Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 647 656 674
Rank change year-on-year +9 +18 +55
Contract jobs citing Aerospace 238 247 230
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.23% 0.20%
As % of the General category 0.58% 0.64% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 96 72
UK median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +11.89%
10th Percentile £306 £263 £214
90th Percentile £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £380 £380
% change year-on-year +18.42% - +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 69 73
UK median hourly rate £44.00 £40.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £28.00 £25.43 £25.20
90th Percentile £55.00 £45.40 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.75 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +11.88% -5.88% +6.25%

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 41003 38515 45033
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.74% 36.53% 39.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27141 25564 28613
UK median daily rate £470 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £663 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 909 937 1216
UK median hourly rate £25.12 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.46% - +13.64%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.39 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.86 £47.50 £48.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £26.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year - +1.92% +13.04%

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 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Aerospace in the UK

Aerospace
Top 13 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 22 November 2017. 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 +6 220 £470 +23.68% 54
UK excluding London +38 210 £450 +18.42% 50
Midlands +30 79 £500 +31.58% 8
South West +16 62 £513 +13.89% 8
East Midlands +10 62 £525 +39.07% 2
South East +8 42 £430 +30.30% 20
London -41 14 £470 -6.93% 9
North of England +61 10 £375 -11.76% 5
North West +5 10 £375 -11.76% 5
West Midlands +11 9 £400 -15.16% 6
Wales +24 8 £399 +6.33% 2
East of England -12 8 £588 - 4
Scotland -6 2 - - 3

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 (26.89%) Manufacturing
2 57 (23.95%) Security Cleared
3 47 (19.75%) SC Cleared
3 47 (19.75%) Software Engineering
4 45 (18.91%) Degree
4 45 (18.91%) Automotive
5 38 (15.97%) Microsoft
6 37 (15.55%) C
7 35 (14.71%) SAP
8 33 (13.87%) Rational DOORS
9 29 (12.18%) C++
10 27 (11.34%) Validation
11 26 (10.92%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (10.08%) Project Management
13 22 (9.24%) Visual Studio
14 20 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
15 19 (7.98%) Electronics
15 19 (7.98%) C#
16 18 (7.56%) DO-178B
16 18 (7.56%) Avionics
17 17 (7.14%) Migration
17 17 (7.14%) UML
17 17 (7.14%) ERP
17 17 (7.14%) MISRA
18 16 (6.72%) PLM
19 15 (6.30%) Windows
20 14 (5.88%) Telecoms
20 14 (5.88%) Change Control
20 14 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
21 13 (5.46%) Rational Rhapsody

