The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Aerospace in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Aerospace over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Aerospace
England / North West
Rank 129 150 154
Rank change year-on-year +21 +4  
Contract jobs citing Aerospace 3 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.12% 0.21% 0.027%
As % of the General category 0.35% 0.63% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £444
% change year-on-year +14.28% -21.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 0
Median hourly rate £48.67 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.77% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -3.57% +5.00%  

Aerospace is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 851 1270 1344
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 32.96% 33.09% 36.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 782 703
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £536 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 53 66
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.54 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.18% +26.98%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.85 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.90% +24.00%  

Aerospace
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Aerospace as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Aerospace in the North West

Aerospace
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Aerospace in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Aerospace in the North West

Aerospace
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Aerospace in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Aerospace in the North West

Aerospace
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Aerospace within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire +13 3 - -
Aerospace
England

Aerospace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Aerospace also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Aerospace.

1 6 (66.67%) Degree
1 6 (66.67%) SDLC
2 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) Avionics
3 4 (44.44%) Rational Rhapsody
3 4 (44.44%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) Programme Management
3 4 (44.44%) UML
3 4 (44.44%) Ada
4 3 (33.33%) C
4 3 (33.33%) Perl
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) Military
4 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 3 (33.33%) HOOD
4 3 (33.33%) VectorCAST
4 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Hazard Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) ClearCase
5 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Java
5 2 (22.22%) ERP
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 1 (11.11%) Adobe
6 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (11.11%) GAP Analysis

Aerospace
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe Captivate
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Rational DOORS
1 4 (44.44%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (33.33%) VectorCAST
3 2 (22.22%) ClearCase
General
1 4 (44.44%) Avionics
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 3 (33.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Software Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Ada Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Java Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Development Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) DOORS Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) e-Learning Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Integration Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) e-Learning
1 1 (11.11%) Learning Management System
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) SCORM
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) SDLC
2 4 (44.44%) Programme Management
2 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 4 (44.44%) UML
3 3 (33.33%) Hazard Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) HOOD
3 3 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) ERP
4 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
5 1 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (11.11%) Document Management
5 1 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Ada
2 3 (33.33%) C
2 3 (33.33%) Perl
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
2 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) HNC
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft