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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automotive
Rank 186 181 185
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing Automotive 66 63 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.71% 0.72% 0.74%
As % of the General category 2.12% 1.97% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 38 35
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£350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £433 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Average hourly rate £23.50 £32.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £28.50 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.70 £38.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £35.00 £37.99
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -7.87%
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
3106 3201 3800
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.63% 36.81% 38.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1686 1648 1599
Average daily rate £375 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 100 125
Average hourly rate £19.00 £35.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.71% +34.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £44.99 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £20.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+23.17% -29.31%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 23 September 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
Buckinghamshire +4 34 £373 +12.45% 1
Surrey 0 13 £325 -23.52% 16
Berkshire -1 11 £338 -1.81% 7
Hampshire -10 6 £363 -4.60% 10
Oxfordshire -5 1 - - 8
Kent - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Automotive
England

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 45 (42.06%) Finance
2 29 (27.10%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (24.30%) PRINCE2
4 19 (17.76%) Java
5 18 (16.82%) SQL
6 17 (15.89%) Project Management
7 16 (14.95%) Business Analysis
8 13 (12.15%) QA
8 13 (12.15%) C#
8 13 (12.15%) ISEB
9 12 (11.21%) .NET
10 11 (10.28%) UNIX
10 11 (10.28%) OO
10 11 (10.28%) MS Office
10 11 (10.28%) SAP
11 10 (9.35%) Manufacturing
11 10 (9.35%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (9.35%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (9.35%) Scrum
11 10 (9.35%) Retail
12 9 (8.41%) Web Development
12 9 (8.41%) Waterfall
12 9 (8.41%) Aerospace
12 9 (8.41%) Web Services
12 9 (8.41%) Windows
12 9 (8.41%) Oracle
12 9 (8.41%) MS Excel
13 8 (7.48%) Software Engineering
14 7 (6.54%) Banking
14 7 (6.54%) Marketing

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 3 (2.80%) Apache
1 3 (2.80%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.87%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.87%) CMS
2 2 (1.87%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (1.87%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (0.93%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (10.28%) MS Office
2 9 (8.41%) MS Excel
3 6 (5.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (4.67%) MS Project
5 2 (1.87%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.87%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.93%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (0.93%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.93%) LabWindows
1 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.93%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.80%) Internet
1 3 (2.80%) InfiniBand
2 2 (1.87%) SSL
2 2 (1.87%) Wireless
3 1 (0.93%) NFC
3 1 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.93%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.93%) LAN
3 1 (0.93%) WAN
3 1 (0.93%) FTP
3 1 (0.93%) VPN
3 1 (0.93%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.61%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.80%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.93%) QlikView
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.93%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (5.61%) Selenium
2 5 (4.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (4.67%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.74%) Axure RP
4 3 (2.80%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (2.80%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.87%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 2 (1.87%) JUnit
5 2 (1.87%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.93%) Rational Functional Tester
6 1 (0.93%) Toad
6 1 (0.93%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.93%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.93%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.93%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.93%) Subversion
6 1 (0.93%) JIRA
General
1 45 (42.06%) Finance
2 10 (9.35%) Manufacturing
2 10 (9.35%) Retail
3 9 (8.41%) Aerospace
4 7 (6.54%) Banking
4 7 (6.54%) Marketing
5 5 (4.67%) German Language
6 2 (1.87%) Electronics
7 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.93%) Legal
7 1 (0.93%) Back Office
7 1 (0.93%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 41 (38.32%) Analyst
2 27 (25.23%) Business Analyst
3 13 (12.15%) Project Manager
4 11 (10.28%) Test Analyst
5 10 (9.35%) Developer
6 8 (7.48%) Software Engineer
6 8 (7.48%) Financial Business Analyst
7 7 (6.54%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 7 (6.54%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 7 (6.54%) Designer
7 7 (6.54%) Agile Business Analyst
8 5 (4.67%) Test Engineer
9 4 (3.74%) Coordinator
9 4 (3.74%) Consultant
9 4 (3.74%) Lead Business Analyst
9 4 (3.74%) Financial Analyst
9 4 (3.74%) Project Coordinator
10 3 (2.80%) Java Developer
10 3 (2.80%) ActionScript Developer
10 3 (2.80%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.21%) .NET
2 9 (8.41%) Web Services
3 5 (4.67%) HTML
4 4 (3.74%) XML
5 3 (2.80%) Java EE
5 3 (2.80%) J2EE
5 3 (2.80%) CSS
5 3 (2.80%) Adobe AIR
5 3 (2.80%) D-Bus
6 2 (1.87%) HTML5
6 2 (1.87%) CSS3
6 2 (1.87%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.87%) Flash
6 2 (1.87%) Spring
6 2 (1.87%) Middleware
7 1 (0.93%) XML Messaging
7 1 (0.93%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.93%) XSLT
7 1 (0.93%) Ajax
7 1 (0.93%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.54%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.74%) Visualisation
2 4 (3.74%) User Experience
2 4 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.80%) Social Media
3 3 (2.80%) EPoS
3 3 (2.80%) Device Driver
3 3 (2.80%) Contract for Difference
4 2 (1.87%) E-Learning
4 2 (1.87%) Firmware
4 2 (1.87%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (1.87%) PMI
5 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.93%) DTV
5 1 (0.93%) AS400
5 1 (0.93%) iSeries
5 1 (0.93%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.28%) UNIX
2 9 (8.41%) Windows
3 6 (5.61%) Linux
4 5 (4.67%) Windows NT
5 4 (3.74%) Android
5 4 (3.74%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.80%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.93%) ThreadX
7 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.93%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (27.10%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (24.30%) PRINCE2
3 17 (15.89%) Project Management
4 16 (14.95%) Business Analysis
5 11 (10.28%) OO
6 10 (9.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (9.35%) Scrum
6 10 (9.35%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (8.41%) Web Development
7 9 (8.41%) Waterfall
8 8 (7.48%) Software Engineering
9 7 (6.54%) BDD
9 7 (6.54%) Software Testing
10 6 (5.61%) PRINCE
10 6 (5.61%) Test Scripting
11 5 (4.67%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (4.67%) Performance Monitoring
11 5 (4.67%) E-Commerce
12 4 (3.74%) Service Delivery
12 4 (3.74%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (17.76%) Java
2 18 (16.82%) SQL
3 13 (12.15%) C#
4 7 (6.54%) C
5 6 (5.61%) C++
6 5 (4.67%) VBScript
6 5 (4.67%) Assembly Language
7 4 (3.74%) Python
8 3 (2.80%) Embedded C
8 3 (2.80%) ActionScript 3.0
8 3 (2.80%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.80%) ActionScript
9 2 (1.87%) PHP
9 2 (1.87%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.87%) Embedded C++
9 2 (1.87%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (12.15%) ISEB
2 5 (4.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (3.74%) ISTQB
3 4 (3.74%) Degree
4 3 (2.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (2.80%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.93%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.15%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (2.80%) NFS
1 3 (2.80%) Docker
2 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (5.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (10.28%) SAP
2 9 (8.41%) Oracle
3 7 (6.54%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.54%) Adobe
3 7 (6.54%) HP
4 4 (3.74%) QNX
5 3 (2.80%) Green Hills
6 2 (1.87%) Appcelerator
6 2 (1.87%) Metastorm
6 2 (1.87%) Open Text
7 1 (0.93%) VMware
7 1 (0.93%) Google
7 1 (0.93%) Citrix
7 1 (0.93%) Siemens
7 1 (0.93%) Lotus
7 1 (0.93%) CODA
7 1 (0.93%) IronPort
7 1 (0.93%) JBoss
7 1 (0.93%) Cisco
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