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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manufacturing
Rank 60 100 115
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +15
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 84 45 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.64% 1.36% 0.59%
As % of the General category 8.26% 4.15% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 24 9
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£400 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £318 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £724 £574 £547
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £37.38 £40.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.56% +40.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.68 £21.60 £27.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.08 £46.00 £29.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +3.17%
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
1017 1084 846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 31.91% 32.68% 35.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 664 683 576
Average daily rate £412 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.87% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 53 28
Average hourly rate £37.00 £31.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.53% +5.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.40 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.75 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -9.09%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +16 28 £675 +21.62% 8
Bristol +3 18 £350 +7.69% 29
Gloucestershire -4 15 £400 -5.88% 21
Wiltshire +5 3 - - 11
Dorset 0 2 £500 +5.15% 1
Devon - 1 £185 - 6
Cornwall - - - -
Manufacturing
England

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 94 (65.73%) SAP
2 83 (58.04%) Finance
3 81 (56.64%) Electronics
4 80 (55.94%) Programme Management
5 77 (53.85%) Telecoms
5 77 (53.85%) Business Intelligence
6 75 (52.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 74 (51.75%) DTV
7 74 (51.75%) Marketing
7 74 (51.75%) Digital Marketing
8 34 (23.78%) Microsoft
8 34 (23.78%) Retail
9 29 (20.28%) .NET
9 29 (20.28%) UML
10 28 (19.58%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (18.88%) Web Services
12 26 (18.18%) ITIL
12 26 (18.18%) PRINCE2
13 25 (17.48%) Java
14 24 (16.78%) C#
14 24 (16.78%) Change Control
15 21 (14.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 21 (14.69%) Linux
15 21 (14.69%) CRM
15 21 (14.69%) ISO 9000
16 20 (13.99%) Information Security
17 19 (13.29%) Security Cleared
18 18 (12.59%) SQL
19 17 (11.89%) JavaScript
19 17 (11.89%) E-Commerce

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 15 (10.49%) CMS
2 7 (4.90%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.80%) Mule
4 2 (1.40%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.40%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.40%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.70%) Commerce Server
5 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.70%) IIS
5 1 (0.70%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.70%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (0.70%) Node.js
5 1 (0.70%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 7 (4.90%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.80%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.40%) MS Project
3 2 (1.40%) FastStats
4 1 (0.70%) MS Office
4 1 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 75 (52.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (9.79%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.40%) Unica
3 2 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.70%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.70%) Sage CRM
4 1 (0.70%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.70%) CODA-Financials
4 1 (0.70%) Movex
4 1 (0.70%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.70%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.70%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.50%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (2.80%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.80%) SaaS
4 3 (2.10%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.40%) SmartFocus
5 2 (1.40%) CheetahMail
5 2 (1.40%) Pure360
5 2 (1.40%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.10%) SAN
1 3 (2.10%) Internet
2 2 (1.40%) LAN
2 2 (1.40%) WAN
2 2 (1.40%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.40%) Wireless
3 1 (0.70%) ZigBee
3 1 (0.70%) NAS
3 1 (0.70%) Modbus
3 1 (0.70%) VPN
3 1 (0.70%) DNS
3 1 (0.70%) HTTP
3 1 (0.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.59%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (4.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (4.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (3.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.80%) MySQL
5 4 (2.80%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.80%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (2.80%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.10%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.10%) Big Data
7 2 (1.40%) DB2
7 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.70%) HBase
8 1 (0.70%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (0.70%) Essbase
8 1 (0.70%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (4.90%) Maven
2 4 (2.80%) JIRA
2 4 (2.80%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.10%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (2.10%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.40%) Axure RP
4 2 (1.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (1.40%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (1.40%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.40%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.40%) ERwin
5 1 (0.70%) JUnit
5 1 (0.70%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.70%) Selenium
5 1 (0.70%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.70%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.70%) Bitbucket
General
1 83 (58.04%) Finance
2 81 (56.64%) Electronics
3 77 (53.85%) Telecoms
4 74 (51.75%) Marketing
5 34 (23.78%) Retail
6 2 (1.40%) Games
7 1 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 35 (24.48%) Architect
2 30 (20.98%) Developer
3 27 (18.88%) Solutions Architect
4 17 (11.89%) Project Manager
5 16 (11.19%) Analyst
6 15 (10.49%) Consultant
7 11 (7.69%) Java Developer
8 10 (6.99%) Software Engineer
8 10 (6.99%) Business Analyst
9 8 (5.59%) Senior Developer
10 7 (4.90%) .NET Developer
10 7 (4.90%) C# Developer
10 7 (4.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (4.90%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (4.20%) ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (3.50%) Senior Java Developer
12 5 (3.50%) Support Engineer
12 5 (3.50%) Desktop Support
12 5 (3.50%) DevOps Engineer
13 4 (2.80%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (20.28%) .NET
2 27 (18.88%) Web Services
3 17 (11.89%) .NET Framework
4 16 (11.19%) HTML
5 15 (10.49%) Spring
5 15 (10.49%) CSS
6 10 (6.99%) jQuery
7 7 (4.90%) JSON
7 7 (4.90%) ASP.NET
8 6 (4.20%) Hibernate
8 6 (4.20%) HTML5
9 5 (3.50%) Spring MVC
9 5 (3.50%) AngularJS
9 5 (3.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (2.80%) Apache Camel
10 4 (2.80%) KnockoutJS
10 4 (2.80%) JPA
10 4 (2.80%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (2.80%) REST
10 4 (2.80%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 74 (51.75%) DTV
2 16 (11.19%) GIS
3 15 (10.49%) Management Information System
4 9 (6.29%) FMCG
5 6 (4.20%) NHS
6 3 (2.10%) Enterprise Cloud
6 3 (2.10%) User Experience
6 3 (2.10%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.40%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.70%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.70%) Open Source
8 1 (0.70%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.70%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.70%) Replication
8 1 (0.70%) Clustering
8 1 (0.70%) PACS
8 1 (0.70%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.70%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 21 (14.69%) Linux
2 16 (11.19%) Windows
3 5 (3.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (3.50%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.10%) Fedora
4 3 (2.10%) CentOS
5 2 (1.40%) UNIX
5 2 (1.40%) Amazon Linux
6 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (55.94%) Programme Management
2 77 (53.85%) Business Intelligence
3 74 (51.75%) Digital Marketing
4 29 (20.28%) UML
5 28 (19.58%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (18.18%) ITIL
6 26 (18.18%) PRINCE2
7 24 (16.78%) Change Control
8 21 (14.69%) CRM
9 20 (13.99%) Information Security
10 17 (11.89%) E-Commerce
10 17 (11.89%) Workflow
11 16 (11.19%) SOA
12 15 (10.49%) Content Management
12 15 (10.49%) Software Engineering
13 12 (8.39%) ERP
14 10 (6.99%) Migration
15 9 (6.29%) MVC
15 9 (6.29%) Project Management
15 9 (6.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 25 (17.48%) Java
2 24 (16.78%) C#
3 18 (12.59%) SQL
4 17 (11.89%) JavaScript
5 14 (9.79%) VB
6 9 (6.29%) Python
7 8 (5.59%) Ruby
8 7 (4.90%) C++
9 6 (4.20%) PHP
10 4 (2.80%) C
10 4 (2.80%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.10%) Golang
11 3 (2.10%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.40%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.40%) Perl
12 2 (1.40%) PHP5
12 2 (1.40%) Ada
12 2 (1.40%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.70%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.70%) X++
Qualifications
1 19 (13.29%) Security Cleared
2 17 (11.89%) ISEB
3 15 (10.49%) SC Cleared
4 12 (8.39%) Degree
5 3 (2.10%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.70%) CCNP
6 1 (0.70%) CCNA
6 1 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.70%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (14.69%) ISO 9000
1 21 (14.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.50%) QA
3 2 (1.40%) HL7
4 1 (0.70%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.70%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.70%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.70%) GxP
4 1 (0.70%) SLA
4 1 (0.70%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.70%) GAMP
System Software
1 2 (1.40%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.40%) GPFS
1 2 (1.40%) Ceph
2 1 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (6.29%) Puppet
2 7 (4.90%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 94 (65.73%) SAP
2 34 (23.78%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.99%) Oracle
4 8 (5.59%) Red Hat
5 5 (3.50%) Borland
5 5 (3.50%) hybris
5 5 (3.50%) IBM
6 4 (2.80%) VMware
7 3 (2.10%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.40%) Sage
8 2 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.40%) Informatica
8 2 (1.40%) Embarcadero
8 2 (1.40%) Cognos
8 2 (1.40%) Siebel
8 2 (1.40%) Teradata
8 2 (1.40%) Talend
8 2 (1.40%) Hortonworks
8 2 (1.40%) Ab Initio
8 2 (1.40%) CODA
South West
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
Sanderson
Rate: Mkt
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Somerset
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £28 - £33 per hour + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
South West England
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: competitive DOE
Posted: 10 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Bournemouth
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £549 - £550 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Wiltshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Wiltshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £30 - £36 per hour + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Exeter
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 26 days ago