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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing DO-178B 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - - -
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 £346 £357 -
% change year-on-year
-2.91% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
DO-178B
Wales

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
45 35 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 8.21% 8.39% 7.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 19 13
Average daily rate £375 £298 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.05% +8.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £226 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £375 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.16 £13.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.99% +17.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £16.16 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £16.16 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -16.27%