Period
to 19 February 2018

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 6 months to 19 February 2018 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
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 88 85
Rank change year-on-year -4 -3 -17
Contract jobs citing Automotive 9 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.56% 0.66% 0.23%
As % of the General category 1.92% 2.19% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
Birmingham median daily rate £401 £330 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.36% +8.20% +35.56%
10th Percentile £400 £226 £290
90th Percentile £460 £394 £320
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £431 £463
% change year-on-year -1.45% -6.76% +36.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Birmingham median hourly rate £47.50 £27.69 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.54% -12.10% -7.35%
10th Percentile £40.38 £27.69 £29.75
90th Percentile £53.75 £27.69 £33.25
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.83 £25.50 £31.44
% change year-on-year +20.90% -18.89% +4.11%

Automotive is in the General Skills category. The following 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.

All General Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 469 411 449
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 29.44% 29.98% 34.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 270 278
Birmingham median daily rate £401 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.13% +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £249 £224 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £415 £400
% change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 15
Birmingham median hourly rate £31.00 £21.35 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.23% -32.24% +51.15%
10th Percentile £15.71 £9.81 £9.70
90th Percentile £50.75 £42.50 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £26.75 £24.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year +11.46% -2.04% -17.65%

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 19 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Automotive also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Automotive.

1 4 (44.44%) General Ledger
1 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
1 4 (44.44%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (44.44%) ERP
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 4 (44.44%) Project Management
1 4 (44.44%) Dynamics 365
1 4 (44.44%) Traceability Matrix
2 3 (33.33%) C
3 2 (22.22%) C++
3 2 (22.22%) MISRA
3 2 (22.22%) Aerospace
4 1 (11.11%) Electronics
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded C
4 1 (11.11%) Middleware
4 1 (11.11%) VxWorks
4 1 (11.11%) Scala
4 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
4 1 (11.11%) Apache Hive
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Big Data
4 1 (11.11%) Cloudera
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Sqoop
4 1 (11.11%) Impala
4 1 (11.11%) Apache Spark
4 1 (11.11%) Spark Streaming
4 1 (11.11%) API Development

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 1 (11.11%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Hive
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Kudu
1 1 (11.11%) Big Data
1 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
1 1 (11.11%) Impala
1 1 (11.11%) Sqoop
General
1 4 (44.44%) General Ledger
2 2 (22.22%) Aerospace
3 1 (11.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Consultant
1 4 (44.44%) Dynamics AX Consultant
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Consultant
1 4 (44.44%) Software Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Automotive Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Automotive Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Big Data Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Operations Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
1 1 (11.11%) Spark Streaming
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ERP
1 4 (44.44%) Project Management
1 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
1 4 (44.44%) Traceability Matrix
2 1 (11.11%) Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) API Development
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C
2 2 (22.22%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded C
3 1 (11.11%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) MISRA
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Cloudera