Period
to 22 April 2021

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 22 April 2021 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
22 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 423 476 577
Rank change year-on-year +53 +101 -97
Contract jobs citing Automotive 172 170 287
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.40% 0.34% 0.33%
As % of the General category 0.97% 0.91% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 92 189
10th Percentile £319 £218 £250
25th Percentile £394 £325 £338
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £400 £425
Median % change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88% -5.56%
75th Percentile £538 £475 £513
90th Percentile £588 £673 £595
UK median daily rate £475 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 31 34
10th Percentile £24.00 £14.50 £15.75
25th Percentile £35.75 £28.75 £18.88
Median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £42.75
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.11% +22.14%
75th Percentile £51.63 £63.00 £50.00
90th Percentile £64.00 £65.54 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year -5.26% +15.85% +26.15%

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 17,684 18,647 34,576
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 41.53% 36.94% 39.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,124 12,499 23,369
10th Percentile £313 £280 £306
25th Percentile £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £500
75th Percentile £619 £600 £594
90th Percentile £700 £700 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £482 £485
% change year-on-year +3.71% -0.60% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 666 588 847
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.43 £12.25
25th Percentile £15.04 £15.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate £23.49 £20.98 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +11.97% -0.12% -2.33%
75th Percentile £43.75 £43.71 £41.50
90th Percentile £53.75 £52.50 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £23.47 £21.12 £21.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +0.58% +1.94%

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 22 April 2021.

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 22 April 2021.

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 22 April 2021. 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 +93 83 £475 +18.75% 72
London +18 45 £478 +19.38% 32
Midlands +2 15 £323 -28.73% 114
East of England +20 12 £313 +39.11% 66
West Midlands +8 11 £323 -53.93% 71
North of England +51 5 £413 -1.20% 65
South West +37 4 £446 +45.71% 45
East Midlands +22 4 - - 41
Yorkshire - 3 £413 - 24
North West +22 2 - - 35
Automotive
UK

For the 6 months to 22 April 2021, 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 69 (40.12%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (22.09%) Java
3 31 (18.02%) Finance
4 24 (13.95%) E-Commerce
5 23 (13.37%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (13.37%) Scrum
5 23 (13.37%) Test Automation
6 22 (12.79%) Project Management
7 21 (12.21%) TDD
8 19 (11.05%) Migration
9 17 (9.88%) Pair Programming
9 17 (9.88%) JIRA
9 17 (9.88%) Business Case
10 16 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (9.30%) User Stories
10 16 (9.30%) Marketing
11 15 (8.72%) DevOps
11 15 (8.72%) Kubernetes
12 14 (8.14%) Docker
12 14 (8.14%) AWS
12 14 (8.14%) JavaScript
12 14 (8.14%) SQL
13 13 (7.56%) Google
13 13 (7.56%) Project Delivery
14 12 (6.98%) Manufacturing
14 12 (6.98%) Python
14 12 (6.98%) Microsoft
14 12 (6.98%) Jenkins
14 12 (6.98%) AngularJS
14 12 (6.98%) GCP

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 (2.91%) Confluence
2 4 (2.33%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (1.74%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.74%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.16%) CMS
4 2 (1.16%) WordPress
5 1 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.58%) Apache
5 1 (0.58%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.16%) Simulink
2 1 (0.58%) 3ds Max
2 1 (0.58%) Blender
2 1 (0.58%) Figma
2 1 (0.58%) Maya
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.58%) Sketch
2 1 (0.58%) SPSS
2 1 (0.58%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 5 (2.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.33%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (1.74%) SAP PP
4 2 (1.16%) SAP MM
4 2 (1.16%) SAP WM
5 1 (0.58%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.58%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.14%) AWS
2 12 (6.98%) GCP
3 8 (4.65%) Azure
4 3 (1.74%) Google Data Studio
4 3 (1.74%) Microsoft 365
5 2 (1.16%) Apigee
5 2 (1.16%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (1.16%) GitHub
5 2 (1.16%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.16%) SaaS
6 1 (0.58%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.58%) AWS CodePipeline
6 1 (0.58%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.58%) Boomi
6 1 (0.58%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.58%) Power Automate
6 1 (0.58%) Power Platform
6 1 (0.58%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.16%) Firewall
1 2 (1.16%) Network Security
2 1 (0.58%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.58%) IP Telephony
2 1 (0.58%) SAN
2 1 (0.58%) WAN
2 1 (0.58%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (2.91%) Big Data
2 5 (2.91%) Tableau
3 4 (2.33%) Hadoop
3 4 (2.33%) MySQL
4 3 (1.74%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (1.74%) BigQuery
4 3 (1.74%) Bigtable
4 3 (1.74%) Data Lake
4 3 (1.74%) Looker
4 3 (1.74%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.74%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.16%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2017
5 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.58%) DB2
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (9.88%) JIRA
2 12 (6.98%) Jenkins
3 7 (4.07%) Git (software)
4 6 (3.49%) Subversion
5 5 (2.91%) GitLab
6 4 (2.33%) Cucumber
6 4 (2.33%) Selenium
7 3 (1.74%) Gradle
7 3 (1.74%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (1.16%) Maven
8 2 (1.16%) Robot Framework
8 2 (1.16%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.16%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.58%) CANoe
9 1 (0.58%) Gatling
9 1 (0.58%) Grunt
9 1 (0.58%) gulp
9 1 (0.58%) JIRA Agile
9 1 (0.58%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.58%) Zephyr
General
1 31 (18.02%) Finance
2 16 (9.30%) Marketing
3 12 (6.98%) Manufacturing
4 10 (5.81%) Aerospace
4 10 (5.81%) Retail
5 5 (2.91%) Electronics
6 2 (1.16%) Banking
6 2 (1.16%) Games
6 2 (1.16%) Law
6 2 (1.16%) Military
6 2 (1.16%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.16%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.58%) German Language
7 1 (0.58%) Japanese Language
7 1 (0.58%) Legal
7 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.58%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.58%) Publishing
7 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (24.42%) Developer
2 27 (15.70%) Project Manager
3 25 (14.53%) Analyst
4 18 (10.47%) Java Developer
5 15 (8.72%) Architect
6 12 (6.98%) Full Stack Developer
7 11 (6.40%) Business Analyst
8 8 (4.65%) Consultant
8 8 (4.65%) E-Commerce Manager
8 8 (4.65%) Software Engineer
9 7 (4.07%) E-Commerce Project Manager
9 7 (4.07%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (3.49%) IT Manager
10 6 (3.49%) Programme Manager
10 6 (3.49%) Senior Developer
11 5 (2.91%) IT Project Manager
11 5 (2.91%) SAP Consultant
12 4 (2.33%) .NET Developer
12 4 (2.33%) Senior Consultant
12 4 (2.33%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.98%) AngularJS
2 10 (5.81%) .NET
2 10 (5.81%) React
3 7 (4.07%) Vue.js
4 6 (3.49%) CSS
4 6 (3.49%) Node.js
5 5 (2.91%) HTML
5 5 (2.91%) REST
6 4 (2.33%) RESTful
6 4 (2.33%) Web Services
7 3 (1.74%) .NET Core
7 3 (1.74%) EDI
7 3 (1.74%) SOAP
7 3 (1.74%) Spring
7 3 (1.74%) XML
8 2 (1.16%) IDoc
8 2 (1.16%) jQuery
8 2 (1.16%) Middleware
8 2 (1.16%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 2 (1.16%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.81%) User Experience
2 9 (5.23%) Life Science
2 9 (5.23%) Renewable Energy
3 8 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.07%) Mainframe
4 7 (4.07%) Public Cloud
5 5 (2.91%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (2.91%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.74%) Cloud Native
6 3 (1.74%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.16%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.16%) FMCG
7 2 (1.16%) Infotainment
7 2 (1.16%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.16%) VHDL
7 2 (1.16%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.16%) Wiki
8 1 (0.58%) MPEG
8 1 (0.58%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.07%) Linux
2 6 (3.49%) Android
2 6 (3.49%) Windows
3 4 (2.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.58%) Unix
4 1 (0.58%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (40.12%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (13.95%) E-Commerce
3 23 (13.37%) Scrum
3 23 (13.37%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (13.37%) Test Automation
4 22 (12.79%) Project Management
5 21 (12.21%) TDD
6 19 (11.05%) Migration
7 17 (9.88%) Business Case
7 17 (9.88%) Pair Programming
8 16 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (9.30%) User Stories
9 15 (8.72%) DevOps
10 13 (7.56%) Project Delivery
11 11 (6.40%) Validation
12 10 (5.81%) Data Migration
12 10 (5.81%) Requirements Management
12 10 (5.81%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (5.23%) Business Analysis
13 9 (5.23%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 38 (22.09%) Java
2 14 (8.14%) JavaScript
2 14 (8.14%) SQL
3 12 (6.98%) Python
4 10 (5.81%) C
5 9 (5.23%) Kotlin
6 8 (4.65%) C#
6 8 (4.65%) Ruby
7 7 (4.07%) Go
8 5 (2.91%) C++
9 3 (1.74%) PHP
9 3 (1.74%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.16%) ABAP
10 2 (1.16%) Embedded C
10 2 (1.16%) Java 8
10 2 (1.16%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.16%) R
10 2 (1.16%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.58%) PHP 7
11 1 (0.58%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (4.65%) Degree
2 2 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (1.16%) SAP Certification
2 2 (1.16%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.58%) CEH
3 1 (0.58%) CISM
3 1 (0.58%) CISSP
3 1 (0.58%) ISSAP
3 1 (0.58%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.23%) QA
2 5 (2.91%) ISO/IEC 12207
3 3 (1.74%) MISRA
3 3 (1.74%) SLA
4 2 (1.16%) ECSS
4 2 (1.16%) PMO
5 1 (0.58%) COSHH
5 1 (0.58%) GDPR
5 1 (0.58%) GRC
5 1 (0.58%) ISO 26262
5 1 (0.58%) MISRA C
System Software
1 14 (8.14%) Docker
2 3 (1.74%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.58%) Firmware
3 1 (0.58%) Varnish
3 1 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (8.72%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.16%) Terraform
3 1 (0.58%) Ansible
3 1 (0.58%) Istio
3 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.58%) Packer
3 1 (0.58%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (7.56%) Google
2 12 (6.98%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.81%) Oracle
4 8 (4.65%) SAP
5 3 (1.74%) Atlassian
5 3 (1.74%) Cisco
5 3 (1.74%) Green Hills
5 3 (1.74%) IBM
5 3 (1.74%) QNX
5 3 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.74%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.16%) CA
6 2 (1.16%) CA Agile Central
6 2 (1.16%) EMC
6 2 (1.16%) Teradata
6 2 (1.16%) UiPath
6 2 (1.16%) WooCommerce
7 1 (0.58%) IFS
7 1 (0.58%) Informatica
7 1 (0.58%) JDA