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 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automotive
Rank 29 51 37
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -14
Contract jobs citing Automotive 126 63 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.98% 2.99% 3.70%
As % of the General category 16.58% 10.38% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 7 27
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.72% +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £230 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £645 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
- -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 15 13
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.80 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.35 £26.70 £30.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £46.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £37.80 £38.99
% change year-on-year
-11.24% -3.05%
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
760 607 738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.04% 28.82% 32.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 279 333
Average daily rate £364 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 48 38
Average hourly rate £31.50 £25.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -20.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £11.74 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

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 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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 0 69 £363 -36.95% 4
Warwickshire +10 27 £400 +73.91% 2
Birmingham -2 3 £425 - 1
Wolverhampton - 3 £283 - 1
Shropshire - 3 £550 -
Solihull +2 1 £260 - 1
Worcestershire -4 1 - - 9
Staffordshire - - - -
Automotive
England

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 88 (40.93%) SAP
2 54 (25.12%) Manufacturing
3 51 (23.72%) Project Management
4 42 (19.53%) PLM
5 38 (17.67%) Validation
6 32 (14.88%) Migration
7 30 (13.95%) Business Transformation
8 28 (13.02%) ENOVIA
9 24 (11.16%) CAD
10 21 (9.77%) Requirements Management
11 20 (9.30%) Degree
11 20 (9.30%) Time Management
11 20 (9.30%) HTML
12 19 (8.84%) Microsoft
13 18 (8.37%) Software Engineering
13 18 (8.37%) Integration Testing
14 17 (7.91%) Data Architecture
14 17 (7.91%) Stakeholder Management
14 17 (7.91%) Finance
14 17 (7.91%) ERP
15 16 (7.44%) MS Excel
15 16 (7.44%) Web Services
15 16 (7.44%) PRINCE2
16 15 (6.98%) Marketing
17 14 (6.51%) PDM
17 14 (6.51%) DELMIA
17 14 (6.51%) Software Testing
18 13 (6.05%) Logistics
18 13 (6.05%) HTML5
18 13 (6.05%) WebSphere

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 13 (6.05%) WebSphere
2 3 (1.40%) Apache
3 2 (0.93%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.93%) CMS
4 1 (0.47%) Documentum
4 1 (0.47%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (7.44%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.72%) MS Project
2 8 (3.72%) Adobe Captivate
3 6 (2.79%) Simulink
4 5 (2.33%) MS Office
4 5 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.86%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.40%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.93%) CATIA
8 1 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.47%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 1 (0.47%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 28 (13.02%) ENOVIA
2 14 (6.51%) DELMIA
3 6 (2.79%) SAP PP
3 6 (2.79%) SAP FI
3 6 (2.79%) SAP CO
3 6 (2.79%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (2.33%) SAP SD
4 5 (2.33%) SAP CRM
4 5 (2.33%) Google Analytics
5 4 (1.86%) SAP EWM
5 4 (1.86%) SAP MM
5 4 (1.86%) SAP QM
6 3 (1.40%) Teamcenter
6 3 (1.40%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.47%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.47%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.47%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.47%) CA Clarity
7 1 (0.47%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.26%) Internet
2 6 (2.79%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 5 (2.33%) Ethernet
4 4 (1.86%) SAN
5 3 (1.40%) HTTP
6 2 (0.93%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.93%) Intranet
6 2 (0.93%) FTP
6 2 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.93%) WAN
7 1 (0.47%) Wireless
7 1 (0.47%) 2G
7 1 (0.47%) 3G
7 1 (0.47%) Firewall
7 1 (0.47%) MIMO
7 1 (0.47%) LTE
7 1 (0.47%) 4G
7 1 (0.47%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.47%) IPv4
7 1 (0.47%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.79%) SQL Server
1 6 (2.79%) SAP Data Services
2 4 (1.86%) SAP BW
3 3 (1.40%) SAP BI
3 3 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.40%) NonStop SQL
3 3 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.93%) MySQL
4 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.47%) SQLite
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (5.58%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (2.79%) Rational Rhapsody
3 5 (2.33%) Subversion
4 2 (0.93%) LSMW
5 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.47%) Eclipse
General
1 54 (25.12%) Manufacturing
2 17 (7.91%) Finance
3 15 (6.98%) Marketing
4 8 (3.72%) Multimedia
4 8 (3.72%) Electronics
5 7 (3.26%) Retail
6 4 (1.86%) Avionics
7 2 (0.93%) Military
7 2 (0.93%) Banking
7 2 (0.93%) Legal
8 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.47%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.47%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 34 (15.81%) Consultant
2 28 (13.02%) SAP Consultant
3 24 (11.16%) Developer
4 22 (10.23%) Architect
5 21 (9.77%) Analyst
6 18 (8.37%) Project Manager
7 14 (6.51%) Applications Engineer
8 13 (6.05%) Software Engineer
9 9 (4.19%) Business Analyst
10 8 (3.72%) Integration Architect
10 8 (3.72%) Graduate
10 8 (3.72%) Multimedia Developer
11 7 (3.26%) Solutions Architect
12 6 (2.79%) Administrator
12 6 (2.79%) Design Engineer
12 6 (2.79%) Systems Engineer
13 5 (2.33%) Senior Software Engineer
13 5 (2.33%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
13 5 (2.33%) Data Analyst
13 5 (2.33%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (9.30%) HTML
2 16 (7.44%) Web Services
3 13 (6.05%) HTML5
4 10 (4.65%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 9 (4.19%) Middleware
6 8 (3.72%) XML
6 8 (3.72%) Flash
7 7 (3.26%) WebSphere MQ
7 7 (3.26%) .NET
8 5 (2.33%) ASP.NET
8 5 (2.33%) jQuery
9 4 (1.86%) CSS
10 3 (1.40%) BAPI
11 2 (0.93%) SAP Basis
11 2 (0.93%) SAP CO-PA
11 2 (0.93%) SAP ALE
11 2 (0.93%) JSON
11 2 (0.93%) CSS3
11 2 (0.93%) Sass
11 2 (0.93%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.72%) E-Learning
1 8 (3.72%) CAN bus
2 7 (3.26%) Visualisation
3 5 (2.33%) Social Media
3 5 (2.33%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (2.33%) SCADA
4 4 (1.86%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.86%) PMI
4 4 (1.86%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.40%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.93%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.93%) Open Source
6 2 (0.93%) DataPower
7 1 (0.47%) Telematics
7 1 (0.47%) iPad
7 1 (0.47%) AS400
7 1 (0.47%) Economics
7 1 (0.47%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.47%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.65%) Windows
2 7 (3.26%) UNIX
2 7 (3.26%) Linux
3 5 (2.33%) VMS
4 4 (1.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (1.86%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.93%) AIX
6 1 (0.47%) Solaris
6 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.47%) Tizen
6 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.47%) zOS
6 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (23.72%) Project Management
2 42 (19.53%) PLM
3 38 (17.67%) Validation
4 32 (14.88%) Migration
5 30 (13.95%) Business Transformation
6 24 (11.16%) CAD
7 21 (9.77%) Requirements Management
8 20 (9.30%) Time Management
9 18 (8.37%) Integration Testing
9 18 (8.37%) Software Engineering
10 17 (7.91%) ERP
10 17 (7.91%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (7.91%) Data Architecture
11 16 (7.44%) PRINCE2
12 14 (6.51%) PDM
12 14 (6.51%) Software Testing
13 13 (6.05%) SAP Implementation
13 13 (6.05%) Logistics
14 12 (5.58%) CRM
15 9 (4.19%) UML
Programming Languages
1 11 (5.12%) C
2 9 (4.19%) SQL
3 8 (3.72%) Embedded C
4 7 (3.26%) C++
4 7 (3.26%) Java
5 6 (2.79%) ABAP
5 6 (2.79%) MATLAB
6 4 (1.86%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.40%) Embedded C++
8 2 (0.93%) Assembly Language
8 2 (0.93%) VBA
8 2 (0.93%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.93%) VB
9 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.47%) PHP
9 1 (0.47%) VBScript
9 1 (0.47%) C#
9 1 (0.47%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (9.30%) Degree
2 6 (2.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (1.86%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.40%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 3 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (0.93%) Chartered Engineer
5 2 (0.93%) PMP
6 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.47%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.47%) PgMP
6 1 (0.47%) APMP
6 1 (0.47%) HND
6 1 (0.47%) ISEB
6 1 (0.47%) CCA
6 1 (0.47%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.05%) QA
2 2 (0.93%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.47%) P3O
System Software
1 4 (1.86%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.40%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (1.86%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.47%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 88 (40.93%) SAP
2 19 (8.84%) Microsoft
3 12 (5.58%) IBM
4 9 (4.19%) Adobe
5 7 (3.26%) Google
6 6 (2.79%) Oracle
7 4 (1.86%) EMC
7 4 (1.86%) VMware
7 4 (1.86%) Mentor Graphics
7 4 (1.86%) Capita
8 3 (1.40%) Facebook
8 3 (1.40%) Lotus
9 2 (0.93%) Cadence
9 2 (0.93%) Siemens
9 2 (0.93%) MKS
9 2 (0.93%) Fujitsu
10 1 (0.47%) Twitter
10 1 (0.47%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.47%) Symantec
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