Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 58 83
Rank change year-on-year -50 +25 -31
Contract jobs citing Automotive 98 149 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.93% 3.22% 2.32%
As % of the General category 8.25% 11.08% 8.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 54 83
West Midlands median daily rate £447 £407 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.96% +9.86% +18.40%
10th Percentile £275 £232 £250
90th Percentile £650 £546 £531
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 49 24
West Midlands median hourly rate £32.50 £33.00 £29.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.52% +10.17% -8.54%
10th Percentile £23.31 £21.20 £21.55
90th Percentile £43.50 £53.75 £58.10
England median hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £36.32
% change year-on-year +21.21% -9.14% +0.89%

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 1,188 1,345 1,736
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 23.36% 29.06% 27.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 660 816 1,066
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £275 £228 £250
90th Percentile £575 £563 £575
England median daily rate £485 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 70 65
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.25 £30.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.72% +41.86% -28.12%
10th Percentile £10.99 £13.56 £10.75
90th Percentile £35.00 £52.63 £41.47
England median hourly rate £23.50 £26.00 £23.72
% change year-on-year -9.62% +9.64% +3.88%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -17 23 £500 +28.21% 36
Coventry -34 22 £489 +13.01% 25
Birmingham -8 15 £538 +34.21% 36
Solihull -2 4 £350 - 4
Wolverhampton - 4 £432 - 1
Shropshire - 3 - - 7
Worcestershire -6 1 - - 12
Automotive
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 28 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 23 (23.47%) Project Management
3 19 (19.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 14 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (13.27%) SAP
6 12 (12.24%) Windows
7 11 (11.22%) Finance
8 10 (10.20%) HTML
8 10 (10.20%) Retail
8 10 (10.20%) Self-Motivation
9 9 (9.18%) Windows Server
9 9 (9.18%) Linux
9 9 (9.18%) CSS
9 9 (9.18%) E-Commerce
10 7 (7.14%) PRINCE2
10 7 (7.14%) SQL
10 7 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
10 7 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (6.12%) PMO
11 6 (6.12%) Change Management
11 6 (6.12%) VMware
11 6 (6.12%) JavaScript
11 6 (6.12%) .NET
11 6 (6.12%) PHP
11 6 (6.12%) CAD
11 6 (6.12%) Software Engineering
11 6 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008

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 3 (3.06%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.04%) Apache
2 2 (2.04%) Mule
3 1 (1.02%) CMS
3 1 (1.02%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (3.06%) Photoshop
3 3 (3.06%) Siemens NX
4 2 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (2.04%) Simulink
4 2 (2.04%) Stateflow
5 1 (1.02%) 3ds Max
5 1 (1.02%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (1.02%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.02%) Maya
5 1 (1.02%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.02%) Notepad++
5 1 (1.02%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.04%) ENOVIA
2 2 (2.04%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.04%) ResourceLink
3 1 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.02%) Primavera
3 1 (1.02%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.02%) SAP PP
3 1 (1.02%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (4.08%) SaaS
2 2 (2.04%) Office 365
3 1 (1.02%) GitHub
3 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.08%) Firewall
2 2 (2.04%) SAN
3 1 (1.02%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.02%) FlexRay
3 1 (1.02%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.10%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.08%) MySQL
3 3 (3.06%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 3 (3.06%) MS Access
3 3 (3.06%) Power BI
3 3 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.02%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.08%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.06%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.06%) Maven
2 3 (3.06%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (3.06%) Subversion
3 2 (2.04%) JIRA
4 1 (1.02%) Axure RP
4 1 (1.02%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (1.02%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.02%) XMLSpy
General
1 28 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 11 (11.22%) Finance
3 10 (10.20%) Retail
4 3 (3.06%) Electronics
4 3 (3.06%) General Ledger
5 2 (2.04%) Marketing
6 1 (1.02%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.02%) Back Office
6 1 (1.02%) Games
6 1 (1.02%) Legal
6 1 (1.02%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (19.39%) Architect
2 16 (16.33%) Project Manager
2 16 (16.33%) Solutions Architect
3 11 (11.22%) Analyst
4 7 (7.14%) Consultant
4 7 (7.14%) IT Manager
5 6 (6.12%) Business Analyst
6 5 (5.10%) Administrator
6 5 (5.10%) Design Engineer
6 5 (5.10%) SAP Architect
7 4 (4.08%) Designer
7 4 (4.08%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (4.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.08%) SAP Consultant
7 4 (4.08%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.06%) AWS DevOps
8 3 (3.06%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.06%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (3.06%) Digital Architect
8 3 (3.06%) Digital Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.20%) HTML
2 9 (9.18%) CSS
3 6 (6.12%) .NET
4 5 (5.10%) Middleware
5 4 (4.08%) ASP.NET
5 4 (4.08%) HTML5
5 4 (4.08%) XML
6 2 (2.04%) jQuery
7 1 (1.02%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.02%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.02%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (1.02%) CSS3
7 1 (1.02%) LAMP
7 1 (1.02%) SOAP
7 1 (1.02%) Symfony
7 1 (1.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.02%) V-Ray
7 1 (1.02%) WCF
7 1 (1.02%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.20%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.08%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.04%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.04%) Infotainment
4 2 (2.04%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.04%) RIA
4 2 (2.04%) User Experience
5 1 (1.02%) Animation
5 1 (1.02%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.02%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.02%) FMCG
5 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.02%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.02%) SCADA
5 1 (1.02%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.24%) Windows
2 9 (9.18%) Linux
2 9 (9.18%) Windows Server
3 6 (6.12%) Windows 7
3 6 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (5.10%) Unix
5 4 (4.08%) Windows 10
6 3 (3.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.04%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.02%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.47%) Project Management
2 19 (19.39%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (9.18%) E-Commerce
5 7 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 7 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (6.12%) CAD
6 6 (6.12%) Change Management
6 6 (6.12%) Software Engineering
7 5 (5.10%) Business Analysis
7 5 (5.10%) DevOps
7 5 (5.10%) Validation
8 4 (4.08%) CAE
8 4 (4.08%) Configuration Management
8 4 (4.08%) CRM
8 4 (4.08%) Identity Access Management
8 4 (4.08%) Information Management
8 4 (4.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 4 (4.08%) Migration
8 4 (4.08%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.14%) SQL
2 6 (6.12%) JavaScript
2 6 (6.12%) PHP
3 4 (4.08%) C#
3 4 (4.08%) Perl
3 4 (4.08%) Python
4 3 (3.06%) Java
5 2 (2.04%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.02%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.02%) C
6 1 (1.02%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 5 (5.10%) Degree
1 5 (5.10%) PMI Certification
1 5 (5.10%) PMP
2 4 (4.08%) CCNA
2 4 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (4.08%) MCSA
2 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.02%) APMP
3 1 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.02%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.12%) PMO
2 1 (1.02%) ISO 26262
2 1 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.08%) Hyper-V
2 4 (4.08%) vSphere
3 2 (2.04%) NFS
4 1 (1.02%) Docker
4 1 (1.02%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (4.08%) HP Data Protector
1 4 (4.08%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (3.06%) Ansible
2 3 (3.06%) Puppet
2 3 (3.06%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.02%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 14 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.27%) SAP
3 6 (6.12%) VMware
4 4 (4.08%) Cisco
4 4 (4.08%) HP
4 4 (4.08%) Kronos
4 4 (4.08%) NetApp
4 4 (4.08%) Palo Alto
5 3 (3.06%) Oracle
5 3 (3.06%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.04%) BMC
6 2 (2.04%) Google
6 2 (2.04%) Remedy
6 2 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.02%) Adobe
7 1 (1.02%) Blue Prism
7 1 (1.02%) EMC
7 1 (1.02%) IBM
7 1 (1.02%) NGA Human Resources
7 1 (1.02%) Zend