The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automotive over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automotive
Rank 10 15 8
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing Automotive 3 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 3.95% 1.92% 6.90%
As % of the General category 11.11% 5.71% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £381 £450
% change year-on-year
-10.16% -15.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £33.00 - £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.03%
Automotive
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Solihull region.

General Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
27 35 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 35.53% 33.65% 39.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 6
Average daily rate £316 £315 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.39% -1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £262 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £33.00 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.00%

Automotive
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

Automotive Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Automotive
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Automotive Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

Automotive
Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Automotive Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Cognos Report Studio
2 2 (40.00%) Cognos Transformer
2 2 (40.00%) WhereScape RED
2 2 (40.00%) Marketing
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (40.00%) BPCS
2 2 (40.00%) Cognos
2 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (40.00%) ERP
2 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) ETL
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) OLAP
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) BPCS
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Cognos Report Studio
2 2 (40.00%) Cognos Transformer
2 2 (40.00%) WhereScape RED
2 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) OLAP
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Business Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Applications Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) DBA
1 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Mechatronics
2 1 (20.00%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) ERP
2 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) People Management
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Cognos
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle