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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manufacturing
Rank 46 39 32
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 19 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.91% 2.66% 4.31%
As % of the General category 7.45% 7.22% 13.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 1
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£300 £238 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -12.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 12
Average hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +19.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £22.40 £23.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £42.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £31.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-8.73% -16.00%
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
255 194 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 39.05% 36.88% 30.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 99 34
Average daily rate £388 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £596 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 40 39
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.30 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.75 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-1.09% -1.98%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 3 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
Brentwood -2 7 £290 +22.10%
Basildon - 7 £450 -
Harlow -4 1 - -
Chelmsford - 1 £400 - 1
Manufacturing
East of England

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (47.37%) HTML
1 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (39.47%) Web Services
2 15 (39.47%) HTML5
3 14 (36.84%) J2EE
4 13 (34.21%) SQL Server
4 13 (34.21%) Java
5 12 (31.58%) SOAP
6 10 (26.32%) TDD
6 10 (26.32%) XML
7 9 (23.68%) SQL
8 8 (21.05%) Hibernate
8 8 (21.05%) REST
9 7 (18.42%) JSF
9 7 (18.42%) Finance
10 6 (15.79%) Project Management
10 6 (15.79%) JUnit
10 6 (15.79%) Windows
10 6 (15.79%) Linux
11 5 (13.16%) UNIX
11 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
11 5 (13.16%) SharePoint
11 5 (13.16%) B2C
11 5 (13.16%) IBM
11 5 (13.16%) PrimeFaces
12 4 (10.53%) Coaching
12 4 (10.53%) CSS
12 4 (10.53%) MS Project
12 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
12 4 (10.53%) WebSphere

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (13.16%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.53%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.53%) MS Project
3 1 (2.63%) MS Office
3 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) iBeacon
2 1 (2.63%) VoIP
2 1 (2.63%) DHCP
2 1 (2.63%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.63%) FTP
2 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.63%) DNS
2 1 (2.63%) Internet
2 1 (2.63%) Firewall
2 1 (2.63%) SSH
2 1 (2.63%) iSCSI
2 1 (2.63%) NAS
2 1 (2.63%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.26%) WebFOCUS
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.63%) MySQL
3 1 (2.63%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) JUnit
2 3 (7.89%) Eclipse
2 3 (7.89%) AccuRev
2 3 (7.89%) SoapUI
2 3 (7.89%) Ant
3 2 (5.26%) Xcode
3 2 (5.26%) JIRA
4 1 (2.63%) Selenium
4 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.63%) Subversion
4 1 (2.63%) Maven
4 1 (2.63%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.63%) JMeter
4 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.63%) CA Gen
4 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.63%) Hudson
General
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Marketing
2 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) French Language
3 1 (2.63%) Automotive
3 1 (2.63%) Legal
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) Developer
2 14 (36.84%) Analyst
3 12 (31.58%) Java Developer
4 10 (26.32%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Project Manager
6 3 (7.89%) J2EE Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Support Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) PMO Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Report Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Security Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Cyber Security Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Mid-Level Java Developer
7 2 (5.26%) iOS Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior iOS Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Business Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Desktop Support
8 1 (2.63%) Junior
8 1 (2.63%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (47.37%) HTML
2 15 (39.47%) Web Services
2 15 (39.47%) HTML5
3 14 (36.84%) J2EE
4 12 (31.58%) SOAP
5 10 (26.32%) XML
6 8 (21.05%) Hibernate
6 8 (21.05%) REST
7 7 (18.42%) JSF
8 5 (13.16%) PrimeFaces
9 4 (10.53%) TopLink
9 4 (10.53%) CSS
10 3 (7.89%) XHTML
10 3 (7.89%) Ajax
11 2 (5.26%) JAX-WS
11 2 (5.26%) J2ME
11 2 (5.26%) .NET
11 2 (5.26%) EclipseLink
11 2 (5.26%) JAX-RS
12 1 (2.63%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
1 1 (2.63%) Life Science
1 1 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
1 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Windows
1 6 (15.79%) Linux
2 5 (13.16%) UNIX
3 3 (7.89%) Solaris
4 2 (5.26%) Android
4 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (26.32%) TDD
3 6 (15.79%) Project Management
4 5 (13.16%) B2C
5 4 (10.53%) Coaching
6 3 (7.89%) User Stories
6 3 (7.89%) ERP
7 2 (5.26%) Information Security
7 2 (5.26%) BDD
7 2 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (5.26%) OO
7 2 (5.26%) Validation
7 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.26%) Content Management
7 2 (5.26%) Mobile Development
7 2 (5.26%) SDLC
7 2 (5.26%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (5.26%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (5.26%) Data Transformation
7 2 (5.26%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 13 (34.21%) Java
2 9 (23.68%) SQL
3 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.89%) Objective-C
5 2 (5.26%) VB.NET
5 2 (5.26%) XMLA
6 1 (2.63%) COBOL
6 1 (2.63%) Assembly Language
6 1 (2.63%) REXX
6 1 (2.63%) JCL
6 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.63%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.63%) MCSA
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.63%) MOS
2 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
1 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Nessus
1 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.63%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) IBM
2 3 (7.89%) Adobe
3 2 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (2.63%) NetIQ
4 1 (2.63%) VMware
4 1 (2.63%) Altiris
4 1 (2.63%) Tripwire
4 1 (2.63%) Qualys
4 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.63%) Splunk
4 1 (2.63%) ArcSight
4 1 (2.63%) Rapid7
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle
4 1 (2.63%) SAP