The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automotive over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automotive
Rank 200 226 195
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -31
Contract jobs citing Automotive 3 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.051% 0.057% 0.079%
As % of the General category 0.098% 0.10% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Average daily rate
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£463 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +13.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.92% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 £6.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.23% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

General Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3047 3962 3640
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 51.93% 56.06% 57.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2383 3004 2762
Average daily rate £475 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 61 51
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £11.50 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.30 £38.00 £45.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+17.20% -14.68%

Automotive
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Automotive across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Automotive Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Automotive
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Automotive across the City of London region.

Automotive Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Automotive
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Automotive across the City of London region.

Automotive Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Automotive
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) MS Office
3 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
3 3 (42.86%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (42.86%) User Experience
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Blend
4 2 (28.57%) WPF
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Subversion
5 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) French Language
5 1 (14.29%) QA
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
5 1 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) VBA
5 1 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (14.29%) MVVM
5 1 (14.29%) User Stories

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Radio Access Network
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Blend
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Leader
2 1 (14.29%) ScrumMaster
2 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) UX Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) WPF
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
1 1 (14.29%) Scrum
1 1 (14.29%) MVVM
1 1 (14.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
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