The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Avionics in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Avionics over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Avionics
Rank 48 36 37
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Contract jobs citing Avionics 7 3 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.37% 1.05% 4.19%
As % of the General category 5.04% 3.23% 16.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £338 - £125
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 16
Average hourly rate £44.50 £38.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.58% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.30 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.70 £39.70 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+18.66% -
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South West

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

General Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
139 93 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 27.20% 32.40% 26.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 60 49
Average daily rate £380 £401 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.11% +5.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 4 36
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.80 £12.75 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £40.00 £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

Avionics
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Avionics Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Avionics
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Avionics Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Avionics
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Avionics Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Avionics
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 11 (73.33%) Security Cleared
2 10 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 9 (60.00%) DO-254
3 9 (60.00%) VHDL
3 9 (60.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 9 (60.00%) Xilinx
4 6 (40.00%) Rational DOORS
5 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 5 (33.33%) DO-178B
5 5 (33.33%) C
6 4 (26.67%) Aerospace
6 4 (26.67%) Embedded C
6 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
6 4 (26.67%) Integration Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Serena
7 2 (13.33%) C++
7 2 (13.33%) Wind River
8 1 (6.67%) BC Cleared
8 1 (6.67%) Functional Testing
8 1 (6.67%) UML
8 1 (6.67%) Ada
8 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting

Avionics
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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.

Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (26.67%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Hardware Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Hardware Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Software Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) VHDL
1 9 (60.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
2 4 (26.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (6.67%) UML
3 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) C
2 4 (26.67%) Embedded C
3 2 (13.33%) C++
4 1 (6.67%) Ada
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) Security Cleared
2 10 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (60.00%) DO-254
2 5 (33.33%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Xilinx
2 2 (13.33%) Serena
2 2 (13.33%) Wind River