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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automotive
Rank 113 93 107
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +14
Contract jobs citing Automotive 24 35 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.82% 1.25% 0.30%
As % of the General category 1.99% 2.73% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 26 1
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£413 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £21.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £29.00 £35.05
% change year-on-year
+8.41% -17.26%
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
1204 1281 1149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 40.98% 45.64% 49.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 545 604 393
Average daily rate £375 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 42 50
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £12.12 £12.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.30 £27.20 £33.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.18%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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
Slough -3 1 £600 -
Maidenhead - 1 £400 -
Newbury - - - -
Reading - - - - 1
Thatcham - - - -
Hungerford - - - - 1
Automotive
South East

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (48.48%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (18.18%) Finance
3 5 (15.15%) Project Planning
3 5 (15.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (15.15%) Change Control
4 4 (12.12%) Project Management
4 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
5 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.06%) Retail
6 2 (6.06%) Business Continuity
6 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.06%) Windows
6 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
6 2 (6.06%) CRM
6 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
6 2 (6.06%) LAN
6 2 (6.06%) WAN
6 2 (6.06%) MS Project
6 2 (6.06%) BCP
6 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
6 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis
6 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (6.06%) Waterfall
6 2 (6.06%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (3.03%) Marketing
7 1 (3.03%) Marketing Strategy

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (3.03%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Project
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
1 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) LAN
1 2 (6.06%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Selenium
1 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) French Language
3 1 (3.03%) Italian Language
3 1 (3.03%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 21 (63.64%) Analyst
2 18 (54.55%) Business Analyst
3 8 (24.24%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Service Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (3.03%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Web Manager
5 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com Architect
5 1 (3.03%) Change Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Software Tester
5 1 (3.03%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) HTML
1 1 (3.03%) .NET
1 1 (3.03%) J2EE
1 1 (3.03%) Web Services
1 1 (3.03%) XML
1 1 (3.03%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (15.15%) Change Control
2 5 (15.15%) Project Planning
3 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
3 4 (12.12%) Project Management
4 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis
5 2 (6.06%) Business Continuity
5 2 (6.06%) Waterfall
5 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.06%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (6.06%) CRM
5 2 (6.06%) BCP
6 1 (3.03%) ITIL
6 1 (3.03%) Service Management
6 1 (3.03%) B2B
6 1 (3.03%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (3.03%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.03%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) C#
1 1 (3.03%) Java
1 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com