The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manufacturing over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manufacturing
Rank 32 23 20
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 0.73% 1.79% 1.43%
As % of the General category 1.49% 4.00% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
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£375 £475 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.32% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £26.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -20.00%
Manufacturing
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Northampton region.

General Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
134 75 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 48.91% 44.64% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 42 56
Average daily rate £425 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £180 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -51.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

Manufacturing
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

Manufacturing Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Manufacturing Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

Manufacturing
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Business Objects
1 2 (40.00%) SAP
1 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (40.00%) SAP BW
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (20.00%) VBA
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) Advertising
2 1 (20.00%) CATIA
2 1 (20.00%) Information Management
2 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (40.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
General
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Business Objects Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce Manager
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Support
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Trainer
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Information Management
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (20.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Business Objects
1 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft