The first 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 25 July 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 Midlands 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manufacturing
Rank 23 29 27
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 2 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.18% 0.89% 2.53%
As % of the General category 3.23% 4.55% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-8.82% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £37.80 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +30.34%
General Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
62 44 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 36.69% 19.64% 33.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 21
Average daily rate £463 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £303 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 17
Average hourly rate £175.00 £6.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2592.30% -82.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
Manufacturing
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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 21 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 7 (70.00%) SAP
2 2 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (10.00%) Automotive
3 1 (10.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (10.00%) SAP ERP
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) Assembly Language
3 1 (10.00%) SAP APO
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (10.00%) SAP PP
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (10.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (10.00%) SAP APO
1 1 (10.00%) SAP PP
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (10.00%) SAP ERP
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
General
1 1 (10.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Architect
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Integration Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Consultant
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%) Senior SAP Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Dynamics NAV Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (10.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
1 1 (10.00%) C++
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) Assembly Language
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle