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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automotive
Rank 55 74 48
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -26
Contract jobs citing Automotive 19 14 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.95% 1.21% 2.95%
As % of the General category 3.91% 2.72% 7.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 19
Average daily rate £413 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.01% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £345 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £402 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+10.23% +9.48%
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
486 514 381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 49.80% 44.43% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 239 195
Average daily rate £385 £364 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.84% +11.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 17
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -50.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £10.97 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%

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 5 February 2016.

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
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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +13 16 £400 +7.38% 2
Automotive
South East

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 14 (34.15%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (21.95%) Finance
2 9 (21.95%) PRINCE2
3 7 (17.07%) Project Management
4 6 (14.63%) SAP
5 5 (12.20%) SOA
5 5 (12.20%) Retail
6 4 (9.76%) Business Analysis
6 4 (9.76%) Master Data Management
6 4 (9.76%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (9.76%) Data Management
6 4 (9.76%) Marketing
6 4 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
6 4 (9.76%) MS Office
7 3 (7.32%) Windows
7 3 (7.32%) UML
7 3 (7.32%) ABAP
7 3 (7.32%) .NET
7 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
7 3 (7.32%) Data Modelling
7 3 (7.32%) Manufacturing
7 3 (7.32%) Waterfall
7 3 (7.32%) Data Integration
7 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
8 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (4.88%) Windows Server
8 2 (4.88%) Software Delivery
8 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (2.44%) JBoss
1 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Office
2 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) SAP CO
1 2 (4.88%) SAP FI
1 2 (4.88%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (4.88%) SAP MM
1 2 (4.88%) SAP SD
2 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.44%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) Network Security
1 2 (4.88%) WAN
2 1 (2.44%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.44%) Toad
General
1 9 (21.95%) Finance
2 5 (12.20%) Retail
3 4 (9.76%) Marketing
4 3 (7.32%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.88%) German Language
6 1 (2.44%) Aerospace
6 1 (2.44%) Electronics
6 1 (2.44%) General Ledger
6 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Analyst
1 12 (29.27%) Project Manager
2 7 (17.07%) Architect
3 6 (14.63%) Business Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Data Architect
4 3 (7.32%) Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Digital Project Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) Data Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Project Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Quality Manager
5 2 (4.88%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.44%) Quality Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Senior Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Service Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) .NET
2 2 (4.88%) Middleware
3 1 (2.44%) CSS
3 1 (2.44%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.44%) HTML
3 1 (2.44%) J2EE
3 1 (2.44%) JSON
3 1 (2.44%) JSP
3 1 (2.44%) REST
3 1 (2.44%) SAP XI
3 1 (2.44%) SOAP
3 1 (2.44%) Spring
3 1 (2.44%) Web Dynpro
3 1 (2.44%) Web Services
3 1 (2.44%) WSDL
3 1 (2.44%) XML
3 1 (2.44%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Data Integration
2 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) DataPower
3 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Windows
2 2 (4.88%) VMS
2 2 (4.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (21.95%) PRINCE2
3 7 (17.07%) Project Management
4 5 (12.20%) SOA
5 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (9.76%) Business Analysis
5 4 (9.76%) Data Management
5 4 (9.76%) Master Data Management
5 4 (9.76%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (7.32%) Data Modelling
6 3 (7.32%) UML
6 3 (7.32%) Waterfall
7 2 (4.88%) B2C
7 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.88%) EAI
7 2 (4.88%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.88%) ITIL
7 2 (4.88%) MVC
7 2 (4.88%) Six Sigma
7 2 (4.88%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) ABAP
2 2 (4.88%) Java
3 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) ISO 9000
1 2 (4.88%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) SAP
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.88%) IBM
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle
3 2 (4.88%) VMware