Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 63 57
Rank change year-on-year -11 -6 +15
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 24 44 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.51% 2.89% 2.14%
As % of the General category 4.74% 8.98% 5.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 21
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £230 £313 £208
90th Percentile £555 £625 £563
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -10.53% +11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Birmingham median hourly rate - - £15.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.50 £15.00 £31.44
% change year-on-year +70.00% -52.29% -16.16%

Manufacturing is in the General Skills category. The following 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.

All General Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 506 490 484
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 31.78% 32.19% 35.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 338 309
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £218 £246 £247
90th Percentile £538 £575 £527
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 21
Birmingham median hourly rate £40.00 £27.69 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.46% -18.56% +20.35%
10th Percentile £14.55 £9.24 £10.50
90th Percentile £53.75 £39.35 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.50 £17.63 £28.50
% change year-on-year +73.05% -38.16% -9.52%

Manufacturing
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Manufacturing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

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 6 months to 22 November 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 22 November 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 8 (33.33%) ERP
2 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) SAP
2 6 (25.00%) SCADA
3 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (20.83%) Finance
4 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 4 (16.67%) Project Management
4 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (16.67%) VBA
4 4 (16.67%) Marketing
4 4 (16.67%) Data Acquisition
5 3 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (12.50%) .NET
5 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 3 (12.50%) HTML
5 3 (12.50%) SQL
5 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (12.50%) Electronics
5 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.50%) Advertising
5 3 (12.50%) Programme Management
6 2 (8.33%) Migration
6 2 (8.33%) Automotive
6 2 (8.33%) Workflow
6 2 (8.33%) VB.NET
6 2 (8.33%) C#
6 2 (8.33%) Cognos
6 2 (8.33%) CSS

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 2 (8.33%) ThingWorx
2 1 (4.17%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (8.33%) SAP MM
2 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.17%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 1 (4.17%) Sage X3
2 1 (4.17%) SAP EWM
2 1 (4.17%) SAP QM
2 1 (4.17%) SAP SD
2 1 (4.17%) SAP WM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) MPLS
1 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) Cognos Query Studio
2 2 (8.33%) Cognos Report Studio
2 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.17%) Informix
3 1 (4.17%) MS Access
3 1 (4.17%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) PVCS
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Marketing
2 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 3 (12.50%) Advertising
3 3 (12.50%) Electronics
4 2 (8.33%) Automotive
5 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Architect
2 6 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (16.67%) Consultant
3 4 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Clinical Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Designer
5 2 (8.33%) Dynamics AX Architect
5 2 (8.33%) UX Designer
6 1 (4.17%) CRM Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) JDE Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) JDE Functional Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Sage Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) SAP Business Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) SAP Business Process Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Voice Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) .NET
1 3 (12.50%) HTML
2 2 (8.33%) CSS
2 2 (8.33%) HTML5
2 2 (8.33%) WCF
2 2 (8.33%) WPF
3 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) SCADA
2 2 (8.33%) Life Science
2 2 (8.33%) NHS
2 2 (8.33%) User Experience
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) ERP
2 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (16.67%) Data Acquisition
3 4 (16.67%) Project Management
4 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Data Architecture
5 2 (8.33%) Data Migration
5 2 (8.33%) Logistics
5 2 (8.33%) Migration
5 2 (8.33%) PRINCE
5 2 (8.33%) Workflow
6 1 (4.17%) Coaching
6 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.17%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (4.17%) Process Improvement
6 1 (4.17%) SDLC
6 1 (4.17%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) VBA
2 3 (12.50%) SQL
3 2 (8.33%) C#
3 2 (8.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.17%) ABAP
4 1 (4.17%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (25.00%) SAP
2 2 (8.33%) Cognos
2 2 (8.33%) JD Edwards
3 1 (4.17%) Citrix
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Progress
3 1 (4.17%) Sage