Period
to 25 September 2017

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 September 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
6 months to
25 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 458 485 412
Rank change year-on-year +27 -73 -161
Contract jobs citing Automotive 457 459 611
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.47% 0.43% 0.54%
As % of the General category 1.18% 1.20% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 249 302
UK median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £216 £239 £225
90th Percentile £553 £575 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +12.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 85 96
UK median hourly rate £33.00 £39.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.46% +12.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £12.08 £28.70 £22.18
90th Percentile £51.50 £76.75 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £38.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year -14.70% +8.86% +1.98%

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 38791 38399 45339
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.50% 36.24% 39.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 25610 25639 28893
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 849 952 1186
UK median hourly rate £26.00 £23.59 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.22% -1.71% +6.67%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £48.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +10.00%

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 September 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 6 months to 25 September 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Automotive in the UK

Automotive
Top 16 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 September 2017. 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 +34 431 £388 -3.13% 54
UK excluding London +62 378 £375 -6.25% 48
Midlands +25 190 £375 -15.73% 9
West Midlands +26 127 £393 +8.73% 7
South East +23 75 £375 -1.32% 9
London -6 61 £450 +7.46% 9
East Midlands +34 58 £340 +4.62% 2
North of England +108 47 £364 -3.00% 18
East of England -42 40 £320 +11.79% 4
North West +61 26 £313 - 10
Yorkshire +46 14 £400 +6.67% 8
South West +5 14 £553 +53.47% 5
Wales 0 7 £405 - 1
North East - 7 - -
Scotland +14 3 £300 -20.00% 1
Northern Ireland - 3 £350 - 1

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 100 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (18.82%) Microsoft
3 80 (17.51%) Manufacturing
4 78 (17.07%) Degree
5 74 (16.19%) Finance
6 63 (13.79%) Software Engineering
7 60 (13.13%) C
8 56 (12.25%) JavaScript
9 55 (12.04%) HTML
10 54 (11.82%) Project Management
11 53 (11.60%) ITIL
12 52 (11.38%) SQL
13 48 (10.50%) C++
13 48 (10.50%) .NET
13 48 (10.50%) CSS
14 47 (10.28%) C#
15 46 (10.07%) Java
15 46 (10.07%) Aerospace
16 44 (9.63%) Marketing
17 39 (8.53%) Stakeholder Management
17 39 (8.53%) SQL Server
18 38 (8.32%) TDD
19 37 (8.10%) SAP
20 35 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
21 33 (7.22%) MISRA
22 32 (7.00%) Advertising
23 31 (6.78%) UML
24 29 (6.35%) Embedded C
24 29 (6.35%) Scrum
24 29 (6.35%) Retail

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 21 (4.60%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.97%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (1.09%) WebLogic
3 5 (1.09%) WebSphere
4 4 (0.88%) ThingWorx
5 3 (0.66%) CMS
5 3 (0.66%) IIS
5 3 (0.66%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.44%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.44%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.22%) Drupal
7 1 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.22%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.22%) nginx
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 21 (4.60%) Microsoft Excel
1 21 (4.60%) Simulink
2 16 (3.50%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (1.09%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (1.09%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.09%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 5 (1.09%) PTC Creo
3 5 (1.09%) TargetLink
4 3 (0.66%) CATIA
5 2 (0.44%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.44%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.44%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.44%) Windchill
6 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.22%) InVision
6 1 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.22%) Siemens NX
6 1 (0.22%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.22%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 14 (3.06%) Teamcenter
2 7 (1.53%) SAP CRM
3 6 (1.31%) SAP MM
4 4 (0.88%) Primavera
4 4 (0.88%) SAP HR
4 4 (0.88%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.44%) BPCS
6 2 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.44%) SAP PP
6 2 (0.44%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.22%) JDE OneWorld
7 1 (0.22%) MFGPRO
7 1 (0.22%) SAP APO
7 1 (0.22%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.22%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.22%) SAP GTS
7 1 (0.22%) SAP MDG
7 1 (0.22%) SAP VC
7 1 (0.22%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.41%) Google Cloud Platform
2 10 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.75%) OpenShift
3 8 (1.75%) PaaS
4 6 (1.31%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.88%) Office 365
6 2 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.44%) G Suite
6 2 (0.44%) GitHub
6 2 (0.44%) Route 53
7 1 (0.22%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.22%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.22%) Force.com
7 1 (0.22%) npm
7 1 (0.22%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.22%) SaaS
7 1 (0.22%) Slack
7 1 (0.22%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.38%) Internet
2 19 (4.16%) Unified Communications
3 16 (3.50%) FlexRay
4 10 (2.19%) Ethernet
5 8 (1.75%) Intranet
6 7 (1.53%) TCP/IP
7 5 (1.09%) SAN
8 4 (0.88%) Bluetooth
8 4 (0.88%) NAS
9 3 (0.66%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.66%) Wireless
10 2 (0.44%) HTTP
10 2 (0.44%) Skype
10 2 (0.44%) SpaceWire
10 2 (0.44%) SSL
11 1 (0.22%) DNS
11 1 (0.22%) FTP
11 1 (0.22%) LAN
11 1 (0.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (8.53%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.28%) Relational Database
3 10 (2.19%) RDBMS
4 6 (1.31%) SQL Server 2000
4 6 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.88%) Data Mining
6 4 (0.88%) GIS
7 3 (0.66%) BigQuery
7 3 (0.66%) MS Access
8 2 (0.44%) Adabas
8 2 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.44%) MySQL
8 2 (0.44%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.44%) Power BI
8 2 (0.44%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.22%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (5.69%) JIRA
2 19 (4.16%) Jenkins
3 17 (3.72%) Visual Studio
4 14 (3.06%) Subversion
5 10 (2.19%) Rational Rhapsody
5 10 (2.19%) Selenium
6 9 (1.97%) CANoe
7 8 (1.75%) JUnit
7 8 (1.75%) WebDriver
8 7 (1.53%) Cucumber
8 7 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (1.31%) Ant
9 6 (1.31%) Gradle
9 6 (1.31%) Maven
10 5 (1.09%) Git (software)
10 5 (1.09%) JMeter
10 5 (1.09%) SoapUI
11 4 (0.88%) Bugzilla
11 4 (0.88%) Eclipse
12 3 (0.66%) ClearCase
General
1 80 (17.51%) Manufacturing
2 74 (16.19%) Finance
3 46 (10.07%) Aerospace
4 44 (9.63%) Marketing
5 32 (7.00%) Advertising
6 29 (6.35%) Retail
7 23 (5.03%) Electronics
8 11 (2.41%) Banking
9 8 (1.75%) Retail Banking
10 7 (1.53%) German Language
11 6 (1.31%) Publishing
11 6 (1.31%) Telecoms
12 5 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.66%) Avionics
13 3 (0.66%) Games
13 3 (0.66%) Legal
14 2 (0.44%) Military
15 1 (0.22%) Billing
15 1 (0.22%) Local Government
15 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 102 (22.32%) Developer
2 77 (16.85%) Analyst
3 53 (11.60%) Software Engineer
4 33 (7.22%) Project Manager
5 31 (6.78%) Business Analyst
6 23 (5.03%) .NET Developer
6 23 (5.03%) Embedded Engineer
6 23 (5.03%) Java Developer
7 22 (4.81%) Architect
8 21 (4.60%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 20 (4.38%) Consultant
9 20 (4.38%) Senior Developer
10 17 (3.72%) Software Developer
11 15 (3.28%) Technical Analyst
12 12 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
12 12 (2.63%) SQL Analyst
12 12 (2.63%) SQL Support Analyst
12 12 (2.63%) Support Analyst
13 11 (2.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 10 (2.19%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (12.04%) HTML
2 48 (10.50%) .NET
2 48 (10.50%) CSS
3 27 (5.91%) ASP.NET
4 26 (5.69%) HTML5
5 25 (5.47%) Web Services
6 22 (4.81%) jQuery
7 16 (3.50%) AngularJS
8 15 (3.28%) XML
9 14 (3.06%) Ajax
10 13 (2.84%) .NET Framework
10 13 (2.84%) CSS3
10 13 (2.84%) Node.js
11 11 (2.41%) REST
11 11 (2.41%) RESTful
12 9 (1.97%) WCF
13 8 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (1.75%) React Native
14 7 (1.53%) Middleware
14 7 (1.53%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (5.03%) Computer Science
3 21 (4.60%) User Experience
4 20 (4.38%) Data Centre
5 19 (4.16%) Embedded Systems
6 11 (2.41%) Clustering
7 9 (1.97%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.31%) SCADA
9 5 (1.09%) Infotainment
9 5 (1.09%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.88%) FMCG
10 4 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (0.88%) Robotics
10 4 (0.88%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.66%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.66%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 3 (0.66%) PMI
12 2 (0.44%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.44%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (5.69%) Linux
2 19 (4.16%) Windows
3 11 (2.41%) Android
4 5 (1.09%) Windows 10
4 5 (1.09%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.66%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.66%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.66%) Unix
5 3 (0.66%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.44%) OS/400
7 1 (0.22%) OpenVMS
7 1 (0.22%) ThreadX
7 1 (0.22%) VMS
7 1 (0.22%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.22%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (13.79%) Software Engineering
3 54 (11.82%) Project Management
4 53 (11.60%) ITIL
5 39 (8.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 38 (8.32%) TDD
7 31 (6.78%) UML
8 29 (6.35%) PLM
8 29 (6.35%) Scrum
9 28 (6.13%) DevOps
9 28 (6.13%) OO
10 27 (5.91%) ERP
11 25 (5.47%) SDLC
12 24 (5.25%) Validation
13 23 (5.03%) CRM
13 23 (5.03%) Disaster Recovery
13 23 (5.03%) MVC
13 23 (5.03%) PRINCE2
14 21 (4.60%) ITIL V3
14 21 (4.60%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 60 (13.13%) C
2 56 (12.25%) JavaScript
3 52 (11.38%) SQL
4 48 (10.50%) C++
5 47 (10.28%) C#
6 46 (10.07%) Java
7 29 (6.35%) Embedded C
8 23 (5.03%) MATLAB
9 15 (3.28%) Python
10 13 (2.84%) VB.NET
11 11 (2.41%) Ruby
12 10 (2.19%) T-SQL
12 10 (2.19%) VBA
13 8 (1.75%) Go
14 5 (1.09%) ABAP
15 3 (0.66%) Perl
15 3 (0.66%) PHP
15 3 (0.66%) R
15 3 (0.66%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.66%) VB
Qualifications
1 78 (17.07%) Degree
2 16 (3.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (1.97%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (1.97%) Security Cleared
5 8 (1.75%) CCIE
5 8 (1.75%) ISEB
5 8 (1.75%) MCSE
5 8 (1.75%) VCAP
6 7 (1.53%) CCNA
6 7 (1.53%) MCP
7 5 (1.09%) CISM
7 5 (1.09%) CISSP
8 4 (0.88%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (0.88%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.66%) CISA
9 3 (0.66%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (7.22%) MISRA
2 16 (3.50%) ISO 26262
3 12 (2.63%) MISRA C
4 10 (2.19%) Def Stans
5 8 (1.75%) PMO
5 8 (1.75%) QA
6 7 (1.53%) SLA
7 5 (1.09%) GDPR
8 3 (0.66%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 3 (0.66%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.44%) COBIT
9 2 (0.44%) DO-178B
9 2 (0.44%) ECSS
9 2 (0.44%) IEC 61508
10 1 (0.22%) GCP
10 1 (0.22%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.22%) PMBOK
System Software
1 10 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.66%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.66%) Cygwin
3 2 (0.44%) Docker
3 2 (0.44%) Firmware
4 1 (0.22%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.22%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (1.31%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.88%) Ansible
3 2 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.44%) Puppet
3 2 (0.44%) Terraform
3 2 (0.44%) WSUS
4 1 (0.22%) Kibana
4 1 (0.22%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.22%) Packer
4 1 (0.22%) Prometheus
4 1 (0.22%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 86 (18.82%) Microsoft
2 37 (8.10%) SAP
3 26 (5.69%) Google
4 17 (3.72%) Cisco
5 16 (3.50%) Oracle
6 13 (2.84%) Siemens
7 10 (2.19%) VMware
8 8 (1.75%) Green Hills
9 7 (1.53%) NetApp
9 7 (1.53%) Tableau
10 6 (1.31%) CA Agile Central
10 6 (1.31%) HP
10 6 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (1.09%) CA
11 5 (1.09%) Coremetrics
12 4 (0.88%) EMC
12 4 (0.88%) Workday
13 3 (0.66%) Adobe
13 3 (0.66%) Red Hat
14 2 (0.44%) IBM