Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 494 448 508
Rank change year-on-year -46 +60 -57
Contract jobs citing Automotive 451 503 423
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.49% 0.41%
As % of the General category 1.20% 1.24% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 285 246
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +0.63%
10th Percentile £300 £222 £242
90th Percentile £554 £563 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +9.68% -3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 89 54
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -9.72% -
10th Percentile £13.45 £15.10 £24.25
90th Percentile £48.88 £49.00 £48.62
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £31.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year +23.02% -11.27% -3.40%

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 37,688 40,506 37,642
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 36.12% 39.54% 36.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,759 26,767 24,971
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £675 £669 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 828 880 927
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £26.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.62% +6.12% -2.00%
10th Percentile £12.29 £12.25 £11.31
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.03 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.83 £26.87 £25.50
% change year-on-year -11.32% +5.35% -1.92%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -43 417 £425 - 614
UK excluding London -75 333 £425 +9.68% 596
South East +10 111 £425 +11.84% 137
Midlands -75 106 £394 -0.63% 191
London +17 86 £475 - 48
West Midlands -65 82 £430 +7.37% 145
South West -7 49 £425 -22.73% 76
North of England -4 43 £375 +10.29% 89
North West -6 29 £375 +24.48% 38
East Midlands -9 21 £338 +3.85% 46
East of England -28 19 £468 +46.09% 73
Yorkshire -6 12 £413 +6.45% 36
Scotland -15 4 - - 17
Northern Ireland +28 3 £350 - 4
North East -10 2 £375 - 15

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 109 (24.17%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (18.63%) Manufacturing
3 63 (13.97%) Software Engineering
4 57 (12.64%) C
5 51 (11.31%) Windows
5 51 (11.31%) Finance
6 46 (10.20%) Project Management
7 45 (9.98%) Problem-Solving
8 44 (9.76%) Microsoft
9 41 (9.09%) Java
9 41 (9.09%) .NET
10 40 (8.87%) JavaScript
10 40 (8.87%) Embedded C
10 40 (8.87%) Stakeholder Management
10 40 (8.87%) TDD
11 37 (8.20%) Linux
12 36 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
13 35 (7.76%) Retail
14 34 (7.54%) Git (software)
15 32 (7.10%) Microsoft Azure
15 32 (7.10%) SQL
16 31 (6.87%) ITIL
16 31 (6.87%) E-Commerce
16 31 (6.87%) Amazon AWS
17 27 (5.99%) HTML
17 27 (5.99%) C#
17 27 (5.99%) C++
17 27 (5.99%) Degree
18 26 (5.76%) PRINCE2
18 26 (5.76%) Python

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 9 (2.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 8 (1.77%) MS Exchange
3 7 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (1.55%) Mule
4 4 (0.89%) CICS
4 4 (0.89%) CMS
4 4 (0.89%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.67%) Apache
5 3 (0.67%) Confluence
6 2 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.44%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.44%) Traefik
7 1 (0.22%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.22%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.22%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.22%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.22%) Umbraco
Applications
1 23 (5.10%) Simulink
2 12 (2.66%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (1.77%) Siemens NX
5 7 (1.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.67%) Stateflow
7 2 (0.44%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.44%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.22%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.22%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.22%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.22%) CATIA
8 1 (0.22%) Doxygen
8 1 (0.22%) Maya
8 1 (0.22%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 1 (0.22%) PTC Creo
8 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.22%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 8 (1.77%) SAP MM
2 6 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.67%) ENOVIA
4 2 (0.44%) Maximo
4 2 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.44%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.22%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.22%) Magento
5 1 (0.22%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.22%) Primavera
5 1 (0.22%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.22%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.22%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.22%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.22%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.22%) SDL Web 8
5 1 (0.22%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 32 (7.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (6.87%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.77%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (1.33%) Serverless
5 5 (1.11%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.89%) GitHub
6 4 (0.89%) PaaS
6 4 (0.89%) SaaS
7 3 (0.67%) Office 365
7 3 (0.67%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.44%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.44%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (0.22%) Asana
9 1 (0.22%) Dialogflow
9 1 (0.22%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.22%) Heroku
9 1 (0.22%) npm
9 1 (0.22%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.55%) Unified Communications
2 13 (2.88%) Ethernet
3 8 (1.77%) Internet
4 7 (1.55%) RS-232
4 7 (1.55%) Wireless
5 5 (1.11%) Bluetooth
5 5 (1.11%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.11%) VPN
6 3 (0.67%) 3GPP
6 3 (0.67%) FlexRay
6 3 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.44%) LAN
7 2 (0.44%) LTE
7 2 (0.44%) SAN
7 2 (0.44%) WAN
7 2 (0.44%) WLAN
8 1 (0.22%) DHCP
8 1 (0.22%) DNS
8 1 (0.22%) GPRS
8 1 (0.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.88%) Data Mining
2 12 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (2.66%) SQL Server
3 9 (2.00%) MySQL
4 8 (1.77%) Big Data
5 6 (1.33%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.89%) DB2
7 3 (0.67%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.44%) MOLAP
8 2 (0.44%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.44%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.44%) ROLAP
8 2 (0.44%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.22%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.22%) BigQuery
9 1 (0.22%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 34 (7.54%) Git (software)
2 22 (4.88%) Jenkins
3 20 (4.43%) Visual Studio
4 12 (2.66%) JIRA
5 10 (2.22%) Subversion
6 9 (2.00%) ClearCase
6 9 (2.00%) Xcode
7 7 (1.55%) Selenium
8 6 (1.33%) Mercurial
8 6 (1.33%) Mocha
8 6 (1.33%) Pivotal Tracker
9 5 (1.11%) Sinon.JS
10 4 (0.89%) Gradle
10 4 (0.89%) LabVIEW
10 4 (0.89%) Maven
10 4 (0.89%) Rational DOORS
10 4 (0.89%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (0.67%) CANoe
11 3 (0.67%) JUnit
11 3 (0.67%) webpack
General
1 84 (18.63%) Manufacturing
2 51 (11.31%) Finance
3 35 (7.76%) Retail
4 22 (4.88%) Aerospace
5 15 (3.33%) Legal
6 13 (2.88%) Electronics
6 13 (2.88%) Law
7 12 (2.66%) Marketing
8 9 (2.00%) German Language
9 8 (1.77%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.89%) Games
11 3 (0.67%) Banking
11 3 (0.67%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.44%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.44%) Publishing
13 1 (0.22%) Advertising
13 1 (0.22%) Arabic Language
13 1 (0.22%) Billing
13 1 (0.22%) French Language
Job Titles
1 94 (20.84%) Developer
2 71 (15.74%) Analyst
3 47 (10.42%) Business Analyst
4 45 (9.98%) Software Engineer
5 40 (8.87%) Project Manager
6 31 (6.87%) Embedded Engineer
7 28 (6.21%) Architect
8 26 (5.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 23 (5.10%) Consultant
10 20 (4.43%) Java Developer
11 19 (4.21%) .NET Developer
12 17 (3.77%) Systems Engineer
13 15 (3.33%) C++ Software Engineer
13 15 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
14 12 (2.66%) SAP Consultant
15 11 (2.44%) Design Engineer
15 11 (2.44%) DevOps Engineer
15 11 (2.44%) Senior Developer
16 10 (2.22%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
16 10 (2.22%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (9.09%) .NET
2 27 (5.99%) HTML
3 25 (5.54%) CSS
4 19 (4.21%) AngularJS
5 17 (3.77%) ASP.NET
5 17 (3.77%) XML
6 14 (3.10%) RESTful
7 12 (2.66%) jQuery
7 12 (2.66%) Sass
7 12 (2.66%) Spring
8 10 (2.22%) React
8 10 (2.22%) Spring Boot
9 9 (2.00%) JSON
9 9 (2.00%) Node.js
9 9 (2.00%) RxSwift
10 8 (1.77%) HTML5
10 8 (1.77%) Middleware
11 7 (1.55%) .NET Core
11 7 (1.55%) .NET Framework
11 7 (1.55%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 36 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (5.54%) Embedded Systems
3 23 (5.10%) User Experience
4 13 (2.88%) Greenfield Project
5 11 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (1.77%) Mainframe
6 8 (1.77%) Mobile App
6 8 (1.77%) Virtual Team
7 7 (1.55%) Data Centre
7 7 (1.55%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.11%) Algorithms
9 4 (0.89%) Device Driver
9 4 (0.89%) Driving Licence
9 4 (0.89%) Infotainment
9 4 (0.89%) Internet of Things
9 4 (0.89%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.67%) SCADA
11 2 (0.44%) CAN bus
11 2 (0.44%) Cyberthreat
11 2 (0.44%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 51 (11.31%) Windows
2 37 (8.20%) Linux
3 21 (4.66%) Apple iOS
4 19 (4.21%) Windows Server
5 17 (3.77%) Unix
6 13 (2.88%) Android
7 5 (1.11%) CentOS
7 5 (1.11%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.11%) zOS
8 4 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.89%) Windows 10
8 4 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.67%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.44%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.44%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.22%) AIX
11 1 (0.22%) HPUX
11 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (24.17%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (13.97%) Software Engineering
3 46 (10.20%) Project Management
4 45 (9.98%) Problem-Solving
5 40 (8.87%) Stakeholder Management
5 40 (8.87%) TDD
6 31 (6.87%) E-Commerce
6 31 (6.87%) ITIL
7 26 (5.76%) MVC
7 26 (5.76%) PRINCE2
8 25 (5.54%) DevOps
8 25 (5.54%) User Stories
9 24 (5.32%) Scrum
10 21 (4.66%) Pair Programming
10 21 (4.66%) People Management
11 19 (4.21%) Business Analysis
11 19 (4.21%) Business Intelligence
11 19 (4.21%) Unit Testing
12 18 (3.99%) Computer Science
12 18 (3.99%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 57 (12.64%) C
2 41 (9.09%) Java
3 40 (8.87%) Embedded C
3 40 (8.87%) JavaScript
4 32 (7.10%) SQL
5 27 (5.99%) C#
5 27 (5.99%) C++
6 26 (5.76%) Python
7 22 (4.88%) MATLAB
8 13 (2.88%) Apple Swift
8 13 (2.88%) Objective-C
8 13 (2.88%) PHP
9 11 (2.44%) Embedded C++
9 11 (2.44%) Kotlin
10 10 (2.22%) ES6
10 10 (2.22%) PowerShell
11 8 (1.77%) Java 8
12 7 (1.55%) Assembly Language
13 6 (1.33%) Go
13 6 (1.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 27 (5.99%) Degree
2 14 (3.10%) ITIL Certification
3 12 (2.66%) CCNA
3 12 (2.66%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (2.66%) MCP
3 12 (2.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (2.44%) Security Cleared
5 8 (1.77%) MCITP
5 8 (1.77%) MCSA
5 8 (1.77%) MCSE
5 8 (1.77%) PMP
5 8 (1.77%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.33%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.67%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.67%) ISEB
9 2 (0.44%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.44%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.22%) APMP
10 1 (0.22%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.10%) MISRA
2 12 (2.66%) QA
3 11 (2.44%) MISRA C
4 10 (2.22%) PMO
5 8 (1.77%) Data Quality
6 7 (1.55%) ISO 26262
7 4 (0.89%) SLA
8 2 (0.44%) DO-254
8 2 (0.44%) GDPR
8 2 (0.44%) IEC 62304
9 1 (0.22%) DICOM
9 1 (0.22%) ISO 13485
9 1 (0.22%) JTAG
System Software
1 21 (4.66%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.10%) Docker
3 10 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.44%) Firmware
4 2 (0.44%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.44%) NFS
5 1 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 16 (3.55%) SCCM
2 6 (1.33%) Kubernetes
2 6 (1.33%) Puppet
3 5 (1.11%) Ansible
4 4 (0.89%) ZABBIX
5 3 (0.67%) Terraform
6 2 (0.44%) Consul
6 2 (0.44%) Kibana
6 2 (0.44%) OpenView
6 2 (0.44%) OVSD
6 2 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.22%) Marathon
7 1 (0.22%) Mesos
Vendors
1 44 (9.76%) Microsoft
2 25 (5.54%) SAP
3 17 (3.77%) Google
4 13 (2.88%) Cisco
4 13 (2.88%) IBM
5 10 (2.22%) VMware
6 7 (1.55%) Oracle
7 5 (1.11%) Adobe
7 5 (1.11%) Citrix
7 5 (1.11%) Cypress Semiconductor
8 4 (0.89%) Red Hat
8 4 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.67%) Apple
9 3 (0.67%) EMC
10 2 (0.44%) BMC
10 2 (0.44%) BT
10 2 (0.44%) Lotus
10 2 (0.44%) Remedy
10 2 (0.44%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.44%) Zend