The first 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Birmingham region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manufacturing
Rank 55 41 44
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 4 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.65% 1.35% 1.49%
As % of the General category 1.87% 4.35% 4.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 5
Average daily rate £400 £431 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.24% +23.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £286 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £865 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £13.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.25 £31.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.38% +14.54%
General Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
214 161 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 34.74% 31.02% 34.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 88 129
Average daily rate £360 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £170 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 2
Average hourly rate £13.25 £34.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.87% +98.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Manufacturing
West Midlands

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 16 April 2014, 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 7 (77.78%) SAP
2 4 (44.44%) German Language
2 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) ERP
4 2 (22.22%) SAP PP
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) SAP CS
5 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
5 1 (11.11%) QA
5 1 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (11.11%) SAP ERP
5 1 (11.11%) WCF
5 1 (11.11%) WPF
5 1 (11.11%) LINQ
5 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (11.11%) jQuery
5 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
5 1 (11.11%) HTML5
5 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
5 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
5 1 (11.11%) CSS3
5 1 (11.11%) Couchbase
5 1 (11.11%) Logistics
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (11.11%) Marketing
5 1 (11.11%) Advertising
5 1 (11.11%) Validation

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) SAP PP
2 1 (11.11%) SAP CS
2 1 (11.11%) SAP ERP
2 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (11.11%) SAP WM
2 1 (11.11%) SAP FI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
1 1 (11.11%) Couchbase
General
1 4 (44.44%) German Language
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Advertising
3 1 (11.11%) Electronics
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) SAP QM Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) SAP PP Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) SAP WM Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Software Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) ERP Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Manager
4 1 (11.11%) SAP CS Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) WCF
1 1 (11.11%) WPF
1 1 (11.11%) LINQ
1 1 (11.11%) jQuery
1 1 (11.11%) HTML5
1 1 (11.11%) CSS3
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (33.33%) ERP
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 1 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Logistics
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Validation
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
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