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 3 (1.26%) MS Exchange
1 3 (1.26%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.42%) Apache
3 1 (0.42%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.42%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.42%) CMS
3 1 (0.42%) Documentum
3 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.42%) Luigi
3 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.42%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (3.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (3.36%) Simulink
3 5 (2.10%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (1.68%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (1.26%) Siemens NX
6 2 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.42%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.42%) CATIA
7 1 (0.42%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.42%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 1 (0.42%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 13 (5.46%) Teamcenter
2 10 (4.20%) SAP MM
3 8 (3.36%) SAP CO
3 8 (3.36%) SAP FI
3 8 (3.36%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (1.26%) Infor LN
4 3 (1.26%) SAP ERP
4 3 (1.26%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.84%) Maximo
5 2 (0.84%) Primavera
5 2 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.84%) SAP GTS
6 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.42%) SAP QM
6 1 (0.42%) SAP SCM
6 1 (0.42%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.26%) IaaS
3 2 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.84%) Office 365
4 1 (0.42%) Azure Machine Learning
4 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.10%) DNS
1 5 (2.10%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.68%) Network Security
3 3 (1.26%) DHCP
3 3 (1.26%) Internet
3 3 (1.26%) SAN
4 2 (0.84%) Modbus
4 2 (0.84%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (0.84%) SCCP
5 1 (0.42%) 3G
5 1 (0.42%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.42%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.42%) Firewall
5 1 (0.42%) ICMP
5 1 (0.42%) Intranet
5 1 (0.42%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.42%) IPsec
5 1 (0.42%) LTE
5 1 (0.42%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.04%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.68%) Big Data
2 4 (1.68%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.84%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.84%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (0.84%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.84%) MS Access
4 2 (0.84%) MySQL
4 2 (0.84%) Power BI
4 2 (0.84%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.42%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.42%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 1 (0.42%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (0.42%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (0.42%) Flink
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.42%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 33 (13.87%) Rational DOORS
2 22 (9.24%) Visual Studio
3 13 (5.46%) Rational Rhapsody
4 10 (4.20%) Subversion
5 6 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.26%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.26%) JIRA
7 2 (0.84%) LabVIEW
7 2 (0.84%) LSMW
8 1 (0.42%) CANoe
8 1 (0.42%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.42%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.42%) MSTest
8 1 (0.42%) NetBeans
8 1 (0.42%) Selenium
8 1 (0.42%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.42%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.42%) VectorCAST
8 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.42%) WebDriver
General
1 64 (26.89%) Manufacturing
2 45 (18.91%) Automotive
3 19 (7.98%) Electronics
4 18 (7.56%) Avionics
5 14 (5.88%) Telecoms
6 13 (5.46%) Finance
7 9 (3.78%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (3.36%) Military
9 2 (0.84%) Games
9 2 (0.84%) Retail
10 1 (0.42%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 41 (17.23%) Software Engineer
2 31 (13.03%) Systems Engineer
3 26 (10.92%) Architect
4 22 (9.24%) Analyst
4 22 (9.24%) Consultant
5 19 (7.98%) Embedded Engineer
6 18 (7.56%) Solutions Architect
7 17 (7.14%) SAP Consultant
8 15 (6.30%) Project Manager
9 14 (5.88%) Developer
9 14 (5.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 8 (3.36%) SAP MM Consultant
10 8 (3.36%) Senior Software Engineer
11 7 (2.94%) Business Analyst
11 7 (2.94%) C Software Engineer
12 6 (2.52%) C# Developer
12 6 (2.52%) Test Engineer
13 5 (2.10%) Junior
14 4 (1.68%) Network Engineer
14 4 (1.68%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.62%) .NET
2 6 (2.52%) Web Services
2 6 (2.52%) XML
3 5 (2.10%) HTML
3 5 (2.10%) JSON
3 5 (2.10%) REST
4 4 (1.68%) Ajax
4 4 (1.68%) ASP.NET
4 4 (1.68%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (1.68%) CSS
4 4 (1.68%) Kendo UI
5 2 (0.84%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.84%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (0.84%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 2 (0.84%) LINQ
5 2 (0.84%) Middleware
5 2 (0.84%) Natural Language Processing
5 2 (0.84%) Node.js
5 2 (0.84%) SAP Business Workflow
5 2 (0.84%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.52%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.10%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.10%) Data Centre
3 5 (2.10%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (1.68%) Algorithms
5 2 (0.84%) CMDB
5 2 (0.84%) Device Driver
5 2 (0.84%) Life Science
5 2 (0.84%) Private Cloud
5 2 (0.84%) Robotics
6 1 (0.42%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.42%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.42%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (0.42%) FMCG
6 1 (0.42%) PKI
6 1 (0.42%) Replication
6 1 (0.42%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (0.42%) Smart City
6 1 (0.42%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.30%) Windows
2 12 (5.04%) Linux
3 7 (2.94%) Windows 7
4 5 (2.10%) Windows 10
5 4 (1.68%) Unix
5 4 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.26%) VxWorks
6 3 (1.26%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.84%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.84%) VMS
7 2 (0.84%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.42%) CentOS
8 1 (0.42%) Debian
8 1 (0.42%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (19.75%) Software Engineering
2 27 (11.34%) Validation
3 26 (10.92%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (10.08%) Project Management
5 17 (7.14%) ERP
5 17 (7.14%) Migration
5 17 (7.14%) UML
6 16 (6.72%) PLM
7 14 (5.88%) Change Control
7 14 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
8 13 (5.46%) ITIL
9 12 (5.04%) CAD
10 11 (4.62%) Data Migration
10 11 (4.62%) Logistics
10 11 (4.62%) SysML
11 10 (4.20%) Analytics
11 10 (4.20%) Configuration Management
11 10 (4.20%) Embedded Software Development
12 9 (3.78%) Requirements Management
12 9 (3.78%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 37 (15.55%) C
2 29 (12.18%) C++
3 19 (7.98%) C#
4 13 (5.46%) Python
4 13 (5.46%) SQL
5 12 (5.04%) Java
6 9 (3.78%) Assembly Language
7 8 (3.36%) MATLAB
8 7 (2.94%) Embedded C
8 7 (2.94%) JavaScript
9 6 (2.52%) Ada
10 5 (2.10%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.68%) ABAP
11 4 (1.68%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.68%) TypeScript
12 3 (1.26%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.84%) Perl
13 2 (0.84%) VBA
14 1 (0.42%) Ada 95
14 1 (0.42%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 57 (23.95%) Security Cleared
2 47 (19.75%) SC Cleared
3 45 (18.91%) Degree
4 8 (3.36%) PMI Certification
5 7 (2.94%) PMP
6 6 (2.52%) HND
7 4 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.68%) HNC
7 4 (1.68%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.26%) MCSE
8 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.84%) CCNA
9 2 (0.84%) CISSP
9 2 (0.84%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.84%) GIAC
9 2 (0.84%) ISEB
9 2 (0.84%) ISSAP
10 1 (0.42%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.56%) DO-178B
2 17 (7.14%) MISRA
3 10 (4.20%) MISRA C
4 9 (3.78%) Def Stans
5 6 (2.52%) SLA
6 4 (1.68%) DO-254
6 4 (1.68%) PMO
7 3 (1.26%) ARP4754
7 3 (1.26%) Data Quality
7 3 (1.26%) ISO 9000
7 3 (1.26%) QA
8 2 (0.84%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.84%) IEC 62304
8 2 (0.84%) ISO 26262
8 2 (0.84%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.42%) ECSS
9 1 (0.42%) ISO 13485
9 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.42%) MIL-STD-1553
9 1 (0.42%) NIST 800
System Software
1 9 (3.78%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.84%) Firmware
3 2 (0.84%) vSphere
4 1 (0.42%) Docker
4 1 (0.42%) iptables
4 1 (0.42%) KVM
4 1 (0.42%) LXC
4 1 (0.42%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.42%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (1.68%) MOM
2 2 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.42%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.42%) Ansible
3 1 (0.42%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (0.42%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.42%) Forum Sentry
3 1 (0.42%) SCCM
3 1 (0.42%) SCOM
3 1 (0.42%) SELinux
3 1 (0.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.42%) vRealize
Vendors
1 38 (15.97%) Microsoft
2 35 (14.71%) SAP
3 11 (4.62%) Siemens
4 10 (4.20%) Green Hills
4 10 (4.20%) IBM
5 7 (2.94%) CA Agile Central
5 7 (2.94%) Oracle
5 7 (2.94%) VMware
6 5 (2.10%) Cisco
6 5 (2.10%) Citrix
6 5 (2.10%) Freescale
6 5 (2.10%) Wind River
7 4 (1.68%) EMC
7 4 (1.68%) Telerik
8 3 (1.26%) HP
8 3 (1.26%) Infor
8 3 (1.26%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.26%) Remedy
8 3 (1.26%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.84%) Symantec