The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Avionics in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Avionics over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Avionics
Rank 161 155 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Avionics 6 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.077% -
As % of the General category 0.44% 0.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £255 £195 £400
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -51.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £40.25
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.83%
Avionics
England

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

General Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1377 1396 969
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 34.25% 35.96% 31.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 850 732 534
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £290 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 64 48
Average hourly rate £22.54 £21.25 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.07% -32.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £57.40 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -

Avionics
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Avionics Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Avionics
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Avionics Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Avionics
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Avionics within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
Lancashire +2 6 - -
Avionics
England

Avionics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 8 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 6 (50.00%) Ada
3 5 (41.67%) HOOD
3 5 (41.67%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (33.33%) SDLC
4 4 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 4 (33.33%) C++
5 3 (25.00%) Perl
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) XML
5 3 (25.00%) MS Office
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Entity Framework
6 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 2 (16.67%) SOLID
6 2 (16.67%) TDD
6 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
6 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
6 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (16.67%) Network Architecture
6 2 (16.67%) MODAF
6 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (16.67%) WPF
6 2 (16.67%) OOD
6 2 (16.67%) WinForms
6 2 (16.67%) OO

Avionics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 3 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (16.67%) ClearCase
2 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (8.33%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Software Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Ada Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Ada Software Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) DOORS Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Data Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Design Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) XML
2 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (16.67%) Entity Framework
2 2 (16.67%) WinForms
2 2 (16.67%) WPF
2 2 (16.67%) XSD
2 2 (16.67%) XSLT
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) SGML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 5 (41.67%) HOOD
3 4 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 4 (33.33%) SDLC
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (16.67%) MODAF
5 2 (16.67%) Network Architecture
5 2 (16.67%) OO
5 2 (16.67%) OOD
5 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
5 2 (16.67%) SOLID
5 2 (16.67%) TDD
5 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 1 (8.33%) Human Factors
6 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
6 1 (8.33%) Requirements Management
6 1 (8.33%) Software Architecture
6 1 (8.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Ada
2 4 (33.33%) C++
3 3 (25.00%) Perl
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) C#
5 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) HND
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle