Period
to 16 August 2017

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 16 August 2017 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
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 635 717 716
Rank change year-on-year +82 -1 +24
Contract jobs citing Aerospace 232 176 174
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the General category 0.62% 0.44% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 48 62
UK median daily rate £425 £375 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -7.46% +28.64%
10th Percentile £299 £260 £225
90th Percentile £583 £650 £681
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £365 £400
% change year-on-year +17.12% -8.75% +29.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 82 70
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +18.06%
10th Percentile £31.00 £31.38 £31.25
90th Percentile £49.35 £48.75 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +19.72%

Aerospace is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 37646 40056 44531
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 39.37% 36.75% 39.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 24755 26577 28083
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 830 951 1143
UK median hourly rate £25.50 £23.75 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.37% +4.03% +1.47%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £49.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £25.83
% change year-on-year +10.00% -3.21% +3.32%

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 16 August 2017.

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 16 August 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Aerospace in the UK

Aerospace
Top 13 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 16 August 2017. 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 +114 219 £433 +21.83% 51
UK excluding London +111 209 £428 +17.12% 37
South West +13 70 £438 +10.06% 11
Midlands +58 60 £500 +35.14% 4
East Midlands +24 50 £500 +36.99% 2
South East +34 49 £425 +21.43% 17
East of England +12 17 £588 +67.86% 2
London +12 12 £419 +37.30% 15
North of England +59 8 £275 +37.50% 2
North West +31 7 £275 +37.50% 2
Wales +6 6 £411 -6.00% 1
West Midlands +24 4 £400 -20.00% 2
Yorkshire +33 1 - -

For the 6 months to 16 August 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Aerospace also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Aerospace.

1 63 (27.16%) Security Cleared
2 61 (26.29%) Software Engineering
3 51 (21.98%) SC Cleared
4 45 (19.40%) C
4 45 (19.40%) Degree
5 43 (18.53%) Manufacturing
6 37 (15.95%) Automotive
6 37 (15.95%) Rational DOORS
7 34 (14.66%) C++
7 34 (14.66%) Microsoft
8 32 (13.79%) Validation
8 32 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (11.21%) Project Management
10 25 (10.78%) C#
10 25 (10.78%) SAP
11 21 (9.05%) DO-178B
12 20 (8.62%) Avionics
12 20 (8.62%) Visual Studio
13 19 (8.19%) ERP
14 18 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
15 17 (7.33%) MISRA
15 17 (7.33%) Migration
16 16 (6.90%) Electronics
16 16 (6.90%) Java
16 16 (6.90%) SQL
16 16 (6.90%) Rational Rhapsody
17 14 (6.03%) .NET
17 14 (6.03%) Customer Requirements
18 13 (5.60%) JavaScript
19 12 (5.17%) Embedded C

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 3 (1.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.86%) Commerce Server
2 2 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (0.86%) MS Exchange
2 2 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (0.86%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.43%) CMS
3 1 (0.43%) Confluence
3 1 (0.43%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (3.02%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (3.02%) Simulink
2 6 (2.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.59%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (1.29%) AutoCAD
3 3 (1.29%) CATIA
4 2 (0.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.86%) Siemens NX
5 1 (0.43%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.43%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.43%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 1 (0.43%) PTC Creo
5 1 (0.43%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 7 (3.02%) Teamcenter
2 6 (2.59%) LabWindows
2 6 (2.59%) SAP MM
3 5 (2.16%) SAP CO
3 5 (2.16%) SAP ERP
3 5 (2.16%) SAP FI
3 5 (2.16%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (1.29%) Infor LN
4 3 (1.29%) SAP GTS
4 3 (1.29%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.86%) Primavera
5 2 (0.86%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.43%) Maximo
6 1 (0.43%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.43%) SAP SCM
6 1 (0.43%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.72%) IaaS
2 3 (1.29%) SaaS
3 2 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.86%) GitHub
3 2 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.59%) Ethernet
2 5 (2.16%) Firewall
3 4 (1.72%) FlexRay
3 4 (1.72%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.86%) Internet
4 2 (0.86%) Intranet
4 2 (0.86%) NAS
4 2 (0.86%) Network Security
4 2 (0.86%) SAN
4 2 (0.86%) SCCP
5 1 (0.43%) 4G
5 1 (0.43%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.43%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.43%) Extranet
5 1 (0.43%) ICMP
5 1 (0.43%) IPsec
5 1 (0.43%) Modbus
5 1 (0.43%) MPLS
5 1 (0.43%) OSPF
5 1 (0.43%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.74%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.72%) Big Data
2 4 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.29%) MySQL
3 3 (1.29%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.86%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.86%) MS Access
4 2 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.86%) Redis
4 2 (0.86%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.43%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.43%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 1 (0.43%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (0.43%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (0.43%) NonStop SQL
5 1 (0.43%) QlikView
5 1 (0.43%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 37 (15.95%) Rational DOORS
2 20 (8.62%) Visual Studio
3 16 (6.90%) Rational Rhapsody
4 9 (3.88%) Subversion
5 6 (2.59%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (2.16%) Eclipse
7 4 (1.72%) JIRA
7 4 (1.72%) Maven
8 2 (0.86%) Ant
8 2 (0.86%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.86%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.86%) JUnit
8 2 (0.86%) Mockito
8 2 (0.86%) NetBeans
9 1 (0.43%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.43%) LabVIEW
9 1 (0.43%) MSTest
9 1 (0.43%) Rational Statemate
9 1 (0.43%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.43%) WebDriver
General
1 43 (18.53%) Manufacturing
2 37 (15.95%) Automotive
3 20 (8.62%) Avionics
4 16 (6.90%) Electronics
5 10 (4.31%) Finance
6 9 (3.88%) Military
7 7 (3.02%) Telecoms
8 5 (2.16%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (1.72%) Games
10 2 (0.86%) German Language
10 2 (0.86%) Marketing
10 2 (0.86%) Retail
11 1 (0.43%) Banking
11 1 (0.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 49 (21.12%) Software Engineer
2 35 (15.09%) Systems Engineer
3 27 (11.64%) Embedded Engineer
4 25 (10.78%) Analyst
5 21 (9.05%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 19 (8.19%) Developer
7 14 (6.03%) Architect
7 14 (6.03%) Consultant
8 12 (5.17%) Project Manager
9 11 (4.74%) SAP Consultant
9 11 (4.74%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (3.02%) Business Analyst
10 7 (3.02%) C# Developer
10 7 (3.02%) Senior Software Engineer
10 7 (3.02%) Test Engineer
11 6 (2.59%) Administrator
12 5 (2.16%) .NET Developer
12 5 (2.16%) Data Analyst
12 5 (2.16%) Java Developer
12 5 (2.16%) SAP MM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.03%) .NET
2 9 (3.88%) Web Services
3 8 (3.45%) XML
4 7 (3.02%) CSS
4 7 (3.02%) HTML
5 6 (2.59%) Node.js
5 6 (2.59%) Spring
6 5 (2.16%) JSON
6 5 (2.16%) REST
7 4 (1.72%) .NET Framework
7 4 (1.72%) Ajax
7 4 (1.72%) ASP.NET
7 4 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (1.72%) Kendo UI
8 3 (1.29%) SAP Business Workflow
9 2 (0.86%) HTML5
9 2 (0.86%) jQuery
9 2 (0.86%) Qt
9 2 (0.86%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (0.86%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.31%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (2.16%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.29%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.29%) CMDB
5 3 (1.29%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.29%) User Experience
6 2 (0.86%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (0.86%) Device Driver
6 2 (0.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (0.86%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (0.86%) Vector Graphics
6 2 (0.86%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.43%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.43%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.43%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.43%) Replication
7 1 (0.43%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.02%) Windows
2 6 (2.59%) Linux
3 2 (0.86%) Windows 8
3 2 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.43%) CentOS
4 1 (0.43%) Debian
4 1 (0.43%) Nucleus RTOS
4 1 (0.43%) ThreadX
4 1 (0.43%) Unix
4 1 (0.43%) VxWorks
4 1 (0.43%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.43%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.43%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (26.29%) Software Engineering
2 32 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (13.79%) Validation
3 26 (11.21%) Project Management
4 19 (8.19%) ERP
5 17 (7.33%) Migration
6 14 (6.03%) Customer Requirements
7 12 (5.17%) Physics
8 11 (4.74%) Change Control
8 11 (4.74%) Data Migration
8 11 (4.74%) ITIL
8 11 (4.74%) Logistics
8 11 (4.74%) UML
9 10 (4.31%) Embedded Software Development
9 10 (4.31%) Integration Testing
9 10 (4.31%) MVC
9 10 (4.31%) PLM
9 10 (4.31%) SysML
10 9 (3.88%) Configuration Management
10 9 (3.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 45 (19.40%) C
2 34 (14.66%) C++
3 25 (10.78%) C#
4 16 (6.90%) Java
4 16 (6.90%) SQL
5 13 (5.60%) JavaScript
6 12 (5.17%) Assembly Language
6 12 (5.17%) Embedded C
7 9 (3.88%) MATLAB
7 9 (3.88%) Python
8 4 (1.72%) TypeScript
9 3 (1.29%) Ada
10 2 (0.86%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.86%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.86%) VBA
11 1 (0.43%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.43%) Perl
11 1 (0.43%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.43%) R
11 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 63 (27.16%) Security Cleared
2 51 (21.98%) SC Cleared
3 45 (19.40%) Degree
4 7 (3.02%) HND
5 6 (2.59%) DV Cleared
5 6 (2.59%) MCSE
5 6 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.16%) HNC
6 5 (2.16%) PMI Certification
6 5 (2.16%) PMP
7 4 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.72%) CISSP
7 4 (1.72%) GIAC
7 4 (1.72%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.29%) ISEB
9 2 (0.86%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.86%) ISSAP
9 2 (0.86%) OCP
9 2 (0.86%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.05%) DO-178B
2 17 (7.33%) MISRA
3 11 (4.74%) Def Stans
4 7 (3.02%) MISRA C
5 6 (2.59%) IEC 61508
6 4 (1.72%) DO-254
6 4 (1.72%) ISO 26262
6 4 (1.72%) PMO
7 3 (1.29%) ARP4754
7 3 (1.29%) ISO 9000
7 3 (1.29%) QA
7 3 (1.29%) SLA
8 1 (0.43%) ECSS
8 1 (0.43%) IEC 62304
8 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.43%) MIL-STD-1553
8 1 (0.43%) NIST 800
System Software
1 3 (1.29%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.29%) vSphere
2 2 (0.86%) Firmware
2 2 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.43%) iptables
3 1 (0.43%) KVM
3 1 (0.43%) LXC
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.86%) logstash
2 2 (0.86%) MOM
2 2 (0.86%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.43%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.43%) Ansible
3 1 (0.43%) EMC Navisphere
3 1 (0.43%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.43%) Forum Sentry
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.43%) SCCM
3 1 (0.43%) SCOM
3 1 (0.43%) SELinux
3 1 (0.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.43%) vRealize
Vendors
1 34 (14.66%) Microsoft
2 25 (10.78%) SAP
3 10 (4.31%) IBM
3 10 (4.31%) Oracle
4 8 (3.45%) CA Agile Central
5 7 (3.02%) Green Hills
5 7 (3.02%) Siemens
6 6 (2.59%) Cisco
6 6 (2.59%) Wind River
7 5 (2.16%) Freescale
7 5 (2.16%) Telerik
8 4 (1.72%) Palo Alto
8 4 (1.72%) VMware
9 3 (1.29%) Infor
9 3 (1.29%) Informatica
9 3 (1.29%) Remedy
9 3 (1.29%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.86%) ATG
10 2 (0.86%) EMC
10 2 (0.86%) McAfee