Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 482 468 527
Rank change year-on-year -14 +59 -96
Contract jobs citing Automotive 440 396 389
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.44% 0.43% 0.36%
As % of the General category 1.16% 1.12% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 223 187
UK median daily rate £450 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -2.44% +5.81%
10th Percentile £275 £240 £247
90th Percentile £543 £575 £666
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £418
% change year-on-year +6.25% -4.19% +11.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 59 62
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +11.22%
10th Percentile £20.40 £14.55 £20.00
90th Percentile £61.00 £47.66 £43.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year +12.00% -10.71% +11.32%

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 38,007 35,237 41,085
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.59% 38.02% 38.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,735 23,145 26,540
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £288 £275 £263
90th Percentile £675 £648 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 859 871 1,010
UK median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -9.09% +22.22%
10th Percentile £12.33 £11.33 £12.00
90th Percentile £49.80 £50.00 £49.84
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year - -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 19 April 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 19 April 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 19 April 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 -7 421 £450 +12.50% 517
UK excluding London +11 352 £425 +6.25% 505
Midlands +2 170 £439 +3.85% 218
West Midlands -1 143 £450 +5.88% 194
South East -10 76 £425 +6.25% 83
London -8 74 £475 +22.58% 24
East of England -41 38 £379 +37.73% 76
North of England +19 37 £475 -8.65% 76
East Midlands -5 22 £410 -2.38% 24
South West +17 21 £375 -40.48% 41
Yorkshire +8 21 £513 +46.43% 24
North West -17 15 £400 -27.27% 38
Wales -3 10 £398 -4.79% 8
North East +27 1 - - 14
Scotland - 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 19 April 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.

1 116 (26.36%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (18.64%) Manufacturing
3 61 (13.86%) Software Engineering
4 60 (13.64%) Project Management
5 48 (10.91%) Finance
6 46 (10.45%) Degree
7 39 (8.86%) User Experience
8 38 (8.64%) Stakeholder Management
9 35 (7.95%) C
9 35 (7.95%) Problem-Solving
10 34 (7.73%) Java
11 33 (7.50%) C++
11 33 (7.50%) Electronics
12 32 (7.27%) Linux
12 32 (7.27%) Microsoft
13 31 (7.05%) SQL
14 30 (6.82%) XML
14 30 (6.82%) Python
15 28 (6.36%) SAP
15 28 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
16 27 (6.14%) Analytics
16 27 (6.14%) Infotainment
16 27 (6.14%) JavaScript
16 27 (6.14%) MATLAB
16 27 (6.14%) TDD
17 24 (5.45%) Retail
17 24 (5.45%) QA
17 24 (5.45%) Validation
17 24 (5.45%) SDLC
17 24 (5.45%) Waterfall

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 (2.73%) Apache Spark
2 7 (1.59%) Confluence
3 6 (1.36%) CMS
4 5 (1.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (0.91%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (0.91%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.45%) Apache
6 2 (0.45%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.23%) Ethereum
7 1 (0.23%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.23%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.23%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (4.55%) Simulink
2 11 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (2.05%) CATIA
3 9 (2.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (2.05%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.82%) Windchill
5 6 (1.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (1.14%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (1.14%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.91%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.91%) Siemens NX
8 3 (0.68%) Adobe After Effects
8 3 (0.68%) InVision
8 3 (0.68%) OmniGraffle
8 3 (0.68%) Stateflow
9 2 (0.45%) Maya
9 2 (0.45%) TargetLink
10 1 (0.23%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.23%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 12 (2.73%) Teamcenter
2 7 (1.59%) ENOVIA
3 5 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.91%) SAP PLM
4 4 (0.91%) SAP PP
5 2 (0.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.45%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.45%) Magento
5 2 (0.45%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.45%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.23%) BPCS
6 1 (0.23%) Distributed Ledger
6 1 (0.23%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.23%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.23%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.23%) SAP MDG
6 1 (0.23%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.23%) PaaS
2 22 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (3.41%) SaaS
4 12 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (1.82%) GitHub
7 4 (0.91%) OpenShift
8 3 (0.68%) G Suite
8 3 (0.68%) Office 365
8 3 (0.68%) Trello
9 2 (0.45%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.45%) IaaS
10 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.23%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.23%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.41%) HTTP
1 15 (3.41%) TCP/IP
2 12 (2.73%) MQTT
3 11 (2.50%) Bluetooth
4 8 (1.82%) Ethernet
4 8 (1.82%) FlexRay
4 8 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (1.59%) Internet
6 6 (1.36%) Wireless
7 5 (1.14%) FTP
7 5 (1.14%) LAN
8 4 (0.91%) 3G
8 4 (0.91%) Firewall
8 4 (0.91%) LTE
8 4 (0.91%) Unified Communications
8 4 (0.91%) WAN
9 3 (0.68%) 3GPP
9 3 (0.68%) 4G
9 3 (0.68%) 802.11
9 3 (0.68%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (4.09%) Relational Database
2 15 (3.41%) MySQL
3 14 (3.18%) Hadoop
3 14 (3.18%) RDBMS
4 13 (2.95%) Big Data
5 8 (1.82%) Apache Hive
5 8 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (1.59%) SQL Server
7 6 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.14%) Apache Kudu
8 5 (1.14%) Impala
8 5 (1.14%) Sqoop
9 4 (0.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (0.91%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.68%) BigQuery
10 3 (0.68%) Redis
11 2 (0.45%) Blockchain
11 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (3.18%) JIRA
2 13 (2.95%) CANoe
3 11 (2.50%) Jenkins
4 10 (2.27%) Git (software)
4 10 (2.27%) Visual Studio
5 9 (2.05%) Rational DOORS
6 7 (1.59%) JUnit
6 7 (1.59%) Mocha
6 7 (1.59%) Subversion
7 6 (1.36%) LabVIEW
7 6 (1.36%) Selenium
8 5 (1.14%) CocoaPods
8 5 (1.14%) Gradle
9 4 (0.91%) Maven
10 3 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.68%) Axure RP
10 3 (0.68%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 3 (0.68%) Bitbucket
10 3 (0.68%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.68%) Jasmine
General
1 82 (18.64%) Manufacturing
2 48 (10.91%) Finance
3 33 (7.50%) Electronics
4 24 (5.45%) Retail
5 22 (5.00%) Aerospace
5 22 (5.00%) Marketing
6 6 (1.36%) Banking
6 6 (1.36%) Law
6 6 (1.36%) Military
7 5 (1.14%) Advertising
7 5 (1.14%) German Language
8 4 (0.91%) French Language
8 4 (0.91%) Games
8 4 (0.91%) Legal
8 4 (0.91%) Publishing
8 4 (0.91%) Retail Banking
8 4 (0.91%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.68%) Persian Language
10 1 (0.23%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.23%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 72 (16.36%) Analyst
2 69 (15.68%) Developer
3 54 (12.27%) Business Analyst
3 54 (12.27%) Project Manager
4 43 (9.77%) Software Engineer
5 38 (8.64%) Architect
6 28 (6.36%) Embedded Engineer
7 21 (4.77%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 17 (3.86%) Java Developer
9 16 (3.64%) Solutions Architect
10 15 (3.41%) Systems Engineer
11 14 (3.18%) Consultant
12 11 (2.50%) Senior Developer
13 9 (2.05%) Digital Business Analyst
13 9 (2.05%) Electronics Engineer
14 8 (1.82%) Android Developer
14 8 (1.82%) Automotive Business Analyst
14 8 (1.82%) Designer
14 8 (1.82%) iOS Developer
14 8 (1.82%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (6.82%) XML
2 21 (4.77%) HTML
2 21 (4.77%) REST
3 15 (3.41%) .NET
4 11 (2.50%) CSS
5 10 (2.27%) Node.js
6 8 (1.82%) AngularJS
6 8 (1.82%) HTML5
6 8 (1.82%) jQuery
6 8 (1.82%) Spring
7 7 (1.59%) PostGIS
8 6 (1.36%) React
8 6 (1.36%) Web Services
9 5 (1.14%) Android SDK
9 5 (1.14%) JSON
9 5 (1.14%) Ruby on Rails
9 5 (1.14%) Sass
9 5 (1.14%) Spark Streaming
9 5 (1.14%) WPF
10 4 (0.91%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 39 (8.86%) User Experience
2 28 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (6.14%) Infotainment
4 21 (4.77%) Mobile App
5 13 (2.95%) Computer Science
5 13 (2.95%) Data Centre
6 10 (2.27%) Algorithms
6 10 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (1.36%) CAN bus
9 5 (1.14%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (0.68%) Animation
10 3 (0.68%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (0.68%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.68%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 2 (0.45%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.45%) PKI
11 2 (0.45%) Renewable Energy
11 2 (0.45%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 32 (7.27%) Linux
2 14 (3.18%) Android
3 12 (2.73%) Apple iOS
4 11 (2.50%) Windows
5 7 (1.59%) Embedded Linux
6 5 (1.14%) Unix
7 3 (0.68%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.45%) FreeRTOS
8 2 (0.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.45%) VxWorks
8 2 (0.45%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.23%) OS/400
9 1 (0.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (26.36%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (13.86%) Software Engineering
3 60 (13.64%) Project Management
4 38 (8.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 35 (7.95%) Problem-Solving
6 27 (6.14%) Analytics
6 27 (6.14%) TDD
7 24 (5.45%) SDLC
7 24 (5.45%) Validation
7 24 (5.45%) Waterfall
8 23 (5.23%) PRINCE2
9 22 (5.00%) E-Commerce
9 22 (5.00%) Test Automation
9 22 (5.00%) User Stories
10 20 (4.55%) CRM
10 20 (4.55%) Telematics
11 19 (4.32%) Business Analysis
11 19 (4.32%) Change Management
11 19 (4.32%) PLM
12 18 (4.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (7.95%) C
2 34 (7.73%) Java
3 33 (7.50%) C++
4 31 (7.05%) SQL
5 30 (6.82%) Python
6 27 (6.14%) JavaScript
6 27 (6.14%) MATLAB
7 21 (4.77%) Embedded C
8 13 (2.95%) C#
9 11 (2.50%) Ruby
10 8 (1.82%) Apple Swift
10 8 (1.82%) Bash Shell
10 8 (1.82%) Objective-C
11 7 (1.59%) Embedded C++
11 7 (1.59%) R
12 5 (1.14%) Kotlin
12 5 (1.14%) Scala
13 4 (0.91%) Go
13 4 (0.91%) PHP
13 4 (0.91%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 46 (10.45%) Degree
2 10 (2.27%) PMP
3 8 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (1.59%) PhD
4 7 (1.59%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.36%) ISEB
5 6 (1.36%) Master's Degree
5 6 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (1.14%) IIBA
6 5 (1.14%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.91%) CCNP
7 4 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (0.91%) HNC
7 4 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.91%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.68%) CCIE
8 3 (0.68%) CCNA
8 3 (0.68%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.68%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.45%) QA
2 20 (4.55%) MISRA
3 12 (2.73%) ISO 26262
4 7 (1.59%) GDPR
4 7 (1.59%) MISRA C
5 5 (1.14%) SLA
6 3 (0.68%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.68%) PMO
7 2 (0.45%) Def Stans
7 2 (0.45%) IEC 62304
8 1 (0.23%) AQAP
8 1 (0.23%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.23%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 5 (1.14%) Docker
2 4 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.45%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.45%) Firmware
3 2 (0.45%) NFS
4 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (1.14%) Ansible
2 2 (0.45%) HP ALM
2 2 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.45%) Puppet
2 2 (0.45%) Terraform
3 1 (0.23%) MOM
3 1 (0.23%) vRealize
Vendors
1 32 (7.27%) Microsoft
2 28 (6.36%) SAP
3 13 (2.95%) Adobe
4 12 (2.73%) Google
5 11 (2.50%) Oracle
6 10 (2.27%) Cisco
7 9 (2.05%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (1.36%) Cloudera
8 6 (1.36%) IBM
9 5 (1.14%) VMware
10 4 (0.91%) EMC
11 3 (0.68%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.68%) Green Hills
11 3 (0.68%) Kronos
11 3 (0.68%) MathWorks
11 3 (0.68%) Siemens
11 3 (0.68%) Zend
12 2 (0.45%) CheckPoint
12 2 (0.45%) Hortonworks
12 2 (0.45%) Tableau