The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manufacturing over the 3 months to 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manufacturing
Rank 37 41 26
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -15
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 5 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.28% 1.17% 1.63%
As % of the General category 2.78% 3.05% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Average daily rate
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£550 £438 £259
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +69.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -14.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +1.56%
Manufacturing
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

General Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
180 164 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 45.92% 38.23% 39.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 95 40
Average daily rate £475 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £325 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +14.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.50 £20.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.66%

Manufacturing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Manufacturing Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Manufacturing Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Manufacturing
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Manufacturing Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Manufacturing
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 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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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
Luton +5 5 £550 +29.41% 3
Manufacturing
East of England

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Manufacturing 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 Manufacturing.

1 8 (80.00%) SAP
1 8 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) Electronics
3 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) Programme Management
3 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (40.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (40.00%) DTV
3 4 (40.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (40.00%) Marketing
3 4 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (40.00%) Information Architecture
3 4 (40.00%) Analytics
3 4 (40.00%) Data Governance
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (30.00%) SOA
4 3 (30.00%) Web Services
4 3 (30.00%) XML
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) .NET
5 2 (20.00%) IIS
5 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (20.00%) Internet
5 2 (20.00%) KANA
5 2 (20.00%) Customer Engagement

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Manufacturing 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 Manufacturing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (20.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 4 (40.00%) Electronics
1 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
1 4 (40.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Data Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Information Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Web Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Web Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Web Services
1 3 (30.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) JSON
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (40.00%) Data Governance
2 4 (40.00%) Analytics
2 4 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 4 (40.00%) Programme Management
2 4 (40.00%) Information Architecture
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) SOA
4 2 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (10.00%) Software Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) MVC
5 1 (10.00%) DevOps
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) UML
5 1 (10.00%) CRM
5 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C#
1 1 (10.00%) C++
1 1 (10.00%) PHP
1 1 (10.00%) Python
1 1 (10.00%) Ruby
1 1 (10.00%) Go
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) SAP
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) KANA
3 2 (20.00%) hybris
4 1 (10.00%) IBM