The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automotive over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automotive
Rank 11 23 2
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -21
Contract jobs citing Automotive 29 17 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 8.55% 5.25% 19.82%
As % of the General category 21.01% 13.71% 43.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
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£525 £200 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+162.50% -48.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 25
Average hourly rate £25.66 £37.65 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.84% -0.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £32.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.75% -14.66%
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 Coventry region.

General Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
138 124 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 40.71% 38.27% 45.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 47 19
Average daily rate £415 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.27% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £484 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 39
Average hourly rate £25.08 £37.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.12% -0.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%

Automotive
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Automotive across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Automotive Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Automotive
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Automotive Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Automotive
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Automotive Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

Automotive
Hourly Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automotive across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

Automotive Hourly Rate Histogram in Coventry

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 34 (73.91%) SAP
2 9 (19.57%) Manufacturing
3 7 (15.22%) Logistics
4 6 (13.04%) Project Management
5 5 (10.87%) Migration
5 5 (10.87%) ERP
6 4 (8.70%) SAP PP
6 4 (8.70%) Electronics
6 4 (8.70%) Data Migration
7 3 (6.52%) Degree
7 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.52%) Change Management
7 3 (6.52%) Finance
7 3 (6.52%) SAP SD
7 3 (6.52%) VMS
7 3 (6.52%) MS Project
8 2 (4.35%) Java
8 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.35%) DSDM
8 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
8 2 (4.35%) ETL
8 2 (4.35%) HTTPS
8 2 (4.35%) EMC
8 2 (4.35%) Validation
8 2 (4.35%) EDI
8 2 (4.35%) Scrum
8 2 (4.35%) Service Management
8 2 (4.35%) Quality Management
8 2 (4.35%) SAP LE
8 2 (4.35%) PLM

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 (2.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Project
2 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.70%) SAP PP
2 3 (6.52%) SAP SD
3 2 (4.35%) SAP QM
3 2 (4.35%) SAP LE
4 1 (2.17%) SAP EWM
4 1 (2.17%) ENOVIA
4 1 (2.17%) SAP ERP
4 1 (2.17%) SAP APO
4 1 (2.17%) SAP MM
4 1 (2.17%) SAP PM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.17%) IPv4
2 1 (2.17%) IPv6
2 1 (2.17%) Internet
2 1 (2.17%) 3G
2 1 (2.17%) Wireless
2 1 (2.17%) 2G
2 1 (2.17%) MIMO
2 1 (2.17%) LTE
2 1 (2.17%) 4G
2 1 (2.17%) FlexRay
2 1 (2.17%) VoIP
2 1 (2.17%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.17%) HTTP
2 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.17%) MS Access
2 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.17%) DTS
2 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.17%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.17%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) LSMW
1 1 (2.17%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (2.17%) CANoe
General
1 9 (19.57%) Manufacturing
2 4 (8.70%) Electronics
3 3 (6.52%) Finance
4 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (36.96%) Consultant
1 17 (36.96%) SAP Consultant
2 8 (17.39%) Analyst
3 6 (13.04%) Architect
3 6 (13.04%) Project Manager
4 5 (10.87%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.52%) SAP PP Consultant
5 3 (6.52%) Data Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) SAP SD Consultant
5 3 (6.52%) SAP Manager
5 3 (6.52%) SAP Architect
5 3 (6.52%) SAP Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.35%) SAP Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) SAP MM Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) SAP Test Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Software Manager
6 2 (4.35%) SAP QM Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) Data Migration Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Software Project Manager
6 2 (4.35%) SAP Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) EDI
2 1 (2.17%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (2.17%) EDIFACT
2 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (2.17%) HTML5
2 1 (2.17%) HTML
2 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
1 2 (4.35%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.17%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.22%) Logistics
2 6 (13.04%) Project Management
3 5 (10.87%) ERP
3 5 (10.87%) Migration
4 4 (8.70%) Data Migration
5 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.52%) Change Management
6 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.35%) DSDM
6 2 (4.35%) Scrum
6 2 (4.35%) ETL
6 2 (4.35%) Service Management
6 2 (4.35%) Quality Management
6 2 (4.35%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (4.35%) Data Analysis
6 2 (4.35%) Validation
6 2 (4.35%) PLM
6 2 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.35%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 34 (73.91%) SAP
2 2 (4.35%) EMC
3 1 (2.17%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.17%) IBM