The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manufacturing over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Kent region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manufacturing
Rank 35 - 37
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.92% - 0.67%
As % of the General category 2.63% - 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.25 £31.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+1.57% +15.45%
General Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
76 132 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 35.02% 38.04% 38.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 64 72
Average daily rate £388 £308 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.01% +46.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £240 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 12
Average hourly rate £17.00 £33.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.25% +91.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Manufacturing
South East

Manufacturing
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Manufacturing Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Manufacturing Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Manufacturing
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Manufacturing Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Manufacturing
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the Kent region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Maidstone - - - - 1
Manufacturing
South East

Manufacturing
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe
1 1 (33.33%) Epicor
1 1 (33.33%) Acrobat
1 1 (33.33%) Process Management
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Publishing
1 1 (33.33%) InDesign
1 1 (33.33%) Data Entry
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) Acrobat
1 1 (33.33%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Implementation Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) Process Management
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe
1 1 (33.33%) Epicor