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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Aerospace
UK
Rank 523 530 563
Rank change year-on-year +7 +33  
Contract jobs citing Aerospace 73 112 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.21% 0.11%
As % of the General category 0.42% 0.55% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 14 10
Median daily rate £400 £394 £434
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.58% -9.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £280 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £543 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £438
% change year-on-year +14.28% -20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 67 29
Median hourly rate £41.00 £42.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.10 £30.90 £31.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £57.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -3.57% +5.00%  

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 17225 20272 20640
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 38.03% 38.25% 39.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11246 13129 12650
Median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £279 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £625 £618
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 459 507 483
Median hourly rate £26.13 £27.58 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.27% +25.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -16.92% +30.00%  

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 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Aerospace in the UK

Aerospace
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 24 March 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 24 March 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 -6 68 £390 +11.42% 54
South West -32 19 £300 -50.00% 8
South East +15 18 £390 +11.42% 12
East Midlands +5 11 £483 -12.27% 11
Hampshire +5 10 £413 +4.76% 7
London +35 9 £375 -25.00% 14
Somerset -5 9 - -
Derby - 9 £525 - 8
Derbyshire - 9 £525 - 8
Gloucestershire +8 6 - - 2
Yeovil +4 6 - -
Cheltenham +5 5 - - 1
East of England -11 5 - - 3
Surrey +12 4 £380 -27.61% 2
North West +24 3 - - 2
Lancashire +13 3 - -
West Midlands +6 3 £435 - 2
Woking - 3 £380 -
Berkshire +25 2 - - 1
Stevenage +1 2 - -
Hertfordshire +1 2 - -
Northamptonshire -1 2 £440 -
Birmingham -4 2 - - 1
Preston -5 2 - -
Bristol -6 2 - - 4
Fareham -7 2 £425 -2.85% 2
King's Lynn - 2 - - 2
Norfolk - 2 - - 2
Cambridge +6 1 - -
Cambridgeshire +4 1 - -

Aerospace
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 68 (35.79%) Security Cleared
2 51 (26.84%) Software Engineering
3 42 (22.11%) SC Cleared
4 41 (21.58%) Manufacturing
5 36 (18.95%) Finance
6 32 (16.84%) C
7 31 (16.32%) C++
8 28 (14.74%) Microsoft
9 27 (14.21%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (13.68%) Degree
11 24 (12.63%) C#
11 24 (12.63%) SAP
12 22 (11.58%) SQL
12 22 (11.58%) Java
12 22 (11.58%) Validation
13 21 (11.05%) Automotive
13 21 (11.05%) Project Management
14 20 (10.53%) Rational DOORS
15 18 (9.47%) UML
15 18 (9.47%) Ada
16 17 (8.95%) Windows
17 16 (8.42%) Linux
18 15 (7.89%) Workflow
19 14 (7.37%) Python
19 14 (7.37%) Mathematics
20 13 (6.84%) Adobe
20 13 (6.84%) Stakeholder Management
21 12 (6.32%) SAP XI
21 12 (6.32%) SAP Smart Forms
21 12 (6.32%) BAPI

Aerospace
Top Related 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 9 (4.74%) Apache Spark
2 5 (2.63%) Commerce Server
2 5 (2.63%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.11%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (2.11%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.11%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.58%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.05%) Apache
5 2 (1.05%) SAS
5 2 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.53%) Documentum
6 1 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.53%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.53%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 11 (5.79%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.21%) MS Office
3 7 (3.68%) MS Project
4 4 (2.11%) CATIA
5 3 (1.58%) Windchill
6 2 (1.05%) AutoCAD
6 2 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (1.05%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 2 (1.05%) PTC Creo
6 2 (1.05%) Siemens NX
7 1 (0.53%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (3.16%) Teamcenter
2 5 (2.63%) SAP MM
3 4 (2.11%) Primavera
4 3 (1.58%) ENOVIA
5 2 (1.05%) LabWindows
6 1 (0.53%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.53%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.53%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.53%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.79%) IaaS
1 11 (5.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (5.79%) PaaS
2 7 (3.68%) SaaS
3 4 (2.11%) Office 365
4 1 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.53%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.53%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.16%) Firewall
2 5 (2.63%) Ethernet
3 4 (2.11%) Network Security
3 4 (2.11%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.58%) FlexRay
4 3 (1.58%) HTTP
4 3 (1.58%) SAN
5 2 (1.05%) Internet
5 2 (1.05%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (1.05%) LAN
5 2 (1.05%) NAS
5 2 (1.05%) Skype
6 1 (0.53%) AMQP
6 1 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.53%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.53%) DNS
6 1 (0.53%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.53%) VoIP
6 1 (0.53%) VPN
6 1 (0.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.74%) Hadoop
2 8 (4.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (3.68%) NoSQL
4 6 (3.16%) MySQL
4 6 (3.16%) Oracle Database
4 6 (3.16%) SQL Server
5 5 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (2.63%) Data Lake
5 5 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.63%) HDInsight
5 5 (2.63%) InfluxDB
5 5 (2.63%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.63%) OpenTSDB
5 5 (2.63%) Power BI
5 5 (2.63%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.05%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.05%) Big Data
6 2 (1.05%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (10.53%) Rational DOORS
2 10 (5.26%) Eclipse
3 7 (3.68%) JIRA
3 7 (3.68%) Rational Rhapsody
4 6 (3.16%) Git (software)
5 5 (2.63%) Ant
5 5 (2.63%) JUnit
5 5 (2.63%) Maven
5 5 (2.63%) Mockito
5 5 (2.63%) Talend Open Studio
6 4 (2.11%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.58%) NetBeans
7 3 (1.58%) VectorCAST
8 2 (1.05%) ClearCase
8 2 (1.05%) LabVIEW
9 1 (0.53%) C++Builder
9 1 (0.53%) Subversion
9 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 41 (21.58%) Manufacturing
2 36 (18.95%) Finance
3 21 (11.05%) Automotive
4 8 (4.21%) Avionics
5 7 (3.68%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.16%) Electronics
6 6 (3.16%) Military
7 4 (2.11%) Back Office
7 4 (2.11%) Front Office
7 4 (2.11%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.05%) French Language
9 1 (0.53%) Games
9 1 (0.53%) German Language
9 1 (0.53%) Law
9 1 (0.53%) Legal
9 1 (0.53%) Marketing
9 1 (0.53%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 34 (17.89%) Software Engineer
2 32 (16.84%) Developer
3 20 (10.53%) Consultant
4 17 (8.95%) SAP Consultant
5 14 (7.37%) Architect
5 14 (7.37%) Project Manager
6 13 (6.84%) SAP Developer
7 12 (6.32%) ABAP Consultant
7 12 (6.32%) ABAP Developer
7 12 (6.32%) Systems Engineer
8 11 (5.79%) Analyst
8 11 (5.79%) Embedded Engineer
9 10 (5.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 9 (4.74%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (4.21%) Java Developer
12 7 (3.68%) C++ Developer
12 7 (3.68%) C++ Software Engineer
13 5 (2.63%) C++/Java Developer
13 5 (2.63%) Data Engineer
13 5 (2.63%) SAP MM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.32%) BAPI
1 12 (6.32%) SAP Smart Forms
1 12 (6.32%) SAP XI
2 9 (4.74%) .NET
3 8 (4.21%) Web Services
