The first 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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Avionics
Rank 564 520 529
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +9
Contract jobs citing Avionics 23 24 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.050% 0.097%
As % of the General category 0.10% 0.12% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 5
Average daily rate £400 £250 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £250 £250
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 20
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £22.00 £31.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £33.25 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -28.57%
General Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
21931 20429 27552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.95% 42.81% 45.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13605 12277 16315
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 £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 600 643 827
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.54 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%

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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -89 22 £400 +60.00% 23
South West -21 11 £375 +45.63% 14
South East -7 8 £400 +60.00% 5
Gloucestershire +8 6 £375 - 9
Hampshire +6 3 - - 4
East of England -30 2 - - 2
West Sussex - 2 - -
Crawley - 2 - -
Dorset -9 1 - - 1
Bedfordshire -16 1 - - 1
Cardiff - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Luton - - - - 1
Tewkesbury - - - -
Wantage - - - -
Wimborne - - - - 1
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - - 1

Avionics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 15 (40.54%) Security Cleared
1 15 (40.54%) Rational DOORS
2 13 (35.14%) SC Cleared
3 12 (32.43%) Software Engineering
4 11 (29.73%) Aerospace
4 11 (29.73%) DO-178B
5 8 (21.62%) MATLAB
5 8 (21.62%) UML
5 8 (21.62%) EMC
5 8 (21.62%) Military
5 8 (21.62%) Degree
6 7 (18.92%) Validation
6 7 (18.92%) Requirements Management
7 6 (16.22%) C
7 6 (16.22%) Simulink
8 5 (13.51%) Electronics
9 4 (10.81%) Automotive
9 4 (10.81%) Configuration Management
9 4 (10.81%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (8.11%) Embedded C
10 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
10 3 (8.11%) Ada
10 3 (8.11%) Ethernet
10 3 (8.11%) Manufacturing
10 3 (8.11%) LabVIEW
10 3 (8.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
10 3 (8.11%) Integration Testing
10 3 (8.11%) Xilinx
11 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence

Avionics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
1 3 (8.11%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.70%) VSAT
2 1 (2.70%) DVB
2 1 (2.70%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 15 (40.54%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (8.11%) LabVIEW
3 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (29.73%) Aerospace
2 8 (21.62%) Military
3 5 (13.51%) Electronics
4 4 (10.81%) Automotive
5 3 (8.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Systems Engineer
2 11 (29.73%) Software Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Architect
3 5 (13.51%) Systems Architect
4 3 (8.11%) Design Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Electronics Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Electrical Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Report Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Systems Support Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Test Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Systems Support
5 2 (5.41%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Electrical Design Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Principal Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Verification Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) OpenGL
1 1 (2.70%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.70%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.70%) VHDL
2 1 (2.70%) Verilog
2 1 (2.70%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) VxWorks
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
1 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) Software Engineering
2 8 (21.62%) UML
3 7 (18.92%) Validation
3 7 (18.92%) Requirements Management
4 4 (10.81%) Configuration Management
4 4 (10.81%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (8.11%) Integration Testing
6 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.41%) Risk Management
6 2 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.70%) Reverse Engineering
7 1 (2.70%) Requirements Engineering
7 1 (2.70%) Software Architecture
7 1 (2.70%) Software Testing
7 1 (2.70%) MODAF
7 1 (2.70%) SysML
7 1 (2.70%) Test Scripting
7 1 (2.70%) Multithreading
7 1 (2.70%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) MATLAB
2 6 (16.22%) C
3 3 (8.11%) Embedded C
3 3 (8.11%) Ada
4 2 (5.41%) C++
4 2 (5.41%) Assembly Language
5 1 (2.70%) sed
5 1 (2.70%) C#
5 1 (2.70%) VC++
Qualifications
1 15 (40.54%) Security Cleared
2 13 (35.14%) SC Cleared
3 8 (21.62%) Degree
4 2 (5.41%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (29.73%) DO-178B
2 1 (2.70%) DO-254
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) EMC
2 3 (8.11%) Xilinx
3 2 (5.41%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.70%) Intel
4 1 (2.70%) Mentor Graphics
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