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 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automotive
Rank 49 60 64
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +4
Contract jobs citing Automotive 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.87% 0.16% 0.45%
As % of the General category 2.05% 0.41% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £325 £150 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% -52.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.47 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% +4.90%
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
244 243 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 42.36% 38.27% 40.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 115 134
Average daily rate £425 £393 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.28% -1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £563 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 15
Average hourly rate £30.00 £13.50 £31.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -57.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £10.50 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.26 £36.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

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 10 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
Stevenage - 2 - -
Watford - 1 £325 -
Automotive
East of England

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Avionics
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 2 (33.33%) ANSI C
2 2 (33.33%) SpaceWire
2 2 (33.33%) ECSS
2 2 (33.33%) Cygwin
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) UML
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) ClearCase
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) ClearQuest
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Validation
2 2 (33.33%) Bugzilla
3 1 (16.67%) e-Learning
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) CMMI
3 1 (16.67%) RFID

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SpaceWire
2 1 (16.67%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Bugzilla
1 2 (33.33%) ClearCase
1 2 (33.33%) ClearQuest
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (33.33%) Avionics
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Adabas Natural Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Documentation Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Java Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (16.67%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Validation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) e-Learning
3 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
3 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) UML
2 2 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) CMMI
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) ANSI C
1 2 (33.33%) C
1 2 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) JCL
2 1 (16.67%) NATURAL
2 1 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ECSS
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat