The first 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 1 August 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 South West 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Aerospace
Rank 125 99 109
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +10
Contract jobs citing Aerospace 17 12 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.56% 0.56% 0.85%
As % of the General category 1.65% 1.63% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
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£275 £350 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +35.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 12
Average hourly rate £33.00 £28.88 £31.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.98 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.78 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.75 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-27.64% +21.42%
General Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1028 735 1334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 33.80% 34.33% 43.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 689 475 925
Average daily rate £380 £385 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.29% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 27 62
Average hourly rate £31.50 £18.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.27% -47.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £12.75 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £43.25 £45.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -16.66%
Aerospace
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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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 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
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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 -13 8 - - 6
Somerset - 5 £275 - 6
Dorset +8 3 - - 9
Wiltshire - - - - 4
Bristol - - - - 11
Devon - - - - 3
Aerospace
England

Aerospace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 12 (35.29%) Software Engineering
2 11 (32.35%) Security Cleared
3 10 (29.41%) Rational DOORS
4 9 (26.47%) Avionics
5 8 (23.53%) C
5 8 (23.53%) SC Cleared
6 7 (20.59%) DO-178B
7 6 (17.65%) Windchill
7 6 (17.65%) Java
7 6 (17.65%) Configuration Management
8 5 (14.71%) Embedded C
8 5 (14.71%) Validation
8 5 (14.71%) Military
8 5 (14.71%) HTML
8 5 (14.71%) SQL
8 5 (14.71%) SLA
8 5 (14.71%) Web Development
9 4 (11.76%) Integration Testing
9 4 (11.76%) Time Management
9 4 (11.76%) Eclipse
9 4 (11.76%) OO
9 4 (11.76%) Apache
9 4 (11.76%) Tomcat
9 4 (11.76%) CSS
9 4 (11.76%) JSP
9 4 (11.76%) Scrum
9 4 (11.76%) MATLAB
9 4 (11.76%) Simulink
9 4 (11.76%) CAD
10 3 (8.82%) PRINCE

Aerospace
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.76%) Apache
1 4 (11.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Windchill
2 4 (11.76%) Simulink
3 2 (5.88%) CATIA
4 1 (2.94%) Stateflow
4 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
4 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.94%) DVB
2 1 (2.94%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.94%) VSAT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (29.41%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (11.76%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (26.47%) Avionics
2 5 (14.71%) Military
3 2 (5.88%) Electronics
3 2 (5.88%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Software Engineer
2 3 (8.82%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (8.82%) Project Manager
3 2 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (2.94%) Programmer
4 1 (2.94%) Support Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) Applications Support
4 1 (2.94%) Design Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) Developer
4 1 (2.94%) Analyst
4 1 (2.94%) Compliance Specialist
4 1 (2.94%) Verification Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) PHP Developer
4 1 (2.94%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) HTML
2 4 (11.76%) CSS
2 4 (11.76%) JSP
3 1 (2.94%) Middleware
3 1 (2.94%) .NET
3 1 (2.94%) J2EE
3 1 (2.94%) MFC
3 1 (2.94%) Web Services
3 1 (2.94%) XML
3 1 (2.94%) Ext JS
3 1 (2.94%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) Device Driver
1 1 (2.94%) Visualisation
1 1 (2.94%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Physics
1 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) UNIX
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
1 2 (5.88%) Linux
1 2 (5.88%) VxWorks
2 1 (2.94%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Software Engineering
2 6 (17.65%) Configuration Management
3 5 (14.71%) Validation
3 5 (14.71%) Web Development
4 4 (11.76%) Integration Testing
4 4 (11.76%) Time Management
4 4 (11.76%) OO
4 4 (11.76%) Scrum
4 4 (11.76%) CAD
5 3 (8.82%) PRINCE
5 3 (8.82%) PLM
5 3 (8.82%) PDM
5 3 (8.82%) Migration
5 3 (8.82%) Risk Management
5 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
5 3 (8.82%) UML
5 3 (8.82%) Requirements Management
6 2 (5.88%) Resource Management
6 2 (5.88%) ERP
6 2 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) C
2 6 (17.65%) Java
3 5 (14.71%) Embedded C
3 5 (14.71%) SQL
4 4 (11.76%) MATLAB
5 3 (8.82%) C++
6 2 (5.88%) Ada
6 2 (5.88%) Assembly Language
7 1 (2.94%) Embedded C++
7 1 (2.94%) Python
7 1 (2.94%) Fortran
7 1 (2.94%) C#
7 1 (2.94%) Perl
7 1 (2.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) Security Cleared
2 8 (23.53%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.82%) MAPM
3 3 (8.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) DO-178B
2 5 (14.71%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle
2 2 (5.88%) Wind River
2 2 (5.88%) Serena
3 1 (2.94%) Intel
3 1 (2.94%) SolidWorks
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.94%) Allen-Bradley
3 1 (2.94%) ServiceNow
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