Period
to 16 October 2018

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 16 October 2018 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 268 292 305
Rank change year-on-year +24 +13 -51
Contract jobs citing Automotive 112 84 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.68% 0.52% 0.46%
As % of the General category 2.15% 1.44% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 60 52
South East median daily rate £405 £380 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.58% -0.33% -4.69%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £195
90th Percentile £525 £525 £535
England median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 7
South East median hourly rate £24.00 £37.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.00% +2.74% -8.75%
10th Percentile £10.25 £18.00 £28.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £44.50 £45.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +21.21% -9.59% +2.82%

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 5,220 5,827 5,474
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 31.73% 35.81% 32.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,011 3,191 3,146
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
England median daily rate £485 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 206 231
South East median hourly rate £31.75 £20.00 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.75% -10.11% +11.25%
10th Percentile £13.08 £11.90 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £48.13 £45.30
England median hourly rate £23.58 £26.47 £23.59
% change year-on-year -10.94% +12.21% +3.33%

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 16 October 2018.

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 16 October 2018.

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 16 October 2018. 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 +22 59 £420 -11.58% 51
Berkshire +19 27 £380 -4.94% 22
Buckinghamshire +15 25 £475 -5.00% 16
Hampshire 0 23 £400 +26.48% 14
Surrey -32 19 £400 +11.11% 10
Kent +9 7 - - 8
Oxfordshire +8 7 £438 - 14
West Sussex - 3 £500 - 10
Automotive
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, 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 24 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (16.07%) C
2 18 (16.07%) Finance
2 18 (16.07%) Embedded Systems
3 15 (13.39%) Windows
3 15 (13.39%) Embedded C
4 14 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 14 (12.50%) Retail
4 14 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 13 (11.61%) MATLAB
5 13 (11.61%) Simulink
6 11 (9.82%) C#
6 11 (9.82%) MISRA
6 11 (9.82%) FMEA
7 10 (8.93%) Waterfall
8 9 (8.04%) User Experience
8 9 (8.04%) C++
8 9 (8.04%) ITIL
8 9 (8.04%) Project Management
8 9 (8.04%) Degree
8 9 (8.04%) Git (software)
9 8 (7.14%) German Language
9 8 (7.14%) Telecoms
9 8 (7.14%) Manufacturing
9 8 (7.14%) Linux
9 8 (7.14%) Java
9 8 (7.14%) .NET
9 8 (7.14%) IBM
10 7 (6.25%) Ethernet
10 7 (6.25%) Python

