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 30 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Aerospace
Rank 94 130 135
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +5
Contract jobs citing Aerospace 41 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.40% 0.45% 0.53%
As % of the General category 4.75% 1.43% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Average daily rate - £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £430 £356
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +20.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 9 9
Average hourly rate £42.13 £42.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.88% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.20 £31.50 £29.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £42.80 £40.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
863 982 1067
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 29.45% 31.73% 33.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 604 645 666
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £282 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 46 52
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.45 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.73% +4.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £10.00 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.30 £42.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.88%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Aerospace across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Aerospace Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 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
Bristol +13 16 - - 5
Somerset - 12 - - 1
Dorset +4 9 - - 1
Gloucestershire -4 4 - - 2
Aerospace
England

Aerospace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 32 (41.56%) Software Engineering
2 26 (33.77%) C++
3 25 (32.47%) C
3 25 (32.47%) UML
4 24 (31.17%) Java
5 20 (25.97%) Security Cleared
6 19 (24.68%) SC Cleared
7 18 (23.38%) DO-178B
8 16 (20.78%) Requirements Analysis
9 14 (18.18%) Validation
10 12 (15.58%) MATLAB
10 12 (15.58%) Information Management
10 12 (15.58%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (15.58%) Embedded Software Development
11 11 (14.29%) Apache Camel
11 11 (14.29%) Apache CXF
11 11 (14.29%) Scrum
11 11 (14.29%) Spring
11 11 (14.29%) Luciad
11 11 (14.29%) Management Information System
11 11 (14.29%) Web Services
12 10 (12.99%) Simulink
12 10 (12.99%) Rational DOORS
12 10 (12.99%) Embedded Systems
13 9 (11.69%) Algorithms
13 9 (11.69%) Avionics
13 9 (11.69%) Time Management
13 9 (11.69%) OO
14 8 (10.39%) C#
14 8 (10.39%) Disclosure Scotland

Aerospace
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 10 (12.99%) Simulink
2 2 (2.60%) MS Office
3 1 (1.30%) CATIA
3 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) VoIP
1 2 (2.60%) WebEx
2 1 (1.30%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.30%) HTTP
2 1 (1.30%) RS-422
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.19%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (12.99%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (5.19%) Eclipse
2 4 (5.19%) Eclipse RCP
2 4 (5.19%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.90%) LabVIEW
4 1 (1.30%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.30%) Subversion
4 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (11.69%) Avionics
2 6 (7.79%) Automotive
3 5 (6.49%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.19%) Military
5 2 (2.60%) Legal
6 1 (1.30%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (33.77%) Software Engineer
2 12 (15.58%) Developer
2 12 (15.58%) Systems Engineer
3 11 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 9 (11.69%) Java Engineer
4 9 (11.69%) Java Software Engineer
5 8 (10.39%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 8 (10.39%) Test Engineer
6 7 (9.09%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) Design Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) Java Programmer
8 5 (6.49%) Programmer
9 4 (5.19%) Architect
9 4 (5.19%) Development Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) Software Test Engineer
10 3 (3.90%) C# Developer
10 3 (3.90%) C++ Software Engineer
10 3 (3.90%) Embedded Engineer
10 3 (3.90%) Hardware Design Engineer
10 3 (3.90%) Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.29%) Apache Camel
1 11 (14.29%) Apache CXF
1 11 (14.29%) Spring
1 11 (14.29%) Web Services
2 6 (7.79%) XML
3 5 (6.49%) CSS
3 5 (6.49%) HTML
4 4 (5.19%) HTML5
4 4 (5.19%) J2EE
4 4 (5.19%) Java SE
4 4 (5.19%) Middleware
5 1 (1.30%) .NET
5 1 (1.30%) COM
5 1 (1.30%) DHTML
5 1 (1.30%) REST
5 1 (1.30%) Servlets
5 1 (1.30%) SGML
5 1 (1.30%) XSD
5 1 (1.30%) XSL
5 1 (1.30%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 10 (12.99%) Embedded Systems
3 9 (11.69%) Algorithms
4 7 (9.09%) User Experience
5 4 (5.19%) Device Driver
6 3 (3.90%) ASTM
6 3 (3.90%) CAN bus
7 2 (2.60%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.30%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.79%) Nucleus RTOS
1 6 (7.79%) VxWorks
2 3 (3.90%) Windows
3 2 (2.60%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (41.56%) Software Engineering
2 25 (32.47%) UML
3 16 (20.78%) Requirements Analysis
4 14 (18.18%) Validation
5 12 (15.58%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (15.58%) Embedded Software Development
5 12 (15.58%) Information Management
6 11 (14.29%) Scrum
7 9 (11.69%) OO
7 9 (11.69%) Time Management
8 7 (9.09%) Integration Testing
9 6 (7.79%) Configuration Management
10 5 (6.49%) Change Control
10 5 (6.49%) Web Development
11 3 (3.90%) Functional Testing
11 3 (3.90%) Requirements Management
12 2 (2.60%) ArchiMate
12 2 (2.60%) BPMN
12 2 (2.60%) Human Factors
12 2 (2.60%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (33.77%) C++
2 25 (32.47%) C
3 24 (31.17%) Java
4 12 (15.58%) MATLAB
5 8 (10.39%) C#
6 6 (7.79%) JavaScript
6 6 (7.79%) SQL
7 4 (5.19%) Embedded C
7 4 (5.19%) Python
8 1 (1.30%) Ada
8 1 (1.30%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.30%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.30%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 20 (25.97%) Security Cleared
2 19 (24.68%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
3 7 (9.09%) Degree
4 2 (2.60%) HNC
4 2 (2.60%) HND
5 1 (1.30%) APMP
5 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.30%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.30%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.30%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (23.38%) DO-178B
2 8 (10.39%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (7.79%) MISRA
3 6 (7.79%) MISRA C
4 4 (5.19%) DO-160
5 2 (2.60%) Def Stans
6 1 (1.30%) ARP4754
6 1 (1.30%) ARP4761
6 1 (1.30%) DO-254
6 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.60%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) DameWare
1 2 (2.60%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (14.29%) Luciad
2 6 (7.79%) Serena
3 5 (6.49%) Oracle
4 4 (5.19%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.60%) IBM
6 1 (1.30%) Cadence
6 1 (1.30%) Citrix
6 1 (1.30%) VMware
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