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 3 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automotive
Rank 92 119 99
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -20
Contract jobs citing Automotive 20 7 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.81% 0.29% 1.09%
As % of the General category 1.84% 0.69% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 10
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£450 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £210 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £633
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.47% +4.28%
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
1086 1010 1004
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 44.25% 41.39% 42.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 439 375
Average daily rate £375 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 15 24
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -37.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.55 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £20.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.75 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-1.09% -1.98%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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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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 +6 1 £275 +129.16% 3
Bracknell -6 1 £210 -44.00%
Wokingham - 1 £220 -
Automotive
South East

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 13 (28.89%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (13.33%) Hyperion
2 6 (13.33%) Finance
3 5 (11.11%) Change Control
3 5 (11.11%) Project Planning
3 5 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 3 (6.67%) LAN
4 3 (6.67%) WAN
4 3 (6.67%) BCP
4 3 (6.67%) Project Management
4 3 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (6.67%) Business Continuity
4 3 (6.67%) Business Continuity Planning
4 3 (6.67%) Server Building
4 3 (6.67%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.44%) Marketing
5 2 (4.44%) Revenue Management
5 2 (4.44%) CRM
5 2 (4.44%) Windows
5 2 (4.44%) C#
5 2 (4.44%) Java
5 2 (4.44%) .NET
6 1 (2.22%) J2EE
6 1 (2.22%) MS Project
6 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.22%) SAP
6 1 (2.22%) XML
6 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 (2.22%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Project
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) LAN
1 3 (6.67%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.22%) Selenium
1 1 (2.22%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Marketing
3 1 (2.22%) French Language
3 1 (2.22%) Italian Language
3 1 (2.22%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.22%) Legal
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (53.33%) Project Manager
2 16 (35.56%) Analyst
3 13 (28.89%) Business Analyst
4 6 (13.33%) Business Project Manager
4 6 (13.33%) Business Manager
4 6 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 6 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
5 5 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Voice Project Manager
7 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com Architect
7 1 (2.22%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Design Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Data Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Software Tester
7 1 (2.22%) Project Coordinator
7 1 (2.22%) Tester
7 1 (2.22%) Coordinator
7 1 (2.22%) Architect
7 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) .NET
2 1 (2.22%) J2EE
2 1 (2.22%) XML
2 1 (2.22%) jQuery
2 1 (2.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.22%) Device Driver
2 1 (2.22%) Social Media
2 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.89%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (11.11%) Project Planning
3 5 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 5 (11.11%) Change Control
4 3 (6.67%) Business Continuity Planning
4 3 (6.67%) Server Building
4 3 (6.67%) Business Continuity
4 3 (6.67%) BCP
4 3 (6.67%) Project Management
4 3 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.44%) Revenue Management
5 2 (4.44%) CRM
6 1 (2.22%) Test Automation
6 1 (2.22%) Online Marketing
6 1 (2.22%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.22%) Web Analytics
6 1 (2.22%) Marketing Strategy
6 1 (2.22%) Analytics
6 1 (2.22%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.44%) C#
1 2 (4.44%) Java
2 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.22%) C++/CLI
2 1 (2.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (2.22%) ACCA
1 1 (2.22%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.22%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) Hyperion
2 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.22%) SAP
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft