The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automotive over the 3 months to 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automotive
Rank 109 125 92
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -33
Contract jobs citing Automotive 18 14 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.68% 0.48% 1.11%
As % of the General category 2.24% 1.41% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 5
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£330 £301 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.81% -7.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £255 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £320 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 17
Average hourly rate £32.75 £28.00 £32.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.96% -13.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.55 £28.00 £25.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.95 £33.08 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £28.00 £36.03
% change year-on-year
+12.28% -22.27%
Automotive
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

General Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
804 993 811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.16% 33.84% 34.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 533 409
Average daily rate £425 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 65 67
Average hourly rate £32.58 £28.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.33% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.70 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.68 £22.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+3.06% -20.00%

Automotive
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Automotive Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Automotive
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Automotive Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Automotive
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automotive across the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Automotive Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Automotive
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Automotive Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Automotive
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automotive within the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 March 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
Essex +11 15 £330 +9.81% 6
Hertfordshire +4 2 £175 -
Bedfordshire -5 1 £485 - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - - 9
Norfolk - - - -
Automotive
England

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 9 (25.71%) SQL
2 7 (20.00%) Project Management
3 6 (17.14%) Finance
3 6 (17.14%) HTML
3 6 (17.14%) Java
3 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2
3 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (14.29%) SOAP
4 5 (14.29%) Web Services
4 5 (14.29%) SAP
4 5 (14.29%) Aerospace
4 5 (14.29%) Electronics
4 5 (14.29%) SAP SD
4 5 (14.29%) VMS
4 5 (14.29%) PMP
4 5 (14.29%) PMI Certification
5 4 (11.43%) EDIFACT
5 4 (11.43%) J2EE
5 4 (11.43%) TopLink
5 4 (11.43%) Hibernate
5 4 (11.43%) Logistics
6 3 (8.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (8.57%) Content Management
6 3 (8.57%) Mentor Graphics
6 3 (8.57%) Marketing
6 3 (8.57%) JTAG
6 3 (8.57%) HTML5
6 3 (8.57%) SoapUI
6 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
6 3 (8.57%) VB.NET

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Simulink
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
2 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (14.29%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.86%) WebFOCUS
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) SoapUI
2 2 (5.71%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (2.86%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.86%) NUnit
3 1 (2.86%) Selenium
3 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.86%) AccuRev
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Aerospace
2 5 (14.29%) Electronics
3 3 (8.57%) Marketing
4 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.86%) Publishing
5 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Developer
2 7 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 6 (17.14%) Consultant
4 5 (14.29%) SAP Consultant
5 4 (11.43%) SAP SD Consultant
6 3 (8.57%) Java Developer
6 3 (8.57%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (8.57%) SQL Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (5.71%) SQL Database Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Software Integration Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Integration Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Database Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Administrator
7 2 (5.71%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.86%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) HTML
2 5 (14.29%) SOAP
2 5 (14.29%) Web Services
3 4 (11.43%) J2EE
3 4 (11.43%) EDIFACT
3 4 (11.43%) Hibernate
3 4 (11.43%) TopLink
4 3 (8.57%) HTML5
4 3 (8.57%) .NET
5 2 (5.71%) XML
6 1 (2.86%) XSLT
6 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.86%) Servlets
6 1 (2.86%) REST
6 1 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (2.86%) PrimeFaces
6 1 (2.86%) JSF
6 1 (2.86%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) VMS
2 3 (8.57%) UNIX
3 2 (5.71%) Windows
3 2 (5.71%) Solaris
3 2 (5.71%) Linux
3 2 (5.71%) VxWorks
3 2 (5.71%) Nucleus RTOS
4 1 (2.86%) Android
4 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) Project Management
2 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2
2 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.43%) Logistics
4 3 (8.57%) Content Management
4 3 (8.57%) OOD
4 3 (8.57%) ITIL
5 2 (5.71%) Scrum
5 2 (5.71%) SEO
5 2 (5.71%) Validation
5 2 (5.71%) OO
5 2 (5.71%) RUP
5 2 (5.71%) Data Modelling
5 2 (5.71%) Service Management
5 2 (5.71%) User Stories
5 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
5 2 (5.71%) SysML
5 2 (5.71%) Use Case
5 2 (5.71%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) SQL
2 6 (17.14%) Java
3 3 (8.57%) VB.NET
3 3 (8.57%) C++
4 2 (5.71%) Embedded C
4 2 (5.71%) Embedded C++
4 2 (5.71%) MATLAB
4 2 (5.71%) C
4 2 (5.71%) C#
5 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.86%) VBA
5 1 (2.86%) VB
5 1 (2.86%) VB6
5 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) PMP
1 5 (14.29%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.86%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) JTAG
2 1 (2.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) SAP
2 3 (8.57%) Mentor Graphics
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.86%) Adobe
4 1 (2.86%) Sun
4 1 (2.86%) Google
4 1 (2.86%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle
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