The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull 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 Solihull 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 20 13 14
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 0.81% 1.72% 1.41%
As % of the General category 1.92% 4.17% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
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
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
52 24 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 41.94% 41.38% 61.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 5 4
Average daily rate £323 £288 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.17% -4.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £413 £339
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £33.25 - £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Manufacturing
West Midlands

Manufacturing
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

Manufacturing Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Manufacturing Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

Manufacturing
Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Manufacturing Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

Manufacturing
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) Automotive
1 2 (66.67%) Release Management
1 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Visualforce
2 1 (33.33%) Apex Code
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (66.67%) Automotive
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Programme Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Test Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Programme Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Visualforce
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) Release Management
1 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Apex Code
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com