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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automotive
Rank 373 371 363
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Contract jobs citing Automotive 219 186 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.39% 0.41%
As % of the General category 1.10% 0.95% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 72 62
Average daily rate
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£365 £400 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% -13.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £313 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £591 £685
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £400 £515
% change year-on-year
-13.75% -22.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 29 34
Average hourly rate £31.50 £29.00 £32.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.62% -10.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.85 £24.25 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £45.00 £40.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £29.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+8.62% -10.07%

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
19845 19654 18048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.89% 40.81% 40.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 12710 12215 10738
Average daily rate £438 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +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 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 439 589 676
Average hourly rate £24.50 £22.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.36% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

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 January 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 January 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 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +9 214 £365 -6.41% 195
West Midlands +16 78 £138 -70.43% 32
South East -16 47 £400 +14.28% 55
London +12 46 £400 -1.84% 23
Warwickshire +13 42 £138 -58.33%
Coventry +4 18 £194 -64.80% 8
Surrey +7 17 £388 +19.23% 10
Buckinghamshire -24 14 £365 +12.30% 7
Berkshire -6 13 £425 +6.25% 12
East of England -7 13 £323 -0.38% 23
Essex +5 10 £323 -11.03% 18
Milton Keynes -25 10 £373 +14.61% 2
City of London +17 9 £360 +12.50% 6
East Midlands +20 8 £338 - 12
North West -8 8 £200 -50.00% 11
Leicestershire - 8 £338 - 2
South West -14 7 £275 -39.56% 22
Leamington Spa - 6 - -
Bracknell +3 5 £425 +6.25%
Solihull +8 4 £400 - 1
Wiltshire -6 4 - - 1
Salisbury - 4 - -
Birmingham - 4 £225 - 10
Warwick +6 3 - -
Brentwood -5 3 £323 -24.11%
Tyne and Wear -8 3 - - 4
North East -10 3 - - 5
Manchester -3 2 £525 - 7
Slough -5 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - - 4

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 456 (40.97%) Electronics
2 93 (8.36%) SAP
3 92 (8.27%) Manufacturing
4 75 (6.74%) Project Management
5 74 (6.65%) Finance
6 64 (5.75%) Agile Software Development
7 53 (4.76%) PRINCE2
8 50 (4.49%) Java
9 46 (4.13%) Software Engineering
10 44 (3.95%) C
11 42 (3.77%) Degree
12 41 (3.68%) SQL
13 34 (3.05%) Windows
13 34 (3.05%) Business Analysis
14 33 (2.96%) MS Excel
15 31 (2.79%) Linux
16 30 (2.70%) HTML
17 29 (2.61%) Microsoft
17 29 (2.61%) Adobe
18 27 (2.43%) Marketing
19 26 (2.34%) Validation
19 26 (2.34%) Stakeholder Management
19 26 (2.34%) Oracle
20 25 (2.25%) C++
21 24 (2.16%) Integration Testing
22 23 (2.07%) MS Office
22 23 (2.07%) Embedded C
23 22 (1.98%) ERP
23 22 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
23 22 (1.98%) Analytical Skills

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 17 (1.53%) Adobe CQ
2 13 (1.17%) WebSphere
3 10 (0.90%) SharePoint
4 9 (0.81%) Apache
5 7 (0.63%) CMS
6 3 (0.27%) Drupal
6 3 (0.27%) IIS
6 3 (0.27%) Lync
7 2 (0.18%) WordPress
7 2 (0.18%) JBoss
7 2 (0.18%) MQSeries
7 2 (0.18%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.18%) Documentum
7 2 (0.18%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.090%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.090%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.090%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.090%) Node.js
8 1 (0.090%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (0.090%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 33 (2.96%) MS Excel
2 23 (2.07%) MS Office
3 22 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (1.71%) Adobe Illustrator
5 18 (1.62%) FrameMaker
5 18 (1.62%) MS Project
6 12 (1.08%) Simulink
7 10 (0.90%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.36%) CATIA
9 2 (0.18%) TargetLink
9 2 (0.18%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.18%) Stateflow
10 1 (0.090%) Maya
10 1 (0.090%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.090%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.090%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (0.72%) ENOVIA
2 7 (0.63%) SAP SD
3 6 (0.54%) SAP PP
4 5 (0.45%) SAP QM
4 5 (0.45%) SAP CRM
5 4 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.27%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.27%) SAP MM
7 2 (0.18%) Magento
7 2 (0.18%) SAP MII
7 2 (0.18%) BPCS
7 2 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.18%) CA Clarity
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.18%) Teamcenter
7 2 (0.18%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.18%) SAP PM
8 1 (0.090%) LabWindows
8 1 (0.090%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.090%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.090%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.090%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (0.81%) Internet
2 7 (0.63%) SAN
2 7 (0.63%) HTTPS
3 6 (0.54%) LAN
3 6 (0.54%) WAN
4 4 (0.36%) Ethernet
4 4 (0.36%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.36%) HTTP
4 4 (0.36%) Firewall
4 4 (0.36%) Wireless
4 4 (0.36%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 3 (0.27%) 2G
5 3 (0.27%) 3G
5 3 (0.27%) DNS
5 3 (0.27%) IPv4
5 3 (0.27%) IPv6
5 3 (0.27%) 4G
5 3 (0.27%) MIMO
5 3 (0.27%) LTE
5 3 (0.27%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (0.99%) SQL Server
2 9 (0.81%) Oracle Database
3 7 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (0.36%) MySQL
4 4 (0.36%) SAP BW
4 4 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (0.27%) MongoDB
5 3 (0.27%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.18%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.18%) Cognos Report Studio
6 2 (0.18%) Cognos Transformer
6 2 (0.18%) WhereScape RED
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.18%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.18%) SAP BI
6 2 (0.18%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.090%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (0.99%) Visual Studio
1 11 (0.99%) Rational DOORS
2 10 (0.90%) Rational Rhapsody
2 10 (0.90%) JIRA
3 8 (0.72%) GoogleTest
4 6 (0.54%) Subversion
5 5 (0.45%) Selenium
5 5 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.18%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.18%) WebDriver
6 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Blend
6 2 (0.18%) Axure RP
6 2 (0.18%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.090%) LSMW
7 1 (0.090%) Maven
7 1 (0.090%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.090%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.090%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.090%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.090%) Cucumber
General
1 456 (40.97%) Electronics
2 92 (8.27%) Manufacturing
3 74 (6.65%) Finance
4 27 (2.43%) Marketing
5 17 (1.53%) Aerospace
6 12 (1.08%) Retail
7 10 (0.90%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.45%) Back Office
8 5 (0.45%) Legal
9 4 (0.36%) French Language
10 3 (0.27%) Banking
10 3 (0.27%) German Language
10 3 (0.27%) Avionics
11 2 (0.18%) Publishing
12 1 (0.090%) Billing
12 1 (0.090%) Portuguese Language
12 1 (0.090%) Front Office
12 1 (0.090%) Advertising
12 1 (0.090%) Games
12 1 (0.090%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 130 (11.68%) Consultant
2 97 (8.72%) Analyst
3 66 (5.93%) Business Analyst
4 59 (5.30%) Developer
5 48 (4.31%) Project Manager
6 46 (4.13%) Software Engineer
7 29 (2.61%) SAP Consultant
8 28 (2.52%) Architect
9 19 (1.71%) Author
9 19 (1.71%) Technical Author
10 16 (1.44%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 15 (1.35%) Test Engineer
12 14 (1.26%) Test Analyst
13 13 (1.17%) Agile Business Analyst
14 12 (1.08%) Solutions Architect
15 11 (0.99%) Java Developer
16 10 (0.90%) Support Engineer
17 9 (0.81%) Software Test Engineer
17 9 (0.81%) Financial Business Analyst
17 9 (0.81%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (2.70%) HTML
2 20 (1.80%) CSS
3 19 (1.71%) .NET
4 18 (1.62%) Web Services
5 14 (1.26%) Middleware
6 13 (1.17%) XML
7 11 (0.99%) HTML5
8 9 (0.81%) jQuery
9 7 (0.63%) CSS3
10 5 (0.45%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 5 (0.45%) Ajax
10 5 (0.45%) ASP.NET
11 4 (0.36%) AngularJS
11 4 (0.36%) RESTful
11 4 (0.36%) SOAP
11 4 (0.36%) XML Schema
12 3 (0.27%) Symfony
12 3 (0.27%) EDI
12 3 (0.27%) XSLT
12 3 (0.27%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (1.71%) Mobile App
3 13 (1.17%) User Experience
4 10 (0.90%) PMI
5 7 (0.63%) Computer Science
5 7 (0.63%) Mechatronics
5 7 (0.63%) Telematics
5 7 (0.63%) CAN bus
5 7 (0.63%) Algorithms
6 6 (0.54%) Management Information System
6 6 (0.54%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 4 (0.36%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (0.36%) FMCG
7 4 (0.36%) Mainframe
7 4 (0.36%) DTV
8 3 (0.27%) SCADA
8 3 (0.27%) Contract for Difference
8 3 (0.27%) PKI
8 3 (0.27%) AS400
8 3 (0.27%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 34 (3.05%) Windows
2 31 (2.79%) Linux
3 18 (1.62%) UNIX
4 8 (0.72%) Windows 7
5 7 (0.63%) Apple iOS
5 7 (0.63%) Android
6 6 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (0.54%) VMS
7 4 (0.36%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 4 (0.36%) VxWorks
8 2 (0.18%) Windows NT
8 2 (0.18%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.18%) Nucleus RTOS
9 1 (0.090%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.090%) ThreadX
9 1 (0.090%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.090%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.090%) AIX
9 1 (0.090%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (6.74%) Project Management
2 64 (5.75%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (4.76%) PRINCE2
4 46 (4.13%) Software Engineering
5 34 (3.05%) Business Analysis
6 26 (2.34%) Validation
6 26 (2.34%) Stakeholder Management
7 24 (2.16%) Integration Testing
8 22 (1.98%) ERP
9 21 (1.89%) E-Commerce
10 17 (1.53%) Change Management
11 16 (1.44%) Business Transformation
11 16 (1.44%) Programme Management
11 16 (1.44%) Scrum
12 15 (1.35%) UML
12 15 (1.35%) Six Sigma
12 15 (1.35%) User Stories
13 14 (1.26%) PRINCE
13 14 (1.26%) PLM
14 13 (1.17%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 50 (4.49%) Java
2 44 (3.95%) C
3 41 (3.68%) SQL
4 25 (2.25%) C++
5 23 (2.07%) Embedded C
6 19 (1.71%) Python
7 18 (1.62%) JavaScript
8 16 (1.44%) C#
9 12 (1.08%) MATLAB
9 12 (1.08%) VB
10 10 (0.90%) Embedded C++
11 9 (0.81%) PHP
12 6 (0.54%) Assembly Language
13 5 (0.45%) VBA
14 4 (0.36%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.36%) ABAP
15 3 (0.27%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.27%) VBScript
15 3 (0.27%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.18%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 42 (3.77%) Degree
2 16 (1.44%) PMI Certification
3 10 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 10 (0.90%) ISEB
4 8 (0.72%) PMP
5 7 (0.63%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 6 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (0.36%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.18%) PgMP
8 2 (0.18%) APMP
8 2 (0.18%) CCA
8 2 (0.18%) Siebel Certification
9 1 (0.090%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.090%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.090%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.090%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.090%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.090%) CCNA
9 1 (0.090%) MCSE
9 1 (0.090%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (1.89%) QA
2 9 (0.81%) SLA
3 5 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.27%) JTAG
4 3 (0.27%) P3O
5 2 (0.18%) IEC 61508
5 2 (0.18%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.090%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
6 1 (0.090%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.090%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (0.99%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.63%) NFS
4 3 (0.27%) Firmware
4 3 (0.27%) LXC
4 3 (0.27%) Docker
5 2 (0.18%) XenApp
6 1 (0.090%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.27%) OpenView
3 1 (0.090%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.090%) SCOM
3 1 (0.090%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.090%) Foglight
3 1 (0.090%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.090%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (0.090%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 93 (8.36%) SAP
2 29 (2.61%) Microsoft
2 29 (2.61%) Adobe
3 26 (2.34%) Oracle
4 13 (1.17%) Google
4 13 (1.17%) IBM
5 10 (0.90%) VMware
6 8 (0.72%) HP
7 6 (0.54%) Remedy
7 6 (0.54%) Mentor Graphics
8 4 (0.36%) Twitter
8 4 (0.36%) Siemens
8 4 (0.36%) Apple
9 3 (0.27%) Cadence
9 3 (0.27%) Green Hills
9 3 (0.27%) EMC
9 3 (0.27%) Citrix
9 3 (0.27%) Facebook
9 3 (0.27%) HubSpot
10 2 (0.18%) Allen-Bradley
England
Modis International - London
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: £20k - 27k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands (County)
In Parallel Computer Staff Limited
Rate: From £35 to £45 per hour ltd co. depending on experience.
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: £Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Mason Frank
Posted: 9 days ago
England
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 9 days ago
South East England
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 9 days ago
Coventry
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
South Wales
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £24 - £28 per hour + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Coventry
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £250 - £270 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Cheshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Auburn Rose
Rate: £250 - £320
Posted: 18 days ago
Gateshead
Real Staffing
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 18 days ago
South West England
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £30 per hour + DOE
Posted: 18 days ago
Swindon
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
South West England
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £20 - £26 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago