The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manufacturing over the 3 months to 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manufacturing
Rank 117 120 109
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 12 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.41% 0.20% 0.56%
As % of the General category 0.81% 0.51% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 6
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£450 £563 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £428 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £593 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £371 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.90% -17.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £31.70 - £9.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.70 £33.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.93% -12.00%
Manufacturing
UK

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

General Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1490 972 1060
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 51.15% 38.43% 42.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 763 507 538
Average daily rate £375 £380 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -3.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £277 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £533 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 17 24
Average hourly rate £20.69 £10.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.04% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £8.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.30 £25.00 £29.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

Manufacturing
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Manufacturing Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Manufacturing Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Manufacturing across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Manufacturing Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Manufacturing
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Manufacturing Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Manufacturing
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Manufacturing across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Manufacturing Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

Manufacturing
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 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
Glasgow -2 4 £575 - 2
Edinburgh 0 2 £325 - 4
Aberdeen +3 1 - - 2
Fife -9 1 - - 1
Renfrewshire - 1 £325 - 2
Manufacturing
UK

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 21 (87.50%) Finance
2 9 (37.50%) Telecoms
3 8 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 8 (33.33%) Retail
4 6 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 5 (20.83%) SQL
5 5 (20.83%) .NET
5 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (16.67%) C#
6 4 (16.67%) SAP
6 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
7 3 (12.50%) ERP
7 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
7 3 (12.50%) CSS
7 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 3 (12.50%) XML
7 3 (12.50%) HTML
7 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 3 (12.50%) Marketing
7 3 (12.50%) Degree
7 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
8 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (8.33%) jQuery
8 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
8 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 6 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) MS Office
3 1 (4.17%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (8.33%) SAP MM
2 1 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.17%) TestDirector
2 1 (4.17%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (4.17%) StarTeam
General
1 21 (87.50%) Finance
2 9 (37.50%) Telecoms
3 8 (33.33%) Retail
4 3 (12.50%) Marketing
5 2 (8.33%) Electronics
6 1 (4.17%) Aerospace
6 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Developer
4 2 (8.33%) SharePoint Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.33%) SAP MM Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Cyber Security Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Programme Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.17%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Process Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Process Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) .NET
2 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 3 (12.50%) CSS
2 3 (12.50%) XML
2 3 (12.50%) HTML
3 2 (8.33%) jQuery
3 2 (8.33%) JSON
3 2 (8.33%) Web Services
4 1 (4.17%) Middleware
4 1 (4.17%) EDI
4 1 (4.17%) SOAP
4 1 (4.17%) BAPI
4 1 (4.17%) HTML5
4 1 (4.17%) REST
4 1 (4.17%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.33%) DTV
4 1 (4.17%) E-Learning
4 1 (4.17%) SCORM
4 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.17%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 3 (12.50%) ERP
3 2 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (8.33%) ITIL
3 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
3 2 (8.33%) SOA
3 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (8.33%) ITSM
3 2 (8.33%) Change Management
3 2 (8.33%) Service Management
3 2 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (4.17%) Cyber Security
4 1 (4.17%) Protective Monitoring
4 1 (4.17%) Procure-to-pay
4 1 (4.17%) Process Management
4 1 (4.17%) DFSS
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) C#
3 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.33%) Java
5 1 (4.17%) Ada
5 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.17%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) CISA
3 1 (4.17%) CISM
3 1 (4.17%) CISSP
3 1 (4.17%) MBA
3 1 (4.17%) GIAC
3 1 (4.17%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
3 1 (4.17%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (4.17%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) SAP
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Kofax
2 1 (4.17%) Borland
2 1 (4.17%) IBM
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) Twitter