Period
to 25 September 2018

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 25 September 2018 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 685 603 695
Rank change year-on-year -82 +92 +3
Contract jobs citing Aerospace 176 238 186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.26% 0.19%
As % of the General category 0.50% 0.66% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 85 58
England median daily rate £450 £470 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.26% +25.33% -10.45%
10th Percentile £276 £316 £237
90th Percentile £600 £595 £606
UK median daily rate £425 £450 £380
% change year-on-year -5.56% +18.42% -7.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 65 66
England median hourly rate £42.50 £44.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.49% +11.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £36.70 £30.20 £31.88
90th Percentile £48.95 £53.75 £47.38
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £44.75 £41.00
% change year-on-year -5.03% +9.15% -3.53%

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 34,983 35,960 35,765
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 37.22% 39.82% 36.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,270 24,004 24,262
England median daily rate £480 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £300 £283 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 784 778 890
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +10.87% -
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.18 £50.00 £47.05
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £22.85
% change year-on-year -7.69% +13.81% -4.81%

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 25 September 2018.

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 25 September 2018.

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 25 September 2018. 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 -29 60 £313 -35.90% 114
South East -30 45 £600 +35.59% 88
Midlands -63 28 £600 +20.00% 76
East of England +3 25 £425 -27.66% 59
West Midlands -12 16 £600 +50.00% 47
East Midlands -40 16 £600 +15.94% 29
London -11 12 £550 +17.02% 22
North of England -16 9 £325 - 39
North West -24 8 £325 - 19
Yorkshire -22 1 - - 17
Aerospace
UK

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, 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 52 (29.55%) Security Cleared
2 51 (28.98%) Software Engineering
3 47 (26.70%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (26.70%) SC Cleared
4 46 (26.14%) C++
5 40 (22.73%) Linux
5 40 (22.73%) Degree
6 33 (18.75%) JavaScript
7 32 (18.18%) C#
7 32 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 30 (17.05%) Java
8 30 (17.05%) Windows
9 29 (16.48%) C
9 29 (16.48%) Manufacturing
10 28 (15.91%) Scrum
11 26 (14.77%) Mathematics
12 25 (14.20%) Ethernet
12 25 (14.20%) TCP/IP
13 24 (13.64%) Git (software)
14 23 (13.07%) Web Services
14 23 (13.07%) OpenGL
15 22 (12.50%) .NET
15 22 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
16 21 (11.93%) Military
17 20 (11.36%) Qt
18 19 (10.80%) Node.js
18 19 (10.80%) Eclipse
18 19 (10.80%) Automotive
19 18 (10.23%) NetBeans
19 18 (10.23%) Visual Studio

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 (2.84%) Site Server
2 4 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.57%) Apache
3 1 (0.57%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.57%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.57%) Confluence
3 1 (0.57%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (6.82%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.84%) Windchill
4 4 (2.27%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (2.27%) Simulink
5 3 (1.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (1.14%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.57%) Abaqus
7 1 (0.57%) Mathcad
7 1 (0.57%) NASTRAN
7 1 (0.57%) OrCAD
7 1 (0.57%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.57%) Siemens NX
7 1 (0.57%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.57%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 4 (2.27%) ENOVIA
1 4 (2.27%) SAP PLM
1 4 (2.27%) Teamcenter
2 2 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.14%) Primavera
2 2 (1.14%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.14%) SAP QM
3 1 (0.57%) Maximo
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.57%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.57%) SAP PP
3 1 (0.57%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.41%) GitHub
1 6 (3.41%) PaaS
2 5 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (2.27%) Office 365
4 2 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.14%) IaaS
5 1 (0.57%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 25 (14.20%) Ethernet
1 25 (14.20%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.84%) LAN
2 5 (2.84%) WAN
3 4 (2.27%) Firewall
3 4 (2.27%) Network Security
4 2 (1.14%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (1.14%) HTTP
4 2 (1.14%) SMS
5 1 (0.57%) DHCP
5 1 (0.57%) DNS
5 1 (0.57%) Intranet
5 1 (0.57%) L2TP
5 1 (0.57%) MPLS
5 1 (0.57%) NFC
5 1 (0.57%) Skype
5 1 (0.57%) VPN
5 1 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.98%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.41%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.57%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.57%) Cognos Analysis Studio
3 1 (0.57%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.57%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.57%) HBase
3 1 (0.57%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.57%) QlikView
3 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.57%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 24 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 22 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
3 19 (10.80%) Eclipse
4 18 (10.23%) NetBeans
4 18 (10.23%) Visual Studio
5 6 (3.41%) Jenkins
6 5 (2.84%) LabVIEW
7 4 (2.27%) GitLab
7 4 (2.27%) JUnit
8 3 (1.70%) SpecFlow
8 3 (1.70%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (1.14%) JIRA
9 2 (1.14%) Rational Rhapsody
9 2 (1.14%) Subversion
10 1 (0.57%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.57%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.57%) EasyMock
10 1 (0.57%) Eclipse RCP
10 1 (0.57%) Redmine
General
1 29 (16.48%) Manufacturing
2 21 (11.93%) Military
3 19 (10.80%) Automotive
4 17 (9.66%) Finance
5 16 (9.09%) Electronics
6 6 (3.41%) Avionics
7 3 (1.70%) Games
8 2 (1.14%) Retail
9 1 (0.57%) Billing
9 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.57%) Law
9 1 (0.57%) Legal
9 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (16.48%) Software Engineer
2 23 (13.07%) Developer
3 20 (11.36%) Systems Engineer
4 13 (7.39%) Design Engineer
4 13 (7.39%) Embedded Engineer
4 13 (7.39%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 12 (6.82%) Architect
6 10 (5.68%) Test Engineer
7 9 (5.11%) Java Developer
7 9 (5.11%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (4.55%) C Software Engineer
8 8 (4.55%) C++ Software Engineer
8 8 (4.55%) Consultant
8 8 (4.55%) Embedded C Engineer
8 8 (4.55%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 7 (3.98%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
9 7 (3.98%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 7 (3.98%) Electronics Design Engineer
9 7 (3.98%) Electronics Engineer
9 7 (3.98%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (13.07%) OpenGL
1 23 (13.07%) Web Services
2 22 (12.50%) .NET
3 20 (11.36%) Qt
4 19 (10.80%) Node.js
5 16 (9.09%) ActiveX
5 16 (9.09%) DirectX
5 16 (9.09%) MFC
6 6 (3.41%) ASP.NET
6 6 (3.41%) Ember.js
6 6 (3.41%) Flash
6 6 (3.41%) XML
7 5 (2.84%) CSS
7 5 (2.84%) REST
7 5 (2.84%) SAML
8 4 (2.27%) CSS3
8 4 (2.27%) HTML
8 4 (2.27%) HTML5
8 4 (2.27%) OAuth
8 4 (2.27%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.11%) Embedded Systems
2 7 (3.98%) Computer Science
2 7 (3.98%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (3.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 5 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.84%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.84%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.27%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (2.27%) PKI
6 3 (1.70%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.70%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (1.70%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.70%) GPGPU
7 2 (1.14%) User Experience
8 1 (0.57%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.57%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 40 (22.73%) Linux
2 30 (17.05%) Windows
3 9 (5.11%) Unix
4 2 (1.14%) Android
4 2 (1.14%) Solaris
5 1 (0.57%) AIX
5 1 (0.57%) CentOS
5 1 (0.57%) HPUX
5 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.57%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (28.98%) Software Engineering
2 47 (26.70%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (15.91%) Scrum
4 26 (14.77%) Mathematics
5 18 (10.23%) Problem-Solving
5 18 (10.23%) SDLC
6 16 (9.09%) Project Management
7 15 (8.52%) Validation
8 14 (7.95%) Test Scripting
9 11 (6.25%) Requirements Management
10 10 (5.68%) Unit Testing
11 9 (5.11%) DevOps
11 9 (5.11%) Schematic Capture
12 8 (4.55%) Coaching
12 8 (4.55%) OO
13 7 (3.98%) Service Management
14 6 (3.41%) ERP
14 6 (3.41%) Information Security
14 6 (3.41%) ITIL
14 6 (3.41%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 46 (26.14%) C++
2 33 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 32 (18.18%) C#
4 30 (17.05%) Java
5 29 (16.48%) C
6 16 (9.09%) GLSL
6 16 (9.09%) HLSL
7 15 (8.52%) Embedded C
8 10 (5.68%) Embedded C++
9 9 (5.11%) Python
9 9 (5.11%) SQL
10 7 (3.98%) MATLAB
11 4 (2.27%) PowerShell
11 4 (2.27%) Ruby
12 3 (1.70%) Ada
13 2 (1.14%) COBOL
13 2 (1.14%) ES6
13 2 (1.14%) Java 8
13 2 (1.14%) TypeScript
13 2 (1.14%) VC++
Qualifications
1 52 (29.55%) Security Cleared
2 47 (26.70%) SC Cleared
3 40 (22.73%) Degree
4 10 (5.68%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (2.27%) CEH
5 4 (2.27%) CISM
5 4 (2.27%) CISSP
6 3 (1.70%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.14%) APMP
7 2 (1.14%) HNC
7 2 (1.14%) HND
7 2 (1.14%) ISEB
7 2 (1.14%) PMP
8 1 (0.57%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (0.57%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.57%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.57%) PhD
8 1 (0.57%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.57%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.68%) DO-254
2 7 (3.98%) QA
3 4 (2.27%) ARP4754
3 4 (2.27%) DO-178B
3 4 (2.27%) GDPR
4 2 (1.14%) IEC 62304
4 2 (1.14%) MISRA
5 1 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.57%) DO-160
5 1 (0.57%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.57%) ISO 13485
5 1 (0.57%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (2.27%) Virtual Desktop
2 3 (1.70%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.14%) Firmware
4 1 (0.57%) Docker
4 1 (0.57%) HDFS
4 1 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.57%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (3.98%) Puppet
2 2 (1.14%) Ansible
2 2 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.57%) SCCM
3 1 (0.57%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 32 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.82%) Oracle
2 12 (6.82%) SAP
3 10 (5.68%) EMC
4 7 (3.98%) IBM
5 5 (2.84%) Cisco
6 3 (1.70%) CA
6 3 (1.70%) Juniper
6 3 (1.70%) VMware
7 2 (1.14%) BMC
7 2 (1.14%) F5
7 2 (1.14%) Informatica
7 2 (1.14%) MathWorks
7 2 (1.14%) Remedy
7 2 (1.14%) Serena
7 2 (1.14%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.57%) ArcSight
8 1 (0.57%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.57%) Tableau
8 1 (0.57%) Xamarin