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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automotive
Rank 107 123 108
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -15
Contract jobs citing Automotive 38 25 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.22% 0.80% 0.63%
As % of the General category 4.03% 2.53% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 3
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£290 £306 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.30% -23.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £226 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £438 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £33.55 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+7.30% -11.24%
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
944 987 761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.27% 31.46% 32.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 462 553 354
Average daily rate £400 £400 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 84 66
Average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £16.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +86.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £12.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +8 31 £290 -17.14% 6
Bedfordshire - 6 - -
Hertfordshire 0 1 - - 6
Automotive
England

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 14 (22.58%) Java
2 12 (19.35%) J2EE
3 11 (17.74%) SQL
3 11 (17.74%) Windows
3 11 (17.74%) Marketing
4 10 (16.13%) HTML
4 10 (16.13%) Project Management
4 10 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (14.52%) CRM
5 9 (14.52%) Linux
5 9 (14.52%) XML
6 8 (12.90%) Web Services
6 8 (12.90%) SQL Server
7 7 (11.29%) SOAP
7 7 (11.29%) Digital Marketing
7 7 (11.29%) Telematics
8 6 (9.68%) German Language
8 6 (9.68%) C
8 6 (9.68%) JavaScript
8 6 (9.68%) TopLink
9 5 (8.06%) Hibernate
9 5 (8.06%) Struts
9 5 (8.06%) SAP
9 5 (8.06%) VMS
9 5 (8.06%) MS Excel
9 5 (8.06%) Embedded C
9 5 (8.06%) Firmware
9 5 (8.06%) SAP SD
9 5 (8.06%) MS PowerPoint
9 5 (8.06%) SDLC

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (3.23%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) MS Excel
1 5 (8.06%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (4.84%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (8.06%) SAP SD
2 1 (1.61%) Radian6
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) SAN
1 2 (3.23%) NAS
2 1 (1.61%) FTP
2 1 (1.61%) Intranet
2 1 (1.61%) Internet
2 1 (1.61%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) WebFOCUS
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (6.45%) AccuRev
2 3 (4.84%) Selenium
3 2 (3.23%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.23%) SoapUI
3 2 (3.23%) Ant
4 1 (1.61%) JUnit
4 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 1 (1.61%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.61%) TestDirector
4 1 (1.61%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.61%) NUnit
4 1 (1.61%) Checkstyle
4 1 (1.61%) FindBugs
4 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (17.74%) Marketing
2 6 (9.68%) German Language
3 4 (6.45%) French Language
3 4 (6.45%) Finance
4 2 (3.23%) Legal
4 2 (3.23%) Electronics
5 1 (1.61%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.61%) Avionics
5 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.61%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 12 (19.35%) Developer
1 12 (19.35%) Analyst
2 8 (12.90%) Java Developer
3 5 (8.06%) Software Engineer
3 5 (8.06%) Project Coordinator
3 5 (8.06%) SAP Consultant
3 5 (8.06%) Tester
3 5 (8.06%) Coordinator
3 5 (8.06%) Consultant
4 4 (6.45%) Project Manager
4 4 (6.45%) SAP SD Consultant
5 3 (4.84%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (4.84%) DBA
5 3 (4.84%) SQL DBA
5 3 (4.84%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (4.84%) Architect
5 3 (4.84%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (3.23%) Deployment Specialist
6 2 (3.23%) Digital Project Manager
6 2 (3.23%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.35%) J2EE
2 10 (16.13%) HTML
3 9 (14.52%) XML
4 8 (12.90%) Web Services
5 7 (11.29%) SOAP
6 6 (9.68%) TopLink
7 5 (8.06%) Hibernate
7 5 (8.06%) Struts
8 4 (6.45%) CSS
8 4 (6.45%) EDIFACT
8 4 (6.45%) HTML5
9 3 (4.84%) REST
9 3 (4.84%) JSP
9 3 (4.84%) Middleware
10 2 (3.23%) Servlets
10 2 (3.23%) .NET
10 2 (3.23%) AngularJS
10 2 (3.23%) Ajax
10 2 (3.23%) RESTful
10 2 (3.23%) EclipseLink
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) Telematics
2 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.84%) Clustering
4 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.61%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.61%) PMI
5 1 (1.61%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.61%) Blog
5 1 (1.61%) Social Media
5 1 (1.61%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.61%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.74%) Windows
2 9 (14.52%) Linux
3 5 (8.06%) VMS
4 4 (6.45%) UNIX
5 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.23%) SUSE
5 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.61%) Android
6 1 (1.61%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.13%) Project Management
1 10 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (14.52%) CRM
3 7 (11.29%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (8.06%) SDLC
5 4 (6.45%) Change Control
5 4 (6.45%) Logistics
6 3 (4.84%) Software Engineering
6 3 (4.84%) Test Scripting
6 3 (4.84%) Manual Testing
6 3 (4.84%) Data Architecture
6 3 (4.84%) Database Security
6 3 (4.84%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (4.84%) High Availability
6 3 (4.84%) Database Mirroring
7 2 (3.23%) Software Delivery
7 2 (3.23%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.23%) Cyber Security
7 2 (3.23%) Automation Testing
7 2 (3.23%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.58%) Java
2 11 (17.74%) SQL
3 6 (9.68%) C
3 6 (9.68%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.06%) Embedded C
5 3 (4.84%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.84%) Perl
5 3 (4.84%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.23%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.23%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.61%) C#
7 1 (1.61%) XMLA
Qualifications
1 3 (4.84%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) JTAG
2 1 (1.61%) PMBOK
System Software
1 5 (8.06%) Firmware
2 2 (3.23%) VMware ESX
2 2 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) SCOM
2 2 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.23%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (8.06%) SAP
2 4 (6.45%) IBM
2 4 (6.45%) VMware
3 2 (3.23%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle
4 1 (1.61%) HP
4 1 (1.61%) QNX
4 1 (1.61%) Facebook
4 1 (1.61%) Twitter
4 1 (1.61%) Xamarin