The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automotive over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automotive
Rank 44 44 45
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Automotive 32 27 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.24% 3.18% 2.79%
As % of the General category 7.17% 7.34% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 24 21
Average daily rate
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£400 £370 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £273 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £446 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £33.55 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+7.30% -11.24%
Automotive
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

General Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
446 368 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 45.19% 43.35% 33.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 204 118
Average daily rate £388 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 12
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.00 £43.74
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -72.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £10.98 £21.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £14.90 £47.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -

Automotive
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Automotive Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Automotive
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Automotive Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Automotive
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automotive across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Automotive Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Automotive
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Automotive Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 (54.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (32.00%) Finance
3 14 (28.00%) Degree
4 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 10 (20.00%) Retail
6 9 (18.00%) Waterfall
7 8 (16.00%) PRINCE2
8 7 (14.00%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (14.00%) Project Management
9 5 (10.00%) Manufacturing
9 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
9 5 (10.00%) WAN
9 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
9 5 (10.00%) SAP
9 5 (10.00%) Computer Science
10 4 (8.00%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (8.00%) Marketing
10 4 (8.00%) OO
10 4 (8.00%) Data Modelling
10 4 (8.00%) B2C
10 4 (8.00%) Software Delivery
11 3 (6.00%) User Experience
11 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (6.00%) User Stories
11 3 (6.00%) DTV
11 3 (6.00%) Middleware
11 3 (6.00%) Electronics

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 (4.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.00%) MS Project
3 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) WAN
2 2 (4.00%) X.500
2 2 (4.00%) Firewall
2 2 (4.00%) LDAP
3 1 (2.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (2.00%) Selenium
General
1 16 (32.00%) Finance
2 10 (20.00%) Retail
3 5 (10.00%) Manufacturing
4 4 (8.00%) Marketing
5 3 (6.00%) German Language
5 3 (6.00%) Electronics
5 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.00%) General Ledger
6 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 26 (52.00%) Analyst
2 20 (40.00%) Business Analyst
3 14 (28.00%) Project Manager
4 5 (10.00%) Architect
5 4 (8.00%) Test Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Financial Business Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Head of Development
7 2 (4.00%) PMO Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Quality Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Head of Testing
8 1 (2.00%) Digital Architect
8 1 (2.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.00%) Project Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (2.00%) Implementation Manager
8 1 (2.00%) Implementation Project Manager
8 1 (2.00%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) .NET
1 3 (6.00%) Middleware
2 2 (4.00%) SAP XI
2 2 (4.00%) jQuery
2 2 (4.00%) CSS
2 2 (4.00%) SOAP
2 2 (4.00%) Web Services
2 2 (4.00%) SAML
2 2 (4.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (4.00%) HTML
3 1 (2.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.00%) DTV
2 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.00%) User Experience
2 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.00%) DataPower
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (54.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 9 (18.00%) Waterfall
5 8 (16.00%) PRINCE2
6 7 (14.00%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (14.00%) Project Management
7 4 (8.00%) B2C
7 4 (8.00%) OO
7 4 (8.00%) Data Modelling
7 4 (8.00%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (8.00%) Software Delivery
7 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (6.00%) Test Automation
8 3 (6.00%) User Stories
8 3 (6.00%) Integration Testing
8 3 (6.00%) SOA
8 3 (6.00%) CRM
8 3 (6.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (28.00%) Degree
2 3 (6.00%) ISEB
3 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (4.00%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.00%) GIAC
4 1 (2.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) ISO 9000
2 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (10.00%) SAP
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.00%) HP
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle
2 2 (4.00%) Twitter
3 1 (2.00%) NetApp
3 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.00%) VMware
3 1 (2.00%) Adobe
3 1 (2.00%) Cisco
3 1 (2.00%) IBM