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 1 July 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 Jul 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 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 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £40.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +14.08%
DO-178B
UK

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
60 48 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.96% 6.02% 5.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 22 12
Average daily rate £428 £363 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.93% +13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £241 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £446 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.60 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.07 £20.21 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+4.29% +6.34%

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