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 3 months to 30 March 2017 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 115 128
Rank change year-on-year -5 +13  
Contract jobs citing Aerospace 5 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.23% 0.52% 0.11%
As % of the General category 0.79% 1.70% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £444
% change year-on-year +14.28% -21.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Median hourly rate - £38.05 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.91%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  

Aerospace is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 629 763 794
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 29.56% 30.35% 29.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 389 464
Median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £283 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 60 47
Median hourly rate £31.50 £24.94 £32.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.30% -23.43%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £14.10 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -10.56% +25.00%  

Aerospace
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Aerospace as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Aerospace in the East of England

Aerospace
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Aerospace in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Aerospace in the East of England

Aerospace
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Aerospace in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +7 2 - - 3
Norfolk - 2 - -
Hertfordshire -1 1 - -
Aerospace
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Aerospace also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Aerospace.

1 9 (81.82%) Software Engineering
2 6 (54.55%) C++
3 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
4 4 (36.36%) C
5 3 (27.27%) C#
5 3 (27.27%) Linux
5 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
5 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
6 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
6 2 (18.18%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (18.18%) Prototyping
6 2 (18.18%) Python
6 2 (18.18%) Firewall
6 2 (18.18%) NetBeans
6 2 (18.18%) Military
6 2 (18.18%) Degree
6 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
6 2 (18.18%) QA
6 2 (18.18%) Qt
6 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
6 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 2 (18.18%) Embedded C
6 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
6 2 (18.18%) Ethernet
6 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
6 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
6 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
6 2 (18.18%) Web Services

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Ethernet
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) Extranet
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (9.09%) NAS
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
1 2 (18.18%) NetBeans
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (18.18%) Military
2 1 (9.09%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Software Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Embedded Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) DBA
4 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Network Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Qt
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (9.09%) JSF
2 1 (9.09%) Node.js
2 1 (9.09%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Software Engineering
2 2 (18.18%) Embedded Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
2 2 (18.18%) Prototyping
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Multithreaded Programming
3 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
3 1 (9.09%) OO
3 1 (9.09%) OOD
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
3 1 (9.09%) UML
3 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) C++
2 4 (36.36%) C
3 3 (27.27%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) Embedded C
4 2 (18.18%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) Python
5 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
5 1 (9.09%) Embedded C++
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (9.09%) MATLAB
5 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
5 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (9.09%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) EMC Navisphere
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) EMC
2 1 (9.09%) Juniper
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle