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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manufacturing
Rank 64 102 117
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +15
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 85 36 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.73% 1.25% 0.54%
As % of the General category 8.43% 3.75% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 20 8
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£400 £400 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £263 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £724 £573 £551
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -10.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £29.63 £32.25 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.13% +13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.73 £20.05 £27.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.53 £44.45 £29.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-23.34% +16.66%
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
1008 961 872
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 32.37% 33.26% 36.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 661 570 601
Average daily rate £412 £396 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.91% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 43 33
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.25 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.41% -29.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.56 £12.77 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.18%

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 27 March 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Manufacturing across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Manufacturing Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 March 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 +17 28 £675 +45.94% 7
Bristol +13 22 £350 -6.66% 17
Gloucestershire -9 14 £400 -5.88% 10
Dorset - 5 £513 - 3
Wiltshire +5 3 - - 11
Devon - 1 £185 - 6
Cornwall - - - -
Manufacturing
England

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 95 (63.76%) SAP
2 83 (55.70%) Finance
3 81 (54.36%) Electronics
3 81 (54.36%) Programme Management
4 77 (51.68%) Telecoms
4 77 (51.68%) Business Intelligence
5 75 (50.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 74 (49.66%) Marketing
6 74 (49.66%) DTV
6 74 (49.66%) Digital Marketing
7 35 (23.49%) Microsoft
8 33 (22.15%) Retail
9 30 (20.13%) Java
9 30 (20.13%) Agile Software Development
10 28 (18.79%) .NET
10 28 (18.79%) UML
11 27 (18.12%) Web Services
12 26 (17.45%) ITIL
12 26 (17.45%) PRINCE2
13 24 (16.11%) Change Control
14 23 (15.44%) C#
14 23 (15.44%) Linux
15 22 (14.77%) ISO 9000
15 22 (14.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 22 (14.77%) Security Cleared
16 20 (13.42%) Information Security
16 20 (13.42%) CRM
16 20 (13.42%) JavaScript
17 18 (12.08%) SC Cleared
18 17 (11.41%) HTML

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (10.07%) CMS
2 7 (4.70%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.36%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.68%) Mule
5 3 (2.01%) Apache
6 2 (1.34%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.34%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.67%) K2 blackpearl
7 1 (0.67%) Node.js
7 1 (0.67%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.67%) Commerce Server
7 1 (0.67%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.67%) IIS
7 1 (0.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (4.03%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.68%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.34%) FastStats
3 2 (1.34%) MS Project
4 1 (0.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 75 (50.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 17 (11.41%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.34%) Infor M3
3 2 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.34%) Movex
4 1 (0.67%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.67%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.67%) Summit
4 1 (0.67%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.67%) CODA-Financials
4 1 (0.67%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.37%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.36%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (2.68%) SaaS
4 3 (2.01%) Amazon S3
4 3 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.34%) CheetahMail
5 2 (1.34%) Pure360
5 2 (1.34%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.67%) PaaS
6 1 (0.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.03%) Internet
2 5 (3.36%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.36%) SAN
3 3 (2.01%) NAS
4 2 (1.34%) LAN
4 2 (1.34%) WAN
4 2 (1.34%) Wireless
5 1 (0.67%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.67%) Firewall
5 1 (0.67%) HTTP
5 1 (0.67%) VPN
5 1 (0.67%) DNS
5 1 (0.67%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.40%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.04%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (4.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (4.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (4.03%) MySQL
5 5 (3.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (3.36%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.68%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.68%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (2.68%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.01%) HBase
7 3 (2.01%) Voldemort
7 3 (2.01%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.01%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.01%) CouchDB
7 3 (2.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.34%) DB2
8 2 (1.34%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (5.37%) Maven
2 3 (2.01%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (1.34%) Axure RP
3 2 (1.34%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.34%) JIRA
3 2 (1.34%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.34%) ERwin
3 2 (1.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (1.34%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (1.34%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.67%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.67%) Selenium
4 1 (0.67%) JUnit
4 1 (0.67%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.67%) Bitbucket
General
1 83 (55.70%) Finance
2 81 (54.36%) Electronics
3 77 (51.68%) Telecoms
4 74 (49.66%) Marketing
5 33 (22.15%) Retail
6 2 (1.34%) Games
7 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 36 (24.16%) Architect
2 32 (21.48%) Developer
3 29 (19.46%) Solutions Architect
4 17 (11.41%) Analyst
4 17 (11.41%) Project Manager
5 15 (10.07%) Consultant
6 12 (8.05%) Java Developer
7 10 (6.71%) Business Analyst
8 8 (5.37%) Software Engineer
8 8 (5.37%) Senior Developer
9 7 (4.70%) .NET Developer
9 7 (4.70%) C# Developer
9 7 (4.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (4.70%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (4.70%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (4.03%) ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (4.03%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (3.36%) Support Engineer
11 5 (3.36%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 5 (3.36%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (18.79%) .NET
2 27 (18.12%) Web Services
3 17 (11.41%) HTML
3 17 (11.41%) Spring
3 17 (11.41%) .NET Framework
4 16 (10.74%) CSS
5 11 (7.38%) jQuery
6 7 (4.70%) Hibernate
6 7 (4.70%) JSON
6 7 (4.70%) ASP.NET
7 6 (4.03%) Spring MVC
7 6 (4.03%) HTML5
7 6 (4.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (3.36%) AngularJS
9 4 (2.68%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (2.68%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (2.68%) Apache Camel
9 4 (2.68%) JPA
9 4 (2.68%) XML
10 3 (2.01%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 74 (49.66%) DTV
2 16 (10.74%) GIS
3 15 (10.07%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.70%) FMCG
5 5 (3.36%) NHS
6 3 (2.01%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.34%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.34%) User Experience
8 1 (0.67%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.67%) Open Source
8 1 (0.67%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.67%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.67%) Replication
8 1 (0.67%) Clustering
8 1 (0.67%) PACS
8 1 (0.67%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.67%) Informatics
8 1 (0.67%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 23 (15.44%) Linux
2 14 (9.40%) Windows
3 7 (4.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (4.03%) Fedora
4 6 (4.03%) CentOS
5 4 (2.68%) UNIX
5 4 (2.68%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.34%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (54.36%) Programme Management
2 77 (51.68%) Business Intelligence
3 74 (49.66%) Digital Marketing
4 30 (20.13%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (18.79%) UML
6 26 (17.45%) ITIL
6 26 (17.45%) PRINCE2
7 24 (16.11%) Change Control
8 20 (13.42%) CRM
8 20 (13.42%) Information Security
9 17 (11.41%) E-Commerce
9 17 (11.41%) SOA
10 15 (10.07%) Workflow
10 15 (10.07%) Content Management
11 14 (9.40%) Software Engineering
11 14 (9.40%) ERP
12 12 (8.05%) Scrum
13 10 (6.71%) Migration
13 10 (6.71%) MVC
13 10 (6.71%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (20.13%) Java
2 23 (15.44%) C#
3 20 (13.42%) JavaScript
4 17 (11.41%) SQL
5 14 (9.40%) VB
6 12 (8.05%) Python
7 11 (7.38%) Ruby
7 11 (7.38%) PHP
8 9 (6.04%) C++
9 8 (5.37%) Bash Shell
10 6 (4.03%) Perl
11 4 (2.68%) C
12 3 (2.01%) T-SQL
12 3 (2.01%) Golang
13 2 (1.34%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.34%) PHP5
13 2 (1.34%) Ada
14 1 (0.67%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.67%) X++
Qualifications
1 22 (14.77%) Security Cleared
2 18 (12.08%) SC Cleared
3 17 (11.41%) ISEB
4 12 (8.05%) Degree
5 3 (2.01%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.67%) CCNP
6 1 (0.67%) CCNA
6 1 (0.67%) CISSP
6 1 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.67%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.67%) CEH
6 1 (0.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (14.77%) ISO 9000
1 22 (14.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.68%) QA
3 1 (0.67%) HL7
3 1 (0.67%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.67%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.67%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.67%) GxP
3 1 (0.67%) SLA
3 1 (0.67%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.67%) GAMP
System Software
1 2 (1.34%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (8.05%) Puppet
1 12 (8.05%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.67%) Linux-HA
2 1 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 95 (63.76%) SAP
2 35 (23.49%) Microsoft
3 13 (8.72%) Oracle
4 10 (6.71%) Red Hat
5 5 (3.36%) IBM
5 5 (3.36%) Borland
5 5 (3.36%) hybris
6 4 (2.68%) VMware
7 2 (1.34%) Teradata
7 2 (1.34%) Ab Initio
7 2 (1.34%) Netezza
7 2 (1.34%) DataFlux
7 2 (1.34%) Unica
7 2 (1.34%) Infor
7 2 (1.34%) SmartFocus
7 2 (1.34%) Rackspace
7 2 (1.34%) Talend
7 2 (1.34%) Hortonworks
7 2 (1.34%) Siebel
7 2 (1.34%) CODA
South West England
People Source
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West England
People Source
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Somerset
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £27 - £33 per hour + DOE
Posted: 16 days ago
South West England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 26 days ago