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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automotive
Rank 38 42 27
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -15
Contract jobs citing Automotive 107 83 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.20% 3.55% 5.54%
As % of the General category 13.65% 10.81% 17.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 12 24
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£200 £413 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.51% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £303 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £542 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 40 26
Average hourly rate £30.72 £32.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -15.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £34.32 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-6.75% -8.48%
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
784 768 526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.76% 32.86% 31.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 451 323 230
Average daily rate £385 £375 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +3.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £517 £546
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 71 59
Average hourly rate £29.82 £31.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +12 48 £220 -39.10% 14
Coventry 0 25 £163 -67.33% 6
Birmingham -6 8 £130 -71.11% 3
Wolverhampton +9 7 £220 -
Solihull +3 4 - - 3
Worcestershire +4 3 £600 - 2
Automotive
England

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 56 (28.57%) SAP
2 38 (19.39%) Manufacturing
3 33 (16.84%) Degree
4 25 (12.76%) MS Excel
4 25 (12.76%) Software Engineering
5 23 (11.73%) Microsoft
5 23 (11.73%) Project Management
6 20 (10.20%) C
7 19 (9.69%) ITIL
8 18 (9.18%) Electronics
9 17 (8.67%) Validation
10 16 (8.16%) Simulink
10 16 (8.16%) Migration
10 16 (8.16%) Logistics
11 15 (7.65%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (7.65%) Finance
11 15 (7.65%) Windows
11 15 (7.65%) HTML
11 15 (7.65%) MS PowerPoint
12 14 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (7.14%) MS Office
12 14 (7.14%) MATLAB
12 14 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (6.12%) ITIL Certification
13 12 (6.12%) MS Project
13 12 (6.12%) JavaScript
14 11 (5.61%) Java
14 11 (5.61%) Six Sigma
14 11 (5.61%) Service Delivery
15 10 (5.10%) Change Management

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 6 (3.06%) WebSphere
1 6 (3.06%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.02%) CMS
2 2 (1.02%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.51%) IIS
3 1 (0.51%) Lync
3 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 25 (12.76%) MS Excel
2 16 (8.16%) Simulink
3 15 (7.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (7.14%) MS Office
5 12 (6.12%) MS Project
6 7 (3.57%) MS Visio
7 6 (3.06%) TargetLink
8 4 (2.04%) Stateflow
9 2 (1.02%) CATIA
10 1 (0.51%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.51%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.55%) SAP MM
2 4 (2.04%) SAP EWM
2 4 (2.04%) SAP PP
3 3 (1.53%) SAP SD
3 3 (1.53%) SAP APO
3 3 (1.53%) SAP QM
4 2 (1.02%) SAP ERP
4 2 (1.02%) SAP LE
4 2 (1.02%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.51%) ENOVIA
5 1 (0.51%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.51%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.51%) Office 365
2 1 (0.51%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.59%) FlexRay
2 8 (4.08%) HTTPS
3 6 (3.06%) Internet
4 5 (2.55%) DNS
5 4 (2.04%) Network Security
5 4 (2.04%) DHCP
5 4 (2.04%) Ethernet
5 4 (2.04%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.04%) LAN
6 3 (1.53%) 3G
6 3 (1.53%) WAN
6 3 (1.53%) IPv4
6 3 (1.53%) IPv6
6 3 (1.53%) Wireless
6 3 (1.53%) 2G
6 3 (1.53%) 4G
6 3 (1.53%) LTE
6 3 (1.53%) MIMO
7 2 (1.02%) iSCSI
7 2 (1.02%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.04%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.53%) SAP Data Services
2 3 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.02%) MySQL
3 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.51%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.51%) SAP BI
4 1 (0.51%) DTS
4 1 (0.51%) MS Access
4 1 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (4.59%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (3.57%) Subversion
2 7 (3.57%) Rational Rhapsody
3 5 (2.55%) CANoe
4 4 (2.04%) JIRA
5 3 (1.53%) ClearQuest
5 3 (1.53%) ClearCase
5 3 (1.53%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.53%) LSMW
6 2 (1.02%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.02%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.02%) JUnit
7 1 (0.51%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.51%) Grunt
7 1 (0.51%) Selenium
7 1 (0.51%) Bower
7 1 (0.51%) Zephyr
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 38 (19.39%) Manufacturing
2 18 (9.18%) Electronics
3 15 (7.65%) Finance
4 6 (3.06%) German Language
4 6 (3.06%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.02%) Marketing
5 2 (1.02%) Games
6 1 (0.51%) Publishing
6 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (15.82%) Analyst
2 26 (13.27%) Software Engineer
3 23 (11.73%) Consultant
4 22 (11.22%) Developer
4 22 (11.22%) SAP Consultant
5 17 (8.67%) Architect
6 16 (8.16%) Project Manager
7 14 (7.14%) Business Analyst
8 13 (6.63%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (4.59%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 8 (4.08%) Software Developer
11 7 (3.57%) Support Analyst
12 6 (3.06%) SAP Architect
12 6 (3.06%) SAP Manager
12 6 (3.06%) Service Desk Supervisor
13 5 (2.55%) Support Engineer
13 5 (2.55%) Java Developer
13 5 (2.55%) SAP MM Consultant
13 5 (2.55%) SAP Solutions Architect
14 4 (2.04%) Printer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.65%) HTML
2 9 (4.59%) CSS
3 7 (3.57%) HTML5
4 5 (2.55%) Middleware
4 5 (2.55%) Web Services
4 5 (2.55%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 5 (2.55%) jQuery
5 3 (1.53%) .NET
5 3 (1.53%) XML
5 3 (1.53%) Ajax
5 3 (1.53%) CSS3
6 2 (1.02%) Spring MVC
6 2 (1.02%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.02%) Spring
6 2 (1.02%) BAPI
6 2 (1.02%) J2EE
6 2 (1.02%) DHTML
6 2 (1.02%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.02%) EDI
6 2 (1.02%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.06%) Mechatronics
3 6 (3.06%) CAN bus
3 6 (3.06%) Mobile App
3 6 (3.06%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (2.55%) Device Driver
4 5 (2.55%) Telematics
5 3 (1.53%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.53%) PKI
6 2 (1.02%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.02%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.02%) User Experience
6 2 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.51%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.51%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.51%) VHDL
7 1 (0.51%) Statistics
7 1 (0.51%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.51%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.65%) Windows
2 7 (3.57%) Linux
3 4 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (2.04%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.53%) VMS
4 3 (1.53%) Windows XP
4 3 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.53%) Android
5 2 (1.02%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.51%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (12.76%) Software Engineering
2 23 (11.73%) Project Management
3 19 (9.69%) ITIL
4 17 (8.67%) Validation
5 16 (8.16%) Migration
5 16 (8.16%) Logistics
6 15 (7.65%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (5.61%) Six Sigma
8 11 (5.61%) Service Delivery
9 10 (5.10%) Change Management
9 10 (5.10%) ERP
9 10 (5.10%) Embedded Software Development
10 8 (4.08%) UML
11 7 (3.57%) Service Management
11 7 (3.57%) Software Delivery
11 7 (3.57%) Requirements Engineering
12 6 (3.06%) Requirements Analysis
12 6 (3.06%) Use Case
12 6 (3.06%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 20 (10.20%) C
2 14 (7.14%) MATLAB
3 12 (6.12%) JavaScript
4 11 (5.61%) Java
5 8 (4.08%) C++
6 7 (3.57%) Embedded C
7 5 (2.55%) PHP
8 3 (1.53%) VBScript
9 2 (1.02%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.02%) C#
10 1 (0.51%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.51%) SQL
10 1 (0.51%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.51%) XPath
Qualifications
1 33 (16.84%) Degree
2 12 (6.12%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (4.59%) 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
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.55%) SLA
2 2 (1.02%) QA
2 2 (1.02%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
System Software
1 6 (3.06%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.53%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.02%) vSphere
4 1 (0.51%) Firmware
4 1 (0.51%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.51%) vCloud
4 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.53%) SCOM
1 3 (1.53%) SCOrch
2 2 (1.02%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.51%) SCCM
Vendors
1 56 (28.57%) SAP
2 23 (11.73%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.55%) HP
4 4 (2.04%) Google
4 4 (2.04%) Remedy
5 3 (1.53%) IBM
5 3 (1.53%) Dell
5 3 (1.53%) EMC
5 3 (1.53%) Apple
5 3 (1.53%) MathWorks
5 3 (1.53%) VMware
6 2 (1.02%) Perforce
6 2 (1.02%) Symantec
6 2 (1.02%) JDA
7 1 (0.51%) Motorola
7 1 (0.51%) Adobe
7 1 (0.51%) Cisco
7 1 (0.51%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.51%) MKS
7 1 (0.51%) Panasonic
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