Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 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
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 294 300 283
Rank change year-on-year +6 -17 -35
Contract jobs citing Automotive 80 56 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.48% 0.36% 0.54%
As % of the General category 1.47% 1.04% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 45 65
South East median daily rate £430 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% -4.76% +1.82%
10th Percentile £292 £270 £271
90th Percentile £538 £538 £508
England median daily rate £450 £381 £413
% change year-on-year +18.03% -7.58% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 12
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -7.14% +79.49%
10th Percentile £21.50 £18.08 £22.25
90th Percentile £46.25 £38.00 £42.50
England median hourly rate £36.50 £32.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year +12.31% -8.45% +12.91%

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 5,441 5,394 6,072
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.58% 35.04% 33.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,991 2,970 3,396
South East median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £250 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 219 232
South East median hourly rate £32.00 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.00% - +15.85%
10th Percentile £12.79 £11.41 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.73 £47.50 £48.75
England median hourly rate £26.78 £25.00 £26.93
% change year-on-year +7.10% -7.15% +19.67%

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 20 May 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 20 May 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 20 May 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 -10 44 £500 +21.21% 52
Berkshire +11 26 £500 -9.09% 19
Surrey -21 17 £430 +19.44% 14
Hampshire +5 14 £398 +13.57% 14
Buckinghamshire -12 13 £500 +25.00% 19
West Sussex -4 4 £425 - 5
Oxfordshire -10 4 £325 -21.21% 14
East Sussex - 1 - - 6
Automotive
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 23 (28.75%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (25.00%) PaaS
3 17 (21.25%) Infotainment
4 15 (18.75%) XML
5 14 (17.50%) REST
6 13 (16.25%) SaaS
6 13 (16.25%) Relational Database
6 13 (16.25%) RDBMS
6 13 (16.25%) Finance
6 13 (16.25%) Validation
7 12 (15.00%) Electronics
7 12 (15.00%) Mobile App
7 12 (15.00%) Telematics
8 11 (13.75%) Amazon AWS
8 11 (13.75%) Root Cause Analysis
8 11 (13.75%) Data Integration
8 11 (13.75%) MQTT
8 11 (13.75%) HTTP
8 11 (13.75%) TCP/IP
9 10 (12.50%) Manufacturing
9 10 (12.50%) MySQL
9 10 (12.50%) SDLC
10 9 (11.25%) V-Model
10 9 (11.25%) Test Automation
10 9 (11.25%) Supplier Management
10 9 (11.25%) Strategic Thinking
10 9 (11.25%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
11 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 8 (10.00%) Project 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 4 (5.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.25%) CMS
2 1 (1.25%) Confluence
2 1 (1.25%) MTS
2 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.50%) MS Visio
1 2 (2.50%) Siemens NX
2 1 (1.25%) CATIA
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.25%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (5.00%) SAP ERP
2 3 (3.75%) SAP MM
3 1 (1.25%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 20 (25.00%) PaaS
2 13 (16.25%) SaaS
3 11 (13.75%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (5.00%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.75%) HTTP
1 11 (13.75%) MQTT
1 11 (13.75%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.25%) Bluetooth
3 4 (5.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.25%) RDBMS
1 13 (16.25%) Relational Database
2 10 (12.50%) MySQL
3 7 (8.75%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (6.25%) CANoe
2 4 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.00%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (2.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.50%) Maven
4 1 (1.25%) JIRA
4 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (16.25%) Finance
2 12 (15.00%) Electronics
3 10 (12.50%) Manufacturing
4 6 (7.50%) Retail
5 4 (5.00%) Banking
5 4 (5.00%) German Language
5 4 (5.00%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.50%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.25%) Advertising
7 1 (1.25%) Legal
7 1 (1.25%) Marketing
7 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (17.50%) Architect
2 12 (15.00%) Developer
3 11 (13.75%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (12.50%) Analyst
5 9 (11.25%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (10.00%) Business Analyst
7 6 (7.50%) Project Manager
8 5 (6.25%) Java Developer
8 5 (6.25%) Senior Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (5.00%) Java Software Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Project Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) Ruby Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Senior Java Software Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Senior Ruby Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Senior Software Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.75%) Embedded Engineer
10 3 (3.75%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.75%) XML
2 14 (17.50%) REST
3 7 (8.75%) PostGIS
4 4 (5.00%) .NET
5 3 (3.75%) Express
5 3 (3.75%) Node.js
6 2 (2.50%) Spring
7 1 (1.25%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.25%) EDI
7 1 (1.25%) EDIFACT
7 1 (1.25%) Middleware
7 1 (1.25%) Velocity
7 1 (1.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.25%) Infotainment
2 12 (15.00%) Mobile App
3 8 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (10.00%) User Experience
4 4 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.75%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.50%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (2.50%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.25%) ASIC
7 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.25%) FMCG
7 1 (1.25%) VHDL
7 1 (1.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.75%) Embedded Linux
1 3 (3.75%) Linux
1 3 (3.75%) Windows
2 2 (2.50%) FreeRTOS
3 1 (1.25%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.25%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.75%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (16.25%) Validation
3 12 (15.00%) Telematics
4 11 (13.75%) Data Integration
4 11 (13.75%) Root Cause Analysis
5 10 (12.50%) SDLC
6 9 (11.25%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (11.25%) Strategic Thinking
6 9 (11.25%) Supplier Management
6 9 (11.25%) Test Automation
6 9 (11.25%) V-Model
7 8 (10.00%) Project Planning
8 7 (8.75%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (8.75%) TDD
9 6 (7.50%) E-Commerce
9 6 (7.50%) Project Management
10 5 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (6.25%) PRINCE2
11 4 (5.00%) ERP
11 4 (5.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.75%) Java
2 4 (5.00%) Go
2 4 (5.00%) Ruby
2 4 (5.00%) SQL
3 3 (3.75%) ABAP
3 3 (3.75%) C
3 3 (3.75%) C#
3 3 (3.75%) C++
3 3 (3.75%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.50%) Delphi
4 2 (2.50%) Embedded C++
4 2 (2.50%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.25%) Embedded C
5 1 (1.25%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.25%) Perl
5 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (3.75%) Degree
2 2 (2.50%) PMP
3 1 (1.25%) IIBA
3 1 (1.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) ISO 26262
2 1 (1.25%) GDPR
2 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.25%) Docker
2 2 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.00%) Ansible
2 1 (1.25%) CA Wily
2 1 (1.25%) logstash
2 1 (1.25%) Puppet
2 1 (1.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (7.50%) Microsoft
1 6 (7.50%) SAP
2 4 (5.00%) Google
3 2 (2.50%) Okta
3 2 (2.50%) Oracle
3 2 (2.50%) Siemens
3 2 (2.50%) VMware
4 1 (1.25%) AppDynamics
4 1 (1.25%) Cadence
4 1 (1.25%) Solace
4 1 (1.25%) Splunk
4 1 (1.25%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.25%) Xilinx