The first 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 11 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 for the Watford region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manufacturing
Rank 7 4 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 22 18 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 22.68% 21.69% -
As % of the General category 46.81% 43.90% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £424 £410
% change year-on-year
-11.50% +3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £37.80 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +30.34%
General Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
47 41 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 48.45% 49.40% 53.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 4 4
Average daily rate £388 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £373 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £455 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £23.86 £50.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.29% +238.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -15.09%
Manufacturing
Hertfordshire

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 11 July 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 61 (100.00%) Retail
2 60 (98.36%) Finance
2 60 (98.36%) E-Commerce
3 29 (47.54%) HTML
4 27 (44.26%) Java
4 27 (44.26%) JavaScript
4 27 (44.26%) IBM
5 26 (42.62%) SQL
6 24 (39.34%) Project Management
6 24 (39.34%) WebSphere
7 21 (34.43%) J2EE
7 21 (34.43%) UNIX
8 20 (32.79%) Time Management
9 19 (31.15%) JSP
9 19 (31.15%) XHTML
10 18 (29.51%) MQSeries
11 17 (27.87%) OO
11 17 (27.87%) DB2
11 17 (27.87%) CSS
12 16 (26.23%) Photoshop
13 15 (24.59%) W3C
14 14 (22.95%) XML
15 13 (21.31%) Linux
16 12 (19.67%) HP
17 11 (18.03%) Adobe
17 11 (18.03%) Oracle
17 11 (18.03%) Web Design
17 11 (18.03%) HTML5
17 11 (18.03%) CSS3
17 11 (18.03%) Responsive Web Design

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 24 (39.34%) WebSphere
2 18 (29.51%) MQSeries
3 10 (16.39%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (13.11%) Tomcat
5 6 (9.84%) IBM HTTP Server
5 6 (9.84%) IIS
6 4 (6.56%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (26.23%) Photoshop
2 5 (8.20%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (8.20%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.75%) HTTP
2 7 (11.48%) Internet
3 1 (1.64%) RFID
3 1 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.64%) LAN
3 1 (1.64%) WAN
3 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.64%) VPN
3 1 (1.64%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (27.87%) DB2
2 7 (11.48%) Oracle Database
3 6 (9.84%) Relational Database
3 6 (9.84%) RDBMS
3 6 (9.84%) DbVisualizer
4 4 (6.56%) MySQL
5 1 (1.64%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (9.84%) Ant
1 6 (9.84%) JUnit
1 6 (9.84%) Eclipse
1 6 (9.84%) QuickTest Pro
1 6 (9.84%) Log4j
1 6 (9.84%) Subversion
2 5 (8.20%) Axure RP
2 5 (8.20%) LoadRunner
3 4 (6.56%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 2 (3.28%) Maven
General
1 61 (100.00%) Retail
2 60 (98.36%) Finance
3 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (34.43%) Developer
2 15 (24.59%) Front-End Developer
3 14 (22.95%) Project Manager
4 10 (16.39%) Business Analyst
4 10 (16.39%) Analyst
5 6 (9.84%) Tester
5 6 (9.84%) Delivery Project Manager
5 6 (9.84%) Services Delivery Manager
5 6 (9.84%) Service Manager
5 6 (9.84%) Java Developer
5 6 (9.84%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 6 (9.84%) Technical Project Manager
5 6 (9.84%) Infrastructure Manager
5 6 (9.84%) Technical Manager
5 6 (9.84%) Delivery Manager
5 6 (9.84%) Technical Services Manager
5 6 (9.84%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
5 6 (9.84%) Technical Delivery Manager
6 5 (8.20%) User Experience Designer
6 5 (8.20%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (47.54%) HTML
2 21 (34.43%) J2EE
3 19 (31.15%) JSP
3 19 (31.15%) XHTML
4 17 (27.87%) CSS
5 14 (22.95%) XML
6 11 (18.03%) HTML5
6 11 (18.03%) CSS3
7 8 (13.11%) JSTL
8 6 (9.84%) XSLT
8 6 (9.84%) Flash
8 6 (9.84%) XMLBeans
8 6 (9.84%) Ajax
8 6 (9.84%) JMS
8 6 (9.84%) Servlets
8 6 (9.84%) Struts
9 4 (6.56%) SOAP
9 4 (6.56%) JDBC
9 4 (6.56%) EJB
9 4 (6.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.59%) W3C
2 6 (9.84%) Web 2.0
3 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (34.43%) UNIX
2 13 (21.31%) Linux
3 7 (11.48%) Windows
4 6 (9.84%) AIX
4 6 (9.84%) HPUX
4 6 (9.84%) Solaris
4 6 (9.84%) SUSE
4 6 (9.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (98.36%) E-Commerce
2 24 (39.34%) Project Management
3 20 (32.79%) Time Management
4 17 (27.87%) OO
5 11 (18.03%) Web Design
5 11 (18.03%) Responsive Web Design
5 11 (18.03%) Analytics
6 10 (16.39%) Change Management
7 8 (13.11%) Content Management
7 8 (13.11%) System Testing
7 8 (13.11%) Waterfall
7 8 (13.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (13.11%) Change Control
8 7 (11.48%) ITIL
9 6 (9.84%) Regression Testing
9 6 (9.84%) Service Delivery
9 6 (9.84%) Web Development
10 5 (8.20%) Usability Testing
10 5 (8.20%) Information Architecture
10 5 (8.20%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (44.26%) Java
1 27 (44.26%) JavaScript
2 26 (42.62%) SQL
3 6 (9.84%) XPath
4 4 (6.56%) Bash Shell
4 4 (6.56%) Perl
5 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (16.39%) Degree
2 8 (13.11%) ISEB
3 2 (3.28%) Sun Certification
3 2 (3.28%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 27 (44.26%) IBM
2 12 (19.67%) HP
3 11 (18.03%) Oracle
3 11 (18.03%) Adobe
4 8 (13.11%) Sun
5 6 (9.84%) Dell
5 6 (9.84%) Interwoven
5 6 (9.84%) Red Hat
6 4 (6.56%) ATG
6 4 (6.56%) Blue Martini
6 4 (6.56%) Elastic Path
7 1 (1.64%) Sage
7 1 (1.64%) Cisco
7 1 (1.64%) Microsoft