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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automotive
Rank 47 53 44
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Contract jobs citing Automotive 25 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.80% 1.58% 1.66%
As % of the General category 6.70% 4.09% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 9
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£370 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-4.12% -15.43%
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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
373 342 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 41.77% 38.56% 27.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 178 89
Average daily rate £350 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £215 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 7
Average hourly rate £28.00 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -9.09%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 15 (42.86%) Finance
2 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (28.57%) Retail
4 9 (25.71%) Business Analysis
5 6 (17.14%) Manufacturing
5 6 (17.14%) Migration
5 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (17.14%) Web Services
5 6 (17.14%) Waterfall
5 6 (17.14%) User Stories
6 5 (14.29%) Marketing
6 5 (14.29%) Degree
6 5 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 5 (14.29%) SAP
7 4 (11.43%) Electronics
7 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
7 4 (11.43%) Programme Management
7 4 (11.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (11.43%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (11.43%) Middleware
7 4 (11.43%) DTV
7 4 (11.43%) SOA
7 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (11.43%) UML
7 4 (11.43%) Use Case
8 3 (8.57%) Mobile App
8 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (8.57%) WebSphere

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
1 3 (8.57%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.71%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.86%) MS Project
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (11.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) LDAP
1 3 (8.57%) X.500
2 1 (2.86%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (2.86%) JIRA
1 1 (2.86%) Selenium
General
1 15 (42.86%) Finance
2 10 (28.57%) Retail
3 6 (17.14%) Manufacturing
4 5 (14.29%) Marketing
5 4 (11.43%) Electronics
5 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.86%) German Language
6 1 (2.86%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (68.57%) Analyst
2 20 (57.14%) Business Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Architect
3 5 (14.29%) Financial Business Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Test Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Project Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Digital Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Security Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Data Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) SharePoint Business Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Digital Project Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) Web Services
2 4 (11.43%) Middleware
3 3 (8.57%) SOAP
3 3 (8.57%) SAML
4 2 (5.71%) CSS
4 2 (5.71%) HTML
4 2 (5.71%) jQuery
4 2 (5.71%) REST
4 2 (5.71%) AngularJS
4 2 (5.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) DTV
2 3 (8.57%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.71%) User Experience
3 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.86%) DataPower
4 1 (2.86%) Telematics
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.71%) Business Analysis
3 6 (17.14%) Waterfall
3 6 (17.14%) Migration
3 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (17.14%) User Stories
4 5 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (11.43%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (11.43%) Use Case
5 4 (11.43%) Programme Management
5 4 (11.43%) UML
5 4 (11.43%) SOA
5 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (8.57%) Regression Testing
6 3 (8.57%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
6 3 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Project Planning
7 2 (5.71%) Data Analysis
7 2 (5.71%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
1 2 (5.71%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) ISEB
3 1 (2.86%) CISSP
3 1 (2.86%) GIAC
3 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) SAP
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) Adobe
2 2 (5.71%) Twitter
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle
3 1 (2.86%) HP
3 1 (2.86%) IBM