Period
to 20 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 436 480 444
Rank change year-on-year +44 -36 -207
Contract jobs citing Automotive 494 409 508
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.50% 0.42% 0.47%
As % of the General category 1.28% 1.16% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 229 235
UK median daily rate £433 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.13% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £260 £240 £261
90th Percentile £557 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.13% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 59 97
UK median hourly rate £33.00 £32.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.54% -10.96% +14.06%
10th Percentile £18.50 £24.25 £21.25
90th Percentile £55.22 £46.46 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.54% -13.33% +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 with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 38,642 35,289 42,781
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.87% 36.44% 39.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,595 23,385 27,212
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £278 £263 £263
90th Percentile £669 £638 £628
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 860 908 1,165
UK median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -7.41% +20.00%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.32 £12.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.00 £49.01
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.91 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +7.64% -9.09% +5.77%

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 January 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 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Automotive in the UK

Automotive
Top 16 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 January 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 +34 462 £443 +10.63% 639
UK excluding London +52 389 £401 +0.13% 597
Midlands +17 184 £413 -10.33% 269
West Midlands +30 152 £413 +3.77% 238
South East 0 88 £425 +6.25% 95
London -8 83 £475 +18.75% 57
North of England +57 37 £340 -34.62% 84
East of England -26 36 £320 +13.27% 104
South West +25 31 £540 +96.36% 29
East Midlands +18 29 £350 -12.50% 30
Yorkshire +24 18 £364 +3.93% 33
North West +16 17 £313 -44.44% 47
Wales +19 7 £393 -5.99% 6
Scotland -14 4 £300 -20.00% 10
Northern Ireland -21 3 £350 -
North East +52 2 - - 4

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 with a requirement for Automotive.

1 126 (25.51%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (18.83%) Manufacturing
3 82 (16.60%) Finance
4 73 (14.78%) Project Management
5 63 (12.75%) Software Engineering
6 61 (12.35%) Degree
7 60 (12.15%) Microsoft
8 54 (10.93%) C
9 52 (10.53%) JavaScript
10 51 (10.32%) Java
11 48 (9.72%) Stakeholder Management
12 47 (9.51%) Marketing
13 45 (9.11%) TDD
14 41 (8.30%) C++
15 38 (7.69%) HTML
16 37 (7.49%) ITIL
16 37 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
17 35 (7.09%) User Experience
17 35 (7.09%) Linux
17 35 (7.09%) SAP
17 35 (7.09%) MATLAB
17 35 (7.09%) Scrum
18 33 (6.68%) SQL
19 32 (6.48%) Simulink
20 31 (6.28%) C#
20 31 (6.28%) PRINCE2
20 31 (6.28%) XML
20 31 (6.28%) E-Commerce
20 31 (6.28%) QA
21 30 (6.07%) Embedded C

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 12 (2.43%) Apache Spark
2 10 (2.02%) Cloud Foundry
2 10 (2.02%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.21%) CMS
3 6 (1.21%) Confluence
4 5 (1.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (0.81%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.40%) Ethereum
6 2 (0.40%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.20%) IIS
7 1 (0.20%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.20%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.20%) nginx
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.20%) SAS
7 1 (0.20%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.20%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 32 (6.48%) Simulink
2 17 (3.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (2.83%) Microsoft Project
4 11 (2.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (1.21%) Stateflow
7 5 (1.01%) MS Visio
7 5 (1.01%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.81%) OmniGraffle
8 4 (0.81%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 4 (0.81%) PTC Creo
9 3 (0.61%) InVision
9 3 (0.61%) TargetLink
10 2 (0.40%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.40%) CATIA
10 2 (0.40%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.20%) InDesign
11 1 (0.20%) SOLIDWORKS
11 1 (0.20%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 11 (2.23%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (2.02%) SAP MM
3 6 (1.21%) SAP CO
3 6 (1.21%) SAP FI
3 6 (1.21%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (1.01%) Maximo
4 5 (1.01%) Teamcenter
5 3 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.61%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.61%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.40%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (0.40%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.40%) SAP MDG
6 2 (0.40%) SAP PP
6 2 (0.40%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.20%) SAP GTS
7 1 (0.20%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.20%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.20%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 25 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (4.86%) PaaS
3 14 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
4 13 (2.63%) SaaS
5 9 (1.82%) OpenShift
6 6 (1.21%) GitHub
7 5 (1.01%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (0.81%) G Suite
8 4 (0.81%) Office 365
9 3 (0.61%) Route 53
9 3 (0.61%) Trello
10 2 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.40%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.40%) IaaS
11 1 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.20%) Force.com
11 1 (0.20%) Heroku
11 1 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.64%) HTTP
2 17 (3.44%) TCP/IP
3 12 (2.43%) MQTT
4 11 (2.23%) Unified Communications
5 10 (2.02%) Internet
6 9 (1.82%) Ethernet
6 9 (1.82%) FlexRay
6 9 (1.82%) Wireless
7 8 (1.62%) Bluetooth
7 8 (1.62%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (1.21%) SSL
9 4 (0.81%) Firewall
9 4 (0.81%) LAN
9 4 (0.81%) SAN
10 3 (0.61%) DNS
10 3 (0.61%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (0.61%) NAS
10 3 (0.61%) WAN
11 2 (0.40%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (0.40%) IOS XR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (4.86%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.44%) Relational Database
3 14 (2.83%) RDBMS
4 12 (2.43%) Big Data
5 10 (2.02%) Hadoop
5 10 (2.02%) MySQL
6 9 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (1.62%) Apache Hive
8 5 (1.01%) Apache Kudu
8 5 (1.01%) Impala
8 5 (1.01%) Sqoop
9 4 (0.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (0.81%) BigQuery
9 4 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (0.61%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.40%) Blockchain
11 2 (0.40%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.40%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 24 (4.86%) JIRA
2 19 (3.85%) Jenkins
3 16 (3.24%) CANoe
4 9 (1.82%) Cucumber
5 8 (1.62%) JUnit
5 8 (1.62%) Selenium
5 8 (1.62%) Subversion
5 8 (1.62%) Visual Studio
6 6 (1.21%) Gradle
7 5 (1.01%) Eclipse
7 5 (1.01%) Git (software)
7 5 (1.01%) LabVIEW
7 5 (1.01%) Rational DOORS
7 5 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (1.01%) WebDriver
8 4 (0.81%) Axure RP
8 4 (0.81%) Maven
8 4 (0.81%) Mocha
9 3 (0.61%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 3 (0.61%) TestNG
General
1 93 (18.83%) Manufacturing
2 82 (16.60%) Finance
3 47 (9.51%) Marketing
4 30 (6.07%) Aerospace
5 29 (5.87%) Retail
6 26 (5.26%) Electronics
7 24 (4.86%) Advertising
8 11 (2.23%) Banking
9 9 (1.82%) Legal
9 9 (1.82%) Retail Banking
10 6 (1.21%) Telecoms
11 5 (1.01%) German Language
11 5 (1.01%) Publishing
12 4 (0.81%) Games
12 4 (0.81%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.40%) Billing
14 2 (0.40%) Law
15 1 (0.20%) Local Government
15 1 (0.20%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 102 (20.65%) Developer
2 76 (15.38%) Analyst
3 58 (11.74%) Project Manager
4 49 (9.92%) Software Engineer
5 46 (9.31%) Business Analyst
6 39 (7.89%) Architect
7 34 (6.88%) Embedded Engineer
8 29 (5.87%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 25 (5.06%) Consultant
9 25 (5.06%) Java Developer
10 20 (4.05%) Solutions Architect
11 16 (3.24%) Senior Developer
12 15 (3.04%) .NET Developer
13 14 (2.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 12 (2.43%) SAP Consultant
14 12 (2.43%) Software Developer
15 11 (2.23%) Senior Java Developer
16 9 (1.82%) Java Software Developer
16 9 (1.82%) Senior Java Software Developer
16 9 (1.82%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (7.69%) HTML
2 31 (6.28%) XML
3 29 (5.87%) .NET
4 28 (5.67%) CSS
5 24 (4.86%) REST
6 22 (4.45%) jQuery
7 16 (3.24%) Web Services
8 14 (2.83%) HTML5
8 14 (2.83%) Node.js
9 13 (2.63%) AngularJS
10 12 (2.43%) ASP.NET
11 9 (1.82%) Ajax
11 9 (1.82%) JSON
12 8 (1.62%) .NET Framework
12 8 (1.62%) RESTful
13 7 (1.42%) CSS3
13 7 (1.42%) PostGIS
14 6 (1.21%) React
14 6 (1.21%) SOAP
15 5 (1.01%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 37 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (7.09%) User Experience
3 24 (4.86%) Computer Science
4 20 (4.05%) Mobile App
5 19 (3.85%) Data Centre
5 19 (3.85%) Infotainment
6 11 (2.23%) Algorithms
6 11 (2.23%) Embedded Systems
7 8 (1.62%) Greenfield Project
8 7 (1.42%) Clustering
9 4 (0.81%) Data Structures
9 4 (0.81%) PMI
10 3 (0.61%) Animation
10 3 (0.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (0.61%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.40%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.40%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.40%) PKI
11 2 (0.40%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.40%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 35 (7.09%) Linux
2 17 (3.44%) Windows
3 11 (2.23%) Android
4 9 (1.82%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.42%) Unix
6 5 (1.01%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (0.81%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.61%) VxWorks
8 3 (0.61%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.61%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.20%) OpenVMS
10 1 (0.20%) OS/400
10 1 (0.20%) VMS
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (25.51%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (14.78%) Project Management
3 63 (12.75%) Software Engineering
4 48 (9.72%) Stakeholder Management
5 45 (9.11%) TDD
6 37 (7.49%) ITIL
7 35 (7.09%) Scrum
8 31 (6.28%) E-Commerce
8 31 (6.28%) PRINCE2
9 30 (6.07%) DevOps
10 26 (5.26%) Analytics
11 25 (5.06%) Telematics
11 25 (5.06%) Validation
11 25 (5.06%) Waterfall
12 24 (4.86%) User Stories
13 21 (4.25%) Test Automation
14 20 (4.05%) Process Improvement
15 19 (3.85%) ERP
15 19 (3.85%) Migration
15 19 (3.85%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 54 (10.93%) C
2 52 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 51 (10.32%) Java
4 41 (8.30%) C++
5 35 (7.09%) MATLAB
6 33 (6.68%) SQL
7 31 (6.28%) C#
8 30 (6.07%) Embedded C
9 28 (5.67%) Python
10 15 (3.04%) Ruby
11 9 (1.82%) Go
12 7 (1.42%) VB.NET
12 7 (1.42%) VBA
13 6 (1.21%) R
13 6 (1.21%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.01%) Embedded C++
14 5 (1.01%) Scala
15 4 (0.81%) ABAP
15 4 (0.81%) Ada
15 4 (0.81%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (12.35%) Degree
2 15 (3.04%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (2.83%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (2.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (2.23%) PMI Certification
4 11 (2.23%) PMP
5 9 (1.82%) CCIE
6 7 (1.42%) MCSE
6 7 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (1.42%) VCAP
7 6 (1.21%) IIBA
8 5 (1.01%) CISM
8 5 (1.01%) CISSP
8 5 (1.01%) Security Cleared
9 4 (0.81%) CCNA
9 4 (0.81%) CCNP
9 4 (0.81%) ISEB
9 4 (0.81%) MCP
10 3 (0.61%) CISA
10 3 (0.61%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (6.28%) QA
2 30 (6.07%) MISRA
3 19 (3.85%) ISO 26262
4 9 (1.82%) GDPR
5 6 (1.21%) MISRA C
5 6 (1.21%) PMO
5 6 (1.21%) SLA
6 5 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.81%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.61%) IEC 62304
8 3 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 3 (0.61%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.40%) Def Stans
9 2 (0.40%) DO-178B
9 2 (0.40%) IEC 61508
9 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.20%) AQAP
10 1 (0.20%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 8 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.01%) Docker
3 2 (0.40%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.40%) Firmware
4 1 (0.20%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (1.42%) Ansible
2 5 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.40%) Puppet
3 2 (0.40%) Terraform
3 2 (0.40%) WSUS
4 1 (0.20%) Kibana
4 1 (0.20%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.20%) MOM
4 1 (0.20%) Packer
4 1 (0.20%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 60 (12.15%) Microsoft
2 35 (7.09%) SAP
3 20 (4.05%) Google
4 16 (3.24%) Cisco
5 11 (2.23%) Oracle
6 9 (1.82%) VMware
7 8 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (1.42%) Adobe
8 7 (1.42%) IBM
8 7 (1.42%) NetApp
9 6 (1.21%) Siemens
10 5 (1.01%) Cloudera
10 5 (1.01%) HP
11 4 (0.81%) MathWorks
12 3 (0.61%) Apple
12 3 (0.61%) Mapbox
12 3 (0.61%) Progress
12 3 (0.61%) QAD
12 3 (0.61%) Tableau
13 2 (0.40%) CA Agile Central