The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automotive over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automotive
Rank 14 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Automotive 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 1.75% - -
As % of the General category 8.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
Automotive
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

General Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
12 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 21.05% 16.67% 46.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 4
Average daily rate £300 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +30.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £12.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

Automotive
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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

Automotive Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Automotive
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Automotive Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

Automotive
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Automotive Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford 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 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (50.00%) NUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Avionics
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (50.00%) Xamarin

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) NUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Web Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Xamarin