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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Avionics
Rank 121 100 120
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +20
Contract jobs citing Avionics 14 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.47% 0.33% 0.40%
As % of the General category 1.39% 0.92% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
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- £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 -
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 10
Average hourly rate £40.50 - £38.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.70 - £37.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.90 - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £30.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+35.00% -23.07%
General Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1010 762 1314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 33.94% 35.43% 43.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 679 499 913
Average daily rate £388 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 26 62
Average hourly rate £31.50 £16.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.90% -51.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £12.75 £18.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £42.50 £46.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
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 23 July 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
(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
Dorset - 4 - - 1
Somerset -18 1 - - 4
Avionics
England

Avionics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 19 (73.08%) DO-178B
2 18 (69.23%) Software Engineering
3 14 (53.85%) Security Cleared
4 11 (42.31%) SC Cleared
4 11 (42.31%) MATLAB
4 11 (42.31%) Simulink
5 9 (34.62%) Rational DOORS
6 8 (30.77%) Automotive
6 8 (30.77%) Validation
7 7 (26.92%) Aerospace
8 6 (23.08%) C
9 5 (19.23%) Requirements Management
10 4 (15.38%) UML
11 3 (11.54%) Ada
11 3 (11.54%) Integration Testing
11 3 (11.54%) Degree
12 2 (7.69%) Device Driver
12 2 (7.69%) Military
12 2 (7.69%) VSAT
12 2 (7.69%) Embedded Software Development
12 2 (7.69%) CAN bus
12 2 (7.69%) Nucleus RTOS
12 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
12 2 (7.69%) C++
12 2 (7.69%) Middleware
12 2 (7.69%) VxWorks
12 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
12 2 (7.69%) DVB
12 2 (7.69%) Electronics
13 1 (3.85%) LabVIEW

Avionics
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 11 (42.31%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 2 (7.69%) DVB
1 2 (7.69%) VSAT
2 1 (3.85%) Wireless
2 1 (3.85%) 3GPP
2 1 (3.85%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.85%) LabVIEW
General
1 8 (30.77%) Automotive
2 7 (26.92%) Aerospace
3 2 (7.69%) Electronics
3 2 (7.69%) Military
Job Titles
1 19 (73.08%) Software Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Test Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Software Test Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) RF Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) RF Test Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Verification Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) Middleware
2 1 (3.85%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Device Driver
1 2 (7.69%) CAN bus
2 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.85%) Physics
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) VxWorks
1 2 (7.69%) Nucleus RTOS
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) Software Engineering
2 8 (30.77%) Validation
3 5 (19.23%) Requirements Management
4 4 (15.38%) UML
5 3 (11.54%) Integration Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.69%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (3.85%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (3.85%) Performance Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Statistical Analysis
7 1 (3.85%) Test Scripting
7 1 (3.85%) Multithreading
7 1 (3.85%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.85%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) MATLAB
2 6 (23.08%) C
3 3 (11.54%) Ada
4 2 (7.69%) C++
5 1 (3.85%) Perl
5 1 (3.85%) VB
5 1 (3.85%) Python
5 1 (3.85%) Embedded C
5 1 (3.85%) Assembly Language
5 1 (3.85%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 11 (42.31%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.54%) Degree
4 1 (3.85%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (73.08%) DO-178B
2 1 (3.85%) DO-160
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) Intel
Dorset
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £35 - £42 per hour
Posted: 21 hours ago
Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £385.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
South West England
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Yeovil
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £37 per hour
Posted: 20 days ago
Yeovil
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £37 per hour
Posted: 26 days ago
Yeovil
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £37 per hour
Posted: 26 days ago
Yeovil
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £37 per hour
Posted: 27 days ago