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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automotive
Rank 355 280 390
Rank change year-on-year
-75 +110
Contract jobs citing Automotive 307 394 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 0.70% 0.41%
As % of the General category 1.31% 1.81% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 94 86
Average daily rate
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£400 £368 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £257 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £493 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 46 21
Average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.73 £17.93 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.53 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+7.60% -13.95%

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
23450 21818 22632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.17% 38.59% 42.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 14884 13396 14035
Average daily rate £438 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £382
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 642 527 595
Average hourly rate £24.00 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +6.66%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 3 September 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 -62 301 £400 +8.10% 187
London +48 79 £401 -2.72% 25
South East +6 78 £380 +8.57% 43
West Midlands -21 64 £358 -4.66% 21
East of England +16 36 £295 +12.38% 29
Warwickshire +13 36 £350 -12.50% 2
Buckinghamshire -12 35 £384 +6.59% 7
Essex +6 29 £295 -20.00% 8
Milton Keynes -7 28 £400 +8.10% 6
Surrey +9 19 £375 +11.11% 8
Coventry -23 18 £365 +0.68% 10
East Midlands -7 12 £625 +78.57% 18
Brentwood +7 10 £300 - 1
Hampshire +2 10 £413 +13.79% 1
North West -25 10 £300 - 7
Woking - 9 £260 - 1
City of London +16 8 £400 - 7
Manchester -13 8 £300 -25.00% 5
Midlands +5 7 £500 +5.26%
Berkshire -7 7 £300 -11.11% 4
Gaydon - 7 - -
South West -6 6 £413 -13.15% 41
Bedfordshire - 6 - - 2
Northamptonshire +1 5 £625 - 7
Kenilworth - 5 - -
Northampton - 5 £625 - 2
Leicestershire -1 4 £638 - 2
Warwick -2 4 - -
Basildon -6 4 £240 -
Farnborough - 4 £431 -

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 90 (15.03%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (14.36%) SAP
3 84 (14.02%) Project Management
4 75 (12.52%) Degree
5 69 (11.52%) Finance
6 63 (10.52%) Java
7 58 (9.68%) Software Engineering
7 58 (9.68%) Manufacturing
8 54 (9.02%) HTML
8 54 (9.02%) Stakeholder Management
9 47 (7.85%) Microsoft
10 43 (7.18%) Electronics
10 43 (7.18%) Marketing
11 38 (6.34%) C
11 38 (6.34%) Windows
12 37 (6.18%) SQL Server
13 36 (6.01%) JavaScript
14 35 (5.84%) SQL
14 35 (5.84%) CRM
14 35 (5.84%) CMS
15 33 (5.51%) MS Excel
16 32 (5.34%) PRINCE2
17 31 (5.18%) Validation
18 30 (5.01%) CSS
18 30 (5.01%) Aerospace
19 29 (4.84%) .NET
20 27 (4.51%) Retail
20 27 (4.51%) XML
20 27 (4.51%) Linux
21 26 (4.34%) Change Management

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 35 (5.84%) CMS
2 23 (3.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 11 (1.84%) WebSphere
3 11 (1.84%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.17%) IIS
5 6 (1.00%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.00%) Umbraco
5 6 (1.00%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (0.83%) Apache
7 4 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (0.67%) Drupal
7 4 (0.67%) Lync
7 4 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.33%) Node.js
8 2 (0.33%) Liferay
8 2 (0.33%) Confluence
8 2 (0.33%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.33%) CoreMedia CMS
8 2 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 33 (5.51%) MS Excel
2 24 (4.01%) Simulink
3 17 (2.84%) MS Office
4 15 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (1.34%) Photoshop
6 6 (1.00%) Stateflow
7 5 (0.83%) MS Project
7 5 (0.83%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.83%) TargetLink
8 2 (0.33%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.17%) Windchill
9 1 (0.17%) CATIA
9 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.67%) SAP SD
2 5 (0.83%) SAP QM
