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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automotive
Rank 120 105 121
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +16
Contract jobs citing Automotive 22 16 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.75% 0.67% 0.70%
As % of the General category 2.46% 2.07% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 7
Average daily rate
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£335 £356 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.96% +67.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £243 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £435 £304
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
- -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 7
Average hourly rate £31.00 £33.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% -1.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.90 £26.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.40 £41.00 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
General Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
896 773 1052
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.62% 32.37% 34.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 341 522
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 82 95
Average hourly rate £28.66 £31.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.54% +6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.32 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -15.09%
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 22 July 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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +6 18 £335 +27.61% 7
Cambridgeshire -8 2 £210 - 8
Hertfordshire +4 1 - - 1
Bedfordshire - - - - 3
Automotive
England

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 11 (26.19%) Java
1 11 (26.19%) SQL
1 11 (26.19%) Oracle
2 9 (21.43%) Finance
3 8 (19.05%) Software Engineering
4 7 (16.67%) J2EE
4 7 (16.67%) Linux
5 6 (14.29%) XML
5 6 (14.29%) UNIX
5 6 (14.29%) Project Management
5 6 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 6 (14.29%) Scrum
6 5 (11.90%) OO
6 5 (11.90%) C
6 5 (11.90%) RUP
6 5 (11.90%) Marketing
6 5 (11.90%) WebSphere
7 4 (9.52%) Project Planning
7 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (9.52%) User Stories
7 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database
7 4 (9.52%) PMI Certification
7 4 (9.52%) C++
7 4 (9.52%) PL/SQL
7 4 (9.52%) WebLogic
7 4 (9.52%) FatWire
8 3 (7.14%) Middleware
8 3 (7.14%) Risk Management
8 3 (7.14%) Aerospace
8 3 (7.14%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (11.90%) WebSphere
2 4 (9.52%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.76%) Apache
3 2 (4.76%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (4.76%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.38%) CMS
4 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.38%) CICS
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (2.38%) GlassFish
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Office
1 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) Internet
2 1 (2.38%) CTI
2 1 (2.38%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (4.76%) DB2
4 1 (2.38%) Essbase
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.38%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Ant
1 2 (4.76%) RequisitePro
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 1 (2.38%) Gradle
2 1 (2.38%) Maven
2 1 (2.38%) Lombardi
General
1 9 (21.43%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Marketing
3 3 (7.14%) Aerospace
4 2 (4.76%) Retail
4 2 (4.76%) Publishing
5 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.38%) Electronics
5 1 (2.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Analyst
2 8 (19.05%) Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Business Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Project Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Test Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Relationships Manager
7 2 (4.76%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Web Applications Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.76%) DBA
7 2 (4.76%) Applications Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Architect
8 1 (2.38%) Coordinator
8 1 (2.38%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) J2EE
2 6 (14.29%) XML
3 3 (7.14%) Middleware
3 3 (7.14%) CSS
3 3 (7.14%) HTML
3 3 (7.14%) .NET
4 2 (4.76%) Ajax
4 2 (4.76%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.38%) TopLink
5 1 (2.38%) JSP
5 1 (2.38%) Web Services
5 1 (2.38%) JAXB
5 1 (2.38%) JMS
5 1 (2.38%) Swing
5 1 (2.38%) XHTML
5 1 (2.38%) RESTful
5 1 (2.38%) HTML5
5 1 (2.38%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.14%) PMI
3 2 (4.76%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (4.76%) Smart Meter
3 2 (4.76%) Replication
3 2 (4.76%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.38%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.38%) Open Source
4 1 (2.38%) Statistics
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Linux
2 6 (14.29%) UNIX
3 3 (7.14%) Windows
4 1 (2.38%) SUSE
4 1 (2.38%) AIX
4 1 (2.38%) Solaris
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.05%) Software Engineering
2 6 (14.29%) Project Management
2 6 (14.29%) Scrum
3 5 (11.90%) OO
3 5 (11.90%) RUP
4 4 (9.52%) Project Planning
4 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (9.52%) User Stories
5 3 (7.14%) Risk Management
5 3 (7.14%) UML
5 3 (7.14%) Change Control
5 3 (7.14%) Content Management
5 3 (7.14%) Data Analysis
5 3 (7.14%) Business Analysis
5 3 (7.14%) Use Case
5 3 (7.14%) Release Management
6 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.76%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.19%) Java
1 11 (26.19%) SQL
2 5 (11.90%) C
3 4 (9.52%) C++
3 4 (9.52%) PL/SQL
4 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.14%) Embedded C
5 2 (4.76%) Embedded C++
5 2 (4.76%) COBOL
5 2 (4.76%) Assembly Language
5 2 (4.76%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.76%) JCL
6 1 (2.38%) C#
6 1 (2.38%) Perl
6 1 (2.38%) VB
6 1 (2.38%) VBA
6 1 (2.38%) Korn
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) PMI Certification
2 2 (4.76%) Degree
3 1 (2.38%) Sun Certification
3 1 (2.38%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) QA
1 2 (4.76%) SLA
1 2 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) RACF
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (2.38%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) Oracle
2 4 (9.52%) FatWire
3 3 (7.14%) JBoss
3 3 (7.14%) IBM
4 1 (2.38%) Avaya
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.38%) Sun
4 1 (2.38%) Syncsort