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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automotive
England / South East
Rank 212 217 184
Rank change year-on-year +5 -33  
Contract jobs citing Automotive 29 51 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.37% 0.55% 0.83%
As % of the General category 1.06% 1.60% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 32 54
Median daily rate £390 £440 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.36% +8.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £300 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £543 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £388
% change year-on-year -11.76% +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year -8.57% +15.89%  

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 South East with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2744 3180 3385
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 34.95% 34.57% 34.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1497 1721 1743
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 125 84
Median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +27.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.08 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.05 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -16.92% +30.00%  

Automotive
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Automotive in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire -16 10 £431 +3.29% 6
Surrey +13 6 £355 +115.15% 5
Hampshire +12 6 £345 -27.36% 8
Berkshire +12 3 £550 +18.91% 3
Oxfordshire -11 3 £413 - 6
Kent - 1 £333 -
Automotive
England

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 South East region with a requirement for Automotive.

1 23 (38.98%) Finance
2 21 (35.59%) Retail
3 18 (30.51%) Project Management
4 17 (28.81%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (22.03%) PRINCE2
6 11 (18.64%) Degree
7 9 (15.25%) B2C
7 9 (15.25%) C#
8 8 (13.56%) .NET
8 8 (13.56%) MVC
9 7 (11.86%) Change Management
9 7 (11.86%) Management Information System
9 7 (11.86%) Scrum
9 7 (11.86%) SQL
9 7 (11.86%) OO
9 7 (11.86%) German Language
10 6 (10.17%) JavaScript
10 6 (10.17%) Migration
11 5 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (8.47%) Software Engineering
11 5 (8.47%) C++
11 5 (8.47%) Oracle
11 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET
11 5 (8.47%) CRM
11 5 (8.47%) OOP
11 5 (8.47%) Web Development
11 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Azure
12 4 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (6.78%) Domain-Driven Design
12 4 (6.78%) Kanban

Automotive
Top Related 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 4 (6.78%) CMS
2 1 (1.69%) NetWeaver
2 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) CATIA
1 1 (1.69%) Fireworks
1 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.69%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.69%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.69%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.69%) SAP SCM
1 1 (1.69%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) Ethernet
1 3 (5.08%) FlexRay
2 2 (3.39%) SMS
2 2 (3.39%) Wireless
3 1 (1.69%) SAN
3 1 (1.69%) VPN
3 1 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) TeamCity
2 2 (3.39%) Robot Framework
2 2 (3.39%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.69%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.69%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.69%) HP UFT
General
1 23 (38.98%) Finance
2 21 (35.59%) Retail
3 7 (11.86%) German Language
4 3 (5.08%) Aerospace
4 3 (5.08%) Banking
4 3 (5.08%) Electronics
4 3 (5.08%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.39%) French Language
6 1 (1.69%) Advertising
6 1 (1.69%) Billing
6 1 (1.69%) Legal
6 1 (1.69%) Marketing
6 1 (1.69%) Military
6 1 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (22.03%) Developer
2 10 (16.95%) Project Manager
3 7 (11.86%) Analyst
4 6 (10.17%) .NET Developer
5 4 (6.78%) Business Analyst
5 4 (6.78%) Design Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Embedded Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (5.08%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Operations Manager
6 3 (5.08%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) AWS Developer
7 2 (3.39%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (3.39%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.39%) C++ Developer
7 2 (3.39%) CRM Business Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) Technical Leader
7 2 (3.39%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.56%) .NET
2 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET
3 4 (6.78%) .NET Framework
3 4 (6.78%) AngularJS
3 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 4 (6.78%) Entity Framework
3 4 (6.78%) Fluent NHibernate
3 4 (6.78%) jQuery
3 4 (6.78%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (3.39%) HTML
4 2 (3.39%) Web Services
4 2 (3.39%) WSDL
4 2 (3.39%) XSD
5 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.69%) CSS
5 1 (1.69%) SAP TM
5 1 (1.69%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.08%) Infotainment
3 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.39%) PMI
3 2 (3.39%) User Experience
4 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.69%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.69%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.51%) Project Management
2 17 (28.81%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (22.03%) PRINCE2
4 9 (15.25%) B2C
5 8 (13.56%) MVC
6 7 (11.86%) Change Management
6 7 (11.86%) OO
6 7 (11.86%) Scrum
7 6 (10.17%) Migration
8 5 (8.47%) CRM
8 5 (8.47%) OOP
8 5 (8.47%) Software Engineering
8 5 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (8.47%) Web Development
9 4 (6.78%) Automated Testing
9 4 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (6.78%) Domain-Driven Design
9 4 (6.78%) Kanban
9 4 (6.78%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (6.78%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.25%) C#
2 7 (11.86%) SQL
3 6 (10.17%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.47%) C++
5 4 (6.78%) C
5 4 (6.78%) PL/SQL
5 4 (6.78%) TypeScript
6 3 (5.08%) Embedded C
6 3 (5.08%) Embedded C++
6 3 (5.08%) Java
6 3 (5.08%) Python
6 3 (5.08%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.69%) ABAP
7 1 (1.69%) C++/CLI
7 1 (1.69%) F#
7 1 (1.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (18.64%) Degree
2 3 (5.08%) PMP
3 2 (3.39%) APMG
3 2 (3.39%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.69%) HNC
4 1 (1.69%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) SLA
2 3 (5.08%) MISRA
3 1 (1.69%) IEC 61508
3 1 (1.69%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.69%) ISO26262
3 1 (1.69%) PMO
3 1 (1.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (8.47%) Oracle
2 3 (5.08%) Avaya
2 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.08%) SAP
3 1 (1.69%) Ariba
3 1 (1.69%) EMC
3 1 (1.69%) HP
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