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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 583 634 627
Rank change year-on-year +51 -7  
Contract jobs citing Avionics 27 20 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.057% 0.037% 0.027%
As % of the General category 0.15% 0.10% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 6
Median daily rate £348 £255 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.27% -31.08%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £255 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £405 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £255 £370
% change year-on-year +36.27% -31.08%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 4
Median hourly rate £50.00 £43.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.94% +17.56%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £44.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.63% +18.91%  

Avionics is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 18515 19860 21849
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 39.30% 36.79% 39.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 12137 13269 14020
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £630 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 469 530
Median hourly rate £27.16 £23.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.08% +2.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Avionics
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Avionics as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Avionics in the UK

Avionics
Top 19 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +28 26 £348 +36.27% 10
South East +16 7 £348 +36.27% 2
East Midlands -3 6 - -
Lincolnshire - 6 - -
Gloucestershire +14 5 - - 4
South West +1 5 - - 6
Cheltenham - 5 - - 1
East Sussex +2 4 £348 +36.27%
London +5 3 - -
East of England - 3 - - 2
Stevenage - 3 - -
Hertfordshire - 3 - - 1
North West +21 2 - -
Hampshire +11 2 £400 -
Lancashire +6 2 - -
Hastings -5 2 £336 +31.86%
Preston -19 1 - -
Gosport - 1 £300 -
West Sussex - 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 29 (55.77%) Software Engineering
2 25 (48.08%) Security Cleared
3 24 (46.15%) UML
4 23 (44.23%) SC Cleared
5 19 (36.54%) Microsoft
5 19 (36.54%) C
5 19 (36.54%) Military
6 17 (32.69%) Rational DOORS
7 16 (30.77%) Degree
7 16 (30.77%) Windows
8 13 (25.00%) Aerospace
9 12 (23.08%) Validation
9 12 (23.08%) MIL-STD-1553
10 11 (21.15%) C#
11 10 (19.23%) VB
11 10 (19.23%) .NET
11 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
11 10 (19.23%) Linux
11 10 (19.23%) COM
11 10 (19.23%) DCOM
11 10 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (19.23%) OO
11 10 (19.23%) Ada
11 10 (19.23%) ArcGIS
11 10 (19.23%) WPF
11 10 (19.23%) Software Testing
11 10 (19.23%) Test Strategy
11 10 (19.23%) User Experience
11 10 (19.23%) SOLID
11 10 (19.23%) Link 16

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 10 (19.23%) ArcGIS
2 8 (15.38%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (9.62%) Simulink
2 1 (1.92%) CATIA
2 1 (1.92%) Mathcad
2 1 (1.92%) OrCAD
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.23%) Link 16
2 2 (3.85%) Network Security
2 2 (3.85%) Software-Defined Radio
2 2 (3.85%) SpaceWire
2 2 (3.85%) Wireless
3 1 (1.92%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (32.69%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (13.46%) Rational Rhapsody
3 6 (11.54%) Rational Statemate
4 4 (7.69%) Mercurial
4 4 (7.69%) Visual Studio
5 3 (5.77%) Bugzilla
5 3 (5.77%) ClearCase
5 3 (5.77%) ClearQuest
6 2 (3.85%) Subversion
7 1 (1.92%) VectorCAST
General
1 19 (36.54%) Military
2 13 (25.00%) Aerospace
3 5 (9.62%) Manufacturing
4 4 (7.69%) Finance
5 3 (5.77%) Automotive
5 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.85%) Electronics
7 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (48.08%) Software Engineer
2 8 (15.38%) C# Software Engineer
2 8 (15.38%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
2 8 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (11.54%) Embedded Engineer
3 6 (11.54%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Ada Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Ada Software Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Design Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Software Validation Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Validation Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Architect
6 2 (3.85%) C# Developer
6 2 (3.85%) C# WPF Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.85%) UX Developer
6 2 (3.85%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.23%) .NET
1 10 (19.23%) COM
1 10 (19.23%) DCOM
1 10 (19.23%) WPF
2 4 (7.69%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) User Experience
2 5 (9.62%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (5.77%) Algorithms
4 3 (5.77%) RIA
5 1 (1.92%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 16 (30.77%) Windows
2 10 (19.23%) Linux
3 2 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (55.77%) Software Engineering
2 24 (46.15%) UML
3 12 (23.08%) Validation
4 10 (19.23%) OO
4 10 (19.23%) Software Testing
4 10 (19.23%) SOLID
4 10 (19.23%) Test Strategy
5 8 (15.38%) Scrum
6 7 (13.46%) Customer Requirements
6 7 (13.46%) Embedded Software Development
6 7 (13.46%) SysML
7 5 (9.62%) HOOD
7 5 (9.62%) Integration Testing
7 5 (9.62%) Unit Testing
8 4 (7.69%) Programme Management
8 4 (7.69%) SDLC
9 3 (5.77%) Configuration Management
9 3 (5.77%) ITIL
9 3 (5.77%) Line Management
9 3 (5.77%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 19 (36.54%) C
2 11 (21.15%) C#
3 10 (19.23%) Ada
3 10 (19.23%) VB
4 7 (13.46%) C++
5 6 (11.54%) MATLAB
6 3 (5.77%) Java
6 3 (5.77%) Perl
6 3 (5.77%) SQL
7 1 (1.92%) ANSI C
7 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.92%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.92%) Python
7 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (48.08%) Security Cleared
2 23 (44.23%) SC Cleared
3 16 (30.77%) Degree
4 10 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (15.38%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (7.69%) HND
7 3 (5.77%) HNC
8 2 (3.85%) APMP
8 2 (3.85%) PMP
9 1 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (23.08%) MIL-STD-1553
2 8 (15.38%) DO-178B
3 3 (5.77%) ECSS
4 2 (3.85%) MISRA
5 1 (1.92%) DO-254
5 1 (1.92%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Cygwin
2 1 (1.92%) Firmware
Vendors
1 19 (36.54%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.62%) IBM
3 2 (3.85%) Intel
3 2 (3.85%) Red Hat
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