The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manufacturing over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manufacturing
England / West Midlands
Rank 49 48 61
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +13
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 81 71 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.38% 2.96% 2.30%
As % of the General category 10.89% 10.35% 7.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 39 19
Median daily rate £434 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.68% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £298 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £750 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 7
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -29.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £18.32 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £22.20 £36.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +37.93%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

General Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
744 686 687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 31.09% 28.56% 32.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 385 371
Median daily rate £400 £413 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +14.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £258 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 32 42
Median hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £27.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% -19.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £17.16 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £42.50 £33.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-24.28% +27.27%

Manufacturing
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Manufacturing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Manufacturing Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Manufacturing Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Manufacturing across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Manufacturing Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Manufacturing
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Manufacturing across the West Midlands region.

Manufacturing Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Manufacturing
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Manufacturing across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Manufacturing Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Manufacturing
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry -9 21 £488 -18.75% 4
Birmingham +5 16 £388 -10.91% 13
Warwickshire 0 14 £488 -15.21% 2
Wolverhampton +5 4 £363 -59.72% 2
Worcestershire - 3 £350 - 1
Shropshire +11 1 - - 4
Manufacturing
England

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Manufacturing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Manufacturing.

1 70 (38.67%) Finance
2 55 (30.39%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (29.28%) Microsoft
4 48 (26.52%) Dynamics AX
5 36 (19.89%) SAP
6 33 (18.23%) Automotive
7 31 (17.13%) Business Intelligence
8 25 (13.81%) CRM
9 23 (12.71%) C#
9 23 (12.71%) Analytical Skills
10 21 (11.60%) Microsoft Azure
10 21 (11.60%) HTML
10 21 (11.60%) JavaScript
10 21 (11.60%) CSS
10 21 (11.60%) Project Management
10 21 (11.60%) Stakeholder Management
11 20 (11.05%) Dynamics CRM
11 20 (11.05%) SharePoint
12 19 (10.50%) BizTalk Server
12 19 (10.50%) Business Development
12 19 (10.50%) Degree
12 19 (10.50%) HTML5
12 19 (10.50%) AngularJS
12 19 (10.50%) Public Cloud
13 18 (9.94%) Team Foundation Server
13 18 (9.94%) Business Analysis
14 17 (9.39%) X++
14 17 (9.39%) CSS3
14 17 (9.39%) Power BI
15 16 (8.84%) Marketing

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (11.05%) SharePoint
2 19 (10.50%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.10%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (2.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 48 (26.52%) Dynamics AX
2 20 (11.05%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (4.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (2.76%) Primavera
4 5 (2.76%) SAP APO
5 4 (2.21%) Sage 1000
5 4 (2.21%) SAP MM
6 3 (1.66%) SAP MII
7 2 (1.10%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.55%) Infor LN
8 1 (0.55%) MFGPRO
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.55%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.55%) SAP EWM
8 1 (0.55%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.55%) SAP FSCM
8 1 (0.55%) SAP GTS
8 1 (0.55%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 21 (11.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.10%) Heroku
2 2 (1.10%) SaaS
3 1 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.55%) IaaS
3 1 (0.55%) Office 365
3 1 (0.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.21%) Network Security
1 4 (2.21%) SAN
1 4 (2.21%) Unified Communications
2 2 (1.10%) DNS
3 1 (0.55%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (0.55%) DHCP
3 1 (0.55%) Firewall
3 1 (0.55%) LAN
3 1 (0.55%) LDAP
3 1 (0.55%) WAN
3 1 (0.55%) Wireless
3 1 (0.55%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.39%) Power BI
2 7 (3.87%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.76%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.21%) MySQL
5 3 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.10%) GIS
6 2 (1.10%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.10%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.55%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.55%) DataStage
7 1 (0.55%) DB2
7 1 (0.55%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.55%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.55%) OLAP
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.55%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (9.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.66%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.55%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.55%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.55%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.55%) Moq
3 1 (0.55%) NUnit
3 1 (0.55%) Subversion
3 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 70 (38.67%) Finance
2 33 (18.23%) Automotive
3 16 (8.84%) Marketing
4 15 (8.29%) Retail
5 12 (6.63%) Telecoms
6 10 (5.52%) Electronics
7 4 (2.21%) Advertising
8 3 (1.66%) Aerospace
9 2 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.55%) Czech Language
10 1 (0.55%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.55%) French Language
10 1 (0.55%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.55%) Legal
10 1 (0.55%) Military
Job Titles
1 50 (27.62%) Architect
2 34 (18.78%) Developer
3 21 (11.60%) Analyst
4 20 (11.05%) Consultant
5 19 (10.50%) Dynamics AX Architect
5 19 (10.50%) Dynamics AX Developer
6 17 (9.39%) Microsoft Developer
7 15 (8.29%) Solutions Architect
8 13 (7.18%) SAP Architect
9 12 (6.63%) Business Analyst
9 12 (6.63%) Project Manager
10 10 (5.52%) SAP Solutions Architect
11 9 (4.97%) Dynamics AX Consultant
11 9 (4.97%) Functional Consultant
12 7 (3.87%) IT Manager
12 7 (3.87%) Junior
12 7 (3.87%) Microsoft Consultant
12 7 (3.87%) Programme Manager
13 6 (3.31%) Infrastructure Manager
14 5 (2.76%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (11.60%) CSS
1 21 (11.60%) HTML
2 19 (10.50%) AngularJS
2 19 (10.50%) HTML5
3 17 (9.39%) CSS3
4 7 (3.87%) .NET
5 4 (2.21%) Web Services
6 3 (1.66%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.66%) EDI
6 3 (1.66%) Entity Framework
6 3 (1.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (1.66%) XML
7 2 (1.10%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.10%) jQuery
7 2 (1.10%) Spring
7 2 (1.10%) Visualforce
8 1 (0.55%) ADO.NET
8 1 (0.55%) MDX
8 1 (0.55%) SOAP
8 1 (0.55%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.71%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (10.50%) Public Cloud
3 8 (4.42%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.87%) FMCG
5 6 (3.31%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.76%) PMI
7 4 (2.21%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.10%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.10%) Life Science
8 2 (1.10%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.10%) User Experience
9 1 (0.55%) AS400
9 1 (0.55%) CMDB
9 1 (0.55%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.55%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.55%) HP Storage
9 1 (0.55%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.55%) SCADA
9 1 (0.55%) Symmetrix DMX
9 1 (0.55%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.18%) Windows
2 8 (4.42%) Linux
3 3 (1.66%) Unix
3 3 (1.66%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.10%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.10%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.55%) CentOS
5 1 (0.55%) HPUX
5 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.55%) SUSE
5 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.55%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (30.39%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (17.13%) Business Intelligence
3 25 (13.81%) CRM
4 21 (11.60%) Project Management
4 21 (11.60%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (10.50%) Business Development
6 18 (9.94%) Business Analysis
7 16 (8.84%) Programme Management
8 13 (7.18%) Change Management
9 12 (6.63%) ERP
9 12 (6.63%) Logistics
9 12 (6.63%) PRINCE2
10 9 (4.97%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (4.97%) Mentoring
10 9 (4.97%) Supplier Management
10 9 (4.97%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (4.42%) ITIL
11 8 (4.42%) PLM
12 7 (3.87%) Digital Marketing
12 7 (3.87%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 23 (12.71%) C#
2 21 (11.60%) JavaScript
3 17 (9.39%) X++
4 10 (5.52%) SQL
5 7 (3.87%) Java
6 4 (2.21%) PHP
7 3 (1.66%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.66%) VBA
8 2 (1.10%) Apex Code
8 2 (1.10%) Python
8 2 (1.10%) VB
8 2 (1.10%) VBScript
9 1 (0.55%) ABAP
9 1 (0.55%) C
9 1 (0.55%) COBOL
9 1 (0.55%) Go
9 1 (0.55%) Ruby
9 1 (0.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (10.50%) Degree
2 6 (3.31%) PMI Certification
3 5 (2.76%) PMP
4 4 (2.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.10%) CCNA
5 2 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.55%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.76%) QA
2 2 (1.10%) GMP
2 2 (1.10%) SLA
3 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (2.21%) VMware ESX
1 4 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.66%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.66%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.10%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.10%) XenApp
4 1 (0.55%) NFS
4 1 (0.55%) SRDF
4 1 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.55%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.55%) Puppet
2 1 (0.55%) vRealize
Vendors
1 53 (29.28%) Microsoft
2 36 (19.89%) SAP
3 9 (4.97%) IBM
4 8 (4.42%) VMware
5 5 (2.76%) HP
6 4 (2.21%) Cisco
6 4 (2.21%) Dell
6 4 (2.21%) Sage
7 3 (1.66%) Citrix
7 3 (1.66%) Oracle
8 2 (1.10%) 3PAR
8 2 (1.10%) Ariba
8 2 (1.10%) EMC
8 2 (1.10%) Infor
8 2 (1.10%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.10%) Progress
8 2 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.55%) arcserve
9 1 (0.55%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.55%) Tableau
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