Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
England > North West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 184 226 228
Rank change year-on-year +42 +2 -33
Contract jobs citing Automotive 22 2 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.39% 0.029% 0.21%
As % of the General category 1.15% 0.096% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 3
North West median daily rate £301 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.31% -13.33% +66.67%
10th Percentile £228 £313 £273
90th Percentile £388 £338 £438
England median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 8
North West median hourly rate £13.25 - £37.50
10th Percentile £11.75 - £32.88
90th Percentile £40.43 - £40.00
England median hourly rate £31.31 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -13.03% -4.00% +17.19%

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 1908 2087 3130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 33.46% 30.53% 36.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1209 1347 1851
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -4.76% +12.00%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £263
90th Percentile £613 £550 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 77 122
North West median hourly rate £22.67 £25.00 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.31% -18.09% +60.63%
10th Percentile £12.04 £12.05 £12.35
90th Percentile £54.80 £54.39 £54.00
England median hourly rate £25.50 £24.50 £24.93
% change year-on-year +4.08% -1.71% +13.30%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 - 15 £325 - 4
Merseyside - 4 £263 -
Cheshire +5 1 £290 -10.77% 1
Automotive
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 North West region with a requirement for Automotive.

1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 8 (36.36%) SQL
2 8 (36.36%) ITIL
2 8 (36.36%) Retail
3 7 (31.82%) Internet
4 5 (22.73%) Manufacturing
5 4 (18.18%) Aerospace
6 3 (13.64%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
6 3 (13.64%) Google
6 3 (13.64%) Eclipse
6 3 (13.64%) IntelliJ
6 3 (13.64%) Unix
6 3 (13.64%) Linux
6 3 (13.64%) JUnit
6 3 (13.64%) Java
6 3 (13.64%) PTC Creo
6 3 (13.64%) Selenium
6 3 (13.64%) Manual Testing
6 3 (13.64%) TestNG
6 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
6 3 (13.64%) WebDriver
6 3 (13.64%) Cucumber
7 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (9.09%) C
7 2 (9.09%) Ada
7 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
7 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
8 1 (4.55%) Minitab

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 3 (13.64%) Pro/ENGINEER
1 3 (13.64%) PTC Creo
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) G Suite
1 1 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Cucumber
1 3 (13.64%) Eclipse
1 3 (13.64%) IntelliJ
1 3 (13.64%) JUnit
1 3 (13.64%) Selenium
1 3 (13.64%) TestNG
1 3 (13.64%) WebDriver
2 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 8 (36.36%) Retail
2 5 (22.73%) Manufacturing
3 4 (18.18%) Aerospace
4 1 (4.55%) Electronics
4 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) SQL Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) SQL Support Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) Support Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Help Desk Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Help Desk Support
3 6 (27.27%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 5 (22.73%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (22.73%) Technical Support
4 5 (22.73%) Technical Support Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Applications Support
5 3 (13.64%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Design Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Mechanical Design Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Mechanical Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Software Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Ada Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Ada Software Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) C Software Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) HTML
1 1 (4.55%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Clustering
1 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
1 3 (13.64%) Unix
2 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) Manual Testing
2 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
2 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
3 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.55%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (4.55%) Data Loss Prevention
4 1 (4.55%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 1 (4.55%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.55%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (4.55%) ERP
4 1 (4.55%) High Availability
4 1 (4.55%) PDM
4 1 (4.55%) PLM
4 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.55%) Project Management
4 1 (4.55%) SDLC
4 1 (4.55%) Statistics
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) Java
3 2 (9.09%) Ada
3 2 (9.09%) C
3 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.55%) Ada 95
4 1 (4.55%) Assembly Language
4 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.55%) Embedded C
4 1 (4.55%) Google Apps Script
4 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) Perl
4 1 (4.55%) Python
4 1 (4.55%) VB
4 1 (4.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) AAT
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) IEC 62304
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Google
3 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.55%) Minitab
4 1 (4.55%) SAP