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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manufacturing
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 52 54 48
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 9 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.41% 0.78% 1.62%
As % of the General category 5.36% 2.25% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 7
Median daily rate £430 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £373 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £435 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £25.92
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +44.70%

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
168 222 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 26.37% 34.63% 39.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 148 134
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 7
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +207.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £13.80 £6.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £33.30 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-24.92% +48.00%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017, 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 33 (78.57%) Finance
2 31 (73.81%) Microsoft
3 30 (71.43%) Dynamics AX
4 27 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (33.33%) CRM
6 14 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
6 14 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 13 (30.95%) Business Development
7 13 (30.95%) SharePoint
7 13 (30.95%) C#
7 13 (30.95%) BizTalk Server
7 13 (30.95%) Public Cloud
8 12 (28.57%) AngularJS
8 12 (28.57%) HTML
8 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 12 (28.57%) CSS
9 11 (26.19%) X++
9 11 (26.19%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (26.19%) HTML5
9 11 (26.19%) CSS3
9 11 (26.19%) Power BI
10 8 (19.05%) Telecoms
11 7 (16.67%) ITIL
12 6 (14.29%) Degree
12 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (11.90%) Retail
13 5 (11.90%) VMware
13 5 (11.90%) Migration
13 5 (11.90%) Electronics

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 (30.95%) BizTalk Server
1 13 (30.95%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 30 (71.43%) Dynamics AX
2 14 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (2.38%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 14 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) SAN
2 3 (7.14%) Network Security
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (2.38%) DHCP
3 1 (2.38%) DNS
3 1 (2.38%) LAN
3 1 (2.38%) LDAP
3 1 (2.38%) WAN
3 1 (2.38%) Wireless
3 1 (2.38%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.19%) Power BI
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.38%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.38%) OLAP
3 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (26.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.38%) Moq
2 1 (2.38%) NUnit
2 1 (2.38%) Subversion
General
1 33 (78.57%) Finance
2 8 (19.05%) Telecoms
3 5 (11.90%) Electronics
3 5 (11.90%) Retail
4 3 (7.14%) Marketing
5 2 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (45.24%) Architect
2 15 (35.71%) Developer
3 13 (30.95%) Dynamics AX Architect
3 13 (30.95%) Dynamics AX Developer
4 11 (26.19%) Microsoft Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Consultant
6 4 (9.52%) Dynamics AX Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) Functional Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.76%) Storage Architect
8 2 (4.76%) Unix Architect
9 1 (2.38%) Citrix Architect
9 1 (2.38%) Data Centre Architect
9 1 (2.38%) EMC Storage Architect
9 1 (2.38%) HP Storage Architect
9 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
9 1 (2.38%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
9 1 (2.38%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (28.57%) AngularJS
1 12 (28.57%) CSS
1 12 (28.57%) HTML
2 11 (26.19%) CSS3
2 11 (26.19%) HTML5
3 3 (7.14%) .NET
3 3 (7.14%) Web Services
4 1 (2.38%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.38%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.38%) MDX
4 1 (2.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.38%) WCF
4 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.95%) Public Cloud
2 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.76%) Life Science
5 1 (2.38%) CLARiiON
5 1 (2.38%) CMDB
5 1 (2.38%) HP Storage
5 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.38%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.38%) SCADA
5 1 (2.38%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Linux
1 4 (9.52%) Windows
2 3 (7.14%) Unix
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.38%) HPUX
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (33.33%) CRM
4 13 (30.95%) Business Development
5 7 (16.67%) ITIL
6 5 (11.90%) Migration
7 4 (9.52%) Change Management
7 4 (9.52%) Incident Management
7 4 (9.52%) Logistics
7 4 (9.52%) Problem Management
8 3 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (7.14%) Programme Management
8 3 (7.14%) Technical Analysis
8 3 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (4.76%) Escalation Management
9 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
9 2 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (4.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.95%) C#
2 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 11 (26.19%) X++
4 3 (7.14%) SQL
5 1 (2.38%) Java
5 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.38%) PMP
2 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) GMP
1 2 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) VMware ESX
1 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 3 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.38%) SRDF
4 1 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 31 (73.81%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.90%) HP
2 5 (11.90%) IBM
2 5 (11.90%) VMware
3 4 (9.52%) Dell
3 4 (9.52%) SAP
4 2 (4.76%) 3PAR
4 2 (4.76%) Cisco
4 2 (4.76%) EMC
5 1 (2.38%) Brocade
5 1 (2.38%) Citrix
5 1 (2.38%) Cognos
5 1 (2.38%) Infor
5 1 (2.38%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.38%) NetApp
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle
5 1 (2.38%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.38%) Veritas