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 25 August 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
25 Aug 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 - £340 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% -5.55%
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
262 423 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 7.49% 10.07% 9.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 269 162
Median daily rate £408 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.44% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £300 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £700 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
-0.06% +5.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 22 25
Median hourly rate £60.75 £17.33 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+250.54% -0.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.19 £12.65 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £85.59 £24.86 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £25.41 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+10.80% +27.02%

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