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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automotive
Rank 192 171 178
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +7
Contract jobs citing Automotive 65 62 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.66% 0.73% 0.70%
As % of the General category 1.98% 2.08% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 36 39
Average daily rate
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£360 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £285 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £400 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Average hourly rate £37.75 £38.50 £32.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.94% +18.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £35.75 £22.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.90 £41.60 £41.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
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
3283 2976 3363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.57% 35.12% 37.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1801 1563 1407
Average daily rate £375 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 106 191
Average hourly rate £20.13 £22.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.55% -11.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.23 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.85 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+17.20% -14.68%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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 25 November 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 +11 25 £338 +7.14% 12
Buckinghamshire -28 20 £375 +15.38% 4
Hampshire -13 7 £450 +28.57% 1
Berkshire -7 6 £275 -31.25% 11
Kent - 3 £375 - 2
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 9
East Sussex - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
Automotive
England

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 59 (47.97%) Finance
2 33 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (22.76%) PRINCE2
4 26 (21.14%) Business Analysis
5 25 (20.33%) Project Management
6 15 (12.20%) SQL
7 14 (11.38%) SAP
7 14 (11.38%) Scrum
8 13 (10.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (10.57%) QA
8 13 (10.57%) .NET
8 13 (10.57%) C#
9 12 (9.76%) Java
9 12 (9.76%) OO
9 12 (9.76%) ISEB
9 12 (9.76%) Retail
10 11 (8.94%) Mobile App
11 10 (8.13%) Waterfall
11 10 (8.13%) BDD
11 10 (8.13%) PRINCE
11 10 (8.13%) Electronics
12 9 (7.32%) Web Development
12 9 (7.32%) Aerospace
13 8 (6.50%) Manufacturing
13 8 (6.50%) Microsoft
13 8 (6.50%) MS Excel
13 8 (6.50%) UNIX
13 8 (6.50%) Web Services
13 8 (6.50%) MS Office
14 7 (5.69%) C

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 (1.63%) CMS
1 2 (1.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.81%) Apache
2 1 (0.81%) IBM Notes
2 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.81%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 8 (6.50%) MS Excel
1 8 (6.50%) MS Office
2 7 (5.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (4.88%) MS Project
4 4 (3.25%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.63%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (1.63%) Simulink
5 2 (1.63%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.81%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.81%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.81%) LabWindows
2 1 (0.81%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.81%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.81%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.81%) SAP MII
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.44%) InfiniBand
2 2 (1.63%) Internet
2 2 (1.63%) Wireless
2 2 (1.63%) LAN
2 2 (1.63%) WAN
3 1 (0.81%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.81%) VPN
3 1 (0.81%) Firewall
3 1 (0.81%) NFC
3 1 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.88%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.63%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.81%) MySQL
3 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.81%) QlikView
3 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (4.88%) Selenium
1 6 (4.88%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.25%) Axure RP
3 3 (2.44%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.63%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (1.63%) JIRA
4 2 (1.63%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (0.81%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.81%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.81%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.81%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.81%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.81%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.81%) Subversion
5 1 (0.81%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.81%) WebDriver
General
1 59 (47.97%) Finance
2 12 (9.76%) Retail
3 10 (8.13%) Electronics
4 9 (7.32%) Aerospace
5 8 (6.50%) Manufacturing
6 7 (5.69%) Marketing
7 6 (4.88%) Banking
8 3 (2.44%) Back Office
9 2 (1.63%) German Language
9 2 (1.63%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.81%) Advertising
10 1 (0.81%) Legal
Job Titles
1 55 (44.72%) Analyst
2 40 (32.52%) Business Analyst
3 12 (9.76%) Test Analyst
4 11 (8.94%) Financial Business Analyst
4 11 (8.94%) Agile Business Analyst
5 10 (8.13%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 9 (7.32%) Project Manager
7 8 (6.50%) Software Engineer
7 8 (6.50%) Consultant
8 7 (5.69%) Financial Analyst
9 6 (4.88%) Designer
9 6 (4.88%) Test Engineer
9 6 (4.88%) Developer
10 5 (4.07%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 5 (4.07%) Lead Business Analyst
11 4 (3.25%) Senior Analyst
12 3 (2.44%) Quality Manager
12 3 (2.44%) Process Consultant
12 3 (2.44%) Senior Business Analyst
12 3 (2.44%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.57%) .NET
2 8 (6.50%) Web Services
3 4 (3.25%) HTML
4 3 (2.44%) D-Bus
4 3 (2.44%) J2EE
4 3 (2.44%) Java EE
4 3 (2.44%) Adobe AIR
5 2 (1.63%) HTML5
5 2 (1.63%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.63%) CSS
5 2 (1.63%) XML
5 2 (1.63%) Flash
5 2 (1.63%) CSS3
6 1 (0.81%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.81%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.81%) JMS
6 1 (0.81%) XML Schema
6 1 (0.81%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.81%) Ajax
6 1 (0.81%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.94%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.25%) Visualisation
2 4 (3.25%) User Experience
3 3 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.44%) PMI
3 3 (2.44%) EPoS
3 3 (2.44%) Device Driver
3 3 (2.44%) Contract for Difference
4 2 (1.63%) Telematics
4 2 (1.63%) DTV
4 2 (1.63%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.81%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.81%) AS400
5 1 (0.81%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.81%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.81%) Social Media
5 1 (0.81%) iSeries
5 1 (0.81%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.50%) UNIX
2 7 (5.69%) Windows
3 5 (4.07%) Windows NT
4 4 (3.25%) Android
4 4 (3.25%) Linux
4 4 (3.25%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.44%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.81%) ThreadX
6 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (22.76%) PRINCE2
3 26 (21.14%) Business Analysis
4 25 (20.33%) Project Management
5 14 (11.38%) Scrum
6 13 (10.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (9.76%) OO
8 10 (8.13%) Waterfall
8 10 (8.13%) BDD
8 10 (8.13%) PRINCE
9 9 (7.32%) Web Development
10 7 (5.69%) Software Engineering
10 7 (5.69%) Software Testing
11 6 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (4.88%) User Stories
12 5 (4.07%) BPR
12 5 (4.07%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (3.25%) Six Sigma
13 4 (3.25%) Regression Testing
13 4 (3.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.20%) SQL
2 13 (10.57%) C#
3 12 (9.76%) Java
4 7 (5.69%) C
5 6 (4.88%) C++
6 5 (4.07%) VBScript
6 5 (4.07%) Embedded C
6 5 (4.07%) Assembly Language
7 4 (3.25%) Python
8 3 (2.44%) ActionScript
8 3 (2.44%) ActionScript 3.0
8 3 (2.44%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.63%) MATLAB
9 2 (1.63%) Embedded C++
9 2 (1.63%) PHP
10 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.81%) F#
Qualifications
1 12 (9.76%) ISEB
2 4 (3.25%) Degree
2 4 (3.25%) ISTQB
2 4 (3.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (2.44%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.81%) MCSE
4 1 (0.81%) CCNA
4 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.81%) CCA
4 1 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.57%) QA
2 2 (1.63%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.63%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (2.44%) Docker
1 3 (2.44%) LXC
1 3 (2.44%) NFS
2 2 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.63%) Firmware
3 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (5.69%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.81%) Foglight
Vendors
1 14 (11.38%) SAP
2 8 (6.50%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.69%) Adobe
3 7 (5.69%) HP
4 6 (4.88%) Oracle
5 3 (2.44%) Green Hills
6 2 (1.63%) VMware
6 2 (1.63%) QNX
6 2 (1.63%) Appcelerator
7 1 (0.81%) Cisco
7 1 (0.81%) IBM
7 1 (0.81%) Lotus
7 1 (0.81%) CODA
7 1 (0.81%) Citrix
7 1 (0.81%) MathWorks
7 1 (0.81%) Google
7 1 (0.81%) IronPort
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