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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automotive
Rank 437 368 155
Rank change year-on-year
-69 -213
Contract jobs citing Automotive 218 319 832
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.55% 1.45%
As % of the General category 1.15% 1.38% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 149 99
Median daily rate £398 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £288 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £351
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +13.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 58 41
Median hourly rate £37.85 £35.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.14% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.15 £26.44 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +11.11%

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
19026 23180 22159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 35.61% 39.89% 38.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 12700 14667 13428
Median daily rate £450 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 495 644 521
Median hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.85 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +13.20%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -59 215 £398 -0.62% 99
West Midlands -27 57 £362 -11.16% 17
South East -18 44 £338 -15.62% 21
London -55 32 £433 +1.76% 15
East of England -19 27 £263 -7.07% 17
Midlands +8 26 £550 +10.00%
Warwickshire -10 25 £391 +2.55% 3
Essex -9 21 £350 +23.89% 5
Warwick +10 16 £275 - 1
Coventry -11 16 £398 -11.66% 3
Buckinghamshire +3 15 £325 -18.75% 4
Milton Keynes -3 14 £320 -20.00% 4
Surrey +4 11 £338 -10.00% 3
South West +15 10 £320 -22.42% 3
Hampshire +9 8 £300 -21.31% 3
East Midlands -4 7 £363 -44.23% 13
Farnborough +4 6 £300 -30.43%
Yorkshire +10 5 £375 - 4
Hertfordshire +8 5 £225 - 1
Berkshire +6 4 £370 -12.94% 3
Basildon +4 4 £300 -
Bristol 0 3 £320 -22.42% 1
City of London +16 2 £400 - 1
West Yorkshire +15 2 £375 - 2
Epsom +8 2 - -
Northampton -3 2 £700 - 3
Woking -6 2 - - 2
Northamptonshire -6 2 £700 - 6
Birmingham -7 2 £360 +2.85% 7
Oxfordshire -10 2 - - 6

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 89 (19.02%) Manufacturing
1 89 (19.02%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (17.52%) Project Management
3 80 (17.09%) Finance
4 71 (15.17%) SAP
5 69 (14.74%) Java
6 51 (10.90%) JavaScript
6 51 (10.90%) HTML
7 48 (10.26%) Degree
8 45 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
8 45 (9.62%) SQL
9 44 (9.40%) Linux
10 42 (8.97%) C
11 39 (8.33%) CSS
11 39 (8.33%) Business Analysis
11 39 (8.33%) Software Engineering
12 34 (7.26%) C++
12 34 (7.26%) CMS
13 32 (6.84%) Microsoft
14 31 (6.62%) Aerospace
15 30 (6.41%) J2EE
15 30 (6.41%) PLM
15 30 (6.41%) Marketing
16 29 (6.20%) Retail
16 29 (6.20%) Management Information System
16 29 (6.20%) MISRA
17 27 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
18 26 (5.56%) PRINCE2
19 25 (5.34%) Web Development
19 25 (5.34%) CRM

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 34 (7.26%) CMS
2 7 (1.50%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 6 (1.28%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.64%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.43%) Apache
5 2 (0.43%) Confluence
5 2 (0.43%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.21%) nginx
6 1 (0.21%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.21%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 23 (4.91%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.63%) MS Project
3 11 (2.35%) MS Office
4 10 (2.14%) MS Visio
4 10 (2.14%) Windchill
5 9 (1.92%) Simulink
6 6 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.64%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.43%) CINEMA 4D
8 2 (0.43%) OrCAD
8 2 (0.43%) Stateflow
9 1 (0.21%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.21%) CATIA
9 1 (0.21%) FrameMaker
9 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.21%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 1 (0.21%) PTC Creo
9 1 (0.21%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 7 (1.50%) SAP APO
1 7 (1.50%) SAP CRM
2 6 (1.28%) ENOVIA
2 6 (1.28%) Teamcenter
3 5 (1.07%) Primavera
4 4 (0.85%) SAP MII
5 3 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.64%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.64%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.64%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.64%) SAP GTS
5 3 (0.64%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.43%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (0.43%) CA PPM
6 2 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.43%) Magento
6 2 (0.43%) SAP HR-PA
6 2 (0.43%) SAP PLM
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.21%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.14%) SaaS
2 8 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.28%) Azure Active Directory
3 6 (1.28%) PaaS
3 6 (1.28%) SuccessFactors
4 5 (1.07%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.07%) IaaS
5 2 (0.43%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.21%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (0.21%) Office 365
6 1 (0.21%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.14%) Wireless
2 8 (1.71%) Firewall
2 8 (1.71%) Intranet
2 8 (1.71%) TCP/IP
3 7 (1.50%) Internet
4 5 (1.07%) DNS
4 5 (1.07%) Extranet
4 5 (1.07%) WAN
5 4 (0.85%) Bluetooth
5 4 (0.85%) VPN
6 3 (0.64%) 2G
6 3 (0.64%) 3G
6 3 (0.64%) 4G
6 3 (0.64%) Ethernet
6 3 (0.64%) HTTP
6 3 (0.64%) LTE
6 3 (0.64%) MIMO
6 3 (0.64%) Network Security
6 3 (0.64%) SMS
6 3 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.06%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.21%) DB2
3 10 (2.14%) Relational Database
4 9 (1.92%) Hadoop
4 9 (1.92%) SAP Data Services
5 8 (1.71%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (1.28%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.28%) SAP HANA
7 4 (0.85%) MySQL
7 4 (0.85%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.64%) Big Data
8 3 (0.64%) SAP BI
9 2 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.43%) DataStage
9 2 (0.43%) MarkLogic
9 2 (0.43%) QlikView
9 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (2.56%) JIRA
2 11 (2.35%) Git (software)
3 10 (2.14%) Subversion
4 6 (1.28%) Eclipse
5 5 (1.07%) Rational DOORS
6 4 (0.85%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.64%) AccuRev
7 3 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (0.64%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.64%) Dreamweaver
7 3 (0.64%) HP UFT
7 3 (0.64%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.64%) Selenium
7 3 (0.64%) SoapUI
7 3 (0.64%) Travis CI
8 2 (0.43%) JIRA Agile
8 2 (0.43%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.43%) VersionOne
9 1 (0.21%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.21%) WebDriver
General
1 89 (19.02%) Manufacturing
2 80 (17.09%) Finance
3 31 (6.62%) Aerospace
4 30 (6.41%) Marketing
5 29 (6.20%) Retail
6 16 (3.42%) Electronics
7 14 (2.99%) Advertising
8 11 (2.35%) German Language
9 10 (2.14%) Publishing
9 10 (2.14%) Telecoms
10 9 (1.92%) Billing
11 7 (1.50%) Legal
12 6 (1.28%) Banking
13 3 (0.64%) Avionics
13 3 (0.64%) Back Office
14 2 (0.43%) Games
14 2 (0.43%) Military
14 2 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.21%) Dutch Language
15 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 79 (16.88%) Developer
2 74 (15.81%) Analyst
3 66 (14.10%) Project Manager
4 50 (10.68%) Architect
5 46 (9.83%) Business Analyst
6 30 (6.41%) Consultant
6 30 (6.41%) Software Engineer
7 28 (5.98%) Solutions Architect
8 26 (5.56%) Java Developer
9 21 (4.49%) IT Manager
10 17 (3.63%) Systems Engineer
11 16 (3.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 16 (3.42%) SAP Architect
12 14 (2.99%) Embedded Engineer
13 13 (2.78%) Enterprise Architect
13 13 (2.78%) Technical Manager
13 13 (2.78%) Technical Project Manager
14 12 (2.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
15 10 (2.14%) IT Project Manager
15 10 (2.14%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (10.90%) HTML
2 39 (8.33%) CSS
3 30 (6.41%) J2EE
4 25 (5.34%) HTML5
5 23 (4.91%) AngularJS
5 23 (4.91%) Spring
6 22 (4.70%) jQuery
7 19 (4.06%) .NET
8 18 (3.85%) Spring MVC
9 17 (3.63%) Web Services
10 16 (3.42%) CSS3
10 16 (3.42%) XML
11 11 (2.35%) REST
12 8 (1.71%) SOAP
13 7 (1.50%) XSL
14 6 (1.28%) JSON
15 5 (1.07%) Drools
15 5 (1.07%) Node.js
15 5 (1.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 4 (0.85%) React
Miscellaneous
1 29 (6.20%) Management Information System
2 27 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (2.99%) Mainframe
4 13 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 13 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
4 13 (2.78%) User Experience
5 12 (2.56%) e-Learning
5 12 (2.56%) Telematics
