Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 560 468 461
Rank change year-on-year -92 -7 +33
Contract jobs citing Automotive 261 495 494
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.48% 0.50%
As % of the General category 0.80% 1.20% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 320 285
UK median daily rate £423 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.47% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £200 £275 £222
90th Percentile £624 £538 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £380
% change year-on-year -3.03% +8.55% -3.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 61 86
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +21.21% -9.59%
10th Percentile £15.65 £13.50 £12.75
90th Percentile £53.75 £48.75 £51.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £32.75
% change year-on-year +9.68% +18.32% -9.83%

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 32,738 41,378 43,642
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.79% 40.43% 43.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,941 26,820 28,859
UK median daily rate £480 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £291 £290 £275
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £402
% change year-on-year +2.94% +5.72% +0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 968 1,144 1,084
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.77% -6.68% +9.09%
10th Percentile £12.44 £11.85 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.60 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year +7.50% -12.09% +10.98%

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 20 October 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 20 October 2019.

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 20 October 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 -70 254 £423 -0.47% 457
UK excluding London -84 198 £400 -3.03% 442
South East -7 75 £425 +4.94% 96
London +62 55 £428 -9.89% 46
Midlands -22 47 £350 -9.68% 118
West Midlands -30 32 £400 -7.14% 92
East of England +32 29 £325 -27.17% 54
South West -41 27 £450 +5.88% 47
North of England +4 19 £413 +10.00% 96
East Midlands +22 14 £350 +3.70% 26
North West -5 13 £413 +10.00% 38
Yorkshire +20 3 £425 +27.82% 47
North East +18 3 - - 11
Scotland +31 1 £351 - 20

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 60 (22.99%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (14.18%) Windows
3 36 (13.79%) Finance
4 32 (12.26%) Problem-Solving
5 28 (10.73%) JavaScript
6 27 (10.34%) Software Engineering
7 25 (9.58%) Retail
8 24 (9.20%) Manufacturing
8 24 (9.20%) C
8 24 (9.20%) C++
8 24 (9.20%) Microsoft Office
9 23 (8.81%) HTML
9 23 (8.81%) Java
9 23 (8.81%) Project Management
9 23 (8.81%) Microsoft
10 22 (8.43%) Scrum
11 21 (8.05%) Stakeholder Management
11 21 (8.05%) C#
11 21 (8.05%) Oracle
12 20 (7.66%) Migration
12 20 (7.66%) Azure
12 20 (7.66%) User Experience
13 19 (7.28%) SQL
13 19 (7.28%) CSS
14 18 (6.90%) Linux
15 17 (6.51%) Android
16 16 (6.13%) Law
16 16 (6.13%) Front End Development
17 15 (5.75%) Windows Server
17 15 (5.75%) DevOps

