Period
to 25 July 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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 457 505 424
Rank change year-on-year +48 -81 +37
Contract jobs citing Automotive 420 450 583
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.44% 0.41% 0.51%
As % of the General category 1.13% 1.10% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 225 274
UK median daily rate £393 £408 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.68% +4.82% -2.81%
10th Percentile £225 £250 £215
90th Percentile £575 £596 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £410 £400
% change year-on-year -4.57% +2.50% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 88 89
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £36.75 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.56% +11.36% +1.54%
10th Percentile £11.93 £25.00 £19.93
90th Percentile £51.80 £76.75 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £36.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -10.96% +12.31% -1.59%

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 37273 40783 44745
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 39.17% 37.10% 39.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 24379 26949 28168
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £280 £263 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.75% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 886 959 1104
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.51% +1.47%
10th Percentile £11.42 £11.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £49.19 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £25.33
% change year-on-year -7.27% +8.57% +1.32%

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 25 July 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 25 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Automotive in the UK

Automotive
Top 14 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 25 July 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 +57 405 £388 -4.62% 111
UK excluding London +58 363 £391 -4.57% 103
Midlands +47 196 £400 -1.23% 32
West Midlands +46 141 £411 +15.03% 27
East of England -34 57 £275 -31.25% 19
South East 0 55 £380 -7.88% 22
East Midlands +18 50 £340 +4.62% 4
London -5 44 £425 +6.25% 15
North of England +99 38 £400 +33.33% 16
North West +61 21 £200 -33.33% 10
South West -1 12 £588 +42.42% 7
Yorkshire +26 11 £400 - 5
North East +57 6 - - 1
Wales +4 6 £411 - 2

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (21.67%) Manufacturing
2 76 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (16.90%) Microsoft
4 68 (16.19%) Degree
5 60 (14.29%) Project Management
6 56 (13.33%) SQL
6 56 (13.33%) Software Engineering
7 53 (12.62%) JavaScript
8 51 (12.14%) Finance
9 49 (11.67%) HTML
10 45 (10.71%) C++
11 42 (10.00%) .NET
12 41 (9.76%) C
12 41 (9.76%) C#
13 39 (9.29%) ITIL
14 38 (9.05%) Stakeholder Management
15 37 (8.81%) Aerospace
15 37 (8.81%) CSS
16 33 (7.86%) SAP
17 31 (7.38%) Java
17 31 (7.38%) MVC
17 31 (7.38%) TDD
18 30 (7.14%) SQL Server
19 29 (6.90%) CRM
19 29 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
20 27 (6.43%) Continuous Integration
20 27 (6.43%) UML
20 27 (6.43%) Marketing
21 26 (6.19%) Retail
22 24 (5.71%) Business Analysis

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 (4.29%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.90%) CMS
3 5 (1.19%) WebSphere
4 4 (0.95%) ThingWorx
4 4 (0.95%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (0.71%) Drupal
5 3 (0.71%) IIS
6 2 (0.48%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.48%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.48%) Jupyter
6 2 (0.48%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.24%) TPMS
7 1 (0.24%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.24%) WinCC
Applications
1 18 (4.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (3.57%) Simulink
3 13 (3.10%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (1.43%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (1.43%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.43%) TargetLink
5 4 (0.95%) CATIA
5 4 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.71%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.71%) Stateflow
7 2 (0.48%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.48%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.24%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.24%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.24%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.24%) Maya
8 1 (0.24%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 1 (0.24%) Siemens NX
8 1 (0.24%) Solid Edge
8 1 (0.24%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 12 (2.86%) Teamcenter
2 6 (1.43%) SAP CRM
3 5 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.19%) Primavera
4 4 (0.95%) SAP HR
4 4 (0.95%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.48%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.48%) BPCS
5 2 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.48%) SAP MDM
5 2 (0.48%) SAP MM
5 2 (0.48%) SAP PP
5 2 (0.48%) SAP QM
5 2 (0.48%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.24%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.24%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.24%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.24%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.14%) GitHub
2 6 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.19%) Google Analytics
4 4 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.48%) G Suite
6 2 (0.48%) Office 365
6 2 (0.48%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.48%) PaaS
6 2 (0.48%) SaaS
7 1 (0.24%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.24%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.24%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.24%) Route 53
7 1 (0.24%) Slack
7 1 (0.24%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.76%) Internet
2 19 (4.52%) FlexRay
3 11 (2.62%) Unified Communications
4 8 (1.90%) Ethernet
5 7 (1.67%) Intranet
6 6 (1.43%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.71%) Network Security
8 3 (0.71%) Wireless
9 2 (0.48%) Bluetooth
9 2 (0.48%) DHCP
9 2 (0.48%) DNS
9 2 (0.48%) LAN
9 2 (0.48%) SpaceWire
9 2 (0.48%) SSL
9 2 (0.48%) VoIP
9 2 (0.48%) WebEx
10 1 (0.24%) HTTP
10 1 (0.24%) SAN
10 1 (0.24%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.57%) Relational Database
3 11 (2.62%) RDBMS
4 6 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.19%) Big Data
5 5 (1.19%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.95%) GIS
6 4 (0.95%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.71%) Data Mining
7 3 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.71%) DB2
7 3 (0.71%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.48%) OLAP
8 2 (0.48%) OLAP Cube
8 2 (0.48%) Power BI
8 2 (0.48%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 20 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 19 (4.52%) JIRA
3 16 (3.81%) Visual Studio
4 15 (3.57%) JUnit
5 12 (2.86%) Rational Rhapsody
5 12 (2.86%) Subversion
6 11 (2.62%) Gradle
7 7 (1.67%) Selenium
8 6 (1.43%) Ant
8 6 (1.43%) Robot Framework
9 5 (1.19%) Calabash
9 5 (1.19%) Git (software)
9 5 (1.19%) Maven
9 5 (1.19%) Rational DOORS
9 5 (1.19%) SoapUI
9 5 (1.19%) Xcode
10 4 (0.95%) Bugzilla
10 4 (0.95%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.95%) JMeter
10 4 (0.95%) WebDriver
General
1 91 (21.67%) Manufacturing
2 51 (12.14%) Finance
3 37 (8.81%) Aerospace
4 27 (6.43%) Marketing
5 26 (6.19%) Retail
6 18 (4.29%) Advertising
7 16 (3.81%) Electronics
8 7 (1.67%) German Language
9 6 (1.43%) Banking
9 6 (1.43%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.95%) Games
10 4 (0.95%) Legal
11 3 (0.71%) Avionics
11 3 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.48%) Billing
12 2 (0.48%) French Language
12 2 (0.48%) Military
12 2 (0.48%) Publishing
12 2 (0.48%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.48%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 84 (20.00%) Developer
2 82 (19.52%) Analyst
3 47 (11.19%) Software Engineer
4 42 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 40 (9.52%) Business Analyst
6 23 (5.48%) Architect
7 16 (3.81%) Technical Analyst
7 16 (3.81%) Technical Support
8 15 (3.57%) .NET Developer
8 15 (3.57%) SQL Analyst
9 14 (3.33%) Embedded Engineer
9 14 (3.33%) SQL Support Analyst
9 14 (3.33%) Support Analyst
9 14 (3.33%) Technical Support Analyst
10 13 (3.10%) Consultant
10 13 (3.10%) IT Analyst
10 13 (3.10%) Senior Developer
11 12 (2.86%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 11 (2.62%) Business IT Analyst
12 11 (2.62%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (11.67%) HTML
2 42 (10.00%) .NET
3 37 (8.81%) CSS
4 24 (5.71%) XML
5 20 (4.76%) ASP.NET
6 19 (4.52%) HTML5
6 19 (4.52%) jQuery
7 18 (4.29%) Web Services
8 17 (4.05%) RESTful
9 13 (3.10%) AngularJS
10 12 (2.86%) Ajax
10 12 (2.86%) JSON
11 10 (2.38%) Core Animation
11 10 (2.38%) Core Data
12 9 (2.14%) CSS3
12 9 (2.14%) REST
12 9 (2.14%) WCF
13 8 (1.90%) .NET Framework
14 7 (1.67%) Cocoa
14 7 (1.67%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 29 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (5.71%) User Experience
3 16 (3.81%) Embedded Systems
3 16 (3.81%) Mobile App
4 13 (3.10%) Computer Science
5 12 (2.86%) Animation
6 11 (2.62%) Data Centre
6 11 (2.62%) Infotainment
7 10 (2.38%) PMI
8 9 (2.14%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.67%) iPhone
9 7 (1.67%) Mainframe
9 7 (1.67%) SCADA
10 6 (1.43%) Clustering
11 4 (0.95%) FMCG
11 4 (0.95%) Robotics
12 3 (0.71%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.71%) e-Learning
12 3 (0.71%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (0.71%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (4.29%) Windows
2 17 (4.05%) Linux
3 11 (2.62%) Android
4 7 (1.67%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.95%) Unix
5 4 (0.95%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.71%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.48%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.48%) OS/400
7 2 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.48%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.24%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.24%) Solaris
8 1 (0.24%) ThreadX
8 1 (0.24%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 1 (0.24%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (14.29%) Project Management
3 56 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 39 (9.29%) ITIL
5 38 (9.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 31 (7.38%) MVC
6 31 (7.38%) TDD
7 29 (6.90%) CRM
8 27 (6.43%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (6.43%) UML
9 24 (5.71%) Business Analysis
9 24 (5.71%) PRINCE2
10 22 (5.24%) ERP
10 22 (5.24%) Validation
11 21 (5.00%) Analytics
11 21 (5.00%) OO
11 21 (5.00%) Scrum
12 18 (4.29%) OOD
12 18 (4.29%) PLM
12 18 (4.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 56 (13.33%) SQL
2 53 (12.62%) JavaScript
3 45 (10.71%) C++
4 41 (9.76%) C
4 41 (9.76%) C#
5 31 (7.38%) Java
6 19 (4.52%) Embedded C
7 17 (4.05%) MATLAB
7 17 (4.05%) Python
8 10 (2.38%) VB.NET
9 8 (1.90%) T-SQL
9 8 (1.90%) VBA
10 7 (1.67%) Apple Swift
10 7 (1.67%) Objective-C
11 6 (1.43%) PHP
12 4 (0.95%) Ruby
13 3 (0.71%) Assembly Language
13 3 (0.71%) Embedded C++
13 3 (0.71%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.48%) Go
Qualifications
1 68 (16.19%) Degree
2 10 (2.38%) PMI Certification
3 8 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (1.67%) ISEB
4 7 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (1.43%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.19%) CCNA
6 5 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (1.19%) MCP
6 5 (1.19%) PMP
7 3 (0.71%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.71%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.71%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.48%) CCIE
8 2 (0.48%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.48%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 2 (0.48%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 2 (0.48%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.48%) MISRA
2 16 (3.81%) ISO 26262
3 12 (2.86%) MISRA C
4 9 (2.14%) Def Stans
4 9 (2.14%) PMO
5 7 (1.67%) QA
6 6 (1.43%) IEC 61508
7 4 (0.95%) SLA
8 2 (0.48%) COBIT
8 2 (0.48%) ECSS
9 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.24%) DO-178B
9 1 (0.24%) GCP
9 1 (0.24%) GDPR
9 1 (0.24%) IEC 62304
9 1 (0.24%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.24%) PMBOK
System Software
1 4 (0.95%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.71%) Cygwin
2 3 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.24%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.24%) Docker
3 1 (0.24%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.48%) SCCM
2 1 (0.24%) Ansible
2 1 (0.24%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.24%) Puppet
2 1 (0.24%) TeamSite
2 1 (0.24%) Terraform
Vendors
1 71 (16.90%) Microsoft
2 33 (7.86%) SAP
3 20 (4.76%) Oracle
4 18 (4.29%) Google
5 11 (2.62%) Cisco
6 9 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (2.14%) Siemens
7 8 (1.90%) Tableau
8 7 (1.67%) EMC
8 7 (1.67%) Green Hills
9 6 (1.43%) Adobe
10 5 (1.19%) CA Agile Central
10 5 (1.19%) Coremetrics
11 4 (0.95%) CA
11 4 (0.95%) Workday
12 3 (0.71%) Apple
12 3 (0.71%) Autodesk
12 3 (0.71%) IBM
12 3 (0.71%) Twitter
12 3 (0.71%) VMware
London
Major Players Ltd
Rate: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £150.00 - £170.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £340.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Midlands
RP International
Posted: 17 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Searchability
Rate: £12 - £15 per hour
Posted: 7 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
IntaPeople
Rate: £220 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Explore Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
IntaPeople
Rate: £220 - £250 per day, Benefits Plus all expenses
Posted: 6 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Rate: £35,000 - £45,000 DOE
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Salt
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
In Parallel Computer Staff Limited
Rate: From £50 to £56 per hour + Dep on Exp.
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 7 days ago
West Sussex
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 22 days ago