The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Avionics in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Avionics over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Avionics
Rank 561 546 517
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -29
Contract jobs citing Avionics 27 14 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.051% 0.029% 0.091%
As % of the General category 0.13% 0.069% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Average daily rate
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- £350 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +55.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £350 £123
% change year-on-year
- +185.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 30
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -5.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.30 £26.20 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £39.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
Avionics
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

General Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
20526 20252 22825
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.62% 42.11% 44.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 12989 13082 13832
Average daily rate £448 £450 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.44% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 502 529 698
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -19.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.22 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+10.28% -14.55%

Avionics
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Avionics Jobs Demand Trend in England

Avionics
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Avionics Daily Rate Trend in England

Avionics
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Avionics Hourly Rate Trend in England

Avionics
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Avionics within the England region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South West -17 23 - - 13
East of England -27 1 - - 1
South East - - - - 2
Avionics
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Avionics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Avionics 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 Avionics.

1 25 (54.35%) DO-178B
2 24 (52.17%) Software Engineering
3 21 (45.65%) Security Cleared
4 18 (39.13%) Rational DOORS
5 17 (36.96%) C
6 16 (34.78%) SC Cleared
7 12 (26.09%) Aerospace
8 9 (19.57%) Validation
8 9 (19.57%) Integration Testing
9 8 (17.39%) Requirements Management
9 8 (17.39%) Automotive
9 8 (17.39%) MATLAB
10 6 (13.04%) Device Driver
10 6 (13.04%) Simulink
10 6 (13.04%) Middleware
10 6 (13.04%) VxWorks
10 6 (13.04%) Degree
10 6 (13.04%) Nucleus RTOS
10 6 (13.04%) Embedded Software Development
11 5 (10.87%) CAN bus
11 5 (10.87%) Xilinx
11 5 (10.87%) UML
12 4 (8.70%) Ada
12 4 (8.70%) Configuration Management
12 4 (8.70%) Embedded C
12 4 (8.70%) EMC
12 4 (8.70%) VHDL
12 4 (8.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 4 (8.70%) DO-254
12 4 (8.70%) Electronics

Avionics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Avionics 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 Avionics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.17%) DVB
2 1 (2.17%) Wireless
2 1 (2.17%) VSAT
2 1 (2.17%) 3GPP
Development Applications
1 18 (39.13%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (4.35%) LabVIEW
General
1 12 (26.09%) Aerospace
2 8 (17.39%) Automotive
3 4 (8.70%) Electronics
4 3 (6.52%) Military
Job Titles
1 28 (60.87%) Software Engineer
2 10 (21.74%) Systems Engineer
2 10 (21.74%) Test Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) Software Test Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Hardware Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Development Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Electronics Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Design Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) EMC Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) RF Test Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) RF Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Device Driver
2 5 (10.87%) CAN bus
3 4 (8.70%) VHDL
3 4 (8.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (4.35%) Physics
5 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.17%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) VxWorks
1 6 (13.04%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (52.17%) Software Engineering
2 9 (19.57%) Validation
2 9 (19.57%) Integration Testing
3 8 (17.39%) Requirements Management
4 6 (13.04%) Embedded Software Development
5 5 (10.87%) UML
6 4 (8.70%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.52%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (6.52%) Reverse Engineering
8 2 (4.35%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (2.17%) Performance Testing
9 1 (2.17%) Statistical Analysis
9 1 (2.17%) Project Management
9 1 (2.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.17%) Logistics
9 1 (2.17%) Test Automation
9 1 (2.17%) Change Control
9 1 (2.17%) Test Scripting
9 1 (2.17%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.96%) C
2 8 (17.39%) MATLAB
3 4 (8.70%) Ada
3 4 (8.70%) Embedded C
4 3 (6.52%) C++
5 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.17%) Perl
5 1 (2.17%) VB
5 1 (2.17%) Python
5 1 (2.17%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 21 (45.65%) Security Cleared
2 16 (34.78%) SC Cleared
3 6 (13.04%) Degree
4 1 (2.17%) HND
4 1 (2.17%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (54.35%) DO-178B
2 4 (8.70%) DO-254
3 1 (2.17%) DO-160
Vendors
1 5 (10.87%) Xilinx
2 4 (8.70%) EMC
3 3 (6.52%) Mentor Graphics
4 2 (4.35%) Wind River
4 2 (4.35%) Serena
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