The first 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 30 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 England 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automotive
Rank 369 352 303
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -49
Contract jobs citing Automotive 218 202 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.44% 0.43% 0.54%
As % of the General category 1.14% 1.01% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 82 120
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £275 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
- -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 29 38
Average hourly rate £34.32 £35.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.94% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.85 £25.40 £24.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.20 £45.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -10.25%
General Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
19066 20058 23595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.63% 43.05% 44.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 12069 12619 14383
Average daily rate £438 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 510 560 680
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.21 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.67% -3.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.12 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £44.97 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -15.09%
Automotive
UK

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014. 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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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 +9 108 £375 -30.23% 25
South East -36 48 £350 - 22
East of England -18 18 £236 -41.12% 19
London +12 16 £413 - 20
South West -15 10 £413 +32.85% 7
Midlands +2 5 - -
East Midlands 0 5 £425 +41.66% 15
North West +6 4 £375 - 8
North East - - - - 3
Yorkshire - - - - 6
Automotive
UK

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 89 (20.00%) SAP
2 88 (19.78%) Manufacturing
3 81 (18.20%) Project Management
4 69 (15.51%) Finance
5 49 (11.01%) HTML
6 44 (9.89%) SQL
7 39 (8.76%) Microsoft
8 38 (8.54%) Java
8 38 (8.54%) Migration
8 38 (8.54%) PLM
8 38 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
8 38 (8.54%) Software Engineering
9 36 (8.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 36 (8.09%) HTML5
10 35 (7.87%) Validation
11 34 (7.64%) Retail
12 33 (7.42%) Degree
12 33 (7.42%) PRINCE2
13 32 (7.19%) Business Analysis
14 31 (6.97%) .NET
15 29 (6.52%) Scrum
16 28 (6.29%) Marketing
17 27 (6.07%) MS Excel
18 26 (5.84%) Windows
18 26 (5.84%) CSS
18 26 (5.84%) CAD
19 25 (5.62%) C
19 25 (5.62%) Adobe
20 24 (5.39%) Oracle
20 24 (5.39%) QA

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 15 (3.37%) WebSphere
2 11 (2.47%) CMS
3 7 (1.57%) WebLogic
4 6 (1.35%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.12%) Adobe CQ
5 5 (1.12%) Apache
6 4 (0.90%) SAS
7 3 (0.67%) Mule
7 3 (0.67%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.45%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (0.45%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (0.45%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.45%) Magnolia
8 2 (0.45%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.22%) SAP Portal
9 1 (0.22%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.22%) Node.js
9 1 (0.22%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 27 (6.07%) MS Excel
2 23 (5.17%) MS Office
3 15 (3.37%) Simulink
4 13 (2.92%) MS Project
5 12 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (1.80%) Adobe Captivate
7 7 (1.57%) Photoshop
8 6 (1.35%) CATIA
9 5 (1.12%) MS Visio
10 3 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.45%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.45%) SPSS
12 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.22%) Windchill
12 1 (0.22%) Pro/ENGINEER
12 1 (0.22%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 22 (4.94%) ENOVIA
2 14 (3.15%) DELMIA
3 7 (1.57%) SAP PP
3 7 (1.57%) SAP SD
4 6 (1.35%) SAP CO
4 6 (1.35%) SAP FI/CO
4 6 (1.35%) SAP FI
5 5 (1.12%) Google Analytics
5 5 (1.12%) SAP CRM
6 4 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.90%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.90%) Teamcenter
6 4 (0.90%) SAP SM
7 3 (0.67%) SAP EWM
7 3 (0.67%) SAP MM
8 2 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.22%) SAP APO
9 1 (0.22%) SAP QM
9 1 (0.22%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.60%) Internet
2 5 (1.12%) Ethernet
3 4 (0.90%) FTP
4 3 (0.67%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (0.67%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 2 (0.45%) Wireless
5 2 (0.45%) WAN
5 2 (0.45%) SSL
5 2 (0.45%) LTE
6 1 (0.22%) MIMO
6 1 (0.22%) NFC
6 1 (0.22%) 4G
6 1 (0.22%) SMTP
6 1 (0.22%) IPv4
6 1 (0.22%) IPv6
6 1 (0.22%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.22%) LAN
6 1 (0.22%) HTTP
6 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (4.04%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (1.80%) Oracle Database
4 6 (1.35%) SAP Data Services
5 5 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (0.90%) MySQL
7 3 (0.67%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (0.67%) NonStop SQL
8 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.45%) SAP BI
8 2 (0.45%) SAP BW
8 2 (0.45%) DB2
8 2 (0.45%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.22%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.22%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 12 (2.70%) Rational DOORS
2 11 (2.47%) Axure RP
3 9 (2.02%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 7 (1.57%) Rational Rhapsody
4 7 (1.57%) Subversion
5 6 (1.35%) Selenium
6 5 (1.12%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 5 (1.12%) Eclipse
7 4 (0.90%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.45%) JIRA
9 2 (0.45%) LSMW
9 2 (0.45%) Ant
9 2 (0.45%) JUnit
9 2 (0.45%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.22%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (0.22%) Rational Functional Tester
10 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.22%) Gradle
General
1 88 (19.78%) Manufacturing
2 69 (15.51%) Finance
3 34 (7.64%) Retail
4 28 (6.29%) Marketing
5 16 (3.60%) Aerospace
6 15 (3.37%) Banking
7 14 (3.15%) Electronics
8 12 (2.70%) Avionics
9 10 (2.25%) Legal
10 8 (1.80%) German Language
10 8 (1.80%) Multimedia
10 8 (1.80%) Advertising
10 8 (1.80%) Telecoms
11 7 (1.57%) Publishing
12 4 (0.90%) Games
13 3 (0.67%) Military
13 3 (0.67%) French Language
13 3 (0.67%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.45%) Law
15 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 81 (18.20%) Analyst
2 64 (14.38%) Developer
3 53 (11.91%) Project Manager
4 46 (10.34%) Business Analyst
5 38 (8.54%) Consultant
6 36 (8.09%) Architect
7 35 (7.87%) Software Engineer
8 30 (6.74%) SAP Consultant
9 16 (3.60%) Designer
10 15 (3.37%) Test Analyst
11 14 (3.15%) Applications Engineer
12 11 (2.47%) Java Developer
13 10 (2.25%) User Experience Designer
14 9 (2.02%) Solutions Architect
15 8 (1.80%) Multimedia Developer
15 8 (1.80%) Infrastructure Architect
15 8 (1.80%) Embedded Software Engineer
15 8 (1.80%) Integration Architect
15 8 (1.80%) Web Developer
15 8 (1.80%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (11.01%) HTML
2 36 (8.09%) HTML5
3 31 (6.97%) .NET
4 26 (5.84%) CSS
5 23 (5.17%) Web Services
6 21 (4.72%) XML
7 17 (3.82%) CSS3
8 15 (3.37%) J2EE
9 14 (3.15%) jQuery
10 12 (2.70%) ASP.NET
11 10 (2.25%) Flash
12 9 (2.02%) SOAP
12 9 (2.02%) Middleware
13 8 (1.80%) WebSphere Message Broker
14 7 (1.57%) WebSphere MQ
14 7 (1.57%) Ajax
15 6 (1.35%) JSON
16 5 (1.12%) REST
16 5 (1.12%) JSP
16 5 (1.12%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 21 (4.72%) Mobile App
2 17 (3.82%) Visualisation
3 10 (2.25%) E-Learning
4 9 (2.02%) CAN bus
4 9 (2.02%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.57%) Embedded Systems
5 7 (1.57%) PMI
6 6 (1.35%) Social Media
6 6 (1.35%) FMCG
7 5 (1.12%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.67%) Smart Meter
8 3 (0.67%) Open Source
8 3 (0.67%) Telematics
8 3 (0.67%) New Media
8 3 (0.67%) EPoS
8 3 (0.67%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.67%) SCADA
8 3 (0.67%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.45%) Economics
9 2 (0.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 26 (5.84%) Windows
2 17 (3.82%) Android
2 17 (3.82%) Apple iOS
3 15 (3.37%) UNIX
4 14 (3.15%) Linux
5 7 (1.57%) VMS
6 4 (0.90%) Windows CE
6 4 (0.90%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.67%) Windows NT
8 2 (0.45%) VxWorks
8 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.45%) AIX
8 2 (0.45%) Solaris
8 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.22%) Tizen
9 1 (0.22%) zOS
9 1 (0.22%) SUSE
9 1 (0.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (18.20%) Project Management
2 38 (8.54%) Migration
2 38 (8.54%) PLM
2 38 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (8.54%) Software Engineering
3 36 (8.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 35 (7.87%) Validation
5 33 (7.42%) PRINCE2
6 32 (7.19%) Business Analysis
7 29 (6.52%) Scrum
8 26 (5.84%) CAD
9 24 (5.39%) Business Transformation
10 22 (4.94%) Software Testing
11 21 (4.72%) Requirements Management
11 21 (4.72%) Logistics
11 21 (4.72%) Time Management
12 18 (4.04%) OO
12 18 (4.04%) User Acceptance Testing
13 17 (3.82%) Data Architecture
13 17 (3.82%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 44 (9.89%) SQL
2 38 (8.54%) Java
3 25 (5.62%) C
4 22 (4.94%) JavaScript
5 19 (4.27%) C#
6 15 (3.37%) MATLAB
7 13 (2.92%) Embedded C
8 11 (2.47%) C++
9 9 (2.02%) PHP
10 6 (1.35%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.12%) Assembly Language
11 5 (1.12%) Embedded C++
11 5 (1.12%) ABAP
12 4 (0.90%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.90%) VBScript
13 3 (0.67%) Python
14 2 (0.45%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.45%) JCL
14 2 (0.45%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.45%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 33 (7.42%) Degree
2 17 (3.82%) PMI Certification
3 12 (2.70%) PMP
3 12 (2.70%) ISEB
4 10 (2.25%) SC Cleared
4 10 (2.25%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (1.12%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.90%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 4 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.45%) CCNA
8 2 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.45%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.22%) SAP Certification
9 1 (0.22%) CCA
9 1 (0.22%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.22%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.39%) QA
2 8 (1.80%) DO-178B
3 4 (0.90%) SLA
4 3 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.45%) COBIT
5 2 (0.45%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.45%) RACF
1 2 (0.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 8 (1.80%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.45%) CA SiteMinder
2 2 (0.45%) OpenSSO
3 1 (0.22%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 89 (20.00%) SAP
2 39 (8.76%) Microsoft
3 25 (5.62%) Adobe
4 24 (5.39%) Oracle
5 12 (2.70%) IBM
6 9 (2.02%) Appcelerator
7 8 (1.80%) Google
8 7 (1.57%) HP
9 5 (1.12%) JBoss
10 4 (0.90%) Capita
10 4 (0.90%) Mentor Graphics
10 4 (0.90%) FatWire
10 4 (0.90%) EMC
10 4 (0.90%) Citrix
10 4 (0.90%) Facebook
11 3 (0.67%) Progress
11 3 (0.67%) QNX
11 3 (0.67%) Lotus
12 2 (0.45%) Green Hills
12 2 (0.45%) Endeca
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £45 - £55 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: Up to £50 per hour
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: From £40 to £50 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
North West London
Harris Global
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 17 hours ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
Mpower Plus UK Ltd
Posted: 19 hours ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Montash
Rate: £400 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Norfolk
X4 Group
Rate: £25 - 33 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Hyphen
Salary: Pension, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 6 days ago
Northamptonshire
Roc Search
Posted: 6 days ago
Derbyshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £105 - £110 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Venn Group - UK
Posted: 8 days ago
Redditch
Huxley Associates
Rate: £32 - £38 per hour + overtime
Posted: 12 days ago