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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automotive
Rank 33 52 36
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -16
Contract jobs citing Automotive 126 58 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.90% 2.74% 4.04%
As % of the General category 16.45% 9.51% 12.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 9 25
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£375 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £228 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £610 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 12 20
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.80 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.03 £24.15 £29.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £45.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -4.10%
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
766 610 743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.81% 28.80% 31.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 294 332
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 40 48
Average hourly rate £31.50 £25.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -20.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.58%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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
Coventry +6 70 £376 -34.68% 4
Warwickshire +6 27 £400 +33.33% 3
Birmingham -6 3 £375 - 3
Wolverhampton - 3 £283 -
Shropshire - 3 £500 - 1
Worcestershire - 1 - - 1
Staffordshire - - - - 5
Solihull - - - -
Automotive
England

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 95 (42.41%) SAP
2 52 (23.21%) Manufacturing
3 51 (22.77%) Project Management
4 44 (19.64%) PLM
5 41 (18.30%) Validation
6 33 (14.73%) Migration
7 32 (14.29%) Business Transformation
8 29 (12.95%) ENOVIA
9 28 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
10 24 (10.71%) CAD
11 23 (10.27%) Degree
12 21 (9.38%) Requirements Management
12 21 (9.38%) Integration Testing
13 20 (8.93%) Time Management
13 20 (8.93%) ERP
13 20 (8.93%) Microsoft
14 19 (8.48%) PRINCE2
15 18 (8.04%) Web Services
15 18 (8.04%) Finance
15 18 (8.04%) Software Engineering
16 17 (7.59%) Stakeholder Management
16 17 (7.59%) HTML
16 17 (7.59%) MS Excel
16 17 (7.59%) Data Architecture
17 16 (7.14%) WebSphere
17 16 (7.14%) IBM
18 15 (6.70%) Marketing
18 15 (6.70%) Software Testing
19 14 (6.25%) SAP Implementation
19 14 (6.25%) PDM

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 16 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 4 (1.79%) Apache
2 4 (1.79%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.89%) Documentum
3 2 (0.89%) CMS
4 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.45%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (7.59%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.02%) MS Project
3 5 (2.23%) MS Office
3 5 (2.23%) Simulink
3 5 (2.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (2.23%) Adobe Captivate
4 4 (1.79%) Photoshop
4 4 (1.79%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.89%) CATIA
6 1 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.45%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 1 (0.45%) Maya
6 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.45%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 29 (12.95%) ENOVIA
2 14 (6.25%) DELMIA
3 6 (2.68%) SAP PP
3 6 (2.68%) SAP CRM
4 5 (2.23%) SAP SD
4 5 (2.23%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (2.23%) Google Analytics
5 4 (1.79%) SAP QM
5 4 (1.79%) SAP FI
5 4 (1.79%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (1.79%) SAP CO
5 4 (1.79%) SAP ERP
5 4 (1.79%) SAP EWM
6 3 (1.34%) Teamcenter
6 3 (1.34%) SAP MM
7 2 (0.89%) CA Clarity
8 1 (0.45%) SAP SRM
8 1 (0.45%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.45%) SAP HCM
8 1 (0.45%) SAP PM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.57%) Internet
2 7 (3.13%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 5 (2.23%) SAN
3 5 (2.23%) Ethernet
3 5 (2.23%) HTTP
4 3 (1.34%) WAN
4 3 (1.34%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.89%) FTP
5 2 (0.89%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.89%) Intranet
6 1 (0.45%) 3G
6 1 (0.45%) Firewall
6 1 (0.45%) MIMO
6 1 (0.45%) LTE
6 1 (0.45%) 4G
6 1 (0.45%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.45%) IPv4
6 1 (0.45%) IPv6
6 1 (0.45%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.68%) SAP Data Services
2 5 (2.23%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.79%) SAP BW
4 3 (1.34%) SAP BI
4 3 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.89%) MySQL
5 2 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.45%) SQLite
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (4.91%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (2.68%) Rational Rhapsody
3 4 (1.79%) Subversion
4 2 (0.89%) LSMW
5 1 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.45%) Eclipse
General
1 52 (23.21%) Manufacturing
2 18 (8.04%) Finance
3 15 (6.70%) Marketing
4 11 (4.91%) Electronics
5 7 (3.13%) Retail
6 5 (2.23%) Multimedia
7 4 (1.79%) Avionics
8 3 (1.34%) Legal
9 2 (0.89%) Military
9 2 (0.89%) Banking
9 2 (0.89%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.45%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.45%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 32 (14.29%) Consultant
2 25 (11.16%) SAP Consultant
3 23 (10.27%) Analyst
4 22 (9.82%) Developer
5 21 (9.38%) Architect
6 18 (8.04%) Project Manager
7 14 (6.25%) Software Engineer
7 14 (6.25%) Applications Engineer
8 8 (3.57%) Business Analyst
8 8 (3.57%) Integration Architect
9 6 (2.68%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (2.68%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (2.68%) Administrator
9 6 (2.68%) Design Engineer
9 6 (2.68%) SAP Manager
10 5 (2.23%) Multimedia Developer
10 5 (2.23%) Data Analyst
10 5 (2.23%) Graduate
10 5 (2.23%) Programme Manager
11 4 (1.79%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.04%) Web Services
2 17 (7.59%) HTML
3 12 (5.36%) XML
3 12 (5.36%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 10 (4.46%) Middleware
5 9 (4.02%) HTML5
6 7 (3.13%) WebSphere MQ
6 7 (3.13%) .NET
7 5 (2.23%) ASP.NET
7 5 (2.23%) CSS
7 5 (2.23%) Flash
7 5 (2.23%) jQuery
8 4 (1.79%) XML Schema
9 3 (1.34%) BAPI
10 2 (0.89%) SAP Basis
10 2 (0.89%) SAP ALE
10 2 (0.89%) JSON
10 2 (0.89%) CSS3
10 2 (0.89%) Sass
10 2 (0.89%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.57%) CAN bus
3 7 (3.13%) Visualisation
4 5 (2.23%) Social Media
4 5 (2.23%) PMI
4 5 (2.23%) E-Learning
4 5 (2.23%) SCADA
4 5 (2.23%) User Experience
5 4 (1.79%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.79%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.79%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.79%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (1.34%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.89%) iPad
7 2 (0.89%) Open Source
7 2 (0.89%) iPhone
7 2 (0.89%) DataPower
7 2 (0.89%) Telematics
8 1 (0.45%) AS400
8 1 (0.45%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.91%) Windows
2 9 (4.02%) Linux
3 8 (3.57%) UNIX
4 5 (2.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (2.23%) VMS
4 5 (2.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (2.23%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.89%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.89%) AIX
6 1 (0.45%) Solaris
6 1 (0.45%) Tizen
6 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.45%) zOS
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (22.77%) Project Management
2 44 (19.64%) PLM
3 41 (18.30%) Validation
4 33 (14.73%) Migration
5 32 (14.29%) Business Transformation
6 24 (10.71%) CAD
7 21 (9.38%) Requirements Management
7 21 (9.38%) Integration Testing
8 20 (8.93%) ERP
8 20 (8.93%) Time Management
9 19 (8.48%) PRINCE2
10 18 (8.04%) Software Engineering
11 17 (7.59%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (7.59%) Data Architecture
12 15 (6.70%) Software Testing
13 14 (6.25%) Logistics
13 14 (6.25%) SAP Implementation
13 14 (6.25%) PDM
14 13 (5.80%) CRM
15 10 (4.46%) UML
Programming Languages
1 12 (5.36%) C
2 10 (4.46%) Java
2 10 (4.46%) SQL
3 7 (3.13%) Embedded C
4 6 (2.68%) ABAP
4 6 (2.68%) C++
5 5 (2.23%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.23%) MATLAB
6 2 (0.89%) VBA
6 2 (0.89%) Embedded C++
6 2 (0.89%) Assembly Language
6 2 (0.89%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.89%) VB
7 1 (0.45%) VBScript
7 1 (0.45%) PHP
7 1 (0.45%) C#
7 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.45%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (10.27%) Degree
2 6 (2.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (2.23%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.34%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 3 (1.34%) PMP
4 3 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (0.89%) Chartered Engineer
5 2 (0.89%) PgMP
5 2 (0.89%) APMP
6 1 (0.45%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.45%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.45%) HND
6 1 (0.45%) ISEB
6 1 (0.45%) CCA
6 1 (0.45%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.36%) QA
2 2 (0.89%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.89%) P3O
3 1 (0.45%) SLA
3 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (2.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.79%) NFS
2 4 (1.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.34%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.45%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 95 (42.41%) SAP
2 20 (8.93%) Microsoft
3 16 (7.14%) IBM
4 7 (3.13%) Oracle
4 7 (3.13%) Google
5 6 (2.68%) Adobe
6 5 (2.23%) EMC
6 5 (2.23%) VMware
7 4 (1.79%) Mentor Graphics
7 4 (1.79%) Capita
8 3 (1.34%) Facebook
8 3 (1.34%) Cadence
8 3 (1.34%) Lotus
9 2 (0.89%) Primavera
9 2 (0.89%) CA
9 2 (0.89%) Nokia
9 2 (0.89%) Siemens
10 1 (0.45%) Trillium
10 1 (0.45%) MKS
10 1 (0.45%) HP
Worcestershire
In Parallel Computer Staff Limited
Rate: From £37 to £39 per hour Dep on Exp
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
euro car parts
Rate: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum 6 month contract possibly permanent
Posted: 7 days ago
West Midlands
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 22 days ago
West Midlands
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour
Posted: 26 days ago
Coventry
Huxley Associates
Rate: £200 - £280 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago