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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automotive
Rank 191 175 193
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +18
Contract jobs citing Automotive 47 60 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.50% 0.72% 0.37%
As % of the General category 1.49% 1.99% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 36 14
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£400 £350 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £400 £515
% change year-on-year
-13.75% -22.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £19.50 £38.25 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.01% +44.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £29.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+8.62% -10.07%
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
3155 3008 2774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.80% 36.15% 36.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1679 1497 1233
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 140 166
Average hourly rate £22.25 £19.59 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.56% -21.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.25 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

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 January 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 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +7 17 £388 +19.23% 10
Buckinghamshire -24 14 £365 +12.30% 7
Berkshire -6 13 £425 +6.25% 16
Hampshire - 2 £475 - 3
Oxfordshire - - - - 10
Home Counties - - - -
Automotive
England

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 50 (42.37%) Finance
2 27 (22.88%) PRINCE2
3 24 (20.34%) Project Management
4 20 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (16.10%) Business Analysis
6 15 (12.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (10.17%) Electronics
7 12 (10.17%) PRINCE
8 11 (9.32%) SAP
9 9 (7.63%) Marketing
10 8 (6.78%) Software Engineering
10 8 (6.78%) Manufacturing
10 8 (6.78%) Scrum
10 8 (6.78%) C
10 8 (6.78%) SQL
10 8 (6.78%) MS Excel
11 7 (5.93%) Windows
11 7 (5.93%) Java
11 7 (5.93%) C#
11 7 (5.93%) MS Project
11 7 (5.93%) Embedded C
11 7 (5.93%) MS PowerPoint
11 7 (5.93%) Retail
11 7 (5.93%) Waterfall
12 6 (5.08%) BPR
12 6 (5.08%) .NET
12 6 (5.08%) Web Services
12 6 (5.08%) OO
12 6 (5.08%) User Stories
13 5 (4.24%) Mobile App

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (2.54%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.69%) Lync
2 2 (1.69%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.85%) Apache
3 1 (0.85%) CMS
3 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.85%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (6.78%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.93%) MS Project
2 7 (5.93%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (4.24%) MS Office
4 4 (3.39%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.69%) Simulink
6 1 (0.85%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 4 (3.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.85%) SAP PP
3 1 (0.85%) LabWindows
3 1 (0.85%) SAP MII
3 1 (0.85%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.39%) LAN
1 4 (3.39%) WAN
2 3 (2.54%) InfiniBand
3 2 (1.69%) DNS
3 2 (1.69%) SAN
4 1 (0.85%) VPN
4 1 (0.85%) Internet
4 1 (0.85%) Firewall
4 1 (0.85%) Wireless
4 1 (0.85%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.54%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.85%) MySQL
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.39%) Selenium
2 3 (2.54%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.69%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.85%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.85%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.85%) JIRA
4 1 (0.85%) Subversion
4 1 (0.85%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.85%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.85%) Cucumber
General
1 50 (42.37%) Finance
2 12 (10.17%) Electronics
3 9 (7.63%) Marketing
4 8 (6.78%) Manufacturing
5 7 (5.93%) Retail
6 5 (4.24%) Aerospace
7 4 (3.39%) Telecoms
7 4 (3.39%) Back Office
8 2 (1.69%) Banking
9 1 (0.85%) Legal
9 1 (0.85%) French Language
9 1 (0.85%) German Language
Job Titles
1 57 (48.31%) Analyst
2 43 (36.44%) Business Analyst
3 13 (11.02%) Project Manager
4 9 (7.63%) Software Engineer
4 9 (7.63%) Financial Business Analyst
5 8 (6.78%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 7 (5.93%) Consultant
6 7 (5.93%) Financial Analyst
6 7 (5.93%) Agile Business Analyst
7 6 (5.08%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 6 (5.08%) Test Analyst
8 5 (4.24%) Developer
9 4 (3.39%) Systems Analyst
9 4 (3.39%) Coordinator
10 3 (2.54%) Process Consultant
10 3 (2.54%) Service Analyst
10 3 (2.54%) Administrator
10 3 (2.54%) Lead Business Analyst
10 3 (2.54%) Test Engineer
10 3 (2.54%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.08%) .NET
1 6 (5.08%) Web Services
2 2 (1.69%) Adobe AIR
2 2 (1.69%) D-Bus
3 1 (0.85%) HTML
3 1 (0.85%) J2EE
3 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.85%) JMS
3 1 (0.85%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.85%) Ajax
3 1 (0.85%) Java EE
3 1 (0.85%) Spring
3 1 (0.85%) Gherkin
3 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.24%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.39%) DTV
3 3 (2.54%) PMI
3 3 (2.54%) AS400
3 3 (2.54%) Device Driver
3 3 (2.54%) Contract for Difference
3 3 (2.54%) iSeries
4 2 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.69%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.85%) Social Media
5 1 (0.85%) Telematics
5 1 (0.85%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.93%) Windows
2 5 (4.24%) UNIX
3 4 (3.39%) Linux
4 2 (1.69%) VxWorks
4 2 (1.69%) Windows NT
5 1 (0.85%) ThreadX
5 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (22.88%) PRINCE2
2 24 (20.34%) Project Management
3 20 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (16.10%) Business Analysis
5 15 (12.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (10.17%) PRINCE
7 8 (6.78%) Software Engineering
7 8 (6.78%) Scrum
8 7 (5.93%) Waterfall
9 6 (5.08%) BPR
9 6 (5.08%) OO
9 6 (5.08%) User Stories
10 5 (4.24%) Programme Management
10 5 (4.24%) Project Planning
10 5 (4.24%) BDD
10 5 (4.24%) Digital Marketing
11 4 (3.39%) Change Control
11 4 (3.39%) Web Development
11 4 (3.39%) Software Testing
11 4 (3.39%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.78%) C
1 8 (6.78%) SQL
2 7 (5.93%) Java
2 7 (5.93%) C#
2 7 (5.93%) Embedded C
3 5 (4.24%) C++
4 4 (3.39%) Assembly Language
4 4 (3.39%) Python
5 3 (2.54%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.69%) ActionScript 3.0
6 2 (1.69%) MATLAB
6 2 (1.69%) Embedded C++
6 2 (1.69%) VBScript
6 2 (1.69%) ActionScript
7 1 (0.85%) PHP
7 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.85%) F#
Qualifications
1 5 (4.24%) ISEB
2 4 (3.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (2.54%) PMI Certification
3 3 (2.54%) Degree
4 1 (0.85%) MCSE
4 1 (0.85%) CCNA
4 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.85%) CCA
4 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.24%) QA
2 4 (3.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.69%) IEC 61508
3 2 (1.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (3.39%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.54%) NFS
2 3 (2.54%) Docker
2 3 (2.54%) LXC
3 2 (1.69%) XenApp
4 1 (0.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (2.54%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.85%) Foglight
Vendors
1 11 (9.32%) SAP
2 4 (3.39%) VMware
2 4 (3.39%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.54%) Oracle
3 3 (2.54%) Citrix
3 3 (2.54%) Green Hills
4 2 (1.69%) LANDesk
4 2 (1.69%) Intel
4 2 (1.69%) Adobe
5 1 (0.85%) Cisco
5 1 (0.85%) IBM
5 1 (0.85%) HP
5 1 (0.85%) Siemens
5 1 (0.85%) MathWorks
5 1 (0.85%) QNX
5 1 (0.85%) Google
5 1 (0.85%) Renesas
5 1 (0.85%) IronPort
5 1 (0.85%) Allen-Bradley
Kent
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Roc Search
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Berkshire
Mason Frank
Posted: 7 days ago
South East England
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 8 days ago