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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Aerospace
Rank 543 514 450
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -64
Contract jobs citing Aerospace 56 56 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.11% 0.20%
As % of the General category 0.27% 0.27% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 23
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£438 £354 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.67% +50.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £219 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £492 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £331 £265
% change year-on-year
+34.18% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 13 13
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +1.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.71 £14.20 £17.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.93 £41.84 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +1.36%

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
21059 20444 19546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 39.25% 39.38% 42.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 12920 12558 11820
Average daily rate £438 £433 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.15% -3.88%
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 491 602 625
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.38 £25.81
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.67% -13.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.18%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -6 51 £501 +33.53% 136
South East -22 20 £344 +3.38% 46
South West -4 15 - - 17
Gloucestershire -12 12 - - 5
Hampshire -5 11 £438 +18.24% 9
Cheltenham -9 11 - - 2
Derbyshire +6 5 £451 - 1
Derby +3 5 £451 - 1
East Midlands -6 5 £451 - 9
Buckinghamshire -1 4 £250 -41.17%
Portsmouth - 4 - - 5
East of England +8 3 - - 15
Dorset +1 3 - - 2
West Midlands -6 3 - - 14
Surrey +4 2 - - 9
Crawley -3 2 - -
Scotland -10 2 £430 +138.88% 2
West Sussex -19 2 - -
South Wales - 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 - - 2
Glasgow - 2 £430 -
Aylesbury - 2 £250 -
Newport - 2 - -
Stevenage - 2 - -
Wales - 2 - - 4
London -2 1 £325 -27.91% 22
Bedfordshire -6 1 - - 5
North West -15 1 - - 6
Staffordshire - 1 - - 2
Luton - 1 - -

Aerospace
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 46 (36.22%) Software Engineering
2 34 (26.77%) C
3 31 (24.41%) Degree
4 30 (23.62%) Security Cleared
5 24 (18.90%) SC Cleared
6 23 (18.11%) Manufacturing
7 22 (17.32%) Configuration Management
8 21 (16.54%) Embedded C
9 19 (14.96%) DO-178B
10 17 (13.39%) Rational DOORS
11 16 (12.60%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (11.81%) Automotive
12 15 (11.81%) Microsoft
12 15 (11.81%) C++
13 14 (11.02%) Finance
13 14 (11.02%) Project Management
14 13 (10.24%) Avionics
15 12 (9.45%) Integration Testing
15 12 (9.45%) Electronics
15 12 (9.45%) Validation
16 11 (8.66%) Windows
16 11 (8.66%) UML
16 11 (8.66%) Data Analysis
17 10 (7.87%) Computer Science
18 9 (7.09%) Requirements Management
18 9 (7.09%) MS Office
18 9 (7.09%) PRINCE2
18 9 (7.09%) C#
18 9 (7.09%) SQL
18 9 (7.09%) ISO 9001

Aerospace
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (0.79%) Tomcat
1 1 (0.79%) MQSeries
1 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (0.79%) Liferay
Applications
1 9 (7.09%) MS Office
2 7 (5.51%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.94%) Simulink
3 5 (3.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.36%) TargetLink
4 3 (2.36%) MS Project
5 2 (1.57%) Stateflow
5 2 (1.57%) CATIA
6 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.79%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (1.57%) SAP FI
1 2 (1.57%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (1.57%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.79%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.30%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.15%) Broadband
2 4 (3.15%) LTE
2 4 (3.15%) 4G
3 3 (2.36%) ATM
3 3 (2.36%) Network Security
4 2 (1.57%) LAN
4 2 (1.57%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (0.79%) Multicast
5 1 (0.79%) NAS
5 1 (0.79%) WAN
5 1 (0.79%) SAN
5 1 (0.79%) BGP
5 1 (0.79%) Firewall
5 1 (0.79%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.30%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.36%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.57%) Big Data
3 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.57%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (13.39%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (6.30%) Subversion
3 7 (5.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (5.51%) ClearCase
4 6 (4.72%) JIRA
5 3 (2.36%) ClearQuest
5 3 (2.36%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.57%) LSMW
6 2 (1.57%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (1.57%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.79%) Maven
7 1 (0.79%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.79%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Blend
7 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
General
1 23 (18.11%) Manufacturing
2 15 (11.81%) Automotive
3 14 (11.02%) Finance
4 13 (10.24%) Avionics
5 12 (9.45%) Electronics
6 8 (6.30%) Military
7 4 (3.15%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (2.36%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.57%) Games
9 2 (1.57%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.79%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.79%) French Language
10 1 (0.79%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.79%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 37 (29.13%) Software Engineer
2 17 (13.39%) Developer
3 14 (11.02%) Project Manager
4 9 (7.09%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (5.51%) Software Developer
6 5 (3.94%) Consultant
6 5 (3.94%) Design Engineer
6 5 (3.94%) IT Project Manager
7 4 (3.15%) Electronics Engineer
7 4 (3.15%) Test Engineer
7 4 (3.15%) Architect
8 3 (2.36%) Quality Engineer
8 3 (2.36%) Security Engineer
8 3 (2.36%) Principal Software Engineer
8 3 (2.36%) Integration Project Manager
8 3 (2.36%) Principal Engineer
8 3 (2.36%) Development Engineer
8 3 (2.36%) Integration Manager
9 2 (1.57%) Project Delivery Manager
9 2 (1.57%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.51%) .NET
2 6 (4.72%) OpenGL
3 5 (3.94%) Web Services
4 3 (2.36%) XML
4 3 (2.36%) Middleware
5 2 (1.57%) Ajax
5 2 (1.57%) HTML
5 2 (1.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (1.57%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.57%) CSS
6 1 (0.79%) JSP
6 1 (0.79%) XHTML
6 1 (0.79%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.79%) JSTL
6 1 (0.79%) WPF
6 1 (0.79%) LINQ
6 1 (0.79%) GWT
6 1 (0.79%) jQuery
6 1 (0.79%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.87%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.94%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 4 (3.15%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.36%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.36%) Data Integration
5 3 (2.36%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.57%) Physics
6 2 (1.57%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.57%) Statistics
6 2 (1.57%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.57%) User Experience
7 1 (0.79%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (0.79%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.79%) Biometrics
7 1 (0.79%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.79%) SCADA
7 1 (0.79%) PKI
7 1 (0.79%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.66%) Windows
2 7 (5.51%) Linux
3 4 (3.15%) VxWorks
3 4 (3.15%) Nucleus RTOS
3 4 (3.15%) Android
3 4 (3.15%) UNIX
3 4 (3.15%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.57%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.79%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (36.22%) Software Engineering
2 22 (17.32%) Configuration Management
3 16 (12.60%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (11.02%) Project Management
5 12 (9.45%) Validation
5 12 (9.45%) Integration Testing
6 11 (8.66%) Data Analysis
6 11 (8.66%) UML
7 9 (7.09%) PRINCE2
7 9 (7.09%) Requirements Management
7 9 (7.09%) Embedded Software Development
8 8 (6.30%) OO
9 7 (5.51%) Migration
9 7 (5.51%) Change Management
9 7 (5.51%) Asset Management
10 6 (4.72%) PRINCE
10 6 (4.72%) OOD
10 6 (4.72%) Logistics
10 6 (4.72%) Programme Management
11 5 (3.94%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 34 (26.77%) C
2 21 (16.54%) Embedded C
3 15 (11.81%) C++
4 9 (7.09%) SQL
4 9 (7.09%) C#
5 7 (5.51%) MATLAB
6 5 (3.94%) Java
7 4 (3.15%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.57%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.57%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.79%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.79%) Python
9 1 (0.79%) Ada
Qualifications
1 31 (24.41%) Degree
2 30 (23.62%) Security Cleared
3 24 (18.90%) SC Cleared
4 7 (5.51%) PMP
4 7 (5.51%) PMI Certification
5 4 (3.15%) APMP
5 4 (3.15%) Chartered Engineer
6 2 (1.57%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.57%) HNC
7 1 (0.79%) HND
7 1 (0.79%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (14.96%) DO-178B
2 9 (7.09%) ISO 9001
3 4 (3.15%) TickIT
3 4 (3.15%) QA
3 4 (3.15%) DO-254
3 4 (3.15%) GAMP
4 3 (2.36%) JTAG
5 2 (1.57%) IEC 61508
5 2 (1.57%) ARP4754
5 2 (1.57%) GMP
6 1 (0.79%) DO-160
System Software
1 2 (1.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.36%) MOM
1 3 (2.36%) Nessus
1 3 (2.36%) Nmap
Vendors
1 15 (11.81%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.72%) Serena
3 5 (3.94%) SAP
3 5 (3.94%) LANDesk
4 4 (3.15%) Oracle
5 3 (2.36%) HP
5 3 (2.36%) MathWorks
5 3 (2.36%) Wind River
5 3 (2.36%) Mentor Graphics
6 2 (1.57%) Primavera
6 2 (1.57%) Perforce
6 2 (1.57%) IBM
7 1 (0.79%) Cognos
7 1 (0.79%) Cisco
7 1 (0.79%) EMC
7 1 (0.79%) CA
7 1 (0.79%) NCR
7 1 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.79%) Cadence
7 1 (0.79%) Computacenter
England
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £1 - £10000 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Connectus
Rate: £35 - £50 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Connectus
Rate: £30 - £45 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Rate: £38k per annum depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £27 - £33 per hour + DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £7.80 - £8.50 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancashire
Connectus
Rate: £37 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £25 - £33 per hour + DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £9 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £30 - £32 per hour + early finish on Fridays
Posted: 8 days ago
Bedfordshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 9 days ago
Somerset
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £27 - £33 per hour + DOE
Posted: 15 days ago
South East England
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £27 - £30 per hour + DOE
Posted: 18 days ago
Stafford
Real Staffing
Rate: £42 - £45 per hour
Posted: 19 days ago
South East England
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £27 - £30 per hour + DOE
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £37 - £43 per hour + DOE
Posted: 22 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 24 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 24 days ago