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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automotive
Rank 137 116 119
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +3
Contract jobs citing Automotive 10 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.31% 0.17% 0.34%
As % of the General category 0.95% 0.54% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£275 £560 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.89% +40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 5
Average hourly rate £28.50 - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-9.72% -
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
1049 747 930
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 32.11% 31.67% 34.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 726 528 591
Average daily rate £418 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.05% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 26 57
Average hourly rate £28.50 £32.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.30% -12.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.96 £13.70 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.05 £40.30 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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 24 December 2014. 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
Wiltshire -11 7 - - 2
Dorset - 1 £275 - 1
Bristol - - - - 4
Devon - - - -
Automotive
England

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (69.23%) Linux
1 9 (69.23%) Python
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 8 (61.54%) Electronics
3 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) Google
3 7 (53.85%) Test Scripting
3 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
3 7 (53.85%) GoogleTest
3 7 (53.85%) Automation Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 4 (30.77%) C
4 4 (30.77%) Embedded C
5 3 (23.08%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (15.38%) Degree
6 2 (15.38%) Coaching
6 2 (15.38%) C++
6 2 (15.38%) PHP
6 2 (15.38%) UNIX
7 1 (7.69%) LabWindows
7 1 (7.69%) Subversion
7 1 (7.69%) Finance
7 1 (7.69%) LabVIEW
7 1 (7.69%) CMS
7 1 (7.69%) Bugzilla
7 1 (7.69%) VMware
7 1 (7.69%) MVC
7 1 (7.69%) HTML
7 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
7 1 (7.69%) C#

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) LabWindows
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) GoogleTest
2 1 (7.69%) LabVIEW
2 1 (7.69%) Bugzilla
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (61.54%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Software Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) Tester
2 7 (53.85%) Software Tester
2 7 (53.85%) Test Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Principle Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) Symfony
1 1 (7.69%) wxWidgets
1 1 (7.69%) Laravel
1 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) UNIX
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (53.85%) Test Scripting
1 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
1 7 (53.85%) Automation Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
3 3 (23.08%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Coaching
5 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.69%) OOP
5 1 (7.69%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Python
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) Embedded C
3 4 (30.77%) C
4 2 (15.38%) C++
4 2 (15.38%) PHP
5 1 (7.69%) VC++
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) C#
5 1 (7.69%) Assembly Language
5 1 (7.69%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Google
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix
2 1 (7.69%) VMware
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