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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DO-178B over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
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
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £255 £398 £400
% change year-on-year
-35.99% -0.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
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
16 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 17.58% 10.96% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 4
Median daily rate £400 £450 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £360 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £450 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £39.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +71.73%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £24.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%

DO-178B
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Worcestershire region citing DO-178B as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

DO-178B Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire