Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 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.

Avionics
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 857 865 846
Rank change year-on-year +8 -19 -17
Contract jobs citing Avionics 39 21 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.038% 0.020% 0.042%
As % of the General category 0.095% 0.055% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 18
UK median daily rate £353 £313 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.80% -15.54% +13.85%
10th Percentile £305 £215 £324
90th Percentile £357 £408 £382
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £313 £370
% change year-on-year +12.80% -15.54% +13.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 18
UK median hourly rate £44.50 £42.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £37.25 £37.65 £35.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £54.50 £46.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +4.71% +8.97% -2.50%

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 40987 38350 45717
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.77% 36.52% 39.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 27119 25471 29029
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 894 939 1227
UK median hourly rate £25.12 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.47% - +13.64%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.36 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.95 £47.25 £48.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.47 £25.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year +2.80% -0.96% +14.59%

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 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 24 November 2017.

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 24 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
UK excluding London +50 38 £353 +12.80% 12
England +10 38 £353 +12.80% 13
South West +5 15 - - 5
South East +4 9 £353 -10.76% 5
North West - 6 - -
North of England - 6 - -
East of England +3 5 - -
Midlands +31 3 - - 2
East Midlands - 3 - -

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Avionics 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 Avionics.

1 21 (53.85%) Software Engineering
1 21 (53.85%) Rational DOORS
2 18 (46.15%) Aerospace
3 11 (28.21%) UML
3 11 (28.21%) Validation
3 11 (28.21%) Customer Requirements
4 10 (25.64%) DO-178B
4 10 (25.64%) C
5 8 (20.51%) Linux
5 8 (20.51%) C++
5 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
5 8 (20.51%) Ada
6 7 (17.95%) IBM
6 7 (17.95%) Degree
6 7 (17.95%) SDLC
7 6 (15.38%) SysML
7 6 (15.38%) Requirements Management
7 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
7 6 (15.38%) Rational Rhapsody
7 6 (15.38%) Embedded Software Development
7 6 (15.38%) MATLAB
7 6 (15.38%) Simulink
7 6 (15.38%) Windows
7 6 (15.38%) Software Testing
7 6 (15.38%) Subversion
8 5 (12.82%) C#
9 4 (10.26%) Java
9 4 (10.26%) Visual Studio
9 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (10.26%) Configuration Management

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 2 (5.13%) ArcGIS
1 2 (5.13%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Simulink
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) Link 16
2 2 (5.13%) SpaceWire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (53.85%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (15.38%) Rational Rhapsody
2 6 (15.38%) Subversion
3 4 (10.26%) Visual Studio
4 3 (7.69%) Bugzilla
4 3 (7.69%) ClearCase
4 3 (7.69%) ClearQuest
5 1 (2.56%) LabVIEW
5 1 (2.56%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.56%) Rational Statemate
General
1 18 (46.15%) Aerospace
2 3 (7.69%) Automotive
2 3 (7.69%) Military
2 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.56%) Electronics
3 1 (2.56%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Software Engineer
2 12 (30.77%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Embedded Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Ada Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Ada Software Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) DOORS Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Requirements Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Software Test Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Software Validation Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Test Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Validation Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) QA Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Verification Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) .NET
1 2 (5.13%) COM
1 2 (5.13%) DCOM
1 2 (5.13%) WPF
2 1 (2.56%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 3 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (5.13%) Algorithms
2 2 (5.13%) User Experience
3 1 (2.56%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.56%) RIA
3 1 (2.56%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Linux
2 6 (15.38%) Windows
3 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.56%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (53.85%) Software Engineering
2 11 (28.21%) Customer Requirements
2 11 (28.21%) UML
2 11 (28.21%) Validation
3 7 (17.95%) SDLC
4 6 (15.38%) Embedded Software Development
4 6 (15.38%) Requirements Management
4 6 (15.38%) Software Testing
4 6 (15.38%) SysML
5 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (10.26%) Configuration Management
5 4 (10.26%) Test Strategy
6 3 (7.69%) OO
6 3 (7.69%) Prototyping
6 3 (7.69%) Requirements Engineering
6 3 (7.69%) Scrum
7 2 (5.13%) SOLID
8 1 (2.56%) Feasibility Study
8 1 (2.56%) Network Architecture
8 1 (2.56%) Product Breakdown Structure
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.64%) C
2 8 (20.51%) Ada
2 8 (20.51%) C++
3 6 (15.38%) MATLAB
4 5 (12.82%) C#
5 4 (10.26%) Java
6 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.13%) VB
7 1 (2.56%) ANSI C
7 1 (2.56%) Python
7 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Degree
2 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.13%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (5.13%) HND
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.64%) DO-178B
2 4 (10.26%) ECSS
2 4 (10.26%) MIL-STD-1553
3 3 (7.69%) ARP4754
3 3 (7.69%) DO-254
4 2 (5.13%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Cygwin
2 1 (2.56%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.95%) IBM
3 3 (7.69%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.56%) IFS