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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Avionics
Rank 588 571 538
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -33
Contract jobs citing Avionics 30 15 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.029% 0.086%
As % of the General category 0.13% 0.068% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
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- £350 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +55.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £350 £123
% change year-on-year
- +185.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 32
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.30 £26.20 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £39.25 £44.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%

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
22381 22029 24807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.44% 41.91% 44.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 13893 13889 14769
Average daily rate £438 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 522 582 749
Average hourly rate £21.56 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.82 £11.65 £12.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.10 £44.98 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

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 17 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 21 October 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 -16 27 - - 18
South West -19 23 - - 13
Dorset - 12 - -
Gloucestershire -6 9 - - 9
East of England -19 1 - - 1
Wiltshire - 1 - -
South East - - - - 2
Hampshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
Bedford - - - -
Broadstairs - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Salisbury - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -

Avionics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 25 (49.02%) Software Engineering
1 25 (49.02%) DO-178B
2 20 (39.22%) Security Cleared
3 17 (33.33%) C
3 17 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
4 16 (31.37%) SC Cleared
5 12 (23.53%) Aerospace
6 11 (21.57%) Degree
7 9 (17.65%) Integration Testing
7 9 (17.65%) Validation
7 9 (17.65%) EMC
8 8 (15.69%) MATLAB
8 8 (15.69%) Automotive
8 8 (15.69%) Military
9 7 (13.73%) Requirements Management
9 7 (13.73%) Physics
10 6 (11.76%) Device Driver
10 6 (11.76%) Nucleus RTOS
10 6 (11.76%) Simulink
10 6 (11.76%) Middleware
10 6 (11.76%) VxWorks
10 6 (11.76%) Embedded Software Development
11 5 (9.80%) CAN bus
11 5 (9.80%) UML
11 5 (9.80%) Electronics
11 5 (9.80%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 5 (9.80%) Xilinx
12 4 (7.84%) Embedded C
12 4 (7.84%) VHDL
12 4 (7.84%) Ada

Avionics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (11.76%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.96%) DVB
2 1 (1.96%) Wireless
2 1 (1.96%) VSAT
2 1 (1.96%) 3GPP
Development Applications
1 17 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (3.92%) LabVIEW
General
1 12 (23.53%) Aerospace
2 8 (15.69%) Automotive
2 8 (15.69%) Military
3 5 (9.80%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 29 (56.86%) Software Engineer
2 10 (19.61%) Test Engineer
3 9 (17.65%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (15.69%) Software Test Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) Design Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) EMC Engineer
6 5 (9.80%) Hardware Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Electronics Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Development Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) EMC Design Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Design Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Principle Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (1.96%) RF Engineer
9 1 (1.96%) Validation Engineer
9 1 (1.96%) RF Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Physics
2 6 (11.76%) Device Driver
3 5 (9.80%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 5 (9.80%) CAN bus
4 4 (7.84%) VHDL
5 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.96%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.76%) VxWorks
1 6 (11.76%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (49.02%) Software Engineering
2 9 (17.65%) Validation
2 9 (17.65%) Integration Testing
3 7 (13.73%) Requirements Management
4 6 (11.76%) Embedded Software Development
5 5 (9.80%) UML
6 4 (7.84%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (5.88%) Reverse Engineering
8 2 (3.92%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (1.96%) Performance Testing
9 1 (1.96%) Statistical Analysis
9 1 (1.96%) Project Management
9 1 (1.96%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.96%) Logistics
9 1 (1.96%) Test Automation
9 1 (1.96%) Change Control
9 1 (1.96%) Test Scripting
9 1 (1.96%) System Testing
9 1 (1.96%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (33.33%) C
2 8 (15.69%) MATLAB
3 4 (7.84%) Ada
3 4 (7.84%) Embedded C
4 3 (5.88%) C++
5 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.96%) Perl
5 1 (1.96%) VB
5 1 (1.96%) Python
5 1 (1.96%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 20 (39.22%) Security Cleared
2 16 (31.37%) SC Cleared
3 11 (21.57%) Degree
4 3 (5.88%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (1.96%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.96%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (49.02%) DO-178B
2 4 (7.84%) DO-254
3 1 (1.96%) DO-160
Vendors
1 9 (17.65%) EMC
2 5 (9.80%) Xilinx
3 3 (5.88%) Mentor Graphics
4 2 (3.92%) Wind River
4 2 (3.92%) Serena
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