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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automotive over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automotive
Rank 79 61 38
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -23
Contract jobs citing Automotive 63 60 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.28% 2.35% 3.95%
As % of the General category 7.61% 7.39% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 7 12
Median daily rate £440 £578 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +44.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £310 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £880 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £348
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +15.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 25 27
Median hourly rate £26.00 £31.44 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.30% +4.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.30 £20.60 £20.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.40 £42.50 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £37.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +17.18%
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
828 812 734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.91% 31.74% 30.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 446 405
Median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £546
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 47 43
Median hourly rate £19.25 £31.44 £28.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.77% +9.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.34 £14.23 £16.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £42.50 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £28.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.60% +12.00%

Automotive
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Automotive as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2 December 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 2 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automotive within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 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
Warwickshire -7 24 £442 - 6
Coventry -13 21 £500 +42.85%
Birmingham -7 5 £360 - 5
Solihull -3 1 - - 1
Automotive
England

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Automotive.

1 28 (21.05%) Project Management
1 28 (21.05%) Manufacturing
2 27 (20.30%) SAP
3 22 (16.54%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (15.79%) Degree
5 19 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (12.03%) Java
7 13 (9.77%) JavaScript
7 13 (9.77%) Software Engineering
8 12 (9.02%) C++
8 12 (9.02%) Microsoft
9 11 (8.27%) HTML
9 11 (8.27%) Linux
9 11 (8.27%) Spring
9 11 (8.27%) jQuery
10 10 (7.52%) Web Development
11 9 (6.77%) Finance
11 9 (6.77%) MVC
11 9 (6.77%) CSS
11 9 (6.77%) C
11 9 (6.77%) Visualisation
11 9 (6.77%) Waterfall
12 8 (6.02%) Responsive Web Design
12 8 (6.02%) C#
12 8 (6.02%) SQL
12 8 (6.02%) J2EE
12 8 (6.02%) PRINCE2
12 8 (6.02%) CMS
12 8 (6.02%) Migration
12 8 (6.02%) Information Security

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 8 (6.02%) CMS
2 3 (2.26%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.75%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (3.76%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.01%) Simulink
3 3 (2.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (2.26%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (2.26%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.26%) MS Project
3 3 (2.26%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.51%) SAP CRM
2 4 (3.01%) SAP APO
3 3 (2.26%) Primavera
3 3 (2.26%) SAP MII
4 2 (1.50%) ENOVIA
4 2 (1.50%) SAP HCM
4 2 (1.50%) SAP HR
4 2 (1.50%) SAP HR-PA
5 1 (0.75%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.76%) SaaS
2 4 (3.01%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (3.01%) IaaS
2 4 (3.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.01%) PaaS
2 4 (3.01%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.50%) Network Security
2 1 (0.75%) DNS
2 1 (0.75%) Firewall
2 1 (0.75%) Internet
2 1 (0.75%) Intranet
2 1 (0.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.51%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (3.76%) RDBMS
2 5 (3.76%) Relational Database
2 5 (3.76%) SAP Data Services
3 4 (3.01%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.26%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.50%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.75%) Big Data
6 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (3.01%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.01%) Subversion
2 3 (2.26%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.50%) JMeter
3 2 (1.50%) JUnit
4 1 (0.75%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.75%) Cucumber
General
1 28 (21.05%) Manufacturing
2 9 (6.77%) Finance
3 8 (6.02%) Marketing
4 7 (5.26%) Aerospace
5 6 (4.51%) Retail
6 4 (3.01%) Games
7 2 (1.50%) Electronics
7 2 (1.50%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.75%) Advertising
8 1 (0.75%) Banking
8 1 (0.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (15.79%) Architect
2 17 (12.78%) Analyst
3 16 (12.03%) Solutions Architect
4 15 (11.28%) Developer
4 15 (11.28%) Project Manager
5 11 (8.27%) Software Engineer
6 10 (7.52%) Business Analyst
7 8 (6.02%) SAP Architect
8 7 (5.26%) SAP Solutions Architect
9 6 (4.51%) Consultant
9 6 (4.51%) Development Engineer
10 5 (3.76%) Data Scientist
10 5 (3.76%) Java Developer
10 5 (3.76%) Research Engineer
11 4 (3.01%) Applications Engineer
11 4 (3.01%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 4 (3.01%) JavaScript Developer
11 4 (3.01%) Test Analyst
12 3 (2.26%) Lead Solutions Architect
12 3 (2.26%) Software Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.27%) HTML
1 11 (8.27%) jQuery
1 11 (8.27%) Spring
2 9 (6.77%) CSS
3 8 (6.02%) J2EE
3 8 (6.02%) Spring MVC
4 6 (4.51%) HTML5
5 5 (3.76%) .NET
6 4 (3.01%) CSS3
6 4 (3.01%) EDI
6 4 (3.01%) OpenGL
7 3 (2.26%) JSON
7 3 (2.26%) REST
7 3 (2.26%) SOAP
7 3 (2.26%) Struts
7 3 (2.26%) Web Services
8 2 (1.50%) D3.js
8 2 (1.50%) Visualforce
8 2 (1.50%) XML
9 1 (0.75%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.77%) Visualisation
2 5 (3.76%) Statistics
2 5 (3.76%) User Experience
3 4 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.01%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.01%) Psychology
3 4 (3.01%) Robotics
4 3 (2.26%) Ergonomics
4 3 (2.26%) Mathematics
4 3 (2.26%) Physics
4 3 (2.26%) Telematics
5 2 (1.50%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.50%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.50%) SCADA
6 1 (0.75%) Chemistry
6 1 (0.75%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.75%) PMI
6 1 (0.75%) Replication
6 1 (0.75%) RIA
6 1 (0.75%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.27%) Linux
2 6 (4.51%) Windows
3 4 (3.01%) Android
3 4 (3.01%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (21.05%) Project Management
2 22 (16.54%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (9.77%) Software Engineering
5 10 (7.52%) Web Development
6 9 (6.77%) MVC
6 9 (6.77%) Waterfall
7 8 (6.02%) Information Security
7 8 (6.02%) Migration
7 8 (6.02%) PLM
7 8 (6.02%) PRINCE2
7 8 (6.02%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (4.51%) Change Management
8 6 (4.51%) CRM
8 6 (4.51%) Data Modelling
8 6 (4.51%) Human Factors
8 6 (4.51%) UML
9 5 (3.76%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (3.76%) Scrum
9 5 (3.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (12.03%) Java
2 13 (9.77%) JavaScript
3 12 (9.02%) C++
4 9 (6.77%) C
5 8 (6.02%) C#
5 8 (6.02%) SQL
6 5 (3.76%) Python
7 4 (3.01%) Embedded C
8 3 (2.26%) R
8 3 (2.26%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.50%) PHP
9 2 (1.50%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (15.79%) Degree
2 5 (3.76%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.01%) CCNA
3 4 (3.01%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.01%) PMI Certification
3 4 (3.01%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.26%) PMP
5 2 (1.50%) CCNP
5 2 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.50%) PhD
6 1 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.75%) CISSP
6 1 (0.75%) GIAC
6 1 (0.75%) HNC
6 1 (0.75%) HND
6 1 (0.75%) ISEB
6 1 (0.75%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.76%) ISO26262
1 5 (3.76%) MISRA
2 4 (3.01%) QA
3 3 (2.26%) IEC 61508
4 2 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (3.01%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (2.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (20.30%) SAP
2 12 (9.02%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.76%) Tableau
4 4 (3.01%) Cisco
5 3 (2.26%) Adobe
5 3 (2.26%) Google
5 3 (2.26%) HP
6 2 (1.50%) Progress
6 2 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.75%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.75%) JDA
7 1 (0.75%) Mentor Graphics
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Lawrence Harvey
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