Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 284 316 323
Rank change year-on-year +32 +7 -72
Contract jobs citing Automotive 100 57 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.59% 0.36% 0.43%
As % of the General category 1.84% 0.99% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 43 49
South East median daily rate £400 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £283 £270 £195
90th Percentile £528 £525 £503
England median daily rate £433 £380 £400
% change year-on-year +13.82% -5.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 6
South East median hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £37.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.29% -6.04% -21.58%
10th Percentile £12.90 £23.38 £26.88
90th Percentile £45.00 £45.63 £42.50
England median hourly rate £30.61 £32.25 £39.20
% change year-on-year -5.10% -17.73% +16.84%

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 5,444 5,758 5,873
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.38% 36.07% 32.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,046 3,145 3,325
South East median daily rate £433 £423 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.37% +3.05% +2.50%
10th Percentile £260 £250 £228
90th Percentile £588 £575 £570
England median daily rate £475 £467 £450
% change year-on-year +1.71% +3.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 220 203
South East median hourly rate £31.00 £20.00 £22.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.00% -10.51% +11.75%
10th Percentile £13.50 £11.60 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.63 £47.50 £47.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £23.68
% change year-on-year -1.96% +7.69% +4.48%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 17 August 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 +23 51 £418 -12.11% 39
Berkshire -1 25 £380 -14.31% 11
Surrey -16 25 £401 +9.18% 19
Hampshire -3 20 £385 -9.41% 11
Buckinghamshire +17 18 £500 +5.26% 22
Oxfordshire +7 8 £325 -18.75% 6
West Sussex -2 3 £475 - 5
Automotive
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 25 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (18.00%) Finance
3 14 (14.00%) User Experience
4 13 (13.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 13 (13.00%) Java
4 13 (13.00%) Windows
5 12 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (12.00%) Embedded Systems
5 12 (12.00%) Infotainment
6 11 (11.00%) SDLC
6 11 (11.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (11.00%) PaaS
6 11 (11.00%) Retail
6 11 (11.00%) Microsoft
6 11 (11.00%) Electronics
7 10 (10.00%) Test Automation
7 10 (10.00%) FMEA
8 9 (9.00%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (9.00%) V-Model
8 9 (9.00%) Git (software)
8 9 (9.00%) Supplier Management
8 9 (9.00%) C#
8 9 (9.00%) C++
9 8 (8.00%) C
9 8 (8.00%) Project Management
9 8 (8.00%) Bluetooth
9 8 (8.00%) Software Engineering
9 8 (8.00%) Self-Motivation
10 7 (7.00%) DevOps
10 7 (7.00%) Test Planning

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 (6.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.00%) CICS
2 1 (1.00%) Confluence
2 1 (1.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.00%) MTS
2 1 (1.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (6.00%) Simulink
2 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.00%) Siemens NX
4 1 (1.00%) CATIA
4 1 (1.00%) Doxygen
4 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (4.00%) SAP ERP
2 3 (3.00%) SAP MM
3 1 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.00%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (11.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (11.00%) PaaS
3 6 (6.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (6.00%) OpenShift
4 2 (2.00%) SaaS
5 1 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.00%) Bluetooth
2 6 (6.00%) RS-232
3 5 (5.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.00%) NFC
4 1 (1.00%) RFID
4 1 (1.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (2.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (2.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.00%) DB2
2 1 (1.00%) MySQL
2 1 (1.00%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 9 (9.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.00%) Visual Studio
3 6 (6.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (6.00%) Mercurial
3 6 (6.00%) Subversion
4 4 (4.00%) CANoe
4 4 (4.00%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (2.00%) LabVIEW
5 2 (2.00%) Maven
6 1 (1.00%) JIRA
6 1 (1.00%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.00%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.00%) StyleCop
General
1 18 (18.00%) Finance
2 11 (11.00%) Electronics
2 11 (11.00%) Retail
3 6 (6.00%) Banking
3 6 (6.00%) Manufacturing
3 6 (6.00%) Retail Banking
3 6 (6.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.00%) German Language
5 4 (4.00%) Marketing
6 2 (2.00%) French Language
6 2 (2.00%) Legal
7 1 (1.00%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (15.00%) Developer
2 14 (14.00%) Analyst
3 9 (9.00%) Project Manager
3 9 (9.00%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (8.00%) Business Analyst
4 8 (8.00%) Senior Developer
5 7 (7.00%) Embedded Engineer
5 7 (7.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 7 (7.00%) Java Developer
5 7 (7.00%) Software Engineer
6 6 (6.00%) Java Software Developer
6 6 (6.00%) Ruby Developer
6 6 (6.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 6 (6.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (6.00%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 6 (6.00%) Senior Ruby Developer
6 6 (6.00%) Senior Software Developer
6 6 (6.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 6 (6.00%) Software Developer
7 5 (5.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.00%) .NET
1 4 (4.00%) Flash
1 4 (4.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 4 (4.00%) XML
2 2 (2.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (2.00%) CSS
2 2 (2.00%) HTML
2 2 (2.00%) Spring
3 1 (1.00%) Angular 2
3 1 (1.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.00%) EDI
3 1 (1.00%) HTML5
3 1 (1.00%) Itk
3 1 (1.00%) Middleware
3 1 (1.00%) OpenCV
3 1 (1.00%) React
3 1 (1.00%) RESTful
3 1 (1.00%) Velocity
3 1 (1.00%) VTK
3 1 (1.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.00%) User Experience
2 12 (12.00%) Embedded Systems
2 12 (12.00%) Infotainment
3 8 (8.00%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (6.00%) Mobile App
5 5 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.00%) Computer Science
7 3 (3.00%) Driving Licence
7 3 (3.00%) Mainframe
8 2 (2.00%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.00%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (1.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (1.00%) Social Media
9 1 (1.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.00%) Windows
2 4 (4.00%) Linux
3 3 (3.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.00%) Android
4 2 (2.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.00%) CentOS
4 2 (2.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.00%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (13.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 11 (11.00%) SDLC
4 10 (10.00%) FMEA
4 10 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 9 (9.00%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (9.00%) Supplier Management
5 9 (9.00%) V-Model
6 8 (8.00%) Project Management
6 8 (8.00%) Software Engineering
7 7 (7.00%) DevOps
7 7 (7.00%) E-Commerce
7 7 (7.00%) TDD
7 7 (7.00%) Test Planning
7 7 (7.00%) Waterfall
8 6 (6.00%) Digital Signal Processing
8 6 (6.00%) Pair Programming
8 6 (6.00%) PRINCE2
8 6 (6.00%) Signal Processing
8 6 (6.00%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.00%) Java
2 9 (9.00%) C#
2 9 (9.00%) C++
3 8 (8.00%) C
4 7 (7.00%) Assembly Language
4 7 (7.00%) Python
5 6 (6.00%) Go
5 6 (6.00%) MATLAB
5 6 (6.00%) Ruby
6 5 (5.00%) Embedded C
6 5 (5.00%) Embedded C++
7 4 (4.00%) SQL
8 3 (3.00%) ABAP
8 3 (3.00%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.00%) Delphi
9 2 (2.00%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.00%) Ada
10 1 (1.00%) COBOL
10 1 (1.00%) PHP
10 1 (1.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (7.00%) Degree
2 5 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 5 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.00%) Master's Degree
3 2 (2.00%) PMP
4 1 (1.00%) CISM
4 1 (1.00%) CISSP
4 1 (1.00%) ISEB
4 1 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.00%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.00%) MISRA
1 6 (6.00%) MISRA C
2 5 (5.00%) ISO 26262
3 1 (1.00%) DICOM
3 1 (1.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.00%) Puppet
2 1 (1.00%) Ansible
2 1 (1.00%) CA Wily
2 1 (1.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.00%) logstash
2 1 (1.00%) SCCM
2 1 (1.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (11.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.00%) Google
3 5 (5.00%) SAP
4 4 (4.00%) IBM
4 4 (4.00%) VMware
5 2 (2.00%) Okta
5 2 (2.00%) Oracle
5 2 (2.00%) Siemens
5 2 (2.00%) Veeam
6 1 (1.00%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.00%) Apple
6 1 (1.00%) Cisco
6 1 (1.00%) QNX
6 1 (1.00%) Solace
6 1 (1.00%) Splunk
6 1 (1.00%) TIBCO