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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Aerospace
Rank 539 538 492
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -46
Contract jobs citing Aerospace 54 61 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.097% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the General category 0.25% 0.28% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 17
Average daily rate
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£430 £375 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.66% +59.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £286 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £496 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £434 £338 £270
% change year-on-year
+28.51% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 21 7
Average hourly rate £39.81 £37.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.25 £26.50 £15.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £51.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.81 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -11.76%

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
21659 21953 20759
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.75% 38.94% 42.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 13328 13587 12480
Average daily rate £435 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 530 599 664
Average hourly rate £22.35 £22.50 £25.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% -10.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.71 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -9.09%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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 -9 49 £444 +7.75% 97
South East -16 18 £400 +11.11% 25
South West +1 13 - - 15
Cheltenham -5 11 - - 1
Gloucestershire -7 11 - - 5
Hampshire -2 9 £438 +2.94% 5
West Midlands -12 5 £600 - 12
Buckinghamshire +6 4 £250 -41.17% 1
East Midlands +5 4 £341 - 6
Portsmouth - 4 - - 1
East of England +19 3 - - 15
Derbyshire +1 3 £451 -
Surrey -1 3 £400 - 7
Derby -3 3 £451 -
Dorset +1 2 - - 2
Scotland -1 2 £430 - 2
Wales - 2 - -
South Wales - 2 - -
Newport - 2 - -
Aylesbury - 2 £250 - 1
Glasgow - 2 £430 -
Hertfordshire +9 1 - - 2
Stevenage +5 1 - -
London +1 1 £325 -27.91% 16
Lancashire 0 1 - - 1
Bedfordshire -1 1 - - 1
Farnborough -8 1 - - 1
North West -18 1 - - 2
Cambridge - 1 - - 8
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 8

Aerospace
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 39 (34.51%) Software Engineering
2 29 (25.66%) C
3 28 (24.78%) Degree
4 22 (19.47%) Manufacturing
5 21 (18.58%) Security Cleared
6 20 (17.70%) Embedded C
7 19 (16.81%) DO-178B
8 18 (15.93%) Rational DOORS
8 18 (15.93%) Automotive
9 17 (15.04%) Configuration Management
9 17 (15.04%) SC Cleared
9 17 (15.04%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (12.39%) Project Management
10 14 (12.39%) Microsoft
11 13 (11.50%) Finance
11 13 (11.50%) Avionics
12 12 (10.62%) Electronics
12 12 (10.62%) Validation
12 12 (10.62%) Integration Testing
13 11 (9.73%) C++
14 10 (8.85%) C#
15 9 (7.96%) SQL
15 9 (7.96%) PRINCE2
15 9 (7.96%) Windows
15 9 (7.96%) Computer Science
15 9 (7.96%) Requirements Management
15 9 (7.96%) Data Analysis
16 8 (7.08%) Linux
16 8 (7.08%) MS Office
16 8 (7.08%) SQL Server

Aerospace
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
1 1 (0.88%) MQSeries
1 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (0.88%) Liferay
Applications
1 8 (7.08%) MS Office
2 6 (5.31%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.65%) Simulink
5 2 (1.77%) Stateflow
5 2 (1.77%) CATIA
5 2 (1.77%) TargetLink
5 2 (1.77%) MS Project
6 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.88%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (1.77%) SAP FI
1 2 (1.77%) Primavera
1 2 (1.77%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (1.77%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.42%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.54%) Broadband
2 4 (3.54%) LTE
2 4 (3.54%) 4G
3 2 (1.77%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (1.77%) ATM
3 2 (1.77%) LAN
4 1 (0.88%) WAN
4 1 (0.88%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.65%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.77%) Big Data
3 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.77%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (15.93%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (6.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (5.31%) Subversion
3 6 (5.31%) JIRA
4 5 (4.42%) ClearCase
5 3 (2.65%) ClearQuest
5 3 (2.65%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.77%) LSMW
6 2 (1.77%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.88%) eggPlant
7 1 (0.88%) Maven
7 1 (0.88%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.88%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.88%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Blend
7 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
General
1 22 (19.47%) Manufacturing
2 18 (15.93%) Automotive
3 13 (11.50%) Finance
3 13 (11.50%) Avionics
4 12 (10.62%) Electronics
5 7 (6.19%) Military
6 4 (3.54%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (2.65%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.77%) Games
8 2 (1.77%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.88%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.88%) French Language
9 1 (0.88%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 33 (29.20%) Software Engineer
2 14 (12.39%) Developer
2 14 (12.39%) Project Manager
3 6 (5.31%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (5.31%) Test Engineer
4 5 (4.42%) IT Project Manager
4 5 (4.42%) Consultant
5 4 (3.54%) Software Developer
5 4 (3.54%) Design Engineer
6 3 (2.65%) Software Test Engineer
6 3 (2.65%) Architect
6 3 (2.65%) Quality Engineer
6 3 (2.65%) Electronics Engineer
7 2 (1.77%) SAP Support
7 2 (1.77%) Integration Project Manager
7 2 (1.77%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (1.77%) Programme Planner
7 2 (1.77%) Security Engineer
7 2 (1.77%) Software Manager
7 2 (1.77%) Embedded Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.19%) .NET
2 5 (4.42%) Web Services
3 4 (3.54%) OpenGL
4 3 (2.65%) XML
5 2 (1.77%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.77%) CSS
5 2 (1.77%) Ajax
5 2 (1.77%) HTML
5 2 (1.77%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.88%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.88%) JSTL
6 1 (0.88%) WPF
6 1 (0.88%) LINQ
6 1 (0.88%) GWT
6 1 (0.88%) jQuery
6 1 (0.88%) RESTful
6 1 (0.88%) JSP
6 1 (0.88%) XHTML
6 1 (0.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.96%) Computer Science
2 7 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.42%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 4 (3.54%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.65%) Data Integration
5 3 (2.65%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.77%) User Experience
6 2 (1.77%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.77%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.88%) CAN bus
7 1 (0.88%) Physics
7 1 (0.88%) iPhone
7 1 (0.88%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.88%) Open Source
7 1 (0.88%) Social Media
7 1 (0.88%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.88%) VHDL
7 1 (0.88%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (0.88%) Statistics
7 1 (0.88%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.96%) Windows
2 8 (7.08%) Linux
3 4 (3.54%) Android
3 4 (3.54%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.65%) VxWorks
4 3 (2.65%) Nucleus RTOS
5 2 (1.77%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.88%) UNIX
6 1 (0.88%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (34.51%) Software Engineering
2 17 (15.04%) Configuration Management
2 17 (15.04%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (12.39%) Project Management
4 12 (10.62%) Validation
4 12 (10.62%) Integration Testing
5 9 (7.96%) Data Analysis
5 9 (7.96%) Requirements Management
5 9 (7.96%) PRINCE2
6 7 (6.19%) UML
6 7 (6.19%) Migration
6 7 (6.19%) Programme Management
7 6 (5.31%) Asset Management
7 6 (5.31%) OO
7 6 (5.31%) Change Control
8 5 (4.42%) Embedded Software Development
8 5 (4.42%) ERP
8 5 (4.42%) ETL
8 5 (4.42%) PRINCE
8 5 (4.42%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (25.66%) C
2 20 (17.70%) Embedded C
3 11 (9.73%) C++
4 10 (8.85%) C#
5 9 (7.96%) SQL
6 6 (5.31%) MATLAB
7 5 (4.42%) Java
8 4 (3.54%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.77%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.77%) Embedded C++
9 2 (1.77%) Python
9 2 (1.77%) Ada
10 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (24.78%) Degree
2 21 (18.58%) Security Cleared
3 17 (15.04%) SC Cleared
4 6 (5.31%) PMP
4 6 (5.31%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.65%) APMP
6 2 (1.77%) Chartered Engineer
6 2 (1.77%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.77%) HNC
7 1 (0.88%) HND
7 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (16.81%) DO-178B
2 5 (4.42%) ISO 9001
3 4 (3.54%) GAMP
3 4 (3.54%) DO-254
3 4 (3.54%) QA
4 3 (2.65%) JTAG
5 2 (1.77%) ARP4754
5 2 (1.77%) GMP
5 2 (1.77%) TickIT
6 1 (0.88%) DO-160
System Software
1 2 (1.77%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.77%) MOM
2 1 (0.88%) Nessus
2 1 (0.88%) Nmap
Vendors
1 14 (12.39%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.19%) Serena
3 5 (4.42%) LANDesk
4 4 (3.54%) Oracle
4 4 (3.54%) SAP
5 3 (2.65%) Wind River
5 3 (2.65%) Mentor Graphics
6 2 (1.77%) MathWorks
6 2 (1.77%) Perforce
6 2 (1.77%) HP
7 1 (0.88%) EMC
7 1 (0.88%) CA
7 1 (0.88%) JDA
7 1 (0.88%) NCR
7 1 (0.88%) Cognos
7 1 (0.88%) Cisco
7 1 (0.88%) IBM
7 1 (0.88%) Cadence
7 1 (0.88%) Infragistics
7 1 (0.88%) Talend
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