The first 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Aerospace
Rank 535 525 459
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -66
Contract jobs citing Aerospace 54 38 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.099% 0.074% 0.19%
As % of the General category 0.26% 0.17% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 27
Average daily rate
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£295 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £308 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £530 £511
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 35
Average hourly rate £30.00 £42.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £24.23 £18.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £56.21 £49.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-29.41% +21.42%
General Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
21136 22038 25856
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.70% 43.10% 44.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 13049 13493 15396
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 £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £620 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 549 632 727
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £43.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £22.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-1.11% -16.66%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +10 53 £295 -15.71% 131
South East +8 21 £248 - 42
South West -29 16 £275 -21.42% 46
Cheltenham +3 7 - - 5
Buckinghamshire 0 7 £525 - 6
Gloucestershire -16 7 - - 8
Surrey +5 6 £248 - 4
Somerset - 5 £275 - 6
Yeovil - 5 £275 - 2
Hampshire -5 4 £248 - 16
East of England -26 4 - - 13
Dorset +8 3 - - 8
London -4 3 £375 -28.57% 9
West Midlands -10 3 £325 - 9
Milton Keynes - 3 £525 - 4
Derbyshire -5 2 - - 2
East Midlands -12 2 - - 7
Bedfordshire -22 2 - - 2
Wimborne - 2 - - 4
Oxfordshire - 2 - - 5
West Sussex - 2 - - 2
Portsmouth - 2 - - 7
North West -2 1 - - 4
Hertfordshire -6 1 - - 2
Derby -10 1 - - 2
Aylesbury - 1 - -
Crawley - 1 - - 2
Yorkshire - 1 - -
City of London - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -

Aerospace
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (28.95%) Security Cleared
2 23 (20.18%) Software Engineering
3 21 (18.42%) SC Cleared
4 20 (17.54%) C++
4 20 (17.54%) Manufacturing
5 18 (15.79%) C
5 18 (15.79%) Windows
6 17 (14.91%) Linux
6 17 (14.91%) Finance
7 16 (14.04%) Automotive
8 15 (13.16%) UNIX
9 12 (10.53%) SAP
9 12 (10.53%) Degree
10 11 (9.65%) Multithreading
10 11 (9.65%) Retail
10 11 (9.65%) Information Security
10 11 (9.65%) UML
10 11 (9.65%) Rational DOORS
10 11 (9.65%) Embedded Systems
11 10 (8.77%) SQL
11 10 (8.77%) Military
12 9 (7.89%) Project Management
12 9 (7.89%) C#
12 9 (7.89%) Java
13 8 (7.02%) OO
13 8 (7.02%) HTML
13 8 (7.02%) Microsoft
13 8 (7.02%) CAD
13 8 (7.02%) Configuration Management
13 8 (7.02%) Avionics

Aerospace
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 5 (4.39%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.51%) Apache
3 1 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (0.88%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.88%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (5.26%) Windchill
2 4 (3.51%) MS Office
2 4 (3.51%) Simulink
3 3 (2.63%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.63%) AutoCAD
3 3 (2.63%) CATIA
4 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.88%) NASTRAN
4 1 (0.88%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Maximo
2 1 (0.88%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.88%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.88%) Cognos Planning
2 1 (0.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.88%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.88%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.75%) ATM
1 2 (1.75%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.75%) Network Security
2 1 (0.88%) LTE
2 1 (0.88%) VSAT
2 1 (0.88%) Internet
2 1 (0.88%) DVB
2 1 (0.88%) Wireless
2 1 (0.88%) NFC
2 1 (0.88%) GSM
2 1 (0.88%) UMTS
2 1 (0.88%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.75%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.75%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.88%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.88%) Big Data
3 1 (0.88%) MySQL
3 1 (0.88%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (9.65%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (4.39%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.75%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.88%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.88%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 20 (17.54%) Manufacturing
2 17 (14.91%) Finance
3 16 (14.04%) Automotive
4 11 (9.65%) Retail
5 10 (8.77%) Military
6 8 (7.02%) Avionics
7 6 (5.26%) Electronics
8 4 (3.51%) Telecoms
8 4 (3.51%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.75%) Legal
10 1 (0.88%) Advertising
10 1 (0.88%) Law
10 1 (0.88%) Banking
10 1 (0.88%) French Language
10 1 (0.88%) German Language
Job Titles
1 16 (14.04%) Developer
2 15 (13.16%) Software Engineer
3 11 (9.65%) C++ Developer
4 10 (8.77%) Project Manager
5 9 (7.89%) Analyst
5 9 (7.89%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (7.02%) Architect
7 6 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (4.39%) Programme Manager
9 4 (3.51%) Consultant
10 3 (2.63%) Technical Author
10 3 (2.63%) Business Analyst
10 3 (2.63%) Author
10 3 (2.63%) Support Engineer
10 3 (2.63%) Test Engineer
10 3 (2.63%) CAD Technician
10 3 (2.63%) SAP Manager
11 2 (1.75%) Designer
11 2 (1.75%) SAP Architect
11 2 (1.75%) Instructional Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.02%) HTML
2 6 (5.26%) CSS
3 4 (3.51%) JSP
3 4 (3.51%) .NET
4 3 (2.63%) Web Services
4 3 (2.63%) XML
4 3 (2.63%) Ajax
5 2 (1.75%) jQuery
5 2 (1.75%) REST
5 2 (1.75%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.75%) SGML
6 1 (0.88%) LAMP
6 1 (0.88%) EJB
6 1 (0.88%) XHTML
6 1 (0.88%) WSDL
6 1 (0.88%) XML Schema
6 1 (0.88%) Middleware
6 1 (0.88%) J2EE
6 1 (0.88%) MFC
6 1 (0.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.65%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (4.39%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.39%) FMCG
3 3 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.75%) E-Learning
4 2 (1.75%) Smart Meter
4 2 (1.75%) Firmware
5 1 (0.88%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.88%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.88%) Semantic Web
5 1 (0.88%) Celerra
5 1 (0.88%) Robotics
5 1 (0.88%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.88%) Physics
5 1 (0.88%) Human Factors
5 1 (0.88%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.88%) EMC Centera
5 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.88%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.79%) Windows
2 17 (14.91%) Linux
3 15 (13.16%) UNIX
4 2 (1.75%) VxWorks
5 1 (0.88%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.18%) Software Engineering
2 11 (9.65%) Multithreading
2 11 (9.65%) UML
2 11 (9.65%) Information Security
3 9 (7.89%) Project Management
4 8 (7.02%) OO
4 8 (7.02%) CAD
4 8 (7.02%) Configuration Management
5 7 (6.14%) Validation
5 7 (6.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (6.14%) Scrum
6 6 (5.26%) PRINCE2
6 6 (5.26%) ERP
7 5 (4.39%) PRINCE
7 5 (4.39%) Data Analysis
7 5 (4.39%) Requirements Management
7 5 (4.39%) Web Development
7 5 (4.39%) Integration Testing
8 4 (3.51%) Time Management
8 4 (3.51%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (17.54%) C++
2 18 (15.79%) C
3 10 (8.77%) SQL
4 9 (7.89%) C#
4 9 (7.89%) Java
5 6 (5.26%) Embedded C
6 4 (3.51%) Assembly Language
6 4 (3.51%) MATLAB
7 3 (2.63%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.75%) Embedded C++
8 2 (1.75%) Python
8 2 (1.75%) Ada
9 1 (0.88%) Fortran
9 1 (0.88%) VC++
9 1 (0.88%) SPARQL
9 1 (0.88%) Perl
9 1 (0.88%) PHP
9 1 (0.88%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 33 (28.95%) Security Cleared
2 21 (18.42%) SC Cleared
3 12 (10.53%) Degree
4 3 (2.63%) MAPM
4 3 (2.63%) PMP
4 3 (2.63%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.63%) APMP
5 2 (1.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (1.75%) IIBA
5 2 (1.75%) CBAP
5 2 (1.75%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.75%) HND
5 2 (1.75%) ISEB
6 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.88%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.26%) DO-178B
2 5 (4.39%) SLA
3 1 (0.88%) DO-160
System Software
1 2 (1.75%) Nmap
2 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.75%) Nessus
2 1 (0.88%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.88%) SCCM
2 1 (0.88%) MOM
Vendors
1 12 (10.53%) SAP
2 8 (7.02%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.14%) Oracle
4 4 (3.51%) SolidWorks
5 2 (1.75%) VMware
5 2 (1.75%) IBM
5 2 (1.75%) BT
5 2 (1.75%) Computacenter
5 2 (1.75%) HP
6 1 (0.88%) EMC
6 1 (0.88%) Intel
6 1 (0.88%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.88%) Cognos
6 1 (0.88%) Northgate
6 1 (0.88%) Brocade
6 1 (0.88%) ANSYS
6 1 (0.88%) Wind River
6 1 (0.88%) Allen-Bradley
6 1 (0.88%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.88%) Serena
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