The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Aerospace in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Aerospace over the 3 months to 28 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.

Aerospace
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 141 111
Rank change year-on-year +22 -30  
Contract jobs citing Aerospace 2 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.096% 0.17% 0.26%
As % of the General category 0.33% 0.63% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £400 £675 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.74% +12.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £375 £394
% change year-on-year +16.00% -4.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £37.00 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.98%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  

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

General Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 609 794 800
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 29.31% 26.41% 34.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 473 668 709
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £220 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +3.12% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 27 56
Median hourly rate £25.00 £31.75 £28.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.25% +13.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.60 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £56.00 £41.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Aerospace
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Aerospace as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Aerospace in the West Midlands

Aerospace
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Aerospace in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Aerospace in the West Midlands

Aerospace
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Aerospace in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Aerospace in the West Midlands

Aerospace
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Aerospace within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 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
Birmingham +14 1 £400 - 1
Aerospace
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Aerospace also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Aerospace.

1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (60.00%) Automotive
2 2 (40.00%) ISO 26262
2 2 (40.00%) Electronics
3 1 (20.00%) Application Rationalisation
3 1 (20.00%) MISRA
3 1 (20.00%) IEC 62304
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) LabVIEW
3 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) IEC 61508
3 1 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Ada
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management

Aerospace
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) LabVIEW
1 1 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (60.00%) Automotive
2 2 (40.00%) Electronics
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Software Verification Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Verification Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Application Rationalisation
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Ada
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) C++
1 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO 26262
2 1 (20.00%) IEC 61508
2 1 (20.00%) IEC 62304
2 1 (20.00%) MISRA