The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire 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 Berkshire 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 100 110 131
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +21
Contract jobs citing Automotive 31 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.08% 0.37% 0.16%
As % of the General category 2.45% 0.76% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 1 3
Average daily rate £400 £425 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +68.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £37.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-15.43% +24.16%
General Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1263 1182 1555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 43.96% 48.23% 50.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 591 398 450
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £456 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 56 34
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.83 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £32.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Automotive
South East

Automotive
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Automotive Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Automotive
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Automotive Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Automotive
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automotive across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Automotive Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Automotive
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Automotive Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Automotive
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automotive within the Berkshire 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
Reading 0 10 £600 - 4
Bracknell - 10 £400 -
Maidenhead - 2 £350 -
Slough - - - - 1
Automotive
South East

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 23 (47.92%) Retail
2 21 (43.75%) Adobe
3 19 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (37.50%) Scrum
5 17 (35.42%) HTML
5 17 (35.42%) CSS
5 17 (35.42%) Android
5 17 (35.42%) HTML5
5 17 (35.42%) Axure RP
5 17 (35.42%) Apple iOS
5 17 (35.42%) CSS3
5 17 (35.42%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 17 (35.42%) Appcelerator
5 17 (35.42%) Mobile App
6 12 (25.00%) Analytics
7 11 (22.92%) Web Analytics
7 11 (22.92%) MS Office
8 10 (20.83%) PRINCE2
9 9 (18.75%) MS Excel
9 9 (18.75%) Visualisation
10 8 (16.67%) Usability Testing
10 8 (16.67%) Smartphone
10 8 (16.67%) PMP
10 8 (16.67%) PMI Certification
11 7 (14.58%) Project Management
11 7 (14.58%) Manufacturing
11 7 (14.58%) Logistics
12 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
12 6 (12.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 6 (12.50%) Rapid Prototyping

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 5 (10.42%) CMS
1 5 (10.42%) Magnolia
2 4 (8.33%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.08%) SAS
4 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 11 (22.92%) MS Office
2 9 (18.75%) MS Excel
3 4 (8.33%) MS Project
4 3 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) Broadband
Development Applications
1 17 (35.42%) Axure RP
1 17 (35.42%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 6 (12.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (4.17%) JUnit
3 2 (4.17%) Eclipse
General
1 23 (47.92%) Retail
2 7 (14.58%) Manufacturing
3 5 (10.42%) Finance
4 2 (4.17%) Marketing
4 2 (4.17%) French Language
Job Titles
1 17 (35.42%) User Experience Designer
1 17 (35.42%) Designer
2 9 (18.75%) Senior Designer
2 9 (18.75%) Senior User Experience Designer
2 9 (18.75%) Project Manager
3 7 (14.58%) Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Business Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Copywriter
6 3 (6.25%) Lead Business Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Coordinator
7 2 (4.17%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Project Coordinator
7 2 (4.17%) Java Software Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Supply Chain Manager
8 1 (2.08%) Content Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (35.42%) HTML
1 17 (35.42%) CSS
1 17 (35.42%) HTML5
1 17 (35.42%) CSS3
2 2 (4.17%) EDI
3 1 (2.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (35.42%) Mobile App
2 9 (18.75%) Visualisation
3 8 (16.67%) Smartphone
4 2 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 17 (35.42%) Android
1 17 (35.42%) Apple iOS
2 3 (6.25%) Windows
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (37.50%) Scrum
3 12 (25.00%) Analytics
4 11 (22.92%) Web Analytics
5 10 (20.83%) PRINCE2
6 8 (16.67%) Usability Testing
7 7 (14.58%) Logistics
7 7 (14.58%) Project Management
8 6 (12.50%) Rapid Prototyping
9 5 (10.42%) Risk Management
9 5 (10.42%) SEO
9 5 (10.42%) Migration
9 5 (10.42%) PRINCE
9 5 (10.42%) CRM
10 4 (8.33%) Asset Management
11 3 (6.25%) Content Management
11 3 (6.25%) User Stories
12 2 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
12 2 (4.17%) Test Scripting
12 2 (4.17%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) PMP
1 8 (16.67%) PMI Certification
2 2 (4.17%) ISEB
2 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.08%) CCNA
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.08%) MCITP
3 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (43.75%) Adobe
2 17 (35.42%) Appcelerator
3 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.08%) Citrix
4 1 (2.08%) VMware
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