The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manufacturing over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Reading 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manufacturing
Rank 67 69 74
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 6 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.56% 0.13% 0.37%
As % of the General category 1.47% 0.30% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Average daily rate £600 - £175
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.25 £31.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+1.57% +15.45%
General Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
408 331 435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 37.99% 42.88% 39.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 121 123
Average daily rate £375 £325 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +2.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £160 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £442 £512
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 26 13
Average hourly rate £26.13 £15.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.16% +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £13.50 £8.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.08 £30.05 £23.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Manufacturing
Berkshire

Manufacturing
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Manufacturing Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Manufacturing Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Manufacturing across the Reading region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Manufacturing Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Manufacturing
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Manufacturing Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 5 (38.46%) PMI Certification
1 5 (38.46%) Automotive
1 5 (38.46%) PRINCE2
2 4 (30.77%) PMP
2 4 (30.77%) Project Management
2 4 (30.77%) Logistics
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Subversion
3 3 (23.08%) Web Development
3 3 (23.08%) jQuery
3 3 (23.08%) HTML5
3 3 (23.08%) CSS3
3 3 (23.08%) CSS
3 3 (23.08%) XML
3 3 (23.08%) XSLT
3 3 (23.08%) ERP
3 3 (23.08%) HTML
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) Photoshop
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) SAP
4 2 (15.38%) PRINCE
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
4 2 (15.38%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (7.69%) Retail
5 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (7.69%) Change Control
5 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Photoshop
2 1 (7.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SAP BW
1 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Subversion
General
1 5 (38.46%) Automotive
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Project Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Business Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) ERP Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Escalation Manager
4 1 (7.69%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Escalation Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Supply Chain Manager
4 1 (7.69%) ERP Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Manager
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Business Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Business Objects Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) jQuery
1 3 (23.08%) HTML5
1 3 (23.08%) CSS3
1 3 (23.08%) CSS
1 3 (23.08%) XML
1 3 (23.08%) XSLT
1 3 (23.08%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) PRINCE2
2 4 (30.77%) Project Management
2 4 (30.77%) Logistics
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Web Development
3 3 (23.08%) ERP
4 2 (15.38%) PRINCE
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.69%) Change Control
5 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) CRM
5 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) PMI Certification
2 4 (30.77%) PMP
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) Hyperion
2 1 (7.69%) JD Edwards
2 1 (7.69%) Business Objects
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle