The first 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Birmingham region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automotive
Rank 57 56 52
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing Automotive 5 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.70% 0.82% 0.76%
As % of the General category 2.19% 2.39% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£450 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
- -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £60.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £35.00 £38.99
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -10.23%
General Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
228 209 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 32.02% 34.15% 40.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 124 150
Average daily rate £325 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £280 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £550 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 10
Average hourly rate £32.50 £16.20 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.61% -37.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £11.00 £11.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £34.20 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -18.18%
Automotive
West Midlands

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (30.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (20.00%) SAP
2 2 (20.00%) UML
2 2 (20.00%) CAN bus
3 1 (10.00%) Sass
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Electronics
3 1 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) SAP CRM
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Subversion
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) SAP ALE
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) Use Case
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (10.00%) Web Accessibility
3 1 (10.00%) Requirements Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (10.00%) HTML5

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (10.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (10.00%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP SD
1 1 (10.00%) SAP CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (10.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (10.00%) Electronics
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Tester
2 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (10.00%) SAP SD Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Tester
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Banking Business Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Architect
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Solutions Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) JSP
1 1 (10.00%) EDI
1 1 (10.00%) SAP ALE
1 1 (10.00%) jQuery
1 1 (10.00%) HTML5
1 1 (10.00%) CSS3
1 1 (10.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (20.00%) CAN bus
3 1 (10.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) UML
1 2 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (10.00%) CRM
2 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (10.00%) Web Development
2 1 (10.00%) Use Case
2 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (10.00%) Web Accessibility
2 1 (10.00%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) PMP
1 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Facebook
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