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 2 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Avionics
Rank 558 536 522
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -14
Contract jobs citing Avionics 26 18 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.049% 0.038% 0.083%
As % of the General category 0.13% 0.089% 0.19%
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 13 6 27
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £28.72 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £41.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Avionics
UK

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
20608 20132 23138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.05% 42.40% 44.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 12814 12896 13982
Average daily rate £438 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 492 532 682
Average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.43 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.49 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -31.03%

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 2 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 -13 23 - - 13
East of England - - - -
South East - - - - 5
Avionics
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Avionics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 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 29 (59.18%) DO-178B
2 27 (55.10%) Software Engineering
3 24 (48.98%) Security Cleared
4 20 (40.82%) Rational DOORS
5 19 (38.78%) SC Cleared
6 17 (34.69%) C
7 12 (24.49%) Automotive
8 11 (22.45%) Validation
9 10 (20.41%) MATLAB
9 10 (20.41%) Aerospace
10 9 (18.37%) Simulink
10 9 (18.37%) Integration Testing
11 8 (16.33%) Degree
11 8 (16.33%) UML
12 7 (14.29%) Xilinx
12 7 (14.29%) Requirements Management
13 6 (12.24%) Ada
14 5 (10.20%) Electronics
14 5 (10.20%) CAN bus
15 4 (8.16%) Kalman Filter
15 4 (8.16%) Embedded Software Development
15 4 (8.16%) DO-254
15 4 (8.16%) Reverse Engineering
15 4 (8.16%) Nucleus RTOS
15 4 (8.16%) Requirements Analysis
15 4 (8.16%) Mentor Graphics
15 4 (8.16%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 4 (8.16%) Device Driver
15 4 (8.16%) VHDL
15 4 (8.16%) Ethernet

Avionics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 9 (18.37%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.04%) Wireless
2 1 (2.04%) 3GPP
2 1 (2.04%) DVB
2 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.04%) VSAT
Development Applications
1 20 (40.82%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (4.08%) LabVIEW
General
1 12 (24.49%) Automotive
2 10 (20.41%) Aerospace
3 5 (10.20%) Electronics
4 2 (4.08%) Military
Job Titles
1 31 (63.27%) Software Engineer
2 10 (20.41%) Test Engineer
3 8 (16.33%) Software Test Engineer
3 8 (16.33%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Hardware Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Electronics Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Design Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Development Engineer
5 1 (2.04%) RF Test Engineer
5 1 (2.04%) RF Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) CAN bus
2 4 (8.16%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (8.16%) Device Driver
2 4 (8.16%) VHDL
3 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.04%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.04%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Nucleus RTOS
1 4 (8.16%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (55.10%) Software Engineering
2 11 (22.45%) Validation
3 9 (18.37%) Integration Testing
4 8 (16.33%) UML
5 7 (14.29%) Requirements Management
6 4 (8.16%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (8.16%) Embedded Software Development
6 4 (8.16%) Reverse Engineering
6 4 (8.16%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (8.16%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.04%) Project Management
7 1 (2.04%) Test Automation
7 1 (2.04%) Change Control
7 1 (2.04%) Functional Testing
7 1 (2.04%) Performance Testing
7 1 (2.04%) Test Scripting
7 1 (2.04%) Logistics
7 1 (2.04%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.69%) C
2 10 (20.41%) MATLAB
3 6 (12.24%) Ada
4 4 (8.16%) Embedded C
5 3 (6.12%) C++
6 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.04%) Perl
6 1 (2.04%) VB
6 1 (2.04%) Python
6 1 (2.04%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 24 (48.98%) Security Cleared
2 19 (38.78%) SC Cleared
3 8 (16.33%) Degree
4 1 (2.04%) HND
4 1 (2.04%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (59.18%) DO-178B
2 4 (8.16%) DO-254
3 1 (2.04%) DO-160
Vendors
1 7 (14.29%) Xilinx
2 4 (8.16%) Mentor Graphics
2 4 (8.16%) EMC
3 2 (4.08%) Wind River
3 2 (4.08%) Serena
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