The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automotive over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automotive
Rank 34 - 51
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Automotive 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.45% - 0.55%
As % of the General category 1.15% - 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£363 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £33.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
Automotive
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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 Basingstoke region.

General Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
87 65 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 39.55% 28.63% 26.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 42 55
Average daily rate £325 £450 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +40.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £550 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 4
Average hourly rate £34.00 - £30.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 - £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 - £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

Automotive
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

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

Automotive Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Automotive
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Automotive Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke 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 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Apache
3 2 (40.00%) SSL
3 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (40.00%) Middleware
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (40.00%) OWASP
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Business Development
4 1 (20.00%) Selenium
4 1 (20.00%) WCF
4 1 (20.00%) Release Management
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke 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 2 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) WebLogic Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) WCF
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) OWASP
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Business Development
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle