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 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automotive
England / North West
Rank 121 159 137
Rank change year-on-year +38 -22  
Contract jobs citing Automotive 7 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.27% 0.026% 0.23%
As % of the General category 0.84% 0.079% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 7
Median daily rate £180 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.00% -7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £300 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £300 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.37 £35.00 £30.82
% change year-on-year -13.23% +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 the North West with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 830 1273 1283
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 32.45% 33.16% 36.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 783 675
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 56 65
Median hourly rate £26.83 £22.54 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.03% +24.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £14.00 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.16 £52.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.67 £30.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.57% +22.00%  

Automotive
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 3 months to 22 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Automotive in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +17 5 £600 +100.00% 7
Cheshire - 1 £100 - 1
Lancashire - 1 £180 - 1
Automotive
England

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 8 (66.67%) ITIL
2 6 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Ergonomics
3 5 (41.67%) Velocity
3 5 (41.67%) User Experience
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) ServiceNow
4 4 (33.33%) Snow
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) Internet
6 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
6 2 (16.67%) Project Management
6 2 (16.67%) EDI
6 2 (16.67%) Data Structures
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
7 1 (8.33%) Web Application Development
7 1 (8.33%) Analytics
7 1 (8.33%) QA
7 1 (8.33%) Web Analytics
7 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (8.33%) Google
7 1 (8.33%) jQuery
7 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
7 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
7 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
7 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (8.33%) ERP
7 1 (8.33%) CSS
7 1 (8.33%) XML

Automotive
Top Related 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 (8.33%) CATIA
1 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Internet
General
1 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Product Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Support Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Technical Support
3 3 (25.00%) Technical Support Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (16.67%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Design Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Development Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Software Development Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Software Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Velocity
2 2 (16.67%) EDI
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) User Experience
2 2 (16.67%) Data Structures
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) ITIL
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 5 (41.67%) Ergonomics
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) ERP
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
5 1 (8.33%) Validation
5 1 (8.33%) Web Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) PMP
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) ServiceNow
1 4 (33.33%) Snow
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Google
North West England
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Rate: £14 - £17 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
BOSCH Automotive Service Solutions
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 15 days ago