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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Aerospace
Rank 525 494 443
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -51
Contract jobs citing Aerospace 58 59 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.22%
As % of the General category 0.29% 0.30% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 19
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£380 £425 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% +80.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £205 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £435 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £288
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +47.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 20 37
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £16.58 £28.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%

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
19845 19654 18048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.89% 40.81% 40.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 12710 12215 10738
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 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 439 589 676
Average hourly rate £24.50 £22.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.36% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -16 57 £380 -10.58% 166
South East -5 19 £438 +2.94% 58
South West -14 13 - - 54
Hampshire -20 11 £469 +10.29% 17
East of England +2 7 - - 16
London 0 7 £335 - 12
North West -6 6 £600 - 6
East Midlands +9 5 £325 - 5
Dorset -1 5 - - 3
Gloucestershire -18 5 - - 10
Derbyshire +20 4 - -
Derby +13 4 - -
West Sussex -12 4 - -
Cheltenham -22 4 - - 6
Lancashire - 4 £600 - 2
Portsmouth - 4 - - 3
Crawley - 4 - -
Essex - 3 - - 2
Wimborne -1 2 - -
Surrey -4 2 - - 13
Bristol -5 2 - - 7
Cambridgeshire - 2 - - 11
Leicestershire +4 1 £325 - 3
Bedfordshire -9 1 - - 3
Scotland -10 1 - - 1
Berkshire - 1 - - 9
Yeovil - 1 - - 6
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 - - 18
Chertsey - 1 - -

Aerospace
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (32.86%) Software Engineering
2 35 (25.00%) C
3 33 (23.57%) Security Cleared
4 30 (21.43%) SC Cleared
5 21 (15.00%) Degree
6 20 (14.29%) Configuration Management
7 19 (13.57%) Manufacturing
7 19 (13.57%) DO-178B
8 18 (12.86%) Avionics
8 18 (12.86%) Embedded C
9 17 (12.14%) Automotive
10 15 (10.71%) C++
10 15 (10.71%) Rational DOORS
11 14 (10.00%) Microsoft
11 14 (10.00%) Military
12 13 (9.29%) Finance
12 13 (9.29%) Validation
12 13 (9.29%) Data Analysis
12 13 (9.29%) Electronics
12 13 (9.29%) UML
13 12 (8.57%) Windows
13 12 (8.57%) SQL
14 10 (7.14%) SQL Server
14 10 (7.14%) TCP/IP
14 10 (7.14%) Project Management
14 10 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (6.43%) Integration Testing
15 9 (6.43%) OO
16 8 (5.71%) Linux
16 8 (5.71%) SAP

