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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manufacturing
Rank 116 116 98
Rank change year-on-year
0 -18
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 15 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.59% 0.26% 0.71%
As % of the General category 1.31% 0.58% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate £355 £500 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.00% +13.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.81% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £19.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.97 - £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 - £31.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £29.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+29.31% -17.14%
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
1146 1210 903
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 44.98% 45.75% 39.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 535 632 434
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.18% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 13
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% +48.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.25 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%

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
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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Aberdeen +6 5 - -
Fife - 3 - -
Glasgow +10 2 - - 7
Edinburgh -13 2 - - 5
Highlands - 2 - -
Renfrewshire - 1 £355 -
Manufacturing
UK

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (25.00%) C++
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (21.88%) Data Management
3 6 (18.75%) Validation
3 6 (18.75%) Java
3 6 (18.75%) .NET
4 5 (15.63%) Windows
4 5 (15.63%) Programme Management
4 5 (15.63%) Visualisation
5 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (12.50%) Degree
5 4 (12.50%) Change Management
5 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
5 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 4 (12.50%) Life Science
5 4 (12.50%) Linux
5 4 (12.50%) PhD
5 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 4 (12.50%) CSS
5 4 (12.50%) SQL
5 4 (12.50%) HTML
5 4 (12.50%) Unix
5 4 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (9.38%) Project Management
6 3 (9.38%) GAMP
6 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
6 3 (9.38%) VB
6 3 (9.38%) MS Excel

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) PTC Creo
3 1 (3.13%) AutoCAD
3 1 (3.13%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (3.13%) Siemens NX
3 1 (3.13%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (3.13%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Teamcenter
2 1 (3.13%) BigMachines
2 1 (3.13%) Primavera
2 1 (3.13%) SAP APO
2 1 (3.13%) SAP MM
2 1 (3.13%) SAP PP
2 1 (3.13%) SAP PP-PI
2 1 (3.13%) SAP QM
2 1 (3.13%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Ethernet
1 1 (3.13%) RS-232
1 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.13%) MS Access
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.13%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) HP UFT
1 1 (3.13%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (3.13%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (3.13%) TestDirector
1 1 (3.13%) VectorCAST
1 1 (3.13%) WinRunner
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (6.25%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Retail
3 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Analyst
2 4 (12.50%) Computer Scientist
2 4 (12.50%) Developer
2 4 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
3 3 (9.38%) Test Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Data Programmer
4 2 (6.25%) Designer
4 2 (6.25%) EDI Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) IFS Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Programmer
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Banking Project Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) SAP MM Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) .NET
2 4 (12.50%) CSS
2 4 (12.50%) HTML
3 2 (6.25%) Ajax
3 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.25%) EDI
3 2 (6.25%) SVG
4 1 (3.13%) Itk
4 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Visualisation
2 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.50%) Life Science
2 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.38%) SCADA
4 2 (6.25%) User Experience
5 1 (3.13%) Data Integration
5 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.13%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
2 4 (12.50%) Linux
2 4 (12.50%) Unix
3 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.13%) VxWorks
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Data Management
2 6 (18.75%) Validation
3 5 (15.63%) Programme Management
4 4 (12.50%) Change Management
4 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 3 (9.38%) Project Management
5 3 (9.38%) Software Testing
5 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (9.38%) Workflow
6 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.25%) Data Mapping
6 2 (6.25%) ERP
6 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing Engineering
6 2 (6.25%) PLM
6 2 (6.25%) UX Design
7 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.13%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (3.13%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) C++
2 6 (18.75%) Java
3 4 (12.50%) SQL
4 3 (9.38%) VB
5 2 (6.25%) C#
5 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.13%) Ada
6 1 (3.13%) C
6 1 (3.13%) Embedded C
6 1 (3.13%) Embedded C++
6 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
1 4 (12.50%) PhD
2 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.13%) MCITP
2 1 (3.13%) MCSA
2 1 (3.13%) MCSE
2 1 (3.13%) MCTS
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.13%) PMP
2 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) GAMP
2 1 (3.13%) GxP
2 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) IFS
2 3 (9.38%) Wonderware
3 2 (6.25%) HP
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) SAP
4 1 (3.13%) Allen-Bradley
4 1 (3.13%) Informatica
4 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.13%) Tableau
4 1 (3.13%) Teradata
4 1 (3.13%) Wind River