Period
to 24 July 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Aerospace in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Aerospace over the 6 months to 24 July 2021 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
UK > England
6 months to
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 509 440 633
Rank change year-on-year -69 +193 +90
Contract jobs citing Aerospace 179 113 208
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.32% 0.34% 0.25%
As % of the General category 0.59% 0.65% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 36 77
10th Percentile £359 £314 £313
25th Percentile £444 £333 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £625 £625 £438
Median % change year-on-year - +42.86% +7.69%
75th Percentile £672 £650 £519
90th Percentile £713 " £608
UK median daily rate £600 £600 £438
% change year-on-year - +37.14% +8.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 16 54
10th Percentile £27.26 £41.25 £32.50
25th Percentile £41.25 £42.50 £41.25
Median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £44.25
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +1.69% +4.12%
75th Percentile £56.50 £48.75 £50.00
90th Percentile £57.50 £50.63 "
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27% +3.53%

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 England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 30,185 17,405 43,630
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 53.33% 52.14% 52.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,375 11,680 28,730
10th Percentile £310 £275 £281
25th Percentile £406 £400 £381
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £498 £475
Median % change year-on-year +3.02% +4.74% +1.60%
75th Percentile £625 £600 £575
90th Percentile £713 £700 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,122 640 1,296
10th Percentile £11.69 £12.34 £10.75
25th Percentile £13.43 £14.61 £14.00
Median hourly rate £19.51 £20.25 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year -3.63% +1.23% +6.95%
75th Percentile £40.13 £40.12 £39.50
90th Percentile £56.25 £53.08 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £19.89 £20.25 £19.32
% change year-on-year -1.77% +4.79% +7.33%

Aerospace
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Aerospace in England

Aerospace
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Daily rate trend for Aerospace in England

Aerospace
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Aerospace in England over the 6 months to 24 July 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Aerospace in England

Aerospace
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Hourly rate trend for Aerospace in England

Aerospace
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Aerospace in England over the 6 months to 24 July 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Aerospace in England

Aerospace
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 24 July 2021. 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
Job
Vacancies
Midlands -20 41 £370 -26.00% 41
East of England -4 38 - - 38
South West -11 35 £650 - 46
East Midlands -2 34 - - 20
South East -13 31 £650 +95.49% 60
London -114 26 £600 +4.35% 31
West Midlands -39 7 £370 -56.47% 21
Aerospace
UK

For the 6 months to 24 July 2021, 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 England region with a requirement for Aerospace.

1 61 (34.08%) Security Cleared
2 56 (31.28%) SC Cleared
3 55 (30.73%) Social Skills
4 51 (28.49%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (24.58%) Software Engineering
6 41 (22.91%) Finance
7 39 (21.79%) Manufacturing
8 37 (20.67%) SAP
9 36 (20.11%) C++
10 32 (17.88%) C
11 29 (16.20%) Degree
12 22 (12.29%) Validation
13 21 (11.73%) Scrum
14 20 (11.17%) Change Management
14 20 (11.17%) C#
14 20 (11.17%) Microsoft
15 18 (10.06%) Automotive
16 17 (9.50%) Stakeholder Management
16 17 (9.50%) Military
16 17 (9.50%) Java
16 17 (9.50%) Windows
16 17 (9.50%) Azure
16 17 (9.50%) Presentation Skills
16 17 (9.50%) Problem-Solving
17 16 (8.94%) JavaScript
17 16 (8.94%) Migration
18 15 (8.38%) Law
18 15 (8.38%) Software Testing
18 15 (8.38%) Configuration Management
18 15 (8.38%) Node.js

Aerospace
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 9 (5.03%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.35%) Confluence
3 3 (1.68%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.12%) Apache
5 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (6.70%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (3.91%) Simulink
3 3 (1.68%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.12%) OrCAD
4 2 (1.12%) Siemens NX
4 2 (1.12%) SOLIDWORKS
4 2 (1.12%) Windchill
5 1 (0.56%) CATIA
5 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (4.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (3.91%) Oracle Financials
3 6 (3.35%) Teamcenter
4 4 (2.23%) SAP MM
5 3 (1.68%) Primavera
6 2 (1.12%) SAP CO
6 2 (1.12%) SAP FI
6 2 (1.12%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (1.12%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 1 (0.56%) HFM
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.56%) SAP CCM
7 1 (0.56%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.50%) Azure
2 7 (3.91%) Dynamics 365
3 6 (3.35%) Power Platform
4 5 (2.79%) AWS
5 4 (2.23%) IaaS
6 3 (1.68%) Azure Storage
6 3 (1.68%) PaaS
6 3 (1.68%) SaaS
7 2 (1.12%) Microsoft 365
8 1 (0.56%) Boomi
8 1 (0.56%) Collibra
8 1 (0.56%) GCP
8 1 (0.56%) Serverless
8 1 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.70%) TCP/IP
2 11 (6.15%) Ethernet
3 8 (4.47%) Intranet
4 7 (3.91%) RS-485
5 6 (3.35%) Modbus
5 6 (3.35%) Network Security
5 6 (3.35%) RS-422
6 3 (1.68%) Cisco Firepower
6 3 (1.68%) Firewall
7 2 (1.12%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (1.12%) FTP
7 2 (1.12%) MPLS
7 2 (1.12%) VPN
7 2 (1.12%) WAN
7 2 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.56%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.56%) GLBP
8 1 (0.56%) HSRP
8 1 (0.56%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.35%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (3.35%) Power BI
2 5 (2.79%) Big Data
3 4 (2.23%) Data Mining
3 4 (2.23%) SAP BW
3 4 (2.23%) Spotfire
3 4 (2.23%) Tableau
4 3 (1.68%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.68%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (1.68%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.68%) SAP HANA
5 2 (1.12%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 2 (1.12%) Metadata
6 1 (0.56%) Apache Accumulo
6 1 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.56%) Lumira
6 1 (0.56%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.56%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.56%) Tableau Server
Development Applications
1 14 (7.82%) Eclipse
2 12 (6.70%) Rational DOORS
3 11 (6.15%) Git (software)
3 11 (6.15%) JIRA
3 11 (6.15%) NetBeans
3 11 (6.15%) Visual Studio
4 6 (3.35%) Rational Rhapsody
5 4 (2.23%) Rational Team Concert
6 2 (1.12%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.12%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.56%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 55 (30.73%) Social Skills
2 41 (22.91%) Finance
3 39 (21.79%) Manufacturing
4 18 (10.06%) Automotive
5 17 (9.50%) Military
5 17 (9.50%) Presentation Skills
6 15 (8.38%) Law
7 14 (7.82%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (6.70%) Influencing Skills
9 11 (6.15%) Avionics
10 9 (5.03%) Electronics
11 6 (3.35%) Public Sector
11 6 (3.35%) Telecoms
12 3 (1.68%) General Ledger
13 2 (1.12%) French Language
13 2 (1.12%) Local Government
13 2 (1.12%) Organisational Skills
14 1 (0.56%) Back Office
14 1 (0.56%) German Language
14 1 (0.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (16.76%) Software Engineer
2 16 (8.94%) Developer
3 15 (8.38%) Architect
4 14 (7.82%) Project Manager
5 11 (6.15%) Analyst
5 11 (6.15%) Embedded Engineer
5 11 (6.15%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 10 (5.59%) Consultant
6 10 (5.59%) Systems Engineer
7 9 (5.03%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (4.47%) C++ Software Engineer
9 7 (3.91%) Business Analyst
9 7 (3.91%) C Software Engineer
9 7 (3.91%) Programme Manager
10 6 (3.35%) C/C++ Software Engineer
10 6 (3.35%) SAP Consultant
11 5 (2.79%) Ada Engineer
11 5 (2.79%) Ada Software Engineer
11 5 (2.79%) IT Project Manager
11 5 (2.79%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.38%) Node.js
2 13 (7.26%) HTML
2 13 (7.26%) Qt
3 11 (6.15%) .NET
3 11 (6.15%) Web Services
4 10 (5.59%) ActiveX
4 10 (5.59%) DirectX
4 10 (5.59%) MFC
4 10 (5.59%) OpenGL
5 7 (3.91%) AngularJS
6 6 (3.35%) React
7 5 (2.79%) CSS
7 5 (2.79%) CSS3
7 5 (2.79%) HTML5
8 2 (1.12%) Apache Thrift
8 2 (1.12%) Kafka
8 2 (1.12%) REST
8 2 (1.12%) SOAP
8 2 (1.12%) Software Packaging
8 2 (1.12%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.70%) Embedded Systems
1 12 (6.70%) User Experience
2 11 (6.15%) VHDL
3 9 (5.03%) Management Information System
3 9 (5.03%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (3.91%) Algorithms
4 7 (3.91%) Verilog
5 6 (3.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 4 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.68%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.12%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.12%) Life Science
8 2 (1.12%) Renewable Energy
8 2 (1.12%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.56%) FMCG
9 1 (0.56%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.56%) Legacy Code
9 1 (0.56%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.56%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.56%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.50%) Windows
2 14 (7.82%) Linux
3 3 (1.68%) VMS
4 2 (1.12%) FreeRTOS
4 2 (1.12%) SafeRTOS
4 2 (1.12%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.56%) CentOS
5 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (28.49%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (24.58%) Software Engineering
3 22 (12.29%) Validation
4 21 (11.73%) Scrum
5 20 (11.17%) Change Management
6 17 (9.50%) Problem-Solving
6 17 (9.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (8.94%) Migration
8 15 (8.38%) Configuration Management
8 15 (8.38%) Software Testing
9 14 (7.82%) Mathematics
10 13 (7.26%) Customer Requirements
10 13 (7.26%) DevOps
10 13 (7.26%) Requirements Management
11 12 (6.70%) Risk Management
12 11 (6.15%) Project Management
13 10 (5.59%) Embedded Software Development
13 10 (5.59%) Project Delivery
13 10 (5.59%) Requirements Gathering
13 10 (5.59%) Synthetic Environment
Programming Languages
1 36 (20.11%) C++
2 32 (17.88%) C
3 20 (11.17%) C#
4 17 (9.50%) Java
5 16 (8.94%) JavaScript
6 11 (6.15%) Python
7 10 (5.59%) GLSL
7 10 (5.59%) HLSL
8 8 (4.47%) Ada
8 8 (4.47%) MATLAB
9 7 (3.91%) R
10 6 (3.35%) SQL
11 5 (2.79%) Ada 95
12 4 (2.23%) Assembly Language
13 2 (1.12%) Embedded C
13 2 (1.12%) Embedded C++
13 2 (1.12%) Java 8
14 1 (0.56%) ABAP
14 1 (0.56%) Perl
14 1 (0.56%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 61 (34.08%) Security Cleared
2 56 (31.28%) SC Cleared
3 29 (16.20%) Degree
4 8 (4.47%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 4 (2.23%) Master's Degree
6 3 (1.68%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.68%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (1.68%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.68%) HND
7 2 (1.12%) HNC
8 1 (0.56%) ACCA
8 1 (0.56%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.56%) CCIE
8 1 (0.56%) CCNA
8 1 (0.56%) CCNP
8 1 (0.56%) CIMA
8 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.47%) Data Quality
2 6 (3.35%) PMO
3 5 (2.79%) QA
4 4 (2.23%) MISRA
5 3 (1.68%) ECSS
6 2 (1.12%) DO-254
6 2 (1.12%) GDPR
6 2 (1.12%) IEC 61508
6 2 (1.12%) ISO 26262
6 2 (1.12%) MISRA C
6 2 (1.12%) NIST
6 2 (1.12%) NIST 800
7 1 (0.56%) COSHH
7 1 (0.56%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (5.59%) Firmware
2 4 (2.23%) Docker
3 2 (1.12%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.68%) SCCM
2 2 (1.12%) Ansible
2 2 (1.12%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.12%) PTC Integrity
3 1 (0.56%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 37 (20.67%) SAP
2 20 (11.17%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.70%) Oracle
4 7 (3.91%) Ariba
5 6 (3.35%) Cisco
6 4 (2.23%) CA Agile Central
6 4 (2.23%) Google
6 4 (2.23%) Wind River
7 3 (1.68%) F5
7 3 (1.68%) HP
7 3 (1.68%) Keysight
7 3 (1.68%) Siemens
7 3 (1.68%) Workday
8 2 (1.12%) Adobe
8 2 (1.12%) BiZZdesign
8 2 (1.12%) EMC
8 2 (1.12%) Mentor Graphics
8 2 (1.12%) Microsemi
8 2 (1.12%) PTC
8 2 (1.12%) Sparx