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 1 March 2017 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automotive
UK
Rank 401 440 391
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -49
Contract jobs citing Automotive 194 196 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.38% 0.46%
As % of the General category 1.16% 0.98% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 87 104
Median daily rate £389 £418 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.88% +11.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £297 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £620 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 31 40
Median hourly rate £30.37 £35.00 £31.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.23% +11.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £20.00 £18.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.00 £37.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £31.44
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +11.32%

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
16686 19989 20500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.24% 38.43% 39.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 10963 12867 12795
Median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 454 525 434
Median hourly rate £26.00 £29.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.71 £53.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.24% +32.00%

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 1 March 2017.

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 1 March 2017.

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 1 March 2017. 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 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 +36 185 £388 -7.18% 101
West Midlands +25 67 £423 -0.58% 14
East of England +5 39 £275 -15.38% 16
Essex +4 35 £275 -14.72% 4
South East -7 33 £413 -8.33% 29
Warwickshire +5 29 £423 -19.52% 2
London 0 25 £375 -6.25% 16
Coventry -6 20 £445 +36.92% 2
Milton Keynes +2 15 £425 +2.40% 3
Buckinghamshire -8 15 £425 -1.16% 7
Brentwood +11 7 £265 +2.11% 1
East Midlands +4 7 £400 -5.88% 8
Warwick 0 7 £434 - 2
City of London 0 7 £375 +114.28% 2
South West +4 6 £635 +111.66% 4
Surrey +12 5 £353 +113.63% 6
Hampshire +9 5 £425 -10.52% 6
Leamington Spa -1 5 £510 -2.85%
Northamptonshire -5 5 £383 -10.00% 4
Wiltshire - 5 £635 -
Birmingham -2 4 £300 -1.63% 5
Oxfordshire -6 4 £413 - 5
Berkshire +3 3 £550 +15.78% 5
Midlands 0 3 £390 -44.28%
Northampton 0 3 £325 -23.52% 1
Farnborough -6 3 £425 -10.52%
Woking - 3 £355 -
Swindon - 3 £635 -
North West - 3 £390 - 9
Hertfordshire -6 2 £388 +19.23% 4

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, 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 94 (23.56%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (23.06%) Manufacturing
3 77 (19.30%) Project Management
4 75 (18.80%) Finance
5 52 (13.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 51 (12.78%) PRINCE2
7 48 (12.03%) Degree
8 41 (10.28%) C++
8 41 (10.28%) SQL
9 40 (10.03%) JavaScript
10 39 (9.77%) C
10 39 (9.77%) Retail
10 39 (9.77%) Software Engineering
11 36 (9.02%) SAP
12 35 (8.77%) Java
13 32 (8.02%) HTML
14 31 (7.77%) TDD
14 31 (7.77%) Marketing
15 30 (7.52%) Scrum
15 30 (7.52%) C#
16 28 (7.02%) User Experience
17 27 (6.77%) Use Case
18 26 (6.52%) .NET
18 26 (6.52%) CRM
19 25 (6.27%) Aerospace
19 25 (6.27%) Business Analysis
20 24 (6.02%) Continuous Integration
20 24 (6.02%) OO
20 24 (6.02%) B2C
20 24 (6.02%) Microsoft

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 15 (3.76%) CMS
2 9 (2.26%) Predix
3 6 (1.50%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (1.00%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (1.00%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.75%) Confluence
7 2 (0.50%) Drupal
7 2 (0.50%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.25%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.25%) Magnolia
8 1 (0.25%) Mule
8 1 (0.25%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.25%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.25%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.25%) SAS
8 1 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.25%) TPMS
8 1 (0.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 14 (3.51%) Simulink
2 11 (2.76%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.76%) MS Project
3 8 (2.01%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (2.01%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.25%) AutoCAD
4 5 (1.25%) CATIA
4 5 (1.25%) Photoshop
4 5 (1.25%) TargetLink
5 4 (1.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (1.00%) Siemens NX
5 4 (1.00%) Stateflow
6 3 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.75%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 3 (0.75%) PTC Creo
7 2 (0.50%) MS Office
8 1 (0.25%) Abaqus
8 1 (0.25%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.25%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.25%) InVision
Business Applications
1 8 (2.01%) Adobe Campaign
2 5 (1.25%) Primavera
2 5 (1.25%) Teamcenter
2 5 (1.25%) Unica
3 3 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.75%) SAP APO
3 3 (0.75%) SAP CO
3 3 (0.75%) SAP FI
3 3 (0.75%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.50%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.50%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.25%) ENOVIA
5 1 (0.25%) Magento
5 1 (0.25%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.25%) SAP MDG
5 1 (0.25%) SAP QM
5 1 (0.25%) SAP SCM
5 1 (0.25%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.75%) GitHub
3 4 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.25%) G Suite
5 1 (0.25%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.25%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.51%) FlexRay
2 5 (1.25%) Network Security
2 5 (1.25%) Wireless
3 4 (1.00%) Ethernet
3 4 (1.00%) Firewall
3 4 (1.00%) LAN
3 4 (1.00%) SMS
3 4 (1.00%) VoIP
3 4 (1.00%) WAN
3 4 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (0.75%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.50%) DNS
5 2 (0.50%) Extranet
5 2 (0.50%) Internet
6 1 (0.25%) BGP
6 1 (0.25%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (0.25%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.25%) IPsec
6 1 (0.25%) MPLS
6 1 (0.25%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (5.01%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.51%) Relational Database
3 13 (3.26%) RDBMS
4 12 (3.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (2.26%) Big Data
6 7 (1.75%) DB2
6 7 (1.75%) Hadoop
7 6 (1.50%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (1.50%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.50%) MOLAP
9 2 (0.50%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.50%) OLAP
9 2 (0.50%) OLAP Cube
9 2 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.50%) SAP HANA
9 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.25%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.25%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 14 (3.51%) Jenkins
2 10 (2.51%) JUnit
3 8 (2.01%) JIRA
4 7 (1.75%) Git (software)
5 6 (1.50%) Gradle
5 6 (1.50%) TeamCity
6 5 (1.25%) Rational DOORS
7 4 (1.00%) Android Studio
7 4 (1.00%) Calabash
7 4 (1.00%) Cucumber
7 4 (1.00%) Subversion
7 4 (1.00%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.00%) Xcode
8 3 (0.75%) Selenium
9 2 (0.50%) JMeter
9 2 (0.50%) LabVIEW
9 2 (0.50%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.50%) Rational Rhapsody
9 2 (0.50%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.25%) SpecFlow
General
1 92 (23.06%) Manufacturing
2 75 (18.80%) Finance
3 39 (9.77%) Retail
4 31 (7.77%) Marketing
5 25 (6.27%) Aerospace
6 15 (3.76%) Electronics
7 13 (3.26%) Advertising
7 13 (3.26%) German Language
8 12 (3.01%) Legal
9 8 (2.01%) Banking
10 7 (1.75%) Telecoms
11 5 (1.25%) French Language
11 5 (1.25%) Publishing
12 4 (1.00%) Back Office
12 4 (1.00%) Billing
12 4 (1.00%) Front Office
12 4 (1.00%) Games
13 3 (0.75%) Military
13 3 (0.75%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.50%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 72 (18.05%) Developer
2 59 (14.79%) Project Manager
3 57 (14.29%) Analyst
4 37 (9.27%) Business Analyst
5 36 (9.02%) Architect
6 32 (8.02%) Software Engineer
7 15 (3.76%) Solutions Architect
8 14 (3.51%) Java Developer
9 13 (3.26%) Consultant
10 12 (3.01%) Embedded Engineer
11 10 (2.51%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 10 (2.51%) Product Manager
12 9 (2.26%) .NET Developer
13 8 (2.01%) Android Developer
13 8 (2.01%) iOS Developer
13 8 (2.01%) IT Manager
14 7 (1.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 7 (1.75%) Senior Manager
15 6 (1.50%) Senior Developer
15 6 (1.50%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (8.02%) HTML
2 26 (6.52%) .NET
3 21 (5.26%) CSS
4 20 (5.01%) XML
5 15 (3.76%) JSON
6 14 (3.51%) AngularJS
6 14 (3.51%) HTML5
7 12 (3.01%) CSS3
7 12 (3.01%) RESTful
8 10 (2.51%) Middleware
9 8 (2.01%) Web Services
10 7 (1.75%) Cocoa
10 7 (1.75%) iOS SDK
10 7 (1.75%) jQuery
11 6 (1.50%) ASP.NET
11 6 (1.50%) Core Animation
11 6 (1.50%) Core Data
11 6 (1.50%) React
12 5 (1.25%) REST
12 5 (1.25%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.02%) User Experience
2 21 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 14 (3.51%) Management Information System
3 14 (3.51%) PMI
4 13 (3.26%) Embedded Systems
5 11 (2.76%) SCADA
6 9 (2.26%) Mainframe
7 7 (1.75%) Data Centre
8 6 (1.50%) Animation
9 5 (1.25%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.25%) Infotainment
9 5 (1.25%) iPhone
10 4 (1.00%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.00%) Derivative
10 4 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (1.00%) OTC Derivatives
10 4 (1.00%) Social Media
11 3 (0.75%) e-Learning
11 3 (0.75%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 17 (4.26%) Linux
2 13 (3.26%) Android
2 13 (3.26%) Apple iOS
2 13 (3.26%) Unix
2 13 (3.26%) Windows
3 6 (1.50%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.25%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (23.56%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (19.30%) Project Management
3 52 (13.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 51 (12.78%) PRINCE2
5 39 (9.77%) Software Engineering
6 31 (7.77%) TDD
7 30 (7.52%) Scrum
8 27 (6.77%) Use Case
9 26 (6.52%) CRM
10 25 (6.27%) Business Analysis
11 24 (6.02%) B2C
11 24 (6.02%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (6.02%) OO
12 20 (5.01%) User Acceptance Testing
13 18 (4.51%) Analytics
14 17 (4.26%) Coaching
14 17 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
14 17 (4.26%) ERP
14 17 (4.26%) ITIL
14 17 (4.26%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 41 (10.28%) C++
1 41 (10.28%) SQL
2 40 (10.03%) JavaScript
3 39 (9.77%) C
4 35 (8.77%) Java
5 30 (7.52%) C#
6 17 (4.26%) MATLAB
7 15 (3.76%) Embedded C
8 14 (3.51%) VB.NET
9 8 (2.01%) Apple Swift
9 8 (2.01%) Objective-C
9 8 (2.01%) Python
10 7 (1.75%) PHP
11 6 (1.50%) Embedded C++
11 6 (1.50%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.25%) XPath
13 4 (1.00%) TypeScript
13 4 (1.00%) XQuery
14 2 (0.50%) ABAP
14 2 (0.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 48 (12.03%) Degree
2 21 (5.26%) PMI Certification
3 14 (3.51%) PMP
4 7 (1.75%) ISEB
4 7 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (1.50%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.00%) CCNA
6 4 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.75%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.50%) APMG
8 2 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.50%) CCNP
8 2 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.50%) PhD
8 2 (0.50%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 2 (0.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 1 (0.25%) HNC
9 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.25%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.76%) ISO26262
2 18 (4.51%) QA
3 14 (3.51%) MISRA
4 11 (2.76%) IEC 61508
5 9 (2.26%) PMO
6 8 (2.01%) MISRA C
7 5 (1.25%) SLA
8 2 (0.50%) DO-178B
9 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (1.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.50%) Docker
3 2 (0.50%) Firmware
3 2 (0.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.75%) Ansible
3 2 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.50%) Puppet
4 1 (0.25%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.25%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.25%) OpenSSO
4 1 (0.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (9.02%) SAP
2 24 (6.02%) Microsoft
3 20 (5.01%) Oracle
4 14 (3.51%) Adobe
5 11 (2.76%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (1.50%) IBM
6 6 (1.50%) Tableau
7 5 (1.25%) Cisco
8 4 (1.00%) EMC
8 4 (1.00%) Google
8 4 (1.00%) HP
8 4 (1.00%) Progress
8 4 (1.00%) ServiceNow
8 4 (1.00%) Snow
9 3 (0.75%) Avaya
9 3 (0.75%) Siemens
9 3 (0.75%) VMware
10 2 (0.50%) Ariba
10 2 (0.50%) Baan
10 2 (0.50%) Sitecore
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Rate: £11 - £14 per hour
Posted: 7 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
CV Wow
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Rate: £14 - £17 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
In Parallel Computer Staff Limited
Rate: £44 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Square One Resources
Rate: From £200 to £220 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £320 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Hatfield (Head Office)
Ocado Technology
Rate: Competitve plus benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Wolverhampton
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Nottinghamshire
Adlam Consulting Ltd
Posted: 21 days ago