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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automotive
Rank 432 369 403
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +34
Contract jobs citing Automotive 237 302 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.53% 0.43%
As % of the General category 1.21% 1.32% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 152 90
Median daily rate £400 £398 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +7.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £213 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 41 48
Median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -0.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £20.00 £17.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.09%

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
19616 22900 21190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.42% 40.10% 38.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 13016 14684 13110
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £384
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 474 566 553
Median hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% +9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £49.19 £41.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -57 227 £398 +0.63% 97
West Midlands -37 66 £370 +18.40% 13
East of England +45 49 £260 -13.33% 24
Essex +21 36 £260 -13.33% 11
London -32 34 £425 +6.25% 10
South East -44 29 £400 - 24
Warwickshire -10 21 £495 +18.56% 2
Coventry -24 17 £370 +33.93% 2
Midlands +8 16 £500 - 1
Birmingham -4 16 £250 +92.30% 4
East Midlands +7 13 £325 -31.57% 6
South West +2 12 £385 -6.66% 9
Buckinghamshire -1 12 £220 -45.00% 5
Milton Keynes 0 11 £210 -47.50% 2
Hertfordshire +22 9 £345 -
Basildon +8 9 £260 -35.00% 7
Warwick 0 8 £490 -
Northamptonshire -2 7 £288 -54.00% 2
Bristol +8 6 £385 -6.66% 1
Berkshire -3 6 £400 -11.11% 5
Surrey -29 5 - - 9
Nottinghamshire 0 4 £325 -
Nottingham -7 4 £325 -
Hampshire -10 4 £500 +21.21% 2
Stevenage - 4 £500 -
Wolverhampton +3 3 £600 -
Gaydon 0 3 - -
Dorset - 3 - - 1
Peterborough - 3 - -
Cambridgeshire - 3 - - 10

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 104 (23.32%) Project Management
2 81 (18.16%) Finance
2 81 (18.16%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (17.94%) Manufacturing
4 60 (13.45%) Java
5 57 (12.78%) SAP
6 42 (9.42%) Linux
7 41 (9.19%) JavaScript
8 40 (8.97%) HTML
8 40 (8.97%) C
9 39 (8.74%) SQL
10 38 (8.52%) PRINCE2
11 37 (8.30%) Microsoft
11 37 (8.30%) Degree
12 36 (8.07%) Stakeholder Management
12 36 (8.07%) CMS
13 35 (7.85%) Software Engineering
14 33 (7.40%) CSS
15 31 (6.95%) PLM
16 30 (6.73%) J2EE
17 27 (6.05%) Business Analysis
18 26 (5.83%) Aerospace
18 26 (5.83%) C++
18 26 (5.83%) Embedded C
18 26 (5.83%) Mobile App
19 25 (5.61%) Change Control
19 25 (5.61%) Oracle
19 25 (5.61%) Web Development
19 25 (5.61%) Logistics
20 24 (5.38%) MVC

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 36 (8.07%) CMS
2 10 (2.24%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 6 (1.35%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.45%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.22%) Apache
6 1 (0.22%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.22%) CICS
6 1 (0.22%) Drupal
6 1 (0.22%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.22%) Magnolia
6 1 (0.22%) nginx
6 1 (0.22%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.22%) SAS
6 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.22%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 21 (4.71%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.81%) MS Project
3 12 (2.69%) MS Office
4 10 (2.24%) MS Visio
4 10 (2.24%) Simulink
5 7 (1.57%) Windchill
6 6 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.45%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.45%) CATIA
8 2 (0.45%) CINEMA 4D
8 2 (0.45%) OrCAD
8 2 (0.45%) Siemens NX
8 2 (0.45%) SPSS
9 1 (0.22%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.22%) FrameMaker
9 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.22%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 6 (1.35%) CA PPM
1 6 (1.35%) SAP CRM
1 6 (1.35%) SAP MII
2 5 (1.12%) ENOVIA
3 4 (0.90%) Teamcenter
4 3 (0.67%) Primavera
4 3 (0.67%) SAP GTS
4 3 (0.67%) SAP PP
5 2 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.45%) SAP EWM
5 2 (0.45%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.45%) SAP HR-PA
5 2 (0.45%) SAP PLM
6 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.22%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.22%) SAP EHS
6 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.22%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.22%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.22%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.02%) SaaS
3 8 (1.79%) PaaS
4 7 (1.57%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (1.57%) SuccessFactors
5 5 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (1.12%) IaaS
6 3 (0.67%) Adobe Analytics
6 3 (0.67%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.22%) Force.com
7 1 (0.22%) Office 365
7 1 (0.22%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.02%) Wireless
2 7 (1.57%) Firewall
2 7 (1.57%) Intranet
3 6 (1.35%) Internet
4 5 (1.12%) Extranet
4 5 (1.12%) WAN
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
6 3 (0.67%) VPN
7 2 (0.45%) DHCP
7 2 (0.45%) DNS
7 2 (0.45%) HTTP
7 2 (0.45%) LAN
7 2 (0.45%) Network Security
7 2 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.36%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.91%) DB2
3 6 (1.35%) Oracle Database
3 6 (1.35%) Relational Database
3 6 (1.35%) SAP Data Services
4 5 (1.12%) Hadoop
5 4 (0.90%) Big Data
5 4 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (0.90%) MySQL
5 4 (0.90%) SAP BI
6 3 (0.67%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (0.67%) Power BI
6 3 (0.67%) SAP HANA
7 2 (0.45%) DataStage
7 2 (0.45%) DocumentDB
7 2 (0.45%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.22%) Adabas
8 1 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.22%) MS Access
8 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 12 (2.69%) Subversion
2 9 (2.02%) Git (software)
3 8 (1.79%) Eclipse
4 7 (1.57%) JIRA
5 5 (1.12%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.90%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.67%) AccuRev
7 3 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (0.67%) Bugzilla
7 3 (0.67%) Dreamweaver
7 3 (0.67%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (0.67%) SoapUI
7 3 (0.67%) Travis CI
8 2 (0.45%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.45%) Eclipse RCP
8 2 (0.45%) HP UFT
8 2 (0.45%) JIRA Agile
8 2 (0.45%) Selenium
8 2 (0.45%) VersionOne
9 1 (0.22%) ClearQuest
General
1 81 (18.16%) Finance
2 80 (17.94%) Manufacturing
3 26 (5.83%) Aerospace
4 22 (4.93%) Retail
5 21 (4.71%) Marketing
6 16 (3.59%) Electronics
7 14 (3.14%) Legal
8 11 (2.47%) Telecoms
9 8 (1.79%) Advertising
9 8 (1.79%) Banking
9 8 (1.79%) German Language
10 7 (1.57%) Publishing
11 3 (0.67%) Avionics
11 3 (0.67%) Back Office
11 3 (0.67%) Billing
11 3 (0.67%) French Language
12 2 (0.45%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.22%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 73 (16.37%) Project Manager
2 69 (15.47%) Developer
3 64 (14.35%) Analyst
4 36 (8.07%) Architect
4 36 (8.07%) Business Analyst
5 30 (6.73%) Systems Engineer
6 27 (6.05%) Consultant
7 25 (5.61%) IT Manager
8 24 (5.38%) Software Engineer
9 21 (4.71%) Java Developer
10 20 (4.48%) Solutions Architect
11 19 (4.26%) Embedded Engineer
12 18 (4.04%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 17 (3.81%) IT Project Manager
14 13 (2.91%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 12 (2.69%) Control Systems Engineer
15 12 (2.69%) Enterprise Architect
16 10 (2.24%) Test Engineer
17 9 (2.02%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
17 9 (2.02%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (8.97%) HTML
2 33 (7.40%) CSS
3 30 (6.73%) J2EE
4 24 (5.38%) jQuery
5 21 (4.71%) AngularJS
5 21 (4.71%) Spring
6 19 (4.26%) HTML5
7 18 (4.04%) Spring MVC
8 16 (3.59%) .NET
9 14 (3.14%) Web Services
10 13 (2.91%) CSS3
10 13 (2.91%) XML
11 10 (2.24%) REST
12 7 (1.57%) SOAP
13 6 (1.35%) Backbone.js
13 6 (1.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 5 (1.12%) Google Maps API
15 4 (0.90%) BAPI
15 4 (0.90%) XSD
15 4 (0.90%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 26 (5.83%) Mobile App
2 21 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (4.26%) Management Information System
4 15 (3.36%) User Experience
5 11 (2.47%) Mainframe
6 10 (2.24%) Telematics
7 9 (2.02%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.57%) Algorithms
8 7 (1.57%) PMI
9 6 (1.35%) Data Structures
9 6 (1.35%) e-Learning
9 6 (1.35%) Embedded Systems
10 5 (1.12%) ASTM
10 5 (1.12%) Clustering
11 4 (0.90%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.67%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.67%) Replication
12 3 (0.67%) Smartphone
12 3 (0.67%) Visualisation
13 2 (0.45%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 42 (9.42%) Linux
2 24 (5.38%) Windows
3 7 (1.57%) Android
4 6 (1.35%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.12%) zOS
6 4 (0.90%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.90%) Windows Vista
7 3 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.45%) SUSE
8 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.45%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (23.32%) Project Management
2 81 (18.16%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (8.52%) PRINCE2
4 36 (8.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 35 (7.85%) Software Engineering
6 31 (6.95%) PLM
7 27 (6.05%) Business Analysis
8 25 (5.61%) Change Control
8 25 (5.61%) Logistics
8 25 (5.61%) Web Development
9 24 (5.38%) MVC
10 23 (5.16%) CRM
10 23 (5.16%) Programme Management
11 20 (4.48%) Analytics
11 20 (4.48%) Migration
12 19 (4.26%) Configuration Management
12 19 (4.26%) Risk Management
13 18 (4.04%) Responsive Web Design
14 17 (3.81%) Waterfall
15 16 (3.59%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 60 (13.45%) Java
2 41 (9.19%) JavaScript
3 40 (8.97%) C
4 39 (8.74%) SQL
5 26 (5.83%) C++
5 26 (5.83%) Embedded C
6 11 (2.47%) PL/SQL
7 10 (2.24%) C#
7 10 (2.24%) MATLAB
8 7 (1.57%) Assembly Language
8 7 (1.57%) PHP
9 6 (1.35%) Embedded C++
10 5 (1.12%) ABAP
10 5 (1.12%) COBOL
11 4 (0.90%) R
11 4 (0.90%) XQuery
12 3 (0.67%) Apple Swift
12 3 (0.67%) Objective-C
12 3 (0.67%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 37 (8.30%) 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 10 (2.24%) ISTQB
7 9 (2.02%) SC Cleared
8 6 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (1.35%) ISEB
8 6 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (0.90%) CISSP
9 4 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.67%) CCDA
10 3 (0.67%) CCNA
10 3 (0.67%) CCNP
11 2 (0.45%) CCA
11 2 (0.45%) CCIE
11 2 (0.45%) CISA
11 2 (0.45%) CISM
11 2 (0.45%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.16%) MISRA
2 11 (2.47%) DO-178B
3 10 (2.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.57%) MISRA C
5 6 (1.35%) ISO26262
6 5 (1.12%) DO-160
7 4 (0.90%) QA
8 3 (0.67%) SLA
9 2 (0.45%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.22%) ECSS
10 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (1.79%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.67%) Docker
2 3 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.45%) Firmware
3 2 (0.45%) Time Sharing Option
3 2 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.22%) Cygwin
4 1 (0.22%) RACF
4 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.67%) Ansible
2 3 (0.67%) Data Guard
2 3 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.67%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (0.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 57 (12.78%) SAP
2 37 (8.30%) Microsoft
3 25 (5.61%) Oracle
4 12 (2.69%) Rally
5 11 (2.47%) Adobe
5 11 (2.47%) Cisco
6 10 (2.24%) HP
7 8 (1.79%) BT
8 6 (1.35%) Google
8 6 (1.35%) MathWorks
9 4 (0.90%) EMC
9 4 (0.90%) Freescale
9 4 (0.90%) IBM
9 4 (0.90%) Infor
9 4 (0.90%) JDA
9 4 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.90%) VMware
10 3 (0.67%) IFS
10 3 (0.67%) Micro Focus
10 3 (0.67%) QNX
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