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 10 December 2016 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automotive
Rank 212 217 204
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Contract jobs citing Automotive 34 46 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.44% 0.49% 0.66%
As % of the General category 1.35% 1.47% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 40 28
Median daily rate £438 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £300 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £345
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +15.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £14.00 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £37.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-17.33% +16.27%
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 South East region.

General Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2521 3131 3316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.57% 33.22% 33.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1385 1672 1794
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 105 118
Median hourly rate £27.00 £26.02 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% +23.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.34 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-15.12% +10.00%

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 10 December 2016.

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 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +15 14 £425 +6.25% 6
Surrey +23 5 £338 -35.71%
Hampshire +20 5 £479 +38.91% 7
Berkshire -5 2 £350 -5.40% 1
Oxfordshire -8 2 £425 - 3
East Sussex +11 1 - - 2
West Sussex - 1 - - 2
Automotive
England

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 33 (45.83%) Finance
2 21 (29.17%) Retail
3 20 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (27.78%) PRINCE2
3 20 (27.78%) Degree
4 19 (26.39%) Project Management
5 15 (20.83%) B2C
6 13 (18.06%) Business Analysis
7 12 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (16.67%) C
7 12 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (15.28%) Change Management
8 11 (15.28%) German Language
9 10 (13.89%) ITIL
10 9 (12.50%) C++
11 8 (11.11%) SLA
11 8 (11.11%) Embedded C
11 8 (11.11%) SQL
11 8 (11.11%) Supplier Management
12 7 (9.72%) JIRA
12 7 (9.72%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (9.72%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 7 (9.72%) User Stories
12 7 (9.72%) Embedded Systems
12 7 (9.72%) Management Information System
13 6 (8.33%) Validation
13 6 (8.33%) C#
13 6 (8.33%) SAP
13 6 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (8.33%) Waterfall

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 (5.56%) CMS
2 3 (4.17%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.78%) Confluence
4 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (6.94%) MS Office
2 3 (4.17%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.39%) MS Project
4 1 (1.39%) Simulink
4 1 (1.39%) Stateflow
4 1 (1.39%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) SAP CO
1 2 (2.78%) SAP FI
1 2 (2.78%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.39%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.39%) SAP FSCM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.94%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.17%) Network Security
3 2 (2.78%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.78%) FlexRay
3 2 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.17%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 2 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (9.72%) JIRA
2 3 (4.17%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (2.78%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.78%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.39%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (45.83%) Finance
2 21 (29.17%) Retail
3 11 (15.28%) German Language
4 5 (6.94%) Aerospace
4 5 (6.94%) Banking
4 5 (6.94%) Electronics
5 4 (5.56%) Legal
6 3 (4.17%) Manufacturing
6 3 (4.17%) Marketing
6 3 (4.17%) Military
7 1 (1.39%) Advertising
7 1 (1.39%) Billing
7 1 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (26.39%) Analyst
2 12 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 10 (13.89%) Developer
4 9 (12.50%) Project Manager
5 7 (9.72%) Embedded Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (6.94%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 5 (6.94%) Financial Analyst
7 5 (6.94%) Support Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 4 (5.56%) C++ Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Desktop Support
8 4 (5.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) IT Manager
8 4 (5.56%) Project Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) Software Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Applications Support
9 3 (4.17%) Delivery Manager
9 3 (4.17%) Desktop Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.17%) .NET
2 2 (2.78%) JSON
2 2 (2.78%) REST
2 2 (2.78%) Web Services
3 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.72%) Embedded Systems
2 7 (9.72%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.17%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.17%) Device Driver
3 3 (4.17%) Performance Metrics
3 3 (4.17%) PMI
3 3 (4.17%) Smartphone
4 2 (2.78%) Robotics
5 1 (1.39%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.39%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.39%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.39%) Physics
5 1 (1.39%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.17%) Windows
2 2 (2.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (27.78%) PRINCE2
2 19 (26.39%) Project Management
3 15 (20.83%) B2C
4 13 (18.06%) Business Analysis
5 12 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (15.28%) Change Management
7 10 (13.89%) ITIL
8 8 (11.11%) Supplier Management
9 7 (9.72%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 7 (9.72%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (9.72%) User Stories
10 6 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (8.33%) Validation
10 6 (8.33%) Waterfall
11 5 (6.94%) API Integration
11 5 (6.94%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (6.94%) CRM
11 5 (6.94%) Software Engineering
12 4 (5.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.67%) C
2 9 (12.50%) C++
3 8 (11.11%) Embedded C
3 8 (11.11%) SQL
4 6 (8.33%) C#
5 5 (6.94%) Embedded C++
6 3 (4.17%) Java
6 3 (4.17%) Python
7 2 (2.78%) ABAP
7 2 (2.78%) Perl
8 1 (1.39%) F#
8 1 (1.39%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (27.78%) Degree
2 4 (5.56%) ISEB
3 3 (4.17%) MCP
3 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.17%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.78%) APMG
5 1 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.39%) CCA
5 1 (1.39%) HNC
5 1 (1.39%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.11%) SLA
2 3 (4.17%) ISO26262
3 2 (2.78%) DO-178B
3 2 (2.78%) IEC 61508
3 2 (2.78%) MISRA
3 2 (2.78%) MISRA C
3 2 (2.78%) QA
4 1 (1.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (8.33%) SAP
2 5 (6.94%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.17%) Avaya
4 2 (2.78%) HP
5 1 (1.39%) Ariba
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle
5 1 (1.39%) Sun
5 1 (1.39%) Xamarin