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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manufacturing
Rank 18 30 31
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +1
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 7 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.85% 0.47% 1.77%
As % of the General category 10.45% 2.13% 4.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
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£475 - £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £421 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.04% -0.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +12.06%
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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
67 47 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 36.81% 22.07% 36.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 28
Average daily rate £450 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £565 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 9
Average hourly rate £37.00 £6.50 £29.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+469.23% -78.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

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 28 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 9 (90.00%) SAP
2 4 (40.00%) ERP
3 3 (30.00%) Automotive
4 2 (20.00%) C
4 2 (20.00%) C++
4 2 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (10.00%) Perl
5 1 (10.00%) ABAP
5 1 (10.00%) .NET
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) Python
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (10.00%) EDI
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) ISEB
5 1 (10.00%) Assembly Language
5 1 (10.00%) SAP BW
5 1 (10.00%) SAP APO
5 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (10.00%) SAP PP
5 1 (10.00%) SAP BI
5 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
5 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (10.00%) SAP ERP
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 1 (10.00%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (10.00%) SAP APO
1 1 (10.00%) SAP PP
1 1 (10.00%) SAP ERP
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SAP BW
1 1 (10.00%) SAP BI
General
1 3 (30.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Architect
1 3 (30.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) ABAP Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SAP PP Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Senior SAP Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Manager
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Architect
3 1 (10.00%) SAP BW Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) EDI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ERP
2 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C
1 2 (20.00%) C++
1 2 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) ABAP
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) Assembly Language
2 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle