The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automotive over the 3 months to 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automotive
Rank 25 19 41
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +22
Contract jobs citing Automotive 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.76% 0.81% 0.50%
As % of the General category 2.70% 4.17% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -19.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £33.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-4.47% -6.94%
Automotive
West Midlands

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

General Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
37 24 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 28.24% 19.51% 28.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 28
Average daily rate £325 £294 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% -5.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £480 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Average hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £19.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% +41.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -19.23%

Automotive
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Automotive Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Automotive
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Automotive Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Automotive
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Automotive Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Automotive
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automotive within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 31 October 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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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
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Lichfield - - - -
Tamworth - - - -
Automotive
West Midlands

Automotive
Top 1 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 1 (100.00%) Electronics

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
Cannock
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £24 - £28 per hour + overtime
Posted: 21 days ago
Staffordshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago