Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 44 84
Rank change year-on-year -2 +40 +18
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 230 214 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 4.60% 4.56% 2.24%
As % of the General category 14.24% 13.85% 6.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 141 46
East of England median daily rate £525 £513 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +30.57% +12.14%
10th Percentile £375 £263 £184
90th Percentile £600 £619 £600
England median daily rate £475 £451 £405
% change year-on-year +5.44% +11.17% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 33 10
East of England median hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.75% -5.88% +23.19%
10th Percentile £12.25 £26.09 £21.85
90th Percentile £40.00 £63.75 £46.54
England median hourly rate £35.00 £36.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.76% +13.08% +1.56%

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 1,615 1,545 1,703
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 32.33% 32.95% 33.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 903 969 908
East of England median daily rate £463 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £225
90th Percentile £593 £600 £579
England median daily rate £475 £468 £450
% change year-on-year +1.50% +4.00% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 89 154
East of England median hourly rate £19.50 £32.50 £29.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £12.25 £15.20 £15.75
90th Percentile £45.25 £47.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.06 £23.68
% change year-on-year -0.24% +5.83% +5.24%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -4 133 £525 - 29
Hertfordshire +17 42 £450 +56.52% 34
Cambridgeshire -6 24 £475 +52.00% 29
Suffolk -4 17 - - 8
Bedfordshire +6 7 £450 +24.14% 11
Norfolk - 6 £363 - 2
East Anglia - 1 £1,000 - 10
Manufacturing
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 145 (63.04%) Finance
2 144 (62.61%) SAP
3 129 (56.09%) Telecoms
4 128 (55.65%) Business Intelligence
5 122 (53.04%) Marketing
6 121 (52.61%) Programme Management
7 120 (52.17%) Electronics
8 119 (51.74%) Digital Marketing
9 99 (43.04%) Agile Software Development
9 99 (43.04%) Web Services
10 98 (42.61%) Greenfield Project
11 95 (41.30%) TDD
12 91 (39.57%) SOA
13 82 (35.65%) SOAP
14 81 (35.22%) Java
15 77 (33.48%) Middleware
16 70 (30.43%) RESTful
17 67 (29.13%) Oracle
18 63 (27.39%) XML
19 55 (23.91%) Mule
19 55 (23.91%) WSO2
19 55 (23.91%) Apache Camel
20 54 (23.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
20 54 (23.48%) Oracle Service Bus
21 49 (21.30%) JSON
22 47 (20.43%) Maven
23 46 (20.00%) Scrum
24 38 (16.52%) XSLT
24 38 (16.52%) XPath
25 36 (15.65%) Java 8

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 55 (23.91%) Mule
2 54 (23.48%) Oracle Service Bus
2 54 (23.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (2.17%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (1.30%) Apache Solr
5 2 (0.87%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (0.87%) CMS
5 2 (0.87%) Commerce Server
5 2 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.43%) Apache
6 1 (0.43%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.43%) Confluence
6 1 (0.43%) Drupal
6 1 (0.43%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.43%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (7.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (7.39%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (2.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (2.17%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.87%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 7 (3.04%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (2.17%) SAP FI
3 3 (1.30%) Sage X3
4 2 (0.87%) BPCS
4 2 (0.87%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.87%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.87%) Movex
4 2 (0.87%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.87%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.43%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.43%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.43%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.43%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 26 (11.30%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.87%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.43%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.91%) Internet
2 8 (3.48%) VPN
3 3 (1.30%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.30%) VoIP
4 2 (0.87%) FTP
4 2 (0.87%) HTTP
4 2 (0.87%) SSL
5 1 (0.43%) ATM
5 1 (0.43%) BGP
5 1 (0.43%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.43%) DNS
5 1 (0.43%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.43%) Firewall
5 1 (0.43%) FlexRay
5 1 (0.43%) LAN
5 1 (0.43%) Multicast
5 1 (0.43%) NAS
5 1 (0.43%) OSPF
5 1 (0.43%) SAN
5 1 (0.43%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.04%) Big Data
2 5 (2.17%) DB2
3 4 (1.74%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.30%) DTS
4 3 (1.30%) MS Access
4 3 (1.30%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.87%) DataStage
5 2 (0.87%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.87%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (0.87%) Informix
5 2 (0.87%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.87%) QualityStage
5 2 (0.87%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.43%) HBase
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.43%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 47 (20.43%) Maven
2 15 (6.52%) SoapUI
3 14 (6.09%) Jenkins
4 12 (5.22%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.74%) AccuRev
5 4 (1.74%) JIRA
5 4 (1.74%) JMeter
6 3 (1.30%) Ant
6 3 (1.30%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.30%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.30%) JUnit
6 3 (1.30%) Selenium
6 3 (1.30%) Subversion
7 2 (0.87%) Gradle
7 2 (0.87%) HP UFT
7 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.87%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.43%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.43%) LSMW
General
1 145 (63.04%) Finance
2 129 (56.09%) Telecoms
3 122 (53.04%) Marketing
4 120 (52.17%) Electronics
5 12 (5.22%) Retail
6 5 (2.17%) Advertising
6 5 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.87%) Legal
8 1 (0.43%) Automotive
8 1 (0.43%) Local Government
8 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 69 (30.00%) Developer
2 44 (19.13%) Integration Developer
2 44 (19.13%) Senior Developer
3 31 (13.48%) Analyst
4 28 (12.17%) Java Developer
5 25 (10.87%) SOA Developer
6 20 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
7 17 (7.39%) Architect
8 16 (6.96%) Agile Developer
9 15 (6.52%) Tester
10 14 (6.09%) Senior Agile Developer
11 12 (5.22%) Automation Tester
11 12 (5.22%) Consultant
11 12 (5.22%) Lead Developer
11 12 (5.22%) Lead Java Developer
11 12 (5.22%) Senior Java Developer
12 11 (4.78%) Business Analyst
12 11 (4.78%) Senior DevOps
12 11 (4.78%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 9 (3.91%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (43.04%) Web Services
2 82 (35.65%) SOAP
3 77 (33.48%) Middleware
4 70 (30.43%) RESTful
5 63 (27.39%) XML
6 55 (23.91%) Apache Camel
7 49 (21.30%) JSON
8 38 (16.52%) XSLT
9 34 (14.78%) Swagger
9 34 (14.78%) WireMock
10 16 (6.96%) REST
11 7 (3.04%) HTML
11 7 (3.04%) WSDL
12 6 (2.61%) CSS
13 5 (2.17%) XML Schema
14 4 (1.74%) Ajax
14 4 (1.74%) AngularJS
14 4 (1.74%) Elastic Stack
15 3 (1.30%) JSON Schema
15 3 (1.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 98 (42.61%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (3.04%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.61%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.30%) AS400
4 3 (1.30%) Clustering
4 3 (1.30%) LIMS
4 3 (1.30%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.30%) Virtual Team
5 2 (0.87%) Client/Server
5 2 (0.87%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.87%) Life Science
5 2 (0.87%) Replication
6 1 (0.43%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.43%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.43%) FMCG
6 1 (0.43%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.43%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.43%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.43%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 19 (8.26%) Windows
2 16 (6.96%) Linux
3 12 (5.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (3.48%) Windows XP
5 5 (2.17%) Unix
6 4 (1.74%) Solaris
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (55.65%) Business Intelligence
2 121 (52.61%) Programme Management
3 119 (51.74%) Digital Marketing
4 99 (43.04%) Agile Software Development
5 95 (41.30%) TDD
6 91 (39.57%) SOA
7 46 (20.00%) Scrum
8 31 (13.48%) DevOps
9 30 (13.04%) ERP
10 20 (8.70%) Configuration Management
11 14 (6.09%) Test Automation
12 13 (5.65%) Business Analysis
12 13 (5.65%) Continuous Improvement
12 13 (5.65%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (5.65%) Logistics
13 12 (5.22%) API Testing
13 12 (5.22%) Kanban
13 12 (5.22%) Open Source
14 11 (4.78%) Problem-Solving
14 11 (4.78%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (35.22%) Java
2 38 (16.52%) XPath
3 36 (15.65%) Java 8
4 19 (8.26%) SQL
5 12 (5.22%) Groovy
6 9 (3.91%) Java 9
7 6 (2.61%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.30%) VB
8 3 (1.30%) VBA
9 2 (0.87%) C
9 2 (0.87%) C++
9 2 (0.87%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.87%) Python
9 2 (0.87%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.87%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.43%) C#
10 1 (0.43%) Perl
10 1 (0.43%) PHP
10 1 (0.43%) PHP 5
10 1 (0.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (6.52%) Degree
2 7 (3.04%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.61%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.74%) HNC
5 3 (1.30%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.30%) PMP
6 1 (0.43%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.43%) CCNP
6 1 (0.43%) CIPD
6 1 (0.43%) CISA
6 1 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.43%) CISM
6 1 (0.43%) CISSP
6 1 (0.43%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.43%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.43%) MBA
6 1 (0.43%) NVQ Level 3
6 1 (0.43%) PhD
6 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.91%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.17%) SLA
3 4 (1.74%) QA
4 3 (1.30%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.87%) ISO 13485
6 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (3.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.43%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.43%) Docker
2 1 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.43%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 21 (9.13%) Ansible
2 19 (8.26%) Terraform
3 8 (3.48%) OpenView
3 8 (3.48%) OVSD
4 2 (0.87%) HP ALM
4 2 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.87%) Puppet
5 1 (0.43%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.43%) MOM
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 144 (62.61%) SAP
2 67 (29.13%) Oracle
3 55 (23.91%) WSO2
4 13 (5.65%) Microsoft
5 10 (4.35%) HP
6 8 (3.48%) IBM
7 7 (3.04%) Talend
8 5 (2.17%) JD Edwards
8 5 (2.17%) Sage
9 4 (1.74%) Adobe
9 4 (1.74%) EMC
10 3 (1.30%) Cisco
10 3 (1.30%) Informatica
10 3 (1.30%) Remedy
11 2 (0.87%) Cognos
11 2 (0.87%) Dell
11 2 (0.87%) Embarcadero
11 2 (0.87%) Huawei
11 2 (0.87%) Teradata
12 1 (0.43%) Siemens