Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for DO-178B skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DO-178B over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
South West > Dorset
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 47 -
Contract jobs citing DO-178B 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset - 0.23% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 2.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Dorset median daily rate - - -
South West median daily rate £375 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Dorset median hourly rate - £36.50 -
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +5.59%

DO-178B is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Dorset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 18 46 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 6.14% 10.36% 13.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 28 27
Dorset median daily rate £430 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +33.33% -10.45%
10th Percentile £233 £318 £158
90th Percentile £570 £522 £518
South West median daily rate £410 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +3.80% +5.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Dorset median hourly rate £39.50 £47.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.96% +13.25% +5.73%
10th Percentile £37.25 £37.80 £27.75
90th Percentile £41.75 £56.60 £42.25
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £38.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% -5.00% +31.15%

DO-178B
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

Job postings citing DO-178B as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dorset.

Job vacancy trend for DO-178B in Dorset

DO-178B
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DO-178B in Dorset.

Contractor daily rate trend for DO-178B in Dorset

DO-178B
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DO-178B in Dorset.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DO-178B in Dorset