The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automotive over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automotive
Rank 158 381 312
Rank change year-on-year
+223 -69
Contract jobs citing Automotive 806 198 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.39% 0.38% 0.56%
As % of the General category 3.60% 0.88% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 84 106
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£375 £350 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £270 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £509 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 18 54
Average hourly rate £31.50 £34.50 £37.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% -9.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £25.05 £26.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £35.00 £37.99
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -7.87%

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
22405 22374 25999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.76% 42.38% 44.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13564 13912 15367
Average daily rate £430 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 539 592 762
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -19.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -27.58%

Automotive
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Automotive within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automotive within the UK over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +220 770 £375 +7.14% 229
West Midlands +26 123 £375 +7.91% 40
Coventry +7 67 £351 -38.93% 3
South East -5 65 £350 - 38
Buckinghamshire +9 34 £373 +12.45%
Milton Keynes +8 29 £375 +15.38%
London +6 29 £413 +3.12% 14
Warwickshire +6 26 £413 +27.41% 4
East of England -21 23 £450 +12.50% 23
Essex +3 17 £369 +18.00% 6
Surrey +4 12 £325 -23.52% 15
East Midlands +9 11 £85 -71.83% 5
Berkshire -2 11 £338 -1.81% 7
Midlands 0 7 £475 -
Leamington Spa -3 7 £500 +117.39%
Hampshire -12 6 £363 -4.60% 8
Leicestershire - 6 - -
City of London +21 5 - - 3
North West -5 5 £300 +11.11% 9
Birmingham -6 4 £375 - 7
Reading +16 3 - - 1
South West -39 3 £475 +58.33% 18
Shropshire - 3 £500 -
Wolverhampton - 3 £283 -
Derbyshire - 3 £85 - 2
Woking -4 2 - - 1
Warwick -4 2 £425 +22.30% 1
Manchester -10 2 £400 - 4
Bristol -20 2 £475 +58.33% 4
Hertfordshire -28 2 - - 4

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 367 (35.91%) Electronics
2 125 (12.23%) SAP
3 87 (8.51%) Manufacturing
4 86 (8.41%) Project Management
5 74 (7.24%) Finance
6 72 (7.05%) Agile Software Development
7 50 (4.89%) PRINCE2
8 46 (4.50%) PLM
8 46 (4.50%) Software Engineering
9 45 (4.40%) Validation
10 44 (4.31%) Java
11 43 (4.21%) SQL
12 40 (3.91%) Migration
12 40 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
13 37 (3.62%) HTML
13 37 (3.62%) Microsoft
14 35 (3.42%) MS Excel
14 35 (3.42%) Stakeholder Management
14 35 (3.42%) Degree
15 34 (3.33%) Marketing
16 33 (3.23%) Business Transformation
17 32 (3.13%) Business Analysis
17 32 (3.13%) Oracle
18 31 (3.03%) Linux
19 30 (2.94%) C
19 30 (2.94%) QA
20 29 (2.84%) ENOVIA
20 29 (2.84%) MS Office
20 29 (2.84%) Web Services
21 28 (2.74%) UNIX

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 26 (2.54%) WebSphere
2 14 (1.37%) Apache
3 8 (0.78%) CMS
4 7 (0.68%) WebLogic
4 7 (0.68%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.39%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (0.39%) Drupal
6 3 (0.29%) Adobe CQ
6 3 (0.29%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (0.20%) Node.js
7 2 (0.20%) WordPress
7 2 (0.20%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.20%) MQSeries
7 2 (0.20%) Documentum
8 1 (0.098%) SAS
8 1 (0.098%) CICS
8 1 (0.098%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.098%) IIS
8 1 (0.098%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.098%) Tomcat
Applications
1 35 (3.42%) MS Excel
2 29 (2.84%) MS Office
3 18 (1.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (1.47%) MS Project
5 14 (1.37%) Simulink
6 9 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.59%) CATIA
7 6 (0.59%) FrameMaker
8 5 (0.49%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.49%) MS Visio
9 3 (0.29%) Adobe Captivate
10 2 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.098%) TargetLink
11 1 (0.098%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.098%) Pro/ENGINEER
11 1 (0.098%) Maya
11 1 (0.098%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 29 (2.84%) ENOVIA
2 14 (1.37%) DELMIA
3 8 (0.78%) SAP FI/CO
3 8 (0.78%) SAP CO
3 8 (0.78%) SAP FI
4 7 (0.68%) SAP PP
4 7 (0.68%) SAP CRM
5 6 (0.59%) SAP SD
5 6 (0.59%) Google Analytics
6 5 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.49%) SAP QM
7 4 (0.39%) SAP MM
7 4 (0.39%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.39%) SAP EWM
8 3 (0.29%) SAP SRM
8 3 (0.29%) Teamcenter
9 2 (0.20%) LabWindows
9 2 (0.20%) SAP PM
9 2 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.20%) CA Clarity
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.66%) Internet
2 7 (0.68%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 5 (0.49%) SAN
3 5 (0.49%) Ethernet
3 5 (0.49%) HTTP
4 4 (0.39%) FTP
4 4 (0.39%) WAN
4 4 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (0.39%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (0.29%) Wireless
5 3 (0.29%) Firewall
6 2 (0.20%) SSH
6 2 (0.20%) LTE
6 2 (0.20%) InfiniBand
6 2 (0.20%) Intranet
6 2 (0.20%) SSL
6 2 (0.20%) Bluetooth
6 2 (0.20%) LAN
6 2 (0.20%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.098%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (1.27%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.08%) Oracle Database
3 7 (0.68%) MySQL
4 6 (0.59%) SAP Data Services
5 5 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (0.49%) SAP BW
6 4 (0.39%) SAP BI
6 4 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.29%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.29%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.20%) DB2
8 2 (0.20%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.098%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.098%) QlikView
9 1 (0.098%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.098%) SQLite
9 1 (0.098%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.098%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (1.27%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (0.78%) Visual Studio
3 7 (0.68%) Subversion
3 7 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (0.59%) Rational Rhapsody
4 6 (0.59%) Axure RP
4 6 (0.59%) Selenium
5 4 (0.39%) JIRA
5 4 (0.39%) Eclipse
5 4 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (0.29%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (0.29%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.20%) LabVIEW
7 2 (0.20%) Bugzilla
7 2 (0.20%) Ant
7 2 (0.20%) JUnit
7 2 (0.20%) LSMW
7 2 (0.20%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 2 (0.20%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 367 (35.91%) Electronics
2 87 (8.51%) Manufacturing
3 74 (7.24%) Finance
4 34 (3.33%) Marketing
5 24 (2.35%) Retail
6 18 (1.76%) Aerospace
7 12 (1.17%) Avionics
8 10 (0.98%) German Language
8 10 (0.98%) Banking
9 9 (0.88%) Legal
9 9 (0.88%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.49%) Advertising
11 4 (0.39%) Publishing
12 3 (0.29%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.20%) Games
13 2 (0.20%) Military
13 2 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.20%) French Language
14 1 (0.098%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.098%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 120 (11.74%) Consultant
2 90 (8.81%) Analyst
3 55 (5.38%) Developer
4 51 (4.99%) Business Analyst
5 50 (4.89%) Project Manager
6 42 (4.11%) Software Engineer
7 34 (3.33%) SAP Consultant
8 31 (3.03%) Architect
9 16 (1.57%) Test Analyst
10 15 (1.47%) Designer
11 14 (1.37%) Applications Engineer
12 13 (1.27%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 12 (1.17%) Systems Engineer
14 11 (1.08%) Agile Business Analyst
15 10 (0.98%) Programme Manager
15 10 (0.98%) Design Engineer
15 10 (0.98%) Java Developer
16 9 (0.88%) Administrator
16 9 (0.88%) SAP Manager
17 8 (0.78%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (3.62%) HTML
2 29 (2.84%) Web Services
3 26 (2.54%) .NET
4 23 (2.25%) CSS
4 23 (2.25%) XML
5 18 (1.76%) HTML5
6 14 (1.37%) Middleware
7 12 (1.17%) J2EE
7 12 (1.17%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 12 (1.17%) jQuery
8 11 (1.08%) ASP.NET
9 10 (0.98%) CSS3
10 8 (0.78%) WebSphere MQ
11 5 (0.49%) XML Schema
11 5 (0.49%) Spring
11 5 (0.49%) Flash
12 4 (0.39%) Ajax
12 4 (0.39%) Java EE
12 4 (0.39%) Hibernate
13 3 (0.29%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 40 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (2.05%) User Experience
3 18 (1.76%) Mobile App
4 12 (1.17%) PMI
5 11 (1.08%) Visualisation
6 9 (0.88%) CAN bus
7 8 (0.78%) Social Media
7 8 (0.78%) Management Information System
8 7 (0.68%) Embedded Systems
9 6 (0.59%) Computer Science
9 6 (0.59%) FMCG
10 5 (0.49%) E-Learning
10 5 (0.49%) SCADA
11 4 (0.39%) Device Driver
12 3 (0.29%) Economics
12 3 (0.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 3 (0.29%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.29%) EPoS
12 3 (0.29%) Contract for Difference
12 3 (0.29%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 31 (3.03%) Linux
2 28 (2.74%) UNIX
3 26 (2.54%) Windows
4 9 (0.88%) Android
5 8 (0.78%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (0.59%) Windows 7
6 6 (0.59%) VMS
7 5 (0.49%) Windows NT
7 5 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.39%) VxWorks
9 3 (0.29%) AIX
10 2 (0.20%) Solaris
10 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.098%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.098%) ThreadX
11 1 (0.098%) SUSE
11 1 (0.098%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.098%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.098%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (8.41%) Project Management
2 72 (7.05%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (4.89%) PRINCE2
4 46 (4.50%) PLM
4 46 (4.50%) Software Engineering
5 45 (4.40%) Validation
6 40 (3.91%) Migration
7 35 (3.42%) Stakeholder Management
8 33 (3.23%) Business Transformation
9 32 (3.13%) Business Analysis
10 28 (2.74%) CAD
11 27 (2.64%) ERP
12 23 (2.25%) Software Testing
12 23 (2.25%) Integration Testing
13 22 (2.15%) User Acceptance Testing
13 22 (2.15%) Time Management
13 22 (2.15%) Requirements Management
14 21 (2.05%) Scrum
15 19 (1.86%) OO
16 18 (1.76%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 44 (4.31%) Java
2 43 (4.21%) SQL
3 30 (2.94%) C
4 20 (1.96%) C#
5 18 (1.76%) JavaScript
6 17 (1.66%) C++
7 16 (1.57%) Embedded C
8 14 (1.37%) MATLAB
9 10 (0.98%) Assembly Language
10 7 (0.68%) Python
10 7 (0.68%) PL/SQL
10 7 (0.68%) ABAP
11 6 (0.59%) VBScript
11 6 (0.59%) PHP
11 6 (0.59%) Embedded C++
12 5 (0.49%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.39%) VBA
14 3 (0.29%) ActionScript
14 3 (0.29%) ActionScript 3.0
14 3 (0.29%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 35 (3.42%) Degree
2 17 (1.66%) ISEB
3 16 (1.57%) PMI Certification
4 13 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 10 (0.98%) SC Cleared
5 10 (0.98%) Security Cleared
6 8 (0.78%) PMP
7 7 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 5 (0.49%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.29%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 2 (0.20%) Chartered Engineer
11 2 (0.20%) PgMP
11 2 (0.20%) APMP
11 2 (0.20%) Siebel Certification
12 1 (0.098%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.098%) SAP Certification
12 1 (0.098%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.098%) CCA
12 1 (0.098%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (2.94%) QA
2 8 (0.78%) DO-178B
3 5 (0.49%) SLA
4 4 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.20%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.20%) P3O
6 1 (0.098%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (0.59%) NFS
1 6 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.49%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.20%) RACF
3 2 (0.20%) Docker
4 1 (0.098%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 9 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.098%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (0.098%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.098%) OpenView
2 1 (0.098%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.098%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 125 (12.23%) SAP
2 37 (3.62%) Microsoft
3 32 (3.13%) Oracle
4 20 (1.96%) Adobe
5 19 (1.86%) IBM
6 11 (1.08%) HP
7 10 (0.98%) Google
8 8 (0.78%) VMware
9 7 (0.68%) JBoss
9 7 (0.68%) Mentor Graphics
10 6 (0.59%) EMC
11 5 (0.49%) Facebook
12 4 (0.39%) Capita
12 4 (0.39%) Lotus
12 4 (0.39%) QNX
12 4 (0.39%) FatWire
13 3 (0.29%) Open Text
13 3 (0.29%) Cadence
13 3 (0.29%) Green Hills
13 3 (0.29%) Siemens
Brentwood, Essex
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £20.00 - £26.00 per hour + none
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Rate: £55000 to £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Scotland
Kelly Services-Uk
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Rate: £250 - £255 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £25 - £28 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcestershire
In Parallel Computer Staff Limited
Rate: From £37 to £39 per hour Dep on Exp
Posted: 5 days ago
England
Aimhire Recruitment
Posted: 12 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
euro car parts
Rate: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum 6 month contract possibly permanent
Posted: 13 days ago
England
Aimhire Recruitment
Posted: 13 days ago
England
Aimhire Recruitment
Posted: 13 days ago
England
Aimhire Recruitment
Posted: 13 days ago
England
Aimhire Recruitment
Posted: 14 days ago
England
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