The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Avionics 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 Avionics over the 3 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Avionics
Rank 124 107 122
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +15
Contract jobs citing Avionics 23 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.68% 0.32% 0.55%
As % of the General category 2.00% 1.04% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate - £350 £123
% change year-on-year
- +185.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 14
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
Avionics
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
1152 672 1206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 34.03% 30.94% 39.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 783 474 793
Average daily rate £400 £396 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 30 68
Average hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -39.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.75 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.87 £41.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.22 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+10.28% -14.55%

Avionics
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Avionics across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Avionics Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Avionics
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Avionics across the South West region.

Avionics Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Avionics
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Avionics across the South West region.

Avionics Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Avionics
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 Avionics within the South West region over the 3 months to 20 October 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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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
Dorset - 12 - -
Gloucestershire -11 9 - - 9
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Avionics
England

Avionics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Avionics 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 Avionics.

1 23 (63.89%) DO-178B
2 22 (61.11%) Software Engineering
3 18 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 15 (41.67%) C
5 13 (36.11%) SC Cleared
6 12 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
7 11 (30.56%) Aerospace
8 9 (25.00%) Integration Testing
9 6 (16.67%) Device Driver
9 6 (16.67%) Validation
9 6 (16.67%) Middleware
9 6 (16.67%) VxWorks
9 6 (16.67%) MATLAB
9 6 (16.67%) Simulink
9 6 (16.67%) Nucleus RTOS
9 6 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
10 5 (13.89%) CAN bus
10 5 (13.89%) Automotive
11 4 (11.11%) VHDL
11 4 (11.11%) Embedded C
11 4 (11.11%) Configuration Management
11 4 (11.11%) DO-254
11 4 (11.11%) Xilinx
11 4 (11.11%) Requirements Management
11 4 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 3 (8.33%) C++
12 3 (8.33%) UML
13 2 (5.56%) Ada
13 2 (5.56%) Serena
13 2 (5.56%) Military

Avionics
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Avionics 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 Avionics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) 3GPP
1 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.78%) DVB
1 1 (2.78%) Wireless
1 1 (2.78%) VSAT
Development Applications
1 12 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (5.56%) LabVIEW
General
1 11 (30.56%) Aerospace
2 5 (13.89%) Automotive
3 2 (5.56%) Military
4 1 (2.78%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 26 (72.22%) Software Engineer
2 10 (27.78%) Test Engineer
3 8 (22.22%) Software Test Engineer
4 6 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Development Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Hardware Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) RF Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) EMC Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) RF Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Device Driver
2 5 (13.89%) CAN bus
3 4 (11.11%) VHDL
3 4 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (5.56%) Physics
5 1 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) VxWorks
1 6 (16.67%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) Software Engineering
2 9 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 6 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
3 6 (16.67%) Validation
4 4 (11.11%) Requirements Management
4 4 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 3 (8.33%) UML
6 1 (2.78%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (2.78%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.78%) Test Automation
6 1 (2.78%) Change Control
6 1 (2.78%) Performance Testing
6 1 (2.78%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (41.67%) C
2 6 (16.67%) MATLAB
3 4 (11.11%) Embedded C
4 3 (8.33%) C++
5 2 (5.56%) Ada
6 1 (2.78%) Tcl
6 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.78%) Perl
6 1 (2.78%) VB
6 1 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (36.11%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) Degree
4 1 (2.78%) HND
4 1 (2.78%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (63.89%) DO-178B
2 4 (11.11%) DO-254
3 1 (2.78%) DO-160
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Xilinx
2 2 (5.56%) Wind River
2 2 (5.56%) Serena
3 1 (2.78%) EMC
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