Period
to 15 February 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Automotive over the 6 months to 15 February 2019 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
UK
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 515 465 494
Rank change year-on-year -50 +29 -11
Contract jobs citing Automotive 382 469 420
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.39% 0.46% 0.44%
As % of the General category 1.08% 1.20% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 267 240
UK median daily rate £450 £433 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.05% +8.13% -
10th Percentile £276 £263 £240
90th Percentile £550 £560 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 86 58
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £35.00 £32.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.14% +8.53% -9.79%
10th Percentile £13.00 £21.00 £23.34
90th Percentile £51.25 £53.75 £44.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £35.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year +17.14% +11.11% -14.86%

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 with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 35,499 38,947 35,284
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 35.81% 38.41% 36.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,316 25,659 23,293
UK median daily rate £490 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% +5.26%
10th Percentile £304 £278 £263
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +4.24% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 813 909 922
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.96% +2.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.25 £11.32
90th Percentile £51.45 £49.42 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.11 £26.91 £25.00
% change year-on-year -2.99% +7.64% -9.09%

Automotive
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Automotive as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Automotive in the UK

Automotive
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Automotive.

Contractor daily rate trend for Automotive in the UK

Automotive
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Automotive over the 6 months to 15 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Automotive in the UK

Automotive
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automotive.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Automotive in the UK

Automotive
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Automotive over the 6 months to 15 February 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Automotive in the UK

Automotive
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automotive within the UK over the 6 months to 15 February 2019. 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
England -64 348 £450 +2.86% 643
UK excluding London -102 252 £450 +9.09% 636
South East +24 104 £450 +7.46% 118
London +26 100 £450 -5.26% 52
Midlands -81 71 £400 -3.03% 189
West Midlands -87 50 £428 +0.59% 140
South West -36 28 £450 -14.29% 93
North of England -25 25 £325 -4.41% 114
East of England +9 19 £468 +19.87% 78
East Midlands -4 18 £300 -27.05% 49
North West -9 16 £325 +1.96% 47
Yorkshire -22 9 £450 +16.13% 56
Scotland +2 6 £500 +73.91% 19
Northern Ireland +22 3 £350 - 5
Wales -10 1 - - 21

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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 with a requirement for Automotive.

1 83 (21.73%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (16.23%) Software Engineering
3 55 (14.40%) C
4 51 (13.35%) Manufacturing
5 47 (12.30%) .NET
6 44 (11.52%) Finance
7 41 (10.73%) Microsoft
8 40 (10.47%) Windows
9 38 (9.95%) Linux
9 38 (9.95%) SQL
10 37 (9.69%) Embedded C
11 35 (9.16%) JavaScript
11 35 (9.16%) Retail
12 34 (8.90%) Java
13 32 (8.38%) TDD
14 31 (8.12%) E-Commerce
15 30 (7.85%) Degree
16 29 (7.59%) C#
16 29 (7.59%) Project Management
16 29 (7.59%) Problem-Solving
17 28 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
17 28 (7.33%) Git (software)
18 27 (7.07%) ITIL
19 25 (6.54%) Scrum
19 25 (6.54%) HTML
19 25 (6.54%) SAP
20 24 (6.28%) CSS
20 24 (6.28%) Stakeholder Management
20 24 (6.28%) Amazon AWS
20 24 (6.28%) DevOps

Automotive
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 9 (2.36%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (1.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 7 (1.83%) MS Exchange
2 7 (1.83%) Mule
3 6 (1.57%) CMS
4 3 (0.79%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (0.79%) Confluence
5 2 (0.52%) CICS
5 2 (0.52%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.52%) Traefik
5 2 (0.52%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.26%) JBoss
6 1 (0.26%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.26%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.26%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.26%) Umbraco
Applications
1 19 (4.97%) Simulink
2 13 (3.40%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (3.14%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (1.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.83%) Siemens NX
5 4 (1.05%) CATIA
6 3 (0.79%) Stateflow
7 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.26%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.26%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.26%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.26%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 1 (0.26%) PTC Creo
8 1 (0.26%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 5 (1.31%) SAP MM
2 4 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.05%) ENOVIA
3 2 (0.52%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.26%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.26%) Magento
4 1 (0.26%) Maximo
4 1 (0.26%) MFGPRO
4 1 (0.26%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.26%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.26%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.26%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.26%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.26%) SDL Web 8
4 1 (0.26%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 24 (6.28%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (5.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.83%) AWS Lambda
3 7 (1.83%) Serverless
4 5 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.31%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.79%) GitHub
5 3 (0.79%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.52%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (0.52%) Google Tag Manager
6 2 (0.52%) Office 365
7 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.26%) Asana
7 1 (0.26%) Dialogflow
7 1 (0.26%) Heroku
7 1 (0.26%) npm
7 1 (0.26%) PaaS
7 1 (0.26%) Route 53
7 1 (0.26%) SaaS
7 1 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.45%) Unified Communications
2 13 (3.40%) Ethernet
3 6 (1.57%) Internet
3 6 (1.57%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.57%) Wireless
4 5 (1.31%) VPN
5 4 (1.05%) LAN
6 3 (0.79%) 3GPP
6 3 (0.79%) WAN
6 3 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.52%) Bluetooth
7 2 (0.52%) FlexRay
7 2 (0.52%) LTE
7 2 (0.52%) WLAN
8 1 (0.26%) Firewall
8 1 (0.26%) GPRS
8 1 (0.26%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.26%) RS-232
8 1 (0.26%) SAN
8 1 (0.26%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.62%) Big Data
2 9 (2.36%) SQL Server
3 8 (2.09%) MySQL
4 6 (1.57%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.05%) Apache Hive
5 4 (1.05%) Data Mining
5 4 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.52%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.52%) DB2
7 2 (0.52%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.52%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.52%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.26%) BigQuery
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.26%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 28 (7.33%) Git (software)
2 19 (4.97%) Jenkins
3 12 (3.14%) JIRA
4 10 (2.62%) Visual Studio
5 9 (2.36%) ClearCase
5 9 (2.36%) Xcode
6 7 (1.83%) Mocha
6 7 (1.83%) Selenium
7 6 (1.57%) Maven
7 6 (1.57%) Rational Rhapsody
7 6 (1.57%) Sinon.JS
8 5 (1.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (1.31%) Pivotal Tracker
9 4 (1.05%) Rational DOORS
9 4 (1.05%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (1.05%) Subversion
10 3 (0.79%) Gradle
10 3 (0.79%) JUnit
10 3 (0.79%) webpack
11 2 (0.52%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 51 (13.35%) Manufacturing
2 44 (11.52%) Finance
3 35 (9.16%) Retail
4 23 (6.02%) Aerospace
5 19 (4.97%) Marketing
6 15 (3.93%) Electronics
7 12 (3.14%) German Language
7 12 (3.14%) Law
8 10 (2.62%) Telecoms
9 9 (2.36%) Legal
10 3 (0.79%) Publishing
11 1 (0.26%) Advertising
11 1 (0.26%) Banking
11 1 (0.26%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.26%) French Language
11 1 (0.26%) Games
11 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 86 (22.51%) Developer
2 56 (14.66%) Analyst
3 46 (12.04%) Software Engineer
4 34 (8.90%) Project Manager
5 29 (7.59%) Embedded Engineer
6 27 (7.07%) Architect
7 25 (6.54%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 23 (6.02%) Business Analyst
9 20 (5.24%) .NET Developer
10 13 (3.40%) Systems Engineer
11 12 (3.14%) Solutions Architect
12 11 (2.88%) Consultant
13 10 (2.62%) Design Engineer
13 10 (2.62%) iOS Developer
14 9 (2.36%) ASP.NET Developer
14 9 (2.36%) Java Developer
15 8 (2.09%) C# Developer
15 8 (2.09%) DevOps Engineer
15 8 (2.09%) Digital Project Manager
15 8 (2.09%) Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (12.30%) .NET
2 25 (6.54%) HTML
3 24 (6.28%) CSS
4 22 (5.76%) ASP.NET
5 18 (4.71%) XML
6 16 (4.19%) RESTful
7 15 (3.93%) AngularJS
8 13 (3.40%) JSON
9 12 (3.14%) .NET Framework
9 12 (3.14%) Sass
10 11 (2.88%) Node.js
10 11 (2.88%) Web Services
11 10 (2.62%) Entity Framework
11 10 (2.62%) jQuery
11 10 (2.62%) React
11 10 (2.62%) REST
12 9 (2.36%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (2.36%) Middleware
13 8 (2.09%) RxSwift
13 8 (2.09%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (4.97%) User Experience
3 17 (4.45%) Embedded Systems
4 12 (3.14%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (2.09%) Driving Licence
6 7 (1.83%) Mobile App
6 7 (1.83%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (1.57%) Mainframe
8 5 (1.31%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.31%) Device Driver
8 5 (1.31%) Internet of Things
8 5 (1.31%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.05%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.05%) Marketing Technology
10 3 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.79%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.79%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.79%) SCADA
11 2 (0.52%) CCTV
11 2 (0.52%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 40 (10.47%) Windows
2 38 (9.95%) Linux
3 20 (5.24%) Apple iOS
4 18 (4.71%) Windows Server
5 15 (3.93%) Unix
6 8 (2.09%) Android
7 4 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.05%) zOS
8 3 (0.79%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (0.79%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.79%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.52%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.26%) CentOS
10 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.26%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (21.73%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (16.23%) Software Engineering
3 32 (8.38%) TDD
4 31 (8.12%) E-Commerce
5 29 (7.59%) Problem-Solving
5 29 (7.59%) Project Management
6 27 (7.07%) ITIL
7 25 (6.54%) Scrum
8 24 (6.28%) DevOps
8 24 (6.28%) Stakeholder Management
9 20 (5.24%) MVC
10 18 (4.71%) Computer Science
11 16 (4.19%) PRINCE2
11 16 (4.19%) Unit Testing
12 15 (3.93%) Analytics
12 15 (3.93%) SDLC
12 15 (3.93%) Test Automation
13 14 (3.66%) Validation
14 13 (3.40%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (3.40%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 55 (14.40%) C
2 38 (9.95%) SQL
3 37 (9.69%) Embedded C
4 35 (9.16%) JavaScript
5 34 (8.90%) Java
6 29 (7.59%) C#
7 23 (6.02%) C++
7 23 (6.02%) Python
8 20 (5.24%) MATLAB
9 15 (3.93%) Apple Swift
10 12 (3.14%) Objective-C
11 11 (2.88%) ES6
11 11 (2.88%) PowerShell
12 9 (2.36%) Kotlin
13 8 (2.09%) Embedded C++
14 7 (1.83%) PHP
15 5 (1.31%) Perl
15 5 (1.31%) TypeScript
16 4 (1.05%) R
16 4 (1.05%) Scala
Qualifications
1 30 (7.85%) Degree
2 15 (3.93%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (3.93%) ITIL Certification
3 14 (3.66%) CCNA
3 14 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (3.40%) MCP
5 12 (3.14%) MCSA
5 12 (3.14%) Security Cleared
6 11 (2.88%) MCITP
6 11 (2.88%) MCSE
7 10 (2.62%) SC Cleared
8 6 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (1.31%) PMI Certification
9 5 (1.31%) PMP
9 5 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (1.05%) ISEB
11 2 (0.52%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.26%) CCNP
12 1 (0.26%) IIBA
12 1 (0.26%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.93%) MISRA
2 13 (3.40%) QA
3 7 (1.83%) PMO
4 6 (1.57%) ISO 26262
4 6 (1.57%) SLA
5 5 (1.31%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.52%) COBIT
6 2 (0.52%) DO-254
6 2 (0.52%) IEC 62304
6 2 (0.52%) MISRA C
7 1 (0.26%) GDPR
System Software
1 21 (5.50%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.66%) Docker
3 9 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.52%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.26%) Firmware
5 1 (0.26%) NFS
5 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (3.93%) SCCM
2 5 (1.31%) Ansible
2 5 (1.31%) logstash
2 5 (1.31%) Puppet
3 4 (1.05%) Kubernetes
3 4 (1.05%) ZABBIX
4 2 (0.52%) Grafana
4 2 (0.52%) Graphite
4 2 (0.52%) Kibana
4 2 (0.52%) OpenView
4 2 (0.52%) OVSD
5 1 (0.26%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.26%) Terraform
5 1 (0.26%) vMotion
Vendors
1 41 (10.73%) Microsoft
2 25 (6.54%) SAP
3 15 (3.93%) Cisco
3 15 (3.93%) Google
3 15 (3.93%) IBM
4 11 (2.88%) Adobe
5 9 (2.36%) VMware
6 6 (1.57%) Citrix
6 6 (1.57%) Cypress Semiconductor
7 5 (1.31%) Oracle
7 5 (1.31%) WSO2
8 4 (1.05%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.05%) Tableau
8 4 (1.05%) Teradata
9 3 (0.79%) EMC
9 3 (0.79%) HP
10 2 (0.52%) Apple
10 2 (0.52%) BT
10 2 (0.52%) Lotus