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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manufacturing
Rank 3 4 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 33 27 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 24.63% 32.53% -
As % of the General category 51.56% 54.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £405 £420
% change year-on-year
-1.23% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £33.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +12.50%
Manufacturing
Hertfordshire

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
64 50 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 47.76% 60.24% 46.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 8 9
Average daily rate £394 £338 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £150 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

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 29 August 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 51 (96.23%) Finance
2 49 (92.45%) Retail
2 49 (92.45%) E-Commerce
3 28 (52.83%) HTML
4 27 (50.94%) SQL
5 22 (41.51%) Java
5 22 (41.51%) JavaScript
6 18 (33.96%) UNIX
6 18 (33.96%) IBM
7 17 (32.08%) CSS
8 16 (30.19%) J2EE
8 16 (30.19%) XML
8 16 (30.19%) MQSeries
9 15 (28.30%) Project Management
10 14 (26.42%) Photoshop
11 13 (24.53%) WebSphere
11 13 (24.53%) Degree
11 13 (24.53%) Time Management
12 12 (22.64%) OO
13 11 (20.75%) JSP
13 11 (20.75%) DB2
13 11 (20.75%) XHTML
13 11 (20.75%) Change Management
14 10 (18.87%) Adobe Illustrator
14 10 (18.87%) Content Management
14 10 (18.87%) Linux
15 9 (16.98%) Oracle
16 8 (15.09%) JMS
16 8 (15.09%) Eclipse
16 8 (15.09%) W3C

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 16 (30.19%) MQSeries
2 13 (24.53%) WebSphere
3 7 (13.21%) Adobe CQ
3 7 (13.21%) Tomcat
4 5 (9.43%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (3.77%) IIS
5 2 (3.77%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 14 (26.42%) Photoshop
2 10 (18.87%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (11.32%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Tridion
2 2 (3.77%) SAP PS
3 1 (1.89%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.89%) SAP CS
3 1 (1.89%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.89%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.89%) SAP PP
3 1 (1.89%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.09%) Internet
2 7 (13.21%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.75%) DB2
2 7 (13.21%) MySQL
3 6 (11.32%) RDBMS
3 6 (11.32%) DbVisualizer
3 6 (11.32%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (15.09%) Eclipse
1 8 (15.09%) Ant
1 8 (15.09%) JUnit
1 8 (15.09%) Subversion
1 8 (15.09%) Log4j
2 6 (11.32%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (11.32%) LoadRunner
2 6 (11.32%) Axure RP
3 5 (9.43%) Maven
4 3 (5.66%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 51 (96.23%) Finance
2 49 (92.45%) Retail
3 4 (7.55%) Marketing
4 2 (3.77%) Billing
Job Titles
1 18 (33.96%) Developer
2 11 (20.75%) Business Analyst
2 11 (20.75%) Analyst
3 8 (15.09%) Front-End Developer
3 8 (15.09%) Java Developer
3 8 (15.09%) Consultant
4 6 (11.32%) Tester
4 6 (11.32%) User Experience Consultant
5 5 (9.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Project Manager
6 4 (7.55%) Digital Designer
6 4 (7.55%) Designer
7 2 (3.77%) Test Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Technical Project Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Delivery Project Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Service Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Services Delivery Manager
7 2 (3.77%) SAP Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (52.83%) HTML
2 17 (32.08%) CSS
3 16 (30.19%) J2EE
3 16 (30.19%) XML
4 11 (20.75%) JSP
4 11 (20.75%) XHTML
5 8 (15.09%) JMS
5 8 (15.09%) Servlets
5 8 (15.09%) Struts
5 8 (15.09%) XSLT
5 8 (15.09%) XMLBeans
5 8 (15.09%) Ajax
5 8 (15.09%) HTML5
6 7 (13.21%) REST
6 7 (13.21%) JSTL
6 7 (13.21%) SOAP
7 6 (11.32%) Flash
8 5 (9.43%) Hibernate
8 5 (9.43%) Spring
8 5 (9.43%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) W3C
1 8 (15.09%) Web 2.0
2 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (33.96%) UNIX
2 10 (18.87%) Linux
3 8 (15.09%) HPUX
3 8 (15.09%) Solaris
4 2 (3.77%) Windows
4 2 (3.77%) AIX
4 2 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.77%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (92.45%) E-Commerce
2 15 (28.30%) Project Management
3 13 (24.53%) Time Management
4 12 (22.64%) OO
5 11 (20.75%) Change Management
6 10 (18.87%) Content Management
7 8 (15.09%) System Testing
8 6 (11.32%) B2B
8 6 (11.32%) B2C
8 6 (11.32%) Usability Testing
8 6 (11.32%) Information Architecture
8 6 (11.32%) Competitor Analysis
8 6 (11.32%) Automated Testing
8 6 (11.32%) Regression Testing
9 4 (7.55%) Web Design
9 4 (7.55%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (7.55%) Analytics
10 3 (5.66%) RAD
10 3 (5.66%) UML
11 2 (3.77%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 27 (50.94%) SQL
2 22 (41.51%) Java
2 22 (41.51%) JavaScript
3 8 (15.09%) XPath
4 3 (5.66%) Bash Shell
4 3 (5.66%) Perl
5 2 (3.77%) ABAP
6 1 (1.89%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 13 (24.53%) Degree
2 8 (15.09%) ISEB
2 8 (15.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (9.43%) Sun Certification
4 2 (3.77%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 18 (33.96%) IBM
2 9 (16.98%) Oracle
3 8 (15.09%) HP
3 8 (15.09%) Interwoven
4 7 (13.21%) Sun
5 5 (9.43%) Adobe
6 4 (7.55%) SAP
7 3 (5.66%) Elastic Path
7 3 (5.66%) ATG
7 3 (5.66%) Blue Martini
8 2 (3.77%) Progress
8 2 (3.77%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.77%) Dell
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