Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 488 509 444
Rank change year-on-year +21 -65 +45
Contract jobs citing Automotive 227 357 467
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.34% 0.39% 0.51%
As % of the General category 0.93% 0.98% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 232 266
England median daily rate £413 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £185 £306 £256
90th Percentile £700 £551 £561
UK median daily rate £413 £445 £433
% change year-on-year -7.30% +2.89% +8.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 55 85
England median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +21.21% +1.54%
10th Percentile £14.38 £14.10 £18.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £49.50
UK median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year +18.75% +21.21% -2.22%

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 24,540 36,328 39,219
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 37.01% 39.88% 42.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,987 24,085 26,363
England median daily rate £488 £490 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.51% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £279 £300 £275
90th Percentile £688 £675 £670
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £464
% change year-on-year - +2.37% +3.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 809 978 981
England median hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.22% +7.14%
10th Percentile £12.44 £12.25 £11.70
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £22.00

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 17 January 2020.

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 17 January 2020.

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 17 January 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 +40 58 £391 -13.22% 105
Midlands +17 49 £375 -11.76% 122
London +63 39 £428 -4.89% 58
West Midlands +20 35 £424 -1.45% 88
East of England +46 29 £300 -35.83% 71
North of England +21 25 £425 +17.24% 81
South West +4 25 £450 - 58
North West +21 16 £419 +19.64% 42
East Midlands +19 11 £350 +18.64% 34
North East +24 6 £488 +30.00% 14
Yorkshire +35 3 £425 +3.03% 25
Automotive
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 58 (25.55%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (15.42%) Windows
3 31 (13.66%) Manufacturing
4 29 (12.78%) JavaScript
5 27 (11.89%) Microsoft Office
6 25 (11.01%) Stakeholder Management
6 25 (11.01%) Retail
6 25 (11.01%) Azure
6 25 (11.01%) Problem-Solving
7 22 (9.69%) Software Engineering
7 22 (9.69%) Scrum
8 20 (8.81%) Java
9 19 (8.37%) HTML
9 19 (8.37%) AWS
10 18 (7.93%) SQL Server
10 18 (7.93%) Microsoft
11 17 (7.49%) C
11 17 (7.49%) Oracle
11 17 (7.49%) CSS
11 17 (7.49%) Python
11 17 (7.49%) VPN
11 17 (7.49%) Migration
11 17 (7.49%) Finance
11 17 (7.49%) Spring
11 17 (7.49%) DevOps
12 16 (7.05%) TDD
12 16 (7.05%) C++
13 15 (6.61%) HP
13 15 (6.61%) Kubernetes
13 15 (6.61%) Front End Development

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 (3.52%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (2.20%) Camunda
3 4 (1.76%) Apache
3 4 (1.76%) CMS
4 3 (1.32%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.88%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.88%) Confluence
5 2 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.44%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.44%) IIS
6 1 (0.44%) nginx
6 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 27 (11.89%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.64%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (2.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.76%) CATIA
3 4 (1.76%) Windchill
4 3 (1.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (1.32%) Inkscape
4 3 (1.32%) Simulink
5 2 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.44%) Adobe XD
6 1 (0.44%) OrCAD
6 1 (0.44%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 5 (2.20%) Teamcenter
2 4 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.88%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (0.88%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.44%) Magento
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.44%) Sage 1000
4 1 (0.44%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 25 (11.01%) Azure
2 19 (8.37%) AWS
3 14 (6.17%) GCP
4 6 (2.64%) Office 365
5 5 (2.20%) SaaS
5 5 (2.20%) Serverless
6 4 (1.76%) Amazon S3
6 4 (1.76%) GitHub
7 3 (1.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.88%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.88%) Amazon Glacier
8 2 (0.88%) Amazon SageMaker
8 2 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.44%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.44%) Google Drive
9 1 (0.44%) Kong
9 1 (0.44%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.44%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.44%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.49%) VPN
2 13 (5.73%) Internet
3 10 (4.41%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.64%) Firewall
5 5 (2.20%) Ethernet
6 3 (1.32%) DMZ
6 3 (1.32%) HTTP
7 2 (0.88%) DHCP
7 2 (0.88%) DNS
7 2 (0.88%) FTP
7 2 (0.88%) IPsec
7 2 (0.88%) NAS
7 2 (0.88%) Network Security
7 2 (0.88%) SAN
7 2 (0.88%) Wireless
8 1 (0.44%) AMQP
8 1 (0.44%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.44%) Skype
8 1 (0.44%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.93%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.41%) MySQL
3 7 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.64%) Big Data
5 5 (2.20%) BigQuery
5 5 (2.20%) Data Lake
5 5 (2.20%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.76%) Amazon Athena
6 4 (1.76%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (1.76%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.76%) QlikView
6 4 (1.76%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.32%) Amazon Redshift
7 3 (1.32%) Bigtable
7 3 (1.32%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 12 (5.29%) JIRA
2 10 (4.41%) GitLab
3 8 (3.52%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.52%) Jenkins
4 7 (3.08%) SonarQube
5 5 (2.20%) Gradle
5 5 (2.20%) JUnit
6 4 (1.76%) Rational Rhapsody
7 2 (0.88%) Android Studio
7 2 (0.88%) Artifactory
7 2 (0.88%) Calabash
7 2 (0.88%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.88%) jMock
7 2 (0.88%) Mockito
7 2 (0.88%) Subversion
8 1 (0.44%) Appium
8 1 (0.44%) CANoe
8 1 (0.44%) CircleCI
8 1 (0.44%) Polyspace
8 1 (0.44%) VectorCAST
General
1 31 (13.66%) Manufacturing
2 25 (11.01%) Retail
3 17 (7.49%) Finance
4 14 (6.17%) Aerospace
5 13 (5.73%) Law
6 12 (5.29%) Marketing
7 8 (3.52%) Games
8 3 (1.32%) Advertising
8 3 (1.32%) Electronics
8 3 (1.32%) Legal
9 2 (0.88%) Back Office
9 2 (0.88%) Front Office
10 1 (0.44%) Avionics
10 1 (0.44%) Banking
10 1 (0.44%) German Language
10 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (18.50%) Developer
2 36 (15.86%) Analyst
3 16 (7.05%) Architect
4 15 (6.61%) Project Manager
5 14 (6.17%) Business Analyst
6 10 (4.41%) Software Engineer
7 9 (3.96%) 1st Line Support
7 9 (3.96%) Embedded Engineer
7 9 (3.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 8 (3.52%) Administrator
8 8 (3.52%) Consultant
8 8 (3.52%) Designer
9 7 (3.08%) Applications Support
9 7 (3.08%) Service Desk Support
10 6 (2.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 6 (2.64%) Cloud Architect
10 6 (2.64%) Deskside Support
10 6 (2.64%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (2.64%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 6 (2.64%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (8.37%) HTML
2 17 (7.49%) CSS
2 17 (7.49%) Spring
3 12 (5.29%) Node.js
3 12 (5.29%) XML
4 11 (4.85%) React
5 9 (3.96%) HTML5
6 8 (3.52%) Redux
7 7 (3.08%) .NET
7 7 (3.08%) Web Services
8 6 (2.64%) CSS3
8 6 (2.64%) Unreal Engine
9 5 (2.20%) AngularJS
9 5 (2.20%) J2EE
9 5 (2.20%) jQuery
9 5 (2.20%) JSON
9 5 (2.20%) RESTful
10 4 (1.76%) .NET Framework
10 4 (1.76%) JSP
10 4 (1.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.41%) Driving Licence
2 9 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.96%) User Experience
3 7 (3.08%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (3.08%) Mobile App
3 7 (3.08%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (2.64%) iPhone
5 5 (2.20%) Animation
5 5 (2.20%) Augmented Reality
5 5 (2.20%) CAN bus
5 5 (2.20%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.20%) FMCG
5 5 (2.20%) Public Cloud
6 4 (1.76%) AS400
6 4 (1.76%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.76%) e-Learning
7 3 (1.32%) Clustering
7 3 (1.32%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (1.32%) Graphic Design
8 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 35 (15.42%) Windows
2 13 (5.73%) Linux
2 13 (5.73%) Windows XP
3 11 (4.85%) Android
4 8 (3.52%) CentOS
4 8 (3.52%) Windows Server
5 7 (3.08%) Windows 10
6 5 (2.20%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.76%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.76%) Unix
8 3 (1.32%) Debian
8 3 (1.32%) SafeRTOS
9 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.44%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (25.55%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (11.01%) Problem-Solving
2 25 (11.01%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (9.69%) Scrum
3 22 (9.69%) Software Engineering
4 17 (7.49%) DevOps
4 17 (7.49%) Migration
5 16 (7.05%) TDD
6 15 (6.61%) Front End Development
7 14 (6.17%) PLM
8 12 (5.29%) MVC
8 12 (5.29%) Workflow
9 11 (4.85%) Analytics
9 11 (4.85%) Project Management
9 11 (4.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 11 (4.85%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (4.85%) Web Development
10 10 (4.41%) Computer Science
10 10 (4.41%) Data Analysis
10 10 (4.41%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 29 (12.78%) JavaScript
2 20 (8.81%) Java
3 17 (7.49%) C
3 17 (7.49%) Python
4 16 (7.05%) C++
5 14 (6.17%) C#
5 14 (6.17%) SQL
6 7 (3.08%) MATLAB
7 6 (2.64%) Embedded C
8 3 (1.32%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.32%) Embedded C++
8 3 (1.32%) Ruby
9 2 (0.88%) Kotlin
9 2 (0.88%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.88%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.88%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.44%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.44%) Go
10 1 (0.44%) Groovy
10 1 (0.44%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (4.41%) Degree
2 8 (3.52%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.64%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.76%) ISEB
5 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.32%) PhD
5 3 (1.32%) RHCE
6 2 (0.88%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.88%) PMP
7 1 (0.44%) CBAP
7 1 (0.44%) CCNA
7 1 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.44%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.44%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.44%) IIBA
7 1 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.44%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.64%) ISO 26262
1 6 (2.64%) QA
2 5 (2.20%) GDPR
2 5 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.76%) SLA
4 3 (1.32%) IEC 61508
5 2 (0.88%) HAZOP
6 1 (0.44%) DO-254
6 1 (0.44%) MISRA
6 1 (0.44%) MISRA C
6 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.44%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (6.17%) Docker
2 7 (3.08%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.88%) Firmware
4 2 (0.88%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.44%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.44%) OpenDJ
5 1 (0.44%) OpenIDM
5 1 (0.44%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (6.61%) Kubernetes
2 13 (5.73%) OpenView
2 13 (5.73%) OVSD
3 7 (3.08%) Grafana
3 7 (3.08%) Prometheus
4 6 (2.64%) Terraform
5 5 (2.20%) Ansible
6 4 (1.76%) SCCM
6 4 (1.76%) WSUS
7 3 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.32%) Puppet
7 3 (1.32%) Red Hat Satellite
7 3 (1.32%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 3 (1.32%) yum
8 2 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.88%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.44%) EMC VPLEX
9 1 (0.44%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.44%) HP ALM
9 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 18 (7.93%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.49%) Oracle
3 15 (6.61%) HP
4 11 (4.85%) Adobe
4 11 (4.85%) Google
4 11 (4.85%) SAP
5 10 (4.41%) VMware
6 5 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.32%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.32%) Tableau
7 3 (1.32%) Teradata
8 2 (0.88%) Axway
8 2 (0.88%) CA
8 2 (0.88%) CA Agile Central
8 2 (0.88%) Extreme Networks
8 2 (0.88%) IBM
8 2 (0.88%) Infor
8 2 (0.88%) Nimble Storage
8 2 (0.88%) Perforce
8 2 (0.88%) SonicWALL