Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 610 686 693
Rank change year-on-year +76 +7 +39
Contract jobs citing Aerospace 250 212 193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.20% 0.17%
As % of the General category 0.64% 0.55% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 79 65
UK median daily rate £450 £380 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.42% -7.32% +17.14%
10th Percentile £303 £261 £286
90th Percentile £594 £650 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 72 64
UK median hourly rate £44.00 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £29.60 £30.65 £31.44
90th Percentile £54.00 £45.90 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +11.25% -5.88% +13.33%

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 39246 38415 45163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.54% 36.02% 39.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 25970 25577 28851
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £280 £263 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 877 964 1200
UK median hourly rate £26.50 £24.41 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.56% +2.78% +7.95%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.45 £47.18 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.65 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +14.60% -3.85% +8.33%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +72 235 £450 +20.00% 50
UK excluding London +77 224 £450 +20.00% 46
Midlands +62 75 £500 +31.58% 4
South West +19 73 £500 +25.79% 8
East Midlands +31 61 £500 +33.33% 2
South East +25 48 £435 +42.62% 22
London -18 14 £465 -4.12% 7
East of England -14 11 £588 - 5
North of England +64 10 £325 -23.53% 4
North West +16 10 £325 -23.53% 3
Wales +14 7 £405 +73.26% 2
West Midlands +19 6 £400 -21.95% 2
Scotland +14 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 66 (26.40%) Manufacturing
1 66 (26.40%) Security Cleared
2 53 (21.20%) SC Cleared
2 53 (21.20%) Degree
3 52 (20.80%) Software Engineering
4 44 (17.60%) Automotive
5 43 (17.20%) C
6 40 (16.00%) Microsoft
7 36 (14.40%) SAP
8 33 (13.20%) C++
8 33 (13.20%) Rational DOORS
9 31 (12.40%) Validation
10 30 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
11 26 (10.40%) Project Management
12 22 (8.80%) Visual Studio
13 21 (8.40%) C#
13 21 (8.40%) ERP
14 20 (8.00%) Electronics
15 19 (7.60%) DO-178B
15 19 (7.60%) Avionics
16 18 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
17 17 (6.80%) MISRA
17 17 (6.80%) Finance
17 17 (6.80%) Migration
17 17 (6.80%) PLM
18 16 (6.40%) UML
19 15 (6.00%) Java
19 15 (6.00%) Customer Requirements
20 14 (5.60%) SQL
20 14 (5.60%) Telecoms

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 (1.60%) MS Exchange
1 4 (1.60%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (0.80%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.40%) CMS
4 1 (0.40%) Documentum
4 1 (0.40%) Luigi
Applications
1 8 (3.20%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (3.20%) Simulink
2 4 (1.60%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.20%) AutoCAD
3 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (1.20%) Siemens NX
4 2 (0.80%) CATIA
4 2 (0.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.40%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.40%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 1 (0.40%) PTC Creo
5 1 (0.40%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 10 (4.00%) SAP MM
1 10 (4.00%) Teamcenter
2 9 (3.60%) SAP CO
2 9 (3.60%) SAP FI
2 9 (3.60%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (1.60%) SAP ERP
4 3 (1.20%) Infor LN
4 3 (1.20%) LabWindows
4 3 (1.20%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.80%) Maximo
5 2 (0.80%) Primavera
5 2 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.80%) SAP GTS
6 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.40%) SAP SCM
6 1 (0.40%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (1.60%) IaaS
2 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.20%) SaaS
3 2 (0.80%) GitHub
4 1 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.40%) Office 365
4 1 (0.40%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.60%) DNS
2 4 (1.60%) SAN
3 3 (1.20%) Firewall
3 3 (1.20%) Internet
3 3 (1.20%) Network Security
3 3 (1.20%) SCCP
4 2 (0.80%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (0.80%) DHCP
4 2 (0.80%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.80%) Intranet
4 2 (0.80%) Modbus
4 2 (0.80%) Skype
5 1 (0.40%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.40%) HTTP
5 1 (0.40%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.40%) IPsec
5 1 (0.40%) LAN
5 1 (0.40%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.40%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.80%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.00%) Big Data
3 4 (1.60%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.80%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.80%) MS Access
4 2 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.80%) Power BI
4 2 (0.80%) Redis
4 2 (0.80%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.40%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.40%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 1 (0.40%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (0.40%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.40%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 33 (13.20%) Rational DOORS
2 22 (8.80%) Visual Studio
3 14 (5.60%) Rational Rhapsody
4 9 (3.60%) Subversion
5 6 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.20%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.80%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.80%) JIRA
7 2 (0.80%) LabVIEW
7 2 (0.80%) LSMW
7 2 (0.80%) Maven
8 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.40%) MSTest
8 1 (0.40%) Selenium
8 1 (0.40%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.40%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.40%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.40%) VectorCAST
8 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.40%) WebDriver
General
1 66 (26.40%) Manufacturing
2 44 (17.60%) Automotive
3 20 (8.00%) Electronics
4 19 (7.60%) Avionics
5 17 (6.80%) Finance
6 14 (5.60%) Telecoms
7 9 (3.60%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (3.20%) Military
9 2 (0.80%) Games
9 2 (0.80%) Marketing
9 2 (0.80%) Retail
10 1 (0.40%) Back Office
10 1 (0.40%) Banking
10 1 (0.40%) German Language
Job Titles
1 44 (17.60%) Software Engineer
2 35 (14.00%) Systems Engineer
3 27 (10.80%) Analyst
4 22 (8.80%) Consultant
4 22 (8.80%) Embedded Engineer
5 19 (7.60%) Architect
6 17 (6.80%) SAP Consultant
7 16 (6.40%) Developer
7 16 (6.40%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 16 (6.40%) Project Manager
8 13 (5.20%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (3.60%) Test Engineer
10 8 (3.20%) SAP MM Consultant
10 8 (3.20%) Senior Software Engineer
11 7 (2.80%) Business Analyst
11 7 (2.80%) C Software Engineer
12 6 (2.40%) C# Developer
12 6 (2.40%) IT Analyst
13 5 (2.00%) Java Software Engineer
13 5 (2.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.20%) .NET
2 7 (2.80%) HTML
2 7 (2.80%) XML
3 6 (2.40%) CSS
3 6 (2.40%) REST
3 6 (2.40%) Web Services
4 5 (2.00%) JSON
4 5 (2.00%) Node.js
5 4 (1.60%) .NET Framework
5 4 (1.60%) Ajax
5 4 (1.60%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.60%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (1.60%) Kendo UI
6 3 (1.20%) Middleware
6 3 (1.20%) Spring
7 2 (0.80%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (0.80%) Express
7 2 (0.80%) LINQ
7 2 (0.80%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (0.80%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.20%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.40%) Data Centre
3 6 (2.40%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (2.40%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.20%) Algorithms
4 3 (1.20%) Client/Server
4 3 (1.20%) CMDB
5 2 (0.80%) Device Driver
5 2 (0.80%) EMC VNX
5 2 (0.80%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (0.80%) Private Cloud
5 2 (0.80%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (0.40%) PKI
6 1 (0.40%) Replication
6 1 (0.40%) Robotics
6 1 (0.40%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (0.40%) Smart City
6 1 (0.40%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.40%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.20%) Windows
2 10 (4.00%) Linux
3 6 (2.40%) Windows 7
4 5 (2.00%) Windows 10
4 5 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.20%) Unix
6 3 (1.20%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.20%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.80%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.80%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.40%) CentOS
8 1 (0.40%) Debian
8 1 (0.40%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (20.80%) Software Engineering
2 31 (12.40%) Validation
3 30 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (10.40%) Project Management
5 21 (8.40%) ERP
6 17 (6.80%) Migration
6 17 (6.80%) PLM
7 16 (6.40%) UML
8 15 (6.00%) Customer Requirements
9 14 (5.60%) Change Control
10 13 (5.20%) CAD
10 13 (5.20%) ITIL
10 13 (5.20%) Logistics
11 11 (4.40%) Data Migration
11 11 (4.40%) Matrix Organization
11 11 (4.40%) SysML
12 10 (4.00%) Configuration Management
12 10 (4.00%) Integration Testing
13 9 (3.60%) Embedded Software Development
13 9 (3.60%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 43 (17.20%) C
2 33 (13.20%) C++
3 21 (8.40%) C#
4 15 (6.00%) Java
5 14 (5.60%) SQL
6 12 (4.80%) Python
7 9 (3.60%) Assembly Language
7 9 (3.60%) JavaScript
7 9 (3.60%) MATLAB
8 8 (3.20%) Embedded C
9 5 (2.00%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.60%) Ada
10 4 (1.60%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.20%) ABAP
11 3 (1.20%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.80%) VBA
13 1 (0.40%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.40%) Perl
13 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.40%) R
Qualifications
1 66 (26.40%) Security Cleared
2 53 (21.20%) Degree
2 53 (21.20%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.00%) PMI Certification
4 9 (3.60%) PMP
5 7 (2.80%) MCSE
5 7 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (2.40%) HND
7 5 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (2.00%) CISSP
7 5 (2.00%) GIAC
8 4 (1.60%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.60%) HNC
8 4 (1.60%) ISTQB
9 3 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (1.20%) ISEB
9 3 (1.20%) ISSAP
10 2 (0.80%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.80%) OCP
10 2 (0.80%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.60%) DO-178B
2 17 (6.80%) MISRA
3 10 (4.00%) Def Stans
4 8 (3.20%) MISRA C
5 5 (2.00%) DO-254
5 5 (2.00%) SLA
6 4 (1.60%) PMO
7 3 (1.20%) ARP4754
7 3 (1.20%) Data Quality
7 3 (1.20%) IEC 61508
7 3 (1.20%) ISO 26262
7 3 (1.20%) ISO 9000
7 3 (1.20%) QA
8 2 (0.80%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.40%) ECSS
9 1 (0.40%) IEC 62304
9 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.40%) MIL-STD-1553
9 1 (0.40%) NIST 800
System Software
1 8 (3.20%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.20%) vSphere
3 2 (0.80%) Firmware
4 1 (0.40%) iptables
4 1 (0.40%) KVM
4 1 (0.40%) LXC
4 1 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.40%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (2.40%) MOM
2 3 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.80%) AirWatch
3 2 (0.80%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.80%) logstash
3 2 (0.80%) SCCM
3 2 (0.80%) SCOM
3 2 (0.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (0.80%) vRealize
4 1 (0.40%) Ansible
4 1 (0.40%) Forum Sentry
4 1 (0.40%) SELinux
4 1 (0.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 40 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 36 (14.40%) SAP
3 11 (4.40%) IBM
3 11 (4.40%) Siemens
4 9 (3.60%) Green Hills
5 8 (3.20%) VMware
6 7 (2.80%) CA Agile Central
6 7 (2.80%) Cisco
6 7 (2.80%) Oracle
7 5 (2.00%) EMC
7 5 (2.00%) Freescale
7 5 (2.00%) Telerik
7 5 (2.00%) Wind River
8 4 (1.60%) Citrix
8 4 (1.60%) McAfee
8 4 (1.60%) Palo Alto
9 3 (1.20%) HP
9 3 (1.20%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.20%) Remedy
9 3 (1.20%) Symantec