The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Automotive over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 48 73
Rank change year-on-year -6 +25  
Contract jobs citing Automotive 6 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.96% 1.40% 0.11%
As % of the General category 3.02% 3.11% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £205 £345 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.57% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £408 £388
% change year-on-year -3.68% +5.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £25.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +72.41%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £36.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year +3.42% +5.79%  

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

General Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 199 289 256
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 31.84% 44.81% 28.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 148 103
Median daily rate £413 £420 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.78% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £199 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 24
Median hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -9.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £13.20 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £30.00 £37.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Automotive
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing Automotive as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Automotive in Hertfordshire

Automotive
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Automotive in Hertfordshire

Automotive
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Automotive in Hertfordshire

Automotive
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automotive within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stevenage -2 3 - -
Rickmansworth - 2 £160 -
Royston - 1 £250 -
Automotive
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Automotive also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Automotive.

1 4 (40.00%) Java
1 4 (40.00%) Project Management
1 4 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (30.00%) Validation
2 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (30.00%) Bugzilla
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) Avionics
2 3 (30.00%) ClearQuest
2 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (30.00%) ClearCase
2 3 (30.00%) C
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Cygwin
2 3 (30.00%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (30.00%) Content Development
3 2 (20.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 2 (20.00%) Planning and Forecasting
3 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (20.00%) SpaceWire
3 2 (20.00%) ECSS
3 2 (20.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (20.00%) CSS

Automotive
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (10.00%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JDE OneWorld
1 1 (10.00%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) SpaceWire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Adabas
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Bugzilla
1 3 (30.00%) ClearCase
1 3 (30.00%) ClearQuest
General
1 4 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (30.00%) Avionics
2 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (20.00%) Billing
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Software Validation Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Validation Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Development Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Development Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) ERP Manager
4 1 (10.00%) ERP Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
4 1 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Manager
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Software Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Software Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Web Content Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle ADF
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (30.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (20.00%) e-Learning
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (30.00%) Content Development
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) Validation
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 2 (20.00%) Content Management
3 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (20.00%) ERP
3 2 (20.00%) Planning and Forecasting
3 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) CMMI
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) UML
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) C
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) ANSI C
4 1 (10.00%) JCL
4 1 (10.00%) NATURAL
4 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (10.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ECSS
2 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Google
2 1 (10.00%) JD Edwards
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle