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 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank - - 49
Contract jobs citing DO-178B 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - - 0.37%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 8.33%
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%
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 Wales region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
47 23 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.30% 4.11% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 16 10
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 £292 £176 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £358 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.89% -2.05%
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%

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