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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automotive
Rank 65 32 54
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +22
Contract jobs citing Automotive 12 30 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.35% 4.14% 0.87%
As % of the General category 3.26% 11.41% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 22 2
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£350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £335 £438
% change year-on-year
+0.74% -23.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-9.72% -
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
368 263 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 41.26% 36.28% 30.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 124 77
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 8
Average hourly rate £13.71 £14.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.44% -19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.85 £13.90 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £35.25 £22.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.68 £23.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.39% +2.22%

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 18 December 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 32 (76.19%) Finance
2 20 (47.62%) Business Analysis
3 18 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (26.19%) SAP
5 10 (23.81%) PRINCE2
5 10 (23.81%) Scrum
5 10 (23.81%) QA
6 9 (21.43%) BDD
6 9 (21.43%) Web Development
6 9 (21.43%) OO
6 9 (21.43%) Project Management
7 8 (19.05%) ISEB
7 8 (19.05%) Java
7 8 (19.05%) SQL
7 8 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (16.67%) Retail
8 7 (16.67%) .NET
8 7 (16.67%) C#
9 6 (14.29%) User Stories
10 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database
10 5 (11.90%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (11.90%) Banking
10 5 (11.90%) Oracle
10 5 (11.90%) Web Services
11 4 (9.52%) Windows NT
11 4 (9.52%) Visual Studio
11 4 (9.52%) UNIX
11 4 (9.52%) Windows
11 4 (9.52%) VBScript
11 4 (9.52%) HP

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Portal
1 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) MS Office
2 2 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.38%) MS Project
3 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) 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 5 (11.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (9.52%) Visual Studio
2 4 (9.52%) Selenium
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 32 (76.19%) Finance
2 7 (16.67%) Retail
3 5 (11.90%) Banking
4 4 (9.52%) Manufacturing
5 3 (7.14%) Marketing
6 2 (4.76%) Back Office
6 2 (4.76%) Electronics
6 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
6 2 (4.76%) Aerospace
7 1 (2.38%) Advertising
7 1 (2.38%) German Language
Job Titles
1 30 (71.43%) Analyst
2 22 (52.38%) Business Analyst
3 10 (23.81%) Financial Business Analyst
3 10 (23.81%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 10 (23.81%) Agile Business Analyst
4 6 (14.29%) Test Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) Test Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Lead Business Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Quality Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Data Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Designer
8 1 (2.38%) Portal Developer
8 1 (2.38%) SAP Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Product Owner
8 1 (2.38%) PLC Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Compliance Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Lead Test Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Capacity Planning Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) .NET
2 5 (11.90%) Web Services
3 3 (7.14%) Java EE
3 3 (7.14%) J2EE
4 1 (2.38%) Spring
4 1 (2.38%) Ajax
4 1 (2.38%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (2.38%) HTML
4 1 (2.38%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Mobile App
1 3 (7.14%) EPoS
2 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) DTV
2 2 (4.76%) Telematics
3 1 (2.38%) FMCG
3 1 (2.38%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Windows NT
1 4 (9.52%) UNIX
1 4 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (47.62%) Business Analysis
2 18 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (23.81%) PRINCE2
3 10 (23.81%) Scrum
4 9 (21.43%) BDD
4 9 (21.43%) Web Development
4 9 (21.43%) OO
4 9 (21.43%) Project Management
5 8 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (14.29%) User Stories
7 4 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (9.52%) Waterfall
8 3 (7.14%) Programme Management
8 3 (7.14%) Software Testing
8 3 (7.14%) Service Delivery
8 3 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (7.14%) Business Process Mapping
8 3 (7.14%) Mentoring
9 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.05%) Java
1 8 (19.05%) SQL
2 7 (16.67%) C#
3 4 (9.52%) VBScript
4 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) ISEB
2 3 (7.14%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.76%) Degree
4 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.81%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) SAP
2 5 (11.90%) Oracle
3 4 (9.52%) HP
4 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.38%) VMware