Period
to 29 September 2020

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 29 September 2020 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
29 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 372 561 696
Rank change year-on-year +189 +135 -71
Contract jobs citing Aerospace 100 229 177
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.39% 0.29% 0.19%
As % of the General category 0.91% 0.75% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 76 75
Median daily rate £463 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% - -4.26%
10th Percentile £311 £316 £276
90th Percentile £650 £593 £600
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 52 38
Median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -4.49%
10th Percentile £42.50 £25.98 £36.78
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £48.90
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £47.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -4.26% +10.59% -5.03%

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 10,936 30,721 37,579
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.26% 38.90% 40.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,152 19,949 24,879
Median daily rate £500 £495 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.92% +4.30% +2.70%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £300
90th Percentile £720 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 858 989
Median hourly rate £31.20 £22.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.64% +2.27% -2.22%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.50 £12.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £48.75
Median hourly rate £30.25 £22.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year +34.44% +5.88% -6.02%

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 29 September 2020.

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 29 September 2020.

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 29 September 2020. 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
East of England +82 25 £342 +66.59% 23
Midlands +74 24 £500 +25.00% 19
East Midlands +55 24 £500 +48.15% 10
South East +154 21 £315 -26.32% 29
South West +62 19 £650 +44.44% 45
London +200 8 £513 - 16
North of England +123 5 £315 -18.71% 8
North West +85 4 £315 -18.71% 6
Yorkshire - 1 £413 -
Aerospace
UK

For the 6 months to 29 September 2020, 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 38 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
1 38 (38.00%) Security Cleared
2 28 (28.00%) Validation
3 26 (26.00%) Java
4 23 (23.00%) DevOps
5 22 (22.00%) Test Strategy
6 21 (21.00%) SC Cleared
6 21 (21.00%) Linux
7 20 (20.00%) Python
7 20 (20.00%) Scrum
8 19 (19.00%) Military
9 17 (17.00%) Software Engineering
10 16 (16.00%) Hadoop
10 16 (16.00%) Automotive
10 16 (16.00%) C#
10 16 (16.00%) C++
11 15 (15.00%) Perl
11 15 (15.00%) Electronics
11 15 (15.00%) Information Assurance
11 15 (15.00%) Data Privacy
12 14 (14.00%) DV Cleared
12 14 (14.00%) Management Information System
13 13 (13.00%) Manufacturing
13 13 (13.00%) Red Hat
13 13 (13.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (13.00%) JIRA
13 13 (13.00%) Open Source
13 13 (13.00%) Confluence
13 13 (13.00%) Kafka
13 13 (13.00%) Bitbucket

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 13 (13.00%) Confluence
2 5 (5.00%) Apache Spark
3 3 (3.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (3.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (3.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.00%) IIS
5 1 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (3.00%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (3.00%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (2.00%) SAP SCM
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.00%) Azure
2 4 (4.00%) Power Platform
3 2 (2.00%) AWS
3 2 (2.00%) Power Automate
3 2 (2.00%) PowerApps
4 1 (1.00%) GitHub
4 1 (1.00%) iPaaS
4 1 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.00%) Ethernet
2 8 (8.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.00%) Modbus
3 3 (3.00%) RS-422
3 3 (3.00%) RS-485
4 1 (1.00%) 3GPP
4 1 (1.00%) 4G
4 1 (1.00%) 5G
4 1 (1.00%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.00%) HSPA
4 1 (1.00%) LTE
4 1 (1.00%) NAS
4 1 (1.00%) WCDMA
4 1 (1.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.00%) Hadoop
2 12 (12.00%) Apache Accumulo
3 5 (5.00%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.00%) Apache Hive
4 4 (4.00%) Big Data
4 4 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (3.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (3.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.00%) DataStage
6 2 (2.00%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.00%) Power BI
6 2 (2.00%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.00%) MySQL
7 1 (1.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 1 (1.00%) SAP HANA
7 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (13.00%) Bitbucket
1 13 (13.00%) JIRA
2 12 (12.00%) Jenkins
3 10 (10.00%) Visual Studio
4 9 (9.00%) Rational DOORS
5 8 (8.00%) Eclipse
5 8 (8.00%) NetBeans
6 6 (6.00%) Git (software)
7 3 (3.00%) Ant
7 3 (3.00%) Hudson
7 3 (3.00%) Subversion
8 2 (2.00%) LabVIEW
9 1 (1.00%) Gradle
9 1 (1.00%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (1.00%) Polyspace
9 1 (1.00%) Rational Team Concert
9 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (1.00%) TortoiseSVN
9 1 (1.00%) VectorCAST
General
1 19 (19.00%) Military
2 16 (16.00%) Automotive
3 15 (15.00%) Electronics
4 13 (13.00%) Manufacturing
5 10 (10.00%) Finance
6 7 (7.00%) Law
7 2 (2.00%) Avionics
8 1 (1.00%) Billing
8 1 (1.00%) Games
8 1 (1.00%) Legal
8 1 (1.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (17.00%) Architect
2 14 (14.00%) Administrator
3 12 (12.00%) Linux Administrator
3 12 (12.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 12 (12.00%) Systems Administration Leader
3 12 (12.00%) Systems Administrator
4 11 (11.00%) Electronics Engineer
5 10 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (9.00%) Software Engineer
7 7 (7.00%) Design Engineer
7 7 (7.00%) Electronics Design Engineer
7 7 (7.00%) Project Manager
8 6 (6.00%) Developer
8 6 (6.00%) Electronics Hardware Engineer
8 6 (6.00%) Hardware Engineer
9 5 (5.00%) Enterprise Architect
9 5 (5.00%) FPGA Engineer
10 4 (4.00%) PCB Engineer
11 3 (3.00%) Embedded Engineer
11 3 (3.00%) Transition Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.00%) Kafka
2 12 (12.00%) Apache NiFi
3 8 (8.00%) Middleware
3 8 (8.00%) Node.js
3 8 (8.00%) Qt
3 8 (8.00%) Web Services
4 6 (6.00%) .NET
5 5 (5.00%) ActiveX
5 5 (5.00%) DirectX
5 5 (5.00%) MFC
5 5 (5.00%) OpenGL
6 4 (4.00%) Spring
7 3 (3.00%) JMS
7 3 (3.00%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (3.00%) SOAP
8 2 (2.00%) CSS
8 2 (2.00%) HTML
8 2 (2.00%) Redux
8 2 (2.00%) SAP Fiori
9 1 (1.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.00%) Management Information System
2 12 (12.00%) PKI
2 12 (12.00%) VHDL
3 11 (11.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 4 (4.00%) Algorithms
4 4 (4.00%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.00%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.00%) Analogue Electronics
6 2 (2.00%) Clustering
6 2 (2.00%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.00%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (1.00%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.00%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.00%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.00%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.00%) Linux
2 13 (13.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (12.00%) CentOS
4 10 (10.00%) Windows
5 5 (5.00%) Unix
6 2 (2.00%) Android
6 2 (2.00%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.00%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.00%) SUSE
7 1 (1.00%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (28.00%) Validation
3 23 (23.00%) DevOps
4 22 (22.00%) Test Strategy
5 20 (20.00%) Scrum
6 17 (17.00%) Software Engineering
7 15 (15.00%) Data Privacy
7 15 (15.00%) Information Assurance
8 13 (13.00%) Cybersecurity
8 13 (13.00%) Open Source
9 12 (12.00%) Incident Management
9 12 (12.00%) Technical Leadership
9 12 (12.00%) User Stories
10 10 (10.00%) Programme Governance
10 10 (10.00%) Schematic Capture
11 9 (9.00%) FMEA
11 9 (9.00%) FMECA
11 9 (9.00%) Requirements Management
11 9 (9.00%) Strategic Roadmap
11 9 (9.00%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 26 (26.00%) Java
2 20 (20.00%) Python
3 16 (16.00%) C#
3 16 (16.00%) C++
4 15 (15.00%) Perl
5 12 (12.00%) Bash Shell
6 10 (10.00%) C
6 10 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 9 (9.00%) SQL
8 5 (5.00%) GLSL
8 5 (5.00%) HLSL
9 4 (4.00%) PL/SQL
10 3 (3.00%) MATLAB
10 3 (3.00%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.00%) VBScript
11 2 (2.00%) Ada
11 2 (2.00%) Assembly Language
11 2 (2.00%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.00%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 38 (38.00%) Security Cleared
2 21 (21.00%) SC Cleared
3 14 (14.00%) DV Cleared
4 11 (11.00%) Degree
5 2 (2.00%) ACCA
5 2 (2.00%) CIMA
6 1 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.00%) ECSS
2 8 (8.00%) PMO
3 2 (2.00%) IEC 62304
4 1 (1.00%) Def Stans
4 1 (1.00%) DO-178B
4 1 (1.00%) MISRA
4 1 (1.00%) QA
System Software
1 13 (13.00%) Docker
2 12 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (12.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (3.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (12.00%) Ansible
2 1 (1.00%) HP ALM
2 1 (1.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 13 (13.00%) Red Hat
2 12 (12.00%) Oracle
2 12 (12.00%) VMware
3 10 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (9.00%) EMC
5 8 (8.00%) ServiceNow
6 6 (6.00%) SAP
7 5 (5.00%) IBM
8 4 (4.00%) Tableau
8 4 (4.00%) Teradata
9 3 (3.00%) IFS
10 2 (2.00%) Blue Prism
11 1 (1.00%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.00%) Citrix
11 1 (1.00%) Embarcadero
11 1 (1.00%) HP
11 1 (1.00%) Workday
11 1 (1.00%) Xilinx