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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Aerospace
Rank 113 126 107
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -19
Contract jobs citing Aerospace 20 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.67% 0.57% 0.39%
As % of the General category 2.18% 1.75% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
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£425 £343 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.08% -2.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+28.35% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 £33.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% +13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.15 £22.90 £20.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.70 £36.80 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £36.00 £40.25
% change year-on-year
+15.97% -10.55%
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
919 972 721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 30.81% 32.44% 34.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 612 652 479
Average daily rate £403 £398 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +7.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 59 34
Average hourly rate £31.04 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.31% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £22.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.17 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Aerospace across the South West region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Aerospace Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -5 12 - - 7
Wiltshire +5 3 £500 - 9
Bristol 0 3 £406 +31.04% 5
Somerset +18 2 - - 3
Aerospace
England

Aerospace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (48.48%) Software Engineering
2 14 (42.42%) C
3 13 (39.39%) DO-178B
4 11 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 11 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
4 11 (33.33%) Embedded C
5 8 (24.24%) Serena
6 7 (21.21%) Configuration Management
6 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
7 6 (18.18%) Change Control
7 6 (18.18%) Automotive
8 5 (15.15%) Asset Management
8 5 (15.15%) Avionics
8 5 (15.15%) LANDesk
8 5 (15.15%) Data Analysis
9 3 (9.09%) Degree
9 3 (9.09%) Wind River
9 3 (9.09%) Software Licensing
9 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
9 3 (9.09%) HNC
10 2 (6.06%) HND
10 2 (6.06%) Windows
10 2 (6.06%) C#
10 2 (6.06%) C++
10 2 (6.06%) .NET
10 2 (6.06%) UML
10 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
10 2 (6.06%) Project Planning
10 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
10 2 (6.06%) Test Scripting

Aerospace
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
1 1 (3.03%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (3.03%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 6 (18.18%) Automotive
2 5 (15.15%) Avionics
3 1 (3.03%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Software Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Consultant
3 3 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Business Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Software Asset Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Software Licensing Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Software Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Software Licensing Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Software Licensing Specialist
5 1 (3.03%) Verification Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Author
5 1 (3.03%) Technical Author
5 1 (3.03%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) IT Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) LINQ
2 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.03%) Spring
2 1 (3.03%) WPF
2 1 (3.03%) Apache Camel
2 1 (3.03%) Apache CXF
2 1 (3.03%) Entity Framework
2 1 (3.03%) Web Services
2 1 (3.03%) XML
2 1 (3.03%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) CAN bus
2 1 (3.03%) VHDL
2 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Windows NT
2 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
2 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000
2 1 (3.03%) UNIX
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Software Engineering
2 11 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 7 (21.21%) Configuration Management
4 6 (18.18%) Change Control
5 5 (15.15%) Asset Management
5 5 (15.15%) Data Analysis
6 3 (9.09%) Software Licensing
7 2 (6.06%) UML
7 2 (6.06%) Project Planning
7 2 (6.06%) Test Scripting
8 1 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.03%) Time Management
8 1 (3.03%) Release Management
8 1 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (3.03%) Automation Testing
8 1 (3.03%) MVVM
8 1 (3.03%) IT Asset Management
8 1 (3.03%) OO
8 1 (3.03%) OOD
8 1 (3.03%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) C
2 11 (33.33%) Embedded C
3 2 (6.06%) C#
3 2 (6.06%) C++
4 1 (3.03%) Ada
4 1 (3.03%) Java
4 1 (3.03%) SQL
4 1 (3.03%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
1 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
1 3 (9.09%) HNC
2 2 (6.06%) HND
2 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) CCNA
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (39.39%) DO-178B
2 1 (3.03%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) DO-254
2 1 (3.03%) ARP4754
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Serena
2 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
3 5 (15.15%) LANDesk
4 3 (9.09%) Wind River
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco
5 1 (3.03%) Infragistics
5 1 (3.03%) Luciad
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