Aerospace
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (2.14%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.43%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.71%) Liferay
3 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.71%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (0.71%) IIS
3 1 (0.71%) Apache
3 1 (0.71%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.71%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 5 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 5 (3.57%) MS Office
2 2 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.43%) AutoCAD
2 2 (1.43%) Simulink
2 2 (1.43%) MS Project
3 1 (0.71%) TargetLink
3 1 (0.71%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (0.71%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (1.43%) SAP CO
1 2 (1.43%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (1.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.43%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.71%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.71%) SAP QM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.86%) Broadband
2 4 (2.86%) LTE
2 4 (2.86%) 4G
3 3 (2.14%) Network Security
3 3 (2.14%) Wireless
4 2 (1.43%) SAN
4 2 (1.43%) ATM
4 2 (1.43%) SSL
4 2 (1.43%) HTTP
5 1 (0.71%) NAS
5 1 (0.71%) Multicast
5 1 (0.71%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (0.71%) LAN
5 1 (0.71%) VoIP
5 1 (0.71%) WAN
5 1 (0.71%) DNS
5 1 (0.71%) Firewall
5 1 (0.71%) BGP
5 1 (0.71%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.71%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (10.71%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (5.00%) ClearCase
3 6 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (3.57%) Subversion
5 4 (2.86%) JIRA
6 2 (1.43%) LSMW
6 2 (1.43%) ClearQuest
6 2 (1.43%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.43%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.71%) GCC
7 1 (0.71%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.71%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.71%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.71%) JUnit
7 1 (0.71%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.71%) Maven
General
1 19 (13.57%) Manufacturing
2 18 (12.86%) Avionics
3 17 (12.14%) Automotive
4 14 (10.00%) Military
5 13 (9.29%) Finance
5 13 (9.29%) Electronics
6 4 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (2.14%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.14%) Marketing
8 2 (1.43%) Games
8 2 (1.43%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.71%) Front Office
9 1 (0.71%) Advertising
9 1 (0.71%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 37 (26.43%) Software Engineer
2 13 (9.29%) Developer
2 13 (9.29%) Systems Engineer
3 9 (6.43%) Project Manager
4 8 (5.71%) Architect
5 7 (5.00%) Electronics Engineer
6 6 (4.29%) Test Engineer
7 5 (3.57%) Software Developer
7 5 (3.57%) Consultant
7 5 (3.57%) Design Engineer
8 4 (2.86%) Lead Architect
8 4 (2.86%) Network Engineer
8 4 (2.86%) Analyst
9 3 (2.14%) Principal Engineer
9 3 (2.14%) DBA
9 3 (2.14%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (2.14%) Senior Manager
9 3 (2.14%) Senior Project Manager
9 3 (2.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 3 (2.14%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.86%) OpenGL
1 4 (2.86%) Middleware
1 4 (2.86%) HTML
1 4 (2.86%) .NET
2 3 (2.14%) CSS
3 2 (1.43%) Ajax
3 2 (1.43%) jQuery
3 2 (1.43%) JSP
3 2 (1.43%) SOAP
3 2 (1.43%) Web Services
3 2 (1.43%) XML
3 2 (1.43%) JMS
3 2 (1.43%) WSDL
4 1 (0.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (0.71%) REST
4 1 (0.71%) RESTful
4 1 (0.71%) XHTML
4 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.71%) X-Windows
4 1 (0.71%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 6 (4.29%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.57%) Data Integration
4 4 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.86%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.14%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.14%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.43%) Statistics
6 2 (1.43%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.43%) Physics
6 2 (1.43%) User Experience
6 2 (1.43%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.43%) CAN bus
7 1 (0.71%) Open Source
7 1 (0.71%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.71%) iPhone
7 1 (0.71%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.71%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.71%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.57%) Windows
2 8 (5.71%) Linux
3 5 (3.57%) VxWorks
3 5 (3.57%) Nucleus RTOS
4 4 (2.86%) UNIX
4 4 (2.86%) Android
4 4 (2.86%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.43%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.71%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.71%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (32.86%) Software Engineering
2 20 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 13 (9.29%) Validation
3 13 (9.29%) Data Analysis
3 13 (9.29%) UML
4 10 (7.14%) Project Management
4 10 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (6.43%) Integration Testing
5 9 (6.43%) OO
6 8 (5.71%) Embedded Software Development
7 7 (5.00%) ITIL
7 7 (5.00%) Requirements Management
7 7 (5.00%) Programme Management
8 6 (4.29%) OOD
8 6 (4.29%) Time Management
9 5 (3.57%) Data Architecture
9 5 (3.57%) Business Transformation
9 5 (3.57%) Analytics
9 5 (3.57%) ETL
9 5 (3.57%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 35 (25.00%) C
2 18 (12.86%) Embedded C
3 15 (10.71%) C++
4 12 (8.57%) SQL
5 7 (5.00%) Java
6 6 (4.29%) JavaScript
6 6 (4.29%) C#
7 3 (2.14%) MATLAB
8 2 (1.43%) Embedded C++
8 2 (1.43%) Assembly Language
9 1 (0.71%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.71%) Python
9 1 (0.71%) Ada
9 1 (0.71%) Perl
9 1 (0.71%) VC++
Qualifications
1 33 (23.57%) Security Cleared
2 30 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 21 (15.00%) Degree
4 4 (2.86%) Chartered Engineer
5 2 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.43%) PMP
5 2 (1.43%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.43%) APMP
6 1 (0.71%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.71%) MCSE
6 1 (0.71%) MCSA
6 1 (0.71%) HND
6 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.71%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.71%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (13.57%) DO-178B
2 8 (5.71%) ISO 9001
3 4 (2.86%) TickIT
3 4 (2.86%) DO-254
4 3 (2.14%) JTAG
4 3 (2.14%) QA
5 2 (1.43%) SLA
5 2 (1.43%) GAMP
5 2 (1.43%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.71%) ARP4754
6 1 (0.71%) DO-160
6 1 (0.71%) GMP
System Software
1 3 (2.14%) Nmap
2 2 (1.43%) Firmware
2 2 (1.43%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.14%) Nessus
2 1 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.71%) SCCM
2 1 (0.71%) SCOM
2 1 (0.71%) MOM
2 1 (0.71%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.71%) SAP
3 6 (4.29%) Cisco
3 6 (4.29%) Mentor Graphics
4 5 (3.57%) IBM
5 4 (2.86%) Serena
5 4 (2.86%) LANDesk
5 4 (2.86%) Cognos
6 3 (2.14%) Wind River
6 3 (2.14%) Oracle
6 3 (2.14%) Primavera
6 3 (2.14%) HP
7 2 (1.43%) Google
7 2 (1.43%) EMC
7 2 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.71%) Talend
8 1 (0.71%) Nintex
8 1 (0.71%) ESRI
8 1 (0.71%) BT
8 1 (0.71%) MathWorks
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