Period
to 17 January 2020

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 17 January 2020 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
17 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 522 524 462
Rank change year-on-year +2 -62 +43
Contract jobs citing Automotive 238 387 501
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.39% 0.50%
As % of the General category 0.87% 0.97% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 256 284
UK median daily rate £413 £445 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.30% +2.89% +8.13%
10th Percentile £190 £283 £257
90th Percentile £693 £550 £554
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £432 £401
% change year-on-year -7.41% +7.87% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 58 91
UK median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +21.21% -2.22%
10th Percentile £14.38 £14.93 £18.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 £40.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year +15.63% +21.21% +1.54%

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 27,341 39,963 43,003
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.54% 40.19% 42.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,509 26,058 28,531
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £464
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.37% +3.11%
10th Percentile £275 £300 £275
90th Percentile £675 £675 £656
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +2.24% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 898 1,091 1,097
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £22.00
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.00 £11.34
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year - -8.89% +12.50%

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 17 January 2020.

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 17 January 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Automotive in the UK

Automotive
Top 14 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 17 January 2020. 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 +21 227 £413 -8.33% 495
UK excluding London +35 189 £400 -7.41% 456
South East +40 58 £391 -13.22% 105
Midlands +17 49 £375 -11.76% 122
London +63 39 £428 -4.89% 58
West Midlands +20 35 £424 -1.45% 88
East of England +46 29 £300 -35.83% 72
North of England +21 25 £425 +17.24% 83
South West +4 25 £450 - 58
North West +21 16 £419 +19.64% 44
East Midlands +19 11 £350 +18.64% 34
North East +24 6 £488 +30.00% 14
Yorkshire +35 3 £425 +3.03% 25
Wales +30 3 - - 8

For the 6 months to 17 January 2020, 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 60 (25.21%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (16.39%) Manufacturing
3 36 (15.13%) Windows
4 32 (13.45%) JavaScript
5 27 (11.34%) Microsoft Office
5 27 (11.34%) Problem-Solving
6 25 (10.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 25 (10.50%) Retail
6 25 (10.50%) Azure
7 24 (10.08%) Java
8 23 (9.66%) Oracle
8 23 (9.66%) Scrum
9 22 (9.24%) Software Engineering
10 21 (8.82%) Spring
10 21 (8.82%) SQL Server
11 19 (7.98%) HTML
11 19 (7.98%) AWS
12 18 (7.56%) Microsoft
12 18 (7.56%) DevOps
13 17 (7.14%) C
13 17 (7.14%) CSS
13 17 (7.14%) Python
13 17 (7.14%) VPN
13 17 (7.14%) PLM
13 17 (7.14%) Migration
13 17 (7.14%) Finance
13 17 (7.14%) Aerospace
14 16 (6.72%) TDD
14 16 (6.72%) C++
15 15 (6.30%) HP

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 8 (3.36%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (2.10%) Camunda
3 4 (1.68%) Apache
3 4 (1.68%) CMS
4 3 (1.26%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.84%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.84%) Confluence
5 2 (0.84%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.42%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.42%) IIS
6 1 (0.42%) nginx
6 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.42%) WordPress
Applications
1 27 (11.34%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.94%) Windchill
3 6 (2.52%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (2.52%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (1.68%) CATIA
5 3 (1.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (1.26%) Inkscape
5 3 (1.26%) Simulink
6 2 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.42%) Adobe XD
7 1 (0.42%) OrCAD
7 1 (0.42%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 5 (2.10%) Teamcenter
2 4 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.84%) MFGPRO
3 2 (0.84%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.84%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (0.84%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.42%) Magento
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.42%) Sage 1000
4 1 (0.42%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 25 (10.50%) Azure
2 19 (7.98%) AWS
3 14 (5.88%) GCP
4 6 (2.52%) Office 365
5 5 (2.10%) SaaS
5 5 (2.10%) Serverless
6 4 (1.68%) Amazon S3
6 4 (1.68%) GitHub
7 3 (1.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.84%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.84%) Amazon Glacier
8 2 (0.84%) Amazon SageMaker
8 2 (0.84%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.42%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.42%) Google Drive
9 1 (0.42%) Kong
9 1 (0.42%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.42%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.42%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.14%) VPN
2 13 (5.46%) Internet
3 10 (4.20%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.52%) Firewall
5 5 (2.10%) Ethernet
6 3 (1.26%) DMZ
6 3 (1.26%) HTTP
7 2 (0.84%) DHCP
7 2 (0.84%) DNS
7 2 (0.84%) FTP
7 2 (0.84%) IPsec
7 2 (0.84%) NAS
7 2 (0.84%) Network Security
7 2 (0.84%) SAN
7 2 (0.84%) Wireless
8 1 (0.42%) AMQP
8 1 (0.42%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.42%) Skype
8 1 (0.42%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.20%) MySQL
3 7 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.52%) Big Data
5 5 (2.10%) BigQuery
5 5 (2.10%) Data Lake
5 5 (2.10%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.68%) Amazon Athena
6 4 (1.68%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (1.68%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.68%) QlikView
6 4 (1.68%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.26%) Amazon Redshift
7 3 (1.26%) Bigtable
7 3 (1.26%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.84%) Data Mart
8 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (5.04%) JIRA
2 10 (4.20%) GitLab
3 8 (3.36%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.36%) Jenkins
4 7 (2.94%) SonarQube
5 6 (2.52%) JUnit
6 5 (2.10%) Gradle
7 4 (1.68%) Rational Rhapsody
8 2 (0.84%) Android Studio
8 2 (0.84%) Artifactory
8 2 (0.84%) Calabash
8 2 (0.84%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.84%) jMock
8 2 (0.84%) Mockito
8 2 (0.84%) Subversion
9 1 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.42%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.42%) Maven
9 1 (0.42%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 39 (16.39%) Manufacturing
2 25 (10.50%) Retail
3 17 (7.14%) Aerospace
3 17 (7.14%) Finance
4 13 (5.46%) Law
5 12 (5.04%) Marketing
6 8 (3.36%) Games
7 3 (1.26%) Advertising
7 3 (1.26%) Back Office
7 3 (1.26%) Electronics
7 3 (1.26%) Front Office
7 3 (1.26%) Legal
8 1 (0.42%) Avionics
8 1 (0.42%) Banking
8 1 (0.42%) German Language
8 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (17.65%) Developer
2 39 (16.39%) Analyst
3 16 (6.72%) Architect
4 15 (6.30%) Project Manager
5 14 (5.88%) Business Analyst
6 11 (4.62%) Administrator
7 10 (4.20%) Consultant
7 10 (4.20%) Software Engineer
8 9 (3.78%) 1st Line Support
8 9 (3.78%) Embedded Engineer
8 9 (3.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 8 (3.36%) Designer
10 7 (2.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 7 (2.94%) Applications Support
10 7 (2.94%) DevOps Engineer
10 7 (2.94%) Service Desk Support
11 6 (2.52%) Cloud Architect
11 6 (2.52%) Deskside Support
11 6 (2.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 6 (2.52%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (8.82%) Spring
2 19 (7.98%) HTML
3 17 (7.14%) CSS
4 12 (5.04%) Node.js
4 12 (5.04%) XML
5 11 (4.62%) React
6 9 (3.78%) HTML5
7 8 (3.36%) Redux
8 7 (2.94%) .NET
8 7 (2.94%) JSP
8 7 (2.94%) Web Services
9 6 (2.52%) CSS3