2 5 (0.83%) SAP MII
2 5 (0.83%) SAP EWM
3 4 (0.67%) SAP CO
3 4 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.67%) SAP MM
3 4 (0.67%) SAP PP
4 3 (0.50%) SAP CRM
4 3 (0.50%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.50%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.33%) Teamcenter
5 2 (0.33%) SAP SRM
5 2 (0.33%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.33%) SAP LE
6 1 (0.17%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.17%) SAP PLM
6 1 (0.17%) CA PPM
6 1 (0.17%) ENOVIA
6 1 (0.17%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.67%) GitHub
3 1 (0.17%) Trello
3 1 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.17%) Office 365
3 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.84%) FlexRay
2 10 (1.67%) Internet
3 9 (1.50%) WAN
4 8 (1.34%) Bluetooth
5 7 (1.17%) Intranet
6 4 (0.67%) Network Security
6 4 (0.67%) LAN
6 4 (0.67%) SAN
7 3 (0.50%) DWDM
7 3 (0.50%) DNS
7 3 (0.50%) Firewall
7 3 (0.50%) NAS
7 3 (0.50%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (0.33%) SSH
8 2 (0.33%) DHCP
8 2 (0.33%) X.500
8 2 (0.33%) LDAP
8 2 (0.33%) FTP
8 2 (0.33%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.17%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (6.18%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.67%) MySQL
3 9 (1.50%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (1.17%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (0.83%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (0.83%) SAP Data Services
8 3 (0.50%) Big Data
8 3 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.50%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.50%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.33%) DTS
9 2 (0.33%) DB2
9 2 (0.33%) WebFOCUS
9 2 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 18 (3.01%) Rational DOORS
2 14 (2.34%) Git (software)
3 12 (2.00%) Visual Studio
4 11 (1.84%) JIRA
4 11 (1.84%) Cucumber
5 9 (1.50%) Subversion
5 9 (1.50%) Selenium
6 6 (1.00%) Jenkins
7 5 (0.83%) CANoe
8 4 (0.67%) JUnit
8 4 (0.67%) AccuRev
8 4 (0.67%) Bitbucket
8 4 (0.67%) Rational Rhapsody
9 3 (0.50%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.50%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.33%) ClearCase
10 2 (0.33%) Ant
10 2 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.33%) HP UFT
10 2 (0.33%) PowerDesigner
General
1 69 (11.52%) Finance
2 58 (9.68%) Manufacturing
3 43 (7.18%) Electronics
3 43 (7.18%) Marketing
4 30 (5.01%) Aerospace
5 27 (4.51%) Retail
6 26 (4.34%) German Language
7 20 (3.34%) Telecoms
8 12 (2.00%) Banking
9 11 (1.84%) Legal
10 10 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
10 10 (1.67%) Advertising
11 9 (1.50%) French Language
12 7 (1.17%) Retail Banking
13 5 (0.83%) Italian Language
13 5 (0.83%) Publishing
14 4 (0.67%) Spanish Language
15 3 (0.50%) Games
15 3 (0.50%) Dutch Language
16 2 (0.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 109 (18.20%) Analyst
2 105 (17.53%) Project Manager
3 76 (12.69%) Developer
4 61 (10.18%) Business Analyst
5 56 (9.35%) Architect
6 54 (9.02%) Software Engineer
7 37 (6.18%) Consultant
8 30 (5.01%) Solutions Architect
9 28 (4.67%) SAP Consultant
10 21 (3.51%) Systems Engineer
11 19 (3.17%) Java Developer
12 15 (2.50%) Test Analyst
13 14 (2.34%) Digital Project Manager
14 12 (2.00%) Systems Analyst
15 11 (1.84%) Technical Architect
15 11 (1.84%) Embedded Software Engineer
16 10 (1.67%) Software Developer
16 10 (1.67%) SAP Architect
17 9 (1.50%) Front-End Developer
17 9 (1.50%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (9.02%) HTML
2 30 (5.01%) CSS
3 29 (4.84%) .NET
4 27 (4.51%) XML
5 25 (4.17%) J2EE
5 25 (4.17%) Web Services
6 22 (3.67%) HTML5
7 19 (3.17%) jQuery
8 14 (2.34%) REST
9 13 (2.17%) JSON
10 12 (2.00%) Ajax
10 12 (2.00%) AngularJS
11 11 (1.84%) ASP.NET
11 11 (1.84%) Middleware
12 10 (1.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 9 (1.50%) SOAP
14 7 (1.17%) CSS3
15 6 (1.00%) Flash
15 6 (1.00%) TopLink
15 6 (1.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 23 (3.84%) Computer Science
1 23 (3.84%) Mobile App
2 20 (3.34%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (2.50%) User Experience
4 13 (2.17%) Embedded Systems
5 12 (2.00%) Telematics
5 12 (2.00%) Management Information System
6 8 (1.34%) Device Driver
6 8 (1.34%) CAN bus
7 7 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.00%) Blackberry
9 5 (0.83%) DTV
9 5 (0.83%) Physics
9 5 (0.83%) Social Media
9 5 (0.83%) Blog
9 5 (0.83%) Data Centre
10 4 (0.67%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.67%) FMCG
10 4 (0.67%) SCADA
11 3 (0.50%) Mechatronics
Operating Systems
1 38 (6.34%) Windows
2 27 (4.51%) Linux
3 14 (2.34%) VMS
3 14 (2.34%) Android
3 14 (2.34%) Apple iOS
4 7 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (0.83%) UNIX
6 5 (0.83%) Windows XP
7 4 (0.67%) Windows 2000
7 4 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.33%) SUSE
8 2 (0.33%) Solaris
9 1 (0.17%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.17%) Tizen
9 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (15.03%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (14.02%) Project Management
3 58 (9.68%) Software Engineering
4 54 (9.02%) Stakeholder Management
5 35 (5.84%) CRM
6 32 (5.34%) PRINCE2
7 31 (5.18%) Validation
8 26 (4.34%) Business Analysis
8 26 (4.34%) Change Management
9 25 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
9 25 (4.17%) Logistics
9 25 (4.17%) Waterfall
10 24 (4.01%) SDLC
11 22 (3.67%) Scrum
12 21 (3.51%) Migration
13 20 (3.34%) Programme Management
14 19 (3.17%) E-Commerce
15 17 (2.84%) UML
16 16 (2.67%) ITIL
16 16 (2.67%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 63 (10.52%) Java
2 38 (6.34%) C
3 36 (6.01%) JavaScript
4 35 (5.84%) SQL
5 24 (4.01%) Embedded C
6 22 (3.67%) MATLAB
7 20 (3.34%) C#
8 19 (3.17%) C++
9 8 (1.34%) VB
9 8 (1.34%) VB.NET
10 7 (1.17%) T-SQL
11 6 (1.00%) ABAP
12 5 (0.83%) VBA
12 5 (0.83%) VBScript
13 3 (0.50%) Embedded C++
13 3 (0.50%) Perl
13 3 (0.50%) Objective-C
13 3 (0.50%) VB6
13 3 (0.50%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.50%) R
Qualifications
1 75 (12.52%) Degree
2 13 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
3 11 (1.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 8 (1.34%) ISEB
5 7 (1.17%) Postgraduate
5 7 (1.17%) MBA
6 6 (1.00%) Security Cleared
7 5 (0.83%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 4 (0.67%) PMP
9 3 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (0.50%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.33%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.33%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.33%) CCNA
10 2 (0.33%) CCA
10 2 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.17%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.34%) QA
2 15 (2.50%) IEC 61508
3 6 (1.00%) DO-178B
4 3 (0.50%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.33%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.33%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.17%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.17%) DO-254
6 1 (0.17%) JTAG
6 1 (0.17%) TickIT
6 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (1.17%) Active Directory
1 7 (1.17%) Firmware
2 4 (0.67%) XenApp
2 4 (0.67%) XenDesktop
2 4 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (0.50%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.17%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.17%) Veritas File System
4 1 (0.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.17%) vSphere
4 1 (0.17%) vCloud
4 1 (0.17%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.67%) SCOM
3 3 (0.50%) EMC VPLEX
4 2 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.33%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.33%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.17%) SCCM
5 1 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.17%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.17%) Oozie
Vendors
1 86 (14.36%) SAP
2 47 (7.85%) Microsoft
3 22 (3.67%) Oracle
3 22 (3.67%) IBM
4 15 (2.50%) Adobe
5 12 (2.00%) HP
6 10 (1.67%) VMware
7 6 (1.00%) Sitecore
7 6 (1.00%) Hyperion
7 6 (1.00%) Dell
7 6 (1.00%) JDA
7 6 (1.00%) Cisco
7 6 (1.00%) Google
7 6 (1.00%) Twitter
8 5 (0.83%) Xamarin
8 5 (0.83%) Citrix
8 5 (0.83%) Serena
9 4 (0.67%) PTC
9 4 (0.67%) Apple
10 3 (0.50%) Informatica
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