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 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automotive
Rank 118 111 102
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Contract jobs citing Automotive 9 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.34% 0.50% 0.50%
As % of the General category 0.78% 1.20% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 10
Average daily rate
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£298 £560 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.87% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £390 £448
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £650 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.50 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-9.72% -
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
1153 1079 1204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 43.84% 41.74% 49.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 529 404
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £260 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 29 45
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.85 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.25% +1.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £11.97 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.70 £43.60 £39.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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 December 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 24 December 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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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 +1 3 £275 -31.25%
Slough - 2 - -
Reading +17 1 - - 1
Hungerford - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Automotive
South East

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (31.58%) PRINCE2
2 5 (26.32%) MS Project
2 5 (26.32%) MS Office
2 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 5 (26.32%) Retail
2 5 (26.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (21.05%) Android
3 4 (21.05%) Visualisation
3 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (21.05%) Marketing
3 4 (21.05%) Axure RP
3 4 (21.05%) Apple iOS
3 4 (21.05%) Mobile App
3 4 (21.05%) User Experience
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 4 (21.05%) Adobe
4 3 (15.79%) Finance
4 3 (15.79%) Analytics
5 2 (10.53%) CSS3
5 2 (10.53%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 2 (10.53%) Appcelerator
5 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
5 2 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (10.53%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (10.53%) Scrum
5 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Web Analytics
5 2 (10.53%) HTML5
5 2 (10.53%) Project Management

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Project
1 5 (26.32%) MS Office
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
1 5 (26.32%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (10.53%) Photoshop
2 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
2 2 (10.53%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.26%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Axure RP
2 2 (10.53%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 2 (10.53%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 5 (26.32%) Retail
2 4 (21.05%) Marketing
3 3 (15.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Business Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Designer
4 2 (10.53%) UX Designer
4 2 (10.53%) Coordinator
4 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Service Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Project Coordinator
4 2 (10.53%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Change Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Marketing Manager
5 1 (5.26%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) UI Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) HTML
1 2 (10.53%) CSS
1 2 (10.53%) Flash
1 2 (10.53%) HTML5
1 2 (10.53%) CSS3
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Visualisation
1 4 (21.05%) Mobile App
1 4 (21.05%) User Experience
2 1 (5.26%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Android
1 4 (21.05%) Apple iOS
2 2 (10.53%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) PRINCE2
1 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (15.79%) Analytics
4 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
4 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Web Analytics
4 2 (10.53%) Scrum
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) CRM
4 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.26%) Six Sigma
5 1 (5.26%) Service Management
5 1 (5.26%) SEO
5 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (5.26%) Time Management
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
1 4 (21.05%) Adobe
2 2 (10.53%) Appcelerator
3 1 (5.26%) Google