The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Avionics in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Avionics over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Avionics
UK
Rank 567 590 594
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +4
Contract jobs citing Avionics 19 32 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.062% 0.052%
As % of the General category 0.11% 0.16% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 8
Median daily rate £450 £370 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% +4.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £370 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £370 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+21.62% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 14
Median hourly rate £45.75 £40.00 £43.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.37% -7.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.63 £35.00 £38.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.80 £43.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £43.25
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.51%

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
16541 20005 20243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.12% 38.59% 38.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 10833 12881 12796
Median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 459 514 440
Median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £21.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +39.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £44.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £32.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-23.66% +45.55%

Avionics
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Avionics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 February 2017.

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 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Avionics within the UK over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +38 19 £450 +21.62% 3
North West +33 10 - - 1
Lancashire +16 10 - -
Preston -3 10 - -
South West +2 6 £450 -
Gloucestershire +3 3 - -
South East +15 2 - - 1
Bristol +13 2 £650 -
Berkshire - 2 - - 1
Reading - 1 - -
London - 1 - - 1

Avionics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Avionics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Avionics.

1 13 (48.15%) Rational DOORS
2 12 (44.44%) C
3 11 (40.74%) UML
4 10 (37.04%) Ada
4 10 (37.04%) Degree
4 10 (37.04%) Security Cleared
5 9 (33.33%) Aerospace
6 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
6 8 (29.63%) SC Cleared
7 7 (25.93%) Unit Testing
7 7 (25.93%) Integration Testing
7 7 (25.93%) DO-178B
7 7 (25.93%) HOOD
8 6 (22.22%) Perl
8 6 (22.22%) SQL
8 6 (22.22%) Rational Rhapsody
8 6 (22.22%) SDLC
9 5 (18.52%) VectorCAST
9 5 (18.52%) Manufacturing
9 5 (18.52%) Military
10 4 (14.81%) Programme Management
10 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (14.81%) C++
10 4 (14.81%) Hazard Analysis
10 4 (14.81%) Finance
11 3 (11.11%) DO-254
11 3 (11.11%) Algorithms
11 3 (11.11%) Waterfall
11 3 (11.11%) HND
11 3 (11.11%) ClearCase

Avionics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) CATIA
2 1 (3.70%) Mathcad
2 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Network Security
1 2 (7.41%) Software-Defined Radio
1 2 (7.41%) Wireless
2 1 (3.70%) SSL
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 13 (48.15%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (22.22%) Rational Rhapsody
3 5 (18.52%) VectorCAST
4 3 (11.11%) ClearCase
5 1 (3.70%) CMake
5 1 (3.70%) LabVIEW
5 1 (3.70%) Mercurial
5 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (33.33%) Aerospace
2 5 (18.52%) Manufacturing
2 5 (18.52%) Military
3 4 (14.81%) Finance
4 1 (3.70%) Automotive
4 1 (3.70%) Electronics
4 1 (3.70%) Games
4 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Systems Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) Software Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Design Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Ada Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) C++ Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Development Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) DOORS Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Software Team Leader
4 2 (7.41%) Team Leader
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Leader
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Team Leader
5 1 (3.70%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) CATIA Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Embedded Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Hardware Test Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Stress Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Qt
1 1 (3.70%) Unreal Engine
1 1 (3.70%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Algorithms
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Device Driver
3 1 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.70%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) UML
2 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
3 7 (25.93%) HOOD
3 7 (25.93%) Integration Testing
3 7 (25.93%) Unit Testing
4 6 (22.22%) SDLC
5 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (14.81%) Hazard Analysis
5 4 (14.81%) Programme Management
6 3 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 2 (7.41%) Line Management
7 2 (7.41%) Migration
7 2 (7.41%) Requirements Management
7 2 (7.41%) Validation
8 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.70%) CAD
8 1 (3.70%) Human Factors
8 1 (3.70%) Quality Management
8 1 (3.70%) RAD
8 1 (3.70%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) C
2 10 (37.04%) Ada
3 6 (22.22%) Perl
3 6 (22.22%) SQL
4 4 (14.81%) C++
5 3 (11.11%) Assembly Language
6 2 (7.41%) Python
7 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.70%) Embedded C
7 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) Degree
1 10 (37.04%) Security Cleared
2 8 (29.63%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.11%) HND
4 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) DO-178B
2 3 (11.11%) DO-254
3 2 (7.41%) ARP4761
3 2 (7.41%) DO-160
4 1 (3.70%) ISO 9001
4 1 (3.70%) MISRA
4 1 (3.70%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) EMC