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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automotive over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automotive
Rank 131 124 126
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing Automotive 10 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.34% 0.27% 0.54%
As % of the General category 1.19% 0.86% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 5
Median daily rate £425 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £390 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £410 £529
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.19% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 10
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +4.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.25 £34.66
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -6.95%
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
839 931 967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.68% 30.93% 32.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 589 621 651
Median daily rate £375 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £285 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £530 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 61 60
Median hourly rate £39.00 £32.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.93% -7.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £10.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.90 £43.88 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

Automotive
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Automotive as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automotive within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dorset - 5 - - 1
Bristol -6 3 £425 +6.25% 1
Wiltshire - 2 - -
Automotive
England

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Automotive also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Automotive.

1 8 (50.00%) C
2 7 (43.75%) Aerospace
3 5 (31.25%) Degree
3 5 (31.25%) Embedded C
3 5 (31.25%) ASTM
3 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
3 5 (31.25%) Functional Testing
3 5 (31.25%) DO-160
4 3 (18.75%) Scrum
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (12.50%) Advertising
5 2 (12.50%) Bluetooth
5 2 (12.50%) Marketing
5 2 (12.50%) MISRA
6 1 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (6.25%) High Availability
6 1 (6.25%) Change Control
6 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
6 1 (6.25%) Travis CI
6 1 (6.25%) Military
6 1 (6.25%) Serena
6 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
6 1 (6.25%) Open Source
6 1 (6.25%) Puppet
6 1 (6.25%) DO-178B
6 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
6 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
6 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (6.25%) Ansible
6 1 (6.25%) Docker

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) nginx
1 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Bluetooth
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (6.25%) Bugzilla
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
1 1 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (6.25%) Subversion
1 1 (6.25%) Travis CI
General
1 7 (43.75%) Aerospace
2 2 (12.50%) Advertising
2 2 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Test Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Development Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Embedded Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Software Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Test Development Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Business Finance Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Finance Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Logistics Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) XML
1 1 (6.25%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) ASTM
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Functional Testing
1 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
2 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (18.75%) Scrum
3 1 (6.25%) BPMN
3 1 (6.25%) Change Control
3 1 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (6.25%) DevOps
3 1 (6.25%) ERP
3 1 (6.25%) High Availability
3 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Kanban
3 1 (6.25%) Logistics
3 1 (6.25%) OOD
3 1 (6.25%) Open Source
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.25%) UML
3 1 (6.25%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) C
2 5 (31.25%) Embedded C
3 1 (6.25%) C++
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) PHP
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) DO-160
2 2 (12.50%) MISRA
3 1 (6.25%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Ansible
1 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Serena