The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Aerospace in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 520 516 459
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -57
Contract jobs citing Aerospace 72 54 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.11% 0.21%
As % of the General category 0.35% 0.26% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 14
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£388 £425 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £348 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £475 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £393 £338
% change year-on-year
-1.27% +16.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 22 36
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% -2.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.62 £18.65 £20.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+18.05% -2.04%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

General Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
20830 20959 19870
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.40% 40.94% 40.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 13634 13205 11680
Average daily rate £438 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 481 572 758
Average hourly rate £21.79 £22.00 £21.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.95% +0.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.90 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

Aerospace
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Aerospace within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Aerospace Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Aerospace
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Aerospace within the UK.

Aerospace Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Aerospace
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Aerospace within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Aerospace Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Aerospace
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Aerospace within the UK.

Aerospace Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Aerospace
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Aerospace within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Aerospace Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Aerospace
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Aerospace within the UK 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
England -12 69 £350 -10.82% 116
South East -28 25 £335 -14.64% 38
Hampshire -14 16 £490 +15.29% 9
South West -23 13 £350 +34.61% 34
East of England -7 11 - - 17
London +19 9 £380 -24.00% 7
Dorset +6 9 - - 1
North West -5 6 £600 - 3
Portsmouth - 6 - - 2
Surrey -3 4 - - 10
Lancashire - 4 £600 - 2
East Midlands +5 3 £375 - 7
Essex - 3 - - 6
Derbyshire +14 2 £425 - 2
Derby +11 2 £425 - 2
Bristol -14 2 - - 2
Hertfordshire - 2 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 - - 9
Leicestershire +11 1 £325 - 2
Leicester +9 1 £325 -
Yeovil +1 1 - - 7
Wimborne -1 1 - -
Berkshire -3 1 - - 4
Southampton -6 1 £325 - 2
West Sussex -6 1 £455 - 1
Somerset -8 1 - - 11
Bedfordshire -11 1 - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -24 1 - - 1
Tyne and Wear -27 1 - - 1
North East -28 1 - - 1

Aerospace
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 41 (29.93%) Software Engineering
2 34 (24.82%) Security Cleared
3 31 (22.63%) SC Cleared
3 31 (22.63%) C
4 18 (13.14%) Degree
4 18 (13.14%) Manufacturing
5 17 (12.41%) Automotive
6 16 (11.68%) Military
6 16 (11.68%) C++
7 15 (10.95%) Configuration Management
8 14 (10.22%) Microsoft
8 14 (10.22%) Electronics
8 14 (10.22%) Avionics
8 14 (10.22%) Rational DOORS
9 13 (9.49%) SQL
9 13 (9.49%) UML
10 12 (8.76%) Windows
10 12 (8.76%) Embedded C
10 12 (8.76%) Project Management
10 12 (8.76%) Data Analysis
11 11 (8.03%) Finance
11 11 (8.03%) Validation
11 11 (8.03%) OO
11 11 (8.03%) SAP
11 11 (8.03%) DO-178B
12 10 (7.30%) SQL Server
13 9 (6.57%) Java
13 9 (6.57%) Embedded Software Development
14 8 (5.84%) Time Management
14 8 (5.84%) PRINCE2

Aerospace
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 4 (2.92%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.19%) Apache
3 2 (1.46%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.73%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.73%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (0.73%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.73%) Liferay
4 1 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.73%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.73%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (3.65%) MS Office
1 5 (3.65%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.92%) AutoCAD
3 3 (2.19%) Simulink
4 2 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.46%) MS Project
5 1 (0.73%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.73%) TargetLink
5 1 (0.73%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) SAP FI
1 2 (1.46%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (1.46%) SAP CO
1 2 (1.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.73%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.73%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.73%) SAP QM
2 1 (0.73%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.84%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.19%) Wireless
2 3 (2.19%) Network Security
3 2 (1.46%) HTTP
3 2 (1.46%) SSL
3 2 (1.46%) SAN
4 1 (0.73%) BGP
4 1 (0.73%) Firewall
4 1 (0.73%) DNS
4 1 (0.73%) ATM
4 1 (0.73%) VoIP
4 1 (0.73%) NAS
4 1 (0.73%) Multicast
4 1 (0.73%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.73%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.30%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.92%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (2.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.73%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (10.22%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (5.11%) ClearCase
3 5 (3.65%) Subversion
4 3 (2.19%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.46%) ClearQuest
5 2 (1.46%) LSMW
5 2 (1.46%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.73%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.73%) GCC
6 1 (0.73%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.73%) JUnit
6 1 (0.73%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.73%) Maven
6 1 (0.73%) JIRA
6 1 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (13.14%) Manufacturing
2 17 (12.41%) Automotive
3 16 (11.68%) Military
4 14 (10.22%) Avionics
4 14 (10.22%) Electronics
5 11 (8.03%) Finance
6 7 (5.11%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (2.19%) Marketing
8 2 (1.46%) General Ledger
8 2 (1.46%) Advertising
8 2 (1.46%) Games
9 1 (0.73%) Front Office
9 1 (0.73%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.73%) Banking
9 1 (0.73%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 34 (24.82%) Software Engineer
2 12 (8.76%) Developer
3 11 (8.03%) Architect
3 11 (8.03%) Project Manager
4 10 (7.30%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (5.11%) Analyst
5 7 (5.11%) Electronics Engineer
6 6 (4.38%) Test Engineer
7 5 (3.65%) Software Developer
7 5 (3.65%) Design Engineer
8 4 (2.92%) Support Analyst
8 4 (2.92%) Consultant
8 4 (2.92%) Network Engineer
8 4 (2.92%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (2.92%) Lead Architect
8 4 (2.92%) Java Software Engineer
9 3 (2.19%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 3 (2.19%) SAP Consultant
9 3 (2.19%) SQL DBA
9 3 (2.19%) Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.38%) HTML
1 6 (4.38%) .NET
2 5 (3.65%) CSS
2 5 (3.65%) Middleware
3 4 (2.92%) JSP
3 4 (2.92%) OpenGL
4 2 (1.46%) SOAP
4 2 (1.46%) Web Services
4 2 (1.46%) XML
4 2 (1.46%) JMS
4 2 (1.46%) WSDL
4 2 (1.46%) Ajax
4 2 (1.46%) jQuery
5 1 (0.73%) Google Maps API
5 1 (0.73%) RESTful
5 1 (0.73%) REST
5 1 (0.73%) JSTL
5 1 (0.73%) GWT
5 1 (0.73%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.73%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 5 (3.65%) Data Integration
3 4 (2.92%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.92%) Device Driver
3 4 (2.92%) Algorithms
4 3 (2.19%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.19%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (2.19%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.46%) Statistics
5 2 (1.46%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.46%) Physics
5 2 (1.46%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.73%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.73%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.73%) PKI
6 1 (0.73%) User Experience
6 1 (0.73%) CAN bus
6 1 (0.73%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.73%) FMCG
6 1 (0.73%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.76%) Windows
2 6 (4.38%) VxWorks
2 6 (4.38%) Nucleus RTOS
3 4 (2.92%) Linux
3 4 (2.92%) UNIX
4 3 (2.19%) Android
4 3 (2.19%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.73%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.73%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.73%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (29.93%) Software Engineering
2 15 (10.95%) Configuration Management
3 13 (9.49%) UML
4 12 (8.76%) Project Management
4 12 (8.76%) Data Analysis
5 11 (8.03%) Validation
5 11 (8.03%) OO
6 9 (6.57%) Embedded Software Development
7 8 (5.84%) PRINCE2
7 8 (5.84%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (5.84%) Time Management
8 7 (5.11%) ITIL
9 6 (4.38%) ERP
9 6 (4.38%) OOD
9 6 (4.38%) Risk Management
9 6 (4.38%) Integration Testing
9 6 (4.38%) Business Transformation
10 5 (3.65%) Analytics
10 5 (3.65%) Requirements Analysis
10 5 (3.65%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 31 (22.63%) C
2 16 (11.68%) C++
3 13 (9.49%) SQL
4 12 (8.76%) Embedded C
5 9 (6.57%) Java
6 6 (4.38%) JavaScript
6 6 (4.38%) C#
7 4 (2.92%) MATLAB
8 2 (1.46%) Embedded C++
8 2 (1.46%) Assembly Language
9 1 (0.73%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.73%) Perl
9 1 (0.73%) VC++
9 1 (0.73%) Python
9 1 (0.73%) Ada
Qualifications
1 34 (24.82%) Security Cleared
2 31 (22.63%) SC Cleared
3 18 (13.14%) Degree
4 3 (2.19%) MAPM
4 3 (2.19%) Chartered Engineer
5 2 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.46%) APMP
5 2 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.46%) PMP
5 2 (1.46%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.73%) MOS
6 1 (0.73%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.73%) HND
6 1 (0.73%) MCSE
6 1 (0.73%) MCSA
6 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.73%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.03%) DO-178B
2 7 (5.11%) ISO 9001
3 4 (2.92%) SLA
3 4 (2.92%) TickIT
4 3 (2.19%) JTAG
5 2 (1.46%) IEC 61508
5 2 (1.46%) GAMP
5 2 (1.46%) QA
5 2 (1.46%) DO-160
6 1 (0.73%) ARP4754
6 1 (0.73%) GMP
System Software
1 3 (2.19%) Nmap
2 2 (1.46%) Firmware
2 2 (1.46%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.19%) Nessus
2 1 (0.73%) WSUS
2 1 (0.73%) SCCM
2 1 (0.73%) SCOM
2 1 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.73%) MOM
Vendors
1 14 (10.22%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.03%) SAP
3 6 (4.38%) Cisco
3 6 (4.38%) Mentor Graphics
4 5 (3.65%) IBM
5 4 (2.92%) Cognos
5 4 (2.92%) Oracle
6 3 (2.19%) LANDesk
6 3 (2.19%) HP
6 3 (2.19%) SolidWorks
7 2 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.46%) EMC
7 2 (1.46%) Wind River
7 2 (1.46%) Google
7 2 (1.46%) Serena
8 1 (0.73%) Computacenter
8 1 (0.73%) Nintex
8 1 (0.73%) CA
8 1 (0.73%) NCR
8 1 (0.73%) Siemens
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Rate: £38 - £45 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Yeovil
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £41 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Yeovil
Computer Futures
Rate: £45 - £46 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 30-40 Per Hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Yeovil
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £41 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Yeovil
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £20 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £38 - £42 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £38 - £42 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Yeovil
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 7 days ago
Leicestershire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Hampshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: POA DOE
Posted: 9 days ago
Portsmouth
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Oxford
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Essex
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Somerset
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 30-40 Per Hour
Posted: 11 days ago
Swindon
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Somerset
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + DOE
Posted: 11 days ago
Yeovil
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £41 per hour
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South Wales
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £20 - £30 per annum + competitive
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