Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 452 584 463
Rank change year-on-year +132 -121 +29
Contract jobs citing Automotive 82 268 510
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.30% 0.50%
As % of the General category 0.59% 0.75% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 181 344
Median daily rate £400 £423 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.44% -0.47% +11.11%
10th Percentile £213 £200 £277
90th Percentile £500 £600 £547
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +12.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 42 59
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.25 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.80% +31.97% -6.15%
10th Percentile £34.80 £15.75 £13.35
90th Percentile £67.91 £52.50 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.50 £30.36
% change year-on-year +11.11% +33.42% -5.88%

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 13,931 35,707 41,554
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.85% 39.42% 40.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,859 22,990 26,942
Median daily rate £500 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £288 £300 £288
90th Percentile £713 £675 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £447 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +1.51% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 523 955 1,065
Median hourly rate £30.05 £23.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.65% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £12.93 £12.50 £11.84
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £48.75
Median hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £19.92
% change year-on-year -4.26% +17.99% -11.48%

Automotive
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Automotive in the UK

Automotive
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Automotive.

Daily rate trend for Automotive in the UK

Automotive
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Automotive over the 6 months to 15 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Automotive in the UK

Automotive
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Automotive.

Hourly rate trend for Automotive in the UK

Automotive
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Automotive over the 6 months to 15 August 2020.

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 August 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 +120 73 £400 -5.44% 148
UK excluding London +96 52 £400 - 145
London +172 24 £400 -6.54% 20
South East +109 22 £440 +3.53% 35
East of England +77 15 £225 -46.40% 17
Work from Home -25 6 £400 -5.88% 11
Midlands +60 5 £140 -56.92% 29
South West +76 4 £481 -12.50% 16
North of England +96 3 £288 -25.81% 32
West Midlands +49 3 - - 18
North West +78 2 £400 +3.23% 19
Scotland +73 2 £350 -30.00% 8
East Midlands +47 2 £140 -56.92% 11
North East +42 1 £175 - 5
Wales - 1 £225 - 6

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 31 (37.80%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (21.95%) Aerospace
3 13 (15.85%) Java
4 12 (14.63%) Windows
4 12 (14.63%) TDD
5 11 (13.41%) Scrum
6 10 (12.20%) JavaScript
7 9 (10.98%) Pair Programming
7 9 (10.98%) Requirements Management
7 9 (10.98%) Computer Science
7 9 (10.98%) Degree
7 9 (10.98%) Rational DOORS
7 9 (10.98%) Validation
7 9 (10.98%) Schematic Capture
8 8 (9.76%) ECSS
8 8 (9.76%) FMEA
8 8 (9.76%) Test Strategy
8 8 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (9.76%) Military
8 8 (9.76%) VHDL
8 8 (9.76%) CAD
8 8 (9.76%) Microsoft
8 8 (9.76%) EMC
8 8 (9.76%) Azure
8 8 (9.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 8 (9.76%) Retail
9 7 (8.54%) FMECA
9 7 (8.54%) AWS
9 7 (8.54%) Manufacturing
9 7 (8.54%) Finance

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 4 (4.88%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.66%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (3.66%) CMS
2 3 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (3.66%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (2.44%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.22%) Apache
4 1 (1.22%) Camunda
4 1 (1.22%) Kentico
4 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.22%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.22%) Adobe XD
2 1 (1.22%) InVision
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.22%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (1.22%) Sketch
2 1 (1.22%) SPSS
2 1 (1.22%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.22%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (1.22%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.22%) SAP EWM
2 1 (1.22%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.22%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.22%) SAP PP
2 1 (1.22%) SAP SCM
2 1 (1.22%) SAP SD
2 1 (1.22%) SAP Travel Management
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.76%) Azure
2 7 (8.54%) AWS
3 4 (4.88%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (4.88%) Office 365
3 4 (4.88%) OneDrive
4 2 (2.44%) GCP
4 2 (2.44%) GitHub
4 2 (2.44%) Google Analytics
4 2 (2.44%) Power Platform
5 1 (1.22%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.22%) SaaS
5 1 (1.22%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.66%) SAN
1 3 (3.66%) Skype
2 2 (2.44%) DHCP
2 2 (2.44%) DNS
3 1 (1.22%) Firewall
3 1 (1.22%) Internet
3 1 (1.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (2.44%) MySQL
2 2 (2.44%) Power BI
2 2 (2.44%) Snowflake Schema
3 1 (1.22%) Big Data
3 1 (1.22%) MS Access
3 1 (1.22%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (1.22%) QlikView
3 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (10.98%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (3.66%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.66%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.44%) Android Studio
3 2 (2.44%) Gradle
4 1 (1.22%) CircleCI
4 1 (1.22%) GitLab
4 1 (1.22%) JIRA
4 1 (1.22%) LabVIEW
4 1 (1.22%) Maven
4 1 (1.22%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.22%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (1.22%) SonarQube
4 1 (1.22%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (21.95%) Aerospace
2 8 (9.76%) Military
2 8 (9.76%) Retail
3 7 (8.54%) Finance
3 7 (8.54%) Manufacturing
4 5 (6.10%) Electronics
5 2 (2.44%) Marketing
5 2 (2.44%) Publishing
5 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (20.73%) Developer
2 11 (13.41%) Analyst
3 10 (12.20%) Electronics Engineer
4 7 (8.54%) Architect
5 5 (6.10%) Business Analyst
5 5 (6.10%) Design Engineer
5 5 (6.10%) Project Manager
5 5 (6.10%) Scrum Master
6 4 (4.88%) Electronics Design Engineer
6 4 (4.88%) Electronics Hardware Engineer
6 4 (4.88%) FPGA Engineer
6 4 (4.88%) Hardware Engineer
6 4 (4.88%) PCB Engineer
6 4 (4.88%) Software Engineer
7 3 (3.66%) Java Developer
7 3 (3.66%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (3.66%) Office 365 Engineer
7 3 (3.66%) Product Owner
7 3 (3.66%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (3.66%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.10%) Java EE
1 5 (6.10%) React
1 5 (6.10%) RESTful
1 5 (6.10%) Servlets
2 4 (4.88%) CSS
2 4 (4.88%) HTML
2 4 (4.88%) Middleware
3 3 (3.66%) J2EE
3 3 (3.66%) Spring
4 2 (2.44%) .NET
4 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.44%) RxJava
4 2 (2.44%) Spring Boot
4 2 (2.44%) Vue.js
5 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET Core
5 1 (1.22%) Django
5 1 (1.22%) EDI
5 1 (1.22%) IDoc
5 1 (1.22%) Redux
5 1 (1.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 8 (9.76%) VHDL
2 5 (6.10%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.88%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.66%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.44%) Cyber Defence
5 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.44%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.44%) User Experience
6 1 (1.22%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.22%) Analogue Electronics
6 1 (1.22%) CAN bus
6 1 (1.22%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.22%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.22%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.22%) PMI
6 1 (1.22%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.63%) Windows
2 5 (6.10%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (6.10%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (4.88%) Linux
4 3 (3.66%) Android
4 3 (3.66%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (2.44%) Unix
5 2 (2.44%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (37.80%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (14.63%) TDD
3 11 (13.41%) Scrum
4 9 (10.98%) Computer Science
4 9 (10.98%) Pair Programming
4 9 (10.98%) Requirements Management
4 9 (10.98%) Schematic Capture
4 9 (10.98%) Validation
5 8 (9.76%) CAD
5 8 (9.76%) FMEA
5 8 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (9.76%) Test Strategy
6 7 (8.54%) FMECA
7 6 (7.32%) Microservices
7 6 (7.32%) Waterfall
8 5 (6.10%) Analytics
8 5 (6.10%) Mentoring
8 5 (6.10%) Requirements Gathering
8 5 (6.10%) Test Automation
9 4 (4.88%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.85%) Java
2 10 (12.20%) JavaScript
3 6 (7.32%) Python
3 6 (7.32%) SQL
4 4 (4.88%) Kotlin
5 3 (3.66%) C#
6 2 (2.44%) C
6 2 (2.44%) C++
6 2 (2.44%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.22%) ABAP
7 1 (1.22%) PHP
7 1 (1.22%) PHP 7
7 1 (1.22%) R
7 1 (1.22%) Scala
7 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.22%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (10.98%) Degree
2 4 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.44%) PMP
3 2 (2.44%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.22%) HNC
4 1 (1.22%) HND
4 1 (1.22%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.76%) ECSS
2 2 (2.44%) ISO 26262
2 2 (2.44%) QA
3 1 (1.22%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.22%) GDPR
3 1 (1.22%) MISRA
3 1 (1.22%) MISRA C
System Software
1 6 (7.32%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.10%) Docker
3 3 (3.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.44%) XenApp
5 1 (1.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (6.10%) Kubernetes
2 4 (4.88%) SCCM
3 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (2.44%) Grafana
4 2 (2.44%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.44%) Prometheus
4 2 (2.44%) SCOM
4 2 (2.44%) Terraform
5 1 (1.22%) OpenView
5 1 (1.22%) OVSD
Vendors
1 8 (9.76%) EMC
1 8 (9.76%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.10%) VMware
3 4 (4.88%) Google
4 3 (3.66%) Adobe
4 3 (3.66%) Citrix
4 3 (3.66%) HP
4 3 (3.66%) IBM
4 3 (3.66%) NetApp
4 3 (3.66%) SAP
5 2 (2.44%) CA
5 2 (2.44%) CA Agile Central
5 2 (2.44%) Hitachi
5 2 (2.44%) Oracle
5 2 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.44%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.22%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.22%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.22%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.22%) Talend