Period
to 11 November 2019

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 11 November 2019 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
11 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 156 168 137
Rank change year-on-year +12 -31 +26
Contract jobs citing Aerospace 66 55 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.03% 0.89% 1.16%
As % of the General category 3.28% 2.41% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 11
South West median daily rate £450 £301 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +49.38% -39.75% +14.94%
10th Percentile £350 £238 £313
90th Percentile £563 £319 £595
England median daily rate £450 £395 £470
% change year-on-year +13.92% -15.96% +23.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 22 21
South West median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27% +6.02%
10th Percentile £41.25 £36.33 £15.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £49.93 £58.75
England median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £44.50
% change year-on-year +11.76% -4.49% +11.60%

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 2,015 2,283 2,321
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 31.43% 36.86% 41.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,327 1,469 1,554
South West median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £290 £256
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
England median daily rate £493 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +3.76% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 94 77
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +26.98% +14.55%
10th Percentile £12.10 £14.37 £11.12
90th Percentile £52.50 £49.10 £53.50
England median hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - -2.22% +9.76%

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 11 November 2019.

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 11 November 2019.

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 11 November 2019. 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
Bristol +26 31 £425 +60.38% 39
Gloucestershire -18 18 £435 +97.73% 21
Wiltshire 0 13 £500 +60.00% 10
Somerset -1 2 £363 +16.00% 14
Dorset 0 1 - - 31
Aerospace
England

For the 6 months to 11 November 2019, 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 33 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 31 (46.97%) Security Cleared
3 30 (45.45%) Degree
4 29 (43.94%) SC Cleared
5 28 (42.42%) C++
6 22 (33.33%) Linux
7 21 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (30.30%) Scrum
9 19 (28.79%) C#
9 19 (28.79%) Eclipse
10 18 (27.27%) TCP/IP
11 17 (25.76%) Microsoft
11 17 (25.76%) Ethernet
11 17 (25.76%) C
11 17 (25.76%) Visual Studio
11 17 (25.76%) Web Services
11 17 (25.76%) Java
11 17 (25.76%) JavaScript
11 17 (25.76%) NetBeans
11 17 (25.76%) Military
11 17 (25.76%) Mathematics
11 17 (25.76%) Git (software)
11 17 (25.76%) Qt
11 17 (25.76%) Node.js
11 17 (25.76%) Problem-Solving
12 16 (24.24%) .NET
13 15 (22.73%) MFC
13 15 (22.73%) Windows
13 15 (22.73%) ActiveX
13 15 (22.73%) OpenGL

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 4 (6.06%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.52%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (3.03%) Inkscape
1 2 (3.03%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (1.52%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) Azure
1 4 (6.06%) IaaS
1 4 (6.06%) Office 365
1 4 (6.06%) PaaS
1 4 (6.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 17 (25.76%) Ethernet
3 4 (6.06%) Firewall
3 4 (6.06%) Skype
4 2 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (3.03%) Network Security
4 2 (3.03%) Sourcefire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (28.79%) Eclipse
2 17 (25.76%) Git (software)
2 17 (25.76%) NetBeans
2 17 (25.76%) Visual Studio
3 8 (12.12%) JIRA
4 7 (10.61%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (6.06%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (3.03%) gcov
6 2 (3.03%) Rational Team Concert
7 1 (1.52%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.52%) GitLab
7 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (25.76%) Military
2 8 (12.12%) Avionics
3 6 (9.09%) Public Sector
4 5 (7.58%) Local Government
5 4 (6.06%) Automotive
5 4 (6.06%) Law
6 3 (4.55%) Finance
7 2 (3.03%) Retail
8 1 (1.52%) Electronics
8 1 (1.52%) Legal
8 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (25.76%) Embedded Engineer
2 13 (19.70%) Software Engineer
3 12 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (10.61%) Architect
5 6 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Developer
6 5 (7.58%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) System Verification Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Validation Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) FPGA Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) SOC Analyst
10 1 (1.52%) Data Consultant
10 1 (1.52%) Migration Consultant
10 1 (1.52%) Risk Analyst
10 1 (1.52%) Risk Manager
10 1 (1.52%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (25.76%) Node.js
1 17 (25.76%) Qt
1 17 (25.76%) Web Services
2 16 (24.24%) .NET
3 15 (22.73%) ActiveX
3 15 (22.73%) DirectX
3 15 (22.73%) MFC
3 15 (22.73%) OpenGL
4 4 (6.06%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.52%) Middleware
5 1 (1.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.70%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (7.58%) PKI
3 4 (6.06%) Driving Licence
4 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (3.03%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (3.03%) VHDL
6 1 (1.52%) CAN bus
6 1 (1.52%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 22 (33.33%) Linux
2 15 (22.73%) Windows
3 1 (1.52%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 21 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (30.30%) Scrum
4 17 (25.76%) Mathematics
4 17 (25.76%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (10.61%) Validation
6 5 (7.58%) ArchiMate
6 5 (7.58%) DSDM
6 5 (7.58%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (7.58%) Project Delivery
6 5 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (7.58%) TOGAF
7 4 (6.06%) Coaching
7 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 3 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (4.55%) UML
9 2 (3.03%) Code Coverage
9 2 (3.03%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.03%) ITIL
9 2 (3.03%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (42.42%) C++
2 19 (28.79%) C#
3 17 (25.76%) C
3 17 (25.76%) Java
3 17 (25.76%) JavaScript
4 15 (22.73%) GLSL
4 15 (22.73%) HLSL
5 7 (10.61%) Embedded C
6 3 (4.55%) Embedded C++
7 2 (3.03%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.52%) Python
8 1 (1.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (46.97%) Security Cleared
2 30 (45.45%) Degree
3 29 (43.94%) SC Cleared
4 11 (16.67%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.03%) GCIA
5 2 (3.03%) GCIH
5 2 (3.03%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) DO-178B
2 2 (3.03%) DO-254
2 2 (3.03%) MISRA
3 1 (1.52%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 4 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.03%) Snort
3 1 (1.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (6.06%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (25.76%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.09%) Atlassian
3 5 (7.58%) BiZZdesign
3 5 (7.58%) CA
3 5 (7.58%) Sparx
4 2 (3.03%) Adobe
4 2 (3.03%) ArcSight
4 2 (3.03%) Blue Coat
4 2 (3.03%) FireEye
4 2 (3.03%) LogRhythm
4 2 (3.03%) QNX
4 2 (3.03%) Splunk
5 1 (1.52%) Altera
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle
5 1 (1.52%) Progress
5 1 (1.52%) Xilinx