The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automotive over the 3 months to 31 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automotive
Rank 155 130 132
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +2
Contract jobs citing Automotive 10 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.16% 0.10%
As % of the General category 0.63% 0.52% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
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£300 £300 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.97%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £33.55 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+7.30% -11.24%
Automotive
England

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

General Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1588 962 1006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 36.17% 31.17% 35.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 889 530 504
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 36 59
Average hourly rate £17.66 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.91% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £12.91 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.97 £42.00 £33.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -

Automotive
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Automotive Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Automotive
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Automotive Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Automotive
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Automotive Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Automotive
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automotive within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -10 8 £300 -25.00% 4
Cheshire -7 2 - - 1
Automotive
England

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 8 (61.54%) SAP
2 6 (46.15%) Manufacturing
3 5 (38.46%) ABAP
4 4 (30.77%) GAP Analysis
4 4 (30.77%) Business Process Mapping
5 3 (23.08%) Change Management
5 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
5 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
5 3 (23.08%) C++
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 3 (23.08%) Linux
6 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
6 2 (15.38%) VMS
6 2 (15.38%) CCA
6 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (15.38%) SAP SD
6 2 (15.38%) Marketing
6 2 (15.38%) Project Management
6 2 (15.38%) SAP CO
6 2 (15.38%) Change Control
6 2 (15.38%) QA
7 1 (7.69%) Stress Testing
7 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
7 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
7 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
7 1 (7.69%) Requirements Engineering
7 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
7 1 (7.69%) BDD
7 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (15.38%) SAP SD
1 2 (15.38%) SAP CO
2 1 (7.69%) SAP R/3
2 1 (7.69%) SAP FI
2 1 (7.69%) SAP MM
2 1 (7.69%) SAP PP
2 1 (7.69%) SAP FI/CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
General
1 6 (46.15%) Manufacturing
2 2 (15.38%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) German Language
3 1 (7.69%) Polish Language
3 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) SAP Consultant
1 4 (30.77%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) SAP SD Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) SAP Manager
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Test Manager
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Change Manager
4 1 (7.69%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Testing Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Testing Manager
4 1 (7.69%) ABAP Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SAP PP Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Training Manager
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) SAP MM Consultant
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) GAP Analysis
1 4 (30.77%) Business Process Mapping
2 3 (23.08%) Change Management
2 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
2 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 2 (15.38%) Change Control
4 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) UML
4 1 (7.69%) SysML
4 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Stress Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.69%) Requirements Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) BDD
4 1 (7.69%) Demand Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) ABAP
2 3 (23.08%) C++
3 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CCA
1 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) SAP
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