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 3 months to 22 May 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
3 months to
22 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 501 565 580
Rank change year-on-year +64 +15  
Contract jobs citing Aerospace 95 80 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the General category 0.54% 0.41% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 15 26
Median daily rate £395 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.22% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £338 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £648 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £430
% change year-on-year -11.11% +4.65%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 46 30
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.95 £32.20 £31.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61%  

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 17466 19738 21836
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 39.02% 36.88% 39.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 11404 13120 13652
Median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £284 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 464 549
Median hourly rate £26.00 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.55% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £10.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £47.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% -  

Aerospace
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Aerospace as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 22 May 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 3 months to 22 May 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Aerospace in the UK

Aerospace
Top 30 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 3 months to 22 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +69 93 £390 -13.33% 69
South West -5 26 £313 -31.50% 9
South East +30 24 £390 -12.11% 26
East Midlands +8 22 £500 - 5
Derby - 21 £500 - 5
Derbyshire - 21 £500 - 5
Hampshire +29 18 £413 -5.71% 11
East of England +13 10 - - 5
Gloucestershire +17 8 - - 1
Cheltenham +12 8 - - 1
Cambridgeshire +11 6 - - 2
Dorset +10 5 - - 3
Cambridge +8 5 - - 1
Wimborne - 5 - - 3
North West +31 4 £250 - 1
London +16 4 £375 -21.05% 17
Surrey +6 4 £380 -27.61% 1
Somerset -10 4 - -
Woking - 4 £380 -
Wiltshire - 4 £300 - 3
Lancashire +11 3 - -
Eastleigh -2 3 - -
Bristol -7 3 £325 -44.68% 2
Preston -12 3 - -
Norfolk - 2 - -
King's Lynn - 2 - -
West Sussex +26 1 £480 +37.14% 7
West Midlands +25 1 - - 6
West Yorkshire +21 1 - -
Yorkshire +20 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 64 (39.02%) Security Cleared
2 51 (31.10%) Software Engineering
3 44 (26.83%) SC Cleared
4 37 (22.56%) C
5 31 (18.90%) Manufacturing
6 29 (17.68%) Degree
7 27 (16.46%) C++
8 26 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (14.02%) Automotive
10 22 (13.41%) SAP
11 21 (12.80%) C#
11 21 (12.80%) SQL
11 21 (12.80%) Rational DOORS
12 20 (12.20%) Finance
13 19 (11.59%) Java
13 19 (11.59%) Microsoft
14 17 (10.37%) UML
14 17 (10.37%) Validation
15 14 (8.54%) Ada
16 13 (7.93%) Oracle
16 13 (7.93%) Integration Testing
17 12 (7.32%) Migration
18 11 (6.71%) ERP
19 10 (6.10%) Embedded C
19 10 (6.10%) JavaScript
19 10 (6.10%) Project Management
19 10 (6.10%) Spring
19 10 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
20 9 (5.49%) DO-178B
20 9 (5.49%) User Acceptance Testing

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 5 (3.05%) Commerce Server
1 5 (3.05%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.44%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.83%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (1.83%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.61%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.61%) Confluence
4 1 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.61%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.61%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.61%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (3.66%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.83%) CATIA
2 3 (1.83%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.22%) AutoCAD
3 2 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.61%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.61%) Simulink
4 1 (0.61%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.61%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 6 (3.66%) LabWindows
