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 27 June 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
27 Jun 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 £33.60 £45.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year
-25.33% +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
301 345 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 7.93% 9.48% 9.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 195 151
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £275 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £637
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 22 23
Median hourly rate £44.25 £15.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.48% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.55 £12.55 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.58 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.03 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+27.12% +6.14%

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