The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the South East region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automotive
Rank 181 206 203
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -3
Contract jobs citing Automotive 69 31 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.71% 0.37% 0.42%
As % of the General category 2.02% 0.98% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 15 17
Average daily rate £400 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
Average hourly rate £30.25 £42.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.82% +30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.25 £17.30 £29.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.25 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.66% +25.00%
General Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3416 3156 3992
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 35.27% 37.71% 37.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1779 1477 1760
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 187 213
Average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Automotive
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +12 30 £400 -5.88% 4
Buckinghamshire -9 19 £400 +23.07% 2
Surrey -5 11 £375 -6.25% 4
West Sussex -1 2 £500 - 1
Hampshire - 2 £400 - 6
Oxfordshire -3 1 - - 3
Automotive
England

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 47 (38.21%) Finance
2 28 (22.76%) Retail
3 26 (21.14%) Scrum
4 25 (20.33%) Business Analysis
5 24 (19.51%) Manufacturing
6 23 (18.70%) Banking
7 21 (17.07%) Adobe
8 19 (15.45%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (15.45%) QA
9 17 (13.82%) HTML
9 17 (13.82%) CSS
9 17 (13.82%) PRINCE2
9 17 (13.82%) Android
9 17 (13.82%) HTML5
9 17 (13.82%) Axure RP
9 17 (13.82%) Apple iOS
9 17 (13.82%) CSS3
9 17 (13.82%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 17 (13.82%) Appcelerator
9 17 (13.82%) Mobile App
10 16 (13.01%) Project Management
11 12 (9.76%) MS Excel
11 12 (9.76%) MS Office
12 11 (8.94%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (8.94%) Web Analytics
12 11 (8.94%) Analytics
13 10 (8.13%) Logistics
13 10 (8.13%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (8.13%) PMI Certification
14 9 (7.32%) Microsoft

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (4.07%) CMS
1 5 (4.07%) Magnolia
2 4 (3.25%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (1.63%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.81%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.81%) Apache
4 1 (0.81%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (9.76%) MS Excel
1 12 (9.76%) MS Office
2 4 (3.25%) MS Project
3 3 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.81%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (4.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.63%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.81%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.81%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.07%) SaaS
1 5 (4.07%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.44%) Internet
2 1 (0.81%) Wireless
2 1 (0.81%) SSL
2 1 (0.81%) GPRS
2 1 (0.81%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.07%) RDBMS
1 5 (4.07%) Relational Database
2 4 (3.25%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.81%) MS Access
4 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 17 (13.82%) Axure RP
1 17 (13.82%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 6 (4.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (2.44%) Selenium
4 2 (1.63%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.63%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (1.63%) JUnit
4 2 (1.63%) JIRA
4 2 (1.63%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.81%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.81%) Subversion
5 1 (0.81%) JMeter
5 1 (0.81%) SpecFlow
General
1 47 (38.21%) Finance
2 28 (22.76%) Retail
3 24 (19.51%) Manufacturing
4 23 (18.70%) Banking
5 5 (4.07%) Marketing
6 4 (3.25%) Electronics
6 4 (3.25%) Aerospace
6 4 (3.25%) Advertising
7 3 (2.44%) Legal
7 3 (2.44%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.63%) French Language
8 2 (1.63%) German Language
9 1 (0.81%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.81%) Law
Job Titles
1 46 (37.40%) Analyst
2 37 (30.08%) Business Analyst
3 18 (14.63%) Project Manager
4 17 (13.82%) User Experience Designer
4 17 (13.82%) Designer
5 15 (12.20%) Financial Business Analyst
6 14 (11.38%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 9 (7.32%) Developer
7 9 (7.32%) Senior Designer
7 9 (7.32%) Senior User Experience Designer
8 6 (4.88%) Consultant
9 5 (4.07%) Insurance Business Analyst
9 5 (4.07%) Test Analyst
10 4 (3.25%) Software Engineer
10 4 (3.25%) Copywriter
11 3 (2.44%) SAP Integration Manager
11 3 (2.44%) Lead Business Analyst
11 3 (2.44%) SAP Manager
11 3 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
11 3 (2.44%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.82%) HTML
1 17 (13.82%) CSS
1 17 (13.82%) HTML5
1 17 (13.82%) CSS3
2 8 (6.50%) .NET
3 6 (4.88%) XML
4 2 (1.63%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.63%) EDI
4 2 (1.63%) BAPI
5 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.81%) jQuery
5 1 (0.81%) WCF
5 1 (0.81%) WPF
5 1 (0.81%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.81%) Ajax
5 1 (0.81%) XSLT
5 1 (0.81%) SOAP
5 1 (0.81%) Web Services
5 1 (0.81%) Middleware
5 1 (0.81%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.82%) Mobile App
2 9 (7.32%) Visualisation
2 9 (7.32%) Smartphone
3 8 (6.50%) Telematics
4 3 (2.44%) FMCG
4 3 (2.44%) Social Media
4 3 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (2.44%) New Media
5 2 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.63%) PMI
5 2 (1.63%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.81%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.81%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.82%) Android
1 17 (13.82%) Apple iOS
2 9 (7.32%) Windows
3 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.81%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.81%) Linux
4 1 (0.81%) UNIX
4 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (21.14%) Scrum
2 25 (20.33%) Business Analysis
3 19 (15.45%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (13.82%) PRINCE2
5 16 (13.01%) Project Management
6 11 (8.94%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (8.94%) Web Analytics
6 11 (8.94%) Analytics
7 10 (8.13%) Logistics
7 10 (8.13%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (6.50%) Waterfall
8 8 (6.50%) Usability Testing
8 8 (6.50%) Test Scripting
9 7 (5.69%) CRM
9 7 (5.69%) UML
10 6 (4.88%) PRINCE
10 6 (4.88%) Migration
10 6 (4.88%) Rapid Prototyping
11 5 (4.07%) SysML
11 5 (4.07%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.69%) C#
2 6 (4.88%) Java
3 5 (4.07%) SQL
4 4 (3.25%) C
5 3 (2.44%) Embedded C
6 2 (1.63%) PHP
6 2 (1.63%) C++
6 2 (1.63%) ABAP
7 1 (0.81%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.81%) Assembly Language
7 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.81%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 10 (8.13%) PMI Certification
2 8 (6.50%) PMP
3 6 (4.88%) ISEB
3 6 (4.88%) Degree
4 4 (3.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (3.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.81%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.81%) MCITP
5 1 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.81%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (15.45%) QA
2 3 (2.44%) COBIT
3 2 (1.63%) SLA
4 1 (0.81%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 2 (1.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (17.07%) Adobe
2 17 (13.82%) Appcelerator
3 9 (7.32%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.88%) Oracle
5 5 (4.07%) SAP
6 1 (0.81%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.81%) Telerik
6 1 (0.81%) VMware
6 1 (0.81%) QNX
6 1 (0.81%) Citrix
6 1 (0.81%) HP
6 1 (0.81%) Freescale
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per hour + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per hour + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £325.00 per day + Please quote
Posted: 12 days ago
Oxfordshire
Huxley Associates
Rate: £28 - £34 per hour + Long Term Contract
Posted: 27 days ago