Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 57 95
Rank change year-on-year -18 +38 -49
Contract jobs citing Automotive 139 137 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.72% 3.17% 2.03%
As % of the General category 10.84% 10.77% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 61 66
West Midlands median daily rate £469 £393 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.43% +9.79% +23.28%
10th Percentile £283 £275 £250
90th Percentile £643 £513 £600
England median daily rate £433 £380 £400
% change year-on-year +13.82% -5.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 33 16
West Midlands median hourly rate £29.70 £32.50 £30.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.62% +6.12% -2.59%
10th Percentile £20.30 £21.25 £20.43
90th Percentile £43.75 £53.75 £68.25
England median hourly rate £30.61 £32.25 £39.20
% change year-on-year -5.10% -17.73% +16.84%

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 1,282 1,272 1,640
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 25.12% 29.42% 27.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 705 777 1,008
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £263 £250 £225
90th Percentile £588 £554 £575
England median daily rate £475 £467 £450
% change year-on-year +1.71% +3.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 54 53
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.52 £29.66 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.55% +44.66% -28.55%
10th Percentile £11.03 £13.45 £12.09
90th Percentile £35.00 £52.20 £38.95
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £23.68
% change year-on-year -1.96% +7.69% +4.48%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 17 August 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 -10 43 £475 +11.76% 66
Coventry -18 25 £476 +17.23% 25
Birmingham -20 23 £438 +2.94% 17
Solihull -8 5 £340 - 2
Wolverhampton - 4 £432 - 1
Worcestershire -10 1 - - 15
Automotive
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 41 (29.50%) Manufacturing
2 33 (23.74%) Project Management
3 25 (17.99%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (14.39%) SAP
5 19 (13.67%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (11.51%) Microsoft
7 15 (10.79%) PRINCE2
8 14 (10.07%) CRM
8 14 (10.07%) Software Engineering
9 13 (9.35%) Degree
10 12 (8.63%) Finance
11 11 (7.91%) Change Management
12 10 (7.19%) Windows
12 10 (7.19%) HTML
12 10 (7.19%) SQL
12 10 (7.19%) Business Analysis
12 10 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (7.19%) Windows Server
13 8 (5.76%) SDLC
13 8 (5.76%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (5.76%) Self-Motivation
13 8 (5.76%) Google
13 8 (5.76%) JIRA
13 8 (5.76%) Marketing
13 8 (5.76%) VMware
13 8 (5.76%) Salesforce.com
14 7 (5.04%) Microsoft Office
14 7 (5.04%) Linux
14 7 (5.04%) XML
14 7 (5.04%) Business Intelligence

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 4 (2.88%) Confluence
1 4 (2.88%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.16%) Apache
3 1 (0.72%) CMS
3 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (5.04%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.88%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.44%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.44%) Simulink
5 1 (0.72%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.72%) Maya
5 1 (0.72%) Notepad++
5 1 (0.72%) Siemens NX
5 1 (0.72%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.72%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 4 (2.88%) SAP PP
2 3 (2.16%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.16%) ENOVIA
3 2 (1.44%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.44%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.72%) Primavera
4 1 (0.72%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.88%) Google Cloud Platform
1 4 (2.88%) SaaS
2 1 (0.72%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.72%) G Suite
2 1 (0.72%) GitHub
2 1 (0.72%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.72%) Office 365
2 1 (0.72%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.88%) Firewall
2 3 (2.16%) 3G
2 3 (2.16%) 3GPP
2 3 (2.16%) 4G
2 3 (2.16%) 5G
2 3 (2.16%) 802.11
2 3 (2.16%) LTE
2 3 (2.16%) SAN
3 2 (1.44%) FlexRay
3 2 (1.44%) Internet
4 1 (0.72%) DAB
4 1 (0.72%) FTP
4 1 (0.72%) LAN
4 1 (0.72%) RS-232
4 1 (0.72%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.72%) VSAN
4 1 (0.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.60%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.88%) MySQL
3 3 (2.16%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 3 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.16%) MS Access
3 3 (2.16%) Power BI
3 3 (2.16%) Redis
3 3 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.72%) BigQuery
4 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.72%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 8 (5.76%) JIRA
2 3 (2.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (2.16%) Bitbucket
2 3 (2.16%) Jasmine
2 3 (2.16%) Mocha
2 3 (2.16%) Selenium
2 3 (2.16%) Subversion
3 1 (0.72%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.72%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.72%) CruiseControl
3 1 (0.72%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.72%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.72%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.72%) XMLSpy
General
1 41 (29.50%) Manufacturing
2 12 (8.63%) Finance
3 8 (5.76%) Marketing
4 7 (5.04%) Retail
5 3 (2.16%) Electronics
5 3 (2.16%) General Ledger
5 3 (2.16%) Persian Language
6 2 (1.44%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.44%) Games
6 2 (1.44%) Law
7 1 (0.72%) Back Office
7 1 (0.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (21.58%) Project Manager
2 20 (14.39%) Architect
3 19 (13.67%) Analyst
4 14 (10.07%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (7.19%) Business Analyst
5 10 (7.19%) Consultant
6 8 (5.76%) Developer
6 8 (5.76%) Software Engineer
7 7 (5.04%) IT Manager
8 6 (4.32%) SAP Architect
8 6 (4.32%) SAP Consultant
9 5 (3.60%) Administrator
9 5 (3.60%) Programme Manager
9 5 (3.60%) SAP Manager
10 4 (2.88%) Engineering Manager
10 4 (2.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (2.88%) Salesforce Business Analyst
10 4 (2.88%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (2.88%) Systems Analyst
10 4 (2.88%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.19%) HTML
2 7 (5.04%) HTML5
2 7 (5.04%) XML
3 6 (4.32%) CSS
4 4 (2.88%) .NET
4 4 (2.88%) AngularJS
4 4 (2.88%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.88%) Symfony
5 3 (2.16%) 802.1X
5 3 (2.16%) LESS
5 3 (2.16%) Middleware
5 3 (2.16%) Node.js
5 3 (2.16%) Sass
6 2 (1.44%) J2EE
6 2 (1.44%) jQuery
7 1 (0.72%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.72%) LAMP
7 1 (0.72%) Velocity
7 1 (0.72%) WCF
7 1 (0.72%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.76%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (4.32%) Infotainment
4 5 (3.60%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.60%) User Experience
5 3 (2.16%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.16%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (2.16%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.44%) RIA
7 1 (0.72%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.72%) FMCG
7 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.72%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.72%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.72%) SCADA
7 1 (0.72%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.19%) Windows
1 10 (7.19%) Windows Server
2 7 (5.04%) Linux
2 7 (5.04%) Windows 7
2 7 (5.04%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (5.04%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (2.88%) Windows 10
4 3 (2.16%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 3 (2.16%) Unix
5 1 (0.72%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (23.74%) Project Management
2 25 (17.99%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (13.67%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (10.79%) PRINCE2
5 14 (10.07%) CRM
5 14 (10.07%) Software Engineering
6 11 (7.91%) Change Management
7 10 (7.19%) Business Analysis
8 8 (5.76%) SDLC
9 7 (5.04%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (4.32%) E-Commerce
10 6 (4.32%) Migration
10 6 (4.32%) Programme Management
10 6 (4.32%) Waterfall
11 5 (3.60%) Cybersecurity
11 5 (3.60%) Integration Testing
11 5 (3.60%) Logistics
11 5 (3.60%) PLM
11 5 (3.60%) Problem-Solving
12 4 (2.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.19%) SQL
2 6 (4.32%) PHP
3 5 (3.60%) C#
4 4 (2.88%) Bash Shell
4 4 (2.88%) Java
4 4 (2.88%) Python
5 3 (2.16%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.16%) MATLAB
6 2 (1.44%) Java 8
7 1 (0.72%) Perl
7 1 (0.72%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (9.35%) Degree
2 5 (3.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (2.88%) CCNA
3 4 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.88%) MCSA
3 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (2.16%) Master's Degree
4 3 (2.16%) PhD
4 3 (2.16%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.16%) PMP
5 2 (1.44%) ISEB
5 2 (1.44%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
6 1 (0.72%) APMP
6 1 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.72%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.72%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.88%) PMO
2 2 (1.44%) ISO 26262
3 1 (0.72%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.72%) GDPR
3 1 (0.72%) IEC 62304
3 1 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 8 (5.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.88%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.88%) vSphere
3 3 (2.16%) NFS
4 1 (0.72%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.72%) Docker
4 1 (0.72%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (2.88%) HP Data Protector
1 4 (2.88%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (1.44%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.72%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.72%) vRealize
Vendors
1 20 (14.39%) SAP
2 16 (11.51%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.76%) Google
3 8 (5.76%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (5.76%) VMware
4 6 (4.32%) HP
4 6 (4.32%) Kronos
5 5 (3.60%) Cisco
5 5 (3.60%) Oracle
6 4 (2.88%) NetApp
6 4 (2.88%) Palo Alto
6 4 (2.88%) Zend
7 3 (2.16%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.44%) BMC
8 2 (1.44%) Remedy
8 2 (1.44%) Tableau
9 1 (0.72%) Adobe
9 1 (0.72%) IBM
9 1 (0.72%) Informatica
9 1 (0.72%) NGA Human Resources