Period
to 22 August 2019

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 22 August 2019 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
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 585 715 601
Rank change year-on-year +130 -114 +114
Contract jobs citing Aerospace 227 158 230
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.28% 0.17% 0.26%
As % of the General category 0.71% 0.42% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 70 83
England median daily rate £450 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +2.78% +26.76%
10th Percentile £313 £277 £313
90th Percentile £611 £600 £594
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £433
% change year-on-year +2.86% +1.16% +15.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 34 60
England median hourly rate £45.50 £42.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.06% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £28.15 £36.44 £31.13
90th Percentile £50.00 £49.10 £50.25
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +9.76%

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 32,070 37,744 38,588
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 39.14% 40.49% 43.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,894 24,841 25,572
England median daily rate £500 £475 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £280
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 859 967 959
England median hourly rate £23.00 £22.93 £21.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.31% +4.70% +4.29%
10th Percentile £12.76 £12.30 £11.43
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £22.63 £22.00 £22.38
% change year-on-year +2.84% -1.68% +6.55%

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 22 August 2019.

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 22 August 2019.

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 22 August 2019. 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 -6 70 £450 +44.00% 120
South East +38 52 £438 -27.08% 90
East of England +42 38 £205 -45.33% 67
Midlands +41 38 £450 -25.00% 74
London +74 27 £500 -9.09% 33
East Midlands +37 26 £425 -29.17% 33
West Midlands +28 11 £450 -25.00% 41
North of England +21 2 £388 +19.23% 53
North West +25 1 £388 +19.23% 29
North East - 1 - - 4
Aerospace
UK

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, 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 79 (34.80%) Degree
2 77 (33.92%) Security Cleared
2 77 (33.92%) Software Engineering
3 69 (30.40%) SC Cleared
4 66 (29.07%) C++
5 63 (27.75%) Agile Software Development
6 57 (25.11%) Microsoft
7 56 (24.67%) Linux
8 53 (23.35%) C#
9 52 (22.91%) JavaScript
10 48 (21.15%) Scrum
10 48 (21.15%) Mathematics
11 47 (20.70%) Java
11 47 (20.70%) Windows
12 45 (19.82%) Military
13 44 (19.38%) Visual Studio
14 43 (18.94%) Web Services
15 40 (17.62%) .NET
15 40 (17.62%) Eclipse
16 39 (17.18%) TCP/IP
17 38 (16.74%) Ethernet
18 37 (16.30%) Qt
18 37 (16.30%) Git (software)
19 36 (15.86%) Node.js
19 36 (15.86%) NetBeans
20 35 (15.42%) C
21 34 (14.98%) OpenGL
22 32 (14.10%) MFC
22 32 (14.10%) Problem-Solving
23 31 (13.66%) ActiveX

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 (2.64%) Apache Spark
2 3 (1.32%) Skype for Business
3 2 (0.88%) Apache
3 2 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.44%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.44%) CMS
4 1 (0.44%) Confluence
4 1 (0.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (3.52%) Simulink
2 5 (2.20%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.76%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.32%) Stateflow
5 2 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.88%) Inkscape
6 1 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.44%) Siemens NX
6 1 (0.44%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 5 (2.20%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
1 5 (2.20%) Teamcenter
2 3 (1.32%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (1.32%) SAP PP
3 1 (0.44%) ENOVIA
3 1 (0.44%) Maximo
3 1 (0.44%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.44%) SAP GTS
3 1 (0.44%) SAP IBP
3 1 (0.44%) SAP PLM
3 1 (0.44%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.44%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.61%) Azure
2 4 (1.76%) AWS
2 4 (1.76%) IaaS
2 4 (1.76%) PaaS
2 4 (1.76%) Power Platform
3 3 (1.32%) GCP
3 3 (1.32%) Office 365
3 3 (1.32%) SaaS
4 1 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.44%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 1 (0.44%) Boomi
4 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Flow
Communications & Networking
1 39 (17.18%) TCP/IP
2 38 (16.74%) Ethernet
3 6 (2.64%) Firewall
4 4 (1.76%) DNS
5 3 (1.32%) HTTP
5 3 (1.32%) RS-232
5 3 (1.32%) Skype
5 3 (1.32%) Wireless
5 3 (1.32%) X.509
6 2 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.88%) Internet
6 2 (0.88%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.88%) RS-485
6 2 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.44%) Intranet
7 1 (0.44%) LTE
7 1 (0.44%) Network Security
7 1 (0.44%) Software-Defined Radio
7 1 (0.44%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.44%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.20%) Hadoop
2 5 (2.20%) NoSQL
2 5 (2.20%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.76%) Apache Hive
3 4 (1.76%) Power BI
4 3 (1.32%) Big Data
4 3 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (1.32%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.88%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.88%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.44%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.44%) EDMS
6 1 (0.44%) MS Access
6 1 (0.44%) MySQL
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.44%) Snowflake Schema
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 44 (19.38%) Visual Studio
2 40 (17.62%) Eclipse
3 37 (16.30%) Git (software)
4 36 (15.86%) NetBeans
5 24 (10.57%) Rational DOORS
6 20 (8.81%) Rational Rhapsody
7 12 (5.29%) JIRA
8 11 (4.85%) Rational Team Concert
9 8 (3.52%) Subversion
10 4 (1.76%) gcov
11 2 (0.88%) Selenium
11 2 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.44%) GitLab
12 1 (0.44%) Jasmine
12 1 (0.44%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.44%) LabVIEW
12 1 (0.44%) LSMW
12 1 (0.44%) TestComplete
12 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio Team System
12 1 (0.44%) WATIR
General
1 45 (19.82%) Military
2 19 (8.37%) Manufacturing
3 15 (6.61%) Automotive
4 10 (4.41%) Avionics
5 9 (3.96%) Finance
6 7 (3.08%) Public Sector
6 7 (3.08%) Publishing
7 6 (2.64%) Electronics
7 6 (2.64%) Law
8 5 (2.20%) Local Government
9 4 (1.76%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.88%) Advertising
10 2 (0.88%) Legal
10 2 (0.88%) Marketing
11 1 (0.44%) Arabic Language
11 1 (0.44%) Banking
11 1 (0.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (14.98%) Software Engineer
2 29 (12.78%) Developer
3 24 (10.57%) Architect
3 24 (10.57%) Systems Engineer
4 20 (8.81%) Embedded Engineer
5 16 (7.05%) Analyst
6 11 (4.85%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (3.08%) .NET Developer
7 7 (3.08%) C++ Software Engineer
8 6 (2.64%) Test Engineer
9 5 (2.20%) C Software Engineer
9 5 (2.20%) Consultant
9 5 (2.20%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 5 (2.20%) Integration Architect
9 5 (2.20%) Python Developer
9 5 (2.20%) Validation Engineer
10 4 (1.76%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (1.76%) Project Manager
10 4 (1.76%) Software Developer
10 4 (1.76%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (18.94%) Web Services
2 40 (17.62%) .NET
3 37 (16.30%) Qt
4 36 (15.86%) Node.js
5 34 (14.98%) OpenGL
6 32 (14.10%) MFC
7 31 (13.66%) ActiveX
7 31 (13.66%) DirectX
8 9 (3.96%) AngularJS
8 9 (3.96%) HTML
9 8 (3.52%) CSS
9 8 (3.52%) XML
10 6 (2.64%) JSON
10 6 (2.64%) React
10 6 (2.64%) REST
11 5 (2.20%) Apache Flex
11 5 (2.20%) Middleware
12 4 (1.76%) SOAP
13 3 (1.32%) ASP.NET
13 3 (1.32%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.49%) Embedded Systems
2 16 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.85%) Management Information System
4 10 (4.41%) TMS320
5 8 (3.52%) PKI
6 7 (3.08%) User Experience
7 3 (1.32%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.32%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.32%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.88%) Analogue Electronics
8 2 (0.88%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.88%) Social Media
8 2 (0.88%) VHDL
8 2 (0.88%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.44%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.44%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.44%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.44%) Linked Data
9 1 (0.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 56 (24.67%) Linux
2 47 (20.70%) Windows
3 7 (3.08%) Unix
4 5 (2.20%) Windows 10
5 3 (1.32%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.88%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (0.88%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.44%) FreeRTOS
7 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.44%) Solaris
7 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (33.92%) Software Engineering
2 63 (27.75%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (21.15%) Mathematics
3 48 (21.15%) Scrum
4 32 (14.10%) Problem-Solving
5 19 (8.37%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (7.49%) UML
6 17 (7.49%) Validation
7 13 (5.73%) Configuration Management
8 10 (4.41%) SDLC
8 10 (4.41%) TOGAF
9 8 (3.52%) Artificial Intelligence
9 8 (3.52%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (3.52%) FMEA
9 8 (3.52%) Project Delivery
9 8 (3.52%) Project Management
9 8 (3.52%) SOA
9 8 (3.52%) Systems Engineering
10 7 (3.08%) Physics
10 7 (3.08%) Sequence Diagram
Programming Languages
1 66 (29.07%) C++
2 53 (23.35%) C#
3 52 (22.91%) JavaScript
4 47 (20.70%) Java
5 35 (15.42%) C
6 31 (13.66%) GLSL
6 31 (13.66%) HLSL
7 20 (8.81%) Python
7 20 (8.81%) SQL
8 10 (4.41%) MATLAB
9 4 (1.76%) Embedded C++
9 4 (1.76%) TypeScript
10 3 (1.32%) Embedded C
10 3 (1.32%) ES6
10 3 (1.32%) Java 8
10 3 (1.32%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.32%) R
10 3 (1.32%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.88%) Assembly Language
11 2 (0.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 79 (34.80%) Degree
2 77 (33.92%) Security Cleared
3 69 (30.40%) SC Cleared
4 15 (6.61%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.76%) CCNA
5 4 (1.76%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.76%) TOGAF Certification
6 3 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.32%) Master's Degree
6 3 (1.32%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (1.32%) PhD
7 2 (0.88%) CCIE
7 2 (0.88%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.88%) MCSE
7 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.44%) CEH
8 1 (0.44%) GCIA
8 1 (0.44%) ISEB
8 1 (0.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.44%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.17%) MISRA
2 10 (4.41%) MISRA C
3 9 (3.96%) DO-178B
4 6 (2.64%) DO-254
5 5 (2.20%) ARP4754
5 5 (2.20%) ARP4761
5 5 (2.20%) Def Stans
5 5 (2.20%) HAZOP
5 5 (2.20%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.44%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (3.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.88%) Firmware
3 1 (0.44%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.44%) Docker
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.44%) Snort
3 1 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.32%) SCCM
1 3 (1.32%) TIBCO Hawk
2 2 (0.88%) Kibana
3 1 (0.44%) Ambari
3 1 (0.44%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.44%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.44%) Oozie
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (0.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 57 (25.11%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.17%) SAP
3 9 (3.96%) Oracle
4 8 (3.52%) IBM
5 6 (2.64%) CA
6 5 (2.20%) Atlassian
6 5 (2.20%) BiZZdesign
6 5 (2.20%) Sparx
7 4 (1.76%) Axway
7 4 (1.76%) Cisco
7 4 (1.76%) Telerik
7 4 (1.76%) TIBCO
8 3 (1.32%) Adobe
8 3 (1.32%) Green Hills
8 3 (1.32%) MathWorks
8 3 (1.32%) VMware
9 2 (0.88%) ArcSight
9 2 (0.88%) Freescale
9 2 (0.88%) Splunk
9 2 (0.88%) Wind River