The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manufacturing over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manufacturing
Rank 30 28 34
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 33 35 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.50% 5.49% 1.97%
As % of the General category 19.41% 23.65% 8.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 23 1
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£300 £240 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -46.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -14.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +1.56%
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 North East region.

General Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
170 148 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 23.19% 23.20% 23.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 94 34
Average daily rate £325 £265 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.64% -37.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £198 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.66%

Manufacturing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Manufacturing Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Manufacturing Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Manufacturing across the North East region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Manufacturing Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Manufacturing
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Manufacturing Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Manufacturing
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the North East region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +3 30 £298 +23.95% 6
Durham -1 2 - - 1
Manufacturing
England

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 32 (68.09%) SQL Server
2 22 (46.81%) Visual Studio
3 21 (44.68%) .NET
3 21 (44.68%) VB
3 21 (44.68%) FTP
3 21 (44.68%) IBM
3 21 (44.68%) Microsoft
3 21 (44.68%) SQL Server 2000
3 21 (44.68%) VB6
3 21 (44.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (44.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (44.68%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (31.91%) Finance
5 14 (29.79%) Java
6 11 (23.40%) Oracle
7 10 (21.28%) SAP
7 10 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (14.89%) Integration Testing
8 7 (14.89%) Test Scripting
8 7 (14.89%) Relational Database
8 7 (14.89%) Mentoring
8 7 (14.89%) RDBMS
9 6 (12.77%) J2EE
9 6 (12.77%) Linux
9 6 (12.77%) Degree
10 5 (10.64%) JPA
10 5 (10.64%) Private Cloud
10 5 (10.64%) JBoss
10 5 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (10.64%) SOAP

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 5 (10.64%) JBoss
2 1 (2.13%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Project
1 1 (2.13%) MS Office
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (6.38%) SAP PP
3 1 (2.13%) SAP CO
3 1 (2.13%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 21 (44.68%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (68.09%) SQL Server
2 21 (44.68%) SQL Server 2000
2 21 (44.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 21 (44.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 21 (44.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (14.89%) Relational Database
3 7 (14.89%) RDBMS
4 4 (8.51%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (46.81%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.26%) Selenium
3 1 (2.13%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (2.13%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.13%) LoadRunner
General
1 15 (31.91%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Electronics
2 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.51%) Marketing
3 1 (2.13%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 23 (48.94%) Programmer
2 21 (44.68%) VB Programmer
3 6 (12.77%) Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Project Manager
4 5 (10.64%) Java Developer
5 2 (4.26%) Software Development Manager
5 2 (4.26%) Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Consultant
5 2 (4.26%) Development Manager
5 2 (4.26%) Architect
5 2 (4.26%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (4.26%) Development Project Manager
5 2 (4.26%) Java Programmer
5 2 (4.26%) Software Project Manager
5 2 (4.26%) Software Development Project Manager
5 2 (4.26%) Software Manager
6 1 (2.13%) SAP CO Consultant
6 1 (2.13%) ABAP Developer
6 1 (2.13%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.13%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (44.68%) .NET
2 6 (12.77%) J2EE
3 5 (10.64%) SOAP
3 5 (10.64%) JPA
4 4 (8.51%) Java EE 5
4 4 (8.51%) Web Services
4 4 (8.51%) Java SE
4 4 (8.51%) Java EE
5 3 (6.38%) Play Framework
6 1 (2.13%) SAP CO-PA
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Private Cloud
2 4 (8.51%) DTV
2 4 (8.51%) Mainframe
2 4 (8.51%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.13%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Linux
2 2 (4.26%) VME
2 2 (4.26%) Windows
3 1 (2.13%) UNIX
3 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (14.89%) Integration Testing
2 7 (14.89%) Test Scripting
2 7 (14.89%) Mentoring
3 5 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (8.51%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (8.51%) Programme Management
5 3 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (6.38%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.26%) Validation
6 2 (4.26%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (4.26%) Data Validation
6 2 (4.26%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.26%) SAP Implementation
6 2 (4.26%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.13%) Test Strategy
7 1 (2.13%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.13%) Data Architecture
7 1 (2.13%) SAP Security
7 1 (2.13%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 21 (44.68%) VB
1 21 (44.68%) VB6
2 14 (29.79%) Java
3 2 (4.26%) COBOL
3 2 (4.26%) ABAP
4 1 (2.13%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) Degree
2 4 (8.51%) OCAJ
2 4 (8.51%) OCP
2 4 (8.51%) OCA
2 4 (8.51%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (44.68%) IBM
1 21 (44.68%) Microsoft
2 11 (23.40%) Oracle
3 10 (21.28%) SAP
4 2 (4.26%) EnterpriseDB
5 1 (2.13%) EMC
5 1 (2.13%) Lotus
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