Period
to 30 October 2020

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 30 October 2020 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
30 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 416 576 701
Rank change year-on-year +160 +125 -63
Contract jobs citing Aerospace 121 247 200
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.29% 0.19%
As % of the General category 0.89% 0.76% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 78 87
Median daily rate £400 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.79% +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £329 £258
90th Percentile £650 £602 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -16.67% +12.50% -8.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 53 43
Median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -3.41%
10th Percentile £42.50 £25.80 £34.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.50 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -4.49%

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 13,662 32,709 41,729
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.62% 38.54% 40.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,750 20,959 27,084
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £285 £288 £294
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -2.29% +2.94% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 497 985 1,143
Median hourly rate £27.99 £22.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.23% +2.33% -4.44%
10th Percentile £12.76 £12.44 £11.85
90th Percentile £50.63 £50.00 £48.75
Median hourly rate £22.50 £21.42 £20.04
% change year-on-year +5.07% +6.87% -10.94%

Aerospace
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Aerospace as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Aerospace in the UK

Aerospace
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Aerospace.

Daily rate trend for Aerospace in the UK

Aerospace
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Aerospace over the 6 months to 30 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Aerospace in the UK

Aerospace
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Aerospace.

Hourly rate trend for Aerospace in the UK

Aerospace
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Aerospace over the 6 months to 30 October 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Aerospace in the UK

Aerospace
Top 14 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 30 October 2020. 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 +188 118 £400 -15.79% 146
UK excluding London +182 109 £375 -16.67% 143
Midlands +84 40 £500 +11.11% 21
East Midlands +53 40 £500 +56.86% 7
East of England +87 29 £342 +583.00% 29
South East +161 24 £350 -21.79% 30
South West +45 12 £650 +44.44% 38
London +175 9 £550 +1.62% 12
North of England +118 5 £315 -24.78% 16
North West +85 4 £315 -24.78% 14
Work from Home -104 4 - - 18
Scotland +79 1 £350 - 6
Wales +41 1 - - 2
Yorkshire - 1 £413 -

For the 6 months to 30 October 2020, 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 41 (33.88%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (32.23%) Security Cleared
3 34 (28.10%) Validation
4 31 (25.62%) Test Strategy
5 27 (22.31%) SC Cleared
6 24 (19.83%) Management Information System
7 22 (18.18%) Information Assurance
7 22 (18.18%) Data Privacy
8 21 (17.36%) DevOps
8 21 (17.36%) Automotive
9 20 (16.53%) Military
9 20 (16.53%) Linux
10 19 (15.70%) Java
11 18 (14.88%) C++
11 18 (14.88%) Software Engineering
11 18 (14.88%) User Stories
12 17 (14.05%) Cybersecurity
13 16 (13.22%) ServiceNow
13 16 (13.22%) C#
13 16 (13.22%) Manufacturing
13 16 (13.22%) Finance
14 15 (12.40%) Scrum
14 15 (12.40%) C
14 15 (12.40%) Python
15 14 (11.57%) Windows
15 14 (11.57%) Electronics
16 13 (10.74%) Technology Roadmap
16 13 (10.74%) Strategic Roadmap
17 12 (9.92%) Programme Governance
17 12 (9.92%) Oracle

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 (5.79%) Confluence
2 4 (3.31%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.48%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (2.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (2.48%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.65%) IIS
5 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Simulink
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.13%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (2.48%) SAP SCM
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.83%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.83%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.83%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.83%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.09%) Azure
2 6 (4.96%) Power Platform
3 4 (3.31%) Power Automate
3 4 (3.31%) PowerApps
4 2 (1.65%) AWS
5 1 (0.83%) iPaaS
5 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.44%) Ethernet
2 8 (6.61%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.31%) Modbus
3 4 (3.31%) RS-422
3 4 (3.31%) RS-485
4 1 (0.83%) 3GPP
4 1 (0.83%) 4G
4 1 (0.83%) 5G
4 1 (0.83%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.83%) HSPA
4 1 (0.83%) LTE
4 1 (0.83%) NAS
4 1 (0.83%) WCDMA
4 1 (0.83%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.26%) Hadoop
2 6 (4.96%) Apache Accumulo
3 5 (4.13%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.31%) Apache Hive
4 4 (3.31%) Big Data
4 4 (3.31%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (3.31%) Power BI
4 4 (3.31%) Tableau
5 3 (2.48%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (2.48%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.65%) DataStage
6 2 (1.65%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.65%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.65%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.83%) MySQL
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (8.26%) Rational DOORS
1 10 (8.26%) Visual Studio
2 9 (7.44%) Eclipse
3 8 (6.61%) JIRA
3 8 (6.61%) NetBeans
4 7 (5.79%) Bitbucket
5 6 (4.96%) Git (software)
5 6 (4.96%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.48%) Ant
6 3 (2.48%) Hudson
6 3 (2.48%) Subversion
7 2 (1.65%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.83%) Rational Team Concert
8 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.83%) TortoiseSVN
8 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 21 (17.36%) Automotive
2 20 (16.53%) Military
3 16 (13.22%) Finance
3 16 (13.22%) Manufacturing
4 14 (11.57%) Electronics
5 8 (6.61%) Law
6 6 (4.96%) Publishing
7 1 (0.83%) Avionics
7 1 (0.83%) Billing
Job Titles
1 23 (19.01%) Architect
2 13 (10.74%) Solutions Architect
3 11 (9.09%) Electronics Engineer
4 10 (8.26%) Project Manager
5 9 (7.44%) Software Engineer
6 8 (6.61%) Administrator
7 7 (5.79%) Design Engineer
7 7 (5.79%) Designer
7 7 (5.79%) Developer
7 7 (5.79%) Electronics Design Engineer
7 7 (5.79%) Enterprise Architect
7 7 (5.79%) Hardware Engineer
8 6 (4.96%) Electronics Hardware Engineer
8 6 (4.96%) Linux Administrator
8 6 (4.96%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 6 (4.96%) Systems Administration Leader
8 6 (4.96%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (4.13%) Analyst
9 5 (4.13%) C++ Software Engineer
9 5 (4.13%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.26%) Middleware
2 8 (6.61%) Node.js
2 8 (6.61%) Qt
2 8 (6.61%) Web Services
3 7 (5.79%) Kafka
4 6 (4.96%) .NET
4 6 (4.96%) Apache NiFi
5 5 (4.13%) ActiveX
5 5 (4.13%) DirectX
5 5 (4.13%) MFC
5 5 (4.13%) OpenGL
6 4 (3.31%) Spring
6 4 (3.31%) XML
7 3 (2.48%) JMS
7 3 (2.48%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (2.48%) SOAP
7 3 (2.48%) YAML
8 2 (1.65%) HTML
8 2 (1.65%) SAP Fiori
9 1 (0.83%) React
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.83%) Management Information System
2 11 (9.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 11 (9.09%) VHDL
3 6 (4.96%) PKI
4 5 (4.13%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.31%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (2.48%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.65%) Analogue Electronics
7 2 (1.65%) Clustering
7 2 (1.65%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.83%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 20 (16.53%) Linux
2 14 (11.57%) Windows
3 7 (5.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (4.96%) CentOS
5 5 (4.13%) Unix
6 2 (1.65%) Android
6 2 (1.65%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.83%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.83%) SUSE
7 1 (0.83%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (33.88%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (28.10%) Validation
3 31 (25.62%) Test Strategy
4 22 (18.18%) Data Privacy
4 22 (18.18%) Information Assurance
5 21 (17.36%) DevOps
6 18 (14.88%) Software Engineering
6 18 (14.88%) User Stories
7 17 (14.05%) Cybersecurity
8 15 (12.40%) Scrum
9 13 (10.74%) Strategic Roadmap
9 13 (10.74%) Technology Roadmap
10 12 (9.92%) Programme Governance
11 11 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
11 11 (9.09%) Schematic Capture
12 10 (8.26%) CAD
12 10 (8.26%) Configuration Management
12 10 (8.26%) FMEA
12 10 (8.26%) Project Management
12 10 (8.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (15.70%) Java
2 18 (14.88%) C++
3 16 (13.22%) C#
4 15 (12.40%) C
4 15 (12.40%) Python
5 10 (8.26%) JavaScript
5 10 (8.26%) SQL
6 9 (7.44%) Perl
7 6 (4.96%) Bash Shell
8 5 (4.13%) GLSL
8 5 (4.13%) HLSL
8 5 (4.13%) MATLAB
9 4 (3.31%) PL/SQL
9 4 (3.31%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.48%) VBScript
11 2 (1.65%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.65%) VB
12 1 (0.83%) ABAP
12 1 (0.83%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (32.23%) Security Cleared
2 27 (22.31%) SC Cleared
3 12 (9.92%) Degree
4 8 (6.61%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.65%) ACCA
5 2 (1.65%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.65%) CIMA
6 1 (0.83%) MCSD
6 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.09%) PMO
2 10 (8.26%) ECSS
3 2 (1.65%) IEC 62304
4 1 (0.83%) Def Stans
4 1 (0.83%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.83%) MISRA
4 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.79%) Docker
2 6 (4.96%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (2.48%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.65%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (4.96%) Ansible
2 1 (0.83%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.83%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 16 (13.22%) ServiceNow
2 12 (9.92%) Oracle
3 11 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 10 (8.26%) EMC
5 9 (7.44%) SAP
6 7 (5.79%) Red Hat
7 6 (4.96%) VMware
8 5 (4.13%) IBM
9 4 (3.31%) Teradata
10 3 (2.48%) IFS
11 2 (1.65%) Blue Prism
12 1 (0.83%) Ariba
12 1 (0.83%) CheckPoint
12 1 (0.83%) Citrix
12 1 (0.83%) Embarcadero
12 1 (0.83%) HP
12 1 (0.83%) Workday