6 10 (2.14%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.28%) Smartphone
8 5 (1.07%) Clustering
8 5 (1.07%) Data Integration
8 5 (1.07%) PMI
8 5 (1.07%) Visualisation
9 4 (0.85%) Algorithms
9 4 (0.85%) ASTM
9 4 (0.85%) Replication
9 4 (0.85%) Robotics
10 3 (0.64%) Physics
10 3 (0.64%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 44 (9.40%) Linux
2 18 (3.85%) Windows
3 10 (2.14%) Android
4 5 (1.07%) Windows Server
4 5 (1.07%) zOS
5 4 (0.85%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.85%) Windows Vista
6 2 (0.43%) SUSE
6 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.43%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.21%) HPUX
7 1 (0.21%) Solaris
7 1 (0.21%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (19.02%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (17.52%) Project Management
3 45 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 39 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 39 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 30 (6.41%) PLM
6 26 (5.56%) PRINCE2
7 25 (5.34%) CRM
7 25 (5.34%) Web Development
8 23 (4.91%) Migration
8 23 (4.91%) MVC
8 23 (4.91%) Scrum
9 22 (4.70%) OO
10 21 (4.49%) User Acceptance Testing
11 19 (4.06%) Programme Management
12 18 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (3.85%) Change Management
12 18 (3.85%) Logistics
12 18 (3.85%) Responsive Web Design
13 17 (3.63%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 69 (14.74%) Java
2 51 (10.90%) JavaScript
3 45 (9.62%) SQL
4 42 (8.97%) C
5 34 (7.26%) C++
6 24 (5.13%) Embedded C
7 15 (3.21%) C#
8 11 (2.35%) PL/SQL
9 10 (2.14%) MATLAB
9 10 (2.14%) PHP
10 8 (1.71%) Python
10 8 (1.71%) XQuery
11 7 (1.50%) Embedded C++
12 6 (1.28%) ABAP
12 6 (1.28%) XPath
13 5 (1.07%) COBOL
13 5 (1.07%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.85%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.64%) Perl
15 3 (0.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 48 (10.26%) Degree
2 14 (2.99%) PMI Certification
2 14 (2.99%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.35%) SC Cleared
4 10 (2.14%) PMP
5 8 (1.71%) ISEB
5 8 (1.71%) ISTQB
6 6 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.28%) CISSP
7 5 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.85%) CCNA
8 4 (0.85%) CISM
9 3 (0.64%) CCDA
9 3 (0.64%) CCNP
9 3 (0.64%) CISA
9 3 (0.64%) MCP
10 2 (0.43%) CCIE
10 2 (0.43%) PhD
10 2 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.43%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.20%) MISRA
2 10 (2.14%) DO-178B
2 10 (2.14%) ISO26262
3 8 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.71%) QA
4 7 (1.50%) MISRA C
5 4 (0.85%) DO-160
5 4 (0.85%) SLA
6 3 (0.64%) IEC 61508
7 2 (0.43%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.85%) Docker
3 3 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.43%) Firmware
4 2 (0.43%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.21%) NFS
5 1 (0.21%) RACF
Systems Management
1 7 (1.50%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.64%) Ansible
2 3 (0.64%) Data Guard
2 3 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.64%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (0.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 71 (15.17%) SAP
2 32 (6.84%) Microsoft
3 25 (5.34%) Oracle
4 11 (2.35%) Adobe
4 11 (2.35%) HP
5 10 (2.14%) Cisco
6 8 (1.71%) BT
7 7 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (1.28%) Tableau
9 5 (1.07%) Rally
10 4 (0.85%) EMC
10 4 (0.85%) Google
10 4 (0.85%) Infor
10 4 (0.85%) MathWorks
11 3 (0.64%) IFS
11 3 (0.64%) JDA
11 3 (0.64%) Mentor Graphics
11 3 (0.64%) Micro Focus
12 2 (0.43%) Panasonic
12 2 (0.43%) Xamarin
London
Aquent
Rate: £340 - £345 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £280 - 300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Pertemps Managed Services
Rate: £15 - £17 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day for 3 months (rolling)
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day for 3 months (rolling)
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
In Parallel Computer Staff Limited
Rate: From £42 to £45 per hour depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
South East England
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 22 days ago
Poole
Spectrum IT
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Essex
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £1 per hour
Posted: Yesterday