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 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automotive
England / South West
Rank 132 135 143
Rank change year-on-year +3 +8  
Contract jobs citing Automotive 5 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.19% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the General category 0.59% 0.55% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £635 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +49.41% +9.67%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -11.17% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Median hourly rate £45.00 £38.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.12% -8.82%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £30.82
% change year-on-year -7.14% +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 South West with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 846 908 1000
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 32.87% 31.30% 32.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 599 617 665
Median daily rate £390 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £501 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 66 28
Median hourly rate £39.00 £42.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +5.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £27.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.69 £57.00 £44.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.28% +26.00%  

Automotive
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South 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 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 Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 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
Wiltshire - 3 £635 - 2
Gloucestershire +6 1 - - 2
Automotive
England

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 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 South West region with a requirement for Automotive.

1 4 (50.00%) Finance
1 4 (50.00%) Aerospace
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Marketing
2 3 (37.50%) Project Governance
3 2 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) QA
3 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) Legal
3 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) ISEB
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (25.00%) PMI
3 2 (25.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (12.50%) OpenGL
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) OOD
4 1 (12.50%) C
4 1 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) Advertising

Automotive
Top Related 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (12.50%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 4 (50.00%) Aerospace
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Marketing
3 2 (25.00%) Legal
3 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (12.50%) Advertising
4 1 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Project Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Senior Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Senior Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Marketing Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Marketing Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Sales Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Marketing Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Sales Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Android Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Transformation Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) PMI
2 1 (12.50%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Vector Graphics
2 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Project Governance
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Android Development
3 1 (12.50%) BDD
3 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
3 1 (12.50%) Coaching
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) OOD
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) C++
1 1 (12.50%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (25.00%) PMI Certification
1 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) IBM
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