The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Avionics in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Avionics over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Avionics
Rank 633 629 585
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -44
Contract jobs citing Avionics 17 16 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.028% 0.041%
As % of the General category 0.086% 0.070% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 2
Median daily rate £375 £370 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 10
Median hourly rate £44.00 £40.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £37.60 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £41.60 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 £40.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -1.23%

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
19738 22818 20888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.55% 40.06% 38.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13109 14617 12909
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +3.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 475 566 537
Median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.24 £49.19 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

Avionics
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Avionics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Avionics Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Avionics
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Avionics within the UK.

Avionics Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Avionics
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Avionics within the UK over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Avionics Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Avionics
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Avionics within the UK.

Avionics Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Avionics
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Avionics within the UK over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Avionics Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Avionics
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Avionics within the UK over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -13 17 £375 +1.35% 5
South West +4 9 £388 -
Gloucestershire - 6 - -
South East +11 3 £375 +1.35% 1
East Midlands - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 - - 1
Hampshire - 2 - -
Dorset - 2 £450 -
East Sussex +9 1 £375 +1.35%
London -2 1 - -
Bournemouth - 1 £450 -
Cheltenham - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 - -

Avionics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Avionics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Avionics.

1 31 (58.49%) Software Engineering
2 22 (41.51%) C
3 20 (37.74%) Rational DOORS
3 20 (37.74%) DO-178B
4 18 (33.96%) Aerospace
5 14 (26.42%) UML
6 12 (22.64%) Ada
6 12 (22.64%) C++
7 10 (18.87%) Linux
8 8 (15.09%) Security Cleared
8 8 (15.09%) SDLC
9 7 (13.21%) Rational Rhapsody
9 7 (13.21%) Embedded Software Development
9 7 (13.21%) Degree
9 7 (13.21%) Validation
9 7 (13.21%) Subversion
10 6 (11.32%) Military
10 6 (11.32%) Device Driver
10 6 (11.32%) Embedded C
11 5 (9.43%) VxWorks
11 5 (9.43%) LabVIEW
11 5 (9.43%) Electronics
11 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (9.43%) Requirements Management
11 5 (9.43%) Requirements Analysis
11 5 (9.43%) CAN bus
12 4 (7.55%) Multithreading
12 4 (7.55%) Computer Science
12 4 (7.55%) Integration Testing
12 4 (7.55%) Test Scripting

Avionics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.77%) CMS
2 1 (1.89%) Kinematics
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Office
2 1 (1.89%) Doxygen
2 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) Ethernet
2 2 (3.77%) Broadband
2 2 (3.77%) LTE
2 2 (3.77%) SpaceWire
3 1 (1.89%) RS-422
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) GIS
Development Applications
1 20 (37.74%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (13.21%) Rational Rhapsody
2 7 (13.21%) Subversion
3 5 (9.43%) LabVIEW
4 2 (3.77%) ClearCase
4 2 (3.77%) Hudson
4 2 (3.77%) JIRA
4 2 (3.77%) VectorCAST
5 1 (1.89%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.89%) ClearQuest
5 1 (1.89%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.89%) GCC
5 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (33.96%) Aerospace
2 6 (11.32%) Military
3 5 (9.43%) Electronics
4 3 (5.66%) Automotive
4 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (43.40%) Software Engineer
2 10 (18.87%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (13.21%) Embedded Engineer
3 7 (13.21%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Hardware Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Design Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Software Team Leader
5 4 (7.55%) Team Leader
6 3 (5.66%) Ada Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Hardware Design Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Integration Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Programmer
6 3 (5.66%) Software Integration Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Developer
7 2 (3.77%) DOORS Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) OpenGL
2 2 (3.77%) Middleware
3 1 (1.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (1.89%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Device Driver
2 5 (9.43%) CAN bus
3 4 (7.55%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.66%) Algorithms
4 3 (5.66%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.77%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (3.77%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (3.77%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (3.77%) VHDL
6 1 (1.89%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (1.89%) Mechatronics
6 1 (1.89%) Physics
6 1 (1.89%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.87%) Linux
2 5 (9.43%) VxWorks
3 4 (7.55%) Windows
4 3 (5.66%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (3.77%) Nucleus RTOS
6 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.89%) Unix
6 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (58.49%) Software Engineering
2 14 (26.42%) UML
3 8 (15.09%) SDLC
4 7 (13.21%) Embedded Software Development
4 7 (13.21%) Validation
5 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (9.43%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (9.43%) Requirements Management
6 4 (7.55%) Integration Testing
6 4 (7.55%) Multithreading
6 4 (7.55%) SysML
6 4 (7.55%) Test Scripting
7 3 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.66%) Migration
7 3 (5.66%) OO
8 2 (3.77%) Change Management
8 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (3.77%) HOOD
8 2 (3.77%) OOD
8 2 (3.77%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 22 (41.51%) C
2 12 (22.64%) Ada
2 12 (22.64%) C++
3 6 (11.32%) Embedded C
4 4 (7.55%) Ada 95
4 4 (7.55%) ANSI C
4 4 (7.55%) Assembly Language
5 3 (5.66%) Python
5 3 (5.66%) SQL
6 2 (3.77%) C#
6 2 (3.77%) Java
6 2 (3.77%) Perl
7 1 (1.89%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.89%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) Security Cleared
2 7 (13.21%) Degree
3 3 (5.66%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (5.66%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (37.74%) DO-178B
2 3 (5.66%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (3.77%) DO-254
3 2 (3.77%) MISRA
3 2 (3.77%) MISRA C
4 1 (1.89%) DO-160
4 1 (1.89%) ECSS
4 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.55%) Firmware
2 2 (3.77%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
1 3 (5.66%) Red Hat
1 3 (5.66%) Wind River
2 1 (1.89%) IBM
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