The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Automotive over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automotive
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 13 18 29
Rank change year-on-year +5 +11  
Contract jobs citing Automotive 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 1.92% 1.23% 2.05%
As % of the General category 7.14% 7.69% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -11.17% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £30.82
% change year-on-year -7.14% +13.56%  

Automotive is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Cheltenham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 14 13 30
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 26.92% 16.05% 20.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 14
Median daily rate £353 £380 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.23% -8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £336 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £410 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 8
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.28% +26.00%  

Automotive
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham citing Automotive as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Automotive in Cheltenham

Automotive
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Automotive in Cheltenham

Automotive
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for Automotive.

1 1 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (100.00%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (100.00%) Vector Graphics
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Team

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 1 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (100.00%) Vector Graphics
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering