Period
to 29 May 2020

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 29 May 2020 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
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 119 162 168
Rank change year-on-year +43 +6 -14
Contract jobs citing Aerospace 50 58 27
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South West 1.39% 0.97% 0.53%
As % of the General category 4.75% 2.67% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 7
Median daily rate £650 £430 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +51.16% +37.60% -3.85%
England median daily rate £575 £435 £420
% change year-on-year +32.18% +3.57% -1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 33 8
Median hourly rate £46.25 £44.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.11% +3.53% +7.59%
10th Percentile £24.63 £37.30 £26.38
90th Percentile £52.63 £50.00 £49.50
England median hourly rate £43.75 £44.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -0.57% +7.32% -3.53%

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 1,053 2,171 1,969
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 29.27% 36.21% 38.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 649 1,390 1,237
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £225 £300 £273
90th Percentile £650 £638 £575
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 126 76
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.75 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.11% +42.98% -24.00%
10th Percentile £14.30 £14.60 £13.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.50 £48.75
Median hourly rate £26.44 £22.97 £23.00
% change year-on-year +15.13% -0.15% +5.63%

Aerospace
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Aerospace as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Aerospace in the South West.

Daily rate trend for Aerospace in the South West

Aerospace
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Aerospace in the South West over the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Aerospace in the South West

Aerospace
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Aerospace in the South West.

Hourly rate trend for Aerospace in the South West

Aerospace
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Aerospace in the South West over the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

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 29 May 2020. 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 +25 19 £114 -74.56% 12
Gloucestershire +20 16 £650 +52.94% 7
Dorset +16 10 £400 +3.23% 1
Wiltshire +43 5 £320 -34.36% 1
Aerospace
England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2020, 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 28 (56.00%) Security Cleared
2 23 (46.00%) Linux
3 21 (42.00%) Java
3 21 (42.00%) Scrum
3 21 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (38.00%) Degree
5 18 (36.00%) Software Engineering
6 14 (28.00%) Military
6 14 (28.00%) SC Cleared
6 14 (28.00%) C#
6 14 (28.00%) C++
7 13 (26.00%) Windows
7 13 (26.00%) Mathematics
8 12 (24.00%) Python
8 12 (24.00%) Microsoft
9 11 (22.00%) Active Directory
9 11 (22.00%) Ethernet
9 11 (22.00%) TCP/IP
9 11 (22.00%) Eclipse
9 11 (22.00%) Visual Studio
9 11 (22.00%) Web Services
9 11 (22.00%) JavaScript
9 11 (22.00%) Perl
9 11 (22.00%) .NET
9 11 (22.00%) Git (software)
9 11 (22.00%) Qt
9 11 (22.00%) Node.js
9 11 (22.00%) NetBeans
9 11 (22.00%) Docker
10 10 (20.00%) DevOps

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 10 (20.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (4.00%) Simulink
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.00%) Ethernet
1 11 (22.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.00%) 3G
2 1 (2.00%) 4G
2 1 (2.00%) LTE
2 1 (2.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (2.00%) UMTS
2 1 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.00%) Apache Accumulo
1 10 (20.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 11 (22.00%) Eclipse
1 11 (22.00%) Git (software)
1 11 (22.00%) NetBeans
1 11 (22.00%) Visual Studio
2 10 (20.00%) Bitbucket
2 10 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 10 (20.00%) JIRA
3 3 (6.00%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (2.00%) Polyspace
4 1 (2.00%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (2.00%) VectorCAST
General
1 14 (28.00%) Military
2 9 (18.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.00%) Avionics
4 2 (4.00%) Automotive
4 2 (4.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (20.00%) Administrator
1 10 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
1 10 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 10 (20.00%) Systems Administration Leader
1 10 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (12.00%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (6.00%) Firmware Engineer
4 3 (6.00%) IT Manager
4 3 (6.00%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (6.00%) Project Manager
4 3 (6.00%) Repair Engineer
4 3 (6.00%) Stress Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) Developer
5 2 (4.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (2.00%) Analyst
6 1 (2.00%) Consultant
6 1 (2.00%) Project Planner
6 1 (2.00%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.00%) .NET
1 11 (22.00%) Node.js
1 11 (22.00%) Qt
1 11 (22.00%) Web Services
2 10 (20.00%) ActiveX
2 10 (20.00%) Apache NiFi
2 10 (20.00%) DirectX
2 10 (20.00%) Kafka
2 10 (20.00%) MFC
2 10 (20.00%) OpenGL
3 1 (2.00%) LINQ
3 1 (2.00%) WPF
3 1 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) PKI
2 4 (8.00%) VHDL
3 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (2.00%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (46.00%) Linux
2 13 (26.00%) Windows
3 10 (20.00%) CentOS
3 10 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (42.00%) Scrum
2 18 (36.00%) Software Engineering
3 13 (26.00%) Mathematics
4 10 (20.00%) DevOps
4 10 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 10 (20.00%) Open Source
4 10 (20.00%) Technical Leadership
5 7 (14.00%) Systems Engineering
6 6 (12.00%) Customer Requirements
6 6 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (8.00%) Project Management
7 4 (8.00%) Resource Management
7 4 (8.00%) Work Breakdown Structure
8 3 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (6.00%) PRINCE
8 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2
8 3 (6.00%) Project Governance
8 3 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (6.00%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.00%) Java
2 14 (28.00%) C#
2 14 (28.00%) C++
3 12 (24.00%) Python
4 11 (22.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (22.00%) Perl
5 10 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 10 (20.00%) GLSL
5 10 (20.00%) HLSL
6 5 (10.00%) C
7 3 (6.00%) Ada
8 2 (4.00%) Assembly Language
9 1 (2.00%) Ada 95
9 1 (2.00%) Embedded C
9 1 (2.00%) F#
9 1 (2.00%) Fortran
9 1 (2.00%) MATLAB
9 1 (2.00%) SQL
9 1 (2.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 28 (56.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (38.00%) Degree
3 14 (28.00%) SC Cleared
4 10 (20.00%) DV Cleared
5 5 (10.00%) HNC
6 2 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (4.00%) HND
7 1 (2.00%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.00%) PMP
7 1 (2.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (6.00%) PMO
1 3 (6.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) Def Stans
2 1 (2.00%) DO-178B
2 1 (2.00%) DO-254
2 1 (2.00%) MISRA
2 1 (2.00%) MISRA C
System Software
1 11 (22.00%) Active Directory
1 11 (22.00%) Docker
2 10 (20.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (6.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (20.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 10 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (4.00%) IBM
3 2 (4.00%) MathWorks
4 1 (2.00%) ANSYS
4 1 (2.00%) Xilinx