Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for DO-254 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DO-254 over the 6 months to 18 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-254/EUROCAE ED-80
England > South East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 373 389
Contract jobs citing DO-254 0 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East - 0.072% 0.046%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.60% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 5
South East median daily rate - £370 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.82% -
England median daily rate £450 £370 £340
% change year-on-year +21.62% +8.82% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
South East median hourly rate - £42.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% -5.00%
England median hourly rate £45.00 £39.63 £39.00
% change year-on-year +13.56% +1.60% -9.30%

DO-254 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 the South East with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 2187 1989 2465
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.10% 11.88% 12.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1306 1150 1341
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.58% +9.29%
10th Percentile £238 £220 £215
90th Percentile £561 £563 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 101 114
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £21.36 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.07% -0.90% +26.24%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £45.00 £58.64
England median hourly rate £20.00 £22.67 £21.64
% change year-on-year -11.77% +4.75% +10.97%

DO-254
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing DO-254 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for DO-254 in the South East

DO-254
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DO-254 in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for DO-254 in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DO-254 in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DO-254 in the South East