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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automotive
Rank 14 17 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs citing Automotive 23 20 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 7.72% 6.78% 14.05%
As % of the General category 16.91% 15.27% 30.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 1
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£250 £415 £725
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.79% -42.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £463
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -13.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 14
Average hourly rate £27.00 £37.80 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +18.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.40 £37.80 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.60 £37.80 £37.94
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -4.76%
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
136 131 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 45.64% 44.41% 45.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 58 16
Average daily rate £400 £361 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.72% -3.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 24
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.65 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.28% -21.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £10.00 £29.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £37.80 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.79%

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 27 February 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 28 (50.00%) SAP
2 11 (19.64%) Manufacturing
3 10 (17.86%) Project Management
4 7 (12.50%) Logistics
4 7 (12.50%) Degree
5 6 (10.71%) Electronics
5 6 (10.71%) MS Project
6 5 (8.93%) ERP
7 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2
7 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
7 4 (7.14%) Java
7 4 (7.14%) Change Management
7 4 (7.14%) Validation
7 4 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (7.14%) Business Transformation
8 3 (5.36%) Integration Testing
8 3 (5.36%) Software Engineering
8 3 (5.36%) Mobile App
8 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (5.36%) Data Analysis
8 3 (5.36%) Service Management
8 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
8 3 (5.36%) SAP PP
8 3 (5.36%) SAP SD
8 3 (5.36%) VMS
8 3 (5.36%) EMC
9 2 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.57%) HTTPS
9 2 (3.57%) PMI

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.79%) Documentum
2 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (10.71%) MS Project
2 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.79%) Simulink
3 1 (1.79%) Maya
3 1 (1.79%) MS Office
3 1 (1.79%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) SAP PP
1 3 (5.36%) SAP SD
2 1 (1.79%) SAP APO
2 1 (1.79%) SAP MM
2 1 (1.79%) SAP PM
2 1 (1.79%) SAP QM
2 1 (1.79%) ENOVIA
2 1 (1.79%) CA PPM
2 1 (1.79%) SAP EWM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) Internet
1 2 (3.57%) HTTP
1 2 (3.57%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.79%) IPv4
2 1 (1.79%) IPv6
2 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.79%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.79%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.79%) 3G
2 1 (1.79%) Wireless
2 1 (1.79%) 2G
2 1 (1.79%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 1 (1.79%) MIMO
2 1 (1.79%) LTE
2 1 (1.79%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.79%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.79%) SAP BI
2 1 (1.79%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.79%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) LSMW
1 1 (1.79%) Rational DOORS
General
1 11 (19.64%) Manufacturing
2 6 (10.71%) Electronics
3 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.57%) Finance
3 2 (3.57%) Legal
4 1 (1.79%) Marketing
4 1 (1.79%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (23.21%) Consultant
2 12 (21.43%) SAP Consultant
3 8 (14.29%) Architect
3 8 (14.29%) Analyst
4 6 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (7.14%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Developer
6 3 (5.36%) SAP SD Consultant
6 3 (5.36%) SAP Architect
6 3 (5.36%) SAP Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.36%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Mobile Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Software Manager
7 2 (3.57%) SAP Test Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) SAP Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Designer
7 2 (3.57%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) SAP PP Consultant
7 2 (3.57%) Functional Consultant
7 2 (3.57%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) XML
1 2 (3.57%) HTML
2 1 (1.79%) CSS
2 1 (1.79%) Web Services
2 1 (1.79%) EDI
2 1 (1.79%) XML Schema
2 1 (1.79%) EDIFACT
2 1 (1.79%) BAPI
2 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (1.79%) jQuery
2 1 (1.79%) HTML5
2 1 (1.79%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) Mobile App
1 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.57%) PMI
2 2 (3.57%) Telematics
3 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.79%) PKI
3 1 (1.79%) Derivative
3 1 (1.79%) Statistics
3 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.79%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.79%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.36%) VMS
2 1 (1.79%) Android
2 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.86%) Project Management
2 7 (12.50%) Logistics
3 5 (8.93%) ERP
4 4 (7.14%) Change Management
4 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 4 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (7.14%) Validation
4 4 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (7.14%) Business Transformation
5 3 (5.36%) Software Engineering
5 3 (5.36%) Integration Testing
5 3 (5.36%) Data Analysis
5 3 (5.36%) Service Management
6 2 (3.57%) Quality Management
6 2 (3.57%) DSDM
6 2 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (3.57%) Six Sigma
6 2 (3.57%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (3.57%) ITIL
6 2 (3.57%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.14%) Java
2 2 (3.57%) C
3 1 (1.79%) C++
3 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.79%) ABAP
3 1 (1.79%) VBA
3 1 (1.79%) Python
3 1 (1.79%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 7 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.79%) PMP
3 1 (1.79%) PgMP
3 1 (1.79%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) SLA
1 1 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.79%) QA
1 1 (1.79%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.79%) P3O
Vendors
1 28 (50.00%) SAP
2 3 (5.36%) EMC
3 2 (3.57%) IBM
3 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.79%) HP
4 1 (1.79%) CA
4 1 (1.79%) Primavera
4 1 (1.79%) Cadence
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle
4 1 (1.79%) Business Objects