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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank - - 54
Contract jobs citing DO-178B 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - - 0.58%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £225
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +55.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
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
61 36 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 7.81% 6.30% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 26 11
Average daily rate £350 £276 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.69% -37.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £363 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.71 £60.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.33% -77.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -11.39%

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