The table below looks at the statistics for DO-178B skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 - - 52
Contract jobs citing DO-178B 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - - 0.19%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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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%
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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 Wales region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
52 36 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 7.57% 7.07% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 19 13
Average daily rate £388 £298 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.25% +8.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £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 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £19.25 £16.16 £13.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.12% +17.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £16.16 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.25 £16.16 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -16.27%

DO-178B
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DO-178B across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

DO-178B Jobs Demand Trend in Wales