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 29 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.

Aerospace
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 533 537 569
Rank change year-on-year +4 +32  
Contract jobs citing Aerospace 72 111 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.21% 0.10%
As % of the General category 0.42% 0.54% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 14 11
Median daily rate £400 £394 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.58% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £543 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £444
% change year-on-year +14.28% -21.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 67 26
Median hourly rate £40.50 £42.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +5.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.95 £30.90 £30.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.08 £57.00 £46.58
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +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 17247 20529 20942
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 38.13% 38.14% 39.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 11277 13345 12829
Median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £625 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 461 509 489
Median hourly rate £25.00 £27.38 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.69% +24.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.52 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.76 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +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 29 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 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 29 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 29 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 +9 67 £380 +8.57% 57
South West -35 19 £300 -50.00% 8
South East +7 18 £390 +11.42% 14
East Midlands +3 11 £483 -12.27% 9
Hampshire +8 10 £413 +4.76% 10
Somerset -2 9 - -
Derby - 9 £525 - 6
Derbyshire - 9 £525 - 6
London +37 8 £375 -21.05% 15
Gloucestershire +6 6 - - 3
Yeovil +4 6 - -
Cheltenham +3 5 - - 2
East of England -10 5 - - 3
Surrey +1 4 £380 -27.61% 1
North West +25 3 - - 4
Lancashire +15 3 - -
West Midlands +12 3 £435 - 2
Woking - 3 £380 -
Berkshire +28 2 - - 1
Cambridge +10 2 - - 3
Cambridgeshire +3 2 - - 3
Northamptonshire -1 2 £440 -
Birmingham -2 2 - - 1
Preston -3 2 - -
Fareham -7 2 £425 -2.85% 4
Bristol -9 2 - - 3
King's Lynn - 2 - -
Norfolk - 2 - -
Wiltshire +4 1 £300 - 1
Farnborough +1 1 - -

For the 6 months to 29 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 64 (34.78%) Security Cleared
2 51 (27.72%) Software Engineering
3 40 (21.74%) SC Cleared
4 38 (20.65%) Manufacturing
5 32 (17.39%) C
5 32 (17.39%) Finance
6 30 (16.30%) C++
7 27 (14.67%) Microsoft
8 26 (14.13%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (13.04%) SAP
10 23 (12.50%) Degree
11 22 (11.96%) C#
11 22 (11.96%) Automotive
12 21 (11.41%) Validation
12 21 (11.41%) Java
13 20 (10.87%) SQL
13 20 (10.87%) Rational DOORS
14 18 (9.78%) Project Management
15 17 (9.24%) UML
15 17 (9.24%) Ada
16 16 (8.70%) Windows
17 15 (8.15%) Workflow
18 14 (7.61%) Linux
19 13 (7.07%) Adobe
19 13 (7.07%) Stakeholder Management
19 13 (7.07%) Mathematics
20 12 (6.52%) System Testing
20 12 (6.52%) Supply Chain Management
20 12 (6.52%) Performance Monitoring
20 12 (6.52%) SAP XI

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 7 (3.80%) Apache Spark
2 5 (2.72%) Commerce Server
2 5 (2.72%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.17%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (2.17%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.17%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.63%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.09%) SAS
5 2 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.54%) Apache
6 1 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.54%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.54%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 11 (5.98%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.35%) MS Office
3 7 (3.80%) MS Project
4 4 (2.17%) CATIA
5 3 (1.63%) Windchill
6 2 (1.09%) AutoCAD
6 2 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (1.09%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 2 (1.09%) PTC Creo
6 2 (1.09%) Siemens NX
7 1 (0.54%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (3.26%) Teamcenter
2 5 (2.72%) SAP MM
3 4 (2.17%) Primavera
4 3 (1.63%) ENOVIA
5 2 (1.09%) LabWindows
6 1 (0.54%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.54%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.54%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.54%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.54%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.43%) IaaS
1 10 (5.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (5.43%) PaaS
2 6 (3.26%) SaaS
3 4 (2.17%) Office 365
4 1 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.54%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.54%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.26%) Firewall
2 5 (2.72%) Ethernet
3 4 (2.17%) Network Security
3 4 (2.17%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.63%) FlexRay
4 3 (1.63%) SAN
5 2 (1.09%) HTTP
5 2 (1.09%) Internet
5 2 (1.09%) LAN
5 2 (1.09%) NAS
5 2 (1.09%) Skype
6 1 (0.54%) AMQP
6 1 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.54%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.54%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.54%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.54%) VoIP
6 1 (0.54%) WAN
6 1 (0.54%) WebEx
6 1 (0.54%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.80%) Hadoop
1 7 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (3.26%) MySQL
2 6 (3.26%) Oracle Database
2 6 (3.26%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.72%) NoSQL
3 5 (2.72%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (2.17%) Data Lake
4 4 (2.17%) HDInsight
4 4 (2.17%) InfluxDB
4 4 (2.17%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.17%) OpenTSDB
4 4 (2.17%) Power BI
5 2 (1.09%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.54%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.54%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.54%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (10.87%) Rational DOORS
2 10 (5.43%) Eclipse
3 7 (3.80%) JIRA
3 7 (3.80%) Rational Rhapsody
4 6 (3.26%) Git (software)
5 5 (2.72%) Ant
5 5 (2.72%) JUnit
5 5 (2.72%) Maven
5 5 (2.72%) Mockito
6 4 (2.17%) Talend Open Studio
6 4 (2.17%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.63%) NetBeans
7 3 (1.63%) VectorCAST
8 2 (1.09%) ClearCase
8 2 (1.09%) LabVIEW
9 1 (0.54%) C++Builder
9 1 (0.54%) Subversion
9 1 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 38 (20.65%) Manufacturing
2 32 (17.39%) Finance
3 22 (11.96%) Automotive
4 8 (4.35%) Avionics
5 7 (3.80%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.26%) Electronics
6 6 (3.26%) Military
7 4 (2.17%) Back Office
7 4 (2.17%) Front Office
7 4 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.09%) French Language
9 1 (0.54%) Games
9 1 (0.54%) German Language
9 1 (0.54%) Law
9 1 (0.54%) Legal
9 1 (0.54%) Marketing
9 1 (0.54%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 34 (18.48%) Software Engineer
2 31 (16.85%) Developer
3 19 (10.33%) Consultant
4 17 (9.24%) SAP Consultant
5 14 (7.61%) Architect
6 13 (7.07%) SAP Developer
7 12 (6.52%) ABAP Consultant
7 12 (6.52%) ABAP Developer
7 12 (6.52%) Embedded Engineer
7 12 (6.52%) Systems Engineer
8 11 (5.98%) Analyst
8 11 (5.98%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 11 (5.98%) Project Manager
9 9 (4.89%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (4.35%) Java Developer
11 7 (3.80%) C++ Developer
12 6 (3.26%) C++ Software Engineer
13 5 (2.72%) C++/Java Developer
13 5 (2.72%) Hybris Developer
13 5 (2.72%) SAP MM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.52%) BAPI
1 12 (6.52%) SAP Smart Forms
1 12 (6.52%) SAP XI
2 8 (4.35%) .NET
2 8 (4.35%) Web Services
3 7 (3.80%) Spring
3 7 (3.80%) XML
4 6 (3.26%) JSON
4 6 (3.26%) RESTful
5 5 (2.72%) J2EE
5 5 (2.72%) jQuery
5 5 (2.72%) JSP
5 5 (2.72%) JSTL
5 5 (2.72%) Spring MVC
6 3 (1.63%) SAP Business Workflow
7 2 (1.09%) JSF
7 2 (1.09%) Middleware
7 2 (1.09%) OpenGL
7 2 (1.09%) Qt
8 1 (0.54%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (5.43%) Management Information System
2 7 (3.80%) User Experience
3 4 (2.17%) CMDB
3 4 (2.17%) Derivative
3 4 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (2.17%) OTC Derivatives
4 3 (1.63%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.63%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.09%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.09%) Clustering
6 1 (0.54%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (0.54%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.54%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.54%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (0.54%) PMI
6 1 (0.54%) Replication
6 1 (0.54%) SCORM
6 1 (0.54%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (0.54%) Vector Graphics
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.70%) Windows
2 14 (7.61%) Linux
3 6 (3.26%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.63%) Unix
5 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.54%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.54%) Solaris
6 1 (0.54%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.54%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.54%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.54%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (27.72%) Software Engineering
2 26 (14.13%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (11.41%) Validation
4 18 (9.78%) Project Management
5 17 (9.24%) UML
6 15 (8.15%) Workflow
7 13 (7.07%) Mathematics
7 13 (7.07%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (6.52%) Configuration Management
8 12 (6.52%) ITIL
8 12 (6.52%) Performance Monitoring
8 12 (6.52%) Supply Chain Management
8 12 (6.52%) System Testing
9 11 (5.98%) Analytics
10 10 (5.43%) Business Analysis
10 10 (5.43%) Integration Testing
11 9 (4.89%) OO
11 9 (4.89%) SDLC
12 8 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (4.35%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 32 (17.39%) C
2 30 (16.30%) C++
3 22 (11.96%) C#
4 21 (11.41%) Java
5 20 (10.87%) SQL
6 17 (9.24%) Ada
7 12 (6.52%) ABAP
7 12 (6.52%) Python
8 9 (4.89%) Embedded C
9 8 (4.35%) R
10 7 (3.80%) JavaScript
11 6 (3.26%) PowerShell
12 4 (2.17%) MATLAB
12 4 (2.17%) Perl
13 3 (1.63%) Assembly Language
14 2 (1.09%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.09%) Embedded C++
15 1 (0.54%) Tcl
15 1 (0.54%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 64 (34.78%) Security Cleared
2 40 (21.74%) SC Cleared
3 23 (12.50%) Degree
4 12 (6.52%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (2.72%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.17%) HNC
6 4 (2.17%) PMI Certification
6 4 (2.17%) PMP
7 3 (1.63%) APMP
7 3 (1.63%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.09%) CISM
8 2 (1.09%) CISSP
8 2 (1.09%) HND
8 2 (1.09%) ISEB
8 2 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.54%) CISA
9 1 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.54%) QiCA
9 1 (0.54%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.35%) DO-178B
2 5 (2.72%) MISRA
2 5 (2.72%) QA
3 4 (2.17%) PMO
4 2 (1.09%) ISO26262
4 2 (1.09%) MISRA C
5 1 (0.54%) ARP4761
5 1 (0.54%) DO-160
5 1 (0.54%) DO-254
5 1 (0.54%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.54%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 12207
5 1 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (5.98%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.54%) Docker
3 1 (0.54%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.54%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (2.17%) SCCM
2 2 (1.09%) MOM
3 1 (0.54%) Ansible
3 1 (0.54%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.54%) DameWare
3 1 (0.54%) EMC Navisphere
3 1 (0.54%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.54%) Kibana
3 1 (0.54%) Marathon
3 1 (0.54%) Mesos
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.54%) SELinux
3 1 (0.54%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (14.67%) Microsoft
2 24 (13.04%) SAP
3 13 (7.07%) Adobe
4 12 (6.52%) Oracle
5 7 (3.80%) IBM
5 7 (3.80%) Siemens
6 5 (2.72%) ATG
6 5 (2.72%) hybris
7 4 (2.17%) Cisco
7 4 (2.17%) Juniper
7 4 (2.17%) MuleSoft
7 4 (2.17%) Tableau
7 4 (2.17%) Talend
7 4 (2.17%) VMware
8 3 (1.63%) Freescale
8 3 (1.63%) PTC
8 3 (1.63%) Wind River
9 2 (1.09%) CA Agile Central
9 2 (1.09%) Citrix
9 2 (1.09%) Google
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