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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automotive
Rank 105 112 117
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Contract jobs citing Automotive 44 13 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.44% 0.55% 0.80%
As % of the General category 4.35% 1.76% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 8
Average daily rate
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£388 £400 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +88.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £330 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £440 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.86% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 13
Average hourly rate £42.50 £34.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.67 £32.40 £28.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.98 £35.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -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
1012 738 1175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 33.12% 31.50% 37.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 565 368 598
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £548 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 69 82
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% -43.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.01 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.99 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -31.03%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 +8 25 £324 +3.60% 4
Hertfordshire -24 8 - - 3
Bedfordshire - 3 £475 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 2 - - 19
Automotive
England

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 22 (32.35%) Electronics
2 12 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (16.18%) Oracle
4 10 (14.71%) Linux
5 9 (13.24%) Java
5 9 (13.24%) SQL
5 9 (13.24%) Finance
6 8 (11.76%) UNIX
7 7 (10.29%) XML
7 7 (10.29%) Project Management
7 7 (10.29%) Software Engineering
7 7 (10.29%) WebSphere
8 6 (8.82%) Scrum
8 6 (8.82%) Aerospace
8 6 (8.82%) PMI Certification
9 5 (7.35%) JBoss
9 5 (7.35%) MS Excel
9 5 (7.35%) C
9 5 (7.35%) MS Office
9 5 (7.35%) Release Management
9 5 (7.35%) Marketing
10 4 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
10 4 (5.88%) Internet
10 4 (5.88%) Publishing
10 4 (5.88%) FatWire
10 4 (5.88%) IBM HTTP Server
10 4 (5.88%) Content Management
10 4 (5.88%) J2EE
10 4 (5.88%) C++
10 4 (5.88%) WebLogic

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 7 (10.29%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.88%) IBM HTTP Server
2 4 (5.88%) WebLogic
2 4 (5.88%) Apache
3 2 (2.94%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.47%) CICS
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.47%) CMS
4 1 (1.47%) GlassFish
Applications
1 5 (7.35%) MS Excel
1 5 (7.35%) MS Office
2 4 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.47%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) SAP SD
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (1.47%) FTP
2 1 (1.47%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.94%) DB2
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (1.47%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Ant
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.47%) Maven
2 1 (1.47%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.47%) Lombardi
2 1 (1.47%) Gradle
General
1 22 (32.35%) Electronics
2 9 (13.24%) Finance
3 6 (8.82%) Aerospace
4 5 (7.35%) Marketing
5 4 (5.88%) Publishing
6 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.94%) Retail
7 1 (1.47%) Billing
7 1 (1.47%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (17.65%) Analyst
2 6 (8.82%) Project Manager
2 6 (8.82%) Software Engineer
3 5 (7.35%) Developer
3 5 (7.35%) Business Analyst
4 4 (5.88%) Architect
4 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (4.41%) Test Analyst
5 3 (4.41%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (2.94%) Web Developer
6 2 (2.94%) Consultant
6 2 (2.94%) Applications Developer
6 2 (2.94%) Support Analyst
6 2 (2.94%) Electronics Engineer
6 2 (2.94%) Web Applications Developer
6 2 (2.94%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (2.94%) Procurement Manager
6 2 (2.94%) Java Developer
7 1 (1.47%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (1.47%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.29%) XML
2 4 (5.88%) J2EE
3 2 (2.94%) Ajax
3 2 (2.94%) Middleware
3 2 (2.94%) HTML
3 2 (2.94%) CSS
4 1 (1.47%) JSP
4 1 (1.47%) Swing
4 1 (1.47%) XHTML
4 1 (1.47%) .NET
4 1 (1.47%) JMS
4 1 (1.47%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.47%) HTML5
4 1 (1.47%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.41%) PMI
1 3 (4.41%) Management Information System
1 3 (4.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (2.94%) FMCG
2 2 (2.94%) Data Structures
2 2 (2.94%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (2.94%) Smart Meter
2 2 (2.94%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.47%) Replication
3 1 (1.47%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.47%) Open Source
3 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.71%) Linux
2 8 (11.76%) UNIX
3 3 (4.41%) Windows
4 1 (1.47%) AIX
4 1 (1.47%) Solaris
4 1 (1.47%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (10.29%) Project Management
2 7 (10.29%) Software Engineering
3 6 (8.82%) Scrum
4 5 (7.35%) Release Management
5 4 (5.88%) Content Management
5 4 (5.88%) OO
5 4 (5.88%) RUP
6 3 (4.41%) UML
6 3 (4.41%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.41%) Business Analysis
6 3 (4.41%) Risk Management
6 3 (4.41%) Project Planning
6 3 (4.41%) Change Control
6 3 (4.41%) User Stories
7 2 (2.94%) Software Licensing
7 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (2.94%) Use Case
7 2 (2.94%) Migration
7 2 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.24%) Java
1 9 (13.24%) SQL
2 5 (7.35%) C
3 4 (5.88%) C++
4 3 (4.41%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.94%) Embedded C
5 2 (2.94%) Assembly Language
5 2 (2.94%) JCL
5 2 (2.94%) COBOL
5 2 (2.94%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.47%) Python
6 1 (1.47%) Perl
6 1 (1.47%) VBA
6 1 (1.47%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.47%) SAPscript
6 1 (1.47%) Embedded C++
6 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.47%) Korn
Qualifications
1 6 (8.82%) PMI Certification
2 3 (4.41%) PMP
2 3 (4.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) QA
1 2 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) RACF
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (1.47%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 11 (16.18%) Oracle
2 5 (7.35%) JBoss
3 4 (5.88%) FatWire
4 3 (4.41%) IBM
4 3 (4.41%) Mentor Graphics
5 1 (1.47%) SAP
5 1 (1.47%) Cisco
5 1 (1.47%) Adobe
5 1 (1.47%) EMC
5 1 (1.47%) Avaya
5 1 (1.47%) VMware
5 1 (1.47%) Syncsort
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