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 3 (2.68%) Cloud Foundry
1 3 (2.68%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.79%) CICS
2 2 (1.79%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.89%) MTS
3 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (11.61%) Simulink
2 6 (5.36%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.79%) Siemens NX
4 1 (0.89%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.89%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (4.46%) SAP ERP
2 3 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.68%) SAP MM
3 2 (1.79%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.57%) PaaS
4 3 (2.68%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (2.68%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.25%) Ethernet
2 6 (5.36%) RS-232
3 5 (4.46%) Bluetooth
4 3 (2.68%) Internet
5 2 (1.79%) 3GPP
5 2 (1.79%) LAN
5 2 (1.79%) LTE
5 2 (1.79%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.79%) VPN
5 2 (1.79%) WAN
5 2 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.79%) Wireless
5 2 (1.79%) WLAN
6 1 (0.89%) NFC
6 1 (0.89%) RFID
6 1 (0.89%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.79%) DB2
2 1 (0.89%) MySQL
2 1 (0.89%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (8.04%) Git (software)
2 7 (6.25%) ClearCase
2 7 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 6 (5.36%) Mercurial
3 6 (5.36%) Subversion
4 3 (2.68%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.79%) JIRA
5 2 (1.79%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.89%) CANoe
6 1 (0.89%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.89%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.89%) StyleCop
General
1 18 (16.07%) Finance
2 14 (12.50%) Retail
3 8 (7.14%) German Language
3 8 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 8 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.57%) Legal
4 4 (3.57%) Marketing
5 3 (2.68%) Banking
5 3 (2.68%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.79%) French Language
7 1 (0.89%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.89%) Electronics
7 1 (0.89%) Law
7 1 (0.89%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (15.18%) Developer
2 15 (13.39%) Analyst
2 15 (13.39%) Embedded Engineer
3 13 (11.61%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 13 (11.61%) Software Engineer
4 9 (8.04%) Business Analyst
4 9 (8.04%) Project Manager
4 9 (8.04%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (5.36%) C++ Software Engineer
5 6 (5.36%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 6 (5.36%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 6 (5.36%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 6 (5.36%) Senior Software Engineer
6 5 (4.46%) C Software Engineer
6 5 (4.46%) Embedded C Engineer
6 5 (4.46%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 5 (4.46%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 5 (4.46%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
6 5 (4.46%) PC Engineer
6 5 (4.46%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.14%) .NET
2 4 (3.57%) Flash
2 4 (3.57%) IBM Integration Bus
3 3 (2.68%) XML
4 2 (1.79%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.79%) CSS
4 2 (1.79%) EDI
4 2 (1.79%) EDIFACT
4 2 (1.79%) HTML
4 2 (1.79%) Middleware
4 2 (1.79%) RESTful
4 2 (1.79%) Web Services
4 2 (1.79%) Yocto
5 1 (0.89%) Angular 2
5 1 (0.89%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.89%) HTML5
5 1 (0.89%) Itk
5 1 (0.89%) OpenCV
5 1 (0.89%) React
5 1 (0.89%) VTK
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.07%) Embedded Systems
2 9 (8.04%) User Experience
3 7 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.36%) Mainframe
5 5 (4.46%) Driving Licence
6 4 (3.57%) Virtual Team
7 3 (2.68%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.68%) Infotainment
7 3 (2.68%) Internet of Things
7 3 (2.68%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.68%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.68%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.89%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.89%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.89%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.89%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.39%) Windows
2 8 (7.14%) Linux
3 4 (3.57%) Android
3 4 (3.57%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.57%) Windows 10
3 4 (3.57%) Windows 7
3 4 (3.57%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.68%) Unix
4 3 (2.68%) zOS
5 2 (1.79%) CentOS
6 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 11 (9.82%) FMEA
4 10 (8.93%) Waterfall
5 9 (8.04%) ITIL
5 9 (8.04%) Project Management
6 7 (6.25%) Business Analysis
6 7 (6.25%) PRINCE2
7 6 (5.36%) B2C
7 6 (5.36%) CRM
7 6 (5.36%) Digital Signal Processing
7 6 (5.36%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (5.36%) Signal Processing
7 6 (5.36%) Software Architecture
7 6 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (5.36%) Test Planning
8 5 (4.46%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (4.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 5 (4.46%) Personalization
8 5 (4.46%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (16.07%) C
2 15 (13.39%) Embedded C
3 13 (11.61%) MATLAB
4 11 (9.82%) C#
5 9 (8.04%) C++
6 8 (7.14%) Java
7 7 (6.25%) Assembly Language
7 7 (6.25%) Python
8 6 (5.36%) Embedded C++
9 4 (3.57%) ABAP
9 4 (3.57%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.68%) Delphi
10 3 (2.68%) Go
10 3 (2.68%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.68%) Ruby
10 3 (2.68%) SQL
11 2 (1.79%) COBOL
11 2 (1.79%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.89%) Ada
12 1 (0.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (8.04%) Degree
2 5 (4.46%) SC Cleared
2 5 (4.46%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.68%) ISEB
5 2 (1.79%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.89%) CISM
6 1 (0.89%) CISSP
6 1 (0.89%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.89%) OSCP
6 1 (0.89%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.82%) MISRA
2 6 (5.36%) MISRA C
3 5 (4.46%) ISO 26262
4 1 (0.89%) DICOM
4 1 (0.89%) GDPR
4 1 (0.89%) PMO
4 1 (0.89%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.68%) SCCM
2 2 (1.79%) Puppet
3 1 (0.89%) Ansible
3 1 (0.89%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.89%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.89%) logstash
3 1 (0.89%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.14%) IBM
3 7 (6.25%) SAP
4 4 (3.57%) VMware
5 3 (2.68%) Google
5 3 (2.68%) Oracle
6 2 (1.79%) Lotus
6 2 (1.79%) Siemens
6 2 (1.79%) Veeam
7 1 (0.89%) Adobe
7 1 (0.89%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.89%) Apple
7 1 (0.89%) Cisco
7 1 (0.89%) Freescale
7 1 (0.89%) QNX
7 1 (0.89%) Solace
7 1 (0.89%) Splunk
7 1 (0.89%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.89%) Xamarin