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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automotive
Rank 48 53 63
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +10
Contract jobs citing Automotive 32 27 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.68% 2.47% 1.60%
As % of the General category 5.77% 6.96% 4.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 24 5
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£350 £323 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £270 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £369 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
- -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +263.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £37.80 £38.99
% change year-on-year
-11.24% -3.05%
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
555 388 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 46.48% 35.50% 39.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 181 193
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 21
Average hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.86 £12.90 £11.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.65 £44.99 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -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 27 August 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
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 27 August 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +2 27 £370 +15.62%
Beaconsfield - - - -
Automotive
South East

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 33 (71.74%) Finance
2 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (26.09%) Business Analysis
3 12 (26.09%) QA
3 12 (26.09%) SQL
4 11 (23.91%) ISEB
5 10 (21.74%) Java
6 9 (19.57%) C#
6 9 (19.57%) SAP
6 9 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (17.39%) .NET
7 8 (17.39%) PRINCE2
8 7 (15.22%) OO
8 7 (15.22%) Scrum
8 7 (15.22%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (15.22%) BDD
9 6 (13.04%) Oracle Database
9 6 (13.04%) Selenium
9 6 (13.04%) Web Development
9 6 (13.04%) Banking
9 6 (13.04%) Windows
9 6 (13.04%) Web Services
9 6 (13.04%) Oracle
9 6 (13.04%) HP
9 6 (13.04%) Project Management
10 5 (10.87%) Visual Studio
10 5 (10.87%) VBScript
10 5 (10.87%) UNIX
10 5 (10.87%) Windows NT
10 5 (10.87%) Retail

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (4.35%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Office
2 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) LAN
1 1 (2.17%) WAN
1 1 (2.17%) VPN
1 1 (2.17%) Firewall
1 1 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (2.17%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Selenium
2 5 (10.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (10.87%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.17%) JIRA
4 1 (2.17%) WebDriver
General
1 33 (71.74%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) Banking
3 5 (10.87%) Retail
3 5 (10.87%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.52%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.17%) Back Office
5 1 (2.17%) Electronics
5 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.17%) Advertising
5 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (47.83%) Analyst
2 14 (30.43%) Business Analyst
3 8 (17.39%) Test Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) Project Manager
4 6 (13.04%) Financial Business Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) Agile Business Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Test Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Lead Business Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Quality Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Designer
7 2 (4.35%) Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Instructional Designer
7 2 (4.35%) Training Consultant
8 1 (2.17%) Data Centre Manager
8 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.39%) .NET
2 6 (13.04%) Web Services
3 3 (6.52%) J2EE
3 3 (6.52%) Java EE
4 2 (4.35%) HTML
4 2 (4.35%) Spring
5 1 (2.17%) Ajax
5 1 (2.17%) CSS
5 1 (2.17%) JSP
5 1 (2.17%) JMS
5 1 (2.17%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (2.17%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) EPoS
1 3 (6.52%) Device Driver
2 2 (4.35%) E-Learning
2 2 (4.35%) Social Media
3 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.17%) PMI
3 1 (2.17%) Telematics
3 1 (2.17%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Windows
2 5 (10.87%) Windows NT
2 5 (10.87%) UNIX
3 3 (6.52%) VxWorks
4 1 (2.17%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (26.09%) Business Analysis
3 9 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (17.39%) PRINCE2
5 7 (15.22%) OO
5 7 (15.22%) Scrum
5 7 (15.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (15.22%) BDD
6 6 (13.04%) Web Development
6 6 (13.04%) Project Management
7 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (10.87%) Software Testing
8 4 (8.70%) Service Delivery
8 4 (8.70%) Waterfall
9 3 (6.52%) Test Strategy
9 3 (6.52%) Software Engineering
9 3 (6.52%) Web Testing
9 3 (6.52%) Test Scripting
10 2 (4.35%) GAP Analysis
10 2 (4.35%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.09%) SQL
2 10 (21.74%) Java
3 9 (19.57%) C#
4 5 (10.87%) VBScript
5 2 (4.35%) Embedded C
5 2 (4.35%) Embedded C++
5 2 (4.35%) Assembly Language
5 2 (4.35%) C++
5 2 (4.35%) C
6 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (23.91%) ISEB
2 4 (8.70%) ISTQB
3 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.17%) Degree
4 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (26.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) SAP
2 6 (13.04%) Oracle
2 6 (13.04%) HP
3 3 (6.52%) Green Hills
3 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.35%) QNX
5 1 (2.17%) IronPort
5 1 (2.17%) JBoss
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco
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