The first 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the England region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Avionics
Rank 552 527 534
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +7
Contract jobs citing Avionics 18 15 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.036% 0.032% 0.049%
As % of the General category 0.094% 0.075% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 -
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 17
Average hourly rate £40.50 £30.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £30.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+35.00% -23.07%
General Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
19134 20055 23521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.76% 43.11% 44.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 12145 12617 14349
Average daily rate £438 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 515 581 684
Average hourly rate £20.55 £23.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.67% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.01 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £45.00 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
Avionics
UK

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 25 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -21 13 - - 10
South East -7 2 £400 - 4
Avionics
UK

Avionics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 24 (57.14%) DO-178B
2 23 (54.76%) Software Engineering
3 19 (45.24%) Security Cleared
4 16 (38.10%) SC Cleared
5 15 (35.71%) Rational DOORS
6 13 (30.95%) MATLAB
7 12 (28.57%) Simulink
7 12 (28.57%) Automotive
7 12 (28.57%) Validation
8 10 (23.81%) Degree
8 10 (23.81%) C
8 10 (23.81%) UML
9 8 (19.05%) Electronics
10 7 (16.67%) Aerospace
10 7 (16.67%) Requirements Management
10 7 (16.67%) Ada
11 5 (11.90%) EMC
11 5 (11.90%) Ethernet
11 5 (11.90%) Requirements Analysis
12 4 (9.52%) Military
12 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
12 4 (9.52%) Mentor Graphics
12 4 (9.52%) Integration Testing
12 4 (9.52%) Reverse Engineering
13 3 (7.14%) CAN bus
13 3 (7.14%) Xilinx
13 3 (7.14%) LabVIEW
13 3 (7.14%) C++
14 2 (4.76%) Business Objects
14 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP

Avionics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 12 (28.57%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) Ethernet
2 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.76%) DVB
2 2 (4.76%) VSAT
3 1 (2.38%) 3GPP
3 1 (2.38%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 15 (35.71%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (7.14%) LabVIEW
3 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (28.57%) Automotive
2 8 (19.05%) Electronics
3 7 (16.67%) Aerospace
4 4 (9.52%) Military
Job Titles
1 24 (57.14%) Software Engineer
2 7 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Software Test Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Electronics Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Design Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Systems Support
5 2 (4.76%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Report Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Systems Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Systems Support Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) RF Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Principal Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) Middleware
2 1 (2.38%) MFC
2 1 (2.38%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.14%) CAN bus
3 2 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (4.76%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.38%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) VxWorks
1 2 (4.76%) Nucleus RTOS
2 1 (2.38%) Windows
2 1 (2.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (54.76%) Software Engineering
2 12 (28.57%) Validation
3 10 (23.81%) UML
4 7 (16.67%) Requirements Management
5 5 (11.90%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (9.52%) Integration Testing
6 4 (9.52%) Reverse Engineering
7 2 (4.76%) Embedded Software Development
7 2 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.76%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.38%) Statistical Analysis
8 1 (2.38%) MODAF
8 1 (2.38%) Test Scripting
8 1 (2.38%) Multithreading
8 1 (2.38%) Performance Testing
8 1 (2.38%) Test Automation
8 1 (2.38%) Requirements Engineering
8 1 (2.38%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.95%) MATLAB
2 10 (23.81%) C
3 7 (16.67%) Ada
4 3 (7.14%) C++
5 1 (2.38%) Perl
5 1 (2.38%) VB
5 1 (2.38%) Python
5 1 (2.38%) Embedded C
5 1 (2.38%) Assembly Language
5 1 (2.38%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 19 (45.24%) Security Cleared
2 16 (38.10%) SC Cleared
3 10 (23.81%) Degree
4 1 (2.38%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (57.14%) DO-178B
2 1 (2.38%) DO-160
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) EMC
2 4 (9.52%) Mentor Graphics
3 3 (7.14%) Xilinx
4 2 (4.76%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.38%) Intel
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