Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 158 196 209
Rank change year-on-year +38 +13 -6
Contract jobs citing Automotive 32 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.61% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the General category 1.89% 0.52% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 5 5
South West median daily rate £525 £625 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.00% +108.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £363 £250 £264
90th Percentile £675 £665 £415
England median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +9.38% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 5
South West median hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -6.67% +31.58%
10th Percentile £32.50 £32.50 £32.20
90th Percentile £77.50 £69.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £36.25 £30.87 £35.00
% change year-on-year +17.44% -11.81% +11.11%

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 1,691 1,723 1,960
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 32.46% 31.40% 31.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,088 1,217 1,341
South West median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -6.37%
10th Percentile £275 £235 £255
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 82 106
South West median hourly rate £30.25 £37.50 £41.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.33% -10.29% +23.85%
10th Percentile £13.58 £16.03 £20.25
90th Percentile £54.63 £48.60 £57.00
England median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year +4.00% -4.76% +15.79%

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 23 February 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Automotive in the South West over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 23 February 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 +36 25 £540 -14.96% 3
Gloucestershire - 2 - - 6
Bristol -2 1 £425 +21.43% 12
Devon - 1 £375 -
Somerset - 1 - - 7
Automotive
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 18 (56.25%) Manufacturing
2 13 (40.63%) Process Improvement
3 12 (37.50%) People Management
3 12 (37.50%) Project Management
4 10 (31.25%) PRINCE2
4 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (28.13%) User Stories
6 8 (25.00%) QA
6 8 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (25.00%) SAP
7 7 (21.88%) Asset Management
8 6 (18.75%) SAP MM
8 6 (18.75%) Project Planning
9 5 (15.63%) Finance
9 5 (15.63%) Maximo
10 4 (12.50%) SAP FI/CO
10 4 (12.50%) Legal
10 4 (12.50%) SAP CO
10 4 (12.50%) SAP FI
10 4 (12.50%) PMP
10 4 (12.50%) PMI Certification
10 4 (12.50%) User Experience
10 4 (12.50%) Project Governance
11 3 (9.38%) Organisational Learning
11 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (9.38%) PMI
11 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
11 3 (9.38%) Aerospace
12 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management

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:

Business Applications
1 6 (18.75%) SAP MM
2 5 (15.63%) Maximo
3 4 (12.50%) SAP CO
3 4 (12.50%) SAP FI
3 4 (12.50%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (6.25%) SAP BPC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.13%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
General
1 18 (56.25%) Manufacturing
2 5 (15.63%) Finance
3 4 (12.50%) Legal
4 3 (9.38%) Aerospace
5 1 (3.13%) Games
5 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Analyst
2 10 (31.25%) Business Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Automotive Business Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Project Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
5 3 (9.38%) Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Developer
5 3 (9.38%) SAP Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) SAP Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) SAP FI Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) SAP MM Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) SAP MM Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Analogue IC Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Analogue Layout Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Embedded Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Human Factors Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) IC Layout Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) SAP Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Usability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) CSS
1 1 (3.13%) HTML
1 1 (3.13%) jQuery
1 1 (3.13%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) User Experience
2 3 (9.38%) PMI
3 2 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Graphic Design
4 1 (3.13%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Process Improvement
2 12 (37.50%) People Management
2 12 (37.50%) Project Management
3 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (31.25%) PRINCE2
4 9 (28.13%) User Stories
5 8 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (21.88%) Asset Management
7 6 (18.75%) Project Planning
8 4 (12.50%) Project Governance
9 3 (9.38%) Organisational Learning
9 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
9 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (6.25%) EAM
10 2 (6.25%) Human Factors
10 2 (6.25%) Image Processing
10 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
10 2 (6.25%) Usability Engineering
10 2 (6.25%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) Ada
1 2 (6.25%) C++
1 2 (6.25%) R
2 1 (3.13%) C
2 1 (3.13%) C#
2 1 (3.13%) Java
2 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) PMI Certification
1 4 (12.50%) PMP
2 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (6.25%) Degree
3 2 (6.25%) Master's Degree
3 2 (6.25%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (6.25%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.13%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) SAP
2 2 (6.25%) Cadence
3 1 (3.13%) IBM
3 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com