Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 59 97
Rank change year-on-year -65 +38 -31
Contract jobs citing Automotive 84 153 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.62% 3.12% 2.04%
As % of the General category 7.14% 11.18% 6.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 53 66
West Midlands median daily rate £428 £401 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.74% +4.03% -9.41%
10th Percentile £269 £219 £250
90th Percentile £600 £531 £530
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 47 19
West Midlands median hourly rate £34.25 £31.50 £27.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.73% +13.76% -11.93%
10th Percentile £26.08 £21.25 £22.63
90th Percentile £43.75 £49.25 £50.50
England median hourly rate £40.00 £31.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year +25.98% -9.29% -

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 1,176 1,368 1,771
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 22.63% 27.86% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 702 844 1,081
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £280 £225 £250
90th Percentile £588 £563 £575
England median daily rate £495 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 70 64
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.03 £30.16 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.21% +88.47% -44.05%
10th Percentile £10.77 £13.56 £10.68
90th Percentile £42.75 £45.48 £40.21
England median hourly rate £24.00 £26.47 £23.72
% change year-on-year -9.33% +11.62% -5.14%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 12 December 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 -7 31 £506 +54.58% 27
Coventry -38 15 £375 -13.29% 21
Birmingham -10 10 £400 -0.12% 46
Shropshire -57 4 - - 9
Wolverhampton - 4 £432 - 1
Solihull +3 3 £319 - 1
Automotive
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 26 (30.95%) Manufacturing
2 24 (28.57%) Project Management
3 15 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (15.48%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (13.10%) CAD
6 10 (11.90%) Linux
6 10 (11.90%) Validation
7 9 (10.71%) PHP
7 9 (10.71%) CAE
8 8 (9.52%) Configuration Management
8 8 (9.52%) E-Commerce
8 8 (9.52%) Microsoft
8 8 (9.52%) Finance
8 8 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (9.52%) DevOps
8 8 (9.52%) SDLC
8 8 (9.52%) Siemens NX
9 7 (8.33%) Manufacturing Engineering
9 7 (8.33%) Mule
9 7 (8.33%) Software Engineering
9 7 (8.33%) Supplier Management
9 7 (8.33%) Retail
9 7 (8.33%) SAP
10 6 (7.14%) Middleware
10 6 (7.14%) JavaScript
10 6 (7.14%) HTML
10 6 (7.14%) Windows
10 6 (7.14%) CSS
10 6 (7.14%) PRINCE2
10 6 (7.14%) Jenkins

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 (8.33%) Mule
2 2 (2.38%) Apache
2 2 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.38%) Traefik
2 2 (2.38%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.19%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (9.52%) Siemens NX
2 3 (3.57%) Simulink
2 3 (3.57%) Stateflow
3 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (2.38%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.19%) 3ds Max
4 1 (1.19%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (1.19%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.19%) Maya
4 1 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.19%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (1.19%) PTC Creo
4 1 (1.19%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) ENOVIA
1 2 (2.38%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.19%) Primavera
2 1 (1.19%) ResourceLink
2 1 (1.19%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.19%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.76%) GitHub
2 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.38%) Office 365
4 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.38%) SAN
2 1 (1.19%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.19%) FlexRay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.76%) MySQL
1 4 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.19%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.95%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.76%) Maven
3 4 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (4.76%) Subversion
3 4 (4.76%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.38%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 26 (30.95%) Manufacturing
2 8 (9.52%) Finance
3 7 (8.33%) Retail
4 2 (2.38%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.19%) Electronics
5 1 (1.19%) Games
5 1 (1.19%) Legal
5 1 (1.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (19.05%) Project Manager
2 11 (13.10%) Architect
3 10 (11.90%) Design Engineer
4 8 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (8.33%) Analyst
5 7 (8.33%) Product Design Engineer
5 7 (8.33%) Product Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Business Analyst
6 5 (5.95%) IT Manager
7 4 (4.76%) AWS DevOps
7 4 (4.76%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Consultant
7 4 (4.76%) Software Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) Developer
8 3 (3.57%) IT Project Manager
8 3 (3.57%) MATLAB Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) SAP Consultant
9 2 (2.38%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.14%) CSS
1 6 (7.14%) HTML
1 6 (7.14%) Middleware
2 5 (5.95%) .NET
3 3 (3.57%) HTML5
4 2 (2.38%) jQuery
4 2 (2.38%) Symfony
5 1 (1.19%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.19%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (1.19%) CSS3
5 1 (1.19%) LAMP
5 1 (1.19%) REST
5 1 (1.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (1.19%) V-Ray
5 1 (1.19%) WCF
5 1 (1.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.76%) Public Cloud
2 4 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (3.57%) SCADA
4 2 (2.38%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.19%) Animation
5 1 (1.19%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.19%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.19%) FMCG
5 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.19%) PMI
5 1 (1.19%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.90%) Linux
2 6 (7.14%) Windows
3 5 (5.95%) Unix
4 4 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.38%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.38%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.19%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (28.57%) Project Management
2 15 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (15.48%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (13.10%) CAD
5 10 (11.90%) Validation
6 9 (10.71%) CAE
7 8 (9.52%) Configuration Management
7 8 (9.52%) DevOps
7 8 (9.52%) E-Commerce
7 8 (9.52%) SDLC
8 7 (8.33%) Manufacturing Engineering
8 7 (8.33%) Software Engineering
8 7 (8.33%) Supplier Management
9 6 (7.14%) PRINCE2
10 5 (5.95%) Business Analysis
10 5 (5.95%) Change Management
10 5 (5.95%) Open Source
10 5 (5.95%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (4.76%) Analytical Thinking
11 4 (4.76%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.71%) PHP
2 6 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (4.76%) Perl
3 4 (4.76%) Python
4 3 (3.57%) C#
4 3 (3.57%) Java
4 3 (3.57%) MATLAB
4 3 (3.57%) SQL
5 2 (2.38%) C
5 2 (2.38%) C++
5 2 (2.38%) Embedded C
5 2 (2.38%) VB
5 2 (2.38%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (4.76%) Degree
1 4 (4.76%) PMI Certification
2 3 (3.57%) PMP
3 1 (1.19%) APMP
3 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) PMO
2 1 (1.19%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 4 (4.76%) Docker
2 2 (2.38%) NFS
2 2 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.19%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (4.76%) Ansible
1 4 (4.76%) Kubernetes
1 4 (4.76%) Puppet
1 4 (4.76%) ZABBIX
2 2 (2.38%) Kibana
2 2 (2.38%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.33%) SAP
3 4 (4.76%) Google
3 4 (4.76%) Oracle
3 4 (4.76%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.38%) BMC
4 2 (2.38%) Remedy
4 2 (2.38%) VMware
5 1 (1.19%) Adobe
5 1 (1.19%) Blue Prism
5 1 (1.19%) EMC
5 1 (1.19%) Kronos
5 1 (1.19%) Virgin Media
5 1 (1.19%) Zend