The first 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 22 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 Coventry 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automotive
Rank 5 3 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +12
Contract jobs citing Automotive 59 43 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 15.82% 18.14% 8.81%
As % of the General category 42.75% 38.39% 22.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £422 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
- -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 5
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £27.30 £27.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £34.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
General Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
138 112 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 37.00% 47.26% 38.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 20 54
Average daily rate £400 £470 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £236 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 20 8
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £25.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £33.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -15.09%
Automotive
West Midlands

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automotive across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Automotive Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 July 2014.

Automotive Hourly Rate Histogram in Coventry

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 35 (44.87%) SAP
1 35 (44.87%) PLM
2 31 (39.74%) Manufacturing
3 29 (37.18%) Project Management
4 28 (35.90%) Validation
5 23 (29.49%) CAD
6 21 (26.92%) ENOVIA
6 21 (26.92%) Business Transformation
7 20 (25.64%) Migration
8 17 (21.79%) Requirements Management
8 17 (21.79%) Time Management
9 13 (16.67%) Data Architecture
9 13 (16.67%) Software Testing
9 13 (16.67%) PDM
9 13 (16.67%) DELMIA
10 10 (12.82%) Web Services
10 10 (12.82%) Visualisation
11 9 (11.54%) Degree
11 9 (11.54%) Change Management
12 8 (10.26%) Microsoft
12 8 (10.26%) Marketing
13 7 (8.97%) Data Migration
13 7 (8.97%) MS Excel
13 7 (8.97%) MS Project
14 6 (7.69%) HTML
14 6 (7.69%) ETL
14 6 (7.69%) IBM
14 6 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
14 6 (7.69%) TOGAF
14 6 (7.69%) Continuous Integration

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 6 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.56%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (8.97%) MS Excel
1 7 (8.97%) MS Project
2 5 (6.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (5.13%) CATIA
4 3 (3.85%) MS Office
5 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (26.92%) ENOVIA
2 13 (16.67%) DELMIA
3 4 (5.13%) SAP PP
4 3 (3.85%) Google Analytics
4 3 (3.85%) SAP EWM
5 2 (2.56%) SAP SD
6 1 (1.28%) SAP CO
6 1 (1.28%) SAP QM
6 1 (1.28%) SAP CRM
6 1 (1.28%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (1.28%) SAP FI
6 1 (1.28%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.41%) Internet
1 5 (6.41%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.28%) 4G
2 1 (1.28%) LTE
2 1 (1.28%) MIMO
2 1 (1.28%) Wireless
2 1 (1.28%) 2G
2 1 (1.28%) 3G
2 1 (1.28%) Intranet
2 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.28%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.28%) IPv4
2 1 (1.28%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.69%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.28%) MySQL
2 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.28%) Subversion
General
1 31 (39.74%) Manufacturing
2 8 (10.26%) Marketing
3 5 (6.41%) Electronics
4 4 (5.13%) Finance
4 4 (5.13%) Publishing
4 4 (5.13%) Avionics
5 3 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (16.67%) Applications Engineer
2 11 (14.10%) Architect
3 8 (10.26%) Developer
3 8 (10.26%) SAP Consultant
3 8 (10.26%) Consultant
4 6 (7.69%) Integration Architect
4 6 (7.69%) Analyst
5 4 (5.13%) Project Manager
5 4 (5.13%) Design Engineer
5 4 (5.13%) Portfolio Manager
5 4 (5.13%) Electronics Engineer
5 4 (5.13%) Requirements Manager
6 3 (3.85%) Lead Architect
6 3 (3.85%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (3.85%) Administrator
6 3 (3.85%) Business Analyst
7 2 (2.56%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (2.56%) Senior Developer
7 2 (2.56%) Systems Support
7 2 (2.56%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.82%) Web Services
2 6 (7.69%) HTML
2 6 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (7.69%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 3 (3.85%) HTML5
3 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.85%) .NET
4 2 (2.56%) CSS
4 2 (2.56%) XML
5 1 (1.28%) CSS3
5 1 (1.28%) V-Ray
5 1 (1.28%) JSON
5 1 (1.28%) jQuery
5 1 (1.28%) Spring
5 1 (1.28%) SAP Basis
5 1 (1.28%) J2EE
5 1 (1.28%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.82%) Visualisation
2 3 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.56%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.28%) Social Media
4 1 (1.28%) Open Source
4 1 (1.28%) Telematics
4 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.85%) VMS
1 3 (3.85%) Windows
2 2 (2.56%) UNIX
3 1 (1.28%) Windows Vista
3 1 (1.28%) AIX
3 1 (1.28%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (44.87%) PLM
2 29 (37.18%) Project Management
3 28 (35.90%) Validation
4 23 (29.49%) CAD
5 21 (26.92%) Business Transformation
6 20 (25.64%) Migration
7 17 (21.79%) Requirements Management
7 17 (21.79%) Time Management
8 13 (16.67%) Data Architecture
8 13 (16.67%) Software Testing
8 13 (16.67%) PDM
9 9 (11.54%) Change Management
10 7 (8.97%) Data Migration
11 6 (7.69%) ETL
11 6 (7.69%) TOGAF
11 6 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (7.69%) Data Mapping
11 6 (7.69%) Integration Testing
12 5 (6.41%) SAP Implementation
12 5 (6.41%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.56%) JavaScript
1 2 (2.56%) SQL
2 1 (1.28%) Embedded C
2 1 (1.28%) VBScript
2 1 (1.28%) ABAP
2 1 (1.28%) PL/SQL
2 1 (1.28%) Java
2 1 (1.28%) C
2 1 (1.28%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (11.54%) Degree
2 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (44.87%) SAP
2 8 (10.26%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.69%) IBM
4 4 (5.13%) Progress
4 4 (5.13%) EMC
4 4 (5.13%) Mentor Graphics
5 3 (3.85%) Google
6 2 (2.56%) Capita
7 1 (1.28%) Fujitsu
7 1 (1.28%) MKS
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle