The first 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 25 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 Essex 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automotive
Rank 35 44 36
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Contract jobs citing Automotive 17 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.45% 1.95% 2.86%
As % of the General category 9.09% 6.43% 8.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 6
Average daily rate
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£343 £313 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.60% +47.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £313 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £313 £268
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
- -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 4
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 £28.73 £26.60 £24.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.48 £39.40 £40.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £35.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+2.14% -1.40%
General Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
187 140 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 37.93% 30.30% 34.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 42 99
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £260 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £540 £524
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 31 28
Average hourly rate £30.00 £19.25 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.84% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.95 £38.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
Automotive
East of England

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 25 July 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automotive across the Essex region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Automotive Hourly Rate Histogram 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 25 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
Brentwood -4 1 - -
Chelmsford - 1 - - 1
Colchester - 1 £350 -
Saffron Walden - - - - 1
Automotive
East of England

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 10 (33.33%) Java
2 9 (30.00%) Oracle
3 8 (26.67%) SQL
3 8 (26.67%) Finance
4 6 (20.00%) XML
4 6 (20.00%) Linux
4 6 (20.00%) J2EE
5 5 (16.67%) RUP
5 5 (16.67%) UNIX
5 5 (16.67%) Marketing
5 5 (16.67%) WebSphere
5 5 (16.67%) Project Management
6 4 (13.33%) Scrum
6 4 (13.33%) FatWire
6 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
6 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (13.33%) WebLogic
6 4 (13.33%) PMI Certification
7 3 (10.00%) PMI
7 3 (10.00%) Middleware
7 3 (10.00%) IBM
7 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (10.00%) MS Office
7 3 (10.00%) CSS
7 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (10.00%) C
7 3 (10.00%) HTML
7 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (10.00%) OO
7 3 (10.00%) JBoss

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 5 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 4 (13.33%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.67%) Apache
3 2 (6.67%) MQSeries
3 2 (6.67%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (3.33%) GlassFish
4 1 (3.33%) CICS
4 1 (3.33%) CMS
4 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Office
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Internet
2 1 (3.33%) FTP
2 1 (3.33%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.67%) DB2
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (3.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (3.33%) Essbase
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Ant
2 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 1 (3.33%) RequisitePro
2 1 (3.33%) Maven
2 1 (3.33%) Lombardi
2 1 (3.33%) Gradle
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Marketing
3 2 (6.67%) Publishing
4 1 (3.33%) Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Analyst
2 8 (26.67%) Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Project Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Web Developer
6 2 (6.67%) DBA
6 2 (6.67%) Applications Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Web Applications Developer
7 1 (3.33%) IT Business Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Embedded Software Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Financial Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) J2EE
1 6 (20.00%) XML
2 3 (10.00%) CSS
2 3 (10.00%) HTML
2 3 (10.00%) Middleware
3 2 (6.67%) Hibernate
3 2 (6.67%) Ajax
4 1 (3.33%) ISPF
4 1 (3.33%) RESTful
4 1 (3.33%) HTML5
4 1 (3.33%) TopLink
4 1 (3.33%) .NET
4 1 (3.33%) JSP
4 1 (3.33%) Web Services
4 1 (3.33%) Swing
4 1 (3.33%) XHTML
4 1 (3.33%) JMS
4 1 (3.33%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) PMI
1 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.67%) Mainframe
2 2 (6.67%) Replication
2 2 (6.67%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (3.33%) Open Source
3 1 (3.33%) Statistics
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Linux
2 5 (16.67%) UNIX
3 2 (6.67%) Windows
4 1 (3.33%) AIX
4 1 (3.33%) Solaris
4 1 (3.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) RUP
1 5 (16.67%) Project Management
2 4 (13.33%) Scrum
2 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (10.00%) Content Management
3 3 (10.00%) Project Planning
3 3 (10.00%) Release Management
3 3 (10.00%) Change Control
3 3 (10.00%) User Stories
3 3 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (10.00%) OO
4 2 (6.67%) Use Case
4 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (6.67%) Data Analysis
4 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.33%) Requirements Management
5 1 (3.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (3.33%) Web Development
5 1 (3.33%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) Java
2 8 (26.67%) SQL
3 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.00%) C
4 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.67%) Embedded C
4 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.67%) JCL
4 2 (6.67%) COBOL
5 1 (3.33%) Embedded C++
5 1 (3.33%) Assembly Language
5 1 (3.33%) VB
5 1 (3.33%) VBA
5 1 (3.33%) C#
5 1 (3.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) PMI Certification
2 2 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) Sun Certification
3 1 (3.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) RACF
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (3.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Oracle
2 4 (13.33%) FatWire
3 3 (10.00%) JBoss
3 3 (10.00%) IBM
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.33%) Sun
4 1 (3.33%) Avaya
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco
4 1 (3.33%) Syncsort