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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automotive
Rank 115 108 112
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing Automotive 13 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.51% 0.88% 0.42%
As % of the General category 1.67% 2.84% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 2
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£323 £324 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.38% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £304 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £398 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £400 £515
% change year-on-year
-13.75% -22.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 2
Average hourly rate £43.75 £28.00 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -27.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £28.00 £36.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £36.00 £40.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £29.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+8.62% -10.07%
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
778 705 835
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.41% 30.91% 34.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 349 439
Average daily rate £415 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £251 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 69 61
Average hourly rate £23.50 £31.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.19% +10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

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 30 January 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automotive across the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Automotive Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 January 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 +5 10 £323 -11.03% 18
Cambridgeshire - 2 - - 4
Hertfordshire 0 1 £150 -52.00%
Bedfordshire - - - -
Automotive
England

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 26 (47.27%) Electronics
2 8 (14.55%) Aerospace
2 8 (14.55%) Project Management
2 8 (14.55%) SQL
3 7 (12.73%) PRINCE2
3 7 (12.73%) Finance
4 6 (10.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 6 (10.91%) Mentor Graphics
4 6 (10.91%) PMP
4 6 (10.91%) PMI Certification
5 5 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.27%) Manufacturing
6 4 (7.27%) C++
6 4 (7.27%) Java
6 4 (7.27%) Oracle
7 3 (5.45%) MS Office
7 3 (5.45%) XML
7 3 (5.45%) C
7 3 (5.45%) UNIX
7 3 (5.45%) Linux
7 3 (5.45%) MS Excel
7 3 (5.45%) ITIL
7 3 (5.45%) OOD
7 3 (5.45%) JTAG
8 2 (3.64%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (3.64%) Software Licensing
8 2 (3.64%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (3.64%) Retail
8 2 (3.64%) WebSphere
8 2 (3.64%) Release Management

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (3.64%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (3.64%) WebSphere
1 2 (3.64%) JBoss
1 2 (3.64%) Apache
2 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) MS Office
1 3 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.64%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Rational DOORS
General
1 26 (47.27%) Electronics
2 8 (14.55%) Aerospace
3 7 (12.73%) Finance
4 4 (7.27%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.64%) Retail
5 2 (3.64%) Publishing
6 1 (1.82%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (14.55%) Project Manager
2 4 (7.27%) Developer
3 3 (5.45%) Analyst
3 3 (5.45%) Electronics Engineer
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Developer
4 2 (3.64%) Database Developer
4 2 (3.64%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (3.64%) Procurement Manager
4 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Database Developer
4 2 (3.64%) Administrator
4 2 (3.64%) Consultant
4 2 (3.64%) Business Analyst
4 2 (3.64%) Architect
5 1 (1.82%) Software Engineer
5 1 (1.82%) DBA
5 1 (1.82%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (1.82%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (1.82%) Senior SAP Consultant
5 1 (1.82%) Software Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) XML
2 1 (1.82%) HTML
2 1 (1.82%) .NET
2 1 (1.82%) XSLT
2 1 (1.82%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (3.64%) FMCG
3 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.45%) UNIX
1 3 (5.45%) Linux
2 2 (3.64%) Nucleus RTOS
2 2 (3.64%) VxWorks
3 1 (1.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.55%) Project Management
2 7 (12.73%) PRINCE2
3 5 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (5.45%) ITIL
4 3 (5.45%) OOD
5 2 (3.64%) Software Licensing
5 2 (3.64%) Release Management
5 2 (3.64%) Software Engineering
5 2 (3.64%) Service Management
5 2 (3.64%) Data Modelling
5 2 (3.64%) OO
6 1 (1.82%) UML
6 1 (1.82%) PRINCE
6 1 (1.82%) SEO
6 1 (1.82%) Migration
6 1 (1.82%) Change Management
6 1 (1.82%) ITSM
6 1 (1.82%) Content Management
6 1 (1.82%) SysML
6 1 (1.82%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.55%) SQL
2 4 (7.27%) C++
2 4 (7.27%) Java
3 3 (5.45%) C
4 2 (3.64%) Embedded C
4 2 (3.64%) Embedded C++
4 2 (3.64%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.82%) Python
5 1 (1.82%) C#
5 1 (1.82%) VB
5 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.82%) VBA
5 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.82%) SAPscript
5 1 (1.82%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) PMP
1 6 (10.91%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.82%) Sun Certification
2 1 (1.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) JTAG
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (10.91%) Mentor Graphics
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.82%) Adobe
3 1 (1.82%) Sun
3 1 (1.82%) SAP
3 1 (1.82%) EMC
3 1 (1.82%) VMware
3 1 (1.82%) AccuRev