The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automotive over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automotive
Rank 90 86 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Automotive 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.37% 0.16% -
As % of the General category 0.93% 0.48% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
Automotive
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

General Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
646 419 393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 39.95% 34.04% 34.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 244 182
Average daily rate £390 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 20
Average hourly rate £15.98 £17.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.71% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

Automotive
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Automotive Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Automotive
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Automotive Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Automotive
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Automotive Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Automotive
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 7 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (85.71%) Manufacturing
3 4 (57.14%) GAP Analysis
3 4 (57.14%) ABAP
3 4 (57.14%) Business Process Mapping
4 3 (42.86%) Change Management
5 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
5 2 (28.57%) VMS
5 2 (28.57%) CCA
5 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (28.57%) SAP SD
5 2 (28.57%) SAP CO
5 2 (28.57%) Marketing
5 2 (28.57%) Change Control
5 2 (28.57%) QA
6 1 (14.29%) Stress Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 1 (14.29%) Finance
6 1 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
6 1 (14.29%) SAP R/3
6 1 (14.29%) SAP FI
6 1 (14.29%) SAP MM
6 1 (14.29%) SAP PP
6 1 (14.29%) Project Management
6 1 (14.29%) SAP BW
6 1 (14.29%) C

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) SAP SD
1 2 (28.57%) SAP CO
2 1 (14.29%) SAP R/3
2 1 (14.29%) SAP FI
2 1 (14.29%) SAP MM
2 1 (14.29%) SAP PP
2 1 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SAP BW
General
1 6 (85.71%) Manufacturing
2 2 (28.57%) Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) SAP Manager
2 2 (28.57%) SAP SD Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) SAP MM Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Change Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Change Manager
3 1 (14.29%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Testing Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Testing Manager
3 1 (14.29%) SAP PP Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Training Manager
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) GAP Analysis
1 4 (57.14%) Business Process Mapping
2 3 (42.86%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) Change Control
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Stress Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) ABAP
2 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCA
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) SAP