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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automotive
Rank 59 50 55
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs citing Automotive 35 32 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.56% 2.68% 2.39%
As % of the General category 5.63% 5.87% 6.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 26 23
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.59% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £293 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £444 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.53 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+7.60% -13.95%
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
622 545 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 45.47% 45.72% 35.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 277 185
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 16
Average hourly rate £40.52 £12.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+237.66% -71.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £10.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £32.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £22.22
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +8.03%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 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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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 -7 28 £400 +8.10% 7
Automotive
South East

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 27 (44.26%) Stakeholder Management
2 22 (36.07%) Finance
3 14 (22.95%) Project Management
3 14 (22.95%) Degree
4 13 (21.31%) Business Analysis
5 12 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (18.03%) Retail
7 10 (16.39%) PRINCE2
8 9 (14.75%) Waterfall
9 7 (11.48%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (8.20%) Change Management
10 5 (8.20%) HP
10 5 (8.20%) WAN
10 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
10 5 (8.20%) MS Excel
10 5 (8.20%) SAP
10 5 (8.20%) TOGAF
10 5 (8.20%) Marketing
10 5 (8.20%) Manufacturing
10 5 (8.20%) Computer Science
11 4 (6.56%) Project Planning
11 4 (6.56%) QA
11 4 (6.56%) Digital Marketing
11 4 (6.56%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (6.56%) VMware
11 4 (6.56%) OO
11 4 (6.56%) Data Modelling
11 4 (6.56%) B2C
11 4 (6.56%) Cisco
11 4 (6.56%) Stakeholder Engagement

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 2 (3.28%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.92%) MS Office
3 1 (1.64%) MS Project
3 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.20%) WAN
2 3 (4.92%) DWDM
2 3 (4.92%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (3.28%) LDAP
3 2 (3.28%) X.500
3 2 (3.28%) Firewall
4 1 (1.64%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
1 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) HP UFT
1 1 (1.64%) Selenium
General
1 22 (36.07%) Finance
2 11 (18.03%) Retail
3 5 (8.20%) Marketing
3 5 (8.20%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.92%) Electronics
4 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.92%) German Language
5 1 (1.64%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 31 (50.82%) Analyst
2 25 (40.98%) Business Analyst
3 20 (32.79%) Project Manager
4 8 (13.11%) Architect
5 6 (9.84%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (6.56%) Test Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Project Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (4.92%) Financial Business Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Consultant
7 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.28%) Head of Testing
8 2 (3.28%) Head of Development
8 2 (3.28%) Quality Manager
8 2 (3.28%) PMO Analyst
9 1 (1.64%) Digital Project Manager
9 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
9 1 (1.64%) Implementation Manager
9 1 (1.64%) Implementation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) .NET
1 3 (4.92%) Middleware
2 2 (3.28%) SAP XI
2 2 (3.28%) jQuery
2 2 (3.28%) CSS
2 2 (3.28%) SOAP
2 2 (3.28%) Web Services
2 2 (3.28%) SAML
2 2 (3.28%) AngularJS
2 2 (3.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (3.28%) HTML
3 1 (1.64%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.92%) Blog
2 3 (4.92%) DTV
2 3 (4.92%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.92%) User Experience
2 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.92%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.64%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.92%) Windows
1 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (44.26%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (22.95%) Project Management
3 13 (21.31%) Business Analysis
4 12 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (16.39%) PRINCE2
6 9 (14.75%) Waterfall
7 7 (11.48%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (8.20%) Change Management
8 5 (8.20%) TOGAF
9 4 (6.56%) Project Planning
9 4 (6.56%) B2C
9 4 (6.56%) OO
9 4 (6.56%) Data Modelling
9 4 (6.56%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (6.56%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (6.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (6.56%) Software Delivery
10 3 (4.92%) User Stories
10 3 (4.92%) Test Automation
10 3 (4.92%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.28%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.64%) SQL
2 1 (1.64%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (22.95%) Degree
2 3 (4.92%) ISEB
2 3 (4.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (3.28%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.64%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.64%) GIAC
4 1 (1.64%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) QA
2 2 (3.28%) ISO 9000
3 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.64%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (4.92%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 5 (8.20%) SAP
1 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
1 5 (8.20%) HP
2 4 (6.56%) Cisco
2 4 (6.56%) VMware
3 3 (4.92%) Brocade
4 2 (3.28%) Twitter
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle
5 1 (1.64%) IBM
5 1 (1.64%) Adobe
5 1 (1.64%) NetApp
5 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.64%) CheckPoint