The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automotive over the 3 months to 29 July 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 Surrey 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automotive
Rank 77 71 80
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Contract jobs citing Automotive 7 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.55% 1.04% 1.01%
As % of the General category 1.46% 2.71% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 10
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £330 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £700 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £438
% change year-on-year
- -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £35.00 £38.98
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -10.21%
General Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
481 480 478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 37.93% 38.28% 32.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 244 263
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £211 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 33 28
Average hourly rate £20.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £14.20 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £45.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £22.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-1.11% -16.66%
Automotive
South East

Automotive
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Automotive across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Automotive Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Automotive
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Automotive across the Surrey region.

Automotive Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Automotive
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Automotive across the Surrey region.

Automotive Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Automotive
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automotive within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 July 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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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
Farnham - 2 - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Staines - - - -
Woking - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Automotive
South East

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 6 (37.50%) Manufacturing
2 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (25.00%) SAP
4 3 (18.75%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) Project Management
4 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Aerospace
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (12.50%) QA
5 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 2 (12.50%) .NET
5 2 (12.50%) XML
5 2 (12.50%) CRM
6 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.25%) FTP
6 1 (6.25%) Toad
6 1 (6.25%) XML Schema
6 1 (6.25%) HP
6 1 (6.25%) ISEB
6 1 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (6.25%) LoadRunner
6 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (6.25%) PRINCE
6 1 (6.25%) SAP FI
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL
6 1 (6.25%) Web Services
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle
6 1 (6.25%) PHP

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP FI
1 1 (6.25%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (6.25%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (6.25%) MS Access
1 1 (6.25%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Toad
1 1 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (6.25%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (37.50%) Manufacturing
2 5 (31.25%) Finance
3 2 (12.50%) Aerospace
4 1 (6.25%) Advertising
4 1 (6.25%) Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Business Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Business Manager
3 3 (18.75%) SAP Integration Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Integration Manager
3 3 (18.75%) SAP Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Integration Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Functional Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Integration Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) XML
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) XML Schema
2 1 (6.25%) XML Messaging
2 1 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (18.75%) Project Management
2 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 2 (12.50%) CRM
3 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.25%) V-Model
4 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
4 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
4 1 (6.25%) Business Transformation
4 1 (6.25%) Data Transformation
4 1 (6.25%) Data Reconciliation
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) PHP
2 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
1 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) COBIT
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle