The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manufacturing over the 3 months to 22 July 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 Essex 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manufacturing
Rank 45 41 43
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 11 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.23% 3.21% 1.00%
As % of the General category 5.91% 10.42% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Average daily rate
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£238 £278 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.56% -30.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £425 £401
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 0
Average hourly rate £23.00 £38.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.64% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £37.80 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +30.34%
General Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
186 144 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 37.73% 30.84% 34.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 43 99
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £243 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £535 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 36 28
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +30.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.40 £37.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -15.09%
Manufacturing
East of England

Manufacturing
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Manufacturing Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Manufacturing Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Manufacturing
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Manufacturing Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Manufacturing
Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Manufacturing across the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Manufacturing Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

Manufacturing
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 July 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Chelmsford - - - -
Colchester - - - - 1
Manufacturing
East of England

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 14 (50.00%) SQL
2 11 (39.29%) C++
2 11 (39.29%) Software Engineering
3 10 (35.71%) TDD
3 10 (35.71%) HOOD
3 10 (35.71%) C#
4 6 (21.43%) Project Management
5 5 (17.86%) Finance
5 5 (17.86%) Data Analysis
6 4 (14.29%) Business Analysis
6 4 (14.29%) Use Case
6 4 (14.29%) ERP
7 3 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (10.71%) MS Office
7 3 (10.71%) Windows
7 3 (10.71%) MQSeries
7 3 (10.71%) Java
7 3 (10.71%) VBA
7 3 (10.71%) J2EE
7 3 (10.71%) DB2
7 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
7 3 (10.71%) WebSphere
7 3 (10.71%) Time Management
7 3 (10.71%) SaaS
8 2 (7.14%) Mobile Computing
8 2 (7.14%) Data Protection
8 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
8 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
8 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
8 2 (7.14%) WebFOCUS

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 3 (10.71%) MQSeries
1 3 (10.71%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.57%) ColdFusion
3 1 (3.57%) CICS
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Office
2 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.57%) MS Project
3 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (10.71%) DB2
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.14%) WebFOCUS
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.57%) DTS
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) RequisitePro
2 1 (3.57%) JUnit
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.14%) Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Electronics
4 1 (3.57%) Legal
4 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Software Engineer
1 11 (39.29%) Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Systems Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Lead Software Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.57%) Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Project Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) ABAP Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Electronics Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) J2EE
2 1 (3.57%) CSS
2 1 (3.57%) Struts
2 1 (3.57%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) JSF
2 1 (3.57%) ISPF
2 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.57%) Java EE
2 1 (3.57%) PrimeFaces
2 1 (3.57%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Mobile Computing
1 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.57%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Software Engineering
2 10 (35.71%) TDD
2 10 (35.71%) HOOD
3 6 (21.43%) Project Management
4 5 (17.86%) Data Analysis
5 4 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 4 (14.29%) Use Case
5 4 (14.29%) ERP
6 3 (10.71%) Time Management
7 2 (7.14%) Data Protection
7 2 (7.14%) Change Management
7 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.57%) ITIL
8 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
8 1 (3.57%) Quality Management
8 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
8 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.57%) Requirements Management
8 1 (3.57%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) SQL
2 11 (39.29%) C++
3 10 (35.71%) C#
4 3 (10.71%) Java
4 3 (10.71%) VBA
5 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.57%) C
6 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.57%) VB
6 1 (3.57%) ABAP
6 1 (3.57%) JCL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) RACF
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Teradata
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle
1 2 (7.14%) SAP
2 1 (3.57%) IBM
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Siemens
2 1 (3.57%) Syncsort
2 1 (3.57%) Allen-Bradley