The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales 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 52 35 51
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +16
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 9 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.64% 2.88% 0.47%
As % of the General category 6.04% 6.82% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 1
Average daily rate
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£305 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.78% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.32% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.98 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.63% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £26.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -20.00%
Manufacturing
Wales

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

General Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
149 176 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 27.19% 42.21% 30.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 102 90
Average daily rate £325 £375 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £263 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 6
Average hourly rate £16.25 £14.94 £6.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.80% +129.76%
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 South Wales

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

Manufacturing Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Manufacturing Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Manufacturing across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Manufacturing Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Manufacturing
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Manufacturing Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Manufacturing
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
Newport -6 4 £369 -0.33% 2
Cardiff -10 4 £305 -35.78% 1
Monmouthshire - 1 - -
Gwent - - - -
Neath Port Talbot - - - -
Glamorgan - - - -
Manufacturing
Wales

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) SAP
2 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 6 (37.50%) CSS
2 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) MVC
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) Electronics
3 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
3 5 (31.25%) Programme Management
3 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (31.25%) DTV
3 5 (31.25%) Marketing
3 5 (31.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (31.25%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (25.00%) WCF
4 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (25.00%) ERP
4 4 (25.00%) Windows
4 4 (25.00%) C#
4 4 (25.00%) HTML
4 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 4 (25.00%) .NET
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
5 3 (18.75%) PHP
5 3 (18.75%) OO
5 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
5 3 (18.75%) Retail
5 3 (18.75%) Logistics

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) Acrobat
1 1 (6.25%) FrameMaker
1 1 (6.25%) CorelDRAW
1 1 (6.25%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (6.25%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 5 (31.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) LAN
1 1 (6.25%) WAN
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
1 1 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Electronics
2 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
2 5 (31.25%) Marketing
3 3 (18.75%) Retail
4 1 (6.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Web Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) PHP Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Front-End Web Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior PHP Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Support Technician
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (6.25%) SQL DBA
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Author
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Author
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support
4 1 (6.25%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) CSS
2 4 (25.00%) HTML
2 4 (25.00%) .NET
2 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (25.00%) WCF
3 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (12.50%) HTML5
4 2 (12.50%) jQuery
4 2 (12.50%) Ajax
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
5 1 (6.25%) XML
5 1 (6.25%) XHTML
5 1 (6.25%) WinForms
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) DTV
2 1 (6.25%) Replication
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) MVC
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Digital Marketing
2 5 (31.25%) Programme Management
2 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (25.00%) ERP
4 3 (18.75%) OO
4 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
4 3 (18.75%) Logistics
5 2 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (12.50%) Web Design
6 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (6.25%) Line Management
6 1 (6.25%) Web Development
6 1 (6.25%) Time Management
6 1 (6.25%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 4 (25.00%) C#
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) PHP
4 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) MCP
1 1 (6.25%) HND
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) SAP
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) Adobe
4 1 (6.25%) JD Edwards
4 1 (6.25%) Zend