Period
to 2 August 2021

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 2 August 2021 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
2 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 79 60 72
Rank change year-on-year -19 +12 -25
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 49 46 137
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 2.23% 2.75% 3.15%
As % of the General category 4.61% 5.82% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 31 74
10th Percentile £338 £400 £260
25th Percentile £378 £418 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £481 £488 £525
Median % change year-on-year -1.28% -7.14% -
75th Percentile £537 £534 £550
90th Percentile £644 £556 £600
England median daily rate £525 £525 £475
% change year-on-year - +10.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 10
10th Percentile £13.50 £20.20 £12.11
25th Percentile £17.53 £26.69 £13.00
Median hourly rate £35.27 £40.00 £19.50
Median % change year-on-year -11.83% +105.13% -13.33%
75th Percentile £50.00 £45.63 £42.50
90th Percentile £54.55 £47.50 £45.25
England median hourly rate £36.00 £26.66 £28.00
% change year-on-year +35.02% -4.78% -11.81%

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 1,062 790 2,177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 48.43% 47.22% 50.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 517 451 1,255
10th Percentile £153 £200 £247
25th Percentile £265 £321 £364
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £425 £450
Median % change year-on-year - -5.56% +3.45%
75th Percentile £538 £519 £525
90th Percentile £613 £588 £600
England median daily rate £513 £495 £475
% change year-on-year +3.54% +4.21% +1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 70 119
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.00 £9.65
25th Percentile £12.50 £14.25 £11.76
Median hourly rate £15.00 £19.65 £15.76
Median % change year-on-year -23.66% +24.68% -7.29%
75th Percentile £22.50 £45.00 £29.63
90th Percentile £46.50 £57.73 £45.45
England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year -7.91% +3.16% +7.70%

Manufacturing
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Manufacturing as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Manufacturing in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for Manufacturing in the East of England

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Manufacturing in the East of England over the 6 months to 2 August 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Manufacturing in the East of England

Manufacturing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Manufacturing in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for Manufacturing in the East of England

Manufacturing
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Manufacturing in the East of England over the 6 months to 2 August 2021.

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 2 August 2021. 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
Hertfordshire -18 21 £488 - 30
Cambridgeshire +1 15 £410 -7.87% 60
Essex +6 9 £488 -7.14% 28
Suffolk -3 2 - - 13
Bedfordshire -14 1 - - 24
Manufacturing
England

For the 6 months to 2 August 2021, 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 20 (40.82%) SAP
2 18 (36.73%) Finance
3 11 (22.45%) Degree
4 9 (18.37%) Social Skills
5 8 (16.33%) Telecoms
5 8 (16.33%) Project Management
6 7 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
6 7 (14.29%) Electronics
6 7 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
7 6 (12.24%) Risk Management
7 6 (12.24%) Aerospace
8 5 (10.20%) ERP
8 5 (10.20%) Validation
8 5 (10.20%) Change Management
8 5 (10.20%) Programme Management
8 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (10.20%) Process Improvement
8 5 (10.20%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 4 (8.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 4 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (8.16%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (8.16%) Management Information System
9 4 (8.16%) Python
9 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Office
10 3 (6.12%) C
10 3 (6.12%) C++

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 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (2.04%) MQSeries
Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (2.04%) Acrobat
4 1 (2.04%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MFGPRO
1 3 (6.12%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (4.08%) SAP FI
2 2 (4.08%) SAP PP
3 1 (2.04%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (2.04%) SAP CO
3 1 (2.04%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (2.04%) SAP MM
3 1 (2.04%) SAP PM
3 1 (2.04%) SAP QM
3 1 (2.04%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Power Platform
2 2 (4.08%) GitHub
3 1 (2.04%) AWS
3 1 (2.04%) Azure
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft 365
3 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) Power BI
2 1 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.04%) DB2
2 1 (2.04%) IMS/DB
2 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) CA Gen
1 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.04%) Pylint
General
1 18 (36.73%) Finance
2 9 (18.37%) Social Skills
3 8 (16.33%) Telecoms
4 7 (14.29%) Electronics
4 7 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (12.24%) Aerospace
6 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (6.12%) Automotive
7 3 (6.12%) Law
7 3 (6.12%) Marketing
7 3 (6.12%) Presentation Skills
7 3 (6.12%) Public Sector
7 3 (6.12%) Retail
8 2 (4.08%) Legal
9 1 (2.04%) French Language
9 1 (2.04%) German Language
9 1 (2.04%) Italian Language
9 1 (2.04%) Organisational Skills
9 1 (2.04%) Publishing
9 1 (2.04%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 6 (12.24%) Project Manager
2 5 (10.20%) Analyst
2 5 (10.20%) Consultant
2 5 (10.20%) Developer
3 4 (8.16%) SAP Consultant
4 3 (6.12%) Architect
4 3 (6.12%) Business Manager
4 3 (6.12%) Business Process Manager
4 3 (6.12%) Data Analyst
4 3 (6.12%) Design Engineer
4 3 (6.12%) IT Manager
4 3 (6.12%) Process Manager
4 3 (6.12%) SAP Business Process Manager
4 3 (6.12%) SAP Manager
4 3 (6.12%) Test Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) Coordinator
5 2 (4.08%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (4.08%) Process Analyst
5 2 (4.08%) Software Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) React
2 1 (2.04%) .NET
2 1 (2.04%) .NET Core
2 1 (2.04%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.04%) CSS
2 1 (2.04%) HTML
2 1 (2.04%) JSON
2 1 (2.04%) NumPy
2 1 (2.04%) PyTorch
2 1 (2.04%) RESTful
2 1 (2.04%) SciPy
2 1 (2.04%) Spring
2 1 (2.04%) Web Services
2 1 (2.04%) WebGL
2 1 (2.04%) XML
2 1 (2.04%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (8.16%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.12%) ASIC
3 3 (6.12%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.08%) FMCG
4 2 (4.08%) NHS
4 2 (4.08%) PMI
4 2 (4.08%) VHDL
5 1 (2.04%) Analogue Electronics
5 1 (2.04%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (2.04%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.04%) PACS
5 1 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.04%) User Experience
5 1 (2.04%) Video Editing
5 1 (2.04%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.33%) Project Management
2 6 (12.24%) Risk Management
3 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (10.20%) Change Management
3 5 (10.20%) ERP
3 5 (10.20%) Process Improvement
3 5 (10.20%) Programme Management
3 5 (10.20%) Validation
4 4 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (8.16%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.12%) Business Analysis
5 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
5 3 (6.12%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (6.12%) Logistics
5 3 (6.12%) Product Management
5 3 (6.12%) SAP Implementation
5 3 (6.12%) Software Engineering
5 3 (6.12%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.16%) Python
2 3 (6.12%) C
2 3 (6.12%) C++
3 2 (4.08%) SQL
4 1 (2.04%) C#
4 1 (2.04%) COBOL
4 1 (2.04%) Java
4 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.04%) JCL
4 1 (2.04%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 11 (22.45%) Degree
2 7 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) APMP
3 2 (4.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.08%) HNC
3 2 (4.08%) HND
3 2 (4.08%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.08%) PMP
4 1 (2.04%) ACCA
4 1 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.04%) CCA
4 1 (2.04%) CIMA
4 1 (2.04%) CISA
4 1 (2.04%) CISSP
4 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) COSHH
1 1 (2.04%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.04%) ITGC
1 1 (2.04%) NEBOSH
1 1 (2.04%) PMO
1 1 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) HP ALM
2 1 (2.04%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 20 (40.82%) SAP
2 2 (4.08%) Adobe
2 2 (4.08%) HP
2 2 (4.08%) Mentor Graphics
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.04%) Alteryx
3 1 (2.04%) Ariba
3 1 (2.04%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (2.04%) Concur
3 1 (2.04%) Dynatrace
3 1 (2.04%) IBM
3 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.04%) Splunk