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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank - - 10
Contract jobs citing DO-178B 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire - - 3.92%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £342 £357 -
% change year-on-year
-4.01% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
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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
9 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 10.98% 6.52% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate £435 £296 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.11% -26.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £23.50 - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.55 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.07% -7.25%

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