Period
to 8 May 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 8 May 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
8 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 465 464 625
Rank change year-on-year -1 +161 +128
Contract jobs citing Aerospace 144 153 205
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.32% 0.33% 0.24%
As % of the General category 0.61% 0.66% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 40 83
10th Percentile £345 £303 £313
25th Percentile £425 £388 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £519 £563 £430
Median % change year-on-year -7.77% +30.87% +1.18%
75th Percentile £648 £650 £519
90th Percentile £688 £653 £573
UK median daily rate £510 £550 £425
% change year-on-year -7.41% +29.47% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 22 55
10th Percentile £32.00 £25.50 £35.50
25th Percentile £40.00 £30.63 £40.00
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £44.00
Median % change year-on-year - +2.27% +7.32%
75th Percentile £54.31 £48.75 £47.50
90th Percentile £56.50 £52.25 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% +7.32%

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 23,572 23,315 44,092
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 52.71% 50.07% 52.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,931 15,371 29,369
10th Percentile £300 £250 £288
25th Percentile £400 £375 £381
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - +2.15%
75th Percentile £600 £588 £581
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 937 951 1,259
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.36 £10.75
25th Percentile £14.46 £14.75 £13.65
Median hourly rate £22.00 £19.50 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year +12.82% +4.28% +1.08%
75th Percentile £41.50 £36.75 £38.75
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.25 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £22.42 £20.00 £18.56
% change year-on-year +12.10% +7.76% +3.80%

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 8 May 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 8 May 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 8 May 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
South West +19 33 £450 -30.77% 56
East of England +31 31 £400 -20.00% 33
Midlands +17 30 £345 -34.29% 33
South East +62 27 £475 - 44
East Midlands +22 26 - - 15
London -23 19 £600 +9.04% 15
West Midlands +1 4 £345 -49.82% 18
Aerospace
UK

For the 6 months to 8 May 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 59 (40.97%) Security Cleared
2 55 (38.19%) SC Cleared
3 49 (34.03%) Software Engineering
4 42 (29.17%) C++
5 32 (22.22%) Finance
5 32 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (21.53%) C
7 28 (19.44%) Social Skills
8 27 (18.75%) SAP
9 25 (17.36%) C#
9 25 (17.36%) Manufacturing
10 22 (15.28%) Java
10 22 (15.28%) Software Testing
11 21 (14.58%) Linux
12 20 (13.89%) Windows
13 18 (12.50%) Microsoft
14 17 (11.81%) Oracle
14 17 (11.81%) Degree
15 16 (11.11%) Validation
16 15 (10.42%) Military
16 15 (10.42%) UML
17 14 (9.72%) Automotive
17 14 (9.72%) Law
17 14 (9.72%) Integration Testing
18 13 (9.03%) Electronics
18 13 (9.03%) Scrum
18 13 (9.03%) Configuration Management
18 13 (9.03%) JavaScript
18 13 (9.03%) Ada
18 13 (9.03%) TCP/IP

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 3 (2.08%) Apache
1 3 (2.08%) Confluence
1 3 (2.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.69%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.69%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (3.47%) Simulink
2 4 (2.78%) OrCAD
3 3 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.39%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (4.86%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (2.08%) Primavera
3 3 (2.08%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 2 (1.39%) HFM
4 2 (1.39%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (1.39%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (1.39%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.69%) SAP CCM
5 1 (0.69%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.69%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.69%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.33%) Azure
2 7 (4.86%) Dynamics 365
3 4 (2.78%) AWS
4 2 (1.39%) Microsoft 365
4 2 (1.39%) PaaS
4 2 (1.39%) SaaS
5 1 (0.69%) Azure Storage
5 1 (0.69%) GCP
5 1 (0.69%) IaaS
5 1 (0.69%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.69%) Serverless
5 1 (0.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.03%) TCP/IP
2 12 (8.33%) Ethernet
3 10 (6.94%) RS-485
4 9 (6.25%) Modbus
4 9 (6.25%) RS-422
5 2 (1.39%) Network Security
5 2 (1.39%) SNMP
5 2 (1.39%) VPN
6 1 (0.69%) DNS
6 1 (0.69%) EIGRP
6 1 (0.69%) HTTP
6 1 (0.69%) IPsec
6 1 (0.69%) IPv6
6 1 (0.69%) MPLS
6 1 (0.69%) OSPF
6 1 (0.69%) SSL
6 1 (0.69%) TACACS
6 1 (0.69%) VLAN
6 1 (0.69%) VRRP
6 1 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.17%) SAP BW
2 3 (2.08%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 3 (2.08%) SAP HANA
3 2 (1.39%) Big Data
3 2 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.69%) Apache Accumulo
4 1 (0.69%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.69%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.69%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.69%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.69%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.69%) Lumira
4 1 (0.69%) Tableau
4 1 (0.69%) Tableau Server
Development Applications
1 12 (8.33%) Eclipse
1 12 (8.33%) NetBeans
2 11 (7.64%) Rational Rhapsody
2 11 (7.64%) Visual Studio
3 10 (6.94%) Git (software)
4 8 (5.56%) JIRA
5 7 (4.86%) Rational DOORS
6 5 (3.47%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.08%) GitLab
8 1 (0.69%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 32 (22.22%) Finance
2 28 (19.44%) Social Skills
3 25 (17.36%) Manufacturing
4 15 (10.42%) Military
5 14 (9.72%) Automotive
5 14 (9.72%) Law
6 13 (9.03%) Electronics
7 11 (7.64%) Presentation Skills
8 8 (5.56%) Avionics
9 4 (2.78%) Back Office
10 3 (2.08%) Banking
10 3 (2.08%) General Ledger
10 3 (2.08%) Investment Banking
11 2 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (1.39%) Local Government
11 2 (1.39%) Public Sector
11 2 (1.39%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.69%) French Language
12 1 (0.69%) Influencing Skills
12 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 34 (23.61%) Software Engineer
2 17 (11.81%) Developer
3 10 (6.94%) Ada Engineer
3 10 (6.94%) Ada Software Engineer
3 10 (6.94%) Architect
3 10 (6.94%) C++ Software Engineer
3 10 (6.94%) Embedded Engineer
3 10 (6.94%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 9 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
5 8 (5.56%) C Software Engineer
5 8 (5.56%) Programme Manager
6 7 (4.86%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 7 (4.86%) C++ Developer
6 7 (4.86%) Hardware Engineer
6 7 (4.86%) Project Manager
7 6 (4.17%) Design Engineer
8 5 (3.47%) Java Developer
8 5 (3.47%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (3.47%) Systems Test Engineer
8 5 (3.47%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.03%) Qt
2 12 (8.33%) .NET
2 12 (8.33%) Node.js
2 12 (8.33%) Web Services
3 8 (5.56%) ActiveX
3 8 (5.56%) DirectX
3 8 (5.56%) MFC
3 8 (5.56%) OpenGL
4 7 (4.86%) AngularJS
5 6 (4.17%) React
6 2 (1.39%) Apache NiFi
6 2 (1.39%) Apache Thrift
6 2 (1.39%) HTML
6 2 (1.39%) HTML5
6 2 (1.39%) Kafka
6 2 (1.39%) Middleware
6 2 (1.39%) REST
6 2 (1.39%) SOAP
6 2 (1.39%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.69%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.94%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (5.56%) VHDL
3 7 (4.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 6 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
4 6 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.47%) Verilog
6 3 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.39%) User Experience
8 1 (0.69%) CAN bus
8 1 (0.69%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.69%) FMCG
8 1 (0.69%) PKI
8 1 (0.69%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (14.58%) Linux
2 20 (13.89%) Windows
3 4 (2.78%) CentOS
3 4 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.69%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.69%) VMS
4 1 (0.69%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (34.03%) Software Engineering
2 32 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (15.28%) Software Testing
4 16 (11.11%) Validation
5 15 (10.42%) UML
6 14 (9.72%) Integration Testing
7 13 (9.03%) Configuration Management
7 13 (9.03%) DevOps
7 13 (9.03%) Scrum
8 12 (8.33%) Requirements Management
9 11 (7.64%) Mathematics
9 11 (7.64%) SysML
10 9 (6.25%) Embedded Software Development
10 9 (6.25%) Risk Management
11 8 (5.56%) CRM
11 8 (5.56%) Project Management
11 8 (5.56%) Test Strategy
11 8 (5.56%) Unit Testing
12 7 (4.86%) Programme Delivery
12 7 (4.86%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (29.17%) C++
2 31 (21.53%) C
3 25 (17.36%) C#
4 22 (15.28%) Java
5 13 (9.03%) Ada
5 13 (9.03%) JavaScript
6 10 (6.94%) Ada 95
7 8 (5.56%) GLSL
7 8 (5.56%) HLSL
8 6 (4.17%) MATLAB
8 6 (4.17%) SQL
9 5 (3.47%) Python
10 4 (2.78%) Embedded C
11 3 (2.08%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.08%) Embedded C++
11 3 (2.08%) Groovy
11 3 (2.08%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.39%) Java 8
13 1 (0.69%) Kotlin
13 1 (0.69%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 59 (40.97%) Security Cleared
2 55 (38.19%) SC Cleared
3 17 (11.81%) Degree
4 6 (4.17%) HND
5 4 (2.78%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.78%) HNC
6 1 (0.69%) ACCA
6 1 (0.69%) CCIE
6 1 (0.69%) CCNA
6 1 (0.69%) CCNP
6 1 (0.69%) CIMA
6 1 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.69%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.69%) MAPM
6 1 (0.69%) MCSE
6 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.17%) ECSS
2 4 (2.78%) MISRA
2 4 (2.78%) PMO
3 2 (1.39%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.39%) NIST
3 2 (1.39%) NIST 800
3 2 (1.39%) QA
4 1 (0.69%) COSHH
4 1 (0.69%) Def Stans
4 1 (0.69%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.69%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.69%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (6.94%) Docker
2 5 (3.47%) Firmware
3 2 (1.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (5.56%) Kubernetes
2 5 (3.47%) Ansible
3 3 (2.08%) Puppet
3 3 (2.08%) SCCM
3 3 (2.08%) WSUS
4 1 (0.69%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 27 (18.75%) SAP
2 18 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 17 (11.81%) Oracle
4 6 (4.17%) Google
5 5 (3.47%) Keysight
5 5 (3.47%) Workday
6 4 (2.78%) Ariba
7 3 (2.08%) Atlassian
7 3 (2.08%) Sparx
8 2 (1.39%) BiZZdesign
8 2 (1.39%) Cisco
8 2 (1.39%) EMC
8 2 (1.39%) F5
8 2 (1.39%) Mentor Graphics
9 1 (0.69%) HP
9 1 (0.69%) IBM
9 1 (0.69%) Meraki
9 1 (0.69%) NetApp
9 1 (0.69%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.69%) VMware