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 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 18 22
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4  
Contract jobs citing Automotive 1 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.99% 7.49% 2.37%
As % of the General category 2.56% 23.73% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 0
Median daily rate £180 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -64.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £408 £388
% change year-on-year -3.68% +5.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £36.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year +3.42% +5.79%  

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 39 59 62
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 38.61% 31.55% 36.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 45 22
Median daily rate £500 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £350 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £745
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

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 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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (80.00%) Manufacturing
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Programme Management
2 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) PMI
2 3 (60.00%) PMI Certification
2 3 (60.00%) PRINCE
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) SLA
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) SaaS
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Kronos
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis

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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
General
1 4 (80.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Project Manager
2 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Kronos Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) PMI
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (60.00%) PRINCE
2 3 (60.00%) Programme Management
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Kronos