The first 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automotive
Rank 55 56 61
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing Automotive 25 23 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.91% 2.22% 1.35%
As % of the General category 3.98% 6.23% 3.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 5
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£370 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £278 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £370 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
- -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +92.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £35.00 £38.99
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -10.23%
General Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
628 369 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 48.09% 35.65% 39.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 168 173
Average daily rate £368 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 14 19
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £38.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -18.18%
Automotive
South East

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +1 22 £370 +13.84% 5
Beaconsfield - - - -
Automotive
South East

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 31 (75.61%) Finance
2 10 (24.39%) SQL
2 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (24.39%) Business Analysis
3 9 (21.95%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (21.95%) QA
3 9 (21.95%) C#
3 9 (21.95%) ISEB
4 7 (17.07%) PRINCE2
4 7 (17.07%) OO
4 7 (17.07%) Java
4 7 (17.07%) .NET
4 7 (17.07%) SAP
4 7 (17.07%) Manufacturing
4 7 (17.07%) Scrum
4 7 (17.07%) BDD
5 6 (14.63%) Software Testing
5 6 (14.63%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (14.63%) Windows
5 6 (14.63%) Project Management
6 5 (12.20%) HP
6 5 (12.20%) Service Delivery
6 5 (12.20%) Selenium
6 5 (12.20%) Web Development
6 5 (12.20%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (12.20%) Banking
6 5 (12.20%) Retail
7 4 (9.76%) ISTQB
7 4 (9.76%) Waterfall
8 3 (7.32%) Web Testing

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Office
2 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Selenium
2 3 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (4.88%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.44%) JMeter
4 1 (2.44%) JIRA
General
1 31 (75.61%) Finance
2 7 (17.07%) Manufacturing
3 5 (12.20%) Banking
3 5 (12.20%) Retail
4 3 (7.32%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.44%) Law
5 1 (2.44%) Back Office
5 1 (2.44%) Electronics
5 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.44%) Marketing
5 1 (2.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (48.78%) Analyst
2 12 (29.27%) Business Analyst
3 8 (19.51%) Test Analyst
4 7 (17.07%) Project Manager
5 5 (12.20%) Financial Business Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Agile Business Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Test Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Consultant
8 2 (4.88%) Quality Manager
8 2 (4.88%) Instructional Designer
8 2 (4.88%) Training Consultant
8 2 (4.88%) Lead Business Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 2 (4.88%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Designer
8 2 (4.88%) Automation Analyst
9 1 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery Project Manager
9 1 (2.44%) Data Centre Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) .NET
2 3 (7.32%) Web Services
3 2 (4.88%) Java EE
3 2 (4.88%) J2EE
4 1 (2.44%) CSS
4 1 (2.44%) JSP
4 1 (2.44%) HTML
4 1 (2.44%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.44%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) EPoS
2 2 (4.88%) E-Learning
2 2 (4.88%) Telematics
2 2 (4.88%) Social Media
3 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.44%) DTV
3 1 (2.44%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.44%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Windows
2 3 (7.32%) Windows NT
2 3 (7.32%) UNIX
3 1 (2.44%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (24.39%) Business Analysis
2 9 (21.95%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (17.07%) Scrum
3 7 (17.07%) OO
3 7 (17.07%) PRINCE2
3 7 (17.07%) BDD
4 6 (14.63%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (14.63%) Project Management
4 6 (14.63%) Software Testing
5 5 (12.20%) Web Development
5 5 (12.20%) Service Delivery
6 4 (9.76%) Waterfall
7 3 (7.32%) Test Strategy
7 3 (7.32%) Web Testing
7 3 (7.32%) Test Scripting
7 3 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.88%) System Testing
8 2 (4.88%) Supplier Management
8 2 (4.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (24.39%) SQL
2 9 (21.95%) C#
3 7 (17.07%) Java
4 3 (7.32%) VBScript
5 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) ISEB
2 4 (9.76%) ISTQB
3 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (4.88%) Degree
5 1 (2.44%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.95%) QA
2 2 (4.88%) SLA
3 1 (2.44%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) SAP
2 5 (12.20%) HP
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle
4 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.44%) JBoss
5 1 (2.44%) QNX
5 1 (2.44%) Green Hills
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