2 4 (2.44%) SAP MM
3 3 (1.83%) SAP CO
3 3 (1.83%) SAP ERP
3 3 (1.83%) SAP FI
3 3 (1.83%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (1.22%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.61%) ENOVIA
5 1 (0.61%) Maximo
5 1 (0.61%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.61%) SAP GTS
5 1 (0.61%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.66%) IaaS
2 5 (3.05%) SaaS
3 4 (2.44%) PaaS
4 3 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.22%) GitHub
6 1 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.61%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.27%) Firewall
2 5 (3.05%) Ethernet
3 4 (2.44%) FlexRay
3 4 (2.44%) Network Security
4 2 (1.22%) NAS
4 2 (1.22%) SAN
5 1 (0.61%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.61%) Extranet
5 1 (0.61%) ICMP
5 1 (0.61%) Internet
5 1 (0.61%) Intranet
5 1 (0.61%) IPsec
5 1 (0.61%) MPLS
5 1 (0.61%) OSPF
5 1 (0.61%) RIP
5 1 (0.61%) SCCP
5 1 (0.61%) SNMP
5 1 (0.61%) TACACS
5 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.61%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.66%) Oracle Database
2 5 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (3.05%) MySQL
2 5 (3.05%) Relational Database
2 5 (3.05%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.22%) Big Data
4 2 (1.22%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.22%) Redis
4 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.61%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.61%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.61%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.61%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.61%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 21 (12.80%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (4.88%) Rational Rhapsody
3 7 (4.27%) Eclipse
3 7 (4.27%) JIRA
3 7 (4.27%) Maven
4 6 (3.66%) Git (software)
5 5 (3.05%) Ant
5 5 (3.05%) JUnit
5 5 (3.05%) Mockito
6 3 (1.83%) VectorCAST
7 2 (1.22%) ClearCase
7 2 (1.22%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.22%) NetBeans
7 2 (1.22%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.61%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.61%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.61%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.61%) Subversion
8 1 (0.61%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 31 (18.90%) Manufacturing
2 23 (14.02%) Automotive
3 20 (12.20%) Finance
4 9 (5.49%) Avionics
5 7 (4.27%) Electronics
6 6 (3.66%) Military
6 6 (3.66%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.83%) Back Office
7 3 (1.83%) Front Office
7 3 (1.83%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.22%) Games
8 2 (1.22%) German Language
8 2 (1.22%) Marketing
9 1 (0.61%) Banking
9 1 (0.61%) Law
9 1 (0.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (21.95%) Software Engineer
2 22 (13.41%) Developer
3 17 (10.37%) Systems Engineer
4 16 (9.76%) Embedded Engineer
5 15 (9.15%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 14 (8.54%) Consultant
7 13 (7.93%) Analyst
8 12 (7.32%) SAP Consultant
9 7 (4.27%) Java Developer
9 7 (4.27%) Test Engineer
10 6 (3.66%) Architect
10 6 (3.66%) SAP Developer
11 5 (3.05%) ABAP Consultant
11 5 (3.05%) ABAP Developer
11 5 (3.05%) C# Software Engineer
11 5 (3.05%) C++ Software Engineer
11 5 (3.05%) Hybris Developer
12 4 (2.44%) C++ Developer
12 4 (2.44%) Java Engineer
12 4 (2.44%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.10%) Spring
2 9 (5.49%) .NET
3 7 (4.27%) Web Services
4 6 (3.66%) RESTful
5 5 (3.05%) BAPI
5 5 (3.05%) J2EE
5 5 (3.05%) jQuery
5 5 (3.05%) JSP
5 5 (3.05%) JSTL
5 5 (3.05%) SAP Smart Forms
5 5 (3.05%) SAP XI
5 5 (3.05%) Spring MVC
5 5 (3.05%) XML
6 4 (2.44%) Node.js
7 3 (1.83%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.83%) CSS
7 3 (1.83%) HTML
7 3 (1.83%) Middleware
7 3 (1.83%) SAP Business Workflow
8 2 (1.22%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.66%) Computer Science
2 6 (3.66%) User Experience
3 5 (3.05%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (1.83%) CMDB
5 3 (1.83%) Derivative
5 3 (1.83%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (1.83%) OTC Derivatives
6 2 (1.22%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (1.22%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.22%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (1.22%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (1.22%) Vector Graphics
6 2 (1.22%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.61%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.61%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.61%) SCORM
7 1 (0.61%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.88%) Windows
2 7 (4.27%) Linux
3 2 (1.22%) Unix
3 2 (1.22%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.22%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.61%) ThreadX
4 1 (0.61%) VxWorks
4 1 (0.61%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (31.10%) Software Engineering
2 26 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (10.37%) UML
3 17 (10.37%) Validation
4 13 (7.93%) Integration Testing
5 12 (7.32%) Migration
6 11 (6.71%) ERP
7 10 (6.10%) Project Management
8 9 (5.49%) Business Analysis
8 9 (5.49%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (5.49%) Workflow
9 8 (4.88%) Configuration Management
9 8 (4.88%) Data Migration
9 8 (4.88%) ITIL
9 8 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (4.27%) MVC
10 7 (4.27%) Performance Analysis
10 7 (4.27%) SysML
10 7 (4.27%) Unit Testing
11 6 (3.66%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 37 (22.56%) C
2 27 (16.46%) C++
3 21 (12.80%) C#
3 21 (12.80%) SQL
4 19 (11.59%) Java
5 14 (8.54%) Ada
6 10 (6.10%) Embedded C
6 10 (6.10%) JavaScript
7 6 (3.66%) Assembly Language
7 6 (3.66%) Python
8 5 (3.05%) ABAP
9 4 (2.44%) MATLAB
10 3 (1.83%) Perl
11 2 (1.22%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.22%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.22%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.22%) R
12 1 (0.61%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.61%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 64 (39.02%) Security Cleared
2 44 (26.83%) SC Cleared
3 29 (17.68%) Degree
4 7 (4.27%) DV Cleared
5 6 (3.66%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (2.44%) CISSP
6 4 (2.44%) HNC
6 4 (2.44%) MCSE
6 4 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.83%) GIAC
7 3 (1.83%) ISEB
7 3 (1.83%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.83%) PMP
8 2 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.22%) HND
8 2 (1.22%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.22%) SSCP
9 1 (0.61%) CCIE
9 1 (0.61%) CCNP
9 1 (0.61%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.49%) DO-178B
2 6 (3.66%) IEC 61508
2 6 (3.66%) MISRA
3 4 (2.44%) Def Stans
3 4 (2.44%) QA
4 3 (1.83%) ISO26262
4 3 (1.83%) PMO
5 1 (0.61%) DO-254
5 1 (0.61%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 12207
5 1 (0.61%) MISRA C
5 1 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.22%) vSphere
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.61%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (3.05%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.22%) logstash
2 2 (1.22%) MOM
2 2 (1.22%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.61%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.61%) EMC Navisphere
3 1 (0.61%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.61%) Kibana
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.61%) SCCM
3 1 (0.61%) SCOM
3 1 (0.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.61%) vRealize
3 1 (0.61%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (13.41%) SAP
2 19 (11.59%) Microsoft
3 13 (7.93%) Oracle
4 8 (4.88%) IBM
5 6 (3.66%) Adobe
5 6 (3.66%) Cisco
6 5 (3.05%) ATG
6 5 (3.05%) hybris
6 5 (3.05%) VMware
7 4 (2.44%) Wind River
8 3 (1.83%) CA Agile Central
8 3 (1.83%) Informatica
8 3 (1.83%) Juniper
8 3 (1.83%) McAfee
8 3 (1.83%) Palo Alto
9 2 (1.22%) Citrix
9 2 (1.22%) EMC
9 2 (1.22%) Freescale
9 2 (1.22%) Siemens
9 2 (1.22%) Tableau
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Sussex
Capital International Staffing Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £45 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
AMS contingency
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
AMS contingency
Posted: 7 hours ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550.00 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
AMS contingency
Posted: 25 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
AMS contingency
Posted: 19 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £490 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Wimborne, Dorset
AMS contingency
Posted: 18 days ago
Wimborne, Dorset
AMS contingency
Posted: 18 days ago
Wimborne, Dorset
AMS contingency
Posted: 24 days ago