Period
to 12 December 2018

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 12 December 2018 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 667 662 631
Rank change year-on-year -5 -31 +42
Contract jobs citing Aerospace 191 206 225
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.22% 0.23%
As % of the General category 0.55% 0.55% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 75 82
England median daily rate £450 £475 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +21.79% -4.88%
10th Percentile £275 £287 £263
90th Percentile £600 £600 £606
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -0.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 52 65
England median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £39.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +8.18% -4.22%
10th Percentile £37.00 £24.33 £25.43
90th Percentile £48.75 £54.88 £44.65
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -4.76%

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 34,874 37,534 35,099
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 36.20% 39.47% 36.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,313 25,101 23,535
England median daily rate £495 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £300 £280 £263
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
UK median daily rate £477 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +0.42% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 750 820 872
England median hourly rate £24.00 £26.47 £23.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.33% +11.62% -5.14%
10th Percentile £12.45 £12.30 £11.32
90th Percentile £51.03 £48.28 £45.30
UK median hourly rate £23.58 £26.30 £24.41
% change year-on-year -10.36% +7.74% -3.33%

Aerospace
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Aerospace in England

Aerospace
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Aerospace in England

Aerospace
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Aerospace in England over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Aerospace in England

Aerospace
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Aerospace in England

Aerospace
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Aerospace in England over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor 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 12 December 2018. 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
South East +7 57 £525 +22.09% 120
South West -40 46 £313 -40.48% 116
Midlands -46 38 £520 +4.00% 101
East of England +17 32 £463 -21.28% 42
East Midlands -26 23 £600 +18.81% 38
West Midlands -4 19 £600 +69.61% 63
North of England -24 14 - - 38
North West -18 11 - - 20
London -2 8 £513 -1.44% 35
Yorkshire - 2 - - 15
North East - 1 - - 3
Aerospace
UK

