The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manufacturing over the 3 months to 23 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 East of England 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manufacturing
Rank 71 77 91
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +14
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 81 36 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.56% 1.59% 1.49%
As % of the General category 7.67% 4.66% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 5
Average daily rate £295 £419 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.55% -2.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £489 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-14.70% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 11
Average hourly rate £42.50 £34.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.18% -4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.97 £23.75 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.60 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
General Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1056 773 1093
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 33.42% 34.05% 35.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 367 478
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 77 76
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.63 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.04% -4.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Manufacturing
England

Manufacturing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Manufacturing Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Manufacturing Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Manufacturing across the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Manufacturing Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Manufacturing
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Manufacturing Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Manufacturing
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Manufacturing across the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Manufacturing Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Manufacturing
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +18 42 £400 -13.51% 5
Essex -11 17 £270 -34.54% 1
Cambridgeshire -3 16 £255 -33.98% 16
Bedfordshire -13 5 £438 +69.08% 7
Suffolk - 1 - - 1
Norfolk - - - -
Manufacturing
England

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 81 (57.04%) Finance
2 75 (52.82%) Retail
3 74 (52.11%) E-Commerce
4 49 (34.51%) Project Management
5 40 (28.17%) SQL
6 33 (23.24%) Time Management
7 29 (20.42%) WebSphere
7 29 (20.42%) IBM
8 27 (19.01%) HTML
9 26 (18.31%) Java
9 26 (18.31%) J2EE
10 25 (17.61%) Photoshop
11 24 (16.90%) JavaScript
12 23 (16.20%) OO
13 21 (14.79%) XHTML
13 21 (14.79%) CSS
13 21 (14.79%) JSP
13 21 (14.79%) Analytics
14 20 (14.08%) Linux
14 20 (14.08%) UNIX
15 19 (13.38%) HTML5
16 18 (12.68%) Change Management
17 16 (11.27%) Web Design
17 16 (11.27%) Oracle
17 16 (11.27%) Adobe
17 16 (11.27%) W3C
17 16 (11.27%) Responsive Web Design
17 16 (11.27%) CSS3
18 15 (10.56%) DB2
19 14 (9.86%) MQSeries

