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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automotive
Rank 39 32 32
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing Automotive 96 112 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.07% 4.78% 4.51%
As % of the General category 11.93% 15.75% 14.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 24 20
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£290 £363 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -25.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £253 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 38 17
Average hourly rate £32.75 £34.66 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.51% -0.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.69 £18.00 £23.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.30 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.47% +4.28%
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
805 711 549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.17% 30.35% 30.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 499 328 247
Average daily rate £400 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 69 53
Average hourly rate £29.00 £34.32 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.50% +17.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £18.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £38.52
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.75 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-1.09% -1.98%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +3 37 £313 -11.97% 2
Coventry -8 30 £276 -23.79% 8
Birmingham 0 10 £130 -71.11% 2
Worcestershire +8 3 £600 - 3
Solihull 0 2 - - 1
Wolverhampton - 2 - -
Automotive
England

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 63 (30.88%) SAP
2 41 (20.10%) Manufacturing
3 32 (15.69%) Degree
4 24 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 23 (11.27%) Software Engineering
6 22 (10.78%) MS Excel
6 22 (10.78%) Project Management
7 20 (9.80%) Validation
7 20 (9.80%) Electronics
8 18 (8.82%) Logistics
8 18 (8.82%) C
9 17 (8.33%) ITIL
9 17 (8.33%) Simulink
9 17 (8.33%) Finance
9 17 (8.33%) Migration
10 15 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (7.35%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (7.35%) MATLAB
11 13 (6.37%) Windows
12 12 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
12 12 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (5.39%) MS PowerPoint
13 11 (5.39%) MS Project
13 11 (5.39%) Java
13 11 (5.39%) Service Delivery
14 10 (4.90%) JavaScript
14 10 (4.90%) MS Office
14 10 (4.90%) HTML
14 10 (4.90%) ERP
15 9 (4.41%) C++

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 7 (3.43%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.45%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.98%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.98%) CMS
4 1 (0.49%) SAP EP
4 1 (0.49%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.49%) Lync
4 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 22 (10.78%) MS Excel
2 17 (8.33%) Simulink
3 11 (5.39%) MS Project
3 11 (5.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (4.90%) MS Office
5 6 (2.94%) TargetLink
6 5 (2.45%) Stateflow
7 3 (1.47%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.49%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (3.43%) SAP MM
2 5 (2.45%) SAP PP
2 5 (2.45%) SAP QM
2 5 (2.45%) SAP EWM
3 4 (1.96%) SAP SD
3 4 (1.96%) SAP APO
4 2 (0.98%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.98%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.98%) SAP LE
5 1 (0.49%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.49%) SAP MII
5 1 (0.49%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.49%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.49%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.49%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.49%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.49%) ENOVIA
5 1 (0.49%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.49%) Office 365
2 1 (0.49%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.92%) FlexRay
2 5 (2.45%) DNS
3 4 (1.96%) WAN
3 4 (1.96%) DHCP
4 3 (1.47%) Ethernet
4 3 (1.47%) HTTPS
4 3 (1.47%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.47%) LAN
4 3 (1.47%) Intranet
4 3 (1.47%) Internet
5 2 (0.98%) 3G
5 2 (0.98%) IPv4
5 2 (0.98%) IPv6
5 2 (0.98%) Wireless
5 2 (0.98%) 2G
5 2 (0.98%) Network Security
5 2 (0.98%) iSCSI
5 2 (0.98%) MIMO
5 2 (0.98%) LTE
5 2 (0.98%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (1.47%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (0.98%) MySQL
3 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.49%) SAP BI
4 1 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.49%) MS Access
4 1 (0.49%) DTS
4 1 (0.49%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.49%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (3.92%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (3.43%) Subversion
3 4 (1.96%) JIRA
3 4 (1.96%) Rational Rhapsody
3 4 (1.96%) CANoe
4 3 (1.47%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.47%) ClearCase
4 3 (1.47%) ClearQuest
4 3 (1.47%) LSMW
5 2 (0.98%) JUnit
5 2 (0.98%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.98%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.98%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.49%) Ranorex
6 1 (0.49%) Zephyr
General
1 41 (20.10%) Manufacturing
2 20 (9.80%) Electronics
3 17 (8.33%) Finance
4 6 (2.94%) Aerospace
4 6 (2.94%) German Language
5 2 (0.98%) Marketing
5 2 (0.98%) Publishing
5 2 (0.98%) Games
6 1 (0.49%) Retail
6 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (14.22%) Analyst
2 28 (13.73%) Consultant
3 26 (12.75%) Software Engineer
4 25 (12.25%) SAP Consultant
5 22 (10.78%) Architect
6 21 (10.29%) Developer
7 17 (8.33%) Project Manager
8 15 (7.35%) Solutions Architect
9 12 (5.88%) Business Analyst
10 9 (4.41%) SAP Architect
11 8 (3.92%) Software Developer
12 7 (3.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 7 (3.43%) SAP Solutions Architect
13 6 (2.94%) Service Desk Supervisor
13 6 (2.94%) SAP Manager
13 6 (2.94%) SAP MM Consultant
13 6 (2.94%) Support Analyst
14 5 (2.45%) Functional Consultant
14 5 (2.45%) Embedded Software Developer
15 4 (1.96%) SAP Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.90%) HTML
2 6 (2.94%) Web Services
3 5 (2.45%) CSS
3 5 (2.45%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 4 (1.96%) jQuery
5 3 (1.47%) Middleware
5 3 (1.47%) HTML5
5 3 (1.47%) .NET
6 2 (0.98%) J2EE
6 2 (0.98%) Classic ASP
6 2 (0.98%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.98%) EDI
6 2 (0.98%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (0.98%) BAPI
6 2 (0.98%) Spring
6 2 (0.98%) Ajax
6 2 (0.98%) Razor View Engine
6 2 (0.98%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.98%) Spring MVC
7 1 (0.49%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.92%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.94%) Device Driver
4 5 (2.45%) Mechatronics
4 5 (2.45%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.96%) CAN bus
5 4 (1.96%) Telematics
6 3 (1.47%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.47%) PKI
7 2 (0.98%) SCADA
7 2 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.98%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.49%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.49%) iPhone
8 1 (0.49%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.49%) iPad
8 1 (0.49%) Statistics
8 1 (0.49%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.49%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.37%) Windows
2 7 (3.43%) Linux
3 5 (2.45%) VMS
3 5 (2.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.47%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.47%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.98%) Android
6 2 (0.98%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.49%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (11.27%) Software Engineering
2 22 (10.78%) Project Management
3 20 (9.80%) Validation
4 18 (8.82%) Logistics
5 17 (8.33%) Migration
5 17 (8.33%) ITIL
6 15 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (7.35%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (5.39%) Service Delivery
8 10 (4.90%) ERP
9 9 (4.41%) Change Management
10 8 (3.92%) UML
10 8 (3.92%) Requirements Analysis
11 7 (3.43%) Six Sigma
11 7 (3.43%) Embedded Software Development
12 6 (2.94%) Software Delivery
12 6 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (2.94%) CRM
12 6 (2.94%) Service Management
12 6 (2.94%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 18 (8.82%) C
2 15 (7.35%) MATLAB
3 11 (5.39%) Java
4 10 (4.90%) JavaScript
5 9 (4.41%) C++
6 7 (3.43%) Embedded C
7 4 (1.96%) C#
7 4 (1.96%) PHP
8 2 (0.98%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.98%) VBScript
9 1 (0.49%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.49%) VBA
9 1 (0.49%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.49%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.49%) Ruby
9 1 (0.49%) SQL
9 1 (0.49%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 32 (15.69%) Degree
2 12 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (2.94%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 4 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.98%) CCNP
5 2 (0.98%) CCNA
5 2 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.49%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.43%) IEC 61508
2 2 (0.98%) QA
2 2 (0.98%) SLA
3 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
System Software
1 7 (3.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.47%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.98%) vSphere
4 1 (0.49%) vCloud
4 1 (0.49%) Firmware
4 1 (0.49%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.47%) SCOM
1 3 (1.47%) SCOrch
2 2 (0.98%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 63 (30.88%) SAP
2 24 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.45%) HP
4 3 (1.47%) Dell
4 3 (1.47%) EMC
4 3 (1.47%) IBM
4 3 (1.47%) VMware
4 3 (1.47%) Google
4 3 (1.47%) MathWorks
5 2 (0.98%) Perforce
5 2 (0.98%) Symantec
5 2 (0.98%) JDA
6 1 (0.49%) Motorola
6 1 (0.49%) Apple
6 1 (0.49%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.49%) Cisco
6 1 (0.49%) Remedy
6 1 (0.49%) Adobe
6 1 (0.49%) Fujitsu
6 1 (0.49%) Panasonic
West Midlands
Connectus
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Rate: £100 - £225 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: £NEG/DAY
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £29 - £30 per hour + increased rate for overtime
Posted: 11 days ago
West Midlands
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 16 days ago
West Midlands
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Coventry
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
West Midlands
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: DOE
Posted: 24 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: £320 - £360 per day + Overtime
Posted: 25 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £600 per day + flexitime
Posted: 27 days ago
Coventry
Modis International - London
Posted: 27 days ago