Period
to 9 April 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Automotive over the 6 months to 9 April 2020 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
UK > England
6 months to
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 481 562 468
Rank change year-on-year +81 -94 +7
Contract jobs citing Automotive 179 301 432
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.33% 0.34% 0.47%
As % of the General category 0.89% 0.86% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 220 240
Median daily rate £400 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £213 £274 £285
90th Percentile £668 £588 £550
UK median daily rate £410 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -8.89% - +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 35 73
Median hourly rate £47.50 £44.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.74% +27.14% +13.88%
10th Percentile £14.50 £15.75 £20.10
90th Percentile £65.36 £52.20 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £47.50 £44.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +6.74% +27.14% +12.90%

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 England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 20,073 35,007 38,170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 36.86% 39.54% 41.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,830 23,280 25,254
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £280 £306 £285
90th Percentile £690 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £476 £485 £475
% change year-on-year -1.96% +2.11% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 733 920 981
Median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £22.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.47% +2.40%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.50 £11.81
90th Percentile £51.70 £50.00 £47.83
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.65 £21.90
% change year-on-year +10.38% +3.42% +2.36%

Automotive
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Automotive as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Automotive in England

Automotive
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Automotive in England.

Daily rate trend for Automotive in England

Automotive
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Automotive in England over the 6 months to 9 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Automotive in England

Automotive
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Automotive in England.

Hourly rate trend for Automotive in England

Automotive
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Automotive in England over the 6 months to 9 April 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Automotive in England

Automotive
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 9 April 2020. 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
South East +80 50 £400 -11.11% 45
Midlands +45 39 £428 +26.67% 65
London +93 35 £414 -11.91% 35
West Midlands +58 29 £550 +46.67% 51
East of England +35 24 £225 -51.87% 26
North of England +69 18 £419 +30.86% 27
South West +28 13 £306 -31.94% 25
North West +42 12 £425 +46.55% 13
North East +36 5 £325 - 6
East Midlands +19 5 £400 +35.59% 14
Yorkshire +63 1 £350 -22.22% 8
Automotive
UK

For the 6 months to 9 April 2020, 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 England region with a requirement for Automotive.

1 54 (30.17%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (17.32%) Windows
3 27 (15.08%) Manufacturing
4 23 (12.85%) TDD
4 23 (12.85%) Java
5 22 (12.29%) Microsoft Office
6 21 (11.73%) JavaScript
7 19 (10.61%) Azure
8 18 (10.06%) Software Engineering
9 17 (9.50%) Pair Programming
9 17 (9.50%) Degree
10 16 (8.94%) Computer Science
10 16 (8.94%) AWS
10 16 (8.94%) Retail
10 16 (8.94%) VPN
11 15 (8.38%) HP
11 15 (8.38%) Aerospace
11 15 (8.38%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (7.82%) OVSD
12 14 (7.82%) OpenView
12 14 (7.82%) Internet
12 14 (7.82%) Windows XP
12 14 (7.82%) SQL
13 13 (7.26%) Scrum
13 13 (7.26%) Git (software)
13 13 (7.26%) Analytics
14 12 (6.70%) RESTful
14 12 (6.70%) Spring
14 12 (6.70%) Microsoft
14 12 (6.70%) HTML

Automotive
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 5 (2.79%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.23%) Apache
2 4 (2.23%) CMS
3 3 (1.68%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (1.68%) Confluence
4 2 (1.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (1.12%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.56%) Camunda
5 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.56%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.56%) IIS
5 1 (0.56%) Kentico
5 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.56%) nginx
5 1 (0.56%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 22 (12.29%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.79%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (2.23%) Windchill
4 3 (1.68%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (1.12%) Inkscape
5 2 (1.12%) OrCAD
6 1 (0.56%) Adobe XD
6 1 (0.56%) InVision
6 1 (0.56%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.56%) Simulink
6 1 (0.56%) Sketch
6 1 (0.56%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 4 (2.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.56%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.56%) Magento
2 1 (0.56%) Sage 1000
2 1 (0.56%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.56%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.56%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.56%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.56%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.61%) Azure
2 16 (8.94%) AWS
3 11 (6.15%) GCP
4 10 (5.59%) Office 365
5 7 (3.91%) GitHub
6 3 (1.68%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.68%) SaaS
7 2 (1.12%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (1.12%) Amazon Glacier
7 2 (1.12%) Amazon SageMaker
7 2 (1.12%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.12%) Google Analytics
7 2 (1.12%) Power Platform
7 2 (1.12%) Serverless
8 1 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.56%) Kong
8 1 (0.56%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.56%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.56%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.94%) VPN
2 14 (7.82%) Internet
3 7 (3.91%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.68%) HTTP
5 2 (1.12%) DHCP
5 2 (1.12%) DNS
5 2 (1.12%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.12%) FTP
5 2 (1.12%) IPsec
5 2 (1.12%) Skype
5 2 (1.12%) Wireless
6 1 (0.56%) AMQP
6 1 (0.56%) Firewall
6 1 (0.56%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.56%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.56%) MPLS
6 1 (0.56%) Network Security
6 1 (0.56%) VLAN
6 1 (0.56%) VoIP
6 1 (0.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.59%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (3.35%) NoSQL
4 5 (2.79%) MySQL
5 4 (2.23%) Amazon Athena
5 4 (2.23%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.23%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.68%) Big Data
6 3 (1.68%) Data Lake
6 3 (1.68%) Neo4j
7 2 (1.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.12%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (1.12%) BigQuery
7 2 (1.12%) Data Mart
7 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.12%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.12%) SAP HANA
7 2 (1.12%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 13 (7.26%) Git (software)
2 9 (5.03%) Jenkins
3 7 (3.91%) GitLab
4 6 (3.35%) Rational Rhapsody
5 5 (2.79%) Android Studio
5 5 (2.79%) JIRA
5 5 (2.79%) JUnit
6 4 (2.23%) Gradle
7 3 (1.68%) SonarQube
8 2 (1.12%) Calabash
8 2 (1.12%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.12%) jMock
8 2 (1.12%) Mockito
8 2 (1.12%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.56%) Appium
9 1 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.56%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.56%) Maven
9 1 (0.56%) Selenium
9 1 (0.56%) TeamCity
General
1 27 (15.08%) Manufacturing
2 16 (8.94%) Retail
3 15 (8.38%) Aerospace
4 11 (6.15%) Marketing
5 10 (5.59%) Finance
6 6 (3.35%) Electronics
6 6 (3.35%) Law
7 5 (2.79%) Games
7 5 (2.79%) Legal
8 2 (1.12%) Military
8 2 (1.12%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.56%) German Language
9 1 (0.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 38 (21.23%) Analyst
2 28 (15.64%) Developer
3 19 (10.61%) Business Analyst
4 16 (8.94%) Software Engineer
5 14 (7.82%) 1st Line Support
6 13 (7.26%) Project Manager
7 10 (5.59%) Architect
7 10 (5.59%) Service Desk Support
8 7 (3.91%) Business IT Analyst
8 7 (3.91%) IT Analyst
8 7 (3.91%) IT Business Analyst
8 7 (3.91%) JavaScript Developer
8 7 (3.91%) Support Analyst
9 6 (3.35%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 6 (3.35%) Digital Analyst
9 6 (3.35%) Embedded Engineer
10 5 (2.79%) Digital Business Analyst
10 5 (2.79%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 5 (2.79%) Senior Software Engineer
10 5 (2.79%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.70%) HTML
1 12 (6.70%) RESTful
1 12 (6.70%) Spring
2 11 (6.15%) CSS
3 9 (5.03%) React
3 9 (5.03%) XML
4 6 (3.35%) Servlets
5 5 (2.79%) AngularJS
5 5 (2.79%) HTML5
5 5 (2.79%) J2EE
5 5 (2.79%) Java EE
5 5 (2.79%) Node.js
5 5 (2.79%) RxJava
5 5 (2.79%) Spring Boot
6 4 (2.23%) .NET
6 4 (2.23%) jQuery
6 4 (2.23%) JSP
6 4 (2.23%) Middleware
6 4 (2.23%) Unreal Engine
7 3 (1.68%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.59%) Mobile App
2 6 (3.35%) iPhone
2 6 (3.35%) User Experience
3 5 (2.79%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.79%) Animation
3 5 (2.79%) Augmented Reality
3 5 (2.79%) Driving Licence
3 5 (2.79%) FMCG
3 5 (2.79%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (2.79%) Public Cloud
4 4 (2.23%) CAN bus
4 4 (2.23%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.68%) Cloud Native
5 3 (1.68%) Graphic Design
6 2 (1.12%) AS400
6 2 (1.12%) Cyber Defence
6 2 (1.12%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.12%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (1.12%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.12%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 31 (17.32%) Windows
2 14 (7.82%) Windows XP
3 11 (6.15%) Android
4 8 (4.47%) Linux
4 8 (4.47%) Windows 10
5 5 (2.79%) Unix
6 3 (1.68%) SafeRTOS
6 3 (1.68%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.56%) CentOS
8 1 (0.56%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (30.17%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (12.85%) TDD
3 18 (10.06%) Software Engineering
4 17 (9.50%) Pair Programming
5 16 (8.94%) Computer Science
6 15 (8.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (7.26%) Analytics
7 13 (7.26%) Scrum
8 11 (6.15%) Cybersecurity
8 11 (6.15%) MVC
9 10 (5.59%) Mentoring
9 10 (5.59%) Microservices
9 10 (5.59%) Project Management
9 10 (5.59%) Test Automation
10 9 (5.03%) Data Modelling
10 9 (5.03%) DevOps
10 9 (5.03%) Migration
10 9 (5.03%) Requirements Gathering
10 9 (5.03%) Waterfall
11 8 (4.47%) OO
Programming Languages
1 23 (12.85%) Java
2 21 (11.73%) JavaScript
3 14 (7.82%) SQL
4 12 (6.70%) Python
5 10 (5.59%) C
6 9 (5.03%) C++
7 7 (3.91%) Kotlin
8 6 (3.35%) C#
8 6 (3.35%) Embedded C
9 5 (2.79%) MATLAB
10 3 (1.68%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.68%) Embedded C++
11 2 (1.12%) Ruby
11 2 (1.12%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.12%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.56%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.56%) Perl
12 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (9.50%) Degree
2 6 (3.35%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.23%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.68%) PMP
5 2 (1.12%) ISEB
5 2 (1.12%) PhD
6 1 (0.56%) APMP
6 1 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.56%) CCNA
6 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.56%) HNC
6 1 (0.56%) HND
6 1 (0.56%) MCSE
6 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.91%) GDPR
2 6 (3.35%) QA
3 5 (2.79%) ISO 26262
4 3 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.12%) ECSS
5 2 (1.12%) HAZOP
5 2 (1.12%) IEC 61508
5 2 (1.12%) MISRA
5 2 (1.12%) MISRA C
5 2 (1.12%) SLA
6 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.56%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (3.35%) Docker
2 4 (2.23%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.12%) Firmware
4 2 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.56%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.56%) OpenDJ
5 1 (0.56%) OpenIDM
5 1 (0.56%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (7.82%) OpenView
1 14 (7.82%) OVSD
2 9 (5.03%) Kubernetes
3 4 (2.23%) Terraform
4 3 (1.68%) Grafana
4 3 (1.68%) Prometheus
4 3 (1.68%) SCCM
5 2 (1.12%) Ansible
5 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.56%) EMC VPLEX
6 1 (0.56%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.56%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 15 (8.38%) HP
2 12 (6.70%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.59%) Google
4 8 (4.47%) Adobe
4 8 (4.47%) Oracle
5 6 (3.35%) SAP
6 5 (2.79%) CA
6 5 (2.79%) CA Agile Central
6 5 (2.79%) IBM
7 4 (2.23%) EMC
7 4 (2.23%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (2.23%) VMware
8 2 (1.12%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.12%) Axway
8 2 (1.12%) Cadence
8 2 (1.12%) Facebook
8 2 (1.12%) ForgeRock
8 2 (1.12%) Infor
9 1 (0.56%) CyberArk
9 1 (0.56%) LogRhythm