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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manufacturing
Rank 35 21 65
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +44
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 46 32 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.46% 6.61% 1.13%
As % of the General category 11.86% 16.93% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
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£413 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 4
Average hourly rate £10.50 £12.01 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.57% -58.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.00%
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 Hertfordshire region.

General Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
388 189 456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 46.08% 39.05% 46.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 86 201
Average daily rate £391 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.18% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £233 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 16
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.10 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.47% -51.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.00 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £50.00 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -27.19%

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 18 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Manufacturing across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Manufacturing Hourly Rate Histogram 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 18 September 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford -3 28 £400 - 3
Stevenage -1 3 £650 -
Hemel Hempstead -9 2 - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Manufacturing
East of England

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 51 (61.45%) Finance
2 42 (50.60%) E-Commerce
2 42 (50.60%) Retail
3 25 (30.12%) SQL
4 24 (28.92%) HTML
5 23 (27.71%) Java
6 22 (26.51%) Internet
7 21 (25.30%) HP
8 18 (21.69%) MS Excel
8 18 (21.69%) JavaScript
9 17 (20.48%) J2EE
9 17 (20.48%) Project Management
10 16 (19.28%) Degree
11 15 (18.07%) OVSD
11 15 (18.07%) User Experience
11 15 (18.07%) OpenView
11 15 (18.07%) MS Office
11 15 (18.07%) UNIX
11 15 (18.07%) Windows
11 15 (18.07%) XML
11 15 (18.07%) Windows XP
11 15 (18.07%) IBM
11 15 (18.07%) VPN
12 14 (16.87%) CSS
13 13 (15.66%) SAP
13 13 (15.66%) MQSeries
13 13 (15.66%) Time Management
14 11 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (13.25%) Photoshop
15 10 (12.05%) Change Management

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 13 (15.66%) MQSeries
2 10 (12.05%) WebSphere
3 7 (8.43%) Adobe CQ
4 5 (6.02%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.41%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 18 (21.69%) MS Excel
2 15 (18.07%) MS Office
3 11 (13.25%) Photoshop
4 10 (12.05%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (7.23%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (2.41%) MS Project
7 1 (1.20%) AutoCAD
7 1 (1.20%) CATIA
7 1 (1.20%) NASTRAN
Business Applications
1 3 (3.61%) SAP PS
2 2 (2.41%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (2.41%) SAP CO
2 2 (2.41%) Tridion
2 2 (2.41%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.20%) SAP PP
3 1 (1.20%) SAP SD
3 1 (1.20%) SAP CS
3 1 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 22 (26.51%) Internet
2 15 (18.07%) VPN
3 5 (6.02%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.64%) DB2
2 7 (8.43%) MySQL
3 6 (7.23%) DbVisualizer
4 5 (6.02%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.02%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.41%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.20%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (8.43%) Ant
1 7 (8.43%) JUnit
1 7 (8.43%) Eclipse
1 7 (8.43%) Log4j
1 7 (8.43%) Subversion
2 6 (7.23%) Axure RP
2 6 (7.23%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (7.23%) LoadRunner
3 5 (6.02%) Maven
4 2 (2.41%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 51 (61.45%) Finance
2 42 (50.60%) Retail
3 5 (6.02%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (6.02%) Marketing
4 3 (3.61%) Billing
5 2 (2.41%) French Language
6 1 (1.20%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.20%) Military
6 1 (1.20%) Front Office
6 1 (1.20%) Back Office
6 1 (1.20%) Electronics
6 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (38.55%) Analyst
2 15 (18.07%) Service Analyst
3 14 (16.87%) Consultant
3 14 (16.87%) Developer
3 14 (16.87%) Service Desk Analyst
4 13 (15.66%) Business Analyst
5 7 (8.43%) Java Developer
6 6 (7.23%) Tester
6 6 (7.23%) Project Manager
6 6 (7.23%) User Experience Consultant
7 5 (6.02%) SAP Consultant
7 5 (6.02%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 5 (6.02%) Front-End Developer
8 4 (4.82%) Designer
8 4 (4.82%) Digital Designer
9 3 (3.61%) Senior Business Consultant
9 3 (3.61%) Business Consultant
9 3 (3.61%) Senior Consultant
9 3 (3.61%) Senior Business Analyst
9 3 (3.61%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (28.92%) HTML
2 17 (20.48%) J2EE
3 15 (18.07%) XML
4 14 (16.87%) CSS
5 7 (8.43%) JSP
5 7 (8.43%) Servlets
5 7 (8.43%) SOAP
5 7 (8.43%) Struts
5 7 (8.43%) Web Services
5 7 (8.43%) XSLT
5 7 (8.43%) XHTML
5 7 (8.43%) JMS
5 7 (8.43%) XMLBeans
5 7 (8.43%) Ajax
5 7 (8.43%) REST
6 6 (7.23%) JSTL
6 6 (7.23%) Flash
7 5 (6.02%) JSON
7 5 (6.02%) Hibernate
7 5 (6.02%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.07%) User Experience
2 11 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.43%) Web 2.0
4 5 (6.02%) W3C
5 4 (4.82%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.41%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.20%) FMCG
7 1 (1.20%) SCADA
7 1 (1.20%) Informatics
7 1 (1.20%) E-Learning
7 1 (1.20%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.07%) UNIX
1 15 (18.07%) Windows
1 15 (18.07%) Windows XP
2 9 (10.84%) Linux
3 7 (8.43%) HPUX
3 7 (8.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (50.60%) E-Commerce
2 17 (20.48%) Project Management
3 13 (15.66%) Time Management
4 10 (12.05%) Change Management
5 9 (10.84%) Content Management
6 8 (9.64%) OO
6 8 (9.64%) System Testing
7 6 (7.23%) Information Architecture
7 6 (7.23%) B2B
7 6 (7.23%) B2C
7 6 (7.23%) Regression Testing
7 6 (7.23%) Automated Testing
7 6 (7.23%) Competitor Analysis
7 6 (7.23%) Usability Testing
8 5 (6.02%) Logistics
9 4 (4.82%) Integration Testing
10 3 (3.61%) Use Case
10 3 (3.61%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (3.61%) ERP
10 3 (3.61%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 25 (30.12%) SQL
2 23 (27.71%) Java
3 18 (21.69%) JavaScript
4 7 (8.43%) XPath
5 4 (4.82%) VB
6 2 (2.41%) ABAP
6 2 (2.41%) Perl
6 2 (2.41%) C
6 2 (2.41%) C++
6 2 (2.41%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.20%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 16 (19.28%) Degree
2 8 (9.64%) ISEB
2 8 (9.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (6.02%) Sun Certification
4 2 (2.41%) HND
4 2 (2.41%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.20%) PMP
5 1 (1.20%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) GxP
Systems Management
1 15 (18.07%) OpenView
1 15 (18.07%) OVSD
Vendors
1 21 (25.30%) HP
2 15 (18.07%) IBM
3 13 (15.66%) SAP
4 7 (8.43%) Oracle
4 7 (8.43%) Interwoven
5 5 (6.02%) Sun
6 3 (3.61%) Progress
7 2 (2.41%) Business Objects
7 2 (2.41%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.41%) Adobe
7 2 (2.41%) Elastic Path
7 2 (2.41%) ATG
7 2 (2.41%) Blue Martini
8 1 (1.20%) ANSYS
8 1 (1.20%) SolidWorks
8 1 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
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