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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 576 600 606
Rank change year-on-year +24 +6  
Contract jobs citing Avionics 24 40 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.053% 0.074% 0.035%
As % of the General category 0.14% 0.19% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Median daily rate £338 £370 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.78% +2.77%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £370 £325
% change year-on-year -8.78% +13.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 21 12
Median hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.97% -6.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.88 £35.00 £37.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.65 £42.50 £54.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year +8.97% -6.02%  

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 17355 20666 21063
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 38.12% 38.18% 39.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11350 13449 12923
Median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 458 505 491
Median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.19 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -10.56% +25.00%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Avionics in the UK

Avionics
Top 20 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 30 March 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 +30 21 £338 -8.78% 7
North West +28 7 - -
Lancashire +15 7 - -
Preston -3 5 - -
South West -7 5 £300 - 2
South East +13 4 £375 +1.35% 1
East Midlands -4 4 - - 2
Lincolnshire - 4 - - 2
Gwynedd - 3 - - 1
Wales - 3 - - 2
North Wales - 3 - - 2
Holyhead - 3 - - 1
Bristol +9 2 £650 - 1
Berkshire - 2 - -
Wiltshire - 2 £300 -
Hampshire +10 1 - -
Gloucestershire +4 1 - - 1
Reading - 1 - -
Fareham - 1 - -
London - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (54.29%) SC Cleared
3 16 (45.71%) UML
4 13 (37.14%) C
4 13 (37.14%) Military
4 13 (37.14%) Software Engineering
4 13 (37.14%) Rational DOORS
5 11 (31.43%) Degree
5 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
5 11 (31.43%) Ada
6 8 (22.86%) HOOD
6 8 (22.86%) Unit Testing
6 8 (22.86%) Integration Testing
7 7 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody
7 7 (20.00%) SDLC
7 7 (20.00%) Aerospace
7 7 (20.00%) Windows
7 7 (20.00%) Perl
7 7 (20.00%) SQL
8 5 (14.29%) C#
8 5 (14.29%) C++
8 5 (14.29%) HND
8 5 (14.29%) Manufacturing
8 5 (14.29%) VectorCAST
8 5 (14.29%) DO-178B
9 4 (11.43%) WPF
9 4 (11.43%) Software Testing
9 4 (11.43%) User Experience
9 4 (11.43%) Hazard Analysis
9 4 (11.43%) SOLID

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 4 (11.43%) ArcGIS
2 2 (5.71%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
1 4 (11.43%) MS Office
2 2 (5.71%) MS Project
3 1 (2.86%) CATIA
3 1 (2.86%) Mathcad
3 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) Network Security
1 2 (5.71%) Software-Defined Radio
1 2 (5.71%) Wireless
2 1 (2.86%) SSL
2 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (37.14%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 5 (14.29%) VectorCAST
4 3 (8.57%) ClearCase
4 3 (8.57%) Mercurial
4 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.86%) CMake
General
1 13 (37.14%) Military
2 7 (20.00%) Aerospace
3 5 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 4 (11.43%) Finance
5 1 (2.86%) Games
5 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Software Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Ada Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Design Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Developer
4 2 (5.71%) C# Developer
4 2 (5.71%) C# Software Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) C# WPF Developer
4 2 (5.71%) DOORS Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Software Team Leader
4 2 (5.71%) Team Leader
4 2 (5.71%) Technical Leader
4 2 (5.71%) Technical Team Leader
4 2 (5.71%) UI Developer
4 2 (5.71%) UI/UX Developer
4 2 (5.71%) UX Developer
4 2 (5.71%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) .NET
1 4 (11.43%) COM
1 4 (11.43%) DCOM
1 4 (11.43%) WPF
2 3 (8.57%) Qt
3 1 (2.86%) Unreal Engine
3 1 (2.86%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) User Experience
2 2 (5.71%) Algorithms
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (5.71%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) UML
2 13 (37.14%) Software Engineering
3 8 (22.86%) HOOD
3 8 (22.86%) Integration Testing
3 8 (22.86%) Unit Testing
4 7 (20.00%) SDLC
5 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (11.43%) Hazard Analysis
5 4 (11.43%) OO
5 4 (11.43%) Programme Management
5 4 (11.43%) Software Testing
5 4 (11.43%) SOLID
6 3 (8.57%) Line Management
6 3 (8.57%) Waterfall
7 2 (5.71%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (5.71%) ITIL
7 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.71%) Scrum
7 2 (5.71%) Test Strategy
7 2 (5.71%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) C
2 11 (31.43%) Ada
3 7 (20.00%) Perl
3 7 (20.00%) SQL
4 5 (14.29%) C#
4 5 (14.29%) C++
5 4 (11.43%) VB
6 2 (5.71%) Assembly Language
7 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.86%) Embedded C
7 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.86%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (54.29%) SC Cleared
3 11 (31.43%) Degree
4 5 (14.29%) HND
5 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (5.71%) APMP
6 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared
6 2 (5.71%) HNC
6 2 (5.71%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) DO-178B
2 1 (2.86%) DO-254
2 1 (2.86%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
Bristol, Avon
LA International
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Holyhead, Gwynedd
Experis Ltd
Rate: £15.00 - £17.50 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 17 days ago