Period
to 5 December 2020

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 5 December 2020 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
5 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 461 534 493
Rank change year-on-year +73 -41 -39
Contract jobs citing Automotive 117 255 454
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.31% 0.43%
As % of the General category 0.75% 0.82% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 167 307
Median daily rate £413 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% - -
10th Percentile £296 £194 £300
90th Percentile £567 £625 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £405
% change year-on-year +9.09% +1.85% +3.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 37 60
Median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75% +24.03%
10th Percentile £38.25 £15.35 £13.45
90th Percentile £53.00 £53.75 £48.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year -5.26% +22.58% +23.39%

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 15,566 31,107 41,752
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.19% 37.99% 39.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,842 19,975 27,243
Median daily rate £495 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.21% - +2.70%
10th Percentile £285 £275 £300
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £427 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -2.40% +2.94% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 650 993 1,147
Median hourly rate £30.00 £22.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.36% +3.53% -3.41%
10th Percentile £12.98 £12.44 £11.85
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £48.75
Median hourly rate £25.02 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +19.15% +5.00% -8.21%

Automotive
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Automotive as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Automotive in the UK

Automotive
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Automotive.

Daily rate trend for Automotive in the UK

Automotive
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Automotive over the 6 months to 5 December 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Automotive in the UK

Automotive
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Automotive.

Hourly rate trend for Automotive in the UK

Automotive
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Automotive over the 6 months to 5 December 2020.

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 5 December 2020. 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 +86 99 £450 +6.38% 184
UK excluding London +117 79 £450 +9.09% 176
South East +126 40 £478 +12.35% 33
Work from Home -126 25 £400 -3.03% 24
London +132 18 £400 -5.88% 24
East of England +69 16 £350 +7.69% 31
Midlands +46 16 £120 -65.71% 46
East Midlands +45 12 £120 -65.71% 11
North of England +86 4 £450 +5.88% 26
West Midlands +43 4 £450 +9.09% 34
Yorkshire +63 3 £450 +5.88% 10
South West +83 1 - - 25
North West +61 1 - - 14
Wales - 1 £225 - 5
Scotland - 1 £350 - 11

For the 6 months to 5 December 2020, 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 28 (23.93%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (20.51%) Aerospace
3 21 (17.95%) Validation
4 18 (15.38%) Finance
5 16 (13.68%) Requirements Management
6 15 (12.82%) Scrum
7 14 (11.97%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (11.97%) Test Automation
8 13 (11.11%) Test Strategy
8 13 (11.11%) E-Commerce
8 13 (11.11%) Marketing
9 12 (10.26%) SAP
9 12 (10.26%) Rational DOORS
9 12 (10.26%) Schematic Capture
10 11 (9.40%) ECSS
10 11 (9.40%) FMEA
10 11 (9.40%) DevOps
10 11 (9.40%) CAD
10 11 (9.40%) Manufacturing
10 11 (9.40%) Windows
10 11 (9.40%) Java
10 11 (9.40%) EMC
10 11 (9.40%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 11 (9.40%) FMECA
10 11 (9.40%) Military
11 10 (8.55%) VHDL
11 10 (8.55%) JIRA
11 10 (8.55%) Microsoft
11 10 (8.55%) Migration
11 10 (8.55%) GAP 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 4 (3.42%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.71%) CMS
2 2 (1.71%) Confluence
2 2 (1.71%) WordPress
3 1 (0.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.85%) Apache
3 1 (0.85%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.85%) CICS
3 1 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (4.27%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.42%) CATIA
3 2 (1.71%) SPSS
4 1 (0.85%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.85%) Blender
4 1 (0.85%) Maya
4 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (5.98%) SAP FI
2 5 (4.27%) SAP CO
2 5 (4.27%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (4.27%) SAP S/4HANA
3 4 (3.42%) SAP Bank Analyzer
3 4 (3.42%) SAP FS
4 3 (2.56%) SAP EWM
4 3 (2.56%) SAP Travel Management
5 2 (1.71%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.85%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.85%) SAP SCM
6 1 (0.85%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.98%) AWS
1 7 (5.98%) Azure
2 6 (5.13%) Office 365
3 3 (2.56%) GCP
3 3 (2.56%) GitHub
4 2 (1.71%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.85%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.85%) Apigee
5 1 (0.85%) AWS CodePipeline
5 1 (0.85%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.85%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.85%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.85%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.85%) Power Automate
5 1 (0.85%) Power Platform
5 1 (0.85%) PowerApps
5 1 (0.85%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.13%) DHCP
1 6 (5.13%) DNS
2 5 (4.27%) WAN
3 4 (3.42%) LAN
3 4 (3.42%) SAN
3 4 (3.42%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.42%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.71%) Firewall
4 2 (1.71%) Wireless
5 1 (0.85%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.85%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.85%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.85%) MQTT
5 1 (0.85%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.85%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.71%) Big Data
1 2 (1.71%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (1.71%) MySQL
1 2 (1.71%) NoSQL
1 2 (1.71%) QlikView
2 1 (0.85%) BigQuery
2 1 (0.85%) DB2
2 1 (0.85%) Power BI
2 1 (0.85%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (10.26%) Rational DOORS
2 10 (8.55%) JIRA
3 6 (5.13%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.27%) Cucumber
4 5 (4.27%) GitLab
4 5 (4.27%) Subversion
5 3 (2.56%) Gradle
5 3 (2.56%) Selenium
6 2 (1.71%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.71%) Robot Framework
6 2 (1.71%) VectorCAST
6 2 (1.71%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.71%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.85%) CircleCI
7 1 (0.85%) Gatling
7 1 (0.85%) GCC
7 1 (0.85%) Grunt
7 1 (0.85%) gulp
7 1 (0.85%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (0.85%) LabVIEW
General
1 24 (20.51%) Aerospace
2 18 (15.38%) Finance
3 13 (11.11%) Marketing
4 11 (9.40%) Manufacturing
4 11 (9.40%) Military
5 9 (7.69%) Electronics
6 6 (5.13%) Banking
6 6 (5.13%) Retail
7 3 (2.56%) Games
7 3 (2.56%) Publishing
8 2 (1.71%) German Language
8 2 (1.71%) Law
8 2 (1.71%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.85%) Legal
9 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (16.24%) Developer
2 14 (11.97%) Architect
3 12 (10.26%) Analyst
4 11 (9.40%) Electronics Engineer
5 8 (6.84%) Hardware Engineer
5 8 (6.84%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (5.98%) Business Analyst
6 7 (5.98%) Consultant
6 7 (5.98%) Electronics Hardware Engineer
6 7 (5.98%) IT Analyst
6 7 (5.98%) SAP Consultant
6 7 (5.98%) Security Engineer
6 7 (5.98%) Software Engineer
7 6 (5.13%) Design Engineer
7 6 (5.13%) Electronics Design Engineer
7 6 (5.13%) Embedded Engineer
8 5 (4.27%) FPGA Engineer
8 5 (4.27%) Scrum Master
9 4 (3.42%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 4 (3.42%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.13%) CSS
1 6 (5.13%) HTML
2 5 (4.27%) Middleware
3 4 (3.42%) AngularJS
3 4 (3.42%) React
4 3 (2.56%) REST
4 3 (2.56%) SAP TM
4 3 (2.56%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 3 (2.56%) WebGL
4 3 (2.56%) XML
5 2 (1.71%) .NET
5 2 (1.71%) JSON
5 2 (1.71%) Node.js
5 2 (1.71%) RESTful
5 2 (1.71%) SOAP
5 2 (1.71%) Unreal Engine
5 2 (1.71%) Web Services
5 2 (1.71%) WebRTC
6 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.85%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.40%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 10 (8.55%) VHDL
3 6 (5.13%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.27%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (4.27%) Life Science
4 5 (4.27%) Renewable Energy
4 5 (4.27%) User Experience
5 4 (3.42%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.56%) CAN bus
6 3 (2.56%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.56%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.71%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.71%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.71%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.85%) Analogue Electronics
8 1 (0.85%) Animation
8 1 (0.85%) Lidar
8 1 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.40%) Windows
2 6 (5.13%) Windows 10
3 4 (3.42%) Android
3 4 (3.42%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.42%) Linux
4 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (23.93%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (17.95%) Validation
3 16 (13.68%) Requirements Management
4 15 (12.82%) Scrum
5 14 (11.97%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (11.97%) Test Automation
6 13 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 13 (11.11%) Test Strategy
7 12 (10.26%) Schematic Capture
8 11 (9.40%) CAD
8 11 (9.40%) DevOps
8 11 (9.40%) FMEA
8 11 (9.40%) FMECA
9 10 (8.55%) GAP Analysis
9 10 (8.55%) Migration
10 8 (6.84%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (6.84%) Cybersecurity
10 8 (6.84%) Software Engineering
10 8 (6.84%) User Stories
11 7 (5.98%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.40%) Java
2 9 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 7 (5.98%) C
3 7 (5.98%) Ruby
4 6 (5.13%) Python
5 5 (4.27%) C++
5 5 (4.27%) Embedded C
6 4 (3.42%) C#
6 4 (3.42%) MATLAB
7 3 (2.56%) ABAP
7 3 (2.56%) PHP
7 3 (2.56%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.71%) Go
8 2 (1.71%) PHP 7
8 2 (1.71%) SQL
9 1 (0.85%) COBOL
9 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (5.98%) Degree
2 3 (2.56%) CEH
2 3 (2.56%) CISM
2 3 (2.56%) CISSP
3 2 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.71%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.85%) ISEB
4 1 (0.85%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.40%) ECSS
2 6 (5.13%) QA
3 5 (4.27%) ISO/IEC 12207
4 2 (1.71%) IEC 62304
4 2 (1.71%) MISRA
5 1 (0.85%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.85%) ISO 26262
5 1 (0.85%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (6.84%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.13%) Docker
3 2 (1.71%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.71%) XenApp
4 1 (0.85%) Firmware
4 1 (0.85%) Varnish
4 1 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (7.69%) Kubernetes
2 4 (3.42%) SCCM
3 2 (1.71%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.71%) SCOM
4 1 (0.85%) Grafana
4 1 (0.85%) Prometheus
4 1 (0.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (10.26%) SAP
2 11 (9.40%) EMC
3 10 (8.55%) Microsoft
4 7 (5.98%) Cisco
5 5 (4.27%) Google
6 4 (3.42%) Citrix
6 4 (3.42%) IBM
6 4 (3.42%) NetApp
6 4 (3.42%) Oracle
6 4 (3.42%) VMware
7 3 (2.56%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.71%) Autodesk
8 2 (1.71%) Blue Coat
8 2 (1.71%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.71%) Hitachi
8 2 (1.71%) HP
8 2 (1.71%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.71%) WooCommerce
9 1 (0.85%) Adobe
9 1 (0.85%) Progress