Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 249 288 281
Rank change year-on-year +39 -7 +4
Contract jobs citing Automotive 62 89 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.54% 0.56% 0.55%
As % of the General category 1.68% 1.70% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 67 69
South East median daily rate £400 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £188 £340 £300
90th Percentile £490 £543 £525
England median daily rate £410 £450 £440
% change year-on-year -8.89% +2.27% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 7
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £21.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +126.19% -40.00% -3.45%
10th Percentile £40.25 £10.24 £18.00
90th Percentile £57.75 £48.88 £43.00
England median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year +18.75% +21.21% +1.54%

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 3,700 5,238 6,029
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.09% 32.77% 36.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,067 2,998 3,343
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £225 £263 £250
90th Percentile £625 £606 £588
England median daily rate £488 £495 £475
% change year-on-year -1.52% +4.21% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 192 201
South East median hourly rate £22.00 £28.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.81% +32.56% -4.44%
10th Percentile £13.05 £11.85 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £53.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £21.76 £22.24 £22.00
% change year-on-year -2.15% +1.08% +4.76%

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 24 January 2020.

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 24 January 2020.

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 24 January 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 +37 48 £400 -4.76% 64
Buckinghamshire +27 28 £400 -3.03% 27
Berkshire +10 14 £295 -41.00% 20
Surrey +51 11 £375 -25.00% 15
Oxfordshire +28 6 £190 -45.71% 20
Hampshire +18 3 £473 +4.65% 15
Automotive
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 23 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (14.52%) Scrum
3 9 (14.52%) Retail
3 9 (14.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 8 (12.90%) C
4 8 (12.90%) Finance
5 7 (11.29%) SQL
5 7 (11.29%) Software Engineering
5 7 (11.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (11.29%) Test Automation
6 6 (9.68%) JIRA
6 6 (9.68%) JavaScript
6 6 (9.68%) Oracle
6 6 (9.68%) SQL Server
6 6 (9.68%) Project Management
6 6 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
7 5 (8.06%) Ethernet
7 5 (8.06%) Embedded C
7 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Office
7 5 (8.06%) Windows
7 5 (8.06%) Python
7 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Excel
7 5 (8.06%) Law
7 5 (8.06%) Change Management
7 5 (8.06%) TDD
7 5 (8.06%) Data Analysis
7 5 (8.06%) Waterfall
7 5 (8.06%) SaaS

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 (4.84%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.23%) Confluence
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.61%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.84%) Simulink
3 2 (3.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.06%) SaaS
2 3 (4.84%) Office 365
3 2 (3.23%) AWS
3 2 (3.23%) Azure
3 2 (3.23%) Serverless
4 1 (1.61%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.61%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.61%) GCP
4 1 (1.61%) Heroku
4 1 (1.61%) Kong
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.06%) Ethernet
2 2 (3.23%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.61%) AMQP
3 1 (1.61%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.84%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.23%) Amazon Athena
3 2 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.23%) QlikView
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.61%) BigQuery
4 1 (1.61%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.61%) Data Lake
4 1 (1.61%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.61%) Looker
4 1 (1.61%) Lumira
4 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.61%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (9.68%) JIRA
2 5 (8.06%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.23%) Artifactory
3 2 (3.23%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.23%) Subversion
4 1 (1.61%) Appium
4 1 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.61%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.61%) CANoe
4 1 (1.61%) JUnit
4 1 (1.61%) Selenium
4 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (14.52%) Retail
2 8 (12.90%) Finance
3 5 (8.06%) Law
4 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.23%) Marketing
5 1 (1.61%) Electronics
5 1 (1.61%) German Language
5 1 (1.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (41.94%) Analyst
2 15 (24.19%) Business Analyst
3 9 (14.52%) Developer
4 7 (11.29%) Embedded Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) Project Manager
6 5 (8.06%) Business IT Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) IT Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) IT Business Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Software Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Architect
8 3 (4.84%) 1st Line Support
8 3 (4.84%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Business Systems Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Documentation Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Implementation Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Market Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.84%) CSS
1 3 (4.84%) HTML
1 3 (4.84%) Middleware
1 3 (4.84%) Node.js
2 2 (3.23%) .NET
2 2 (3.23%) .NET Framework
2 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.23%) Entity Framework
2 2 (3.23%) jQuery
2 2 (3.23%) React
2 2 (3.23%) RESTful
2 2 (3.23%) WPF
3 1 (1.61%) .NET Core
3 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (1.61%) CSS3
3 1 (1.61%) Fluent NHibernate
3 1 (1.61%) HTML5
3 1 (1.61%) Redux
3 1 (1.61%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.84%) CAN bus
2 3 (4.84%) Driving Licence
2 3 (4.84%) User Experience
3 2 (3.23%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.61%) Blog
4 1 (1.61%) Clustering
4 1 (1.61%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.06%) Windows
2 3 (4.84%) Windows 10
3 2 (3.23%) SafeRTOS
4 1 (1.61%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.61%) Linux
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (14.52%) Scrum
3 9 (14.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 7 (11.29%) Software Engineering
4 7 (11.29%) Test Automation
4 7 (11.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (9.68%) Project Management
6 5 (8.06%) Change Management
6 5 (8.06%) Data Analysis
6 5 (8.06%) Process Improvement
6 5 (8.06%) TDD
6 5 (8.06%) Waterfall
7 4 (6.45%) Business Analysis
7 4 (6.45%) SDLC
7 4 (6.45%) User Stories
7 4 (6.45%) Workflow
8 3 (4.84%) Application Rationalisation
8 3 (4.84%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.90%) C
2 7 (11.29%) SQL
3 6 (9.68%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.06%) Embedded C
4 5 (8.06%) Python
5 4 (6.45%) C++
5 4 (6.45%) MATLAB
6 3 (4.84%) C#
6 3 (4.84%) Java
7 2 (3.23%) Embedded C++
7 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.61%) Perl
8 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.61%) R
8 1 (1.61%) Ruby
8 1 (1.61%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (4.84%) Degree
2 2 (3.23%) ISEB
2 2 (3.23%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.61%) CBAP
3 1 (1.61%) IIBA
3 1 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.61%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.61%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) QA
2 3 (4.84%) GDPR
2 3 (4.84%) ISO 26262
3 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.61%) PMO
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
1 6 (9.68%) Oracle
2 4 (6.45%) SAP
3 3 (4.84%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.23%) Adobe
4 2 (3.23%) hybris
5 1 (1.61%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.61%) Ceridian
5 1 (1.61%) Google
5 1 (1.61%) Tableau
5 1 (1.61%) Teradata