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 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automotive
Rank 131 392 316
Rank change year-on-year
+261 -76
Contract jobs citing Automotive 864 165 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.63% 0.34% 0.54%
As % of the General category 4.22% 0.82% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 71 100
Average daily rate
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£375 £338 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -15.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £268 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £500 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -19.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 18 62
Average hourly rate £31.75 £29.75 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.72% -17.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.38 £22.05 £27.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.65 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £33.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-4.47% -6.94%
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
20481 20092 21793
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.68% 41.96% 44.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13135 13026 13235
Average daily rate £440 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 499 517 678
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -19.23%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 31 October 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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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 +31 119 £375 +24.89% 38
South East -10 72 £350 +7.69% 58
East of England +6 41 £325 -13.33% 22
London +15 34 £450 +21.62% 14
East Midlands - 24 £85 - 10
Yorkshire +8 12 £300 - 7
North West -14 7 £194 -28.24% 11
Midlands - 7 £348 -
South West -27 5 - - 18
Automotive
UK

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 424 (39.11%) Electronics
2 115 (10.61%) SAP
3 94 (8.67%) Project Management
4 89 (8.21%) Manufacturing
5 79 (7.29%) Finance
6 77 (7.10%) Agile Software Development
7 60 (5.54%) PRINCE2
8 44 (4.06%) SQL
9 43 (3.97%) Java
10 41 (3.78%) Microsoft
11 38 (3.51%) Validation
11 38 (3.51%) Business Analysis
12 37 (3.41%) MS Excel
12 37 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
13 36 (3.32%) HTML
13 36 (3.32%) QA
13 36 (3.32%) PLM
14 35 (3.23%) Degree
15 34 (3.14%) Software Engineering
15 34 (3.14%) Business Transformation
16 33 (3.04%) Linux
16 33 (3.04%) Stakeholder Management
17 31 (2.86%) Migration
17 31 (2.86%) ERP
18 30 (2.77%) C
18 30 (2.77%) Oracle
19 29 (2.68%) Integration Testing
20 28 (2.58%) MS Office
20 28 (2.58%) Marketing
21 27 (2.49%) Web Services

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 22 (2.03%) WebSphere
2 12 (1.11%) Apache
3 8 (0.74%) CMS
4 7 (0.65%) Adobe CQ
5 6 (0.55%) JBoss
5 6 (0.55%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.37%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (0.37%) MQSeries
6 4 (0.37%) Drupal
7 2 (0.18%) Documentum
7 2 (0.18%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.18%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.18%) Node.js
7 2 (0.18%) WordPress
8 1 (0.092%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (0.092%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.092%) Lync
8 1 (0.092%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.092%) IIS
8 1 (0.092%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 37 (3.41%) MS Excel
2 28 (2.58%) MS Office
3 19 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (1.66%) MS Project
5 14 (1.29%) Adobe Illustrator
6 11 (1.01%) Simulink
6 11 (1.01%) FrameMaker
7 9 (0.83%) MS Visio
8 5 (0.46%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.37%) CATIA
10 2 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.18%) TargetLink
11 1 (0.092%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.092%) Maya
11 1 (0.092%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 25 (2.31%) ENOVIA
2 10 (0.92%) DELMIA
3 8 (0.74%) SAP SD
4 7 (0.65%) SAP PP
5 6 (0.55%) Google Analytics
6 5 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.46%) SAP FI
6 5 (0.46%) SAP CRM
6 5 (0.46%) SAP FI/CO
6 5 (0.46%) SAP CO
7 4 (0.37%) SAP QM
7 4 (0.37%) SAP EWM
7 4 (0.37%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.28%) Teamcenter
8 3 (0.28%) SAP MM
9 2 (0.18%) BPCS
9 2 (0.18%) LabWindows
9 2 (0.18%) SAP PM
9 2 (0.18%) Magento
9 2 (0.18%) SAP MII
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.29%) Internet
2 7 (0.65%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 6 (0.55%) FTP
4 5 (0.46%) HTTP
4 5 (0.46%) WAN
4 5 (0.46%) SAN
5 4 (0.37%) Firewall
5 4 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.28%) Wireless
6 3 (0.28%) Ethernet
6 3 (0.28%) LAN
6 3 (0.28%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (0.28%) InfiniBand
7 2 (0.18%) Intranet
7 2 (0.18%) SSH
7 2 (0.18%) LTE
7 2 (0.18%) Bluetooth
7 2 (0.18%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.092%) VPN
8 1 (0.092%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (1.01%) Oracle Database
2 10 (0.92%) SQL Server
3 7 (0.65%) MySQL
3 7 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (0.46%) SAP BW
5 4 (0.37%) SAP BI
5 4 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (0.28%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.28%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.28%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (0.18%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.18%) Cognos Report Studio
7 2 (0.18%) Cognos Transformer
7 2 (0.18%) DB2
7 2 (0.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.18%) WhereScape RED
8 1 (0.092%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.092%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (1.11%) Rational DOORS
2 9 (0.83%) Visual Studio
3 8 (0.74%) Subversion
3 8 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (0.55%) Axure RP
4 6 (0.55%) Selenium
4 6 (0.55%) Rational Rhapsody
5 4 (0.37%) JIRA
5 4 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (0.28%) GoogleTest
7 2 (0.18%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (0.18%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 2 (0.18%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.18%) LabVIEW
7 2 (0.18%) Bugzilla
7 2 (0.18%) LSMW
7 2 (0.18%) Ant
7 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Blend
7 2 (0.18%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.092%) Cucumber
General
1 424 (39.11%) Electronics
2 89 (8.21%) Manufacturing
3 79 (7.29%) Finance
4 28 (2.58%) Marketing
5 21 (1.94%) Retail
6 17 (1.57%) Aerospace
7 9 (0.83%) Banking
7 9 (0.83%) Telecoms
8 7 (0.65%) Legal
9 6 (0.55%) German Language
9 6 (0.55%) Avionics
10 5 (0.46%) Advertising
11 4 (0.37%) Publishing
12 2 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.18%) Back Office
12 2 (0.18%) Military
13 1 (0.092%) Billing
13 1 (0.092%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.092%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.092%) Games
Job Titles
1 128 (11.81%) Consultant
2 96 (8.86%) Analyst
3 56 (5.17%) Business Analyst
4 52 (4.80%) Developer
5 46 (4.24%) Project Manager
6 35 (3.23%) SAP Consultant
7 34 (3.14%) Software Engineer
8 29 (2.68%) Architect
9 19 (1.75%) Test Analyst
10 15 (1.38%) Designer
10 15 (1.38%) Agile Business Analyst
11 12 (1.11%) Systems Engineer
11 12 (1.11%) Test Engineer
12 11 (1.01%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 11 (1.01%) Author
12 11 (1.01%) Programme Manager
12 11 (1.01%) Technical Author
12 11 (1.01%) Administrator
13 10 (0.92%) Java Developer
13 10 (0.92%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (3.32%) HTML
2 27 (2.49%) Web Services
3 25 (2.31%) .NET
4 22 (2.03%) CSS
5 21 (1.94%) XML
6 15 (1.38%) HTML5
7 13 (1.20%) Middleware
8 11 (1.01%) jQuery
9 10 (0.92%) CSS3
10 9 (0.83%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 9 (0.83%) ASP.NET
10 9 (0.83%) J2EE
11 5 (0.46%) XML Schema
11 5 (0.46%) WebSphere MQ
11 5 (0.46%) Ajax
12 4 (0.37%) BAPI
12 4 (0.37%) SOAP
13 3 (0.28%) JSP
13 3 (0.28%) EDI
13 3 (0.28%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 37 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (1.94%) User Experience
3 18 (1.66%) Mobile App
4 11 (1.01%) PMI
5 10 (0.92%) Visualisation
6 7 (0.65%) FMCG
6 7 (0.65%) Computer Science
6 7 (0.65%) Social Media
7 6 (0.55%) Management Information System
8 5 (0.46%) Mainframe
8 5 (0.46%) Telematics
8 5 (0.46%) Algorithms
9 4 (0.37%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (0.37%) CAN bus
9 4 (0.37%) Contract for Difference
9 4 (0.37%) SCADA
9 4 (0.37%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.37%) Device Driver
10 3 (0.28%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 3 (0.28%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 33 (3.04%) Linux
2 26 (2.40%) UNIX
3 22 (2.03%) Windows
4 9 (0.83%) Apple iOS
5 8 (0.74%) Android
