Period
to 17 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 439 507 435
Rank change year-on-year +68 -72 -201
Contract jobs citing Automotive 515 426 566
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.50% 0.40% 0.49%
As % of the General category 1.26% 1.10% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 240 270
UK median daily rate £403 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.69% +0.63% +7.43%
10th Percentile £222 £240 £250
90th Percentile £571 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -5.00% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 66 94
UK median hourly rate £31.41 £36.32 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.53% -3.15% +16.28%
10th Percentile £14.27 £24.63 £25.66
90th Percentile £48.48 £67.88 £43.77
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -13.89% -4.00% +15.38%

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 40908 38591 45958
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.79% 36.42% 39.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 27057 25636 29251
UK median daily rate £465 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £663 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 892 947 1224
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £24.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.04% -2.00% +16.28%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.25 £48.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.47 £25.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +3.80% -1.92% +15.56%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 +58 479 £413 +3.13% 51
UK excluding London +77 412 £380 -5.00% 45
Midlands +30 213 £400 -13.04% 9
West Midlands +32 165 £401 +0.75% 5
South East +31 90 £375 -3.23% 9
London +2 76 £450 +5.88% 7
East Midlands +31 43 £338 -15.63% 4
North of England +89 38 £340 +0.74% 6
East of England -41 35 £320 +21.90% 14
North West +44 23 £301 -7.31% 2
South West +12 23 £550 +71.88% 6
Yorkshire +34 12 £388 +10.71% 4
Wales +15 8 £399 -4.49% 1
Scotland -6 3 £300 -20.00%
Northern Ireland -39 3 £350 -
North East - 3 - -

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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.

1 123 (23.88%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (18.45%) Finance
3 89 (17.28%) Microsoft
4 88 (17.09%) Manufacturing
5 82 (15.92%) Degree
6 74 (14.37%) Project Management
7 67 (13.01%) Software Engineering
8 59 (11.46%) Stakeholder Management
8 59 (11.46%) JavaScript
9 54 (10.49%) C
9 54 (10.49%) Java
10 52 (10.10%) HTML
11 51 (9.90%) ITIL
11 51 (9.90%) Marketing
12 49 (9.51%) Analytical Skills
13 47 (9.13%) C++
14 46 (8.93%) SQL
14 46 (8.93%) TDD
15 44 (8.54%) Aerospace
16 43 (8.35%) CSS
17 41 (7.96%) C#
18 39 (7.57%) Retail
19 37 (7.18%) .NET
19 37 (7.18%) SAP
19 37 (7.18%) Scrum
20 36 (6.99%) SQL Server
21 34 (6.60%) MISRA
22 33 (6.41%) Linux
23 32 (6.21%) DevOps
24 30 (5.83%) PRINCE2

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 18 (3.50%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.14%) Cloud Foundry
3 7 (1.36%) WebSphere
4 5 (0.97%) CMS
4 5 (0.97%) Confluence
4 5 (0.97%) WebLogic
5 4 (0.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (0.78%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.39%) IIS
6 2 (0.39%) Jupyter
6 2 (0.39%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.39%) ThingWorx
7 1 (0.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.19%) Ethereum
7 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.19%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.19%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 26 (5.05%) Simulink
2 19 (3.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (3.30%) Microsoft Office
4 12 (2.33%) Microsoft Project
5 9 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 7 (1.36%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.97%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 5 (0.97%) PTC Creo
8 3 (0.58%) OmniGraffle
8 3 (0.58%) Stateflow
9 2 (0.39%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.39%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.39%) Windchill
10 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.19%) CATIA
10 1 (0.19%) InVision
10 1 (0.19%) Siemens NX
10 1 (0.19%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.19%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 13 (2.52%) Teamcenter
2 10 (1.94%) SAP MM
3 9 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (1.36%) SAP CRM
5 5 (0.97%) SAP CO
5 5 (0.97%) SAP FI
5 5 (0.97%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (0.78%) Maximo
6 4 (0.78%) Primavera
6 4 (0.78%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.39%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.39%) SAP MDG
7 2 (0.39%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.19%) BPCS
8 1 (0.19%) JDE OneWorld
8 1 (0.19%) SAP APO
8 1 (0.19%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.19%) SAP PP
8 1 (0.19%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.72%) Google Cloud Platform
2 13 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.14%) PaaS
4 10 (1.94%) OpenShift
5 6 (1.17%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (0.58%) G Suite
6 3 (0.58%) Office 365
7 2 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.39%) GitHub
7 2 (0.39%) Route 53
7 2 (0.39%) SaaS
7 2 (0.39%) Trello
8 1 (0.19%) Force.com
8 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.19%) IaaS
8 1 (0.19%) npm
8 1 (0.19%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.30%) Internet
1 17 (3.30%) Unified Communications
2 11 (2.14%) Ethernet
3 10 (1.94%) FlexRay
4 9 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
5 8 (1.55%) Bluetooth
6 7 (1.36%) HTTP
6 7 (1.36%) Intranet
6 7 (1.36%) TCP/IP
7 6 (1.17%) SSL
7 6 (1.17%) Wireless
8 5 (0.97%) SAN
9 4 (0.78%) NAS
10 3 (0.58%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (0.58%) LAN
11 2 (0.39%) Skype
11 2 (0.39%) SpaceWire
11 2 (0.39%) VoIP
12 1 (0.19%) IOS XR
12 1 (0.19%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (6.99%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.52%) Relational Database
3 8 (1.55%) RDBMS
4 5 (0.97%) Data Mining
4 5 (0.97%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (0.78%) BigQuery
5 4 (0.78%) GIS
6 3 (0.58%) Big Data
6 3 (0.58%) MS Access
7 2 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.39%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.39%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.39%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.39%) Power BI
7 2 (0.39%) SAP HANA
7 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 29 (5.63%) JIRA
2 23 (4.47%) Jenkins
3 16 (3.11%) Visual Studio
4 14 (2.72%) Subversion
5 12 (2.33%) CANoe
6 11 (2.14%) JUnit
7 9 (1.75%) Gradle
8 8 (1.55%) Rational Rhapsody
9 7 (1.36%) Cucumber
9 7 (1.36%) Maven
9 7 (1.36%) Selenium
10 6 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (0.97%) Ant
11 5 (0.97%) JMeter
11 5 (0.97%) Rational DOORS
11 5 (0.97%) SoapUI
11 5 (0.97%) WebDriver
12 4 (0.78%) Eclipse
12 4 (0.78%) Git (software)
13 3 (0.58%) TestNG
General
1 95 (18.45%) Finance
2 88 (17.09%) Manufacturing
3 51 (9.90%) Marketing
4 44 (8.54%) Aerospace
5 39 (7.57%) Retail
6 29 (5.63%) Advertising
7 20 (3.88%) Electronics
8 13 (2.52%) Banking
9 10 (1.94%) Legal
9 10 (1.94%) Retail Banking
10 9 (1.75%) Telecoms
11 7 (1.36%) German Language
11 7 (1.36%) Publishing
12 5 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.78%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.58%) Avionics
14 3 (0.58%) Games
15 2 (0.39%) Billing
15 2 (0.39%) Military
16 1 (0.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 112 (21.75%) Developer
2 84 (16.31%) Analyst
3 62 (12.04%) Project Manager
4 53 (10.29%) Software Engineer
5 36 (6.99%) Business Analyst
6 28 (5.44%) Architect
7 27 (5.24%) Consultant
8 26 (5.05%) Embedded Engineer
9 25 (4.85%) Java Developer
10 23 (4.47%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 22 (4.27%) Senior Developer
12 20 (3.88%) .NET Developer
13 18 (3.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 18 (3.50%) Software Developer
14 12 (2.33%) Senior Java Developer
14 12 (2.33%) Solutions Architect
15 11 (2.14%) Digital Project Manager
15 11 (2.14%) Senior Software Developer
15 11 (2.14%) Technical Analyst
16 10 (1.94%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (10.10%) HTML
2 43 (8.35%) CSS
3 37 (7.18%) .NET
4 26 (5.05%) Web Services
5 25 (4.85%) jQuery
6 24 (4.66%) HTML5
7 20 (3.88%) ASP.NET
8 18 (3.50%) XML
9 17 (3.30%) AngularJS
10 15 (2.91%) Ajax
11 14 (2.72%) Node.js
11 14 (2.72%) REST
12 13 (2.52%) CSS3
13 10 (1.94%) RESTful
14 9 (1.75%) .NET Framework
14 9 (1.75%) React Native
14 9 (1.75%) SOAP
15 8 (1.55%) JSON
15 8 (1.55%) Middleware
16 7 (1.36%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 49 (9.51%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (5.83%) Computer Science
3 27 (5.24%) User Experience
4 22 (4.27%) Data Centre
5 13 (2.52%) Embedded Systems
6 10 (1.94%) Clustering
6 10 (1.94%) Infotainment
7 9 (1.75%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.36%) Algorithms
9 5 (0.97%) Management Information System
9 5 (0.97%) PMI
10 4 (0.78%) FMCG
10 4 (0.78%) SCADA
11 3 (0.58%) Animation
11 3 (0.58%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 3 (0.58%) Robotics
12 2 (0.39%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 33 (6.41%) Linux
2 20 (3.88%) Windows
3 13 (2.52%) Android
4 7 (1.36%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.17%) Unix
6 5 (0.97%) Windows 10
6 5 (0.97%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.58%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (0.58%) VxWorks
8 3 (0.58%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.19%) OpenVMS
9 1 (0.19%) OS/400
9 1 (0.19%) VMS
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (23.88%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (14.37%) Project Management
3 67 (13.01%) Software Engineering
4 59 (11.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 51 (9.90%) ITIL
6 46 (8.93%) TDD
7 37 (7.18%) Scrum
8 32 (6.21%) DevOps
9 30 (5.83%) PRINCE2
10 29 (5.63%) OO
11 28 (5.44%) ERP
11 28 (5.44%) PLM
12 26 (5.05%) E-Commerce
12 26 (5.05%) UML
13 25 (4.85%) Waterfall
14 23 (4.47%) Continuous Integration
14 23 (4.47%) Validation
15 22 (4.27%) SDLC
16 21 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
16 21 (4.08%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 59 (11.46%) JavaScript
2 54 (10.49%) C
2 54 (10.49%) Java
3 47 (9.13%) C++
4 46 (8.93%) SQL
5 41 (7.96%) C#
6 27 (5.24%) MATLAB
7 23 (4.47%) Embedded C
8 21 (4.08%) Python
9 12 (2.33%) Ruby
10 10 (1.94%) Go
10 10 (1.94%) VB.NET
11 9 (1.75%) T-SQL
11 9 (1.75%) VBA
12 5 (0.97%) ABAP
12 5 (0.97%) R
12 5 (0.97%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.78%) Apple Swift
13 4 (0.78%) Objective-C
13 4 (0.78%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 82 (15.92%) Degree
2 15 (2.91%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (2.52%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (1.75%) PMI Certification
5 8 (1.55%) Security Cleared
6 7 (1.36%) CCIE
6 7 (1.36%) CCNA
6 7 (1.36%) ISEB
6 7 (1.36%) MCP
6 7 (1.36%) MCSE
6 7 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (1.36%) VCAP
7 5 (0.97%) CISM
7 5 (0.97%) CISSP
7 5 (0.97%) PMP
8 4 (0.78%) IIBA
8 4 (0.78%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.58%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.58%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.60%) MISRA
2 21 (4.08%) ISO 26262
3 16 (3.11%) QA
4 11 (2.14%) Def Stans
4 11 (2.14%) MISRA C
5 9 (1.75%) SLA
6 8 (1.55%) GDPR
6 8 (1.55%) PMO
7 4 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.58%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.58%) IEC 62304
8 3 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 3 (0.58%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.39%) COBIT
9 2 (0.39%) DO-178B
9 2 (0.39%) ECSS
9 2 (0.39%) IEC 61508
10 1 (0.19%) GCP
10 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 9 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.58%) Cygwin
3 2 (0.39%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.39%) Docker
3 2 (0.39%) Firmware
4 1 (0.19%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.78%) Ansible
3 2 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.39%) Puppet
3 2 (0.39%) Terraform
3 2 (0.39%) WSUS
4 1 (0.19%) Kibana
4 1 (0.19%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.19%) Packer
4 1 (0.19%) Prometheus
4 1 (0.19%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 89 (17.28%) Microsoft
2 37 (7.18%) SAP
3 24 (4.66%) Google
4 18 (3.50%) Cisco
5 16 (3.11%) Oracle
6 13 (2.52%) Siemens
7 9 (1.75%) Green Hills
7 9 (1.75%) VMware
8 8 (1.55%) Tableau
9 7 (1.36%) NetApp
9 7 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (1.17%) HP
11 5 (0.97%) Adobe
11 5 (0.97%) CA
11 5 (0.97%) CA Agile Central
11 5 (0.97%) IBM
12 4 (0.78%) Progress
12 4 (0.78%) QAD
12 4 (0.78%) Red Hat
13 3 (0.58%) EMC