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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manufacturing
Rank 53 35 71
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +36
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 11 29 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.59% 4.57% 0.75%
As % of the General category 4.14% 11.28% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
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£471 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.80% -10.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £423
% change year-on-year
+1.32% -5.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £10.50 £20.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.14% -19.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.75 £26.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+22.11% -20.00%
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
266 257 434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 38.44% 40.47% 46.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 120 197
Average daily rate £409 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £523 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 23
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.25 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £32.05 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £24.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +7.77%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Stevenage - - - - 1
Watford - - - - 1
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Manufacturing
East of England

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 36 (63.16%) Finance
2 26 (45.61%) E-Commerce
3 24 (42.11%) Retail
4 15 (26.32%) HTML
5 14 (24.56%) SAP
6 13 (22.81%) Java
6 13 (22.81%) User Experience
7 11 (19.30%) SQL
8 10 (17.54%) JavaScript
8 10 (17.54%) Photoshop
8 10 (17.54%) CSS
8 10 (17.54%) HP
8 10 (17.54%) Adobe Illustrator
8 10 (17.54%) Degree
9 9 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (15.79%) Internet
9 9 (15.79%) MS Excel
10 8 (14.04%) UNIX
10 8 (14.04%) XML
11 7 (12.28%) Windows
11 7 (12.28%) J2EE
11 7 (12.28%) ERP
11 7 (12.28%) MQSeries
11 7 (12.28%) IBM
11 7 (12.28%) Project Management
11 7 (12.28%) Logistics
12 6 (10.53%) Competitor Analysis
12 6 (10.53%) Usability Testing
12 6 (10.53%) Information Architecture
12 6 (10.53%) OmniGraffle

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 7 (12.28%) MQSeries
2 4 (7.02%) WebSphere
2 4 (7.02%) Adobe CQ
3 3 (5.26%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (17.54%) Photoshop
1 10 (17.54%) Adobe Illustrator
2 9 (15.79%) MS Excel
3 6 (10.53%) OmniGraffle
3 6 (10.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) SAP PS
2 2 (3.51%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.75%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.75%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.75%) SAP CS
3 1 (1.75%) SAP SD
3 1 (1.75%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.75%) SAP PP
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.79%) Internet
2 6 (10.53%) VPN
3 3 (5.26%) HTTP
4 1 (1.75%) LAN
4 1 (1.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) DbVisualizer
1 4 (7.02%) MySQL
1 4 (7.02%) DB2
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (3.51%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Axure RP
2 4 (7.02%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (7.02%) LoadRunner
3 3 (5.26%) Ant
3 3 (5.26%) JUnit
3 3 (5.26%) Eclipse
3 3 (5.26%) Maven
3 3 (5.26%) Subversion
3 3 (5.26%) Log4j
General
1 36 (63.16%) Finance
2 24 (42.11%) Retail
3 5 (8.77%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (7.02%) Marketing
5 3 (5.26%) Billing
6 1 (1.75%) Front Office
6 1 (1.75%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (35.09%) Analyst
2 13 (22.81%) Consultant
3 9 (15.79%) Developer
4 6 (10.53%) User Experience Consultant
4 6 (10.53%) Business Analyst
4 6 (10.53%) Service Analyst
5 5 (8.77%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) SAP Manager
6 4 (7.02%) MI Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Digital Designer
6 4 (7.02%) Designer
6 4 (7.02%) Tester
6 4 (7.02%) SAP Consultant
6 4 (7.02%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Senior Business Consultant
7 3 (5.26%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Business Consultant
7 3 (5.26%) Senior Business Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (5.26%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (26.32%) HTML
2 10 (17.54%) CSS
3 8 (14.04%) XML
4 7 (12.28%) J2EE
5 4 (7.02%) REST
5 4 (7.02%) HTML5
5 4 (7.02%) Flash
5 4 (7.02%) SOAP
6 3 (5.26%) Struts
6 3 (5.26%) Web Services
6 3 (5.26%) JSP
6 3 (5.26%) Servlets
6 3 (5.26%) XSLT
6 3 (5.26%) XHTML
6 3 (5.26%) JMS
6 3 (5.26%) Spring
6 3 (5.26%) Hibernate
6 3 (5.26%) Semantic HTML
6 3 (5.26%) Ajax
6 3 (5.26%) XMLBeans
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.81%) User Experience
2 9 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.77%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.26%) W3C
4 3 (5.26%) Web 2.0
5 2 (3.51%) SCADA
5 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.51%) FMCG
6 1 (1.75%) E-Learning
6 1 (1.75%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.04%) UNIX
2 7 (12.28%) Windows
3 6 (10.53%) Windows XP
4 5 (8.77%) Linux
5 3 (5.26%) HPUX
5 3 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (45.61%) E-Commerce
2 7 (12.28%) ERP
2 7 (12.28%) Project Management
2 7 (12.28%) Logistics
3 6 (10.53%) Competitor Analysis
3 6 (10.53%) Usability Testing
3 6 (10.53%) Information Architecture
3 6 (10.53%) B2B
3 6 (10.53%) B2C
4 5 (8.77%) System Testing
5 4 (7.02%) Automated Testing
5 4 (7.02%) Change Management
5 4 (7.02%) Regression Testing
5 4 (7.02%) Content Management
5 4 (7.02%) CRM
6 3 (5.26%) OO
6 3 (5.26%) Time Management
6 3 (5.26%) Integration Testing
6 3 (5.26%) Use Case
7 2 (3.51%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.81%) Java
2 11 (19.30%) SQL
3 10 (17.54%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.02%) VB
5 3 (5.26%) XPath
6 2 (3.51%) C++
6 2 (3.51%) ABAP
6 2 (3.51%) C
7 1 (1.75%) C#
7 1 (1.75%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) Degree
2 5 (8.77%) ISEB
2 5 (8.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (5.26%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.75%) PMP
4 1 (1.75%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) SLA
1 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (10.53%) OVSD
1 6 (10.53%) OpenView
Vendors
1 14 (24.56%) SAP
2 10 (17.54%) HP
3 7 (12.28%) IBM
4 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
5 4 (7.02%) Oracle
6 3 (5.26%) Progress
6 3 (5.26%) Interwoven
6 3 (5.26%) Sun
7 2 (3.51%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.75%) Adobe
8 1 (1.75%) Cisco
8 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.75%) VMware
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