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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Aerospace
Rank 542 533 462
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -71
Contract jobs citing Aerospace 57 40 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.076% 0.23%
As % of the General category 0.26% 0.18% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 29
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£275 £400 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £255 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £545 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £346 £300
% change year-on-year
-20.51% +15.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 38
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +25.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.85 £12.75 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.11 £56.16 £56.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +21.42%

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
21744 22470 25772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.62% 42.83% 44.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 13389 13874 15322
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 534 601 741
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.58 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £44.94 £49.34
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -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 21 August 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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -1 51 £275 -31.25% 143
South East +17 20 £248 - 50
South West -35 19 £275 -20.51% 52
Buckinghamshire +2 7 £525 - 6
Somerset - 7 £275 - 3
Yeovil - 6 £275 - 1
Dorset +6 5 - - 11
Hampshire -4 5 £248 - 12
Cheltenham -4 5 - - 12
Gloucestershire -26 5 - - 16
London +7 4 £375 -28.57% 8
Surrey +1 4 £248 - 12
East of England -22 4 £463 +208.33% 13
Scotland - 4 £135 - 1
Oxfordshire - 4 - - 6
West Midlands -13 2 - - 5
Bedfordshire -18 2 - - 1
Wimborne - 2 - - 3
Milton Keynes - 2 £525 - 1
Portsmouth - 2 - - 7
Derbyshire -4 1 - - 2
East Midlands -4 1 - - 5
Derby -9 1 - - 2
Bristol -21 1 - - 10
Aylesbury - 1 - -
North West - 1 - - 5
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Essex - 1 £463 - 3
Hertfordshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - - 1

Aerospace
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 33 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 29 (23.97%) Software Engineering
3 23 (19.01%) SC Cleared
4 22 (18.18%) Windows
5 20 (16.53%) C
5 20 (16.53%) C++
5 20 (16.53%) Manufacturing
6 17 (14.05%) Linux
7 16 (13.22%) Automotive
8 15 (12.40%) Finance
9 14 (11.57%) UNIX
9 14 (11.57%) Rational DOORS
10 13 (10.74%) SQL
10 13 (10.74%) Microsoft
10 13 (10.74%) Military
11 12 (9.92%) SAP
11 12 (9.92%) Degree
11 12 (9.92%) Embedded Systems
12 11 (9.09%) UML
12 11 (9.09%) Information Security
12 11 (9.09%) Retail
13 10 (8.26%) Validation
13 10 (8.26%) Multithreading
13 10 (8.26%) Avionics
14 9 (7.44%) OO
14 9 (7.44%) SLA
14 9 (7.44%) Configuration Management
15 8 (6.61%) C#
15 8 (6.61%) Java
15 8 (6.61%) CAD

Aerospace
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 6 (4.96%) Tomcat
2 5 (4.13%) Apache
3 2 (1.65%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.83%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.83%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.83%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (4.13%) Windchill
2 4 (3.31%) MS Office
2 4 (3.31%) AutoCAD
2 4 (3.31%) Simulink
3 3 (2.48%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.65%) CATIA
5 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.83%) NASTRAN
5 1 (0.83%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Maximo
2 1 (0.83%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.83%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.83%) Cognos Planning
2 1 (0.83%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.83%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.83%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.31%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.48%) Wireless
3 2 (1.65%) Network Security
3 2 (1.65%) ATM
4 1 (0.83%) GSM
4 1 (0.83%) UMTS
4 1 (0.83%) VoIP
4 1 (0.83%) HTTP
4 1 (0.83%) DNS
4 1 (0.83%) SAN
4 1 (0.83%) Internet
4 1 (0.83%) DVB
4 1 (0.83%) LTE
4 1 (0.83%) VSAT
4 1 (0.83%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.83%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.79%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.31%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.83%) Big Data
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.83%) DB2
4 1 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (11.57%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (4.96%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.83%) JIRA
3 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.83%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.83%) GCC
General
1 20 (16.53%) Manufacturing
2 16 (13.22%) Automotive
3 15 (12.40%) Finance
4 13 (10.74%) Military
5 11 (9.09%) Retail
6 10 (8.26%) Avionics
7 8 (6.61%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (4.96%) Electronics
9 2 (1.65%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.65%) Legal
9 2 (1.65%) Advertising
10 1 (0.83%) Law
10 1 (0.83%) French Language
10 1 (0.83%) German Language
10 1 (0.83%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (17.36%) Software Engineer
2 13 (10.74%) Developer
2 13 (10.74%) Analyst
3 12 (9.92%) Systems Engineer
4 11 (9.09%) C++ Developer
5 8 (6.61%) Architect
5 8 (6.61%) Project Manager
6 6 (4.96%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (3.31%) Programme Manager
7 4 (3.31%) Test Engineer
7 4 (3.31%) Support Analyst
7 4 (3.31%) CAD Technician
8 3 (2.48%) SAP Manager
8 3 (2.48%) DBA
8 3 (2.48%) Support Engineer
8 3 (2.48%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 3 (2.48%) Technical Author
8 3 (2.48%) Consultant
8 3 (2.48%) Business Analyst
8 3 (2.48%) Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.79%) HTML
2 6 (4.96%) .NET
2 6 (4.96%) CSS
3 5 (4.13%) JSP
4 2 (1.65%) Ajax
4 2 (1.65%) Web Services
4 2 (1.65%) SGML
4 2 (1.65%) REST
5 1 (0.83%) JAX-RS
5 1 (0.83%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.83%) LAMP
5 1 (0.83%) XML
5 1 (0.83%) WSDL
5 1 (0.83%) XML Schema
5 1 (0.83%) Middleware
5 1 (0.83%) Java EE
5 1 (0.83%) MDX
5 1 (0.83%) Dojo
5 1 (0.83%) jQuery
5 1 (0.83%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.92%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (4.13%) FMCG
3 3 (2.48%) Firmware
4 2 (1.65%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.65%) E-Learning
4 2 (1.65%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.65%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.83%) Celerra
5 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.83%) PMI
5 1 (0.83%) Semantic Web
5 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.83%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.83%) Robotics
5 1 (0.83%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.83%) Physics
5 1 (0.83%) Human Factors
5 1 (0.83%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.83%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.18%) Windows
2 17 (14.05%) Linux
3 14 (11.57%) UNIX
4 2 (1.65%) VxWorks
5 1 (0.83%) Nucleus RTOS
5 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (23.97%) Software Engineering
2 11 (9.09%) UML
2 11 (9.09%) Information Security
3 10 (8.26%) Validation
3 10 (8.26%) Multithreading
4 9 (7.44%) OO
4 9 (7.44%) Configuration Management
5 8 (6.61%) CAD
6 7 (5.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (5.79%) Scrum
6 7 (5.79%) Project Management
7 6 (4.96%) ERP
7 6 (4.96%) Requirements Management
8 5 (4.13%) Web Development
8 5 (4.13%) Software Testing
8 5 (4.13%) Time Management
8 5 (4.13%) Integration Testing
8 5 (4.13%) PRINCE2
9 4 (3.31%) PRINCE
9 4 (3.31%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (16.53%) C
1 20 (16.53%) C++
2 13 (10.74%) SQL
3 8 (6.61%) Java
3 8 (6.61%) C#
4 7 (5.79%) Embedded C
5 5 (4.13%) Assembly Language
6 4 (3.31%) MATLAB
7 3 (2.48%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.65%) Embedded C++
8 2 (1.65%) Ada
9 1 (0.83%) Fortran
9 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.83%) SPARQL
9 1 (0.83%) VC++
9 1 (0.83%) Python
9 1 (0.83%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 33 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 23 (19.01%) SC Cleared
3 12 (9.92%) Degree
4 3 (2.48%) MAPM
5 2 (1.65%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.65%) IIBA
5 2 (1.65%) CBAP
5 2 (1.65%) APMP
5 2 (1.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (1.65%) HND
5 2 (1.65%) ISEB
5 2 (1.65%) PMP
5 2 (1.65%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.83%) MOS
6 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.83%) MCSE
6 1 (0.83%) MCSA
6 1 (0.83%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.44%) SLA
2 7 (5.79%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.83%) DO-160
System Software
1 2 (1.65%) Nmap
2 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.65%) Nessus
1 2 (1.65%) SCCM
2 1 (0.83%) SCOM
2 1 (0.83%) WSUS
2 1 (0.83%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 13 (10.74%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.92%) SAP
3 5 (4.13%) SolidWorks
4 4 (3.31%) Oracle
5 3 (2.48%) VMware
5 3 (2.48%) Serena
5 3 (2.48%) Wind River
6 2 (1.65%) EMC
6 2 (1.65%) IBM
7 1 (0.83%) BT
7 1 (0.83%) HP
7 1 (0.83%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.83%) Cognos
7 1 (0.83%) Cisco
7 1 (0.83%) Allen-Bradley
7 1 (0.83%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.83%) Nintex
7 1 (0.83%) Computacenter
7 1 (0.83%) Northgate
7 1 (0.83%) Brocade
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