Period
to 16 November 2018

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 November 2018 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 699 655 678
Rank change year-on-year -44 +23 -2
Contract jobs citing Aerospace 194 240 234
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.23% 0.22%
As % of the General category 0.51% 0.59% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 102 94
UK median daily rate £423 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.11% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £253 £304 £263
90th Percentile £600 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £450 £378
% change year-on-year -8.89% +19.21% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 46 66
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £44.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.03% +11.88% -5.33%
10th Percentile £36.25 £27.38 £25.43
90th Percentile £48.75 £55.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -5.88%

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 37,789 40,951 38,677
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 36.36% 39.80% 36.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,726 27,081 25,700
UK median daily rate £475 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £675 £660 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 840 896 951
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.06 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.22% +2.28% -2.00%
10th Percentile £12.45 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.25 £47.67 £47.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.73 £26.65 £25.50
% change year-on-year -7.20% +4.51% -1.92%

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 November 2018.

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 November 2018.

Contractor 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 16 November 2018. 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
UK excluding London -47 183 £410 -8.89% 452
England -72 183 £425 -10.05% 453
South West -31 55 £301 -41.22% 115
South East +15 52 £538 +25.00% 113
Midlands -61 33 £600 +20.00% 95
East of England +27 28 £425 -27.66% 64
West Midlands -4 21 £600 +50.00% 55
East Midlands -45 16 £600 +14.29% 40
North of England -19 11 £385 +2.67% 31
North West -18 9 £385 +2.67% 13
London -5 7 £500 +6.95% 35
Wales -22 5 £375 -5.96% 13
Scotland -4 3 £600 - 20
Yorkshire - 1 - - 13
North East - 1 - - 5

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, 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 60 (30.93%) Security Cleared
2 52 (26.80%) SC Cleared
2 52 (26.80%) Software Engineering
3 44 (22.68%) C++
4 41 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (20.62%) Java
5 40 (20.62%) Linux
5 40 (20.62%) Microsoft
6 38 (19.59%) Degree
7 35 (18.04%) Windows
7 35 (18.04%) JavaScript
8 31 (15.98%) Manufacturing
9 29 (14.95%) C#
10 27 (13.92%) C
11 26 (13.40%) Problem-Solving
12 25 (12.89%) Scrum
13 24 (12.37%) Mathematics
14 23 (11.86%) .NET
15 22 (11.34%) Web Services
15 22 (11.34%) Project Management
15 22 (11.34%) TCP/IP
16 21 (10.82%) Ethernet
16 21 (10.82%) OpenGL
16 21 (10.82%) Military
17 20 (10.31%) Git (software)
17 20 (10.31%) Rational DOORS
18 19 (9.79%) Automotive
18 19 (9.79%) Eclipse
19 18 (9.28%) Finance
19 18 (9.28%) Node.js

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 4 (2.06%) Apache
1 4 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (1.55%) ArcGIS
2 3 (1.55%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.55%) nginx
2 3 (1.55%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.55%) Site Server
3 2 (1.03%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.52%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (8.25%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (6.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (4.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (3.09%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (1.03%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.52%) Abaqus
6 1 (0.52%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.52%) Mathcad
6 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.52%) NASTRAN
6 1 (0.52%) Siemens NX
6 1 (0.52%) Simulink
6 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.52%) Stateflow
6 1 (0.52%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (2.06%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.55%) Teamcenter
3 2 (1.03%) Maximo
3 2 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.03%) SAP QM
3 2 (1.03%) Workday HCM
4 1 (0.52%) Primavera
4 1 (0.52%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.52%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.09%) GitHub
2 5 (2.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.58%) Office 365
3 4 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.06%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (2.06%) PaaS
4 1 (0.52%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 22 (11.34%) TCP/IP
2 21 (10.82%) Ethernet
3 5 (2.58%) Firewall
4 4 (2.06%) Intranet
4 4 (2.06%) Network Security
5 3 (1.55%) DMZ
5 3 (1.55%) LAN
5 3 (1.55%) VPN
5 3 (1.55%) WAN
6 2 (1.03%) DHCP
6 2 (1.03%) DNS
6 2 (1.03%) HTTP
6 2 (1.03%) SMS
6 2 (1.03%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.52%) 802.11
7 1 (0.52%) L2TP
7 1 (0.52%) MPLS
7 1 (0.52%) SAN
7 1 (0.52%) Skype
7 1 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (3.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.06%) Big Data
3 2 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.03%) Power BI
4 1 (0.52%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 1 (0.52%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.52%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.52%) MS Access
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (10.31%) Git (software)
1 20 (10.31%) Rational DOORS
2 19 (9.79%) Eclipse
3 17 (8.76%) NetBeans
3 17 (8.76%) Visual Studio
4 4 (2.06%) GitLab
4 4 (2.06%) JUnit
4 4 (2.06%) LabVIEW
4 4 (2.06%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (1.55%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.03%) CppUnit
6 2 (1.03%) Eclipse RCP
6 2 (1.03%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.03%) Subversion
7 1 (0.52%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.52%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.52%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.52%) EasyMock
7 1 (0.52%) JIRA
7 1 (0.52%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 31 (15.98%) Manufacturing
2 21 (10.82%) Military
3 19 (9.79%) Automotive
4 18 (9.28%) Finance
5 13 (6.70%) Electronics
6 9 (4.64%) Law
7 8 (4.12%) Avionics
8 3 (1.55%) Games
9 1 (0.52%) Billing
9 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (15.46%) Developer
2 27 (13.92%) Software Engineer
3 18 (9.28%) Architect
3 18 (9.28%) Systems Engineer
4 12 (6.19%) Java Developer
5 11 (5.67%) Embedded Engineer
5 11 (5.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 11 (5.67%) Test Engineer
6 10 (5.15%) Project Manager
6 10 (5.15%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (4.64%) C++ Software Engineer
8 8 (4.12%) Design Engineer
8 8 (4.12%) Hardware Engineer
9 6 (3.09%) Analyst
9 6 (3.09%) C Software Engineer
9 6 (3.09%) Consultant
9 6 (3.09%) Embedded C Engineer
9 6 (3.09%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 6 (3.09%) Linux Engineer
10 5 (2.58%) Systems Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (11.86%) .NET
2 22 (11.34%) Web Services
3 21 (10.82%) OpenGL
4 18 (9.28%) Node.js
5 17 (8.76%) MFC
5 17 (8.76%) Qt
6 14 (7.22%) ActiveX
6 14 (7.22%) DirectX
7 8 (4.12%) AngularJS
8 7 (3.61%) XML
9 6 (3.09%) Ember.js
9 6 (3.09%) React
10 5 (2.58%) ASP.NET
10 5 (2.58%) SAML
11 4 (2.06%) CSS
11 4 (2.06%) Flash
11 4 (2.06%) OAuth
11 4 (2.06%) OAuth2
11 4 (2.06%) REST
12 3 (1.55%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.76%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (4.64%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (3.09%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.58%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.58%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 5 (2.58%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.06%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (2.06%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.06%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (2.06%) PKI
6 3 (1.55%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.55%) PMI
7 2 (1.03%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.03%) User Experience
8 1 (0.52%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.52%) CMDB
8 1 (0.52%) Machine to Machine
8 1 (0.52%) SCADA
8 1 (0.52%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 40 (20.62%) Linux
2 35 (18.04%) Windows
3 8 (4.12%) Unix
4 5 (2.58%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.06%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.03%) Android
6 2 (1.03%) Debian
6 2 (1.03%) Solaris
6 2 (1.03%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.52%) AIX
7 1 (0.52%) CentOS
7 1 (0.52%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.52%) HPUX
7 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (26.80%) Software Engineering
2 41 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (13.40%) Problem-Solving
4 25 (12.89%) Scrum
5 24 (12.37%) Mathematics
6 22 (11.34%) Project Management
7 16 (8.25%) SDLC
7 16 (8.25%) Validation
8 12 (6.19%) DevOps
9 11 (5.67%) Test Scripting
10 10 (5.15%) Requirements Management
10 10 (5.15%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (4.64%) OO
12 8 (4.12%) Risk Management
12 8 (4.12%) Unit Testing
13 7 (3.61%) Information Security
13 7 (3.61%) PRINCE2
13 7 (3.61%) Service Management
13 7 (3.61%) Systems Engineering
13 7 (3.61%) UML
Programming Languages
1 44 (22.68%) C++
2 40 (20.62%) Java
3 35 (18.04%) JavaScript
4 29 (14.95%) C#
5 27 (13.92%) C
6 14 (7.22%) GLSL
6 14 (7.22%) HLSL
6 14 (7.22%) SQL
7 13 (6.70%) Embedded C
7 13 (6.70%) Python
8 8 (4.12%) Embedded C++
9 6 (3.09%) MATLAB
10 5 (2.58%) Ruby
11 4 (2.06%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.06%) PHP
11 4 (2.06%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.55%) Ada
13 2 (1.03%) ES6
13 2 (1.03%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.03%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 60 (30.93%) Security Cleared
2 52 (26.80%) SC Cleared
3 38 (19.59%) Degree
4 9 (4.64%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (2.58%) PMI Certification
6 4 (2.06%) CEH
6 4 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.06%) CISM
6 4 (2.06%) CISSP
6 4 (2.06%) HND
6 4 (2.06%) PMP
7 3 (1.55%) CCNA
7 3 (1.55%) DBS Check
7 3 (1.55%) HNC
7 3 (1.55%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.03%) BC Cleared
8 2 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.52%) APMP
9 1 (0.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.12%) DO-254
2 7 (3.61%) QA
3 4 (2.06%) GDPR
4 3 (1.55%) ARP4754
5 2 (1.03%) DO-178B
5 2 (1.03%) IEC 61508
5 2 (1.03%) IEC 62304
5 2 (1.03%) MISRA
5 2 (1.03%) PMO
6 1 (0.52%) DO-160
6 1 (0.52%) ECSS
6 1 (0.52%) ISO 13485
6 1 (0.52%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.52%) MIL-STD-1553
System Software
1 12 (6.19%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.06%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (1.55%) Docker
3 3 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.03%) Firmware
5 1 (0.52%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (1.55%) HAProxy
1 3 (1.55%) PTC Integrity
1 3 (1.55%) Puppet
2 2 (1.03%) SCCM
3 1 (0.52%) Ansible
3 1 (0.52%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.52%) QRadar
3 1 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.52%) Terraform
3 1 (0.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 40 (20.62%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.70%) Oracle
3 9 (4.64%) EMC
4 7 (3.61%) IBM
5 6 (3.09%) SAP
5 6 (3.09%) VMware
6 4 (2.06%) Cisco
6 4 (2.06%) Citrix
6 4 (2.06%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.06%) Remedy
7 3 (1.55%) McAfee
7 3 (1.55%) PTC
7 3 (1.55%) Serena
7 3 (1.55%) Siemens
7 3 (1.55%) Workday
8 2 (1.03%) ArcSight
8 2 (1.03%) Cognos
8 2 (1.03%) F5
8 2 (1.03%) Informatica
9 1 (0.52%) LogLogic