Automotive Contracts in the South East

Automotive
England > South East

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in contract job vacancies in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that cited Automotive over the 6 months leading up to 23 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
23 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 139 88 142
Rank change year-on-year -51 +54 -9
Contract jobs citing Automotive 51 136 141
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.96% 2.35% 1.74%
As % of the General category 1.97% 4.02% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 103 115
10th Percentile £200 £325 £264
25th Percentile £333 £374 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £375 £475 £490
Median % change year-on-year -21.05% -3.06% +8.89%
75th Percentile £488 £550 £578
90th Percentile £670 £600 £604
England median daily rate £479 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +0.84% -5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 6
10th Percentile - £15.21 £21.15
25th Percentile £26.03 £16.25 £21.32
Median hourly rate £41.25 £22.75 £22.12
Median % change year-on-year +81.32% +2.87% -10.83%
75th Percentile £48.75 £50.00 £52.40
90th Percentile £61.34 £67.50 £64.81
England median hourly rate £47.50 £41.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year +14.46% +25.76% -28.26%

All General Skills
South East

Automotive falls under the General Skills category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies requiring common skills in the South East.

Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2,593 3,379 4,619
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 49.04% 58.45% 57.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,449 2,275 3,084
10th Percentile £213 £245 £225
25th Percentile £363 £400 £386
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year - - +5.26%
75th Percentile £613 £625 £600
90th Percentile £700 £721 £675
England median daily rate £538 £550 £550
% change year-on-year -2.27% - +7.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 284 170 210
10th Percentile £14.50 £15.21 £13.00
25th Percentile £20.75 £22.41 £16.25
Median hourly rate £50.00 £52.30 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -4.40% +149.05% -3.45%
75th Percentile £63.81 £64.91 £45.00
90th Percentile £75.17 £75.00 £56.43
England median hourly rate £37.50 £30.05 £24.35
% change year-on-year +24.79% +23.41% +24.74%

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 23 July 2024.

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 23 July 2024.

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 23 July 2024. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley -29 30 £438 -10.49% 71
Berkshire -3 12 £658 +19.55% 23
Buckinghamshire -9 11 £335 -31.28% 26
Surrey +9 8 £350 -28.21% 20
Oxfordshire +11 7 £463 +85.00% 22
West Sussex -9 5 £193 -48.34% 4
Sussex - 3 - -
Hampshire -23 2 - - 13
Automotive
England

Automotive
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (9.80%) Confluence
2 2 (3.92%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (3.92%) Simulink
2 1 (1.96%) CANalyzer
Business Applications
1 5 (9.80%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (7.84%) SAP WM
3 1 (1.96%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.96%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) Azure
2 2 (3.92%) AWS
2 2 (3.92%) Entra ID
2 2 (3.92%) PaaS
3 1 (1.96%) Power Platform
3 1 (1.96%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.92%) SSL
3 1 (1.96%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.96%) HTTP
3 1 (1.96%) Internet
3 1 (1.96%) LAN
3 1 (1.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) Power BI
2 1 (1.96%) Power Query
Development Applications
1 7 (13.73%) JIRA
2 3 (5.88%) TestRail
3 2 (3.92%) Bitbucket
3 2 (3.92%) Git
3 2 (3.92%) JMeter
3 2 (3.92%) Selenium
4 1 (1.96%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.96%) CANoe
General
1 16 (31.37%) Manufacturing
2 12 (23.53%) Finance
3 7 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (11.76%) German Language
5 5 (9.80%) Retail
5 5 (9.80%) Social Skills
6 4 (7.84%) Presentation Skills
7 3 (5.88%) Electronics
7 3 (5.88%) Legal
8 2 (3.92%) Aerospace
8 2 (3.92%) Influencing Skills
9 1 (1.96%) Documentation Skills
9 1 (1.96%) Marketing
9 1 (1.96%) Organisational Skills
9 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (25.49%) Analyst
2 7 (13.73%) Business Analyst
3 6 (11.76%) Software Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Embedded Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Lead
4 4 (7.84%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (7.84%) Technical Business Analyst
5 3 (5.88%) Consultant
5 3 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.88%) SAP Consultant
5 3 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Systems Test Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Test Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Unix Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Unix Systems Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Coordinator
6 2 (3.92%) Developer
6 2 (3.92%) Graduate
6 2 (3.92%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) AngularJS
1 3 (5.88%) Kafka
2 2 (3.92%) .NET
2 2 (3.92%) .NET Core
2 2 (3.92%) RESTful
3 1 (1.96%) BAPI
3 1 (1.96%) REST
3 1 (1.96%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Life Science
1 5 (9.80%) Renewable Energy
2 3 (5.88%) Public Cloud
2 3 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.92%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.92%) Operational Technology
3 2 (3.92%) PKI
3 2 (3.92%) SCADA
4 1 (1.96%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.80%) Linux
1 5 (9.80%) VMS
2 3 (5.88%) Unix
3 2 (3.92%) Windows
3 2 (3.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (31.37%) Project Management
2 14 (27.45%) Agile
3 10 (19.61%) End-to-End Testing
4 7 (13.73%) ITIL
5 6 (11.76%) Incident Management
5 6 (11.76%) Software Engineering
5 6 (11.76%) Test Automation
6 5 (9.80%) B2C
7 4 (7.84%) Change Management
7 4 (7.84%) Customer Service
7 4 (7.84%) Logistics
7 4 (7.84%) Scrum
7 4 (7.84%) SDLC
7 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.88%) Customer Experience
8 3 (5.88%) Escalation Management
8 3 (5.88%) Project Planning
8 3 (5.88%) Software Testing
8 3 (5.88%) Technical Leadership
8 3 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.84%) C
1 4 (7.84%) SQL
2 3 (5.88%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.92%) Embedded C
3 2 (3.92%) MATLAB
4 1 (1.96%) ABAP
4 1 (1.96%) C++
4 1 (1.96%) Data Analysis Expressions
Qualifications
1 14 (27.45%) Degree
2 8 (15.69%) Master's Degree
3 3 (5.88%) HNC
3 3 (5.88%) ISTQB
3 3 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.92%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) QA
2 4 (7.84%) AUTOSAR
3 2 (3.92%) Automotive SPICE
3 2 (3.92%) GDPR
3 2 (3.92%) ISO 26262
4 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Kubernetes
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 20 (39.22%) SAP
2 3 (5.88%) IBM
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle
4 1 (1.96%) Apple
4 1 (1.96%) Ariba
4 1 (1.96%) QNX
4 1 (1.96%) Salesforce