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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automotive
Rank 97 102 122
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +20
Contract jobs citing Automotive 41 24 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.46% 1.00% 0.30%
As % of the General category 4.70% 3.28% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 2
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£323 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £310 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £425 £327
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 4
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £37.47
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £27.50 £27.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £36.50 £40.73
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-9.72% -
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
873 731 943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 31.09% 30.37% 35.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 371 487
Average daily rate £413 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +5.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 73 80
Average hourly rate £22.50 £34.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.82% +97.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.00 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.78 £38.66
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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
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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 0 20 £324 -17.77% 13
Hertfordshire +15 9 £150 -52.00%
Cambridgeshire - 5 - - 4
Bedfordshire -13 1 - -
Automotive
England

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 27 (42.86%) Electronics
2 10 (15.87%) SQL
3 9 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (12.70%) Aerospace
5 7 (11.11%) Java
5 7 (11.11%) Linux
5 7 (11.11%) Project Management
6 6 (9.52%) XML
6 6 (9.52%) PRINCE2
6 6 (9.52%) UNIX
6 6 (9.52%) Oracle
6 6 (9.52%) Finance
6 6 (9.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 6 (9.52%) Mentor Graphics
7 5 (7.94%) WebSphere
7 5 (7.94%) MS Office
7 5 (7.94%) C
7 5 (7.94%) C++
7 5 (7.94%) MS Excel
7 5 (7.94%) PMP
7 5 (7.94%) PMI Certification
8 4 (6.35%) Internet
8 4 (6.35%) JBoss
8 4 (6.35%) Apache
8 4 (6.35%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (6.35%) Release Management
8 4 (6.35%) Manufacturing
8 4 (6.35%) Publishing
8 4 (6.35%) IBM HTTP Server
9 3 (4.76%) JTAG

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (7.94%) WebSphere
2 4 (6.35%) IBM HTTP Server
2 4 (6.35%) JBoss
2 4 (6.35%) Apache
3 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.59%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) MS Office
1 5 (7.94%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.59%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Ant
1 1 (1.59%) Rational DOORS
General
1 27 (42.86%) Electronics
2 8 (12.70%) Aerospace
3 6 (9.52%) Finance
4 4 (6.35%) Manufacturing
4 4 (6.35%) Publishing
5 2 (3.17%) Retail
5 2 (3.17%) Marketing
6 1 (1.59%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (11.11%) Project Manager
1 7 (11.11%) Analyst
2 6 (9.52%) Developer
3 4 (6.35%) Architect
3 4 (6.35%) Business Analyst
3 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (4.76%) Electronics Engineer
4 3 (4.76%) SQL Developer
4 3 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (3.17%) Consultant
5 2 (3.17%) Administrator
5 2 (3.17%) Database Developer
5 2 (3.17%) Procurement Manager
5 2 (3.17%) SQL Database Developer
6 1 (1.59%) Senior SAP Consultant
6 1 (1.59%) Embedded Software Developer
6 1 (1.59%) Senior SAP SD Consultant
6 1 (1.59%) Content Manager
6 1 (1.59%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (1.59%) Relationships Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.52%) XML
2 2 (3.17%) HTML
3 1 (1.59%) .NET
3 1 (1.59%) J2EE
3 1 (1.59%) CSS
3 1 (1.59%) JSP
3 1 (1.59%) Servlets
3 1 (1.59%) XSLT
3 1 (1.59%) XHTML
3 1 (1.59%) Ajax
3 1 (1.59%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (3.17%) FMCG
3 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.59%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.11%) Linux
2 6 (9.52%) UNIX
3 2 (3.17%) Windows
3 2 (3.17%) VxWorks
3 2 (3.17%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (11.11%) Project Management
3 6 (9.52%) PRINCE2
4 4 (6.35%) Release Management
5 3 (4.76%) Software Engineering
5 3 (4.76%) ITIL
5 3 (4.76%) OO
5 3 (4.76%) OOD
6 2 (3.17%) UML
6 2 (3.17%) Service Management
6 2 (3.17%) Scrum
6 2 (3.17%) RUP
6 2 (3.17%) Data Modelling
6 2 (3.17%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (3.17%) TOGAF
6 2 (3.17%) Content Management
6 2 (3.17%) Software Licensing
6 2 (3.17%) Use Case
7 1 (1.59%) Digital Content Management
7 1 (1.59%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.87%) SQL
2 7 (11.11%) Java
3 5 (7.94%) C
3 5 (7.94%) C++
4 3 (4.76%) Embedded C
4 3 (4.76%) Embedded C++
5 2 (3.17%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.59%) C#
6 1 (1.59%) VB
6 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.59%) VBA
6 1 (1.59%) Python
6 1 (1.59%) Assembly Language
6 1 (1.59%) SAPscript
6 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.59%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.59%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (7.94%) PMP
1 5 (7.94%) PMI Certification
2 2 (3.17%) Degree
3 1 (1.59%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) JTAG
2 2 (3.17%) QA
3 1 (1.59%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (9.52%) Oracle
1 6 (9.52%) Mentor Graphics
2 2 (3.17%) FatWire
3 1 (1.59%) VMware
3 1 (1.59%) AccuRev
3 1 (1.59%) SAP
3 1 (1.59%) IBM
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.59%) Adobe
3 1 (1.59%) Sun
3 1 (1.59%) EMC
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