The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automotive over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automotive
Rank 85 100 94
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -6
Contract jobs citing Automotive 14 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.88% 0.28% 0.13%
As % of the General category 2.66% 0.85% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate £375 £463 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £49.25 £40.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.12% +135.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.82 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+13.56% -5.16%
Automotive
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

General Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
527 588 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 32.94% 33.05% 30.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 342 300
Average daily rate £375 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £560 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 11
Average hourly rate £10.44 £10.61 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.55% -18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £10.44 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £26.60 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £24.25 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+15.46% -5.82%

Automotive
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Automotive Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Automotive
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Automotive Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Automotive
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Automotive Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Automotive
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automotive within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire +18 10 - - 6
Nottinghamshire +3 2 £375 - 1
Automotive
England

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 4 (19.05%) C#
1 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 3 (14.29%) C++
2 3 (14.29%) .NET
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) CAD
3 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
3 2 (9.52%) MATLAB
3 2 (9.52%) Simulink
3 2 (9.52%) DNA
3 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
3 2 (9.52%) Eclipse
3 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
3 2 (9.52%) Windows
3 2 (9.52%) SAP
3 2 (9.52%) Java
3 2 (9.52%) QNX
3 2 (9.52%) Change Management
3 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 2 (9.52%) Migration
3 2 (9.52%) Scrum
3 2 (9.52%) CATIA
3 2 (9.52%) PLM
3 2 (9.52%) Teamcenter
3 2 (9.52%) Document Management
3 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Eclipse RCP
3 2 (9.52%) JFace

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 2 (9.52%) CATIA
1 2 (9.52%) Siemens NX
1 2 (9.52%) Simulink
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Teamcenter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Eclipse
1 2 (9.52%) Eclipse RCP
2 1 (4.76%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Avionics
2 1 (4.76%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Systems Engineer
2 9 (42.86%) Control Systems Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Developer
5 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Database Developer
6 1 (4.76%) DBA
6 1 (4.76%) Development Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
6 1 (4.76%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) JFace
2 2 (9.52%) SWT
3 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
1 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
1 1 (4.76%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (14.29%) CAD
2 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Change Management
3 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
3 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
3 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
3 2 (9.52%) DNA
3 2 (9.52%) Document Management
3 2 (9.52%) Migration
3 2 (9.52%) PLM
3 2 (9.52%) Refactoring
3 2 (9.52%) Scrum
4 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL V3
4 1 (4.76%) Parallel Computing
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) SysML
4 1 (4.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) C#
2 3 (14.29%) C++
3 2 (9.52%) Java
3 2 (9.52%) MATLAB
3 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.76%) Ada
4 1 (4.76%) C
4 1 (4.76%) Embedded C
4 1 (4.76%) SQL
4 1 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) CCDA
1 1 (4.76%) CCNA
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.76%) MCSA
1 1 (4.76%) MCSE
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) DO-178B
1 1 (4.76%) MISRA
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) QNX
1 2 (9.52%) SAP
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
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