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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manufacturing
Rank 25 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -3
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 2 24 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.59% 23.08% 26.97%
As % of the General category 5.00% 45.28% 48.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
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£210 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £389 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.89% -8.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -20.63%
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
40 53 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 31.75% 50.96% 55.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 23 5
Average daily rate £350 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £190 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £23.86 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -52.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

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 1 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) MS Excel

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Desktop Analyst