The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automotive over the 3 months to 27 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automotive
Rank 333 368 313
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -55
Contract jobs citing Automotive 266 203 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.55% 0.43% 0.50%
As % of the General category 1.40% 1.08% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 88 61
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£388 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £307 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 36 57
Average hourly rate £31.44 £29.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.57% -14.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.35 £11.00 £26.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.75 £38.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £29.00 £35.05
% change year-on-year
+8.41% -17.26%
Automotive
UK

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

General Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
19000 18777 17853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.07% 39.71% 42.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 11959 11746 11121
Average daily rate £450 £445 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 446 579 578
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -15.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.54 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.18%

Automotive
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Automotive Jobs Demand Trend in England

Automotive
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Automotive Daily Rate Trend in England

Automotive
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automotive across the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Automotive Daily Rate Histogram in England

Automotive
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Automotive Hourly Rate Trend in England

Automotive
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automotive across the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Automotive Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Automotive
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automotive within the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
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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
West Midlands +13 102 £220 -48.23% 21
South East -13 85 £406 +1.56% 53
London +7 31 £375 -23.85% 28
East of England +11 18 £330 +9.81% 13
East Midlands -2 6 £300 - 22
North West -14 6 £525 +4.47% 6
South West -13 5 £388 -16.21% 6
North East +2 2 - - 1
Yorkshire -14 2 £425 -8.10% 4
South Coast - - - -
Automotive
UK

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 91 (18.27%) SAP
2 86 (17.27%) Finance
3 80 (16.06%) Manufacturing
4 71 (14.26%) Agile Software Development
5 68 (13.65%) Project Management
6 49 (9.84%) Software Engineering
6 49 (9.84%) Degree
7 43 (8.63%) Java
8 40 (8.03%) C
8 40 (8.03%) SQL
8 40 (8.03%) HTML
8 40 (8.03%) Stakeholder Management
9 38 (7.63%) Electronics
9 38 (7.63%) Windows
10 34 (6.83%) MS Excel
11 33 (6.63%) PRINCE2
11 33 (6.63%) Business Analysis
12 32 (6.43%) Microsoft
13 27 (5.42%) Marketing
14 25 (5.02%) Validation
14 25 (5.02%) Analytical Skills
15 24 (4.82%) Migration
15 24 (4.82%) JavaScript
16 23 (4.62%) CRM
17 22 (4.42%) .NET
17 22 (4.42%) Adobe
17 22 (4.42%) Embedded C
18 21 (4.22%) E-Commerce
18 21 (4.22%) CSS
18 21 (4.22%) Logistics

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 18 (3.61%) Adobe CQ
2 11 (2.21%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.61%) CMS
4 6 (1.20%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.00%) IIS
6 3 (0.60%) Lync
7 2 (0.40%) Node.js
7 2 (0.40%) WordPress
7 2 (0.40%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.40%) MQSeries
7 2 (0.40%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.20%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.20%) WinCC
8 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 34 (6.83%) MS Excel
2 20 (4.02%) Simulink
3 18 (3.61%) MS PowerPoint
3 18 (3.61%) MS Office
4 16 (3.21%) MS Project
5 13 (2.61%) Adobe Illustrator
6 12 (2.41%) FrameMaker
7 11 (2.21%) MS Visio
8 7 (1.41%) TargetLink
9 4 (0.80%) Stateflow
10 2 (0.40%) CATIA
11 1 (0.20%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.20%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (3.21%) SAP SD
2 10 (2.01%) SAP CRM
3 7 (1.41%) SAP MM
4 5 (1.00%) SAP PP
5 4 (0.80%) SAP APO
5 4 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.40%) SAP MII
6 2 (0.40%) BPCS
7 1 (0.20%) SAP EWM
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.20%) SAP LE
7 1 (0.20%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.20%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.20%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.20%) SAP QM
7 1 (0.20%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.61%) LAN
1 8 (1.61%) HTTPS
2 7 (1.41%) WAN
3 6 (1.20%) Internet
4 5 (1.00%) DNS
5 4 (0.80%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (0.80%) DWDM
5 4 (0.80%) Ethernet
6 3 (0.60%) IPv4
6 3 (0.60%) IPv6
6 3 (0.60%) Firewall
6 3 (0.60%) 3G
6 3 (0.60%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.60%) MIMO
6 3 (0.60%) LTE
6 3 (0.60%) 4G
6 3 (0.60%) Wireless
6 3 (0.60%) 2G
7 2 (0.40%) Network Security
7 2 (0.40%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (4.02%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (0.80%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.60%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.60%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.40%) SAP BW
8 2 (0.40%) WhereScape RED
8 2 (0.40%) SAP BI
8 2 (0.40%) DTS
8 2 (0.40%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.40%) Cognos Report Studio
8 2 (0.40%) Cognos Transformer
Development Applications
1 19 (3.82%) Rational DOORS
2 13 (2.61%) Visual Studio
3 12 (2.41%) JIRA
4 11 (2.21%) Rational Rhapsody
5 10 (2.01%) Subversion
6 9 (1.81%) Git (software)
7 7 (1.41%) GoogleTest
8 5 (1.00%) Selenium
8 5 (1.00%) ClearCase
8 5 (1.00%) ClearQuest
8 5 (1.00%) LSMW
9 3 (0.60%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.40%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.40%) JUnit
10 2 (0.40%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.20%) Grunt
11 1 (0.20%) Ranorex
11 1 (0.20%) Bower
11 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 86 (17.27%) Finance
2 80 (16.06%) Manufacturing
3 38 (7.63%) Electronics
4 27 (5.42%) Marketing
5 18 (3.61%) Retail
6 15 (3.01%) Aerospace
7 11 (2.21%) German Language
8 8 (1.61%) French Language
9 5 (1.00%) Italian Language
9 5 (1.00%) Spanish Language
9 5 (1.00%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.00%) Back Office
10 4 (0.80%) Legal
10 4 (0.80%) Avionics
10 4 (0.80%) Dutch Language
11 3 (0.60%) Publishing
12 2 (0.40%) Games
13 1 (0.20%) Banking
13 1 (0.20%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.20%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 125 (25.10%) Analyst
2 83 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 63 (12.65%) Developer
4 55 (11.04%) Software Engineer
5 54 (10.84%) Consultant
6 50 (10.04%) Project Manager
7 40 (8.03%) Architect
7 40 (8.03%) SAP Consultant
8 23 (4.62%) Solutions Architect
9 16 (3.21%) Systems Analyst
9 16 (3.21%) Java Developer
10 14 (2.81%) SAP SD Consultant
10 14 (2.81%) Test Analyst
10 14 (2.81%) Author
10 14 (2.81%) Technical Author
11 12 (2.41%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 11 (2.21%) Test Engineer
13 10 (2.01%) Support Engineer
14 9 (1.81%) Tester
14 9 (1.81%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (8.03%) HTML
2 22 (4.42%) .NET
3 21 (4.22%) CSS
4 19 (3.82%) Web Services
5 17 (3.41%) XML
6 15 (3.01%) jQuery
7 14 (2.81%) HTML5
8 11 (2.21%) SOAP
9 10 (2.01%) J2EE
9 10 (2.01%) Middleware
10 9 (1.81%) ASP.NET
11 8 (1.61%) EDIFACT
12 7 (1.41%) Ajax
12 7 (1.41%) AngularJS
13 5 (1.00%) RESTful
13 5 (1.00%) CSS3
13 5 (1.00%) Hibernate
13 5 (1.00%) BAPI
13 5 (1.00%) TopLink
13 5 (1.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 25 (5.02%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (4.22%) Mobile App
3 10 (2.01%) Telematics
4 9 (1.81%) Computer Science
4 9 (1.81%) User Experience
5 7 (1.41%) Embedded Systems
5 7 (1.41%) Mechatronics
5 7 (1.41%) Algorithms
6 6 (1.20%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.20%) CAN bus
7 5 (1.00%) Device Driver
8 4 (0.80%) DTV
8 4 (0.80%) Mainframe
8 4 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.60%) iPad
9 3 (0.60%) Blog
9 3 (0.60%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.60%) iPhone
9 3 (0.60%) PMI
9 3 (0.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 38 (7.63%) Windows
2 20 (4.02%) Linux
3 17 (3.41%) VMS
4 8 (1.61%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (1.20%) UNIX
6 5 (1.00%) Android
7 4 (0.80%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.40%) VxWorks
8 2 (0.40%) Nucleus RTOS
8 2 (0.40%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.40%) Solaris
9 1 (0.20%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (14.26%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (13.65%) Project Management
3 49 (9.84%) Software Engineering
4 40 (8.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 33 (6.63%) Business Analysis
5 33 (6.63%) PRINCE2
6 25 (5.02%) Validation
7 24 (4.82%) Migration
8 23 (4.62%) CRM
9 21 (4.22%) E-Commerce
9 21 (4.22%) Logistics
10 19 (3.82%) UML
11 18 (3.61%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (3.61%) Change Management
11 18 (3.61%) Scrum
12 17 (3.41%) Integration Testing
12 17 (3.41%) User Stories
13 16 (3.21%) Use Case
14 15 (3.01%) Six Sigma
15 14 (2.81%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 43 (8.63%) Java
2 40 (8.03%) C
2 40 (8.03%) SQL
3 24 (4.82%) JavaScript
4 22 (4.42%) Embedded C
5 19 (3.82%) MATLAB
6 18 (3.61%) C++
7 15 (3.01%) VB
7 15 (3.01%) C#
8 10 (2.01%) VB.NET
8 10 (2.01%) Python
9 8 (1.61%) Embedded C++
9 8 (1.61%) PHP
10 7 (1.41%) VBScript
11 5 (1.00%) VB6
12 4 (0.80%) XPath
12 4 (0.80%) ABAP
13 3 (0.60%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.40%) VBA
14 2 (0.40%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 49 (9.84%) Degree
2 9 (1.81%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 8 (1.61%) PMI Certification
3 8 (1.61%) ISEB
4 5 (1.00%) PMP
5 4 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (0.80%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.60%) CCNA
6 3 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.40%) CCA
7 2 (0.40%) MCAD
7 2 (0.40%) MCSD
7 2 (0.40%) MCDBA
7 2 (0.40%) CCNP
7 2 (0.40%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.40%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.20%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.81%) QA
2 6 (1.20%) SLA
3 5 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.60%) JTAG
4 3 (0.60%) IEC 61508
4 3 (0.60%) DO-178B
5 2 (0.40%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.20%) P3O
6 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
6 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (1.81%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.60%) Firmware
4 2 (0.40%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.40%) XenApp
4 2 (0.40%) vSphere
5 1 (0.20%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.40%) SCOrch
2 2 (0.40%) OpenView
2 2 (0.40%) NetBackup
2 2 (0.40%) SCOM
3 1 (0.20%) Foglight
3 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 91 (18.27%) SAP
2 32 (6.43%) Microsoft
3 22 (4.42%) Adobe
4 13 (2.61%) HP
5 12 (2.41%) Oracle
5 12 (2.41%) Google
6 10 (2.01%) VMware
7 7 (1.41%) IBM
8 6 (1.20%) Remedy
9 4 (0.80%) Brocade
9 4 (0.80%) Cisco
9 4 (0.80%) Dell
9 4 (0.80%) Apple
10 3 (0.60%) Citrix
10 3 (0.60%) EMC
10 3 (0.60%) Serena
10 3 (0.60%) MathWorks
10 3 (0.60%) Mentor Graphics
11 2 (0.40%) LANDesk
11 2 (0.40%) Twitter
South East
HP
Posted: 2 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Connectus
Rate: £35 - £50 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Connectus
Rate: £30 - £45 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester
IntaPeople
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
South West England
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Infomedia Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 10 days ago
Milton Keynes
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
South West England
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £20 - £26 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Bluefire Consulting
Rate: £13.50 - £14.00 per hour
Posted: 13 days ago
Surrey
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Redhill
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £320 - £400 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Northamptonshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago