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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automotive
Rank 322 291 376
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +85
Contract jobs citing Automotive 308 338 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.57% 0.66% 0.41%
As % of the General category 1.44% 1.71% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 96 84
Average daily rate
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£395 £364 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.59% +3.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £264 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 43 22
Average hourly rate £36.00 £31.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.46 £17.88 £27.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.40 £39.78
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £31.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.66%
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
21333 19731 20803
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.67% 38.56% 42.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13928 12464 13230
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 591 502 545
Average hourly rate £23.75 £21.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.46% -4.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+19.56% +4.54%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 2 September 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
London +48 80 £400 -3.03% 21
South East -4 78 £384 +9.64% 42
West Midlands -18 68 £350 -5.40% 23
East of England +19 38 £295 +12.38% 27
East Midlands +2 12 £625 +78.57% 18
North West -22 10 £300 - 6
Midlands +3 7 £500 +5.26%
South West +1 6 £413 +3.12% 38
North East - 2 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - - 2
Automotive
UK

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 89 (15.16%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (14.31%) SAP
3 82 (13.97%) Project Management
4 74 (12.61%) Degree
5 67 (11.41%) Finance
6 63 (10.73%) Java
7 57 (9.71%) Manufacturing
8 55 (9.37%) Software Engineering
9 54 (9.20%) HTML
10 53 (9.03%) Stakeholder Management
11 43 (7.33%) Microsoft
12 42 (7.16%) Electronics
12 42 (7.16%) Marketing
13 37 (6.30%) Windows
14 36 (6.13%) JavaScript
14 36 (6.13%) C
15 35 (5.96%) CRM
15 35 (5.96%) CMS
16 34 (5.79%) SQL Server
17 32 (5.45%) SQL
18 31 (5.28%) MS Excel
19 30 (5.11%) PRINCE2
19 30 (5.11%) CSS
19 30 (5.11%) Aerospace
20 29 (4.94%) Validation
21 27 (4.60%) XML
21 27 (4.60%) .NET
22 26 (4.43%) Retail
22 26 (4.43%) German Language
22 26 (4.43%) Linux

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 35 (5.96%) CMS
2 23 (3.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 11 (1.87%) WebSphere
3 11 (1.87%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.19%) IIS
5 6 (1.02%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.02%) Umbraco
5 6 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (0.85%) Apache
7 4 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (0.68%) Drupal
7 4 (0.68%) Lync
7 4 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.34%) Node.js
8 2 (0.34%) Liferay
8 2 (0.34%) Confluence
8 2 (0.34%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.34%) CoreMedia CMS
8 2 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.34%) WebLogic
Applications
1 31 (5.28%) MS Excel
2 22 (3.75%) Simulink
3 16 (2.73%) MS Office
4 14 (2.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (1.36%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.85%) MS Project
6 5 (0.85%) Stateflow
6 5 (0.85%) TargetLink
7 4 (0.68%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.34%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.17%) Windchill
9 1 (0.17%) CATIA
9 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.70%) SAP SD
2 5 (0.85%) SAP QM
2 5 (0.85%) SAP MII
2 5 (0.85%) SAP EWM
3 4 (0.68%) SAP CO
3 4 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.68%) SAP MM
3 4 (0.68%) SAP PP
4 3 (0.51%) SAP CRM
4 3 (0.51%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.51%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.34%) Teamcenter
5 2 (0.34%) SAP SRM
5 2 (0.34%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.34%) SAP LE
6 1 (0.17%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.17%) SAP PLM
6 1 (0.17%) CA PPM
6 1 (0.17%) ENOVIA
6 1 (0.17%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.68%) GitHub
3 1 (0.17%) Trello
3 1 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.17%) Office 365
3 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.70%) Internet
1 10 (1.70%) FlexRay
2 9 (1.53%) WAN
3 8 (1.36%) Bluetooth
4 7 (1.19%) Intranet
5 4 (0.68%) LAN
5 4 (0.68%) Network Security
6 3 (0.51%) Firewall
6 3 (0.51%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (0.51%) DWDM
6 3 (0.51%) SAN
6 3 (0.51%) DNS
7 2 (0.34%) LDAP
7 2 (0.34%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.34%) DHCP
7 2 (0.34%) X.500
7 2 (0.34%) NAS
8 1 (0.17%) 4G
8 1 (0.17%) DAB
8 1 (0.17%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (5.79%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.73%) MySQL
3 9 (1.53%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (0.85%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (0.85%) SAP Data Services
7 4 (0.68%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.51%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.34%) WebFOCUS
9 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.34%) DTS
9 2 (0.34%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.34%) DB2
9 2 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.34%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 17 (2.90%) Rational DOORS
2 14 (2.39%) Git (software)
3 12 (2.04%) Visual Studio
4 11 (1.87%) JIRA
4 11 (1.87%) Cucumber
5 9 (1.53%) Subversion
5 9 (1.53%) Selenium
6 6 (1.02%) Jenkins
7 5 (0.85%) CANoe
8 4 (0.68%) Bitbucket
8 4 (0.68%) Rational Rhapsody
8 4 (0.68%) AccuRev
8 4 (0.68%) JUnit
9 3 (0.51%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.51%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.34%) Maven
10 2 (0.34%) Calabash
10 2 (0.34%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.34%) Ant
10 2 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 67 (11.41%) Finance
2 57 (9.71%) Manufacturing
3 42 (7.16%) Electronics
3 42 (7.16%) Marketing
4 30 (5.11%) Aerospace
5 26 (4.43%) Retail
5 26 (4.43%) German Language
6 20 (3.41%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.87%) Legal
8 10 (1.70%) Banking
8 10 (1.70%) Advertising
9 9 (1.53%) Pharmaceutical
9 9 (1.53%) French Language
10 7 (1.19%) Retail Banking
11 5 (0.85%) Publishing
11 5 (0.85%) Italian Language
12 4 (0.68%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.51%) Games
13 3 (0.51%) Dutch Language
14 2 (0.34%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 107 (18.23%) Analyst
2 102 (17.38%) Project Manager
3 74 (12.61%) Developer
4 60 (10.22%) Business Analyst
5 56 (9.54%) Architect
6 52 (8.86%) Software Engineer
7 36 (6.13%) Consultant
8 30 (5.11%) Solutions Architect
9 27 (4.60%) SAP Consultant
10 20 (3.41%) Systems Engineer
11 19 (3.24%) Java Developer
12 15 (2.56%) Test Analyst
13 14 (2.39%) Digital Project Manager
14 12 (2.04%) Systems Analyst
15 11 (1.87%) Technical Architect
16 10 (1.70%) Software Developer
16 10 (1.70%) Embedded Software Engineer
16 10 (1.70%) SAP Architect
17 9 (1.53%) Front-End Developer
17 9 (1.53%) SAP SD Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (9.20%) HTML
2 30 (5.11%) CSS
3 27 (4.60%) .NET
3 27 (4.60%) XML
4 25 (4.26%) J2EE
4 25 (4.26%) Web Services
5 22 (3.75%) HTML5
6 19 (3.24%) jQuery
7 14 (2.39%) REST
8 13 (2.21%) JSON
9 12 (2.04%) Ajax
9 12 (2.04%) AngularJS
10 11 (1.87%) ASP.NET
10 11 (1.87%) Middleware
11 10 (1.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 9 (1.53%) SOAP
13 7 (1.19%) CSS3
14 6 (1.02%) Flash
14 6 (1.02%) TopLink
14 6 (1.02%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 23 (3.92%) Mobile App
2 22 (3.75%) Computer Science
3 20 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (2.56%) User Experience
5 12 (2.04%) Embedded Systems
5 12 (2.04%) Telematics
6 11 (1.87%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.36%) CAN bus
8 7 (1.19%) Device Driver
9 6 (1.02%) Blackberry
9 6 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.85%) Social Media
10 5 (0.85%) Blog
10 5 (0.85%) DTV
10 5 (0.85%) Physics
10 5 (0.85%) Data Centre
11 4 (0.68%) FMCG
12 3 (0.51%) iPhone
12 3 (0.51%) iPad
12 3 (0.51%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 37 (6.30%) Windows
2 26 (4.43%) Linux
3 14 (2.39%) VMS
3 14 (2.39%) Android
3 14 (2.39%) Apple iOS
4 7 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (0.85%) Windows XP
7 4 (0.68%) UNIX
7 4 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.51%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.34%) SUSE
10 1 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.17%) Tizen
10 1 (0.17%) Solaris
10 1 (0.17%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (15.16%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (13.97%) Project Management
3 55 (9.37%) Software Engineering
4 53 (9.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 35 (5.96%) CRM
6 30 (5.11%) PRINCE2
7 29 (4.94%) Validation
8 25 (4.26%) Business Analysis
8 25 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
8 25 (4.26%) Change Management
8 25 (4.26%) Waterfall
9 24 (4.09%) Logistics
9 24 (4.09%) SDLC
10 22 (3.75%) Scrum
11 20 (3.41%) Migration
12 19 (3.24%) Programme Management
12 19 (3.24%) E-Commerce
13 16 (2.73%) UML
13 16 (2.73%) B2C
13 16 (2.73%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 63 (10.73%) Java
2 36 (6.13%) JavaScript
2 36 (6.13%) C
3 32 (5.45%) SQL
4 23 (3.92%) Embedded C
5 20 (3.41%) MATLAB
6 18 (3.07%) C#
6 18 (3.07%) C++
7 8 (1.36%) VB
8 7 (1.19%) VB.NET
9 6 (1.02%) ABAP
9 6 (1.02%) T-SQL
10 5 (0.85%) VBScript
11 4 (0.68%) VBA
12 3 (0.51%) Perl
12 3 (0.51%) Objective-C
12 3 (0.51%) VB6
12 3 (0.51%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.51%) R
13 2 (0.34%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 74 (12.61%) Degree
2 12 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
3 11 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 7 (1.19%) ISEB
4 7 (1.19%) Postgraduate
4 7 (1.19%) MBA
5 6 (1.02%) Security Cleared
6 5 (0.85%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.68%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 4 (0.68%) PMP
8 3 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (0.51%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.34%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.34%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.34%) CCNA
9 2 (0.34%) CCA
9 2 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.17%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.41%) QA
2 15 (2.56%) IEC 61508
3 6 (1.02%) DO-178B
4 2 (0.34%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.17%) SLA
5 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.17%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.17%) JTAG
System Software
1 7 (1.19%) Active Directory
1 7 (1.19%) Firmware
2 4 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.68%) XenApp
2 4 (0.68%) XenDesktop
3 3 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (0.51%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.17%) vCloud
4 1 (0.17%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.17%) vSphere
4 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.17%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.68%) SCOM
3 3 (0.51%) EMC VPLEX
4 2 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.34%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.17%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.17%) SCCM
5 1 (0.17%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.17%) Oozie
Vendors
1 84 (14.31%) SAP
2 43 (7.33%) Microsoft
3 21 (3.58%) IBM
4 20 (3.41%) Oracle
5 15 (2.56%) Adobe
6 12 (2.04%) HP
7 10 (1.70%) VMware
8 6 (1.02%) Sitecore
8 6 (1.02%) Dell
8 6 (1.02%) Cisco
8 6 (1.02%) Hyperion
8 6 (1.02%) Google
8 6 (1.02%) Twitter
9 5 (0.85%) Xamarin
9 5 (0.85%) Citrix
9 5 (0.85%) JDA
9 5 (0.85%) Serena
10 4 (0.68%) PTC
10 4 (0.68%) Apple
11 3 (0.51%) EMC
Crewe, Cheshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour + competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
East London
eCom Recruitment
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £40 per hour DOE
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Upon application
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Talent Spa
Rate: DoE
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £450 per day For Perm: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwickshire
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Salisbury
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £25 - £26 per annum + doe
Posted: 13 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
West Midlands
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 20 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Wiltshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £25 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Swindon
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £28 - £34 per hour
Posted: 22 days ago
West Midlands
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 23 days ago