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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Aerospace
Rank 519 515 453
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -62
Contract jobs citing Aerospace 57 51 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.10% 0.19%
As % of the General category 0.28% 0.26% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 20
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£430 £413 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.24% +75.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £220 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £498 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £348 £235
% change year-on-year
+25.89% +47.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 21
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.14 £15.65 £28.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%

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
20496 19944 18683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 39.06% 39.68% 41.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 12792 12098 11299
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 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £601 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 434 620 605
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -2.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.79%

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 February 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 February 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 February 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 54 £438 +2.94% 115
South East -20 21 £438 +18.24% 42
South West -17 12 - - 23
Hampshire -8 11 £438 +10.06% 13
East Midlands +3 8 £388 - 7
Derbyshire +15 7 £451 -
Derby +10 7 £451 -
Gloucestershire -15 6 - - 6
East of England +7 5 - - 11
Cheltenham -14 5 - - 4
Crawley -4 4 - -
West Sussex -14 4 - -
London -15 4 £380 -22.32% 15
Portsmouth - 4 - - 5
Buckinghamshire -7 3 - - 6
Surrey +1 2 - - 11
West Midlands -6 2 - - 5
Scotland -7 2 £430 +138.88%
Bedfordshire -7 2 - - 5
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Luton - 2 - - 1
Stevenage - 2 - -
Glasgow - 2 £430 -
Leicestershire +3 1 £325 - 3
North West -14 1 - - 4
Wales - 1 - - 6
Essex - 1 - - 2
Berkshire - 1 - - 5
Chertsey - 1 - - 1
Aylesbury - 1 - - 4

Aerospace
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 44 (30.99%) Software Engineering
2 33 (23.24%) C
3 32 (22.54%) Security Cleared
4 29 (20.42%) Degree
5 27 (19.01%) SC Cleared
6 25 (17.61%) Manufacturing
7 21 (14.79%) Configuration Management
8 19 (13.38%) Embedded C
9 18 (12.68%) Finance
9 18 (12.68%) DO-178B
10 17 (11.97%) Automotive
11 16 (11.27%) Project Management
12 15 (10.56%) Electronics
12 15 (10.56%) Data Analysis
12 15 (10.56%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (9.86%) C++
13 14 (9.86%) Avionics
14 13 (9.15%) Rational DOORS
14 13 (9.15%) Microsoft
15 12 (8.45%) UML
15 12 (8.45%) Validation
16 11 (7.75%) Windows
16 11 (7.75%) Military
17 10 (7.04%) Integration Testing
17 10 (7.04%) SQL
17 10 (7.04%) Embedded Software Development
18 9 (6.34%) PRINCE2
18 9 (6.34%) ClearCase
18 9 (6.34%) ISO 9001
18 9 (6.34%) Requirements Management

