Period
to 21 October 2019

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 21 October 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
UK > England
6 months to
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 535 461 439
Rank change year-on-year -74 -22 +51
Contract jobs citing Automotive 255 461 464
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.33% 0.49% 0.51%
As % of the General category 0.86% 1.23% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 298 267
England median daily rate £423 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.47% +6.12% +0.13%
10th Percentile £200 £293 £216
90th Percentile £625 £541 £575
UK median daily rate £423 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -0.47% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 57 84
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +21.21% -9.14%
10th Percentile £15.65 £13.30 £12.75
90th Percentile £53.75 £48.75 £51.50
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% +21.21% -9.59%

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 29,798 37,588 39,747
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 38.41% 40.18% 43.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,389 24,862 26,604
England median daily rate £495 £475 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.21% +1.06% +4.44%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £275
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £480 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 886 1,014 970
England median hourly rate £22.00 £21.63 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.71% -3.87% +9.42%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.25 £11.42
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +4.77% -6.68% +8.85%

Automotive
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Automotive in England

Automotive
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Automotive in England

Automotive
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Automotive in England over the 6 months to 21 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Automotive in England

Automotive
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Automotive in England

Automotive
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Automotive in England over the 6 months to 21 October 2019.

Contractor 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 21 October 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
South East -14 75 £425 +4.94% 99
London +61 56 £428 -9.89% 50
Midlands -18 47 £350 -9.68% 122
West Midlands -28 32 £400 -7.14% 91
East of England +32 29 £325 -27.17% 59
South West -43 27 £450 +5.88% 51
North of England +2 19 £413 +10.00% 94
East Midlands +19 14 £350 +3.70% 31
North West -1 13 £413 +10.00% 38
Yorkshire +19 3 £425 +27.82% 45
North East +18 3 - - 11
Automotive
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 England region with a requirement for Automotive.

1 56 (21.96%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (14.12%) Finance
3 34 (13.33%) Windows
4 29 (11.37%) Problem-Solving
5 28 (10.98%) JavaScript
6 27 (10.59%) Software Engineering
7 25 (9.80%) Retail
8 24 (9.41%) C
8 24 (9.41%) C++
8 24 (9.41%) Microsoft Office
9 23 (9.02%) Project Management
10 22 (8.63%) Microsoft
10 22 (8.63%) HTML
10 22 (8.63%) Java
11 21 (8.24%) Manufacturing
11 21 (8.24%) Stakeholder Management
11 21 (8.24%) Scrum
12 20 (7.84%) Migration
12 20 (7.84%) C#
12 20 (7.84%) Azure
12 20 (7.84%) User Experience
13 18 (7.06%) SQL
13 18 (7.06%) Oracle
13 18 (7.06%) CSS
13 18 (7.06%) Linux
14 17 (6.67%) Android
15 16 (6.27%) Law
15 16 (6.27%) Front End Development
16 15 (5.88%) DevOps
16 15 (5.88%) Python

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 9 (3.53%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (1.96%) Camunda
2 5 (1.96%) CMS
3 4 (1.57%) Confluence
4 3 (1.18%) Apache
4 3 (1.18%) GlassFish
4 3 (1.18%) IIS
4 3 (1.18%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.18%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.78%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.39%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.39%) Kinematics
6 1 (0.39%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.39%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 24 (9.41%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.96%) CATIA
4 4 (1.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (1.57%) Simulink
5 3 (1.18%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.78%) Inkscape
6 2 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.78%) Sketch
7 1 (0.39%) Adobe XD
7 1 (0.39%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.57%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.39%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.39%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.39%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.39%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.39%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.84%) Azure
2 15 (5.88%) AWS
3 9 (3.53%) GCP
4 5 (1.96%) Dynamics 365
4 5 (1.96%) SaaS
5 4 (1.57%) Serverless
6 3 (1.18%) Office 365
6 3 (1.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.78%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.78%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 1 (0.39%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.39%) G Suite
8 1 (0.39%) Google Drive
8 1 (0.39%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.39%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.39%) PowerApps
8 1 (0.39%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.92%) TCP/IP
1 10 (3.92%) VPN
2 8 (3.14%) Firewall
3 6 (2.35%) Internet
4 5 (1.96%) Ethernet
4 5 (1.96%) NAS
4 5 (1.96%) SSL
5 3 (1.18%) DMZ
5 3 (1.18%) SMS
6 2 (0.78%) SAN
6 2 (0.78%) Wireless
7 1 (0.39%) Network Security
7 1 (0.39%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.31%) MySQL
3 6 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.96%) QlikView
4 5 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.57%) Big Data
5 4 (1.57%) BigQuery
5 4 (1.57%) Bigtable
5 4 (1.57%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (1.57%) Hadoop
5 4 (1.57%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.57%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.57%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.78%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.78%) Pentaho
7 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (5.49%) JIRA
2 10 (3.92%) Git (software)
3 7 (2.75%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.35%) GitLab
5 5 (1.96%) SonarQube
6 4 (1.57%) Gradle
6 4 (1.57%) Polyspace
6 4 (1.57%) Rational Rhapsody
6 4 (1.57%) Selenium
6 4 (1.57%) Subversion
6 4 (1.57%) VectorCAST
7 3 (1.18%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (1.18%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.78%) Artifactory
8 2 (0.78%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.78%) IntelliJ
8 2 (0.78%) Maven
8 2 (0.78%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.39%) Android Studio
9 1 (0.39%) Bitbucket
General
1 36 (14.12%) Finance
2 25 (9.80%) Retail
3 21 (8.24%) Manufacturing
4 16 (6.27%) Law
5 11 (4.31%) Marketing
6 10 (3.92%) Aerospace
7 6 (2.35%) Electronics
8 5 (1.96%) Advertising
9 4 (1.57%) Avionics
10 3 (1.18%) Back Office
10 3 (1.18%) Banking
10 3 (1.18%) Front Office
10 3 (1.18%) Games
11 2 (0.78%) Legal
12 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 60 (23.53%) Developer
2 32 (12.55%) Analyst
3 23 (9.02%) Project Manager
4 17 (6.67%) Architect
5 13 (5.10%) Business Analyst
6 11 (4.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 11 (4.31%) Software Engineer
7 10 (3.92%) Deskside Support
7 10 (3.92%) Desktop Support
8 9 (3.53%) Applications Support
9 8 (3.14%) Designer
9 8 (3.14%) Java Developer
10 7 (2.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 7 (2.75%) Consultant
10 7 (2.75%) Embedded Engineer
10 7 (2.75%) Senior Developer
10 7 (2.75%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (2.75%) Systems Engineer
11 6 (2.35%) Android Developer
12 5 (1.96%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (8.63%) HTML
2 18 (7.06%) CSS
3 13 (5.10%) Spring
4 12 (4.71%) React
5 11 (4.31%) Redux
6 10 (3.92%) .NET
7 9 (3.53%) Node.js
8 7 (2.75%) HTML5
8 7 (2.75%) Web Services
9 6 (2.35%) AngularJS
9 6 (2.35%) Spring Boot
9 6 (2.35%) XML
10 5 (1.96%) CSS3
10 5 (1.96%) REST
11 4 (1.57%) .NET Framework
11 4 (1.57%) J2EE
11 4 (1.57%) JSON
11 4 (1.57%) SOAP
12 3 (1.18%) RESTful
13 2 (0.78%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.84%) User Experience
2 14 (5.49%) Driving Licence
3 12 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.53%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (3.14%) AS400
5 8 (3.14%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (3.14%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.75%) Clustering
6 7 (2.75%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.35%) Blackberry
7 6 (2.35%) iPhone
8 4 (1.57%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.57%) e-Learning
9 3 (1.18%) CAN bus
9 3 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.78%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (0.78%) Life Science
10 2 (0.78%) Robotics
10 2 (0.78%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 34 (13.33%) Windows
2 18 (7.06%) Linux
3 17 (6.67%) Android
4 12 (4.71%) Windows Server
5 11 (4.31%) Windows 7
6 8 (3.14%) CentOS
7 6 (2.35%) Windows XP
8 5 (1.96%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.57%) Ubuntu
9 4 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.18%) Debian
10 3 (1.18%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 3 (1.18%) Windows 10
10 3 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.78%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.78%) Unix
12 1 (0.39%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (21.96%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (11.37%) Problem-Solving
3 27 (10.59%) Software Engineering
4 23 (9.02%) Project Management
5 21 (8.24%) Scrum
5 21 (8.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (7.84%) Migration
7 16 (6.27%) Front End Development
8 15 (5.88%) DevOps
9 14 (5.49%) Analytics
10 12 (4.71%) Change Management
10 12 (4.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 11 (4.31%) PRINCE2
12 10 (3.92%) Microservices
12 10 (3.92%) PLM
12 10 (3.92%) TOGAF
12 10 (3.92%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (3.53%) Android Development
13 9 (3.53%) SDLC
13 9 (3.53%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 28 (10.98%) JavaScript
2 24 (9.41%) C
2 24 (9.41%) C++
3 22 (8.63%) Java
4 20 (7.84%) C#
5 18 (7.06%) SQL
6 15 (5.88%) Python
7 8 (3.14%) Kotlin
8 6 (2.35%) MATLAB
9 5 (1.96%) Objective-C
9 5 (1.96%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.57%) Ada
10 4 (1.57%) Assembly Language
10 4 (1.57%) PHP
10 4 (1.57%) R
11 3 (1.18%) Apple Swift
11 3 (1.18%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.78%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.78%) Ruby
12 2 (0.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (5.49%) Degree
2 12 (4.71%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.92%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.35%) PhD
5 5 (1.96%) TOGAF Certification
6 4 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.18%) PMP
7 3 (1.18%) RHCE
8 2 (0.78%) APMP
8 2 (0.78%) CCNA
8 2 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.78%) ISEB
8 2 (0.78%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.78%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.39%) CBAP
9 1 (0.39%) IIBA
9 1 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.39%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.53%) SLA
2 5 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.96%) MISRA
2 5 (1.96%) QA
3 4 (1.57%) IEC 61508
3 4 (1.57%) ISO 26262
4 3 (1.18%) MISRA C
5 2 (0.78%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.78%) PMO
6 1 (0.39%) DO-254
6 1 (0.39%) GDPR
6 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (5.49%) Docker
2 7 (2.75%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.18%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.78%) Firmware
5 2 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (4.71%) Kubernetes
2 6 (2.35%) OpenView
2 6 (2.35%) OVSD
3 5 (1.96%) Grafana
3 5 (1.96%) Prometheus
3 5 (1.96%) SCCM
3 5 (1.96%) Terraform
4 4 (1.57%) Ansible
4 4 (1.57%) WSUS
5 3 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.18%) Puppet
5 3 (1.18%) Red Hat Satellite
5 3 (1.18%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 3 (1.18%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (1.18%) yum
6 2 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.78%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 22 (8.63%) Microsoft
2 18 (7.06%) Oracle
3 13 (5.10%) Google
4 11 (4.31%) SAP
5 10 (3.92%) VMware
6 9 (3.53%) Adobe
7 7 (2.75%) HP
8 6 (2.35%) Tableau
9 5 (1.96%) IBM
9 5 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.57%) Teradata
11 3 (1.18%) Atlassian
11 3 (1.18%) BEA
11 3 (1.18%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.18%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
12 2 (0.78%) Ceridian
12 2 (0.78%) Extreme Networks
12 2 (0.78%) Green Hills
12 2 (0.78%) Nimble Storage
12 2 (0.78%) SonicWALL