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 9 (3.45%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (1.92%) Camunda
2 5 (1.92%) CMS
3 4 (1.53%) Confluence
4 3 (1.15%) Apache
4 3 (1.15%) GlassFish
4 3 (1.15%) IIS
4 3 (1.15%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.15%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.77%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.77%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.38%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.38%) Kinematics
6 1 (0.38%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.38%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 24 (9.20%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.92%) CATIA
4 4 (1.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (1.53%) Simulink
5 3 (1.15%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.77%) Inkscape
6 2 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.77%) Sketch
7 1 (0.38%) Adobe XD
7 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.53%) Teamcenter
2 2 (0.77%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.38%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.38%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.38%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.38%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.38%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.66%) Azure
2 15 (5.75%) AWS
3 9 (3.45%) GCP
4 5 (1.92%) Dynamics 365
4 5 (1.92%) SaaS
5 4 (1.53%) Serverless
6 3 (1.15%) Office 365
6 3 (1.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.77%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.77%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.77%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 1 (0.38%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.38%) G Suite
8 1 (0.38%) Google Drive
8 1 (0.38%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.38%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.38%) PowerApps
8 1 (0.38%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.83%) TCP/IP
1 10 (3.83%) VPN
2 8 (3.07%) Firewall
3 6 (2.30%) Internet
4 5 (1.92%) Ethernet
4 5 (1.92%) NAS
4 5 (1.92%) SSL
5 3 (1.15%) DMZ
5 3 (1.15%) SMS
6 2 (0.77%) SAN
6 2 (0.77%) Wireless
7 1 (0.38%) Network Security
7 1 (0.38%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.75%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.21%) MySQL
3 6 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.92%) QlikView
4 5 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.53%) Big Data
5 4 (1.53%) BigQuery
5 4 (1.53%) Bigtable
5 4 (1.53%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (1.53%) Hadoop
5 4 (1.53%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.53%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.53%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.77%) DB2
7 2 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (5.36%) JIRA
2 10 (3.83%) Git (software)
3 7 (2.68%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.30%) GitLab
5 5 (1.92%) SonarQube
6 4 (1.53%) Gradle
6 4 (1.53%) Polyspace
6 4 (1.53%) Rational Rhapsody
6 4 (1.53%) Selenium
6 4 (1.53%) Subversion
6 4 (1.53%) VectorCAST
7 3 (1.15%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (1.15%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.77%) Artifactory
8 2 (0.77%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.77%) IntelliJ
8 2 (0.77%) Maven
8 2 (0.77%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 36 (13.79%) Finance
2 25 (9.58%) Retail
3 24 (9.20%) Manufacturing
4 16 (6.13%) Law
5 11 (4.21%) Marketing
6 10 (3.83%) Aerospace
7 6 (2.30%) Back Office
7 6 (2.30%) Electronics
7 6 (2.30%) Front Office
8 5 (1.92%) Advertising
9 4 (1.53%) Avionics
10 3 (1.15%) Banking
10 3 (1.15%) Games
11 2 (0.77%) Legal
12 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (23.37%) Developer
2 32 (12.26%) Analyst
3 23 (8.81%) Project Manager
4 17 (6.51%) Architect
5 13 (4.98%) Business Analyst
6 11 (4.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 11 (4.21%) Software Engineer
7 10 (3.83%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 10 (3.83%) Deskside Support
7 10 (3.83%) Desktop Support
8 9 (3.45%) Applications Support
9 8 (3.07%) Consultant
9 8 (3.07%) Designer
9 8 (3.07%) Java Developer
10 7 (2.68%) Embedded Engineer
10 7 (2.68%) Senior Developer
10 7 (2.68%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (2.68%) Systems Engineer
11 6 (2.30%) Android Developer
12 5 (1.92%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (8.81%) HTML
2 19 (7.28%) CSS
3 13 (4.98%) Spring
4 12 (4.60%) React
5 11 (4.21%) .NET
5 11 (4.21%) Redux
6 9 (3.45%) Node.js
7 7 (2.68%) HTML5
7 7 (2.68%) Web Services
8 6 (2.30%) AngularJS
8 6 (2.30%) Spring Boot
8 6 (2.30%) XML
9 5 (1.92%) .NET Framework
9 5 (1.92%) CSS3
9 5 (1.92%) JSON
9 5 (1.92%) REST
9 5 (1.92%) SOAP
10 4 (1.53%) J2EE
11 3 (1.15%) ASP.NET
11 3 (1.15%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.66%) User Experience
2 14 (5.36%) Driving Licence
3 13 (4.98%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (3.07%) AS400
5 8 (3.07%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (3.07%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.68%) Clustering
6 7 (2.68%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.30%) Blackberry
7 6 (2.30%) iPhone
8 4 (1.53%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.53%) e-Learning
8 4 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.15%) CAN bus
10 2 (0.77%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.77%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (0.77%) Life Science
10 2 (0.77%) Robotics
10 2 (0.77%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 37 (14.18%) Windows
2 18 (6.90%) Linux
3 17 (6.51%) Android
4 15 (5.75%) Windows Server
5 11 (4.21%) Windows 7
6 8 (3.07%) CentOS
7 6 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (2.30%) Windows XP
8 5 (1.92%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.53%) Ubuntu
9 4 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.15%) Debian
10 3 (1.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 3 (1.15%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.77%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.77%) Unix
12 1 (0.38%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (22.99%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (12.26%) Problem-Solving
3 27 (10.34%) Software Engineering
4 23 (8.81%) Project Management
5 22 (8.43%) Scrum
6 21 (8.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (7.66%) Migration
8 16 (6.13%) Front End Development
9 15 (5.75%) DevOps
10 14 (5.36%) Analytics
10 14 (5.36%) PRINCE2
11 13 (4.98%) User Acceptance Testing
12 12 (4.60%) Change Management
12 12 (4.60%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 11 (4.21%) ITIL
14 10 (3.83%) Microservices
14 10 (3.83%) PLM
14 10 (3.83%) SDLC
14 10 (3.83%) TOGAF
15 9 (3.45%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (10.73%) JavaScript
2 24 (9.20%) C
2 24 (9.20%) C++
3 23 (8.81%) Java
4 21 (8.05%) C#
5 19 (7.28%) SQL
6 14 (5.36%) Python
7 8 (3.07%) Kotlin
7 8 (3.07%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.92%) MATLAB
8 5 (1.92%) Objective-C
9 4 (1.53%) Ada
9 4 (1.53%) Assembly Language
9 4 (1.53%) PHP
9 4 (1.53%) R
10 3 (1.15%) Apple Swift
10 3 (1.15%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.77%) Embedded C
11 2 (0.77%) Ruby
11 2 (0.77%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (5.75%) Degree
2 12 (4.60%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.83%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.92%) PhD
4 5 (1.92%) TOGAF Certification
5 4 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.15%) PMP
6 3 (1.15%) RHCE
7 2 (0.77%) APMP
7 2 (0.77%) CCNA
7 2 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.77%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.77%) ISEB
7 2 (0.77%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.77%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.38%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.38%) MCP
8 1 (0.38%) MCSA
8 1 (0.38%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.45%) SLA
2 8 (3.07%) QA
3 5 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.92%) MISRA
4 4 (1.53%) IEC 61508
4 4 (1.53%) ISO 26262
5 3 (1.15%) MISRA C
6 2 (0.77%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.77%) PMO
7 1 (0.38%) DO-254
7 1 (0.38%) GDPR
7 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (5.36%) Docker
2 10 (3.83%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.30%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.77%) Firmware
5 2 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (4.60%) Kubernetes
2 8 (3.07%) SCCM
3 6 (2.30%) OpenView
3 6 (2.30%) OVSD
4 5 (1.92%) Grafana
4 5 (1.92%) Prometheus
4 5 (1.92%) Terraform
5 4 (1.53%) Ansible
5 4 (1.53%) WSUS
6 3 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.15%) Puppet
6 3 (1.15%) Red Hat Satellite
6 3 (1.15%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 3 (1.15%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (1.15%) yum
7 2 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.77%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 23 (8.81%) Microsoft
2 21 (8.05%) Oracle
3 13 (4.98%) Google
3 13 (4.98%) VMware
4 11 (4.21%) SAP
5 9 (3.45%) Adobe
6 7 (2.68%) HP
7 6 (2.30%) Tableau
8 5 (1.92%) IBM
8 5 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.53%) Teradata
10 3 (1.15%) Atlassian
10 3 (1.15%) BEA
10 3 (1.15%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.15%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
11 2 (0.77%) Ceridian
11 2 (0.77%) Extreme Networks
11 2 (0.77%) Green Hills
11 2 (0.77%) Nimble Storage
11 2 (0.77%) Talend