The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automotive over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automotive
England / South East
Rank 208 211 216
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Contract jobs citing Automotive 30 41 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.41% 0.49% 0.48%
As % of the General category 1.25% 1.42% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 33 21
Median daily rate £431 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.67% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £300 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £340
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Median hourly rate £14.00 £35.75 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.83% +83.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.85 £35.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-19.31% +11.71%

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

General Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2404 2888 3111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.12% 34.81% 33.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1285 1541 1670
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 118 96
Median hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £20.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +41.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.83 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +25.00%

Automotive
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Automotive as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Automotive Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Automotive
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Automotive Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Automotive
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automotive across the South East region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Automotive Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Automotive
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Automotive Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Automotive
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automotive within the South East region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire +3 16 £425 +6.25% 6
Hampshire +13 5 £488 - 5
Oxfordshire -2 4 £413 - 3
Surrey +16 3 £338 - 1
East Sussex - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Automotive
England

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Automotive also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Automotive.

1 31 (45.59%) Finance
2 22 (32.35%) Retail
3 21 (30.88%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (27.94%) PRINCE2
4 19 (27.94%) Project Management
5 16 (23.53%) Degree
6 15 (22.06%) B2C
7 12 (17.65%) German Language
8 11 (16.18%) C
9 10 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (13.24%) Management Information System
11 8 (11.76%) C#
11 8 (11.76%) C++
11 8 (11.76%) ITIL
11 8 (11.76%) Change Management
11 8 (11.76%) Business Analysis
11 8 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (11.76%) User Stories
11 8 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (10.29%) Embedded Systems
12 7 (10.29%) JIRA
12 7 (10.29%) Supplier Management
12 7 (10.29%) SQL
12 7 (10.29%) Embedded C
13 6 (8.82%) SLA
13 6 (8.82%) OO
13 6 (8.82%) Validation
13 6 (8.82%) Scrum
13 6 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
14 5 (7.35%) SDLC

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.88%) CMS
2 2 (2.94%) Confluence
2 2 (2.94%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.47%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) MS Office
2 3 (4.41%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.47%) MS Project
4 1 (1.47%) Simulink
4 1 (1.47%) Stateflow
4 1 (1.47%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.47%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.47%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.47%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.47%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.47%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.41%) Wireless
3 2 (2.94%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.94%) FlexRay
3 2 (2.94%) Network Security
3 2 (2.94%) SMS
3 2 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.47%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.47%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 7 (10.29%) JIRA
2 3 (4.41%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (2.94%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.94%) Mercurial
3 2 (2.94%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.47%) HP UFT
General
1 31 (45.59%) Finance
2 22 (32.35%) Retail
3 12 (17.65%) German Language
4 5 (7.35%) Banking
4 5 (7.35%) Electronics
5 4 (5.88%) Aerospace
5 4 (5.88%) Legal
6 3 (4.41%) Military
7 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.47%) Advertising
8 1 (1.47%) Billing
8 1 (1.47%) French Language
8 1 (1.47%) Marketing
8 1 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (19.12%) Analyst
1 13 (19.12%) Developer
2 10 (14.71%) Project Manager
3 9 (13.24%) Business Analyst
4 6 (8.82%) Embedded Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) .NET Developer
6 4 (5.88%) C++ Developer
6 4 (5.88%) IT Manager
6 4 (5.88%) Project Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 3 (4.41%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (4.41%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (4.41%) Desktop Support
7 3 (4.41%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Financial Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Operations Manager
7 3 (4.41%) Service Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Supplier Manager
8 2 (2.94%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.35%) .NET
2 4 (5.88%) Web Services
3 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.94%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.94%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (2.94%) Entity Framework
4 2 (2.94%) Fluent NHibernate
4 2 (2.94%) jQuery
4 2 (2.94%) JSON
4 2 (2.94%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (2.94%) REST
4 2 (2.94%) WSDL
4 2 (2.94%) XSD
5 1 (1.47%) SAP TM
5 1 (1.47%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) Management Information System
2 8 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (10.29%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (4.41%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.41%) Device Driver
4 3 (4.41%) Performance Metrics
4 3 (4.41%) PMI
5 2 (2.94%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.94%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.94%) Telematics
6 1 (1.47%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.47%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.47%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.47%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.94%) Android
1 2 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.88%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (27.94%) PRINCE2
2 19 (27.94%) Project Management
3 15 (22.06%) B2C
4 10 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (11.76%) Business Analysis
5 8 (11.76%) Change Management
5 8 (11.76%) ITIL
5 8 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (11.76%) User Stories
6 7 (10.29%) Supplier Management
7 6 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (8.82%) OO
7 6 (8.82%) Scrum
7 6 (8.82%) Validation
8 5 (7.35%) CRM
8 5 (7.35%) Migration
8 5 (7.35%) MVC
8 5 (7.35%) SDLC
8 5 (7.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.18%) C
2 8 (11.76%) C#
2 8 (11.76%) C++
3 7 (10.29%) Embedded C
3 7 (10.29%) SQL
4 5 (7.35%) Embedded C++
5 3 (4.41%) Java
5 3 (4.41%) Python
6 2 (2.94%) ABAP
6 2 (2.94%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.94%) Perl
6 2 (2.94%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.94%) TypeScript
6 2 (2.94%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.47%) F#
7 1 (1.47%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 16 (23.53%) Degree
2 4 (5.88%) ISEB
3 3 (4.41%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.94%) APMG
4 2 (2.94%) MCP
4 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.47%) HNC
5 1 (1.47%) PMP
5 1 (1.47%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.82%) SLA
2 3 (4.41%) ISO26262
3 2 (2.94%) DO-178B
3 2 (2.94%) IEC 61508
3 2 (2.94%) MISRA
3 2 (2.94%) MISRA C
3 2 (2.94%) QA
4 1 (1.47%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 4 (5.88%) SAP
2 3 (4.41%) Avaya
3 2 (2.94%) HP
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle
4 1 (1.47%) Ariba
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