The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Automotive over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Automotive
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 55 55
Rank change year-on-year +3 0  
Contract jobs citing Automotive 5 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.80% 0.44% 0.79%
As % of the General category 2.81% 1.30% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Median daily rate £300 £305 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.63% +52.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £305 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £305 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -10.58% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £31.44
% change year-on-year -7.14% +11.32%  

Automotive is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 178 231 239
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 28.53% 33.92% 31.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 140 131
Median daily rate £400 £395 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.26% +2.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 5
Median hourly rate £26.25 £35.00 £6.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +411.69%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +20.00%  

Automotive
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Automotive as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Automotive in Birmingham

Automotive
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Automotive in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Automotive in Birmingham

Automotive
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Automotive in Birmingham over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Automotive in Birmingham

Automotive
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automotive in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Automotive in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Automotive.

1 4 (57.14%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
3 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Workflow
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) SCADA
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 2 (28.57%) C
4 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
4 1 (14.29%) ISO26262
4 1 (14.29%) MISRA C
4 1 (14.29%) MISRA
4 1 (14.29%) PMO
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Refactoring
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) NUnit
4 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 1 (14.29%) CruiseControl
4 1 (14.29%) Selenium
4 1 (14.29%) WCF
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing

Automotive
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Simulink
1 1 (14.29%) Stateflow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
2 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) CruiseControl
1 1 (14.29%) Moq
1 1 (14.29%) NUnit
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded C Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) QC Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (14.29%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) SCADA
2 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
1 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (28.57%) Workflow
2 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 1 (14.29%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Project Governance
2 1 (14.29%) Refactoring
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
2 1 (14.29%) System Testing
2 1 (14.29%) TDD
2 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) C
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
3 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO26262
1 1 (14.29%) MISRA
1 1 (14.29%) MISRA C
1 1 (14.29%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) HP
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