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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automotive
Rank 118 103 115
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +12
Contract jobs citing Automotive 19 18 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.62% 0.76% 0.76%
As % of the General category 2.04% 2.36% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 8
Average daily rate
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£293 £400 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.81% +88.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £330 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £440 £296
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
- -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 8
Average hourly rate £34.25 £33.00 £36.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.78% -9.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.10 £26.60 £28.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.48 £39.40 £45.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £35.00 £38.99
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -10.23%
General Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
931 763 1070
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.42% 32.09% 35.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 340 562
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 70 86
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -20.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £12.01 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.73 £41.00 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -16.66%
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
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 1 August 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
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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 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 15 £350 +12.00% 6
Cambridgeshire -8 2 £210 - 9
Hertfordshire -3 1 - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 2
Automotive
England

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 12 (30.00%) Oracle
2 11 (27.50%) SQL
2 11 (27.50%) Java
3 9 (22.50%) Finance
4 8 (20.00%) Linux
5 7 (17.50%) J2EE
5 7 (17.50%) Software Engineering
6 6 (15.00%) XML
6 6 (15.00%) UNIX
6 6 (15.00%) Project Management
6 6 (15.00%) Scrum
7 5 (12.50%) Management Information System
7 5 (12.50%) OO
7 5 (12.50%) RUP
7 5 (12.50%) Marketing
7 5 (12.50%) WebSphere
8 4 (10.00%) Project Planning
8 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database
8 4 (10.00%) User Stories
8 4 (10.00%) PMI Certification
8 4 (10.00%) WebLogic
8 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
8 4 (10.00%) C
8 4 (10.00%) FatWire
8 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (7.50%) Content Management
9 3 (7.50%) Aerospace
9 3 (7.50%) Middleware
9 3 (7.50%) Risk Management
9 3 (7.50%) C++

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 4 (10.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.00%) Apache
3 2 (5.00%) MQSeries
3 2 (5.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.50%) CMS
4 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.50%) CICS
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (2.50%) GlassFish
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Office
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.50%) CTI
2 1 (2.50%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (5.00%) DB2
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.50%) Essbase
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.50%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Ant
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.50%) RequisitePro
2 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 1 (2.50%) Gradle
2 1 (2.50%) Lombardi
2 1 (2.50%) Maven
General
1 9 (22.50%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Marketing
3 3 (7.50%) Aerospace
4 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.00%) Publishing
5 1 (2.50%) Banking
5 1 (2.50%) Retail
5 1 (2.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Analyst
2 8 (20.00%) Developer
3 6 (15.00%) Software Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Project Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Java Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Test Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.00%) DBA
7 2 (5.00%) Applications Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Web Applications Developer
8 1 (2.50%) UNIX Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Relationships Manager
8 1 (2.50%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.50%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) J2EE
2 6 (15.00%) XML
3 3 (7.50%) Middleware
3 3 (7.50%) HTML
3 3 (7.50%) .NET
3 3 (7.50%) CSS
4 2 (5.00%) Ajax
4 2 (5.00%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.50%) TopLink
5 1 (2.50%) JSP
5 1 (2.50%) Web Services
5 1 (2.50%) JAXB
5 1 (2.50%) JMS
5 1 (2.50%) Swing
5 1 (2.50%) XHTML
5 1 (2.50%) ISPF
5 1 (2.50%) RESTful
5 1 (2.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.50%) PMI
3 2 (5.00%) Smart Meter
3 2 (5.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (5.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.00%) Replication
4 1 (2.50%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.50%) Statistics
4 1 (2.50%) Open Source
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Linux
2 6 (15.00%) UNIX
3 3 (7.50%) Windows
4 1 (2.50%) SUSE
4 1 (2.50%) AIX
4 1 (2.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.50%) Software Engineering
2 6 (15.00%) Project Management
2 6 (15.00%) Scrum
3 5 (12.50%) OO
3 5 (12.50%) RUP
4 4 (10.00%) Project Planning
4 4 (10.00%) User Stories
4 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.50%) Content Management
5 3 (7.50%) Risk Management
5 3 (7.50%) UML
5 3 (7.50%) Change Control
5 3 (7.50%) Data Analysis
5 3 (7.50%) Business Analysis
5 3 (7.50%) Release Management
6 2 (5.00%) Use Case
6 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.00%) OOD
6 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) SQL
1 11 (27.50%) Java
2 4 (10.00%) C
3 3 (7.50%) C++
3 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.50%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.00%) Embedded C
4 2 (5.00%) Assembly Language
4 2 (5.00%) COBOL
4 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.00%) JCL
5 1 (2.50%) C#
5 1 (2.50%) Perl
5 1 (2.50%) VB
5 1 (2.50%) VBA
5 1 (2.50%) Embedded C++
5 1 (2.50%) Korn
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) PMP
3 1 (2.50%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
1 2 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) RACF
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (2.50%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Oracle
2 4 (10.00%) FatWire
3 3 (7.50%) JBoss
3 3 (7.50%) IBM
4 1 (2.50%) VMware
4 1 (2.50%) Avaya
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.50%) Sun
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco
4 1 (2.50%) Syncsort
Norwich
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £45 - £55 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: Up to £50 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Montash
Rate: £400 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Norfolk
X4 Group
Rate: £25 - 33 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago