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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Avionics
Rank 567 573 516
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -57
Contract jobs citing Avionics 19 20 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.037% 0.059%
As % of the General category 0.087% 0.094% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
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£360 £375 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £250
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 8
Average hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £30.00 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £41.85 £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.88%

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
21843 21305 20116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 39.17% 39.37% 42.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 13418 13163 12190
Average daily rate £438 £430 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.74% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £613 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 515 612 649
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £25.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.49 £11.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.38 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+0.55% -18.63%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Avionics within the UK over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Avionics Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Avionics
Top 24 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 1 April 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 -9 18 £360 -4.00% 3
South West +3 10 - -
Gloucestershire -7 8 - -
Cheltenham -11 3 - -
South East -24 3 £325 - 1
East of England +11 2 - - 1
Crawley -3 2 - -
West Sussex -19 2 - -
London - 2 £360 -
North West -16 1 - - 1
Scotland - 1 - - 1
Edinburgh - 1 - - 1
Aylesbury - - - - 1
Bedford - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Lancashire - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
Luton - - - -
Preston - - - - 1
Reading - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Cornwall - - - -

Avionics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 24 (52.17%) DO-178B
2 20 (43.48%) Software Engineering
3 18 (39.13%) C
4 14 (30.43%) Security Cleared
5 13 (28.26%) UML
5 13 (28.26%) Aerospace
6 12 (26.09%) Rational DOORS
7 11 (23.91%) DO-254
8 10 (21.74%) Ada
8 10 (21.74%) SC Cleared
8 10 (21.74%) Xilinx
9 8 (17.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 7 (15.22%) C++
10 7 (15.22%) VHDL
11 6 (13.04%) Requirements Analysis
11 6 (13.04%) Integration Testing
11 6 (13.04%) Configuration Management
12 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (10.87%) Manufacturing
13 4 (8.70%) Automotive
13 4 (8.70%) Embedded C++
13 4 (8.70%) VB
13 4 (8.70%) Visual Studio
13 4 (8.70%) Windows
13 4 (8.70%) Broadband
13 4 (8.70%) LTE
13 4 (8.70%) Programme Management
13 4 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (8.70%) 4G
14 3 (6.52%) Change Control

Avionics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Office
2 1 (2.17%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) Broadband
1 4 (8.70%) LTE
1 4 (8.70%) 4G
2 1 (2.17%) ATM
2 1 (2.17%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 12 (26.09%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (8.70%) Visual Studio
2 4 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.35%) LabVIEW
4 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.17%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 13 (28.26%) Aerospace
2 5 (10.87%) Manufacturing
3 4 (8.70%) Automotive
4 3 (6.52%) Military
5 2 (4.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 19 (41.30%) Software Engineer
2 8 (17.39%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) Developer
3 7 (15.22%) Hardware Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Senior Software Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Senior Hardware Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Test Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) GUI Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Ada Software Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) EMC Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) iOS Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Designer
7 1 (2.17%) C++ Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Mechanical Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Embedded Software Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Electrical Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 7 (15.22%) VHDL
3 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.52%) Device Driver
5 2 (4.35%) Physics
5 2 (4.35%) iPhone
5 2 (4.35%) iPad
5 2 (4.35%) CAN bus
5 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Windows
2 3 (6.52%) Linux
3 2 (4.35%) VxWorks
3 2 (4.35%) Nucleus RTOS
3 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (43.48%) Software Engineering
2 13 (28.26%) UML
3 6 (13.04%) Requirements Analysis
3 6 (13.04%) Integration Testing
3 6 (13.04%) Configuration Management
4 4 (8.70%) Programme Management
5 3 (6.52%) Change Control
6 2 (4.35%) CAD
6 2 (4.35%) System Testing
6 2 (4.35%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (4.35%) iOS Development
7 1 (2.17%) Line Management
7 1 (2.17%) Requirements Engineering
7 1 (2.17%) Test Scripting
7 1 (2.17%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.17%) SysML
7 1 (2.17%) Requirements Management
7 1 (2.17%) Validation
7 1 (2.17%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (2.17%) OO
Programming Languages
1 18 (39.13%) C
2 10 (21.74%) Ada
3 7 (15.22%) C++
4 4 (8.70%) Embedded C++
4 4 (8.70%) VB
5 3 (6.52%) Embedded C
6 2 (4.35%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (30.43%) Security Cleared
2 10 (21.74%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.35%) Degree
4 1 (2.17%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (52.17%) DO-178B
2 11 (23.91%) DO-254
3 1 (2.17%) IEC 61508
3 1 (2.17%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) Xilinx
2 2 (4.35%) EMC
3 1 (2.17%) Wind River
3 1 (2.17%) Serena
3 1 (2.17%) CA
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
Edinburgh
Real Staffing
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £270 - £271 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago