The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Aerospace in contract job vacancies advertised in Preston. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Aerospace over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Aerospace
Lancashire / Preston
Rank 18 14 -
Rank change year-on-year -4 -  
Contract jobs citing Aerospace 2 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Preston 2.17% 6.32% -
As % of the General category 11.11% 18.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £434
% change year-on-year +3.22% -10.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
Median hourly rate £48.67 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.77% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +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 Preston with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Preston
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 18 33 24
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Preston 19.57% 34.74% 26.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 11
Median daily rate £415 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.68% -1.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £480 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 6
Median hourly rate £43.25 £38.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.81% +7.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £20.54 £26.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.33 £63.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -16.92% +30.00%  

Aerospace
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Preston 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 Preston

Aerospace
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Aerospace in Preston

Aerospace
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Aerospace in Preston

Aerospace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 23 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 Preston region with a requirement for Aerospace.

1 6 (85.71%) SDLC
2 5 (71.43%) Degree
3 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) Avionics
3 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 4 (57.14%) Ada
3 4 (57.14%) UML
3 4 (57.14%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (57.14%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (42.86%) VectorCAST
4 3 (42.86%) Hazard Analysis
4 3 (42.86%) HOOD
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
4 3 (42.86%) C
4 3 (42.86%) Perl
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) Military
4 3 (42.86%) Programme Management
4 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) ClearCase
5 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
6 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (14.29%) ERP
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 1 (14.29%) Adobe

Aerospace
Top Related IT Skills in Preston 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 (14.29%) Adobe Captivate
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Rational DOORS
1 4 (57.14%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (42.86%) VectorCAST
3 2 (28.57%) ClearCase
General
1 4 (57.14%) Avionics
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
2 3 (42.86%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Ada Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Java Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Development Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) DOORS Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) e-Learning Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) e-Learning
1 1 (14.29%) Learning Management System
1 1 (14.29%) SCORM
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) SDLC
2 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) UML
3 3 (42.86%) Hazard Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) HOOD
3 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Programme Management
3 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
5 1 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (14.29%) ERP
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Ada
2 3 (42.86%) C
2 3 (42.86%) Perl
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft