The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Automotive over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automotive
South West / Dorset
Rank - 27 -
Contract jobs citing Automotive 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset - 0.43% -
As % of the General category - 1.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £30.82
% change year-on-year -8.57% +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 Dorset with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 24 100 80
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 25.53% 42.92% 35.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 49 39
Median daily rate £394 £400 £466
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.56% -14.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £276 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £532
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 14 3
Median hourly rate - £42.00 £30.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +39.62%  
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 Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset 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 Dorset

Automotive
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Automotive in Dorset