The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automotive over the 3 months to 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automotive
Rank 136 417 332
Rank change year-on-year
+281 -85
Contract jobs citing Automotive 887 169 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.56% 0.33% 0.52%
As % of the General category 4.02% 0.78% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 72 104
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£375 £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £270 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 22 60
Average hourly rate £31.50 £35.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.26% -1.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £22.65 £29.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.30 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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
22053 21586 22425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.68% 41.55% 42.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 14005 13700 13218
Average daily rate £433 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.88% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 523 548 773
Average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.19% -10.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -16.00%

Automotive
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Automotive within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 November 2014.

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 November 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automotive within the UK over the 3 months to 24 November 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +264 851 £375 +13.63% 155
West Midlands +25 104 £400 +33.11% 32
South East -28 65 £360 +10.76% 47
East of England +12 44 £325 -13.33% 19
Coventry +21 42 £340 - 11
London +23 35 £450 +16.12% 14
East Midlands +30 27 £85 - 11
Warwickshire -1 27 £450 +29.49% 3
Surrey +9 25 £338 +7.14% 16
Essex +3 21 £324 -13.66% 6
Buckinghamshire -24 20 £375 +15.38% 5
Milton Keynes -20 17 £375 +15.38% 1
Leicestershire - 17 - - 6
Birmingham +8 13 - - 5
Yorkshire +6 12 £300 - 7
South West -25 10 - - 13
Hertfordshire +1 9 - - 1
Leamington Spa +1 8 - -
Wiltshire -14 7 - - 4
Hampshire -25 7 £450 +28.57% 2
Salisbury - 7 - - 1
Midlands +2 6 £220 -
North West -8 6 £175 -35.18% 10
Berkshire -8 6 £275 -45.67% 11
West Yorkshire +2 5 - - 2
Cambridgeshire - 5 - - 13
Derbyshire +8 4 £85 - 2
Solihull +1 4 £425 +97.44% 1
Nottinghamshire - 4 - -
Woking +1 3 - -

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Automotive also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Automotive.

1 449 (38.91%) Electronics
2 122 (10.57%) SAP
3 100 (8.67%) Manufacturing
4 98 (8.49%) Project Management
5 90 (7.80%) Finance
6 85 (7.37%) Agile Software Development
7 61 (5.29%) PRINCE2
8 48 (4.16%) SQL
9 46 (3.99%) Java
10 44 (3.81%) Business Analysis
11 39 (3.38%) Software Engineering
11 39 (3.38%) Degree
11 39 (3.38%) Microsoft
12 38 (3.29%) HTML
13 37 (3.21%) Linux
14 35 (3.03%) MS Excel
14 35 (3.03%) C
14 35 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
14 35 (3.03%) QA
15 34 (2.95%) Business Transformation
15 34 (2.95%) Analytical Skills
15 34 (2.95%) Validation
16 32 (2.77%) Integration Testing
17 31 (2.69%) PLM
18 30 (2.60%) Marketing
18 30 (2.60%) Oracle
19 29 (2.51%) Adobe
19 29 (2.51%) ERP
20 28 (2.43%) MS Office
20 28 (2.43%) Migration

