Period
to 18 April 2019

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 18 April 2019 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
18 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 810 891 824
Rank change year-on-year +81 -67 +1
Contract jobs citing Avionics 39 7 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.041% 0.007% 0.042%
As % of the General category 0.11% 0.018% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 7
UK median daily rate £330 £460 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.22% +53.25% -18.92%
10th Percentile £306 £424 £273
90th Percentile £425 £486 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £460 £300
% change year-on-year -28.22% +53.25% -18.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 2 23
UK median hourly rate £42.00 £40.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -10.00% +12.50%
10th Percentile £37.88 £34.65 £37.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £44.35 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £40.50 £44.50
% change year-on-year +3.70% -8.99% +12.66%

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 34,026 37,990 35,226
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 35.50% 37.58% 37.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,356 24,739 23,132
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £306 £288 £275
90th Percentile £675 £675 £648
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 736 857 868
UK median hourly rate £28.60 £26.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -5.45%
10th Percentile £12.60 £12.30 £11.33
90th Percentile £52.38 £49.85 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.23 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +24.92% - -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 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 18 April 2019.

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 18 April 2019. 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 +25 39 £330 -28.22% 47
England +55 38 £330 -28.22% 46
South West -7 18 £425 - 20
North of England +20 7 - - 1
North West +16 7 - - 1
South East +14 6 £330 -28.22% 13
East of England - 6 £325 - 2
Midlands - 1 - - 9
Wales - 1 £330 - 1
West Midlands - 1 - - 9

For the 6 months to 18 April 2019, 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 21 (53.85%) Rational DOORS
2 16 (41.03%) C
3 14 (35.90%) Validation
4 12 (30.77%) Aerospace
4 12 (30.77%) C++
4 12 (30.77%) SysML
5 11 (28.21%) Software Engineering
5 11 (28.21%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (25.64%) UML
7 9 (23.08%) MATLAB
7 9 (23.08%) Simulink
7 9 (23.08%) Systems Engineering
8 8 (20.51%) Rational Team Concert
8 8 (20.51%) MathWorks
9 7 (17.95%) Degree
9 7 (17.95%) SDLC
10 6 (15.38%) Windchill
10 6 (15.38%) Java
11 5 (12.82%) C#
11 5 (12.82%) OO
11 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Excel
11 5 (12.82%) Ada
11 5 (12.82%) X.21
11 5 (12.82%) Project Management
11 5 (12.82%) Software Testing
11 5 (12.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 5 (12.82%) MISRA C
11 5 (12.82%) MISRA
11 5 (12.82%) DO-178B
11 5 (12.82%) Rational Rhapsody

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:

Applications
1 9 (23.08%) Simulink
2 6 (15.38%) Windchill
3 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (12.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (2.56%) AutoCAD
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) X.21
2 4 (10.26%) SpaceWire
2 4 (10.26%) Tactical Data Link
3 1 (2.56%) Modbus
3 1 (2.56%) RS-485
3 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (53.85%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (20.51%) Rational Team Concert
3 5 (12.82%) Rational Rhapsody
4 4 (10.26%) Eclipse
4 4 (10.26%) Eclipse RCP
5 3 (7.69%) Rational Statemate
6 1 (2.56%) ClearCase
6 1 (2.56%) JUnit
6 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (30.77%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.56%) Law
2 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (48.72%) Systems Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) Test Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) Software Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) Software Test Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Software Verification Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Verification Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Embedded Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Applications Support
7 1 (2.56%) Design Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Embedded C Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Java Software Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) J2EE
1 2 (5.13%) XML
2 1 (2.56%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) COM
2 1 (2.56%) J2SE
2 1 (2.56%) SOAP
2 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Client/Server
1 4 (10.26%) Machine to Machine
2 3 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.56%) CAN bus
4 1 (2.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.56%) Life Science
4 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.56%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Linux
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) Validation
2 12 (30.77%) SysML
3 11 (28.21%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (28.21%) Software Engineering
4 10 (25.64%) UML
5 9 (23.08%) Systems Engineering
6 7 (17.95%) SDLC
7 5 (12.82%) OO
7 5 (12.82%) Project Management
7 5 (12.82%) Software Testing
8 4 (10.26%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (10.26%) OOP
8 4 (10.26%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (10.26%) TDD
9 3 (7.69%) Line Management
9 3 (7.69%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
9 3 (7.69%) Test Scripting
9 3 (7.69%) Time Management
9 3 (7.69%) Use Case
10 2 (5.13%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) C
2 12 (30.77%) C++
3 9 (23.08%) MATLAB
4 6 (15.38%) Java
5 5 (12.82%) Ada
5 5 (12.82%) C#
6 4 (10.26%) Python
7 1 (2.56%) Embedded C
7 1 (2.56%) VB
7 1 (2.56%) VB6
7 1 (2.56%) VC++
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) HNC
3 2 (5.13%) HND
3 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.56%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.56%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) DO-178B
1 5 (12.82%) MISRA
1 5 (12.82%) MISRA C
2 3 (7.69%) ECSS
2 3 (7.69%) MIL-STD-1553
3 1 (2.56%) ARP4754
3 1 (2.56%) GxP
3 1 (2.56%) MIL-STD-498
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) PTC Integrity
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) MathWorks
2 4 (10.26%) Green Hills
3 3 (7.69%) Sitecore
4 2 (5.13%) IBM
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.13%) Serena
5 1 (2.56%) Borland
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle
5 1 (2.56%) PTC