Aerospace
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (0.70%) Tomcat
1 1 (0.70%) MQSeries
1 1 (0.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.70%) ArcGIS
1 1 (0.70%) WebSphere Process Server
1 1 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
1 1 (0.70%) Liferay
Applications
1 8 (5.63%) MS Office
2 7 (4.93%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.82%) Simulink
5 3 (2.11%) MS Project
5 3 (2.11%) TargetLink
6 2 (1.41%) Stateflow
7 1 (0.70%) CATIA
7 1 (0.70%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.70%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 2 (1.41%) SAP FI
1 2 (1.41%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (1.41%) SAP CO
1 2 (1.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.70%) SAP QM
2 1 (0.70%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.63%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.82%) Broadband
2 4 (2.82%) LTE
2 4 (2.82%) 4G
3 3 (2.11%) Network Security
3 3 (2.11%) ATM
4 2 (1.41%) HTTP
4 2 (1.41%) LAN
4 2 (1.41%) SSL
4 2 (1.41%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (0.70%) Multicast
5 1 (0.70%) NAS
5 1 (0.70%) SAN
5 1 (0.70%) BGP
5 1 (0.70%) Firewall
5 1 (0.70%) Wireless
5 1 (0.70%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.11%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.41%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.70%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.70%) Big Data
4 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (9.15%) Rational DOORS
2 9 (6.34%) ClearCase
3 8 (5.63%) Subversion
4 7 (4.93%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (4.23%) JIRA
6 4 (2.82%) ClearQuest
7 3 (2.11%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.41%) LSMW
8 2 (1.41%) Rational Rhapsody
8 2 (1.41%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.70%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.70%) JUnit
9 1 (0.70%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.70%) LabVIEW
9 1 (0.70%) Maven
General
1 25 (17.61%) Manufacturing
2 18 (12.68%) Finance
3 17 (11.97%) Automotive
4 15 (10.56%) Electronics
5 14 (9.86%) Avionics
6 11 (7.75%) Military
7 4 (2.82%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.82%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (2.11%) Marketing
9 2 (1.41%) General Ledger
9 2 (1.41%) Games
10 1 (0.70%) Front Office
10 1 (0.70%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 35 (24.65%) Software Engineer
2 15 (10.56%) Developer
2 15 (10.56%) Project Manager
3 11 (7.75%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (5.63%) Electronics Engineer
5 7 (4.93%) Architect
5 7 (4.93%) Design Engineer
6 6 (4.23%) Test Engineer
6 6 (4.23%) Consultant
7 5 (3.52%) Software Developer
8 4 (2.82%) Senior Manager
8 4 (2.82%) Senior Project Manager
8 4 (2.82%) Hardware Engineer
8 4 (2.82%) Lead Architect
9 3 (2.11%) Integration Project Manager
9 3 (2.11%) Principal Engineer
9 3 (2.11%) Development Engineer
9 3 (2.11%) SAP Consultant
9 3 (2.11%) IT Project Manager
9 3 (2.11%) Principal Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.52%) Web Services
2 4 (2.82%) XML
2 4 (2.82%) OpenGL
2 4 (2.82%) Middleware
3 3 (2.11%) HTML
3 3 (2.11%) .NET
4 2 (1.41%) CSS
4 2 (1.41%) JMS
4 2 (1.41%) WSDL
4 2 (1.41%) Ajax
4 2 (1.41%) jQuery
4 2 (1.41%) SOAP
5 1 (0.70%) Google Maps API
5 1 (0.70%) RESTful
5 1 (0.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (0.70%) REST
5 1 (0.70%) JSTL
5 1 (0.70%) GWT
5 1 (0.70%) XHTML
5 1 (0.70%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.63%) Computer Science
1 8 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.93%) Data Integration
2 7 (4.93%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 4 (2.82%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.11%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.11%) Device Driver
5 3 (2.11%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.41%) Physics
6 2 (1.41%) Statistics
6 2 (1.41%) User Experience
6 2 (1.41%) CAN bus
7 1 (0.70%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.70%) iPhone
7 1 (0.70%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.70%) Open Source
7 1 (0.70%) Social Media
7 1 (0.70%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.70%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.75%) Windows
2 7 (4.93%) Linux
3 5 (3.52%) VxWorks
3 5 (3.52%) Nucleus RTOS
4 4 (2.82%) Android
4 4 (2.82%) UNIX
4 4 (2.82%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.41%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.70%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (30.99%) Software Engineering
2 21 (14.79%) Configuration Management
3 16 (11.27%) Project Management
4 15 (10.56%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (10.56%) Data Analysis
5 12 (8.45%) Validation
5 12 (8.45%) UML
6 10 (7.04%) Integration Testing
6 10 (7.04%) Embedded Software Development
7 9 (6.34%) Requirements Management
7 9 (6.34%) PRINCE2
7 9 (6.34%) Migration
8 8 (5.63%) Change Management
8 8 (5.63%) OO
9 7 (4.93%) ETL
9 7 (4.93%) Asset Management
9 7 (4.93%) Programme Management
10 6 (4.23%) PLM
10 6 (4.23%) PRINCE
10 6 (4.23%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 33 (23.24%) C
2 19 (13.38%) Embedded C
3 14 (9.86%) C++
4 10 (7.04%) SQL
5 6 (4.23%) Java
5 6 (4.23%) JavaScript
5 6 (4.23%) MATLAB
6 5 (3.52%) C#
7 2 (1.41%) Embedded C++
7 2 (1.41%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.70%) Perl
8 1 (0.70%) VC++
8 1 (0.70%) Python
8 1 (0.70%) Ada
Qualifications
1 32 (22.54%) Security Cleared
2 29 (20.42%) Degree
3 27 (19.01%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.23%) VCP4
5 5 (3.52%) PMP
5 5 (3.52%) PMI Certification
6 4 (2.82%) APMP
6 4 (2.82%) Chartered Engineer
7 2 (1.41%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.70%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.70%) HNC
8 1 (0.70%) HND
8 1 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.68%) DO-178B
2 9 (6.34%) ISO 9001
3 4 (2.82%) TickIT
3 4 (2.82%) QA
3 4 (2.82%) DO-254
3 4 (2.82%) GAMP
4 3 (2.11%) JTAG
5 2 (1.41%) IEC 61508
5 2 (1.41%) GMP
6 1 (0.70%) ARP4754
6 1 (0.70%) DO-160
System Software
1 3 (2.11%) Nmap
2 2 (1.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.11%) MOM
1 3 (2.11%) Nessus
2 1 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (9.15%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.63%) SAP
3 5 (3.52%) Cisco
3 5 (3.52%) IBM
3 5 (3.52%) Oracle
3 5 (3.52%) Mentor Graphics
3 5 (3.52%) LANDesk
4 4 (2.82%) Serena
4 4 (2.82%) Cognos
4 4 (2.82%) HP
5 3 (2.11%) MathWorks
5 3 (2.11%) Primavera
5 3 (2.11%) Wind River
6 2 (1.41%) Perforce
6 2 (1.41%) Google
6 2 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.70%) Adobe
7 1 (0.70%) ESRI
7 1 (0.70%) BT
7 1 (0.70%) EMC
South East England
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £26 - £30 per hour + DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
X4 Group
Rate: £25 - 45 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £30 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Connectus
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £18 - £22 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Rate: please state your required rate on application
Posted: 6 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 40 - 45 / hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 30 - 35 / hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £17 - £22 per hour + DOE
Posted: 10 days ago
Somerset
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £20 - £28 per hour + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Somerset
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £20 - £28 per hour + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Dorset
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £18 - £24 per hour + DOE
Posted: 18 days ago
Dorset
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £18 - £22 per hour + DOE
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Chertsey
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 23 days ago
South West England
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Portsmouth
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Dorset
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £30 - £37 per hour + DOE
Posted: 25 days ago
Dorset
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago