The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automotive over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automotive
Rank 144 135 102
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -33
Contract jobs citing Automotive 6 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.18% 0.16% 0.27%
As % of the General category 0.55% 0.45% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
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£413 £400 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +28.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -
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 South West region.

General Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1099 1099 720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 32.86% 34.76% 32.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 741 724 477
Average daily rate £400 £389 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% -0.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 49 28
Average hourly rate £38.00 £33.50 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.43% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.01 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

Automotive
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Automotive Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Automotive
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Automotive Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Automotive
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Automotive Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Automotive
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 28 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Gloucestershire -2 3 - - 5
Bristol -3 3 £413 +3.12% 2
Automotive
England

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 9 (64.29%) Software Engineering
2 8 (57.14%) Aerospace
3 6 (42.86%) C
3 6 (42.86%) Embedded C
4 5 (35.71%) Serena
4 5 (35.71%) Integration Testing
4 5 (35.71%) DO-178B
4 5 (35.71%) Rational DOORS
4 5 (35.71%) Change Control
5 3 (21.43%) Percona
5 3 (21.43%) Replication
5 3 (21.43%) OpenGL
5 3 (21.43%) MySQL
6 2 (14.29%) Requirements Management
7 1 (7.14%) SQLite
7 1 (7.14%) Cocoa
7 1 (7.14%) Objective-C
7 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (7.14%) Volantis
7 1 (7.14%) Change Management
7 1 (7.14%) Finance
7 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle
7 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
7 1 (7.14%) DB2
7 1 (7.14%) XML
7 1 (7.14%) OO
7 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
7 1 (7.14%) OOD
7 1 (7.14%) Bluetooth

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) DB2
2 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (7.14%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 8 (57.14%) Aerospace
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Software Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) DBA
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) MySQL DBA
3 1 (7.14%) iOS Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior iOS Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Software Delivery Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) OpenGL
2 1 (7.14%) Cocoa
2 1 (7.14%) iOS SDK
2 1 (7.14%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (7.14%) UIKit
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Replication
2 1 (7.14%) iPhone
2 1 (7.14%) Telematics
2 1 (7.14%) iPad
2 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Software Engineering
2 5 (35.71%) Integration Testing
2 5 (35.71%) Change Control
3 2 (14.29%) Requirements Management
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
4 1 (7.14%) OO
4 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.14%) OOD
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) iOS Development
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) C
1 6 (42.86%) Embedded C
2 1 (7.14%) Objective-C
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Serena
2 3 (21.43%) Percona
3 1 (7.14%) Netbiscuits
3 1 (7.14%) Kony
3 1 (7.14%) Volantis
3 1 (7.14%) Appcelerator
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Apple
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