The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manufacturing over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manufacturing
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank - 24 25
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 1.40% 1.61%
As % of the General category - 5.41% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £350 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.31% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £25.92
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +44.70%

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

General Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
47 37 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 26.11% 25.87% 21.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 30 23
Median daily rate £350 £370 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £493 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.42 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-18.46% +44.44%

Manufacturing
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire region citing Manufacturing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Manufacturing Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Manufacturing Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Manufacturing
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Manufacturing Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire