Period
to 24 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 287 311 266
Rank change year-on-year +24 -45 -1
Contract jobs citing Automotive 88 68 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.52% 0.41% 0.68%
As % of the General category 1.49% 1.24% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 43 102
South East median daily rate £378 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.58% -3.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £301 £195 £300
90th Percentile £525 £548 £488
England median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 3
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £36.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.45% -9.38% +5.96%
10th Percentile £18.00 £33.40 £38.00
90th Percentile £44.50 £45.38 £47.50
England median hourly rate £31.31 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -13.03% -4.00% +17.19%

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 5925 5500 6855
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 35.21% 33.04% 35.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3248 3102 3834
South East median daily rate £425 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £220 £230
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 237 213
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% +32.35%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.65 £10.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.88 £48.65
England median hourly rate £25.50 £24.50 £24.93
% change year-on-year +4.08% -1.71% +13.30%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +4 44 £475 +28.38% 11
Buckinghamshire -14 31 £500 +37.93% 6
Surrey +11 30 £375 +11.11% 5
Berkshire +14 10 £400 +8.11% 3
Hampshire +6 10 £368 -18.33% 3
Oxfordshire +7 3 - - 2
Kent - 2 £345 - 1
East Sussex 0 1 £435 -
Automotive
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Automotive also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Automotive.

1 34 (38.64%) Finance
2 17 (19.32%) Software Engineering
2 17 (19.32%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (18.18%) Retail
3 16 (18.18%) B2C
4 15 (17.05%) MATLAB
4 15 (17.05%) Simulink
4 15 (17.05%) C
4 15 (17.05%) Degree
5 14 (15.91%) DevOps
6 13 (14.77%) TDD
6 13 (14.77%) Google
6 13 (14.77%) Banking
6 13 (14.77%) Microsoft
7 12 (13.64%) Java
7 12 (13.64%) MISRA
8 11 (12.50%) CANoe
8 11 (12.50%) C++
8 11 (12.50%) Embedded C
8 11 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (11.36%) Go
9 10 (11.36%) OpenShift
9 10 (11.36%) Cloud Foundry
9 10 (11.36%) Jenkins
9 10 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
9 10 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
9 10 (11.36%) PaaS
9 10 (11.36%) Pair Programming
9 10 (11.36%) Ruby
9 10 (11.36%) Retail Banking

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 10 (11.36%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.14%) CMS
2 1 (1.14%) Drupal
2 1 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.14%) nginx
2 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (17.05%) Simulink
2 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.27%) Fireworks
3 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.14%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (1.14%) PTC Creo
4 1 (1.14%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.14%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (11.36%) Google Cloud Platform
1 10 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (11.36%) OpenShift
1 10 (11.36%) PaaS
2 1 (1.14%) Office 365
2 1 (1.14%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.68%) Ethernet
1 5 (5.68%) FlexRay
2 2 (2.27%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.14%) DHCP
3 1 (1.14%) DNS
3 1 (1.14%) FTP
3 1 (1.14%) Intelligent Network
3 1 (1.14%) Intranet
3 1 (1.14%) PBX
3 1 (1.14%) PSTN
3 1 (1.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.27%) GIS
3 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.14%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 11 (12.50%) CANoe
2 10 (11.36%) Jenkins
3 5 (5.68%) JIRA
3 5 (5.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.41%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.27%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.14%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (1.14%) Subversion
General
1 34 (38.64%) Finance
2 16 (18.18%) Retail
3 13 (14.77%) Banking
4 10 (11.36%) Retail Banking
5 7 (7.95%) Manufacturing
6 5 (5.68%) Electronics
6 5 (5.68%) Marketing
7 3 (3.41%) Aerospace
8 2 (2.27%) Billing
8 2 (2.27%) German Language
8 2 (2.27%) Legal
8 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (22.73%) Developer
2 18 (20.45%) Analyst
3 13 (14.77%) Software Engineer
4 12 (13.64%) Embedded Engineer
4 12 (13.64%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 12 (13.64%) Senior Developer
5 11 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 11 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
5 11 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
5 11 (12.50%) Software Developer
6 10 (11.36%) Java Software Developer
6 10 (11.36%) Ruby Developer
6 10 (11.36%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 10 (11.36%) Senior Ruby Developer
7 7 (7.95%) Project Manager
8 6 (6.82%) Service Analyst
8 6 (6.82%) Software Validation Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) Software Verification Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) Validation Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.68%) .NET
2 4 (4.55%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.41%) Google Maps API
4 2 (2.27%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.27%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (2.27%) CSS
4 2 (2.27%) HTML
4 2 (2.27%) jQuery
4 2 (2.27%) Web Services
5 1 (1.14%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.14%) ATL
5 1 (1.14%) CSS3
5 1 (1.14%) HTML5
5 1 (1.14%) Node.js
5 1 (1.14%) Qt
5 1 (1.14%) REST
5 1 (1.14%) SOAP
5 1 (1.14%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.95%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (3.41%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.27%) Infotainment
6 1 (1.14%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.14%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.14%) IVR
6 1 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.14%) Optoelectronics
6 1 (1.14%) Social Media
6 1 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.95%) Linux
2 3 (3.41%) Windows
3 1 (1.14%) Unix
3 1 (1.14%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.14%) Windows Embedded Compact
3 1 (1.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (19.32%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (19.32%) Software Engineering
2 16 (18.18%) B2C
3 14 (15.91%) DevOps
4 13 (14.77%) TDD
5 10 (11.36%) Pair Programming
5 10 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (11.36%) Test Scripting
6 7 (7.95%) Project Management
6 7 (7.95%) Test Automation
6 7 (7.95%) Validation
7 6 (6.82%) SysML
7 6 (6.82%) UML
8 5 (5.68%) Fault Management
8 5 (5.68%) ITIL
8 5 (5.68%) PRINCE2
8 5 (5.68%) Service Delivery
8 5 (5.68%) Telematics
8 5 (5.68%) User Stories
8 5 (5.68%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.05%) C
1 15 (17.05%) MATLAB
2 12 (13.64%) Java
3 11 (12.50%) C++
3 11 (12.50%) Embedded C
4 10 (11.36%) Go
4 10 (11.36%) Ruby
5 7 (7.95%) JavaScript
6 6 (6.82%) Python
6 6 (6.82%) SQL
7 5 (5.68%) C#
8 2 (2.27%) VB
8 2 (2.27%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.14%) PHP
9 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (17.05%) Degree
2 4 (4.55%) ISEB
3 3 (3.41%) PMP
4 2 (2.27%) CISM
4 2 (2.27%) CISSP
4 2 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.27%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.64%) MISRA
2 10 (11.36%) ISO 26262
3 5 (5.68%) SLA
4 2 (2.27%) COBIT
4 2 (2.27%) GDPR
5 1 (1.14%) Def Stans
5 1 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.14%) MISRA C
5 1 (1.14%) PMBOK
System Software
1 2 (2.27%) Firmware
2 1 (1.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.14%) BitLocker
2 1 (1.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.14%) Ansible
2 1 (1.14%) Kibana
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.14%) Prometheus
2 1 (1.14%) TeamSite
2 1 (1.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (14.77%) Google
1 13 (14.77%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.55%) HP
3 3 (3.41%) Mapbox
4 1 (1.14%) Avaya
4 1 (1.14%) EMC
4 1 (1.14%) Green Hills
4 1 (1.14%) IBM
4 1 (1.14%) MobileIron
4 1 (1.14%) NICE Systems
4 1 (1.14%) PayPal
4 1 (1.14%) Pega
4 1 (1.14%) Polycom
4 1 (1.14%) WorldPay