9 6 (2.52%) Unreal Engine
10 5 (2.10%) AngularJS
10 5 (2.10%) J2EE
10 5 (2.10%) jQuery
10 5 (2.10%) JSON
10 5 (2.10%) RESTful
10 5 (2.10%) Spring Boot
11 4 (1.68%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.20%) Driving Licence
3 9 (3.78%) User Experience
4 7 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (2.94%) Mobile App
4 7 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (2.52%) iPhone
6 5 (2.10%) Animation
6 5 (2.10%) Augmented Reality
6 5 (2.10%) CAN bus
6 5 (2.10%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.10%) FMCG
6 5 (2.10%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.68%) AS400
7 4 (1.68%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.68%) e-Learning
8 3 (1.26%) Clustering
8 3 (1.26%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (1.26%) Graphic Design
9 2 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 36 (15.13%) Windows
2 13 (5.46%) Linux
2 13 (5.46%) Windows XP
3 11 (4.62%) Android
4 9 (3.78%) Windows Server
5 8 (3.36%) CentOS
6 7 (2.94%) Windows 10
7 6 (2.52%) Unix
8 5 (2.10%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.68%) Ubuntu
10 3 (1.26%) Debian
10 3 (1.26%) SafeRTOS
10 3 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.42%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (25.21%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (11.34%) Problem-Solving
3 25 (10.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (9.66%) Scrum
5 22 (9.24%) Software Engineering
6 18 (7.56%) DevOps
7 17 (7.14%) Migration
7 17 (7.14%) PLM
8 16 (6.72%) TDD
9 15 (6.30%) Front End Development
9 15 (6.30%) MVC
9 15 (6.30%) Workflow
10 14 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (5.46%) Computer Science
11 13 (5.46%) Test Automation
12 11 (4.62%) Analytics
12 11 (4.62%) Project Management
12 11 (4.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 11 (4.62%) Web Development
13 10 (4.20%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 32 (13.45%) JavaScript
2 24 (10.08%) Java
3 17 (7.14%) C
3 17 (7.14%) Python
4 16 (6.72%) C++
5 14 (5.88%) C#
5 14 (5.88%) SQL
6 7 (2.94%) MATLAB
7 6 (2.52%) Embedded C
8 3 (1.26%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.26%) Embedded C++
8 3 (1.26%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.26%) Ruby
9 2 (0.84%) Kotlin
9 2 (0.84%) Progress 4GL
9 2 (0.84%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.84%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.42%) Ada
10 1 (0.42%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.42%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 13 (5.46%) Degree
2 8 (3.36%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.52%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.68%) ISEB
5 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.26%) PhD
5 3 (1.26%) RHCE
6 2 (0.84%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.84%) PMP
7 1 (0.42%) CBAP
7 1 (0.42%) CCNA
7 1 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.42%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.42%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.42%) IIBA
7 1 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.42%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.78%) QA
2 6 (2.52%) ISO 26262
3 5 (2.10%) GDPR
3 5 (2.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.68%) SLA
5 3 (1.26%) IEC 61508
6 2 (0.84%) HAZOP
7 1 (0.42%) DO-254
7 1 (0.42%) MISRA
7 1 (0.42%) MISRA C
7 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.42%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (5.88%) Docker
2 8 (3.36%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.26%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.84%) Firmware
5 2 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.42%) OpenAM
6 1 (0.42%) OpenDJ
6 1 (0.42%) OpenIDM
6 1 (0.42%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (6.30%) Kubernetes
2 13 (5.46%) OpenView
2 13 (5.46%) OVSD
3 7 (2.94%) Grafana
3 7 (2.94%) Prometheus
4 6 (2.52%) Terraform
5 5 (2.10%) Ansible
5 5 (2.10%) SCCM
6 4 (1.68%) WSUS
7 3 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.26%) Puppet
7 3 (1.26%) Red Hat Satellite
7 3 (1.26%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 3 (1.26%) yum
8 2 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.84%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.42%) EMC VPLEX
9 1 (0.42%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.42%) HP ALM
9 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 23 (9.66%) Oracle
2 18 (7.56%) Microsoft
3 15 (6.30%) HP
4 11 (4.62%) Adobe
4 11 (4.62%) Google
4 11 (4.62%) SAP
4 11 (4.62%) VMware
5 5 (2.10%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.26%) QAD
6 3 (1.26%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.26%) Tableau
6 3 (1.26%) Teradata
7 2 (0.84%) Axway
7 2 (0.84%) CA
7 2 (0.84%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (0.84%) Extreme Networks
7 2 (0.84%) Infor
7 2 (0.84%) Nimble Storage
7 2 (0.84%) Perforce
7 2 (0.84%) SonicWALL