The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manufacturing over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manufacturing
Rank 81 75 100
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +25
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 70 69 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.09% 2.18% 0.36%
As % of the General category 6.37% 6.28% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 46 3
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£400 £358 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.88% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £300 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £405
% change year-on-year
- -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £28.50 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% +17.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £28.50 £22.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £28.50 £25.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.25 £29.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+10.25% -10.00%
Manufacturing
England

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

General Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1099 1099 720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 32.86% 34.76% 32.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 741 724 477
Average daily rate £400 £389 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% -0.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 49 28
Average hourly rate £38.00 £33.50 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.43% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.01 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

Manufacturing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Manufacturing Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Manufacturing Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Manufacturing across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Manufacturing Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Manufacturing
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Manufacturing Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Manufacturing
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 28 August 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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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
Somerset -2 15 £425 +13.33% 11
Gloucestershire -1 13 £410 +2.50% 18
Bristol -9 12 £313 -9.42% 21
Dorset +4 4 £545 - 1
Wiltshire -4 3 £425 +36.08% 14
Devon -3 1 £250 -37.10% 6
Manufacturing
England

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

1 106 (74.65%) SAP
2 101 (71.13%) Finance
3 97 (68.31%) Business Intelligence
4 96 (67.61%) Programme Management
5 92 (64.79%) Electronics
5 92 (64.79%) Telecoms
5 92 (64.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 92 (64.79%) Marketing
5 92 (64.79%) DTV
5 92 (64.79%) Digital Marketing
6 40 (28.17%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (22.54%) Retail
8 31 (21.83%) .NET
9 28 (19.72%) Java
9 28 (19.72%) Microsoft
10 26 (18.31%) SQL
10 26 (18.31%) Web Services
11 25 (17.61%) C#
12 22 (15.49%) PRINCE2
12 22 (15.49%) UML
13 21 (14.79%) ITIL
14 20 (14.08%) E-Commerce
14 20 (14.08%) SQL Server
15 19 (13.38%) Change Control
16 17 (11.97%) SOA
16 17 (11.97%) Scrum
17 16 (11.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 16 (11.27%) .NET Framework
17 16 (11.27%) ISO 9000
18 15 (10.56%) Project Management

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 13 (9.15%) CMS
2 6 (4.23%) Mule
3 4 (2.82%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.82%) Commerce Server
3 4 (2.82%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.11%) JBoss
5 2 (1.41%) Node.js
5 2 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.41%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.70%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.70%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (0.70%) GroupWise
6 1 (0.70%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.70%) Apache
6 1 (0.70%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.70%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.70%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.70%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (7.75%) MS Project
2 8 (5.63%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.63%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.41%) MS Office
3 2 (1.41%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.70%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 92 (64.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (3.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 4 (2.82%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.41%) Agresso
5 1 (0.70%) Summit
5 1 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.70%) Pegasus Opera
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.86%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.70%) SaaS
3 1 (0.70%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.70%) LAN
1 1 (0.70%) WAN
1 1 (0.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.08%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.11%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.11%) Big Data
5 3 (2.11%) Cognos Report Studio
5 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.11%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.41%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.70%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (0.70%) MySQL
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.70%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 6 (4.23%) Maven
1 6 (4.23%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (2.82%) TeamCity
2 4 (2.82%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.11%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.11%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (1.41%) Axure RP
4 2 (1.41%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.41%) JIRA
5 1 (0.70%) Selenium
5 1 (0.70%) Subversion
5 1 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.70%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 101 (71.13%) Finance
2 92 (64.79%) Electronics
2 92 (64.79%) Telecoms
2 92 (64.79%) Marketing
3 32 (22.54%) Retail
4 8 (5.63%) Games
5 1 (0.70%) Military
5 1 (0.70%) Banking
5 1 (0.70%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.70%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.70%) Advertising
5 1 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 40 (28.17%) Developer
2 22 (15.49%) Architect
3 19 (13.38%) Project Manager
3 19 (13.38%) Analyst
4 18 (12.68%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (7.75%) Consultant
6 10 (7.04%) Business Analyst
7 8 (5.63%) Senior Developer
7 8 (5.63%) Java Developer
8 6 (4.23%) Software Engineer
8 6 (4.23%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (4.23%) iOS Developer
9 5 (3.52%) Android Developer
9 5 (3.52%) .NET Developer
9 5 (3.52%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 4 (2.82%) C# Developer
10 4 (2.82%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (2.82%) SQL Developer
10 4 (2.82%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (2.82%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (21.83%) .NET
2 26 (18.31%) Web Services
3 16 (11.27%) .NET Framework
4 10 (7.04%) JSON
5 9 (6.34%) XML
5 9 (6.34%) Spring
5 9 (6.34%) REST
6 8 (5.63%) ASP.NET
6 8 (5.63%) CSS
7 7 (4.93%) SOAP
8 6 (4.23%) Hibernate
8 6 (4.23%) Spring MVC
8 6 (4.23%) HTML
8 6 (4.23%) JPA
8 6 (4.23%) jQuery
9 5 (3.52%) J2ME
9 5 (3.52%) Android SDK
10 4 (2.82%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (2.11%) Backbone.js
11 3 (2.11%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 92 (64.79%) DTV
2 15 (10.56%) GIS
3 14 (9.86%) Management Information System
4 9 (6.34%) NHS
5 7 (4.93%) Mobile App
6 5 (3.52%) FMCG
6 5 (3.52%) iPhone
6 5 (3.52%) User Experience
7 4 (2.82%) Data Centre
8 3 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.11%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (1.41%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.70%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.70%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.70%) Replication
10 1 (0.70%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.15%) Linux
2 9 (6.34%) Windows
2 9 (6.34%) Apple iOS
3 7 (4.93%) Android
4 6 (4.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.82%) Amazon Linux
6 3 (2.11%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.41%) CentOS
7 2 (1.41%) Fedora
8 1 (0.70%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.70%) Solaris
8 1 (0.70%) Debian
8 1 (0.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (68.31%) Business Intelligence
2 96 (67.61%) Programme Management
3 92 (64.79%) Digital Marketing
4 40 (28.17%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (15.49%) PRINCE2
5 22 (15.49%) UML
6 21 (14.79%) ITIL
7 20 (14.08%) E-Commerce
8 19 (13.38%) Change Control
9 17 (11.97%) Scrum
9 17 (11.97%) SOA
10 15 (10.56%) Project Management
10 15 (10.56%) Information Security
11 14 (9.86%) CRM
11 14 (9.86%) Workflow
12 12 (8.45%) Migration
12 12 (8.45%) Content Management
13 11 (7.75%) ERP
14 10 (7.04%) MVC
15 9 (6.34%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 28 (19.72%) Java
2 26 (18.31%) SQL
3 25 (17.61%) C#
4 12 (8.45%) VB
5 7 (4.93%) Ruby
5 7 (4.93%) JavaScript
6 6 (4.23%) T-SQL
6 6 (4.23%) Objective-C
6 6 (4.23%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.82%) C
8 3 (2.11%) Python
8 3 (2.11%) C++
9 2 (1.41%) Perl
9 2 (1.41%) PHP
9 2 (1.41%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.41%) Ada
10 1 (0.70%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.70%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.70%) VBA
10 1 (0.70%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 13 (9.15%) ISEB
2 7 (4.93%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.82%) Degree
4 3 (2.11%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.41%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.27%) ISO 9000
1 16 (11.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.11%) HL7
3 2 (1.41%) QA
3 2 (1.41%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.70%) SLA
4 1 (0.70%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.41%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.41%) GPFS
1 2 (1.41%) Ceph
2 1 (0.70%) Terminal Services
2 1 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (4.23%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.11%) Puppet
3 2 (1.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (1.41%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 106 (74.65%) SAP
2 28 (19.72%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.63%) Red Hat
4 7 (4.93%) Oracle
5 5 (3.52%) Cognos
5 5 (3.52%) JD Edwards
6 4 (2.82%) ATG
6 4 (2.82%) IBM
6 4 (2.82%) hybris
7 2 (1.41%) VMware
7 2 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.41%) ESRI
8 1 (0.70%) CODA
8 1 (0.70%) Civica
8 1 (0.70%) Google
8 1 (0.70%) Zend
8 1 (0.70%) Veeam
8 1 (0.70%) Vignette
8 1 (0.70%) Citrix
8 1 (0.70%) Pegasus
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £26 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
NIIT Technologies
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £26 - £31 per hour + DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Rate: £330 - £430 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Gloucestershire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £25 - £26 per hour
Posted: 11 days ago
South West England
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £28 - £32 per hour + doe
Posted: 12 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £26 - £28 per hour + doe
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £28 - £29 per hour + DOE
Posted: 13 days ago
Gloucestershire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Wiltshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago