Period
to 7 August 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 7 August 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
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 444 553 459
Rank change year-on-year +109 -94 +2
Contract jobs citing Automotive 77 265 475
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.25% 0.32% 0.51%
As % of the General category 0.61% 0.81% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 179 318
Median daily rate £400 £423 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.44% -0.47% +6.25%
10th Percentile £238 £200 £279
90th Percentile £498 £603 £541
UK median daily rate £400 £423 £425
% change year-on-year -5.44% -0.47% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 39 56
Median hourly rate £50.00 £40.50 £31.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.46% +28.14% -2.75%
10th Percentile £40.25 £15.75 £13.13
90th Percentile £69.10 £52.50 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £46.25 £40.00 £30.71
% change year-on-year +15.63% +30.25% -5.51%

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 12,708 32,656 37,900
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 40.68% 39.30% 40.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,221 21,372 24,989
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £300 £305 £300
90th Percentile £713 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 460 854 966
Median hourly rate £31.39 £23.03 £22.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.29% +1.06% +5.24%
10th Percentile £12.90 £12.75 £12.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £48.75
Median hourly rate £30.58 £22.93 £21.90
% change year-on-year +33.34% +4.70% -1.02%

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 7 August 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 7 August 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 7 August 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 +127 26 £430 +1.18% 26
London +162 23 £400 -11.11% 18
East of England +74 14 £225 -41.18% 21
Midlands +57 7 £270 -16.92% 41
South West +65 4 £481 -12.50% 14
West Midlands +45 4 - - 33
North of England +103 3 £288 -23.33% 31
East Midlands +45 3 £270 -16.92% 8
North West +65 2 £400 +6.67% 17
North East +33 1 £175 - 3
Automotive
UK

For the 6 months to 7 August 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 33 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (16.88%) Aerospace
3 12 (15.58%) Java
3 12 (15.58%) TDD
4 11 (14.29%) Retail
4 11 (14.29%) Windows
5 10 (12.99%) JavaScript
6 9 (11.69%) Scrum
6 9 (11.69%) Pair Programming
6 9 (11.69%) Computer Science
7 8 (10.39%) Degree
7 8 (10.39%) Azure
7 8 (10.39%) AWS
7 8 (10.39%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (10.39%) Finance
7 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
7 8 (10.39%) Schematic Capture
8 7 (9.09%) ECSS
8 7 (9.09%) FMEA
8 7 (9.09%) Requirements Gathering
8 7 (9.09%) EMC
8 7 (9.09%) Validation
8 7 (9.09%) VHDL
8 7 (9.09%) Military
8 7 (9.09%) CAD
8 7 (9.09%) Waterfall
8 7 (9.09%) Rational DOORS
8 7 (9.09%) Test Strategy
8 7 (9.09%) Analytics
8 7 (9.09%) Requirements Management

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 4 (5.19%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.90%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (3.90%) CMS
2 3 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (3.90%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (2.60%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.30%) Apache
4 1 (1.30%) Camunda
4 1 (1.30%) Kentico
4 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.30%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.30%) Adobe XD
2 1 (1.30%) InVision
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.30%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (1.30%) Sketch
2 1 (1.30%) SPSS
2 1 (1.30%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.30%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (1.30%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.39%) AWS
1 8 (10.39%) Azure
2 4 (5.19%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (5.19%) Office 365
2 4 (5.19%) OneDrive
3 2 (2.60%) GCP
3 2 (2.60%) GitHub
3 2 (2.60%) Google Analytics
3 2 (2.60%) Power Platform
4 1 (1.30%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.30%) SaaS
4 1 (1.30%) Serverless
4 1 (1.30%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.90%) SAN
1 3 (3.90%) Skype
2 2 (2.60%) DHCP
2 2 (2.60%) DNS
3 1 (1.30%) Firewall
3 1 (1.30%) Internet
3 1 (1.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (2.60%) Power BI
2 2 (2.60%) Snowflake Schema
3 1 (1.30%) Big Data
3 1 (1.30%) MS Access
3 1 (1.30%) MySQL
3 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (1.30%) QlikView
3 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (9.09%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (5.19%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.90%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.60%) Android Studio
4 2 (2.60%) Gradle
5 1 (1.30%) CircleCI
5 1 (1.30%) GitLab
5 1 (1.30%) JIRA
5 1 (1.30%) LabVIEW
5 1 (1.30%) Maven
5 1 (1.30%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.30%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (1.30%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.30%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (16.88%) Aerospace
2 11 (14.29%) Retail
3 8 (10.39%) Finance
4 7 (9.09%) Military
5 5 (6.49%) Electronics
6 4 (5.19%) Manufacturing
7 3 (3.90%) Marketing
8 2 (2.60%) Publishing
8 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
9 1 (1.30%) Law
9 1 (1.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (22.08%) Developer
2 15 (19.48%) Analyst
3 9 (11.69%) Business Analyst
3 9 (11.69%) Electronics Engineer
4 5 (6.49%) Digital Analyst
5 4 (5.19%) Digital Business Analyst
5 4 (5.19%) Electronics Hardware Engineer
5 4 (5.19%) FPGA Engineer
5 4 (5.19%) Hardware Engineer
5 4 (5.19%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (5.19%) PCB Engineer
5 4 (5.19%) Project Manager
5 4 (5.19%) Software Engineer
6 3 (3.90%) Architect
6 3 (3.90%) Design Engineer
6 3 (3.90%) Electronics Design Engineer
6 3 (3.90%) Java Developer
6 3 (3.90%) Office 365 Engineer
6 3 (3.90%) Scrum Master
6 3 (3.90%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.79%) React
2 5 (6.49%) Java EE
2 5 (6.49%) RESTful
2 5 (6.49%) Servlets
3 3 (3.90%) CSS
3 3 (3.90%) HTML
3 3 (3.90%) J2EE
3 3 (3.90%) Middleware
3 3 (3.90%) Spring
4 2 (2.60%) .NET
4 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.60%) RxJava
4 2 (2.60%) Spring Boot
4 2 (2.60%) Vue.js
5 1 (1.30%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.30%) Django
5 1 (1.30%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (1.30%) Node.js
5 1 (1.30%) REST
5 1 (1.30%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 7 (9.09%) VHDL
2 5 (6.49%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (6.49%) Mobile App
2 5 (6.49%) User Experience
3 4 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.90%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.60%) Cyber Defence
5 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.60%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.30%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.30%) Analogue Electronics
6 1 (1.30%) CAN bus
6 1 (1.30%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.30%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.30%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.30%) PMI
6 1 (1.30%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.29%) Windows
2 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (5.19%) Linux
4 3 (3.90%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (2.60%) Android
5 2 (2.60%) Unix
5 2 (2.60%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (15.58%) TDD
3 9 (11.69%) Computer Science
3 9 (11.69%) Pair Programming
3 9 (11.69%) Scrum
4 8 (10.39%) Schematic Capture
4 8 (10.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (9.09%) Analytics
5 7 (9.09%) CAD
5 7 (9.09%) FMEA
5 7 (9.09%) Requirements Gathering
5 7 (9.09%) Requirements Management
5 7 (9.09%) Test Strategy
5 7 (9.09%) Validation
5 7 (9.09%) Waterfall
6 6 (7.79%) E-Commerce
6 6 (7.79%) FMECA
6 6 (7.79%) Microservices
7 5 (6.49%) Mentoring
7 5 (6.49%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.58%) Java
2 10 (12.99%) JavaScript
3 6 (7.79%) Python
3 6 (7.79%) SQL
4 4 (5.19%) Kotlin
5 3 (3.90%) C#
6 2 (2.60%) C
6 2 (2.60%) C++
6 2 (2.60%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.30%) R
7 1 (1.30%) Scala
7 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.30%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (10.39%) Degree
2 3 (3.90%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.60%) PMP
3 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.30%) HNC
4 1 (1.30%) HND
4 1 (1.30%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.09%) ECSS
2 2 (2.60%) ISO 26262
2 2 (2.60%) QA
3 1 (1.30%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.30%) GDPR
3 1 (1.30%) MISRA
3 1 (1.30%) MISRA C
System Software
1 6 (7.79%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.49%) Docker
3 3 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.60%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.60%) XenApp
5 1 (1.30%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (5.19%) Kubernetes
1 4 (5.19%) SCCM
2 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (2.60%) Grafana
3 2 (2.60%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.60%) Prometheus
3 2 (2.60%) SCOM
3 2 (2.60%) Terraform
4 1 (1.30%) OpenView
4 1 (1.30%) OVSD
Vendors
1 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.09%) EMC
3 5 (6.49%) Google
3 5 (6.49%) VMware
4 3 (3.90%) Adobe
4 3 (3.90%) Citrix
4 3 (3.90%) HP
4 3 (3.90%) IBM
4 3 (3.90%) NetApp
5 2 (2.60%) CA
5 2 (2.60%) CA Agile Central
5 2 (2.60%) Hitachi
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle
5 2 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.60%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.30%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.30%) Cisco
6 1 (1.30%) Cognos
6 1 (1.30%) SAP
6 1 (1.30%) Zscaler