The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Automotive over the 3 months to 23 April 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
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 74 60
Rank change year-on-year +9 -14  
Contract jobs citing Automotive 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.18% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the General category 0.60% 0.81% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -8.23% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 West Sussex with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 167 124 162
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 29.30% 17.32% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 67 112
Median daily rate £415 £413 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.60% -2.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £230 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £503 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 11
Median hourly rate £15.00 £27.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.45% +77.41%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £21.45 £9.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.75 £44.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year +7.14% +14.28%  

Automotive
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 West Sussex

Automotive
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Automotive in West Sussex

Automotive
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Automotive in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Automotive.

1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Ariba
1 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Qt
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Freescale
1 1 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (50.00%) Yocto

Automotive
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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%) HP UFT
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Test Assurance Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Qt
1 1 (50.00%) Yocto
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Ariba
1 1 (50.00%) Freescale
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) SAP