Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 863 862 872
Rank change year-on-year -1 +10 +2
Contract jobs citing Avionics 46 33 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.044% 0.032% 0.018%
As % of the General category 0.12% 0.081% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 3
UK median daily rate £330 £354 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.71% +41.50% -32.43%
10th Percentile £257 £325 £210
90th Percentile £401 £357 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £354 £250
% change year-on-year -6.71% +41.50% -32.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 12
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £43.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.58% +1.76% +2.41%
10th Percentile £38.60 £37.06 £37.63
90th Percentile £51.50 £47.50 £54.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £43.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year -0.58% +1.76% +4.94%

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 38,030 40,807 37,343
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 36.09% 39.52% 36.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,974 26,969 24,782
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £675 £669 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 832 886 919
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £26.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.62% +6.12% -2.49%
10th Percentile £12.26 £12.25 £11.32
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.13 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.65 £26.87 £25.50
% change year-on-year -11.97% +5.35% -1.92%

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 13 December 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 13 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Avionics in the UK

Avionics
Top 10 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 13 December 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 -9 38 £330 -6.71% 41
England -6 36 £330 -6.71% 39
South East +1 18 £330 -6.71% 14
South West -42 7 £403 - 16
London - 6 £383 - 1
East of England +4 4 £325 - 2
North of England -13 4 - - 4
North West -22 4 - - 3
Scotland - 4 - - 2
Wales - 1 £330 - 1

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 30 (65.22%) Software Engineering
2 22 (47.83%) C++
3 21 (45.65%) C
3 21 (45.65%) Rational DOORS
4 16 (34.78%) C#
5 13 (28.26%) Java
5 13 (28.26%) Rational Rhapsody
6 12 (26.09%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (26.09%) UML
7 11 (23.91%) Visual Studio
7 11 (23.91%) Green Hills
7 11 (23.91%) Tactical Data Link
7 11 (23.91%) MISRA C
7 11 (23.91%) MISRA
8 9 (19.57%) OO
8 9 (19.57%) Aerospace
9 8 (17.39%) Degree
10 7 (15.22%) JIRA
10 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (15.22%) Windows
11 6 (13.04%) Ada
11 6 (13.04%) Manufacturing
11 6 (13.04%) Validation
11 6 (13.04%) Eclipse
11 6 (13.04%) Time Management
11 6 (13.04%) Security Cleared
11 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (10.87%) Test Scripting
12 5 (10.87%) PTC
12 5 (10.87%) Unified Process

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 (2.17%) Confluence
1 1 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (2.17%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Simulink
2 1 (2.17%) InVision
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.91%) Tactical Data Link
2 4 (8.70%) SpaceWire
3 1 (2.17%) 3GPP
3 1 (2.17%) AMQP
3 1 (2.17%) Broadband
3 1 (2.17%) IPsec
3 1 (2.17%) LTE
3 1 (2.17%) Network Security
3 1 (2.17%) PPP
3 1 (2.17%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.17%) UMTS
3 1 (2.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.17%) MariaDB
2 1 (2.17%) MySQL
2 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.17%) Redis
Development Applications
1 21 (45.65%) Rational DOORS
2 13 (28.26%) Rational Rhapsody
3 11 (23.91%) Visual Studio
4 7 (15.22%) JIRA
5 6 (13.04%) Eclipse
6 4 (8.70%) Subversion
7 3 (6.52%) ClearCase
7 3 (6.52%) ClearQuest
7 3 (6.52%) Eclipse RCP
7 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
7 3 (6.52%) Rational Statemate
8 2 (4.35%) Maven
9 1 (2.17%) Bitbucket
9 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
9 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
9 1 (2.17%) JUnit
9 1 (2.17%) Selenium
9 1 (2.17%) SoapUI
9 1 (2.17%) SonarQube
9 1 (2.17%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (19.57%) Aerospace
2 6 (13.04%) Manufacturing
3 4 (8.70%) Finance
4 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.17%) Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Games
5 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (52.17%) Software Engineer
2 9 (19.57%) Systems Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Software Developer
5 4 (8.70%) C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) C++ Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) C# Software Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) C++ Software Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Software Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Embedded Linux Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Node.js Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Software Validation Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Test and Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) .NET
2 4 (8.70%) XML
3 3 (6.52%) HTML
4 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.35%) Node.js
4 2 (4.35%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 2 (4.35%) Web Services
4 2 (4.35%) WinForms
5 1 (2.17%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.17%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.17%) D3.js
5 1 (2.17%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.17%) Highcharts JS
5 1 (2.17%) HTML5
5 1 (2.17%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (2.17%) Qt
5 1 (2.17%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (2.17%) Spring
5 1 (2.17%) Spring Boot
5 1 (2.17%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.52%) Client/Server
2 3 (6.52%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (6.52%) Machine to Machine
3 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.35%) User Experience
4 1 (2.17%) PKI
4 1 (2.17%) RIA
4 1 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.22%) Windows
2 2 (4.35%) Android
2 2 (4.35%) Linux
2 2 (4.35%) VxWorks
3 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (65.22%) Software Engineering
2 12 (26.09%) Problem-Solving
2 12 (26.09%) UML
3 9 (19.57%) OO
4 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (13.04%) Time Management
5 6 (13.04%) Validation
6 5 (10.87%) OOP
6 5 (10.87%) RUP
6 5 (10.87%) Test Scripting
6 5 (10.87%) Unified Process
7 4 (8.70%) Project Management
7 4 (8.70%) SysML
7 4 (8.70%) TDD
8 3 (6.52%) Change Control
8 3 (6.52%) Configuration Management
8 3 (6.52%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (6.52%) Programme Management
8 3 (6.52%) Systems Engineering
8 3 (6.52%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 22 (47.83%) C++
2 21 (45.65%) C
3 16 (34.78%) C#
4 13 (28.26%) Java
5 6 (13.04%) Ada
6 5 (10.87%) Python
7 4 (8.70%) MATLAB
8 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
8 2 (4.35%) SQL
9 1 (2.17%) Apple Swift
9 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.17%) ES6
9 1 (2.17%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.17%) Perl
9 1 (2.17%) PHP
9 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.17%) R
9 1 (2.17%) Ruby
9 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) Degree
2 6 (13.04%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.35%) HND
5 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.17%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (23.91%) MISRA
1 11 (23.91%) MISRA C
2 3 (6.52%) DO-178B
2 3 (6.52%) ECSS
2 3 (6.52%) MIL-STD-1553
3 1 (2.17%) ARP4754
3 1 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Firmware
2 1 (2.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (23.91%) Green Hills
2 5 (10.87%) PTC
3 3 (6.52%) IBM
3 3 (6.52%) Serena
4 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.17%) NVIDIA
5 1 (2.17%) Sitecore