The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Automotive over the 3 months to 27 April 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.

Automotive
North West / Manchester
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 99 99
Rank change year-on-year +19 0  
Contract jobs citing Automotive 9 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.65% 0.055% 0.061%
As % of the General category 1.93% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £410 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.66% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £418 £400
% change year-on-year -8.98% +4.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.30 £30.82
% change year-on-year -5.24% +11.29%  

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 Manchester with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 467 628 687
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 33.60% 34.39% 41.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 368 335
Median daily rate £375 £393 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.45% -1.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 8
Median hourly rate £15.50 £18.14 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.56% +0.79%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.64 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.90 £18.99 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% +16.66%  

Automotive
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Automotive
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Automotive in Manchester

Automotive
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Automotive in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Automotive.

1 12 (80.00%) ITIL
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) Internet
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) User Experience
3 5 (33.33%) Ergonomics
3 5 (33.33%) Velocity
3 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (26.67%) HTML
4 4 (26.67%) ServiceNow
4 4 (26.67%) Snow
5 3 (20.00%) Analytics
5 3 (20.00%) Google
5 3 (20.00%) jQuery
5 3 (20.00%) Web Analytics
5 3 (20.00%) CSS
5 3 (20.00%) PHP
6 2 (13.33%) Java
6 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
6 2 (13.33%) Project Management
6 2 (13.33%) Eclipse
6 2 (13.33%) Eclipse RCP
6 2 (13.33%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (13.33%) Data Structures
7 1 (6.67%) Twitter
7 1 (6.67%) SWT
7 1 (6.67%) HTML5
7 1 (6.67%) OSGi

Automotive
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) CATIA
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Eclipse
1 2 (13.33%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Analyst
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Support Analyst
1 7 (46.67%) Support Analyst
1 7 (46.67%) Technical Analyst
1 7 (46.67%) Technical Support
1 7 (46.67%) Technical Support Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Product Manager
3 4 (26.67%) Help Desk Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Help Desk Support
3 4 (26.67%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Technical Support
4 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Design Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Digital Product Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Velocity
2 4 (26.67%) HTML
3 3 (20.00%) CSS
3 3 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (6.67%) HTML5
4 1 (6.67%) OSGi
4 1 (6.67%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) User Experience
2 2 (13.33%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) ITIL
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) Ergonomics
3 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 3 (20.00%) Analytics
4 3 (20.00%) Web Analytics
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) OO
6 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
6 1 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) PHP
4 2 (13.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) ServiceNow
2 4 (26.67%) Snow
3 3 (20.00%) Google
4 1 (6.67%) Twitter