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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automotive
Rank 252 382 312
Rank change year-on-year
+130 -70
Contract jobs citing Automotive 431 181 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.85% 0.38% 0.54%
As % of the General category 2.23% 0.93% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 80 97
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£350 £338 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £283 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £560 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £335 £438
% change year-on-year
+0.74% -23.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 27 54
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.70 £21.90 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-9.72% -
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
19333 19554 18723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.25% 41.33% 41.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 12856 12648 11259
Average daily rate £440 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 452 529 732
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.68 £23.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.39% +2.22%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +24 87 £340 -2.15% 26
South East -38 62 £350 +7.69% 35
East of England +12 41 £324 -13.66% 13
London +33 39 £400 +8.84% 20
East Midlands +30 23 £211 - 5
Yorkshire -5 11 £300 - 8
South West -30 10 £275 -50.89% 11
North West -11 7 £155 -60.00% 3
Midlands +2 5 £220 -
North East -27 3 - -
Automotive
UK

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 434 (39.35%) Electronics
2 107 (9.70%) SAP
3 95 (8.61%) Manufacturing
4 87 (7.89%) Finance
5 84 (7.62%) Project Management
6 80 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
7 58 (5.26%) PRINCE2
8 51 (4.62%) SQL
9 50 (4.53%) Java
10 44 (3.99%) Business Analysis
11 39 (3.54%) Software Engineering
12 38 (3.45%) C
13 37 (3.35%) Degree
14 35 (3.17%) Stakeholder Management
14 35 (3.17%) Linux
15 34 (3.08%) HTML
15 34 (3.08%) Microsoft
16 33 (2.99%) MS Excel
16 33 (2.99%) QA
17 32 (2.90%) Windows
18 31 (2.81%) Adobe
19 30 (2.72%) Oracle
19 30 (2.72%) Integration Testing
20 29 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
20 29 (2.63%) Validation
21 28 (2.54%) Marketing
21 28 (2.54%) Business Transformation
22 27 (2.45%) MS Office
23 26 (2.36%) C++
24 25 (2.27%) .NET

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 16 (1.45%) WebSphere
2 13 (1.18%) Adobe CQ
3 12 (1.09%) Apache
4 11 (1.00%) CMS
5 9 (0.82%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.36%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (0.36%) JBoss
6 4 (0.36%) Drupal
7 3 (0.27%) Lync
7 3 (0.27%) IIS
8 2 (0.18%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.18%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.18%) Documentum
8 2 (0.18%) WordPress
9 1 (0.091%) Node.js
9 1 (0.091%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.091%) WinCC
9 1 (0.091%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.091%) WebSphere Portal
9 1 (0.091%) Umbraco
Applications
1 33 (2.99%) MS Excel
2 27 (2.45%) MS Office
3 22 (1.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (1.72%) Adobe Illustrator
5 16 (1.45%) FrameMaker
6 14 (1.27%) MS Project
7 11 (1.00%) MS Visio
8 7 (0.63%) Simulink
9 4 (0.36%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.27%) CATIA
11 2 (0.18%) TargetLink
12 1 (0.091%) PowerPivot
12 1 (0.091%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.091%) Stateflow
12 1 (0.091%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.091%) Maya
Business Applications
1 18 (1.63%) ENOVIA
2 9 (0.82%) SAP PP
3 7 (0.63%) SAP SD
4 6 (0.54%) SAP CRM
5 5 (0.45%) SAP QM
5 5 (0.45%) DELMIA
6 4 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.36%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.36%) SAP EWM
7 3 (0.27%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.27%) SAP MM
7 3 (0.27%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.27%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.18%) SAP PM
8 2 (0.18%) LabWindows
8 2 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.18%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.091%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (0.82%) Internet
2 7 (0.63%) SAN
2 7 (0.63%) WAN
3 6 (0.54%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 4 (0.36%) HTTPS
4 4 (0.36%) HTTP
4 4 (0.36%) LAN
4 4 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (0.27%) InfiniBand
5 3 (0.27%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (0.27%) Firewall
6 2 (0.18%) SSH
6 2 (0.18%) FTP
6 2 (0.18%) DNS
6 2 (0.18%) Bluetooth
6 2 (0.18%) Wireless
7 1 (0.091%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.091%) Network Security
7 1 (0.091%) NFC
7 1 (0.091%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (1.00%) Oracle Database
1 11 (1.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (0.54%) MySQL
2 6 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (0.36%) SAP BW
3 4 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (0.27%) MongoDB
4 3 (0.27%) NoSQL
4 3 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.27%) SAP BI
5 2 (0.18%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.18%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.18%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.18%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.18%) WhereScape RED
5 2 (0.18%) Cognos Report Studio
5 2 (0.18%) Cognos Transformer
5 2 (0.18%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.091%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 13 (1.18%) Visual Studio
2 9 (0.82%) Rational DOORS
3 8 (0.73%) Subversion
3 8 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (0.73%) Rational Rhapsody
4 7 (0.63%) GoogleTest
4 7 (0.63%) JIRA
5 6 (0.54%) Selenium
5 6 (0.54%) Axure RP
6 3 (0.27%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.18%) Bugzilla
7 2 (0.18%) LabVIEW
7 2 (0.18%) LSMW
7 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Blend
7 2 (0.18%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (0.18%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (0.091%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.091%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.091%) WebDriver
General
1 434 (39.35%) Electronics
2 95 (8.61%) Manufacturing
3 87 (7.89%) Finance
4 28 (2.54%) Marketing
5 22 (1.99%) Retail
6 19 (1.72%) Aerospace
7 10 (0.91%) Telecoms
8 7 (0.63%) Banking
9 6 (0.54%) Legal
9 6 (0.54%) Back Office
10 5 (0.45%) German Language
11 4 (0.36%) Publishing
12 2 (0.18%) Advertising
12 2 (0.18%) Avionics
13 1 (0.091%) Front Office
13 1 (0.091%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.091%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.091%) French Language
13 1 (0.091%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.091%) Billing
Job Titles
1 130 (11.79%) Consultant
2 104 (9.43%) Analyst
3 69 (6.26%) Business Analyst
4 61 (5.53%) Developer
5 43 (3.90%) Project Manager
6 38 (3.45%) SAP Consultant
6 38 (3.45%) Software Engineer
7 32 (2.90%) Architect
8 19 (1.72%) Test Analyst
9 18 (1.63%) Test Engineer
10 16 (1.45%) Author
10 16 (1.45%) Technical Author
10 16 (1.45%) Agile Business Analyst
11 15 (1.36%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 12 (1.09%) Designer
13 11 (1.00%) Programme Manager
13 11 (1.00%) Java Developer
13 11 (1.00%) Financial Business Analyst
14 10 (0.91%) Financial Services Business Analyst
15 9 (0.82%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (3.08%) HTML
2 25 (2.27%) .NET
3 23 (2.09%) CSS
4 22 (1.99%) Web Services
5 20 (1.81%) XML
6 15 (1.36%) Middleware
7 13 (1.18%) HTML5
8 9 (0.82%) CSS3
8 9 (0.82%) jQuery
9 7 (0.63%) ASP.NET
10 6 (0.54%) Ajax
11 5 (0.45%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 5 (0.45%) SOAP
11 5 (0.45%) J2EE
11 5 (0.45%) XML Schema
12 4 (0.36%) RESTful
13 3 (0.27%) AngularJS
13 3 (0.27%) D-Bus
13 3 (0.27%) Adobe AIR
13 3 (0.27%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 29 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (2.09%) Mobile App
3 16 (1.45%) User Experience
4 10 (0.91%) PMI
5 8 (0.73%) Computer Science
5 8 (0.73%) Visualisation
6 6 (0.54%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 6 (0.54%) CAN bus
7 5 (0.45%) Algorithms
7 5 (0.45%) Social Media
7 5 (0.45%) FMCG
7 5 (0.45%) Telematics
7 5 (0.45%) Management Information System
7 5 (0.45%) Mechatronics
7 5 (0.45%) SCADA
8 4 (0.36%) Device Driver
8 4 (0.36%) Contract for Difference
8 4 (0.36%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.27%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (0.27%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 35 (3.17%) Linux
2 32 (2.90%) Windows
3 25 (2.27%) UNIX
4 11 (1.00%) Apple iOS
5 10 (0.91%) Android
6 7 (0.63%) Windows 7
6 7 (0.63%) VMS
7 6 (0.54%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 5 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.45%) VxWorks
8 5 (0.45%) Windows NT
9 2 (0.18%) Nucleus RTOS
10 1 (0.091%) Tizen
10 1 (0.091%) ThreadX
10 1 (0.091%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.091%) AIX
10 1 (0.091%) Solaris
10 1 (0.091%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.091%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (7.62%) Project Management
2 80 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (5.26%) PRINCE2
4 44 (3.99%) Business Analysis
5 39 (3.54%) Software Engineering
6 35 (3.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 30 (2.72%) Integration Testing
8 29 (2.63%) Validation
9 28 (2.54%) Business Transformation
10 25 (2.27%) ERP
11 23 (2.09%) PLM
12 22 (1.99%) Migration
12 22 (1.99%) Scrum
13 20 (1.81%) OO
14 17 (1.54%) UML
14 17 (1.54%) E-Commerce
14 17 (1.54%) Software Testing
15 16 (1.45%) Change Management
16 15 (1.36%) Time Management
17 14 (1.27%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 51 (4.62%) SQL
2 50 (4.53%) Java
3 38 (3.45%) C
4 26 (2.36%) C++
5 22 (1.99%) C#
6 19 (1.72%) Python
6 19 (1.72%) Embedded C
7 18 (1.63%) JavaScript
8 10 (0.91%) PHP
8 10 (0.91%) VB
8 10 (0.91%) Assembly Language
8 10 (0.91%) Embedded C++
9 7 (0.63%) MATLAB
10 6 (0.54%) ABAP
11 5 (0.45%) VBScript
11 5 (0.45%) VBA
12 4 (0.36%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.27%) ActionScript 3.0
13 3 (0.27%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 37 (3.35%) Degree
2 17 (1.54%) PMI Certification
3 15 (1.36%) ISEB
4 11 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 10 (0.91%) PMP
6 6 (0.54%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.45%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 5 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.18%) Siebel Certification
8 2 (0.18%) CCA
8 2 (0.18%) PgMP
8 2 (0.18%) APMP
9 1 (0.091%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.091%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.091%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.091%) MCSE
9 1 (0.091%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.091%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.091%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.091%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (2.99%) QA
2 5 (0.45%) SLA
3 3 (0.27%) P3O
3 3 (0.27%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.27%) JTAG
3 3 (0.27%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.18%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 9 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (0.82%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.63%) NFS
3 4 (0.36%) Firmware
4 3 (0.27%) LXC
4 3 (0.27%) Docker
5 2 (0.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.091%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.091%) Foglight
2 1 (0.091%) OpenView
2 1 (0.091%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.091%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 107 (9.70%) SAP
2 34 (3.08%) Microsoft
3 31 (2.81%) Adobe
4 30 (2.72%) Oracle
5 15 (1.36%) Google
6 14 (1.27%) IBM
7 11 (1.00%) VMware
8 9 (0.82%) HP
9 6 (0.54%) Mentor Graphics
10 4 (0.36%) Lotus
10 4 (0.36%) Citrix
10 4 (0.36%) Remedy
10 4 (0.36%) Twitter
11 3 (0.27%) HubSpot
11 3 (0.27%) Facebook
11 3 (0.27%) EMC
11 3 (0.27%) Green Hills
11 3 (0.27%) Cadence
12 2 (0.18%) FatWire
12 2 (0.18%) Open Text
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