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 3 months to 24 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
England / East of England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 65 98
Rank change year-on-year +15 +33  
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 89 66 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.87% 2.60% 1.47%
As % of the General category 13.20% 7.65% 4.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 18 21
Median daily rate £538 £393 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.94% +12.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £172 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £555 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 9
Median hourly rate £40.75 £45.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.44% +8.43%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £19.80 £27.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £47.95 £47.86
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £31.25 £29.00
% change year-on-year +14.40% +7.75%  

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 the East of England with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 674 863 916
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 29.30% 34.06% 29.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 442 519
Median daily rate £488 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.70% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £205 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 92 77
Median hourly rate £40.00 £19.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.52% -41.53%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £12.20 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.38 £22.67
% change year-on-year +23.07% +7.54%  

Manufacturing
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 June 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
Essex +21 69 £538 +46.25% 9
Cambridgeshire +7 10 £210 -47.50% 16
Hertfordshire -29 5 £450 +127.84% 5
Bedfordshire -10 2 £450 +5.88% 1
Suffolk - 2 £425 - 1
Manufacturing
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 East of England region with a requirement for Manufacturing.

1 81 (51.59%) Finance
2 80 (50.96%) Telecoms
3 77 (49.04%) SAP
4 76 (48.41%) TDD
5 73 (46.50%) Marketing
5 73 (46.50%) Digital Marketing
6 72 (45.86%) Agile Software Development
7 71 (45.22%) Programme Management
8 70 (44.59%) Electronics
9 69 (43.95%) Business Intelligence
9 69 (43.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 61 (38.85%) SOA
11 54 (34.39%) Middleware
12 52 (33.12%) JSON
13 51 (32.48%) XML
14 45 (28.66%) Greenfield Project
15 44 (28.03%) Oracle
16 37 (23.57%) XSLT
16 37 (23.57%) XPath
16 37 (23.57%) Swagger
17 35 (22.29%) WSO2
17 35 (22.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 34 (21.66%) Oracle Service Bus
18 34 (21.66%) Apache Camel
18 34 (21.66%) WireMock
18 34 (21.66%) Mule
18 34 (21.66%) Maven
19 30 (19.11%) Continuous Integration
20 28 (17.83%) Scrum
20 28 (17.83%) Jenkins

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 35 (22.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 34 (21.66%) Mule
2 34 (21.66%) Oracle Service Bus
3 10 (6.37%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (1.27%) CMS
4 2 (1.27%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.64%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.64%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.64%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (11.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (8.92%) Microsoft Project
3 10 (6.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (6.37%) MS Visio
4 8 (5.10%) AutoCAD
5 6 (3.82%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 69 (43.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (4.46%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (3.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (2.55%) Adobe Campaign
4 4 (2.55%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (1.91%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.64%) JDE OneWorld
6 1 (0.64%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.64%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.64%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.64%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.01%) GitHub
2 3 (1.91%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.64%) IaaS
3 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.64%) Office 365
3 1 (0.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.27%) HTTP
1 2 (1.27%) Internet
1 2 (1.27%) SMS
1 2 (1.27%) SSL
1 2 (1.27%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.64%) DHCP
2 1 (0.64%) DNS
2 1 (0.64%) SAN
2 1 (0.64%) Skype
2 1 (0.64%) VLAN
2 1 (0.64%) VoIP
2 1 (0.64%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.18%) Big Data
2 4 (2.55%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.91%) DB2
3 3 (1.91%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.27%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.64%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 34 (21.66%) Maven
2 28 (17.83%) Jenkins
3 12 (7.64%) JUnit
4 6 (3.82%) Calabash
4 6 (3.82%) Gradle
4 6 (3.82%) Xcode
5 4 (2.55%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.55%) SoapUI
6 3 (1.91%) Android Studio
6 3 (1.91%) Subversion
7 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (1.27%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.64%) JIRA
8 1 (0.64%) JMeter
8 1 (0.64%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.64%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.64%) VectorCAST
General
1 81 (51.59%) Finance
2 80 (50.96%) Telecoms
3 73 (46.50%) Marketing
4 70 (44.59%) Electronics
5 27 (17.20%) Automotive
6 5 (3.18%) Retail
7 4 (2.55%) Billing
7 4 (2.55%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.91%) Legal
9 2 (1.27%) Advertising
9 2 (1.27%) Local Government
10 1 (0.64%) Back Office
10 1 (0.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 57 (36.31%) Developer
2 32 (20.38%) Agile Developer
2 32 (20.38%) Integration Developer
2 32 (20.38%) SOA Developer
3 22 (14.01%) Analyst
4 14 (8.92%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (6.37%) Project Manager
6 9 (5.73%) Architect
6 9 (5.73%) Facilities Engineer
6 9 (5.73%) IT Engineer
7 8 (5.10%) Android Developer
7 8 (5.10%) Middleware Engineer
8 7 (4.46%) Business Analyst
8 7 (4.46%) Consultant
8 7 (4.46%) iOS Developer
8 7 (4.46%) Lead Developer
8 7 (4.46%) Senior Developer
8 7 (4.46%) Senior DevOps
9 6 (3.82%) Senior Agile Developer
9 6 (3.82%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (34.39%) Middleware
2 52 (33.12%) JSON
3 51 (32.48%) XML
4 37 (23.57%) Swagger
4 37 (23.57%) XSLT
5 34 (21.66%) Apache Camel
5 34 (21.66%) WireMock
6 19 (12.10%) RESTful
7 14 (8.92%) HTML
8 12 (7.64%) Core Data
9 11 (7.01%) Core Animation
10 10 (6.37%) SOAP
10 10 (6.37%) Web Services
11 7 (4.46%) .NET
12 6 (3.82%) Android SDK
13 5 (3.18%) Cocoa
13 5 (3.18%) iOS SDK
13 5 (3.18%) iPhone SDK
14 4 (2.55%) WSDL
14 4 (2.55%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 45 (28.66%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (8.28%) Mobile App
3 11 (7.01%) Animation
4 10 (6.37%) Data Centre
5 6 (3.82%) iPhone
6 5 (3.18%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.55%) Mainframe
7 4 (2.55%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.91%) Life Science
8 3 (1.91%) PMI
8 3 (1.91%) Social Media
9 2 (1.27%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.27%) e-Learning
9 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.64%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.64%) Robotics
10 1 (0.64%) SCADA
10 1 (0.64%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.64%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.37%) Linux
1 10 (6.37%) Windows
2 8 (5.10%) Android
3 7 (4.46%) Apple iOS
3 7 (4.46%) Unix
4 3 (1.91%) Mac OS X
4 3 (1.91%) Windows Vista
5 2 (1.27%) CentOS
5 2 (1.27%) Fedora
5 2 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.64%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.64%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.64%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.64%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (48.41%) TDD
2 73 (46.50%) Digital Marketing
3 72 (45.86%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (45.22%) Programme Management
5 69 (43.95%) Business Intelligence
6 61 (38.85%) SOA
7 30 (19.11%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (17.83%) Scrum
9 27 (17.20%) DevOps
10 19 (12.10%) IT Strategy
11 17 (10.83%) Configuration Management
12 13 (8.28%) Pair Programming
12 13 (8.28%) Project Management
13 11 (7.01%) MVC
13 11 (7.01%) OOA/OOD
13 11 (7.01%) OOD
13 11 (7.01%) Push Notifications
14 10 (6.37%) Coaching
14 10 (6.37%) ERP
15 9 (5.73%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 37 (23.57%) XPath
2 22 (14.01%) Java
3 15 (9.55%) JavaScript
4 11 (7.01%) SQL
5 8 (5.10%) C++
6 6 (3.82%) Apple Swift
6 6 (3.82%) Objective-C
7 5 (3.18%) C#
8 4 (2.55%) Groovy
8 4 (2.55%) Python
9 3 (1.91%) C
9 3 (1.91%) Ruby
10 2 (1.27%) Perl
10 2 (1.27%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.27%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.64%) Ada
11 1 (0.64%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.64%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.64%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (5.10%) Degree
2 3 (1.91%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.27%) CISA
3 2 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.64%) CISM
4 1 (0.64%) CISSP
4 1 (0.64%) PMP
4 1 (0.64%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.91%) GMP
2 2 (1.27%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (1.27%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.27%) GAMP
2 2 (1.27%) ISO 13485
2 2 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.64%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.64%) GDPR
3 1 (0.64%) PMO
3 1 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (10.19%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (9.55%) Puppet
3 3 (1.91%) Ansible
Vendors
1 77 (49.04%) SAP
2 44 (28.03%) Oracle
3 35 (22.29%) WSO2
4 14 (8.92%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.55%) Adobe
6 3 (1.91%) VMware
7 2 (1.27%) Ariba
7 2 (1.27%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.64%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.64%) Cisco
8 1 (0.64%) Google
8 1 (0.64%) IBM
8 1 (0.64%) IBM Sterling
8 1 (0.64%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.64%) Lotus
8 1 (0.64%) Twitter
8 1 (0.64%) webMethods
8 1 (0.64%) Xamarin
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