The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automotive over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automotive
Rank 47 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Automotive 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.23% - 0.95%
As % of the General category 1.33% - 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£525 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.81% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £34.66 £37.65
% change year-on-year
-7.67% -7.94%
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 Lancashire region.

General Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
75 113 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 17.61% 21.56% 24.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 68 17
Average daily rate £375 £415 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% +24.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £330 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 9
Average hourly rate £37.00 £25.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.00% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.40 £21.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.74 £30.10 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -3.84%

Automotive
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Automotive Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Automotive
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Automotive Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Automotive
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Automotive Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Automotive
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Demand Forecasting

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Demand Forecasting
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared