The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automotive over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automotive
Rank 40 27 54
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +27
Contract jobs citing Automotive 1 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.29% 2.03% 0.41%
As % of the General category 1.43% 5.60% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £351
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +13.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +11.11%
Automotive
East of England

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

General Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
70 125 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 20.35% 36.23% 38.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 76 131
Median daily rate £450 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £519 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 18 6
Median hourly rate - £10.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -70.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +13.20%

Automotive
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Automotive as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Automotive also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Automotive.

1 3 (100.00%) Telematics
2 2 (66.67%) Process Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Line Management
2 2 (66.67%) SMS
2 2 (66.67%) WSDL
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XSD
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) SysML
3 1 (33.33%) Use Case
3 1 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) Test Planning

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SMS
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Automotive Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Telematics Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) WSDL
1 2 (66.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Telematics
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Line Management
1 2 (66.67%) Process Improvement
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
2 1 (33.33%) SysML
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories