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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manufacturing
Rank 5 9 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 35 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 26.32% 9.76% -
As % of the General category 45.45% 21.05% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £550 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-14.70% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
General Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
77 38 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 57.89% 46.34% 56.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 10 20
Average daily rate £400 £433 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.51% +13.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £290 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £585 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £23.86 - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
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 23 April 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 72 (100.00%) Retail
2 71 (98.61%) Finance
2 71 (98.61%) E-Commerce
3 34 (47.22%) Project Management
4 30 (41.67%) Time Management
5 29 (40.28%) IBM
6 28 (38.89%) WebSphere
7 27 (37.50%) HTML
8 25 (34.72%) Photoshop
9 24 (33.33%) Java
9 24 (33.33%) JavaScript
9 24 (33.33%) J2EE
10 23 (31.94%) OO
11 21 (29.17%) JSP
11 21 (29.17%) SQL
11 21 (29.17%) CSS
11 21 (29.17%) XHTML
11 21 (29.17%) Analytics
12 19 (26.39%) HTML5
13 17 (23.61%) UNIX
14 16 (22.22%) Linux
14 16 (22.22%) Adobe
14 16 (22.22%) W3C
14 16 (22.22%) Web Design
14 16 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
14 16 (22.22%) CSS3
15 15 (20.83%) DB2
16 14 (19.44%) MQSeries
16 14 (19.44%) Waterfall
17 13 (18.06%) Continuous Improvement

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 28 (38.89%) WebSphere
2 14 (19.44%) MQSeries
3 13 (18.06%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (11.11%) Tomcat
5 6 (8.33%) IBM HTTP Server
5 6 (8.33%) IIS
6 2 (2.78%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 25 (34.72%) Photoshop
2 9 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (8.33%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (1.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Tridion
2 1 (1.39%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.89%) Internet
2 9 (12.50%) HTTP
3 1 (1.39%) RFID
3 1 (1.39%) Intranet
3 1 (1.39%) LAN
3 1 (1.39%) WAN
3 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.39%) VPN
3 1 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.83%) DB2
2 7 (9.72%) RDBMS
2 7 (9.72%) Oracle Database
2 7 (9.72%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.78%) MySQL
4 1 (1.39%) MS Access
4 1 (1.39%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 9 (12.50%) Ant
2 7 (9.72%) JUnit
2 7 (9.72%) Eclipse
2 7 (9.72%) Log4j
2 7 (9.72%) Subversion
3 6 (8.33%) Axure RP
4 5 (6.94%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 2 (2.78%) Rational Application Developer
5 2 (2.78%) Maven
6 1 (1.39%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 72 (100.00%) Retail
2 71 (98.61%) Finance
3 9 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (31.94%) Developer
2 19 (26.39%) Project Manager
3 16 (22.22%) Front-End Developer
4 10 (13.89%) Business Analyst
4 10 (13.89%) Analyst
5 9 (12.50%) Designer
6 7 (9.72%) Java Developer
7 6 (8.33%) Technical Delivery Manager
7 6 (8.33%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
7 6 (8.33%) User Experience Designer
7 6 (8.33%) Service Manager
7 6 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
7 6 (8.33%) Technical Manager
7 6 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
7 6 (8.33%) Technical Services Manager
7 6 (8.33%) Services Delivery Manager
7 6 (8.33%) Consultant
7 6 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 6 (8.33%) Technical Project Manager
7 6 (8.33%) Delivery Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (37.50%) HTML
2 24 (33.33%) J2EE
3 21 (29.17%) JSP
3 21 (29.17%) CSS
3 21 (29.17%) XHTML
4 19 (26.39%) HTML5
5 16 (22.22%) CSS3
6 8 (11.11%) XML
7 7 (9.72%) XSLT
7 7 (9.72%) Servlets
7 7 (9.72%) Struts
7 7 (9.72%) JMS
7 7 (9.72%) XMLBeans
7 7 (9.72%) Ajax
8 5 (6.94%) JDBC
8 5 (6.94%) EJB
8 5 (6.94%) JSTL
9 2 (2.78%) REST
9 2 (2.78%) Spring
9 2 (2.78%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.22%) W3C
2 7 (9.72%) Web 2.0
3 5 (6.94%) FMCG
3 5 (6.94%) Social Media
4 1 (1.39%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (23.61%) UNIX
2 16 (22.22%) Linux
3 7 (9.72%) Windows
3 7 (9.72%) HPUX
3 7 (9.72%) Solaris
4 6 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (8.33%) SUSE
4 6 (8.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (98.61%) E-Commerce
2 34 (47.22%) Project Management
3 30 (41.67%) Time Management
4 23 (31.94%) OO
5 21 (29.17%) Analytics
6 16 (22.22%) Web Design
6 16 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
7 14 (19.44%) Waterfall
8 13 (18.06%) Continuous Improvement
8 13 (18.06%) Change Control
9 12 (16.67%) Change Management
10 11 (15.28%) B2B
10 11 (15.28%) B2C
11 8 (11.11%) UML
12 7 (9.72%) ITIL
12 7 (9.72%) Content Management
13 6 (8.33%) Information Architecture
13 6 (8.33%) Usability Testing
13 6 (8.33%) Competitor Analysis
13 6 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (33.33%) Java
1 24 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 21 (29.17%) SQL
3 7 (9.72%) XPath
4 5 (6.94%) Perl
4 5 (6.94%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.94%) Degree
2 4 (5.56%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.39%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 29 (40.28%) IBM
2 16 (22.22%) Adobe
3 12 (16.67%) Oracle
4 10 (13.89%) Sun
5 7 (9.72%) HP
5 7 (9.72%) Interwoven
6 6 (8.33%) ATG
6 6 (8.33%) Dell
6 6 (8.33%) Red Hat
7 5 (6.94%) Blue Martini
7 5 (6.94%) Elastic Path
8 1 (1.39%) Sage
8 1 (1.39%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.39%) Cisco
8 1 (1.39%) Demandware
8 1 (1.39%) hybris
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