The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Aerospace in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Aerospace over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Aerospace
Rank 18 27 11
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -16
Contract jobs citing Aerospace 6 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 6.32% 2.61% 8.06%
As % of the General category 35.29% 9.52% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £469 £425
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 3
Average hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £17.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.60 £39.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
Aerospace
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

General Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
17 42 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 17.89% 27.45% 37.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 21 10
Average daily rate £425 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £353 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

Aerospace
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Aerospace across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Aerospace Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Aerospace
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Aerospace across the Cheltenham region.

Aerospace Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Aerospace
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Aerospace across the Cheltenham region.

Aerospace Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Aerospace
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Aerospace also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Aerospace.

1 8 (80.00%) DO-178B
2 7 (70.00%) C
3 5 (50.00%) Serena
3 5 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (40.00%) Embedded C
5 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (10.00%) Requirements Management
6 1 (10.00%) Degree
6 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (10.00%) Avionics
6 1 (10.00%) ARP4754
6 1 (10.00%) Automotive
6 1 (10.00%) MATLAB
6 1 (10.00%) Simulink
6 1 (10.00%) Python
6 1 (10.00%) Change Control
6 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems

Aerospace
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Aerospace also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Aerospace. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Simulink
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (10.00%) Automotive
1 1 (10.00%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Change Control
3 1 (10.00%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C
2 4 (40.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (10.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (80.00%) DO-178B
2 1 (10.00%) ARP4754
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Serena