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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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 £370 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.94% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+8.75% +11.11%
DO-178B
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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
48 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.16% 3.66% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 15 12
Average daily rate £393 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £486 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £10.00 £18.00 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.64 £19.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.56% +12.85%