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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manufacturing
Rank 13 23 35
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +12
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 14 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 7.14% 1.67% 1.03%
As % of the General category 21.21% 5.66% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£603 £330 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+82.57% -37.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £330 £465
10% offered a daily rate of more than £705 £330 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
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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
66 53 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 33.67% 29.44% 38.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 32 35
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £325 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £730 £875 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Average hourly rate £37.00 £6.50 £27.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+469.23% -76.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Manufacturing across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Manufacturing Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 September 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 13 (86.67%) SAP
2 5 (33.33%) ABAP
3 4 (26.67%) ERP
4 3 (20.00%) Java
4 3 (20.00%) Automotive
5 2 (13.33%) C
5 2 (13.33%) C++
6 1 (6.67%) .NET
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle
6 1 (6.67%) Front Office
6 1 (6.67%) Back Office
6 1 (6.67%) Finance
6 1 (6.67%) Perl
6 1 (6.67%) XML
6 1 (6.67%) UNIX
6 1 (6.67%) Windows
6 1 (6.67%) Python
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (6.67%) EDI
6 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
6 1 (6.67%) SOA
6 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.67%) IBM
6 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
6 1 (6.67%) HP
6 1 (6.67%) ISEB
6 1 (6.67%) PMP
6 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
6 1 (6.67%) Assembly Language

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (6.67%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (6.67%) SAP APO
1 1 (6.67%) SAP PP
1 1 (6.67%) SAP ERP
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (6.67%) SAP MII
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SAP BW
1 1 (6.67%) SAP BI
General
1 3 (20.00%) Automotive
2 1 (6.67%) Front Office
2 1 (6.67%) Back Office
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
1 5 (33.33%) SAP Developer
1 5 (33.33%) ABAP Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) SAP Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) SAP Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Architect
4 1 (6.67%) SAP BW Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) EDI Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) SAP EDI Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) XML
1 1 (6.67%) EDI
1 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) UNIX
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) ERP
2 1 (6.67%) SOA
2 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (6.67%) Information Management
2 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) ABAP
2 3 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) C
3 2 (13.33%) C++
4 1 (6.67%) Perl
4 1 (6.67%) Python
4 1 (6.67%) Assembly Language
4 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ISEB
1 1 (6.67%) PMP
1 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) IBM
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.67%) VMware