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 23 January 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
23 Jan 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 £370 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.75 £41.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+8.48% +10.00%
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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
235 211 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 7.50% 7.70% 5.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 99 63
Average daily rate £350 £340 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £200 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £510 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 10
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +9.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £14.50 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £42.50 £45.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.23 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+10.30% -24.28%

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