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 23 January 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
23 Jan 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 £325 £378 -
% change year-on-year
-14.02% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
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
7 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 8.86% 7.84% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Average daily rate £429 £296 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.00% -6.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 £23.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.23 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+10.30% -24.28%

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