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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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 £384 - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
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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
304 193 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.28% 6.38% 5.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 84 67
Average daily rate £358 £328 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.31% +32.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £172 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 13
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £11.00 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.20 £40.00 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +20.00%

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