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 3 September 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
3 Sep 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 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.94% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +11.11%
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
61 42 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.75% 5.83% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 27 15
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £298 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £512 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £36.25 £18.00 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.38% +60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.64 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.20% +14.28%

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