Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 193 172 129
Rank change year-on-year -21 -43 -1
Contract jobs citing Automotive 19 35 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.37% 0.68% 1.29%
As % of the General category 1.16% 1.95% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 17
East of England median daily rate £468 £320 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.09% +21.90% -12.50%
10th Percentile £313 £197 £225
90th Percentile £488 £499 £375
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 32
East of England median hourly rate £45.50 £31.00 £37.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.77% -18.03% +0.85%
10th Percentile £13.00 £27.96 £30.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £39.90 £46.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £31.66 £36.00
% change year-on-year +26.36% -12.07% -4.00%

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 1,640 1,791 1,536
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 32.11% 34.62% 31.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 956 1,046 892
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.18% +0.06%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £205
90th Percentile £600 £597 £550
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 128 133
East of England median hourly rate £17.71 £40.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.73% +26.98% +21.15%
10th Percentile £12.25 £14.25 £13.75
90th Percentile £49.25 £50.92 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.12 £24.41
% change year-on-year -4.46% +2.91% +0.74%

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 15 November 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 15 November 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 15 November 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
Essex -27 9 £471 +47.27% 12
Cambridgeshire +9 7 £325 -27.78% 37
Hertfordshire -10 3 - - 18
Automotive
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 6 (31.58%) C
1 6 (31.58%) Objective-C
1 6 (31.58%) TDD
1 6 (31.58%) Apple iOS
1 6 (31.58%) Apple Swift
2 5 (26.32%) Pair Programming
2 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
3 4 (21.05%) Xcode
3 4 (21.05%) MVC
3 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
3 4 (21.05%) RxSwift
3 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
3 4 (21.05%) Android
4 3 (15.79%) Degree
4 3 (15.79%) JSON
4 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
4 3 (15.79%) RESTful
4 3 (15.79%) MVVM
4 3 (15.79%) XML
4 3 (15.79%) Windows
4 3 (15.79%) VPN
4 3 (15.79%) Embedded C
5 2 (10.53%) OpenView
5 2 (10.53%) HP
5 2 (10.53%) Internet
5 2 (10.53%) Linux
5 2 (10.53%) Windows XP

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 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (10.53%) Simulink
2 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) VPN
2 2 (10.53%) Internet
3 1 (5.26%) DHCP
3 1 (5.26%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) FlexRay
3 1 (5.26%) IPsec
3 1 (5.26%) SSL
3 1 (5.26%) VLAN
3 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) MariaDB
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
1 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
1 4 (21.05%) Xcode
2 2 (10.53%) CircleCI
2 2 (10.53%) fastlane
2 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.26%) Android Studio
3 1 (5.26%) Bugzilla
3 1 (5.26%) Calabash
3 1 (5.26%) Gradle
3 1 (5.26%) JIRA
3 1 (5.26%) JUnit
3 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (10.53%) Aerospace
1 2 (10.53%) Electronics
2 1 (5.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Software Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Android Developer
3 2 (10.53%) iOS Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Service Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) C++ Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.26%) Embedded Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Embedded Software Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Qt Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Software Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) RxSwift
2 3 (15.79%) JSON
2 3 (15.79%) RESTful
2 3 (15.79%) XML
3 1 (5.26%) .NET
3 1 (5.26%) Android SDK
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.26%) Dagger
3 1 (5.26%) DirectX
3 1 (5.26%) OpenGL
3 1 (5.26%) Qt
3 1 (5.26%) Reactive Extensions
3 1 (5.26%) RxJava
3 1 (5.26%) WCF
3 1 (5.26%) WinForms
3 1 (5.26%) WPF
3 1 (5.26%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) CAN bus
3 1 (5.26%) Device Driver
3 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Apple iOS
2 4 (21.05%) Android
3 3 (15.79%) Windows
4 2 (10.53%) Linux
4 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.26%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) TDD
2 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) Pair Programming
2 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
3 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
3 4 (21.05%) MVC
4 3 (15.79%) MVVM
4 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
5 2 (10.53%) Android Development
5 2 (10.53%) Data Acquisition
5 2 (10.53%) iOS Development
5 2 (10.53%) Mathematical Modelling
5 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
5 2 (10.53%) Scrum
5 2 (10.53%) SDET
5 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Validation
6 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.26%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) Apple Swift
1 6 (31.58%) C
1 6 (31.58%) Objective-C
2 3 (15.79%) Embedded C
3 2 (10.53%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) SQL
4 1 (5.26%) C#
4 1 (5.26%) C++
4 1 (5.26%) Kotlin
4 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
2 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.26%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) IEC 62304
2 1 (5.26%) ISO 13485
2 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) OpenView
1 2 (10.53%) OVSD
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) HP
2 1 (5.26%) Aruba
2 1 (5.26%) Fortinet
2 1 (5.26%) NETGEAR
2 1 (5.26%) SonicWALL