Period
to 22 September 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Avionics in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Avionics over the 6 months to 22 September 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.

Avionics
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 853 814 874
Rank change year-on-year -39 +60 -4
Contract jobs citing Avionics 37 48 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.036% 0.049% 0.034%
As % of the General category 0.098% 0.12% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 9
UK median daily rate £330 £353 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.38% +38.24% -31.08%
10th Percentile £281 £300 £240
90th Percentile £399 £398 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £353 £255
% change year-on-year -6.38% +38.24% -31.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 21 22
UK median hourly rate £44.14 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.92% +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £35.75 £36.88 £37.05
90th Percentile £53.75 £52.50 £54.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.27 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -1.62% +5.88% +13.33%

Avionics 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 37,788 39,400 39,412
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.07% 39.92% 36.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,692 25,990 26,294
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 872 859 970
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +13.04% -3.16%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.73% +10.00% -9.09%

Avionics
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Avionics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Avionics in the UK

Avionics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Avionics.

Contractor daily rate trend for Avionics in the UK

Avionics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Avionics over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Avionics in the UK

Avionics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Avionics.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Avionics in the UK

Avionics
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Avionics over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Avionics in the UK

Avionics
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Avionics within the UK over the 6 months to 22 September 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 -48 30 £330 -6.38% 55
England -29 28 £330 -6.38% 52
South East -6 15 £330 -6.38% 19
South West -14 9 - - 24
London -22 5 £500 -
Scotland - 4 - - 2
East of England -11 1 - - 6
North West -23 1 - - 2
North of England -25 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Avionics 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 Avionics.

1 23 (62.16%) Software Engineering
2 17 (45.95%) C++
3 16 (43.24%) Rational DOORS
4 12 (32.43%) C
5 10 (27.03%) Visual Studio
6 9 (24.32%) C#
7 8 (21.62%) Java
7 8 (21.62%) UML
7 8 (21.62%) Manufacturing
7 8 (21.62%) Rational Rhapsody
8 7 (18.92%) JIRA
8 7 (18.92%) Ada
8 7 (18.92%) MISRA
9 6 (16.22%) MISRA C
9 6 (16.22%) Tactical Data Link
9 6 (16.22%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (16.22%) Windows
9 6 (16.22%) Aerospace
9 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (16.22%) DO-178B
9 6 (16.22%) Green Hills
9 6 (16.22%) Degree
10 5 (13.51%) Time Management
10 5 (13.51%) PTC
10 5 (13.51%) Finance
10 5 (13.51%) Unified Process
10 5 (13.51%) OO
10 5 (13.51%) RUP
11 4 (10.81%) Eclipse
11 4 (10.81%) XML

Avionics
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 1 (2.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (5.41%) Simulink
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.70%) PTC Creo
2 1 (2.70%) Windchill
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) Tactical Data Link
2 1 (2.70%) 3GPP
2 1 (2.70%) Broadband
2 1 (2.70%) IPsec
2 1 (2.70%) LTE
2 1 (2.70%) Network Security
2 1 (2.70%) PPP
2 1 (2.70%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (2.70%) SpaceWire
2 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.70%) UMTS
2 1 (2.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (43.24%) Rational DOORS
2 10 (27.03%) Visual Studio
3 8 (21.62%) Rational Rhapsody
4 7 (18.92%) JIRA
5 4 (10.81%) Eclipse
5 4 (10.81%) Subversion
6 3 (8.11%) ClearCase
6 3 (8.11%) ClearQuest
6 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
7 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
8 1 (2.70%) Bitbucket
8 1 (2.70%) Eclipse RCP
8 1 (2.70%) JUnit
8 1 (2.70%) Maven
8 1 (2.70%) Rational Statemate
8 1 (2.70%) Redmine
8 1 (2.70%) SonarQube
8 1 (2.70%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (21.62%) Manufacturing
2 6 (16.22%) Aerospace
3 5 (13.51%) Finance
4 3 (8.11%) Electronics
5 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.70%) Automotive
6 1 (2.70%) Banking
6 1 (2.70%) Games
6 1 (2.70%) Military
6 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (56.76%) Software Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) C++ Software Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Developer
4 3 (8.11%) C++ Developer
5 2 (5.41%) C# Software Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) C++ Software Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Design Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Junior
6 1 (2.70%) Node.js Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) System Verification Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Trainer
6 1 (2.70%) VHDL Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) XML
2 3 (8.11%) .NET
3 2 (5.41%) WinForms
4 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.70%) HTML
4 1 (2.70%) Node.js
4 1 (2.70%) Qt
4 1 (2.70%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) TMS320
3 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.70%) PKI
3 1 (2.70%) RIA
3 1 (2.70%) User Experience
3 1 (2.70%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) VxWorks
3 1 (2.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (62.16%) Software Engineering
2 8 (21.62%) UML
3 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.22%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (13.51%) OO
4 5 (13.51%) RUP
4 5 (13.51%) Time Management
4 5 (13.51%) Unified Process
5 4 (10.81%) Change Control
5 4 (10.81%) Programme Management
5 4 (10.81%) Validation
6 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
6 3 (8.11%) OOP
6 3 (8.11%) Project Management
6 3 (8.11%) Test Scripting
6 3 (8.11%) Waterfall
7 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.41%) OOD
7 2 (5.41%) TDD
7 2 (5.41%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (45.95%) C++
2 12 (32.43%) C
3 9 (24.32%) C#
4 8 (21.62%) Java
5 7 (18.92%) Ada
6 4 (10.81%) MATLAB
7 2 (5.41%) Assembly Language
7 2 (5.41%) Python
8 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.70%) Embedded C
8 1 (2.70%) ES6
8 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.70%) Perl
8 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.70%) Ruby
8 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.70%) SQL
8 1 (2.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Degree
2 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.70%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (2.70%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) MISRA
2 6 (16.22%) DO-178B
2 6 (16.22%) MISRA C
3 2 (5.41%) DO-254
4 1 (2.70%) ARP4754
4 1 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (2.70%) ECSS
4 1 (2.70%) MIL-STD-1553
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Firmware
2 1 (2.70%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Green Hills
2 5 (13.51%) PTC
3 4 (10.81%) IBM
4 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.11%) Serena
5 1 (2.70%) Mentor Graphics
5 1 (2.70%) NVIDIA