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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manufacturing
England / West Midlands
Rank 54 61 55
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 73 65 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.04% 2.51% 2.59%
As % of the General category 10.46% 9.15% 8.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 37 21
Median daily rate £433 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.88% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £330 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £750 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.31% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 8
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 £23.40 £17.24 £20.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £21.90 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £25.92
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +44.70%

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
698 710 709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.10% 27.40% 32.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 422 378
Median daily rate £405 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.31% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 26 50
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -21.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.36 £15.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.80 £42.00 £35.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £32.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.61% +45.55%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 21 February 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 +5 24 £488 -4.87% 4
Warwickshire +4 18 £458 -20.43% 5
Birmingham +5 9 £430 - 11
Wolverhampton +3 4 £363 -59.72%
Worcestershire - 2 £350 - 4
Manufacturing
England

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 58 (33.53%) Finance
2 53 (30.64%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (28.90%) Microsoft
4 43 (24.86%) Dynamics AX
5 37 (21.39%) Automotive
6 31 (17.92%) SAP
7 25 (14.45%) CRM
7 25 (14.45%) Project Management
8 24 (13.87%) Business Intelligence
8 24 (13.87%) C#
9 22 (12.72%) CSS
10 21 (12.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 21 (12.14%) Microsoft Azure
11 20 (11.56%) Analytical Skills
11 20 (11.56%) Dynamics CRM
11 20 (11.56%) HTML
11 20 (11.56%) JavaScript
11 20 (11.56%) BizTalk Server
12 19 (10.98%) SharePoint
12 19 (10.98%) Business Development
12 19 (10.98%) Public Cloud
12 19 (10.98%) AngularJS
13 18 (10.40%) HTML5
13 18 (10.40%) Team Foundation Server
13 18 (10.40%) Degree
14 17 (9.83%) X++
14 17 (9.83%) Business Analysis
14 17 (9.83%) Retail
14 17 (9.83%) CSS3
14 17 (9.83%) Power BI

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 (11.56%) BizTalk Server
2 19 (10.98%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.16%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.58%) ArchestrA
4 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (4.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 43 (24.86%) Dynamics AX
2 20 (11.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (4.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (2.89%) Primavera
5 4 (2.31%) SAP APO
6 3 (1.73%) Sage 1000
6 3 (1.73%) SAP MM
7 2 (1.16%) SAP CO
7 2 (1.16%) SAP FI
7 2 (1.16%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (1.16%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.58%) Infor LN
8 1 (0.58%) MFGPRO
8 1 (0.58%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.58%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.58%) SAP GTS
8 1 (0.58%) SAP MDM
8 1 (0.58%) SAP PM
8 1 (0.58%) SAP POS DM
8 1 (0.58%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 21 (12.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.16%) Heroku
3 1 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.58%) IaaS
3 1 (0.58%) Office 365
3 1 (0.58%) PaaS
3 1 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.89%) Network Security
2 4 (2.31%) SAN
3 2 (1.16%) Firewall
3 2 (1.16%) LAN
3 2 (1.16%) WAN
3 2 (1.16%) Wireless
4 1 (0.58%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (0.58%) DHCP
4 1 (0.58%) DNS
4 1 (0.58%) LDAP
4 1 (0.58%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.83%) Power BI
2 5 (2.89%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.31%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.16%) GIS
5 2 (1.16%) MySQL
5 2 (1.16%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.16%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.58%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.58%) DB2
6 1 (0.58%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.58%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.58%) OLAP
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (10.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.73%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.58%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.58%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.58%) Moq
3 1 (0.58%) NUnit
3 1 (0.58%) Subversion
3 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 58 (33.53%) Finance
2 37 (21.39%) Automotive
3 17 (9.83%) Retail
4 12 (6.94%) Marketing
5 11 (6.36%) Telecoms
6 9 (5.20%) Electronics
7 4 (2.31%) Advertising
7 4 (2.31%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.58%) Czech Language
9 1 (0.58%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.58%) French Language
9 1 (0.58%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.58%) Legal
9 1 (0.58%) Military
Job Titles
1 46 (26.59%) Architect
2 36 (20.81%) Developer
3 25 (14.45%) Analyst
4 19 (10.98%) Dynamics AX Architect
4 19 (10.98%) Dynamics AX Developer
5 17 (9.83%) Microsoft Developer
6 13 (7.51%) Consultant
7 12 (6.94%) Business Analyst
8 11 (6.36%) Project Manager
9 10 (5.78%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (5.20%) IT Manager
11 7 (4.05%) SAP Architect
12 6 (3.47%) Junior
12 6 (3.47%) Senior Manager
13 5 (2.89%) Category Manager
13 5 (2.89%) IT Analyst
13 5 (2.89%) SAP Solutions Architect
14 4 (2.31%) Dynamics AX Consultant
14 4 (2.31%) Junior Analyst
14 4 (2.31%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (12.72%) CSS
2 20 (11.56%) HTML
3 19 (10.98%) AngularJS
4 18 (10.40%) HTML5
5 17 (9.83%) CSS3
6 8 (4.62%) .NET
7 4 (2.31%) .NET Framework
7 4 (2.31%) Entity Framework
7 4 (2.31%) Web Services
7 4 (2.31%) XML
8 3 (1.73%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.73%) jQuery
9 2 (1.16%) Spring
9 2 (1.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (1.16%) Visualforce
10 1 (0.58%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.58%) Express
10 1 (0.58%) LESS
10 1 (0.58%) Node.js
10 1 (0.58%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.56%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (10.98%) Public Cloud
3 6 (3.47%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.47%) FMCG
4 4 (2.31%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.31%) User Experience
5 3 (1.73%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.73%) SCADA
6 2 (1.16%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.16%) Life Science
6 2 (1.16%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.16%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.58%) AS400
7 1 (0.58%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.58%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.58%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.58%) PMI
7 1 (0.58%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.58%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.78%) Windows
2 6 (3.47%) Linux
3 3 (1.73%) Unix
3 3 (1.73%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.16%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.16%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.58%) HPUX
5 1 (0.58%) SUSE
5 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.58%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (30.64%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (14.45%) CRM
2 25 (14.45%) Project Management
3 24 (13.87%) Business Intelligence
4 21 (12.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (10.98%) Business Development
6 17 (9.83%) Business Analysis
7 13 (7.51%) Programme Management
8 12 (6.94%) Change Management
8 12 (6.94%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (5.78%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (5.78%) ERP
10 9 (5.20%) ITIL
10 9 (5.20%) Mentoring
10 9 (5.20%) PRINCE2
10 9 (5.20%) Problem Management
10 9 (5.20%) Supplier Management
11 8 (4.62%) Coaching
11 8 (4.62%) Line Management
12 7 (4.05%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 24 (13.87%) C#
2 20 (11.56%) JavaScript
3 17 (9.83%) X++
4 10 (5.78%) SQL
5 5 (2.89%) Java
6 3 (1.73%) COBOL
6 3 (1.73%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.16%) Apex Code
7 2 (1.16%) PHP
7 2 (1.16%) Python
7 2 (1.16%) VB
7 2 (1.16%) VBA
7 2 (1.16%) VBScript
8 1 (0.58%) ABAP
8 1 (0.58%) C
8 1 (0.58%) Go
8 1 (0.58%) Ruby
8 1 (0.58%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (10.40%) Degree
2 2 (1.16%) CCNA
2 2 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.16%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.58%) NVQ Level 4
3 1 (0.58%) PMP
3 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.58%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.58%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.89%) QA
2 2 (1.16%) GMP
2 2 (1.16%) SLA
3 1 (0.58%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (2.31%) VMware ESX
1 4 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.73%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.73%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.16%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.16%) XenApp
4 1 (0.58%) NFS
4 1 (0.58%) SRDF
4 1 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.58%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 50 (28.90%) Microsoft
2 31 (17.92%) SAP
3 8 (4.62%) IBM
4 7 (4.05%) VMware
5 5 (2.89%) HP
6 4 (2.31%) Cisco
6 4 (2.31%) Dell
7 3 (1.73%) Ariba
7 3 (1.73%) Citrix
7 3 (1.73%) Oracle
7 3 (1.73%) Sage
8 2 (1.16%) 3PAR
8 2 (1.16%) EMC
8 2 (1.16%) Infor
8 2 (1.16%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.16%) Micro Focus
8 2 (1.16%) Progress
8 2 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.58%) Rockwell
9 1 (0.58%) ServiceNow
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