The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manufacturing over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manufacturing
Rank 37 46 53
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +7
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 33 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.62% 1.66% 0.90%
As % of the General category 16.34% 4.80% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 1
Median daily rate £475 £455 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.39% +1.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.32% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +41.50%
Manufacturing
West Midlands

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

General Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
202 229 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 28.25% 34.64% 35.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 135 151
Median daily rate £425 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £491 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 5
Median hourly rate £31.85 £34.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.33% +28.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.98 £11.51 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £42.50 £36.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £28.69 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +14.76%

Manufacturing
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Manufacturing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Manufacturing Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Manufacturing Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Manufacturing across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Manufacturing Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Manufacturing
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Manufacturing Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Manufacturing 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Manufacturing.

1 35 (77.78%) Finance
1 35 (77.78%) Dynamics AX
2 34 (75.56%) Microsoft
3 27 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (31.11%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (31.11%) CRM
4 14 (31.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 14 (31.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (28.89%) Business Development
5 13 (28.89%) SharePoint
5 13 (28.89%) C#
5 13 (28.89%) BizTalk Server
5 13 (28.89%) Public Cloud
6 11 (24.44%) Power BI
6 11 (24.44%) HTML
6 11 (24.44%) JavaScript
6 11 (24.44%) CSS
6 11 (24.44%) X++
6 11 (24.44%) AngularJS
6 11 (24.44%) HTML5
6 11 (24.44%) CSS3
6 11 (24.44%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (15.56%) Logistics
8 6 (13.33%) SAP
9 3 (6.67%) Retail
9 3 (6.67%) LSMW
9 3 (6.67%) Billing
9 3 (6.67%) Project Planning
9 3 (6.67%) Degree
9 3 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 13 (28.89%) BizTalk Server
1 13 (28.89%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 35 (77.78%) Dynamics AX
2 14 (31.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (6.67%) SAP PM
4 2 (4.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (2.22%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 14 (31.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) LAN
1 2 (4.44%) WAN
2 1 (2.22%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (2.22%) DHCP
2 1 (2.22%) DNS
2 1 (2.22%) Network Security
2 1 (2.22%) Wireless
2 1 (2.22%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (24.44%) Power BI
2 1 (2.22%) OLAP
2 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (24.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.67%) LSMW
3 1 (2.22%) Moq
3 1 (2.22%) NUnit
3 1 (2.22%) Subversion
General
1 35 (77.78%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Billing
2 3 (6.67%) Publishing
2 3 (6.67%) Retail
3 2 (4.44%) Electronics
3 2 (4.44%) Marketing
3 2 (4.44%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) Architect
2 14 (31.11%) Developer
3 13 (28.89%) Consultant
3 13 (28.89%) Dynamics AX Architect
3 13 (28.89%) Dynamics AX Developer
4 11 (24.44%) Microsoft Developer
5 9 (20.00%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 8 (17.78%) Functional Consultant
7 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Consultant
8 3 (6.67%) SAP Consultant
8 3 (6.67%) SAP PM Consultant
9 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 1 (2.22%) .NET Developer
10 1 (2.22%) 3rd Line Support
10 1 (2.22%) Analyst
10 1 (2.22%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 1 (2.22%) C# Developer
10 1 (2.22%) Senior Consultant
10 1 (2.22%) Solutions Architect
10 1 (2.22%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (24.44%) AngularJS
1 11 (24.44%) CSS
1 11 (24.44%) CSS3
1 11 (24.44%) HTML
1 11 (24.44%) HTML5
2 3 (6.67%) .NET
2 3 (6.67%) EDI
3 2 (4.44%) Web Services
4 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.22%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.22%) MDX
4 1 (2.22%) WCF
4 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.89%) Public Cloud
2 3 (6.67%) LIMS
3 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.44%) Life Science
4 1 (2.22%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Linux
1 2 (4.44%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) CentOS
2 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.22%) Unix
2 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.11%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (31.11%) CRM
3 13 (28.89%) Business Development
4 7 (15.56%) Logistics
5 3 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (6.67%) Data Migration
5 3 (6.67%) Demand Management
5 3 (6.67%) Integration Testing
5 3 (6.67%) Migration
5 3 (6.67%) Project Planning
5 3 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (4.44%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (4.44%) ERP
6 2 (4.44%) ITIL
6 2 (4.44%) Programme Management
6 2 (4.44%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (4.44%) Scrum
7 1 (2.22%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.22%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.89%) C#
2 11 (24.44%) JavaScript
2 11 (24.44%) X++
3 3 (6.67%) ABAP
4 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) CCNP
2 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) GMP
2 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (2.22%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Puppet
1 1 (2.22%) vRealize
Vendors
1 34 (75.56%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.33%) SAP
3 3 (6.67%) VMware
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco
4 1 (2.22%) Cognos
4 1 (2.22%) IBM
4 1 (2.22%) Infor
4 1 (2.22%) Red Hat