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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automotive
England / West Midlands
Rank 65 68 44
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -24
Contract jobs citing Automotive 55 49 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.30% 2.04% 3.61%
As % of the General category 7.54% 7.13% 11.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 10
Median daily rate £443 £575 £181
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.95% +217.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £338 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £1,000 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
- +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 21
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.50 £30.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% -28.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.51 £20.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.77 £37.50 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £35.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-16.08% +11.71%

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
729 687 679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.49% 28.57% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 420 386 366
Median daily rate £400 £413 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £259 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 32 41
Median hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% -15.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £17.16 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £42.50 £33.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £35.00 £27.17
% change year-on-year
-24.28% +28.84%

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 24 January 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 24 January 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 24 January 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 24 £363 -30.95% 3
Coventry -13 17 £494 +97.50% 1
Birmingham -4 2 - - 6
Automotive
England

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 33 (25.78%) Manufacturing
2 31 (24.22%) Project Management
3 24 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (17.19%) Degree
5 18 (14.06%) SAP
6 17 (13.28%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (11.72%) C++
7 15 (11.72%) Software Engineering
8 12 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (8.59%) Waterfall
9 11 (8.59%) C
9 11 (8.59%) Business Analysis
10 10 (7.81%) PRINCE2
11 9 (7.03%) Microsoft
11 9 (7.03%) Marketing
11 9 (7.03%) QA
11 9 (7.03%) Visualisation
12 8 (6.25%) C#
12 8 (6.25%) Java
12 8 (6.25%) Finance
13 7 (5.47%) Aerospace
13 7 (5.47%) Human Factors
13 7 (5.47%) Coaching
13 7 (5.47%) ISO26262
14 6 (4.69%) IEC 61508
14 6 (4.69%) Project Planning
14 6 (4.69%) User Acceptance Testing
14 6 (4.69%) Retail
14 6 (4.69%) Change Management
14 6 (4.69%) UML

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 3 (2.34%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.78%) SAS
2 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (3.91%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (2.34%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (2.34%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.34%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.56%) Simulink
4 1 (0.78%) MS Project
4 1 (0.78%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 4 (3.13%) Primavera
1 4 (3.13%) SAP APO
1 4 (3.13%) SAP CRM
2 2 (1.56%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.78%) ENOVIA
3 1 (0.78%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.56%) SaaS
1 2 (1.56%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (0.78%) IaaS
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.56%) Firewall
1 2 (1.56%) Network Security
2 1 (0.78%) DNS
2 1 (0.78%) FlexRay
2 1 (0.78%) Internet
2 1 (0.78%) Intranet
2 1 (0.78%) LAN
2 1 (0.78%) WAN
2 1 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.91%) RDBMS
1 5 (3.91%) Relational Database
2 4 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (2.34%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.34%) SAP Data Services
3 3 (2.34%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.56%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.78%) Big Data
5 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (2.34%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.56%) JMeter
2 2 (1.56%) JUnit
3 1 (0.78%) CruiseControl
3 1 (0.78%) Cucumber
General
1 33 (25.78%) Manufacturing
2 9 (7.03%) Marketing
3 8 (6.25%) Finance
4 7 (5.47%) Aerospace
5 6 (4.69%) Retail
6 5 (3.91%) Electronics
7 4 (3.13%) Games
8 2 (1.56%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.78%) Advertising
9 1 (0.78%) Banking
9 1 (0.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (20.31%) Analyst
2 18 (14.06%) Architect
3 16 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 13 (10.16%) Business Analyst
4 13 (10.16%) Software Engineer
4 13 (10.16%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (5.47%) Developer
5 7 (5.47%) Development Engineer
6 6 (4.69%) Quality Engineer
6 6 (4.69%) Research Engineer
6 6 (4.69%) SAP Architect
6 6 (4.69%) Software Quality Engineer
7 5 (3.91%) Data Scientist
7 5 (3.91%) SAP Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.13%) Development Specialist
8 4 (3.13%) Project Analyst
8 4 (3.13%) Test Analyst
9 3 (2.34%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 3 (2.34%) Process Analyst
9 3 (2.34%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.91%) .NET
2 4 (3.13%) OpenGL
3 3 (2.34%) HTML
3 3 (2.34%) jQuery
3 3 (2.34%) JSON
3 3 (2.34%) REST
3 3 (2.34%) SOAP
3 3 (2.34%) Spring
3 3 (2.34%) Struts
3 3 (2.34%) Web Services
4 2 (1.56%) D3.js
4 2 (1.56%) EDI
4 2 (1.56%) HTML5
4 2 (1.56%) Visualforce
4 2 (1.56%) XML
5 1 (0.78%) Ajax
5 1 (0.78%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.78%) Classic ASP
5 1 (0.78%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.03%) Visualisation
3 5 (3.91%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.91%) Statistics
4 4 (3.13%) Ergonomics
4 4 (3.13%) Robotics
4 4 (3.13%) User Experience
5 3 (2.34%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.34%) Physics
5 3 (2.34%) Telematics
6 2 (1.56%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.56%) PMI
6 2 (1.56%) SCADA
7 1 (0.78%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.78%) Chemistry
7 1 (0.78%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.78%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.78%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.78%) RIA
7 1 (0.78%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.13%) Android
1 4 (3.13%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.34%) Linux
2 3 (2.34%) Windows
3 2 (1.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (24.22%) Project Management
2 24 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (13.28%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (11.72%) Software Engineering
5 11 (8.59%) Business Analysis
5 11 (8.59%) Waterfall
6 10 (7.81%) PRINCE2
7 7 (5.47%) Coaching
7 7 (5.47%) Human Factors
8 6 (4.69%) Change Management
8 6 (4.69%) Project Planning
8 6 (4.69%) UML
8 6 (4.69%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (3.91%) BPR
9 5 (3.91%) CRM
9 5 (3.91%) Data Modelling
9 5 (3.91%) Migration
9 5 (3.91%) Performance Testing
9 5 (3.91%) Psychology
9 5 (3.91%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 15 (11.72%) C++
2 11 (8.59%) C
3 8 (6.25%) C#
3 8 (6.25%) Java
4 5 (3.91%) JavaScript
4 5 (3.91%) Python
4 5 (3.91%) SQL
5 3 (2.34%) Embedded C
5 3 (2.34%) R
5 3 (2.34%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.56%) PHP
7 1 (0.78%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (17.19%) Degree
2 5 (3.91%) PMI Certification
2 5 (3.91%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.13%) CCNA
3 4 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.13%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.34%) PhD
4 3 (2.34%) PMP
5 2 (1.56%) CCNP
5 2 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.78%) HNC
6 1 (0.78%) HND
6 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.03%) QA
2 7 (5.47%) ISO26262
3 6 (4.69%) IEC 61508
4 5 (3.91%) MISRA
System Software
1 2 (1.56%) Firmware
2 1 (0.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (14.06%) SAP
2 9 (7.03%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.91%) Tableau
4 3 (2.34%) Adobe
4 3 (2.34%) Progress
5 2 (1.56%) Cisco
5 2 (1.56%) Google
5 2 (1.56%) HP
5 2 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.78%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.78%) Mentor Graphics
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