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 29 (20.42%) WebSphere
2 14 (9.86%) MQSeries
3 13 (9.15%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (5.63%) Tomcat
5 6 (4.23%) IIS
5 6 (4.23%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (1.41%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (0.70%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.70%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 25 (17.61%) Photoshop
2 9 (6.34%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (5.63%) MS Office
4 6 (4.23%) OmniGraffle
5 5 (3.52%) MS Project
5 5 (3.52%) MS Excel
6 1 (0.70%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 1 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.70%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (3.52%) Tridion
2 4 (2.82%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (2.11%) Oracle Manufacturing
3 3 (2.11%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (2.11%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (2.11%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (2.11%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (2.11%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 3 (2.11%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 3 (2.11%) Oracle AGIS
4 2 (1.41%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.41%) SAP Business One
4 2 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.70%) Magento
5 1 (0.70%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.70%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.86%) Internet
2 9 (6.34%) HTTP
3 5 (3.52%) VPN
4 1 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.70%) LAN
4 1 (0.70%) WAN
4 1 (0.70%) Intranet
4 1 (0.70%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.56%) DB2
2 7 (4.93%) RDBMS
2 7 (4.93%) Oracle Database
2 7 (4.93%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.11%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.41%) MySQL
4 2 (1.41%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.70%) MS Access
5 1 (0.70%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 9 (6.34%) Ant
2 8 (5.63%) JUnit
3 7 (4.93%) Log4j
3 7 (4.93%) Subversion
3 7 (4.93%) Eclipse
4 6 (4.23%) Axure RP
5 5 (3.52%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 2 (1.41%) Rational Application Developer
6 2 (1.41%) LabVIEW
6 2 (1.41%) Maven
7 1 (0.70%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.70%) RequisitePro
General
1 81 (57.04%) Finance
2 75 (52.82%) Retail
3 12 (8.45%) Marketing
4 7 (4.93%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.11%) General Ledger
5 3 (2.11%) Avionics
5 3 (2.11%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.41%) French Language
6 2 (1.41%) Automotive
7 1 (0.70%) Legal
7 1 (0.70%) Electronics
7 1 (0.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 33 (23.24%) Project Manager
2 26 (18.31%) Developer
3 24 (16.90%) Analyst
4 16 (11.27%) Front-End Developer
5 15 (10.56%) Business Analyst
6 11 (7.75%) Consultant
6 11 (7.75%) Designer
7 10 (7.04%) Software Engineer
8 8 (5.63%) Java Developer
9 7 (4.93%) Infrastructure Manager
9 7 (4.93%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 6 (4.23%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
10 6 (4.23%) Technical Delivery Manager
10 6 (4.23%) Technical Project Manager
10 6 (4.23%) Delivery Project Manager
10 6 (4.23%) User Experience Designer
10 6 (4.23%) Technical Manager
10 6 (4.23%) Delivery Manager
10 6 (4.23%) Technical Services Manager
10 6 (4.23%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (19.01%) HTML
2 26 (18.31%) J2EE
3 21 (14.79%) XHTML
3 21 (14.79%) CSS
3 21 (14.79%) JSP
4 19 (13.38%) HTML5
5 16 (11.27%) CSS3
6 8 (5.63%) Struts
6 8 (5.63%) XML
7 7 (4.93%) Ajax
7 7 (4.93%) XMLBeans
7 7 (4.93%) XSLT
7 7 (4.93%) Servlets
7 7 (4.93%) JMS
8 5 (3.52%) JSTL
8 5 (3.52%) JDBC
8 5 (3.52%) .NET
8 5 (3.52%) EJB
9 4 (2.82%) Web Services
10 2 (1.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.27%) W3C
2 7 (4.93%) Web 2.0
3 6 (4.23%) FMCG
4 5 (3.52%) Social Media
5 3 (2.11%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.41%) Data Conversion
6 2 (1.41%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.70%) Replication
7 1 (0.70%) Informatics
7 1 (0.70%) VAX
7 1 (0.70%) EPoS
7 1 (0.70%) LIMS
7 1 (0.70%) PMI
7 1 (0.70%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.08%) Linux
1 20 (14.08%) UNIX
2 12 (8.45%) Windows
3 7 (4.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (4.93%) HPUX
3 7 (4.93%) Solaris
4 6 (4.23%) AIX
4 6 (4.23%) SUSE
5 4 (2.82%) Windows XP
6 3 (2.11%) Android
6 3 (2.11%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.70%) CentOS
7 1 (0.70%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.70%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (52.11%) E-Commerce
2 49 (34.51%) Project Management
3 33 (23.24%) Time Management
4 23 (16.20%) OO
5 21 (14.79%) Analytics
6 18 (12.68%) Change Management
7 16 (11.27%) Web Design
7 16 (11.27%) Responsive Web Design
8 14 (9.86%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (9.86%) Change Control
8 14 (9.86%) Waterfall
9 11 (7.75%) ERP
9 11 (7.75%) B2B
9 11 (7.75%) B2C
10 10 (7.04%) Business Analysis
10 10 (7.04%) Software Engineering
10 10 (7.04%) TDD
11 9 (6.34%) HOOD
11 9 (6.34%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (5.63%) UML
Programming Languages
1 40 (28.17%) SQL
2 26 (18.31%) Java
3 24 (16.90%) JavaScript
4 11 (7.75%) C#
5 10 (7.04%) C++
6 7 (4.93%) XPath
6 7 (4.93%) Perl
7 6 (4.23%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.41%) R
8 2 (1.41%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.70%) VB
9 1 (0.70%) C
9 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (8.45%) Degree
2 4 (2.82%) Sun Certification
3 2 (1.41%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.70%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.70%) PMP
4 1 (0.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.41%) GxP
2 1 (0.70%) GAMP
2 1 (0.70%) ISO 9000
2 1 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.82%) OpenView
1 4 (2.82%) OVSD
Vendors
1 29 (20.42%) IBM
2 16 (11.27%) Oracle
2 16 (11.27%) Adobe
3 11 (7.75%) HP
4 10 (7.04%) Sun
5 7 (4.93%) Interwoven
5 7 (4.93%) Red Hat
6 6 (4.23%) Dell
6 6 (4.23%) Microsoft
6 6 (4.23%) SAP
6 6 (4.23%) ATG
7 5 (3.52%) Blue Martini
7 5 (3.52%) EMC
7 5 (3.52%) Elastic Path
8 1 (0.70%) SolidWorks
8 1 (0.70%) VMware
8 1 (0.70%) Sage
8 1 (0.70%) JDA
8 1 (0.70%) Autodesk
8 1 (0.70%) Cisco
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