The table below looks at the statistics for DO-178B skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DO-178B over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank - - 39
Contract jobs citing DO-178B 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - - 0.50%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £200
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +75.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -1.35%
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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 South Wales region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
29 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 5.07% 4.08% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 8
Average daily rate £350 £333 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -21.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £150 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £354 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 £11.25 £60.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -81.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.66%