The 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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automotive
Rank 16 25 14
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Contract jobs citing Automotive 7 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 4.67% 0.50% 5.95%
As % of the General category 14.89% 1.82% 21.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.82 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.16% -13.33%
Automotive
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

General Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
47 55 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 31.33% 27.23% 27.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 26
Average daily rate £431 £425 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.47% -19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £350 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £548 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.04 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-0.15% -5.50%

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 22 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 7 (87.50%) Manufacturing
2 5 (62.50%) SAP
3 2 (25.00%) LSMW
3 2 (25.00%) Logistics
3 2 (25.00%) BAPI
3 2 (25.00%) SAP MM
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) ABAP
4 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
4 1 (12.50%) Validation
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) SAP CRM
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) ISEB
4 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) System Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Data Migration

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) SAP MM
2 1 (12.50%) SAP CRM
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) LSMW
General
1 7 (87.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Architect
2 4 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
4 2 (25.00%) SAP MM Consultant
4 2 (25.00%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (25.00%) Management Consultant
4 2 (25.00%) Consultant
5 1 (12.50%) Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) BAPI
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Logistics
1 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Validation
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
2 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
2 1 (12.50%) System Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) HP