The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automotive over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automotive
Rank 49 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Automotive 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.31% - -
As % of the General category 0.76% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.62%
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 Kent region.

General Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
132 85 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 40.49% 31.37% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 51 34
Average daily rate £375 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £201 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £479 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
Average hourly rate £185.00 £9.00 £29.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1955.55% -69.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £26.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +20.93%

Automotive
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Automotive Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Automotive
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Automotive Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Automotive
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Automotive Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (50.00%) Big Data
2 2 (50.00%) Business Transformation
2 2 (50.00%) Master Data Management
2 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) UML
2 2 (50.00%) RUP
2 2 (50.00%) DSDM
2 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) ETL
2 2 (50.00%) Rational Rose
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) Informatica
2 2 (50.00%) PowerDesigner
2 2 (50.00%) ERwin
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Data Management
2 2 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
2 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (50.00%) Information Management
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) ERwin
1 2 (50.00%) PowerDesigner
1 2 (50.00%) Rational Rose
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Local Government
2 2 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (25.00%) iOS Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) CSS3
1 1 (25.00%) Ember.js
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Business Transformation
1 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Data Cleansing
1 2 (50.00%) Data Management
1 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (50.00%) DSDM
1 2 (50.00%) ETL
1 2 (50.00%) Information Management
1 2 (50.00%) Master Data Management
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) RUP
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (50.00%) UML
1 2 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Apple Swift
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) Informatica
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Sybase