Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 409 435 554
Rank change year-on-year +26 +119 -93
Contract jobs citing Automotive 330 48 259
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.53% 0.19% 0.32%
As % of the General category 0.98% 0.35% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 24 178
10th Percentile £295 £325 £196
25th Percentile £400 £380 £318
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £438 £423
Median % change year-on-year +2.86% +3.43% -2.48%
75th Percentile £513 £493 £493
90th Percentile £588 £535 £616
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £423
% change year-on-year +2.86% +3.43% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 16 38
10th Percentile £24.80 £43.75 £15.75
25th Percentile £30.72 " £16.38
Median hourly rate £45.75 £45.00 £42.50
Median % change year-on-year +1.67% +5.88% +21.43%
75th Percentile £64.00 £52.81 £52.50
90th Percentile £65.83 £60.25 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £46.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +21.43%

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 33,643 13,802 41,893
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 53.56% 53.52% 51.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,872 9,419 27,507
10th Percentile £308 £275 £266
25th Percentile £413 £382 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £498 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.53% +4.74% -
75th Percentile £625 £600 £575
90th Percentile £713 £700 £675
UK median daily rate £510 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +7.37% - +5.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,212 478 1,349
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.71 £10.99
25th Percentile £13.25 £14.91 £14.00
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £19.36
Median % change year-on-year -13.64% +13.64% +7.38%
75th Percentile £42.21 £43.56 £40.00
90th Percentile £59.69 £51.98 £51.00
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £21.91 £19.00
% change year-on-year -13.28% +15.32% +7.16%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +31 138 £450 -6.25% 71
London -128 81 £500 +25.00% 44
Midlands -43 34 £323 -28.33% 113
North of England -51 27 £400 - 78
East of England -26 25 £500 +42.86% 69
West Midlands -42 22 £325 -27.78% 81
North West -39 16 £375 - 49
East Midlands - 12 £320 - 32
Yorkshire -37 10 £450 - 25
South West - 7 £293 - 31
North East - 1 £160 - 4
Automotive
UK

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 108 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (32.42%) Social Skills
3 57 (17.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 54 (16.36%) Presentation Skills
5 42 (12.73%) Java
5 42 (12.73%) Finance
6 38 (11.52%) Project Management
7 37 (11.21%) Microsoft
7 37 (11.21%) Project Delivery
8 35 (10.61%) E-Commerce
9 34 (10.30%) Degree
10 33 (10.00%) Life Science
10 33 (10.00%) Renewable Energy
11 32 (9.70%) Business Case
12 30 (9.09%) TDD
12 30 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
13 28 (8.48%) C
13 28 (8.48%) C++
13 28 (8.48%) Migration
14 26 (7.88%) Software Engineering
15 25 (7.58%) C#
15 25 (7.58%) SAP
15 25 (7.58%) User Experience
15 25 (7.58%) Microservices
16 24 (7.27%) Azure
17 23 (6.97%) JIRA
17 23 (6.97%) DevOps
18 22 (6.67%) Google
18 22 (6.67%) PRINCE2
18 22 (6.67%) JavaScript

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 11 (3.33%) Confluence
2 7 (2.12%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.21%) CMS
4 3 (0.91%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (0.91%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.61%) Headless CMS
5 2 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.30%) Apache
6 1 (0.30%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.30%) Site Server
6 1 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (3.03%) Simulink
3 6 (1.82%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (1.52%) Figma
4 5 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (1.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (1.21%) Sketch
5 4 (1.21%) Windchill
6 3 (0.91%) Stateflow
7 2 (0.61%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (0.61%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.61%) SPSS
8 1 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.30%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.30%) Adobe XD
8 1 (0.30%) Maya
8 1 (0.30%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 5 (1.52%) SAP CO
1 5 (1.52%) SAP FI
1 5 (1.52%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.21%) SAP EWM
3 3 (0.91%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (0.91%) Teamcenter
4 2 (0.61%) SAP MM
4 2 (0.61%) SAP WM
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.30%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.30%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 24 (7.27%) Azure
2 19 (5.76%) GCP
3 15 (4.55%) AWS
4 10 (3.03%) Microsoft 365
4 10 (3.03%) Power Platform
5 9 (2.73%) OpenShift
6 5 (1.52%) Apigee
7 4 (1.21%) Cloud Run
7 4 (1.21%) GitHub
8 3 (0.91%) Azure Data Factory
8 3 (0.91%) Boomi
8 3 (0.91%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.61%) AtomSphere
9 2 (0.61%) Azure Synapse Analytics
9 2 (0.61%) iPaaS
9 2 (0.61%) Miro
9 2 (0.61%) SaaS
9 2 (0.61%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 2 (0.61%) Snowflake
10 1 (0.30%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.12%) DNS
2 6 (1.82%) Firewall
3 5 (1.52%) Internet
4 4 (1.21%) DHCP
4 4 (1.21%) FTP
4 4 (1.21%) VLAN
5 3 (0.91%) SSL
6 1 (0.30%) AMQP
6 1 (0.30%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.30%) Intranet
6 1 (0.30%) NAS
6 1 (0.30%) Network Security
6 1 (0.30%) SAN
6 1 (0.30%) Skype
6 1 (0.30%) VoIP
6 1 (0.30%) VPN
6 1 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.64%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.73%) Power BI
3 8 (2.42%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (1.82%) Data Lake
5 5 (1.52%) Big Data
5 5 (1.52%) Metadata
6 4 (1.21%) MySQL
6 4 (1.21%) QlikView
6 4 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.91%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (0.91%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.91%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (0.91%) SQL Server 2017
7 3 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.91%) Tableau
8 2 (0.61%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 23 (6.97%) JIRA
2 6 (1.82%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.52%) Eclipse
3 5 (1.52%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.21%) Gradle
5 3 (0.91%) CMake
5 3 (0.91%) Ranorex
5 3 (0.91%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (0.61%) Axure RP
6 2 (0.61%) LabVIEW
6 2 (0.61%) Maven
6 2 (0.61%) Selenium
6 2 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.61%) webpack
6 2 (0.61%) Xcode
7 1 (0.30%) Android Studio
7 1 (0.30%) Calabash
7 1 (0.30%) CircleCI
7 1 (0.30%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.30%) Robot Framework
General
1 107 (32.42%) Social Skills
2 54 (16.36%) Presentation Skills
3 42 (12.73%) Finance
4 21 (6.36%) Manufacturing
5 19 (5.76%) Aerospace
6 18 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (5.15%) Retail
8 15 (4.55%) Marketing
9 11 (3.33%) Electronics
9 11 (3.33%) Public Sector
10 5 (1.52%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 5 (1.52%) Military
10 5 (1.52%) Organisational Skills
11 4 (1.21%) Influencing Skills
11 4 (1.21%) Legal
12 3 (0.91%) Documentation Skills
12 3 (0.91%) Law
12 3 (0.91%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.91%) Social Housing
13 2 (0.61%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 59 (17.88%) Project Manager
2 52 (15.76%) Developer
3 44 (13.33%) Analyst
4 31 (9.39%) Business Analyst
5 25 (7.58%) Architect
6 15 (4.55%) Software Engineer
7 14 (4.24%) IT Manager
8 13 (3.94%) Consultant
8 13 (3.94%) Embedded Engineer
8 13 (3.94%) IT Project Manager
8 13 (3.94%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (2.73%) .NET Developer
9 9 (2.73%) E-Commerce Analyst
9 9 (2.73%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
9 9 (2.73%) E-Commerce Manager
9 9 (2.73%) E-Commerce Project Manager
9 9 (2.73%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 9 (2.73%) Full Stack Developer
9 9 (2.73%) SAP Consultant
10 8 (2.42%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.15%) .NET
2 13 (3.94%) Spring
3 12 (3.64%) AngularJS
3 12 (3.64%) CSS
4 11 (3.33%) HTML
5 10 (3.03%) REST
6 9 (2.73%) React
7 8 (2.42%) Node.js
7 8 (2.42%) XML
8 6 (1.82%) JSON
8 6 (1.82%) Middleware
8 6 (1.82%) RESTful
8 6 (1.82%) SOAP
9 4 (1.21%) .NET Framework
9 4 (1.21%) HTML5
9 4 (1.21%) JNI
9 4 (1.21%) Web Services
10 3 (0.91%) Android SDK
10 3 (0.91%) J2EE
10 3 (0.91%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 33 (10.00%) Life Science
1 33 (10.00%) Renewable Energy
2 25 (7.58%) User Experience
3 12 (3.64%) Embedded Systems
4 11 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.42%) VHDL
6 7 (2.12%) Verilog
7 6 (1.82%) Analytical Mindset
7 6 (1.82%) Infotainment
7 6 (1.82%) Legacy Systems
8 5 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.52%) FMCG
8 5 (1.52%) N-Tier
8 5 (1.52%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.21%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.21%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.91%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.61%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.61%) CAN bus
11 2 (0.61%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 19 (5.76%) Android
2 14 (4.24%) Linux
3 10 (3.03%) Windows
4 7 (2.12%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.82%) Windows 10
6 5 (1.52%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.91%) VMS
7 3 (0.91%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.61%) FreeRTOS
8 2 (0.61%) SafeRTOS
9 1 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (17.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 38 (11.52%) Project Management
4 37 (11.21%) Project Delivery
5 35 (10.61%) E-Commerce
6 32 (9.70%) Business Case
7 30 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
7 30 (9.09%) TDD
8 28 (8.48%) Migration
9 26 (7.88%) Software Engineering
10 25 (7.58%) Microservices
11 23 (6.97%) DevOps
12 22 (6.67%) PRINCE2
12 22 (6.67%) Validation
13 21 (6.36%) Pair Programming
13 21 (6.36%) Scrum
13 21 (6.36%) Waterfall
14 20 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
14 20 (6.06%) ITIL
15 19 (5.76%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 42 (12.73%) Java
2 28 (8.48%) C
2 28 (8.48%) C++
3 25 (7.58%) C#
4 22 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 22 (6.67%) SQL
5 12 (3.64%) Python
6 10 (3.03%) Kotlin
6 10 (3.03%) MATLAB
7 7 (2.12%) Java 11
7 7 (2.12%) PHP
7 7 (2.12%) TypeScript
8 5 (1.52%) Bash Shell
8 5 (1.52%) Go
9 3 (0.91%) ABAP
9 3 (0.91%) Apple Swift
9 3 (0.91%) Java 8
10 2 (0.61%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.61%) Ruby
10 2 (0.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (10.30%) Degree
2 6 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (1.52%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.21%) CISM
4 4 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (0.91%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.91%) Master's Degree
5 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.61%) CCNA
6 2 (0.61%) CEH
6 2 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.61%) CISSP
6 2 (0.61%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.61%) CRISC
6 2 (0.61%) ISEB
6 2 (0.61%) MCSA
6 2 (0.61%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.61%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.64%) QA
2 5 (1.52%) ISO 26262
2 5 (1.52%) PMO
3 4 (1.21%) Accessibility
4 3 (0.91%) GDPR
5 2 (0.61%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.61%) DO-254
5 2 (0.61%) IEC 61508
5 2 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (0.61%) MISRA
5 2 (0.61%) MISRA C
5 2 (0.61%) P3O
5 2 (0.61%) SLA
6 1 (0.30%) COSHH
6 1 (0.30%) ECSS
6 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.30%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (2.73%) Firmware
2 8 (2.42%) Docker
3 7 (2.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (1.52%) vSphere
5 4 (1.21%) Active Directory
5 4 (1.21%) NFS
6 3 (0.91%) Slurm Workload Manager
7 1 (0.30%) XenApp
7 1 (0.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (3.94%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.52%) Terraform
3 4 (1.21%) Ansible
3 4 (1.21%) Grafana
3 4 (1.21%) Istio
3 4 (1.21%) Knative
3 4 (1.21%) Prometheus
3 4 (1.21%) vCenter Server
4 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (0.61%) PTC Integrity
5 1 (0.30%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (11.21%) Microsoft
2 25 (7.58%) SAP
3 22 (6.67%) Google
4 14 (4.24%) Salesforce.com
5 11 (3.33%) Oracle
6 10 (3.03%) IBM
7 7 (2.12%) ServiceNow
7 7 (2.12%) VMware
8 6 (1.82%) Adobe
9 5 (1.52%) Cisco
9 5 (1.52%) Green Hills
9 5 (1.52%) QNX
10 4 (1.21%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.21%) Sage
11 3 (0.91%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.91%) Dell
11 3 (0.91%) Siemens
12 2 (0.61%) EMC
12 2 (0.61%) Informatica
12 2 (0.61%) Planview