The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manufacturing over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manufacturing
Rank 7 18 7
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -11
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 20 7 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 13.33% 3.38% 10.00%
As % of the General category 46.51% 13.73% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 13
Average daily rate
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- £400 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +3.17%
Manufacturing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

General Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
43 51 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 28.67% 24.64% 27.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 29
Average daily rate £400 £425 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -17.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £350 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £548 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -9.09%

Manufacturing
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Manufacturing Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Manufacturing Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Manufacturing
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Manufacturing Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 21 (67.74%) SAP
2 9 (29.03%) Automotive
2 9 (29.03%) Logistics
3 5 (16.13%) SAP EWM
4 4 (12.90%) SAP ALE
4 4 (12.90%) EDI
5 3 (9.68%) Project Management
5 3 (9.68%) Finance
5 3 (9.68%) ERP
5 3 (9.68%) SAP APO
5 3 (9.68%) QA
6 2 (6.45%) SAP Implementation
6 2 (6.45%) Integration Testing
6 2 (6.45%) LSMW
6 2 (6.45%) SAP FI
6 2 (6.45%) SAP MM
6 2 (6.45%) SAP PP
6 2 (6.45%) ABAP
6 2 (6.45%) SAP CO
6 2 (6.45%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (6.45%) BAPI
7 1 (3.23%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.23%) Quality Management
7 1 (3.23%) Change Management
7 1 (3.23%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.23%) Business Objects
7 1 (3.23%) RPG
7 1 (3.23%) SQL
7 1 (3.23%) SOA
7 1 (3.23%) IBM

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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.

Business Applications
1 5 (16.13%) SAP EWM
2 3 (9.68%) SAP APO
3 2 (6.45%) SAP FI
3 2 (6.45%) SAP MM
3 2 (6.45%) SAP PP
3 2 (6.45%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (6.45%) SAP CO
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) LSMW
General
1 9 (29.03%) Automotive
2 3 (9.68%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Consultant
1 15 (48.39%) SAP Consultant
2 7 (22.58%) Management Consultant
3 6 (19.35%) Architect
4 5 (16.13%) SAP EWM Consultant
5 4 (12.90%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (12.90%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (9.68%) SAP PP Consultant
6 3 (9.68%) SAP APO Consultant
6 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.45%) SAP MM Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) IT Programme Manager
8 1 (3.23%) RPG Developer
8 1 (3.23%) SAP Functional Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) Lead Architect
8 1 (3.23%) PMO Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Quality Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Functional Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) Integration Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) EDI
1 4 (12.90%) SAP ALE
2 2 (6.45%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) PMI
1 1 (3.23%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Logistics
2 3 (9.68%) Project Management
2 3 (9.68%) ERP
3 2 (6.45%) SAP Implementation
3 2 (6.45%) Integration Testing
4 1 (3.23%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.23%) Coaching
4 1 (3.23%) SOA
4 1 (3.23%) CAE
4 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.23%) Quality Management
4 1 (3.23%) Change Management
4 1 (3.23%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.23%) Programme Management
4 1 (3.23%) Supplier Management
4 1 (3.23%) Project Planning
4 1 (3.23%) Operations Management
4 1 (3.23%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) ABAP
2 1 (3.23%) RPG IV
2 1 (3.23%) RPG
2 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Firmware
Vendors
1 21 (67.74%) SAP
2 1 (3.23%) IBM
2 1 (3.23%) WSO2
2 1 (3.23%) MuleSoft
2 1 (3.23%) Business Objects