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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automotive
Rank 48 54 51
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing Automotive 35 24 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.98% 2.29% 2.13%
As % of the General category 6.49% 6.28% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 18 10
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£370 £331 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.69% +2.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £268 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £367 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £23.50 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £33.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
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
539 382 395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 45.91% 36.38% 40.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 180 175
Average daily rate £375 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 16
Average hourly rate £12.00 £41.25 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.90% +230.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.88 £12.98 £11.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.20 £59.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automotive across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Automotive Daily Rate Histogram 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automotive across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Automotive Hourly Rate Histogram 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 19 September 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
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +5 30 £375 +15.38%
Beaconsfield - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Automotive
South East

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 34 (70.83%) Finance
2 15 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (27.08%) Business Analysis
4 12 (25.00%) QA
5 11 (22.92%) ISEB
5 11 (22.92%) SQL
6 10 (20.83%) Java
6 10 (20.83%) PRINCE2
7 9 (18.75%) SAP
7 9 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (16.67%) C#
8 8 (16.67%) .NET
8 8 (16.67%) OO
9 7 (14.58%) Project Management
9 7 (14.58%) Scrum
9 7 (14.58%) Banking
9 7 (14.58%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (14.58%) Web Development
9 7 (14.58%) BDD
10 6 (12.50%) Oracle Database
10 6 (12.50%) Web Services
10 6 (12.50%) HP
10 6 (12.50%) Oracle
11 5 (10.42%) Visual Studio
11 5 (10.42%) VBScript
11 5 (10.42%) UNIX
11 5 (10.42%) Windows
11 5 (10.42%) Windows NT
11 5 (10.42%) Selenium
11 5 (10.42%) Continuous Integration

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 2 (4.17%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.08%) MS Office
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (2.08%) Firewall
1 1 (2.08%) LAN
1 1 (2.08%) WAN
1 1 (2.08%) VPN
1 1 (2.08%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Visual Studio
1 5 (10.42%) Selenium
1 5 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.08%) JIRA
3 1 (2.08%) Eclipse
General
1 34 (70.83%) Finance
2 7 (14.58%) Banking
3 5 (10.42%) Retail
4 4 (8.33%) Aerospace
4 4 (8.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.08%) Marketing
5 1 (2.08%) German Language
5 1 (2.08%) Back Office
5 1 (2.08%) Electronics
5 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.08%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (50.00%) Analyst
2 16 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) Test Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) Financial Business Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) Agile Business Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) Project Manager
5 5 (10.42%) Test Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Lead Business Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Quality Manager
7 3 (6.25%) Designer
8 2 (4.17%) Consultant
8 2 (4.17%) Instructional Designer
8 2 (4.17%) Training Consultant
8 2 (4.17%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
9 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Developer
9 1 (2.08%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) .NET
2 6 (12.50%) Web Services
3 3 (6.25%) Java EE
3 3 (6.25%) J2EE
4 2 (4.17%) HTML
4 2 (4.17%) Spring
5 1 (2.08%) Ajax
5 1 (2.08%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.08%) CSS
5 1 (2.08%) JSP
5 1 (2.08%) JMS
5 1 (2.08%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Device Driver
1 3 (6.25%) EPoS
2 2 (4.17%) Social Media
2 2 (4.17%) E-Learning
3 1 (2.08%) Telematics
3 1 (2.08%) PMI
3 1 (2.08%) DTV
3 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) UNIX
1 5 (10.42%) Windows
1 5 (10.42%) Windows NT
2 3 (6.25%) VxWorks
3 1 (2.08%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (27.08%) Business Analysis
3 10 (20.83%) PRINCE2
4 9 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (16.67%) OO
6 7 (14.58%) Project Management
6 7 (14.58%) Scrum
6 7 (14.58%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (14.58%) Web Development
6 7 (14.58%) BDD
7 5 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (8.33%) Waterfall
8 4 (8.33%) Service Delivery
8 4 (8.33%) Software Testing
9 3 (6.25%) Software Engineering
9 3 (6.25%) Web Testing
9 3 (6.25%) Test Scripting
9 3 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
9 3 (6.25%) Test Strategy
10 2 (4.17%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.92%) SQL
2 10 (20.83%) Java
3 8 (16.67%) C#
4 5 (10.42%) VBScript
5 2 (4.17%) Embedded C
5 2 (4.17%) Embedded C++
5 2 (4.17%) C++
5 2 (4.17%) C
5 2 (4.17%) Assembly Language
6 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (22.92%) ISEB
2 4 (8.33%) ISTQB
3 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.08%) Degree
4 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.08%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) SAP
2 6 (12.50%) HP
2 6 (12.50%) Oracle
3 3 (6.25%) Green Hills
4 2 (4.17%) QNX
4 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.08%) IronPort
5 1 (2.08%) VMware
5 1 (2.08%) JBoss
5 1 (2.08%) Cisco