Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 374 515 640
Rank change year-on-year +141 +125 +49
Contract jobs citing Aerospace 145 202 205
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.43% 0.30% 0.23%
As % of the General category 1.06% 0.82% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 59 99
Median daily rate £400 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £309 £308 £246
90th Percentile £558 £610 £600
UK median daily rate £406 £500 £425
% change year-on-year -18.75% +17.65% -10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 43 47
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £40.00 £25.80 £36.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £46.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year -2.70% +8.82% +3.66%

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 13,673 24,540 36,328
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 40.90% 37.00% 39.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,340 16,469 24,563
Median daily rate £500 £488 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% - +2.63%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £300
90th Percentile £700 £688 £675
UK median daily rate £490 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +3.16% - +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 530 744 921
Median hourly rate £25.24 £20.06 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.83% -0.94% -4.68%
10th Percentile £12.51 £12.44 £12.25
90th Percentile £54.55 £50.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% - -4.76%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +69 47 £400 -20.00% 19
East Midlands +51 45 - - 8
East of England +76 33 £350 -17.65% 25
South East +126 31 £375 - 28
South West +48 17 £450 +7.46% 54
London +103 11 £475 -12.84% 12
North of England +99 5 £315 -46.38% 23
North West +69 4 £315 -30.00% 15
West Midlands +52 2 £400 -23.81% 11
Yorkshire - 1 £413 - 6
Aerospace
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 46 (31.72%) Security Cleared
2 42 (28.97%) SC Cleared
3 39 (26.90%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (24.14%) Validation
5 33 (22.76%) Test Strategy
6 30 (20.69%) Software Engineering
7 28 (19.31%) Management Information System
8 27 (18.62%) C++
9 24 (16.55%) Information Assurance
10 23 (15.86%) Linux
10 23 (15.86%) Data Privacy
11 22 (15.17%) Military
12 21 (14.48%) Finance
12 21 (14.48%) C#
13 20 (13.79%) C
14 19 (13.10%) Java
14 19 (13.10%) Windows
14 19 (13.10%) User Stories
15 18 (12.41%) Cybersecurity
15 18 (12.41%) Automotive
15 18 (12.41%) Manufacturing
16 17 (11.72%) DevOps
17 16 (11.03%) ServiceNow
17 16 (11.03%) Microsoft
18 15 (10.34%) Degree
19 14 (9.66%) Azure
20 13 (8.97%) Electronics
20 13 (8.97%) Identity Access Management
20 13 (8.97%) Technology Roadmap
20 13 (8.97%) Strategic Roadmap

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 5 (3.45%) Apache Spark
1 5 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (2.07%) IIS
2 3 (2.07%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.69%) Apache
3 1 (0.69%) Confluence
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (2.07%) Simulink
2 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.38%) OrCAD
3 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.38%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.69%) HFM
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.69%) SAP MDM
2 1 (0.69%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.66%) Azure
2 6 (4.14%) Power Platform
3 4 (2.76%) Power Automate
3 4 (2.76%) PowerApps
4 1 (0.69%) GCP
4 1 (0.69%) iPaaS
4 1 (0.69%) Office 365
4 1 (0.69%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.28%) Ethernet
1 12 (8.28%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.45%) Modbus
2 5 (3.45%) RS-422
2 5 (3.45%) RS-485
3 3 (2.07%) LAN
3 3 (2.07%) WAN
4 1 (0.69%) 3GPP
4 1 (0.69%) 4G
4 1 (0.69%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.69%) Firewall
4 1 (0.69%) HSPA
4 1 (0.69%) HTTP
4 1 (0.69%) LTE
4 1 (0.69%) NAS
4 1 (0.69%) Network Security
4 1 (0.69%) SNMP
4 1 (0.69%) VoIP
4 1 (0.69%) WCDMA
4 1 (0.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.45%) Big Data
1 5 (3.45%) Hadoop
2 4 (2.76%) Apache Hive
2 4 (2.76%) Power BI
2 4 (2.76%) Tableau
3 3 (2.07%) SAP HANA
4 2 (1.38%) DataStage
4 2 (1.38%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (1.38%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.38%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.69%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.69%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.69%) MySQL
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.69%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (8.28%) Eclipse
1 12 (8.28%) NetBeans
2 11 (7.59%) Rational DOORS
2 11 (7.59%) Visual Studio
3 8 (5.52%) Git (software)
4 6 (4.14%) Rational Rhapsody
5 3 (2.07%) GitLab
5 3 (2.07%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.07%) JIRA
6 1 (0.69%) Ant
6 1 (0.69%) Hudson
6 1 (0.69%) Subversion
6 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 22 (15.17%) Military
2 21 (14.48%) Finance
3 18 (12.41%) Automotive
3 18 (12.41%) Manufacturing
4 13 (8.97%) Electronics
5 8 (5.52%) Law
6 6 (4.14%) Publishing
7 5 (3.45%) Avionics
8 3 (2.07%) Back Office
8 3 (2.07%) Banking
8 3 (2.07%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.69%) Billing
9 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (13.79%) Architect
2 17 (11.72%) Software Engineer
3 16 (11.03%) Developer
4 11 (7.59%) Project Manager
5 10 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (5.52%) Design Engineer
6 8 (5.52%) Electronics Engineer
6 8 (5.52%) Hardware Engineer
6 8 (5.52%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (4.83%) C++ Software Engineer
7 7 (4.83%) Designer
7 7 (4.83%) Enterprise Architect
8 6 (4.14%) C++ Developer
8 6 (4.14%) Electronics Design Engineer
9 5 (3.45%) Ada Engineer
9 5 (3.45%) Ada Software Engineer
9 5 (3.45%) Analyst
9 5 (3.45%) C Software Engineer
9 5 (3.45%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 5 (3.45%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.28%) Node.js
1 12 (8.28%) Web Services
2 11 (7.59%) .NET
2 11 (7.59%) Qt
3 7 (4.83%) ActiveX
3 7 (4.83%) DirectX
3 7 (4.83%) MFC
3 7 (4.83%) Middleware
3 7 (4.83%) OpenGL
4 4 (2.76%) AngularJS
4 4 (2.76%) React
4 4 (2.76%) YAML
5 3 (2.07%) Spring
5 3 (2.07%) XML
6 2 (1.38%) SAP Fiori
7 1 (0.69%) Kafka
7 1 (0.69%) Redux
7 1 (0.69%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.69%) SOAP
7 1 (0.69%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 28 (19.31%) Management Information System
2 10 (6.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 7 (4.83%) VHDL
4 5 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.76%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.38%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.38%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.38%) PKI
8 1 (0.69%) Analogue Electronics
8 1 (0.69%) CAN bus
8 1 (0.69%) Clustering
8 1 (0.69%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 23 (15.86%) Linux
2 19 (13.10%) Windows
3 3 (2.07%) CentOS
3 3 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.38%) Android
4 2 (1.38%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.38%) Unix
5 1 (0.69%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (26.90%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (24.14%) Validation
3 33 (22.76%) Test Strategy
4 30 (20.69%) Software Engineering
5 24 (16.55%) Information Assurance
6 23 (15.86%) Data Privacy
7 19 (13.10%) User Stories
8 18 (12.41%) Cybersecurity
9 17 (11.72%) DevOps
10 13 (8.97%) Identity Access Management
10 13 (8.97%) Strategic Roadmap
10 13 (8.97%) Technology Roadmap
11 12 (8.28%) Mathematics
11 12 (8.28%) Programme Governance
12 11 (7.59%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (6.90%) Penetration Testing
13 10 (6.90%) Requirements Management
14 9 (6.21%) Programme Management
14 9 (6.21%) Resource Management
14 9 (6.21%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 27 (18.62%) C++
2 21 (14.48%) C#
3 20 (13.79%) C
4 19 (13.10%) Java
5 12 (8.28%) JavaScript
6 9 (6.21%) Python
6 9 (6.21%) SQL
7 7 (4.83%) GLSL
7 7 (4.83%) HLSL
8 5 (3.45%) Ada
8 5 (3.45%) Ada 95
9 4 (2.76%) MATLAB
9 4 (2.76%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.07%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.07%) Embedded C
10 3 (2.07%) Groovy
11 1 (0.69%) ABAP
11 1 (0.69%) Perl
11 1 (0.69%) VB
11 1 (0.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 46 (31.72%) Security Cleared
2 42 (28.97%) SC Cleared
3 15 (10.34%) Degree
4 3 (2.07%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.07%) HND
5 2 (1.38%) HNC
5 2 (1.38%) MCSE
5 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.69%) CCNP
6 1 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.69%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.59%) PMO
2 10 (6.90%) ECSS
3 2 (1.38%) IEC 62304
3 2 (1.38%) MISRA
3 2 (1.38%) QA
4 1 (0.69%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.69%) Def Stans
System Software
1 7 (4.83%) Docker
2 3 (2.07%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (4.83%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.07%) Ansible
2 3 (2.07%) Puppet
2 3 (2.07%) WSUS
3 2 (1.38%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.69%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (11.03%) Microsoft
1 16 (11.03%) ServiceNow
2 12 (8.28%) Oracle
3 10 (6.90%) SAP
4 8 (5.52%) EMC
5 4 (2.76%) IBM
5 4 (2.76%) Teradata
6 3 (2.07%) Google
6 3 (2.07%) Keysight
7 2 (1.38%) Blue Prism
8 1 (0.69%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.69%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.69%) Cisco
8 1 (0.69%) Citrix
8 1 (0.69%) HP
8 1 (0.69%) Sparx
8 1 (0.69%) VMware
8 1 (0.69%) Workday