The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manufacturing over the 3 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manufacturing
UK / England
Rank 147 167 168
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +1
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 731 701 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.76% 1.51% 1.35%
As % of the General category 4.77% 3.89% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 391 366
Median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 86 41
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +37.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.05 £12.65 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.26 £50.78 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +37.93%

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

General Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
15311 18002 17552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 36.86% 38.68% 38.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 10137 11636 11688
Median daily rate £456 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.22% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 370 467 421
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.99 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +30.00%

Manufacturing
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Manufacturing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Manufacturing Jobs Demand Trend in England

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Manufacturing Daily Rate Trend in England

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Manufacturing across the England region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Manufacturing Daily Rate Histogram in England

Manufacturing
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Manufacturing Hourly Rate Trend in England

Manufacturing
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Manufacturing across the England region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Manufacturing Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Manufacturing
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the England region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +21 167 £475 +10.14% 78
South East +11 125 £425 +3.03% 72
South West +26 92 £375 +2.04% 77
West Midlands +7 82 £438 -7.89% 34
East Midlands +14 75 £350 -7.28% 29
East of England +12 74 £438 +19.86% 25
North West +9 57 £475 +40.74% 33
Yorkshire +9 32 £401 +0.12% 30
North East -29 15 £394 +10.91% 3
Midlands -14 3 £350 -34.88%
South Coast +4 1 - -
Manufacturing
UK

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 England region with a requirement for Manufacturing.

1 705 (46.75%) Finance
2 651 (43.17%) SAP
3 473 (31.37%) Programme Management
4 464 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
5 438 (29.05%) Marketing
6 421 (27.92%) Telecoms
7 420 (27.85%) Electronics
8 406 (26.92%) Digital Marketing
9 405 (26.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 334 (22.15%) Agile Software Development
11 204 (13.53%) Microsoft
12 178 (11.80%) SQL
13 172 (11.41%) ERP
13 172 (11.41%) Project Management
14 167 (11.07%) Security Cleared
15 151 (10.01%) Java
16 148 (9.81%) HTML
17 142 (9.42%) C#
18 138 (9.15%) JavaScript
18 138 (9.15%) CSS
19 129 (8.55%) Oracle
20 127 (8.42%) .NET
21 126 (8.36%) SC Cleared
22 125 (8.29%) Degree
22 125 (8.29%) SQL Server
23 122 (8.09%) Windows
24 121 (8.02%) Scrum
25 112 (7.43%) Retail
26 110 (7.29%) Migration
27 105 (6.96%) Stakeholder Management

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 67 (4.44%) SharePoint
2 36 (2.39%) CMS
3 25 (1.66%) Mule
4 22 (1.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 21 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
6 20 (1.33%) Apache
6 20 (1.33%) Oracle Service Bus
7 15 (0.99%) Apache Spark
8 13 (0.86%) IIS
9 11 (0.73%) MS Exchange
9 11 (0.73%) Skype for Business
10 10 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
10 10 (0.66%) Tomcat
11 9 (0.60%) WebLogic
12 8 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
13 7 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 6 (0.40%) Confluence
14 6 (0.40%) Mule ESB
14 6 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
15 5 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 87 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 37 (2.45%) MS Project
3 35 (2.32%) MS Office
4 27 (1.79%) MS Visio
5 23 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
6 18 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
7 15 (0.99%) OrCAD
8 7 (0.46%) AutoCAD
8 7 (0.46%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.27%) Siemens NX
10 4 (0.27%) Windchill
11 2 (0.13%) Acrobat
11 2 (0.13%) CATIA
11 2 (0.13%) Simulink
12 1 (0.066%) Abaqus
12 1 (0.066%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.066%) FreeHand
Business Applications
1 405 (26.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 88 (5.84%) Dynamics AX
3 27 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
4 24 (1.59%) SAP PP
5 18 (1.19%) SAP CO
6 17 (1.13%) SAP FI
7 16 (1.06%) SAP FI/CO
8 15 (0.99%) Oracle 11i
8 15 (0.99%) SAP MII
9 14 (0.93%) Oracle Applications
9 14 (0.93%) SAP APO
10 13 (0.86%) Dynamics NAV
10 13 (0.86%) Primavera
11 12 (0.80%) SAP MM
12 11 (0.73%) SAP PP-PI
13 10 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
13 10 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
14 8 (0.53%) SAP BPC
14 8 (0.53%) SAP SD
14 8 (0.53%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 43 (2.85%) Amazon AWS
1 43 (2.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (1.26%) Office 365
3 11 (0.73%) PaaS
4 9 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (0.60%) SaaS
5 8 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 7 (0.46%) IaaS
7 5 (0.33%) Datadog
7 5 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (0.33%) Heroku
8 3 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.20%) Veeva
9 2 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.13%) Boomi
9 2 (0.13%) GitHub
9 2 (0.13%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.066%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.066%) Force.com
10 1 (0.066%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 36 (2.39%) TCP/IP
2 30 (1.99%) DNS
3 26 (1.72%) Firewall
3 26 (1.72%) HTTP
4 20 (1.33%) DHCP
5 19 (1.26%) Internet
6 17 (1.13%) LAN
7 16 (1.06%) RFID
8 15 (0.99%) Ethernet
9 14 (0.93%) SAN
10 13 (0.86%) FTP
10 13 (0.86%) Skype
11 12 (0.80%) WAN
12 11 (0.73%) Network Security
12 11 (0.73%) SSL
13 10 (0.66%) RS-232
14 8 (0.53%) VPN
15 7 (0.46%) PBX
15 7 (0.46%) VoIP
15 7 (0.46%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (8.29%) SQL Server
2 45 (2.98%) Relational Database
3 43 (2.85%) Oracle Database
4 30 (1.99%) MySQL
5 25 (1.66%) Oracle Reports
6 23 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
6 23 (1.53%) Hadoop
6 23 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 21 (1.39%) Big Data
8 20 (1.33%) RDBMS
9 19 (1.26%) Power BI
9 19 (1.26%) SAP HANA
10 18 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
11 17 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
11 17 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 16 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
12 16 (1.06%) SAP BW
13 14 (0.93%) SAP Data Services
14 13 (0.86%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 13 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 39 (2.59%) Git (software)
2 35 (2.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 34 (2.25%) Maven
3 34 (2.25%) Visual Studio
4 18 (1.19%) Jenkins
5 17 (1.13%) JIRA
6 15 (0.99%) Rational DOORS
6 15 (0.99%) Selenium
6 15 (0.99%) SoapUI
7 14 (0.93%) Cucumber
8 12 (0.80%) Oracle Forms
9 9 (0.60%) LSMW
9 9 (0.60%) Subversion
9 9 (0.60%) WebDriver
10 6 (0.40%) Eclipse
10 6 (0.40%) JDeveloper
11 5 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (0.33%) JUnit
11 5 (0.33%) Mercurial
11 5 (0.33%) TeamCity
General
1 705 (46.75%) Finance
2 438 (29.05%) Marketing
3 421 (27.92%) Telecoms
4 420 (27.85%) Electronics
5 112 (7.43%) Retail
6 95 (6.30%) Automotive
7 80 (5.31%) Pharmaceutical
8 57 (3.78%) Aerospace
9 27 (1.79%) Advertising
10 19 (1.26%) Legal
11 13 (0.86%) Banking
11 13 (0.86%) Military
12 10 (0.66%) Billing
12 10 (0.66%) General Ledger
12 10 (0.66%) Publishing
13 7 (0.46%) Dutch Language
14 5 (0.33%) Back Office
14 5 (0.33%) Games
14 5 (0.33%) German Language
15 4 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 306 (20.29%) Developer
2 225 (14.92%) Analyst
3 182 (12.07%) Consultant
4 149 (9.88%) Project Manager
5 146 (9.68%) Architect
6 122 (8.09%) Business Analyst
7 71 (4.71%) SAP Consultant
8 57 (3.78%) .NET Developer
9 48 (3.18%) Java Developer
10 44 (2.92%) C# Developer
10 44 (2.92%) Solutions Architect
11 39 (2.59%) SAP Architect
12 36 (2.39%) C# .NET Developer
12 36 (2.39%) Software Engineer
13 34 (2.25%) SAP Analyst
14 30 (1.99%) Support Analyst
15 29 (1.92%) Agile Developer
16 28 (1.86%) Programme Manager
17 27 (1.79%) Design Engineer
18 26 (1.72%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (9.81%) HTML
2 138 (9.15%) CSS
3 127 (8.42%) .NET
4 74 (4.91%) AngularJS
4 74 (4.91%) HTML5
5 61 (4.05%) Web Services
6 59 (3.91%) JSON
7 55 (3.65%) ASP.NET
7 55 (3.65%) SOAP
8 50 (3.32%) XML
9 44 (2.92%) jQuery
10 35 (2.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 34 (2.25%) CSS3
11 34 (2.25%) REST
12 31 (2.06%) Middleware
13 28 (1.86%) RESTful
14 27 (1.79%) Apache Camel
14 27 (1.79%) ASP.NET Web API
14 27 (1.79%) XSLT
15 25 (1.66%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 102 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (4.24%) FMCG
3 39 (2.59%) User Experience
4 38 (2.52%) Management Information System
5 36 (2.39%) Data Centre
6 32 (2.12%) Life Science
7 23 (1.53%) Computer Science
7 23 (1.53%) Public Cloud
8 22 (1.46%) Contactless
9 18 (1.19%) NHS
10 13 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (0.80%) Visualisation
12 11 (0.73%) Mobile App
12 11 (0.73%) PMI
13 9 (0.60%) e-Learning
13 9 (0.60%) Smartcard
14 8 (0.53%) Virtual Team
15 6 (0.40%) LIMS
15 6 (0.40%) Social Media
16 5 (0.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 122 (8.09%) Windows
2 103 (6.83%) Linux
3 65 (4.31%) Unix
4 36 (2.39%) Windows Server
5 34 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (1.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (1.59%) Windows 7
8 20 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (0.66%) HPUX
11 9 (0.60%) Windows 10
12 8 (0.53%) Solaris
13 7 (0.46%) CentOS
13 7 (0.46%) Windows XP
14 5 (0.33%) Android
14 5 (0.33%) SUSE
15 4 (0.27%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.20%) Fedora
16 3 (0.20%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 473 (31.37%) Programme Management
2 464 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
3 406 (26.92%) Digital Marketing
4 334 (22.15%) Agile Software Development
5 172 (11.41%) ERP
5 172 (11.41%) Project Management
6 121 (8.02%) Scrum
7 110 (7.29%) Migration
8 105 (6.96%) Stakeholder Management
9 88 (5.84%) Change Management
10 85 (5.64%) Business Analysis
11 78 (5.17%) TDD
12 72 (4.77%) ITIL
13 71 (4.71%) Logistics
14 68 (4.51%) Software Engineering
15 67 (4.44%) PRINCE2
16 59 (3.91%) MVC
17 58 (3.85%) CRM
18 56 (3.71%) Data Migration
19 52 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 178 (11.80%) SQL
2 151 (10.01%) Java
3 142 (9.42%) C#
4 138 (9.15%) JavaScript
5 53 (3.51%) Python
6 45 (2.98%) C++
7 39 (2.59%) PL/SQL
8 32 (2.12%) PHP
9 31 (2.06%) C
10 24 (1.59%) Ruby
10 24 (1.59%) VB.NET
10 24 (1.59%) XPath
11 20 (1.33%) Bash Shell
12 19 (1.26%) T-SQL
12 19 (1.26%) X++
13 16 (1.06%) ABAP
13 16 (1.06%) Ada
14 13 (0.86%) Shell Script
15 11 (0.73%) PowerShell
16 10 (0.66%) Perl
Qualifications
1 167 (11.07%) Security Cleared
2 126 (8.36%) SC Cleared
3 125 (8.29%) Degree
4 29 (1.92%) PMI Certification
5 27 (1.79%) PMP
6 22 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 20 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 14 (0.93%) DV Cleared
9 13 (0.86%) BPSS Clearance
9 13 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 12 (0.80%) ISEB
11 11 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (0.66%) Chartered Engineer
13 9 (0.60%) APMP
13 9 (0.60%) ISTQB
14 8 (0.53%) CCNA
14 8 (0.53%) MCSE
15 7 (0.46%) CCNP
15 7 (0.46%) CISSP
16 6 (0.40%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (2.72%) QA
2 24 (1.59%) GMP
3 20 (1.33%) GxP
4 15 (0.99%) GAMP
5 14 (0.93%) GCP
6 11 (0.73%) ISO 9001
6 11 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (0.60%) SLA
8 8 (0.53%) Data Quality
9 7 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 3 (0.20%) ISO 9000
11 3 (0.20%) PCI DSS
12 2 (0.13%) GDPR
13 1 (0.066%) Actionable Recommendations
13 1 (0.066%) Def Stans
13 1 (0.066%) Disclosure Scotland
13 1 (0.066%) MISRA
13 1 (0.066%) MISRA C
13 1 (0.066%) PMBOK
System Software
1 57 (3.78%) Active Directory
2 44 (2.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (1.19%) Virtual Servers
4 17 (1.13%) Docker
5 16 (1.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 14 (0.93%) Firmware
7 13 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
8 11 (0.73%) Hyper-V
9 10 (0.66%) VMware ESX
9 10 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.33%) vSphere
10 5 (0.33%) XenApp
11 3 (0.20%) NFS
11 3 (0.20%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.20%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.13%) Samba
12 2 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.13%) Xen
12 2 (0.13%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (1.06%) Puppet
2 12 (0.80%) Ansible
3 10 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.46%) Kibana
4 7 (0.46%) MOM
4 7 (0.46%) SCCM
4 7 (0.46%) Terraform
5 6 (0.40%) logstash
5 6 (0.40%) Salt
6 5 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.27%) Nagios
8 3 (0.20%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.13%) DameWare
9 2 (0.13%) FlexNet
9 2 (0.13%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.13%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.13%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (0.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 651 (43.17%) SAP
2 204 (13.53%) Microsoft
3 129 (8.55%) Oracle
4 61 (4.05%) VMware
5 34 (2.25%) HP
6 33 (2.19%) ServiceNow
7 31 (2.06%) Red Hat
8 26 (1.72%) Cisco
9 24 (1.59%) Siemens
10 22 (1.46%) WSO2
11 21 (1.39%) EMC
12 20 (1.33%) Adobe
13 18 (1.19%) IBM
14 15 (0.99%) Tableau
15 14 (0.93%) Citrix
15 14 (0.93%) Sage
16 12 (0.80%) Capita
17 10 (0.66%) Google
17 10 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
18 9 (0.60%) Cognos
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