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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Avionics
Rank 566 542 560
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +18
Contract jobs citing Avionics 22 21 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.041% 0.050%
As % of the General category 0.10% 0.096% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +55.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 -
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 18
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.15 £27.30 £36.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -23.07%
General Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
21108 21971 25811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.63% 42.98% 44.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 13020 13439 15349
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 £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 549 619 728
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.03 £43.00 £47.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -15.09%

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 19 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 30 July 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 -27 19 £400 +14.28% 20
South West -14 14 - - 10
Dorset - 5 - - 1
South East -11 2 £400 - 6
East of England -21 1 - - 1
Somerset -23 1 - - 1
Wiltshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
Broadstairs - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 1
Cardiff - - - -
Reading - - - -
Salisbury - - - -
Wimborne - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 3
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1

Avionics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 26 (54.17%) DO-178B
2 25 (52.08%) Software Engineering
3 19 (39.58%) Security Cleared
4 17 (35.42%) Rational DOORS
5 16 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 13 (27.08%) Degree
6 13 (27.08%) MATLAB
7 12 (25.00%) Simulink
7 12 (25.00%) C
7 12 (25.00%) Automotive
7 12 (25.00%) Validation
8 10 (20.83%) UML
9 9 (18.75%) Aerospace
10 8 (16.67%) EMC
10 8 (16.67%) Electronics
11 7 (14.58%) Ada
11 7 (14.58%) Requirements Management
11 7 (14.58%) Military
12 6 (12.50%) Ethernet
12 6 (12.50%) Integration Testing
13 5 (10.42%) Requirements Analysis
14 4 (8.33%) Xilinx
14 4 (8.33%) Mentor Graphics
14 4 (8.33%) Physics
14 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
14 4 (8.33%) Configuration Management
14 4 (8.33%) Reverse Engineering
15 3 (6.25%) Chartered Engineer
15 3 (6.25%) CAN bus
15 3 (6.25%) Embedded C

Avionics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 12 (25.00%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) Ethernet
2 2 (4.17%) DVB
2 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.17%) VSAT
3 1 (2.08%) Wireless
3 1 (2.08%) 3GPP
Development Applications
1 17 (35.42%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (6.25%) LabVIEW
3 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (25.00%) Automotive
2 9 (18.75%) Aerospace
3 8 (16.67%) Electronics
4 7 (14.58%) Military
Job Titles
1 26 (54.17%) Software Engineer
2 7 (14.58%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (14.58%) Design Engineer
2 7 (14.58%) Test Engineer
3 5 (10.42%) Software Test Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Electronics Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) EMC Design Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) EMC Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Report Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Systems Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Systems Support Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Systems Support
6 2 (4.17%) Principle Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Design Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) RF Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) Middleware
2 1 (2.08%) MFC
2 1 (2.08%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Physics
1 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.25%) CAN bus
3 2 (4.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (4.17%) Device Driver
3 2 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.08%) VHDL
4 1 (2.08%) Verilog
4 1 (2.08%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) Nucleus RTOS
1 2 (4.17%) VxWorks
2 1 (2.08%) Windows
2 1 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (52.08%) Software Engineering
2 12 (25.00%) Validation
3 10 (20.83%) UML
4 7 (14.58%) Requirements Management
5 6 (12.50%) Integration Testing
6 5 (10.42%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (8.33%) Configuration Management
7 4 (8.33%) Reverse Engineering
8 2 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (4.17%) Embedded Software Development
9 1 (2.08%) Test Scripting
9 1 (2.08%) Multithreading
9 1 (2.08%) Software Architecture
9 1 (2.08%) Test Automation
9 1 (2.08%) Requirements Engineering
9 1 (2.08%) Statistical Analysis
9 1 (2.08%) MODAF
9 1 (2.08%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.08%) MATLAB
2 12 (25.00%) C
3 7 (14.58%) Ada
4 3 (6.25%) Embedded C
4 3 (6.25%) C++
5 1 (2.08%) Perl
5 1 (2.08%) VB
5 1 (2.08%) Python
5 1 (2.08%) Assembly Language
5 1 (2.08%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 19 (39.58%) Security Cleared
2 16 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 13 (27.08%) Degree
4 3 (6.25%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (2.08%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (54.17%) DO-178B
2 1 (2.08%) DO-254
2 1 (2.08%) DO-160
Vendors
1 8 (16.67%) EMC
2 4 (8.33%) Xilinx
2 4 (8.33%) Mentor Graphics
3 2 (4.17%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.08%) Wind River
4 1 (2.08%) Intel
4 1 (2.08%) Serena
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Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes
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Rate: £40 - £55 per hour + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £30 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £25 - £35 per hour + competitive
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Rate: £38 - £42 per hour
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Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + competitive
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Rate: £30 - £40 per hour + competitive
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Rate: £45 - £55 per hour
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Rate: competitive
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