Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 24 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
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 87 -
Contract jobs citing DO-178B 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales - 0.35% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 3.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
South Wales median daily rate - £625 -
Wales median daily rate - £625 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate - - -

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 South Wales with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 143 124 165
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 15.23% 10.98% 12.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 104 122
South Wales median daily rate £375 £423 £371
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.24% +13.80% +5.77%
10th Percentile £169 £254 £245
90th Percentile £507 £600 £510
Wales median daily rate £393 £425 £385
% change year-on-year -7.65% +10.39% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 8
South Wales median hourly rate £35.00 £70.00 £10.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +551.16% -32.81%
10th Percentile £15.24 £70.00 £9.35
90th Percentile £43.70 £70.00 £27.63
Wales median hourly rate £29.00 £70.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year -58.57% +536.36% -35.29%

DO-178B
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for DO-178B in South Wales

DO-178B
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DO-178B in South Wales