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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 71 63
Rank change year-on-year +9 -8  
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 65 58 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.05% 2.31% 2.63%
As % of the General category 10.33% 7.60% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 27 30
Median daily rate £300 £425 £486
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.41% -12.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £206 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £546 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +12.00% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 6
Median hourly rate £37.00 £30.00 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.33% -9.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.14 £29.21 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £41.50 £35.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.83
% change year-on-year - +11.81%  

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 629 763 794
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 29.56% 30.35% 29.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 389 464
Median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £283 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 60 47
Median hourly rate £31.50 £24.94 £32.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.30% -23.43%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £14.10 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -10.56% +25.00%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +10 41 £300 -14.28% 6
Cambridgeshire +5 12 £411 -3.23% 19
Hertfordshire -10 8 £256 -45.47% 4
Bedfordshire -3 2 £325 -61.76%
Suffolk 0 1 £450 +5.88% 1
Manufacturing
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 59 (40.97%) Finance
2 50 (34.72%) Telecoms
2 50 (34.72%) SAP
3 42 (29.17%) Programme Management
3 42 (29.17%) Marketing
3 42 (29.17%) Digital Marketing
4 40 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (27.08%) Electronics
6 37 (25.69%) Business Intelligence
7 36 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 32 (22.22%) Java
8 32 (22.22%) TDD
9 31 (21.53%) Automotive
10 28 (19.44%) SOA
11 23 (15.97%) Oracle
12 22 (15.28%) MS Excel
12 22 (15.28%) Scrum
12 22 (15.28%) Continuous Integration
13 21 (14.58%) RESTful
14 19 (13.19%) JSON
14 19 (13.19%) IT Strategy
15 18 (12.50%) Microsoft
16 17 (11.81%) Project Management
16 17 (11.81%) Degree
17 16 (11.11%) SQL
18 15 (10.42%) MS Project
18 15 (10.42%) Web Services
19 13 (9.03%) Middleware
19 13 (9.03%) XML
19 13 (9.03%) SOAP

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 10 (6.94%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (4.17%) Mule
3 6 (4.17%) Oracle Service Bus
4 5 (3.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (1.39%) CMS
5 2 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.39%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.39%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.69%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 22 (15.28%) MS Excel
2 15 (10.42%) MS Project
3 13 (9.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (6.94%) MS Visio
5 9 (6.25%) AutoCAD
6 7 (4.86%) MS Office
7 1 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 36 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (4.17%) Adobe Campaign
3 5 (3.47%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (2.78%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.69%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.69%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.69%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.69%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.78%) Internet
2 4 (2.78%) SMS
2 4 (2.78%) VoIP
2 4 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (2.08%) DHCP
3 3 (2.08%) DNS
4 2 (1.39%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.39%) Firewall
4 2 (1.39%) HTTP
4 2 (1.39%) iSCSI
4 2 (1.39%) LAN
4 2 (1.39%) NAS
4 2 (1.39%) SAN
4 2 (1.39%) SSL
4 2 (1.39%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.39%) VLAN
4 2 (1.39%) Wireless
4 2 (1.39%) WLAN
4 2 (1.39%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.94%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.86%) Big Data
3 4 (2.78%) DB2
4 3 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.08%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.08%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.39%) MySQL
5 2 (1.39%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.69%) DataStage
6 1 (0.69%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (7.64%) Jenkins
2 8 (5.56%) JUnit
3 7 (4.86%) SoapUI
4 6 (4.17%) Maven
5 5 (3.47%) Git (software)
5 5 (3.47%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.78%) Calabash
6 4 (2.78%) Gradle
6 4 (2.78%) Xcode
7 2 (1.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (1.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.69%) AccuRev
8 1 (0.69%) Android Studio
8 1 (0.69%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.69%) JDeveloper
8 1 (0.69%) JIRA
8 1 (0.69%) JMeter
8 1 (0.69%) PVCS
8 1 (0.69%) Subversion
8 1 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 59 (40.97%) Finance
2 50 (34.72%) Telecoms
3 42 (29.17%) Marketing
4 39 (27.08%) Electronics
5 31 (21.53%) Automotive
6 7 (4.86%) Legal
7 6 (4.17%) Retail
8 5 (3.47%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (2.08%) Advertising
10 2 (1.39%) Billing
10 2 (1.39%) Publishing
11 1 (0.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 34 (23.61%) Developer
2 26 (18.06%) Analyst
3 14 (9.72%) Architect
4 13 (9.03%) Project Manager
5 11 (7.64%) Business Analyst
6 9 (6.25%) IT Engineer
7 8 (5.56%) Consultant
7 8 (5.56%) Facilities Engineer
8 6 (4.17%) Integration Developer
8 6 (4.17%) SAP Manager
8 6 (4.17%) SOA Architect
8 6 (4.17%) Technical Architect
8 6 (4.17%) Test Automation Specialist
8 6 (4.17%) Test Specialist
9 5 (3.47%) Android Developer
9 5 (3.47%) iOS Developer
10 4 (2.78%) Data Migration Manager
10 4 (2.78%) Digital Architect
10 4 (2.78%) SAP Data Manager
10 4 (2.78%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.58%) RESTful
2 19 (13.19%) JSON
3 15 (10.42%) Web Services
4 13 (9.03%) Middleware
4 13 (9.03%) SOAP
4 13 (9.03%) XML
5 12 (8.33%) HTML
6 10 (6.94%) .NET
7 9 (6.25%) Swagger
7 9 (6.25%) XSLT
8 8 (5.56%) Core Animation
8 8 (5.56%) Core Data
9 7 (4.86%) J2EE
10 6 (4.17%) Apache Camel
10 6 (4.17%) Play Framework
10 6 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails
11 5 (3.47%) WPF
12 4 (2.78%) HTML5
12 4 (2.78%) iPhone SDK
12 4 (2.78%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 11 (7.64%) Data Centre
3 8 (5.56%) Animation
4 6 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.47%) Life Science
6 4 (2.78%) iPhone
6 4 (2.78%) NHS
6 4 (2.78%) Social Media
6 4 (2.78%) Virtual Team
7 3 (2.08%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.08%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (2.08%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.08%) Smartphone
7 3 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.39%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.39%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.39%) e-Learning
8 2 (1.39%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.39%) SCADA
8 2 (1.39%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.33%) Windows
2 11 (7.64%) Linux
3 10 (6.94%) Unix
4 6 (4.17%) Android
4 6 (4.17%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.08%) Windows Vista
7 2 (1.39%) CentOS
7 2 (1.39%) Fedora
7 2 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.39%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.39%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.69%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (29.17%) Digital Marketing
1 42 (29.17%) Programme Management
2 40 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (25.69%) Business Intelligence
4 32 (22.22%) TDD
5 28 (19.44%) SOA
6 22 (15.28%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (15.28%) Scrum
7 19 (13.19%) IT Strategy
8 17 (11.81%) Project Management
9 12 (8.33%) DevOps
9 12 (8.33%) Logistics
9 12 (8.33%) Migration
9 12 (8.33%) Open Source
10 10 (6.94%) Data Analysis
10 10 (6.94%) ERP
11 9 (6.25%) MVC
11 9 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (5.56%) OOA/OOD
12 8 (5.56%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 32 (22.22%) Java
2 16 (11.11%) SQL
3 13 (9.03%) JavaScript
4 12 (8.33%) C#
5 9 (6.25%) XPath
6 6 (4.17%) C
6 6 (4.17%) C++
6 6 (4.17%) Ruby
7 5 (3.47%) Objective-C
7 5 (3.47%) Python
8 4 (2.78%) Apple Swift
9 3 (2.08%) Embedded C
9 3 (2.08%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.39%) Groovy
10 2 (1.39%) Perl
10 2 (1.39%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.39%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.69%) ABAP
11 1 (0.69%) VB
11 1 (0.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (11.81%) Degree
2 4 (2.78%) MCSA
2 4 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (2.78%) PMI Certification
2 4 (2.78%) PMP
3 2 (1.39%) CCNA
3 2 (1.39%) CCNP
3 2 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.39%) MCSE
3 2 (1.39%) MOS
3 2 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.39%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.39%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.69%) HNC
4 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.69%) PhD
4 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.69%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.08%) PMO
2 2 (1.39%) SLA
3 1 (0.69%) GAMP
3 1 (0.69%) GMP
3 1 (0.69%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.39%) XenApp
4 1 (0.69%) Firmware
4 1 (0.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.39%) Puppet
2 1 (0.69%) Ansible
Vendors
1 50 (34.72%) SAP
2 23 (15.97%) Oracle
3 18 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 8 (5.56%) Adobe
5 7 (4.86%) WSO2
6 3 (2.08%) Cisco
6 3 (2.08%) VMware
7 2 (1.39%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.39%) Citrix
7 2 (1.39%) HP
7 2 (1.39%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.69%) Allen-Bradley
8 1 (0.69%) Cadence
8 1 (0.69%) Google
8 1 (0.69%) Teradata
8 1 (0.69%) Twitter
8 1 (0.69%) webMethods
8 1 (0.69%) Wonderware
8 1 (0.69%) Xamarin
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