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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automotive
Rank 53 31 52
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +21
Contract jobs citing Automotive 67 126 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.69% 4.98% 2.94%
As % of the General category 8.05% 16.56% 10.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 30 7
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£350 £370 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -32.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £248 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £507 £645
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 30 15
Average hourly rate £32.47 £31.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £33.55 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+7.30% -11.24%
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
832 761 594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.45% 30.06% 28.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 374 274
Average daily rate £400 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £213 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £503 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 55 47
Average hourly rate £31.44 £31.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.19% +23.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £19.50 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +10 36 £350 -12.50% 3
Coventry -22 20 £340 -6.20% 9
Birmingham +6 3 £350 -17.64% 3
Solihull -3 1 - -
Shropshire -10 1 - -
Automotive
England

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 47 (26.70%) SAP
2 30 (17.05%) Manufacturing
2 30 (17.05%) Degree
3 25 (14.20%) Validation
4 24 (13.64%) Electronics
5 22 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 20 (11.36%) Project Management
7 18 (10.23%) Simulink
7 18 (10.23%) Microsoft
8 17 (9.66%) MS Excel
9 16 (9.09%) MATLAB
10 14 (7.95%) ITIL
11 13 (7.39%) C
11 13 (7.39%) Finance
11 13 (7.39%) Migration
11 13 (7.39%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (7.39%) IEC 61508
12 12 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (6.82%) ITIL Certification
13 11 (6.25%) HTML
13 11 (6.25%) Logistics
13 11 (6.25%) SysML
14 10 (5.68%) Aerospace
14 10 (5.68%) MS Office
14 10 (5.68%) Service Delivery
14 10 (5.68%) FlexRay
15 9 (5.11%) Embedded Systems
15 9 (5.11%) JavaScript
15 9 (5.11%) C++
15 9 (5.11%) MS PowerPoint

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (3.41%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.27%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.14%) CMS
3 2 (1.14%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.57%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.57%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.57%) SAP EP
4 1 (0.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 18 (10.23%) Simulink
2 17 (9.66%) MS Excel
3 10 (5.68%) MS Office
4 9 (5.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (2.84%) Stateflow
5 5 (2.84%) TargetLink
6 3 (1.70%) MS Project
7 2 (1.14%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.57%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.57%) CATIA
8 1 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.84%) SAP MM
1 5 (2.84%) SAP QM
2 4 (2.27%) SAP EWM
3 3 (1.70%) SAP PP
4 2 (1.14%) SAP SD
4 2 (1.14%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (1.14%) Teamcenter
4 2 (1.14%) SAP CO
4 2 (1.14%) SAP FI
4 2 (1.14%) SAP ERP
4 2 (1.14%) SAP LE
5 1 (0.57%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.57%) SAP MII
5 1 (0.57%) ENOVIA
5 1 (0.57%) SAP SRM
5 1 (0.57%) SAP APO
5 1 (0.57%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.57%) Office 365
1 1 (0.57%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.68%) FlexRay
2 3 (1.70%) DNS
2 3 (1.70%) Intranet
2 3 (1.70%) Internet
3 2 (1.14%) Network Security
3 2 (1.14%) WAN
3 2 (1.14%) DHCP
3 2 (1.14%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.57%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.57%) LAN
4 1 (0.57%) VoIP
4 1 (0.57%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.57%) IPv4
4 1 (0.57%) IPv6
4 1 (0.57%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.57%) MIMO
4 1 (0.57%) LTE
4 1 (0.57%) 4G
4 1 (0.57%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (0.57%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.98%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.27%) SAP Data Services
3 3 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.70%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.14%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.14%) MySQL
4 2 (1.14%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.57%) HBase
5 1 (0.57%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.57%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.57%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.57%) DTS
Development Applications
1 8 (4.55%) Subversion
1 8 (4.55%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (2.27%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.70%) CANoe
3 3 (1.70%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (1.70%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.14%) LSMW
4 2 (1.14%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.14%) JUnit
4 2 (1.14%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.57%) Ranorex
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.57%) JIRA
General
1 30 (17.05%) Manufacturing
2 24 (13.64%) Electronics
3 13 (7.39%) Finance
4 10 (5.68%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.70%) Publishing
5 3 (1.70%) German Language
6 2 (1.14%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.57%) Games
7 1 (0.57%) Retail
7 1 (0.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (13.07%) Developer
1 23 (13.07%) Analyst
2 22 (12.50%) Architect
3 21 (11.93%) Software Engineer
4 17 (9.66%) Consultant
5 15 (8.52%) SAP Consultant
6 14 (7.95%) Project Manager
7 13 (7.39%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (5.68%) Business Analyst
9 8 (4.55%) SAP Architect
10 6 (3.41%) SAP Solutions Architect
10 6 (3.41%) Service Desk Supervisor
10 6 (3.41%) Software Developer
11 5 (2.84%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (2.84%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 4 (2.27%) Data Analyst
12 4 (2.27%) Test Manager
12 4 (2.27%) Development Engineer
12 4 (2.27%) SAP Manager
12 4 (2.27%) SAP MM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.25%) HTML
2 7 (3.98%) CSS
3 5 (2.84%) Web Services
3 5 (2.84%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 5 (2.84%) jQuery
4 4 (2.27%) .NET
5 3 (1.70%) Middleware
5 3 (1.70%) Ajax
5 3 (1.70%) HTML5
6 2 (1.14%) Cocoa Touch
6 2 (1.14%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.14%) Spring MVC
6 2 (1.14%) Cocoa
6 2 (1.14%) Spring
6 2 (1.14%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (1.14%) J2EE
6 2 (1.14%) Classic ASP
6 2 (1.14%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.14%) XML
7 1 (0.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.11%) Embedded Systems
2 8 (4.55%) CAN bus
3 6 (3.41%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.27%) Device Driver
4 4 (2.27%) Telematics
5 3 (1.70%) SCADA
5 3 (1.70%) Mechatronics
6 2 (1.14%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.14%) iPhone
6 2 (1.14%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.14%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.14%) iPad
7 1 (0.57%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.57%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.57%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.57%) VHDL
7 1 (0.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.57%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.98%) Windows
2 5 (2.84%) Linux
2 5 (2.84%) VMS
3 3 (1.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.14%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.57%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.57%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (14.20%) Validation
2 22 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 20 (11.36%) Project Management
4 14 (7.95%) ITIL
5 13 (7.39%) Migration
5 13 (7.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (6.25%) Logistics
7 11 (6.25%) SysML
8 10 (5.68%) Service Delivery
9 8 (4.55%) Change Management
10 7 (3.98%) UML
10 7 (3.98%) ERP
10 7 (3.98%) SDLC
11 6 (3.41%) Software Delivery
11 6 (3.41%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (3.41%) ITSM
11 6 (3.41%) Service Management
11 6 (3.41%) Requirements Analysis
11 6 (3.41%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 16 (9.09%) MATLAB
2 13 (7.39%) C
3 9 (5.11%) C++
3 9 (5.11%) JavaScript
4 7 (3.98%) Java
5 5 (2.84%) Embedded C
6 3 (1.70%) VBA
6 3 (1.70%) C#
6 3 (1.70%) SQL
6 3 (1.70%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.14%) VBScript
7 2 (1.14%) PHP
7 2 (1.14%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.57%) Ruby
8 1 (0.57%) Embedded C++
8 1 (0.57%) Python
8 1 (0.57%) VB
8 1 (0.57%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.57%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 30 (17.05%) Degree
2 12 (6.82%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (2.27%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 4 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.57%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.57%) HNC
4 1 (0.57%) HND
4 1 (0.57%) PhD
4 1 (0.57%) CCNP
4 1 (0.57%) CCNA
4 1 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.39%) IEC 61508
2 2 (1.14%) QA
3 1 (0.57%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.57%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.57%) Firmware
2 1 (0.57%) Terminal Services
2 1 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.57%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.57%) vSphere
2 1 (0.57%) vCloud
2 1 (0.57%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (0.57%) NetBackup
1 1 (0.57%) SCCM
1 1 (0.57%) SCOM
1 1 (0.57%) Oozie
1 1 (0.57%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 47 (26.70%) SAP
2 18 (10.23%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.55%) IBM
4 4 (2.27%) Google
5 3 (1.70%) HP
5 3 (1.70%) PTC
6 2 (1.14%) Dell
6 2 (1.14%) EMC
6 2 (1.14%) JDA
6 2 (1.14%) VMware
6 2 (1.14%) MathWorks
7 1 (0.57%) Micro Focus
7 1 (0.57%) MKS
7 1 (0.57%) Cisco
7 1 (0.57%) Fujitsu
7 1 (0.57%) Panasonic
7 1 (0.57%) Motorola
7 1 (0.57%) Siemens
7 1 (0.57%) Apple
7 1 (0.57%) Symantec
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