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 27 April 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
27 Apr 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 - £400 £276
% change year-on-year
- +44.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
54 40 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 7.05% 5.57% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 26 11
Average daily rate £425 £363 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +15.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £214 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £465 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £369 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +9.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £14.13 £21.56 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.48% -17.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+18.42% +26.66%

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