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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automotive
Rank 348 386 374
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -12
Contract jobs citing Automotive 304 231 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 0.42% 0.42%
As % of the General category 1.33% 1.09% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 91 85
Average daily rate
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£390 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £260 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 42 30
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.66 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.98% -0.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.87 £25.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £40.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%

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
22901 21104 21985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.27% 38.62% 43.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 14647 13020 13447
Average daily rate £425 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 575 549 632
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.47 £41.03 £42.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 +38 298 £390 +4.00% 160
West Midlands -4 89 £300 -20.00% 26
South East +25 84 £400 +14.28% 35
London +48 66 £400 -3.03% 22
Warwickshire +7 37 £418 +11.33% 2
Buckinghamshire +4 29 £400 +8.10% 3
Coventry -7 28 £276 -30.93% 13
Milton Keynes -2 26 £400 +8.10% 1
Surrey +16 25 £260 -25.71% 9
East of England +3 21 £288 +22.08% 22
Hampshire +4 14 £413 +17.02% 8
Essex -6 14 £288 -1.79% 7
Woking - 14 £218 - 3
Berkshire +6 11 £450 +28.57% 4
Birmingham +7 9 £130 -71.11%
East Midlands +4 9 £475 +11.76% 13
City of London -4 9 £450 +7.46% 8
North West -21 9 £275 -26.66% 11
Manchester -4 6 - - 4
Kenilworth - 6 £500 -
South West -13 5 £413 - 24
Farnborough - 5 £450 -
Bedfordshire - 5 - - 1
Warwick -2 4 - - 1
Chelmsford -11 4 - - 2
Gaydon - 4 - -
Epsom - 4 - -
Brentwood +3 3 £218 -
Leamington Spa +2 3 £220 -45.00%
Midlands -1 3 - -

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 110 (18.39%) SAP
2 84 (14.05%) Finance
3 81 (13.55%) Agile Software Development
4 80 (13.38%) Degree
5 72 (12.04%) Project Management
6 69 (11.54%) Manufacturing
7 63 (10.54%) Stakeholder Management
8 55 (9.20%) Software Engineering
9 53 (8.86%) HTML
10 51 (8.53%) Java
11 45 (7.53%) Microsoft
12 40 (6.69%) C
13 39 (6.52%) Electronics
14 37 (6.19%) JavaScript
15 36 (6.02%) MS Excel
15 36 (6.02%) Marketing
16 35 (5.85%) Logistics
17 34 (5.69%) SQL
17 34 (5.69%) Windows
18 33 (5.52%) CRM
19 32 (5.35%) SQL Server
19 32 (5.35%) Validation
20 30 (5.02%) Retail
20 30 (5.02%) .NET
20 30 (5.02%) CSS
21 29 (4.85%) Migration
22 28 (4.68%) German Language
23 27 (4.52%) Business Intelligence
24 26 (4.35%) Web Services
24 26 (4.35%) XML

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 19 (3.18%) CMS
2 17 (2.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 13 (2.17%) SharePoint
4 12 (2.01%) WebSphere
5 8 (1.34%) IIS
6 5 (0.84%) Apache
7 4 (0.67%) Umbraco
7 4 (0.67%) Node.js
8 2 (0.33%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.33%) WordPress
8 2 (0.33%) Confluence
8 2 (0.33%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.33%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.33%) Drupal
9 1 (0.17%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.17%) SAP EP
9 1 (0.17%) Lync
9 1 (0.17%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.17%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 36 (6.02%) MS Excel
2 26 (4.35%) Simulink
3 18 (3.01%) MS Office
4 12 (2.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (1.67%) MS Project
6 6 (1.00%) Photoshop
6 6 (1.00%) Stateflow
6 6 (1.00%) TargetLink
7 4 (0.67%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.17%) CATIA
8 1 (0.17%) Windchill
8 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (2.17%) SAP SD
2 10 (1.67%) SAP MM
3 7 (1.17%) SAP CRM
4 6 (1.00%) SAP PP
4 6 (1.00%) SAP EWM
5 5 (0.84%) SAP MII
5 5 (0.84%) SAP APO
5 5 (0.84%) SAP QM
6 4 (0.67%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.50%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.50%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.33%) Teamcenter
8 2 (0.33%) SAP SRM
8 2 (0.33%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.33%) SAP LE
9 1 (0.17%) SAP HCM
9 1 (0.17%) SAP PLM
9 1 (0.17%) SAP PM
9 1 (0.17%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (0.67%) GitHub
2 1 (0.17%) Trello
2 1 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.17%) Office 365
2 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.67%) FlexRay
2 9 (1.51%) WAN
3 8 (1.34%) Bluetooth
4 6 (1.00%) Internet
5 5 (0.84%) LAN
6 4 (0.67%) Intranet
6 4 (0.67%) DNS
6 4 (0.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (0.67%) DWDM
7 3 (0.50%) X.500
7 3 (0.50%) Network Security
7 3 (0.50%) SAN
7 3 (0.50%) LDAP
7 3 (0.50%) DHCP
8 2 (0.33%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.33%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.33%) iSCSI
8 2 (0.33%) Firewall
8 2 (0.33%) NAS
9 1 (0.17%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (5.35%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.17%) MySQL
3 9 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (1.34%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (1.00%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (1.00%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.50%) SAP Data Services
8 3 (0.50%) DTS
9 2 (0.33%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.33%) SAP BW
9 2 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.33%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.33%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.17%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 18 (3.01%) Rational DOORS
2 15 (2.51%) Git (software)
3 14 (2.34%) Visual Studio
4 12 (2.01%) JIRA
5 11 (1.84%) Subversion
5 11 (1.84%) Cucumber
6 9 (1.51%) Selenium
7 6 (1.00%) ClearCase
7 6 (1.00%) CANoe
8 5 (0.84%) Rational Rhapsody
8 5 (0.84%) Jenkins
8 5 (0.84%) ClearQuest
8 5 (0.84%) LSMW
9 4 (0.67%) Bitbucket
9 4 (0.67%) SoapUI
10 3 (0.50%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.50%) JUnit
10 3 (0.50%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.33%) HP UFT
11 2 (0.33%) Maven
General
1 84 (14.05%) Finance
2 69 (11.54%) Manufacturing
3 39 (6.52%) Electronics
4 36 (6.02%) Marketing
5 30 (5.02%) Retail
6 28 (4.68%) German Language
7 26 (4.35%) Aerospace
8 15 (2.51%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.67%) Banking
10 9 (1.51%) French Language
11 8 (1.34%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (1.17%) Advertising
12 7 (1.17%) Retail Banking
12 7 (1.17%) Legal
13 6 (1.00%) Publishing
14 5 (0.84%) Italian Language
14 5 (0.84%) Spanish Language
15 4 (0.67%) Dutch Language
16 3 (0.50%) Games
16 3 (0.50%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 126 (21.07%) Analyst
2 87 (14.55%) Project Manager
3 72 (12.04%) Business Analyst
4 71 (11.87%) Developer
5 60 (10.03%) Software Engineer
6 58 (9.70%) Consultant
7 57 (9.53%) Architect
8 46 (7.69%) SAP Consultant
9 35 (5.85%) Solutions Architect
10 20 (3.34%) Systems Analyst
11 16 (2.68%) Systems Engineer
11 16 (2.68%) Test Analyst
11 16 (2.68%) Java Developer
12 13 (2.17%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 12 (2.01%) SAP Architect
14 11 (1.84%) Front-End Developer
14 11 (1.84%) SAP SD Consultant
15 10 (1.67%) Senior Developer
15 10 (1.67%) Technical Architect
15 10 (1.67%) SAP Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (8.86%) HTML
2 30 (5.02%) .NET
2 30 (5.02%) CSS
3 26 (4.35%) Web Services
3 26 (4.35%) XML
4 22 (3.68%) HTML5
5 20 (3.34%) jQuery
5 20 (3.34%) J2EE
6 15 (2.51%) REST
7 12 (2.01%) Ajax
7 12 (2.01%) ASP.NET
7 12 (2.01%) SOAP
7 12 (2.01%) AngularJS
8 11 (1.84%) Middleware
8 11 (1.84%) JSON
9 9 (1.51%) CSS3
10 8 (1.34%) EDIFACT
10 8 (1.34%) TopLink
10 8 (1.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (1.17%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 23 (3.85%) Mobile App
2 22 (3.68%) Computer Science
3 21 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (2.34%) Telematics
5 13 (2.17%) Embedded Systems
6 10 (1.67%) Device Driver
6 10 (1.67%) User Experience
7 9 (1.51%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.17%) Data Centre
9 6 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.00%) CAN bus
10 5 (0.84%) Data Structures
10 5 (0.84%) Algorithms
10 5 (0.84%) Physics
11 4 (0.67%) Mechatronics
11 4 (0.67%) DTV
11 4 (0.67%) Social Media
11 4 (0.67%) iPad
11 4 (0.67%) iPhone
11 4 (0.67%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 34 (5.69%) Windows
2 25 (4.18%) Linux
3 19 (3.18%) VMS
4 14 (2.34%) Apple iOS
5 9 (1.51%) Android
6 8 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.67%) Solaris
9 4 (0.67%) UNIX
10 2 (0.33%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.17%) SUSE
11 1 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.17%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.17%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (13.55%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (12.04%) Project Management
3 63 (10.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 55 (9.20%) Software Engineering
5 35 (5.85%) Logistics
6 33 (5.52%) CRM
7 32 (5.35%) Validation
8 29 (4.85%) Migration
9 27 (4.52%) Business Intelligence
10 25 (4.18%) Change Management
10 25 (4.18%) Waterfall
11 24 (4.01%) PRINCE2
12 23 (3.85%) SDLC
13 21 (3.51%) Scrum
14 20 (3.34%) UML
15 19 (3.18%) Programme Management
15 19 (3.18%) Test Scripting
16 18 (3.01%) Requirements Analysis
16 18 (3.01%) Business Analysis
17 17 (2.84%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 51 (8.53%) Java
2 40 (6.69%) C
3 37 (6.19%) JavaScript
4 34 (5.69%) SQL
5 25 (4.18%) Embedded C
6 23 (3.85%) MATLAB
7 21 (3.51%) C#
8 19 (3.18%) C++
9 9 (1.51%) VB
9 9 (1.51%) VB.NET
10 7 (1.17%) ABAP
10 7 (1.17%) VBScript
11 4 (0.67%) Objective-C
11 4 (0.67%) VB6
11 4 (0.67%) Embedded C++
11 4 (0.67%) PHP
12 3 (0.50%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.50%) VBA
12 3 (0.50%) R
13 2 (0.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 80 (13.38%) Degree
2 12 (2.01%) ITIL Certification
3 11 (1.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 7 (1.17%) MBA
4 7 (1.17%) ISEB
4 7 (1.17%) Postgraduate
5 6 (1.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 5 (0.84%) PMP
7 4 (0.67%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.50%) CCNA
8 3 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.50%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.50%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.33%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.33%) CCNP
9 2 (0.33%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.51%) QA
2 12 (2.01%) IEC 61508
3 5 (0.84%) DO-178B
4 3 (0.50%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.17%) SLA
5 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.17%) TickIT
5 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.17%) DO-254
5 1 (0.17%) JTAG
System Software
1 7 (1.17%) Firmware
2 6 (1.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.33%) vSphere
4 2 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.17%) Veritas File System
5 1 (0.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.17%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.17%) vCloud
5 1 (0.17%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 6 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.67%) EMC VPLEX
3 3 (0.50%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.33%) SCOrch
4 2 (0.33%) SCOM
5 1 (0.17%) Oozie
5 1 (0.17%) SCCM
5 1 (0.17%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 110 (18.39%) SAP
2 45 (7.53%) Microsoft
3 17 (2.84%) IBM
4 16 (2.68%) Oracle
5 15 (2.51%) HP
6 9 (1.51%) VMware
7 7 (1.17%) Cisco
7 7 (1.17%) Adobe
8 6 (1.00%) JDA
8 6 (1.00%) Hyperion
9 5 (0.84%) Twitter
9 5 (0.84%) Xamarin
9 5 (0.84%) EMC
9 5 (0.84%) Google
10 4 (0.67%) Brocade
10 4 (0.67%) Serena
11 3 (0.50%) PTC
11 3 (0.50%) Symantec
11 3 (0.50%) MathWorks
11 3 (0.50%) Dell
City, London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £250 - £325 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Consol Partners
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £15 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £35 - 40 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £10 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £40 - £45 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
eCom Recruitment
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £375 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
County Durham
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £10 - £15 per hour + Dependent on experience
Posted: 11 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Cumbria
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
South East London
Venturi
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Woking
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 24 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago