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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automotive
Rank 98 105 104
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs citing Automotive 21 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.87% 0.71% 0.70%
As % of the General category 2.04% 1.77% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 4
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£450 £400 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +39.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £612 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.81% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £34.66 £37.65
% change year-on-year
-7.67% -7.94%
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
1029 1019 1030
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 42.43% 39.91% 42.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 447 358
Average daily rate £394 £351 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.33% -3.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £208 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 34
Average hourly rate £15.75 £20.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.17% +20.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.93 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.70 £24.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -3.84%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -7 2 £243 -39.37%
Reading -7 1 £275 -54.16% 2
Automotive
South East

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (34.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (13.04%) Hyperion
2 6 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (10.87%) Change Control
3 5 (10.87%) E-Commerce
3 5 (10.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (10.87%) Project Planning
3 5 (10.87%) Finance
4 3 (6.52%) Business Continuity
4 3 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (6.52%) BCP
4 3 (6.52%) LAN
4 3 (6.52%) WAN
4 3 (6.52%) Business Continuity Planning
4 3 (6.52%) Server Building
4 3 (6.52%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.35%) Marketing
5 2 (4.35%) Project Management
5 2 (4.35%) Windows
5 2 (4.35%) C#
5 2 (4.35%) Java
5 2 (4.35%) .NET
5 2 (4.35%) CRM
5 2 (4.35%) Revenue Management
6 1 (2.17%) Test Automation
6 1 (2.17%) Online Marketing
6 1 (2.17%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.17%) Social Media
6 1 (2.17%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.17%) Manual Testing

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (2.17%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) LAN
1 3 (6.52%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) WebDriver
1 1 (2.17%) Selenium
1 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (10.87%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Marketing
3 1 (2.17%) French Language
3 1 (2.17%) Italian Language
3 1 (2.17%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (52.17%) Project Manager
2 19 (41.30%) Analyst
3 16 (34.78%) Business Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) Business Manager
4 6 (13.04%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 6 (13.04%) Business Project Manager
4 6 (13.04%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
5 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Voice Project Manager
7 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (2.17%) Web Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 1 (2.17%) Web Manager
7 1 (2.17%) Data Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) Software Tester
7 1 (2.17%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) Design Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Architect
7 1 (2.17%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (2.17%) jQuery
2 1 (2.17%) J2EE
2 1 (2.17%) XML
2 1 (2.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.17%) Social Media
2 1 (2.17%) Device Driver
2 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (10.87%) Change Control
3 5 (10.87%) E-Commerce
3 5 (10.87%) Project Planning
4 3 (6.52%) Business Continuity
4 3 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (6.52%) BCP
4 3 (6.52%) Business Continuity Planning
4 3 (6.52%) Server Building
5 2 (4.35%) Project Management
5 2 (4.35%) CRM
5 2 (4.35%) Revenue Management
6 1 (2.17%) Test Automation
6 1 (2.17%) Online Marketing
6 1 (2.17%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.17%) Manual Testing
6 1 (2.17%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (2.17%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (2.17%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.35%) C#
1 2 (4.35%) Java
2 1 (2.17%) C++/CLI
2 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.17%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) Hyperion
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.17%) Salesforce.com