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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automotive
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 55 58 48
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs citing Automotive 4 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.61% 0.31% 1.13%
As % of the General category 2.33% 0.94% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Median daily rate £300 £305 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% +35.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £305 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £305 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.62 £35.00 £30.82
% change year-on-year
-9.66% +13.56%

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
172 212 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 26.34% 32.97% 37.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 140 130
Median daily rate £388 £375 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £524 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 7
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +207.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £13.80 £6.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £22.85
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +37.85%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automotive across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Automotive Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 February 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 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 3 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) C++
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 2 (22.22%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) Firmware
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) C
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Project Governance
3 2 (22.22%) Change Control
3 2 (22.22%) MISRA
4 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
4 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (11.11%) ISO26262
4 1 (11.11%) MISRA C
4 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Moq
4 1 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) NUnit
4 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 1 (11.11%) CruiseControl
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Simulink
1 1 (11.11%) Stateflow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) CruiseControl
1 1 (11.11%) Moq
1 1 (11.11%) NUnit
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
1 1 (11.11%) Electronics
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded C Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (11.11%) OpenGL
2 1 (11.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
1 1 (11.11%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Change Control
2 2 (22.22%) OO
2 2 (22.22%) Project Governance
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) OOP
3 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
3 1 (11.11%) RUP
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) UML
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) C
2 2 (22.22%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded C
3 1 (11.11%) MATLAB
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
2 1 (11.11%) PMP
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) MISRA
2 1 (11.11%) ISO26262
2 1 (11.11%) MISRA C
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) HP
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft