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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manufacturing over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manufacturing
Rank 39 35 38
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 90 117 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.60% 4.53% 3.99%
As % of the General category 10.70% 15.10% 13.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 55 20
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£400 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £405
% change year-on-year
- -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 26 17
Average hourly rate £31.44 £37.80 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.82% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £29.25 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -13.33%
Manufacturing
England

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
841 775 595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.61% 29.98% 28.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 381 275
Average daily rate £400 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £213 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £507 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 57 47
Average hourly rate £31.44 £31.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.19% +23.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £18.60 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -

Manufacturing
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Manufacturing across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +6 21 £420 +5.00% 3
Birmingham +13 19 £475 +15.15% 21
Coventry -25 11 £400 -5.88% 4
Shropshire -11 3 - - 1
Wolverhampton +6 2 £600 +11.62% 1
Staffordshire -7 2 £475 - 1
Solihull -5 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 - - 1
Manufacturing
England

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 56 (33.94%) SAP
2 30 (18.18%) Automotive
3 27 (16.36%) User Acceptance Testing
4 26 (15.76%) Finance
4 26 (15.76%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (15.15%) SQL
5 25 (15.15%) SQL Server
6 23 (13.94%) Project Management
6 23 (13.94%) Stakeholder Management
7 22 (13.33%) Visual Studio
8 16 (9.70%) Electronics
9 14 (8.48%) Microsoft
10 13 (7.88%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (7.88%) ERP
10 13 (7.88%) Telecoms
10 13 (7.88%) Programme Management
11 12 (7.27%) MS Excel
12 11 (6.67%) Middleware
12 11 (6.67%) IBM
12 11 (6.67%) .NET
12 11 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (6.06%) PRINCE2
13 10 (6.06%) Aerospace
13 10 (6.06%) SAP QM
14 9 (5.45%) Retail
14 9 (5.45%) SAP CO
14 9 (5.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 9 (5.45%) SAP FI/CO
14 9 (5.45%) ITIL
14 9 (5.45%) SAP FI

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 5 (3.03%) SharePoint
1 5 (3.03%) SAP EP
2 4 (2.42%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.82%) JBoss
4 2 (1.21%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.61%) FileNet
5 1 (0.61%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.61%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.61%) Lync
5 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (7.27%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.85%) MS Office
2 8 (4.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.82%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.21%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.61%) TargetLink
5 1 (0.61%) MS Project
5 1 (0.61%) Simulink
5 1 (0.61%) Stateflow
5 1 (0.61%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 10 (6.06%) SAP QM
2 9 (5.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (5.45%) SAP FI/CO
2 9 (5.45%) SAP CO
2 9 (5.45%) SAP FI
3 8 (4.85%) SAP EWM
4 7 (4.24%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (3.64%) SAP PP
6 5 (3.03%) SAP MM
6 5 (3.03%) SAP HCM
7 4 (2.42%) SAP APO
8 3 (1.82%) SAP ERP
8 3 (1.82%) SAP MII
9 2 (1.21%) SAP SD
9 2 (1.21%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.61%) ENOVIA
10 1 (0.61%) SAP PM
10 1 (0.61%) Teamcenter
10 1 (0.61%) Oracle 11i
10 1 (0.61%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.21%) Office 365
2 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.42%) LAN
1 4 (2.42%) WAN
1 4 (2.42%) FlexRay
2 3 (1.82%) Firewall
2 3 (1.82%) Network Security
3 1 (0.61%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.61%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.61%) IPsec
3 1 (0.61%) LDAP
3 1 (0.61%) DHCP
3 1 (0.61%) FTP
3 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.61%) VPN
3 1 (0.61%) DNS
3 1 (0.61%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.61%) Intranet
3 1 (0.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.82%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.21%) Big Data
4 2 (1.21%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.21%) Apache Hive
4 2 (1.21%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.21%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.61%) QlikView
5 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.61%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.61%) MS Access
5 1 (0.61%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 22 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.03%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (1.21%) LSMW
4 1 (0.61%) Subversion
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.61%) XMLSpy
4 1 (0.61%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 30 (18.18%) Automotive
2 26 (15.76%) Finance
3 16 (9.70%) Electronics
4 13 (7.88%) Telecoms
5 10 (6.06%) Aerospace
6 9 (5.45%) Retail
6 9 (5.45%) Marketing
7 3 (1.82%) Publishing
8 1 (0.61%) Games
8 1 (0.61%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.61%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 35 (21.21%) Developer
2 29 (17.58%) Consultant
3 21 (12.73%) Architect
4 16 (9.70%) SAP Consultant
5 15 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 15 (9.09%) Analyst
6 12 (7.27%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (6.06%) SAP Architect
8 8 (4.85%) Infrastructure Manager
8 8 (4.85%) .NET Developer
9 7 (4.24%) Business Analyst
9 7 (4.24%) SAP Solutions Architect
10 5 (3.03%) AWS Developer
10 5 (3.03%) Enterprise Architect
10 5 (3.03%) Support Engineer
11 4 (2.42%) Programme Manager
11 4 (2.42%) Software Engineer
11 4 (2.42%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 3 (1.82%) Senior Manager
12 3 (1.82%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.67%) .NET
1 11 (6.67%) Middleware
2 6 (3.64%) SAP PI
3 5 (3.03%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (2.42%) EDI
4 4 (2.42%) HTML
4 4 (2.42%) XML
5 3 (1.82%) Web Services
5 3 (1.82%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.82%) EDIFACT
5 3 (1.82%) XML Messaging
5 3 (1.82%) BAPI
6 2 (1.21%) SAP Smart Forms
6 2 (1.21%) Web Dynpro
6 2 (1.21%) CSS
6 2 (1.21%) SAP ALE
6 2 (1.21%) HTML5
6 2 (1.21%) jQuery
7 1 (0.61%) WebGL
7 1 (0.61%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.85%) DTV
3 6 (3.64%) NHS
4 5 (3.03%) Visualisation
4 5 (3.03%) Life Science
5 4 (2.42%) CAN bus
6 3 (1.82%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (1.82%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.82%) FMCG
6 3 (1.82%) SCADA
6 3 (1.82%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.21%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.21%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.61%) VAX
8 1 (0.61%) Informatics
8 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.61%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.61%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.61%) DataPower
8 1 (0.61%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.85%) Windows
2 5 (3.03%) UNIX
3 4 (2.42%) VMS
4 3 (1.82%) Linux
5 2 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.61%) OpenVMS
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (16.36%) User Acceptance Testing
2 26 (15.76%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (13.94%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (13.94%) Project Management
4 13 (7.88%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (7.88%) ERP
4 13 (7.88%) Programme Management
5 10 (6.06%) PRINCE2
6 9 (5.45%) ITIL
7 8 (4.85%) Migration
7 8 (4.85%) Logistics
7 8 (4.85%) Digital Marketing
8 7 (4.24%) Change Management
8 7 (4.24%) Data Management
9 6 (3.64%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (3.03%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 5 (3.03%) Master Data Management
10 5 (3.03%) Patch Management
10 5 (3.03%) Test Scripting
10 5 (3.03%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (15.15%) SQL
2 5 (3.03%) C#
2 5 (3.03%) VBA
3 4 (2.42%) JavaScript
3 4 (2.42%) ABAP
4 2 (1.21%) C
4 2 (1.21%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.21%) SAPscript
5 1 (0.61%) MATLAB
5 1 (0.61%) DCL
5 1 (0.61%) X++
5 1 (0.61%) Apex Code
5 1 (0.61%) VC++
5 1 (0.61%) Embedded C
5 1 (0.61%) Pascal
5 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.61%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.61%) PHP
5 1 (0.61%) C++
5 1 (0.61%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (4.24%) Degree
2 4 (2.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (1.82%) CEH
3 3 (1.82%) CCNA
3 3 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.21%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.21%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.61%) CBAP
5 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.61%) ISEB
5 1 (0.61%) CCA
5 1 (0.61%) CCNP
5 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.61%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.82%) SLA
1 3 (1.82%) QA
1 3 (1.82%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.61%) SCCM
1 1 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 56 (33.94%) SAP
2 14 (8.48%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.67%) IBM
4 6 (3.64%) Baan
4 6 (3.64%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (3.64%) Oracle
5 4 (2.42%) Tableau
6 3 (1.82%) VMware
6 3 (1.82%) PTC
6 3 (1.82%) HP
6 3 (1.82%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.21%) Cisco
7 2 (1.21%) Infor
8 1 (0.61%) F5
8 1 (0.61%) WSO2
8 1 (0.61%) Yahoo!
8 1 (0.61%) Google
8 1 (0.61%) Wonderware
8 1 (0.61%) SEEBURGER
8 1 (0.61%) Cognos
West Midlands
Montash
Rate: £120 - £175 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market related
Posted: 4 hours ago
West Midlands
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
People Source Consulting
Rate: £315 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Malvern
Real Staffing
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Rate: £450-500/day
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham or Farnborough or Manchester
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Rate: £450-500/day
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham or Farnborough or Manchester
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Rate: £450-500/day
Posted: 12 days ago
Telford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £14.00 - £20.00 per hour
Posted: 18 days ago
West Midlands
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 25 days ago