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Automotive also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Automotive. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (1.47%) WebSphere
2 12 (1.04%) Apache
2 12 (1.04%) Adobe CQ
3 9 (0.78%) CMS
4 8 (0.69%) SharePoint
5 5 (0.43%) JBoss
6 4 (0.35%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (0.35%) MQSeries
6 4 (0.35%) Drupal
7 2 (0.17%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.17%) IIS
7 2 (0.17%) Documentum
7 2 (0.17%) Node.js
7 2 (0.17%) WordPress
8 1 (0.087%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (0.087%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.087%) Lync
8 1 (0.087%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.087%) WinCC
8 1 (0.087%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 35 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 28 (2.43%) MS Office
3 20 (1.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (1.56%) Adobe Illustrator
5 15 (1.30%) MS Project
5 15 (1.30%) FrameMaker
6 9 (0.78%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.78%) Simulink
7 6 (0.52%) CATIA
8 5 (0.43%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.17%) TargetLink
11 1 (0.087%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.087%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.087%) Maya
11 1 (0.087%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 23 (1.99%) ENOVIA
2 9 (0.78%) SAP SD
2 9 (0.78%) SAP PP
3 8 (0.69%) DELMIA
4 6 (0.52%) SAP CRM
4 6 (0.52%) SAP QM
4 6 (0.52%) Google Analytics
5 5 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.43%) SAP CO
5 5 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
5 5 (0.43%) SAP FI
6 4 (0.35%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.35%) SAP EWM
7 3 (0.26%) SAP MM
7 3 (0.26%) Teamcenter
8 2 (0.17%) SAP PM
8 2 (0.17%) LabWindows
8 2 (0.17%) BPCS
8 2 (0.17%) Magento
8 2 (0.17%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.087%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.21%) Internet
2 6 (0.52%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 5 (0.43%) SAN
3 5 (0.43%) WAN
4 4 (0.35%) HTTP
4 4 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (0.26%) Wireless
5 3 (0.26%) FTP
5 3 (0.26%) Firewall
5 3 (0.26%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (0.26%) InfiniBand
6 2 (0.17%) SSH
6 2 (0.17%) LTE
6 2 (0.17%) Intranet
6 2 (0.17%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.17%) Bluetooth
6 2 (0.17%) LAN
7 1 (0.087%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.087%) VPN
7 1 (0.087%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (1.13%) SQL Server
2 11 (0.95%) Oracle Database
3 7 (0.61%) MySQL
3 7 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (0.52%) SAP BW
5 4 (0.35%) SAP BI
5 4 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.26%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.26%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.26%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.17%) Cognos Report Studio
7 2 (0.17%) Cognos Transformer
7 2 (0.17%) WhereScape RED
7 2 (0.17%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.17%) DB2
8 1 (0.087%) OLAP
8 1 (0.087%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (0.95%) Rational DOORS
2 10 (0.87%) Visual Studio
3 8 (0.69%) Subversion
3 8 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (0.69%) GoogleTest
4 7 (0.61%) Rational Rhapsody
5 6 (0.52%) Axure RP
5 6 (0.52%) JIRA
5 6 (0.52%) Selenium
6 4 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.17%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (0.17%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.17%) LabVIEW
7 2 (0.17%) Bugzilla
7 2 (0.17%) LSMW
7 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Blend
7 2 (0.17%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.17%) Ant
7 2 (0.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (0.17%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 449 (38.91%) Electronics
2 100 (8.67%) Manufacturing
3 90 (7.80%) Finance
4 30 (2.60%) Marketing
5 21 (1.82%) Retail
6 19 (1.65%) Aerospace
7 10 (0.87%) Telecoms
7 10 (0.87%) Banking
8 8 (0.69%) Legal
9 6 (0.52%) German Language
10 4 (0.35%) Back Office
10 4 (0.35%) Advertising
10 4 (0.35%) Publishing
11 2 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.17%) Avionics
12 1 (0.087%) Games
12 1 (0.087%) Military
12 1 (0.087%) Portuguese Language
12 1 (0.087%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.087%) French Language
Job Titles
1 146 (12.65%) Consultant
2 107 (9.27%) Analyst
3 65 (5.63%) Business Analyst
4 56 (4.85%) Developer
5 51 (4.42%) Project Manager
6 43 (3.73%) SAP Consultant
7 39 (3.38%) Software Engineer
8 29 (2.51%) Architect
9 21 (1.82%) Test Analyst
10 17 (1.47%) Test Engineer
11 16 (1.39%) Agile Business Analyst
12 15 (1.30%) Author
12 15 (1.30%) Technical Author
13 13 (1.13%) Designer
14 12 (1.04%) Embedded Software Engineer
15 11 (0.95%) Java Developer
15 11 (0.95%) Programme Manager
15 11 (0.95%) Tester
15 11 (0.95%) Systems Engineer
15 11 (0.95%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (3.29%) HTML
2 26 (2.25%) .NET
2 26 (2.25%) Web Services
3 24 (2.08%) CSS
4 21 (1.82%) XML
5 15 (1.30%) HTML5
6 13 (1.13%) Middleware
7 11 (0.95%) jQuery
8 10 (0.87%) CSS3
8 10 (0.87%) ASP.NET
9 9 (0.78%) J2EE
10 6 (0.52%) Ajax
11 5 (0.43%) XML Schema
11 5 (0.43%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 4 (0.35%) BAPI
12 4 (0.35%) SOAP
13 3 (0.26%) Java EE
13 3 (0.26%) EDI
13 3 (0.26%) Adobe AIR
13 3 (0.26%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 34 (2.95%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (1.99%) Mobile App
3 20 (1.73%) User Experience
4 11 (0.95%) PMI
5 10 (0.87%) Visualisation
6 7 (0.61%) Social Media
6 7 (0.61%) Computer Science
7 6 (0.52%) FMCG
7 6 (0.52%) Mainframe
7 6 (0.52%) Management Information System
7 6 (0.52%) Telematics
8 5 (0.43%) CAN bus
8 5 (0.43%) Algorithms
8 5 (0.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 5 (0.43%) SCADA
9 4 (0.35%) Mechatronics
9 4 (0.35%) Device Driver
9 4 (0.35%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.35%) Contract for Difference
10 3 (0.26%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 37 (3.21%) Linux
2 24 (2.08%) UNIX
2 24 (2.08%) Windows
3 9 (0.78%) Apple iOS
4 8 (0.69%) Android
4 8 (0.69%) VMS
5 7 (0.61%) Windows 7
5 7 (0.61%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 5 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (0.43%) Windows NT
6 5 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (0.43%) VxWorks
7 2 (0.17%) Nucleus RTOS
8 1 (0.087%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.087%) ThreadX
8 1 (0.087%) SUSE
8 1 (0.087%) Tizen
8 1 (0.087%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.087%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.087%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (8.49%) Project Management
2 85 (7.37%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (5.29%) PRINCE2
4 44 (3.81%) Business Analysis
5 39 (3.38%) Software Engineering
6 35 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
7 34 (2.95%) Validation
7 34 (2.95%) Business Transformation
8 32 (2.77%) Integration Testing
9 31 (2.69%) PLM
10 29 (2.51%) ERP
11 28 (2.43%) Migration
12 22 (1.91%) Scrum
12 22 (1.91%) CAD
13 19 (1.65%) OO
13 19 (1.65%) Software Testing
13 19 (1.65%) User Acceptance Testing
14 18 (1.56%) Time Management
15 17 (1.47%) Requirements Management
15 17 (1.47%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 48 (4.16%) SQL
2 46 (3.99%) Java
3 35 (3.03%) C
4 23 (1.99%) C++
5 20 (1.73%) JavaScript
6 19 (1.65%) C#
6 19 (1.65%) Python
7 17 (1.47%) Embedded C
8 10 (0.87%) Assembly Language
9 8 (0.69%) Embedded C++
9 8 (0.69%) MATLAB
9 8 (0.69%) ABAP
10 7 (0.61%) PHP
11 6 (0.52%) PL/SQL
11 6 (0.52%) VBScript
12 5 (0.43%) VB
12 5 (0.43%) VBA
13 3 (0.26%) ActionScript
13 3 (0.26%) Objective-C
13 3 (0.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 39 (3.38%) Degree
2 19 (1.65%) PMI Certification
3 17 (1.47%) ISEB
4 12 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 12 (1.04%) PMP
5 7 (0.61%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (0.35%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 3 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.26%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.26%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.17%) PgMP
9 2 (0.17%) APMP
9 2 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.17%) CCA
9 2 (0.17%) Siebel Certification
10 1 (0.087%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.087%) HND
10 1 (0.087%) MCSE
10 1 (0.087%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (3.03%) QA
2 4 (0.35%) SLA
3 3 (0.26%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.26%) P3O
3 3 (0.26%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.17%) JTAG
4 2 (0.17%) IEC 61508
4 2 (0.17%) DO-178B
System Software
1 7 (0.61%) NFS
1 7 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.52%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.35%) Firmware
4 3 (0.26%) Docker
4 3 (0.26%) LXC
5 2 (0.17%) RACF
Systems Management
1 10 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.087%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (0.087%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.087%) OpenView
2 1 (0.087%) Foglight
2 1 (0.087%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.087%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 122 (10.57%) SAP
2 39 (3.38%) Microsoft
3 30 (2.60%) Oracle
4 29 (2.51%) Adobe
5 19 (1.65%) Google
6 16 (1.39%) IBM
7 13 (1.13%) HP
8 9 (0.78%) VMware
9 5 (0.43%) Mentor Graphics
9 5 (0.43%) Facebook
10 4 (0.35%) Twitter
10 4 (0.35%) Capita
10 4 (0.35%) Lotus
11 3 (0.26%) Cadence
11 3 (0.26%) Green Hills
11 3 (0.26%) Siemens
11 3 (0.26%) FatWire
11 3 (0.26%) Open Text
11 3 (0.26%) EMC
11 3 (0.26%) HubSpot
East Midlands
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0 to £1 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East Midlands
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0 to £1 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Roc Search
Rate: £20 - £26 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £25 - £30 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £20 - £30 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £320 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicestershire
Edissero Ltd
Rate: On application
Posted: 5 days ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £35.00 - £44.00 per hour + none
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes
People Source
Rate: £340 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Roc Search
Posted: 6 days ago
Wareham, Dorset
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Wokingham
Real Staffing
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 9 days ago
Guildford
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Guildford
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £45 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 10 days ago