The 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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manufacturing
Rank 41 45 32
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -13
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 14 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.64% 2.10% 3.63%
As % of the General category 7.25% 6.02% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £280 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -32.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £371 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.90% -17.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 10
Average hourly rate £34.25 £45.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.88% +40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.05 £43.75 £23.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.45 £45.25 £41.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.70 £33.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.93% -12.00%
Manufacturing
East of England

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

General Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
193 216 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 36.35% 34.84% 32.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 111 46
Average daily rate £400 £384 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £140 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 28 45
Average hourly rate £39.00 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £45.00 £44.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Manufacturing across the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Manufacturing Daily Rate Histogram 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 May 2015.

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 May 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
Basildon +2 8 £450 -
Brentwood +1 3 £291 +4.01% 1
Harlow -4 1 - -
Chelmsford - 1 £400 -
Manufacturing
East of England

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 18 (51.43%) HTML
1 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (42.86%) Java
2 15 (42.86%) Web Services
2 15 (42.86%) HTML5
3 14 (40.00%) J2EE
4 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
5 12 (34.29%) XML
6 11 (31.43%) SQL
7 10 (28.57%) SOAP
7 10 (28.57%) TDD
8 7 (20.00%) REST
8 7 (20.00%) Finance
8 7 (20.00%) Hibernate
8 7 (20.00%) Linux
8 7 (20.00%) Windows
8 7 (20.00%) IBM
9 6 (17.14%) B2C
9 6 (17.14%) JUnit
9 6 (17.14%) UNIX
9 6 (17.14%) JSF
10 5 (14.29%) WebSphere
10 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
10 5 (14.29%) CSS
10 5 (14.29%) PrimeFaces
11 4 (11.43%) Ant
11 4 (11.43%) Solaris
11 4 (11.43%) XHTML
11 4 (11.43%) Degree
11 4 (11.43%) Ajax

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 5 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.86%) CMS
3 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.86%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Firewall
1 1 (2.86%) SSH
1 1 (2.86%) Internet
1 1 (2.86%) VoIP
1 1 (2.86%) DHCP
1 1 (2.86%) Ethernet
1 1 (2.86%) FTP
1 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.86%) DNS
1 1 (2.86%) iBeacon
1 1 (2.86%) Unified Communications
1 1 (2.86%) iSCSI
1 1 (2.86%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.71%) WebFOCUS
3 1 (2.86%) MySQL
3 1 (2.86%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) JUnit
2 4 (11.43%) Ant
3 3 (8.57%) Eclipse
3 3 (8.57%) AccuRev
4 2 (5.71%) SoapUI
4 2 (5.71%) JIRA
5 1 (2.86%) Xcode
5 1 (2.86%) JMeter
5 1 (2.86%) Maven
5 1 (2.86%) Subversion
5 1 (2.86%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (2.86%) CA Gen
5 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.86%) Hudson
5 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.86%) Selenium
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.57%) Marketing
3 2 (5.71%) Legal
4 1 (2.86%) French Language
Job Titles
1 17 (48.57%) Developer
2 12 (34.29%) Java Developer
3 11 (31.43%) Analyst
4 10 (28.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Project Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Mid-Level Java Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Cyber Security Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Security Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Report Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) J2EE Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Junior Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Hardware Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Test Specialist
8 1 (2.86%) Product Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Junior Java Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Desktop Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (51.43%) HTML
2 15 (42.86%) Web Services
2 15 (42.86%) HTML5
3 14 (40.00%) J2EE
4 12 (34.29%) XML
5 10 (28.57%) SOAP
6 7 (20.00%) REST
6 7 (20.00%) Hibernate
7 6 (17.14%) JSF
8 5 (14.29%) CSS
8 5 (14.29%) PrimeFaces
9 4 (11.43%) XHTML
9 4 (11.43%) Ajax
9 4 (11.43%) TopLink
10 3 (8.57%) .NET
11 2 (5.71%) JAX-WS
11 2 (5.71%) JAX-RS
11 2 (5.71%) EclipseLink
12 1 (2.86%) Java SE
12 1 (2.86%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Web 2.0
1 1 (2.86%) Mainframe
1 1 (2.86%) User Experience
1 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
1 1 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (2.86%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Linux
1 7 (20.00%) Windows
2 6 (17.14%) UNIX
3 4 (11.43%) Solaris
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Vista
4 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.86%) Android
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (28.57%) TDD
3 6 (17.14%) B2C
4 3 (8.57%) Validation
4 3 (8.57%) Content Management
4 3 (8.57%) Project Management
4 3 (8.57%) ERP
4 3 (8.57%) OO
4 3 (8.57%) User Stories
5 2 (5.71%) BDD
5 2 (5.71%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (5.71%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (5.71%) Cyber Security
5 2 (5.71%) Data Transformation
5 2 (5.71%) Information Security
5 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.71%) Scrum
6 1 (2.86%) Web Design
6 1 (2.86%) SEO
6 1 (2.86%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) Java
2 11 (31.43%) SQL
3 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.57%) VB.NET
5 2 (5.71%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.86%) VB6
6 1 (2.86%) Assembly Language
6 1 (2.86%) REXX
6 1 (2.86%) JCL
6 1 (2.86%) VBA
6 1 (2.86%) VB
6 1 (2.86%) C#
6 1 (2.86%) COBOL
6 1 (2.86%) SELCOPY
6 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.86%) MOS
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.86%) OCP
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (2.86%) PMP
2 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.86%) MCSA
2 1 (2.86%) MCP
2 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Nessus
1 1 (2.86%) CORE IMPACT
1 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) IBM
2 3 (8.57%) Adobe
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) HP
4 1 (2.86%) VMware
4 1 (2.86%) FatWire
4 1 (2.86%) Tripwire
4 1 (2.86%) Altiris
4 1 (2.86%) EMC
4 1 (2.86%) NetIQ
4 1 (2.86%) SAP
4 1 (2.86%) Rapid7
4 1 (2.86%) Splunk
4 1 (2.86%) ArcSight
4 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.86%) Qualys