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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automotive
Rank 24 16 26
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Contract jobs citing Automotive 4 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.98% 4.76% 0.50%
As % of the General category 8.00% 15.91% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £675 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £394 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.39% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.82 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+13.56% -5.16%
Automotive
England

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
50 44 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 24.75% 29.93% 26.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 14 21
Average daily rate £500 £431 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% +1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £840 £581 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.88%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automotive across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Automotive Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 11 (73.33%) SAP
2 8 (53.33%) Manufacturing
3 4 (26.67%) Project Management
3 4 (26.67%) PRINCE
3 4 (26.67%) Finance
4 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (20.00%) MS Project
4 3 (20.00%) Primavera
5 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
5 2 (13.33%) Ariba
6 1 (6.67%) IT Governance
6 1 (6.67%) Aerospace
6 1 (6.67%) SAP PP
6 1 (6.67%) VMS
6 1 (6.67%) MTS
6 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (6.67%) BT
6 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
6 1 (6.67%) Data Management
6 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
6 1 (6.67%) Information Management
6 1 (6.67%) Logistics

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) MTS
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (20.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Primavera
2 1 (6.67%) SAP PP
General
1 8 (53.33%) Manufacturing
2 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Architect
1 5 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 3 (20.00%) SAP Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Lead Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Lead Enterprise Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Programme Director
3 2 (13.33%) SAP Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Build Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Chief Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Coordinator
4 1 (6.67%) PMO Coordinator
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Build Manager
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) PRINCE
1 4 (26.67%) Project Management
2 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
4 1 (6.67%) Data Management
4 1 (6.67%) Information Management
4 1 (6.67%) IT Governance
4 1 (6.67%) Logistics
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) SAP
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Ariba
4 1 (6.67%) BT