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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank - - 11
Contract jobs citing DO-178B 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire - - 1.82%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £200
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +75.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
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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
2 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 2.60% 11.32% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Average daily rate £425 £393 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.28% -21.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -22.22%

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