Period
to 25 June 2018

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 June 2018 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 464 472 480
Rank change year-on-year +8 +8 -68
Contract jobs citing Automotive 476 397 444
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.47% 0.43% 0.42%
As % of the General category 1.27% 1.11% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 224 214
UK median daily rate £443 £380 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.45% -7.88% +6.45%
10th Percentile £275 £225 £250
90th Percentile £538 £559 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £380 £420
% change year-on-year +11.84% -9.52% +8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 69 87
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -9.72% +14.29%
10th Percentile £14.63 £13.35 £22.70
90th Percentile £51.05 £51.70 £57.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.69% -9.72% +14.39%

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 37,442 35,794 40,150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.26% 39.07% 37.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,389 23,450 26,406
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +1.69% +4.12%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +5.46% +0.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 866 865 967
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.76% +14.98%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.33 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.13 £51.40 £49.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.83 £28.00
% change year-on-year -6.82% -4.18% +7.69%

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 June 2018.

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 June 2018.

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 June 2018. 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 +13 457 £443 +18.00% 472
UK excluding London -7 377 £425 +11.84% 448
Midlands -27 154 £440 +10.00% 200
West Midlands -18 129 £463 +9.47% 172
South East +19 89 £411 +8.22% 88
London -6 82 £475 +26.67% 42
North of England -14 53 £386 -3.44% 53
South West +40 40 £425 -32.00% 37
East of England -24 34 £290 +5.45% 52
North West -12 27 £438 +73.27% 27
Yorkshire -3 26 £333 -16.88% 16
East Midlands -22 20 £338 -0.74% 27
Wales -10 7 £405 - 9
Scotland - 1 - - 7

For the 6 months to 25 June 2018, 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.

1 127 (26.68%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (20.59%) Manufacturing
3 65 (13.66%) Software Engineering
4 62 (13.03%) Project Management
5 56 (11.76%) Microsoft
6 47 (9.87%) Finance
7 45 (9.45%) Problem-Solving
8 42 (8.82%) SQL
8 42 (8.82%) Degree
9 40 (8.40%) Java
10 38 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
11 37 (7.77%) Python
11 37 (7.77%) Electronics
11 37 (7.77%) Stakeholder Management
12 36 (7.56%) Retail
13 34 (7.14%) TDD
14 31 (6.51%) .NET
15 30 (6.30%) C++
15 30 (6.30%) SAP
16 28 (5.88%) C#
16 28 (5.88%) User Experience
17 27 (5.67%) XML
18 26 (5.46%) C
18 26 (5.46%) PRINCE2
19 25 (5.25%) HTML
19 25 (5.25%) Business Intelligence
19 25 (5.25%) MVC
19 25 (5.25%) Git (software)
20 24 (5.04%) Amazon AWS
20 24 (5.04%) Aerospace

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 (1.89%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (1.26%) ArcGIS
3 5 (1.05%) Confluence
3 5 (1.05%) WebSphere
4 4 (0.84%) Apache
5 3 (0.63%) Apache Spark
5 3 (0.63%) CMS
5 3 (0.63%) IIS
6 2 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.42%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.21%) CICS
7 1 (0.21%) Ethereum
7 1 (0.21%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.21%) MTS
7 1 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.21%) Umbraco
Applications
1 23 (4.83%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (3.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (2.94%) Simulink
4 9 (1.89%) CATIA
5 8 (1.68%) Windchill
6 7 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 7 (1.47%) MS Visio
6 7 (1.47%) Siemens NX
7 6 (1.26%) Photoshop
8 5 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
9 3 (0.63%) Adobe After Effects
9 3 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.63%) InVision
9 3 (0.63%) Maya
9 3 (0.63%) Stateflow
10 2 (0.42%) 3ds Max
10 2 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.21%) Notepad++
11 1 (0.21%) NUKE
11 1 (0.21%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 13 (2.73%) Teamcenter
2 8 (1.68%) ENOVIA
3 6 (1.26%) SAP MM
4 4 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.84%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.84%) SAP PLM
4 4 (0.84%) SAP PP
5 3 (0.63%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.42%) Magento
7 1 (0.21%) DELMIA
7 1 (0.21%) Distributed Ledger
7 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.21%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.21%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.21%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.21%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 24 (5.04%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (4.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (3.15%) PaaS
4 13 (2.73%) SaaS
5 9 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (1.05%) GitHub
6 5 (1.05%) OpenShift
7 3 (0.63%) Office 365
8 1 (0.21%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.21%) G Suite
8 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.21%) IaaS
8 1 (0.21%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.52%) Ethernet
2 10 (2.10%) Internet
3 9 (1.89%) Bluetooth
4 8 (1.68%) TCP/IP
5 7 (1.47%) FlexRay
6 6 (1.26%) Firewall
7 5 (1.05%) FTP
7 5 (1.05%) HTTP
8 4 (0.84%) 3G
8 4 (0.84%) LTE
8 4 (0.84%) MQTT
8 4 (0.84%) RS-232
8 4 (0.84%) SAN
8 4 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.63%) 3GPP
9 3 (0.63%) 4G
9 3 (0.63%) 5G
9 3 (0.63%) 802.11
10 2 (0.42%) LAN
10 2 (0.42%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (2.31%) Relational Database
3 9 (1.89%) MySQL
4 8 (1.68%) Hadoop
5 7 (1.47%) MOLAP
5 7 (1.47%) RDBMS
5 7 (1.47%) ROLAP
6 5 (1.05%) Power BI
7 4 (0.84%) Big Data
7 4 (0.84%) Data Mining
7 4 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (0.84%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.63%) MS Access
8 3 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.63%) Redis
8 3 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (5.25%) Git (software)
2 20 (4.20%) Jenkins
2 20 (4.20%) Visual Studio
3 14 (2.94%) JIRA
4 12 (2.52%) Gradle
5 11 (2.31%) Rational DOORS
5 11 (2.31%) Subversion
6 8 (1.68%) CANoe
6 8 (1.68%) JUnit
7 7 (1.47%) Selenium
8 4 (0.84%) CocoaPods
8 4 (0.84%) LabVIEW
8 4 (0.84%) Mocha
8 4 (0.84%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (0.63%) Calabash
9 3 (0.63%) Jasmine
9 3 (0.63%) Mercurial
9 3 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.63%) TeamCity
General
1 98 (20.59%) Manufacturing
2 47 (9.87%) Finance
3 37 (7.77%) Electronics
4 36 (7.56%) Retail
5 24 (5.04%) Aerospace
6 18 (3.78%) Marketing
7 14 (2.94%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.68%) German Language
9 7 (1.47%) Games
10 6 (1.26%) Banking
10 6 (1.26%) French Language
10 6 (1.26%) Military
11 5 (1.05%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.84%) Law
13 3 (0.63%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.63%) Legal
13 3 (0.63%) Persian Language
13 3 (0.63%) Publishing
14 2 (0.42%) Advertising
15 1 (0.21%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 85 (17.86%) Developer
2 72 (15.13%) Analyst
3 54 (11.34%) Project Manager
4 48 (10.08%) Business Analyst
5 41 (8.61%) Software Engineer
6 35 (7.35%) Architect
7 25 (5.25%) Java Developer
8 23 (4.83%) Embedded Engineer
9 18 (3.78%) Consultant
10 16 (3.36%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 16 (3.36%) Solutions Architect
10 16 (3.36%) Systems Engineer
11 15 (3.15%) Systems Analyst
12 13 (2.73%) Senior Developer
13 12 (2.52%) .NET Developer
13 12 (2.52%) Android Developer
13 12 (2.52%) Designer
14 11 (2.31%) Design Engineer
15 10 (2.10%) Electronics Engineer
16 9 (1.89%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (6.51%) .NET
2 27 (5.67%) XML
3 25 (5.25%) HTML
4 18 (3.78%) CSS
5 14 (2.94%) Spring
6 12 (2.52%) REST
7 11 (2.31%) .NET Framework
7 11 (2.31%) ASP.NET
7 11 (2.31%) Spring Boot
8 10 (2.10%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (1.89%) AngularJS
9 9 (1.89%) Dagger
9 9 (1.89%) RxJava
10 8 (1.68%) Android SDK
10 8 (1.68%) HTML5
10 8 (1.68%) Retrofit
11 7 (1.47%) Entity Framework
11 7 (1.47%) Web Services
12 6 (1.26%) Sass
13 5 (1.05%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 38 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (5.88%) User Experience
3 23 (4.83%) Infotainment
4 17 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 17 (3.57%) Mobile App
4 17 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
5 15 (3.15%) Embedded Systems
6 10 (2.10%) Data Centre
6 10 (2.10%) Virtual Team
7 7 (1.47%) Driving Licence
8 6 (1.26%) CAN bus
9 5 (1.05%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.05%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 5 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (0.63%) Animation
10 3 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.42%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.42%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.42%) Renewable Energy
11 2 (0.42%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 24 (5.04%) Linux
1 24 (5.04%) Windows
2 21 (4.41%) Android
3 14 (2.94%) Windows Server
4 13 (2.73%) Apple iOS
5 9 (1.89%) Windows 7
6 8 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (1.47%) Embedded Linux
8 6 (1.26%) Unix
8 6 (1.26%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.63%) FreeRTOS
9 3 (0.63%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.21%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (26.68%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (13.66%) Software Engineering
3 62 (13.03%) Project Management
4 45 (9.45%) Problem-Solving
5 37 (7.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 34 (7.14%) TDD
7 26 (5.46%) PRINCE2
8 25 (5.25%) Business Intelligence
8 25 (5.25%) MVC
9 24 (5.04%) E-Commerce
10 23 (4.83%) ITIL
11 21 (4.41%) SDLC
11 21 (4.41%) Test Automation
11 21 (4.41%) User Stories
12 20 (4.20%) DevOps
13 19 (3.99%) CRM
13 19 (3.99%) People Management
14 18 (3.78%) Change Management
14 18 (3.78%) PLM
14 18 (3.78%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 42 (8.82%) SQL
2 40 (8.40%) Java
3 37 (7.77%) Python
4 30 (6.30%) C++
5 28 (5.88%) C#
6 26 (5.46%) C
7 24 (5.04%) JavaScript
8 20 (4.20%) MATLAB
9 15 (3.15%) Kotlin
10 12 (2.52%) Embedded C
11 11 (2.31%) Bash Shell
11 11 (2.31%) Ruby
12 8 (1.68%) R
13 7 (1.47%) Apple Swift
13 7 (1.47%) Objective-C
14 6 (1.26%) Java 8
15 5 (1.05%) Embedded C++
15 5 (1.05%) Go
15 5 (1.05%) PHP
16 4 (0.84%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 42 (8.82%) Degree
2 12 (2.52%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.31%) PMP
4 9 (1.89%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (1.47%) ISEB
5 7 (1.47%) Master's Degree
5 7 (1.47%) PMI Certification
6 6 (1.26%) CCNA
6 6 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (1.05%) PhD
8 4 (0.84%) HNC
8 4 (0.84%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.84%) MCSA
8 4 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.63%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.36%) QA
2 15 (3.15%) MISRA
3 10 (2.10%) MISRA C
4 9 (1.89%) ISO 26262
5 5 (1.05%) DO-254
5 5 (1.05%) GDPR
5 5 (1.05%) SLA
6 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.42%) PMO
7 1 (0.21%) AQAP
7 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.21%) Def Stans
7 1 (0.21%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.21%) IEC 62304
7 1 (0.21%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 12 (2.52%) Docker
2 8 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.26%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.84%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.84%) vSphere
5 3 (0.63%) NFS
6 2 (0.42%) Firmware
7 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (1.26%) Ansible
2 5 (1.05%) Puppet
3 4 (0.84%) HP Data Protector
3 4 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.84%) Terraform
4 3 (0.63%) SCCM
5 2 (0.42%) HP ALM
5 2 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.21%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.21%) logstash
6 1 (0.21%) vRealize
Vendors
1 56 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 30 (6.30%) SAP
3 15 (3.15%) Salesforce.com
4 13 (2.73%) Oracle
4 13 (2.73%) VMware
5 12 (2.52%) Adobe
5 12 (2.52%) Google
6 8 (1.68%) Cisco
6 8 (1.68%) EMC
7 6 (1.26%) HP
7 6 (1.26%) IBM
7 6 (1.26%) Siemens
8 5 (1.05%) Kronos
9 4 (0.84%) Green Hills
9 4 (0.84%) NetApp
9 4 (0.84%) Palo Alto
10 3 (0.63%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.63%) Tableau
10 3 (0.63%) Zend
11 2 (0.42%) Mentor Graphics