Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 69 74
Rank change year-on-year -16 +5 +2
Contract jobs citing Automotive 23 20 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.56% 1.50% 1.56%
As % of the General category 6.05% 4.57% 4.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 20
Birmingham median daily rate £438 £425 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +70.00% +92.31%
West Midlands median daily rate £469 £393 £350
% change year-on-year +19.43% +12.14% +20.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Birmingham median hourly rate - £41.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +66.00% -9.91%
West Midlands median hourly rate £29.70 £32.75 £30.63
% change year-on-year -9.31% +6.94% -2.59%

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 380 438 514
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 25.71% 32.76% 33.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 304 357
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £282 £255 £223
90th Percentile £600 £550 £564
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 8
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £35.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -54.55% +2.14%
10th Percentile £11.66 £12.94 £11.45
90th Percentile £31.80 £41.68 £38.83
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.52 £30.31 £20.50
% change year-on-year -38.90% +47.85% -28.55%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Automotive in Birmingham over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

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 18 August 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 10 (43.48%) SAP
1 10 (43.48%) Manufacturing
2 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (21.74%) HTML
3 5 (21.74%) Finance
4 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
4 4 (17.39%) Business Analysis
4 4 (17.39%) Marketing
4 4 (17.39%) CRM
4 4 (17.39%) SAP PP
5 3 (13.04%) Project Management
5 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
5 3 (13.04%) MySQL
5 3 (13.04%) Linux
5 3 (13.04%) Python
5 3 (13.04%) PHP
5 3 (13.04%) Subversion
5 3 (13.04%) Scrum
5 3 (13.04%) JIRA
5 3 (13.04%) Persian Language
5 3 (13.04%) Selenium
5 3 (13.04%) Symfony
5 3 (13.04%) Zend
5 3 (13.04%) Atlassian
5 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (13.04%) Bash Shell
5 3 (13.04%) HTML5
5 3 (13.04%) Mocha

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 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) SAP PP
2 2 (8.70%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) MySQL
1 3 (13.04%) Redis
2 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 2 (8.70%) MS Access
2 2 (8.70%) Power BI
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (13.04%) Bitbucket
1 3 (13.04%) Jasmine
1 3 (13.04%) JIRA
1 3 (13.04%) Mocha
1 3 (13.04%) Selenium
1 3 (13.04%) Subversion
General
1 10 (43.48%) Manufacturing
2 5 (21.74%) Finance
3 4 (17.39%) Marketing
4 3 (13.04%) Persian Language
5 2 (8.70%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Architect
1 6 (26.09%) Consultant
2 5 (21.74%) SAP Architect
3 4 (17.39%) SAP Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) SAP PP Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) SAP Solutions Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) IT Manager
5 2 (8.70%) SAP MM Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Trainer
6 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) HTML
2 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
2 3 (13.04%) HTML5
2 3 (13.04%) LESS
2 3 (13.04%) Node.js
2 3 (13.04%) Sass
2 3 (13.04%) Symfony
3 2 (8.70%) .NET
3 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.70%) CSS
3 2 (8.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Infotainment
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (17.39%) Business Analysis
3 4 (17.39%) CRM
3 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
4 3 (13.04%) API Design
4 3 (13.04%) API Development
4 3 (13.04%) Project Management
4 3 (13.04%) Scrum
4 3 (13.04%) SDLC
4 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Change Management
5 2 (8.70%) DFSS
5 2 (8.70%) ERP
5 2 (8.70%) Innovative Thinking
5 2 (8.70%) Migration
5 2 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (8.70%) SAP Implementation
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.35%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) Bash Shell
1 3 (13.04%) PHP
1 3 (13.04%) Python
2 2 (8.70%) C#
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
1 2 (8.70%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) SAP
2 3 (13.04%) Atlassian
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Zend