Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 177 158 133
Rank change year-on-year -19 -25 -36
Contract jobs citing Automotive 18 36 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.40% 0.76% 1.17%
As % of the General category 1.27% 2.05% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 28
East of England median daily rate £468 £320 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.09% +13.27% -5.83%
10th Percentile £343 £235 £225
90th Percentile £488 £475 £383
England median daily rate £450 £443 £400
% change year-on-year +1.69% +10.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 14
East of England median hourly rate £47.50 £37.88 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.41% -7.62% +2.50%
10th Percentile £13.00 £29.11 £35.00
90th Percentile £58.50 £42.45 £46.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +21.21% +1.54% -10.96%

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 1,415 1,755 1,388
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 31.78% 36.82% 30.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 827 1,004 840
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £284 £275 £213
90th Percentile £600 £598 £544
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 137 106
East of England median hourly rate £19.25 £37.50 £24.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.67% +51.90% -5.95%
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.31 £11.32
90th Percentile £51.25 £50.04 £44.75
England median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% -3.85%

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 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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 2019. 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 +13 7 £425 -5.56% 37
Essex -19 7 £471 +49.60% 8
Hertfordshire -2 3 - - 16
Norfolk - 1 £350 - 6
Automotive
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 (38.89%) Software Engineering
2 6 (33.33%) TDD
2 6 (33.33%) C
3 5 (27.78%) Objective-C
3 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
3 5 (27.78%) Apple iOS
3 5 (27.78%) Apple Swift
4 4 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 4 (22.22%) Pair Programming
4 4 (22.22%) Degree
4 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (22.22%) Simulink
4 4 (22.22%) Embedded C
5 3 (16.67%) MVC
5 3 (16.67%) Validation
5 3 (16.67%) Xcode
5 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 3 (16.67%) Android
5 3 (16.67%) Mathematics
5 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Data Acquisition
5 3 (16.67%) Mathematical Modelling
5 3 (16.67%) RxSwift
6 2 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (11.11%) SDET
6 2 (11.11%) OVSD
6 2 (11.11%) JSON
6 2 (11.11%) MVVM

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:

Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Simulink
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.56%) Stateflow
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Internet
1 2 (11.11%) VPN
2 1 (5.56%) FlexRay
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
2 3 (16.67%) Xcode
3 1 (5.56%) Android Studio
3 1 (5.56%) Calabash
3 1 (5.56%) CircleCI
3 1 (5.56%) fastlane
3 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.56%) Gradle
3 1 (5.56%) JIRA
3 1 (5.56%) JUnit
3 1 (5.56%) Pivotal Tracker
3 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.56%) Aerospace
1 1 (5.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Service Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) C++ Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Electronics Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Implementation Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) iOS Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior C++ Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) RxSwift
2 2 (11.11%) JSON
2 2 (11.11%) RESTful
2 2 (11.11%) XML
3 1 (5.56%) .NET
3 1 (5.56%) Android SDK
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.56%) Dagger
3 1 (5.56%) DirectX
3 1 (5.56%) OpenGL
3 1 (5.56%) Qt
3 1 (5.56%) Reactive Extensions
3 1 (5.56%) RxJava
3 1 (5.56%) WCF
3 1 (5.56%) WinForms
3 1 (5.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (5.56%) CCTV
2 1 (5.56%) Device Driver
2 1 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Apple iOS
2 3 (16.67%) Android
3 2 (11.11%) Windows
3 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Software Engineering
2 6 (33.33%) TDD
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 4 (22.22%) Pair Programming
4 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 3 (16.67%) Data Acquisition
4 3 (16.67%) Mathematical Modelling
4 3 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 3 (16.67%) MVC
4 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 3 (16.67%) Validation
5 2 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (11.11%) MVVM
5 2 (11.11%) SDET
6 1 (5.56%) Android Development
6 1 (5.56%) iOS Development
6 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) C
2 5 (27.78%) Apple Swift
2 5 (27.78%) Objective-C
3 4 (22.22%) Embedded C
4 2 (11.11%) Java
4 2 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (5.56%) C#
5 1 (5.56%) C++
5 1 (5.56%) Kotlin
5 1 (5.56%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) IEC 62304
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) OpenView
1 2 (11.11%) OVSD
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) HP