Period
to 20 April 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in contract job vacancies advertised in Kent. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Automotive over the 6 months to 20 April 2018 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.

Automotive
South East > Kent
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 63 73
Contract jobs citing Automotive 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent - 0.35% 0.28%
As % of the General category - 0.98% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Kent median daily rate - £304 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -28.53% -
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £420
% change year-on-year +6.25% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £27.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -16.15% -7.14% +79.49%

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

All General Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 169 205 279
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 35.50% 35.65% 38.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 160 215
Kent median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £258 £223 £180
90th Percentile £673 £538 £575
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 4
Kent median hourly rate £39.90 £21.78 £170.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +83.25% -87.19% +1143.60%
10th Percentile £33.63 £20.59 £74.88
90th Percentile £45.70 £22.96 £187.25
South East median hourly rate £26.93 £25.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +5.62% -7.27% +44.74%

Automotive
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing Automotive as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for Automotive in Kent

Automotive
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Automotive in Kent.

Contractor daily rate trend for Automotive in Kent

Automotive
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Automotive in Kent