The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automotive over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automotive
Rank 428 423 195
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -228
Contract jobs citing Automotive 198 227 659
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.41% 1.17%
As % of the General category 1.11% 1.06% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 98 90
Median daily rate £450 £375 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £262 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £558 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £388 £345
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +12.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 44 46
Median hourly rate £31.00 £37.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.33% +17.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.35 £20.45 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £44.05 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £37.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-17.33% +17.18%

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
17807 21414 21732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 35.92% 38.85% 38.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 11794 13560 13936
Median daily rate £450 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 416 578 511
Median hourly rate £22.84 £26.89 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.06% +19.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.67 £47.69 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.92 £27.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.01% +14.58%

Automotive
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Automotive as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 9 December 2016.

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 9 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automotive within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -25 184 £450 +20.00% 96
West Midlands -5 62 £442 -23.54% 11
London +19 38 £475 +26.66% 21
South East +15 34 £438 +9.37% 21
Warwickshire -6 24 £442 - 4
Coventry -1 22 £500 +42.85% 1
East of England -30 21 £265 -11.66% 16
Essex -19 18 £265 -11.66% 6
Warwick +10 16 £445 -
Milton Keynes +16 14 £425 +6.25% 3
Buckinghamshire +13 14 £425 +6.25% 6
East Midlands 0 10 £700 +154.54% 10
Midlands +4 7 £550 +4.76%
Surrey +24 5 £338 -35.71%
Hampshire +22 5 £479 +38.91% 7
North West +3 5 £550 +46.66% 7
Northamptonshire -12 5 £700 - 2
Farnborough - 5 £479 -
Brentwood +10 4 £265 - 1
Manchester -3 4 £563 -
Yorkshire +20 3 £250 - 1
South West +6 3 £350 +16.66% 5
Birmingham -3 3 - -
Northampton -12 3 £700 -
Bromley - 3 - -
Salford - 3 £575 -
West Yorkshire +24 2 £250 - 1
Cambridgeshire +3 2 - - 7
Gaydon 0 2 £350 -
Oxfordshire 0 2 £425 - 3

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Automotive also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Automotive.

1 90 (21.28%) Finance
2 89 (21.04%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (19.86%) Manufacturing
3 84 (19.86%) Project Management
4 67 (15.84%) SAP
5 60 (14.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 54 (12.77%) Degree
7 49 (11.58%) Java
8 45 (10.64%) JavaScript
9 42 (9.93%) SQL
10 41 (9.69%) HTML
10 41 (9.69%) PRINCE2
11 38 (8.98%) C
12 37 (8.75%) Software Engineering
13 36 (8.51%) Microsoft
14 34 (8.04%) C++
14 34 (8.04%) Aerospace
14 34 (8.04%) Marketing
15 33 (7.80%) CSS
16 31 (7.33%) Retail
17 30 (7.09%) Linux
18 29 (6.86%) Scrum
19 28 (6.62%) Business Analysis
20 26 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
21 24 (5.67%) CRM
21 24 (5.67%) User Experience
22 23 (5.44%) Use Case
23 22 (5.20%) C#
23 22 (5.20%) B2C
23 22 (5.20%) Change Management

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (4.73%) CMS
2 6 (1.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 6 (1.42%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.18%) Predix
3 5 (1.18%) WebSphere
4 4 (0.95%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (0.71%) Confluence
5 3 (0.71%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.47%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.47%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.24%) Apache
7 1 (0.24%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.24%) JBoss
7 1 (0.24%) Mule
7 1 (0.24%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.24%) SAS
7 1 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.24%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.24%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 19 (4.49%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.55%) MS Project
3 9 (2.13%) MS Office
3 9 (2.13%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.65%) Simulink
5 4 (0.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.95%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.95%) Windchill
6 3 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.71%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.71%) CATIA
6 3 (0.71%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 3 (0.71%) PTC Creo
6 3 (0.71%) Siemens NX
7 1 (0.24%) Abaqus
7 1 (0.24%) FrameMaker
7 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.24%) Stateflow
7 1 (0.24%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 8 (1.89%) Primavera
2 7 (1.65%) SAP APO
2 7 (1.65%) Teamcenter
3 6 (1.42%) Adobe Campaign
3 6 (1.42%) ENOVIA
4 4 (0.95%) SAP CO
4 4 (0.95%) SAP CRM
4 4 (0.95%) SAP FI
4 4 (0.95%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (0.95%) Unica
5 3 (0.71%) SAP HR
5 3 (0.71%) SAP MII
6 2 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.47%) Magento
6 2 (0.47%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.47%) SAP HCM
6 2 (0.47%) SAP HR-PA
7 1 (0.24%) CA PPM
7 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (1.18%) SaaS
2 4 (0.95%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.47%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (0.47%) IaaS
4 2 (0.47%) PaaS
5 1 (0.24%) Office 365
5 1 (0.24%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.24%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.89%) Firewall
2 6 (1.42%) Network Security
2 6 (1.42%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.95%) DNS
3 4 (0.95%) Extranet
3 4 (0.95%) Internet
3 4 (0.95%) VPN
4 3 (0.71%) Ethernet
4 3 (0.71%) FlexRay
4 3 (0.71%) LDAP
4 3 (0.71%) VoIP
5 2 (0.47%) Bluetooth
5 2 (0.47%) HTTP
5 2 (0.47%) LAN
5 2 (0.47%) WAN
5 2 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.47%) Wireless
6 1 (0.24%) GSM
6 1 (0.24%) PBX
6 1 (0.24%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.49%) Relational Database
2 17 (4.02%) SQL Server
3 11 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
3 11 (2.60%) RDBMS
4 9 (2.13%) Hadoop
4 9 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (1.89%) DB2
6 5 (1.18%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.18%) SAP Data Services
6 5 (1.18%) SAP HANA
7 4 (0.95%) Big Data
8 3 (0.71%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 3 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.71%) DataStage
9 2 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.47%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.47%) MySQL
9 2 (0.47%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.47%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 9 (2.13%) JIRA
2 7 (1.65%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.42%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.42%) Subversion
4 5 (1.18%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (0.95%) Cucumber
5 4 (0.95%) HP UFT
6 3 (0.71%) JUnit
7 2 (0.47%) Android Studio
7 2 (0.47%) Gradle
7 2 (0.47%) JMeter
7 2 (0.47%) LabVIEW
7 2 (0.47%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.47%) Selenium
7 2 (0.47%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.47%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.47%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.24%) Appium
8 1 (0.24%) Calabash
8 1 (0.24%) Travis CI
General
1 90 (21.28%) Finance
2 84 (19.86%) Manufacturing
3 34 (8.04%) Aerospace
3 34 (8.04%) Marketing
4 31 (7.33%) Retail
5 19 (4.49%) Advertising
6 14 (3.31%) German Language
7 12 (2.84%) Electronics
8 10 (2.36%) Banking
8 10 (2.36%) Legal
9 9 (2.13%) Publishing
9 9 (2.13%) Telecoms
10 6 (1.42%) Billing
11 5 (1.18%) Back Office
11 5 (1.18%) Games
12 4 (0.95%) Front Office
13 3 (0.71%) Military
14 2 (0.47%) Dutch Language
14 2 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.24%) French Language
Job Titles
1 64 (15.13%) Developer
2 60 (14.18%) Project Manager
3 59 (13.95%) Analyst
4 48 (11.35%) Architect
5 32 (7.57%) Business Analyst
6 29 (6.86%) Software Engineer
7 26 (6.15%) Solutions Architect
8 25 (5.91%) Consultant
9 18 (4.26%) Java Developer
10 16 (3.78%) SAP Architect
11 14 (3.31%) Embedded Engineer
12 12 (2.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 12 (2.84%) IT Manager
12 12 (2.84%) Product Manager
13 10 (2.36%) Digital Project Manager
13 10 (2.36%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 10 (2.36%) Lead Architect
13 10 (2.36%) Technical Manager
13 10 (2.36%) Technical Project Manager
14 8 (1.89%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (9.69%) HTML
2 33 (7.80%) CSS
3 18 (4.26%) .NET
3 18 (4.26%) AngularJS
3 18 (4.26%) HTML5
4 17 (4.02%) XML
5 14 (3.31%) CSS3
6 12 (2.84%) jQuery
7 11 (2.60%) JSON
7 11 (2.60%) Spring
8 10 (2.36%) Web Services
9 9 (2.13%) J2EE
9 9 (2.13%) REST
10 8 (1.89%) React
10 8 (1.89%) XSL
11 7 (1.65%) Node.js
11 7 (1.65%) Spring MVC
12 6 (1.42%) Drools
12 6 (1.42%) Middleware
12 6 (1.42%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (5.67%) User Experience
3 18 (4.26%) Management Information System
4 14 (3.31%) Embedded Systems
5 12 (2.84%) Visualisation
6 11 (2.60%) Computer Science
7 9 (2.13%) Mainframe
7 9 (2.13%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.65%) e-Learning
8 7 (1.65%) Ergonomics
8 7 (1.65%) SCADA
9 6 (1.42%) Data Centre
9 6 (1.42%) Robotics
9 6 (1.42%) Statistics
10 5 (1.18%) PMI
10 5 (1.18%) Telematics
11 4 (0.95%) Data Integration
11 4 (0.95%) Data Structures
11 4 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (0.95%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 30 (7.09%) Linux
2 15 (3.55%) Windows
3 12 (2.84%) Android
4 10 (2.36%) Unix
5 9 (2.13%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.18%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.24%) HPUX
7 1 (0.24%) Solaris
7 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (21.04%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (19.86%) Project Management
3 60 (14.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 41 (9.69%) PRINCE2
5 37 (8.75%) Software Engineering
6 29 (6.86%) Scrum
7 28 (6.62%) Business Analysis
8 24 (5.67%) CRM
9 23 (5.44%) Use Case
10 22 (5.20%) B2C
10 22 (5.20%) Change Management
11 21 (4.96%) ITIL
12 20 (4.73%) OO
13 18 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
13 18 (4.26%) PLM
13 18 (4.26%) Waterfall
14 17 (4.02%) Continuous Improvement
14 17 (4.02%) ERP
14 17 (4.02%) User Acceptance Testing
15 16 (3.78%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 49 (11.58%) Java
2 45 (10.64%) JavaScript
3 42 (9.93%) SQL
4 38 (8.98%) C
5 34 (8.04%) C++
6 22 (5.20%) C#
7 16 (3.78%) Embedded C
8 12 (2.84%) PHP
8 12 (2.84%) Python
9 9 (2.13%) VB.NET
10 8 (1.89%) MATLAB
10 8 (1.89%) XQuery
11 7 (1.65%) XPath
12 5 (1.18%) Embedded C++
12 5 (1.18%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.95%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.95%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.71%) ABAP
14 3 (0.71%) Perl
14 3 (0.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 54 (12.77%) Degree
2 13 (3.07%) PMI Certification
3 11 (2.60%) PMP
4 7 (1.65%) CCNA
4 7 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (1.65%) ISEB
4 7 (1.65%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.42%) ISTQB
5 6 (1.42%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.18%) CCNP
7 4 (0.95%) CISSP
7 4 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.71%) CCDA
8 3 (0.71%) CISM
8 3 (0.71%) MCP
8 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.47%) HNC
9 2 (0.47%) PhD
9 2 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.47%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.02%) MISRA
2 14 (3.31%) QA
3 13 (3.07%) ISO26262
4 8 (1.89%) SLA
5 7 (1.65%) IEC 61508
5 7 (1.65%) MISRA C
6 4 (0.95%) DO-178B
7 3 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (2.13%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.71%) Docker
2 3 (0.71%) Firmware
3 2 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.24%) NFS
4 1 (0.24%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.95%) Ansible
3 3 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.71%) Puppet
4 2 (0.47%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.24%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.24%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.24%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 67 (15.84%) SAP
2 36 (8.51%) Microsoft
3 20 (4.73%) Oracle
4 16 (3.78%) Adobe
5 8 (1.89%) Cisco
5 8 (1.89%) HP
5 8 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (1.89%) Tableau
6 4 (0.95%) IBM
7 3 (0.71%) Avaya
7 3 (0.71%) Google
7 3 (0.71%) ServiceNow
7 3 (0.71%) Siemens
7 3 (0.71%) Sun
7 3 (0.71%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.47%) Baan
8 2 (0.47%) BT
8 2 (0.47%) Infor
8 2 (0.47%) MathWorks
8 2 (0.47%) Mentor Graphics
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