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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automotive
Rank 31 44 49
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +5
Contract jobs citing Automotive 28 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 5.28% 2.33% 1.87%
As % of the General category 13.27% 6.62% 6.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 2
Average daily rate £300 £323 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -11.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £305 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £324 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 7
Average hourly rate £46.00 £45.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +60.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+10.23% +9.48%
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
211 151 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 39.81% 35.12% 27.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 82 74
Average daily rate £388 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £215 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 26 24
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.25 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.58% -17.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.05 £47.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Basildon +7 8 £242 -
Brentwood +2 5 £260 -19.53% 1
Colchester - 1 £300 -
Automotive
East of England

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 27 (33.75%) Java
2 24 (30.00%) SQL
3 23 (28.75%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (23.75%) J2EE
5 16 (20.00%) Oracle
5 16 (20.00%) Marketing
6 15 (18.75%) Unix
7 14 (17.50%) Project Management
7 14 (17.50%) PL/SQL
8 11 (13.75%) XML
8 11 (13.75%) Windows
8 11 (13.75%) HTML
8 11 (13.75%) AccuRev
9 10 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
9 10 (12.50%) TOGAF
9 10 (12.50%) Web Services
9 10 (12.50%) OO
10 9 (11.25%) Hibernate
10 9 (11.25%) SQL Server
10 9 (11.25%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (11.25%) Digital Marketing
10 9 (11.25%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (10.00%) Linux
11 8 (10.00%) Shell Script
12 7 (8.75%) Clustering
12 7 (8.75%) Struts
12 7 (8.75%) JavaScript
12 7 (8.75%) WebSphere
12 7 (8.75%) High Availability
13 6 (7.50%) Change Control

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (8.75%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.50%) MS Office
3 2 (2.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (1.25%) CA PPM
1 1 (1.25%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.25%) SAP PP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.00%) FTP
2 3 (3.75%) Firewall
2 3 (3.75%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (2.50%) BGP
3 2 (2.50%) DNS
3 2 (2.50%) EIGRP
3 2 (2.50%) Extranet
3 2 (2.50%) IMAP
3 2 (2.50%) Internet
3 2 (2.50%) Intranet
3 2 (2.50%) IPsec
3 2 (2.50%) LAN
3 2 (2.50%) MPLS
3 2 (2.50%) Network Security
3 2 (2.50%) OSPF
3 2 (2.50%) SMTP
3 2 (2.50%) SSL
3 2 (2.50%) VoIP
3 2 (2.50%) VPN
3 2 (2.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.25%) Data Warehouse
1 9 (11.25%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.25%) WebFOCUS
3 3 (3.75%) DB2
3 3 (3.75%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.50%) Big Data
4 2 (2.50%) DataStage
4 2 (2.50%) MS Access
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (13.75%) AccuRev
2 5 (6.25%) Ant
2 5 (6.25%) Checkstyle
2 5 (6.25%) FindBugs
2 5 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 5 (6.25%) JUnit
2 5 (6.25%) TestDirector
3 1 (1.25%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 16 (20.00%) Marketing
2 6 (7.50%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.25%) Finance
4 2 (2.50%) Legal
5 1 (1.25%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 19 (23.75%) Developer
2 15 (18.75%) Analyst
3 12 (15.00%) Architect
4 11 (13.75%) Java Developer
5 10 (12.50%) J2EE Developer
5 10 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (11.25%) Project Manager
7 8 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 7 (8.75%) DBA
8 7 (8.75%) SQL DBA
8 7 (8.75%) SQL Developer
9 6 (7.50%) Security Analyst
10 5 (6.25%) Consultant
10 5 (6.25%) Software Engineer
10 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
11 4 (5.00%) Applications Developer
11 4 (5.00%) HTML Developer
11 4 (5.00%) IT Architect
11 4 (5.00%) Java Applications Developer
11 4 (5.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (23.75%) J2EE
2 11 (13.75%) HTML
2 11 (13.75%) XML
3 10 (12.50%) Web Services
4 9 (11.25%) Hibernate
5 7 (8.75%) Struts
6 6 (7.50%) JSP
6 6 (7.50%) Servlets
6 6 (7.50%) TopLink
7 5 (6.25%) JDBC
7 5 (6.25%) JRules
8 4 (5.00%) .NET
8 4 (5.00%) HTML5
8 4 (5.00%) JSF
9 3 (3.75%) RESTful
10 2 (2.50%) AngularJS
11 1 (1.25%) CSS
11 1 (1.25%) JSON
11 1 (1.25%) SOAP
11 1 (1.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.75%) Clustering
2 5 (6.25%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.50%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.50%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.50%) Device Driver
3 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.50%) Social Media
4 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.25%) PMI
4 1 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.75%) Unix
2 11 (13.75%) Windows
3 8 (10.00%) Linux
4 5 (6.25%) Windows Vista
5 3 (3.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.75%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (17.50%) Project Management
3 10 (12.50%) OO
3 10 (12.50%) TOGAF
3 10 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
4 9 (11.25%) Digital Marketing
4 9 (11.25%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (8.75%) High Availability
6 6 (7.50%) Change Control
6 6 (7.50%) CRM
6 6 (7.50%) PRINCE2
6 6 (7.50%) System Testing
6 6 (7.50%) User Stories
7 5 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (6.25%) Pair Programming
7 5 (6.25%) Software Engineering
7 5 (6.25%) TDD
8 4 (5.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 27 (33.75%) Java
2 24 (30.00%) SQL
3 14 (17.50%) PL/SQL
4 8 (10.00%) Shell Script
5 7 (8.75%) JavaScript
6 5 (6.25%) C#
7 4 (5.00%) C++
8 3 (3.75%) C
8 3 (3.75%) Embedded C
8 3 (3.75%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.75%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.25%) COBOL
9 1 (1.25%) JCL
9 1 (1.25%) REXX
Qualifications
1 6 (7.50%) Degree
2 5 (6.25%) CISA
2 5 (6.25%) CISM
2 5 (6.25%) CISSP
2 5 (6.25%) PMI Certification
3 4 (5.00%) PMP
4 1 (1.25%) CCNA
4 1 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.25%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.00%) MISRA
3 1 (1.25%) ISO26262
System Software
1 4 (5.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (2.50%) Firmware
3 1 (1.25%) Snort
3 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (5.00%) Data Guard
2 4 (5.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (3.75%) SCOM
4 1 (1.25%) EnCase
4 1 (1.25%) QRadar
Vendors
1 16 (20.00%) Oracle
2 6 (7.50%) HP
2 6 (7.50%) IBM
2 6 (7.50%) Rally
3 4 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.00%) VMware
4 2 (2.50%) Cisco
4 2 (2.50%) SAP
4 2 (2.50%) Teradata
5 1 (1.25%) Adobe
5 1 (1.25%) ArcSight
5 1 (1.25%) Dell
5 1 (1.25%) McAfee
5 1 (1.25%) NetIQ
5 1 (1.25%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.25%) Sourcefire
5 1 (1.25%) Splunk
5 1 (1.25%) Sun
5 1 (1.25%) Tandberg
5 1 (1.25%) Tripwire