Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 281 294 283
Rank change year-on-year +13 -11 -33
Contract jobs citing Automotive 84 67 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.50% 0.43% 0.55%
As % of the General category 1.51% 1.28% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 51 76
South East median daily rate £413 £413 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.62% +13.44%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £300
90th Percentile £525 £550 £550
England median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +9.38% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 10
South East median hourly rate £26.50 £36.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.40% +4.29% -
10th Percentile £18.00 £17.95 £29.88
90th Percentile £42.50 £46.45 £43.13
England median hourly rate £36.25 £30.87 £35.00
% change year-on-year +17.44% -11.81% +11.11%

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 5,558 5,250 6,421
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 33.16% 33.69% 34.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,071 2,919 3,478
South East median daily rate £430 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% +2.56%
10th Percentile £255 £225 £226
90th Percentile £594 £575 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 229 233
South East median hourly rate £24.00 £25.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -7.27% +37.50%
10th Percentile £11.80 £11.00 £10.96
90th Percentile £48.75 £45.00 £48.75
England median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year +4.00% -4.76% +15.79%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 23 February 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 -1 45 £500 +21.21% 55
Berkshire +16 23 £510 +36.00% 18
Surrey -15 20 £375 +13.64% 8
Buckinghamshire -30 20 £500 +17.65% 16
Hampshire +9 15 £369 -13.24% 13
Kent -13 2 £345 +3.76% 9
East Sussex -3 1 - - 8
Oxfordshire -5 1 - - 21
West Sussex -7 1 £413 - 5
Automotive
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 27 (32.14%) Finance
2 18 (21.43%) PaaS
3 17 (20.24%) Telematics
4 16 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (17.86%) Validation
6 14 (16.67%) REST
7 13 (15.48%) MATLAB
7 13 (15.48%) Simulink
8 12 (14.29%) RDBMS
8 12 (14.29%) TCP/IP
8 12 (14.29%) XML
8 12 (14.29%) SaaS
8 12 (14.29%) Relational Database
9 11 (13.10%) MQTT
9 11 (13.10%) Data Integration
9 11 (13.10%) C
9 11 (13.10%) HTTP
9 11 (13.10%) Software Engineering
10 10 (11.90%) TDD
10 10 (11.90%) Manufacturing
10 10 (11.90%) MySQL
10 10 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
10 10 (11.90%) Infotainment
11 9 (10.71%) Google
11 9 (10.71%) CANoe
11 9 (10.71%) C++
11 9 (10.71%) B2C
11 9 (10.71%) Microsoft
11 9 (10.71%) Retail
12 8 (9.52%) PostgreSQL

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 6 (7.14%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (2.38%) CMS
3 1 (1.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 13 (15.48%) Simulink
2 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.38%) Fireworks
3 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.19%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.19%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 18 (21.43%) PaaS
2 12 (14.29%) SaaS
3 10 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (7.14%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 11 (13.10%) HTTP
2 11 (13.10%) MQTT
3 3 (3.57%) Ethernet
3 3 (3.57%) FlexRay
4 2 (2.38%) Bluetooth
4 2 (2.38%) Internet
5 1 (1.19%) DHCP
5 1 (1.19%) DNS
5 1 (1.19%) FTP
5 1 (1.19%) Intelligent Network
5 1 (1.19%) PBX
5 1 (1.19%) PSTN
5 1 (1.19%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 12 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 10 (11.90%) MySQL
3 8 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (10.71%) CANoe
2 6 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.38%) Bitbucket
3 2 (2.38%) JIRA
3 2 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (32.14%) Finance
2 10 (11.90%) Manufacturing
3 9 (10.71%) Retail
4 6 (7.14%) Banking
4 6 (7.14%) Retail Banking
5 5 (5.95%) Marketing
6 4 (4.76%) Electronics
7 3 (3.57%) Telecoms
8 2 (2.38%) Aerospace
8 2 (2.38%) Billing
8 2 (2.38%) German Language
9 1 (1.19%) Advertising
9 1 (1.19%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (19.05%) Developer
2 14 (16.67%) Architect
3 13 (15.48%) Analyst
4 11 (13.10%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (10.71%) Embedded Engineer
6 8 (9.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 8 (9.52%) Software Engineer
7 7 (8.33%) Project Manager
8 6 (7.14%) Java Developer
8 6 (7.14%) Java Software Developer
8 6 (7.14%) Ruby Developer
8 6 (7.14%) Senior Developer
8 6 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (7.14%) Senior Java Software Developer
8 6 (7.14%) Senior Ruby Developer
8 6 (7.14%) Senior Software Developer
8 6 (7.14%) Software Developer
8 6 (7.14%) Software Verification Engineer
8 6 (7.14%) Validation Engineer
8 6 (7.14%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.67%) REST
2 12 (14.29%) XML
3 7 (8.33%) PostGIS
4 3 (3.57%) .NET
4 3 (3.57%) Express
4 3 (3.57%) Google Maps API
4 3 (3.57%) Node.js
5 2 (2.38%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.38%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.19%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.90%) Infotainment
2 8 (9.52%) Mobile App
3 7 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.95%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.95%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.38%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.19%) ASIC
6 1 (1.19%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.19%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.19%) FMCG
6 1 (1.19%) IVR
6 1 (1.19%) User Experience
6 1 (1.19%) VHDL
6 1 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.33%) Linux
2 2 (2.38%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (2.38%) FreeRTOS
3 1 (1.19%) Windows
3 1 (1.19%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.24%) Telematics
2 16 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (17.86%) Validation
4 11 (13.10%) Data Integration
4 11 (13.10%) Software Engineering
5 10 (11.90%) TDD
6 9 (10.71%) B2C
7 8 (9.52%) Strategic Thinking
7 8 (9.52%) Test Scripting
8 7 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (8.33%) PRINCE2
8 7 (8.33%) Project Planning
8 7 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (8.33%) Test Automation
9 6 (7.14%) DevOps
9 6 (7.14%) Pair Programming
9 6 (7.14%) Project Management
9 6 (7.14%) Service Design
9 6 (7.14%) UML
9 6 (7.14%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.48%) MATLAB
2 11 (13.10%) C
3 9 (10.71%) C++
4 8 (9.52%) Embedded C
5 7 (8.33%) Java
5 7 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 6 (7.14%) Go
6 6 (7.14%) Python
6 6 (7.14%) Ruby
7 3 (3.57%) C#
8 2 (2.38%) Embedded C++
8 2 (2.38%) SQL
8 2 (2.38%) VB
8 2 (2.38%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.19%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (7.14%) Degree
2 4 (4.76%) PMP
3 3 (3.57%) ISEB
4 2 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.38%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.19%) IIBA
5 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.52%) ISO 26262
2 7 (8.33%) MISRA
3 3 (3.57%) SLA
4 2 (2.38%) GDPR
4 2 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.57%) Docker
2 2 (2.38%) Firmware
3 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.57%) Ansible
2 2 (2.38%) HP ALM
2 2 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (10.71%) Google
1 9 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.57%) Mapbox
3 2 (2.38%) HP
3 2 (2.38%) SAP
4 1 (1.19%) Avaya
4 1 (1.19%) Cadence
4 1 (1.19%) MobileIron
4 1 (1.19%) NICE Systems
4 1 (1.19%) Polycom
4 1 (1.19%) Xilinx