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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automotive
Rank 55 44 50
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Contract jobs citing Automotive 4 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.65% 0.77% 0.50%
As % of the General category 1.87% 2.48% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate £350 £600 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +84.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £31.25 £31.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% -7.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £37.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-15.43% +24.16%
General Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
214 161 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 34.74% 31.02% 34.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 88 129
Average daily rate £360 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £170 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 2
Average hourly rate £13.25 £34.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.87% +98.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
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 16 April 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 2 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (50.00%) CAN bus
2 1 (25.00%) Sass
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) JSP
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) EDI
2 1 (25.00%) SAP SD
2 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma
2 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (25.00%) Simulink
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) SAP ALE
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Web Accessibility
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (25.00%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP SD
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (25.00%) Rational Rhapsody
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (25.00%) SAP SD Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Front-End Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Sass
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) JSP
1 1 (25.00%) EDI
1 1 (25.00%) SAP ALE
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (50.00%) CAN bus
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (25.00%) UML
1 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (25.00%) Web Accessibility
1 1 (25.00%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
1 1 (25.00%) Facebook
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