Period
to 21 May 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Aerospace in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Aerospace over the 6 months to 21 May 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
England > South West
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 173 159 128
Rank change year-on-year -14 -31 +53
Contract jobs citing Aerospace 25 45 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.49% 0.87% 1.36%
As % of the General category 1.49% 2.65% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 4
South West median daily rate £313 £413 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.24% -26.67% +32.35%
10th Percentile £306 £295 £378
90th Percentile £363 £578 £604
England median daily rate £425 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 26 54
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.59% -6.51% +0.60%
10th Percentile £28.00 £31.88 £33.60
90th Percentile £49.25 £47.50 £57.00
England median hourly rate £41.50 £42.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year -2.35% +1.19% +5.00%

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 the South West with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,677 1,697 1,820
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 33.01% 32.76% 30.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,032 1,175 1,261
South West median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £244 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 70 114
South West median hourly rate £30.00 £38.75 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.58% -7.74% +15.38%
10th Percentile £14.00 £15.45 £21.10
90th Percentile £49.50 £48.75 £57.00
England median hourly rate £26.78 £25.00 £26.93
% change year-on-year +7.10% -7.15% +19.67%

Aerospace
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Aerospace as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Aerospace in the South West

Aerospace
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Aerospace in the South West

Aerospace
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Aerospace in the South West

Aerospace
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Aerospace in the South West over the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Aerospace in the South West

Aerospace
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 6 months to 21 May 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
Gloucestershire +10 13 - - 15
Bristol -3 7 £348 -24.86% 15
Wiltshire +12 4 £313 +4.17% 2
Dorset -16 1 - - 11
Aerospace
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 South West region with a requirement for Aerospace.

1 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
2 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (28.00%) Rational DOORS
3 6 (24.00%) Requirements Management
3 6 (24.00%) C
4 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (20.00%) Embedded C
4 5 (20.00%) C++
4 5 (20.00%) Automotive
4 5 (20.00%) Electronics
5 4 (16.00%) Manufacturing
5 4 (16.00%) Validation
5 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (16.00%) Embedded C++
5 4 (16.00%) EMC
5 4 (16.00%) Ethernet
5 4 (16.00%) Schematic Capture
5 4 (16.00%) Degree
5 4 (16.00%) DO-254
6 3 (12.00%) SDLC
6 3 (12.00%) Unix
6 3 (12.00%) Linux
6 3 (12.00%) Flash
6 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (12.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (8.00%) MVC
7 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
7 2 (8.00%) Web Development

Aerospace
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (8.00%) Simulink
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (4.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 5 (20.00%) Automotive
1 5 (20.00%) Electronics
2 4 (16.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Avionics
3 1 (4.00%) Games
3 1 (4.00%) Military
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 6 (24.00%) Software Engineer
1 6 (24.00%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Electronics Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) C Software Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Embedded C Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Design Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Digital Design Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Electronics Design Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Unix Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) Flash
2 2 (8.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (8.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Linux
1 3 (12.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (24.00%) Requirements Management
3 4 (16.00%) Schematic Capture
3 4 (16.00%) Validation
4 3 (12.00%) SDLC
4 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Coaching
5 2 (8.00%) Front End Development
5 2 (8.00%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (8.00%) MVC
5 2 (8.00%) Physics
5 2 (8.00%) Project Management
5 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (8.00%) Web Development
6 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.00%) OOP
6 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.00%) SysML
6 1 (4.00%) UML
6 1 (4.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) C
2 5 (20.00%) C++
2 5 (20.00%) Embedded C
3 4 (16.00%) Embedded C++
4 2 (8.00%) Ada
4 2 (8.00%) C#
4 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.00%) MATLAB
5 1 (4.00%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) HNC
3 1 (4.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) DO-254
2 2 (8.00%) DO-178B
3 1 (4.00%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) EMC
3 1 (4.00%) IBM
3 1 (4.00%) MathWorks