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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Aerospace
Rank 134 111 92
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -19
Contract jobs citing Aerospace 13 9 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.40% 0.38% 1.35%
As % of the General category 1.24% 1.20% 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
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£350 £260 £379
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -31.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £393 £338
% change year-on-year
-1.27% +16.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 14
Average hourly rate £40.00 £34.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.10% -7.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £32.95 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.55 £39.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+18.05% -2.04%
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
1049 747 930
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 32.11% 31.67% 34.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 726 528 591
Average daily rate £418 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.05% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 26 57
Average hourly rate £28.50 £32.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.30% -12.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.96 £13.70 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.05 £40.30 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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 24 December 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
Dorset +6 9 - - 1
Bristol -14 2 - - 4
Somerset -8 1 - - 11
Wiltshire - 1 £350 - 2
Devon - - - - 8
Gloucestershire - - - - 7
Aerospace
England

Aerospace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 17 (53.13%) Software Engineering
2 14 (43.75%) C
3 11 (34.38%) Avionics
4 9 (28.13%) Rational DOORS
4 9 (28.13%) DO-178B
5 8 (25.00%) Military
6 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
7 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
7 6 (18.75%) C++
7 6 (18.75%) Configuration Management
8 5 (15.63%) Embedded C
8 5 (15.63%) Integration Testing
8 5 (15.63%) Embedded Software Development
9 4 (12.50%) Time Management
9 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 4 (12.50%) Middleware
9 4 (12.50%) Java
9 4 (12.50%) UML
9 4 (12.50%) OO
9 4 (12.50%) Device Driver
9 4 (12.50%) Scrum
9 4 (12.50%) VxWorks
9 4 (12.50%) Nucleus RTOS
9 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (9.38%) Asset Management
10 3 (9.38%) Data Analysis
10 3 (9.38%) Project Management
10 3 (9.38%) Risk Management
10 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
10 3 (9.38%) Apache

Aerospace
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (9.38%) Apache
1 3 (9.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) Simulink
2 1 (3.13%) MS Project
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.13%) Wireless
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (3.13%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (9.38%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.13%) ClearQuest
3 1 (3.13%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (3.13%) ClearCase
General
1 11 (34.38%) Avionics
2 8 (25.00%) Military
3 1 (3.13%) Electronics
3 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (56.25%) Software Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 4 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Test Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Developer
5 1 (3.13%) IT Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Hardware Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Software Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Ada Software Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Development Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Software Licensing Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Software Licensing Specialist
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) Middleware
2 3 (9.38%) HTML
2 3 (9.38%) CSS
2 3 (9.38%) JSP
3 1 (3.13%) Web Services
3 1 (3.13%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Device Driver
2 1 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.13%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) VxWorks
1 4 (12.50%) Nucleus RTOS
2 1 (3.13%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Software Engineering
2 6 (18.75%) Configuration Management
3 5 (15.63%) Integration Testing
3 5 (15.63%) Embedded Software Development
4 4 (12.50%) Time Management
4 4 (12.50%) UML
4 4 (12.50%) OO
4 4 (12.50%) Scrum
4 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.38%) Asset Management
5 3 (9.38%) Data Analysis
5 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
5 3 (9.38%) PRINCE
5 3 (9.38%) Project Management
5 3 (9.38%) Risk Management
5 3 (9.38%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (9.38%) Web Development
6 2 (6.25%) Resource Management
6 2 (6.25%) Requirements Management
7 1 (3.13%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) C
2 6 (18.75%) C++
3 5 (15.63%) Embedded C
4 4 (12.50%) Java
5 3 (9.38%) SQL
6 1 (3.13%) VC++
6 1 (3.13%) Ada
6 1 (3.13%) MATLAB
6 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
2 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) Degree
3 3 (9.38%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (28.13%) DO-178B
2 1 (3.13%) ARP4754
2 1 (3.13%) DO-160
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) LANDesk
3 2 (6.25%) Wind River
3 2 (6.25%) Serena
4 1 (3.13%) Google
4 1 (3.13%) EMC
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco
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