Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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.

Automotive
England > Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 109 90
Rank change year-on-year +33 -19 -37
Contract jobs citing Automotive 212 186 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.61% 1.89% 1.92%
As % of the General category 8.51% 6.01% 5.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 115 40
Midlands median daily rate £400 £460 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +16.46% +10.31%
10th Percentile £198 £250 £154
90th Percentile £588 £600 £688
England median daily rate £413 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +3.13% +0.63% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 27 56
Midlands median hourly rate £31.41 £30.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.97% -7.58% +4.76%
10th Percentile £21.25 £23.95 £21.63
90th Percentile £50.38 £76.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £31.16 £36.14 £36.75
% change year-on-year -13.79% -1.66% +14.84%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2490 3097 2862
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 30.63% 31.54% 33.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1559 2014 1720
Midlands median daily rate £400 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.23% +1.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £232 £250 £245
90th Percentile £561 £575 £554
England median daily rate £475 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 95 144
Midlands median hourly rate £28.50 £17.50 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.86% -23.08% -20.70%
10th Percentile £10.29 £8.76 £11.48
90th Percentile £45.43 £43.55 £43.75
England median hourly rate £25.31 £24.50 £24.54
% change year-on-year +3.31% -0.16% +13.98%

Automotive
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Automotive as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

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 6 months to 18 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automotive in the Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Automotive in the Midlands

Automotive
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Automotive in the Midlands over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Automotive in the Midlands

Automotive
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automotive within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
West Midlands +38 164 £401 +1.39% 5
East Midlands +35 43 £338 -15.63% 4
Automotive
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 52 (24.53%) Manufacturing
2 45 (21.23%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (21.23%) Degree
3 43 (20.28%) Project Management
4 42 (19.81%) Microsoft
5 33 (15.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (10.85%) ERP
7 23 (10.85%) PLM
8 21 (9.91%) ITIL
9 20 (9.43%) C#
9 20 (9.43%) Aerospace
10 19 (8.96%) .NET
11 18 (8.49%) SQL Server
11 18 (8.49%) SAP
11 18 (8.49%) E-Commerce
11 18 (8.49%) Software Engineering
12 17 (8.02%) Finance
12 17 (8.02%) Cisco
12 17 (8.02%) CRM
12 17 (8.02%) HTML
13 16 (7.55%) JavaScript
13 16 (7.55%) C
13 16 (7.55%) Disaster Recovery
13 16 (7.55%) Data Centre
13 16 (7.55%) Unified Communications
13 16 (7.55%) jQuery
13 16 (7.55%) Desktop Virtualisation
13 16 (7.55%) User Experience
13 16 (7.55%) Data Loss Prevention

Automotive
Co-occurring 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 6 (2.83%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.89%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.42%) Confluence
4 2 (0.94%) Jupyter
4 2 (0.94%) ThingWorx
5 1 (0.47%) CMS
5 1 (0.47%) IIS
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.47%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (6.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (2.83%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (2.36%) Simulink
4 4 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.94%) Windchill
6 1 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.47%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 9 (4.25%) Teamcenter
2 7 (3.30%) SAP CRM
3 4 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.89%) Primavera
4 2 (0.94%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.94%) SAP MM
4 2 (0.94%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.47%) BPCS
5 1 (0.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.47%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.47%) MFGPRO
5 1 (0.47%) SAP APO
5 1 (0.47%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.47%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.47%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.47%) SAP QM
5 1 (0.47%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.89%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (1.42%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.94%) G Suite
3 2 (0.94%) Route 53
4 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.47%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.55%) Unified Communications
2 9 (4.25%) Wi-Fi
3 7 (3.30%) HTTP
4 6 (2.83%) Bluetooth
4 6 (2.83%) Intranet
4 6 (2.83%) SSL
4 6 (2.83%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.36%) Internet
6 3 (1.42%) LAN
6 3 (1.42%) Wireless
7 2 (0.94%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.94%) FlexRay
8 1 (0.47%) 4G
8 1 (0.47%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.47%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.47%) IOS XR
8 1 (0.47%) MQTT
8 1 (0.47%) NX-OS
8 1 (0.47%) Skype
8 1 (0.47%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.49%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.36%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (2.36%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.42%) Big Data
3 3 (1.42%) BigQuery
3 3 (1.42%) RDBMS
3 3 (1.42%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.94%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.94%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.94%) MS Access
4 2 (0.94%) Power BI
4 2 (0.94%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.47%) Spotfire
5 1 (0.47%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 9 (4.25%) JIRA
2 3 (1.42%) Android Studio
2 3 (1.42%) CocoaPods
2 3 (1.42%) Gradle
2 3 (1.42%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (1.42%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.94%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.47%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.47%) JUnit
4 1 (0.47%) LSMW
4 1 (0.47%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.47%) Selenium
4 1 (0.47%) Vagrant
General
1 52 (24.53%) Manufacturing
2 20 (9.43%) Aerospace
3 17 (8.02%) Finance
4 11 (5.19%) Marketing
4 11 (5.19%) Retail
5 10 (4.72%) Electronics
6 4 (1.89%) General Ledger
7 3 (1.42%) Legal
7 3 (1.42%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.94%) Advertising
9 1 (0.47%) German Language
9 1 (0.47%) Publishing
9 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (16.51%) Analyst
2 33 (15.57%) Developer
3 28 (13.21%) Project Manager
4 22 (10.38%) Business Analyst
5 18 (8.49%) Architect
5 18 (8.49%) Software Engineer
6 14 (6.60%) Consultant
7 9 (4.25%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (3.77%) .NET Developer
8 8 (3.77%) IT Engineer
8 8 (3.77%) IT Support
9 7 (3.30%) Software Developer
10 6 (2.83%) 3rd Line Support
11 5 (2.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 5 (2.36%) Business Manager
11 5 (2.36%) Digital Project Manager
11 5 (2.36%) Network Architect
11 5 (2.36%) Support Engineer
12 4 (1.89%) Embedded Engineer
12 4 (1.89%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (8.96%) .NET
2 17 (8.02%) HTML
3 16 (7.55%) jQuery
4 11 (5.19%) ASP.NET
4 11 (5.19%) CSS
5 9 (4.25%) Web Services
5 9 (4.25%) XML
6 8 (3.77%) Ajax
7 7 (3.30%) HTML5
7 7 (3.30%) JSON
8 6 (2.83%) .NET Framework
9 5 (2.36%) Classic ASP
9 5 (2.36%) Razor View Engine
9 5 (2.36%) REST
9 5 (2.36%) WCF
10 4 (1.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (1.42%) AngularJS
11 3 (1.42%) Cocoa Touch
11 3 (1.42%) LINQ
11 3 (1.42%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.55%) Data Centre
2 16 (7.55%) User Experience
3 14 (6.60%) Computer Science
4 9 (4.25%) Clustering
5 5 (2.36%) Infotainment
6 3 (1.42%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.42%) Animation
6 3 (1.42%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.94%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.94%) Robotics
7 2 (0.94%) SCADA
7 2 (0.94%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.47%) AS400
8 1 (0.47%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.47%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.47%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.47%) FMCG
8 1 (0.47%) PMI
8 1 (0.47%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.83%) Android
1 6 (2.83%) Windows
2 5 (2.36%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.89%) Linux
4 3 (1.42%) VxWorks
5 2 (0.94%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (0.94%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.94%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.47%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (21.23%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (20.28%) Project Management
3 33 (15.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (10.85%) ERP
4 23 (10.85%) PLM
5 21 (9.91%) ITIL
6 18 (8.49%) E-Commerce
6 18 (8.49%) Software Engineering
7 17 (8.02%) CRM
8 16 (7.55%) Data Loss Prevention
8 16 (7.55%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 16 (7.55%) Disaster Recovery
9 15 (7.08%) MVC
10 14 (6.60%) Change Management
10 14 (6.60%) PRINCE2
11 12 (5.66%) ITIL V3
11 12 (5.66%) SDLC
12 11 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (4.25%) CAD
13 9 (4.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 20 (9.43%) C#
2 16 (7.55%) C
2 16 (7.55%) JavaScript
3 11 (5.19%) SQL
4 10 (4.72%) Java
5 8 (3.77%) C++
5 8 (3.77%) VBA
6 7 (3.30%) Python
6 7 (3.30%) T-SQL
6 7 (3.30%) VB.NET
7 5 (2.36%) ABAP
7 5 (2.36%) MATLAB
8 4 (1.89%) Embedded C
9 3 (1.42%) Apple Swift
9 3 (1.42%) Objective-C
9 3 (1.42%) Progress 4GL
10 2 (0.94%) Google Apps Script
10 2 (0.94%) R
10 2 (0.94%) Ruby
10 2 (0.94%) Scala
Qualifications
1 45 (21.23%) Degree
2 15 (7.08%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (7.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (4.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (3.30%) CCIE
4 7 (3.30%) CCNA
4 7 (3.30%) MCP
4 7 (3.30%) MCSE
4 7 (3.30%) VCAP
5 5 (2.36%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.94%) ISEB
7 2 (0.94%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.94%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.47%) APMP
8 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.47%) MCDST
8 1 (0.47%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.83%) PMO
2 5 (2.36%) GDPR
2 5 (2.36%) MISRA
3 3 (1.42%) ISO 26262
3 3 (1.42%) QA
4 2 (0.94%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.47%) GCP
5 1 (0.47%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.47%) IEC 62304
5 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.47%) MISRA C
System Software
1 7 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.47%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.94%) Ansible
1 2 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.94%) Puppet
2 1 (0.47%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.47%) Terraform
Vendors
1 42 (19.81%) Microsoft
2 18 (8.49%) SAP
3 17 (8.02%) Cisco
4 9 (4.25%) Siemens
5 7 (3.30%) NetApp
5 7 (3.30%) Tableau
5 7 (3.30%) VMware
6 5 (2.36%) Google
6 5 (2.36%) Oracle
6 5 (2.36%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.42%) Apple
7 3 (1.42%) Progress
7 3 (1.42%) QAD
8 2 (0.94%) DevExpress
8 2 (0.94%) HP
8 2 (0.94%) IBM
8 2 (0.94%) Mentor Graphics
9 1 (0.47%) Citrix
9 1 (0.47%) MathWorks
9 1 (0.47%) MicroStrategy