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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automotive
Rank 343 388 381
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -7
Contract jobs citing Automotive 288 225 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.51% 0.42% 0.40%
As % of the General category 1.29% 1.08% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 68 67
Average daily rate
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£389 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £265 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 65 30
Average hourly rate £34.00 £35.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.22% +1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.80 £18.00 £24.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.80 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.89% +2.14%

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
22251 20802 21273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 39.66% 38.63% 43.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 14279 13013 12962
Average daily rate £425 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £620 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 537 571 634
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +36 284 £390 +4.00% 170
West Midlands +4 99 £283 -24.66% 27
South East +6 71 £425 +21.42% 51
London +25 56 £350 -12.50% 25
Warwickshire +6 38 £313 -11.97% 2
Coventry -8 31 £263 -39.65% 6
East of England +3 25 £363 +8.20% 28
Berkshire +11 21 £450 +28.57% 2
Buckinghamshire +10 21 £425 +6.25% 5
Milton Keynes +9 20 £413 +3.12% 4
Essex -4 17 £363 +8.20% 15
Surrey +7 16 £330 -5.71% 13
Birmingham -6 10 £130 -71.89% 1
Hampshire 0 9 £431 +23.21% 4
Woking - 9 £218 - 6
Bedfordshire - 7 - - 5
Leamington Spa +4 6 £220 -43.22%
East Midlands -3 6 £550 +10.00% 8
City of London +2 5 £513 +22.38% 3
Midlands 0 5 - -
Basildon - 5 £400 - 1
Kenilworth - 5 £500 -
South West -7 4 £413 - 10
North East - 4 £195 - 4
Gaydon - 4 £275 -
Worcestershire +10 3 £600 - 2
Tyne and Wear - 3 - - 1
Farnborough - 3 £450 -
Redditch - 3 £600 - 1
Northamptonshire +4 2 £625 +25.00%

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 107 (19.21%) SAP
2 80 (14.36%) Finance
3 73 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (12.93%) Degree
5 69 (12.39%) Manufacturing
6 66 (11.85%) Project Management
7 53 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 50 (8.98%) Java
8 50 (8.98%) Software Engineering
9 45 (8.08%) C
9 45 (8.08%) HTML
10 43 (7.72%) Microsoft
11 36 (6.46%) Electronics
12 35 (6.28%) MS Excel
13 33 (5.92%) Windows
13 33 (5.92%) Retail
13 33 (5.92%) Logistics
13 33 (5.92%) Marketing
14 32 (5.75%) JavaScript
15 31 (5.57%) Validation
16 30 (5.39%) SQL Server
16 30 (5.39%) Migration
17 29 (5.21%) .NET
18 28 (5.03%) SQL
19 26 (4.67%) Embedded C
19 26 (4.67%) CRM
20 25 (4.49%) Business Intelligence
20 25 (4.49%) Web Services
20 25 (4.49%) German Language
20 25 (4.49%) Mobile App

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 16 (2.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 15 (2.69%) CMS
3 12 (2.15%) SharePoint
4 10 (1.80%) WebSphere
5 8 (1.44%) IIS
6 5 (0.90%) Apache
7 4 (0.72%) Node.js
7 4 (0.72%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.36%) WordPress
8 2 (0.36%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.36%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.36%) Drupal
9 1 (0.18%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.18%) SAP EP
9 1 (0.18%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.18%) Confluence
9 1 (0.18%) Lync
Applications
1 35 (6.28%) MS Excel
2 24 (4.31%) Simulink
3 17 (3.05%) MS Office
4 14 (2.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (2.51%) MS Project
5 6 (1.08%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.08%) Stateflow
5 6 (1.08%) TargetLink
6 4 (0.72%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.18%) Windchill
8 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.18%) FrameMaker
8 1 (0.18%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 12 (2.15%) SAP SD
2 10 (1.80%) SAP MM
3 7 (1.26%) SAP CRM
4 6 (1.08%) SAP PP
4 6 (1.08%) SAP EWM
5 5 (0.90%) SAP APO
5 5 (0.90%) SAP QM
5 5 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.72%) SAP MII
7 3 (0.54%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.36%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.36%) SAP LE
8 2 (0.36%) SAP SRM
9 1 (0.18%) SAP PLM
9 1 (0.18%) ENOVIA
9 1 (0.18%) SAP HCM
9 1 (0.18%) SAP HR
9 1 (0.18%) SAP PM
9 1 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (0.18%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.72%) GitHub
2 3 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.18%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.18%) Office 365
4 1 (0.18%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.62%) FlexRay
2 7 (1.26%) WAN
3 6 (1.08%) Bluetooth
3 6 (1.08%) LAN
4 5 (0.90%) DNS
4 5 (0.90%) Internet
5 4 (0.72%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (0.72%) DWDM
5 4 (0.72%) DHCP
6 3 (0.54%) Ethernet
6 3 (0.54%) LDAP
6 3 (0.54%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.54%) X.500
6 3 (0.54%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.54%) Intranet
6 3 (0.54%) Network Security
7 2 (0.36%) iSCSI
7 2 (0.36%) MIMO
7 2 (0.36%) LTE
7 2 (0.36%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (5.39%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.80%) MySQL
3 7 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (1.08%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (0.90%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (0.54%) DTS
6 3 (0.54%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (0.54%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (0.36%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.18%) SQLite
8 1 (0.18%) SAP BI
8 1 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.18%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 17 (3.05%) Rational DOORS
2 14 (2.51%) JIRA
3 13 (2.33%) Git (software)
4 11 (1.97%) Visual Studio
5 9 (1.62%) Subversion
5 9 (1.62%) Cucumber
6 8 (1.44%) CANoe
6 8 (1.44%) Selenium
7 7 (1.26%) ClearCase
8 6 (1.08%) ClearQuest
9 5 (0.90%) LSMW
10 4 (0.72%) Rational Rhapsody
10 4 (0.72%) Bitbucket
10 4 (0.72%) Jenkins
10 4 (0.72%) SoapUI
11 3 (0.54%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.36%) HP UFT
12 2 (0.36%) JUnit
12 2 (0.36%) AccuRev
12 2 (0.36%) Ranorex
General
1 80 (14.36%) Finance
2 69 (12.39%) Manufacturing
3 36 (6.46%) Electronics
4 33 (5.92%) Retail
4 33 (5.92%) Marketing
5 25 (4.49%) German Language
6 19 (3.41%) Aerospace
7 16 (2.87%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.80%) Banking
9 9 (1.62%) French Language
10 7 (1.26%) Retail Banking
10 7 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (1.08%) Legal
12 5 (0.90%) Italian Language
12 5 (0.90%) Spanish Language
13 4 (0.72%) Avionics
13 4 (0.72%) Dutch Language
13 4 (0.72%) Advertising
13 4 (0.72%) Publishing
13 4 (0.72%) Games
Job Titles
1 122 (21.90%) Analyst
2 76 (13.64%) Project Manager
3 71 (12.75%) Business Analyst
4 62 (11.13%) Developer
5 57 (10.23%) Software Engineer
6 53 (9.52%) Consultant
7 51 (9.16%) Architect
8 41 (7.36%) SAP Consultant
9 31 (5.57%) Solutions Architect
10 19 (3.41%) Systems Analyst
11 16 (2.87%) Test Analyst
12 13 (2.33%) Java Developer
12 13 (2.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 12 (2.15%) Systems Engineer
14 10 (1.80%) SAP SD Consultant
14 10 (1.80%) SAP Architect
15 9 (1.62%) Front-End Developer
15 9 (1.62%) Senior Developer
15 9 (1.62%) Technical Architect
15 9 (1.62%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (8.08%) HTML
2 29 (5.21%) .NET
3 25 (4.49%) Web Services
4 24 (4.31%) CSS
5 22 (3.95%) XML
6 19 (3.41%) J2EE
7 18 (3.23%) jQuery
8 17 (3.05%) HTML5
9 14 (2.51%) REST
10 12 (2.15%) ASP.NET
10 12 (2.15%) SOAP
11 11 (1.97%) Middleware
11 11 (1.97%) Ajax
11 11 (1.97%) JSON
12 10 (1.80%) AngularJS
13 8 (1.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 8 (1.44%) TopLink
13 8 (1.44%) EDIFACT
14 7 (1.26%) Hibernate
14 7 (1.26%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 25 (4.49%) Mobile App
2 21 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (3.77%) Computer Science
3 13 (2.33%) Telematics
4 11 (1.97%) Embedded Systems
4 11 (1.97%) Device Driver
5 9 (1.62%) Management Information System
5 9 (1.62%) User Experience
6 7 (1.26%) Data Centre
7 5 (0.90%) Data Structures
7 5 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (0.90%) DTV
7 5 (0.90%) Mechatronics
8 4 (0.72%) Physics
8 4 (0.72%) Blog
8 4 (0.72%) CAN bus
8 4 (0.72%) Social Media
9 3 (0.54%) iPad
9 3 (0.54%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.54%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 33 (5.92%) Windows
2 18 (3.23%) Linux
3 14 (2.51%) VMS
3 14 (2.51%) Apple iOS
4 10 (1.80%) Android
5 8 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.72%) UNIX
8 4 (0.72%) Solaris
9 3 (0.54%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.36%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.18%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.18%) Tizen
11 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (11.85%) Project Management
3 53 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 50 (8.98%) Software Engineering
5 33 (5.92%) Logistics
6 31 (5.57%) Validation
7 30 (5.39%) Migration
8 26 (4.67%) CRM
9 25 (4.49%) Business Intelligence
10 22 (3.95%) PRINCE2
10 22 (3.95%) Change Management
11 20 (3.59%) Scrum
12 19 (3.41%) Waterfall
13 18 (3.23%) UML
13 18 (3.23%) SDLC
14 17 (3.05%) Mobile Application Development
14 17 (3.05%) E-Commerce
14 17 (3.05%) ITIL
14 17 (3.05%) Programme Management
14 17 (3.05%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 50 (8.98%) Java
2 45 (8.08%) C
3 32 (5.75%) JavaScript
4 28 (5.03%) SQL
5 26 (4.67%) Embedded C
6 21 (3.77%) C#
6 21 (3.77%) MATLAB
7 16 (2.87%) C++
8 9 (1.62%) VB.NET
9 8 (1.44%) VB
10 6 (1.08%) VBScript
11 5 (0.90%) PHP
12 4 (0.72%) Embedded C++
12 4 (0.72%) VB6
13 3 (0.54%) Objective-C
13 3 (0.54%) R
13 3 (0.54%) ABAP
13 3 (0.54%) VBA
14 2 (0.36%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.36%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 72 (12.93%) Degree
2 12 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (1.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 7 (1.26%) MBA
4 7 (1.26%) Postgraduate
4 7 (1.26%) ISEB
5 6 (1.08%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 4 (0.72%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.54%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.54%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.54%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.54%) CCNA
8 2 (0.36%) PMP
8 2 (0.36%) CCA
8 2 (0.36%) MCDBA
8 2 (0.36%) CCNP
8 2 (0.36%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.51%) QA
2 8 (1.44%) IEC 61508
3 6 (1.08%) DO-178B
4 5 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.54%) SLA
6 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
6 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.18%) JTAG
System Software
1 7 (1.26%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.90%) Firmware
3 4 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.54%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.36%) vSphere
6 1 (0.18%) Veritas File System
6 1 (0.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.18%) vCloud
6 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.72%) EMC VPLEX
3 3 (0.54%) SCOM
3 3 (0.54%) SCOrch
3 3 (0.54%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.18%) SCCM
5 1 (0.18%) OpenView
5 1 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 107 (19.21%) SAP
2 43 (7.72%) Microsoft
3 15 (2.69%) HP
4 13 (2.33%) Oracle
5 12 (2.15%) IBM
6 8 (1.44%) Adobe
7 7 (1.26%) VMware
8 6 (1.08%) Hyperion
8 6 (1.08%) Cisco
9 5 (0.90%) JDA
9 5 (0.90%) Serena
9 5 (0.90%) Twitter
9 5 (0.90%) Xamarin
10 4 (0.72%) Google
10 4 (0.72%) Brocade
10 4 (0.72%) EMC
11 3 (0.54%) Dell
11 3 (0.54%) MathWorks
11 3 (0.54%) Symantec
12 2 (0.36%) Perforce
West Midlands
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: £NEG/DAY
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
West Midlands
Connectus
Rate: £30 - £38 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 22 - 25 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent Spa
Rate: Excellent Contract Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £29 - £30 per hour + increased rate for overtime
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 7 days ago
Gloucestershire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £26 - £28 per hour + DOE
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
West Midlands
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 11 days ago
West Midlands
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Posted: 11 days ago
Coventry
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
West Yorkshire
Technical Prospects
Rate: Competitive Remuneration Package including Company Car.
Posted: 18 days ago
West Midlands
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: DOE
Posted: 19 days ago