The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manufacturing over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manufacturing
Rank 130 174 189
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +15
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 889 591 581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.63% 1.16% 1.00%
As % of the General category 4.21% 2.68% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 241 235
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-8.82% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 42 44
Average hourly rate £30.75 £37.80 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.65% +30.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £12.01 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £52.90 £49.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.75 £37.80 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-18.65% +30.34%
General Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
21136 22038 25856
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.70% 43.10% 44.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 13049 13493 15396
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £620 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 549 632 727
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £43.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £22.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-1.11% -16.66%

Manufacturing
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Manufacturing within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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
England +54 807 £400 -11.11% 455
London +52 233 £469 +1.90% 63
South East +33 156 £400 -8.57% 74
West Midlands +3 111 £411 +2.81% 56
South West +36 79 £350 +3.70% 79
East of England -4 78 £325 -14.75% 37
Coventry -2 51 £410 -28.69% 5
North West +21 49 £438 +13.63% 53
Hertfordshire +6 41 £475 +24.59% 7
Berkshire +33 40 £390 +11.42% 19
East Midlands +1 32 £375 -11.76% 31
Hampshire -24 32 £400 -11.11% 14
City of London +4 28 £363 -19.07% 17
Yorkshire 0 26 £363 -17.61% 44
Buckinghamshire +18 25 £413 - 17
Watford -3 24 £400 - 3
Scotland -22 24 £400 +3.22% 14
Surrey +14 23 £388 -31.11% 6
Cambridgeshire +3 20 £359 -26.41% 21
Bristol 0 19 £345 - 20
Oxfordshire +15 18 £425 -2.85% 6
Cheshire +13 18 £393 -1.87% 13
Milton Keynes +10 18 £425 - 4
Greenford - 17 - - 3
Somerset -2 16 £381 +8.92% 32
Gloucestershire -4 16 £388 -13.88% 11
Slough +7 15 £283 -5.83% 4
Warwickshire +4 15 £400 +42.85% 10
Birmingham +3 15 £550 +18.91% 19
North East -8 15 £375 +56.25% 12

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 623 (39.46%) SAP
2 594 (37.62%) Finance
3 328 (20.77%) Telecoms
4 295 (18.68%) Business Intelligence
5 283 (17.92%) Marketing
6 260 (16.47%) Programme Management
7 249 (15.77%) SQL
8 246 (15.58%) Electronics
9 243 (15.39%) Project Management
10 242 (15.33%) Digital Marketing
11 237 (15.01%) ERP
12 233 (14.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 232 (14.69%) DTV
14 217 (13.74%) Oracle
15 214 (13.55%) Retail
16 174 (11.02%) Microsoft
17 173 (10.96%) Java
18 158 (10.01%) E-Commerce
19 141 (8.93%) Degree
20 130 (8.23%) SQL Server
21 124 (7.85%) Windows
22 123 (7.79%) Pharmaceutical
23 117 (7.41%) JavaScript
24 116 (7.35%) .NET
25 111 (7.03%) HTML
25 111 (7.03%) Logistics
26 110 (6.97%) Security Cleared
27 108 (6.84%) Time Management
27 108 (6.84%) UNIX
28 107 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 81 (5.13%) WebSphere
2 48 (3.04%) MQSeries
3 45 (2.85%) SharePoint
4 23 (1.46%) Oracle Workflow
5 22 (1.39%) Tomcat
6 19 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
6 19 (1.20%) IIS
7 18 (1.14%) MS Exchange
8 17 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
9 16 (1.01%) WebLogic
10 12 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
11 10 (0.63%) Tuxedo
11 10 (0.63%) CMS
12 8 (0.51%) IBM HTTP Server
12 8 (0.51%) SAS
12 8 (0.51%) Adobe CQ
13 7 (0.44%) Lync
13 7 (0.44%) IBM Notes
13 7 (0.44%) MS Project Server
14 5 (0.32%) Apache
Applications
1 85 (5.38%) MS Excel
2 62 (3.93%) MS Office
3 40 (2.53%) MS Project
4 18 (1.14%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.82%) Photoshop
6 10 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (0.51%) AutoCAD
7 8 (0.51%) CATIA
8 6 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.19%) Pro/ENGINEER
10 3 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
10 3 (0.19%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.13%) SPSS
12 1 (0.063%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.063%) RoboHelp
12 1 (0.063%) CorelDRAW
12 1 (0.063%) NASTRAN
12 1 (0.063%) Weka
12 1 (0.063%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 233 (14.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 71 (4.50%) Dynamics AX
3 57 (3.61%) Oracle EBS R12
4 49 (3.10%) Oracle EBS
5 33 (2.09%) Oracle Applications
5 33 (2.09%) ENOVIA
6 32 (2.03%) SAP SD
6 32 (2.03%) SAP PP
7 28 (1.77%) SAP FI
7 28 (1.77%) Oracle General Ledger
7 28 (1.77%) Oracle Payables
7 28 (1.77%) Oracle Receivables
8 27 (1.71%) SAP SRM
9 25 (1.58%) SAP CO
10 24 (1.52%) SAP ERP
10 24 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
11 23 (1.46%) SAP FI/CO
11 23 (1.46%) Oracle Manufacturing
12 22 (1.39%) SAP MM
12 22 (1.39%) Oracle ASCP
Cloud Services
1 72 (4.56%) SaaS
2 11 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (0.57%) IaaS
4 7 (0.44%) Office 365
5 6 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.25%) Force.com
7 4 (0.25%) GitHub
8 3 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (0.13%) PaaS
10 1 (0.063%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.063%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.063%) CheetahMail
10 1 (0.063%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 45 (2.85%) Internet
2 32 (2.03%) DNS
3 23 (1.46%) HTTP
4 21 (1.33%) WAN
5 20 (1.27%) LAN
6 18 (1.14%) DHCP
6 18 (1.14%) SAN
6 18 (1.14%) Firewall
7 16 (1.01%) VPN
8 14 (0.89%) TCP/IP
9 8 (0.51%) MPLS
9 8 (0.51%) Wireless
10 7 (0.44%) Intranet
10 7 (0.44%) Ethernet
11 5 (0.32%) UMTS
11 5 (0.32%) LDAP
11 5 (0.32%) OSPF
11 5 (0.32%) BGP
11 5 (0.32%) Network Security
11 5 (0.32%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (8.23%) SQL Server
2 64 (4.05%) Relational Database
3 59 (3.74%) RDBMS
4 53 (3.36%) Oracle Database
5 47 (2.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 46 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 42 (2.66%) DB2
8 39 (2.47%) Oracle Reports
9 37 (2.34%) SAP BW
10 31 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
11 30 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 30 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
11 30 (1.90%) MySQL
12 24 (1.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 19 (1.20%) Oracle9i Database
14 18 (1.14%) DbVisualizer
15 14 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
15 14 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
16 13 (0.82%) Oracle BI EE
17 12 (0.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 33 (2.09%) Oracle Forms
2 25 (1.58%) JUnit
2 25 (1.58%) QuickTest Pro
3 22 (1.39%) Subversion
4 21 (1.33%) Ant
5 19 (1.20%) Eclipse
5 19 (1.20%) Rational DOORS
6 18 (1.14%) LoadRunner
6 18 (1.14%) Selenium
7 17 (1.08%) Maven
7 17 (1.08%) Log4j
8 13 (0.82%) Visual Studio
9 11 (0.70%) ClearCase
9 11 (0.70%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 11 (0.70%) ClearQuest
10 10 (0.63%) Git (software)
11 8 (0.51%) JDeveloper
12 6 (0.38%) PowerDesigner
12 6 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (0.32%) WebDriver
General
1 594 (37.62%) Finance
2 328 (20.77%) Telecoms
3 283 (17.92%) Marketing
4 246 (15.58%) Electronics
5 214 (13.55%) Retail
6 123 (7.79%) Pharmaceutical
7 94 (5.95%) Automotive
8 37 (2.34%) Banking
9 29 (1.84%) Advertising
10 25 (1.58%) Legal
11 20 (1.27%) Aerospace
12 7 (0.44%) French Language
12 7 (0.44%) German Language
13 6 (0.38%) Front Office
13 6 (0.38%) Back Office
14 5 (0.32%) Publishing
14 5 (0.32%) General Ledger
15 4 (0.25%) Local Government
15 4 (0.25%) Military
16 3 (0.19%) Billing
Job Titles
1 280 (17.73%) Consultant
2 251 (15.90%) Developer
3 231 (14.63%) Analyst
4 178 (11.27%) Project Manager
5 132 (8.36%) Architect
6 127 (8.04%) SAP Consultant
7 103 (6.52%) Business Analyst
8 59 (3.74%) Oracle Consultant
9 58 (3.67%) Functional Consultant
10 56 (3.55%) Java Developer
11 53 (3.36%) Solutions Architect
12 41 (2.60%) SAP Manager
13 34 (2.15%) Front-End Developer
14 30 (1.90%) .NET Developer
15 28 (1.77%) Support Analyst
15 28 (1.77%) Programme Manager
15 28 (1.77%) Applications Engineer
16 27 (1.71%) Tester
17 26 (1.65%) Administrator
17 26 (1.65%) Oracle Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (7.35%) .NET
2 111 (7.03%) HTML
3 94 (5.95%) XML
4 87 (5.51%) J2EE
5 80 (5.07%) CSS
6 59 (3.74%) Web Services
7 46 (2.91%) ASP.NET
8 43 (2.72%) XHTML
9 42 (2.66%) jQuery
10 40 (2.53%) HTML5
11 35 (2.22%) JSP
11 35 (2.22%) Middleware
12 29 (1.84%) SOAP
12 29 (1.84%) CSS3
13 27 (1.71%) Ajax
14 26 (1.65%) XSLT
15 24 (1.52%) Spring
15 24 (1.52%) JSTL
16 20 (1.27%) Servlets
17 19 (1.20%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 232 (14.69%) DTV
2 68 (4.31%) FMCG
3 39 (2.47%) NHS
4 31 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 26 (1.65%) W3C
6 25 (1.58%) Computer Science
7 17 (1.08%) Clustering
7 17 (1.08%) Web 2.0
8 15 (0.95%) Data Conversion
9 14 (0.89%) Mobile App
10 12 (0.76%) PMI
10 12 (0.76%) AS400
11 11 (0.70%) SCADA
12 10 (0.63%) Social Media
12 10 (0.63%) Life Science
12 10 (0.63%) Pharmacovigilance
13 9 (0.57%) RMADS
14 8 (0.51%) iSeries
14 8 (0.51%) Embedded Systems
15 7 (0.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 124 (7.85%) Windows
2 108 (6.84%) UNIX
3 98 (6.21%) Linux
4 30 (1.90%) Solaris
5 26 (1.65%) Windows XP
6 19 (1.20%) HPUX
7 18 (1.14%) Windows 7
8 16 (1.01%) AIX
9 13 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (0.57%) VMS
13 9 (0.57%) Windows 8
14 6 (0.38%) CentOS
14 6 (0.38%) SUSE
15 5 (0.32%) Android
15 5 (0.32%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.25%) Fedora
17 2 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 295 (18.68%) Business Intelligence
2 260 (16.47%) Programme Management
3 243 (15.39%) Project Management
4 242 (15.33%) Digital Marketing
5 237 (15.01%) ERP
6 158 (10.01%) E-Commerce
7 111 (7.03%) Logistics
8 108 (6.84%) Time Management
9 107 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
10 106 (6.71%) Change Management
11 99 (6.27%) Migration
12 93 (5.89%) Validation
13 84 (5.32%) ITIL
14 78 (4.94%) PRINCE2
15 63 (3.99%) Continuous Improvement
16 60 (3.80%) SOA
17 58 (3.67%) CRM
18 54 (3.42%) Business Analysis
19 52 (3.29%) Scrum
20 51 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 249 (15.77%) SQL
2 173 (10.96%) Java
3 117 (7.41%) JavaScript
4 80 (5.07%) C#
5 61 (3.86%) PL/SQL
6 33 (2.09%) T-SQL
7 32 (2.03%) Perl
8 30 (1.90%) C
9 29 (1.84%) C++
10 27 (1.71%) Bash Shell
11 24 (1.52%) VB.NET
12 21 (1.33%) Ruby
13 18 (1.14%) XPath
14 16 (1.01%) ABAP
14 16 (1.01%) Python
15 14 (0.89%) VB
16 13 (0.82%) PHP
17 10 (0.63%) Shell Script
18 8 (0.51%) Clojure
18 8 (0.51%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 141 (8.93%) Degree
2 110 (6.97%) Security Cleared
3 51 (3.23%) SC Cleared
4 38 (2.41%) ISEB
5 29 (1.84%) PMI Certification
5 29 (1.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 25 (1.58%) DV Cleared
7 20 (1.27%) SAP Certification
8 17 (1.08%) PMP
9 10 (0.63%) ISTQB
10 9 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 9 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (0.57%) CISSP
10 9 (0.57%) HNC
11 8 (0.51%) CEH
12 7 (0.44%) Oracle Certification
13 6 (0.38%) OCP
13 6 (0.38%) Sun Certification
13 6 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 5 (0.32%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (1.71%) QA
2 16 (1.01%) SLA
3 12 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.63%) ISO 9000
4 10 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (0.63%) GxP
5 9 (0.57%) GMP
6 4 (0.25%) ISO 14001
6 4 (0.25%) P3O
7 3 (0.19%) GCP
7 3 (0.19%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 3 (0.19%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.13%) COBIT
8 2 (0.13%) GAMP
8 2 (0.13%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.063%) FATCA
9 1 (0.063%) EMIR
9 1 (0.063%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.063%) RosettaNet
9 1 (0.063%) MiFID
System Software
1 51 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 16 (1.01%) Hyper-V
3 7 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.32%) vSphere
5 4 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (0.25%) ISA Server
6 3 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.13%) NFS
7 2 (0.13%) Sendmail
7 2 (0.13%) XenApp
7 2 (0.13%) Nmap
7 2 (0.13%) Cronacle
7 2 (0.13%) OCFS2
7 2 (0.13%) GPFS
8 1 (0.063%) Xen
8 1 (0.063%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.063%) RACF
8 1 (0.063%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.063%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.063%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (0.63%) OpenView
2 10 (0.63%) SCCM
2 10 (0.63%) OVSD
3 7 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (0.38%) Puppet
5 4 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (0.25%) Nagios
6 3 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.19%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.19%) Nessus
6 3 (0.19%) Cacti
6 3 (0.19%) Ganglia
6 3 (0.19%) SCOM
6 3 (0.19%) SCOrch
6 3 (0.19%) OpenAM
6 3 (0.19%) StatsD
7 2 (0.13%) WSUS
7 2 (0.13%) MOM
Vendors
1 623 (39.46%) SAP
2 217 (13.74%) Oracle
3 174 (11.02%) Microsoft
4 86 (5.45%) IBM
5 63 (3.99%) HP
6 23 (1.46%) Cisco
6 23 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
7 20 (1.27%) Adobe
8 18 (1.14%) VMware
9 17 (1.08%) Interwoven
9 17 (1.08%) Red Hat
10 15 (0.95%) Sun
11 14 (0.89%) TIBCO
11 14 (0.89%) ATG
12 13 (0.82%) Dell
13 12 (0.76%) JBoss
13 12 (0.76%) JD Edwards
14 11 (0.70%) SolidWorks
14 11 (0.70%) Blue Martini
14 11 (0.70%) Elastic Path
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