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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automotive
Rank 44 44 39
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing Automotive 20 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.92% 2.12% 1.18%
As % of the General category 12.12% 7.14% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 1
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£324 £394 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% +19.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 £27.75 £37.47
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.16% -25.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-9.72% -
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
165 168 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 32.35% 29.63% 40.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 94 63
Average daily rate £400 £394 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £210 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 31 25
Average hourly rate £20.50 £21.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.38% +27.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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
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 24 December 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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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 +3 3 £325 - 3
Brentwood -1 2 £310 -27.05%
Colchester - - - -
Saffron Walden - - - -
Automotive
East of England

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 15 (40.54%) Electronics
2 8 (21.62%) SQL
2 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (18.92%) Java
3 7 (18.92%) Linux
4 6 (16.22%) Aerospace
4 6 (16.22%) XML
4 6 (16.22%) PRINCE2
4 6 (16.22%) UNIX
4 6 (16.22%) Oracle
4 6 (16.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 6 (16.22%) Mentor Graphics
5 5 (13.51%) WebSphere
5 5 (13.51%) Project Management
5 5 (13.51%) PMP
5 5 (13.51%) PMI Certification
5 5 (13.51%) Finance
6 4 (10.81%) Publishing
6 4 (10.81%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (10.81%) Apache
6 4 (10.81%) Internet
6 4 (10.81%) MS Office
6 4 (10.81%) JBoss
6 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
6 4 (10.81%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (10.81%) Release Management
7 3 (8.11%) JTAG
8 2 (5.41%) FatWire
8 2 (5.41%) Scrum
8 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (13.51%) WebSphere
2 4 (10.81%) IBM HTTP Server
2 4 (10.81%) JBoss
2 4 (10.81%) Apache
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.70%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Office
1 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
1 4 (10.81%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Ant
1 1 (2.70%) Rational DOORS
General
1 15 (40.54%) Electronics
2 6 (16.22%) Aerospace
3 5 (13.51%) Finance
4 4 (10.81%) Publishing
5 2 (5.41%) Marketing
5 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (18.92%) Analyst
2 6 (16.22%) Project Manager
3 4 (10.81%) Business Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Developer
3 4 (10.81%) Architect
3 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (8.11%) Electronics Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) DBA
5 1 (2.70%) Administrator
5 1 (2.70%) Java Developer
5 1 (2.70%) VB Developer
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Developer
5 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (2.70%) Software Developer
5 1 (2.70%) Embedded Software Developer
5 1 (2.70%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Test Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) XML
2 2 (5.41%) HTML
3 1 (2.70%) .NET
3 1 (2.70%) J2EE
3 1 (2.70%) CSS
3 1 (2.70%) JSP
3 1 (2.70%) Servlets
3 1 (2.70%) XSLT
3 1 (2.70%) XHTML
3 1 (2.70%) Ajax
3 1 (2.70%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (2.70%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Linux
2 6 (16.22%) UNIX
3 2 (5.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (16.22%) PRINCE2
3 5 (13.51%) Project Management
4 4 (10.81%) Release Management
5 2 (5.41%) Scrum
5 2 (5.41%) Use Case
5 2 (5.41%) UML
5 2 (5.41%) RUP
5 2 (5.41%) Zachman Framework
5 2 (5.41%) TOGAF
6 1 (2.70%) Content Management
6 1 (2.70%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.70%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.70%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (2.70%) Web Development
6 1 (2.70%) OOD
6 1 (2.70%) SOA
6 1 (2.70%) PRINCE
6 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.70%) OO
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) SQL
2 7 (18.92%) Java
3 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.41%) C
3 2 (5.41%) C++
4 1 (2.70%) C#
4 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.70%) VB
4 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.70%) VBA
4 1 (2.70%) Embedded C
4 1 (2.70%) Embedded C++
4 1 (2.70%) Assembly Language
4 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.70%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) PMP
1 5 (13.51%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) JTAG
2 1 (2.70%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Oracle
1 6 (16.22%) Mentor Graphics
2 2 (5.41%) FatWire
3 1 (2.70%) VMware
3 1 (2.70%) AccuRev
3 1 (2.70%) IBM
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.70%) Sun
3 1 (2.70%) EMC
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