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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automotive
Rank 102 97 117
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +20
Contract jobs citing Automotive 28 28 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.98% 1.01% 0.36%
As % of the General category 2.42% 2.33% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 1
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£425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £21.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.82 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.16% -13.33%
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
1157 1201 1192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 40.55% 43.25% 47.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 558 394
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 33 54
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% +7.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.18 £13.00 £12.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £24.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -5.66%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
Bracknell -6 2 £320 -20.00%
Maidenhead +5 1 £400 +14.28%
Slough - 1 £600 -
Automotive
South East

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 16 (42.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (15.79%) Finance
3 5 (13.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (13.16%) Project Planning
3 5 (13.16%) Change Control
4 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
4 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (10.53%) Hyperion
5 3 (7.89%) LAN
5 3 (7.89%) WAN
5 3 (7.89%) BCP
5 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (7.89%) Business Continuity
5 3 (7.89%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (5.26%) Project Management
6 2 (5.26%) Windows
6 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
7 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.63%) B2B
7 1 (2.63%) C#
7 1 (2.63%) HTML
7 1 (2.63%) Java
7 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.63%) .NET
7 1 (2.63%) J2EE
7 1 (2.63%) XML
7 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.63%) E-business
7 1 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.63%) Retail

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (2.63%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) LAN
1 3 (7.89%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
1 1 (2.63%) Selenium
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Retail
2 1 (2.63%) Marketing
2 1 (2.63%) French Language
2 1 (2.63%) Italian Language
2 1 (2.63%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 20 (52.63%) Analyst
2 17 (44.74%) Business Analyst
3 16 (42.11%) Project Manager
4 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
5 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 4 (10.53%) Business Manager
5 4 (10.53%) Business Project Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Voice Project Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Service Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Tester
7 1 (2.63%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Web Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) HTML
1 1 (2.63%) .NET
1 1 (2.63%) J2EE
1 1 (2.63%) XML
1 1 (2.63%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (13.16%) Project Planning
2 5 (13.16%) Change Control
3 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
3 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (7.89%) BCP
4 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (7.89%) Business Continuity
4 3 (7.89%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (5.26%) Project Management
6 1 (2.63%) B2B
6 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.63%) E-business
6 1 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.63%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.63%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.63%) Manual Testing
6 1 (2.63%) Time Management
6 1 (2.63%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (2.63%) Revenue Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) C#
1 1 (2.63%) Java
1 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Hyperion
2 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com