Period
to 22 November 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 November 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 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 549 675 667
Rank change year-on-year +126 -8 -2
Contract jobs citing Aerospace 214 197 219
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.29% 0.21% 0.23%
As % of the General category 0.76% 0.52% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 89 86
England median daily rate £475 £425 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -10.05% +24.34%
10th Percentile £308 £256 £309
90th Percentile £633 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 46 47
England median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -4.49% +11.25%
10th Percentile £26.35 £36.63 £28.00
90th Percentile £52.95 £49.00 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £47.00 £42.50 £44.25
% change year-on-year +10.59% -3.95% +10.63%

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 28,295 37,684 41,033
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 37.74% 39.69% 43.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,430 25,003 27,483
England median daily rate £495 £484 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +1.89% +5.56%
10th Percentile £288 £300 £275
90th Percentile £688 £675 £663
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £460
% change year-on-year - +3.26% +3.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 876 1,004 1,004
England median hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £22.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.33% +8.77%
10th Percentile £12.44 £12.45 £11.51
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +2.33% -2.27% +7.32%

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 November 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 November 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 November 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 +13 63 £450 +44.00% 102
South East +37 44 £395 -24.76% 102
Midlands +53 43 £500 -3.38% 78
East Midlands +35 38 £319 -46.88% 33
London +113 30 £538 +7.50% 48
East of England +28 27 £50 -88.24% 72
North of England +22 6 £450 +16.88% 58
North West +18 6 £450 +16.88% 45
West Midlands +32 3 £513 -14.58% 45
Aerospace
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 75 (35.05%) Security Cleared
2 70 (32.71%) SC Cleared
3 65 (30.37%) Degree
4 61 (28.50%) Software Engineering
5 58 (27.10%) C++
6 53 (24.77%) Linux
7 48 (22.43%) Agile Software Development
8 46 (21.50%) Microsoft
9 42 (19.63%) Scrum
10 41 (19.16%) Windows
10 41 (19.16%) C#
10 41 (19.16%) Java
10 41 (19.16%) JavaScript
11 37 (17.29%) Military
12 35 (16.36%) Web Services
12 35 (16.36%) Mathematics
13 33 (15.42%) Visual Studio
13 33 (15.42%) Eclipse
13 33 (15.42%) Manufacturing
14 32 (14.95%) Git (software)
15 31 (14.49%) Ethernet
15 31 (14.49%) C
15 31 (14.49%) TCP/IP
16 30 (14.02%) Qt
16 30 (14.02%) Node.js
17 29 (13.55%) .NET
17 29 (13.55%) NetBeans
18 27 (12.62%) Stakeholder Management
18 27 (12.62%) MFC
19 26 (12.15%) 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 4 (1.87%) Skype for Business
2 2 (0.93%) Apache Spark
2 2 (0.93%) Confluence
2 2 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.47%) Apache
3 1 (0.47%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (4.67%) Simulink
2 5 (2.34%) Windchill
3 4 (1.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.87%) Stateflow
4 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (1.40%) Siemens NX
5 2 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.93%) Inkscape
6 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (4.21%) Teamcenter
2 5 (2.34%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 3 (1.40%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (1.40%) SAP PP
4 2 (0.93%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.93%) SAP PLM
4 2 (0.93%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.47%) ENOVIA
5 1 (0.47%) Maximo
5 1 (0.47%) SAP GTS
5 1 (0.47%) SAP IBP
5 1 (0.47%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.94%) Azure
2 6 (2.80%) AWS
2 6 (2.80%) GCP
3 4 (1.87%) IaaS
3 4 (1.87%) Office 365
3 4 (1.87%) PaaS
3 4 (1.87%) SaaS
4 2 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.47%) Boomi
5 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Flow
5 1 (0.47%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 31 (14.49%) Ethernet
1 31 (14.49%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.27%) Firewall
3 5 (2.34%) Skype
4 3 (1.40%) DNS
4 3 (1.40%) X.509
5 2 (0.93%) Internet
5 2 (0.93%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (0.93%) Network Security
5 2 (0.93%) SNMP
5 2 (0.93%) Sourcefire
5 2 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.47%) HTTP
6 1 (0.47%) Intranet
6 1 (0.47%) Software-Defined Radio
6 1 (0.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.40%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.93%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.47%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.47%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.47%) Big Data
4 1 (0.47%) EDMS
4 1 (0.47%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (0.47%) MS Access
4 1 (0.47%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.47%) Power BI
4 1 (0.47%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.47%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (0.47%) Snowflake Schema
4 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 33 (15.42%) Eclipse
1 33 (15.42%) Visual Studio
2 32 (14.95%) Git (software)
3 29 (13.55%) NetBeans
4 16 (7.48%) JIRA
5 13 (6.07%) Rational DOORS
6 8 (3.74%) Rational Rhapsody
7 4 (1.87%) gcov
7 4 (1.87%) Rational Team Concert
7 4 (1.87%) Subversion
8 3 (1.40%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.93%) HP UFT
9 2 (0.93%) JUnit
9 2 (0.93%) LSMW
9 2 (0.93%) Selenium
9 2 (0.93%) Telerik Test Studio
9 2 (0.93%) TestComplete
9 2 (0.93%) WATIR
10 1 (0.47%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 37 (17.29%) Military
2 33 (15.42%) Manufacturing
3 12 (5.61%) Avionics
3 12 (5.61%) Finance
4 11 (5.14%) Law
5 10 (4.67%) Automotive
6 7 (3.27%) Public Sector
7 5 (2.34%) Local Government
8 4 (1.87%) Electronics
9 3 (1.40%) Legal
10 2 (0.93%) Retail
11 1 (0.47%) Arabic Language
11 1 (0.47%) Marketing
11 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (12.15%) Software Engineer
2 24 (11.21%) Architect
3 20 (9.35%) Developer
4 19 (8.88%) Embedded Engineer
4 19 (8.88%) Systems Engineer
5 13 (6.07%) Analyst
6 11 (5.14%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (4.21%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 8 (3.74%) Project Manager
8 8 (3.74%) Python Developer
9 7 (3.27%) Consultant
9 7 (3.27%) Test Engineer
10 6 (2.80%) Administrator
11 5 (2.34%) Data Architect
11 5 (2.34%) Desktop Engineer
11 5 (2.34%) Integration Architect
12 4 (1.87%) C++ Software Engineer
12 4 (1.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 4 (1.87%) SAP Consultant
12 4 (1.87%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (16.36%) Web Services
2 30 (14.02%) Node.js
2 30 (14.02%) Qt
3 29 (13.55%) .NET
4 27 (12.62%) MFC
5 26 (12.15%) ActiveX
5 26 (12.15%) DirectX
5 26 (12.15%) OpenGL
6 6 (2.80%) Spring
7 5 (2.34%) AngularJS
7 5 (2.34%) CSS
7 5 (2.34%) React
7 5 (2.34%) REST
8 4 (1.87%) HTML
8 4 (1.87%) JSP
8 4 (1.87%) Middleware
8 4 (1.87%) SOAP
8 4 (1.87%) Software Packaging
8 4 (1.87%) XML
9 3 (1.40%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.54%) Embedded Systems
2 12 (5.61%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.74%) PKI
5 4 (1.87%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.87%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.40%) Device Driver
6 3 (1.40%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (1.40%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.40%) User Experience
6 3 (1.40%) VHDL
7 2 (0.93%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (0.93%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.47%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.47%) CAN bus
8 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.47%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.47%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.47%) Replication
8 1 (0.47%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 53 (24.77%) Linux
2 41 (19.16%) Windows
3 5 (2.34%) Unix
3 5 (2.34%) Windows 10
4 4 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.40%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.93%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.47%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.47%) FreeRTOS
7 1 (0.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (28.50%) Software Engineering
2 48 (22.43%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (19.63%) Scrum
4 35 (16.36%) Mathematics
5 27 (12.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (10.75%) Problem-Solving
7 19 (8.88%) Validation
8 17 (7.94%) Project Management
9 10 (4.67%) Configuration Management
9 10 (4.67%) PLM
10 9 (4.21%) SOA
10 9 (4.21%) TOGAF
11 8 (3.74%) Computer Science
11 8 (3.74%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (3.74%) Enterprise Architecture
11 8 (3.74%) Project Delivery
12 7 (3.27%) FMEA
12 7 (3.27%) Migration
12 7 (3.27%) SysML
12 7 (3.27%) UML
Programming Languages
1 58 (27.10%) C++
2 41 (19.16%) C#
2 41 (19.16%) Java
2 41 (19.16%) JavaScript
3 31 (14.49%) C
4 26 (12.15%) GLSL
4 26 (12.15%) HLSL
5 20 (9.35%) Python
6 11 (5.14%) SQL
7 10 (4.67%) MATLAB
8 8 (3.74%) Embedded C
9 4 (1.87%) Embedded C++
10 3 (1.40%) ES6
10 3 (1.40%) Ruby
11 2 (0.93%) Go
11 2 (0.93%) Lua
11 2 (0.93%) Perl
11 2 (0.93%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.93%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.93%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 75 (35.05%) Security Cleared
2 70 (32.71%) SC Cleared
3 65 (30.37%) Degree
4 18 (8.41%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.87%) Master's Degree
6 3 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.40%) TOGAF Certification
7 2 (0.93%) CCIE
7 2 (0.93%) CCNA
7 2 (0.93%) GCIA
7 2 (0.93%) GCIH
7 2 (0.93%) GIAC
7 2 (0.93%) MCSE
8 1 (0.47%) CCNP
8 1 (0.47%) HND
8 1 (0.47%) ISEB
8 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.47%) MCAD
8 1 (0.47%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.74%) DO-254
2 6 (2.80%) DO-178B
3 5 (2.34%) IEC 61508
4 4 (1.87%) ARP4754
4 4 (1.87%) ARP4761
4 4 (1.87%) Def Stans
4 4 (1.87%) HAZOP
4 4 (1.87%) MISRA
5 3 (1.40%) GDPR
6 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.47%) DO-160
6 1 (0.47%) ECSS
6 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (3.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.40%) Docker
3 2 (0.93%) Snort
4 1 (0.47%) Firmware
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (1.87%) SCCM
2 3 (1.40%) TIBCO Hawk
3 2 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.47%) Ansible
4 1 (0.47%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.47%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.47%) Kibana
4 1 (0.47%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 46 (21.50%) Microsoft
2 19 (8.88%) SAP
3 11 (5.14%) Oracle
4 6 (2.80%) Atlassian
4 6 (2.80%) CA
5 5 (2.34%) BiZZdesign
5 5 (2.34%) Sparx
6 4 (1.87%) Axway
6 4 (1.87%) MathWorks
6 4 (1.87%) TIBCO
7 3 (1.40%) Blue Coat
7 3 (1.40%) Cisco
7 3 (1.40%) Siemens
7 3 (1.40%) Splunk
7 3 (1.40%) VMware
8 2 (0.93%) ArcSight
8 2 (0.93%) FireEye
8 2 (0.93%) HP
8 2 (0.93%) Keysight
8 2 (0.93%) LogRhythm