Period
to 21 June 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Aerospace in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Aerospace over the 6 months to 21 June 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
UK
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 739 669 716
Rank change year-on-year -70 +47 +13
Contract jobs citing Aerospace 140 177 183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the General category 0.38% 0.50% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 62 33
UK median daily rate £405 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.71% -2.86% +9.38%
10th Percentile £285 £321 £280
90th Percentile £575 £535 £665
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £428 £375
% change year-on-year -10.53% +14.00% -7.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 59 101
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.19% +0.60%
10th Percentile £27.35 £34.55 £31.25
90th Percentile £49.15 £49.35 £57.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% -1.80%

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 with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 37,275 35,484 40,316
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.26% 38.92% 37.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,268 23,273 26,496
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £299 £275 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 870 865 975
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.76% +14.98%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.33 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.30 £51.99 £49.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.83 £29.00
% change year-on-year -6.82% -7.48% +11.54%

Aerospace
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Aerospace as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Aerospace in the UK

Aerospace
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Aerospace in the UK

Aerospace
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Aerospace over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Aerospace in the UK

Aerospace
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Aerospace in the UK

Aerospace
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Aerospace over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Aerospace in the UK

Aerospace
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Aerospace within the UK over the 6 months to 21 June 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
England -80 135 £413 -2.94% 286
UK excluding London -27 126 £383 -10.53% 296
South West -6 35 £313 -3.85% 57
South East -25 33 £438 +2.94% 64
Midlands -19 30 £369 -26.25% 87
East Midlands -14 19 - - 21
East of England +5 16 - - 44
West Midlands -5 11 £369 -11.68% 66
London -41 10 £550 +46.67% 19
North West -7 8 £325 +30.00% 9
North of England -31 8 £325 +30.00% 15
Wales -5 4 £404 -0.31% 6

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 with a requirement for Aerospace.

1 36 (25.71%) Security Cleared
2 33 (23.57%) Software Engineering
3 32 (22.86%) C++
3 32 (22.86%) SC Cleared
4 30 (21.43%) Degree
4 30 (21.43%) Manufacturing
5 27 (19.29%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (19.29%) Microsoft
6 24 (17.14%) Automotive
7 21 (15.00%) Finance
8 20 (14.29%) Windows
8 20 (14.29%) Linux
9 17 (12.14%) Mathematics
10 16 (11.43%) Military
10 16 (11.43%) SAP
10 16 (11.43%) C
10 16 (11.43%) C#
11 15 (10.71%) JavaScript
11 15 (10.71%) Ethernet
11 15 (10.71%) Project Management
12 14 (10.00%) Configuration Management
12 14 (10.00%) Electronics
12 14 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
12 14 (10.00%) Visual Studio
13 13 (9.29%) Git (software)
13 13 (9.29%) Rational DOORS
13 13 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (8.57%) Problem-Solving
14 12 (8.57%) Web Services
14 12 (8.57%) Oracle

Aerospace
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 2 (1.43%) Site Server
2 1 (0.71%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.71%) Confluence
2 1 (0.71%) Mongoose
2 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (5.71%) Windchill
3 7 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (5.00%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (3.57%) Simulink
5 1 (0.71%) Abaqus
5 1 (0.71%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.71%) Mathcad
5 1 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.71%) NASTRAN
5 1 (0.71%) OrCAD
5 1 (0.71%) PTC Creo
5 1 (0.71%) Siemens NX
5 1 (0.71%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 8 (5.71%) Teamcenter
2 4 (2.86%) ENOVIA
2 4 (2.86%) SAP PLM
3 3 (2.14%) Maximo
3 3 (2.14%) Primavera
3 3 (2.14%) SAP ERP
4 2 (1.43%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.71%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.71%) SAP SM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.86%) IaaS
2 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.43%) GitHub
3 2 (1.43%) PaaS
4 1 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.71%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.71%) Ethernet
2 12 (8.57%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.86%) FTP
4 2 (1.43%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (1.43%) LAN
4 2 (1.43%) RS-422
4 2 (1.43%) WAN
5 1 (0.71%) Internet
5 1 (0.71%) Network Security
5 1 (0.71%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (4.29%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.86%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.14%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.14%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (1.43%) Power BI
5 2 (1.43%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.71%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.71%) Big Data
6 1 (0.71%) DB2
6 1 (0.71%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.71%) HBase
6 1 (0.71%) HDInsight
6 1 (0.71%) NonStop SQL
6 1 (0.71%) PowerCenter
6 1 (0.71%) QlikView
6 1 (0.71%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.71%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 14 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 13 (9.29%) Git (software)
2 13 (9.29%) Rational DOORS
3 10 (7.14%) Eclipse
4 9 (6.43%) NetBeans
5 6 (4.29%) Subversion
6 5 (3.57%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.43%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.43%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.71%) Eclipse RCP
8 1 (0.71%) JIRA
8 1 (0.71%) JUnit
8 1 (0.71%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.71%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (0.71%) Rational Team Concert
8 1 (0.71%) Redmine
General
1 30 (21.43%) Manufacturing
2 24 (17.14%) Automotive
3 21 (15.00%) Finance
4 16 (11.43%) Military
5 14 (10.00%) Electronics
6 4 (2.86%) French Language
6 4 (2.86%) German Language
6 4 (2.86%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.14%) Avionics
8 2 (1.43%) Retail
9 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.71%) Games
9 1 (0.71%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (13.57%) Software Engineer
2 16 (11.43%) Developer
3 12 (8.57%) Design Engineer
4 11 (7.86%) Systems Engineer
5 9 (6.43%) Embedded Engineer
6 8 (5.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 7 (5.00%) Electronics Engineer
7 7 (5.00%) Project Manager
8 6 (4.29%) Architect
8 6 (4.29%) Electronics Design Engineer
9 5 (3.57%) Consultant
9 5 (3.57%) Hardware Engineer
9 5 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
9 5 (3.57%) Test Engineer
10 4 (2.86%) C Software Engineer
10 4 (2.86%) Configuration Manager
10 4 (2.86%) Digital Design Engineer
10 4 (2.86%) Embedded C Engineer
10 4 (2.86%) Embedded C Software Engineer
10 4 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.57%) Web Services
2 11 (7.86%) .NET
2 11 (7.86%) Qt
3 10 (7.14%) Node.js
4 8 (5.71%) MFC
5 7 (5.00%) ActiveX
5 7 (5.00%) DirectX
5 7 (5.00%) OpenGL
6 5 (3.57%) Flash
6 5 (3.57%) XML
7 4 (2.86%) ASP.NET
7 4 (2.86%) CSS
7 4 (2.86%) CSS3
7 4 (2.86%) HTML
7 4 (2.86%) HTML5
7 4 (2.86%) REST
8 2 (1.43%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.43%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (1.43%) MEAN Stack
8 2 (1.43%) OpenLayers
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.43%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (4.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 4 (2.86%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.14%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.14%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (2.14%) GPGPU
7 1 (0.71%) Arduino
7 1 (0.71%) ASIC
7 1 (0.71%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.71%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.71%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.29%) Linux
1 20 (14.29%) Windows
2 4 (2.86%) Unix
3 2 (1.43%) Android
3 2 (1.43%) VMS
4 1 (0.71%) AIX
4 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.71%) Solaris
4 1 (0.71%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (23.57%) Software Engineering
2 27 (19.29%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (12.14%) Mathematics
4 15 (10.71%) Project Management
5 14 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 12 (8.57%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (7.86%) Scrum
8 10 (7.14%) ERP
9 9 (6.43%) Test Scripting
10 8 (5.71%) Analytics
10 8 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (5.71%) Requirements Management
10 8 (5.71%) Schematic Capture
10 8 (5.71%) Validation
11 7 (5.00%) Change Management
11 7 (5.00%) SDLC
12 6 (4.29%) Change Control
12 6 (4.29%) ITIL
12 6 (4.29%) Service Management
12 6 (4.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (22.86%) C++
2 16 (11.43%) C
2 16 (11.43%) C#
3 15 (10.71%) JavaScript
4 11 (7.86%) Java
5 8 (5.71%) SQL
6 7 (5.00%) GLSL
6 7 (5.00%) HLSL
7 6 (4.29%) Embedded C
7 6 (4.29%) PowerShell
8 5 (3.57%) MATLAB
9 4 (2.86%) Embedded C++
9 4 (2.86%) Python
10 3 (2.14%) Ada
10 3 (2.14%) Ruby
11 2 (1.43%) ABAP
11 2 (1.43%) COBOL
11 2 (1.43%) ES6
11 2 (1.43%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.43%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 36 (25.71%) Security Cleared
2 32 (22.86%) SC Cleared
3 30 (21.43%) Degree
4 5 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (2.86%) HNC
6 2 (1.43%) HND
6 2 (1.43%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.43%) PhD
6 2 (1.43%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.71%) APMP
7 1 (0.71%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.71%) ISEB
7 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.86%) DO-254
2 6 (4.29%) DO-178B
3 5 (3.57%) MISRA
4 4 (2.86%) MISRA C
5 3 (2.14%) PMO
6 2 (1.43%) ARP4754
6 2 (1.43%) IEC 61508
6 2 (1.43%) MIL-STD-1553
7 1 (0.71%) Def Stans
7 1 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.71%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.71%) Docker
2 1 (0.71%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (3.57%) Puppet
2 2 (1.43%) Ansible
2 2 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (19.29%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.43%) SAP
3 12 (8.57%) Oracle
4 10 (7.14%) EMC
5 5 (3.57%) Informatica
6 4 (2.86%) Adobe
6 4 (2.86%) Green Hills
7 3 (2.14%) CA
8 2 (1.43%) BMC
8 2 (1.43%) Cisco
8 2 (1.43%) IBM
8 2 (1.43%) Juniper
8 2 (1.43%) Remedy
8 2 (1.43%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.43%) VMware
9 1 (0.71%) ArcSight
9 1 (0.71%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.71%) Atmel
9 1 (0.71%) Palo Alto
9 1 (0.71%) Tableau