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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automotive
UK
Rank 407 427 399
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -28
Contract jobs citing Automotive 191 187 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.37% 0.44%
As % of the General category 1.16% 0.96% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 83 87
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £270 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £635 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
- +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 34 42
Median hourly rate £30.00 £35.75 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.08% +11.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.18 £20.00 £22.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 £45.70 £44.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £35.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-16.08% +11.71%

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
16444 19383 19415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.66% 38.77% 38.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 10809 12350 12487
Median daily rate £450 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £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 413 517 442
Median hourly rate £27.50 £32.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% +28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £50.99 £45.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £35.00 £27.17
% change year-on-year
-24.28% +28.84%

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 24 January 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 24 January 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 24 January 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 +15 172 £400 - 106
West Midlands +3 55 £443 -22.95% 16
East of England -2 34 £300 - 11
South East +5 32 £419 +0.60% 25
London +13 30 £381 +17.30% 27
Essex -2 30 £288 -4.16% 2
Warwickshire -3 24 £363 -30.95% 3
Milton Keynes +9 17 £413 +3.12% 4
Buckinghamshire +3 17 £413 +3.12% 7
Coventry -13 17 £494 +97.50% 1
North West +26 6 £575 - 3
Manchester +14 6 £575 -
Hampshire +13 5 £488 - 6
Oxfordshire +6 5 £413 - 2
Warwick -3 5 £480 -
Midlands -4 5 £370 -43.07%
Brentwood +9 4 £265 +2.11%
City of London +3 4 £375 +114.28% 7
Leamington Spa +3 4 - -
East Midlands -4 4 £400 +45.45% 10
Farnborough - 4 £500 -
Salford - 4 £588 -
Surrey +18 3 £338 - 1
South West +6 3 - - 2
Northamptonshire -15 3 - -
Gaydon 0 2 £350 -
Cambridgeshire 0 2 - - 9
Birmingham -4 2 - - 6
South Wales - 2 £418 -
Wiltshire - 2 - - 1

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 97 (23.49%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (23.00%) Manufacturing
3 84 (20.34%) Finance
4 83 (20.10%) Project Management
5 57 (13.80%) Stakeholder Management
6 55 (13.32%) SAP
7 49 (11.86%) PRINCE2
8 48 (11.62%) Degree
9 43 (10.41%) SQL
10 40 (9.69%) C
10 40 (9.69%) Software Engineering
11 39 (9.44%) C++
12 38 (9.20%) Java
13 36 (8.72%) JavaScript
14 32 (7.75%) Retail
14 32 (7.75%) Marketing
15 31 (7.51%) Use Case
15 31 (7.51%) Scrum
15 31 (7.51%) Aerospace
15 31 (7.51%) HTML
16 30 (7.26%) Microsoft
17 29 (7.02%) C#
18 28 (6.78%) Business Analysis
19 26 (6.30%) .NET
20 25 (6.05%) CRM
20 25 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
21 24 (5.81%) User Experience
21 24 (5.81%) B2C
22 23 (5.57%) OO
22 23 (5.57%) User Acceptance Testing

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 (3.63%) CMS
2 9 (2.18%) Predix
3 6 (1.45%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.21%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (0.97%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (0.73%) Confluence
7 2 (0.48%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.48%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.48%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.24%) Apache
8 1 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.24%) JBoss
8 1 (0.24%) Magnolia
8 1 (0.24%) Mule
8 1 (0.24%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.24%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.24%) SAS
8 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.24%) Umbraco
Applications
1 17 (4.12%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.39%) MS Project
3 10 (2.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.94%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.69%) Simulink
6 6 (1.45%) MS Office
7 5 (1.21%) AutoCAD
8 4 (0.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.97%) CATIA
8 4 (0.97%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.97%) Siemens NX
8 4 (0.97%) Windchill
9 3 (0.73%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.73%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 3 (0.73%) PTC Creo
9 3 (0.73%) TargetLink
10 1 (0.24%) Abaqus
10 1 (0.24%) InVision
10 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.24%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 7 (1.69%) Adobe Campaign
1 7 (1.69%) SAP APO
1 7 (1.69%) Teamcenter
2 6 (1.45%) Primavera
3 5 (1.21%) ENOVIA
4 4 (0.97%) SAP CRM
4 4 (0.97%) Unica
5 3 (0.73%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.73%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.73%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.48%) Magento
6 2 (0.48%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.48%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.24%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.24%) SAP MII
7 1 (0.24%) SAP QM
7 1 (0.24%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.97%) SaaS
3 3 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.48%) GitHub
4 2 (0.48%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.24%) IaaS
5 1 (0.24%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.45%) Firewall
2 5 (1.21%) Network Security
2 5 (1.21%) SMS
3 4 (0.97%) DNS
3 4 (0.97%) FlexRay
3 4 (0.97%) Internet
3 4 (0.97%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.73%) Ethernet
4 3 (0.73%) LAN
4 3 (0.73%) VoIP
4 3 (0.73%) WAN
4 3 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (0.73%) Wireless
5 2 (0.48%) Bluetooth
5 2 (0.48%) Extranet
5 2 (0.48%) Intranet
5 2 (0.48%) LDAP
5 2 (0.48%) VPN
6 1 (0.24%) MPLS
6 1 (0.24%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (4.84%) Relational Database
2 19 (4.60%) SQL Server
3 15 (3.63%) RDBMS
4 12 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (2.18%) BusinessObjects
5 9 (2.18%) Hadoop
6 8 (1.94%) DB2
7 7 (1.69%) Big Data
8 6 (1.45%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.97%) SAP HANA
10 3 (0.73%) DataStage
10 3 (0.73%) SAP Data Services
11 2 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.48%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.48%) MySQL
11 2 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.48%) QlikView
12 1 (0.24%) MarkLogic
12 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (2.42%) JIRA
2 7 (1.69%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.69%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.21%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (0.97%) Cucumber
4 4 (0.97%) JUnit
4 4 (0.97%) TeamCity
5 3 (0.73%) HP UFT
5 3 (0.73%) Subversion
6 2 (0.48%) Android Studio
6 2 (0.48%) Gradle
6 2 (0.48%) JMeter
6 2 (0.48%) LabVIEW
6 2 (0.48%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.48%) Selenium
6 2 (0.48%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.48%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.24%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.24%) PVCS
7 1 (0.24%) Xcode
General
1 95 (23.00%) Manufacturing
2 84 (20.34%) Finance
3 32 (7.75%) Marketing
3 32 (7.75%) Retail
4 31 (7.51%) Aerospace
5 15 (3.63%) Electronics
6 14 (3.39%) Advertising
6 14 (3.39%) German Language
7 10 (2.42%) Legal
8 8 (1.94%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.69%) Banking
10 6 (1.45%) Billing
10 6 (1.45%) Publishing
11 5 (1.21%) Games
12 4 (0.97%) Back Office
12 4 (0.97%) Front Office
13 3 (0.73%) French Language
13 3 (0.73%) Military
14 2 (0.48%) Dutch Language
14 2 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 62 (15.01%) Developer
2 59 (14.29%) Analyst
2 59 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 48 (11.62%) Architect
4 34 (8.23%) Software Engineer
5 33 (7.99%) Business Analyst
6 23 (5.57%) Solutions Architect
7 20 (4.84%) Consultant
8 15 (3.63%) Embedded Engineer
9 14 (3.39%) SAP Architect
10 13 (3.15%) Java Developer
11 11 (2.66%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 11 (2.66%) Product Manager
12 9 (2.18%) .NET Developer
12 9 (2.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 9 (2.18%) IT Manager
12 9 (2.18%) Technical Manager
12 9 (2.18%) Technical Project Manager
13 8 (1.94%) Development Engineer
13 8 (1.94%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (7.51%) HTML
2 26 (6.30%) .NET
3 22 (5.33%) CSS
4 16 (3.87%) HTML5
5 15 (3.63%) AngularJS
5 15 (3.63%) XML
6 12 (2.91%) CSS3
6 12 (2.91%) JSON
7 11 (2.66%) Web Services
8 9 (2.18%) Middleware
9 8 (1.94%) React
9 8 (1.94%) REST
10 6 (1.45%) jQuery
10 6 (1.45%) Node.js
11 5 (1.21%) Ajax
11 5 (1.21%) OpenGL
11 5 (1.21%) Spring
11 5 (1.21%) Velocity
11 5 (1.21%) XSL
12 4 (0.97%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (5.81%) User Experience
3 18 (4.36%) Management Information System
4 16 (3.87%) Embedded Systems
5 12 (2.91%) Mobile App
5 12 (2.91%) Visualisation
6 11 (2.66%) PMI
6 11 (2.66%) SCADA
7 9 (2.18%) Computer Science
7 9 (2.18%) Ergonomics
8 7 (1.69%) Mainframe
8 7 (1.69%) Telematics
9 6 (1.45%) Data Centre
9 6 (1.45%) e-Learning
9 6 (1.45%) Statistics
10 4 (0.97%) Data Structures
10 4 (0.97%) Derivative
10 4 (0.97%) Mathematics
10 4 (0.97%) OTC Derivatives
10 4 (0.97%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 19 (4.60%) Linux
2 15 (3.63%) Windows
3 12 (2.91%) Android
4 11 (2.66%) Unix
5 10 (2.42%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.45%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.24%) HPUX
7 1 (0.24%) Solaris
7 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (23.49%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (20.10%) Project Management
3 57 (13.80%) Stakeholder Management
4 49 (11.86%) PRINCE2
5 40 (9.69%) Software Engineering
6 31 (7.51%) Scrum
6 31 (7.51%) Use Case
7 28 (6.78%) Business Analysis
8 25 (6.05%) CRM
9 24 (5.81%) B2C
10 23 (5.57%) OO
10 23 (5.57%) TDD
10 23 (5.57%) User Acceptance Testing
11 21 (5.08%) ERP
12 19 (4.60%) Change Management
13 18 (4.36%) ITIL
13 18 (4.36%) Migration
13 18 (4.36%) Waterfall
14 17 (4.12%) Coaching
15 16 (3.87%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 43 (10.41%) SQL
2 40 (9.69%) C
3 39 (9.44%) C++
4 38 (9.20%) Java
5 36 (8.72%) JavaScript
6 29 (7.02%) C#
7 16 (3.87%) Embedded C
8 14 (3.39%) VB.NET
9 12 (2.91%) Python
10 9 (2.18%) MATLAB
11 8 (1.94%) PHP
12 5 (1.21%) Embedded C++
12 5 (1.21%) XPath
12 5 (1.21%) XQuery
13 4 (0.97%) Apple Swift
13 4 (0.97%) Objective-C
13 4 (0.97%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.73%) Perl
14 3 (0.73%) R
14 3 (0.73%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 48 (11.62%) Degree
2 18 (4.36%) PMI Certification
3 12 (2.91%) PMP
4 8 (1.94%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.45%) ISEB
5 6 (1.45%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.97%) CCNA
6 4 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.97%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.73%) CISM
7 3 (0.73%) CISSP
7 3 (0.73%) PhD
7 3 (0.73%) SAP Certification
8 2 (0.48%) CCNP
8 2 (0.48%) HNC
8 2 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.48%) MCP
8 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.60%) QA
2 18 (4.36%) MISRA
3 15 (3.63%) ISO26262
4 9 (2.18%) IEC 61508
5 8 (1.94%) MISRA C
6 6 (1.45%) SLA
7 4 (0.97%) DO-178B
8 3 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (1.94%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.73%) Firmware
2 3 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.48%) Docker
3 2 (0.48%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.24%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (1.21%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.73%) Ansible
3 2 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.48%) Puppet
4 1 (0.24%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.24%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.24%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 55 (13.32%) SAP
2 30 (7.26%) Microsoft
3 17 (4.12%) Oracle
4 12 (2.91%) Adobe
5 8 (1.94%) Tableau
6 7 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (1.45%) HP
8 5 (1.21%) IBM
9 4 (0.97%) Google
9 4 (0.97%) ServiceNow
10 3 (0.73%) Avaya
10 3 (0.73%) Cisco
10 3 (0.73%) Progress
10 3 (0.73%) Siemens
10 3 (0.73%) VMware
11 2 (0.48%) Ariba
11 2 (0.48%) Baan
11 2 (0.48%) EMC
11 2 (0.48%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.48%) Sun
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