Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 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.

Aerospace
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 178 188 157
Rank change year-on-year +10 -31 +18
Contract jobs citing Aerospace 9 23 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.19% 0.38% 0.38%
As % of the General category 0.66% 1.28% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 1
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £500 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +66.67% -
England median daily rate £473 £380 £400
% change year-on-year +24.34% -5.00% +11.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 12
West Midlands median hourly rate £52.50 £40.00 £31.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.25% +27.23% -8.74%
England median hourly rate £44.25 £40.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year +10.63% -4.76% +5.00%

Aerospace is in the General Skills category. The following 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.

All General Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1365 1803 1643
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 28.43% 29.44% 33.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 833 1115 967
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.23% +1.25% +11.11%
10th Percentile £218 £250 £243
90th Percentile £563 £575 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 64 111
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.50 £17.63 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.05% -38.16% -9.52%
10th Percentile £14.58 £10.68 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.93 £42.43 £43.75
England median hourly rate £25.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +2.00% - +13.64%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Aerospace in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 20 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
Birmingham +10 4 £425 +21.43%
Coventry +16 1 £265 -60.74% 1
Worcestershire +5 1 £308 +20.59%
Shropshire - 1 £400 -
Aerospace
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 6 (66.67%) Automotive
2 4 (44.44%) MISRA
2 4 (44.44%) C
2 4 (44.44%) C++
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Retail
5 1 (11.11%) Document Management
5 1 (11.11%) Logistics
5 1 (11.11%) PMO
5 1 (11.11%) IEC 62304
5 1 (11.11%) Strategic Thinking
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) CMS
5 1 (11.11%) Device Driver
5 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 1 (11.11%) Electronics
5 1 (11.11%) Finance
5 1 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (11.11%) Life Science
5 1 (11.11%) FMCG
5 1 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (11.11%) Signal Processing
5 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
5 1 (11.11%) ISO 13485
5 1 (11.11%) ISO 26262

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (11.11%) Simulink
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (66.67%) Automotive
2 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
3 1 (11.11%) Electronics
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Category Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Head of IT
3 1 (11.11%) Head of Procurement
3 1 (11.11%) Head of Technology
3 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Service Assurance Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Device Driver
1 1 (11.11%) FMCG
1 1 (11.11%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) Document Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (11.11%) Logistics
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Signal Processing
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C
1 4 (44.44%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded C
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded C++
2 1 (11.11%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) MISRA
2 1 (11.11%) IEC 62304
2 1 (11.11%) ISO 13485
2 1 (11.11%) ISO 26262
2 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
2 1 (11.11%) MISRA C
2 1 (11.11%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft