The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in contract job vacancies advertised in Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Automotive over the 3 months to 28 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.

Automotive
UK / Wales
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 77 -
Rank change year-on-year +13 -  
Contract jobs citing Automotive 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.14% 0.44% -
As % of the General category 0.60% 1.65% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -11.17% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 £29.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £31.44
% change year-on-year -7.14% +11.32%  

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 Wales with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 166 182 180
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 23.68% 26.49% 24.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 129 99
Median daily rate £394 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £265 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.87% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 8
Median hourly rate £20.00 £29.50 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.20% +35.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £13.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.78 £66.50 £34.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.90% +24.00%  

Automotive
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 Wales

Automotive
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Automotive in Wales

Automotive
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Automotive in Wales

Automotive
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automotive within the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 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
South Wales +16 1 - - 5
Automotive
UK

Automotive
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 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 Wales region with a requirement for Automotive.

1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Green Hills
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (50.00%) Static Code Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) MISRA C
2 1 (50.00%) MISRA
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreaded Programming
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (50.00%) Assembly Language
2 1 (50.00%) OpenGL
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management

Automotive
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 1 (50.00%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreaded Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Static Code Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Assembly Language
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) MISRA
1 1 (50.00%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Green Hills
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft