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 June 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 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 47 53
Rank change year-on-year +6 +6  
Contract jobs citing Automotive 13 23 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.05% 2.88% 1.35%
As % of the General category 5.75% 8.21% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 20 7
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £250 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +65.00% +92.30%  
10th Percentile £348 £250 £115
90th Percentile £455 £273 £416
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £345 £273
% change year-on-year +15.94% +26.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Birmingham median hourly rate £41.50 - £27.75
10th Percentile £39.75 - £16.83
90th Percentile £43.25 - £37.68
West Midlands median hourly rate £38.00 £31.75 £31.16
% change year-on-year +19.68% +1.89%  

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 226 280 267
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 35.65% 35.00% 35.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 292 274
Birmingham median daily rate £389 £375 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +4.82%  
10th Percentile £275 £210 £210
90th Percentile £575 £525 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 5
Birmingham median hourly rate £28.75 £37.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.29% +138.70%  
10th Percentile £13.83 £35.75 £12.45
90th Percentile £42.58 £38.75 £35.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £31.75 £28.85
% change year-on-year -21.25% +10.07%  

Automotive
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Automotive as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

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 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 June 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 7 (38.89%) .NET
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 6 (33.33%) C#
2 6 (33.33%) Workflow
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) Manufacturing
3 4 (22.22%) WCF
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (22.22%) SQL
3 4 (22.22%) VB.NET
3 4 (22.22%) RDBMS
3 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 4 (22.22%) SCADA
3 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
4 3 (16.67%) HTML5
4 3 (16.67%) MISRA
4 3 (16.67%) ThingWorx
4 3 (16.67%) MVC
4 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 3 (16.67%) CSS
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (16.67%) Project Management
4 3 (16.67%) VBA
4 3 (16.67%) C
4 3 (16.67%) HTML
4 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 3 (16.67%) WPF
4 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.11%) Finance
5 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.56%) Simulink
2 1 (5.56%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Primavera
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) RDBMS
2 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) CruiseControl
1 1 (5.56%) Moq
1 1 (5.56%) NUnit
1 1 (5.56%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (5.56%) Selenium
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) .NET Developer
1 4 (22.22%) Analyst
1 4 (22.22%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Designer
3 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior C# Developer
3 2 (11.11%) UX Designer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Workflow Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Supply Chain Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Supply Chain Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Workflow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) WCF
3 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 3 (16.67%) CSS
3 3 (16.67%) HTML
3 3 (16.67%) HTML5
3 3 (16.67%) WPF
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (11.11%) REST
4 2 (11.11%) RESTful
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) SCADA
2 2 (11.11%) User Experience
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Device Driver
3 1 (5.56%) FMCG
3 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (33.33%) Workflow
2 3 (16.67%) MVC
2 3 (16.67%) Project Management
2 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Matrix Management
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Scrum
4 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.56%) System Testing
4 1 (5.56%) TDD
4 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) C#
2 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) VB.NET
3 3 (16.67%) C
3 3 (16.67%) VBA
4 2 (11.11%) C++
5 1 (5.56%) Embedded C
5 1 (5.56%) Embedded C++
5 1 (5.56%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) MISRA
2 2 (11.11%) ISO 26262
3 1 (5.56%) IEC 62304
3 1 (5.56%) MISRA C
3 1 (5.56%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) HP
2 1 (5.56%) Tableau