The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automotive over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automotive
Rank 78 - 66
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Automotive 5 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.49% - 0.87%
As % of the General category 1.33% - 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Average daily rate £513 - £600
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 - £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 - £609
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £394 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.39% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.82 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+13.56% -5.16%
Automotive
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

General Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
375 285 381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 36.44% 28.99% 36.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 111 154
Average daily rate £388 £410 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.48% +11.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £243 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £608 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 4
Average hourly rate £15.75 £19.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.10% -7.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.88%

Automotive
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Automotive Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Automotive
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Automotive Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) Operations Management
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 3 (50.00%) R
1 3 (50.00%) Machine Learning
1 3 (50.00%) Data Analytics
1 3 (50.00%) Analytics
1 3 (50.00%) Power BI
1 3 (50.00%) Azure Machine Learning
2 2 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (33.33%) PaaS
2 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (33.33%) JSON
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Logistics
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (16.67%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Azure Machine Learning
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) PaaS
3 1 (16.67%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 3 (50.00%) Power BI
2 1 (16.67%) HDInsight
General
1 1 (16.67%) French Language
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Azure Developer
1 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Insight Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Logistics Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Logistics Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Supply Chain Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Supply Chain Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (33.33%) JSON
1 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Analytics
1 3 (50.00%) Data Analytics
1 3 (50.00%) Machine Learning
1 3 (50.00%) Operations Management
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) CMMI
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Logistics
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) R
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
3 1 (16.67%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO26262
1 1 (16.67%) MISRA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) JDA
1 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com