6 6 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (0.55%) Windows 7
6 6 (0.55%) VMS
7 5 (0.46%) Windows NT
7 5 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.28%) VxWorks
9 2 (0.18%) AIX
10 1 (0.092%) Solaris
10 1 (0.092%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.092%) zOS
10 1 (0.092%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.092%) ThreadX
10 1 (0.092%) SUSE
10 1 (0.092%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.092%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (8.67%) Project Management
2 77 (7.10%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (5.54%) PRINCE2
4 38 (3.51%) Validation
4 38 (3.51%) Business Analysis
5 36 (3.32%) PLM
6 34 (3.14%) Software Engineering
6 34 (3.14%) Business Transformation
7 33 (3.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 31 (2.86%) Migration
8 31 (2.86%) ERP
9 29 (2.68%) Integration Testing
10 22 (2.03%) Scrum
11 21 (1.94%) Software Testing
11 21 (1.94%) CAD
12 20 (1.85%) Requirements Management
13 19 (1.75%) Time Management
14 18 (1.66%) OO
15 17 (1.57%) Change Management
16 16 (1.48%) UML
Programming Languages
1 44 (4.06%) SQL
2 43 (3.97%) Java
3 30 (2.77%) C
4 21 (1.94%) C++
5 19 (1.75%) JavaScript
6 18 (1.66%) C#
7 14 (1.29%) Embedded C
8 13 (1.20%) Python
9 10 (0.92%) Assembly Language
9 10 (0.92%) MATLAB
10 7 (0.65%) ABAP
10 7 (0.65%) PL/SQL
11 6 (0.55%) PHP
11 6 (0.55%) VBScript
11 6 (0.55%) Embedded C++
12 5 (0.46%) VBA
13 4 (0.37%) VB
14 3 (0.28%) ActionScript
14 3 (0.28%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 35 (3.23%) Degree
2 16 (1.48%) PMI Certification
3 14 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 13 (1.20%) ISEB
5 9 (0.83%) PMP
6 6 (0.55%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (0.46%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.46%) Security Cleared
8 3 (0.28%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 3 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.18%) PgMP
9 2 (0.18%) APMP
9 2 (0.18%) Chartered Engineer
9 2 (0.18%) CCNA
9 2 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.18%) Siebel Certification
10 1 (0.092%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.092%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.32%) QA
2 4 (0.37%) DO-178B
3 3 (0.28%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.28%) P3O
3 3 (0.28%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.28%) SLA
4 2 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.18%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 7 (0.65%) NFS
1 7 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.46%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.37%) Firmware
4 3 (0.28%) Docker
4 3 (0.28%) LXC
5 2 (0.18%) RACF
Systems Management
1 11 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.092%) OpenView
2 1 (0.092%) Foglight
2 1 (0.092%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.092%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 115 (10.61%) SAP
2 41 (3.78%) Microsoft
3 30 (2.77%) Oracle
4 24 (2.21%) Adobe
5 20 (1.85%) IBM
6 14 (1.29%) Google
7 9 (0.83%) VMware
7 9 (0.83%) HP
8 5 (0.46%) Mentor Graphics
8 5 (0.46%) Facebook
9 4 (0.37%) Twitter
9 4 (0.37%) Capita
9 4 (0.37%) EMC
9 4 (0.37%) Lotus
9 4 (0.37%) Open Text
10 3 (0.28%) FatWire
10 3 (0.28%) Citrix
10 3 (0.28%) Cisco
10 3 (0.28%) HubSpot
10 3 (0.28%) Cadence
West Midlands
WA Consultants
Rate: £25 - £28 per hour
Posted: 19 hours ago
West Midlands
WA Consultants
Posted: 23 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Venturi
Rate: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wareham, Dorset
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
WA Consultants
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
Edissero Ltd
Rate: £On application
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £45 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £450 per day for 3 months (rolling)
Posted: 3 days ago
South Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Telford
Huxley Associates
Rate: £28 - £30 per hour + overtime
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £355 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Northamptonshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £41 per hour
Posted: 13 days ago
East Midlands
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 14 days ago
Hampshire
Huxley Associates
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £15 - £20 per hour
Posted: 18 days ago
Cannock
Huxley Associates
Rate: £24 - £28 per hour + overtime
Posted: 21 days ago