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 26 April 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
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 405 451 383
Rank change year-on-year +46 -68  
Contract jobs citing Automotive 202 207 286
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.37% 0.51%
As % of the General category 1.13% 0.99% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 105 122
Median daily rate £385 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +6.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £634 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -10.29% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 34 50
Median hourly rate £32.50 £34.30 £31.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.24% +9.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £22.50 £22.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.70 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.30 £31.44
% change year-on-year -5.24% +9.09%  

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 17913 20975 21545
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 38.54% 37.55% 38.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 11715 13809 13299
Median daily rate £475 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 446 476 531
Median hourly rate £25.00 £26.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £10.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +1.72% +16.00%  

Automotive
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Automotive as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 26 April 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 26 April 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Automotive in the UK

Automotive
Top 30 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 26 April 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 +45 199 £388 -6.06% 120
West Midlands +47 71 £423 +21.58% 16
East of England +13 38 £275 -35.29% 18
Warwickshire +18 30 £438 -25.97% 2
Essex -7 28 £275 -35.29% 3
South East -4 27 £380 -8.98% 32
Coventry +16 23 £440 +35.38% 2
East Midlands +4 22 £390 +4.00% 4
London -3 19 £406 +1.56% 17
North West +41 12 £243 -19.16% 8
Northamptonshire +2 12 £340 -20.00% 1
Warwick +10 11 £399 -32.52% 1
Northampton +8 11 £340 -20.00%
Manchester +19 9 £410 +36.66% 3
Surrey +9 8 £355 +97.22% 2
Hampshire +12 7 £340 -28.42% 12
South West -1 7 £630 +48.23% 7
City of London - 7 £331 - 3
Cambridgeshire +16 6 - - 14
Buckinghamshire -27 6 £525 +22.80% 4
Brentwood - 6 £265 -
Leamington Spa +1 5 £495 +80.00% 1
Milton Keynes -17 5 £525 +23.52% 2
Derby - 5 £500 -
Woking - 5 £380 -
Derbyshire - 5 £500 -
Hertfordshire +11 4 £300 -
Birmingham +9 4 £300 +20.00% 3
Cambridge - 4 - - 11
Berkshire +17 3 £550 +52.24% 3

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 96 (24.68%) Manufacturing
2 77 (19.79%) Project Management
2 77 (19.79%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (14.65%) Finance
4 53 (13.62%) SQL
5 47 (12.08%) JavaScript
6 46 (11.83%) Stakeholder Management
7 45 (11.57%) Software Engineering
8 44 (11.31%) PRINCE2
9 43 (11.05%) Degree
10 39 (10.03%) C
11 38 (9.77%) C#
12 37 (9.51%) C++
12 37 (9.51%) HTML
13 35 (9.00%) .NET
13 35 (9.00%) SAP
14 31 (7.97%) CRM
15 30 (7.71%) Java
15 30 (7.71%) Microsoft
15 30 (7.71%) Business Analysis
16 28 (7.20%) TDD
16 28 (7.20%) Retail
17 27 (6.94%) User Experience
17 27 (6.94%) IT Strategy
18 26 (6.68%) Aerospace
18 26 (6.68%) Marketing
19 25 (6.43%) User Acceptance Testing
19 25 (6.43%) MVC
20 24 (6.17%) Use Case
21 23 (5.91%) CSS

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 (3.34%) CMS
2 10 (2.57%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.31%) Predix
4 6 (1.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (1.03%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (0.51%) Drupal
6 2 (0.51%) IIS
6 2 (0.51%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (0.51%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.26%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.26%) Confluence
7 1 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.26%) Magnolia
7 1 (0.26%) Mule
7 1 (0.26%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.26%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.26%) TPMS
7 1 (0.26%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.26%) WinCC
Applications
1 15 (3.86%) Simulink
2 12 (3.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (3.08%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (1.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (1.80%) TargetLink
4 6 (1.54%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (0.77%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.77%) CATIA
6 3 (0.77%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.77%) Stateflow
7 2 (0.51%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.26%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.26%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.26%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.26%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.26%) Maya
8 1 (0.26%) Siemens NX
8 1 (0.26%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 8 (2.06%) Adobe Campaign
2 5 (1.29%) Primavera
2 5 (1.29%) Unica
3 4 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.77%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.51%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.51%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.51%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.51%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.51%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.26%) BPCS
6 1 (0.26%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.26%) SAP MDG
6 1 (0.26%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.26%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.26%) SAP QM
6 1 (0.26%) SAP SCM
6 1 (0.26%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.26%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.83%) GitHub
2 7 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.51%) G Suite
3 2 (0.51%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.26%) Office 365
4 1 (0.26%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.26%) SaaS
4 1 (0.26%) Slack
4 1 (0.26%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.34%) FlexRay
2 10 (2.57%) Internet
3 5 (1.29%) Network Security
3 5 (1.29%) VoIP
3 5 (1.29%) Wireless
4 4 (1.03%) Ethernet
4 4 (1.03%) Firewall
4 4 (1.03%) LAN
4 4 (1.03%) SMS
4 4 (1.03%) WAN
5 3 (0.77%) DNS
5 3 (0.77%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.51%) DHCP
6 2 (0.51%) Extranet
6 2 (0.51%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.51%) WebEx
7 1 (0.26%) Intranet
7 1 (0.26%) RS-232
7 1 (0.26%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (5.66%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.60%) Relational Database
3 12 (3.08%) RDBMS
4 11 (2.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (2.31%) Big Data
6 6 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (1.54%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.29%) DB2
7 5 (1.29%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.51%) MOLAP
9 2 (0.51%) MySQL
9 2 (0.51%) OLAP
9 2 (0.51%) OLAP Cube
9 2 (0.51%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.26%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 1 (0.26%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (3.34%) Jenkins
2 12 (3.08%) JUnit
3 8 (2.06%) JIRA
4 7 (1.80%) Git (software)
4 7 (1.80%) Gradle
4 7 (1.80%) Visual Studio
5 6 (1.54%) Xcode
6 5 (1.29%) Calabash
6 5 (1.29%) Rational DOORS
6 5 (1.29%) Rational Rhapsody
6 5 (1.29%) Robot Framework
6 5 (1.29%) Subversion
6 5 (1.29%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.03%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.77%) LabVIEW
9 2 (0.51%) AccuRev
9 2 (0.51%) Android Studio
9 2 (0.51%) Eclipse RCP
9 2 (0.51%) NUnit
9 2 (0.51%) Selenium
General
1 96 (24.68%) Manufacturing
2 57 (14.65%) Finance
3 28 (7.20%) Retail
4 26 (6.68%) Aerospace
4 26 (6.68%) Marketing
5 14 (3.60%) Electronics
6 11 (2.83%) German Language
7 10 (2.57%) Advertising
8 9 (2.31%) Legal
9 8 (2.06%) Telecoms
10 5 (1.29%) Banking
10 5 (1.29%) French Language
11 4 (1.03%) Back Office
11 4 (1.03%) Front Office
11 4 (1.03%) Games
12 3 (0.77%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.51%) Billing
13 2 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.26%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.26%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 72 (18.51%) Developer
2 64 (16.45%) Analyst
3 52 (13.37%) Project Manager
4 39 (10.03%) Software Engineer
5 38 (9.77%) Business Analyst
6 27 (6.94%) Architect
7 18 (4.63%) Embedded Engineer
8 15 (3.86%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 12 (3.08%) .NET Developer
9 12 (3.08%) Consultant
10 11 (2.83%) Solutions Architect
11 10 (2.57%) Java Developer
12 9 (2.31%) IT Analyst
12 9 (2.31%) Product Manager
12 9 (2.31%) Technical Support
13 8 (2.06%) Android Developer
13 8 (2.06%) Business IT Analyst
13 8 (2.06%) iOS Developer
13 8 (2.06%) SQL Analyst
13 8 (2.06%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (9.51%) HTML
2 35 (9.00%) .NET
3 23 (5.91%) CSS
4 22 (5.66%) XML
5 16 (4.11%) JSON
6 14 (3.60%) RESTful
7 13 (3.34%) jQuery
8 11 (2.83%) HTML5
8 11 (2.83%) Middleware
9 10 (2.57%) AngularJS
9 10 (2.57%) Core Animation
9 10 (2.57%) Core Data
10 9 (2.31%) ASP.NET
11 8 (2.06%) Cocoa
11 8 (2.06%) CSS3
11 8 (2.06%) iOS SDK
11 8 (2.06%) Web Services
12 6 (1.54%) .NET Framework
12 6 (1.54%) Ajax
12 6 (1.54%) iPhone SDK
Miscellaneous
1 27 (6.94%) User Experience
2 22 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (5.40%) Mobile App
4 17 (4.37%) Embedded Systems
5 16 (4.11%) PMI
6 13 (3.34%) Management Information System
7 11 (2.83%) Animation
7 11 (2.83%) Infotainment
7 11 (2.83%) SCADA
8 8 (2.06%) Data Centre
8 8 (2.06%) iPhone
8 8 (2.06%) Mainframe
9 5 (1.29%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (1.29%) Virtual Team
10 4 (1.03%) Derivative
10 4 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (1.03%) OTC Derivatives
11 3 (0.77%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.77%) Social Media
12 2 (0.51%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 15 (3.86%) Windows
2 13 (3.34%) Unix
3 11 (2.83%) Linux
4 9 (2.31%) Android
5 8 (2.06%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.03%) Windows Vista
7 2 (0.51%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.51%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.51%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.26%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.26%) OS/400
8 1 (0.26%) Solaris
8 1 (0.26%) ThreadX
8 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.26%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (19.79%) Agile Software Development
1 77 (19.79%) Project Management
2 46 (11.83%) Stakeholder Management
3 45 (11.57%) Software Engineering
4 44 (11.31%) PRINCE2
5 31 (7.97%) CRM
6 30 (7.71%) Business Analysis
7 28 (7.20%) TDD
8 27 (6.94%) IT Strategy
9 25 (6.43%) MVC
9 25 (6.43%) User Acceptance Testing
10 24 (6.17%) Use Case
11 23 (5.91%) Analytics
11 23 (5.91%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (5.91%) ITIL
12 21 (5.40%) Scrum
13 20 (5.14%) B2C
14 19 (4.88%) ERP
15 18 (4.63%) Continuous Improvement
16 15 (3.86%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 53 (13.62%) SQL
2 47 (12.08%) JavaScript
3 39 (10.03%) C
4 38 (9.77%) C#
5 37 (9.51%) C++
6 30 (7.71%) Java
7 18 (4.63%) Embedded C
8 17 (4.37%) MATLAB
8 17 (4.37%) VB.NET
9 14 (3.60%) Python
10 10 (2.57%) PHP
11 8 (2.06%) Apple Swift
11 8 (2.06%) Objective-C
12 6 (1.54%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.03%) Assembly Language
13 4 (1.03%) TypeScript
14 3 (0.77%) Embedded C++
15 2 (0.51%) Ruby
15 2 (0.51%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.51%) VBA
Qualifications
1 43 (11.05%) Degree
2 18 (4.63%) PMI Certification
3 10 (2.57%) PMP
4 9 (2.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (1.29%) ISEB
6 3 (0.77%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.77%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.51%) APMG
7 2 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.51%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.51%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (0.51%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.26%) CCIE
8 1 (0.26%) CCNA
8 1 (0.26%) CCNP
8 1 (0.26%) CISSP
8 1 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.26%) SAP Certification
8 1 (0.26%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.37%) ISO26262
2 15 (3.86%) QA
3 12 (3.08%) MISRA
4 11 (2.83%) IEC 61508
4 11 (2.83%) PMO
5 8 (2.06%) MISRA C
6 4 (1.03%) SLA
7 1 (0.26%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (1.80%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.51%) Firmware
4 1 (0.26%) Docker
4 1 (0.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.51%) SCCM
3 1 (0.26%) Ansible
3 1 (0.26%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.26%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.26%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.26%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 35 (9.00%) SAP
2 30 (7.71%) Microsoft
3 21 (5.40%) Oracle
4 12 (3.08%) Adobe
5 11 (2.83%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (2.31%) Google
7 6 (1.54%) IBM
8 4 (1.03%) Cisco
8 4 (1.03%) EMC
8 4 (1.03%) Progress
8 4 (1.03%) ServiceNow
8 4 (1.03%) Snow
9 3 (0.77%) Autodesk
9 3 (0.77%) Avaya
9 3 (0.77%) HP
9 3 (0.77%) Tableau
9 3 (0.77%) Twitter
9 3 (0.77%) VMware
10 2 (0.51%) Ariba
10 2 (0.51%) BMC
London
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Posted: Yesterday
Worcestershire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Rate: Excellent Daily Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £30 - £32 per hour
Posted: 26 days ago
Essex
In Parallel Computer Staff Limited
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