Period
to 1 April 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Automotive over the 6 months to 1 April 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
England > South East
6 months to
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 222 293 290
Rank change year-on-year +71 -3 +8
Contract jobs citing Automotive 53 86 82
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.54% 0.55% 0.49%
As % of the General category 1.77% 1.68% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 67 56
Median daily rate £400 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £370 £294
90th Percentile £488 £550 £525
England median daily rate £400 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -11.11% - +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 5
Median hourly rate £47.50 £18.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +163.89% -48.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £39.25 £15.75 £18.00
90th Percentile £59.25 £47.50 £44.25
England median hourly rate £47.50 £41.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +15.85% +17.14% +15.70%

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 South East with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2,997 5,127 5,830
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 30.72% 32.74% 34.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,668 2,930 3,174
Median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.86% +5.29%
10th Percentile £231 £263 £261
90th Percentile £625 £625 £599
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 199 183
Median hourly rate £23.94 £25.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.24% +4.17% -4.00%
10th Percentile £12.98 £12.03 £11.78
90th Percentile £49.65 £51.86 £48.60
Median hourly rate £23.88 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +6.13% +2.27% +2.33%

Automotive
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Automotive as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Automotive in the South East

Automotive
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Automotive in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Automotive in the South East

Automotive
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Automotive in the South East over the 6 months to 1 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Automotive in the South East

Automotive
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Automotive in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for Automotive in the South East

Automotive
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Automotive in the South East over the 6 months to 1 April 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Automotive in the South East

Automotive
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automotive within the South East region over the 6 months to 1 April 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
Thames Valley +42 42 £400 -5.88% 25
Buckinghamshire +24 27 £400 -2.74% 10
Berkshire +31 12 £395 -24.76% 11
Surrey +62 9 £385 -25.96% 8
Oxfordshire +23 3 - - 4
Hampshire +25 2 £384 -14.72% 13
Automotive
England

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 South East region with a requirement for Automotive.

1 26 (49.06%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (20.75%) Retail
3 9 (16.98%) Scrum
4 8 (15.09%) Waterfall
4 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 7 (13.21%) Test Automation
5 7 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (13.21%) Project Management
5 7 (13.21%) SQL
6 6 (11.32%) Windows
6 6 (11.32%) Python
6 6 (11.32%) CRM
6 6 (11.32%) AWS
6 6 (11.32%) Analytics
7 5 (9.43%) Process Improvement
7 5 (9.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (9.43%) SharePoint
7 5 (9.43%) Data Modelling
7 5 (9.43%) C
7 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
7 5 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (9.43%) Finance
8 4 (7.55%) Migration
8 4 (7.55%) TDD
8 4 (7.55%) Software Engineering
8 4 (7.55%) Change Management
8 4 (7.55%) Embedded C
8 4 (7.55%) Middleware
8 4 (7.55%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (7.55%) E-Commerce

Automotive
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 5 (9.43%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.89%) CMS
2 1 (1.89%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.89%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.89%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (1.89%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.32%) AWS
2 4 (7.55%) Azure
2 4 (7.55%) Office 365
3 2 (3.77%) Power Platform
3 2 (3.77%) SaaS
3 2 (3.77%) Serverless
4 1 (1.89%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.89%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.89%) GCP
4 1 (1.89%) Heroku
4 1 (1.89%) Kong
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) Ethernet
1 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.89%) AMQP
2 1 (1.89%) IP Telephony
2 1 (1.89%) MPLS
2 1 (1.89%) Network Security
2 1 (1.89%) VLAN
2 1 (1.89%) VoIP
2 1 (1.89%) VPN
2 1 (1.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.77%) Amazon Athena
2 2 (3.77%) Power BI
2 2 (3.77%) Snowflake Schema
3 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Cucumber
1 2 (3.77%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.77%) JIRA
2 1 (1.89%) Appium
2 1 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.89%) JUnit
2 1 (1.89%) Selenium
2 1 (1.89%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (20.75%) Retail
2 5 (9.43%) Finance
3 4 (7.55%) Marketing
4 3 (5.66%) Law
5 1 (1.89%) Electronics
5 1 (1.89%) German Language
5 1 (1.89%) Legal
5 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (47.17%) Analyst
2 20 (37.74%) Business Analyst
3 9 (16.98%) Project Manager
4 7 (13.21%) Developer
5 6 (11.32%) Digital Analyst
5 6 (11.32%) Digital Business Analyst
6 5 (9.43%) Business IT Analyst
6 5 (9.43%) IT Analyst
6 5 (9.43%) IT Business Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Embedded Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) 1st Line Support
8 3 (5.66%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) HR Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) HR Business Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Node.js Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Office 365 Business Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Software Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) Middleware
2 3 (5.66%) Node.js
3 2 (3.77%) RESTful
4 1 (1.89%) .NET
4 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.89%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (1.89%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.89%) Fluent NHibernate
4 1 (1.89%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.89%) jQuery
4 1 (1.89%) Kafka
4 1 (1.89%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (1.89%) React
4 1 (1.89%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Mobile App
1 4 (7.55%) User Experience
2 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.66%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.77%) CAN bus
3 2 (3.77%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.77%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.89%) Blog
4 1 (1.89%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.89%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.89%) PMI
4 1 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.32%) Windows
2 3 (5.66%) Windows 10
3 2 (3.77%) Linux
3 2 (3.77%) SafeRTOS
3 2 (3.77%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.89%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (49.06%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (16.98%) Scrum
3 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 8 (15.09%) Waterfall
4 7 (13.21%) Project Management
4 7 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (13.21%) Test Automation
5 6 (11.32%) Analytics
5 6 (11.32%) CRM
6 5 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (9.43%) Data Modelling
6 5 (9.43%) Process Improvement
6 5 (9.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (7.55%) Change Management
7 4 (7.55%) Data Integration
7 4 (7.55%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 4 (7.55%) E-Commerce
7 4 (7.55%) Migration
7 4 (7.55%) Software Engineering
7 4 (7.55%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.21%) SQL
2 6 (11.32%) Python
3 5 (9.43%) C
4 4 (7.55%) Embedded C
5 3 (5.66%) Java
5 3 (5.66%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.77%) C++
6 2 (3.77%) Embedded C++
6 2 (3.77%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.89%) C#
7 1 (1.89%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.89%) Perl
7 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.89%) R
7 1 (1.89%) Ruby
7 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.89%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) Degree
1 3 (5.66%) PMP
2 1 (1.89%) CCNA
2 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.89%) MCSE
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) GDPR
1 4 (7.55%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle
2 2 (3.77%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.89%) Cadence
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco
3 1 (1.89%) Citrix
3 1 (1.89%) Google
3 1 (1.89%) hybris
3 1 (1.89%) Hyperion
3 1 (1.89%) SAP
3 1 (1.89%) Talend