The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automotive over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automotive
Rank 49 37 40
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Contract jobs citing Automotive 14 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.22% 3.11% 2.59%
As % of the General category 5.51% 8.33% 8.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 1
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£275 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +12.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
Automotive
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

General Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
254 180 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 40.32% 37.27% 29.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 86 42
Average daily rate £375 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £510 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 34 28
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% +87.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

Automotive
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Automotive across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Automotive Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Automotive
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Automotive across the Essex region.

Automotive Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Automotive
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automotive across the Essex region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Automotive Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Automotive
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Automotive across the Essex region.

Automotive Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Automotive
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automotive within the Essex region over the 3 months to 3 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Chelmsford -12 4 - - 2
Brentwood +3 3 £218 -
Basildon -5 1 £240 -
Automotive
East of England

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 (35.29%) Java
2 10 (29.41%) HTML
2 10 (29.41%) J2EE
3 9 (26.47%) SOAP
3 9 (26.47%) Windows
3 9 (26.47%) Linux
4 7 (20.59%) TopLink
4 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (20.59%) Web Services
5 6 (17.65%) SQL
5 6 (17.65%) Hibernate
5 6 (17.65%) HTML5
6 5 (14.71%) SDLC
6 5 (14.71%) Finance
6 5 (14.71%) VMS
6 5 (14.71%) SAP SD
6 5 (14.71%) C
6 5 (14.71%) SAP
6 5 (14.71%) XML
7 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
7 4 (11.76%) Firmware
7 4 (11.76%) Embedded C
7 4 (11.76%) EDIFACT
7 4 (11.76%) Logistics
7 4 (11.76%) Marketing
7 4 (11.76%) SoapUI
8 3 (8.82%) REST
8 3 (8.82%) QA
8 3 (8.82%) EclipseLink
8 3 (8.82%) Relational Database

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Office
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (14.71%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) SAN
1 2 (5.88%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
1 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.94%) WebFOCUS
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) SoapUI
2 2 (5.88%) Selenium
2 2 (5.88%) AccuRev
2 2 (5.88%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.94%) Ant
3 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.94%) HP UFT
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Marketing
3 2 (5.88%) Legal
4 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.94%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Developer
2 8 (23.53%) Java Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Consultant
4 5 (14.71%) SAP Consultant
4 5 (14.71%) Software Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) SAP SD Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Automation Tester
7 2 (5.88%) Lead Tester
7 2 (5.88%) Selenium Tester
7 2 (5.88%) Project Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) QA Tester
7 2 (5.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Test Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (29.41%) J2EE
1 10 (29.41%) HTML
2 9 (26.47%) SOAP
3 7 (20.59%) Web Services
3 7 (20.59%) TopLink
4 6 (17.65%) Hibernate
4 6 (17.65%) HTML5
5 5 (14.71%) XML
6 4 (11.76%) EDIFACT
7 3 (8.82%) Struts
7 3 (8.82%) CSS
7 3 (8.82%) REST
7 3 (8.82%) EclipseLink
8 2 (5.88%) Ajax
8 2 (5.88%) JSP
9 1 (2.94%) Servlets
9 1 (2.94%) .NET
9 1 (2.94%) Spring
9 1 (2.94%) JSF
9 1 (2.94%) JMS
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) Linux
1 9 (26.47%) Windows
2 5 (14.71%) VMS
3 3 (8.82%) Solaris
3 3 (8.82%) UNIX
4 2 (5.88%) SUSE
4 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (14.71%) SDLC
3 4 (11.76%) Logistics
4 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
4 3 (8.82%) Content Management
4 3 (8.82%) CRM
5 2 (5.88%) OO
5 2 (5.88%) RUP
5 2 (5.88%) Validation
5 2 (5.88%) Scrum
5 2 (5.88%) Use Case
5 2 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (5.88%) Automation Testing
5 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.88%) Software Delivery
5 2 (5.88%) BDD
5 2 (5.88%) User Stories
6 1 (2.94%) Data Transformation
6 1 (2.94%) Change Control
6 1 (2.94%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) Java
2 6 (17.65%) SQL
3 5 (14.71%) C
4 4 (11.76%) Embedded C
4 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.82%) Perl
6 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.94%) XMLA
6 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) PMP
1 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) JTAG
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Firmware
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Tivoli
1 2 (5.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) SAP
2 3 (8.82%) IBM
3 2 (5.88%) VMware
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.94%) QNX