The table below looks at the statistics for DO-178B skills in IT contracts advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DO-178B over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 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 Worcestershire - - -
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 £43.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+8.75% +11.11%
DO-178B
West Midlands

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 Worcestershire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
6 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 5.71% 2.94% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 4
Average daily rate £425 £425 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £425 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £19.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.51% +11.42%

DO-178B
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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

DO-178B Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire