Period
to 27 May 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Automotive over the 6 months to 27 May 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 57 95
Rank change year-on-year -12 +38 -55
Contract jobs citing Automotive 134 131 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.74% 3.02% 1.97%
As % of the General category 10.44% 10.08% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 64 38
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £424 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.09% +15.31% +83.75%
10th Percentile £275 £291 £250
90th Percentile £618 £531 £644
England median daily rate £450 £388 £411
% change year-on-year +16.13% -5.78% +7.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 31 15
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.21 £30.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.69% +33.33% -25.25%
10th Percentile £20.88 £21.18 £19.54
90th Percentile £47.25 £51.50 £38.55
England median hourly rate £36.50 £32.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year +12.31% -8.45% +12.91%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,284 1,300 1,409
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 26.23% 30.02% 25.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 737 771 817
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £225
90th Percentile £588 £550 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 67 50
West Midlands median hourly rate £21.40 £23.95 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.67% +14.05% -24.37%
10th Percentile £12.20 £11.33 £12.23
90th Percentile £42.50 £49.25 £38.78
England median hourly rate £26.83 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +7.32% -9.09% +22.22%

Automotive
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Automotive as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Automotive in the West Midlands

Automotive
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Automotive in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Automotive in the West Midlands

Automotive
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Automotive in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Automotive in the West Midlands

Automotive
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automotive in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Automotive in the West Midlands

Automotive
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Automotive in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Automotive in the West Midlands

Automotive
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automotive within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 27 May 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
Warwickshire -4 46 £475 +7.65% 81
Coventry -17 26 £476 +8.24% 20
Birmingham -8 20 £475 +35.71% 15
Solihull -4 5 £333 - 3
Worcestershire -9 1 - - 13
Automotive
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Automotive.

1 33 (24.63%) Manufacturing
2 28 (20.90%) Project Management
3 26 (19.40%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (19.40%) Degree
4 19 (14.18%) Software Engineering
5 17 (12.69%) SAP
6 15 (11.19%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (9.70%) SQL
8 11 (8.21%) Linux
8 11 (8.21%) CRM
8 11 (8.21%) Microsoft
8 11 (8.21%) JIRA
8 11 (8.21%) User Experience
9 10 (7.46%) Waterfall
9 10 (7.46%) PRINCE2
10 9 (6.72%) XML
10 9 (6.72%) Change Management
10 9 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (5.97%) Mobile App
11 8 (5.97%) .NET
11 8 (5.97%) C++
11 8 (5.97%) HTML
11 8 (5.97%) Windows
11 8 (5.97%) Marketing
11 8 (5.97%) Computer Science
11 8 (5.97%) Google
11 8 (5.97%) Finance
12 7 (5.22%) Migration
12 7 (5.22%) Cisco
12 7 (5.22%) C#

Automotive
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 4 (2.99%) Confluence
2 2 (1.49%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.49%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.75%) Apache
3 1 (0.75%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 6 (4.48%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (4.48%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (4.48%) Simulink
2 4 (2.99%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.99%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.24%) Adobe After Effects
3 3 (2.24%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (2.24%) CATIA
3 3 (2.24%) InVision
3 3 (2.24%) Stateflow
4 2 (1.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.49%) TargetLink
5 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.75%) Notepad++
5 1 (0.75%) Siemens NX
5 1 (0.75%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (2.99%) SAP PP
2 2 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.75%) BPCS
3 1 (0.75%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.75%) ENOVIA
3 1 (0.75%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.75%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.75%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.73%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (2.24%) Office 365
3 2 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.49%) G Suite
3 2 (1.49%) GitHub
3 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.49%) PaaS
3 2 (1.49%) SaaS
4 1 (0.75%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.75%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.75%) IaaS
4 1 (0.75%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.22%) Firewall
2 4 (2.99%) 3G
2 4 (2.99%) FlexRay
2 4 (2.99%) LTE
3 3 (2.24%) 3GPP
3 3 (2.24%) 4G
3 3 (2.24%) 5G
3 3 (2.24%) 802.11
4 2 (1.49%) DNS
4 2 (1.49%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.49%) FTP
4 2 (1.49%) Internet
4 2 (1.49%) LAN
4 2 (1.49%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.49%) WAN
4 2 (1.49%) Wireless
5 1 (0.75%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.75%) DAB
5 1 (0.75%) SAN
5 1 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (2.24%) MySQL
1 3 (2.24%) Redis
2 2 (1.49%) Big Data
2 2 (1.49%) BigQuery
2 2 (1.49%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 2 (1.49%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.49%) MS Access
2 2 (1.49%) Power BI
2 2 (1.49%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.75%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.75%) Apache Kudu
3 1 (0.75%) Blockchain
3 1 (0.75%) Impala
3 1 (0.75%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 11 (8.21%) JIRA
2 3 (2.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (2.24%) Bitbucket
2 3 (2.24%) Jasmine
2 3 (2.24%) Mocha
2 3 (2.24%) Selenium
2 3 (2.24%) Subversion
3 2 (1.49%) GitLab
3 2 (1.49%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.75%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.75%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.75%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.75%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.75%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.75%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.75%) Rational Team Concert
4 1 (0.75%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.75%) XMLSpy
General
1 33 (24.63%) Manufacturing
2 8 (5.97%) Finance
2 8 (5.97%) Marketing
3 6 (4.48%) Electronics
4 5 (3.73%) Retail
5 3 (2.24%) Law
5 3 (2.24%) Persian Language
6 2 (1.49%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.75%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (17.16%) Project Manager
2 20 (14.93%) Architect
3 16 (11.94%) Analyst
4 15 (11.19%) Software Engineer
5 13 (9.70%) Developer
6 11 (8.21%) Business Analyst
7 10 (7.46%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (5.22%) Consultant
9 5 (3.73%) Designer
9 5 (3.73%) Embedded Engineer
9 5 (3.73%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 5 (3.73%) Java Developer
9 5 (3.73%) Programme Manager
9 5 (3.73%) SAP Architect
9 5 (3.73%) SAP Manager
9 5 (3.73%) UX Designer
10 4 (2.99%) Salesforce Business Analyst
10 4 (2.99%) Technical Analyst
10 4 (2.99%) Test Manager
11 3 (2.24%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.72%) XML
2 8 (5.97%) .NET
2 8 (5.97%) HTML
3 5 (3.73%) HTML5
4 3 (2.24%) 802.1X
4 3 (2.24%) AngularJS
4 3 (2.24%) CSS
4 3 (2.24%) Framer.js
4 3 (2.24%) J2EE
4 3 (2.24%) LESS
4 3 (2.24%) Node.js
4 3 (2.24%) Sass
4 3 (2.24%) Symfony
4 3 (2.24%) WPF
5 2 (1.49%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.49%) jQuery
5 2 (1.49%) Middleware
5 2 (1.49%) OAuth
5 2 (1.49%) OAuth2
6 1 (0.75%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.21%) User Experience
2 9 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.97%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.97%) Mobile App
4 7 (5.22%) Data Centre
4 7 (5.22%) Infotainment
5 6 (4.48%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (2.24%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (2.24%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.49%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.49%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.49%) PKI
7 2 (1.49%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.49%) RIA
8 1 (0.75%) AS400
8 1 (0.75%) iSeries
8 1 (0.75%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.75%) Semantic Web
8 1 (0.75%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.21%) Linux
2 8 (5.97%) Windows
3 6 (4.48%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.99%) Android
4 4 (2.99%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.24%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.24%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.49%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.75%) OS/400
7 1 (0.75%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.75%) Unix
7 1 (0.75%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.90%) Project Management
2 26 (19.40%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (14.18%) Software Engineering
4 15 (11.19%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (8.21%) CRM
6 10 (7.46%) PRINCE2
6 10 (7.46%) Waterfall
7 9 (6.72%) Change Management
8 7 (5.22%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (5.22%) Migration
8 7 (5.22%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (4.48%) Business Analysis
9 6 (4.48%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (4.48%) E-Commerce
9 6 (4.48%) PLM
10 5 (3.73%) Analytics
10 5 (3.73%) ITIL
10 5 (3.73%) Programme Management
10 5 (3.73%) Scrum
10 5 (3.73%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.70%) SQL
2 8 (5.97%) C++
3 7 (5.22%) C#
3 7 (5.22%) Python
4 6 (4.48%) Java
4 6 (4.48%) MATLAB
5 5 (3.73%) C
6 4 (2.99%) Bash Shell
6 4 (2.99%) Embedded C
7 3 (2.24%) Embedded C++
7 3 (2.24%) Java 8
7 3 (2.24%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.24%) PHP
8 2 (1.49%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.49%) VBA
9 1 (0.75%) Google Apps Script
9 1 (0.75%) Kotlin
9 1 (0.75%) Perl
9 1 (0.75%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.75%) RPG
Qualifications
1 26 (19.40%) Degree
2 6 (4.48%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (2.24%) CCNA
4 3 (2.24%) CCNP
4 3 (2.24%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (2.24%) Master's Degree
4 3 (2.24%) MCSA
4 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.24%) PhD
4 3 (2.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.49%) CCIE
5 2 (1.49%) CEH
5 2 (1.49%) CISM
5 2 (1.49%) CISSP
5 2 (1.49%) ISEB
5 2 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.49%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.49%) PMP
5 2 (1.49%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.73%) GDPR
1 5 (3.73%) ISO 26262
2 3 (2.24%) MISRA
3 2 (1.49%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.49%) QA
4 1 (0.75%) AQAP
4 1 (0.75%) IEC 62304
4 1 (0.75%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.75%) PMO
4 1 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.24%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.24%) vSphere
3 1 (0.75%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.75%) NFS
3 1 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (2.24%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (1.49%) HP ALM
2 2 (1.49%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.75%) MOM
3 1 (0.75%) vRealize
Vendors
1 17 (12.69%) SAP
2 11 (8.21%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.97%) Google
4 7 (5.22%) Cisco
4 7 (5.22%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (4.48%) VMware
6 5 (3.73%) HP
6 5 (3.73%) Kronos
7 4 (2.99%) IBM
7 4 (2.99%) Oracle
8 3 (2.24%) Atlassian
8 3 (2.24%) MathWorks
8 3 (2.24%) NetApp
8 3 (2.24%) Palo Alto
8 3 (2.24%) Zend
9 2 (1.49%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.49%) NGA Human Resources
9 2 (1.49%) Tableau
10 1 (0.75%) Informatica
10 1 (0.75%) QNX