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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automotive
Rank - 8 17
Contract jobs citing Automotive 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull - 4.41% 1.72%
As % of the General category - 15.79% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.62%
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
39 19 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 31.71% 27.94% 35.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 16
Average daily rate £438 £313 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £26.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +20.93%

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 10 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (100.00%) RPG
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) BPCS
1 3 (100.00%) EDI
1 3 (100.00%) ERP
1 3 (100.00%) FTP
1 3 (100.00%) AS400
1 3 (100.00%) iSeries
1 3 (100.00%) RPG IV

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) BPCS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) FTP
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Programmer
2 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) EDI
1 3 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) AS400
1 3 (100.00%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) RPG
1 3 (100.00%) RPG IV
1 3 (100.00%) SQL