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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automotive
Rank 422 376 377
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +1
Contract jobs citing Automotive 216 316 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.54% 0.48%
As % of the General category 1.11% 1.35% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 160 101
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £276 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £386 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.55% +10.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 44 45
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.24 £23.10 £17.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £42.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £33.55
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.77%

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
19455 23463 21809
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.49% 40.22% 38.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 12921 14945 13383
Median daily rate £450 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £614 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 486 632 537
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.83 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.39% +6.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.38 £49.19 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +4.34%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -60 210 £398 -0.62% 80
West Midlands -33 64 £383 +6.99% 12
London -31 37 £400 - 9
South East -41 32 £300 -25.00% 17
East of England +11 27 £255 -12.06% 13
Warwickshire -10 25 £480 +12.94% 1
Midlands +7 24 £500 -
Essex -2 24 £340 +17.24% 2
Coventry -17 18 £355 +4.41% 1
Warwick +6 14 £420 - 1
South West +12 11 £320 -22.42% 6
Buckinghamshire -15 10 £200 -50.00% 3
Milton Keynes -7 9 £200 -50.00% 1
Birmingham -10 8 £250 -32.43% 6
Surrey -14 8 £275 -26.66% 1
Basildon +4 6 £260 +8.33% 1
Hampshire +3 6 £488 +18.18% 2
Bristol 0 5 £320 -22.42% 2
Berkshire +5 4 £393 +30.83% 5
East Midlands -10 4 £313 -50.00% 9
City of London +27 3 £500 +29.03% 1
Hertfordshire +10 3 £225 - 4
Yorkshire +5 3 £400 - 6
Farnborough -1 3 £425 -1.44%
Woking -9 3 - - 1
Oxford - 3 £400 - 3
Oxfordshire - 3 £400 - 4
Chelmsford +8 2 - -
Brentwood +2 2 - - 1
Nottinghamshire -4 2 £300 - 1

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 99 (21.48%) Project Management
2 90 (19.52%) Manufacturing
3 86 (18.66%) Agile Software Development
4 82 (17.79%) Finance
5 69 (14.97%) SAP
6 65 (14.10%) Java
7 45 (9.76%) JavaScript
7 45 (9.76%) HTML
8 44 (9.54%) SQL
8 44 (9.54%) Linux
8 44 (9.54%) Degree
9 43 (9.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 37 (8.03%) Microsoft
11 34 (7.38%) CSS
11 34 (7.38%) CMS
12 33 (7.16%) Business Analysis
13 32 (6.94%) C
14 31 (6.72%) J2EE
15 30 (6.51%) PLM
16 29 (6.29%) PRINCE2
17 28 (6.07%) Software Engineering
18 27 (5.86%) Analytical Skills
19 25 (5.42%) Migration
19 25 (5.42%) Management Information System
19 25 (5.42%) Oracle
19 25 (5.42%) Web Development
20 24 (5.21%) Marketing
20 24 (5.21%) Retail
20 24 (5.21%) Logistics
20 24 (5.21%) C++

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 (7.38%) CMS
2 11 (2.39%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 7 (1.52%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.87%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.43%) Apache
6 2 (0.43%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.22%) CICS
7 1 (0.22%) Drupal
7 1 (0.22%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.22%) Magnolia
7 1 (0.22%) nginx
7 1 (0.22%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.22%) SAS
7 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.22%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (4.56%) MS Excel
2 20 (4.34%) MS Project
3 11 (2.39%) MS Office
4 9 (1.95%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.95%) Windchill
5 8 (1.74%) Simulink
6 5 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.43%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.43%) CINEMA 4D
8 2 (0.43%) OrCAD
9 1 (0.22%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.22%) CATIA
9 1 (0.22%) FrameMaker
9 1 (0.22%) Siemens NX
9 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.22%) SPSS
9 1 (0.22%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 7 (1.52%) SAP CRM
2 6 (1.30%) CA PPM
2 6 (1.30%) SAP MII
3 5 (1.08%) ENOVIA
3 5 (1.08%) Primavera
3 5 (1.08%) Teamcenter
4 4 (0.87%) SAP APO
5 3 (0.65%) SAP GTS
5 3 (0.65%) SAP HR
5 3 (0.65%) SAP PP
6 2 (0.43%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.43%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.43%) SAP EWM
6 2 (0.43%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.43%) SAP HCM
6 2 (0.43%) SAP HR-PA
6 2 (0.43%) SAP PLM
7 1 (0.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.39%) SaaS
2 9 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.52%) SuccessFactors
4 6 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (1.30%) PaaS
5 5 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (1.08%) IaaS
6 2 (0.43%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.22%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.22%) Force.com
7 1 (0.22%) Office 365
7 1 (0.22%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.17%) Firewall
2 9 (1.95%) Wireless
3 8 (1.74%) Intranet
4 7 (1.52%) Internet
5 6 (1.30%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.08%) DNS
6 5 (1.08%) Extranet
6 5 (1.08%) WAN
7 4 (0.87%) Bluetooth
7 4 (0.87%) VPN
8 3 (0.65%) 2G
8 3 (0.65%) 3G
8 3 (0.65%) 4G
8 3 (0.65%) HTTP
8 3 (0.65%) LTE
8 3 (0.65%) MIMO
8 3 (0.65%) Network Security
8 3 (0.65%) SMS
9 2 (0.43%) DHCP
9 2 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.90%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.04%) DB2
3 9 (1.95%) SAP Data Services
4 8 (1.74%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (1.74%) Hadoop
5 6 (1.30%) Oracle Database
5 6 (1.30%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.87%) Big Data
6 4 (0.87%) MySQL
6 4 (0.87%) SAP BI
7 3 (0.65%) QlikView
7 3 (0.65%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.65%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.43%) DataStage
8 2 (0.43%) MarkLogic
8 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (2.17%) Subversion
2 9 (1.95%) Git (software)
2 9 (1.95%) JIRA
3 7 (1.52%) Eclipse
4 5 (1.08%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.87%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (0.87%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.65%) AccuRev
6 3 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (0.65%) Dreamweaver
6 3 (0.65%) HP UFT
6 3 (0.65%) SoapUI
6 3 (0.65%) Travis CI
7 2 (0.43%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.43%) JIRA Agile
7 2 (0.43%) Selenium
7 2 (0.43%) VersionOne
8 1 (0.22%) Eclipse RCP
8 1 (0.22%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (0.22%) SpecFlow
General
1 90 (19.52%) Manufacturing
2 82 (17.79%) Finance
3 24 (5.21%) Aerospace
3 24 (5.21%) Marketing
3 24 (5.21%) Retail
4 16 (3.47%) Electronics
5 11 (2.39%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.17%) Advertising
7 9 (1.95%) German Language
7 9 (1.95%) Legal
8 7 (1.52%) Publishing
9 5 (1.08%) Banking
9 5 (1.08%) Billing
10 3 (0.65%) Back Office
11 2 (0.43%) Avionics
11 2 (0.43%) French Language
11 2 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.22%) Games
12 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 76 (16.49%) Project Manager
2 72 (15.62%) Analyst
2 72 (15.62%) Developer
3 48 (10.41%) Architect
4 39 (8.46%) Business Analyst
5 30 (6.51%) Consultant
6 26 (5.64%) Solutions Architect
7 25 (5.42%) IT Manager
8 23 (4.99%) Systems Engineer
9 21 (4.56%) Java Developer
9 21 (4.56%) Software Engineer
10 16 (3.47%) IT Project Manager
11 15 (3.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 14 (3.04%) Embedded Engineer
13 13 (2.82%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 13 (2.82%) Enterprise Architect
14 11 (2.39%) SAP Architect
14 11 (2.39%) Test Analyst
15 10 (2.17%) Control Systems Engineer
15 10 (2.17%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (9.76%) HTML
2 34 (7.38%) CSS
3 31 (6.72%) J2EE
4 23 (4.99%) jQuery
5 22 (4.77%) Spring
6 20 (4.34%) HTML5
7 19 (4.12%) .NET
7 19 (4.12%) AngularJS
8 18 (3.90%) Spring MVC
9 17 (3.69%) Web Services
10 13 (2.82%) XML
11 12 (2.60%) CSS3
12 11 (2.39%) REST
13 8 (1.74%) SOAP
14 6 (1.30%) JSON
14 6 (1.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 4 (0.87%) ASP.NET
15 4 (0.87%) BAPI
15 4 (0.87%) XSL
16 3 (0.65%) TopLink
Miscellaneous
1 27 (5.86%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (5.42%) Management Information System
3 18 (3.90%) Mobile App
4 17 (3.69%) User Experience
5 12 (2.60%) Computer Science
5 12 (2.60%) Mainframe
6 10 (2.17%) Telematics
7 9 (1.95%) e-Learning
8 8 (1.74%) Embedded Systems
8 8 (1.74%) PMI
9 5 (1.08%) ASTM
9 5 (1.08%) Clustering
9 5 (1.08%) Data Integration
9 5 (1.08%) Smartphone
9 5 (1.08%) Visualisation
10 4 (0.87%) Replication
10 4 (0.87%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.65%) Blackberry
11 3 (0.65%) Robotics
11 3 (0.65%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 44 (9.54%) Linux
2 22 (4.77%) Windows
3 9 (1.95%) Android
4 5 (1.08%) Windows Server
4 5 (1.08%) zOS
5 4 (0.87%) Windows Vista
6 3 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.43%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.43%) SUSE
7 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.43%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.22%) HPUX
8 1 (0.22%) Solaris
8 1 (0.22%) Unix
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (21.48%) Project Management
2 86 (18.66%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (9.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 33 (7.16%) Business Analysis
5 30 (6.51%) PLM
6 29 (6.29%) PRINCE2
7 28 (6.07%) Software Engineering
8 25 (5.42%) Migration
8 25 (5.42%) Web Development
9 24 (5.21%) CRM
9 24 (5.21%) Logistics
9 24 (5.21%) MVC
10 23 (4.99%) Change Control
11 20 (4.34%) Programme Management
12 18 (3.90%) Analytics
12 18 (3.90%) Change Management
12 18 (3.90%) Responsive Web Design
12 18 (3.90%) Risk Management
12 18 (3.90%) Scrum
12 18 (3.90%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 65 (14.10%) Java
2 45 (9.76%) JavaScript
3 44 (9.54%) SQL
4 32 (6.94%) C
5 24 (5.21%) C++
6 21 (4.56%) Embedded C
7 13 (2.82%) C#
8 11 (2.39%) PL/SQL
9 9 (1.95%) PHP
10 7 (1.52%) MATLAB
11 6 (1.30%) Embedded C++
12 5 (1.08%) ABAP
12 5 (1.08%) COBOL
12 5 (1.08%) Python
12 5 (1.08%) T-SQL
12 5 (1.08%) XQuery
13 4 (0.87%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.65%) R
14 3 (0.65%) VBScript
14 3 (0.65%) XPath
Qualifications
1 44 (9.54%) Degree
2 21 (4.56%) PMI Certification
3 13 (2.82%) PMP
4 10 (2.17%) ISTQB
5 9 (1.95%) Security Cleared
6 8 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (1.52%) ISEB
7 7 (1.52%) SC Cleared
8 6 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (1.30%) CISSP
8 6 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (0.87%) CISM
10 3 (0.65%) CCDA
10 3 (0.65%) CCNA
10 3 (0.65%) CCNP
10 3 (0.65%) CISA
10 3 (0.65%) MCP
11 2 (0.43%) CCIE
11 2 (0.43%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.12%) MISRA
2 12 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.95%) DO-178B
4 6 (1.30%) ISO26262
5 5 (1.08%) DO-160
5 5 (1.08%) QA
6 4 (0.87%) MISRA C
7 3 (0.65%) SLA
8 2 (0.43%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.43%) IEC 61508
9 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (2.60%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.65%) Docker
2 3 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.43%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (0.22%) Firmware
4 1 (0.22%) NFS
4 1 (0.22%) RACF
4 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.65%) Ansible
2 3 (0.65%) Data Guard
2 3 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.65%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (0.65%) Puppet
Vendors
1 69 (14.97%) SAP
2 37 (8.03%) Microsoft
3 25 (5.42%) Oracle
4 12 (2.60%) Rally
5 11 (2.39%) Adobe
5 11 (2.39%) Cisco
5 11 (2.39%) HP
6 8 (1.74%) BT
7 7 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (1.30%) Tableau
9 4 (0.87%) EMC
9 4 (0.87%) Google
9 4 (0.87%) IBM
9 4 (0.87%) Infor
9 4 (0.87%) JDA
9 4 (0.87%) MathWorks
10 3 (0.65%) Mentor Graphics
10 3 (0.65%) Micro Focus
10 3 (0.65%) QNX
10 3 (0.65%) VMware
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