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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automotive
England / West Midlands
Rank 57 74 39
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -35
Contract jobs citing Automotive 67 50 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.80% 1.89% 3.82%
As % of the General category 9.65% 6.95% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 12 11
Median daily rate £428 £500 £198
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.50% +153.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £321 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £980 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 27
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £30.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -33.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.84 £19.90 £19.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.37 £27.50 £35.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.37 £35.00 £31.44
% change year-on-year
-13.23% +11.32%

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
694 719 708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 28.95% 27.23% 32.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 427 377
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 26 50
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -21.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.36 £15.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.80 £42.00 £35.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-18.46% +44.44%

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 22 February 2017.

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 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 -3 26 £425 -19.04% 2
Coventry -3 22 £448 +37.69% 2
Birmingham +5 5 £300 -1.63% 6
Automotive
England

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 37 (28.24%) Manufacturing
2 30 (22.90%) Project Management
3 23 (17.56%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (16.03%) Degree
5 18 (13.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (12.21%) Software Engineering
7 15 (11.45%) C
7 15 (11.45%) C++
8 11 (8.40%) SAP
8 11 (8.40%) Business Analysis
8 11 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (7.63%) ISO26262
9 10 (7.63%) PRINCE2
10 9 (6.87%) QA
10 9 (6.87%) Waterfall
11 8 (6.11%) Coaching
11 8 (6.11%) Marketing
11 8 (6.11%) Finance
11 8 (6.11%) Microsoft
12 7 (5.34%) UML
12 7 (5.34%) C#
12 7 (5.34%) Java
12 7 (5.34%) Aerospace
12 7 (5.34%) Human Factors
12 7 (5.34%) User Experience
12 7 (5.34%) Visualisation
12 7 (5.34%) MISRA
13 6 (4.58%) IEC 61508
13 6 (4.58%) Retail
13 6 (4.58%) Salesforce.com

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 2 (1.53%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.76%) SAS
2 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.76%) TPMS
Applications
1 5 (3.82%) MS Visio
1 5 (3.82%) Simulink
2 3 (2.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (2.29%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (2.29%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.29%) Stateflow
2 3 (2.29%) TargetLink
3 2 (1.53%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.53%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.05%) Primavera
1 4 (3.05%) SAP APO
2 2 (1.53%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.76%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.76%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.76%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.76%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.76%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.76%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.53%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.76%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.05%) Network Security
2 2 (1.53%) Firewall
2 2 (1.53%) FlexRay
2 2 (1.53%) LAN
2 2 (1.53%) WAN
2 2 (1.53%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.53%) Wireless
3 1 (0.76%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.76%) SSL
3 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.76%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.05%) RDBMS
1 4 (3.05%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.29%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (2.29%) NoSQL
2 3 (2.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.76%) Big Data
3 1 (0.76%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.76%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.29%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.53%) JIRA
2 2 (1.53%) JMeter
2 2 (1.53%) JUnit
2 2 (1.53%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (1.53%) Subversion
3 1 (0.76%) CruiseControl
3 1 (0.76%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.76%) LabVIEW
3 1 (0.76%) Moq
3 1 (0.76%) NUnit
3 1 (0.76%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (0.76%) Selenium
3 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 37 (28.24%) Manufacturing
2 8 (6.11%) Finance
2 8 (6.11%) Marketing
3 7 (5.34%) Aerospace
4 6 (4.58%) Retail
5 5 (3.82%) Electronics
6 3 (2.29%) Games
7 2 (1.53%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.76%) Advertising
8 1 (0.76%) Banking
8 1 (0.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (19.08%) Analyst
2 18 (13.74%) Project Manager
3 16 (12.21%) Architect
4 13 (9.92%) Business Analyst
4 13 (9.92%) Software Engineer
5 9 (6.87%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (6.11%) Developer
7 6 (4.58%) Quality Engineer
7 6 (4.58%) Software Quality Engineer
8 5 (3.82%) Development Engineer
8 5 (3.82%) Research Engineer
9 4 (3.05%) Development Specialist
9 4 (3.05%) Process Analyst
9 4 (3.05%) Salesforce Developer
9 4 (3.05%) SAP Architect
9 4 (3.05%) SAP Solutions Architect
10 3 (2.29%) Infrastructure Manager
10 3 (2.29%) IT Project Manager
10 3 (2.29%) Network Manager
10 3 (2.29%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.05%) OpenGL
1 4 (3.05%) Visualforce
2 3 (2.29%) .NET
2 3 (2.29%) SOAP
2 3 (2.29%) Web Services
2 3 (2.29%) XML
3 2 (1.53%) EDI
3 2 (1.53%) jQuery
3 2 (1.53%) JSON
3 2 (1.53%) REST
3 2 (1.53%) Spring
3 2 (1.53%) Struts
4 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.76%) HTML
4 1 (0.76%) HTML5
4 1 (0.76%) RESTful
4 1 (0.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.34%) User Experience
3 4 (3.05%) Infotainment
4 3 (2.29%) Robotics
5 2 (1.53%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.53%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.53%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.53%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.53%) PMI
5 2 (1.53%) RIA
5 2 (1.53%) SCADA
5 2 (1.53%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.76%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.76%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.76%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.29%) Android
1 3 (2.29%) Apple iOS
1 3 (2.29%) Linux
2 2 (1.53%) Windows
2 2 (1.53%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (22.90%) Project Management
2 23 (17.56%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (13.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (12.21%) Software Engineering
5 11 (8.40%) Business Analysis
6 10 (7.63%) PRINCE2
7 9 (6.87%) Waterfall
8 8 (6.11%) Coaching
9 7 (5.34%) Human Factors
9 7 (5.34%) UML
9 7 (5.34%) Visualisation
10 5 (3.82%) BPR
10 5 (3.82%) Change Control
10 5 (3.82%) Change Management
10 5 (3.82%) Multithreading
10 5 (3.82%) OO
10 5 (3.82%) Programme Management
10 5 (3.82%) Project Planning
11 4 (3.05%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (3.05%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 15 (11.45%) C
1 15 (11.45%) C++
2 7 (5.34%) C#
2 7 (5.34%) Java
3 5 (3.82%) Embedded C
3 5 (3.82%) MATLAB
3 5 (3.82%) SQL
4 3 (2.29%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.53%) Apex Code
5 2 (1.53%) Python
5 2 (1.53%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.76%) Embedded C++
6 1 (0.76%) PHP
6 1 (0.76%) R
Qualifications
1 21 (16.03%) Degree
2 5 (3.82%) PMI Certification
2 5 (3.82%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.05%) CCNA
3 4 (3.05%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.05%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.29%) PMP
5 2 (1.53%) CCNP
5 2 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.53%) PhD
5 2 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.76%) ISEB
6 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.63%) ISO26262
2 9 (6.87%) QA
3 7 (5.34%) MISRA
4 6 (4.58%) IEC 61508
5 2 (1.53%) MISRA C
System Software
1 2 (1.53%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (8.40%) SAP
2 8 (6.11%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.58%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (3.05%) Tableau
5 3 (2.29%) Adobe
5 3 (2.29%) Progress
6 2 (1.53%) Cisco
6 2 (1.53%) Google
6 2 (1.53%) HP
7 1 (0.76%) EMC
7 1 (0.76%) IBM
7 1 (0.76%) PTC
7 1 (0.76%) QNX
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £320 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
In Parallel Computer Staff Limited
Rate: Up to £48 per hour depending upon experience
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