Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 88 63
Rank change year-on-year +30 -25 -27
Contract jobs citing Automotive 160 136 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.31% 2.19% 2.57%
As % of the General category 11.66% 7.43% 7.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 77 22
West Midlands median daily rate £401 £395 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.39% +4.64% +0.67%
10th Percentile £219 £250 £259
90th Percentile £534 £538 £587
England median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 22 53
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.31 £29.50 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.14% -6.35% -
10th Percentile £21.24 £23.58 £21.40
90th Percentile £50.00 £58.70 £43.75
England median hourly rate £31.31 £36.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year -13.03% -2.04% +14.84%

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 1372 1831 1616
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 28.36% 29.55% 33.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 841 1136 947
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £219 £250 £248
90th Percentile £563 £575 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 64 111
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.50 £17.63 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.05% -38.16% -9.52%
10th Percentile £13.61 £10.68 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.25 £42.43 £43.75
England median hourly rate £25.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +2.00% - +13.64%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 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
Warwickshire +13 76 £335 -24.97%
Coventry +15 45 £454 +13.44%
Birmingham +15 20 £401 +60.20% 5
Solihull +7 2 - -
Tipton - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 £400 -
Automotive
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Automotive.

1 35 (21.88%) Manufacturing
2 30 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
2 30 (18.75%) Degree
3 29 (18.13%) Project Management
4 27 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (14.38%) Microsoft
6 19 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (10.63%) HTML
8 16 (10.00%) Finance
8 16 (10.00%) User Experience
9 15 (9.38%) jQuery
9 15 (9.38%) Software Engineering
9 15 (9.38%) E-Commerce
10 14 (8.75%) CRM
10 14 (8.75%) JavaScript
10 14 (8.75%) SAP
11 13 (8.13%) SQL Server
11 13 (8.13%) Microsoft Excel
12 12 (7.50%) C#
12 12 (7.50%) .NET
13 11 (6.88%) C
13 11 (6.88%) CSS
13 11 (6.88%) Marketing
13 11 (6.88%) Retail
14 10 (6.25%) Change Management
14 10 (6.25%) SQL
14 10 (6.25%) Java
14 10 (6.25%) Analytics
15 9 (5.63%) XML
15 9 (5.63%) Business Intelligence

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 6 (3.75%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.88%) Confluence
3 2 (1.25%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.25%) ThingWorx
4 1 (0.63%) CMS
4 1 (0.63%) IIS
4 1 (0.63%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (8.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (3.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (3.13%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (2.50%) Simulink
5 2 (1.25%) Windchill
6 1 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.63%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.63%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 5 (3.13%) SAP CRM
2 4 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.88%) Primavera
4 2 (1.25%) SAP ERP
4 2 (1.25%) SAP MM
4 2 (1.25%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.63%) BPCS
5 1 (0.63%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.63%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.63%) MFGPRO
5 1 (0.63%) SAP APO
5 1 (0.63%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.63%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.63%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.63%) SAP QM
5 1 (0.63%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.50%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (1.88%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.25%) G Suite
3 2 (1.25%) Route 53
4 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.63%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.63%) Wi-Fi
2 7 (4.38%) HTTP
3 6 (3.75%) Bluetooth
3 6 (3.75%) Intranet
3 6 (3.75%) SSL
4 5 (3.13%) Internet
5 3 (1.88%) LAN
5 3 (1.88%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.88%) Wireless
6 2 (1.25%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.25%) FlexRay
7 1 (0.63%) 4G
7 1 (0.63%) 5G
7 1 (0.63%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.63%) IOS XR
7 1 (0.63%) NX-OS
7 1 (0.63%) Skype
7 1 (0.63%) VXLAN
7 1 (0.63%) WAN
7 1 (0.63%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.13%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.88%) Big Data
3 3 (1.88%) BigQuery
3 3 (1.88%) RDBMS
3 3 (1.88%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.25%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.25%) MS Access
5 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.63%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 9 (5.63%) JIRA
2 3 (1.88%) Android Studio
2 3 (1.88%) CocoaPods
2 3 (1.88%) Gradle
2 3 (1.88%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.63%) JUnit
3 1 (0.63%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (0.63%) Selenium
3 1 (0.63%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (21.88%) Manufacturing
2 16 (10.00%) Finance
3 11 (6.88%) Marketing
3 11 (6.88%) Retail
4 6 (3.75%) Aerospace
5 4 (2.50%) General Ledger
6 3 (1.88%) Electronics
7 2 (1.25%) Legal
8 1 (0.63%) Advertising
8 1 (0.63%) German Language
8 1 (0.63%) Publishing
8 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (17.50%) Project Manager
2 27 (16.88%) Analyst
2 27 (16.88%) Developer
3 15 (9.38%) Software Engineer
4 14 (8.75%) Business Analyst
5 11 (6.88%) Consultant
6 9 (5.63%) Architect
7 6 (3.75%) .NET Developer
7 6 (3.75%) Software Developer
8 5 (3.13%) Business Manager
8 5 (3.13%) Digital Project Manager
8 5 (3.13%) Network Architect
9 4 (2.50%) Change Manager
9 4 (2.50%) Dynamics AX Consultant
9 4 (2.50%) Embedded Engineer
9 4 (2.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 4 (2.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (2.50%) Microsoft Consultant
9 4 (2.50%) Network Manager
9 4 (2.50%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.63%) HTML
2 15 (9.38%) jQuery
3 12 (7.50%) .NET
4 11 (6.88%) CSS
5 9 (5.63%) XML
6 8 (5.00%) Ajax
6 8 (5.00%) ASP.NET
7 7 (4.38%) HTML5
7 7 (4.38%) JSON
8 5 (3.13%) Classic ASP
8 5 (3.13%) Razor View Engine
8 5 (3.13%) Web Services
9 4 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (1.88%) Cocoa
10 3 (1.88%) Cocoa Touch
10 3 (1.88%) Core Animation
10 3 (1.88%) Core Data
10 3 (1.88%) REST
11 2 (1.25%) .NET Framework
11 2 (1.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (10.00%) User Experience
3 9 (5.63%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.38%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.50%) Infotainment
6 3 (1.88%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.88%) Animation
6 3 (1.88%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.25%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.25%) SCADA
7 2 (1.25%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.63%) AS400
8 1 (0.63%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.63%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.63%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.63%) FMCG
8 1 (0.63%) Robotics
8 1 (0.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.13%) Android
1 5 (3.13%) Apple iOS
2 3 (1.88%) Linux
2 3 (1.88%) VxWorks
2 3 (1.88%) Windows
3 2 (1.25%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.25%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.63%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.63%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
2 29 (18.13%) Project Management
3 27 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (9.38%) E-Commerce
4 15 (9.38%) Software Engineering
5 14 (8.75%) CRM
6 10 (6.25%) Analytics
6 10 (6.25%) Change Management
7 9 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (5.63%) Scrum
8 8 (5.00%) IT Strategy
8 8 (5.00%) MVC
9 7 (4.38%) ERP
9 7 (4.38%) Migration
9 7 (4.38%) Service Delivery
9 7 (4.38%) Validation
10 6 (3.75%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (3.75%) Data Management
10 6 (3.75%) Programme Management
10 6 (3.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.75%) JavaScript
2 12 (7.50%) C#
3 11 (6.88%) C
4 10 (6.25%) Java
4 10 (6.25%) SQL
5 8 (5.00%) C++
6 7 (4.38%) T-SQL
6 7 (4.38%) VBA
7 6 (3.75%) VB.NET
8 5 (3.13%) Python
9 4 (2.50%) Embedded C
9 4 (2.50%) MATLAB
10 3 (1.88%) Apple Swift
10 3 (1.88%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.25%) Google Apps Script
11 2 (1.25%) Perl
11 2 (1.25%) Ruby
11 2 (1.25%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.63%) PHP
12 1 (0.63%) RPG
Qualifications
1 30 (18.75%) Degree
2 7 (4.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.63%) APMP
4 1 (0.63%) CCNP
4 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.63%) PhD
4 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.63%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.75%) PMO
2 5 (3.13%) GDPR
2 5 (3.13%) MISRA
3 3 (1.88%) ISO 26262
3 3 (1.88%) QA
4 2 (1.25%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.63%) GCP
5 1 (0.63%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.63%) IEC 62304
5 1 (0.63%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (0.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.25%) Ansible
1 2 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.25%) Puppet
2 1 (0.63%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.63%) Terraform
Vendors
1 23 (14.38%) Microsoft
2 14 (8.75%) SAP
3 5 (3.13%) Google
3 5 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (2.50%) Tableau
5 3 (1.88%) Cisco
6 2 (1.25%) Apple
6 2 (1.25%) DevExpress
6 2 (1.25%) HP
6 2 (1.25%) Mentor Graphics
6 2 (1.25%) Siemens
7 1 (0.63%) Citrix
7 1 (0.63%) Cognos
7 1 (0.63%) IBM
7 1 (0.63%) MathWorks
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle
7 1 (0.63%) Siebel