The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automotive over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automotive
Rank 52 63 75
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +12
Contract jobs citing Automotive 9 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.32% 0.32% 0.22%
As % of the General category 3.40% 0.79% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£150 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £343 £450
% change year-on-year
-1.45% -23.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £24.00
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 Hertfordshire region.

General Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
265 253 431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 38.91% 39.97% 46.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 117 198
Average daily rate £400 £403 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +7.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £524 £633
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 23
Average hourly rate £21.47 £20.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.32% +21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £12.25 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.90 £32.05 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £21.94
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +4.84%

Automotive
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Automotive Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Automotive
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Automotive Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Automotive
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Automotive Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Automotive
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automotive within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 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
Stevenage - 2 - -
Automotive
East of England

Automotive
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 4 (36.36%) Electronics
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
2 2 (18.18%) Service Management
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (9.09%) MS Office
3 1 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 1 (9.09%) SLA
3 1 (9.09%) Adobe
3 1 (9.09%) SAPscript
3 1 (9.09%) SAP SD
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) SEO
3 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Billing
3 1 (9.09%) Content Management
3 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Content Management

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 4 (36.36%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Consultant
1 2 (18.18%) Developer
1 2 (18.18%) Database Developer
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Developer
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Database Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Senior SAP Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Senior SAP SD Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Content Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Relationships Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) SAP SD Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) SAP Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Service Management
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL
1 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) SEO
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Content Management
2 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Digital Content Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) SAPscript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) SAP
1 1 (9.09%) Adobe