The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automotive over the 3 months to 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automotive
Rank 44 35 46
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +11
Contract jobs citing Automotive 83 116 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.42% 4.63% 3.55%
As % of the General category 9.83% 15.98% 11.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 33 12
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£300 £375 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -18.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £252 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £507 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 25 18
Average hourly rate £33.53 £34.32 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.31% -9.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
Automotive
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

General Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
844 726 614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.73% 28.98% 30.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 353 285
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £507 £536
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 49 49
Average hourly rate £31.44 £32.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% +25.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.47 £18.00 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.37 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.31% -5.04%

Automotive
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Automotive across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Automotive Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Automotive
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Automotive across the West Midlands region.

Automotive Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Automotive
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automotive across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

Automotive Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Automotive
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Automotive across the West Midlands region.

Automotive Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Automotive
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automotive across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

Automotive Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Automotive
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automotive within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 August 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
Warwickshire +10 34 £418 +11.33% 3
Coventry -10 26 £276 -30.93% 12
Birmingham +8 9 £130 -71.11% 2
Solihull +2 2 - -
Wolverhampton -2 1 - -
Shropshire -7 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 - - 3
Automotive
England

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 54 (27.55%) SAP
2 36 (18.37%) Manufacturing
3 33 (16.84%) Degree
4 27 (13.78%) Software Engineering
5 24 (12.24%) Electronics
6 23 (11.73%) Validation
7 22 (11.22%) Microsoft
8 21 (10.71%) Project Management
9 20 (10.20%) MS Excel
10 19 (9.69%) Simulink
11 18 (9.18%) Migration
12 17 (8.67%) MATLAB
13 16 (8.16%) ITIL
13 16 (8.16%) C
13 16 (8.16%) Finance
13 16 (8.16%) Logistics
14 15 (7.65%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (7.65%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (6.12%) ITIL Certification
16 11 (5.61%) HTML
16 11 (5.61%) MS Office
16 11 (5.61%) Service Delivery
17 10 (5.10%) Aerospace
17 10 (5.10%) MS PowerPoint
17 10 (5.10%) JavaScript
17 10 (5.10%) IEC 61508
17 10 (5.10%) Rational DOORS
18 9 (4.59%) Embedded Systems
18 9 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
18 9 (4.59%) FlexRay

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 5 (2.55%) SharePoint
1 5 (2.55%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.02%) CMS
2 2 (1.02%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.51%) SAP EP
3 1 (0.51%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.51%) Lync
3 1 (0.51%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.51%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 20 (10.20%) MS Excel
2 19 (9.69%) Simulink
3 11 (5.61%) MS Office
4 10 (5.10%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (3.57%) MS Project
6 6 (3.06%) TargetLink
7 5 (2.55%) Stateflow
8 2 (1.02%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.51%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.51%) CATIA
9 1 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (3.06%) SAP MM
2 5 (2.55%) SAP PP
2 5 (2.55%) SAP QM
2 5 (2.55%) SAP EWM
3 4 (2.04%) SAP APO
4 2 (1.02%) SAP FI
4 2 (1.02%) SAP CRM
4 2 (1.02%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (1.02%) Teamcenter
4 2 (1.02%) SAP CO
4 2 (1.02%) SAP SD
4 2 (1.02%) SAP ERP
4 2 (1.02%) SAP LE
5 1 (0.51%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.51%) SAP MII
5 1 (0.51%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.51%) ENOVIA
5 1 (0.51%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.51%) Office 365
1 1 (0.51%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.59%) FlexRay
2 4 (2.04%) DNS
3 3 (1.53%) WAN
3 3 (1.53%) DHCP
3 3 (1.53%) Intranet
3 3 (1.53%) Internet
4 2 (1.02%) Network Security
4 2 (1.02%) iSCSI
4 2 (1.02%) LAN
4 2 (1.02%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.51%) VoIP
5 1 (0.51%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.51%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.51%) IPv4
5 1 (0.51%) IPv6
5 1 (0.51%) MIMO
5 1 (0.51%) LTE
5 1 (0.51%) 4G
5 1 (0.51%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (0.51%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.06%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.04%) SAP Data Services
3 3 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.53%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.02%) MySQL
5 1 (0.51%) HBase
5 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.51%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.51%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.51%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.51%) DTS
5 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.51%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 10 (5.10%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (4.08%) Subversion
3 4 (2.04%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.04%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (1.53%) CANoe
4 3 (1.53%) JIRA
4 3 (1.53%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.53%) ClearCase
4 3 (1.53%) ClearQuest
4 3 (1.53%) LSMW
5 2 (1.02%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.02%) JUnit
5 2 (1.02%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.51%) Ranorex
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 36 (18.37%) Manufacturing
2 24 (12.24%) Electronics
3 16 (8.16%) Finance
4 10 (5.10%) Aerospace
5 6 (3.06%) German Language
6 3 (1.53%) Publishing
7 2 (1.02%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.51%) Games
8 1 (0.51%) Retail
8 1 (0.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (14.80%) Software Engineer
2 27 (13.78%) Analyst
3 24 (12.24%) Consultant
4 23 (11.73%) Developer
5 22 (11.22%) Architect
6 21 (10.71%) SAP Consultant
7 16 (8.16%) Project Manager
8 14 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
9 11 (5.61%) Business Analyst
10 9 (4.59%) SAP Architect
11 8 (4.08%) Software Developer
12 7 (3.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 7 (3.57%) SAP Solutions Architect
13 6 (3.06%) Service Desk Supervisor
14 5 (2.55%) SAP MM Consultant
14 5 (2.55%) Embedded Software Developer
14 5 (2.55%) Data Analyst
14 5 (2.55%) Support Analyst
15 4 (2.04%) Systems Engineer
15 4 (2.04%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.61%) HTML
2 7 (3.57%) CSS
3 6 (3.06%) Web Services
4 5 (2.55%) jQuery
5 4 (2.04%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 4 (2.04%) .NET
6 3 (1.53%) Middleware
6 3 (1.53%) Ajax
6 3 (1.53%) HTML5
7 2 (1.02%) Razor View Engine
7 2 (1.02%) Cocoa Touch
7 2 (1.02%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.02%) Spring MVC
7 2 (1.02%) Cocoa
7 2 (1.02%) BAPI
7 2 (1.02%) Spring
7 2 (1.02%) EDI
7 2 (1.02%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (1.02%) J2EE
7 2 (1.02%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.59%) Embedded Systems
1 9 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.06%) Device Driver
3 6 (3.06%) CAN bus
4 5 (2.55%) Telematics
5 4 (2.04%) Mechatronics
5 4 (2.04%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.02%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.02%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.02%) SCADA
6 2 (1.02%) iPhone
6 2 (1.02%) iPad
6 2 (1.02%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.02%) PKI
7 1 (0.51%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.51%) Statistics
7 1 (0.51%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.51%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.59%) Windows
2 6 (3.06%) Linux
3 5 (2.55%) VMS
4 4 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.53%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.51%) Android
7 1 (0.51%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.51%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (13.78%) Software Engineering
2 23 (11.73%) Validation
3 21 (10.71%) Project Management
4 18 (9.18%) Migration
5 16 (8.16%) ITIL
5 16 (8.16%) Logistics
6 15 (7.65%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (7.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (5.61%) Service Delivery
8 9 (4.59%) UML
9 8 (4.08%) ERP
9 8 (4.08%) Change Management
9 8 (4.08%) SysML
9 8 (4.08%) Software Delivery
10 7 (3.57%) Embedded Software Development
10 7 (3.57%) Requirements Analysis
10 7 (3.57%) Six Sigma
11 6 (3.06%) Service Management
11 6 (3.06%) ITSM
11 6 (3.06%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 17 (8.67%) MATLAB
2 16 (8.16%) C
3 10 (5.10%) JavaScript
4 9 (4.59%) C++
5 8 (4.08%) Java
6 7 (3.57%) Embedded C
7 4 (2.04%) C#
8 3 (1.53%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.53%) VBScript
8 3 (1.53%) PHP
9 2 (1.02%) SQL
9 2 (1.02%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.51%) Ruby
10 1 (0.51%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.51%) VB
10 1 (0.51%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.51%) VBA
10 1 (0.51%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 33 (16.84%) Degree
2 12 (6.12%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (3.06%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 4 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.02%) CCNP
5 2 (1.02%) CCNA
5 2 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.51%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.51%) HNC
6 1 (0.51%) HND
6 1 (0.51%) PhD
6 1 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.10%) IEC 61508
2 3 (1.53%) QA
3 1 (0.51%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.06%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.02%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.02%) vSphere
3 1 (0.51%) vCloud
3 1 (0.51%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.51%) Firmware
3 1 (0.51%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.02%) NetBackup
1 2 (1.02%) SCOM
1 2 (1.02%) SCOrch
2 1 (0.51%) Oozie
2 1 (0.51%) SCCM
Vendors
1 54 (27.55%) SAP
2 22 (11.22%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.55%) IBM
4 4 (2.04%) HP
4 4 (2.04%) Google
5 3 (1.53%) Dell
5 3 (1.53%) MathWorks
5 3 (1.53%) VMware
6 2 (1.02%) PTC
6 2 (1.02%) Symantec
6 2 (1.02%) EMC
6 2 (1.02%) JDA
6 2 (1.02%) Perforce
7 1 (0.51%) Fujitsu
7 1 (0.51%) Panasonic
7 1 (0.51%) Motorola
7 1 (0.51%) Siemens
7 1 (0.51%) Apple
7 1 (0.51%) Cisco
7 1 (0.51%) Micro Focus
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