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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Avionics
Rank 579 553 558
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +5
Contract jobs citing Avionics 27 21 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.040% 0.060%
As % of the General category 0.12% 0.094% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate
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- £375 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +66.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £375 £123
% change year-on-year
- +206.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 21
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.20 £24.27 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £41.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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
22405 22374 25999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.76% 42.38% 44.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13564 13912 15367
Average daily rate £430 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 539 592 762
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -19.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -27.58%

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 15 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 22 September 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 -31 23 - - 26
South West -21 20 - - 14
Dorset - 10 - - 1
Somerset -13 2 - - 2
Wiltshire - - - - 1
South East - - - - 6
Kent - - - -
Broadstairs - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Reading - - - -
Salisbury - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - -
East of England - - - - 2

Avionics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 27 (52.94%) DO-178B
2 25 (49.02%) Software Engineering
3 22 (43.14%) Security Cleared
4 20 (39.22%) Rational DOORS
5 18 (35.29%) SC Cleared
6 14 (27.45%) C
7 12 (23.53%) Automotive
7 12 (23.53%) Validation
7 12 (23.53%) Degree
8 10 (19.61%) MATLAB
9 9 (17.65%) Simulink
9 9 (17.65%) Aerospace
10 8 (15.69%) UML
10 8 (15.69%) EMC
10 8 (15.69%) Integration Testing
10 8 (15.69%) Requirements Management
11 7 (13.73%) Electronics
12 6 (11.76%) Ada
12 6 (11.76%) Xilinx
12 6 (11.76%) Military
13 5 (9.80%) Requirements Analysis
13 5 (9.80%) Physics
14 4 (7.84%) Reverse Engineering
14 4 (7.84%) Mentor Graphics
14 4 (7.84%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 4 (7.84%) Ethernet
14 4 (7.84%) Configuration Management
14 4 (7.84%) Embedded C
14 4 (7.84%) CAN bus
14 4 (7.84%) Kalman Filter

Avionics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 9 (17.65%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) Ethernet
2 2 (3.92%) DVB
2 2 (3.92%) VSAT
3 1 (1.96%) 3GPP
3 1 (1.96%) Wireless
3 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 20 (39.22%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (3.92%) LabVIEW
General
1 12 (23.53%) Automotive
2 9 (17.65%) Aerospace
3 7 (13.73%) Electronics
4 6 (11.76%) Military
Job Titles
1 28 (54.90%) Software Engineer
2 8 (15.69%) Systems Engineer
2 8 (15.69%) Test Engineer
3 7 (13.73%) Design Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) Software Test Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Hardware Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Electronics Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) EMC Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Development Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) EMC Design Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Design Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Principle Engineer
8 1 (1.96%) RF Test Engineer
8 1 (1.96%) RF Engineer
8 1 (1.96%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Physics
2 4 (7.84%) CAN bus
2 4 (7.84%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (5.88%) Device Driver
3 3 (5.88%) VHDL
3 3 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.96%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.88%) VxWorks
1 3 (5.88%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (49.02%) Software Engineering
2 12 (23.53%) Validation
3 8 (15.69%) UML
3 8 (15.69%) Requirements Management
3 8 (15.69%) Integration Testing
4 5 (9.80%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (7.84%) Configuration Management
5 4 (7.84%) Reverse Engineering
5 4 (7.84%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (5.88%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (1.96%) Test Automation
7 1 (1.96%) Change Control
7 1 (1.96%) Test Scripting
7 1 (1.96%) System Testing
7 1 (1.96%) Project Management
7 1 (1.96%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.96%) Logistics
7 1 (1.96%) Performance Testing
7 1 (1.96%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (27.45%) C
2 10 (19.61%) MATLAB
3 6 (11.76%) Ada
4 4 (7.84%) Embedded C
5 2 (3.92%) C++
6 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.96%) Perl
6 1 (1.96%) VB
6 1 (1.96%) Python
6 1 (1.96%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 22 (43.14%) Security Cleared
2 18 (35.29%) SC Cleared
3 12 (23.53%) Degree
4 3 (5.88%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (1.96%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (52.94%) DO-178B
2 3 (5.88%) DO-254
3 1 (1.96%) DO-160
Vendors
1 8 (15.69%) EMC
2 6 (11.76%) Xilinx
3 4 (7.84%) Mentor Graphics
4 2 (3.92%) Wind River
4 2 (3.92%) Serena
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