Period
to 21 July 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Automotive over the 6 months to 21 July 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
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 169 142 117
Rank change year-on-year -27 -25 +50
Contract jobs citing Automotive 32 57 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.67% 1.21% 1.45%
As % of the General category 2.02% 3.93% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 31 21
East of England median daily rate £290 £275 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.45% -31.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £155 £225 £225
90th Percentile £485 £450 £438
England median daily rate £425 £380 £410
% change year-on-year +11.84% -7.32% +5.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 37
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +2.86% -0.71%
10th Percentile £26.50 £30.50 £28.80
90th Percentile £75.00 £50.00 £45.00
England median hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +3.08% -10.96% +15.98%

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 the East of England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,584 1,452 1,690
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 33.26% 30.84% 32.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 863 921 887
East of England median daily rate £463 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% +2.94% +6.12%
10th Percentile £256 £263 £240
90th Percentile £600 £594 £588
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 80 151
East of England median hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.86% +20.69% -10.77%
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.84 £15.75
90th Percentile £45.10 £47.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £26.93 £24.23 £25.00
% change year-on-year +11.17% -3.10% +11.11%

Automotive
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Automotive as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Automotive in the East of England

Automotive
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Automotive in the East of England

Automotive
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Automotive in the East of England over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Automotive in the East of England

Automotive
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Automotive in the East of England

Automotive
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Automotive in the East of England over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Automotive in the East of England

Automotive
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 21 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +4 12 £288 - 20
Hertfordshire -11 10 £160 -57.33% 5
Essex -21 8 £463 +68.18% 15
Bedfordshire - 1 £443 - 4
Automotive
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 East of England region with a requirement for Automotive.

1 7 (21.88%) Electronics
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
2 6 (18.75%) Aerospace
2 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (18.75%) TDD
3 5 (15.63%) Data Management
3 5 (15.63%) Android
3 5 (15.63%) RESTful
3 5 (15.63%) Manufacturing
3 5 (15.63%) HTML
3 5 (15.63%) Java
4 4 (12.50%) XML
4 4 (12.50%) HNC
4 4 (12.50%) Linux
4 4 (12.50%) FTP
4 4 (12.50%) Change Management
4 4 (12.50%) SLA
4 4 (12.50%) Adobe
4 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 4 (12.50%) JSON
4 4 (12.50%) Degree
4 4 (12.50%) French Language
4 4 (12.50%) German Language
4 4 (12.50%) Pair Programming
4 4 (12.50%) Military
4 4 (12.50%) MVC
4 4 (12.50%) PDM
4 4 (12.50%) Windchill

Automotive
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (3.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (12.50%) Windchill
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (3.13%) OrCAD
4 1 (3.13%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) GitHub
2 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) FTP
2 1 (3.13%) Bluetooth
2 1 (3.13%) DHCP
2 1 (3.13%) DNS
2 1 (3.13%) Firewall
2 1 (3.13%) FlexRay
2 1 (3.13%) HTTP
2 1 (3.13%) IPsec
2 1 (3.13%) NFC
2 1 (3.13%) SSL
2 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.13%) VLAN
2 1 (3.13%) VPN
2 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.13%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) MySQL
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) MariaDB
2 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 4 (12.50%) Gradle
2 3 (9.38%) Calabash
2 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
2 3 (9.38%) JUnit
3 2 (6.25%) LabVIEW
4 1 (3.13%) Android Studio
4 1 (3.13%) Bugzilla
4 1 (3.13%) CircleCI
4 1 (3.13%) fastlane
4 1 (3.13%) Maven
4 1 (3.13%) Xcode
General
1 7 (21.88%) Electronics
2 6 (18.75%) Aerospace
3 5 (15.63%) Manufacturing
4 4 (12.50%) French Language
4 4 (12.50%) German Language
4 4 (12.50%) Military
5 3 (9.38%) Publishing
6 1 (3.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Developer
2 4 (12.50%) Android Developer
2 4 (12.50%) Configuration Manager
3 3 (9.38%) Administrator
3 3 (9.38%) Test Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Data Scientist
4 2 (6.25%) Electronics Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Hardware Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Web Administrator
4 2 (6.25%) Web Content Administrator
5 1 (3.13%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Embedded Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) MATLAB Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Android Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) HTML
1 5 (15.63%) RESTful
2 4 (12.50%) JSON
2 4 (12.50%) XML
3 3 (9.38%) Android SDK
3 3 (9.38%) CSS
4 2 (6.25%) Core Animation
4 2 (6.25%) Core Data
4 2 (6.25%) Dagger
4 2 (6.25%) RxJava
5 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.13%) Reactive Extensions
5 1 (3.13%) Retrofit
5 1 (3.13%) RxSwift
5 1 (3.13%) Spring
5 1 (3.13%) Spring Boot
5 1 (3.13%) WCF
5 1 (3.13%) Web Services
5 1 (3.13%) WPF
5 1 (3.13%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) CAN bus
1 3 (9.38%) Driving Licence
2 2 (6.25%) Animation
3 1 (3.13%) Infotainment
3 1 (3.13%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Android
2 4 (12.50%) Linux
3 3 (9.38%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (6.25%) Windows
5 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (18.75%) TDD
2 5 (15.63%) Data Management
3 4 (12.50%) Android Development
3 4 (12.50%) Change Management
3 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 4 (12.50%) MVC
3 4 (12.50%) MVVM
3 4 (12.50%) Pair Programming
3 4 (12.50%) PDM
4 3 (9.38%) Content Development
4 3 (9.38%) Scrum
4 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
4 3 (9.38%) Test Automation
5 2 (6.25%) Coaching
5 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.25%) Machine Learning
5 2 (6.25%) Schematic Capture
5 2 (6.25%) Software Testing
5 2 (6.25%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
2 5 (15.63%) Java
3 3 (9.38%) MATLAB
3 3 (9.38%) Python
3 3 (9.38%) R
4 2 (6.25%) C
4 2 (6.25%) Kotlin
5 1 (3.13%) Apple Swift
5 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.13%) C#
5 1 (3.13%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.13%) SQL
5 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
1 4 (12.50%) HNC
2 3 (9.38%) ISEB
2 3 (9.38%) ISTQB
2 3 (9.38%) Master's Degree
3 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) IEC 62304
2 1 (3.13%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Firmware
2 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Adobe
2 3 (9.38%) EMC
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) Alteryx
3 1 (3.13%) Aruba
3 1 (3.13%) Automation Anywhere
3 1 (3.13%) Blue Prism
3 1 (3.13%) Fortinet
3 1 (3.13%) IBM
3 1 (3.13%) Mentor Graphics
3 1 (3.13%) NETGEAR
3 1 (3.13%) SonicWALL
3 1 (3.13%) Tableau
3 1 (3.13%) UiPath