Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 178 181 191
Rank change year-on-year +3 +10 +26
Contract jobs citing Automotive 51 23 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.81% 0.41% 0.24%
As % of the General category 2.62% 1.21% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 18 7
South West median daily rate £425 £550 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.73% +71.88% -22.42%
10th Percentile £325 £348 £266
90th Percentile £488 £675 £475
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
South West median hourly rate £47.50 £44.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.95% -20.00% +29.41%
10th Percentile £43.63 £22.15 £32.50
90th Percentile £51.38 £77.50 £77.50
England median hourly rate £40.00 £31.16 £36.07
% change year-on-year +28.39% -13.63% -3.81%

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 1,947 1,907 1,741
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 31.07% 33.69% 29.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,267 1,279 1,250
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -3.85%
10th Percentile £292 £256 £238
90th Percentile £600 £573 £563
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 64 92
South West median hourly rate £41.50 £35.00 £34.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.57% +0.72% -13.13%
10th Percentile £16.50 £12.29 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £57.63 £49.70
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.31 £24.44
% change year-on-year -5.18% +3.56% +0.87%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 +9 40 £425 -22.73% 23
Gloucestershire -8 5 - - 5
Bristol -10 4 £325 -13.33% 16
Dorset - 1 - - 7
Automotive
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 45 (88.24%) Manufacturing
2 18 (35.29%) Problem-Solving
3 17 (33.33%) People Management
4 15 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (27.45%) Visualisation
5 14 (27.45%) User Stories
6 13 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (21.57%) Data Mining
8 11 (21.57%) Dimensional Modelling
8 11 (21.57%) Data Science
9 10 (19.61%) Logistics
9 10 (19.61%) SAP
10 9 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (15.69%) SAP MM
11 8 (15.69%) Legal
11 8 (15.69%) Target Operating Model
11 8 (15.69%) Data Quality
12 6 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (11.76%) Aerospace
13 5 (9.80%) Finance
13 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Office
13 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Excel
13 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
13 5 (9.80%) Requirements Management
13 5 (9.80%) Functional Testing
13 5 (9.80%) DO-254
13 5 (9.80%) Rational DOORS
13 5 (9.80%) Schematic Capture

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 2 (3.92%) CICS
2 1 (1.96%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (15.69%) SAP MM
2 1 (1.96%) SAP PP
2 1 (1.96%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (21.57%) Data Mining
3 3 (5.88%) MOLAP
3 3 (5.88%) ROLAP
4 2 (3.92%) DB2
5 1 (1.96%) MySQL
5 1 (1.96%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.96%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 45 (88.24%) Manufacturing
2 8 (15.69%) Legal
3 6 (11.76%) Aerospace
4 5 (9.80%) Finance
5 4 (7.84%) Electronics
6 1 (1.96%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 25 (49.02%) Analyst
2 22 (43.14%) Business Analyst
3 11 (21.57%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 11 (21.57%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
3 11 (21.57%) Systems Analyst
4 10 (19.61%) Business Systems Analyst
5 8 (15.69%) Consultant
5 8 (15.69%) Logistics Analyst
5 8 (15.69%) Logistics Business Analyst
5 8 (15.69%) SAP CO Consultant
5 8 (15.69%) SAP Consultant
5 8 (15.69%) SAP FI Consultant
5 8 (15.69%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 8 (15.69%) SAP MM Consultant
6 4 (7.84%) Design Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Electronics Design Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Electronics Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Embedded Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) Flash
2 2 (3.92%) CSS
2 2 (3.92%) HTML
2 2 (3.92%) jQuery
3 1 (1.96%) .NET
3 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.96%) HTML5
3 1 (1.96%) LAMP
3 1 (1.96%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 15 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.88%) Virtual Team
3 2 (3.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (3.92%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.96%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.92%) Linux
1 2 (3.92%) zOS
2 1 (1.96%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (1.96%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (35.29%) Problem-Solving
2 17 (33.33%) People Management
3 15 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (27.45%) User Stories
4 14 (27.45%) Visualisation
5 13 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (21.57%) Data Science
6 11 (21.57%) Dimensional Modelling
7 10 (19.61%) Logistics
8 9 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (15.69%) Target Operating Model
10 6 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (9.80%) Functional Testing
11 5 (9.80%) Requirements Management
11 5 (9.80%) Schematic Capture
12 4 (7.84%) Project Management
13 3 (5.88%) Software Engineering
13 3 (5.88%) Test Scripting
14 2 (3.92%) Performance Analysis
14 2 (3.92%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.92%) C++
1 2 (3.92%) COBOL
1 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
1 2 (3.92%) SQL
2 1 (1.96%) C
2 1 (1.96%) Embedded C++
2 1 (1.96%) Go
2 1 (1.96%) PHP
2 1 (1.96%) Python
2 1 (1.96%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.69%) Data Quality
2 5 (9.80%) DO-254
3 2 (3.92%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (19.61%) SAP
2 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.84%) EMC
4 1 (1.96%) IBM
4 1 (1.96%) Zend