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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automotive
Rank 42 47 50
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs citing Automotive 30 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.65% 2.58% 1.97%
As % of the General category 8.20% 7.01% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 16 7
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £268 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £360 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £23.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £33.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
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
366 271 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 44.53% 36.77% 38.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 122 131
Average daily rate £375 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £260 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 7
Average hourly rate £12.00 £42.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.76% +240.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

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 19 September 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automotive across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Automotive Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 33 (78.57%) Finance
2 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (30.95%) Business Analysis
4 11 (26.19%) QA
5 10 (23.81%) SQL
5 10 (23.81%) PRINCE2
5 10 (23.81%) ISEB
6 9 (21.43%) Java
6 9 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (19.05%) SAP
7 8 (19.05%) OO
8 7 (16.67%) C#
8 7 (16.67%) .NET
8 7 (16.67%) Scrum
8 7 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (16.67%) BDD
8 7 (16.67%) Web Development
8 7 (16.67%) Banking
9 6 (14.29%) Project Management
9 6 (14.29%) Web Services
10 5 (11.90%) Oracle
10 5 (11.90%) HP
10 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database
10 5 (11.90%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (11.90%) Retail
11 4 (9.52%) ISTQB
11 4 (9.52%) Software Testing
11 4 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (9.52%) Waterfall
11 4 (9.52%) Selenium

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (4.76%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Office
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (9.52%) Selenium
1 4 (9.52%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.38%) JIRA
General
1 33 (78.57%) Finance
2 7 (16.67%) Banking
3 5 (11.90%) Retail
4 4 (9.52%) Aerospace
5 3 (7.14%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.38%) Back Office
6 1 (2.38%) Electronics
6 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.38%) Advertising
6 1 (2.38%) German Language
6 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (57.14%) Analyst
2 16 (38.10%) Business Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) Agile Business Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) Financial Business Analyst
4 6 (14.29%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) Project Manager
6 4 (9.52%) Test Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Lead Business Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Quality Manager
7 3 (7.14%) Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Designer
8 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Instructional Designer
8 2 (4.76%) Training Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) Consultant
9 1 (2.38%) QA Manager
9 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 1 (2.38%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) Database Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) .NET
2 6 (14.29%) Web Services
3 3 (7.14%) J2EE
3 3 (7.14%) Java EE
4 2 (4.76%) Spring
4 2 (4.76%) HTML
5 1 (2.38%) CSS
5 1 (2.38%) JSP
5 1 (2.38%) JMS
5 1 (2.38%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.38%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (2.38%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) EPoS
2 2 (4.76%) E-Learning
2 2 (4.76%) Social Media
3 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) PMI
3 1 (2.38%) DTV
3 1 (2.38%) Telematics
3 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) UNIX
1 4 (9.52%) Windows
1 4 (9.52%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (30.95%) Business Analysis
3 10 (23.81%) PRINCE2
4 9 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (19.05%) OO
6 7 (16.67%) Scrum
6 7 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (16.67%) BDD
6 7 (16.67%) Web Development
7 6 (14.29%) Project Management
8 4 (9.52%) Software Testing
8 4 (9.52%) Waterfall
8 4 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (9.52%) Service Delivery
9 3 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
9 3 (7.14%) Web Testing
9 3 (7.14%) Test Scripting
9 3 (7.14%) Test Strategy
10 2 (4.76%) Project Planning
10 2 (4.76%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.81%) SQL
2 9 (21.43%) Java
3 7 (16.67%) C#
4 4 (9.52%) VBScript
5 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) ISEB
2 4 (9.52%) ISTQB
3 3 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.19%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) SAP
2 5 (11.90%) Oracle
2 5 (11.90%) HP
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.38%) JBoss
4 1 (2.38%) VMware