The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manufacturing over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manufacturing
Rank 56 32 69
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +37
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 8 27 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.12% 4.70% 1.12%
As % of the General category 2.66% 11.07% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
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£480 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.60% -10.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Average hourly rate £10.50 £20.25 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.14% -30.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £29.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-12.71% -9.23%
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 Hertfordshire region.

General Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
301 244 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 42.10% 42.43% 48.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 112 200
Average daily rate £403 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £233 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £460 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 28
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £34.00 £33.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+16.27% -14.00%

Manufacturing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Manufacturing Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Manufacturing Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Manufacturing across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Manufacturing Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Manufacturing
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Manufacturing Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Manufacturing
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 November 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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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
Watford -18 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 £650 -
Welwyn Garden City - - - - 1
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 1
Hitchin - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Manufacturing
East of England

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 38 (64.41%) Finance
2 29 (49.15%) Retail
2 29 (49.15%) E-Commerce
3 18 (30.51%) HTML
3 18 (30.51%) Java
4 14 (23.73%) User Experience
5 13 (22.03%) SQL
5 13 (22.03%) HP
6 12 (20.34%) JavaScript
6 12 (20.34%) Degree
7 11 (18.64%) SAP
7 11 (18.64%) CSS
7 11 (18.64%) Internet
8 10 (16.95%) Adobe Illustrator
8 10 (16.95%) XML
8 10 (16.95%) UNIX
8 10 (16.95%) J2EE
8 10 (16.95%) Photoshop
8 10 (16.95%) MS Excel
8 10 (16.95%) IBM
8 10 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (15.25%) Windows
9 9 (15.25%) Project Management
10 8 (13.56%) OVSD
10 8 (13.56%) MS Office
10 8 (13.56%) MQSeries
10 8 (13.56%) VPN
10 8 (13.56%) Windows XP
10 8 (13.56%) OpenView
11 7 (11.86%) ISEB

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 8 (13.56%) MQSeries
2 7 (11.86%) WebSphere
3 5 (8.47%) Adobe CQ
4 3 (5.08%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (16.95%) Adobe Illustrator
1 10 (16.95%) Photoshop
1 10 (16.95%) MS Excel
2 8 (13.56%) MS Office
3 6 (10.17%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (1.69%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) SAP PS
2 1 (1.69%) SAP SD
2 1 (1.69%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.69%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.69%) SAP PP
2 1 (1.69%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.69%) SAP CS
2 1 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.64%) Internet
2 8 (13.56%) VPN
3 3 (5.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.47%) MySQL
1 5 (8.47%) DB2
1 5 (8.47%) DbVisualizer
2 2 (3.39%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Axure RP
2 5 (8.47%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (8.47%) LoadRunner
3 3 (5.08%) Eclipse
3 3 (5.08%) Ant
3 3 (5.08%) JUnit
3 3 (5.08%) Log4j
3 3 (5.08%) Subversion
3 3 (5.08%) Maven
General
1 38 (64.41%) Finance
2 29 (49.15%) Retail
3 5 (8.47%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (8.47%) Marketing
4 3 (5.08%) Billing
5 1 (1.69%) Front Office
5 1 (1.69%) Back Office
5 1 (1.69%) Electronics
5 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (32.20%) Analyst
2 13 (22.03%) Consultant
3 10 (16.95%) Developer
4 8 (13.56%) Service Analyst
5 7 (11.86%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (10.17%) User Experience Consultant
6 6 (10.17%) Business Analyst
7 5 (8.47%) Tester
8 4 (6.78%) Front-End Developer
8 4 (6.78%) Designer
8 4 (6.78%) Digital Designer
8 4 (6.78%) SAP Consultant
8 4 (6.78%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) Senior Business Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) Senior Consultant
9 3 (5.08%) Project Manager
9 3 (5.08%) Java Developer
9 3 (5.08%) Business Consultant
9 3 (5.08%) Senior Business Consultant
9 3 (5.08%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (30.51%) HTML
2 11 (18.64%) CSS
3 10 (16.95%) XML
3 10 (16.95%) J2EE
4 5 (8.47%) Flash
4 5 (8.47%) SOAP
4 5 (8.47%) REST
5 4 (6.78%) HTML5
5 4 (6.78%) JSTL
5 4 (6.78%) Semantic HTML
5 4 (6.78%) JSP
5 4 (6.78%) XHTML
6 3 (5.08%) JMS
6 3 (5.08%) Servlets
6 3 (5.08%) Struts
6 3 (5.08%) Web Services
6 3 (5.08%) XSLT
6 3 (5.08%) Hibernate
6 3 (5.08%) XMLBeans
6 3 (5.08%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.73%) User Experience
2 10 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.78%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.78%) W3C
4 3 (5.08%) Web 2.0
5 2 (3.39%) SCADA
5 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.69%) DTV
6 1 (1.69%) E-Learning
6 1 (1.69%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.95%) UNIX
2 9 (15.25%) Windows
3 8 (13.56%) Windows XP
4 5 (8.47%) Linux
5 3 (5.08%) HPUX
5 3 (5.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (49.15%) E-Commerce
2 9 (15.25%) Project Management
3 7 (11.86%) System Testing
4 6 (10.17%) Usability Testing
4 6 (10.17%) Information Architecture
4 6 (10.17%) Competitor Analysis
4 6 (10.17%) B2B
4 6 (10.17%) B2C
5 5 (8.47%) Regression Testing
5 5 (8.47%) Content Management
5 5 (8.47%) Logistics
5 5 (8.47%) Automated Testing
5 5 (8.47%) Time Management
6 4 (6.78%) Integration Testing
7 3 (5.08%) ERP
7 3 (5.08%) OO
7 3 (5.08%) Change Management
7 3 (5.08%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.08%) Use Case
8 2 (3.39%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (30.51%) Java
2 13 (22.03%) SQL
3 12 (20.34%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.78%) VB
5 3 (5.08%) XPath
6 2 (3.39%) C++
6 2 (3.39%) ABAP
6 2 (3.39%) C
7 1 (1.69%) SAPscript
7 1 (1.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (20.34%) Degree
2 7 (11.86%) ISEB
2 7 (11.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (5.08%) Sun Certification
4 2 (3.39%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.69%) PMP
5 1 (1.69%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.69%) HND
5 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 8 (13.56%) OVSD
1 8 (13.56%) OpenView
Vendors
1 13 (22.03%) HP
2 11 (18.64%) SAP
3 10 (16.95%) IBM
4 5 (8.47%) Oracle
5 3 (5.08%) Interwoven
5 3 (5.08%) Sun
5 3 (5.08%) Progress
6 2 (3.39%) Business Objects
6 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.69%) Adobe
7 1 (1.69%) SolidWorks