Period
to 22 May 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Automotive over the 6 months to 22 May 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 > South West
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 166 192 192
Rank change year-on-year +26 0 +9
Contract jobs citing Automotive 29 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.57% 0.19% 0.27%
As % of the General category 1.74% 0.59% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 5
South West median daily rate £375 £630 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.48% +57.50% +3.23%
10th Percentile £363 £516 £275
90th Percentile £498 £667 £460
England median daily rate £450 £383 £413
% change year-on-year +17.65% -7.27% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 10
South West median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £43.75 £32.50 £31.98
90th Percentile £51.25 £50.50 £76.75
England median hourly rate £37.00 £32.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year +13.85% -8.45% +12.91%

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 South West with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,666 1,693 1,821
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 32.95% 32.67% 30.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,025 1,170 1,261
South West median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £277 £242 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 69 114
South West median hourly rate £30.00 £38.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.08% -8.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £14.00 £15.40 £21.10
90th Percentile £49.50 £48.75 £57.00
England median hourly rate £26.78 £25.00 £26.83
% change year-on-year +7.10% -6.82% +19.24%

Automotive
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Automotive in the South West

Automotive
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Automotive in the South West

Automotive
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Automotive in the South West

Automotive
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Automotive in the South West

Automotive
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 6 months to 22 May 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
Wiltshire +26 20 £410 -35.43% 7
Gloucestershire +16 4 - - 8
Bristol -1 4 £375 -25.00% 10
Devon - 1 £375 - 1
Automotive
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 South West region with a requirement for Automotive.

1 22 (75.86%) Manufacturing
2 13 (44.83%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (37.93%) People Management
4 9 (31.03%) Process Improvement
4 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (27.59%) User Stories
5 8 (27.59%) QA
5 8 (27.59%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
7 5 (17.24%) Aerospace
8 4 (13.79%) Finance
8 4 (13.79%) ROLAP
8 4 (13.79%) Project Management
8 4 (13.79%) MOLAP
8 4 (13.79%) Rational DOORS
8 4 (13.79%) R
8 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
8 4 (13.79%) Requirements Management
8 4 (13.79%) Visualisation
8 4 (13.79%) Virtual Team
9 3 (10.34%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 3 (10.34%) Functional Testing
9 3 (10.34%) DO-254
9 3 (10.34%) Schematic Capture
9 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (10.34%) ETL
9 3 (10.34%) Ethernet
9 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse

Automotive
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 (3.45%) CMS
1 1 (3.45%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (3.45%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.90%) CATIA
2 2 (6.90%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) SAP BPC
1 2 (6.90%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) MOLAP
1 4 (13.79%) ROLAP
2 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (6.90%) SAP BW
4 1 (3.45%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.45%) Grunt
2 1 (3.45%) PostCSS
2 1 (3.45%) webpack
General
1 22 (75.86%) Manufacturing
2 5 (17.24%) Aerospace
3 4 (13.79%) Finance
4 3 (10.34%) Electronics
5 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Analyst
1 9 (31.03%) Business Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Automotive Business Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Design Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Digital Design Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Electronics Design Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Electronics Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) 1st Line Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (6.90%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Analogue IC Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Analogue Layout Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) IC Layout Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) Flash
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (3.45%) CSS
2 1 (3.45%) Dapper ORM
2 1 (3.45%) Entity Framework
2 1 (3.45%) LESS
2 1 (3.45%) NHibernate
2 1 (3.45%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.79%) Virtual Team
3 3 (10.34%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (6.90%) User Experience
5 1 (3.45%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Problem-Solving
2 11 (37.93%) People Management
3 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (31.03%) Process Improvement
4 8 (27.59%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (27.59%) User Stories
5 7 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (13.79%) Project Management
6 4 (13.79%) Requirements Management
6 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
6 4 (13.79%) Visualisation
7 3 (10.34%) ETL
7 3 (10.34%) Functional Testing
7 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
7 3 (10.34%) Schematic Capture
8 2 (6.90%) Asset Management
8 2 (6.90%) CAD
8 2 (6.90%) Change Management
8 2 (6.90%) ITIL
8 2 (6.90%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) R
2 1 (3.45%) Ada
2 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) PMP
2 2 (6.90%) TOGAF Certification
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (27.59%) QA
2 3 (10.34%) DO-254
3 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.45%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) EMC
3 2 (6.90%) Cadence
3 2 (6.90%) SAP
3 2 (6.90%) Siemens
4 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.45%) Sitecore