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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automotive
Rank 179 203 155
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -48
Contract jobs citing Automotive 87 48 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.91% 0.52% 0.87%
As % of the General category 2.57% 1.47% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 33 46
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£400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £288 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £448 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £47.50 - £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.09% +2.14%
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
3379 3261 3120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 35.39% 35.44% 36.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1916 1738 1532
Average daily rate £400 £370 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -4.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 108 137
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -36.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.67 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+3.02% -2.22%

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 30 July 2015.

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
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 30 July 2015. 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 +6 31 £400 +8.10% 3
Surrey +14 25 £260 -25.71% 12
Hampshire +9 14 £413 +20.43% 8
Berkshire +8 12 £450 +28.57% 5
East Sussex - 1 £300 -
Automotive
England

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 51 (30.18%) Finance
2 41 (24.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 28 (16.57%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (15.38%) Degree
4 26 (15.38%) Project Management
5 18 (10.65%) Retail
6 16 (9.47%) SAP
6 16 (9.47%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (8.88%) Waterfall
8 13 (7.69%) PRINCE2
8 13 (7.69%) Marketing
9 12 (7.10%) SQL
9 12 (7.10%) Oracle
9 12 (7.10%) CRM
10 11 (6.51%) E-Commerce
10 11 (6.51%) Microsoft
10 11 (6.51%) HP
10 11 (6.51%) Java
10 11 (6.51%) Business Analysis
11 10 (5.92%) QA
11 10 (5.92%) .NET
11 10 (5.92%) Windows
11 10 (5.92%) XML
11 10 (5.92%) Manufacturing
12 9 (5.33%) Electronics
12 9 (5.33%) SQL Server
12 9 (5.33%) HTML
12 9 (5.33%) MS Excel
12 9 (5.33%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (5.33%) Test Scripting

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 6 (3.55%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.37%) IIS
2 4 (2.37%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.59%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.59%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.59%) Apache
4 1 (0.59%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.59%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (5.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.37%) MS Office
3 2 (1.18%) MS Project
3 2 (1.18%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.59%) Simulink
4 1 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.37%) SAP MII
2 2 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.59%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.59%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.59%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.14%) Bluetooth
2 6 (3.55%) WAN
3 4 (2.37%) DWDM
3 4 (2.37%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (1.78%) LDAP
4 3 (1.78%) X.500
4 3 (1.78%) LAN
5 2 (1.18%) Firewall
6 1 (0.59%) SAN
6 1 (0.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.73%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (2.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (2.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.37%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.78%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.18%) DTS
6 1 (0.59%) MySQL
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (2.96%) Visual Studio
1 5 (2.96%) Selenium
2 4 (2.37%) Cucumber
3 3 (1.78%) JIRA
4 2 (1.18%) CANoe
4 2 (1.18%) ClearQuest
4 2 (1.18%) Subversion
4 2 (1.18%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.59%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.59%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.59%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.59%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 51 (30.18%) Finance
2 18 (10.65%) Retail
3 13 (7.69%) Marketing
4 10 (5.92%) Manufacturing
5 9 (5.33%) Electronics
6 6 (3.55%) Aerospace
7 5 (2.96%) Legal
8 4 (2.37%) Telecoms
8 4 (2.37%) German Language
9 1 (0.59%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.59%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.59%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.59%) Advertising
9 1 (0.59%) Publishing
9 1 (0.59%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 72 (42.60%) Analyst
2 48 (28.40%) Business Analyst
3 41 (24.26%) Project Manager
4 15 (8.88%) Systems Analyst
4 15 (8.88%) Architect
5 12 (7.10%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (6.51%) Consultant
7 10 (5.92%) Test Analyst
8 9 (5.33%) Systems Engineer
9 8 (4.73%) Network Engineer
10 7 (4.14%) Project Engineer
11 6 (3.55%) Business Manager
11 6 (3.55%) Business Project Manager
11 6 (3.55%) Business Intelligence Manager
11 6 (3.55%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
12 5 (2.96%) Infrastructure Architect
12 5 (2.96%) Infrastructure Manager
12 5 (2.96%) SAP Consultant
12 5 (2.96%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 5 (2.96%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.92%) .NET
1 10 (5.92%) XML
2 9 (5.33%) HTML
3 8 (4.73%) Web Services
4 5 (2.96%) Middleware
5 4 (2.37%) jQuery
5 4 (2.37%) J2EE
5 4 (2.37%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.37%) Gherkin
6 3 (1.78%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (1.78%) COM+
6 3 (1.78%) SOAP
6 3 (1.78%) SAML
7 2 (1.18%) CSS
7 2 (1.18%) Java EE 5
7 2 (1.18%) REST
7 2 (1.18%) SAP XI
7 2 (1.18%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.59%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.14%) Data Centre
2 5 (2.96%) Physics
2 5 (2.96%) Computer Science
2 5 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.37%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.78%) User Experience
4 3 (1.78%) Blog
5 2 (1.18%) Device Driver
5 2 (1.18%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.18%) DTV
5 2 (1.18%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.59%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.59%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.59%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.59%) DataPower
6 1 (0.59%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.59%) Social Media
6 1 (0.59%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.92%) Windows
2 4 (2.37%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (1.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.59%) Linux
4 1 (0.59%) VMS
4 1 (0.59%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (24.26%) Stakeholder Management
2 28 (16.57%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (15.38%) Project Management
4 16 (9.47%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (8.88%) Waterfall
6 13 (7.69%) PRINCE2
7 12 (7.10%) CRM
8 11 (6.51%) E-Commerce
8 11 (6.51%) Business Analysis
9 9 (5.33%) Supplier Management
9 9 (5.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (5.33%) Test Scripting
9 9 (5.33%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (5.33%) SDLC
10 8 (4.73%) Automated Testing
10 8 (4.73%) Scrum
11 7 (4.14%) Migration
11 7 (4.14%) Data Modelling
11 7 (4.14%) Data Protection
12 6 (3.55%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 12 (7.10%) SQL
2 11 (6.51%) Java
3 6 (3.55%) C#
4 5 (2.96%) Embedded C
4 5 (2.96%) C
5 4 (2.37%) VB6
5 4 (2.37%) VBScript
5 4 (2.37%) VB
5 4 (2.37%) VB.NET
6 3 (1.78%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.59%) PHP
7 1 (0.59%) C++
7 1 (0.59%) ABAP
7 1 (0.59%) C++/CLI
7 1 (0.59%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 26 (15.38%) Degree
2 6 (3.55%) ISEB
3 5 (2.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (1.78%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.18%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (1.18%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.18%) MCAD
5 2 (1.18%) MCSD
5 2 (1.18%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.59%) CISSP
6 1 (0.59%) ACCA
6 1 (0.59%) CIMA
6 1 (0.59%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.92%) QA
2 1 (0.59%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.59%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (2.37%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.59%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.96%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.37%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 16 (9.47%) SAP
2 12 (7.10%) Oracle
3 11 (6.51%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.51%) HP
4 6 (3.55%) Hyperion
5 5 (2.96%) Cisco
5 5 (2.96%) VMware
6 4 (2.37%) Brocade
6 4 (2.37%) IBM
7 2 (1.18%) Siebel
7 2 (1.18%) Twitter
7 2 (1.18%) Adobe
8 1 (0.59%) NetApp
8 1 (0.59%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.59%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
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