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 26 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automotive
Rank 37 59 29
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -30
Contract jobs citing Automotive 95 42 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.01% 2.03% 5.01%
As % of the General category 13.44% 6.42% 16.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 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 £258 £211 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £495 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.92% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 4 36
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 £32.00 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
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
707 654 644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.84% 31.53% 30.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 368 276
Average daily rate £375 £375 £371
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £200 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 22 71
Average hourly rate £29.10 £20.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.47% -42.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.05 £11.00 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+16.27% -14.00%

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 26 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 26 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 26 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 +18 33 £340 -38.23% 14
Warwickshire +5 29 £430 +23.80% 4
Birmingham +10 13 - - 6
Solihull +1 4 £425 +97.44% 1
Wolverhampton - 3 £265 -
Staffordshire -4 1 - -
Worcestershire - - - - 1
Automotive
England

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 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 87 (39.19%) SAP
2 58 (26.13%) Manufacturing
3 50 (22.52%) Project Management
4 30 (13.51%) Validation
5 29 (13.06%) PLM
5 29 (13.06%) Business Transformation
6 27 (12.16%) Degree
7 26 (11.71%) Analytical Skills
8 22 (9.91%) Microsoft
8 22 (9.91%) ERP
8 22 (9.91%) ENOVIA
9 21 (9.46%) PRINCE2
10 20 (9.01%) Integration Testing
11 19 (8.56%) Software Engineering
12 18 (8.11%) Migration
12 18 (8.11%) Finance
12 18 (8.11%) MS Excel
13 15 (6.76%) CAD
13 15 (6.76%) Requirements Management
14 14 (6.31%) QA
14 14 (6.31%) SAP Implementation
14 14 (6.31%) Java
14 14 (6.31%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (5.86%) C
15 13 (5.86%) XML
15 13 (5.86%) HTML
15 13 (5.86%) Middleware
16 12 (5.41%) IBM
16 12 (5.41%) Web Services
16 12 (5.41%) Oracle

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 26 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 (4.05%) WebSphere
2 6 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.80%) Apache
4 2 (0.90%) IIS
4 2 (0.90%) Documentum
4 2 (0.90%) MQSeries
4 2 (0.90%) CMS
5 1 (0.45%) WinCC
5 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.45%) Lync
5 1 (0.45%) SAS
5 1 (0.45%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 18 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.05%) MS Office
3 8 (3.60%) MS Project
4 6 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (2.25%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.35%) Photoshop
6 3 (1.35%) Simulink
7 2 (0.90%) CATIA
8 1 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.45%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.45%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.45%) TargetLink
8 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.45%) Maya
8 1 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.45%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 22 (9.91%) ENOVIA
2 7 (3.15%) DELMIA
2 7 (3.15%) SAP PP
3 5 (2.25%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (2.25%) Google Analytics
3 5 (2.25%) SAP QM
3 5 (2.25%) SAP CRM
3 5 (2.25%) SAP SD
4 4 (1.80%) SAP ERP
4 4 (1.80%) SAP EWM
5 3 (1.35%) SAP CO
5 3 (1.35%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (1.35%) SAP FI
5 3 (1.35%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.90%) BPCS
6 2 (0.90%) Teamcenter
6 2 (0.90%) SAP PM
6 2 (0.90%) CA Clarity
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.45%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.60%) Internet
2 6 (2.70%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 5 (2.25%) SAN
4 4 (1.80%) HTTP
5 3 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.35%) WAN
6 2 (0.90%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.90%) FTP
6 2 (0.90%) Firewall
7 1 (0.45%) 4G
7 1 (0.45%) MIMO
7 1 (0.45%) LTE
7 1 (0.45%) Wireless
7 1 (0.45%) 2G
7 1 (0.45%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.45%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.45%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.45%) 3G
7 1 (0.45%) Intranet
7 1 (0.45%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.15%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.80%) SAP BW
4 3 (1.35%) SAP BI
5 2 (0.90%) MySQL
5 2 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.90%) WhereScape RED
5 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.90%) Cognos Report Studio
5 2 (0.90%) Cognos Transformer
6 1 (0.45%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.45%) SQLite
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.45%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 10 (4.50%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (2.25%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (1.35%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.90%) LSMW
4 2 (0.90%) Subversion
5 1 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.45%) Eclipse
General
1 58 (26.13%) Manufacturing
2 18 (8.11%) Finance
3 12 (5.41%) Electronics
4 11 (4.95%) Marketing
5 4 (1.80%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.80%) Retail
6 3 (1.35%) Legal
7 2 (0.90%) Banking
8 1 (0.45%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.45%) Back Office
8 1 (0.45%) Military
8 1 (0.45%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 40 (18.02%) Consultant
2 31 (13.96%) SAP Consultant
3 24 (10.81%) Analyst
4 21 (9.46%) Project Manager
5 17 (7.66%) Architect
6 15 (6.76%) Developer
7 13 (5.86%) Software Engineer
8 10 (4.50%) Business Analyst
9 7 (3.15%) SAP Manager
9 7 (3.15%) Applications Engineer
9 7 (3.15%) Programme Manager
10 6 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (2.25%) Business Manager
11 5 (2.25%) SAP PP Consultant
11 5 (2.25%) Systems Engineer
12 4 (1.80%) Test Analyst
12 4 (1.80%) Administrator
12 4 (1.80%) SAP QM Consultant
12 4 (1.80%) Enterprise Architect
12 4 (1.80%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.86%) XML
1 13 (5.86%) HTML
1 13 (5.86%) Middleware
2 12 (5.41%) Web Services
3 7 (3.15%) .NET
4 5 (2.25%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 5 (2.25%) ASP.NET
4 5 (2.25%) CSS
5 4 (1.80%) XML Schema
6 3 (1.35%) Ajax
6 3 (1.35%) HTML5
6 3 (1.35%) jQuery
6 3 (1.35%) BAPI
7 2 (0.90%) DHTML
7 2 (0.90%) J2EE
7 2 (0.90%) SOAP
7 2 (0.90%) EDI
7 2 (0.90%) REST
7 2 (0.90%) OAuth2
8 1 (0.45%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.71%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.70%) Visualisation
3 5 (2.25%) User Experience
3 5 (2.25%) SCADA
3 5 (2.25%) Social Media
3 5 (2.25%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.25%) PMI
4 4 (1.80%) Mechatronics
4 4 (1.80%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.80%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.80%) CAN bus
5 3 (1.35%) Telematics
5 3 (1.35%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.90%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.90%) iPhone
6 2 (0.90%) Open Source
6 2 (0.90%) iPad
6 2 (0.90%) PKI
6 2 (0.90%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (0.90%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 12 (5.41%) Windows
2 8 (3.60%) Linux
3 7 (3.15%) UNIX
4 6 (2.70%) Windows 7
4 6 (2.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 5 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.35%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.35%) VMS
7 2 (0.90%) Android
8 1 (0.45%) Tizen
8 1 (0.45%) AIX
8 1 (0.45%) Solaris
8 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (22.52%) Project Management
2 30 (13.51%) Validation
3 29 (13.06%) PLM
3 29 (13.06%) Business Transformation
4 22 (9.91%) ERP
5 21 (9.46%) PRINCE2
6 20 (9.01%) Integration Testing
7 19 (8.56%) Software Engineering
8 18 (8.11%) Migration
9 15 (6.76%) CAD
9 15 (6.76%) Requirements Management
10 14 (6.31%) SAP Implementation
10 14 (6.31%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (5.41%) UML
11 12 (5.41%) Logistics
11 12 (5.41%) Time Management
12 11 (4.95%) Data Architecture
12 11 (4.95%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (4.95%) Change Management
13 10 (4.50%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (6.31%) Java
2 13 (5.86%) C
3 11 (4.95%) SQL
4 7 (3.15%) C++
5 6 (2.70%) JavaScript
6 5 (2.25%) VB
6 5 (2.25%) ABAP
7 3 (1.35%) VBA
7 3 (1.35%) PHP
7 3 (1.35%) C#
7 3 (1.35%) MATLAB
7 3 (1.35%) Embedded C++
8 2 (0.90%) Assembly Language
8 2 (0.90%) Pascal
8 2 (0.90%) Embedded C
8 2 (0.90%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.90%) XPath
9 1 (0.45%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.45%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (12.16%) Degree
2 5 (2.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (2.25%) PMI Certification
3 4 (1.80%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 3 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (1.35%) PMP
5 2 (0.90%) PgMP
5 2 (0.90%) APMP
6 1 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.45%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.45%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.45%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.31%) QA
2 3 (1.35%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.90%) SLA
3 2 (0.90%) P3O
4 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (2.25%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.80%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.45%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 87 (39.19%) SAP
2 22 (9.91%) Microsoft
3 12 (5.41%) IBM
3 12 (5.41%) Oracle
4 7 (3.15%) Google
5 5 (2.25%) VMware
6 4 (1.80%) Capita
7 3 (1.35%) Cadence
7 3 (1.35%) Lotus
8 2 (0.90%) CA
8 2 (0.90%) Nokia
8 2 (0.90%) Siemens
8 2 (0.90%) Primavera
8 2 (0.90%) Cognos
8 2 (0.90%) Facebook
9 1 (0.45%) Allen-Bradley
9 1 (0.45%) Twitter
9 1 (0.45%) Cincom
9 1 (0.45%) Trillium
9 1 (0.45%) Symantec
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