The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the South West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automotive
Rank 128 116 135
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +19
Contract jobs citing Automotive 16 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.48% 0.30% 0.33%
As % of the General category 1.47% 0.85% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 1
Average daily rate £475 £213 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+123.52% -50.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 3
Average hourly rate £40.50 - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.66% +25.00%
General Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1088 823 1497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 32.85% 35.38% 41.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 682 561 987
Average daily rate £400 £368 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% -2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £496 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 27 93
Average hourly rate £34.25 £30.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.16% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.55 £15.00 £17.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £41.70 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Automotive
England

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automotive across the South West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Automotive Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -7 8 £463 +117.64% 3
Gloucestershire +9 7 - - 13
Wiltshire -18 1 £517 - 5
Automotive
England

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
2 3 (14.29%) MATLAB
2 3 (14.29%) Simulink
2 3 (14.29%) Project Management
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) SAS
2 3 (14.29%) Marketing
2 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) Avionics
2 3 (14.29%) DO-178B
2 3 (14.29%) Data Analytics
2 3 (14.29%) Analytics
3 2 (9.52%) Customer Analytics
3 2 (9.52%) Customer Segmentation
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (9.52%) Statistical Modelling
3 2 (9.52%) Robotics
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
3 2 (9.52%) AutoCAD
3 2 (9.52%) SPSS
3 2 (9.52%) C
3 2 (9.52%) C#
3 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) Embedded C
3 2 (9.52%) .NET

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (14.29%) SAS
2 1 (4.76%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Simulink
2 2 (9.52%) AutoCAD
2 2 (9.52%) SPSS
2 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS Project
3 1 (4.76%) CATIA
3 1 (4.76%) Windchill
3 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
3 1 (4.76%) Niku Workbench
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
1 3 (14.29%) Marketing
1 3 (14.29%) Avionics
2 2 (9.52%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.76%) Electronics
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Software Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Data Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Project Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Data Analytics Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) PHP Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.76%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Information Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
1 2 (9.52%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) CSS
2 1 (4.76%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) CSS3
2 1 (4.76%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Robotics
2 1 (4.76%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
2 3 (14.29%) Project Management
2 3 (14.29%) Data Analytics
2 3 (14.29%) Analytics
3 2 (9.52%) Customer Analytics
3 2 (9.52%) Customer Segmentation
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) Statistical Modelling
3 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
3 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.76%) Workflow
4 1 (4.76%) Migration
4 1 (4.76%) PLM
4 1 (4.76%) PDM
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE
4 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) MATLAB
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) C
2 2 (9.52%) C#
2 2 (9.52%) Embedded C
3 1 (4.76%) Python
3 1 (4.76%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) Perl
3 1 (4.76%) PHP
3 1 (4.76%) Embedded C++
3 1 (4.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) PMP
2 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
1 2 (9.52%) SAP
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Informatica
2 1 (4.76%) Niku
Gloucestershire
In Parallel Computer Staff Limited
Rate: From £39 to £42 per hour Dep on Exp
Posted: 5 days ago
Somerset
Real Staffing
Posted: 16 days ago
South West England
Huxley Associates
Rate: £26 - £35 per hour
Posted: 17 days ago