The first table below looks at the demand for MFGPRO skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MFGPRO over the 3 months to 25 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 of the Business Applications 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
QAD MFG/PRO
Rank 589 563 582
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +19
Contract jobs citing MFGPRO 4 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.010% 0.003%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.079% 0.11% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£273 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £273 - £275
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 -
Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
5076 4627 5318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.28% 9.07% 9.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2606 2364 2558
Average daily rate £433 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.76% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £588 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 81 56
Average hourly rate £31.50 £27.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.54% -25.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.50 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £59.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £28.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+9.56% -11.53%

MFGPRO
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MFGPRO within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

MFGPRO Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MFGPRO
Daily Rate Trend

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

MFGPRO Daily Rate Trend in the UK

MFGPRO
Hourly Rate Trend

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

MFGPRO Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

MFGPRO
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MFGPRO within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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 -29 4 £273 - 5
Scotland - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - -
Glasgow - - - - 1
Oxford - - - -
Tewkesbury - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
South East - - - - 2
South West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -

MFGPRO
Top 12 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing MFGPRO 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 MFGPRO.

1 4 (80.00%) EDI
2 2 (40.00%) ITSM
2 2 (40.00%) QAD
2 2 (40.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (40.00%) Time Management
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Progress
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing

MFGPRO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing MFGPRO 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 MFGPRO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Business Systems Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Progress Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) EDI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (40.00%) Service Management
1 2 (40.00%) ITSM
1 2 (40.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) QAD
2 1 (20.00%) Progress