The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automotive over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automotive
Rank 119 105 112
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +7
Contract jobs citing Automotive 5 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.24% 0.22% 0.25%
As % of the General category 0.92% 0.74% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Average daily rate
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£363 £365 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% -8.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
- -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £37.80 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-11.24% -3.07%
Automotive
South East

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

General Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
541 538 587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 25.87% 29.51% 29.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 330 326
Average daily rate £365 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.11% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £285 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £527
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 48
Average hourly rate £15.25 £35.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.42% +18.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.23 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £36.15 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

Automotive
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Automotive Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Automotive
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Automotive Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Automotive
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automotive across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Automotive Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Automotive
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Automotive Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Automotive
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automotive within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Basingstoke - 1 £363 -
Fareham - - - - 4
Waterlooville - - - -
Farnborough - - - - 2
Automotive
South East

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 6 (54.55%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
4 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
4 2 (18.18%) Middleware
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) ActionScript
4 2 (18.18%) C++
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) SSL
4 2 (18.18%) Adobe
4 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 2 (18.18%) UNIX
4 2 (18.18%) Windows
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) OOP
4 2 (18.18%) OO
4 2 (18.18%) Apache
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
4 2 (18.18%) Adobe AIR
4 2 (18.18%) OWASP
4 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 2 (18.18%) D-Bus
4 2 (18.18%) ActionScript 3.0
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
1 2 (18.18%) Apache
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (9.09%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) SSL
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Rational Functional Tester
1 1 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) German Language
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) ActionScript Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) WebLogic Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) QA Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Financial Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Middleware
1 2 (18.18%) Adobe AIR
1 2 (18.18%) D-Bus
2 1 (9.09%) WCF
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) UNIX
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
2 2 (18.18%) OOP
2 2 (18.18%) OO
2 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
2 2 (18.18%) OWASP
2 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Test Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Business Development
3 1 (9.09%) Release Management
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
3 2 (18.18%) ActionScript
3 2 (18.18%) C++
3 2 (18.18%) ActionScript 3.0
4 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
1 2 (18.18%) Adobe