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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Aerospace
Rank 106 136 119
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -17
Contract jobs citing Aerospace 40 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.33% 0.43% 0.36%
As % of the General category 4.04% 1.38% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £569 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
-14.85% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 6 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £34.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +15.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.50 £18.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £44.13 £39.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
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
989 1014 814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 32.89% 31.35% 32.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 685 675 528
Average daily rate £375 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £576 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 50 33
Average hourly rate £42.00 £39.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.90 £22.80 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%

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 8 February 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 8 February 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
Somerset +16 16 - - 3
Gloucestershire +14 8 - - 5
Bristol +7 8 £569 - 12
Dorset +6 7 - - 1
Wiltshire - 1 - - 3
Aerospace
England

Aerospace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 21 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 19 (31.67%) C
4 18 (30.00%) SC Cleared
5 16 (26.67%) Java
5 16 (26.67%) UML
6 14 (23.33%) DO-178B
7 13 (21.67%) C++
8 12 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
9 9 (15.00%) Web Services
9 9 (15.00%) Luciad
9 9 (15.00%) Information Management
9 9 (15.00%) Spring
9 9 (15.00%) Management Information System
9 9 (15.00%) Apache CXF
9 9 (15.00%) Apache Camel
10 8 (13.33%) Embedded Software Development
11 7 (11.67%) Rational DOORS
12 6 (10.00%) Configuration Management
12 6 (10.00%) XML
12 6 (10.00%) JavaScript
12 6 (10.00%) SQL
12 6 (10.00%) CSS
12 6 (10.00%) Serena
12 6 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (10.00%) Integration Testing
12 6 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
12 6 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
13 5 (8.33%) MISRA C
13 5 (8.33%) MISRA

Aerospace
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.67%) MS Project Server
1 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Simulink
2 1 (1.67%) CATIA
2 1 (1.67%) MS Office
2 1 (1.67%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) VoIP
2 3 (5.00%) 4G
2 3 (5.00%) LTE
3 2 (3.33%) 3G
3 2 (3.33%) Firewall
3 2 (3.33%) WebEx
3 2 (3.33%) WiMAX
4 1 (1.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (6.67%) Eclipse
2 4 (6.67%) Eclipse RCP
2 4 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.67%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.67%) Subversion
3 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (8.33%) Avionics
1 5 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 4 (6.67%) Military
3 3 (5.00%) Automotive
4 2 (3.33%) Legal
5 1 (1.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 10 (16.67%) Developer
3 9 (15.00%) Java Developer
4 8 (13.33%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 7 (11.67%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) Java Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) Java Software Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) Embedded Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) Test Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) IT Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Java Programmer
8 4 (6.67%) Network Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Programmer
8 4 (6.67%) Software Test Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Architect
10 2 (3.33%) Project Manager
10 2 (3.33%) Service Desk Engineer
10 2 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.00%) Apache Camel
1 9 (15.00%) Apache CXF
1 9 (15.00%) Spring
1 9 (15.00%) Web Services
2 6 (10.00%) CSS
2 6 (10.00%) XML
3 5 (8.33%) HTML
4 4 (6.67%) HTML5
4 4 (6.67%) J2EE
4 4 (6.67%) Java SE
5 3 (5.00%) Middleware
6 1 (1.67%) .NET
6 1 (1.67%) COM
6 1 (1.67%) DHTML
6 1 (1.67%) REST
6 1 (1.67%) Servlets
6 1 (1.67%) SGML
6 1 (1.67%) XSD
6 1 (1.67%) XSL
6 1 (1.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (5.00%) Algorithms
3 3 (5.00%) Device Driver
4 2 (3.33%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.67%) Replication
5 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.33%) Nucleus RTOS
1 5 (8.33%) VxWorks
1 5 (8.33%) Windows
2 2 (3.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.67%) Linux
3 1 (1.67%) Windows 2000
3 1 (1.67%) Windows NT
3 1 (1.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 16 (26.67%) UML
3 12 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 9 (15.00%) Information Management
5 8 (13.33%) Embedded Software Development
6 6 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 6 (10.00%) Integration Testing
7 5 (8.33%) Scrum
7 5 (8.33%) Web Development
8 4 (6.67%) Change Control
8 4 (6.67%) SDLC
8 4 (6.67%) Validation
9 3 (5.00%) Time Management
10 2 (3.33%) ArchiMate
10 2 (3.33%) BPMN
10 2 (3.33%) Human Factors
10 2 (3.33%) Logistics
10 2 (3.33%) Requirements Management
10 2 (3.33%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (31.67%) C
2 16 (26.67%) Java
3 13 (21.67%) C++
4 6 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (10.00%) SQL
5 5 (8.33%) Embedded C
5 5 (8.33%) MATLAB
6 2 (3.33%) C#
7 1 (1.67%) Ada
7 1 (1.67%) Apple Swift
7 1 (1.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (8.33%) Degree
5 4 (6.67%) CCNA
5 4 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (5.00%) CCNP
6 3 (5.00%) HNC
6 3 (5.00%) HND
7 1 (1.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (23.33%) DO-178B
2 6 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (8.33%) MISRA
3 5 (8.33%) MISRA C
4 3 (5.00%) Def Stans
5 2 (3.33%) ARP4754
6 1 (1.67%) ARP4761
6 1 (1.67%) DO-160
6 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) DameWare
1 2 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (15.00%) Luciad
2 6 (10.00%) Serena
3 5 (8.33%) Oracle
4 4 (6.67%) Cisco
5 3 (5.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.33%) IBM
7 1 (1.67%) Citrix
7 1 (1.67%) VMware
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