The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Avionics in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Avionics over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Avionics
Rank 595 580 573
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -7
Contract jobs citing Avionics 31 32 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.062% 0.030%
As % of the General category 0.16% 0.16% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 0
Average daily rate £370 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 -
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 9
Average hourly rate £40.00 £43.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.51% +15.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £39.00 £34.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £55.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £43.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-7.51% +15.33%

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
19873 20114 20062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.63% 38.84% 40.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12747 12764 12386
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 541 453 620
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.60 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.77% +0.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.90 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

Avionics
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Avionics within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 11 February 2016.

Avionics Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Avionics
Top 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Avionics within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -5 30 £370 +5.71% 12
South West +4 11 - - 5
South East +10 8 £370 +5.71% 5
Dorset +7 7 - - 1
North West -13 6 - - 2
Preston - 6 - - 2
Lancashire - 6 - - 2
East Sussex +11 5 £370 +13.84% 2
Gloucestershire +7 4 - - 1
Hampshire - 3 - - 3
Hastings - 3 £370 - 2
East of England - 3 - -
Stevenage - 3 - -
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
West Midlands - 2 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 - -

Avionics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Avionics 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 Avionics.

1 33 (57.89%) Software Engineering
2 23 (40.35%) C
2 23 (40.35%) Rational DOORS
3 19 (33.33%) DO-178B
4 18 (31.58%) UML
5 14 (24.56%) Degree
6 12 (21.05%) Ada
6 12 (21.05%) Aerospace
7 10 (17.54%) Validation
7 10 (17.54%) C++
8 8 (14.04%) Embedded Software Development
9 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
9 7 (12.28%) Electronics
9 7 (12.28%) Security Cleared
10 6 (10.53%) Subversion
10 6 (10.53%) Linux
10 6 (10.53%) SQL
10 6 (10.53%) MS Office
10 6 (10.53%) MISRA
11 5 (8.77%) MISRA C
11 5 (8.77%) Embedded C
11 5 (8.77%) ClearCase
11 5 (8.77%) Military
11 5 (8.77%) Device Driver
11 5 (8.77%) Manufacturing
11 5 (8.77%) Computer Science
12 4 (7.02%) SysML
12 4 (7.02%) SC Cleared
12 4 (7.02%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 4 (7.02%) Requirements Analysis

Avionics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Avionics 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 Avionics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.51%) CMS
1 2 (3.51%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.75%) Kinematics
2 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (10.53%) MS Office
2 3 (5.26%) Simulink
3 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.75%) Doxygen
4 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) SpaceWire
2 2 (3.51%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.75%) Intranet
3 1 (1.75%) RS-232
3 1 (1.75%) RS-422
3 1 (1.75%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 23 (40.35%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (10.53%) Subversion
3 5 (8.77%) ClearCase
4 4 (7.02%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (3.51%) Bugzilla
5 2 (3.51%) ClearQuest
5 2 (3.51%) Hudson
5 2 (3.51%) JIRA
5 2 (3.51%) LabVIEW
5 2 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.51%) VectorCAST
6 1 (1.75%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.75%) GCC
6 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (21.05%) Aerospace
2 7 (12.28%) Electronics
3 5 (8.77%) Manufacturing
3 5 (8.77%) Military
4 3 (5.26%) Automotive
4 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.51%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (43.86%) Software Engineer
2 10 (17.54%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (10.53%) Embedded Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Developer
5 3 (5.26%) Software Developer
5 3 (5.26%) Software Test Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Test Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Ada Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Database Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (3.51%) DOORS Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) GUI Software Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Programmer
6 2 (3.51%) Service Manager
6 2 (3.51%) Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (3.51%) Software Team Leader
6 2 (3.51%) Team Leader
7 1 (1.75%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) Middleware
1 3 (5.26%) OpenGL
1 3 (5.26%) XML
2 2 (3.51%) .NET
2 2 (3.51%) .NET Framework
2 2 (3.51%) Entity Framework
2 2 (3.51%) WinForms
2 2 (3.51%) WPF
2 2 (3.51%) XSD
2 2 (3.51%) XSLT
3 1 (1.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (1.75%) HTML
3 1 (1.75%) OpenCV
3 1 (1.75%) SGML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Computer Science
1 5 (8.77%) Device Driver
2 4 (7.02%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (7.02%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (5.26%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.51%) CAN bus
4 2 (3.51%) Physics
4 2 (3.51%) Replication
5 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.75%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (1.75%) Mechatronics
5 1 (1.75%) Robotics
5 1 (1.75%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.53%) Linux
2 4 (7.02%) Windows
3 3 (5.26%) Nucleus RTOS
3 3 (5.26%) Unix
3 3 (5.26%) VxWorks
4 2 (3.51%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.51%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (57.89%) Software Engineering
2 18 (31.58%) UML
3 10 (17.54%) Validation
4 8 (14.04%) Embedded Software Development
5 4 (7.02%) HOOD
5 4 (7.02%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (7.02%) SDLC
5 4 (7.02%) SysML
6 3 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.26%) Configuration Management
6 3 (5.26%) Integration Testing
6 3 (5.26%) Unit Testing
7 2 (3.51%) Change Management
7 2 (3.51%) CMMI
7 2 (3.51%) Information Management
7 2 (3.51%) OO
7 2 (3.51%) Programme Management
7 2 (3.51%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.51%) Supplier Management
7 2 (3.51%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 23 (40.35%) C
2 12 (21.05%) Ada
3 10 (17.54%) C++
4 6 (10.53%) SQL
5 5 (8.77%) Embedded C
6 4 (7.02%) Ada 95
6 4 (7.02%) Java
6 4 (7.02%) MATLAB
6 4 (7.02%) Perl
7 3 (5.26%) ANSI C
7 3 (5.26%) C#
8 2 (3.51%) AWK
8 2 (3.51%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.51%) Korn
8 2 (3.51%) sed
8 2 (3.51%) VB
9 1 (1.75%) Python
9 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (24.56%) Degree
2 7 (12.28%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.02%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (7.02%) HND
3 4 (7.02%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (33.33%) DO-178B
2 6 (10.53%) MISRA
3 5 (8.77%) MISRA C
4 4 (7.02%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (3.51%) Def Stans
5 2 (3.51%) DO-160
5 2 (3.51%) ECSS
6 1 (1.75%) DO-254
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) Cygwin
2 1 (1.75%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle
3 3 (5.26%) IBM
4 2 (3.51%) Altera
4 2 (3.51%) Meridio
4 2 (3.51%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.75%) Atmel
5 1 (1.75%) Xilinx
Wales
X4 Group
Rate: £30 - 40 per hour
Posted: 4 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
AAP3
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 7 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
AAP3
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
G2 Recruitment
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Dorset
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago