The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automotive over the 3 months to 23 April 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 Chester 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automotive
Rank 40 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Automotive 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.40% - -
As % of the General category 1.47% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +22.95%
General Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
68 42 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 26.98% 27.10% 20.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 14
Average daily rate £350 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £283 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 16 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.29 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Automotive
Cheshire

Automotive
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) JSF
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Master Data Management

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) JSF
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP