The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automotive over the 3 months to 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automotive
Rank 73 44 65
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +21
Contract jobs citing Automotive 14 30 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.25% 2.91% 0.63%
As % of the General category 2.75% 7.48% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 2
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£365 £325 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £315 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £350 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £394 £508
% change year-on-year
-12.38% -22.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £29.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+8.62% -10.07%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

General Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
510 401 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 45.41% 38.86% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 201 81
Average daily rate £370 £325 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 14
Average hourly rate £12.42 £35.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.51% +94.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £10.10 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+20.45% -12.00%

Automotive
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Automotive across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Automotive Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Automotive
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Automotive across the Buckinghamshire region.

Automotive Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Automotive
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Automotive across the Buckinghamshire region.

Automotive Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Automotive
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automotive within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Milton Keynes -22 10 £373 +14.61% 2
High Wycombe - - - -
Automotive
South East

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 22 (55.00%) Finance
2 13 (32.50%) Business Analysis
3 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (20.00%) SAP
4 8 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 7 (17.50%) Project Management
6 6 (15.00%) Manufacturing
6 6 (15.00%) User Stories
7 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (12.50%) Scrum
7 5 (12.50%) Electronics
7 5 (12.50%) Programme Management
7 5 (12.50%) Retail
7 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 5 (12.50%) Marketing
7 5 (12.50%) Web Services
8 4 (10.00%) C
8 4 (10.00%) Java
8 4 (10.00%) OO
8 4 (10.00%) Embedded C
8 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (10.00%) ISEB
8 4 (10.00%) Web Development
8 4 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (10.00%) DTV
8 4 (10.00%) BDD
8 4 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
9 3 (7.50%) Device Driver
9 3 (7.50%) Green Hills

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.50%) MS Project
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (2.50%) Firewall
1 1 (2.50%) LAN
1 1 (2.50%) WAN
1 1 (2.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.00%) Selenium
3 1 (2.50%) JIRA
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 22 (55.00%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Manufacturing
3 5 (12.50%) Electronics
3 5 (12.50%) Retail
3 5 (12.50%) Marketing
4 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (5.00%) Banking
6 1 (2.50%) Aerospace
6 1 (2.50%) German Language
6 1 (2.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (60.00%) Analyst
2 21 (52.50%) Business Analyst
3 8 (20.00%) Financial Business Analyst
3 8 (20.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) Agile Business Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Software Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Test Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Lead Business Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
8 2 (5.00%) Data Analyst
9 1 (2.50%) Security Analyst
9 1 (2.50%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Service Desk Analyst
9 1 (2.50%) Database Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Manager
9 1 (2.50%) Technical Manager
9 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database Developer
9 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) Web Services
2 3 (7.50%) .NET
3 1 (2.50%) Ajax
3 1 (2.50%) Spring
3 1 (2.50%) Java EE
3 1 (2.50%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.50%) JMS
3 1 (2.50%) HTML
3 1 (2.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) DTV
2 3 (7.50%) Device Driver
3 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.50%) FMCG
4 1 (2.50%) Telematics
4 1 (2.50%) PMI
4 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) UNIX
1 2 (5.00%) Windows
1 2 (5.00%) Windows NT
1 2 (5.00%) VxWorks
2 1 (2.50%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) Business Analysis
2 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 7 (17.50%) Project Management
5 6 (15.00%) User Stories
6 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (12.50%) Scrum
6 5 (12.50%) Programme Management
6 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 4 (10.00%) OO
7 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (10.00%) Web Development
7 4 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (10.00%) BDD
8 3 (7.50%) Data Analysis
8 3 (7.50%) Waterfall
8 3 (7.50%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (7.50%) Business Process Mapping
8 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
9 2 (5.00%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) C
1 4 (10.00%) Java
1 4 (10.00%) Embedded C
2 3 (7.50%) SQL
2 3 (7.50%) C#
3 2 (5.00%) C++
3 2 (5.00%) VBScript
3 2 (5.00%) Embedded C++
3 2 (5.00%) Assembly Language
4 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) ISEB
2 1 (2.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) SAP
2 3 (7.50%) Green Hills
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle
3 1 (2.50%) VMware
3 1 (2.50%) Renesas
3 1 (2.50%) IronPort
3 1 (2.50%) HP
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.50%) QNX