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 25 June 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
England / South West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 127 140
Rank change year-on-year -3 +13  
Contract jobs citing Automotive 5 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.19% 0.34% 0.16%
As % of the General category 0.58% 1.17% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Median daily rate £400 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +9.09%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £408 £388
% change year-on-year -3.68% +5.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Median hourly rate £46.25 £47.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.11% +11.17%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £36.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year +3.42% +5.79%  

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 866 852 938
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 32.31% 28.89% 30.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 570 607 650
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £550 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 45 71
Median hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.35 £12.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £47.80 £52.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Automotive in the South West over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 June 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
Bristol -7 3 £400 -11.11% 1
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Automotive
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 (40.00%) Project Management
1 4 (40.00%) Marketing
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (30.00%) Project Governance
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Aerospace
3 2 (20.00%) Legal
3 2 (20.00%) Advertising
3 2 (20.00%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (20.00%) Games
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) CSS
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (20.00%) PMI
3 2 (20.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (20.00%) OpenGL
3 2 (20.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 2 (20.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (20.00%) Vector Graphics
3 2 (20.00%) Virtual Team
3 2 (20.00%) Master's Degree
4 1 (10.00%) Release Automation

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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (40.00%) Marketing
2 3 (30.00%) Aerospace
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Advertising
3 2 (20.00%) Games
3 2 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Project Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Senior Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Senior Project Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Marketing Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Marketing Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Sales Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Marketing Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Sales Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Quality Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Transformation Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) OpenGL
2 1 (10.00%) CSS3
2 1 (10.00%) HTML5
2 1 (10.00%) Node.js
2 1 (10.00%) OpenGL ES
2 1 (10.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) 3D Graphics
1 2 (20.00%) PMI
1 2 (20.00%) Vector Graphics
1 2 (20.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) Project Governance
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) Kanban
4 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) QMS
4 1 (10.00%) Quality Management
4 1 (10.00%) Release Management
4 1 (10.00%) SysML
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) UML
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
4 1 (10.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) Master's Degree
2 2 (20.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 2 (20.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (10.00%) HNC
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft