Period
to 24 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 October 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
24 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 98 -
Contract jobs citing DO-178B 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales - 0.22% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 1.81% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Wales median daily rate - £625 -
UK median daily rate £355 £373 £370
% change year-on-year -4.70% +0.68% -10.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%

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 Wales with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 201 166 215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 17.11% 11.99% 12.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 132 157
Wales median daily rate £375 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £175 £263 £242
90th Percentile £535 £573 £536
UK median daily rate £438 £415 £401
% change year-on-year +5.36% +3.68% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 11
Wales median hourly rate £26.50 £72.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.45% +590.48% -41.67%
10th Percentile £15.24 £70.25 £9.00
90th Percentile £50.60 £73.95 £33.75
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £22.84 £21.55
% change year-on-year -12.42% +5.96% +10.51%

DO-178B
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for DO-178B in Wales

DO-178B
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DO-178B in Wales