The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automotive over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automotive
Rank 422 371 417
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +46
Contract jobs citing Automotive 245 284 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.52% 0.39%
As % of the General category 1.21% 1.34% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 139 71
Median daily rate £409 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.48% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.19% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 39 58
Median hourly rate £35.00 £31.75 £34.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.23% -8.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.12 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £42.50 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -9.28%

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

General Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
20165 21234 20384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.97% 39.02% 38.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13428 13326 12901
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £615 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 467 535 549
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.44 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.70 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.06 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+4.41% -4.00%

Automotive
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Automotive Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Automotive
Daily Rate Trend

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

Automotive Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Automotive
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automotive within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Automotive Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Automotive
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Automotive Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Automotive
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automotive within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Automotive Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Automotive
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automotive within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 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
England -52 235 £409 +5.48% 98
West Midlands -38 63 £358 +78.75% 16
East of England +35 51 £425 +13.33% 26
South East -41 43 £400 -3.03% 24
Essex +17 38 £425 +13.33% 7
London -24 27 £413 +8.19% 11
Buckinghamshire +11 22 £410 +2.50% 5
Warwickshire -17 21 £591 +168.63% 4
East Midlands +28 20 £350 -16.41% 2
Milton Keynes +4 18 £410 +5.80% 2
Birmingham +12 16 £250 +92.30% 2
Coventry -11 15 £368 +126.15% 3
Northamptonshire +17 14 £288 -54.00% 1
Berkshire -15 13 £373 -17.22% 4
Midlands +4 11 £500 -
South West -6 10 £425 +6.25% 5
Basildon +10 9 £290 -22.66% 1
Hertfordshire +11 8 £500 - 3
Warwick -3 5 £591 - 1
Surrey -10 5 £195 -38.82% 12
Dorset - 5 - - 1
Nottinghamshire +2 4 £350 - 1
Nottingham +2 4 £350 - 1
Reading 0 4 £450 +63.63% 1
Wolverhampton -3 4 £660 +200.00%
South Wales - 4 - -
Bridgend - 4 - -
Stevenage - 4 £500 - 1
Wales - 4 - -
Bristol +1 3 £425 +6.25% 1

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 with a requirement for Automotive.

1 92 (20.96%) Project Management
2 74 (16.86%) Finance
3 73 (16.63%) Manufacturing
4 70 (15.95%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (12.76%) SAP
6 54 (12.30%) Java
7 42 (9.57%) PRINCE2
8 41 (9.34%) Software Engineering
9 37 (8.43%) Microsoft
10 34 (7.74%) C
11 31 (7.06%) SQL
11 31 (7.06%) Linux
11 31 (7.06%) Degree
12 30 (6.83%) Change Control
13 29 (6.61%) Stakeholder Management
14 27 (6.15%) CMS
15 26 (5.92%) MS Excel
16 25 (5.69%) C++
16 25 (5.69%) SQL Server
16 25 (5.69%) PMI Certification
17 24 (5.47%) Embedded C
17 24 (5.47%) J2EE
17 24 (5.47%) Oracle
17 24 (5.47%) HTML
18 23 (5.24%) JavaScript
18 23 (5.24%) MISRA
19 22 (5.01%) Configuration Management
19 22 (5.01%) Programme Management
20 21 (4.78%) PLM
20 21 (4.78%) Logistics

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills 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 27 (6.15%) CMS
2 8 (1.82%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.82%) WebSphere
3 4 (0.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (0.46%) MTS
5 1 (0.23%) Apache
5 1 (0.23%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.23%) CICS
5 1 (0.23%) Drupal
5 1 (0.23%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.23%) Magnolia
5 1 (0.23%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.23%) nginx
5 1 (0.23%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.23%) SAS
5 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 26 (5.92%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.64%) MS Office
3 14 (3.19%) MS Project
4 7 (1.59%) Simulink
5 6 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.37%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.37%) Windchill
6 3 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.68%) CATIA
6 3 (0.68%) Siemens NX
7 2 (0.46%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.46%) CINEMA 4D
7 2 (0.46%) SPSS
8 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.23%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 1 (0.23%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 6 (1.37%) CA PPM
1 6 (1.37%) SAP PP
2 4 (0.91%) Teamcenter
3 3 (0.68%) ENOVIA
3 3 (0.68%) SAP MII
3 3 (0.68%) SAP MM
4 2 (0.46%) SAP APO
4 2 (0.46%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.46%) SAP EWM
4 2 (0.46%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.46%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.46%) SAP PLM
4 2 (0.46%) SAP R/3
4 2 (0.46%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.23%) SAP EHS
5 1 (0.23%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.23%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (1.14%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (0.68%) Azure Machine Learning
2 3 (0.68%) PaaS
2 3 (0.68%) SaaS
3 2 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.23%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.23%) Force.com
4 1 (0.23%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.82%) Wireless
2 6 (1.37%) Internet
2 6 (1.37%) Intranet
3 5 (1.14%) Firewall
3 5 (1.14%) WAN
4 4 (0.91%) RS-232
5 3 (0.68%) 2G
5 3 (0.68%) 3G
5 3 (0.68%) 4G
5 3 (0.68%) LTE
5 3 (0.68%) MIMO
6 2 (0.46%) Bluetooth
6 2 (0.46%) DHCP
6 2 (0.46%) DNS
6 2 (0.46%) Extranet
6 2 (0.46%) LAN
6 2 (0.46%) SMS
6 2 (0.46%) SpaceWire
6 2 (0.46%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (5.69%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.05%) DB2
3 6 (1.37%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.14%) MS Access
4 5 (1.14%) SAP Data Services
5 4 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (0.91%) MySQL
6 3 (0.68%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (0.68%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.68%) Power BI
6 3 (0.68%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.46%) Adabas
7 2 (0.46%) Big Data
7 2 (0.46%) DataStage
7 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.23%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.23%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 11 (2.51%) JIRA
2 10 (2.28%) Eclipse
3 8 (1.82%) Subversion
4 6 (1.37%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.91%) AccuRev
5 4 (0.91%) Bugzilla
5 4 (0.91%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (0.91%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.68%) Dreamweaver
6 3 (0.68%) Eclipse RCP
6 3 (0.68%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.46%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.46%) ClearQuest
7 2 (0.46%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.46%) JIRA Agile
7 2 (0.46%) Selenium
7 2 (0.46%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.46%) Toad
7 2 (0.46%) VersionOne
8 1 (0.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 74 (16.86%) Finance
2 73 (16.63%) Manufacturing
3 19 (4.33%) Retail
4 16 (3.64%) Aerospace
5 15 (3.42%) Marketing
6 13 (2.96%) Electronics
6 13 (2.96%) Legal
7 10 (2.28%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.14%) Banking
8 5 (1.14%) Publishing
9 4 (0.91%) Avionics
9 4 (0.91%) German Language
10 3 (0.68%) Advertising
10 3 (0.68%) Billing
10 3 (0.68%) French Language
11 2 (0.46%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.23%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.23%) Law
12 1 (0.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 72 (16.40%) Developer
2 67 (15.26%) Project Manager
3 55 (12.53%) Analyst
4 42 (9.57%) Architect
5 32 (7.29%) Consultant
6 31 (7.06%) Systems Engineer
7 28 (6.38%) Business Analyst
8 27 (6.15%) Software Engineer
9 21 (4.78%) Embedded Engineer
10 20 (4.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 20 (4.56%) IT Manager
11 18 (4.10%) Solutions Architect
12 16 (3.64%) Java Developer
13 14 (3.19%) IT Project Manager
14 12 (2.73%) Control Systems Engineer
15 11 (2.51%) SAP Consultant
15 11 (2.51%) Test Engineer
16 10 (2.28%) Data Architect
16 10 (2.28%) Enterprise Architect
17 8 (1.82%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (5.47%) HTML
1 24 (5.47%) J2EE
2 20 (4.56%) .NET
3 18 (4.10%) CSS
4 17 (3.87%) AngularJS
5 14 (3.19%) jQuery
5 14 (3.19%) Spring
6 13 (2.96%) Web Services
7 12 (2.73%) HTML5
8 10 (2.28%) REST
8 10 (2.28%) Spring MVC
9 9 (2.05%) XML
10 6 (1.37%) Backbone.js
10 6 (1.37%) CSS3
11 5 (1.14%) ASP.NET
11 5 (1.14%) Google Maps API
11 5 (1.14%) SOAP
12 4 (0.91%) BAPI
12 4 (0.91%) JSON
12 4 (0.91%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 21 (4.78%) Mobile App
2 18 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (2.96%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.28%) User Experience
