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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manufacturing
Rank 37 40 34
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 28 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.61% 3.05% 1.77%
As % of the General category 17.39% 14.63% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 1
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£300 £265 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -41.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -12.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.35 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-13.28% -
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
161 123 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 20.77% 20.85% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 80 42
Average daily rate £325 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £173 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £471 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 2 3
Average hourly rate £11.00 £34.75 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.34% +215.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -3.84%

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
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 29 May 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 +5 27 £300 +13.74% 1
Durham -8 1 - - 2
Manufacturing
England

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 30 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 22 (48.89%) Visual Studio
3 21 (46.67%) VB
3 21 (46.67%) .NET
3 21 (46.67%) FTP
3 21 (46.67%) IBM
3 21 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 21 (46.67%) SQL Server 2000
3 21 (46.67%) VB6
3 21 (46.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (46.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (46.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (33.33%) Finance
5 14 (31.11%) Java
6 10 (22.22%) Oracle
7 9 (20.00%) SAP
7 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (13.33%) Degree
9 5 (11.11%) Marketing
9 5 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 5 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (11.11%) Mentoring
9 5 (11.11%) SDLC
9 5 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (11.11%) Oracle Certification
9 5 (11.11%) J2EE
9 5 (11.11%) DTV
9 5 (11.11%) Mainframe
9 5 (11.11%) Programme Management

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 2 (4.44%) JBoss
2 1 (2.22%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Project
1 1 (2.22%) MS Office
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (4.44%) SAP PP
Communications & Networking
1 21 (46.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 21 (46.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 21 (46.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 21 (46.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 21 (46.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (8.89%) RDBMS
4 4 (8.89%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 22 (48.89%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.44%) Selenium
3 1 (2.22%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (2.22%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.22%) LoadRunner
General
1 15 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Marketing
2 5 (11.11%) Electronics
2 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (51.11%) Programmer
2 21 (46.67%) VB Programmer
3 8 (17.78%) Developer
4 7 (15.56%) Java Developer
5 6 (13.33%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Junior
7 2 (4.44%) Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Development Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Software Development Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Junior Project Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Development Project Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Java Programmer
7 2 (4.44%) Software Project Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Software Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Software Development Project Manager
8 1 (2.22%) Junior Java Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Desktop Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) IT Project Manager
8 1 (2.22%) Junior Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (46.67%) .NET
2 5 (11.11%) J2EE
3 4 (8.89%) Web Services
3 4 (8.89%) Play Framework
3 4 (8.89%) Java EE 5
3 4 (8.89%) Java SE
3 4 (8.89%) Java EE
4 2 (4.44%) SOAP
4 2 (4.44%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) DTV
1 5 (11.11%) Mainframe
2 4 (8.89%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.44%) Private Cloud
3 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (2.22%) NHS
4 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.67%) Linux
2 2 (4.44%) Windows
2 2 (4.44%) VME
3 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
3 5 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 5 (11.11%) SDLC
3 5 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 4 (8.89%) PRINCE2
4 4 (8.89%) Integration Testing
4 4 (8.89%) Test Scripting
5 2 (4.44%) Validation
5 2 (4.44%) ITIL
5 2 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (4.44%) Data Validation
5 2 (4.44%) SAP Implementation
5 2 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (4.44%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.22%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.22%) Test Strategy
6 1 (2.22%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 21 (46.67%) VB
1 21 (46.67%) VB6
2 14 (31.11%) Java
3 2 (4.44%) COBOL
4 1 (2.22%) SQL
4 1 (2.22%) ABAP
4 1 (2.22%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) Degree
2 5 (11.11%) Oracle Certification
3 4 (8.89%) OCP
3 4 (8.89%) OCA
3 4 (8.89%) OCAJ
4 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (46.67%) IBM
1 21 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (22.22%) Oracle
3 9 (20.00%) SAP
4 2 (4.44%) EnterpriseDB
5 1 (2.22%) Lotus
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