The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manufacturing over the 3 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manufacturing
UK
Rank 142 162 169
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +7
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 802 765 660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.79% 1.50% 1.32%
As % of the General category 4.88% 3.89% 3.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 546 401 381
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 94 44
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +37.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.46 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.70 £52.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +37.93%

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

General Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
16440 19668 19268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.66% 38.67% 38.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 10790 12471 12524
Median daily rate £450 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 401 517 447
Median hourly rate £27.50 £32.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% +42.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.97 £50.78 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +30.00%

Manufacturing
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Manufacturing Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Trend

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

Manufacturing Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the UK over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Manufacturing Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Manufacturing
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Manufacturing Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Manufacturing
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the UK over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Manufacturing Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Manufacturing
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the UK over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +20 731 £415 +3.75% 394
London +21 167 £475 +10.14% 77
South East +11 125 £425 +3.03% 71
South West +26 92 £375 +2.04% 75
West Midlands +7 82 £438 -7.89% 41
East Midlands +14 75 £350 -7.28% 29
East of England +12 74 £438 +19.86% 23
North West +9 57 £475 +40.74% 29
Derbyshire +7 53 £309 -17.25% 3
Essex +22 42 £450 +54.63% 2
Bristol +11 38 £369 -0.33% 22
Derby +7 37 £325 -13.04% 2
Berkshire -1 35 £425 -1.44% 19
Hampshire +15 32 £450 +5.88% 16
Yorkshire +9 32 £401 +0.12% 31
Manchester +10 28 £475 +46.15% 18
Scotland +28 24 £388 +6.16% 7
Wales +30 23 £465 - 12
Gloucestershire +12 23 £415 -1.19% 18
Coventry +1 23 £495 -17.50% 6
South Wales +25 18 £455 - 6
South Yorkshire +6 18 £425 +9.67% 7
Surrey +14 16 £394 +3.61% 5
City of London -10 16 £375 -3.22% 11
Somerset +13 15 £375 +3.44% 12
Birmingham +3 15 £388 -14.83% 14
North East -29 15 £394 +10.91% 5
Sheffield +10 14 £425 +96.30% 7
Warwickshire -1 14 £488 -25.00% 3
Glasgow +19 13 £388 - 4

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Manufacturing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Manufacturing.

1 784 (47.20%) Finance
2 708 (42.62%) SAP
3 526 (31.67%) Programme Management
4 504 (30.34%) Business Intelligence
5 470 (28.30%) Marketing
6 457 (27.51%) Telecoms
7 455 (27.39%) Electronics
8 438 (26.37%) Digital Marketing
9 437 (26.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 367 (22.10%) Agile Software Development
11 217 (13.06%) Microsoft
12 199 (11.98%) SQL
13 198 (11.92%) Security Cleared
14 189 (11.38%) ERP
15 188 (11.32%) Project Management
16 178 (10.72%) Java
17 151 (9.09%) HTML
18 149 (8.97%) JavaScript
18 149 (8.97%) Oracle
19 146 (8.79%) C#
19 146 (8.79%) SC Cleared
20 142 (8.55%) CSS
21 137 (8.25%) Degree
22 136 (8.19%) SQL Server
23 135 (8.13%) Windows
24 134 (8.07%) Scrum
25 131 (7.89%) .NET
26 119 (7.16%) Migration
27 118 (7.10%) Retail
28 113 (6.80%) Linux

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 68 (4.09%) SharePoint
2 36 (2.17%) CMS
3 25 (1.51%) Mule
4 23 (1.38%) Apache
5 22 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 21 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
7 20 (1.20%) Oracle Service Bus
8 15 (0.90%) Apache Spark
9 14 (0.84%) MS Exchange
10 13 (0.78%) IIS
10 13 (0.78%) WebLogic
11 11 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
11 11 (0.66%) Skype for Business
11 11 (0.66%) Tomcat
12 8 (0.48%) Confluence
12 8 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
13 7 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 6 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
14 6 (0.36%) Mule ESB
14 6 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 99 (5.96%) MS Excel
2 44 (2.65%) MS Office
3 39 (2.35%) MS Project
4 33 (1.99%) MS Visio
5 26 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
6 18 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
7 16 (0.96%) OrCAD
8 10 (0.60%) Photoshop
9 8 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
10 7 (0.42%) AutoCAD
11 5 (0.30%) Windchill
12 4 (0.24%) Siemens NX
13 2 (0.12%) Acrobat
13 2 (0.12%) CATIA
13 2 (0.12%) Simulink
14 1 (0.060%) Abaqus
14 1 (0.060%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 1 (0.060%) FreeHand
Business Applications
1 437 (26.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 93 (5.60%) Dynamics AX
3 27 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
4 25 (1.51%) SAP PP
5 20 (1.20%) SAP CO
6 19 (1.14%) SAP FI
7 18 (1.08%) SAP FI/CO
8 17 (1.02%) SAP MII
9 15 (0.90%) Oracle 11i
9 15 (0.90%) Oracle Applications
9 15 (0.90%) SAP APO
10 14 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
11 13 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
11 13 (0.78%) Primavera
12 12 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
12 12 (0.72%) SAP MM
13 11 (0.66%) Infor M3
13 11 (0.66%) SAP BPC
13 11 (0.66%) SAP PP-PI
13 11 (0.66%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 56 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (1.26%) Office 365
4 12 (0.72%) PaaS
5 10 (0.60%) SaaS
6 9 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 7 (0.42%) IaaS
9 5 (0.30%) Datadog
9 5 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (0.30%) Heroku
10 3 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.18%) Veeva
11 2 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.12%) Boomi
11 2 (0.12%) GitHub
11 2 (0.12%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.060%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.060%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 36 (2.17%) TCP/IP
2 30 (1.81%) DNS
2 30 (1.81%) Firewall
3 28 (1.69%) HTTP
4 21 (1.26%) Internet
5 20 (1.20%) DHCP
6 17 (1.02%) LAN
6 17 (1.02%) SAN
7 16 (0.96%) RFID
8 15 (0.90%) Ethernet
9 14 (0.84%) Skype
10 13 (0.78%) FTP
11 12 (0.72%) WAN
12 11 (0.66%) Network Security
12 11 (0.66%) SSL
13 10 (0.60%) RS-232
13 10 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
14 9 (0.54%) VPN
15 7 (0.42%) PBX
15 7 (0.42%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (8.19%) SQL Server
2 59 (3.55%) Relational Database
3 44 (2.65%) Oracle Database
4 30 (1.81%) MySQL
5 28 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
6 27 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 25 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
8 23 (1.38%) Big Data
8 23 (1.38%) Hadoop
9 21 (1.26%) BusinessObjects
9 21 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
9 21 (1.26%) SAP HANA
10 20 (1.20%) RDBMS
11 19 (1.14%) Power BI
12 18 (1.08%) SAP BW
13 17 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 16 (0.96%) Oracle Database 10g
15 14 (0.84%) SAP Data Services
16 13 (0.78%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 13 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 41 (2.47%) Git (software)
2 35 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 34 (2.05%) Maven
3 34 (2.05%) Visual Studio
4 32 (1.93%) Jenkins
5 21 (1.26%) JIRA
5 21 (1.26%) Rational DOORS
6 19 (1.14%) Selenium
7 17 (1.02%) Cucumber
8 15 (0.90%) SoapUI
9 12 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
10 10 (0.60%) WebDriver
11 9 (0.54%) LSMW
11 9 (0.54%) Subversion
12 8 (0.48%) JUnit
13 7 (0.42%) Eclipse
14 6 (0.36%) JDeveloper
15 5 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 5 (0.30%) Bazaar
15 5 (0.30%) Mercurial
General
1 784 (47.20%) Finance
2 470 (28.30%) Marketing
3 457 (27.51%) Telecoms
4 455 (27.39%) Electronics
5 118 (7.10%) Retail
6 96 (5.78%) Automotive
7 86 (5.18%) Pharmaceutical
8 70 (4.21%) Aerospace
9 30 (1.81%) Advertising
10 21 (1.26%) Legal
11 14 (0.84%) Banking
11 14 (0.84%) Military
12 12 (0.72%) Billing
13 11 (0.66%) Publishing
14 10 (0.60%) General Ledger
15 8 (0.48%) German Language
16 7 (0.42%) Dutch Language
17 6 (0.36%) Back Office
17 6 (0.36%) French Language
18 5 (0.30%) Games
Job Titles
1 344 (20.71%) Developer
2 255 (15.35%) Analyst
3 215 (12.94%) Consultant
4 161 (9.69%) Architect
5 154 (9.27%) Project Manager
6 136 (8.19%) Business Analyst
7 87 (5.24%) SAP Consultant
8 67 (4.03%) Java Developer
9 59 (3.55%) .NET Developer
10 48 (2.89%) Solutions Architect
11 47 (2.83%) C# Developer
12 41 (2.47%) SAP Architect
13 40 (2.41%) Software Engineer
14 38 (2.29%) C# .NET Developer
15 36 (2.17%) Agile Developer
16 35 (2.11%) SAP Analyst
17 30 (1.81%) Support Analyst
18 29 (1.75%) Programme Manager
18 29 (1.75%) Senior Analyst
19 27 (1.63%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (9.09%) HTML
2 142 (8.55%) CSS
3 131 (7.89%) .NET
4 74 (4.46%) AngularJS
4 74 (4.46%) HTML5
5 68 (4.09%) Web Services
6 64 (3.85%) JSON
7 56 (3.37%) SOAP
8 55 (3.31%) ASP.NET
8 55 (3.31%) XML
9 45 (2.71%) REST
10 44 (2.65%) jQuery
11 35 (2.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 34 (2.05%) CSS3
13 31 (1.87%) Middleware
14 30 (1.81%) RESTful
15 27 (1.63%) Apache Camel
15 27 (1.63%) ASP.NET Web API
15 27 (1.63%) XSLT
16 26 (1.57%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 110 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (4.21%) FMCG
3 41 (2.47%) User Experience
4 39 (2.35%) Management Information System
5 36 (2.17%) Data Centre
6 34 (2.05%) Life Science
7 25 (1.51%) Computer Science
8 23 (1.38%) Public Cloud
9 22 (1.32%) Contactless
10 18 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
10 18 (1.08%) NHS
11 14 (0.84%) Visualisation
12 11 (0.66%) Mobile App
12 11 (0.66%) PMI
13 9 (0.54%) e-Learning
13 9 (0.54%) Smartcard
14 8 (0.48%) Clustering
14 8 (0.48%) Embedded Systems
14 8 (0.48%) LIMS
14 8 (0.48%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 135 (8.13%) Windows
2 113 (6.80%) Linux
3 69 (4.15%) Unix
4 39 (2.35%) Windows Server
4 39 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 31 (1.87%) Windows 7
7 22 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (0.60%) HPUX
9 10 (0.60%) Windows 10
10 9 (0.54%) Windows XP
11 8 (0.48%) Solaris
11 8 (0.48%) Windows 8
12 7 (0.42%) CentOS
13 5 (0.30%) Android
13 5 (0.30%) SUSE
14 4 (0.24%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.18%) AIX
15 3 (0.18%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 526 (31.67%) Programme Management
2 504 (30.34%) Business Intelligence
3 438 (26.37%) Digital Marketing
4 367 (22.10%) Agile Software Development
5 189 (11.38%) ERP
6 188 (11.32%) Project Management
7 134 (8.07%) Scrum
8 119 (7.16%) Migration
9 109 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
10 92 (5.54%) Change Management
11 88 (5.30%) Business Analysis
11 88 (5.30%) TDD
12 75 (4.52%) Software Engineering
13 74 (4.46%) Logistics
14 73 (4.39%) ITIL
15 71 (4.27%) PRINCE2
16 67 (4.03%) Continuous Integration
17 64 (3.85%) Workflow
18 60 (3.61%) Data Migration
19 59 (3.55%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 199 (11.98%) SQL
2 178 (10.72%) Java
3 149 (8.97%) JavaScript
4 146 (8.79%) C#
5 56 (3.37%) Python
6 47 (2.83%) C++
7 39 (2.35%) PL/SQL
8 34 (2.05%) C
9 32 (1.93%) PHP
10 26 (1.57%) ABAP
11 25 (1.51%) Ruby
12 24 (1.44%) VB.NET
12 24 (1.44%) XPath
13 22 (1.32%) T-SQL
14 20 (1.20%) Bash Shell
15 19 (1.14%) X++
16 17 (1.02%) Ada
17 14 (0.84%) VB
18 13 (0.78%) Shell Script
19 12 (0.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 198 (11.92%) Security Cleared
2 146 (8.79%) SC Cleared
3 137 (8.25%) Degree
4 29 (1.75%) PMI Certification
5 27 (1.63%) PMP
6 23 (1.38%) BPSS Clearance
6 23 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 21 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 14 (0.84%) DV Cleared
8 14 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 12 (0.72%) ISEB
10 11 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (0.60%) APMP
11 10 (0.60%) Chartered Engineer
11 10 (0.60%) ISTQB
12 9 (0.54%) CISSP
12 9 (0.54%) MCSE
13 8 (0.48%) CCNA
14 7 (0.42%) CCNP
14 7 (0.42%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (2.77%) QA
2 24 (1.44%) GMP
3 22 (1.32%) GxP
4 16 (0.96%) GAMP
5 14 (0.84%) GCP
6 13 (0.78%) Data Quality
7 12 (0.72%) ISO 9001
7 12 (0.72%) SLA
8 11 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 3 (0.18%) ISO 9000
11 3 (0.18%) PCI DSS
12 2 (0.12%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 2 (0.12%) GDPR
13 1 (0.060%) Actionable Recommendations
13 1 (0.060%) Def Stans
13 1 (0.060%) MISRA
13 1 (0.060%) MISRA C
13 1 (0.060%) PMBOK
System Software
1 65 (3.91%) Active Directory
2 46 (2.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (1.08%) Virtual Servers
4 17 (1.02%) Docker
5 16 (0.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 15 (0.90%) Hyper-V
7 14 (0.84%) Firmware
8 13 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
9 10 (0.60%) VMware ESX
9 10 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.30%) vSphere
10 5 (0.30%) XenApp
11 3 (0.18%) NFS
11 3 (0.18%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.18%) VMware Server
11 3 (0.18%) XenServer
12 2 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.12%) Samba
12 2 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (1.51%) Ansible
2 18 (1.08%) Puppet
3 10 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (0.54%) SCCM
5 7 (0.42%) Backup Exec
5 7 (0.42%) Kibana
5 7 (0.42%) MOM
5 7 (0.42%) Terraform
6 6 (0.36%) logstash
6 6 (0.36%) Salt
7 5 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.24%) Nagios
8 4 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.18%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (0.18%) Nessus
9 3 (0.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 3 (0.18%) WSUS
10 2 (0.12%) Graphite
10 2 (0.12%) Kubernetes
10 2 (0.12%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 708 (42.62%) SAP
2 217 (13.06%) Microsoft
3 149 (8.97%) Oracle
4 68 (4.09%) VMware
5 37 (2.23%) HP
6 33 (1.99%) Adobe
6 33 (1.99%) Red Hat
6 33 (1.99%) ServiceNow
7 30 (1.81%) Cisco
8 24 (1.44%) Siemens
9 23 (1.38%) IBM
9 23 (1.38%) Sage
10 22 (1.32%) WSO2
11 21 (1.26%) EMC
12 16 (0.96%) Citrix
13 15 (0.90%) Tableau
14 14 (0.84%) Infor
14 14 (0.84%) JD Edwards
15 12 (0.72%) Capita
16 10 (0.60%) Google
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