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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automotive
England / West Midlands
Rank 45 92 40
Rank change year-on-year +47 -52  
Contract jobs citing Automotive 73 38 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.20% 1.43% 4.07%
As % of the General category 10.72% 5.60% 13.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 9 11
Median daily rate £400 £350 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +55.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £317 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £648 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £425 £394
% change year-on-year -17.64% +7.93%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 37
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £30.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -33.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.31 £19.54 £17.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.40 £32.50 £35.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year -7.14% +15.89%  

Automotive is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 681 678 741
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 29.84% 25.45% 30.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 392 376
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 24 63
Median hourly rate £24.50 £20.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.50% -31.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £12.20 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.80 £39.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -16.92% +30.00%  

Automotive
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Automotive as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +14 34 £423 -28.51% 5
Coventry +8 22 £443 +36.15% 4
Birmingham +4 5 £300 -1.63% 7
Worcestershire 0 1 £300 -
Solihull - 1 - -
Automotive
England

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 38 (27.14%) Manufacturing
2 32 (22.86%) Project Management
3 24 (17.14%) Degree
4 23 (16.43%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (13.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (10.00%) C
7 13 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (8.57%) Business Analysis
8 12 (8.57%) Marketing
9 10 (7.14%) PRINCE2
9 10 (7.14%) ISO26262
9 10 (7.14%) QA
10 9 (6.43%) Waterfall
10 9 (6.43%) Infotainment
10 9 (6.43%) C++
10 9 (6.43%) Microsoft
10 9 (6.43%) Finance
10 9 (6.43%) Software Engineering
11 8 (5.71%) C#
11 8 (5.71%) Visualisation
11 8 (5.71%) Coaching
11 8 (5.71%) User Experience
12 7 (5.00%) Human Factors
12 7 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (5.00%) Java
12 7 (5.00%) SAP
12 7 (5.00%) CRM
12 7 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (5.00%) Scrum
13 6 (4.29%) PMI Certification

Automotive
Top Related 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 2 (1.43%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.43%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.71%) CMS
2 1 (0.71%) SAS
2 1 (0.71%) TPMS
Applications
1 6 (4.29%) MS Visio
1 6 (4.29%) Simulink
2 4 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.86%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (2.14%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (2.14%) MS Project
3 3 (2.14%) Stateflow
3 3 (2.14%) TargetLink
4 2 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.71%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.71%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.71%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.71%) Maya
Business Applications
1 5 (3.57%) Primavera
2 3 (2.14%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.71%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.71%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.71%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.71%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.71%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.71%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.43%) G Suite
2 1 (0.71%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.57%) Network Security
2 3 (2.14%) FlexRay
2 3 (2.14%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (2.14%) Wireless
3 2 (1.43%) Firewall
3 2 (1.43%) LAN
3 2 (1.43%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.43%) WAN
4 1 (0.71%) 3G
4 1 (0.71%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.71%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.71%) RS-232
4 1 (0.71%) RS-485
4 1 (0.71%) SSL
4 1 (0.71%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.57%) RDBMS
1 5 (3.57%) Relational Database
2 4 (2.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.14%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.71%) Big Data
5 1 (0.71%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.86%) JIRA
2 3 (2.14%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.14%) Robot Framework
3 2 (1.43%) JMeter
3 2 (1.43%) JUnit
3 2 (1.43%) LabVIEW
3 2 (1.43%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (1.43%) Subversion
3 2 (1.43%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.71%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.71%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.71%) Moq
4 1 (0.71%) NUnit
4 1 (0.71%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.71%) Selenium
General
1 38 (27.14%) Manufacturing
2 12 (8.57%) Marketing
3 9 (6.43%) Finance
4 5 (3.57%) Aerospace
4 5 (3.57%) Electronics
4 5 (3.57%) Retail
5 4 (2.86%) Games
6 1 (0.71%) Advertising
6 1 (0.71%) Banking
6 1 (0.71%) Legal
6 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (20.71%) Analyst
2 17 (12.14%) Project Manager
3 15 (10.71%) Architect
4 13 (9.29%) Business Analyst
5 9 (6.43%) Developer
5 9 (6.43%) Software Engineer
6 6 (4.29%) Quality Engineer
6 6 (4.29%) Software Quality Engineer
6 6 (4.29%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (3.57%) Development Engineer
7 5 (3.57%) Process Analyst
7 5 (3.57%) Test Analyst
8 4 (2.86%) Business Process Analyst
8 4 (2.86%) Development Specialist
8 4 (2.86%) Research Engineer
8 4 (2.86%) Salesforce Developer
9 3 (2.14%) Data Scientist
9 3 (2.14%) SAP Analyst
9 3 (2.14%) UX Engineer
9 3 (2.14%) UX Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.57%) .NET
2 4 (2.86%) Visualforce
3 3 (2.14%) jQuery
3 3 (2.14%) SOAP
3 3 (2.14%) Web Services
3 3 (2.14%) XML
4 2 (1.43%) EDI
4 2 (1.43%) JSON
4 2 (1.43%) Middleware
4 2 (1.43%) REST
4 2 (1.43%) Spring
4 2 (1.43%) Struts
5 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (0.71%) CSS
5 1 (0.71%) HTML
5 1 (0.71%) RESTful
5 1 (0.71%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.43%) Infotainment
3 8 (5.71%) User Experience
4 3 (2.14%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.14%) PMI
4 3 (2.14%) Robotics
5 2 (1.43%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.43%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.43%) RIA
5 2 (1.43%) SCADA
6 1 (0.71%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.71%) Animation
6 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.71%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.71%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.71%) NHS
6 1 (0.71%) Photography
6 1 (0.71%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.86%) Linux
2 3 (2.14%) Windows
3 2 (1.43%) Android
3 2 (1.43%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.43%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.71%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (22.86%) Project Management
2 23 (16.43%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (13.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (8.57%) Business Analysis
5 10 (7.14%) PRINCE2
6 9 (6.43%) Software Engineering
6 9 (6.43%) Waterfall
7 8 (5.71%) Coaching
7 8 (5.71%) Visualisation
8 7 (5.00%) CRM
8 7 (5.00%) Human Factors
8 7 (5.00%) Scrum
8 7 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (4.29%) BPR
9 6 (4.29%) IT Strategy
9 6 (4.29%) Use Case
10 5 (3.57%) Change Management
10 5 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 5 (3.57%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.00%) C
2 9 (6.43%) C++
3 8 (5.71%) C#
4 7 (5.00%) Java
5 6 (4.29%) MATLAB
5 6 (4.29%) Python
5 6 (4.29%) SQL
6 4 (2.86%) Embedded C
7 3 (2.14%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.14%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.43%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.71%) Assembly Language
9 1 (0.71%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.71%) R
Qualifications
1 24 (17.14%) Degree
2 6 (4.29%) PMI Certification
3 3 (2.14%) CCNA
3 3 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.14%) PMP
4 2 (1.43%) CCNP
4 2 (1.43%) ISEB
4 2 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.71%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.71%) PhD
5 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.14%) ISO26262
1 10 (7.14%) QA
2 6 (4.29%) IEC 61508
2 6 (4.29%) PMO
3 2 (1.43%) MISRA
3 2 (1.43%) MISRA C
System Software
1 2 (1.43%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (6.43%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (5.00%) SAP
3 4 (2.86%) Progress
3 4 (2.86%) Tableau
4 3 (2.14%) Adobe
4 3 (2.14%) Google
5 2 (1.43%) Cisco
5 2 (1.43%) HP
6 1 (0.71%) Alias
6 1 (0.71%) Assembla
6 1 (0.71%) Autodesk
6 1 (0.71%) EMC
6 1 (0.71%) IBM
6 1 (0.71%) PTC
6 1 (0.71%) QNX
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