The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manufacturing over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manufacturing
Rank - 4 26
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 0 27 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford - 28.72% 1.92%
As % of the General category - 57.45% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.32% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £26.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -20.00%
Manufacturing
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford region.

General Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
38 47 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 28.79% 50.00% 55.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 16
Average daily rate £388 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £325 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £450 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £14.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

Manufacturing
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Manufacturing across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Manufacturing Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Manufacturing Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 23 (92.00%) Finance
2 21 (84.00%) Retail
2 21 (84.00%) E-Commerce
3 12 (48.00%) HTML
3 12 (48.00%) User Experience
4 10 (40.00%) Photoshop
4 10 (40.00%) Adobe Illustrator
5 9 (36.00%) CSS
5 9 (36.00%) SQL
6 8 (32.00%) Java
6 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (24.00%) B2B
7 6 (24.00%) B2C
7 6 (24.00%) IBM
7 6 (24.00%) J2EE
7 6 (24.00%) XML
7 6 (24.00%) MQSeries
7 6 (24.00%) UNIX
7 6 (24.00%) OmniGraffle
7 6 (24.00%) Axure RP
7 6 (24.00%) Competitor Analysis
7 6 (24.00%) Degree
7 6 (24.00%) Usability Testing
7 6 (24.00%) Information Architecture
8 4 (16.00%) HTML5
8 4 (16.00%) Marketing
8 4 (16.00%) SAP
9 3 (12.00%) Servlets
9 3 (12.00%) SOAP
9 3 (12.00%) Struts

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 6 (24.00%) MQSeries
2 3 (12.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (12.00%) Adobe CQ
2 3 (12.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (40.00%) Photoshop
1 10 (40.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (24.00%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) SAP PS
2 1 (4.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (4.00%) SAP CO
2 1 (4.00%) SAP CS
2 1 (4.00%) SAP SD
2 1 (4.00%) SAP FI
2 1 (4.00%) SAP PP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) HTTP
1 3 (12.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) MySQL
1 3 (12.00%) DB2
1 3 (12.00%) DbVisualizer
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Axure RP
2 3 (12.00%) Ant
2 3 (12.00%) JUnit
2 3 (12.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (12.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (12.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (12.00%) Log4j
2 3 (12.00%) Subversion
2 3 (12.00%) Maven
General
1 23 (92.00%) Finance
2 21 (84.00%) Retail
3 4 (16.00%) Marketing
4 2 (8.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Consultant
2 7 (28.00%) Developer
3 6 (24.00%) User Experience Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) Digital Designer
4 4 (16.00%) Designer
5 3 (12.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Business Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Tester
5 3 (12.00%) Java Developer
6 2 (8.00%) SAP Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) ABAP Developer
6 2 (8.00%) SAP Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Project Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) SAP PS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) HTML
2 9 (36.00%) CSS
3 6 (24.00%) J2EE
3 6 (24.00%) XML
4 4 (16.00%) HTML5
5 3 (12.00%) REST
5 3 (12.00%) JMS
5 3 (12.00%) Hibernate
5 3 (12.00%) jQuery
5 3 (12.00%) XSLT
5 3 (12.00%) Flash
5 3 (12.00%) Spring
5 3 (12.00%) XMLBeans
5 3 (12.00%) Ajax
5 3 (12.00%) JSON
5 3 (12.00%) Servlets
5 3 (12.00%) SOAP
5 3 (12.00%) Struts
5 3 (12.00%) Web Services
6 2 (8.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (48.00%) User Experience
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Web 2.0
3 2 (8.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) UNIX
2 3 (12.00%) HPUX
2 3 (12.00%) Solaris
2 3 (12.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (84.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (24.00%) B2B
2 6 (24.00%) B2C
2 6 (24.00%) Competitor Analysis
2 6 (24.00%) Usability Testing
2 6 (24.00%) Information Architecture
3 3 (12.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (12.00%) System Testing
3 3 (12.00%) Time Management
3 3 (12.00%) OO
3 3 (12.00%) Content Management
3 3 (12.00%) Project Management
3 3 (12.00%) Change Management
3 3 (12.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (8.00%) Logistics
4 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.00%) CRM
5 1 (4.00%) Workflow
5 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) SQL
2 8 (32.00%) Java
2 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.00%) XPath
4 2 (8.00%) ABAP
5 1 (4.00%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (12.00%) ISEB
2 3 (12.00%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) IBM
2 4 (16.00%) SAP
3 3 (12.00%) Sun
3 3 (12.00%) HP
3 3 (12.00%) Interwoven
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle
4 2 (8.00%) Progress
5 1 (4.00%) Adobe