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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manufacturing over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manufacturing
Rank 53 48 52
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 4 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.60% 0.84% 0.18%
As % of the General category 1.89% 2.07% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate £435 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.81% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £29.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+29.31% -17.14%
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
212 242 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 31.88% 40.67% 36.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 134 127
Average daily rate £375 £369 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.76% +5.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £182 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £13.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+207.69% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.10 £6.84 £9.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £26.00 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%

Manufacturing
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Manufacturing across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 12 (63.16%) Finance
2 11 (57.89%) SAP
3 9 (47.37%) Retail
4 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
4 6 (31.58%) Publishing
4 6 (31.58%) ABAP
5 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (21.05%) Marketing
6 3 (15.79%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (15.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (15.79%) SAP ALE
6 3 (15.79%) SAPscript
6 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (15.79%) Web Dynpro
6 3 (15.79%) Electronics
6 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
6 3 (15.79%) Change Management
6 3 (15.79%) SAP Smart Forms
6 3 (15.79%) BAPI
6 3 (15.79%) Programme Management
7 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
7 2 (10.53%) Migration
7 2 (10.53%) EDI
7 2 (10.53%) Project Management
7 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
7 2 (10.53%) Resource Management
7 2 (10.53%) LSMW
7 2 (10.53%) Logistics
7 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
8 1 (5.26%) CaliberRM

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 1 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (5.26%) SAP CRM
2 1 (5.26%) SAP PM
2 1 (5.26%) SAP PP
2 1 (5.26%) SAP QM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) LSMW
2 1 (5.26%) CaliberRM
2 1 (5.26%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (5.26%) VectorCAST
General
1 12 (63.16%) Finance
2 9 (47.37%) Retail
3 6 (31.58%) Publishing
3 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
4 4 (21.05%) Marketing
5 3 (15.79%) Electronics
6 1 (5.26%) Automotive
6 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Consultant
2 7 (36.84%) SAP Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) ABAP Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Vendor Manager
4 2 (10.53%) IT Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) SAP PM Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) SAP QM Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Senior IT Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Vendor Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.26%) CRM Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Implementation Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) SAP CRM Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Support Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) BAPI
1 3 (15.79%) SAP ALE
1 3 (15.79%) SAP Smart Forms
1 3 (15.79%) Web Dynpro
2 2 (10.53%) EDI
3 1 (5.26%) .NET
3 1 (5.26%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (5.26%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (15.79%) Change Management
2 3 (15.79%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (15.79%) Programme Management
2 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
2 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
3 2 (10.53%) Logistics
3 2 (10.53%) Migration
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
3 2 (10.53%) Project Management
3 2 (10.53%) Resource Management
3 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.26%) CRM
4 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) ERP
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) Regression Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Use Case
4 1 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) ABAP
2 3 (15.79%) SAPscript
3 1 (5.26%) C
3 1 (5.26%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) Embedded C
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) MISRA
1 1 (5.26%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) SAP
2 1 (5.26%) Avaya
2 1 (5.26%) Baan
2 1 (5.26%) HP
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) MobileIron
2 1 (5.26%) SEEBURGER