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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automotive
Rank 35 63 29
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -34
Contract jobs citing Automotive 108 39 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.47% 1.92% 4.91%
As % of the General category 14.71% 6.26% 16.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 24
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£400 £301 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.11% -35.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £211 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 4 37
Average hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.75 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-11.80% -
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
734 623 632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.39% 30.60% 29.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 350 276
Average daily rate £375 £373 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 24 70
Average hourly rate £29.88 £22.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.77% -36.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -16.00%

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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014. 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
Coventry +20 44 £340 - 11
Warwickshire +2 27 £450 +29.49% 3
Birmingham +9 14 - - 6
Solihull +1 4 £425 +97.44% 1
Wolverhampton - 3 £265 - 1
Staffordshire -2 1 - -
Worcestershire - - - - 2
Automotive
England

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 91 (40.63%) SAP
2 58 (25.89%) Manufacturing
3 51 (22.77%) Project Management
4 30 (13.39%) Validation
4 30 (13.39%) Business Transformation
5 29 (12.95%) PLM
6 27 (12.05%) Degree
7 26 (11.61%) Analytical Skills
8 24 (10.71%) ERP
9 23 (10.27%) ENOVIA
10 22 (9.82%) Integration Testing
10 22 (9.82%) Microsoft
11 21 (9.38%) PRINCE2
12 20 (8.93%) Migration
13 19 (8.48%) Software Engineering
14 18 (8.04%) Finance
15 17 (7.59%) MS Excel
15 17 (7.59%) CAD
16 16 (7.14%) Requirements Management
17 15 (6.70%) Stakeholder Management
18 14 (6.25%) Java
18 14 (6.25%) QA
18 14 (6.25%) SAP Implementation
19 13 (5.80%) Time Management
19 13 (5.80%) C
19 13 (5.80%) HTML
19 13 (5.80%) Middleware
20 12 (5.36%) IBM
20 12 (5.36%) SQL
20 12 (5.36%) Web Services

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 9 (4.02%) WebSphere
2 6 (2.68%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.79%) Apache
4 2 (0.89%) MQSeries
4 2 (0.89%) CMS
4 2 (0.89%) Documentum
5 1 (0.45%) SAS
5 1 (0.45%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.45%) IIS
5 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.45%) Lync
5 1 (0.45%) WinCC
5 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (7.59%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.57%) MS Project
2 8 (3.57%) MS Office
3 5 (2.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.79%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.34%) Simulink
5 3 (1.34%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.89%) CATIA
7 1 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.45%) Stateflow
7 1 (0.45%) Maya
7 1 (0.45%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.45%) TargetLink
7 1 (0.45%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 23 (10.27%) ENOVIA
2 8 (3.57%) DELMIA
3 7 (3.13%) SAP PP
3 7 (3.13%) SAP SD
4 5 (2.23%) SAP CRM
4 5 (2.23%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (2.23%) SAP QM
4 5 (2.23%) Google Analytics
5 4 (1.79%) SAP EWM
5 4 (1.79%) SAP ERP
6 3 (1.34%) SAP CO
6 3 (1.34%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (1.34%) SAP FI
6 3 (1.34%) SAP MM
7 2 (0.89%) BPCS
7 2 (0.89%) Teamcenter
7 2 (0.89%) SAP PM
7 2 (0.89%) CA Clarity
8 1 (0.45%) SAP SRM
8 1 (0.45%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.57%) Internet
2 6 (2.68%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 5 (2.23%) SAN
4 4 (1.79%) HTTP
5 3 (1.34%) WAN
5 3 (1.34%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.89%) Firewall
6 2 (0.89%) FTP
6 2 (0.89%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.89%) Intranet
7 1 (0.45%) 3G
7 1 (0.45%) MIMO
7 1 (0.45%) LTE
7 1 (0.45%) 4G
7 1 (0.45%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.45%) IPv4
7 1 (0.45%) IPv6
7 1 (0.45%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.45%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.79%) SAP BW
4 3 (1.34%) SAP BI
5 2 (0.89%) MySQL
5 2 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.89%) WhereScape RED
5 2 (0.89%) Cognos Report Studio
5 2 (0.89%) Cognos Transformer
6 1 (0.45%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (0.45%) OLAP
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.45%) SQLite
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (4.46%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (2.23%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (0.89%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.89%) LSMW
3 2 (0.89%) Subversion
4 1 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.45%) Eclipse
General
1 58 (25.89%) Manufacturing
2 18 (8.04%) Finance
3 11 (4.91%) Electronics
3 11 (4.91%) Marketing
4 4 (1.79%) Retail
4 4 (1.79%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.79%) Legal
5 2 (0.89%) Banking
6 1 (0.45%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.45%) Back Office
6 1 (0.45%) Military
6 1 (0.45%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 42 (18.75%) Consultant
2 33 (14.73%) SAP Consultant
3 24 (10.71%) Analyst
4 22 (9.82%) Project Manager
5 17 (7.59%) Architect
6 15 (6.70%) Developer
7 14 (6.25%) Software Engineer
8 9 (4.02%) Business Analyst
9 8 (3.57%) Applications Engineer
10 7 (3.13%) SAP Manager
10 7 (3.13%) Programme Manager
11 6 (2.68%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (2.68%) SAP SD Consultant
12 5 (2.23%) SAP PP Consultant
12 5 (2.23%) Systems Engineer
12 5 (2.23%) Business Manager
13 4 (1.79%) WebSphere Developer
13 4 (1.79%) Requirements Manager
13 4 (1.79%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
13 4 (1.79%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.80%) HTML
1 13 (5.80%) Middleware
2 12 (5.36%) Web Services
2 12 (5.36%) XML
3 7 (3.13%) .NET
4 5 (2.23%) ASP.NET
4 5 (2.23%) CSS
4 5 (2.23%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 4 (1.79%) jQuery
5 4 (1.79%) XML Schema
5 4 (1.79%) BAPI
6 3 (1.34%) HTML5
7 2 (0.89%) Ajax
7 2 (0.89%) REST
7 2 (0.89%) JSON
7 2 (0.89%) OAuth2
7 2 (0.89%) EDI
7 2 (0.89%) SOAP
7 2 (0.89%) J2EE
8 1 (0.45%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.61%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.68%) Visualisation
3 5 (2.23%) SCADA
3 5 (2.23%) PMI
3 5 (2.23%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.23%) User Experience
3 5 (2.23%) Social Media
4 4 (1.79%) CAN bus
4 4 (1.79%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.79%) Mechatronics
4 4 (1.79%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.34%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.34%) Telematics
6 2 (0.89%) iPad
6 2 (0.89%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (0.89%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.89%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.89%) PKI
6 2 (0.89%) Open Source
6 2 (0.89%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.91%) Windows
2 8 (3.57%) Linux
3 7 (3.13%) UNIX
4 6 (2.68%) Windows 7
4 6 (2.68%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 5 (2.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (2.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.23%) VMS
6 2 (0.89%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.45%) Tizen
7 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.45%) Android
7 1 (0.45%) AIX
7 1 (0.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (22.77%) Project Management
2 30 (13.39%) Validation
2 30 (13.39%) Business Transformation
3 29 (12.95%) PLM
4 24 (10.71%) ERP
5 22 (9.82%) Integration Testing
6 21 (9.38%) PRINCE2
7 20 (8.93%) Migration
8 19 (8.48%) Software Engineering
9 17 (7.59%) CAD
10 16 (7.14%) Requirements Management
11 15 (6.70%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (6.25%) SAP Implementation
13 13 (5.80%) Time Management
14 12 (5.36%) Data Architecture
14 12 (5.36%) Logistics
14 12 (5.36%) UML
15 11 (4.91%) Change Management
15 11 (4.91%) Agile Software Development
16 10 (4.46%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (6.25%) Java
2 13 (5.80%) C
3 12 (5.36%) SQL
4 7 (3.13%) C++
5 6 (2.68%) ABAP
5 6 (2.68%) JavaScript
6 5 (2.23%) VB
7 3 (1.34%) VBA
7 3 (1.34%) Embedded C++
7 3 (1.34%) MATLAB
8 2 (0.89%) Embedded C
8 2 (0.89%) Assembly Language
8 2 (0.89%) Pascal
8 2 (0.89%) PHP
8 2 (0.89%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.89%) C#
9 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.45%) VBScript
9 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (12.05%) Degree
2 5 (2.23%) PMI Certification
2 5 (2.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (1.79%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 3 (1.34%) PMP
4 3 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (0.89%) PgMP
5 2 (0.89%) APMP
6 1 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.45%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.45%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.45%) HND
6 1 (0.45%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.25%) QA
2 3 (1.34%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.89%) P3O
4 1 (0.45%) SLA
4 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (2.23%) Active Directory
1 5 (2.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.79%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.45%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 91 (40.63%) SAP
2 22 (9.82%) Microsoft
3 12 (5.36%) Oracle
3 12 (5.36%) IBM
4 7 (3.13%) Google
5 5 (2.23%) VMware
6 4 (1.79%) Capita
7 3 (1.34%) Cadence
7 3 (1.34%) Lotus
8 2 (0.89%) CA
8 2 (0.89%) Nokia
8 2 (0.89%) Siemens
8 2 (0.89%) Cognos
8 2 (0.89%) Primavera
8 2 (0.89%) Facebook
9 1 (0.45%) Twitter
9 1 (0.45%) Allen-Bradley
9 1 (0.45%) Trillium
9 1 (0.45%) Adobe
9 1 (0.45%) HP
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Warwickshire
WA Consultants
Posted: 16 days ago
West Midlands
WA Consultants
Posted: 16 days ago
West Midlands
WA Consultants
Rate: £18.00 - £19.00 per hour + Non restricted Hours.
Posted: 18 days ago
Coventry
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Coventry
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £20 - £25 per hour
Posted: 19 days ago
Coventry
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
West Midlands
WA Consultants
Rate: £25 - £28 per hour
Posted: 24 days ago
West Midlands
WA Consultants
Posted: 24 days ago
West Midlands
WA Consultants
Posted: 25 days ago