Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 190 190 212
Rank change year-on-year 0 +22 +23
Contract jobs citing Automotive 20 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.35% 0.31% 0.098%
As % of the General category 1.32% 0.99% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 5
North West median daily rate £350 £313 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -43.18% +46.67%
10th Percentile £109 £268 £398
90th Percentile £564 £400 £610
England median daily rate £450 £440 £400
% change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 0
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £13.72 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +191.55% - -
England median hourly rate £40.50 £33.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year +22.73% -2.22% -8.78%

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 1,513 1,718 1,821
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 26.76% 31.58% 29.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 911 1,090 1,168
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - -5.04%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £261
90th Percentile £575 £606 £563
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 91 81
North West median hourly rate £26.00 £21.78 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.38% -20.80% -19.87%
10th Percentile £13.25 £13.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £44.10 £53.00 £51.71
England median hourly rate £25.00 £26.22 £25.00
% change year-on-year -4.63% +4.86% -3.85%

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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 9 £325 -27.78% 29
Merseyside -2 6 £350 +33.33% 2
Cheshire +4 5 £375 +29.31% 2
Automotive
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (25.00%) C
2 5 (25.00%) Windows
3 4 (20.00%) Law
3 4 (20.00%) Retail
4 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (15.00%) Embedded C
4 3 (15.00%) Linux
4 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL
4 3 (15.00%) C++
4 3 (15.00%) SQL
4 3 (15.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Cross-Platform Development
5 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (10.00%) Java
5 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) Apple
5 2 (10.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) Aerospace
5 2 (10.00%) Google
5 2 (10.00%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (10.00%) Web Development
6 1 (5.00%) JIRA

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) Apache
1 1 (5.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) AutoCAD
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (5.00%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
1 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Big Data
1 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA Agile
General
1 4 (20.00%) Law
1 4 (20.00%) Retail
2 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (10.00%) Aerospace
4 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Analyst
1 5 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) C Software Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support
4 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Embedded C Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce Manager
5 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (5.00%) J2EE
1 1 (5.00%) Kafka
1 1 (5.00%) React
1 1 (5.00%) Redux
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Cyberattack
2 1 (5.00%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (10.00%) Cross-Platform Development
4 2 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (10.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) Scrum
4 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Web Development
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.00%) Contract Negotiation
5 1 (5.00%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (5.00%) Presales
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Identification
5 1 (5.00%) Strategic Thinking
5 1 (5.00%) Time Management
5 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) C
2 3 (15.00%) C++
2 3 (15.00%) Embedded C
2 3 (15.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) Embedded C++
4 1 (5.00%) Java 8
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Apple
1 2 (10.00%) Google
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) IBM
2 1 (5.00%) Infor
2 1 (5.00%) Polycom
2 1 (5.00%) Twitter