The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Automotive over the 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automotive
England / East Midlands
Rank 85 78 94
Rank change year-on-year -7 +16  
Contract jobs citing Automotive 9 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.61% 1.05% 0.36%
As % of the General category 1.84% 3.06% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 1
Median daily rate £325 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +33.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -11.17% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £32.50 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £30.82
% change year-on-year -7.14% +13.56%  

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 489 556 599
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 33.20% 34.26% 36.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 354 339
Median daily rate £419 £375 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.66% -10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 20
Median hourly rate £25.00 £10.44 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +139.46% -34.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £9.72 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.25 £26.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.28% +26.00%  

Automotive
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

Automotive
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Automotive in the East Midlands

Automotive
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Automotive in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Automotive in the East Midlands

Automotive
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Automotive in the East Midlands

Automotive
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automotive within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire -8 7 £268 -37.05%
Derbyshire -8 1 £400 +45.45% 2
Automotive
England

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Automotive.

1 6 (40.00%) C++
1 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (26.67%) C
3 3 (20.00%) Aerospace
3 3 (20.00%) PMI Certification
3 3 (20.00%) CAE
3 3 (20.00%) MATLAB
3 3 (20.00%) Simulink
3 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) CAD
3 3 (20.00%) IEC 61508
3 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (20.00%) FlexRay
3 3 (20.00%) ISO26262
3 3 (20.00%) MISRA C
3 3 (20.00%) MISRA
4 2 (13.33%) Siemens NX
4 2 (13.33%) PTC Creo
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Visualisation
4 2 (13.33%) Degree
4 2 (13.33%) AutoCAD
4 2 (13.33%) Siemens
4 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (13.33%) PMI
4 2 (13.33%) SAP
4 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (13.33%) Electronics

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 3 (20.00%) Simulink
2 2 (13.33%) AutoCAD
2 2 (13.33%) CATIA
2 2 (13.33%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 2 (13.33%) PTC Creo
2 2 (13.33%) Siemens NX
3 1 (6.67%) Abaqus
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) FlexRay
General
1 3 (20.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (13.33%) Electronics
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Automotive Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Business IT Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) IT Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) IT Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) CAD Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Electronics Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
4 1 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Lean Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Mechanical Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (13.33%) PMI
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (6.67%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (20.00%) CAD
2 3 (20.00%) CAE
2 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Data Management
3 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
3 2 (13.33%) PLM
3 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (13.33%) Visualisation
3 2 (13.33%) Workflow
4 1 (6.67%) Change Control
4 1 (6.67%) Coaching
4 1 (6.67%) Finite Element Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) Requirements Management
4 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma
4 1 (6.67%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) C++
2 4 (26.67%) C
3 3 (20.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (6.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) IEC 61508
1 3 (20.00%) ISO26262
1 3 (20.00%) MISRA
1 3 (20.00%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) SAP
1 2 (13.33%) Siemens
2 1 (6.67%) EMC
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