5 9 (2.05%) Telematics
6 8 (1.82%) Mainframe
6 8 (1.82%) PMI
7 7 (1.59%) Algorithms
7 7 (1.59%) Data Structures
8 6 (1.37%) Clustering
8 6 (1.37%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.14%) ASTM
9 5 (1.14%) e-Learning
9 5 (1.14%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (0.68%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.68%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.68%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.46%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.46%) Life Science
11 2 (0.46%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 31 (7.06%) Linux
2 20 (4.56%) Windows
3 8 (1.82%) Android
3 8 (1.82%) Windows Server
4 5 (1.14%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.14%) zOS
5 4 (0.91%) VMS
5 4 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.68%) Unix
6 3 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.68%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.46%) SUSE
7 2 (0.46%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (20.96%) Project Management
2 70 (15.95%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (9.57%) PRINCE2
4 41 (9.34%) Software Engineering
5 30 (6.83%) Change Control
6 29 (6.61%) Stakeholder Management
7 22 (5.01%) Configuration Management
7 22 (5.01%) Programme Management
8 21 (4.78%) Logistics
8 21 (4.78%) PLM
9 19 (4.33%) Business Analysis
10 18 (4.10%) Data Management
10 18 (4.10%) OO
11 17 (3.87%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (3.87%) MVC
11 17 (3.87%) Web Development
12 16 (3.64%) Migration
12 16 (3.64%) SDLC
12 16 (3.64%) TOGAF
13 15 (3.42%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 54 (12.30%) Java
2 34 (7.74%) C
3 31 (7.06%) SQL
4 25 (5.69%) C++
5 24 (5.47%) Embedded C
6 23 (5.24%) JavaScript
7 19 (4.33%) C#
8 10 (2.28%) MATLAB
9 7 (1.59%) ABAP
9 7 (1.59%) Assembly Language
10 6 (1.37%) Embedded C++
10 6 (1.37%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.14%) Objective-C
12 4 (0.91%) Apple Swift
12 4 (0.91%) COBOL
12 4 (0.91%) R
12 4 (0.91%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.91%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.68%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.68%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (7.06%) Degree
2 25 (5.69%) PMI Certification
3 17 (3.87%) PMP
4 14 (3.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 10 (2.28%) Security Cleared
6 7 (1.59%) ISTQB
6 7 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (1.59%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.14%) CISA
7 5 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.14%) CISM
7 5 (1.14%) CISSP
7 5 (1.14%) ISEB
8 4 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.46%) CCIE
9 2 (0.46%) CCNA
9 2 (0.46%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.46%) MAPM
9 2 (0.46%) MCSA
10 1 (0.23%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.24%) MISRA
2 11 (2.51%) DO-178B
2 11 (2.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (2.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (1.59%) MISRA C
5 5 (1.14%) DO-160
5 5 (1.14%) ISO26262
6 4 (0.91%) QA
7 3 (0.68%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.46%) ECSS
8 2 (0.46%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.46%) Cygwin
1 2 (0.46%) VMware ESX
1 2 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.23%) Docker
2 1 (0.23%) Firmware
2 1 (0.23%) RACF
2 1 (0.23%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 4 (0.91%) Data Guard
1 4 (0.91%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.23%) Ansible
3 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 56 (12.76%) SAP
2 37 (8.43%) Microsoft
3 24 (5.47%) Oracle
4 12 (2.73%) Rally
5 7 (1.59%) Google
5 7 (1.59%) MathWorks
6 6 (1.37%) Cisco
6 6 (1.37%) HP
7 5 (1.14%) BT
7 5 (1.14%) IBM
7 5 (1.14%) VMware
8 4 (0.91%) Adobe
8 4 (0.91%) Freescale
8 4 (0.91%) JDA
8 4 (0.91%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.68%) Micro Focus
9 3 (0.68%) QNX
9 3 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.46%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.46%) Siemens
Northamptonshire
Amoria Bond
Rate: £10 - £50 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £450 - 500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £480 to £530 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Warwickshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 hours ago
Essex
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £30 - £32 per hour
Posted: 15 days ago
West Midlands
Amoria Bond
Rate: £1.00 - £100.00 per hour
Posted: 16 days ago
Hertfordshire
Sanderson
Posted: 11 days ago
Guildford
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £35 - £45 per hour
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Oho Group
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Essex
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £30 - £32 per hour
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Essex
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £30 - £33 per hour
Posted: 17 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Rate: £28 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Stevenage
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Peterborough
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £30 - £32 per hour
Posted: 17 days ago
England
Opal Tree Solutions
Posted: 16 days ago
West Midlands
Yoh
Rate: £26 - £30 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £330 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Rate: £220 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £50.00 - £58.00 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £50.00 - £58.00 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago