The 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 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manufacturing
Rank 82 70 65
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -5
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 64 79 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.06% 2.60% 2.38%
As % of the General category 7.10% 8.50% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 16 6
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£313 £325 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -14.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £225 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 10
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% -14.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.45 £10.50 £12.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.84 £45.15 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £31.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-0.19% -16.66%
Manufacturing
England

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

General Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
902 929 769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 28.98% 30.62% 32.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 473 509 337
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £219 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £384 £388
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 85 77
Average hourly rate £20.94 £30.00 £24.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.21% +23.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.00 £12.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +4 23 £295 +24.21% 11
Hertfordshire -34 17 £310 -34.73% 11
Cambridgeshire -14 11 £331 -7.66% 14
Bedfordshire +9 8 £241 - 4
Suffolk +11 2 £400 +18.51% 2
Norfolk -1 2 £375 -
Manufacturing
England

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 32 (26.45%) Finance
2 27 (22.31%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (20.66%) SQL
4 24 (19.83%) SAP
5 22 (18.18%) SQL Server
6 19 (15.70%) HTML
7 18 (14.88%) Linux
8 17 (14.05%) Java
9 16 (13.22%) J2EE
9 16 (13.22%) ERP
9 16 (13.22%) Retail
9 16 (13.22%) Telecoms
9 16 (13.22%) HTML5
10 15 (12.40%) Windows
10 15 (12.40%) Project Management
11 14 (11.57%) Microsoft
11 14 (11.57%) Web Services
12 13 (10.74%) XML
13 12 (9.92%) RAD
13 12 (9.92%) UNIX
13 12 (9.92%) Business Analysis
14 11 (9.09%) IBM
15 10 (8.26%) MS Excel
15 10 (8.26%) SOAP
15 10 (8.26%) .NET
15 10 (8.26%) TDD
16 9 (7.44%) WebSphere
16 9 (7.44%) Logistics
16 9 (7.44%) Wonderware
16 9 (7.44%) Hibernate

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 9 (7.44%) SharePoint
1 9 (7.44%) WebSphere
2 8 (6.61%) ArchestrA
3 3 (2.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (2.48%) SAS
4 2 (1.65%) CMS
4 2 (1.65%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.83%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.83%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (8.26%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.13%) MS Project
3 4 (3.31%) MS Office
4 2 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.83%) Siemens NX
5 1 (0.83%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (4.96%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (4.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (2.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.48%) SAP ERP
4 2 (1.65%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.83%) Primavera
5 1 (0.83%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.83%) SAP QM
5 1 (0.83%) SAP MII
5 1 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.79%) SaaS
2 4 (3.31%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.48%) LAN
1 3 (2.48%) TCP/IP
1 3 (2.48%) Firewall
2 2 (1.65%) SSH
2 2 (1.65%) iBeacon
2 2 (1.65%) DNS
2 2 (1.65%) Internet
2 2 (1.65%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (1.65%) WAN
2 2 (1.65%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.83%) FTP
3 1 (0.83%) DHCP
3 1 (0.83%) VoIP
3 1 (0.83%) LDAP
3 1 (0.83%) GPRS
3 1 (0.83%) GSM
3 1 (0.83%) NAS
3 1 (0.83%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.83%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.83%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.96%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (4.96%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.65%) Spotfire
4 2 (1.65%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.65%) MySQL
4 2 (1.65%) WebFOCUS
5 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.83%) DB2
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.83%) MS Access
5 1 (0.83%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 6 (4.96%) Ant
2 5 (4.13%) JUnit
3 4 (3.31%) JIRA
4 3 (2.48%) AccuRev
4 3 (2.48%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.48%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.65%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (1.65%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (1.65%) Hudson
5 2 (1.65%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (1.65%) Xcode
5 2 (1.65%) LSMW
5 2 (1.65%) Selenium
6 1 (0.83%) TestNG
6 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.83%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.83%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.83%) Subversion
6 1 (0.83%) Maven
General
1 32 (26.45%) Finance
2 16 (13.22%) Retail
2 16 (13.22%) Telecoms
3 8 (6.61%) Marketing
4 5 (4.13%) Electronics
5 3 (2.48%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.65%) Advertising
6 2 (1.65%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.83%) Automotive
7 1 (0.83%) Legal
7 1 (0.83%) Banking
7 1 (0.83%) French Language
7 1 (0.83%) Avionics
7 1 (0.83%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 44 (36.36%) Analyst
2 29 (23.97%) Developer
3 19 (15.70%) Business Analyst
4 11 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 10 (8.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 7 (5.79%) Consultant
7 6 (4.96%) Software Engineer
7 6 (4.96%) SAP Manager
8 5 (4.13%) SAP Analyst
8 5 (4.13%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.13%) Support Analyst
9 4 (3.31%) Data Architect
9 4 (3.31%) Information Architect
9 4 (3.31%) Architect
9 4 (3.31%) Systems Analyst
9 4 (3.31%) Data Analyst
9 4 (3.31%) SAP Business Analyst
10 3 (2.48%) Business Manager
10 3 (2.48%) Citrix Consultant
10 3 (2.48%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.70%) HTML
2 16 (13.22%) J2EE
2 16 (13.22%) HTML5
3 14 (11.57%) Web Services
4 13 (10.74%) XML
5 10 (8.26%) .NET
5 10 (8.26%) SOAP
6 9 (7.44%) Hibernate
7 7 (5.79%) JSF
7 7 (5.79%) CSS
7 7 (5.79%) REST
8 6 (4.96%) XHTML
8 6 (4.96%) Ajax
9 4 (3.31%) JSP
9 4 (3.31%) PrimeFaces
10 2 (1.65%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (1.65%) Sass
10 2 (1.65%) LESS
10 2 (1.65%) J2ME
10 2 (1.65%) TopLink
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.13%) SCADA
3 4 (3.31%) DTV
3 4 (3.31%) Web 2.0
4 3 (2.48%) Kindle
4 3 (2.48%) User Experience
5 2 (1.65%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.83%) AS400
6 1 (0.83%) Replication
6 1 (0.83%) Clustering
6 1 (0.83%) Statistics
6 1 (0.83%) Streaming Music
6 1 (0.83%) NHS
6 1 (0.83%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.83%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.83%) Life Science
6 1 (0.83%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.88%) Linux
2 15 (12.40%) Windows
3 12 (9.92%) UNIX
4 7 (5.79%) Solaris
5 3 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.65%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.65%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.65%) Android
6 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.83%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.83%) OS/400
7 1 (0.83%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.83%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.83%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (22.31%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (13.22%) ERP
3 15 (12.40%) Project Management
4 12 (9.92%) RAD
4 12 (9.92%) Business Analysis
5 10 (8.26%) TDD
6 9 (7.44%) Logistics
7 8 (6.61%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (6.61%) B2C
7 8 (6.61%) PRINCE2
7 8 (6.61%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (6.61%) Analytics
8 7 (5.79%) Change Management
8 7 (5.79%) OO
8 7 (5.79%) CRM
9 6 (4.96%) Programme Management
9 6 (4.96%) Content Management
9 6 (4.96%) Software Engineering
9 6 (4.96%) Systems Analysis
9 6 (4.96%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (20.66%) SQL
2 17 (14.05%) Java
3 9 (7.44%) VB
4 7 (5.79%) JavaScript
5 6 (4.96%) Perl
5 6 (4.96%) C#
6 4 (3.31%) C++
6 4 (3.31%) VB.NET
6 4 (3.31%) Python
7 3 (2.48%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.65%) R
8 2 (1.65%) ABAP
8 2 (1.65%) XMLA
9 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.83%) COBOL
9 1 (0.83%) sed
9 1 (0.83%) SELCOPY
9 1 (0.83%) SAS Macro
9 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.83%) Ada
Qualifications
1 5 (4.13%) Degree
2 3 (2.48%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.65%) PhD
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.83%) RHCE
4 1 (0.83%) MOS
4 1 (0.83%) RHCA
4 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.83%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.79%) ISO 9001
2 4 (3.31%) QA
3 1 (0.83%) CDISC
3 1 (0.83%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.83%) SLA
3 1 (0.83%) EFQM
System Software
1 3 (2.48%) VMware ESX
1 3 (2.48%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (2.48%) XenApp
1 3 (2.48%) XenDesktop
2 2 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.65%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.83%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.83%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (0.83%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.83%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (0.83%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (0.83%) Novell Identity Manager
1 1 (0.83%) Nessus
1 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.83%) CORE IMPACT
1 1 (0.83%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 24 (19.83%) SAP
2 14 (11.57%) Microsoft
3 11 (9.09%) IBM
4 9 (7.44%) Wonderware
5 8 (6.61%) Oracle
6 6 (4.96%) Citrix
7 5 (4.13%) HP
7 5 (4.13%) Allen-Bradley
8 4 (3.31%) Omniture
8 4 (3.31%) Google
8 4 (3.31%) Adobe
8 4 (3.31%) FatWire
8 4 (3.31%) VMware
9 3 (2.48%) Cisco
10 2 (1.65%) Dell
10 2 (1.65%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.65%) JD Edwards
10 2 (1.65%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.83%) Splunk
11 1 (0.83%) ArcSight
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