 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £20.17
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +11.57%

DO-254
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing DO-254 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

DO-254 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West