The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automotive over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Bedfordshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automotive
Rank 45 27 32
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +5
Contract jobs citing Automotive 1 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.23% 1.05% 1.82%
As % of the General category 0.60% 2.60% 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £325 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -25.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £37.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-15.43% +24.16%
General Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
168 77 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 38.10% 40.31% 38.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 45 52
Average daily rate £425 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 19
Average hourly rate £37.50 £22.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.45% -39.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £20.43 £31.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £35.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Automotive
East of England

Automotive
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Automotive Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Automotive
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Automotive Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Automotive
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Automotive Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Automotive
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automotive within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leighton Buzzard - - - -
Luton - - - -
Automotive
East of England

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) DTS
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) ETL
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) SysML
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (25.00%) Telematics
3 1 (25.00%) SaaS
3 1 (25.00%) PaaS
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (25.00%) EAI
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 (25.00%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
1 1 (25.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) DTS
2 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) DBA
1 2 (50.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Telematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) SysML
2 1 (25.00%) User Stories
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (25.00%) EAI
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft