The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the South West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Avionics
Rank 133 112 107
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -5
Contract jobs citing Avionics 11 11 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.33% 0.47% 1.10%
As % of the General category 1.01% 1.34% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £375 £258 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.63% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £250 £250
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 14
Average hourly rate £40.50 - £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -28.57%
General Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1088 823 1497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 32.85% 35.38% 41.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 682 561 987
Average daily rate £400 £368 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% -2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £496 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 27 93
Average hourly rate £34.25 £30.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.16% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.55 £15.00 £17.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £41.70 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Avionics
England

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +8 6 £375 - 9
Dorset -9 1 - - 1
Avionics
England

Avionics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (60.00%) Aerospace
1 9 (60.00%) DO-178B
2 8 (53.33%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (53.33%) Software Engineering
3 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
4 6 (40.00%) Validation
5 5 (33.33%) Military
5 5 (33.33%) MATLAB
5 5 (33.33%) Simulink
5 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 4 (26.67%) Requirements Management
6 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
6 4 (26.67%) C
7 3 (20.00%) UML
7 3 (20.00%) Embedded C
7 3 (20.00%) Automotive
8 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
8 2 (13.33%) Electronics
8 2 (13.33%) EMC
8 2 (13.33%) EMC Certification
8 2 (13.33%) Assembly Language
8 2 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (13.33%) Degree
8 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
8 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
9 1 (6.67%) SysML
9 1 (6.67%) VSAT
9 1 (6.67%) Software Architecture
9 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
9 1 (6.67%) Multithreading

Avionics
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (33.33%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) VSAT
2 1 (6.67%) DVB
2 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
2 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (60.00%) Aerospace
2 5 (33.33%) Military
3 3 (20.00%) Automotive
4 2 (13.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Software Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Design Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Electronics Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Electrical Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Electrical Design Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Verification Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.67%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) VxWorks
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Software Engineering
2 6 (40.00%) Validation
3 4 (26.67%) Requirements Management
3 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
4 3 (20.00%) UML
5 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 2 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
6 1 (6.67%) SysML
6 1 (6.67%) Software Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.67%) Multithreading
6 1 (6.67%) System Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) MATLAB
2 4 (26.67%) C
3 3 (20.00%) Embedded C
4 2 (13.33%) Assembly Language
5 1 (6.67%) Ada
5 1 (6.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) EMC Certification
3 2 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (60.00%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) EMC
2 1 (6.67%) Intel
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