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, 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 71 (37.17%) Security Cleared
2 63 (32.98%) SC Cleared
3 56 (29.32%) Software Engineering
4 50 (26.18%) Linux
5 48 (25.13%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (23.56%) C++
7 44 (23.04%) Java
8 43 (22.51%) Windows
8 43 (22.51%) Degree
9 41 (21.47%) Microsoft
10 35 (18.32%) JavaScript
11 33 (17.28%) C
11 33 (17.28%) Scrum
12 30 (15.71%) Problem-Solving
13 28 (14.66%) Manufacturing
13 28 (14.66%) C#
13 28 (14.66%) Mathematics
14 26 (13.61%) Web Services
15 24 (12.57%) OpenGL
15 24 (12.57%) .NET
16 23 (12.04%) TCP/IP
17 22 (11.52%) Finance
17 22 (11.52%) Military
18 21 (10.99%) Git (software)
19 20 (10.47%) Qt
19 20 (10.47%) MFC
19 20 (10.47%) Eclipse
20 19 (9.95%) Ethernet
20 19 (9.95%) Validation
20 19 (9.95%) 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 6 (3.14%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.62%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (2.62%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.09%) Apache
3 4 (2.09%) NetWeaver
3 4 (2.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (2.09%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.57%) ArcGIS
4 3 (1.57%) nginx
4 3 (1.57%) Site Server
5 2 (1.05%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.52%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.52%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (6.81%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (5.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (4.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (2.62%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (1.05%) InfoPath
5 2 (1.05%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.52%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.52%) Simulink
6 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.52%) Stateflow
6 1 (0.52%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 5 (2.62%) Maximo
2 4 (2.09%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (1.57%) HFM
3 3 (1.57%) Teamcenter
4 2 (1.05%) SAP ERP
4 2 (1.05%) SAP PP
4 2 (1.05%) SAP QM
4 2 (1.05%) Workday HCM
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.52%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.62%) Boomi
1 5 (2.62%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (2.62%) Office 365
2 4 (2.09%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.09%) GitHub
2 4 (2.09%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (2.09%) PaaS
3 1 (0.52%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 23 (12.04%) TCP/IP
2 19 (9.95%) Ethernet
3 5 (2.62%) Firewall
3 5 (2.62%) Unified Communications
4 4 (2.09%) Intranet
4 4 (2.09%) Network Security
5 3 (1.57%) DMZ
5 3 (1.57%) LAN
5 3 (1.57%) VPN
5 3 (1.57%) WAN
6 2 (1.05%) DHCP
6 2 (1.05%) DNS
6 2 (1.05%) HTTP
6 2 (1.05%) SMS
6 2 (1.05%) SpaceWire
6 2 (1.05%) Wireless
7 1 (0.52%) 802.11
7 1 (0.52%) MPLS
7 1 (0.52%) Skype
7 1 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.19%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.14%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (2.62%) Big Data
4 3 (1.57%) Power BI
5 2 (1.05%) MS Access
6 1 (0.52%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 1 (0.52%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.52%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.52%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.52%) MySQL
6 1 (0.52%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.52%) Parquet
6 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (10.99%) Git (software)
2 20 (10.47%) Eclipse
3 18 (9.42%) NetBeans
3 18 (9.42%) Rational DOORS
3 18 (9.42%) Visual Studio
4 4 (2.09%) GitLab
4 4 (2.09%) JUnit
4 4 (2.09%) LabVIEW
5 2 (1.05%) CppUnit
5 2 (1.05%) Eclipse RCP
5 2 (1.05%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.05%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (1.05%) Subversion
5 2 (1.05%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.52%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.52%) EasyMock
6 1 (0.52%) JIRA
6 1 (0.52%) NeoLoad
6 1 (0.52%) Redmine
6 1 (0.52%) SpecFlow
General
1 28 (14.66%) Manufacturing
2 22 (11.52%) Finance
2 22 (11.52%) Military
3 18 (9.42%) Automotive
4 9 (4.71%) Avionics
5 8 (4.19%) Electronics
5 8 (4.19%) Law
6 4 (2.09%) Back Office
7 3 (1.57%) Games
7 3 (1.57%) Legal
8 1 (0.52%) Billing
8 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (15.18%) Developer
2 28 (14.66%) Software Engineer
3 26 (13.61%) Architect
4 20 (10.47%) Systems Engineer
5 14 (7.33%) Embedded Engineer
6 13 (6.81%) Java Developer
7 12 (6.28%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (5.24%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 10 (5.24%) Test Engineer
9 9 (4.71%) C++ Software Engineer
10 8 (4.19%) Analyst
10 8 (4.19%) Linux Engineer
10 8 (4.19%) Project Manager
11 7 (3.66%) Embedded C Engineer
11 7 (3.66%) Technical Architect
12 6 (3.14%) C Software Engineer
12 6 (3.14%) Embedded C Software Engineer
12 6 (3.14%) Integration Architect
12 6 (3.14%) Systems Test Engineer
13 5 (2.62%) SAP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (13.61%) Web Services
2 24 (12.57%) .NET
2 24 (12.57%) OpenGL
3 20 (10.47%) MFC
3 20 (10.47%) Qt
4 19 (9.95%) Node.js
5 17 (8.90%) ActiveX
5 17 (8.90%) DirectX
6 7 (3.66%) XML
7 6 (3.14%) AngularJS
7 6 (3.14%) Ember.js
7 6 (3.14%) Middleware
7 6 (3.14%) React
8 5 (2.62%) IDoc
8 5 (2.62%) REST
8 5 (2.62%) SAML
8 5 (2.62%) SAP PI
8 5 (2.62%) SAP XI
8 5 (2.62%) SOAP
8 5 (2.62%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.90%) Self-Motivation
2 12 (6.28%) Embedded Systems
3 9 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.62%) Client/Server
4 5 (2.62%) Cyberthreat
4 5 (2.62%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.62%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.09%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.09%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (2.09%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (2.09%) PKI
6 3 (1.57%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.57%) PMI
7 2 (1.05%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.05%) User Experience
8 1 (0.52%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.52%) CMDB
8 1 (0.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.52%) Machine to Machine
8 1 (0.52%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 50 (26.18%) Linux
2 43 (22.51%) Windows
3 17 (8.90%) Unix
4 13 (6.81%) Windows Server
5 8 (4.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.62%) Solaris
7 4 (2.09%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.05%) Debian
8 2 (1.05%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.52%) CentOS
9 1 (0.52%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.52%) HPUX
9 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (29.32%) Software Engineering
2 48 (25.13%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (17.28%) Scrum
4 30 (15.71%) Problem-Solving
5 28 (14.66%) Mathematics
6 19 (9.95%) Validation
7 18 (9.42%) DevOps
7 18 (9.42%) Project Management
8 16 (8.38%) SDLC
9 13 (6.81%) OO
10 12 (6.28%) UML
11 9 (4.71%) Risk Management
11 9 (4.71%) TOGAF
12 8 (4.19%) Requirements Management
12 8 (4.19%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (4.19%) Systems Engineering
13 7 (3.66%) Computer Science
13 7 (3.66%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (3.66%) Test Scripting
13 7 (3.66%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (23.56%) C++
2 44 (23.04%) Java
3 35 (18.32%) JavaScript
4 33 (17.28%) C
5 28 (14.66%) C#
6 17 (8.90%) GLSL
6 17 (8.90%) HLSL
6 17 (8.90%) Python
7 16 (8.38%) SQL
8 13 (6.81%) Embedded C
9 8 (4.19%) Embedded C++
9 8 (4.19%) MATLAB
10 6 (3.14%) ABAP
11 5 (2.62%) Ruby
12 4 (2.09%) Ada
12 4 (2.09%) Bash Shell
12 4 (2.09%) PHP
13 2 (1.05%) Java 8
13 2 (1.05%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.05%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 71 (37.17%) Security Cleared
2 63 (32.98%) SC Cleared
3 43 (22.51%) Degree
4 11 (5.76%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (3.14%) PMI Certification
6 5 (2.62%) HND
6 5 (2.62%) PMP
7 4 (2.09%) CEH
7 4 (2.09%) CISM
7 4 (2.09%) CISSP
7 4 (2.09%) HNC
8 3 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (1.57%) DBS Check
8 3 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.05%) BC Cleared
9 2 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.52%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.52%) EMC Certification
10 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.66%) QA
2 4 (2.09%) ARP4754
2 4 (2.09%) GDPR
3 3 (1.57%) DO-178B
4 2 (1.05%) DO-254
4 2 (1.05%) IEC 62304
5 1 (0.52%) DO-160
5 1 (0.52%) ECSS
5 1 (0.52%) ISO 13485
5 1 (0.52%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.52%) MIL-STD-1553
5 1 (0.52%) MISRA
5 1 (0.52%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (7.33%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.09%) Virtual Desktop
3 4 (2.09%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (2.09%) vSphere
4 3 (1.57%) Docker
5 2 (1.05%) Firmware
6 1 (0.52%) HDFS
6 1 (0.52%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (1.57%) HAProxy
1 3 (1.57%) PTC Integrity
1 3 (1.57%) Puppet
2 2 (1.05%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (1.05%) SCCM
3 1 (0.52%) Ansible
3 1 (0.52%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.52%) Terraform
3 1 (0.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (21.47%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.33%) VMware
3 13 (6.81%) IBM
3 13 (6.81%) Oracle
4 11 (5.76%) SAP
5 9 (4.71%) Red Hat
6 8 (4.19%) Citrix
7 5 (2.62%) Dell
8 4 (2.09%) EMC
8 4 (2.09%) Remedy
8 4 (2.09%) Sun
9 3 (1.57%) Cisco
9 3 (1.57%) Hyperion
9 3 (1.57%) PTC
9 3 (1.57%) Serena
9 3 (1.57%) Siemens
9 3 (1.57%) Workday
10 2 (1.05%) Cognos
10 2 (1.05%) F5
10 2 (1.05%) McAfee