The 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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automotive
Rank 120 113 122
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Contract jobs citing Automotive 6 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.23% 0.64% 0.44%
As % of the General category 0.54% 1.50% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 8
Average daily rate
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£275 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £309 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £650 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
Automotive
South East

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

General Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1109 1066 1426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 42.80% 42.71% 51.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 496 497 440
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 39
Average hourly rate £18.75 £26.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.80 £12.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.60 £39.85 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+17.20% -14.68%

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
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 25 November 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +13 2 - - 3
Bracknell - 2 £263 -
Slough -6 1 - - 2
Hungerford - - - - 2
Newbury - - - - 2
Automotive
South East

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 6 (35.29%) MS Office
1 6 (35.29%) PRINCE2
1 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Retail
2 5 (29.41%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (29.41%) MS Project
2 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) Mobile App
3 4 (23.53%) User Experience
3 4 (23.53%) Axure RP
3 4 (23.53%) Adobe
3 4 (23.53%) Android
3 4 (23.53%) Visualisation
3 4 (23.53%) Apple iOS
3 4 (23.53%) Marketing
4 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) Finance
4 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
4 3 (17.65%) HTML
4 3 (17.65%) Analytics
5 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
5 2 (11.76%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (11.76%) Photoshop
5 2 (11.76%) CSS
5 2 (11.76%) CRM
5 2 (11.76%) Flash
5 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (11.76%) Internet

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 1 (5.88%) CMS
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.88%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Office
2 5 (29.41%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (29.41%) MS Project
2 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
3 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
4 2 (11.76%) Photoshop
4 2 (11.76%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.88%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Internet
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Axure RP
2 2 (11.76%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (11.76%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 5 (29.41%) Retail
2 4 (23.53%) Marketing
3 3 (17.65%) Finance
4 1 (5.88%) German Language
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Analyst
1 4 (23.53%) Designer
2 3 (17.65%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Coordinator
3 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) UX Designer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Change Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Marketing Manager
4 1 (5.88%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) UI Designer
4 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Content Manager
4 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) HTML
2 2 (11.76%) CSS
2 2 (11.76%) Flash
2 2 (11.76%) CSS3
2 2 (11.76%) HTML5
3 1 (5.88%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Mobile App
2 4 (23.53%) User Experience
2 4 (23.53%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.88%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Android
1 4 (23.53%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) PRINCE2
1 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
2 3 (17.65%) Project Management
2 3 (17.65%) Analytics
3 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
3 2 (11.76%) CRM
3 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
3 2 (11.76%) Web Analytics
3 2 (11.76%) Scrum
4 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (5.88%) Time Management
4 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Service Management
4 1 (5.88%) SEO
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.88%) Six Sigma
4 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Adobe
3 2 (11.76%) Appcelerator
4 1 (5.88%) Google
4 1 (5.88%) Lotus
4 1 (5.88%) CODA
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