Period
to 16 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Manufacturing over the 6 months to 16 October 2018 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
England > East of England
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 47 88
Rank change year-on-year -3 +41 -6
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 221 230 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 4.34% 4.57% 2.22%
As % of the General category 13.43% 13.62% 6.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 138 49
East of England median daily rate £525 £513 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +46.43% +15.02%
10th Percentile £363 £286 £180
90th Percentile £600 £619 £540
England median daily rate £475 £469 £413
% change year-on-year +1.39% +13.58% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 39 9
East of England median hourly rate £17.71 £41.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.33% -3.49% +17.81%
10th Percentile £12.25 £28.49 £20.70
90th Percentile £35.00 £63.75 £45.50
England median hourly rate £34.95 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year -0.14% -3.45% +11.54%

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 the East of England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,645 1,689 1,561
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 32.29% 33.55% 32.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 935 999 879
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £205
90th Percentile £599 £600 £555
England median daily rate £485 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 117 146
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.25% +29.03% +6.90%
10th Percentile £12.25 £15.40 £15.75
90th Percentile £48.75 £51.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £23.58 £26.47 £23.59
% change year-on-year -10.94% +12.21% +3.33%

Manufacturing
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Manufacturing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Manufacturing in the East of England

Manufacturing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Manufacturing in the East of England

Manufacturing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Manufacturing in the East of England over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Manufacturing in the East of England

Manufacturing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Manufacturing in the East of England

Manufacturing
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Manufacturing in the East of England over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Manufacturing in the East of England

Manufacturing
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the East of England region over the 6 months to 16 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex -7 140 £525 - 34
Hertfordshire +15 34 £438 -2.78% 32
Cambridgeshire -20 20 £400 -3.03% 50
Suffolk -9 16 - - 15
Bedfordshire +2 5 £438 +7.69% 14
Norfolk - 4 £363 - 12
East Anglia - 2 £1,000 - 18
Manufacturing
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Manufacturing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Manufacturing.

1 150 (67.87%) Finance
2 145 (65.61%) SAP
3 137 (61.99%) Telecoms
4 136 (61.54%) Business Intelligence
5 132 (59.73%) Electronics
5 132 (59.73%) Marketing
6 129 (58.37%) Digital Marketing
6 129 (58.37%) Programme Management
7 108 (48.87%) Web Services
8 102 (46.15%) Greenfield Project
9 100 (45.25%) Agile Software Development
9 100 (45.25%) TDD
10 94 (42.53%) SOA
11 87 (39.37%) SOAP
12 78 (35.29%) Middleware
13 76 (34.39%) Java
14 73 (33.03%) RESTful
15 60 (27.15%) XML
16 59 (26.70%) Oracle
17 52 (23.53%) Mule
17 52 (23.53%) WSO2
17 52 (23.53%) Apache Camel
18 51 (23.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 51 (23.08%) Oracle Service Bus
19 49 (22.17%) Scrum
20 48 (21.72%) JSON
21 41 (18.55%) Maven
22 37 (16.74%) Java 8
23 34 (15.38%) WireMock
23 34 (15.38%) Swagger

Manufacturing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 52 (23.53%) Mule
2 51 (23.08%) Oracle Service Bus
2 51 (23.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (1.36%) Confluence
4 2 (0.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (0.90%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (0.90%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.45%) CMS
5 1 (0.45%) Drupal
5 1 (0.45%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 18 (8.14%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (7.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (2.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.81%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.45%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 6 (2.71%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.36%) Sage X3
3 2 (0.90%) BPCS
3 2 (0.90%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.90%) Movex
3 2 (0.90%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.45%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.45%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.45%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.45%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.45%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.45%) SAP MDG
4 1 (0.45%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 33 (14.93%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.36%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.45%) Office 365
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.98%) Internet
2 10 (4.52%) VPN
3 3 (1.36%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.36%) VoIP
4 1 (0.45%) ATM
4 1 (0.45%) BGP
4 1 (0.45%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.45%) DNS
4 1 (0.45%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.45%) Firewall
4 1 (0.45%) LAN
4 1 (0.45%) Multicast
4 1 (0.45%) NAS
4 1 (0.45%) OSPF
4 1 (0.45%) SAN
4 1 (0.45%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (0.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.26%) Big Data
2 4 (1.81%) DTS
2 4 (1.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.36%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (0.90%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.90%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.45%) MySQL
5 1 (0.45%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 41 (18.55%) Maven
2 19 (8.60%) SoapUI
3 14 (6.33%) Jenkins
4 12 (5.43%) Git (software)
5 6 (2.71%) JIRA
6 4 (1.81%) JMeter
7 3 (1.36%) AccuRev
7 3 (1.36%) Ant
7 3 (1.36%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.36%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.36%) JUnit
7 3 (1.36%) Selenium
7 3 (1.36%) Subversion
8 2 (0.90%) Gradle
9 1 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.45%) Hudson
9 1 (0.45%) QF-Test
9 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 150 (67.87%) Finance
2 137 (61.99%) Telecoms
3 132 (59.73%) Electronics
3 132 (59.73%) Marketing
4 8 (3.62%) Retail
5 5 (2.26%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.81%) Advertising
7 2 (0.90%) Law
7 2 (0.90%) Legal
8 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 64 (28.96%) Developer
2 41 (18.55%) Senior Developer
3 40 (18.10%) Integration Developer
4 31 (14.03%) Java Developer
5 25 (11.31%) Analyst
5 25 (11.31%) SOA Developer
6 24 (10.86%) DevOps Engineer
7 20 (9.05%) Agile Developer
8 19 (8.60%) Tester
9 17 (7.69%) Senior Agile Developer
9 17 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
10 16 (7.24%) Architect
10 16 (7.24%) Automation Tester
11 15 (6.79%) Senior DevOps
11 15 (6.79%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 12 (5.43%) Business Analyst
12 12 (5.43%) Lead Developer
12 12 (5.43%) Lead Java Developer
13 10 (4.52%) Technical Business Analyst
14 9 (4.07%) Process Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (48.87%) Web Services
2 87 (39.37%) SOAP
3 78 (35.29%) Middleware
4 73 (33.03%) RESTful
5 60 (27.15%) XML
6 52 (23.53%) Apache Camel
7 48 (21.72%) JSON
8 34 (15.38%) Swagger
8 34 (15.38%) WireMock
8 34 (15.38%) XSLT
9 18 (8.14%) REST
10 9 (4.07%) WSDL
11 7 (3.17%) HTML
12 6 (2.71%) CSS
13 4 (1.81%) jQuery
14 3 (1.36%) Ajax
14 3 (1.36%) AngularJS
14 3 (1.36%) Elastic Stack
14 3 (1.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 3 (1.36%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 102 (46.15%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (3.62%) Life Science
3 7 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.71%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.36%) AS400
5 3 (1.36%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.36%) Public Cloud
6 2 (0.90%) Biotechnology
6 2 (0.90%) Clustering
6 2 (0.90%) Replication
6 2 (0.90%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.45%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.45%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.45%) FMCG
7 1 (0.45%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.45%) NHS
7 1 (0.45%) Robotics
7 1 (0.45%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.50%) Linux
1 21 (9.50%) Windows
2 14 (6.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (4.52%) Windows XP
4 6 (2.71%) Unix
5 3 (1.36%) Solaris
6 2 (0.90%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (61.54%) Business Intelligence
2 129 (58.37%) Digital Marketing
2 129 (58.37%) Programme Management
3 100 (45.25%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (45.25%) TDD
4 94 (42.53%) SOA
5 49 (22.17%) Scrum
6 34 (15.38%) DevOps
7 24 (10.86%) Configuration Management
8 20 (9.05%) ERP
9 17 (7.69%) Test Automation
10 16 (7.24%) API Testing
10 16 (7.24%) Continuous Improvement
10 16 (7.24%) Open Source
11 15 (6.79%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (5.88%) Business Analysis
12 13 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
13 12 (5.43%) Kanban
13 12 (5.43%) Problem-Solving
14 11 (4.98%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 76 (34.39%) Java
2 37 (16.74%) Java 8
3 34 (15.38%) XPath
4 16 (7.24%) Groovy
5 9 (4.07%) Java 9
6 8 (3.62%) SQL
7 6 (2.71%) JavaScript
8 4 (1.81%) C++
9 3 (1.36%) C
9 3 (1.36%) Python
10 1 (0.45%) C#
10 1 (0.45%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.45%) Go
10 1 (0.45%) Perl
10 1 (0.45%) PHP
10 1 (0.45%) PHP 5
10 1 (0.45%) Ruby
10 1 (0.45%) VB
10 1 (0.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (9.95%) Degree
2 3 (1.36%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (1.36%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.90%) ISEB
3 2 (0.90%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (0.90%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.45%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.45%) CCNP
4 1 (0.45%) CIPD
4 1 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.45%) HNC
4 1 (0.45%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.45%) MBA
4 1 (0.45%) MCP
4 1 (0.45%) MCSA
4 1 (0.45%) MCSE
4 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.45%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.26%) Data Quality
1 5 (2.26%) ISO 9001
1 5 (2.26%) SLA
2 4 (1.81%) QA
3 1 (0.45%) GMP
3 1 (0.45%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 8 (3.62%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.45%) Docker
2 1 (0.45%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 25 (11.31%) Ansible
2 21 (9.50%) Terraform
3 10 (4.52%) OpenView
3 10 (4.52%) OVSD
4 3 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.36%) Puppet
5 1 (0.45%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.45%) MOM
Vendors
1 145 (65.61%) SAP
2 59 (26.70%) Oracle
3 52 (23.53%) WSO2
4 16 (7.24%) Microsoft
5 11 (4.98%) HP
6 7 (3.17%) Talend
7 4 (1.81%) Sage
8 3 (1.36%) Adobe
8 3 (1.36%) Cisco
8 3 (1.36%) EMC
8 3 (1.36%) IBM
8 3 (1.36%) Informatica
8 3 (1.36%) Remedy
9 2 (0.90%) Cognos
9 2 (0.90%) Dell
9 2 (0.90%) Embarcadero
9 2 (0.90%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.45%) Allen-Bradley
10 1 (0.45%) Siemens
10 1 (0.45%) Sitecore