The first 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 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 Solihull 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automotive
Rank 14 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing Automotive 1 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 1.35% 4.26% 6.35%
As % of the General category 5.00% 11.43% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£260 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
- -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £35.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +1.44%
General Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
20 35 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 27.03% 37.23% 31.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 4
Average daily rate £378 £290 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.17% -31.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £157 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
Automotive
West Midlands

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 27 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 2 (40.00%) C
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) JSP
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded C
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) jQuery
1 2 (40.00%) Web Accessibility
1 2 (40.00%) HTML5
1 2 (40.00%) CSS3
1 2 (40.00%) Facebook
1 2 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 2 (40.00%) Sass
2 1 (20.00%) CAN bus
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (20.00%) Mechatronics
2 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma
2 1 (20.00%) UML

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Web Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Front-End Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Front-End Web Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) JSP
1 2 (40.00%) jQuery
1 2 (40.00%) HTML5
1 2 (40.00%) CSS3
1 2 (40.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mechatronics
1 1 (20.00%) CAN bus
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (40.00%) Web Accessibility
1 2 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Facebook