3 8 (4.21%) XML
4 7 (3.68%) JSON
4 7 (3.68%) Spring
5 6 (3.16%) RESTful
6 5 (2.63%) J2EE
6 5 (2.63%) jQuery
6 5 (2.63%) JSP
6 5 (2.63%) JSTL
6 5 (2.63%) Spring MVC
7 3 (1.58%) SAP Business Workflow
8 2 (1.05%) Akka
8 2 (1.05%) JSF
8 2 (1.05%) Kafka
8 2 (1.05%) Play Framework
8 2 (1.05%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.32%) Management Information System
2 10 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.68%) User Experience
4 4 (2.11%) CMDB
4 4 (2.11%) Derivative
4 4 (2.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (2.11%) OTC Derivatives
5 3 (1.58%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.58%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.05%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.05%) Clustering
7 1 (0.53%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.53%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.53%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.53%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.53%) FMCG
7 1 (0.53%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.53%) PMI
7 1 (0.53%) Replication
7 1 (0.53%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.95%) Windows
2 16 (8.42%) Linux
3 6 (3.16%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.58%) Unix
5 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.53%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.53%) Solaris
6 1 (0.53%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.53%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (26.84%) Software Engineering
2 27 (14.21%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (11.58%) Validation
4 21 (11.05%) Project Management
5 18 (9.47%) UML
6 15 (7.89%) Workflow
7 14 (7.37%) Mathematics
8 13 (6.84%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (6.32%) Analytics
9 12 (6.32%) Configuration Management
9 12 (6.32%) Integration Testing
9 12 (6.32%) ITIL
9 12 (6.32%) Performance Monitoring
9 12 (6.32%) Supply Chain Management
9 12 (6.32%) System Testing
10 11 (5.79%) Business Analysis
11 10 (5.26%) Customer Requirements
11 10 (5.26%) PLM
12 9 (4.74%) OO
12 9 (4.74%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 32 (16.84%) C
2 31 (16.32%) C++
3 24 (12.63%) C#
4 22 (11.58%) Java
4 22 (11.58%) SQL
5 18 (9.47%) Ada
6 14 (7.37%) Python
7 12 (6.32%) ABAP
8 10 (5.26%) R
9 8 (4.21%) Embedded C
10 7 (3.68%) JavaScript
10 7 (3.68%) PowerShell
11 4 (2.11%) MATLAB
11 4 (2.11%) Perl
12 3 (1.58%) Assembly Language
13 2 (1.05%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.05%) Embedded C++
13 2 (1.05%) Go
13 2 (1.05%) Scala
14 1 (0.53%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 68 (35.79%) Security Cleared
2 42 (22.11%) SC Cleared
3 26 (13.68%) Degree
4 12 (6.32%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (3.16%) PMI Certification
5 6 (3.16%) PMP
6 5 (2.63%) APMP
6 5 (2.63%) DV Cleared
6 5 (2.63%) HNC
7 3 (1.58%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.05%) CISM
8 2 (1.05%) CISSP
8 2 (1.05%) HND
8 2 (1.05%) ISEB
8 2 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.53%) CCNP
9 1 (0.53%) CISA
9 1 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.53%) QiCA
9 1 (0.53%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.21%) DO-178B
2 5 (2.63%) MISRA
2 5 (2.63%) QA
3 4 (2.11%) PMO
4 2 (1.05%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.05%) ISO26262
4 2 (1.05%) MISRA C
5 1 (0.53%) ARP4761
5 1 (0.53%) DO-160
5 1 (0.53%) DO-254
5 1 (0.53%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 12207
5 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (5.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.05%) Docker
2 2 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.53%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (2.11%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (2.11%) MOM
1 4 (2.11%) SCCM
2 2 (1.05%) Ansible
2 2 (1.05%) Marathon
2 2 (1.05%) Mesos
3 1 (0.53%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.53%) DameWare
3 1 (0.53%) EMC Navisphere
3 1 (0.53%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.53%) Kibana
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.53%) SELinux
3 1 (0.53%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (14.74%) Microsoft
2 24 (12.63%) SAP
3 13 (6.84%) Adobe
4 12 (6.32%) Oracle
5 7 (3.68%) IBM
5 7 (3.68%) Siemens
6 5 (2.63%) ATG
6 5 (2.63%) hybris
6 5 (2.63%) MuleSoft
6 5 (2.63%) Tableau
6 5 (2.63%) Talend
7 4 (2.11%) Cisco
7 4 (2.11%) Juniper
7 4 (2.11%) VMware
8 3 (1.58%) Freescale
8 3 (1.58%) PTC
8 3 (1.58%) Wind River
9 2 (1.05%) Citrix
9 2 (1.05%) Google
9 2 (1.05%) Informatica
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