The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Aerospace in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Aerospace over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Aerospace
Rank 106 114 106
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Contract jobs citing Aerospace 13 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.52% 0.079% 0.096%
As % of the General category 1.54% 0.26% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £275 £333
% change year-on-year
+63.63% -17.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 1
Average hourly rate £31.44 £32.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.26% +27.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+22.44% -13.52%
Aerospace
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

General Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
845 760 594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.69% 29.97% 28.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 373 274
Average daily rate £400 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £213 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £504 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 55 47
Average hourly rate £31.44 £31.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.19% +23.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £19.50 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -

Aerospace
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Aerospace across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Aerospace Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Aerospace
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Aerospace across the West Midlands region.

Aerospace Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Aerospace
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Aerospace across the West Midlands region.

Aerospace Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Aerospace
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Aerospace within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Warwickshire - 6 - -
Coventry - 4 £300 - 1
Birmingham +6 2 - - 4
Shropshire - 1 - -
Aerospace
England

Aerospace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Aerospace 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 Aerospace.

1 10 (50.00%) Automotive
1 10 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 7 (35.00%) ERP
2 7 (35.00%) Electronics
3 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (30.00%) C
3 6 (30.00%) Project Management
4 5 (25.00%) SAP
4 5 (25.00%) Degree
4 5 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (20.00%) CAN bus
5 4 (20.00%) FlexRay
5 4 (20.00%) SDLC
5 4 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (20.00%) SysML
5 4 (20.00%) Change Management
5 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 4 (20.00%) C++
5 4 (20.00%) IBM
5 4 (20.00%) Baan
5 4 (20.00%) MS Office
5 4 (20.00%) Simulink
5 4 (20.00%) Validation
6 3 (15.00%) Siemens
6 3 (15.00%) MATLAB
6 3 (15.00%) Oracle
6 3 (15.00%) PTC
6 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (15.00%) Factor Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) Software Delivery

Aerospace
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Aerospace 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 Aerospace. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Office
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (20.00%) Simulink
1 4 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (10.00%) Siemens NX
3 1 (5.00%) TargetLink
3 1 (5.00%) Stateflow
3 1 (5.00%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Teamcenter
2 1 (5.00%) ENOVIA
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) FlexRay
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (5.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 10 (50.00%) Automotive
1 10 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 7 (35.00%) Electronics
3 1 (5.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Architect
2 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Design Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Software Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Electronics Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) ERP Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Cognos Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Report Developer
4 1 (5.00%) ERP Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) CAN bus
2 2 (10.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (5.00%) VHDL
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) ERP
2 6 (30.00%) Project Management
2 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (20.00%) SysML
3 4 (20.00%) Change Management
3 4 (20.00%) Validation
3 4 (20.00%) SDLC
4 3 (15.00%) Factor Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Software Delivery
4 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (10.00%) Software Architecture
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
5 2 (10.00%) Use Case
5 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (10.00%) Logistics
6 1 (5.00%) Data Management
6 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
6 1 (5.00%) PLM
6 1 (5.00%) PDM
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) C
2 4 (20.00%) C++
3 3 (15.00%) MATLAB
4 2 (10.00%) Embedded C
5 1 (5.00%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) IEC 61508
2 1 (5.00%) DO-178B
2 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) SAP
2 4 (20.00%) IBM
2 4 (20.00%) Baan
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle
3 3 (15.00%) Siemens
3 3 (15.00%) PTC
4 2 (10.00%) JDA
5 1 (5.00%) Cognos
5 1 (5.00%) webMethods
5 1 (5.00%) MathWorks
5 1 (5.00%) Green Hills