The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Aerospace in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Aerospace over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Aerospace
Rank 132 115 91
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -24
Contract jobs citing Aerospace 12 9 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.38% 0.32% 1.39%
As % of the General category 1.19% 0.98% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £348 £235
% change year-on-year
+25.89% +47.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 13
Average hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.20 £20.03 £36.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 £40.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
Aerospace
England

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

General Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1008 914 920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 31.69% 32.43% 36.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 679 557 626
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 36 36
Average hourly rate £39.00 £27.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.11% -27.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.72 £12.75 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.79%

Aerospace
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Aerospace Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Aerospace
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Aerospace Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Aerospace
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Aerospace Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Aerospace
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Aerospace within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
Gloucestershire -15 6 - - 6
Wiltshire - - - - 1
Bristol - - - - 4
Devon - - - -
Aerospace
England

Aerospace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Aerospace 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 Aerospace.

1 15 (60.00%) C
1 15 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (44.00%) DO-178B
3 8 (32.00%) Rational DOORS
4 7 (28.00%) Integration Testing
4 7 (28.00%) Avionics
4 7 (28.00%) Embedded C
5 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (24.00%) Configuration Management
6 5 (20.00%) LANDesk
6 5 (20.00%) Data Analysis
6 5 (20.00%) Asset Management
7 4 (16.00%) Serena
7 4 (16.00%) C++
7 4 (16.00%) Embedded Software Development
8 3 (12.00%) Software Licensing
8 3 (12.00%) Middleware
8 3 (12.00%) Military
8 3 (12.00%) Device Driver
8 3 (12.00%) VxWorks
8 3 (12.00%) Nucleus RTOS
8 3 (12.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (12.00%) Degree
8 3 (12.00%) Wind River
8 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
9 2 (8.00%) Requirements Management
9 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
9 2 (8.00%) UML
9 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
9 2 (8.00%) CAN bus

Aerospace
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Aerospace 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 Aerospace. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Project
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (4.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (4.00%) ClearCase
2 1 (4.00%) ClearQuest
General
1 7 (28.00%) Avionics
2 3 (12.00%) Military
3 1 (4.00%) Electronics
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Consultant
2 3 (12.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Software Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Software Asset Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Software Licensing Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Software Licensing Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Software Licensing Specialist
4 1 (4.00%) Ada Software Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Development Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Software Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) Middleware
2 1 (4.00%) GWT
2 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Device Driver
2 2 (8.00%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) VxWorks
1 3 (12.00%) Nucleus RTOS
2 1 (4.00%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (28.00%) Integration Testing
3 6 (24.00%) Configuration Management
4 5 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 5 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 4 (16.00%) Embedded Software Development
6 3 (12.00%) Software Licensing
6 3 (12.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (8.00%) Requirements Management
7 2 (8.00%) UML
8 1 (4.00%) OO
8 1 (4.00%) OOD
8 1 (4.00%) Information Management
8 1 (4.00%) Project Management
8 1 (4.00%) Validation
8 1 (4.00%) Scrum
8 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (4.00%) FMECA
8 1 (4.00%) Logistics
8 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) C
2 7 (28.00%) Embedded C
3 4 (16.00%) C++
4 1 (4.00%) Java
4 1 (4.00%) Perl
4 1 (4.00%) VC++
4 1 (4.00%) Ada
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
1 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (44.00%) DO-178B
2 1 (4.00%) ARP4754
2 1 (4.00%) DO-160
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) LANDesk
3 4 (16.00%) Serena
4 3 (12.00%) Wind River
5 1 (4.00%) Google
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £30 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £18 - £22 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
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Rate: £20 - £28 per hour + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Somerset
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Rate: £20 - £28 per hour + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
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Rate: £18 - £24 per hour + DOE
Posted: 16 days ago
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Rate: £18 - £22 per hour + DOE
Posted: 17 days ago
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Dorset
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Rate: £30 - £37 per hour + DOE
Posted: 23 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Yeovil
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Rate: £45 - £46 per hour
Posted: 24 days ago
Dorset
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Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + DOE
Posted: 25 days ago