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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manufacturing
Rank 43 46 33
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 16 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.10% 2.33% 3.13%
As % of the General category 8.56% 6.56% 9.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 1
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£292 £270 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.96% -34.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -14.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 8
Average hourly rate £20.00 £45.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.55% +30.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +1.56%
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
187 259 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 36.24% 35.43% 32.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 145 57
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £153 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 38
Average hourly rate £40.60 £38.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% +24.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.60 £45.35 £44.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.66%

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 27 April 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
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 27 April 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 -1 8 £525 -
Brentwood 0 7 £248 -8.24%
Manufacturing
East of England

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 17 (56.67%) HTML
2 15 (50.00%) Java
2 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (46.67%) Web Services
3 14 (46.67%) HTML5
4 13 (43.33%) J2EE
5 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
5 11 (36.67%) SQL
5 11 (36.67%) XML
6 9 (30.00%) TDD
6 9 (30.00%) SOAP
7 7 (23.33%) Finance
8 6 (20.00%) Hibernate
8 6 (20.00%) IBM
8 6 (20.00%) Windows
8 6 (20.00%) Linux
8 6 (20.00%) JUnit
8 6 (20.00%) REST
9 5 (16.67%) PrimeFaces
9 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
9 5 (16.67%) CSS
9 5 (16.67%) UNIX
9 5 (16.67%) B2C
9 5 (16.67%) JSF
10 4 (13.33%) TopLink
10 4 (13.33%) Ajax
10 4 (13.33%) WebSphere
10 4 (13.33%) Solaris
10 4 (13.33%) Ant
10 4 (13.33%) XHTML

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 4 (13.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.33%) CMS
3 1 (3.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) BASE24
1 1 (3.33%) VisionPLUS
1 1 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Internet
1 1 (3.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.67%) WebFOCUS
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) JUnit
2 4 (13.33%) Ant
3 3 (10.00%) AccuRev
3 3 (10.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (6.67%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.33%) CA Gen
5 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.33%) Hudson
5 1 (3.33%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (3.33%) JMeter
5 1 (3.33%) Subversion
5 1 (3.33%) Maven
5 1 (3.33%) JIRA
5 1 (3.33%) Selenium
5 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.00%) Marketing
3 2 (6.67%) Legal
4 1 (3.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Developer
2 12 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 10 (33.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 8 (26.67%) Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Report Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Security Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Mid-Level Java Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Cyber Security Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Tester
7 1 (3.33%) Desktop Support
7 1 (3.33%) Junior
7 1 (3.33%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) DBA
7 1 (3.33%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (56.67%) HTML
2 14 (46.67%) Web Services
2 14 (46.67%) HTML5
3 13 (43.33%) J2EE
4 11 (36.67%) XML
5 9 (30.00%) SOAP
6 6 (20.00%) Hibernate
6 6 (20.00%) REST
7 5 (16.67%) JSF
7 5 (16.67%) CSS
7 5 (16.67%) PrimeFaces
8 4 (13.33%) TopLink
8 4 (13.33%) XHTML
8 4 (13.33%) Ajax
9 3 (10.00%) .NET
10 2 (6.67%) JAX-RS
10 2 (6.67%) JAX-WS
11 1 (3.33%) JSP
11 1 (3.33%) Java SE
11 1 (3.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) DTV
1 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
1 1 (3.33%) Web 2.0
1 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
1 6 (20.00%) Linux
2 5 (16.67%) UNIX
3 4 (13.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (30.00%) TDD
3 5 (16.67%) B2C
4 3 (10.00%) OO
4 3 (10.00%) Project Management
4 3 (10.00%) Content Management
5 2 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (6.67%) Validation
5 2 (6.67%) Scrum
5 2 (6.67%) Information Security
5 2 (6.67%) ERP
5 2 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (6.67%) Data Transformation
5 2 (6.67%) Cyber Security
5 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.33%) Automation Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (3.33%) User Stories
6 1 (3.33%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (3.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) Java
2 11 (36.67%) SQL
3 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.33%) VBA
5 1 (3.33%) Assembly Language
5 1 (3.33%) REXX
5 1 (3.33%) JCL
5 1 (3.33%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.33%) VB6
5 1 (3.33%) SELCOPY
5 1 (3.33%) C#
5 1 (3.33%) COBOL
5 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) PMP
2 2 (6.67%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.33%) MCP
3 1 (3.33%) OCP
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.33%) CORE IMPACT
2 1 (3.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) IBM
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) HP
3 2 (6.67%) Adobe
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) SAP
4 1 (3.33%) EMC
4 1 (3.33%) NetIQ
4 1 (3.33%) FatWire
4 1 (3.33%) VMware
4 1 (3.33%) Altiris
4 1 (3.33%) Tripwire
4 1 (3.33%) Qualys
4 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds
4 1 (3.33%) Splunk
4 1 (3.33%) ArcSight
4 1 (3.33%) Rapid7