Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 77 82
Rank change year-on-year +12 +5 -43
Contract jobs citing Automotive 140 130 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.92% 2.45% 2.11%
As % of the General category 10.77% 8.14% 7.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 62 18
West Midlands median daily rate £419 £431 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.90% -6.76% +36.03%
10th Percentile £224 £290 £271
90th Percentile £563 £531 £908
England median daily rate £438 £400 £406
% change year-on-year +9.38% -1.54% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 29 35
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.83 £26.00 £31.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.58% -17.30% +4.11%
10th Percentile £20.58 £20.99 £20.00
90th Percentile £49.63 £33.80 £43.75
England median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +11.11%

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 1,300 1,597 1,509
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 27.11% 30.15% 29.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 783 937 862
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £220 £250 £250
90th Percentile £568 £566 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 72 77
West Midlands median hourly rate £26.65 £24.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.90% -3.00% -15.61%
10th Percentile £13.88 £10.80 £12.35
90th Percentile £43.75 £39.88 £43.75
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +15.69%

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 February 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 21 February 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 21 February 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 +3 54 £265 -39.77% 99
Coventry +10 45 £429 -4.72% 47
Birmingham -3 11 £401 +21.36% 37
Solihull +9 3 £340 -
Tipton - 1 - - 1
Shropshire - 1 £400 - 5
Automotive
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 32 (22.86%) Degree
2 28 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 26 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (17.14%) Project Management
5 18 (12.86%) E-Commerce
5 18 (12.86%) Software Engineering
6 17 (12.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (12.14%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (11.43%) Finance
8 15 (10.71%) C++
9 14 (10.00%) User Experience
10 12 (8.57%) SQL
11 11 (7.86%) C
11 11 (7.86%) SAP
12 10 (7.14%) Java
12 10 (7.14%) Change Management
12 10 (7.14%) Mobile App
13 9 (6.43%) Data Centre
13 9 (6.43%) JavaScript
13 9 (6.43%) HTML
13 9 (6.43%) Linux
13 9 (6.43%) Microsoft
13 9 (6.43%) Marketing
13 9 (6.43%) jQuery
14 8 (5.71%) Retail
14 8 (5.71%) CRM
14 8 (5.71%) XML
14 8 (5.71%) Validation
14 8 (5.71%) IT Strategy
14 8 (5.71%) Analytics

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 (2.14%) Apache Spark
1 3 (2.14%) Confluence
2 1 (0.71%) NetWeaver
2 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (5.00%) Simulink
2 6 (4.29%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (2.86%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (2.86%) Photoshop
5 3 (2.14%) Adobe After Effects
5 3 (2.14%) CATIA
5 3 (2.14%) InVision
5 3 (2.14%) Stateflow
6 2 (1.43%) TargetLink
7 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
7 1 (0.71%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 4 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.43%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.71%) BPCS
3 1 (0.71%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.71%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.71%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.71%) MFGPRO
3 1 (0.71%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.71%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.86%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (2.14%) G Suite
2 3 (2.14%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.43%) GitHub
3 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.43%) Office 365
3 2 (1.43%) PaaS
4 1 (0.71%) IaaS
4 1 (0.71%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (4.29%) Wireless
3 5 (3.57%) HTTP
4 4 (2.86%) Bluetooth
4 4 (2.86%) Firewall
4 4 (2.86%) LAN
4 4 (2.86%) SSL
4 4 (2.86%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.14%) Ethernet
5 3 (2.14%) WAN
6 2 (1.43%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (1.43%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (1.43%) DNS
6 2 (1.43%) FlexRay
6 2 (1.43%) IOS XR
6 2 (1.43%) NX-OS
6 2 (1.43%) VXLAN
7 1 (0.71%) 5G
7 1 (0.71%) MQTT
7 1 (0.71%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.57%) Big Data
2 4 (2.86%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.14%) BigQuery
4 2 (1.43%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.71%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.71%) Apache Kudu
5 1 (0.71%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.71%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.71%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.71%) Impala
5 1 (0.71%) MS Access
5 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.71%) Sqoop
5 1 (0.71%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 6 (4.29%) JIRA
2 3 (2.14%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (1.43%) Android Studio
3 2 (1.43%) CocoaPods
3 2 (1.43%) GitLab
3 2 (1.43%) Gradle
3 2 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.71%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.71%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.71%) JUnit
4 1 (0.71%) Rational Team Concert
4 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 16 (11.43%) Finance
3 9 (6.43%) Marketing
4 8 (5.71%) Retail
5 6 (4.29%) Electronics
6 5 (3.57%) Aerospace
7 4 (2.86%) General Ledger
8 2 (1.43%) Legal
9 1 (0.71%) Law
9 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (15.71%) Developer
1 22 (15.71%) Project Manager
2 17 (12.14%) Analyst
2 17 (12.14%) Software Engineer
3 15 (10.71%) Architect
4 12 (8.57%) Business Analyst
5 9 (6.43%) Embedded Engineer
5 9 (6.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 8 (5.71%) Consultant
7 5 (3.57%) Network Architect
8 4 (2.86%) Dynamics AX Consultant
8 4 (2.86%) E-Commerce Manager
8 4 (2.86%) E-Commerce Project Manager
8 4 (2.86%) Functional Consultant
8 4 (2.86%) Microsoft Consultant
8 4 (2.86%) Network Manager
8 4 (2.86%) Process Analyst
8 4 (2.86%) Technical Architect
8 4 (2.86%) UI Designer
8 4 (2.86%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.43%) HTML
1 9 (6.43%) jQuery
2 8 (5.71%) XML
3 7 (5.00%) .NET
4 6 (4.29%) JSON
5 5 (3.57%) HTML5
6 3 (2.14%) Ajax
6 3 (2.14%) Framer.js
6 3 (2.14%) Middleware
6 3 (2.14%) REST
7 2 (1.43%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.43%) Cocoa
7 2 (1.43%) Cocoa Touch
7 2 (1.43%) Core Animation
7 2 (1.43%) Core Data
7 2 (1.43%) CSS
7 2 (1.43%) OAuth
7 2 (1.43%) OAuth2
7 2 (1.43%) WebKit
7 2 (1.43%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.14%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (10.00%) User Experience
3 10 (7.14%) Mobile App
4 9 (6.43%) Data Centre
5 7 (5.00%) Computer Science
6 6 (4.29%) Infotainment
7 4 (2.86%) Algorithms
8 3 (2.14%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.43%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.43%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.43%) PKI
10 1 (0.71%) Animation
10 1 (0.71%) AS400
10 1 (0.71%) iSeries
10 1 (0.71%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.71%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.71%) Robotics
10 1 (0.71%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.43%) Linux
2 8 (5.71%) Android
3 7 (5.00%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.86%) VxWorks
5 3 (2.14%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (2.14%) Windows
6 1 (0.71%) OS/400
6 1 (0.71%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (17.14%) Project Management
3 18 (12.86%) E-Commerce
3 18 (12.86%) Software Engineering
4 17 (12.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (7.14%) Change Management
6 8 (5.71%) Analytics
6 8 (5.71%) CRM
6 8 (5.71%) IT Strategy
6 8 (5.71%) Validation
7 7 (5.00%) ERP
7 7 (5.00%) Telematics
8 6 (4.29%) Line Management
8 6 (4.29%) Scrum
8 6 (4.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (4.29%) Waterfall
9 5 (3.57%) Data Management
9 5 (3.57%) ITIL
9 5 (3.57%) Network Optimisation
9 5 (3.57%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.71%) C++
2 12 (8.57%) SQL
3 11 (7.86%) C
4 10 (7.14%) Java
5 9 (6.43%) JavaScript
6 7 (5.00%) C#
6 7 (5.00%) MATLAB
7 6 (4.29%) Embedded C
7 6 (4.29%) Python
8 5 (3.57%) VBA
9 3 (2.14%) Embedded C++
9 3 (2.14%) Google Apps Script
9 3 (2.14%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.43%) Apple Swift
10 2 (1.43%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.71%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.71%) Kotlin
11 1 (0.71%) RPG
11 1 (0.71%) SPARQL
11 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (22.86%) Degree
2 6 (4.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.86%) CCNP
3 4 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.43%) CCIE
4 2 (1.43%) CEH
4 2 (1.43%) CISM
4 2 (1.43%) CISSP
4 2 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.43%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
5 1 (0.71%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.71%) PhD
5 1 (0.71%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.71%) PMP
5 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.00%) GDPR
2 6 (4.29%) MISRA
3 5 (3.57%) QA
4 4 (2.86%) ISO 26262
5 3 (2.14%) PMO
6 2 (1.43%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.71%) AQAP
7 1 (0.71%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.71%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.71%) MISRA C
7 1 (0.71%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.71%) MOM
1 1 (0.71%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 11 (7.86%) SAP
2 9 (6.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.57%) Cisco
4 3 (2.14%) Google
4 3 (2.14%) IBM
4 3 (2.14%) MathWorks
4 3 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.43%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.43%) HP
5 2 (1.43%) Kronos
6 1 (0.71%) Apple
6 1 (0.71%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.71%) Cognos
6 1 (0.71%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.71%) NGA Human Resources
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle
6 1 (0.71%) QNX
6 1 (0.71%) Siebel
6 1 (0.71%) Tableau
6 1 (0.71%) VMware