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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automotive
Rank 345 356 339
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -17
Contract jobs citing Automotive 236 198 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.50% 0.43% 0.45%
As % of the General category 1.27% 1.09% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 83 63
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -9.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £313 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £643 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £463
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -13.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 36 37
Average hourly rate £30.82 £30.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.04% -3.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.95 £21.38 £27.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.07 £43.75 £37.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -4.76%
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
18531 18225 17068
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.91% 39.84% 41.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 11837 11263 10619
Average daily rate £440 £450 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £269 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 593 555
Average hourly rate £21.50 £23.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.52% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.79%

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 February 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 February 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 February 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 +5 88 £225 -48.57% 30
South East -16 71 £400 - 36
London -2 40 £375 -11.76% 15
East of England 0 11 £324 -0.38% 23
North West -14 8 £200 -52.94% 12
East Midlands +7 6 £319 - 12
North East -1 2 - - 2
South West -28 2 £275 -42.10% 7
South Coast - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 5
Automotive
UK

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 419 (40.06%) Electronics
2 85 (8.13%) Manufacturing
3 80 (7.65%) Finance
3 80 (7.65%) SAP
4 69 (6.60%) Project Management
5 65 (6.21%) Agile Software Development
6 49 (4.68%) Degree
7 44 (4.21%) PRINCE2
8 43 (4.11%) Software Engineering
9 41 (3.92%) Java
10 39 (3.73%) C
11 36 (3.44%) SQL
11 36 (3.44%) Stakeholder Management
12 34 (3.25%) MS Excel
13 33 (3.15%) Business Analysis
14 31 (2.96%) HTML
15 29 (2.77%) Microsoft
16 28 (2.68%) Windows
17 27 (2.58%) Marketing
18 26 (2.49%) Adobe
19 23 (2.20%) Validation
19 23 (2.20%) Migration
19 23 (2.20%) Mobile App
20 22 (2.10%) Analytical Skills
21 21 (2.01%) Linux
21 21 (2.01%) UML
22 20 (1.91%) E-Commerce
22 20 (1.91%) MS Office
22 20 (1.91%) MS PowerPoint
23 19 (1.82%) Retail

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 16 (1.53%) Adobe CQ
2 11 (1.05%) SharePoint
3 7 (0.67%) WebSphere
4 6 (0.57%) CMS
5 4 (0.38%) Lync
6 3 (0.29%) WordPress
6 3 (0.29%) IIS
7 2 (0.19%) Apache
7 2 (0.19%) MQSeries
7 2 (0.19%) Drupal
7 2 (0.19%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.19%) Node.js
7 2 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.096%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.096%) WinCC
8 1 (0.096%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.096%) Documentum
8 1 (0.096%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.096%) Umbraco
Applications
1 34 (3.25%) MS Excel
2 20 (1.91%) MS Office
2 20 (1.91%) MS PowerPoint
3 18 (1.72%) MS Project
4 17 (1.63%) Adobe Illustrator
5 16 (1.53%) FrameMaker
6 15 (1.43%) Simulink
7 10 (0.96%) MS Visio
8 5 (0.48%) TargetLink
9 3 (0.29%) CATIA
9 3 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.29%) Stateflow
10 2 (0.19%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.096%) Maya
11 1 (0.096%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.096%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 9 (0.86%) SAP CRM
2 7 (0.67%) SAP SD
3 5 (0.48%) SAP MM
3 5 (0.48%) SAP PP
4 4 (0.38%) SAP APO
4 4 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.19%) SAP MII
5 2 (0.19%) BPCS
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.19%) SAP PM
5 2 (0.19%) ENOVIA
6 1 (0.096%) SAP QM
6 1 (0.096%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.096%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.096%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.096%) SAP EWM
6 1 (0.096%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.096%) Radian6
6 1 (0.096%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.096%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.76%) HTTPS
2 7 (0.67%) Internet
3 6 (0.57%) LAN
3 6 (0.57%) WAN
4 4 (0.38%) Ethernet
4 4 (0.38%) DNS
5 3 (0.29%) Wireless
5 3 (0.29%) 2G
5 3 (0.29%) MIMO
5 3 (0.29%) LTE
5 3 (0.29%) 4G
5 3 (0.29%) InfiniBand
5 3 (0.29%) HTTP
5 3 (0.29%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.29%) 3G
5 3 (0.29%) IPv4
5 3 (0.29%) IPv6
5 3 (0.29%) SAN
6 2 (0.19%) FTP
6 2 (0.19%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (1.15%) SQL Server
2 7 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (0.57%) Oracle Database
4 5 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (0.38%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.29%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.29%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.19%) MySQL
7 2 (0.19%) WhereScape RED
7 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.19%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.19%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.19%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.19%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 15 (1.43%) Rational DOORS
2 12 (1.15%) Rational Rhapsody
3 11 (1.05%) JIRA
4 10 (0.96%) Visual Studio
5 7 (0.67%) GoogleTest
6 5 (0.48%) Subversion
7 3 (0.29%) ClearCase
7 3 (0.29%) ClearQuest
7 3 (0.29%) LSMW
7 3 (0.29%) Selenium
7 3 (0.29%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.19%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.19%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.096%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.096%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.096%) Grunt
9 1 (0.096%) Ranorex
9 1 (0.096%) Bower
9 1 (0.096%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 419 (40.06%) Electronics
2 85 (8.13%) Manufacturing
3 80 (7.65%) Finance
4 27 (2.58%) Marketing
5 19 (1.82%) Retail
6 16 (1.53%) Aerospace
7 8 (0.76%) Telecoms
7 8 (0.76%) German Language
8 5 (0.48%) Back Office
8 5 (0.48%) Legal
8 5 (0.48%) French Language
9 4 (0.38%) Avionics
10 2 (0.19%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.19%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.19%) Banking
10 2 (0.19%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.19%) Publishing
11 1 (0.096%) Games
11 1 (0.096%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.096%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 121 (11.57%) Analyst
2 111 (10.61%) Consultant
3 84 (8.03%) Business Analyst
4 59 (5.64%) Developer
5 50 (4.78%) Software Engineer
6 48 (4.59%) Project Manager
7 31 (2.96%) Architect
8 28 (2.68%) SAP Consultant
9 18 (1.72%) Author
9 18 (1.72%) Technical Author
10 15 (1.43%) Solutions Architect
11 14 (1.34%) Test Analyst
12 13 (1.24%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 13 (1.24%) Test Engineer
13 12 (1.15%) Java Developer
13 12 (1.15%) Systems Analyst
14 10 (0.96%) Agile Business Analyst
15 9 (0.86%) Tester
15 9 (0.86%) Support Engineer
15 9 (0.86%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (2.96%) HTML
2 18 (1.72%) CSS
2 18 (1.72%) Web Services
3 16 (1.53%) .NET
4 14 (1.34%) HTML5
5 12 (1.15%) XML
6 11 (1.05%) jQuery
7 10 (0.96%) Middleware
8 7 (0.67%) SOAP
8 7 (0.67%) CSS3
9 6 (0.57%) RESTful
9 6 (0.57%) ASP.NET
10 5 (0.48%) Ajax
10 5 (0.48%) AngularJS
11 4 (0.38%) BAPI
11 4 (0.38%) J2EE
12 3 (0.29%) DHTML
12 3 (0.29%) Hibernate
12 3 (0.29%) XSLT
12 3 (0.29%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 23 (2.20%) Mobile App
2 22 (2.10%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (0.96%) Telematics
4 8 (0.76%) Computer Science
4 8 (0.76%) User Experience
4 8 (0.76%) Mechatronics
5 7 (0.67%) PMI
5 7 (0.67%) CAN bus
5 7 (0.67%) Algorithms
6 5 (0.48%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (0.48%) Management Information System
6 5 (0.48%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 4 (0.38%) PKI
7 4 (0.38%) DTV
7 4 (0.38%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.29%) Device Driver
8 3 (0.29%) Contract for Difference
8 3 (0.29%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.29%) FMCG
9 2 (0.19%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 28 (2.68%) Windows
2 21 (2.01%) Linux
3 11 (1.05%) UNIX
4 8 (0.76%) Android
4 8 (0.76%) Apple iOS
4 8 (0.76%) VMS
5 5 (0.48%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.19%) VxWorks
8 2 (0.19%) Nucleus RTOS
8 2 (0.19%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.19%) Solaris
9 1 (0.096%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.096%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (6.60%) Project Management
2 65 (6.21%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (4.21%) PRINCE2
4 43 (4.11%) Software Engineering
5 36 (3.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 33 (3.15%) Business Analysis
7 23 (2.20%) Validation
7 23 (2.20%) Migration
8 21 (2.01%) UML
9 20 (1.91%) E-Commerce
10 18 (1.72%) Scrum
11 17 (1.63%) Change Management
11 17 (1.63%) Integration Testing
12 16 (1.53%) Use Case
12 16 (1.53%) User Stories
12 16 (1.53%) ERP
12 16 (1.53%) CRM
12 16 (1.53%) Six Sigma
13 14 (1.34%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (1.24%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 41 (3.92%) Java
2 39 (3.73%) C
3 36 (3.44%) SQL
4 19 (1.82%) JavaScript
4 19 (1.82%) C++
4 19 (1.82%) Embedded C
5 15 (1.43%) MATLAB
5 15 (1.43%) Python
6 11 (1.05%) VB
7 10 (0.96%) C#
8 9 (0.86%) PHP
9 8 (0.76%) Embedded C++
10 4 (0.38%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.29%) ABAP
11 3 (0.29%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.29%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.19%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.19%) Pascal
12 2 (0.19%) XPath
12 2 (0.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 49 (4.68%) Degree
2 14 (1.34%) PMI Certification
3 9 (0.86%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 8 (0.76%) PMP
4 8 (0.76%) ISEB
5 4 (0.38%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.19%) CCA
6 2 (0.19%) Siebel Certification
6 2 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.19%) VCP4
7 1 (0.096%) APMP
7 1 (0.096%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.096%) MCSE
7 1 (0.096%) CCNA
7 1 (0.096%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.096%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.096%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.096%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (1.34%) QA
2 7 (0.67%) SLA
3 6 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.29%) JTAG
5 2 (0.19%) IEC 61508
5 2 (0.19%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.19%) P3O
6 1 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
6 1 (0.096%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.096%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (0.96%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.38%) NFS
4 3 (0.29%) Docker
4 3 (0.29%) LXC
5 2 (0.19%) Firmware
5 2 (0.19%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.19%) XenApp
6 1 (0.096%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.19%) OpenView
2 2 (0.19%) SCOM
2 2 (0.19%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.096%) Foglight
3 1 (0.096%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.096%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 80 (7.65%) SAP
2 29 (2.77%) Microsoft
3 26 (2.49%) Adobe
4 17 (1.63%) Oracle
5 11 (1.05%) Google
6 9 (0.86%) HP
7 8 (0.76%) IBM
8 6 (0.57%) Remedy
8 6 (0.57%) VMware
9 5 (0.48%) Mentor Graphics
10 4 (0.38%) Apple
10 4 (0.38%) EMC
11 3 (0.29%) Citrix
11 3 (0.29%) MathWorks
11 3 (0.29%) HubSpot
12 2 (0.19%) Allen-Bradley
12 2 (0.19%) Twitter
12 2 (0.19%) Perforce
12 2 (0.19%) Siemens
12 2 (0.19%) LANDesk
Brentwood, Essex
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £15 - 19 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
County Durham
X4 Group
Rate: £35 - 43 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
X4 Group
Rate: £35 - 38 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Network ITR
Rate: 400 to 425 per day GBP
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £320 - £400 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Infomedia Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
East Midlands
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £35.00 - £38.50 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Palm (UK) Ltd
Rate: DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Northamptonshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 9 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Rate: £42 - £48 per hour + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
West Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: £32 - £38 per hour
Posted: 11 days ago
Bedfordshire
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 12 days ago