The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Automotive over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automotive
England / Midlands
Rank 18 25 21
Rank change year-on-year +7 -4  
Contract jobs citing Automotive 4 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.45% 2.42% 2.68%
As % of the General category 9.52% 7.69% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Median daily rate £390 £700 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -44.28% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £388
% change year-on-year -11.76% +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year -8.57% +15.89%  

Automotive is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 42 65 32
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 36.21% 31.40% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 36 13
Median daily rate £400 £575 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.43% +35.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £850 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -16.92% +30.00%  

Automotive
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands citing Automotive as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Automotive in the Midlands

Automotive
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Automotive in the Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Automotive in the Midlands

Automotive
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Automotive in the Midlands over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Automotive in the Midlands

Automotive
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Automotive in the Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Automotive in the Midlands

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Automotive also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for Automotive.

1 8 (88.89%) Manufacturing
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) SAP
2 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) PRINCE
3 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) PMI
3 3 (33.33%) PMI Certification
3 3 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) Ariba
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) SLA
5 1 (11.11%) IBM
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (11.11%) SAP Basis
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Kronos
5 1 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
5 1 (11.11%) SaaS
5 1 (11.11%) Strategic Planning

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
General
1 8 (88.89%) Manufacturing
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Project Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Project Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Architect
2 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Requirements Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Kronos Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Report Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
1 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) PRINCE
2 3 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
4 1 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Ariba
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Kronos