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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Aerospace
Rank 116 126 107
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -19
Contract jobs citing Aerospace 14 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.45% 0.53% 0.61%
As % of the General category 1.43% 1.60% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
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£463 £325 £276
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.30% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £313 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £365 £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £356 £279
% change year-on-year
+20.70% +27.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £29.30 £20.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £40.40 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.25
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -0.62%
Aerospace
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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
978 1060 807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 31.62% 33.26% 35.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 641 660 540
Average daily rate £400 £400 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 52 29
Average hourly rate £36.75 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £17.60 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.50 £40.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%

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 28 April 2015.

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 28 April 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire -10 10 - - 6
Dorset +2 2 - - 3
Wiltshire +10 1 £500 - 2
Bristol -1 1 £425 +33.85% 7
Aerospace
England

Aerospace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 16 (59.26%) Software Engineering
2 13 (48.15%) C
3 12 (44.44%) Rational DOORS
4 11 (40.74%) DO-178B
5 10 (37.04%) Embedded C
5 10 (37.04%) Integration Testing
6 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
6 8 (29.63%) Configuration Management
7 7 (25.93%) Serena
8 5 (18.52%) Asset Management
8 5 (18.52%) Automotive
8 5 (18.52%) LANDesk
8 5 (18.52%) Change Control
8 5 (18.52%) Data Analysis
9 4 (14.81%) Avionics
10 3 (11.11%) UML
10 3 (11.11%) Degree
10 3 (11.11%) Wind River
10 3 (11.11%) Software Licensing
11 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
11 2 (7.41%) Requirements Analysis
11 2 (7.41%) ARP4754
11 2 (7.41%) Test Scripting
11 2 (7.41%) Military
11 2 (7.41%) C#
11 2 (7.41%) C++
11 2 (7.41%) MS Office
11 2 (7.41%) .NET
12 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
12 1 (3.70%) OpenGL

Aerospace
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (44.44%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (3.70%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (3.70%) ClearCase
2 1 (3.70%) ClearQuest
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 5 (18.52%) Automotive
2 4 (14.81%) Avionics
3 2 (7.41%) Military
4 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Software Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Consultant
3 2 (7.41%) Developer
3 2 (7.41%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Software Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Software Asset Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Software Licensing Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Software Licensing Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) Software Licensing Specialist
4 1 (3.70%) Ada Software Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Software Developer
4 1 (3.70%) Author
4 1 (3.70%) Technical Author
4 1 (3.70%) Test Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Software Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) Embedded Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) XML
2 1 (3.70%) OpenGL
2 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.70%) WPF
2 1 (3.70%) LINQ
2 1 (3.70%) GWT
2 1 (3.70%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.70%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) UNIX
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Software Engineering
2 10 (37.04%) Integration Testing
3 8 (29.63%) Configuration Management
4 5 (18.52%) Asset Management
4 5 (18.52%) Change Control
4 5 (18.52%) Data Analysis
5 3 (11.11%) Software Licensing
5 3 (11.11%) UML
6 2 (7.41%) Test Scripting
6 2 (7.41%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) Project Planning
7 1 (3.70%) Release Management
7 1 (3.70%) Requirements Management
7 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.70%) Time Management
7 1 (3.70%) Requirements Engineering
7 1 (3.70%) MVVM
7 1 (3.70%) OO
7 1 (3.70%) OOD
7 1 (3.70%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) C
2 10 (37.04%) Embedded C
3 2 (7.41%) C#
3 2 (7.41%) C++
4 1 (3.70%) Java
4 1 (3.70%) SQL
4 1 (3.70%) Ada
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) HNC
3 1 (3.70%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (40.74%) DO-178B
2 2 (7.41%) ARP4754
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.93%) Serena
3 5 (18.52%) LANDesk
4 3 (11.11%) Wind River
5 1 (3.70%) Google
5 1 (3.70%) Infragistics
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