The first 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 18 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 East of England 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automotive
Rank 125 96 107
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +11
Contract jobs citing Automotive 19 22 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.60% 0.98% 0.90%
As % of the General category 1.79% 2.90% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 6
Average daily rate £301 £270 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.29% -16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £196 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £329 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 7
Average hourly rate £36.15 £33.65 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.42% +12.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £26.00 £20.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 £50.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.66% +25.00%
General Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1060 759 1104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 33.62% 33.70% 35.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 371 478
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £235 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 71 90
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.30 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.40 £44.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Automotive
England

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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Essex -32 13 £301 +39.76% 9
Hertfordshire - 2 - - 1
Suffolk - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire -10 1 - - 9
Bedfordshire -16 1 - -
Norfolk - - - -
Automotive
England

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 16 (40.00%) SQL
2 9 (22.50%) C++
2 9 (22.50%) Software Engineering
3 7 (17.50%) RequisitePro
3 7 (17.50%) PL/SQL
3 7 (17.50%) Oracle
3 7 (17.50%) UML
3 7 (17.50%) OO
3 7 (17.50%) Use Case
4 6 (15.00%) Scrum
4 6 (15.00%) Finance
4 6 (15.00%) Aerospace
4 6 (15.00%) Java
5 5 (12.50%) Embedded C++
5 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 4 (10.00%) XML
6 4 (10.00%) C
6 4 (10.00%) OOD
6 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
6 4 (10.00%) Electronics
7 3 (7.50%) Retail
7 3 (7.50%) Change Control
7 3 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (7.50%) Service Delivery
7 3 (7.50%) Configuration Management
7 3 (7.50%) Project Management
7 3 (7.50%) SLA
7 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
7 3 (7.50%) J2EE
7 3 (7.50%) Shell Script

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (5.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) SaaS
1 1 (2.50%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) DTS
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.50%) Essbase
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.50%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.50%) Star Schema
3 1 (2.50%) DB2
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) RequisitePro
2 1 (2.50%) Maven
2 1 (2.50%) Selenium
2 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
1 6 (15.00%) Aerospace
2 4 (10.00%) Electronics
3 3 (7.50%) Retail
4 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Analyst
2 11 (27.50%) Business Analyst
3 8 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Developer
5 4 (10.00%) DBA
6 3 (7.50%) Relationships Manager
6 3 (7.50%) SQL DBA
7 2 (5.00%) Applications Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Web Applications Developer
7 2 (5.00%) C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Design Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Service Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Oracle DBA
8 1 (2.50%) J2EE Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) XML
2 3 (7.50%) J2EE
2 3 (7.50%) Middleware
3 2 (5.00%) .NET
4 1 (2.50%) TopLink
4 1 (2.50%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.50%) RESTful
4 1 (2.50%) JAXB
4 1 (2.50%) HTML
4 1 (2.50%) CSS
4 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.00%) Smart Meter
2 2 (5.00%) Replication
3 1 (2.50%) Statistics
3 1 (2.50%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.50%) Telematics
3 1 (2.50%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.50%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) UNIX
1 2 (5.00%) Windows
1 2 (5.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (2.50%) AIX
2 1 (2.50%) Solaris
2 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) Software Engineering
2 7 (17.50%) UML
2 7 (17.50%) OO
2 7 (17.50%) Use Case
3 6 (15.00%) Scrum
4 4 (10.00%) OOD
5 3 (7.50%) Change Control
5 3 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (7.50%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.50%) Configuration Management
5 3 (7.50%) Project Management
5 3 (7.50%) ETL
6 2 (5.00%) ERP
6 2 (5.00%) Change Management
6 2 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (5.00%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.50%) DMAIC
7 1 (2.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) SQL
2 9 (22.50%) C++
3 7 (17.50%) PL/SQL
4 6 (15.00%) Java
5 5 (12.50%) Embedded C++
6 4 (10.00%) C
7 3 (7.50%) Shell Script
8 2 (5.00%) Embedded C
9 1 (2.50%) C#
9 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) SLA
2 2 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (5.00%) QA
3 1 (2.50%) JTAG
3 1 (2.50%) Basel II
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Data Guard
1 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Oracle
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.50%) Teradata
3 1 (2.50%) Sun
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