Period
to 21 March 2019

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 21 March 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 159 63 70
Rank change year-on-year -96 +7 +33
Contract jobs citing Automotive 40 140 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.81% 2.95% 2.66%
As % of the General category 3.76% 10.89% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 54 65
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +0.59% -15.50%
10th Percentile £280 £243 £284
90th Percentile £600 £576 £531
England median daily rate £450 £450 £398
% change year-on-year - +13.21% -0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 42 28
West Midlands median hourly rate £34.25 £30.26 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.19% +21.04% -
10th Percentile £27.95 £20.53 £20.90
90th Percentile £42.75 £43.75 £33.08
England median hourly rate £42.75 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +22.14% +16.67% -20.00%

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 1,063 1,286 1,483
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 21.50% 27.12% 30.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 681 756 883
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £270 £239 £240
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 67 70
West Midlands median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.64% +27.91% +4.88%
10th Percentile £12.20 £15.00 £11.32
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.75 £33.53
England median hourly rate £25.30 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -2.71% +4.00% -1.47%

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 21 March 2019.

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 21 March 2019.

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 21 March 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
Warwickshire -13 21 £575 +91.67% 9
Coventry -41 5 £325 -23.53% 14
Shropshire -38 4 - - 4
Birmingham +1 3 £323 -20.91% 23
Solihull +2 2 £319 -6.25% 6
Worcestershire - 1 £400 - 14
Automotive
England

For the 6 months to 21 March 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Automotive.

1 16 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 12 (30.00%) Project Management
3 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (25.00%) DevOps
4 8 (20.00%) CAD
4 8 (20.00%) SDLC
5 7 (17.50%) Manufacturing Engineering
5 7 (17.50%) Siemens NX
5 7 (17.50%) CAE
5 7 (17.50%) Configuration Management
5 7 (17.50%) Validation
5 7 (17.50%) SOA
5 7 (17.50%) Supplier Management
5 7 (17.50%) Mule
5 7 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (17.50%) Jenkins
6 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 5 (12.50%) SAP
7 4 (10.00%) Red Hat
7 4 (10.00%) Middleware
7 4 (10.00%) Windows
7 4 (10.00%) Linux
7 4 (10.00%) Python
7 4 (10.00%) Java
7 4 (10.00%) Perl
7 4 (10.00%) Web Services
7 4 (10.00%) Puppet
7 4 (10.00%) REST
7 4 (10.00%) Open Source
7 4 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 7 (17.50%) Mule
2 2 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (5.00%) Traefik
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Siemens NX
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.50%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (2.50%) PTC Creo
3 1 (2.50%) Simulink
3 1 (2.50%) Stateflow
3 1 (2.50%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.50%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.50%) GitHub
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Jenkins
2 4 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.00%) Maven
2 4 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (10.00%) Subversion
3 3 (7.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.00%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (2.50%) JIRA
General
1 16 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (7.50%) Finance
3 2 (5.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Design Engineer
2 7 (17.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (17.50%) Product Design Engineer
2 7 (17.50%) Product Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Architect
3 5 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 4 (10.00%) AWS DevOps
4 4 (10.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Applications Support
6 2 (5.00%) IT Manager
6 2 (5.00%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Business Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) Middleware
1 4 (10.00%) REST
1 4 (10.00%) Web Services
2 3 (7.50%) BAPI
2 3 (7.50%) JSON
2 3 (7.50%) OAuth
2 3 (7.50%) OpenID
2 3 (7.50%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (7.50%) SAML
2 3 (7.50%) SAP ALE
2 3 (7.50%) SOAP
2 3 (7.50%) XML
2 3 (7.50%) XSLT
3 2 (5.00%) .NET
4 1 (2.50%) Java EE
4 1 (2.50%) Spring
4 1 (2.50%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (7.50%) Public Cloud
1 3 (7.50%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (5.00%) SCADA
3 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.50%) e-Learning
3 1 (2.50%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Linux
1 4 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) Project Management
2 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (25.00%) DevOps
3 8 (20.00%) CAD
3 8 (20.00%) SDLC
4 7 (17.50%) CAE
4 7 (17.50%) Configuration Management
4 7 (17.50%) Manufacturing Engineering
4 7 (17.50%) SOA
4 7 (17.50%) Supplier Management
4 7 (17.50%) Validation
5 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (10.00%) Deployment Automation
5 4 (10.00%) Kanban
5 4 (10.00%) Open Source
5 4 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (10.00%) Scrum
5 4 (10.00%) TDD
5 4 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (7.50%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) Java
1 4 (10.00%) Perl
1 4 (10.00%) Python
2 3 (7.50%) PHP
3 2 (5.00%) C#
3 2 (5.00%) C++
3 2 (5.00%) VB
3 2 (5.00%) VB6
4 1 (2.50%) C
4 1 (2.50%) Embedded C
4 1 (2.50%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) PMI Certification
2 2 (5.00%) PMP
3 1 (2.50%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) ISEB
3 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) Ansible
1 4 (10.00%) Puppet
1 4 (10.00%) ZABBIX
2 3 (7.50%) Kubernetes
2 3 (7.50%) logstash
3 2 (5.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 5 (12.50%) SAP
2 4 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (7.50%) Google
3 3 (7.50%) WSO2
4 2 (5.00%) IBM
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle
5 1 (2.50%) Blue Prism
5 1 (2.50%) EMC
5 1 (2.50%) Virgin Media