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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 420 409 377
Rank change year-on-year -11 -32  
Contract jobs citing Automotive 192 250 285
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.41% 0.46% 0.52%
As % of the General category 1.04% 1.26% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 122 150
Median daily rate £393 £404 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +7.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £598 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £400 £389
% change year-on-year -1.87% +2.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 58 36
Median hourly rate £38.00 £38.25 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.65% +14.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £25.00 £19.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.90 £76.75 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £33.00
% change year-on-year +2.04% +11.36%  

Automotive is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 18524 19823 21851
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 39.32% 36.81% 39.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 19844 20201 22035
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £269 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +3.12% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 578 679 714
Median hourly rate £27.16 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.71% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.56 £48.75 £49.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Automotive in the UK

Automotive
Top 9 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -15 182 £375 -7.97% 132
UK excluding London +4 166 £393 -1.87% 106
Midlands +11 92 £375 -6.25% 26
South East +15 24 £370 -9.20% 34
North of England +81 23 £400 - 29
London -3 18 £363 -13.43% 28
East of England -33 18 £338 +8.87% 11
South West -7 5 £400 -11.11% 4
Wales +2 4 £405 -

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 91 (22.64%) Manufacturing
2 77 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (15.67%) Project Management
4 62 (15.42%) Degree
5 56 (13.93%) Software Engineering
6 55 (13.68%) Microsoft
7 49 (12.19%) SQL
8 47 (11.69%) Finance
8 47 (11.69%) JavaScript
9 42 (10.45%) HTML
9 42 (10.45%) C
10 41 (10.20%) .NET
11 40 (9.95%) C++
12 39 (9.70%) C#
13 38 (9.45%) Stakeholder Management
14 33 (8.21%) MVC
15 32 (7.96%) SAP
16 30 (7.46%) ITIL
16 30 (7.46%) PRINCE2
17 29 (7.21%) CRM
18 28 (6.97%) CSS
18 28 (6.97%) Java
18 28 (6.97%) TDD
19 27 (6.72%) Marketing
20 26 (6.47%) Aerospace
20 26 (6.47%) User Experience
20 26 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
21 25 (6.22%) IT Strategy
21 25 (6.22%) Business Analysis
22 23 (5.72%) Retail

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 13 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.99%) CMS
3 4 (1.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (0.75%) Drupal
4 3 (0.75%) IIS
4 3 (0.75%) ThingWorx
5 2 (0.50%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.25%) Magnolia
6 1 (0.25%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.25%) Predix
6 1 (0.25%) TPMS
6 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.25%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.25%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.25%) WinCC
Applications
1 17 (4.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 17 (4.23%) Simulink
2 13 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (1.99%) Microsoft Project
3 8 (1.99%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.99%) TargetLink
4 7 (1.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (1.00%) CATIA
6 3 (0.75%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.75%) Stateflow
7 2 (0.50%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.50%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.25%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.25%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.25%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.25%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.25%) Maya
8 1 (0.25%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 6 (1.49%) Teamcenter
2 5 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.00%) Primavera
3 4 (1.00%) SAP CRM
3 4 (1.00%) SAP HR
4 3 (0.75%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.50%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.50%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.25%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.25%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.25%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.25%) SAP QM
6 1 (0.25%) SAP SCM
6 1 (0.25%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.25%) SAP VC
6 1 (0.25%) StreamServe
6 1 (0.25%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.49%) GitHub
2 5 (1.24%) Google Analytics
2 5 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.50%) G Suite
3 2 (0.50%) Office 365
3 2 (0.50%) SaaS
4 1 (0.25%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.25%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.25%) Slack
4 1 (0.25%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.73%) FlexRay
2 15 (3.73%) Internet
3 8 (1.99%) Unified Communications
4 7 (1.74%) Ethernet
5 6 (1.49%) Intranet
5 6 (1.49%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (1.00%) Wireless
7 3 (0.75%) LAN
7 3 (0.75%) Network Security
8 2 (0.50%) DHCP
8 2 (0.50%) DNS
8 2 (0.50%) Firewall
8 2 (0.50%) SMS
8 2 (0.50%) SpaceWire
8 2 (0.50%) VoIP
8 2 (0.50%) WAN
8 2 (0.50%) WebEx
9 1 (0.25%) RS-232
9 1 (0.25%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (5.72%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.24%) Relational Database
3 7 (1.74%) Big Data
3 7 (1.74%) RDBMS
4 5 (1.24%) Hadoop
4 5 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.00%) DB2
5 4 (1.00%) GIS
5 4 (1.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.75%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.50%) MOLAP
7 2 (0.50%) MySQL
7 2 (0.50%) OLAP Cube
7 2 (0.50%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (3.48%) Jenkins
2 12 (2.99%) JUnit
2 12 (2.99%) Visual Studio
3 11 (2.74%) JIRA
4 9 (2.24%) Rational Rhapsody
5 8 (1.99%) Subversion
6 7 (1.74%) Gradle
7 6 (1.49%) Selenium
7 6 (1.49%) Xcode
8 5 (1.24%) Calabash
8 5 (1.24%) Git (software)
8 5 (1.24%) Rational DOORS
8 5 (1.24%) Robot Framework
9 4 (1.00%) Bugzilla
9 4 (1.00%) Eclipse
9 4 (1.00%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.00%) WebDriver
10 3 (0.75%) ClearCase
10 3 (0.75%) ClearQuest
11 2 (0.50%) LabVIEW
General
1 91 (22.64%) Manufacturing
2 47 (11.69%) Finance
3 27 (6.72%) Marketing
4 26 (6.47%) Aerospace
5 23 (5.72%) Retail
6 16 (3.98%) Electronics
7 14 (3.48%) Advertising
8 8 (1.99%) German Language
9 7 (1.74%) Telecoms
10 6 (1.49%) Legal
11 4 (1.00%) Banking
11 4 (1.00%) French Language
12 3 (0.75%) Avionics
12 3 (0.75%) Games
13 2 (0.50%) Billing
13 2 (0.50%) Military
13 2 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.50%) Publishing
13 2 (0.50%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 79 (19.65%) Analyst
2 75 (18.66%) Developer
3 48 (11.94%) Software Engineer
4 47 (11.69%) Project Manager
5 42 (10.45%) Business Analyst
6 20 (4.98%) Architect
7 16 (3.98%) Embedded Engineer
8 14 (3.48%) .NET Developer
8 14 (3.48%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 13 (3.23%) IT Analyst
10 12 (2.99%) Technical Analyst
10 12 (2.99%) Technical Support
11 11 (2.74%) Business IT Analyst
11 11 (2.74%) IT Business Analyst
11 11 (2.74%) SQL Analyst
12 10 (2.49%) SQL Support Analyst
12 10 (2.49%) Support Analyst
12 10 (2.49%) Technical Support Analyst
13 9 (2.24%) Consultant
13 9 (2.24%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (10.45%) HTML
2 41 (10.20%) .NET
3 28 (6.97%) CSS
4 19 (4.73%) ASP.NET
4 19 (4.73%) XML
5 16 (3.98%) RESTful
6 14 (3.48%) jQuery
7 13 (3.23%) HTML5
7 13 (3.23%) Web Services
8 12 (2.99%) JSON
9 10 (2.49%) .NET Framework
9 10 (2.49%) Core Animation
9 10 (2.49%) Core Data
10 9 (2.24%) AngularJS
11 8 (1.99%) Ajax
11 8 (1.99%) Cocoa
11 8 (1.99%) CSS3
11 8 (1.99%) iOS SDK
11 8 (1.99%) WCF
12 6 (1.49%) iPhone SDK
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
1 26 (6.47%) User Experience
2 20 (4.98%) Mobile App
3 19 (4.73%) Embedded Systems
4 13 (3.23%) PMI
5 11 (2.74%) Animation
5 11 (2.74%) Infotainment
5 11 (2.74%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.24%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.99%) Data Centre
7 8 (1.99%) iPhone
7 8 (1.99%) Mainframe
8 6 (1.49%) Clustering
9 5 (1.24%) SCADA
10 4 (1.00%) Robotics
10 4 (1.00%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.75%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.75%) e-Learning
11 3 (0.75%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (0.75%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (4.73%) Windows
2 13 (3.23%) Linux
3 11 (2.74%) Android
4 8 (1.99%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.24%) Unix
6 4 (1.00%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.00%) Windows Vista
7 3 (0.75%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.50%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.25%) OS/400
9 1 (0.25%) Solaris
9 1 (0.25%) ThreadX
9 1 (0.25%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (15.67%) Project Management
3 56 (13.93%) Software Engineering
4 38 (9.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 33 (8.21%) MVC
6 30 (7.46%) ITIL
6 30 (7.46%) PRINCE2
7 29 (7.21%) CRM
8 28 (6.97%) TDD
9 25 (6.22%) Business Analysis
9 25 (6.22%) IT Strategy
10 23 (5.72%) Scrum
10 23 (5.72%) User Acceptance Testing
11 22 (5.47%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (5.22%) Analytics
13 20 (4.98%) Validation
14 19 (4.73%) ERP
14 19 (4.73%) UML
15 17 (4.23%) SDLC
16 16 (3.98%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 49 (12.19%) SQL
2 47 (11.69%) JavaScript
3 42 (10.45%) C
4 40 (9.95%) C++
5 39 (9.70%) C#
6 28 (6.97%) Java
7 21 (5.22%) Embedded C
8 18 (4.48%) MATLAB
9 13 (3.23%) Python
10 11 (2.74%) VB.NET
11 8 (1.99%) Apple Swift
11 8 (1.99%) Objective-C
12 7 (1.74%) VBA
13 6 (1.49%) T-SQL
14 5 (1.24%) PHP
15 4 (1.00%) Assembly Language
15 4 (1.00%) PL/SQL
15 4 (1.00%) TypeScript
16 3 (0.75%) Embedded C++
17 2 (0.50%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 62 (15.42%) Degree
2 13 (3.23%) PMI Certification
3 7 (1.74%) PMP
3 7 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (1.49%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.24%) ISEB
5 5 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.75%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.75%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.50%) CISM
8 2 (0.50%) CISSP
8 2 (0.50%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.50%) MCP
8 2 (0.50%) MCSE
8 2 (0.50%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 2 (0.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 2 (0.50%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.98%) MISRA
2 15 (3.73%) ISO 26262
3 10 (2.49%) MISRA C
4 8 (1.99%) PMO
4 8 (1.99%) QA
5 6 (1.49%) Def Stans
5 6 (1.49%) IEC 61508
6 3 (0.75%) SLA
7 2 (0.50%) COBIT
7 2 (0.50%) ECSS
8 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.25%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.25%) GCP
8 1 (0.25%) GDPR
8 1 (0.25%) IEC 62304
8 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.25%) PMBOK
System Software
1 5 (1.24%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.75%) Cygwin
2 3 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.25%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.25%) Firmware
3 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.50%) SCCM
2 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.25%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 55 (13.68%) Microsoft
2 32 (7.96%) SAP
3 19 (4.73%) Oracle
4 14 (3.48%) Google
5 10 (2.49%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (1.74%) Adobe
6 7 (1.74%) Cisco
7 6 (1.49%) EMC
8 5 (1.24%) Coremetrics
8 5 (1.24%) Tableau
9 4 (1.00%) Green Hills
9 4 (1.00%) Workday
10 3 (0.75%) Autodesk
10 3 (0.75%) Twitter
10 3 (0.75%) VMware
11 2 (0.50%) Apple
11 2 (0.50%) BMC
11 2 (0.50%) HP
11 2 (0.50%) IBM
11 2 (0.50%) Red Hat
West Sussex
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £32 - £38 per hour
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
D4 Digital Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
BOSCH Automotive Service Solutions
Rate: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Rate: £11 - £16 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
AMS contingency
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood
Montash Limited
Rate: £270 - £280 per day + negotiable
Posted: 7 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Square One Resources
Rate: £150 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Midlands
RP International
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
GM Financial
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 400 - 450pd
Posted: 6 days ago
West Sussex
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 9 days ago