Period
to 22 February 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Automotive over the 6 months to 22 February 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
England > North West
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 191 201 230
Rank change year-on-year +10 +29 -36
Contract jobs citing Automotive 14 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.26% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the General category 0.87% 0.45% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 2
North West median daily rate £319 £550 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.05% +33.33% +106.25%
10th Percentile £271 £256 £371
90th Percentile £456 £610 £444
England median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +9.38% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 6
North West median hourly rate £36.00 - £38.75
10th Percentile £19.13 - £30.63
90th Percentile £41.48 - £40.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +11.11%

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 the North West with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,602 1,782 2,861
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 29.75% 30.11% 35.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,003 1,103 1,793
North West median daily rate £401 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.13% -3.03% +9.27%
10th Percentile £256 £242 £256
90th Percentile £613 £575 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 92 131
North West median hourly rate £21.70 £22.87 £26.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.13% -14.75% +34.15%
10th Percentile £12.35 £11.33 £12.35
90th Percentile £55.00 £50.00 £49.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +15.74%

Automotive
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Automotive as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Automotive in the North West

Automotive
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Automotive in the North West

Automotive
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Automotive in the North West over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Automotive in the North West

Automotive
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Automotive in the North West

Automotive
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Automotive in the North West over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Automotive in the North West

Automotive
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automotive within the North West region over the 6 months to 22 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +6 7 - - 21
Cheshire -3 3 £383 +17.69% 14
Merseyside - 2 £331 - 3
Automotive
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Automotive also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Automotive.

1 6 (42.86%) C
1 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 5 (35.71%) Manufacturing
3 4 (28.57%) Embedded Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Aerospace
3 4 (28.57%) Unix
4 3 (21.43%) Linux
4 3 (21.43%) C++
4 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
4 3 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (21.43%) Java
4 3 (21.43%) JUnit
4 3 (21.43%) Ada
4 3 (21.43%) Eclipse
4 3 (21.43%) Bluetooth
4 3 (21.43%) IntelliJ
4 3 (21.43%) TestNG
4 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
4 3 (21.43%) WebDriver
4 3 (21.43%) Cucumber
4 3 (21.43%) Coaching
4 3 (21.43%) SDLC
4 3 (21.43%) MISRA
4 3 (21.43%) Selenium
4 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
5 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 1 (7.14%) CAD
6 1 (7.14%) Project Management

Automotive
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (7.14%) CATIA
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) DELMIA
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) G Suite
1 1 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Bluetooth
1 3 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Cucumber
1 3 (21.43%) Eclipse
1 3 (21.43%) IntelliJ
1 3 (21.43%) JUnit
1 3 (21.43%) Selenium
1 3 (21.43%) TestNG
1 3 (21.43%) WebDriver
2 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 5 (35.71%) Manufacturing
2 4 (28.57%) Aerospace
3 1 (7.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Embedded Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Ada Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Ada Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) C Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) QC Inspector
4 1 (7.14%) Quality Inspector
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Tester
4 1 (7.14%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) jQuery
1 1 (7.14%) XML
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Unix
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 4 (28.57%) Embedded Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Coaching
3 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
3 3 (21.43%) SDLC
3 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.14%) CAD
4 1 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (7.14%) PDM
4 1 (7.14%) PLM
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) C
2 3 (21.43%) Ada
2 3 (21.43%) C++
2 3 (21.43%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
3 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 1 (7.14%) Ada 95
4 1 (7.14%) Assembly Language
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded C
4 1 (7.14%) Google Apps Script
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) Perl
4 1 (7.14%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Tcl
4 1 (7.14%) VB
4 1 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) AAT
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) MISRA
2 1 (7.14%) IEC 62304
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.14%) Google
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Minitab
2 1 (7.14%) SAP