Period
to 20 August 2018

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 20 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
UK
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 457 476 504
Rank change year-on-year +19 +28 -88
Contract jobs citing Automotive 510 420 464
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.50% 0.44% 0.43%
As % of the General category 1.35% 1.10% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 233 243
UK median daily rate £430 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.16% -5.00% +2.89%
10th Percentile £283 £209 £240
90th Percentile £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £380 £400
% change year-on-year +11.84% -5.00% +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 80 81
UK median hourly rate £30.61 £32.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.83% -12.16% +9.55%
10th Percentile £13.28 £11.75 £25.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £51.50 £76.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year -4.69% -12.93% +9.54%

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 37,867 38,098 40,205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.05% 39.82% 37.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,630 25,018 26,717
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 849 834 965
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £23.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.96% +7.69% +3.72%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.75 £11.14
90th Percentile £50.00 £49.76 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -8.00%

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 20 August 2018.

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 20 August 2018.

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 20 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
England +22 487 £432 +13.68% 442
UK excluding London -13 406 £425 +11.84% 416
Midlands -31 161 £450 +20.00% 170
West Midlands -16 136 £475 +21.02% 151
South East +36 101 £400 +5.26% 87
London +12 83 £475 +5.56% 38
North of England -8 61 £375 -6.25% 56
South West +26 50 £425 -15.00% 29
North West -2 34 £386 +52.97% 27
East of England -31 28 £325 +15.04% 62
Yorkshire +1 25 £350 -12.50% 27
East Midlands -38 20 £350 +2.94% 19
Wales -13 5 £404 -1.82% 3
North East -7 2 £375 - 2
Scotland -40 1 - - 9

For the 6 months to 20 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 with a requirement for Automotive.

1 133 (26.08%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (21.57%) Manufacturing
3 65 (12.75%) Project Management
4 60 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 60 (11.76%) Software Engineering
5 53 (10.39%) Java
6 49 (9.61%) Finance
7 47 (9.22%) Problem-Solving
8 46 (9.02%) Retail
9 45 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
10 44 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
11 42 (8.24%) SQL
12 40 (7.84%) TDD
13 39 (7.65%) SAP
14 38 (7.45%) Degree
15 36 (7.06%) C#
15 36 (7.06%) Windows
16 35 (6.86%) Microsoft Azure
17 34 (6.67%) MVC
18 33 (6.47%) Python
19 32 (6.27%) PRINCE2
19 32 (6.27%) .NET
19 32 (6.27%) Business Intelligence
19 32 (6.27%) Git (software)
20 30 (5.88%) Electronics
21 29 (5.69%) JavaScript
22 28 (5.49%) HTML
22 28 (5.49%) C++
22 28 (5.49%) ITIL
23 27 (5.29%) XML

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 13 (2.55%) Cloud Foundry
2 7 (1.37%) ArcGIS
3 6 (1.18%) Apache
3 6 (1.18%) WebSphere
4 5 (0.98%) Confluence
5 4 (0.78%) CMS
6 3 (0.59%) CICS
6 3 (0.59%) IIS
7 2 (0.39%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.20%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.20%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.20%) MTS
8 1 (0.20%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.20%) Umbraco
Applications
1 20 (3.92%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (2.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (2.35%) Simulink
4 7 (1.37%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.37%) Siemens NX
5 6 (1.18%) CATIA
6 5 (0.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (0.78%) Windchill
8 3 (0.59%) Maya
8 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.59%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.59%) Stateflow
9 2 (0.39%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.20%) Doxygen
10 1 (0.20%) Notepad++
10 1 (0.20%) NUKE
10 1 (0.20%) OrCAD
10 1 (0.20%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.76%) ENOVIA
1 9 (1.76%) SAP MM
1 9 (1.76%) Teamcenter
2 4 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.78%) SAP ERP
2 4 (0.78%) SAP PLM
2 4 (0.78%) SAP PP
3 3 (0.59%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.39%) Magento
4 2 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.39%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.20%) Maximo
5 1 (0.20%) Primavera
5 1 (0.20%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.20%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 35 (6.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (5.29%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.35%) SaaS
4 11 (2.16%) PaaS
5 10 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (1.18%) OpenShift
7 3 (0.59%) GitHub
7 3 (0.59%) Office 365
8 1 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.20%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.20%) G Suite
8 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.20%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.20%) Serverless
8 1 (0.20%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.16%) Internet
2 9 (1.76%) Ethernet
3 8 (1.57%) Bluetooth
4 7 (1.37%) RS-232
5 5 (0.98%) Firewall
5 5 (0.98%) FlexRay
6 4 (0.78%) SAN
7 3 (0.59%) 3G
7 3 (0.59%) 3GPP
7 3 (0.59%) 4G
7 3 (0.59%) 5G
7 3 (0.59%) 802.11
7 3 (0.59%) LTE
7 3 (0.59%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.39%) NFC
8 2 (0.39%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.20%) DAB
9 1 (0.20%) RFID
9 1 (0.20%) VSAN
9 1 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
1 17 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.16%) Data Mining
3 9 (1.76%) MySQL
4 7 (1.37%) MOLAP
4 7 (1.37%) ROLAP
5 6 (1.18%) Hadoop
6 5 (0.98%) Power BI
7 4 (0.78%) RDBMS
7 4 (0.78%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.59%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 3 (0.59%) DB2
8 3 (0.59%) MS Access
8 3 (0.59%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 32 (6.27%) Git (software)
2 26 (5.10%) Jenkins
2 26 (5.10%) Visual Studio
3 14 (2.75%) Gradle
4 13 (2.55%) Subversion
5 12 (2.35%) JIRA
6 10 (1.96%) Rational DOORS
7 9 (1.76%) JUnit
8 7 (1.37%) CANoe
8 7 (1.37%) Selenium
9 6 (1.18%) Mercurial
9 6 (1.18%) Pivotal Tracker
10 5 (0.98%) LabVIEW
11 4 (0.78%) CocoaPods
11 4 (0.78%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (0.78%) Xcode
12 3 (0.59%) Bitbucket
12 3 (0.59%) CircleCI
12 3 (0.59%) Jasmine
12 3 (0.59%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 110 (21.57%) Manufacturing
2 49 (9.61%) Finance
3 46 (9.02%) Retail
4 30 (5.88%) Electronics
5 20 (3.92%) Aerospace
6 17 (3.33%) Marketing
7 13 (2.55%) Telecoms
8 11 (2.16%) Legal
9 8 (1.57%) Games
10 6 (1.18%) Banking
10 6 (1.18%) German Language
10 6 (1.18%) Law
10 6 (1.18%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.78%) Publishing
12 3 (0.59%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.59%) Persian Language
13 2 (0.39%) French Language
13 2 (0.39%) Military
14 1 (0.20%) Advertising
14 1 (0.20%) Billing
Job Titles
1 104 (20.39%) Developer
2 81 (15.88%) Analyst
3 53 (10.39%) Business Analyst
4 52 (10.20%) Project Manager
5 37 (7.25%) Architect
6 32 (6.27%) Software Engineer
7 30 (5.88%) Java Developer
8 27 (5.29%) Consultant
9 19 (3.73%) Systems Engineer
10 18 (3.53%) Systems Analyst
11 17 (3.33%) Senior Developer
12 16 (3.14%) .NET Developer
13 14 (2.75%) SAP Consultant
13 14 (2.75%) Solutions Architect
14 12 (2.35%) Android Developer
14 12 (2.35%) iOS Developer
15 11 (2.16%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
15 11 (2.16%) Business Systems Analyst
15 11 (2.16%) Design Engineer
15 11 (2.16%) Embedded Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (6.27%) .NET
2 28 (5.49%) HTML
3 27 (5.29%) XML
4 22 (4.31%) CSS
5 18 (3.53%) Spring Boot
6 17 (3.33%) Spring
7 15 (2.94%) AngularJS
8 13 (2.55%) HTML5
9 12 (2.35%) ASP.NET
9 12 (2.35%) ASP.NET Web API
10 11 (2.16%) .NET Framework
11 10 (1.96%) Dagger
11 10 (1.96%) RESTful
11 10 (1.96%) RxJava
12 9 (1.76%) Android SDK
12 9 (1.76%) Flash
12 9 (1.76%) Retrofit
13 8 (1.57%) Entity Framework
14 7 (1.37%) JSON
14 7 (1.37%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 44 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (5.10%) User Experience
3 21 (4.12%) Computer Science
3 21 (4.12%) Infotainment
4 17 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
5 15 (2.94%) Embedded Systems
6 12 (2.35%) Mobile App
7 10 (1.96%) Virtual Team
8 8 (1.57%) Data Centre
9 7 (1.37%) Driving Licence
10 6 (1.18%) CAN bus
10 6 (1.18%) Mainframe
10 6 (1.18%) Management Information System
11 5 (0.98%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 5 (0.98%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (0.59%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.59%) Animation
12 3 (0.59%) Linux Command Line
13 2 (0.39%) Internet of Things
13 2 (0.39%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 36 (7.06%) Windows
2 23 (4.51%) Linux
3 20 (3.92%) Android
4 18 (3.53%) Windows Server
5 16 (3.14%) Apple iOS
6 11 (2.16%) Windows 7
7 10 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (1.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.37%) Windows 10
10 6 (1.18%) Unix
11 5 (0.98%) Embedded Linux
12 4 (0.78%) CentOS
12 4 (0.78%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.59%) zOS
14 1 (0.20%) AIX
14 1 (0.20%) HPUX
14 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.20%) Solaris
14 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (26.08%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (12.75%) Project Management
3 60 (11.76%) Software Engineering
4 47 (9.22%) Problem-Solving
5 45 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 40 (7.84%) TDD
7 34 (6.67%) MVC
8 32 (6.27%) Business Intelligence
8 32 (6.27%) PRINCE2
9 28 (5.49%) ITIL
10 26 (5.10%) CRM
11 25 (4.90%) E-Commerce
12 23 (4.51%) SDLC
12 23 (4.51%) User Stories
13 22 (4.31%) Visualisation
14 21 (4.12%) Business Analysis
14 21 (4.12%) Logistics
15 20 (3.92%) Pair Programming
16 19 (3.73%) People Management
16 19 (3.73%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 53 (10.39%) Java
2 42 (8.24%) SQL
3 36 (7.06%) C#
4 33 (6.47%) Python
5 29 (5.69%) JavaScript
6 28 (5.49%) C++
7 24 (4.71%) C
8 15 (2.94%) MATLAB
9 14 (2.75%) Kotlin
10 12 (2.35%) Apple Swift
10 12 (2.35%) Objective-C
11 11 (2.16%) Embedded C
11 11 (2.16%) Java 8
11 11 (2.16%) PHP
12 10 (1.96%) Bash Shell
12 10 (1.96%) Ruby
13 8 (1.57%) Go
14 7 (1.37%) Assembly Language
14 7 (1.37%) R
15 6 (1.18%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 38 (7.45%) Degree
2 12 (2.35%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.76%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.57%) Master's Degree
4 8 (1.57%) PMP
5 7 (1.37%) CCNA
5 7 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (1.37%) ISEB
5 7 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (0.98%) MCSA
6 5 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (0.78%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.78%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.59%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.59%) MCP
8 3 (0.59%) PhD
8 3 (0.59%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.94%) MISRA
2 14 (2.75%) MISRA C
3 7 (1.37%) ISO 26262
3 7 (1.37%) QA
4 5 (0.98%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.98%) DO-254
5 4 (0.78%) PMO
5 4 (0.78%) SLA
6 2 (0.39%) GDPR
6 2 (0.39%) IEC 62304
7 1 (0.20%) Def Stans
7 1 (0.20%) DICOM
7 1 (0.20%) ISO 13485
7 1 (0.20%) JTAG
System Software
1 16 (3.14%) Docker
2 10 (1.96%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.98%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.78%) NFS
4 4 (0.78%) vSphere
5 2 (0.39%) Firmware
6 1 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (1.37%) SCCM
1 7 (1.37%) Terraform
2 6 (1.18%) Puppet
3 5 (0.98%) Ansible
4 4 (0.78%) HP Data Protector
4 4 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.78%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (0.59%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.39%) Consul
7 1 (0.20%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.20%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.20%) logstash
7 1 (0.20%) Marathon
7 1 (0.20%) Mesos
7 1 (0.20%) vRealize
Vendors
1 60 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 39 (7.65%) SAP
3 15 (2.94%) Google
3 15 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
4 14 (2.75%) Oracle
4 14 (2.75%) VMware
5 9 (1.76%) Cisco
6 7 (1.37%) EMC
6 7 (1.37%) IBM
7 6 (1.18%) Siemens
8 5 (0.98%) HP
8 5 (0.98%) Kronos
8 5 (0.98%) Zend
9 4 (0.78%) Adobe
9 4 (0.78%) Green Hills
9 4 (0.78%) NetApp
9 4 (0.78%) Palo Alto
10 3 (0.59%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.59%) Tableau
11 2 (0.39%) Mentor Graphics