The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Manufacturing over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Manufacturing
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 64 51
Rank change year-on-year +29 -13  
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 25 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.94% 0.97% 2.20%
As % of the General category 11.47% 2.75% 6.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 9
Median daily rate £425 £400 £163
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +146.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £377 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £450 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £20.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year +12.30% +12.06%  

Manufacturing is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 218 291 263
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 34.33% 35.19% 36.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 214 182
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 4
Median hourly rate £28.75 £37.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.29% +138.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £36.50 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.05 £37.50 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Manufacturing
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Manufacturing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Manufacturing in Birmingham

Manufacturing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Manufacturing in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Manufacturing in Birmingham

Manufacturing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Manufacturing in Birmingham over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Manufacturing in Birmingham

Manufacturing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Manufacturing in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Manufacturing.

1 17 (45.95%) Finance
2 14 (37.84%) ERP
2 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
3 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (24.32%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (24.32%) SCADA
4 9 (24.32%) Dynamics 365
5 7 (18.92%) HTML
5 7 (18.92%) CSS
6 6 (16.22%) SQL
6 6 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (16.22%) HTML5
6 6 (16.22%) Data Acquisition
7 5 (13.51%) Business Development
7 5 (13.51%) C#
7 5 (13.51%) SAP
8 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
8 4 (10.81%) Automotive
8 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
8 4 (10.81%) Retail
8 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (10.81%) AngularJS
9 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
9 3 (8.11%) ThingWorx
9 3 (8.11%) Power BI
9 3 (8.11%) TOGAF
9 3 (8.11%) Business Analysis
9 3 (8.11%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (8.11%) CSS3

Manufacturing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 3 (8.11%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
1 3 (8.11%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (8.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (5.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (2.70%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (2.70%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (2.70%) Sage 200
4 1 (2.70%) SAP CAR
4 1 (2.70%) SAP ERP
4 1 (2.70%) SAP POS DM
4 1 (2.70%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 9 (24.32%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) LDAP
1 1 (2.70%) SAN
1 1 (2.70%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (8.11%) Power BI
2 3 (8.11%) RDBMS
2 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.70%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.70%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio
1 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 17 (45.95%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Automotive
2 4 (10.81%) Retail
2 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.11%) Advertising
3 3 (8.11%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (5.41%) Electronics
4 2 (5.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Architect
2 9 (24.32%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (16.22%) Consultant
3 6 (16.22%) Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Functional Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Business Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Operations Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Designer
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Leader
6 2 (5.41%) UX Designer
7 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle Programme Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Sage Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) SAP Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Storage Architect
7 1 (2.70%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) CSS
1 7 (18.92%) HTML
2 6 (16.22%) HTML5
3 4 (10.81%) AngularJS
4 3 (8.11%) .NET
4 3 (8.11%) CSS3
4 3 (8.11%) WCF
4 3 (8.11%) WPF
5 1 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) SCADA
2 2 (5.41%) Biotechnology
2 2 (5.41%) Life Science
2 2 (5.41%) User Experience
3 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) CMDB
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.70%) HP Storage
3 1 (2.70%) iSeries
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) HPUX
1 1 (2.70%) Linux
1 1 (2.70%) Unix
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
1 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
1 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) ERP
2 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (16.22%) Data Acquisition
4 5 (13.51%) Business Development
5 3 (8.11%) Business Analysis
5 3 (8.11%) CRM
5 3 (8.11%) ITIL
5 3 (8.11%) Scrum
5 3 (8.11%) Service Management
5 3 (8.11%) TOGAF
5 3 (8.11%) Workflow
6 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.41%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.41%) Migration
6 2 (5.41%) Operations Management
6 2 (5.41%) Programme Management
6 2 (5.41%) Project Management
6 2 (5.41%) Quality Management
6 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) SQL
2 5 (13.51%) C#
3 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.11%) VB.NET
4 3 (8.11%) VBA
5 1 (2.70%) ABAP
5 1 (2.70%) C
5 1 (2.70%) Java
5 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
1 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
1 1 (2.70%) PMP
1 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) ISO 9000
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) SAP
3 3 (8.11%) JD Edwards
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle
4 2 (5.41%) HP
4 2 (5.41%) Infor
5 1 (2.70%) 3PAR
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco
5 1 (2.70%) Dell
5 1 (2.70%) EMC
5 1 (2.70%) IBM
5 1 (2.70%) MAPICS
5 1 (2.70%) QAD
5 1 (2.70%) Sage
5 1 (2.70%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.70%) VMware