The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automotive over the 3 months to 24 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 Midlands 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automotive
Rank 19 24 14
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Contract jobs citing Automotive 5 7 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.94% 3.15% 7.58%
As % of the General category 8.06% 15.91% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
- -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £35.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+2.14% -1.40%
General Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
62 44 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 36.47% 19.82% 33.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 21
Average daily rate £463 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £303 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 17
Average hourly rate £175.00 £6.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2592.30% -82.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
Automotive
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Automotive
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Automotive across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Automotive Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Automotive
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Automotive across the Midlands region.

Automotive Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Automotive
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Automotive across the Midlands region.

Automotive Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Automotive
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Validation
1 1 (16.67%) Alias
1 1 (16.67%) Industrial Design
1 1 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) SAP
1 1 (16.67%) SAP APO
1 1 (16.67%) SAP PP
1 1 (16.67%) CAD
1 1 (16.67%) Autodesk
1 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
1 1 (16.67%) Simulink
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP APO
1 1 (16.67%) SAP PP
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SAP PP Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Integration Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior SAP Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Validation
1 1 (16.67%) Industrial Design
1 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) CAD
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Alias
1 1 (16.67%) SAP
1 1 (16.67%) Autodesk