The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automotive over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automotive
Rank 71 51 70
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +19
Contract jobs citing Automotive 1 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.11% 0.77% 0.23%
As % of the General category 0.26% 2.19% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -9.72%
Automotive
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

General Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
387 228 414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 40.95% 35.19% 46.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 171 275
Average daily rate £368 £388 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.16% +6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £272 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 12
Average hourly rate £12.25 £17.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -56.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £22.60 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.35 £20.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+36.75% -29.20%

Automotive
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Automotive across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Automotive Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Automotive
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Automotive across the Bristol region.

Automotive Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Automotive
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Automotive across the Bristol region.

Automotive Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Automotive also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Automotive.

1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
1 3 (60.00%) User Experience
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) Electronics
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Advertising
3 1 (20.00%) LabVIEW
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) CMS
3 1 (20.00%) Bugzilla
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) LabWindows
3 1 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Facebook
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) VC++

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Automotive also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Automotive. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) LabWindows
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) LabVIEW
1 1 (20.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Principle Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) User Experience
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITSM
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) C++
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
1 1 (20.00%) VC++
1 1 (20.00%) Python
1 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (20.00%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix
1 1 (20.00%) VMware
1 1 (20.00%) Facebook