Period
to 21 July 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Automotive over the 6 months to 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Automotive
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 152 156
Rank change year-on-year +16 +4 -10
Contract jobs citing Automotive 25 5 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.63% 0.13% 0.43%
As % of the General category 1.60% 0.30% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 5 13
Berkshire median daily rate £373 £488 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.49% +30.87% -17.22%
10th Percentile £275 £338 £302
90th Percentile £451 £589 £535
South East median daily rate £400 £380 £414
% change year-on-year +5.26% -8.16% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £19.00
South East median hourly rate £36.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +12.31% -7.14% -26.32%

Automotive is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,561 1,648 1,866
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 39.09% 43.30% 38.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 664 660 808
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £213 £228
90th Percentile £563 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +2.35% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 58 55
Berkshire median hourly rate £26.00 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.33% -6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £14.61 £11.25 £10.68
90th Percentile £48.75 £34.15 £36.30
South East median hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year +62.50% -15.79% +21.79%

Automotive
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Automotive as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Automotive in Berkshire

Automotive
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Automotive in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Automotive in Berkshire

Automotive
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Automotive in Berkshire over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Automotive in Berkshire

Automotive
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Automotive in Berkshire

Automotive
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automotive within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 21 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -2 9 £373 +14.77% 4
Maidenhead - 3 £438 -
Slough - 2 £275 -
Automotive
South East

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Automotive also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Automotive.

1 9 (36.00%) Windows
1 9 (36.00%) User Experience
2 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (28.00%) Retail
3 7 (28.00%) Python
3 7 (28.00%) C#
3 7 (28.00%) E-Commerce
4 6 (24.00%) Assembly Language
4 6 (24.00%) MATLAB
4 6 (24.00%) Simulink
4 6 (24.00%) C++
4 6 (24.00%) C
4 6 (24.00%) Visual Studio
4 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (24.00%) Embedded Systems
4 6 (24.00%) RS-232
4 6 (24.00%) Subversion
4 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (24.00%) Mercurial
4 6 (24.00%) Software Architecture
4 6 (24.00%) MISRA C
4 6 (24.00%) MISRA
4 6 (24.00%) FMEA
4 6 (24.00%) Test Planning
5 5 (20.00%) Mobile App
5 5 (20.00%) Embedded C
5 5 (20.00%) Embedded C++
6 4 (16.00%) Mobile Application Development
6 4 (16.00%) Wireframes
7 3 (12.00%) Prototyping

Automotive
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Simulink
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) RS-232
2 1 (4.00%) NFC
2 1 (4.00%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (24.00%) Mercurial
1 6 (24.00%) Subversion
1 6 (24.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 7 (28.00%) Retail
2 2 (8.00%) French Language
2 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Electronics
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 6 (24.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 6 (24.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
1 6 (24.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 6 (24.00%) Software Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Applications Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) C Software Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Embedded C Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) PC Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Senior C Software Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Senior Windows Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) Angular 2
1 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.00%) LAMP
1 1 (4.00%) Middleware
1 1 (4.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) User Experience
2 6 (24.00%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (12.00%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.00%) Android
3 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (24.00%) FMEA
3 6 (24.00%) Software Architecture
3 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (24.00%) Test Planning
4 4 (16.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 4 (16.00%) Wireframes
5 3 (12.00%) Prototyping
5 3 (12.00%) Time Management
6 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) SDLC
7 1 (4.00%) Change Management
7 1 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (4.00%) Project Management
7 1 (4.00%) Project Planning
7 1 (4.00%) Release Management
7 1 (4.00%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (4.00%) SOA
7 1 (4.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) C#
1 7 (28.00%) Python
2 6 (24.00%) Assembly Language
2 6 (24.00%) C
2 6 (24.00%) C++
2 6 (24.00%) MATLAB
3 5 (20.00%) Embedded C
3 5 (20.00%) Embedded C++
4 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) CISM
1 1 (4.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) MISRA
1 6 (24.00%) MISRA C
2 1 (4.00%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) CA Wily
1 1 (4.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (4.00%) logstash
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
1 1 (4.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Veeam
2 2 (8.00%) VMware
3 1 (4.00%) AppDynamics
3 1 (4.00%) Apple
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco
3 1 (4.00%) Solace
3 1 (4.00%) Splunk
3 1 (4.00%) TIBCO