The first table below looks at the demand for DO-178B skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the West Midlands region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing DO-178B 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
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 £40.00 - £37.00
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
171 126 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.22% 6.87% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 65 72
Average daily rate £375 £250 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.85% -31.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £141 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £375 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 18
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -38.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £8.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.06 £31.90 £20.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £16.43
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -5.63%
DO-178B
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DO-178B
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DO-178B across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

DO-178B Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

DO-178B
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DO-178B across the West Midlands region.

DO-178B Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

DO-178B
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DO-178B within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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