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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automotive
Rank 409 372 412
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +40
Contract jobs citing Automotive 244 292 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.52% 0.40%
As % of the General category 1.25% 1.32% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 152 68
Median daily rate £408 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.88% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £548 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 37 64
Median hourly rate £36.50 £34.50 £35.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.79% -3.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £19.90 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £42.50 £41.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £34.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.79% -4.16%

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
19513 22152 20832
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.77% 39.62% 38.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 13037 14211 13086
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 458 538 567
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.10 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -40 234 £409 +5.48% 84
West Midlands -35 79 £345 +26.60% 16
East of England +39 47 £310 -11.42% 11
South East -32 34 £409 -3.82% 29
Essex +23 33 £310 -11.42% 5
London -6 33 £419 +19.64% 8
Warwickshire -16 24 £490 +56.80% 1
Birmingham +8 23 £250 +92.30% 2
Coventry -15 19 £368 +72.94% 3
Midlands +4 14 £500 -
Buckinghamshire +8 13 £410 -0.60%
East Midlands +11 12 £325 -40.90% 7
Milton Keynes +7 11 £410 +2.50%
South West +5 10 £450 +9.09% 4
Hertfordshire +28 9 £345 - 1
Basildon +11 9 £240 -40.00% 1
Northamptonshire +5 8 £288 -54.00% 3
Berkshire -22 8 £373 -17.22% 7
Surrey -12 7 £195 -40.90% 12
Warwick +1 6 £490 -
Bristol +12 4 £450 +9.09% 2
Wolverhampton +2 4 £600 +172.72%
Leamington Spa -6 4 £383 +73.86%
Dorset - 4 - - 1
Stevenage - 4 £500 -
Gaydon 0 3 - -
Reading -1 3 £410 +49.09% 1
Redditch -2 3 £500 -16.66% 1
Hampshire -2 3 £500 +21.21% 1
Worcestershire -8 3 £500 -16.66% 1

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 (20.63%) Project Management
2 75 (16.82%) Manufacturing
3 74 (16.59%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (16.37%) Finance
5 63 (14.13%) Java
6 59 (13.23%) SAP
7 41 (9.19%) Linux
8 38 (8.52%) Software Engineering
9 36 (8.07%) Degree
9 36 (8.07%) PRINCE2
9 36 (8.07%) HTML
10 35 (7.85%) JavaScript
10 35 (7.85%) C
10 35 (7.85%) Microsoft
10 35 (7.85%) CMS
11 33 (7.40%) SQL
12 31 (6.95%) J2EE
13 30 (6.73%) CSS
14 29 (6.50%) PLM
15 26 (5.83%) Mobile App
16 25 (5.61%) Change Control
16 25 (5.61%) Web Development
16 25 (5.61%) Stakeholder Management
16 25 (5.61%) Oracle
16 25 (5.61%) C++
16 25 (5.61%) Embedded C
17 24 (5.38%) PMI Certification
17 24 (5.38%) SQL Server
17 24 (5.38%) MVC
17 24 (5.38%) Programme Management

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 35 (7.85%) CMS
2 9 (2.02%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 7 (1.57%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.45%) MTS
5 1 (0.22%) Apache
5 1 (0.22%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.22%) CICS
5 1 (0.22%) Drupal
5 1 (0.22%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.22%) Magnolia
5 1 (0.22%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.22%) nginx
5 1 (0.22%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.22%) SAS
5 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.22%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 22 (4.93%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.59%) MS Project
3 12 (2.69%) MS Office
4 10 (2.24%) Simulink
5 8 (1.79%) MS Visio
6 6 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (1.35%) Windchill
7 3 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.67%) CATIA
7 3 (0.67%) Siemens NX
8 2 (0.45%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.45%) CINEMA 4D
8 2 (0.45%) SPSS
9 1 (0.22%) OrCAD
9 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.22%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 1 (0.22%) PTC Creo
9 1 (0.22%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 6 (1.35%) CA PPM
1 6 (1.35%) SAP PP
2 5 (1.12%) SAP MII
3 4 (0.90%) ENOVIA
3 4 (0.90%) SAP CRM
3 4 (0.90%) Teamcenter
4 3 (0.67%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.67%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.67%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.67%) SAP GTS
4 3 (0.67%) SAP MM
4 3 (0.67%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.45%) SAP EWM
5 2 (0.45%) SAP PLM
6 1 (0.22%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.22%) SAP FSCM
6 1 (0.22%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.22%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.57%) SaaS
3 6 (1.35%) PaaS
4 5 (1.12%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (1.12%) SuccessFactors
5 4 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.67%) Azure Machine Learning
6 3 (0.67%) IaaS
7 2 (0.45%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.22%) Force.com
8 1 (0.22%) Office 365
8 1 (0.22%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.79%) Wireless
2 7 (1.57%) Intranet
3 6 (1.35%) Firewall
3 6 (1.35%) Internet
4 5 (1.12%) WAN
5 4 (0.90%) Extranet
5 4 (0.90%) RS-232
5 4 (0.90%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.67%) 2G
6 3 (0.67%) 3G
6 3 (0.67%) 4G
6 3 (0.67%) LTE
6 3 (0.67%) MIMO
7 2 (0.45%) Bluetooth
7 2 (0.45%) DHCP
7 2 (0.45%) DNS
7 2 (0.45%) HTTP
7 2 (0.45%) LAN
7 2 (0.45%) VPN
7 2 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (5.38%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.02%) DB2
3 7 (1.57%) Relational Database
3 7 (1.57%) SAP Data Services
4 6 (1.35%) Oracle Database
5 4 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (0.90%) MySQL
6 3 (0.67%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.67%) Power BI
6 3 (0.67%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.67%) SAP HANA
7 2 (0.45%) DocumentDB
7 2 (0.45%) MS Access
7 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.22%) QlikView
8 1 (0.22%) Spotfire
8 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (2.47%) Subversion
2 10 (2.24%) Eclipse
2 10 (2.24%) Git (software)
3 8 (1.79%) JIRA
4 5 (1.12%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.90%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (0.90%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.67%) AccuRev
6 3 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (0.67%) Bugzilla
6 3 (0.67%) Dreamweaver
6 3 (0.67%) Eclipse RCP
6 3 (0.67%) SoapUI
6 3 (0.67%) Travis CI
7 2 (0.45%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.45%) JIRA Agile
7 2 (0.45%) Selenium
7 2 (0.45%) VersionOne
8 1 (0.22%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.22%) Toad
General
1 75 (16.82%) Manufacturing
2 73 (16.37%) Finance
3 20 (4.48%) Aerospace
3 20 (4.48%) Retail
4 15 (3.36%) Marketing
5 13 (2.91%) Electronics
5 13 (2.91%) Legal
6 10 (2.24%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.57%) Banking
7 7 (1.57%) Publishing
8 4 (0.90%) Advertising
8 4 (0.90%) German Language
9 3 (0.67%) Avionics
9 3 (0.67%) Back Office
9 3 (0.67%) Billing
9 3 (0.67%) French Language
10 2 (0.45%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.22%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 76 (17.04%) Developer
2 64 (14.35%) Project Manager
3 52 (11.66%) Analyst
4 46 (10.31%) Architect
5 34 (7.62%) Consultant
6 31 (6.95%) Systems Engineer
7 29 (6.50%) Business Analyst
8 25 (5.61%) Software Engineer
9 23 (5.16%) Solutions Architect
10 22 (4.93%) IT Manager
11 21 (4.71%) Java Developer
12 19 (4.26%) Embedded Engineer
13 18 (4.04%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 15 (3.36%) IT Project Manager
15 12 (2.69%) Control Systems Engineer
15 12 (2.69%) Enterprise Architect
15 12 (2.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 12 (2.69%) SAP Consultant
16 11 (2.47%) JavaScript Developer
17 10 (2.24%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (8.07%) HTML
2 31 (6.95%) J2EE
3 30 (6.73%) CSS
4 22 (4.93%) jQuery
4 22 (4.93%) Spring
5 19 (4.26%) AngularJS
6 18 (4.04%) .NET
6 18 (4.04%) HTML5
6 18 (4.04%) Spring MVC
7 14 (3.14%) Web Services
8 12 (2.69%) CSS3
9 11 (2.47%) XML
10 10 (2.24%) REST
11 6 (1.35%) Backbone.js
11 6 (1.35%) SOAP
12 5 (1.12%) ASP.NET
12 5 (1.12%) Google Maps API
13 4 (0.90%) BAPI
13 4 (0.90%) JSON
13 4 (0.90%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 26 (5.83%) Mobile App
2 18 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (3.81%) Management Information System
4 12 (2.69%) User Experience
5 9 (2.02%) Telematics
6 8 (1.79%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.57%) Algorithms
7 7 (1.57%) Data Structures
7 7 (1.57%) PMI
8 6 (1.35%) Mainframe
9 5 (1.12%) ASTM
9 5 (1.12%) e-Learning
9 5 (1.12%) Embedded Systems
10 4 (0.90%) Clustering
10 4 (0.90%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.67%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.67%) Replication
11 3 (0.67%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.45%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.45%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 41 (9.19%) Linux
2 22 (4.93%) Windows
3 9 (2.02%) Android
4 7 (1.57%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.12%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.12%) zOS
6 4 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.67%) VMS
7 3 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.67%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.45%) SUSE
8 2 (0.45%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (20.63%) Project Management
2 74 (16.59%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (8.52%) Software Engineering
4 36 (8.07%) PRINCE2
5 29 (6.50%) PLM
6 25 (5.61%) Change Control
6 25 (5.61%) Stakeholder Management
6 25 (5.61%) Web Development
7 24 (5.38%) MVC
7 24 (5.38%) Programme Management
8 22 (4.93%) Logistics
9 21 (4.71%) Business Analysis
10 20 (4.48%) Configuration Management
11 19 (4.26%) Data Management
11 19 (4.26%) Migration
11 19 (4.26%) OO
11 19 (4.26%) Risk Management
12 18 (4.04%) Responsive Web Design
13 17 (3.81%) CRM
14 16 (3.59%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 63 (14.13%) Java
2 35 (7.85%) C
2 35 (7.85%) JavaScript
3 33 (7.40%) SQL
4 25 (5.61%) C++
4 25 (5.61%) Embedded C
5 17 (3.81%) C#
6 12 (2.69%) MATLAB
7 9 (2.02%) PL/SQL
8 7 (1.57%) Assembly Language
9 6 (1.35%) Embedded C++
10 5 (1.12%) ABAP
11 4 (0.90%) COBOL
11 4 (0.90%) Objective-C
11 4 (0.90%) PHP
11 4 (0.90%) R
12 3 (0.67%) Ada
12 3 (0.67%) Apple Swift
12 3 (0.67%) Python
12 3 (0.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 36 (8.07%) Degree
2 24 (5.38%) PMI Certification
3 17 (3.81%) PMP
4 14 (3.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 12 (2.69%) Security Cleared
6 9 (2.02%) SC Cleared
7 7 (1.57%) ISTQB
8 6 (1.35%) CISSP
8 6 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (1.12%) CISA
9 5 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (1.12%) CISM
9 5 (1.12%) ISEB
10 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.45%) CCA
11 2 (0.45%) CCIE
11 2 (0.45%) CCNA
11 2 (0.45%) CCNP
11 2 (0.45%) ISEB Practitioner
11 2 (0.45%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.38%) MISRA
2 13 (2.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (2.47%) DO-178B
4 7 (1.57%) MISRA C
5 6 (1.35%) ISO26262
6 5 (1.12%) DO-160
7 4 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.67%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.67%) QA
9 1 (0.22%) ECSS
9 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (0.90%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.67%) Docker
2 3 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.22%) Cygwin
4 1 (0.22%) Firmware
4 1 (0.22%) RACF
4 1 (0.22%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.67%) Ansible
2 3 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.67%) Puppet
3 2 (0.45%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.45%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 59 (13.23%) SAP
2 35 (7.85%) Microsoft
3 25 (5.61%) Oracle
4 12 (2.69%) Rally
5 8 (1.79%) BT
5 8 (1.79%) Cisco
6 7 (1.57%) Adobe
6 7 (1.57%) HP
6 7 (1.57%) MathWorks
7 5 (1.12%) Google
7 5 (1.12%) IBM
7 5 (1.12%) JDA
8 4 (0.90%) Freescale
8 4 (0.90%) Infor
8 4 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.90%) VMware
9 3 (0.67%) IFS
9 3 (0.67%) Micro Focus
9 3 (0.67%) QNX
9 3 (0.67%) Red Hat
West Midlands
Amoria Bond
Rate: £1.00 - £1000.00 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Chelmsford
Real Staffing
Rate: £38 - £42 per hour + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 24 days ago
Chelmsford
Real Staffing
Rate: £38 - £42 per hour + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago