Period
to 26 February 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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 518 658 722
Rank change year-on-year +140 +64 -77
Contract jobs citing Aerospace 177 205 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.29% 0.23% 0.15%
As % of the General category 0.79% 0.57% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 78 44
England median daily rate £500 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -2.86% -2.02%
10th Percentile £341 £250 £283
90th Percentile £621 £566 £600
UK median daily rate £500 £425 £438
% change year-on-year +17.65% -2.86% +5.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 53 36
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £28.40 £36.26 £22.75
90th Percentile £51.40 £50.00 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%

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 22,531 36,053 38,607
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 36.63% 39.70% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,487 24,021 25,846
England median daily rate £488 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £280 £305 £275
90th Percentile £688 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £475 £480 £475
% change year-on-year -1.04% +1.05% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 770 993 1,009
England median hourly rate £22.00 £22.22 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.97% +0.98% +3.48%
10th Percentile £12.49 £12.25 £11.80
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £48.30
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +2.27% - +4.76%

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 26 February 2020.

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 26 February 2020.

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 26 February 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
South West +46 61 £400 +3.23% 158
Midlands +49 36 £525 +37.25% 74
East Midlands +44 29 £385 -21.03% 33
South East +42 24 £375 -16.67% 135
London +158 22 £550 +10.00% 31
East of England +15 19 £500 -4.76% 68
North of England +71 14 £588 - 53
North West +34 11 £519 - 38
West Midlands +46 6 £525 +121.05% 41
North East +26 3 £650 - 3
Aerospace
UK

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 60 (33.90%) Degree
2 57 (32.20%) Security Cleared
3 53 (29.94%) SC Cleared
3 53 (29.94%) Software Engineering
4 47 (26.55%) C++
5 46 (25.99%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (24.86%) C#
7 41 (23.16%) JavaScript
8 40 (22.60%) Windows
8 40 (22.60%) Linux
8 40 (22.60%) Microsoft
9 39 (22.03%) Java
10 38 (21.47%) Military
11 37 (20.90%) Manufacturing
12 35 (19.77%) Visual Studio
13 34 (19.21%) Web Services
13 34 (19.21%) .NET
13 34 (19.21%) Mathematics
14 33 (18.64%) Scrum
15 32 (18.08%) Ethernet
15 32 (18.08%) TCP/IP
15 32 (18.08%) Node.js
16 31 (17.51%) Git (software)
16 31 (17.51%) Qt
16 31 (17.51%) Eclipse
16 31 (17.51%) NetBeans
17 28 (15.82%) ActiveX
17 28 (15.82%) MFC
17 28 (15.82%) OpenGL
17 28 (15.82%) DirectX

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 2 (1.13%) Apache
1 2 (1.13%) Apache Spark
1 2 (1.13%) Confluence
1 2 (1.13%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.56%) Ethereum
2 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (4.52%) Windchill
2 6 (3.39%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (2.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.82%) Simulink
4 2 (1.13%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.13%) Inkscape
4 2 (1.13%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.13%) Siemens NX
5 1 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.56%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 5 (2.82%) Teamcenter
2 2 (1.13%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.56%) R3 Corda
3 1 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.56%) SAP CCM
3 1 (0.56%) SAP PLM
3 1 (0.56%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.34%) GCP
2 12 (6.78%) Azure
3 10 (5.65%) AWS
4 5 (2.82%) Power Platform
5 2 (1.13%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (1.13%) Amazon Glacier
5 2 (1.13%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.13%) Amazon SageMaker
6 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.56%) IaaS
6 1 (0.56%) Office 365
6 1 (0.56%) PaaS
6 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (18.08%) Ethernet
1 32 (18.08%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.26%) Skype
3 3 (1.69%) Firewall
4 2 (1.13%) SNMP
4 2 (1.13%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.56%) 3G
5 1 (0.56%) 4G
5 1 (0.56%) DNS
5 1 (0.56%) Intranet
5 1 (0.56%) LTE
5 1 (0.56%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.56%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.56%) RS-232
5 1 (0.56%) RS-485
5 1 (0.56%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.21%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.82%) BigQuery
2 5 (2.82%) NoSQL
2 5 (2.82%) Power BI
2 5 (2.82%) SAP BW
3 4 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.69%) Data Lake
4 3 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.69%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.69%) Redis
5 2 (1.13%) Amazon Athena
5 2 (1.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (1.13%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.13%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (1.13%) Big Data
5 2 (1.13%) Blockchain
5 2 (1.13%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.13%) Flink
5 2 (1.13%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 35 (19.77%) Visual Studio
2 31 (17.51%) Eclipse
2 31 (17.51%) Git (software)
2 31 (17.51%) NetBeans
3 9 (5.08%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (2.26%) JIRA
5 3 (1.69%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (1.13%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.13%) LSMW
7 1 (0.56%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.56%) GitLab
7 1 (0.56%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.56%) JUnit
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.56%) Selenium
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.56%) Telerik Test Studio
7 1 (0.56%) TestComplete
7 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.56%) WATIR
General
1 38 (21.47%) Military
2 37 (20.90%) Manufacturing
3 17 (9.60%) Automotive
4 11 (6.21%) Finance
5 9 (5.08%) Avionics
5 9 (5.08%) Law
6 5 (2.82%) Electronics
7 3 (1.69%) Retail
7 3 (1.69%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.13%) Legal
8 2 (1.13%) Marketing
8 2 (1.13%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.56%) Banking
9 1 (0.56%) Police
Job Titles
1 18 (10.17%) Software Engineer
2 17 (9.60%) Developer
3 14 (7.91%) Architect
4 13 (7.34%) Project Manager
5 12 (6.78%) Systems Engineer
6 10 (5.65%) Embedded Engineer
7 9 (5.08%) Analyst
8 8 (4.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 7 (3.95%) Data Architect
10 6 (3.39%) IT Manager
10 6 (3.39%) IT Project Manager
11 5 (2.82%) Administrator
11 5 (2.82%) Data Scientist
11 5 (2.82%) Enterprise Architect
11 5 (2.82%) Lead Architect
11 5 (2.82%) Lead Data Architect
12 4 (2.26%) Linux Engineer
12 4 (2.26%) Python Developer
12 4 (2.26%) Test Leader
13 3 (1.69%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (19.21%) .NET
1 34 (19.21%) Web Services
2 32 (18.08%) Node.js
3 31 (17.51%) Qt
4 28 (15.82%) ActiveX
4 28 (15.82%) DirectX
4 28 (15.82%) MFC
4 28 (15.82%) OpenGL
5 5 (2.82%) Natural Language Processing
5 5 (2.82%) TensorFlow
6 4 (2.26%) CSS
6 4 (2.26%) HTML
6 4 (2.26%) JSP
6 4 (2.26%) Spring
6 4 (2.26%) WPF
7 3 (1.69%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.69%) NumPy
7 3 (1.69%) OpenCV
7 3 (1.69%) WinForms
7 3 (1.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.78%) Management Information System
2 9 (5.08%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 6 (3.39%) VHDL
4 5 (2.82%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (1.69%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.69%) Device Driver
5 3 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (1.69%) User Experience
6 2 (1.13%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.13%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.13%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.13%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.13%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.13%) Replication
6 2 (1.13%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.56%) CAN bus
7 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.56%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 40 (22.60%) Linux
1 40 (22.60%) Windows
2 4 (2.26%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.56%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (29.94%) Software Engineering
2 46 (25.99%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (19.21%) Mathematics
4 33 (18.64%) Scrum
5 26 (14.69%) Project Management
6 22 (12.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (10.17%) Problem-Solving
8 14 (7.91%) Validation
9 11 (6.21%) Data Privacy
9 11 (6.21%) Machine Learning
10 10 (5.65%) Data Science
11 9 (5.08%) Configuration Management
11 9 (5.08%) PLM
11 9 (5.08%) Project Governance
11 9 (5.08%) Test Strategy
12 8 (4.52%) Customer Requirements
13 7 (3.95%) Artificial Intelligence
13 7 (3.95%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (3.95%) Data Strategy
13 7 (3.95%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (26.55%) C++
2 44 (24.86%) C#
3 41 (23.16%) JavaScript
4 39 (22.03%) Java
5 28 (15.82%) GLSL
5 28 (15.82%) HLSL
6 21 (11.86%) C
7 20 (11.30%) Python
8 15 (8.47%) SQL
9 7 (3.95%) Embedded C
9 7 (3.95%) MATLAB
10 4 (2.26%) ABAP
10 4 (2.26%) R
11 3 (1.69%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.69%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.13%) Embedded C++
12 2 (1.13%) ES6
12 2 (1.13%) Lua
12 2 (1.13%) PHP
13 1 (0.56%) Ada 95
Qualifications
1 60 (33.90%) Degree
2 57 (32.20%) Security Cleared
3 53 (29.94%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.95%) HND
5 6 (3.39%) DV Cleared
6 5 (2.82%) HNC
7 3 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.13%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.13%) CCNP
8 2 (1.13%) IIBA
8 2 (1.13%) ISEB
8 2 (1.13%) MCAD
9 1 (0.56%) CCDP
9 1 (0.56%) CCIE
9 1 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.56%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.56%) MCSE
9 1 (0.56%) OSCP
9 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.82%) GDPR
2 4 (2.26%) DO-254
2 4 (2.26%) SLA
3 3 (1.69%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.69%) DO-178B
3 3 (1.69%) ECSS
3 3 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.69%) PMO
4 1 (0.56%) DO-160
4 1 (0.56%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.56%) MISRA
4 1 (0.56%) MISRA C
System Software
1 6 (3.39%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.13%) Docker
2 2 (1.13%) Firmware
3 1 (0.56%) Citrix Hypervisor
3 1 (0.56%) XenApp
3 1 (0.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.56%) Ansible
1 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.56%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 40 (22.60%) Microsoft
2 18 (10.17%) SAP
3 12 (6.78%) Oracle
4 4 (2.26%) Google
5 3 (1.69%) EMC
5 3 (1.69%) Remedy
6 2 (1.13%) Adobe
6 2 (1.13%) Cisco
6 2 (1.13%) Citrix
6 2 (1.13%) IBM
6 2 (1.13%) Keysight
6 2 (1.13%) MathWorks
6 2 (1.13%) QNX
6 2 (1.13%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.13%) Siemens
6 2 (1.13%) VMware
7 1 (0.56%) HP
7 1 (0.56%) IFS
7 1 (0.56%) Progress
7 1 (0.56%) Workday