Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 160 134 142
Rank change year-on-year -26 +8 +20
Contract jobs citing Aerospace 51 69 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.94% 1.26% 1.18%
As % of the General category 2.73% 3.84% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 5
South West median daily rate £313 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +16.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £258 £247 £315
90th Percentile £340 £594 £532
England median daily rate £444 £430 £353
% change year-on-year +3.20% +21.99% -15.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 25 45
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.51% -2.31%
10th Percentile £36.69 £24.70 £32.70
90th Percentile £50.23 £50.50 £47.65
England median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year -5.56% +9.09% -2.94%

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 1,867 1,797 1,770
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 34.29% 32.86% 29.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,174 1,198 1,277
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £250 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £554
England median daily rate £475 £465 £450
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 57 109
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.59% -1.25% +8.11%
10th Percentile £15.48 £12.77 £12.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.00 £51.83
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Aerospace in the South West over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 15 August 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 15 August 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 -13 21 - - 18
Bristol -3 16 £265 -39.43% 15
Wiltshire +7 8 £313 +4.17% 5
Devon +6 4 - - 2
Somerset +1 1 £313 +267.65% 4
Dorset -13 1 - - 10
Aerospace
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 15 (29.41%) C
2 14 (27.45%) C++
2 14 (27.45%) Rational DOORS
3 13 (25.49%) Software Engineering
4 10 (19.61%) Electronics
4 10 (19.61%) Embedded C
5 9 (17.65%) Embedded C++
5 9 (17.65%) DO-254
6 8 (15.69%) Test Scripting
6 8 (15.69%) Security Cleared
6 8 (15.69%) Requirements Management
6 8 (15.69%) Unit Testing
6 8 (15.69%) EMC
6 8 (15.69%) Unix
6 8 (15.69%) Linux
6 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Excel
6 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Office
6 8 (15.69%) Project Management
6 8 (15.69%) SDLC
7 7 (13.73%) Schematic Capture
7 7 (13.73%) Automotive
7 7 (13.73%) Manufacturing
7 7 (13.73%) Validation
7 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
7 7 (13.73%) Degree
7 7 (13.73%) SC Cleared
8 6 (11.76%) Coaching
8 6 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (11.76%) Ethernet
9 5 (9.80%) Kalman Filter

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.96%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (5.88%) Simulink
3 2 (3.92%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.96%) Stateflow
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.76%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (27.45%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (5.88%) SpecFlow
2 3 (5.88%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (3.92%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 10 (19.61%) Electronics
2 7 (13.73%) Automotive
2 7 (13.73%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.88%) Avionics
4 1 (1.96%) Finance
4 1 (1.96%) Military
4 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (21.57%) Software Engineer
1 11 (21.57%) Systems Engineer
2 10 (19.61%) Embedded Engineer
2 10 (19.61%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) C Software Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) Design Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) Embedded C Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 7 (13.73%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
4 7 (13.73%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 7 (13.73%) C++ Software Engineer
4 7 (13.73%) Electronics Engineer
4 7 (13.73%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 7 (13.73%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
4 7 (13.73%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 7 (13.73%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) Electronics Design Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) .NET
1 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET
1 5 (9.80%) Flash
2 4 (7.84%) Web Services
3 3 (5.88%) XML
3 3 (5.88%) XSD
4 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (7.84%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.92%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.92%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.96%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.69%) Linux
1 8 (15.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.49%) Software Engineering
2 8 (15.69%) Project Management
2 8 (15.69%) Requirements Management
2 8 (15.69%) SDLC
2 8 (15.69%) Test Scripting
2 8 (15.69%) Unit Testing
3 7 (13.73%) Schematic Capture
3 7 (13.73%) Validation
4 6 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (11.76%) Coaching
5 5 (9.80%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (7.84%) Process Improvement
6 4 (7.84%) Scenario Testing
6 4 (7.84%) SysML
6 4 (7.84%) Test Automation
7 3 (5.88%) OO
7 3 (5.88%) OOP
7 3 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (3.92%) Front End Development
8 2 (3.92%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 15 (29.41%) C
2 14 (27.45%) C++
3 10 (19.61%) Embedded C
4 9 (17.65%) Embedded C++
5 5 (9.80%) C#
6 4 (7.84%) MATLAB
6 4 (7.84%) SQL
7 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
7 3 (5.88%) Python
8 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.96%) Ada
9 1 (1.96%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 8 (15.69%) Security Cleared
2 7 (13.73%) Degree
2 7 (13.73%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.84%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (5.88%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.96%) APMP
5 1 (1.96%) HNC
5 1 (1.96%) HND
5 1 (1.96%) ISEB
5 1 (1.96%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.96%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.65%) DO-254
2 5 (9.80%) QA
3 3 (5.88%) DO-178B
4 2 (3.92%) IEC 61508
5 1 (1.96%) ARP4754
Vendors
1 8 (15.69%) EMC
2 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.84%) IBM
3 4 (7.84%) Oracle
4 2 (3.92%) MathWorks
5 1 (1.96%) Google
5 1 (1.96%) Serena