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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Avionics
Rank 562 546 505
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -41
Contract jobs citing Avionics 25 20 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.039% 0.057%
As % of the General category 0.12% 0.099% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 4
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£360 - £250
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 - £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 - £261
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - £250
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 12
Average hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.40 £36.00 £34.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.50 £44.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%

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
20586 20145 18950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 39.15% 39.69% 41.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 12841 12257 11451
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 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £602 £601 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 445 623 611
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -2.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £9.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £23.86 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -5.52%

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 3 March 2015.

Avionics Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Avionics
Top 21 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 3 March 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 -1 25 £360 - 12
South East -14 11 £350 -
South West -10 10 - - 2
West Sussex -12 7 £350 -
Gloucestershire -8 6 - - 2
Crawley -4 5 - -
Cheltenham -12 2 - -
Hampshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - - 5
Edinburgh - - - -
Luton - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Wantage - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Aylesbury - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Bristol - - - -

Avionics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (51.06%) DO-178B
2 20 (42.55%) Software Engineering
2 20 (42.55%) C
3 16 (34.04%) Security Cleared
4 14 (29.79%) Aerospace
5 13 (27.66%) Rational DOORS
6 12 (25.53%) UML
6 12 (25.53%) DO-254
7 11 (23.40%) Xilinx
8 10 (21.28%) SC Cleared
8 10 (21.28%) Ada
9 8 (17.02%) VHDL
9 8 (17.02%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 7 (14.89%) C++
11 6 (12.77%) Requirements Analysis
11 6 (12.77%) Integration Testing
12 5 (10.64%) Configuration Management
13 4 (8.51%) Automotive
13 4 (8.51%) Manufacturing
13 4 (8.51%) VB
13 4 (8.51%) Broadband
13 4 (8.51%) Visual Studio
13 4 (8.51%) Windows
13 4 (8.51%) Embedded C++
13 4 (8.51%) Programme Management
13 4 (8.51%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (8.51%) LTE
13 4 (8.51%) 4G
13 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
14 3 (6.38%) CAN bus

Avionics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 1 (2.13%) MS Office
1 1 (2.13%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) Broadband
1 4 (8.51%) LTE
1 4 (8.51%) 4G
Development Applications
1 13 (27.66%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (8.51%) Visual Studio
2 4 (8.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.26%) LabVIEW
4 1 (2.13%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 14 (29.79%) Aerospace
2 4 (8.51%) Automotive
2 4 (8.51%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.38%) Military
4 1 (2.13%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 20 (42.55%) Software Engineer
2 9 (19.15%) Systems Engineer
3 8 (17.02%) Hardware Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Senior Software Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Senior Hardware Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Test Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Software Test Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) GUI Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Ada Software Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) iOS Developer
8 2 (4.26%) EMC Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) Electrical Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) C++ Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) VHDL
1 8 (17.02%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.38%) Device Driver
3 3 (6.38%) CAN bus
4 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.26%) Physics
4 2 (4.26%) iPhone
4 2 (4.26%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.51%) Windows
2 3 (6.38%) VxWorks
2 3 (6.38%) Nucleus RTOS
3 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (42.55%) Software Engineering
2 12 (25.53%) UML
3 6 (12.77%) Requirements Analysis
3 6 (12.77%) Integration Testing
4 5 (10.64%) Configuration Management
5 4 (8.51%) Programme Management
6 3 (6.38%) Embedded Software Development
7 2 (4.26%) iOS Development
7 2 (4.26%) Requirements Management
7 2 (4.26%) Change Control
8 1 (2.13%) SysML
8 1 (2.13%) Validation
8 1 (2.13%) CAD
8 1 (2.13%) Line Management
8 1 (2.13%) Functional Testing
8 1 (2.13%) Test Scripting
8 1 (2.13%) System Testing
8 1 (2.13%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (42.55%) C
2 10 (21.28%) Ada
3 7 (14.89%) C++
4 4 (8.51%) VB
4 4 (8.51%) Embedded C++
5 2 (4.26%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.13%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 16 (34.04%) Security Cleared
2 10 (21.28%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) BC Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (51.06%) DO-178B
2 12 (25.53%) DO-254
3 1 (2.13%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) Xilinx
2 2 (4.26%) EMC
3 1 (2.13%) CA
3 1 (2.13%) Serena
3 1 (2.13%) Wind River
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Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £38 - £43 per hour
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