The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. 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
North West / Merseyside
Rank - - 35
Contract jobs citing Automotive 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside - - 1.14%
As % of the General category - - 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £200
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Merseyside with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 55 87 80
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 16.98% 25.82% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 52 39
Median daily rate £410 £399 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.82% +16.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £293 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £545 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £11.33 £16.50 £12.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.33% +32.85%  
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 Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

Automotive
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Automotive in Merseyside

Automotive
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Automotive in Merseyside