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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Avionics
Rank 599 574 561
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -13
Contract jobs citing Avionics 14 22 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.042% 0.036%
As % of the General category 0.064% 0.11% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 2
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£370 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 4
Average hourly rate £37.00 £40.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.64% +35.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £40.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.64% +35.00%

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
21859 20413 21622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 39.86% 38.58% 43.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 14030 12699 13170
Average daily rate £425 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £608 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.96% -0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 541 549 642
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £42.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £23.11
% change year-on-year
- -2.61%

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
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 7 July 2015.

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
Top 20 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 7 July 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 -28 14 £370 -7.50% 1
East of England +2 4 £375 -
North West - 4 - -
Lancashire - 4 - -
East Sussex -12 3 £370 -7.50%
South East -15 3 £370 -7.50% 1
Hertfordshire -3 2 - -
Stevenage -6 2 - -
Preston - 2 - -
Somerset +12 1 - -
Yeovil -5 1 - -
South West -25 1 - -
North East - 1 £195 -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £375 -
Durham - 1 £195 -
Bedford - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £375 -
Lancaster - 1 - -
London - 1 £500 -

Avionics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 18 (56.25%) Software Engineering
2 15 (46.88%) DO-178B
2 15 (46.88%) Rational DOORS
3 13 (40.63%) C
4 11 (34.38%) Security Cleared
5 10 (31.25%) SC Cleared
5 10 (31.25%) UML
5 10 (31.25%) Ada
6 7 (21.88%) C++
6 7 (21.88%) Aerospace
7 6 (18.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 6 (18.75%) Integration Testing
8 5 (15.63%) VHDL
9 4 (12.50%) Electronics
9 4 (12.50%) Automotive
9 4 (12.50%) MATLAB
9 4 (12.50%) Java
9 4 (12.50%) Windows
9 4 (12.50%) Linux
9 4 (12.50%) Embedded C
9 4 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (12.50%) Degree
10 3 (9.38%) Xilinx
10 3 (9.38%) Embedded Software Development
10 3 (9.38%) DO-254
10 3 (9.38%) SDLC
10 3 (9.38%) Python
10 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
10 3 (9.38%) Perl
10 3 (9.38%) Military

Avionics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 (6.25%) Kinematics
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Doxygen
2 1 (3.13%) Siemens NX
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) ATM
2 1 (3.13%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (46.88%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.25%) ClearCase
3 2 (6.25%) Eclipse
3 2 (6.25%) GCC
3 2 (6.25%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (6.25%) Subversion
3 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.13%) LabVIEW
General
1 7 (21.88%) Aerospace
2 4 (12.50%) Automotive
2 4 (12.50%) Electronics
3 3 (9.38%) Military
4 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Software Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) Senior Software Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Hardware Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Hardware Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) C++ Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Mechanical Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Embedded Software Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Embedded C Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Requirements Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) GUI Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Designer
6 1 (3.13%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) OpenGL
1 2 (6.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 2 (6.25%) OpenCV
2 1 (3.13%) Middleware
2 1 (3.13%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 5 (15.63%) VHDL
3 2 (6.25%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (6.25%) CAN bus
3 2 (6.25%) Robotics
3 2 (6.25%) Mechatronics
3 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.25%) Device Driver
3 2 (6.25%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Windows
1 4 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Software Engineering
2 10 (31.25%) UML
3 6 (18.75%) Integration Testing
4 4 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (9.38%) HOOD
5 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
5 3 (9.38%) Embedded Software Development
5 3 (9.38%) SDLC
6 2 (6.25%) SysML
6 2 (6.25%) Multithreading
6 2 (6.25%) Signal Processing
6 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.25%) Benchmarking
6 2 (6.25%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (6.25%) OO
6 2 (6.25%) Validation
6 2 (6.25%) Test Scripting
7 1 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.13%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.13%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) C
2 10 (31.25%) Ada
3 7 (21.88%) C++
4 4 (12.50%) Java
4 4 (12.50%) Embedded C
4 4 (12.50%) MATLAB
5 3 (9.38%) Perl
5 3 (9.38%) Python
6 2 (6.25%) VB
6 2 (6.25%) C#
6 2 (6.25%) ANSI C
6 2 (6.25%) Embedded C++
6 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) Security Cleared
2 10 (31.25%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.50%) Degree
4 2 (6.25%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (46.88%) DO-178B
2 3 (9.38%) DO-254
3 2 (6.25%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Cygwin
2 1 (3.13%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Xilinx
2 1 (3.13%) Wind River
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Serena
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