Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for DO-160 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DO-160 over the 6 months to 22 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-160/EUROCAE ED-14
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 893 901
Contract jobs citing DO-160 0 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.006% 0.003%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.050% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median daily rate - - £258
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £258
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
UK median hourly rate - £33.60 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -11.58% +26.67%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £33.60 £38.00
% change year-on-year - -11.58% +26.67%

DO-160 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 with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 13142 11970 13354
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.74% 11.35% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8585 7804 8430
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £256 £225 £228
90th Percentile £638 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £388
% change year-on-year +2.56% +0.65% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 421 473
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £23.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.89% +4.44% +16.88%
10th Percentile £11.49 £10.80 £11.54
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.00 £51.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +13.64% +12.82%

DO-160
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing DO-160 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for DO-160 in the UK

DO-160
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DO-160.

Contractor daily rate trend for DO-160 in the UK

DO-160
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DO-160.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DO-160 in the UK