Period
to 7 August 2020

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 7 August 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
UK
6 months to
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 421 618 737
Rank change year-on-year +197 +119 -91
Contract jobs citing Aerospace 126 230 163
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.36% 0.25% 0.16%
As % of the General category 0.88% 0.64% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 78 64
Median daily rate £500 £450 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +6.51% -0.59%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £284
90th Percentile £650 £606 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £403
% change year-on-year +11.11% +11.80% -6.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 62 37
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.03%
10th Percentile £26.87 £31.25 £26.15
90th Percentile £50.63 £50.00 £48.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%

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 14,307 36,039 41,652
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.63% 39.53% 40.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,094 23,232 27,004
Median daily rate £500 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £290 £300 £288
90th Percentile £713 £675 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £448 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.32% +2.94% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 533 952 1,076
Median hourly rate £30.58 £22.93 £21.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.34% +4.70% -1.02%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.29 £11.78
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £48.75
Median hourly rate £22.55 £23.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -4.06% +17.50% -11.15%

Aerospace
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Aerospace in the UK

Aerospace
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Daily rate trend for Aerospace in the UK

Aerospace
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Aerospace over the 6 months to 7 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Aerospace in the UK

Aerospace
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Hourly rate trend for Aerospace in the UK

Aerospace
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Aerospace over the 6 months to 7 August 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Aerospace in the UK

Aerospace
Top 15 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 7 August 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
England +190 112 £500 +11.11% 156
UK excluding London +163 109 £500 +11.11% 148
South West +43 30 £650 +44.44% 37
East of England +68 25 £450 +119.51% 27
Midlands +93 24 £500 +11.11% 25
South East +154 20 £315 -30.19% 38
East Midlands +63 18 £443 +4.12% 6
London +191 9 £575 +16.46% 21
North of England +126 6 £300 -22.58% 8
West Midlands +64 6 £850 +88.89% 19
North West +84 5 £308 -20.65% 5
Wales +44 5 - - 2
Scotland +74 2 £350 - 11
Work from Home - 2 - - 3
North East +34 1 £175 - 2

For the 6 months to 7 August 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 with a requirement for Aerospace.

1 54 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 41 (32.54%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (26.98%) Scrum
4 33 (26.19%) Java
5 31 (24.60%) SC Cleared
6 29 (23.02%) Linux
7 25 (19.84%) Python
8 24 (19.05%) Manufacturing
8 24 (19.05%) Degree
9 22 (17.46%) Project Management
9 22 (17.46%) C#
10 21 (16.67%) Windows
10 21 (16.67%) Active Directory
10 21 (16.67%) Software Engineering
10 21 (16.67%) DevOps
11 20 (15.87%) Military
11 20 (15.87%) Microsoft
12 19 (15.08%) C++
13 18 (14.29%) JavaScript
13 18 (14.29%) Hadoop
14 17 (13.49%) Perl
14 17 (13.49%) Automotive
14 17 (13.49%) Incident Management
15 16 (12.70%) VHDL
15 16 (12.70%) Visual Studio
15 16 (12.70%) Docker
16 15 (11.90%) Open Source
16 15 (11.90%) Confluence
16 15 (11.90%) Bitbucket
16 15 (11.90%) Validation

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 15 (11.90%) Confluence
2 5 (3.97%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.38%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (2.38%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.59%) IIS
5 1 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (3.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (2.38%) Simulink
3 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.38%) SAP S/4HANA
1 3 (2.38%) SAP SCM
2 2 (1.59%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.59%) SAP CCM
2 2 (1.59%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.79%) Misys Midas
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.79%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.79%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.79%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.79%) SAP PLM
3 1 (0.79%) SAP PP
3 1 (0.79%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.38%) AWS
1 3 (2.38%) Azure
2 2 (1.59%) Power Platform
3 1 (0.79%) GCP
3 1 (0.79%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.32%) Ethernet
2 12 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.59%) NetScaler
3 2 (1.59%) Wireless
4 1 (0.79%) 3GPP
4 1 (0.79%) 4G
4 1 (0.79%) 5G
4 1 (0.79%) HSPA
4 1 (0.79%) Internet
4 1 (0.79%) Intranet
4 1 (0.79%) LTE
4 1 (0.79%) NAS
4 1 (0.79%) Skype
4 1 (0.79%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 14 (11.11%) Apache Accumulo
3 7 (5.56%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.97%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (3.97%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.17%) Apache Hive
5 4 (3.17%) Big Data
6 3 (2.38%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.59%) DataStage
7 2 (1.59%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (1.59%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 2 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.59%) Power BI
7 2 (1.59%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.79%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.79%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.79%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 16 (12.70%) Visual Studio
2 15 (11.90%) Bitbucket
2 15 (11.90%) JIRA
3 14 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 13 (10.32%) Eclipse
4 13 (10.32%) NetBeans
5 11 (8.73%) Git (software)
6 8 (6.35%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (2.38%) Ant
7 3 (2.38%) Hudson
7 3 (2.38%) Subversion
8 2 (1.59%) LabVIEW
8 2 (1.59%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (1.59%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.79%) Gradle
9 1 (0.79%) Polyspace
9 1 (0.79%) Rational Team Concert
9 1 (0.79%) TortoiseSVN
9 1 (0.79%) VectorCAST
General
1 24 (19.05%) Manufacturing
2 20 (15.87%) Military
3 17 (13.49%) Automotive
4 11 (8.73%) Finance
5 10 (7.94%) Electronics
6 7 (5.56%) Law
7 2 (1.59%) Legal
7 2 (1.59%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.79%) Avionics
8 1 (0.79%) Billing
8 1 (0.79%) Games
8 1 (0.79%) Marketing
8 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (12.70%) Administrator
2 14 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
2 14 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 14 (11.11%) Systems Administration Leader
2 14 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 9 (7.14%) Architect
3 9 (7.14%) Electronics Engineer
3 9 (7.14%) FPGA Engineer
4 8 (6.35%) Project Manager
5 7 (5.56%) Developer
5 7 (5.56%) Software Engineer
6 5 (3.97%) Analyst
6 5 (3.97%) IT Manager
6 5 (3.97%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (3.97%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (3.17%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (3.17%) Design Engineer
7 4 (3.17%) Hardware Engineer
7 4 (3.17%) IT Project Manager
7 4 (3.17%) SAP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.11%) Apache NiFi
1 14 (11.11%) Kafka
1 14 (11.11%) Web Services
2 13 (10.32%) Node.js
3 12 (9.52%) .NET
3 12 (9.52%) Qt
4 10 (7.94%) ActiveX
4 10 (7.94%) DirectX
4 10 (7.94%) MFC
4 10 (7.94%) OpenGL
5 5 (3.97%) HTML
5 5 (3.97%) Middleware
6 4 (3.17%) CSS
7 3 (2.38%) AngularJS
7 3 (2.38%) JMS
7 3 (2.38%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (2.38%) SOAP
7 3 (2.38%) Spring
7 3 (2.38%) WinForms
8 2 (1.59%) IDoc
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.70%) VHDL
2 14 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 14 (11.11%) PKI
3 10 (7.94%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.38%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.38%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.59%) Analogue Electronics
7 2 (1.59%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.59%) Clustering
8 1 (0.79%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (0.79%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.79%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.79%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.79%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.79%) Handset
8 1 (0.79%) Replication
8 1 (0.79%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 29 (23.02%) Linux
2 21 (16.67%) Windows
3 15 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (11.11%) CentOS
5 6 (4.76%) Unix
6 4 (3.17%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.59%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.79%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.79%) SUSE
8 1 (0.79%) VMS
8 1 (0.79%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (32.54%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (26.98%) Scrum
3 22 (17.46%) Project Management
4 21 (16.67%) DevOps
4 21 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 17 (13.49%) Incident Management
6 15 (11.90%) Mathematics
6 15 (11.90%) Open Source
6 15 (11.90%) Validation
7 14 (11.11%) Technical Leadership
8 13 (10.32%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
10 9 (7.14%) Test Strategy
11 8 (6.35%) Data Privacy
11 8 (6.35%) Requirements Management
11 8 (6.35%) Schematic Capture
12 7 (5.56%) CAD
12 7 (5.56%) Configuration Management
12 7 (5.56%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 33 (26.19%) Java
2 25 (19.84%) Python
3 22 (17.46%) C#
4 19 (15.08%) C++
5 18 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 17 (13.49%) Perl
7 14 (11.11%) Bash Shell
8 13 (10.32%) SQL
9 10 (7.94%) C
9 10 (7.94%) GLSL
9 10 (7.94%) HLSL
10 5 (3.97%) PL/SQL
11 4 (3.17%) PowerShell
12 3 (2.38%) Ada
12 3 (2.38%) VBScript
13 2 (1.59%) Assembly Language
13 2 (1.59%) MATLAB
13 2 (1.59%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.59%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 54 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 31 (24.60%) SC Cleared
3 24 (19.05%) Degree
4 15 (11.90%) DV Cleared
5 5 (3.97%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (2.38%) HNC
7 2 (1.59%) ACCA
7 2 (1.59%) CIMA
8 1 (0.79%) HND
8 1 (0.79%) IIBA
8 1 (0.79%) ISEB
8 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.79%) MCSD
8 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.79%) PhD
8 1 (0.79%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.56%) ECSS
2 2 (1.59%) Def Stans
2 2 (1.59%) DO-178B
2 2 (1.59%) PMO
3 1 (0.79%) MISRA
3 1 (0.79%) QA
3 1 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 16 (12.70%) Docker
3 14 (11.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (3.97%) Firmware
5 2 (1.59%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 2 (1.59%) XenApp
5 2 (1.59%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (11.11%) Ansible
Vendors
1 20 (15.87%) Microsoft
2 15 (11.90%) Red Hat
2 15 (11.90%) VMware
3 14 (11.11%) Oracle
4 12 (9.52%) SAP
5 7 (5.56%) EMC
6 5 (3.97%) IBM
6 5 (3.97%) Xilinx
7 4 (3.17%) Altera
7 4 (3.17%) IFS
7 4 (3.17%) Remedy
7 4 (3.17%) Tableau
7 4 (3.17%) Teradata
8 3 (2.38%) Citrix
9 2 (1.59%) Hyperion
9 2 (1.59%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.79%) Embarcadero
10 1 (0.79%) MathWorks
10 1 (0.79%) Sophos
10 1 (0.79%) Workday