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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automotive
Rank - 75 67
Contract jobs citing Automotive 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.100% 0.25%
As % of the General category - 0.24% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £600 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £400 £463
% change year-on-year
-4.68% -13.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -5.51%
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 Reading region.

General Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
272 418 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 29.09% 41.59% 49.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 183 135
Average daily rate £400 £390 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +15.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £513 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 23
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.14% -9.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £23.86 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -5.52%

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 9 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 1 (50.00%) MS Project
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Project
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Coordinator
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Project Coordinator
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory