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 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automotive
Rank 78 40 50
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +10
Contract jobs citing Automotive 47 79 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.86% 3.67% 2.81%
As % of the General category 6.61% 10.93% 8.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 13
Average daily rate £525 £138 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+281.81% -67.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £138 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £1,000 £425 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 19
Average hourly rate £20.00 £30.20 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.77% -2.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+10.23% +9.48%
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
711 723 699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 28.08% 33.55% 33.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 384 371
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 46 46
Average hourly rate £22.00 £28.24 £31.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.09% -11.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.13 £11.00 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.15 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%

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 February 2016.

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 February 2016.

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 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Warwickshire -5 24 £525 +281.81% 3
Coventry -12 13 £325 +30.00% 5
Wolverhampton +6 3 £1,000 - 2
Birmingham -5 2 £305 +35.55% 11
Worcestershire - 1 - - 5
Automotive
England

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 32 (29.63%) SAP
2 24 (22.22%) Project Management
3 17 (15.74%) Manufacturing
4 15 (13.89%) Validation
4 15 (13.89%) MS Excel
4 15 (13.89%) Software Engineering
4 15 (13.89%) Degree
5 10 (9.26%) MS Office
6 9 (8.33%) Change Management
6 9 (8.33%) Electronics
6 9 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
7 7 (6.48%) JIRA
7 7 (6.48%) CAN bus
7 7 (6.48%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (6.48%) Issue Tracking
7 7 (6.48%) ISO26262
8 6 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (5.56%) Microsoft
8 6 (5.56%) SQL
8 6 (5.56%) C
8 6 (5.56%) JavaScript
8 6 (5.56%) Migration
8 6 (5.56%) Finance
8 6 (5.56%) MATLAB
8 6 (5.56%) Simulink
8 6 (5.56%) IEC 61508
8 6 (5.56%) SysML
8 6 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (4.63%) Subversion
9 5 (4.63%) TargetLink

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (3.70%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.85%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.93%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.93%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 15 (13.89%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.26%) MS Office
3 9 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (5.56%) Simulink
5 5 (4.63%) Stateflow
5 5 (4.63%) TargetLink
6 4 (3.70%) MS Project
7 1 (0.93%) CATIA
7 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.78%) BPCS
2 2 (1.85%) SAP MII
3 1 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.93%) SAP APO
3 1 (0.93%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.93%) SAP GTS
3 1 (0.93%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.63%) FlexRay
2 3 (2.78%) FTP
3 2 (1.85%) Internet
4 1 (0.93%) Firewall
4 1 (0.93%) Intranet
4 1 (0.93%) LAN
4 1 (0.93%) MPLS
4 1 (0.93%) Network Security
4 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.70%) MS Access
1 4 (3.70%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (1.85%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.93%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.93%) DataStage
3 1 (0.93%) DB2
3 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.93%) HBase
3 1 (0.93%) Pentaho
3 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (6.48%) JIRA
2 5 (4.63%) Subversion
3 4 (3.70%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (1.85%) CANoe
5 1 (0.93%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (15.74%) Manufacturing
2 9 (8.33%) Electronics
3 6 (5.56%) Finance
4 5 (4.63%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.85%) Marketing
6 1 (0.93%) Billing
6 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (15.74%) Developer
2 13 (12.04%) Analyst
3 11 (10.19%) Software Engineer
4 10 (9.26%) Project Manager
5 9 (8.33%) Architect
6 6 (5.56%) Author
6 6 (5.56%) Programme Manager
6 6 (5.56%) SAP Developer
6 6 (5.56%) SAP Manager
6 6 (5.56%) Technical Author
7 4 (3.70%) Business Analyst
7 4 (3.70%) Consultant
7 4 (3.70%) Data Architect
7 4 (3.70%) Embedded Engineer
7 4 (3.70%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 4 (3.70%) SAP Project Manager
7 4 (3.70%) Senior Manager
7 4 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (2.78%) Administrator
8 3 (2.78%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.63%) AngularJS
2 3 (2.78%) CSS
2 3 (2.78%) EDI
2 3 (2.78%) HTML
2 3 (2.78%) jQuery
2 3 (2.78%) XML
3 2 (1.85%) .NET
3 2 (1.85%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.85%) JPA
3 2 (1.85%) Middleware
3 2 (1.85%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (0.93%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.93%) Ajax
4 1 (0.93%) Classic ASP
4 1 (0.93%) Flash
4 1 (0.93%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.48%) CAN bus
2 6 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.70%) PMI
4 3 (2.78%) AS400
4 3 (2.78%) Driving Licence
4 3 (2.78%) iSeries
5 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.93%) NHS
5 1 (0.93%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.78%) Windows
2 1 (0.93%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (22.22%) Project Management
2 15 (13.89%) Software Engineering
2 15 (13.89%) Validation
3 9 (8.33%) Change Management
4 7 (6.48%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (6.48%) Issue Tracking
5 6 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (5.56%) Migration
5 6 (5.56%) SysML
6 5 (4.63%) ERP
6 5 (4.63%) Factor Analysis
6 5 (4.63%) PRINCE2
6 5 (4.63%) Programme Management
6 5 (4.63%) Software Architecture
6 5 (4.63%) Software Delivery
6 5 (4.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (3.70%) Data Migration
7 4 (3.70%) SAP Implementation
7 4 (3.70%) SDLC
8 3 (2.78%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.56%) C
1 6 (5.56%) JavaScript
1 6 (5.56%) MATLAB
1 6 (5.56%) SQL
2 3 (2.78%) Java
2 3 (2.78%) PowerShell
2 3 (2.78%) RPG
2 3 (2.78%) RPG IV
3 2 (1.85%) C++
3 2 (1.85%) Embedded C
3 2 (1.85%) VB
3 2 (1.85%) VBA
3 2 (1.85%) VBScript
4 1 (0.93%) ABAP
4 1 (0.93%) C#
4 1 (0.93%) COBOL
4 1 (0.93%) Python
4 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.93%) VB6
Qualifications
1 15 (13.89%) Degree
2 4 (3.70%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.85%) PhD
4 1 (0.93%) ACCA
4 1 (0.93%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.48%) ISO26262
2 6 (5.56%) IEC 61508
3 5 (4.63%) MISRA
4 2 (1.85%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.93%) Oozie
Vendors
1 32 (29.63%) SAP
2 6 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.63%) IBM
4 4 (3.70%) MathWorks
5 2 (1.85%) Concur
5 2 (1.85%) Google
5 2 (1.85%) PTC
6 1 (0.93%) Ariba
6 1 (0.93%) Fujitsu
6 1 (0.93%) HP
6 1 (0.93%) Informatica
6 1 (0.93%) JDA
6 1 (0.93%) Kronos
6 1 (0.93%) NEC
6 1 (0.93%) Northgate
6 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.93%) Tableau
Coventry
Huxley
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Venturi
Rate: £275 - £335 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
West Midlands
Amoria Bond
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 25 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Automation Resource Consultants
Rate: From £15 to £35 per hour
Posted: 26 days ago