The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Automotive over the 3 months to 24 April 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
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 29 49
Rank change year-on-year -4 +20  
Contract jobs citing Automotive 10 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 2.55% 3.21% 0.21%
As % of the General category 5.71% 8.28% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
Median daily rate £333 £425 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.76% -32.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £386 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -9.11% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £31.44
% change year-on-year -7.14% +11.32%  

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 175 145 215
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 44.64% 38.77% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 103 154
Median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £290 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £550 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.07% +195.45%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% +16.66%  

Automotive
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

Automotive
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Automotive in Northamptonshire

Automotive
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Automotive in Northamptonshire over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Automotive in Northamptonshire

Automotive
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Automotive in Northamptonshire

Automotive
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automotive within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Northampton +2 9 £325 -23.52%
Corby - 1 £440 -
Automotive
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Automotive.

1 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
2 7 (53.85%) C++
3 5 (38.46%) FlexRay
4 4 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (30.77%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (30.77%) MISRA C
4 4 (30.77%) MISRA
4 4 (30.77%) C
4 4 (30.77%) Degree
4 4 (30.77%) MATLAB
4 4 (30.77%) Simulink
5 3 (23.08%) Project Management
5 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
5 3 (23.08%) ISO26262
5 3 (23.08%) IEC 61508
6 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) Unified Communications
6 2 (15.38%) ITIL V3
6 2 (15.38%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 2 (15.38%) Data Loss Prevention
6 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (15.38%) PMI
6 2 (15.38%) PMI Certification
6 2 (15.38%) SAP
6 2 (15.38%) ITIL
6 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (15.38%) Workflow
6 2 (15.38%) Validation
7 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (7.69%) VMware

Automotive
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 4 (30.77%) Simulink
2 1 (7.69%) TargetLink
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) FlexRay
2 2 (15.38%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Software Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Automotive Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Business IT Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) IT Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) IT Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) IT Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Lean Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (15.38%) PMI
3 1 (7.69%) Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
2 4 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Data Loss Prevention
4 2 (15.38%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL V3
4 2 (15.38%) Validation
4 2 (15.38%) Workflow
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Coaching
5 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.69%) High Availability
5 1 (7.69%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.69%) SDLC
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) C++
2 4 (30.77%) C
2 4 (30.77%) MATLAB
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) PMI Certification
2 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (7.69%) CCIE
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.69%) MCSE
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.69%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) MISRA
1 4 (30.77%) MISRA C
2 3 (23.08%) IEC 61508
2 3 (23.08%) ISO26262
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) VMware