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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 481 583 551
Rank change year-on-year +102 -32  
Contract jobs citing Aerospace 106 69 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the General category 0.58% 0.35% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 18 34
Median daily rate £435 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £680 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £413 £405
% change year-on-year +5.45% +1.79%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 30 31
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.45 £33.54 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.93 £45.25 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  

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 18149 19506 22192
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 39.21% 36.76% 39.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 11914 13034 14238
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 459 535
Median hourly rate £26.45 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.55% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.26 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.05 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +83 99 £450 - 55
South West +1 28 £381 +1.66% 11
South East +55 25 £450 - 15
East Midlands +8 21 £525 - 4
Derby - 19 £513 - 3
Derbyshire - 19 £513 - 3
Hampshire +21 18 £470 -30.88% 9
East of England +2 11 - - 7
Dorset +11 8 - - 2
Gloucestershire +7 8 - - 4
Wimborne - 8 - - 2
Cheltenham +8 7 - - 4
Bristol -8 7 £381 -35.10% 2
Cambridgeshire - 7 - - 3
London +3 6 £423 -8.64% 13
Cambridge - 6 - - 1
Farnborough - 5 £475 - 1
South Wales -2 4 £405 +8.00%
Wales -3 4 £405 +8.00%
North West +25 3 £250 +25.00% 1
Surrey +4 3 £380 - 1
Eastleigh +3 3 - -
West Sussex - 3 £403 - 2
Wiltshire - 3 - - 2
West Midlands +21 2 £400 -40.74% 4
Lancashire +5 2 - -
Woking +1 2 £398 -
Preston -18 2 - -
Portsmouth - 2 - -
Stevenage - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 59 (32.96%) Security Cleared
2 56 (31.28%) Software Engineering
3 44 (24.58%) SC Cleared
4 36 (20.11%) C
5 34 (18.99%) C++
6 32 (17.88%) Manufacturing
6 32 (17.88%) Degree
7 26 (14.53%) Automotive
8 25 (13.97%) SAP
8 25 (13.97%) Rational DOORS
9 23 (12.85%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (11.73%) Microsoft
11 19 (10.61%) Validation
11 19 (10.61%) Java
12 18 (10.06%) C#
12 18 (10.06%) SQL
13 17 (9.50%) Project Management
14 15 (8.38%) ERP
14 15 (8.38%) Analytical Skills
15 14 (7.82%) Migration
15 14 (7.82%) MISRA
16 13 (7.26%) Finance
16 13 (7.26%) Electronics
16 13 (7.26%) UML
16 13 (7.26%) Embedded C
17 12 (6.70%) Oracle
18 11 (6.15%) JavaScript
18 11 (6.15%) Avionics
18 11 (6.15%) Physics
19 10 (5.59%) Integration 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 (2.79%) Commerce Server
1 5 (2.79%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (1.12%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.56%) Confluence
3 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.56%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (3.35%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.23%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (1.68%) CATIA
3 3 (1.68%) Simulink
4 2 (1.12%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.56%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.56%) Siemens NX
5 1 (0.56%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 6 (3.35%) LabWindows
1 6 (3.35%) SAP MM
2 5 (2.79%) SAP ERP
3 3 (1.68%) SAP CO
3 3 (1.68%) SAP FI
3 3 (1.68%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (1.12%) Infor LN
4 2 (1.12%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.56%) Maximo
5 1 (0.56%) Primavera
5 1 (0.56%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.56%) SAP GTS
5 1 (0.56%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.68%) IaaS
2 2 (1.12%) GitHub
2 2 (1.12%) SaaS
3 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.35%) Ethernet
1 6 (3.35%) Firewall
2 4 (2.23%) FlexRay
3 3 (1.68%) Network Security
3 3 (1.68%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.12%) Internet
4 2 (1.12%) NAS
4 2 (1.12%) SAN
4 2 (1.12%) SCCP
5 1 (0.56%) DNS
5 1 (0.56%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.56%) Extranet
5 1 (0.56%) ICMP
5 1 (0.56%) Intranet
5 1 (0.56%) LAN
5 1 (0.56%) MPLS
5 1 (0.56%) OSPF
5 1 (0.56%) RIP
5 1 (0.56%) SNMP
5 1 (0.56%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.35%) MySQL
2 5 (2.79%) Oracle Database
2 5 (2.79%) Relational Database
2 5 (2.79%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.12%) Big Data
4 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.12%) Redis
5 1 (0.56%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.56%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.56%) NonStop SQL
5 1 (0.56%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.56%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 25 (13.97%) Rational DOORS
2 10 (5.59%) Rational Rhapsody
3 9 (5.03%) Eclipse
4 8 (4.47%) JIRA
4 8 (4.47%) Visual Studio
5 7 (3.91%) Maven
6 6 (3.35%) Git (software)
7 5 (2.79%) Ant
7 5 (2.79%) JUnit
7 5 (2.79%) Mockito
7 5 (2.79%) Subversion
8 3 (1.68%) NetBeans
9 2 (1.12%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.12%) LabVIEW
9 2 (1.12%) Rational Statemate
10 1 (0.56%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.56%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.56%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.56%) VectorCAST
General
1 32 (17.88%) Manufacturing
2 26 (14.53%) Automotive
3 13 (7.26%) Electronics
3 13 (7.26%) Finance
4 11 (6.15%) Avionics
5 8 (4.47%) Telecoms
6 7 (3.91%) Military
7 5 (2.79%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.68%) Games
9 2 (1.12%) German Language
9 2 (1.12%) Marketing
10 1 (0.56%) Banking
10 1 (0.56%) Law
10 1 (0.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 40 (22.35%) Software Engineer
2 22 (12.29%) Systems Engineer
3 21 (11.73%) Developer
3 21 (11.73%) Embedded Engineer
4 20 (11.17%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 18 (10.06%) Consultant
6 16 (8.94%) Analyst
7 14 (7.82%) SAP Consultant
8 7 (3.91%) Java Developer
9 6 (3.35%) Project Manager
9 6 (3.35%) SAP MM Consultant
10 5 (2.79%) Administrator
10 5 (2.79%) Architect
10 5 (2.79%) Business Analyst
10 5 (2.79%) C++ Developer
10 5 (2.79%) Hybris Developer
10 5 (2.79%) SAP Developer
10 5 (2.79%) Test Engineer
11 4 (2.23%) C++/Java Developer
11 4 (2.23%) Lead Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.03%) Spring
2 7 (3.91%) .NET
2 7 (3.91%) Web Services
3 6 (3.35%) Node.js
4 5 (2.79%) J2EE
4 5 (2.79%) jQuery
4 5 (2.79%) JSP
4 5 (2.79%) JSTL
4 5 (2.79%) RESTful
4 5 (2.79%) SAP Business Workflow
4 5 (2.79%) Spring MVC
5 4 (2.23%) .NET Framework
5 4 (2.23%) BAPI
5 4 (2.23%) SAP Smart Forms
5 4 (2.23%) SAP XI
5 4 (2.23%) XML
6 3 (1.68%) CSS
6 3 (1.68%) HTML
7 2 (1.12%) Middleware
7 2 (1.12%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.38%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.47%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.35%) User Experience
4 3 (1.68%) Client/Server
4 3 (1.68%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.68%) Device Driver
4 3 (1.68%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.12%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (1.12%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (1.12%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.12%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (1.12%) Vector Graphics
5 2 (1.12%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.56%) CMDB
6 1 (0.56%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.56%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.56%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.56%) Replication
6 1 (0.56%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.47%) Windows
2 7 (3.91%) Linux
3 2 (1.12%) Unix
3 2 (1.12%) VxWorks
3 2 (1.12%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.56%) CentOS
4 1 (0.56%) Debian
4 1 (0.56%) Nucleus RTOS
4 1 (0.56%) ThreadX
4 1 (0.56%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (31.28%) Software Engineering
2 23 (12.85%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (10.61%) Validation
4 17 (9.50%) Project Management
5 15 (8.38%) ERP
6 14 (7.82%) Migration
7 13 (7.26%) UML
8 11 (6.15%) Physics
9 10 (5.59%) Integration Testing
9 10 (5.59%) Workflow
10 9 (5.03%) Data Migration
10 9 (5.03%) OO
11 8 (4.47%) MVC
12 7 (3.91%) Configuration Management
12 7 (3.91%) Information Management
12 7 (3.91%) Logistics
12 7 (3.91%) Mathematics
12 7 (3.91%) Performance Analysis
12 7 (3.91%) Scrum
12 7 (3.91%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (20.11%) C
2 34 (18.99%) C++
3 19 (10.61%) Java
4 18 (10.06%) C#
4 18 (10.06%) SQL
5 13 (7.26%) Embedded C
6 11 (6.15%) JavaScript
7 9 (5.03%) Ada
8 6 (3.35%) Assembly Language
8 6 (3.35%) MATLAB
8 6 (3.35%) Python
9 4 (2.23%) ABAP
9 4 (2.23%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.12%) Embedded C++
10 2 (1.12%) Perl
10 2 (1.12%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.56%) R
11 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 59 (32.96%) Security Cleared
2 44 (24.58%) SC Cleared
3 32 (17.88%) Degree
4 5 (2.79%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (2.79%) CISSP
4 5 (2.79%) DV Cleared
4 5 (2.79%) MCSE
4 5 (2.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.23%) GIAC
5 4 (2.23%) HNC
6 3 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.68%) HND
6 3 (1.68%) PMP
7 2 (1.12%) ISEB
7 2 (1.12%) ISSAP
7 2 (1.12%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.12%) SSCP
8 1 (0.56%) APMP
8 1 (0.56%) CGEIT
8 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.82%) MISRA
2 9 (5.03%) DO-178B
3 8 (4.47%) Def Stans
4 6 (3.35%) IEC 61508
5 4 (2.23%) ISO 26262
5 4 (2.23%) MISRA C
6 3 (1.68%) PMO
6 3 (1.68%) QA
7 1 (0.56%) DO-254
7 1 (0.56%) ECSS
7 1 (0.56%) IEC 62304
7 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.56%) NIST 800
7 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.12%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.12%) vSphere
2 1 (0.56%) iptables
2 1 (0.56%) KVM
2 1 (0.56%) LXC
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (3.91%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.12%) logstash
2 2 (1.12%) MOM
2 2 (1.12%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.56%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.56%) Ansible
3 1 (0.56%) EMC Navisphere
3 1 (0.56%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.56%) SCCM
3 1 (0.56%) SCOM
3 1 (0.56%) SELinux
3 1 (0.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.56%) vRealize
Vendors
1 25 (13.97%) SAP
2 21 (11.73%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.70%) Oracle
4 8 (4.47%) IBM
5 6 (3.35%) Cisco
6 5 (2.79%) Adobe
6 5 (2.79%) ATG
6 5 (2.79%) hybris
7 4 (2.23%) Green Hills
7 4 (2.23%) Palo Alto
7 4 (2.23%) Wind River
8 3 (1.68%) CA Agile Central
8 3 (1.68%) Informatica
8 3 (1.68%) VMware
9 2 (1.12%) EMC
9 2 (1.12%) Freescale
9 2 (1.12%) Infor
9 2 (1.12%) Juniper
9 2 (1.12%) McAfee
9 2 (1.12%) Siemens
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis IT
Rate: market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
AMS contingency
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 12 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
AMS contingency
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Modis International
Rate: £23.00 - £28.00 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Wimborne, Dorset
AMS contingency
Posted: 6 days ago
UK
AMS contingency
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Wimborne, Dorset
AMS contingency
Posted: 25 days ago