The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in IT contracts advertised for the Basildon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automotive over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automotive
Rank 15 9 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Automotive 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 8.33% 5.00% -
As % of the General category 16.00% 10.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£240 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £32.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £31.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Basildon region.

General Category
Basildon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
25 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 52.08% 47.50% 34.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 8
Average daily rate £625 £438 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -18.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 4
Average hourly rate £32.50 £34.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% -1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £31.00 £20.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.30 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+19.56% +4.54%

Automotive
Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Automotive across the Basildon region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Automotive Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

Automotive
Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Automotive across the Basildon region.

Automotive Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

Automotive
Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Automotive across the Basildon region.

Automotive Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basildon region citing Automotive also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Automotive.

1 8 (72.73%) Java
2 7 (63.64%) HTML
3 5 (45.45%) J2EE
3 5 (45.45%) Web Services
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) XML
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 4 (36.36%) Hibernate
4 4 (36.36%) TopLink
5 3 (27.27%) SOAP
5 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) HTML5
6 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
6 2 (18.18%) BDD
6 2 (18.18%) REST
6 2 (18.18%) AccuRev
6 2 (18.18%) User Stories
6 2 (18.18%) Automation Testing
6 2 (18.18%) WebFOCUS
6 2 (18.18%) Marketing
6 2 (18.18%) QA
6 2 (18.18%) Selenium
6 2 (18.18%) Struts
6 2 (18.18%) CSS
6 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
7 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (9.09%) EclipseLink
7 1 (9.09%) SDLC

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basildon region citing Automotive also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Automotive. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) FTP
1 1 (9.09%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) WebFOCUS
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Selenium
1 2 (18.18%) AccuRev
1 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
2 1 (9.09%) FindBugs
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) Ant
2 1 (9.09%) JUnit
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 1 (9.09%) TestDirector
2 1 (9.09%) Checkstyle
General
1 2 (18.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) J2EE Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Tester
3 2 (18.18%) QA Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Automation Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Lead Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (9.09%) UI Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (9.09%) UI Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) HTML
2 5 (45.45%) J2EE
2 5 (45.45%) Web Services
3 4 (36.36%) XML
3 4 (36.36%) Hibernate
3 4 (36.36%) TopLink
4 3 (27.27%) SOAP
4 3 (27.27%) HTML5
5 2 (18.18%) REST
5 2 (18.18%) Struts
5 2 (18.18%) CSS
6 1 (9.09%) JDBC
6 1 (9.09%) JSP
6 1 (9.09%) Servlets
6 1 (9.09%) .NET
6 1 (9.09%) JRules
6 1 (9.09%) JSF
6 1 (9.09%) JSON
6 1 (9.09%) RESTful
6 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) BDD
2 2 (18.18%) User Stories
2 2 (18.18%) Automation Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) SDLC
3 1 (9.09%) Data Transformation
3 1 (9.09%) UML
3 1 (9.09%) OOD
3 1 (9.09%) TDD
3 1 (9.09%) Pair Programming
3 1 (9.09%) Web Development
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (9.09%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
3 1 (9.09%) XMLA
3 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
1 1 (9.09%) IBM
1 1 (9.09%) HP