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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automotive
Rank 41 46 38
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs citing Automotive 88 68 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.88% 3.08% 3.98%
As % of the General category 12.15% 9.59% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 18
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£225 £438 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.57% -27.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £265 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £725
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £463
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -13.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 24 22
Average hourly rate £30.20 £32.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.62% +1.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £22.38 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.15 £45.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -4.76%
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
724 709 535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 31.95% 32.08% 29.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 353 217
Average daily rate £380 £363 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% -2.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £598
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 49 67
Average hourly rate £27.35 £31.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.79% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £7.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.79%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +9 42 £138 -67.64% 1
Coventry +3 23 £250 -39.79% 7
Birmingham +4 7 £225 -35.71% 3
Solihull +11 2 - -
Staffordshire - - - - 2
Worcestershire - - - - 5
Automotive
England

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 55 (30.05%) SAP
2 40 (21.86%) Manufacturing
3 39 (21.31%) Degree
4 26 (14.21%) Software Engineering
5 24 (13.11%) Project Management
6 20 (10.93%) C
6 20 (10.93%) MS Excel
7 18 (9.84%) Electronics
8 17 (9.29%) Microsoft
8 17 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (8.20%) UML
9 15 (8.20%) Validation
10 14 (7.65%) Java
11 13 (7.10%) Six Sigma
11 13 (7.10%) MS Project
11 13 (7.10%) MS Office
12 12 (6.56%) HTML
12 12 (6.56%) ERP
12 12 (6.56%) MS PowerPoint
12 12 (6.56%) Rational DOORS
13 11 (6.01%) Finance
13 11 (6.01%) Change Management
14 10 (5.46%) JavaScript
14 10 (5.46%) Windows
14 10 (5.46%) Migration
14 10 (5.46%) Logistics
14 10 (5.46%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (5.46%) Requirements Engineering
14 10 (5.46%) Rational Rhapsody
14 10 (5.46%) Embedded Software Development

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (3.83%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.73%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.09%) Lync
3 2 (1.09%) IIS
3 2 (1.09%) MQSeries
3 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.55%) Apache
4 1 (0.55%) Documentum
4 1 (0.55%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.55%) WinCC
4 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 20 (10.93%) MS Excel
2 13 (7.10%) MS Project
2 13 (7.10%) MS Office
3 12 (6.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (4.37%) Simulink
5 5 (2.73%) MS Visio
6 4 (2.19%) TargetLink
7 3 (1.64%) Stateflow
8 2 (1.09%) CATIA
8 2 (1.09%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.55%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.55%) Maya
9 1 (0.55%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 6 (3.28%) SAP SD
2 5 (2.73%) SAP CRM
3 3 (1.64%) SAP APO
3 3 (1.64%) SAP MM
3 3 (1.64%) SAP PP
4 2 (1.09%) ENOVIA
4 2 (1.09%) SAP PM
4 2 (1.09%) BPCS
5 1 (0.55%) SAP QM
5 1 (0.55%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.55%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.55%) SAP MII
5 1 (0.55%) SAP EWM
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.37%) HTTPS
2 7 (3.83%) Internet
3 4 (2.19%) Ethernet
4 3 (1.64%) LAN
4 3 (1.64%) WAN
4 3 (1.64%) IPv4
4 3 (1.64%) IPv6
4 3 (1.64%) 3G
4 3 (1.64%) HTTP
4 3 (1.64%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.64%) Wireless
4 3 (1.64%) 2G
4 3 (1.64%) MIMO
4 3 (1.64%) LTE
4 3 (1.64%) 4G
5 2 (1.09%) Network Security
5 2 (1.09%) DNS
5 2 (1.09%) Firewall
5 2 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.09%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.83%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.09%) WhereScape RED
5 2 (1.09%) Cognos Report Studio
5 2 (1.09%) Cognos Transformer
5 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.55%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.55%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.55%) OLAP
6 1 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.55%) MS Access
6 1 (0.55%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (0.55%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (6.56%) Rational DOORS
2 10 (5.46%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (1.64%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.64%) ClearCase
3 3 (1.64%) ClearQuest
3 3 (1.64%) JIRA
4 2 (1.09%) LSMW
4 2 (1.09%) Subversion
5 1 (0.55%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.55%) Grunt
5 1 (0.55%) Bower
5 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.55%) Zephyr
5 1 (0.55%) Selenium
General
1 40 (21.86%) Manufacturing
2 18 (9.84%) Electronics
3 11 (6.01%) Finance
4 3 (1.64%) Aerospace
4 3 (1.64%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.64%) Marketing
4 3 (1.64%) German Language
5 2 (1.09%) Legal
6 1 (0.55%) Games
6 1 (0.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 26 (14.21%) Software Engineer
1 26 (14.21%) Consultant
2 24 (13.11%) Analyst
3 21 (11.48%) SAP Consultant
4 18 (9.84%) Architect
5 14 (7.65%) Project Manager
5 14 (7.65%) Developer
6 11 (6.01%) Business Analyst
6 11 (6.01%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (4.37%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 6 (3.28%) SAP SD Consultant
9 5 (2.73%) Support Analyst
9 5 (2.73%) Test Analyst
9 5 (2.73%) SAP Manager
10 4 (2.19%) WebSphere Developer
10 4 (2.19%) Printer Engineer
10 4 (2.19%) Programme Manager
10 4 (2.19%) Software Developer
10 4 (2.19%) Support Engineer
11 3 (1.64%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.56%) HTML
2 8 (4.37%) CSS
2 8 (4.37%) Middleware
3 7 (3.83%) XML
4 6 (3.28%) .NET
4 6 (3.28%) HTML5
5 4 (2.19%) Web Services
5 4 (2.19%) jQuery
5 4 (2.19%) Ajax
6 3 (1.64%) BAPI
6 3 (1.64%) EDI
6 3 (1.64%) DHTML
6 3 (1.64%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.64%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 3 (1.64%) CSS3
7 2 (1.09%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.09%) OAuth2
7 2 (1.09%) XSLT
7 2 (1.09%) XML Schema
8 1 (0.55%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.37%) Mechatronics
3 7 (3.83%) CAN bus
4 6 (3.28%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.28%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.28%) Telematics
5 4 (2.19%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (2.19%) PKI
5 4 (2.19%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.64%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.09%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.09%) PMI
7 2 (1.09%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.09%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.09%) User Experience
8 1 (0.55%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.55%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.55%) Derivative
8 1 (0.55%) Statistics
8 1 (0.55%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.46%) Windows
2 4 (2.19%) Windows 7
2 4 (2.19%) Apple iOS
2 4 (2.19%) Android
3 3 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (1.64%) Linux
3 3 (1.64%) VMS
4 2 (1.09%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.55%) UNIX
5 1 (0.55%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (14.21%) Software Engineering
2 24 (13.11%) Project Management
3 15 (8.20%) UML
3 15 (8.20%) Validation
4 13 (7.10%) Six Sigma
5 12 (6.56%) ERP
6 11 (6.01%) Change Management
7 10 (5.46%) Migration
7 10 (5.46%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (5.46%) Logistics
7 10 (5.46%) Requirements Engineering
7 10 (5.46%) Embedded Software Development
8 8 (4.37%) Use Case
8 8 (4.37%) PRINCE2
9 7 (3.83%) CRM
9 7 (3.83%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (3.83%) Integration Testing
10 6 (3.28%) Requirements Analysis
10 6 (3.28%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (3.28%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 20 (10.93%) C
2 14 (7.65%) Java
3 10 (5.46%) JavaScript
4 8 (4.37%) MATLAB
5 7 (3.83%) SQL
6 4 (2.19%) Embedded C
6 4 (2.19%) C++
6 4 (2.19%) PHP
7 3 (1.64%) C#
7 3 (1.64%) VB
7 3 (1.64%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.09%) Embedded C++
8 2 (1.09%) Pascal
8 2 (1.09%) XPath
9 1 (0.55%) VBScript
9 1 (0.55%) ABAP
9 1 (0.55%) VBA
9 1 (0.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 39 (21.31%) Degree
2 9 (4.92%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 2 (1.09%) VCP4
3 2 (1.09%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.55%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.55%) PgMP
4 1 (0.55%) APMP
4 1 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.55%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.73%) SLA
1 5 (2.73%) QA
2 1 (0.55%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.55%) P3O
2 1 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
System Software
1 5 (2.73%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.55%) NFS
3 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.09%) SCOM
1 2 (1.09%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 55 (30.05%) SAP
2 17 (9.29%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.83%) IBM
3 7 (3.83%) Oracle
4 4 (2.19%) Remedy
5 3 (1.64%) HP
5 3 (1.64%) EMC
5 3 (1.64%) Apple
6 2 (1.09%) Perforce
6 2 (1.09%) Cognos
6 2 (1.09%) MathWorks
7 1 (0.55%) Primavera
7 1 (0.55%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.55%) CA
7 1 (0.55%) Nokia
7 1 (0.55%) Siemens
7 1 (0.55%) VMware
7 1 (0.55%) Cadence
7 1 (0.55%) Cincom
7 1 (0.55%) Google
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