The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automotive over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automotive
Rank 194 175 178
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +3
Contract jobs citing Automotive 63 62 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.64% 0.73% 0.62%
As % of the General category 1.90% 2.07% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 38 30
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£350 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £286 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £448 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £335 £438
% change year-on-year
+1.11% -23.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 5
Average hourly rate £40.50 £38.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.19% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.70 £35.75 £21.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £41.60 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-8.45% -1.38%
Automotive
England

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

General Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3320 2994 3163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.49% 35.12% 37.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1826 1539 1379
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 120 211
Average hourly rate £19.25 £21.33 £23.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.75% -9.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £13.00 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £24.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +7.77%

Automotive
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Automotive Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Automotive
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Automotive Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Automotive
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automotive across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Automotive Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Automotive
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Automotive across the South East region.

Automotive Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Automotive
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

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

Automotive Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Automotive
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automotive within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +10 23 £350 +11.11% 5
Buckinghamshire -33 17 £350 +7.69% 2
Berkshire -1 9 £298 -50.82% 8
Hampshire -13 6 £375 +7.14% 5
Kent - 3 £375 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 5
Home Counties - - - -
Automotive
England

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 60 (45.45%) Finance
2 33 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (21.21%) PRINCE2
4 27 (20.45%) Business Analysis
5 25 (18.94%) Project Management
6 16 (12.12%) SQL
6 16 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (10.61%) Scrum
8 13 (9.85%) .NET
8 13 (9.85%) C#
8 13 (9.85%) SAP
9 12 (9.09%) Java
9 12 (9.09%) OO
9 12 (9.09%) Retail
9 12 (9.09%) QA
10 11 (8.33%) Mobile App
11 10 (7.58%) Waterfall
11 10 (7.58%) BDD
11 10 (7.58%) Electronics
11 10 (7.58%) Windows
11 10 (7.58%) ISEB
12 9 (6.82%) Web Development
12 9 (6.82%) PRINCE
13 8 (6.06%) Microsoft
13 8 (6.06%) UNIX
13 8 (6.06%) Web Services
13 8 (6.06%) MS Excel
13 8 (6.06%) MS Office
13 8 (6.06%) C
13 8 (6.06%) Software Engineering

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (1.52%) MS Exchange
1 2 (1.52%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.52%) CMS
1 2 (1.52%) Lync
2 1 (0.76%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.76%) Apache
2 1 (0.76%) IBM Notes
2 1 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (6.06%) MS Excel
1 8 (6.06%) MS Office
2 7 (5.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (4.55%) MS Project
4 4 (3.03%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.52%) Simulink
5 2 (1.52%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.52%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.76%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 2 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.76%) LabWindows
2 1 (0.76%) SAP MII
2 1 (0.76%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.03%) LAN
1 4 (3.03%) WAN
2 3 (2.27%) InfiniBand
3 2 (1.52%) Wireless
3 2 (1.52%) Internet
3 2 (1.52%) SAN
3 2 (1.52%) DNS
4 1 (0.76%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.76%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.76%) NFC
4 1 (0.76%) VPN
4 1 (0.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.55%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.52%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.76%) QlikView
3 1 (0.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (4.55%) Visual Studio
1 6 (4.55%) Selenium
2 4 (3.03%) Axure RP
3 3 (2.27%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.52%) JIRA
4 2 (1.52%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (1.52%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (0.76%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.76%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.76%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.76%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.76%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.76%) Subversion
5 1 (0.76%) WebDriver
General
1 60 (45.45%) Finance
2 12 (9.09%) Retail
3 10 (7.58%) Electronics
4 8 (6.06%) Aerospace
5 7 (5.30%) Manufacturing
5 7 (5.30%) Marketing
6 5 (3.79%) Banking
6 5 (3.79%) Back Office
7 2 (1.52%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.52%) German Language
8 1 (0.76%) Legal
8 1 (0.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 62 (46.97%) Analyst
2 44 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 11 (8.33%) Agile Business Analyst
3 11 (8.33%) Financial Business Analyst
3 11 (8.33%) Test Analyst
4 10 (7.58%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 9 (6.82%) Project Manager
5 9 (6.82%) Software Engineer
6 7 (5.30%) Developer
6 7 (5.30%) Consultant
7 6 (4.55%) Financial Analyst
7 6 (4.55%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 6 (4.55%) Test Engineer
8 5 (3.79%) Designer
8 5 (3.79%) Lead Business Analyst
9 4 (3.03%) Coordinator
9 4 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (2.27%) Service Desk Analyst
10 3 (2.27%) ActionScript Developer
10 3 (2.27%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.85%) .NET
2 8 (6.06%) Web Services
3 4 (3.03%) HTML
4 3 (2.27%) D-Bus
4 3 (2.27%) Java EE
4 3 (2.27%) Adobe AIR
4 3 (2.27%) J2EE
5 2 (1.52%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.52%) CSS
5 2 (1.52%) Flash
5 2 (1.52%) XML
5 2 (1.52%) HTML5
5 2 (1.52%) CSS3
6 1 (0.76%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.76%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.76%) XML Messaging
6 1 (0.76%) Spring
6 1 (0.76%) Ajax
6 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.03%) Visualisation
2 4 (3.03%) User Experience
3 3 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.27%) Device Driver
3 3 (2.27%) iSeries
3 3 (2.27%) Contract for Difference
3 3 (2.27%) PMI
3 3 (2.27%) EPoS
3 3 (2.27%) AS400
4 2 (1.52%) DTV
4 2 (1.52%) Telematics
4 2 (1.52%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.76%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.76%) Social Media
5 1 (0.76%) FMCG
5 1 (0.76%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.58%) Windows
2 8 (6.06%) UNIX
3 5 (3.79%) Windows NT
4 4 (3.03%) Linux
4 4 (3.03%) Android
4 4 (3.03%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.27%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.76%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.76%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (21.21%) PRINCE2
3 27 (20.45%) Business Analysis
4 25 (18.94%) Project Management
5 16 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (10.61%) Scrum
7 12 (9.09%) OO
8 10 (7.58%) Waterfall
8 10 (7.58%) BDD
9 9 (6.82%) Web Development
9 9 (6.82%) PRINCE
10 8 (6.06%) Software Engineering
10 8 (6.06%) Software Testing
11 7 (5.30%) User Stories
12 5 (3.79%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (3.79%) BPR
13 4 (3.03%) Regression Testing
13 4 (3.03%) Six Sigma
13 4 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
14 3 (2.27%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (12.12%) SQL
2 13 (9.85%) C#
3 12 (9.09%) Java
4 8 (6.06%) C
5 6 (4.55%) Embedded C
5 6 (4.55%) C++
6 5 (3.79%) VBScript
6 5 (3.79%) Assembly Language
7 4 (3.03%) Python
8 3 (2.27%) ActionScript 3.0
8 3 (2.27%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.27%) ActionScript
9 2 (1.52%) MATLAB
9 2 (1.52%) Embedded C++
9 2 (1.52%) PHP
10 1 (0.76%) F#
10 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (7.58%) ISEB
2 4 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (3.03%) Degree
3 3 (2.27%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.27%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.76%) MCSE
4 1 (0.76%) CCNA
4 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.76%) CCA
4 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.09%) QA
2 2 (1.52%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.52%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (3.03%) Active Directory
1 4 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.27%) Docker
2 3 (2.27%) LXC
2 3 (2.27%) NFS
3 2 (1.52%) Firmware
3 2 (1.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.76%) Foglight
Vendors
1 13 (9.85%) SAP
2 8 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.30%) Adobe
4 6 (4.55%) Oracle
5 5 (3.79%) HP
6 4 (3.03%) VMware
7 3 (2.27%) Green Hills
7 3 (2.27%) Citrix
8 2 (1.52%) QNX
8 2 (1.52%) Intel
8 2 (1.52%) LANDesk
8 2 (1.52%) Appcelerator
9 1 (0.76%) Renesas
9 1 (0.76%) Allen-Bradley
9 1 (0.76%) Google
9 1 (0.76%) IronPort
9 1 (0.76%) Cisco
9 1 (0.76%) IBM
9 1 (0.76%) MathWorks
9 1 (0.76%) Siemens
South East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago