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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automotive over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automotive
Rank 46 49 44
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing Automotive 13 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.91% 0.32% 2.01%
As % of the General category 5.39% 0.92% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £301 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.92% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £34.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
Automotive
West Midlands

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
241 217 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 35.39% 35.17% 30.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 150 78
Average daily rate £375 £350 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £150 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 7
Average hourly rate £26.50 £11.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.90% -31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £12.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+17.20% -14.68%

Automotive
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Automotive across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automotive across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Automotive Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Automotive also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Automotive.

1 4 (25.00%) SAP
2 3 (18.75%) UML
2 3 (18.75%) SAP SD
2 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
3 2 (12.50%) Electronics
3 2 (12.50%) Siemens
3 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (12.50%) VB
3 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (12.50%) ERP
3 2 (12.50%) Degree
3 2 (12.50%) Change Management
3 2 (12.50%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.25%) CAN bus
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) Allen-Bradley
4 1 (6.25%) WinCC
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.25%) Firewall
4 1 (6.25%) SCADA
4 1 (6.25%) Use Case
4 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.25%) Data Extraction
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Automotive also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Automotive. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) WinCC
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (6.25%) Lync
1 1 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) TargetLink
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) Simulink
1 1 (6.25%) Stateflow
1 1 (6.25%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) SAP SD
2 1 (6.25%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (6.25%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) SAP SD Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) SAP Support
3 2 (12.50%) SAP Support Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Support Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Active Directory Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Software Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Support
4 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) CAN bus
1 1 (6.25%) SCADA
1 1 (6.25%) Data Extraction
1 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
1 1 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (6.25%) PMI
1 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (6.25%) UNIX
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Solaris
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) UML
1 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
2 2 (12.50%) ERP
2 2 (12.50%) Change Management
2 2 (12.50%) Embedded Software Development
2 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.25%) Use Case
3 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (6.25%) Requirements Engineering
3 1 (6.25%) Change Control
3 1 (6.25%) ETL
3 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE
3 1 (6.25%) CAD
3 1 (6.25%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) VB
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) VBA
2 1 (6.25%) C
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.25%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) PMP
2 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) SAP
2 2 (12.50%) Siemens
3 1 (6.25%) Allen-Bradley
3 1 (6.25%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.25%) Symantec
3 1 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Cincom