Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 296 284 285
Rank change year-on-year -12 +1 -1
Contract jobs citing Automotive 86 88 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.54% 0.53% 0.44%
As % of the General category 1.77% 1.56% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 68 46
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £328 £309 £281
90th Percentile £549 £525 £531
England median daily rate £450 £443 £400
% change year-on-year +1.69% +10.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 4
South East median hourly rate £24.00 £35.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.43% -3.45% -5.23%
10th Percentile £10.25 £18.00 £20.10
90th Percentile £48.75 £43.00 £45.30
England median hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +21.21% +1.54% -10.96%

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 4,864 5,629 5,107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 30.62% 34.11% 33.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,760 3,088 2,859
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £260 £250 £220
90th Percentile £606 £588 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 167 217
South East median hourly rate £33.25 £24.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.54% -5.88% +2.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.80 £11.33
90th Percentile £54.72 £48.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% -3.85%

Automotive
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Automotive as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Automotive in the South East

Automotive
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Automotive in the South East over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Automotive in the South East

Automotive
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Automotive in the South East

Automotive
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Automotive in the South East over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Contractor 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 19 January 2019. 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 +9 42 £416 -16.75% 39
Buckinghamshire +22 24 £413 -17.50% 20
Hampshire -8 20 £450 +9.09% 10
Berkshire -9 15 £550 +7.84% 14
Surrey -31 12 £500 +33.33% 31
Kent +25 9 - - 8
East Sussex - 6 £513 - 14
Oxfordshire +32 3 £350 - 5
West Sussex - 1 £500 - 6
Automotive
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 20 (23.26%) Finance
2 16 (18.60%) C
2 16 (18.60%) SQL
2 16 (18.60%) Embedded C
2 16 (18.60%) Retail
3 15 (17.44%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (17.44%) Software Engineering
3 15 (17.44%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (16.28%) .NET
5 13 (15.12%) Microsoft
6 10 (11.63%) MATLAB
6 10 (11.63%) Simulink
6 10 (11.63%) C#
7 9 (10.47%) B2C
7 9 (10.47%) ClearCase
7 9 (10.47%) Embedded Systems
8 8 (9.30%) MISRA
8 8 (9.30%) Degree
8 8 (9.30%) Git (software)
8 8 (9.30%) Active Directory
8 8 (9.30%) Unix
8 8 (9.30%) Windows
8 8 (9.30%) Linux
8 8 (9.30%) ITIL
9 7 (8.14%) MS Exchange
9 7 (8.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (8.14%) German Language
9 7 (8.14%) .NET Core
10 6 (6.98%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (6.98%) .NET Framework

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 7 (8.14%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.33%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.16%) CICS
Applications
1 10 (11.63%) Simulink
2 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.33%) Maximo
3 1 (1.16%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.81%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.98%) Ethernet
2 5 (5.81%) Unified Communications
3 4 (4.65%) Internet
3 4 (4.65%) Wireless
4 3 (3.49%) 3GPP
4 3 (3.49%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.33%) Bluetooth
5 2 (2.33%) LAN
5 2 (2.33%) LTE
5 2 (2.33%) VPN
5 2 (2.33%) WAN
5 2 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (2.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (2.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.16%) DB2
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 9 (10.47%) ClearCase
2 8 (9.30%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.65%) JIRA
4 2 (2.33%) Protractor
4 2 (2.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.33%) webpack
5 1 (1.16%) Ant
5 1 (1.16%) CANoe
5 1 (1.16%) Toad
General
1 20 (23.26%) Finance
2 16 (18.60%) Retail
3 7 (8.14%) German Language
4 6 (6.98%) Aerospace
5 4 (4.65%) Legal
6 3 (3.49%) Electronics
6 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.33%) Law
7 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (20.93%) Developer
2 15 (17.44%) Analyst
3 14 (16.28%) Embedded Engineer
4 12 (13.95%) Software Engineer
5 11 (12.79%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 10 (11.63%) Systems Engineer
7 9 (10.47%) Business Analyst
8 5 (5.81%) Architect
8 5 (5.81%) Electronics Engineer
8 5 (5.81%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 4 (4.65%) .NET Developer
9 4 (4.65%) Project Manager
9 4 (4.65%) Service Analyst
10 3 (3.49%) C# Developer
10 3 (3.49%) Consultant
10 3 (3.49%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 3 (3.49%) Mainframe Specialist
10 3 (3.49%) Systems Architect
10 3 (3.49%) Technical Architect
10 3 (3.49%) z/OS Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.28%) .NET
2 7 (8.14%) .NET Core
3 6 (6.98%) .NET Framework
4 5 (5.81%) ASP.NET
4 5 (5.81%) Entity Framework
5 4 (4.65%) AngularJS
5 4 (4.65%) CSS
5 4 (4.65%) HTML
5 4 (4.65%) RESTful
6 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (3.49%) XML
7 2 (2.33%) Angular 2
7 2 (2.33%) COM
7 2 (2.33%) Node.js
7 2 (2.33%) Sass
7 2 (2.33%) Web Services
7 2 (2.33%) Yocto
8 1 (1.16%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.44%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.47%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (4.65%) Algorithms
3 4 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (4.65%) Internet of Things
3 4 (4.65%) User Experience
3 4 (4.65%) Virtual Team
4 3 (3.49%) Device Driver
4 3 (3.49%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.33%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.33%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.30%) Linux
1 8 (9.30%) Unix
1 8 (9.30%) Windows
2 6 (6.98%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.49%) zOS
4 2 (2.33%) Android
4 2 (2.33%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.33%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.44%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (17.44%) Software Engineering
2 9 (10.47%) B2C
3 8 (9.30%) ITIL
4 7 (8.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (6.98%) Business Analysis
5 6 (6.98%) PRINCE2
5 6 (6.98%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (6.98%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (5.81%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (5.81%) Coaching
6 5 (5.81%) Computer Science
6 5 (5.81%) Data Management
6 5 (5.81%) Front End Development
6 5 (5.81%) Mentoring
6 5 (5.81%) Systems Analysis
6 5 (5.81%) Waterfall
7 4 (4.65%) CRM
7 4 (4.65%) Programme Management
7 4 (4.65%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (18.60%) C
1 16 (18.60%) Embedded C
1 16 (18.60%) SQL
2 10 (11.63%) C#
2 10 (11.63%) MATLAB
3 5 (5.81%) TypeScript
4 3 (3.49%) C++
4 3 (3.49%) Embedded C++
4 3 (3.49%) ES6
4 3 (3.49%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.33%) Delphi
5 2 (2.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.16%) ABAP
6 1 (1.16%) COBOL
6 1 (1.16%) Java
6 1 (1.16%) Perl
6 1 (1.16%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (9.30%) Degree
2 3 (3.49%) ISEB
2 3 (3.49%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (3.49%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.49%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.16%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.30%) MISRA
2 5 (5.81%) ISO 26262
2 5 (5.81%) SLA
3 2 (2.33%) COBIT
4 1 (1.16%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (9.30%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (15.12%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.81%) Citrix
2 5 (5.81%) IBM
2 5 (5.81%) SAP
2 5 (5.81%) VMware
3 2 (2.33%) Lotus
3 2 (2.33%) Oracle
4 1 (1.16%) Adobe
4 1 (1.16%) Avaya
4 1 (1.16%) Freescale
4 1 (1.16%) Green Hills
4 1 (1.16%) Verint
4 1 (1.16%) Xamarin