The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automotive over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automotive
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 56 58 46
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Contract jobs citing Automotive 2 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.33% 0.16% 1.02%
As % of the General category 1.18% 0.54% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.69 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +17.18%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

General Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
169 185 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.57% 29.89% 38.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 113 133
Median daily rate £388 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £170 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £500 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 5
Median hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +207.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.39 £14.70 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.08 £42.50 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £33.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.89% +34.00%

Automotive
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Automotive as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Automotive Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Automotive
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Automotive across the Birmingham region.

Automotive Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Automotive
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Automotive Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Automotive.

1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Firmware
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Project Governance
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (20.00%) MISRA
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) Electronics
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (20.00%) PMP
3 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (20.00%) OpenGL
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) SCADA

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Control Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) GUI Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) Project Governance
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (20.00%) PMP
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) MISRA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft