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The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Aerospace in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Aerospace over the 6 months to 20 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Aerospace
England > East of England
6 months to
20 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 99 82 105
Rank change year-on-year -17 +23 +46
Contract jobs citing Aerospace 45 30 26
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.76% 1.69% 1.04%
As % of the General category 2.95% 3.45% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
10th Percentile - - £380
25th Percentile £525 - £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £400 £500
Median % change year-on-year +37.50% -20.00% +12.99%
75th Percentile £575 - £525
90th Percentile - - £540
England median daily rate £518 £600 £575
% change year-on-year -13.75% +4.35% +32.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 6 2
10th Percentile £39.80 £24.98 £40.63
25th Percentile £52.81 £36.00 £41.56
Median hourly rate £56.00 £49.00 £43.75
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% +12.00% +12.90%
75th Percentile £59.06 £56.00 £46.56
90th Percentile £61.13 £56.50 £47.88
England median hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +2.27%

Aerospace is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,526 870 1,200
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 59.56% 48.88% 47.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 794 428 682
10th Percentile £175 £147 £184
25th Percentile £315 £263 £310
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £465 £425 £425
Median % change year-on-year +9.47% - -5.56%
75th Percentile £550 £535 £503
90th Percentile £650 £598 £588
England median daily rate £550 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 326 180 108
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.25 £12.02
25th Percentile £13.25 £12.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £17.10
Median % change year-on-year -3.33% -12.28% +3.64%
75th Percentile £22.25 £23.21 £25.63
90th Percentile £56.00 £46.28 £49.88
England median hourly rate £21.63 £22.00 £19.85
% change year-on-year -1.70% +10.83% +4.83%

Aerospace
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Aerospace as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Aerospace in the East of England

Aerospace
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Aerospace in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for Aerospace in the East of England

Aerospace
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Aerospace in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for Aerospace in the East of England

Aerospace
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Aerospace in the East of England over the 6 months to 20 May 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Aerospace in the East of England

Aerospace
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Aerospace within the East of England region over the 6 months to 20 May 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Hertfordshire +4 39 - - 10
Bedfordshire -14 4 - - 13
Essex -6 2 £550 +37.50% 1
Aerospace
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Aerospace also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Aerospace.

1 37 (82.22%) SC Cleared
1 37 (82.22%) Security Cleared
2 25 (55.56%) C++
3 21 (46.67%) Software Engineering
4 19 (42.22%) Linux
5 18 (40.00%) C
6 16 (35.56%) Mathematics
7 14 (31.11%) Windows
7 14 (31.11%) Validation
7 14 (31.11%) Agile
8 13 (28.89%) Scrum
9 12 (26.67%) Military
9 12 (26.67%) FPGA
9 12 (26.67%) Degree
9 12 (26.67%) Social Skills
10 11 (24.44%) Presentation Skills
10 11 (24.44%) Git (software)
10 11 (24.44%) MATLAB
10 11 (24.44%) C#
10 11 (24.44%) .NET
10 11 (24.44%) Java
10 11 (24.44%) Python
11 10 (22.22%) Eclipse
11 10 (22.22%) Ethernet
11 10 (22.22%) TCP/IP
11 10 (22.22%) ActiveX
11 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
11 10 (22.22%) ASIC
11 10 (22.22%) JavaScript
11 10 (22.22%) MFC

Aerospace
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 10 (22.22%) Simulink
2 2 (4.44%) Mathcad
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.44%) NASTRAN
3 1 (2.22%) Stateflow
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.22%) Ethernet
1 10 (22.22%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 11 (24.44%) Git (software)
2 10 (22.22%) Eclipse
2 10 (22.22%) NetBeans
2 10 (22.22%) Visual Studio
3 4 (8.89%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (4.44%) JIRA
4 2 (4.44%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (2.22%) IntelliJ
5 1 (2.22%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 12 (26.67%) Military
1 12 (26.67%) Social Skills
2 11 (24.44%) Presentation Skills
3 9 (20.00%) Electronics
4 5 (11.11%) Manufacturing
5 4 (8.89%) Automotive
6 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
7 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (4.44%) Avionics
7 2 (4.44%) Law
7 2 (4.44%) Legal
8 1 (2.22%) Finance
8 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (20.00%) Product Engineer
1 9 (20.00%) Product Test Engineer
1 9 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 6 (13.33%) Software Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) C Software Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) C++ Software Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Data Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Developer
5 2 (4.44%) FPGA Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Hardware Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Hardware Support Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Stress Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Validation Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) VHDL Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) C/C++ Developer
6 1 (2.22%) JIRA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (24.44%) .NET
2 10 (22.22%) ActiveX
2 10 (22.22%) DirectX
2 10 (22.22%) MFC
2 10 (22.22%) Node.js
2 10 (22.22%) OpenGL
2 10 (22.22%) Qt
2 10 (22.22%) Web Services
3 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) FPGA
2 10 (22.22%) ASIC
3 2 (4.44%) VHDL
4 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 19 (42.22%) Linux
2 14 (31.11%) Windows
3 1 (2.22%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (2.22%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (46.67%) Software Engineering
2 16 (35.56%) Mathematics
3 14 (31.11%) Agile
3 14 (31.11%) Validation
4 13 (28.89%) Scrum
5 10 (22.22%) Synthetic Environment
6 9 (20.00%) Product Management
6 9 (20.00%) Schematic Capture
7 6 (13.33%) OO
8 5 (11.11%) Mathematical Modelling
8 5 (11.11%) Software Testing
9 4 (8.89%) Data Analysis
9 4 (8.89%) SysML
9 4 (8.89%) Test Scripting
9 4 (8.89%) UML
9 4 (8.89%) Visualisation
10 2 (4.44%) DevOps
10 2 (4.44%) Digital Signal Processing
10 2 (4.44%) FMECA
10 2 (4.44%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 25 (55.56%) C++
2 18 (40.00%) C
3 11 (24.44%) C#
3 11 (24.44%) Java
3 11 (24.44%) MATLAB
3 11 (24.44%) Python
4 10 (22.22%) GLSL
4 10 (22.22%) HLSL
4 10 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.44%) Tcl
6 1 (2.22%) Fortran
6 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (82.22%) SC Cleared
1 37 (82.22%) Security Cleared
2 12 (26.67%) Degree
3 2 (4.44%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (4.44%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.22%) APMP
4 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) ECSS
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.89%) IBM
3 2 (4.44%) Cisco
3 2 (4.44%) Computacenter
3 2 (4.44%) Remedy
3 2 (4.44%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.22%) MathWorks