Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 559 438 457
Rank change year-on-year -121 +19 +50
Contract jobs citing Automotive 262 491 399
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.31% 0.52% 0.45%
As % of the General category 0.87% 1.38% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 308 229
England median daily rate £425 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.84% -7.03%
10th Percentile £250 £275 £219
90th Percentile £596 £538 £565
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £390
% change year-on-year - +8.97% -4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 64 70
England median hourly rate £42.50 £33.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.87% +3.08% -10.96%
10th Percentile £15.75 £13.76 £11.75
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.75 £51.50
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +27.69% - -9.72%

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 30,228 35,527 34,574
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 35.58% 37.38% 39.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,785 23,502 22,813
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £281
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 652 830 827
England median hourly rate £31.67 £26.93 £24.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.61% +10.14% -2.20%
10th Percentile £13.44 £12.50 £11.33
90th Percentile £51.25 £50.78 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% - -

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 20 July 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 +8 93 £438 +9.38% 138
London +33 67 £450 -5.26% 56
Midlands -78 43 £350 -17.65% 149
West Midlands -84 28 £400 -11.11% 100
East of England -2 21 £383 +31.90% 74
South West -44 20 £500 +17.65% 74
North of England -9 18 £305 -18.67% 105
East Midlands +10 15 £300 -14.29% 49
North West -12 13 £290 -26.35% 57
Yorkshire +7 3 £375 +12.78% 32
North East - 2 - - 16
Automotive
UK

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 55 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (19.47%) Finance
3 37 (14.12%) Java
4 36 (13.74%) Software Engineering
5 34 (12.98%) SQL
6 32 (12.21%) C#
7 30 (11.45%) Manufacturing
8 29 (11.07%) Microsoft
9 28 (10.69%) JavaScript
10 26 (9.92%) .NET
11 25 (9.54%) C
11 25 (9.54%) C++
12 24 (9.16%) Retail
13 22 (8.40%) Project Management
14 20 (7.63%) HTML
15 19 (7.25%) Windows
15 19 (7.25%) User Experience
16 18 (6.87%) Python
16 18 (6.87%) Degree
16 18 (6.87%) Amazon AWS
17 17 (6.49%) Android
17 17 (6.49%) Docker
17 17 (6.49%) Problem-Solving
18 16 (6.11%) Linux
18 16 (6.11%) Microsoft Office
19 15 (5.73%) CSS
19 15 (5.73%) Aerospace
19 15 (5.73%) Git (software)
19 15 (5.73%) DevOps
19 15 (5.73%) SDLC

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 8 (3.05%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (2.29%) Apache Spark
2 6 (2.29%) Confluence
3 5 (1.91%) Apache
4 3 (1.15%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (1.15%) GlassFish
4 3 (1.15%) IIS
4 3 (1.15%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.76%) CMS
5 2 (0.76%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.38%) JBoss
6 1 (0.38%) Kinematics
6 1 (0.38%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.38%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.38%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (6.11%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.53%) CATIA
4 3 (1.15%) Simulink
4 3 (1.15%) Sketch
5 2 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.38%) Inkscape
6 1 (0.38%) InVision
6 1 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.38%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 3 (1.15%) ENOVIA
1 3 (1.15%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.38%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.38%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.38%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.87%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (5.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.91%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (1.53%) Serverless
5 3 (1.15%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (1.15%) Power Platform
5 3 (1.15%) SaaS
6 2 (0.76%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.76%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.76%) PowerApps
6 2 (0.76%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 2 (0.76%) Slack
7 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.38%) Amazon ECS
7 1 (0.38%) Amazon SageMaker
7 1 (0.38%) Apigee
7 1 (0.38%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 1 (0.38%) Boomi
7 1 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.44%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.91%) SSL
2 5 (1.91%) Wireless
3 4 (1.53%) Unified Communications
4 3 (1.15%) Ethernet
4 3 (1.15%) Firewall
4 3 (1.15%) NAS
4 3 (1.15%) SMS
5 2 (0.76%) Internet
5 2 (0.76%) RS-485
6 1 (0.38%) HTTP
6 1 (0.38%) LAN
6 1 (0.38%) RS-232
6 1 (0.38%) VPN
6 1 (0.38%) WAN
6 1 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.58%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.05%) Big Data
3 4 (1.53%) MySQL
3 4 (1.53%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.15%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.15%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.76%) Data Lake
5 2 (0.76%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.76%) Pentaho
5 2 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.76%) QlikView
5 2 (0.76%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.38%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (5.73%) Git (software)
2 14 (5.34%) JIRA
3 12 (4.58%) Jenkins
3 12 (4.58%) Selenium
4 5 (1.91%) Maven
4 5 (1.91%) Rational Rhapsody
4 5 (1.91%) SoapUI
4 5 (1.91%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.53%) IntelliJ
5 4 (1.53%) Selenium IDE
6 3 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (1.15%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.15%) Gradle
6 3 (1.15%) Polyspace
6 3 (1.15%) SpecFlow
6 3 (1.15%) Subversion
6 3 (1.15%) VectorCAST
7 2 (0.76%) JUnit
7 2 (0.76%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (0.76%) WebPagetest
General
1 51 (19.47%) Finance
2 30 (11.45%) Manufacturing
3 24 (9.16%) Retail
4 15 (5.73%) Aerospace
5 13 (4.96%) Marketing
6 11 (4.20%) Electronics
7 8 (3.05%) Law
8 4 (1.53%) Banking
9 3 (1.15%) Avionics
9 3 (1.15%) Back Office
9 3 (1.15%) Front Office
9 3 (1.15%) German Language
9 3 (1.15%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.76%) Advertising
10 2 (0.76%) Games
11 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 61 (23.28%) Developer
2 37 (14.12%) Analyst
3 22 (8.40%) Project Manager
4 21 (8.02%) Architect
5 20 (7.63%) Software Engineer
6 11 (4.20%) Business Analyst
7 10 (3.82%) Desktop Support
8 9 (3.44%) .NET Developer
8 9 (3.44%) Embedded Engineer
9 8 (3.05%) C# Developer
9 8 (3.05%) Deskside Support
9 8 (3.05%) Java Developer
9 8 (3.05%) Senior Developer
10 7 (2.67%) 1st Line Support
10 7 (2.67%) Android Developer
10 7 (2.67%) Designer
10 7 (2.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 6 (2.29%) Data Analyst
11 6 (2.29%) Data Engineer
11 6 (2.29%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (9.92%) .NET
2 20 (7.63%) HTML
3 15 (5.73%) CSS
4 13 (4.96%) AngularJS
5 12 (4.58%) SOAP
5 12 (4.58%) Web Services
6 10 (3.82%) RESTful
7 9 (3.44%) ASP.NET
8 8 (3.05%) REST
8 8 (3.05%) Spring
9 7 (2.67%) Kafka
9 7 (2.67%) Node.js
9 7 (2.67%) Spring Boot
9 7 (2.67%) XML
10 6 (2.29%) JSON
11 5 (1.91%) .NET Framework
11 5 (1.91%) Ajax
11 5 (1.91%) Hibernate
11 5 (1.91%) React
11 5 (1.91%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.25%) User Experience
2 14 (5.34%) Driving Licence
3 12 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.58%) Mobile App
4 11 (4.20%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (2.67%) AS400
6 6 (2.29%) Algorithms
6 6 (2.29%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.29%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (1.91%) NHS
8 4 (1.53%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.53%) Clustering
8 4 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.53%) iPhone
8 4 (1.53%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.15%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (1.15%) Infotainment
10 2 (0.76%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.76%) Robotics
10 2 (0.76%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 19 (7.25%) Windows
2 17 (6.49%) Android
3 16 (6.11%) Linux
4 10 (3.82%) Apple iOS
4 10 (3.82%) Windows Server
5 7 (2.67%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.53%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (1.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 3 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.38%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (13.74%) Software Engineering
3 22 (8.40%) Project Management
4 17 (6.49%) Problem-Solving
5 15 (5.73%) DevOps
5 15 (5.73%) SDLC
6 14 (5.34%) ITIL
6 14 (5.34%) MVC
6 14 (5.34%) Scrum
6 14 (5.34%) Test Automation
7 13 (4.96%) Microservices
8 12 (4.58%) PRINCE2
9 11 (4.20%) Analytics
9 11 (4.20%) E-Commerce
9 11 (4.20%) UML
10 10 (3.82%) TDD
10 10 (3.82%) Waterfall
11 9 (3.44%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (3.44%) ERP
11 9 (3.44%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (14.12%) Java
2 34 (12.98%) SQL
3 32 (12.21%) C#
4 28 (10.69%) JavaScript
5 25 (9.54%) C
5 25 (9.54%) C++
6 18 (6.87%) Python
7 12 (4.58%) Kotlin
8 8 (3.05%) PowerShell
9 6 (2.29%) Apple Swift
9 6 (2.29%) Objective-C
9 6 (2.29%) PHP
9 6 (2.29%) VB.NET
10 5 (1.91%) Bash Shell
10 5 (1.91%) Embedded C
10 5 (1.91%) Embedded C++
10 5 (1.91%) MATLAB
10 5 (1.91%) Scala
11 4 (1.53%) Assembly Language
11 4 (1.53%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (6.87%) Degree
2 13 (4.96%) Security Cleared
3 12 (4.58%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.29%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (2.29%) TOGAF Certification
5 5 (1.91%) CCNA
5 5 (1.91%) MCSA
5 5 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.91%) PhD
6 4 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.53%) MCITP
6 4 (1.53%) MCP
6 4 (1.53%) MCSE
7 2 (0.76%) APMP
7 2 (0.76%) IIBA
7 2 (0.76%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.76%) PMP
8 1 (0.38%) CCNP
8 1 (0.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.20%) SLA
2 7 (2.67%) QA
3 5 (1.91%) MISRA
4 3 (1.15%) IEC 61508
4 3 (1.15%) MISRA C
5 2 (0.76%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.38%) COBIT
6 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
6 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.38%) PMO
6 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (6.49%) Docker
2 8 (3.05%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.91%) Firmware
4 4 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.15%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (2.67%) Kubernetes
2 6 (2.29%) SCCM
3 5 (1.91%) Terraform
4 3 (1.15%) HP ALM
4 3 (1.15%) logstash
4 3 (1.15%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.76%) Grafana
5 2 (0.76%) Graphite
6 1 (0.38%) Ansible
Vendors
1 29 (11.07%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.34%) Oracle
2 14 (5.34%) SAP
3 9 (3.44%) IBM
4 8 (3.05%) Google
5 6 (2.29%) Cisco
6 5 (1.91%) Tableau
7 4 (1.53%) Adobe
7 4 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.53%) VMware
8 3 (1.15%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.15%) BEA
8 3 (1.15%) Green Hills
8 3 (1.15%) HP
8 3 (1.15%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 3 (1.15%) WSO2
9 2 (0.76%) CA Agile Central
9 2 (0.76%) EMC
10 1 (0.38%) Intel
10 1 (0.38%) Samsung