Period
to 16 June 2019

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 16 June 2019 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
16 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 565 462 480
Rank change year-on-year -103 +18 +25
Contract jobs citing Automotive 289 472 396
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.47% 0.44%
As % of the General category 0.89% 1.27% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 286 222
UK median daily rate £425 £450 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +18.42% -7.88%
10th Percentile £213 £275 £231
90th Percentile £560 £544 £562
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £380
% change year-on-year - +11.84% -9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 68 73
UK median hourly rate £40.25 £35.75 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.59% +10.00% -9.72%
10th Percentile £15.75 £14.81 £14.75
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.63 £51.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +18.57% +7.69% -9.72%

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 32,432 37,085 35,269
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 35.81% 37.30% 38.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,977 24,174 23,160
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £310 £295 £275
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 715 865 873
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +4.00% -7.15%
10th Percentile £13.34 £12.25 £11.33
90th Percentile £51.25 £51.05 £51.67
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +40.00% -3.85% -10.34%

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 16 June 2019.

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 16 June 2019.

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 16 June 2019. 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 -107 271 £425 -5.56% 456
UK excluding London -94 203 £425 - 446
South East +24 91 £450 +5.88% 108
London +22 76 £425 -10.53% 41
Midlands -78 45 £325 -27.78% 122
West Midlands -79 30 £400 -15.79% 80
South West -31 24 £475 +11.76% 63
East of England -13 20 £383 +32.47% 52
North of England +2 18 £290 -25.16% 71
East Midlands +13 15 £295 -15.71% 42
North West +4 12 £290 -33.71% 34
Scotland +32 8 £500 - 17
Yorkshire -7 4 £375 +7.14% 26
North East - 2 - - 11
Wales -6 1 - - 12

For the 6 months to 16 June 2019, 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 65 (22.49%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (18.34%) Finance
3 42 (14.53%) Java
3 42 (14.53%) SQL
3 42 (14.53%) Software Engineering
4 39 (13.49%) C#
5 36 (12.46%) Retail
6 34 (11.76%) .NET
7 33 (11.42%) Manufacturing
8 31 (10.73%) Microsoft
9 29 (10.03%) C
10 28 (9.69%) Degree
11 27 (9.34%) Windows
12 25 (8.65%) C++
13 24 (8.30%) JavaScript
13 24 (8.30%) ITIL
14 23 (7.96%) Problem-Solving
15 21 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
15 21 (7.27%) Project Management
15 21 (7.27%) HTML
16 20 (6.92%) Linux
16 20 (6.92%) Marketing
17 19 (6.57%) Python
17 19 (6.57%) SAP
17 19 (6.57%) Aerospace
18 18 (6.23%) Scrum
18 18 (6.23%) CSS
18 18 (6.23%) Amazon AWS
19 17 (5.88%) Git (software)
19 17 (5.88%) User Experience

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 7 (2.42%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (2.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 6 (2.08%) Confluence
3 5 (1.73%) Apache
3 5 (1.73%) Apache Spark
3 5 (1.73%) CMS
4 3 (1.04%) GlassFish
4 3 (1.04%) IIS
4 3 (1.04%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.69%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.35%) JBoss
6 1 (0.35%) Kinematics
6 1 (0.35%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.35%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.35%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (4.50%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.73%) Simulink
3 4 (1.38%) CATIA
3 4 (1.38%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.04%) Sketch
5 2 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.35%) InVision
6 1 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.35%) Siemens NX
6 1 (0.35%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 4 (1.38%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (1.04%) ENOVIA
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.35%) MFGPRO
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.35%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.35%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.23%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.38%) Google Analytics
3 4 (1.38%) Serverless
4 3 (1.04%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (1.04%) SaaS
5 2 (0.69%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.69%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.69%) Power Platform
5 2 (0.69%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 2 (0.69%) Slack
6 1 (0.35%) Amazon ECS
6 1 (0.35%) Amazon SageMaker
6 1 (0.35%) Apigee
6 1 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.35%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 1 (0.35%) Boomi
6 1 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.35%) PowerApps
6 1 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.11%) TCP/IP
2 7 (2.42%) Unified Communications
3 5 (1.73%) SSL
3 5 (1.73%) Wireless
4 4 (1.38%) Firewall
5 3 (1.04%) Ethernet
5 3 (1.04%) NAS
6 2 (0.69%) Internet
6 2 (0.69%) LAN
6 2 (0.69%) RS-485
6 2 (0.69%) SMS
6 2 (0.69%) VPN
6 2 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.35%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.35%) HTTP
7 1 (0.35%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.35%) RS-232
7 1 (0.35%) SAN
7 1 (0.35%) VLAN
7 1 (0.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.15%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.77%) Big Data
3 7 (2.42%) MySQL
4 5 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.38%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (1.38%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.04%) Apache Hive
6 3 (1.04%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 3 (1.04%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.04%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.69%) Data Lake
7 2 (0.69%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.69%) QlikView
7 2 (0.69%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 15 (5.19%) JIRA
3 14 (4.84%) Jenkins
4 12 (4.15%) Selenium
5 8 (2.77%) Rational Rhapsody
6 6 (2.08%) Maven
7 5 (1.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (1.73%) Rational DOORS
7 5 (1.73%) SoapUI
7 5 (1.73%) Visual Studio
8 4 (1.38%) IntelliJ
8 4 (1.38%) Selenium IDE
9 3 (1.04%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.04%) Polyspace
9 3 (1.04%) SpecFlow
9 3 (1.04%) Subversion
9 3 (1.04%) VectorCAST
9 3 (1.04%) Xcode
10 2 (0.69%) JUnit
10 2 (0.69%) WebPagetest
General
1 53 (18.34%) Finance
2 36 (12.46%) Retail
3 33 (11.42%) Manufacturing
4 20 (6.92%) Marketing
5 19 (6.57%) Aerospace
6 16 (5.54%) Electronics
7 8 (2.77%) Telecoms
8 7 (2.42%) Law
9 5 (1.73%) Back Office
9 5 (1.73%) Front Office
9 5 (1.73%) German Language
10 3 (1.04%) Avionics
11 2 (0.69%) Advertising
11 2 (0.69%) Games
11 2 (0.69%) Publishing
12 1 (0.35%) Banking
12 1 (0.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 68 (23.53%) Developer
2 45 (15.57%) Analyst
3 24 (8.30%) Architect
4 23 (7.96%) Project Manager
5 21 (7.27%) Software Engineer
6 13 (4.50%) .NET Developer
7 11 (3.81%) C# Developer
7 11 (3.81%) Embedded Engineer
8 10 (3.46%) Business Analyst
9 9 (3.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 8 (2.77%) Desktop Support
10 8 (2.77%) iOS Developer
10 8 (2.77%) Java Developer
11 7 (2.42%) 1st Line Support
11 7 (2.42%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 7 (2.42%) Data Analyst
11 7 (2.42%) Designer
11 7 (2.42%) Senior Developer
11 7 (2.42%) Systems Analyst
11 7 (2.42%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (11.76%) .NET
2 21 (7.27%) HTML
3 18 (6.23%) CSS
4 16 (5.54%) Web Services
5 15 (5.19%) SOAP
6 13 (4.50%) AngularJS
6 13 (4.50%) ASP.NET
6 13 (4.50%) RESTful
7 12 (4.15%) JSON
8 10 (3.46%) .NET Framework
8 10 (3.46%) REST
8 10 (3.46%) XML
9 8 (2.77%) Entity Framework
9 8 (2.77%) Spring
10 7 (2.42%) .NET Core
10 7 (2.42%) Kafka
10 7 (2.42%) Node.js
11 6 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (2.08%) Middleware
11 6 (2.08%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.88%) User Experience
3 13 (4.50%) Driving Licence
4 11 (3.81%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (3.81%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.08%) AS400
5 6 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.08%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.73%) Clustering
6 5 (1.73%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (1.73%) NHS
7 4 (1.38%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.38%) Marketing Technology
7 4 (1.38%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.04%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.04%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.04%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.04%) Infotainment
8 3 (1.04%) iPhone
9 2 (0.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 27 (9.34%) Windows
2 20 (6.92%) Linux
3 17 (5.88%) Windows Server
4 13 (4.50%) Android
5 12 (4.15%) Apple iOS
6 7 (2.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (2.08%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.38%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.04%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.69%) Unix
11 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (22.49%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (14.53%) Software Engineering
3 24 (8.30%) ITIL
4 23 (7.96%) Problem-Solving
5 21 (7.27%) Project Management
6 18 (6.23%) Scrum
7 17 (5.88%) SDLC
8 16 (5.54%) DevOps
8 16 (5.54%) MVC
8 16 (5.54%) Test Automation
8 16 (5.54%) UML
9 15 (5.19%) E-Commerce
10 13 (4.50%) Analytics
10 13 (4.50%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (4.15%) CRM
11 12 (4.15%) Microservices
11 12 (4.15%) PRINCE2
11 12 (4.15%) TDD
12 11 (3.81%) Waterfall
13 10 (3.46%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 42 (14.53%) Java
1 42 (14.53%) SQL
2 39 (13.49%) C#
3 29 (10.03%) C
4 25 (8.65%) C++
5 24 (8.30%) JavaScript
6 19 (6.57%) Python
7 12 (4.15%) PowerShell
8 9 (3.11%) Kotlin
9 8 (2.77%) Apple Swift
10 7 (2.42%) Embedded C
10 7 (2.42%) MATLAB
10 7 (2.42%) Objective-C
10 7 (2.42%) VB.NET
11 6 (2.08%) Ada
11 6 (2.08%) Embedded C++
11 6 (2.08%) PHP
12 5 (1.73%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.73%) R
13 4 (1.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 28 (9.69%) Degree
2 16 (5.54%) Security Cleared
3 15 (5.19%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.11%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (2.77%) CCNA
5 8 (2.77%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (2.77%) MCSA
5 8 (2.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (2.42%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (2.42%) MCITP
6 7 (2.42%) MCP
6 7 (2.42%) MCSE
7 5 (1.73%) TOGAF Certification
8 3 (1.04%) PhD
9 2 (0.69%) IIBA
9 2 (0.69%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.35%) CCNP
10 1 (0.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.15%) SLA
2 11 (3.81%) QA
3 6 (2.08%) MISRA
4 3 (1.04%) COBIT
4 3 (1.04%) IEC 61508
4 3 (1.04%) MISRA C
5 2 (0.69%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.35%) IEC 62304
6 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
6 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.35%) PMO
6 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (5.54%) Docker
2 15 (5.19%) Active Directory
3 8 (2.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.08%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.38%) Firmware
6 1 (0.35%) NFS
6 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (4.50%) SCCM
2 6 (2.08%) Kubernetes
3 5 (1.73%) logstash
4 4 (1.38%) Terraform
5 3 (1.04%) HP ALM
6 2 (0.69%) Grafana
6 2 (0.69%) Graphite
6 2 (0.69%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.35%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.35%) vMotion
Vendors
1 31 (10.73%) Microsoft
2 19 (6.57%) SAP
3 14 (4.84%) Oracle
4 13 (4.50%) IBM
5 9 (3.11%) Cisco
5 9 (3.11%) Google
6 8 (2.77%) VMware
7 7 (2.42%) Adobe
8 6 (2.08%) Tableau
9 5 (1.73%) WSO2
10 4 (1.38%) Green Hills
10 4 (1.38%) HP
10 4 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.38%) Teradata
11 3 (1.04%) Atlassian
11 3 (1.04%) BEA
11 3 (1.04%) CA Agile Central
12 2 (0.69%) Citrix
12 2 (0.69%) EMC
12 2 (0.69%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud