Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 50 81
Rank change year-on-year -8 +31 -5
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 194 227 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.92% 4.49% 2.57%
As % of the General category 12.16% 12.63% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 140 71
East of England median daily rate £525 £513 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +20.59% +41.67%
10th Percentile £356 £342 £210
90th Percentile £600 £600 £575
England median daily rate £475 £460 £425
% change year-on-year +3.26% +8.24% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 33 14
East of England median hourly rate £12.50 £45.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.22% +20.00% +3.45%
10th Percentile £12.25 £26.95 £12.78
90th Percentile £33.65 £63.75 £46.75
England median hourly rate £34.90 £38.26 £35.00
% change year-on-year -8.78% +9.31% +2.94%

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 1,596 1,797 1,519
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 32.23% 35.54% 31.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 931 1,027 910
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £211
90th Percentile £600 £600 £550
England median daily rate £493 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +3.68% +5.56% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 138 119
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.25% +21.21% +26.92%
10th Percentile £12.25 £14.25 £11.32
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.57 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £26.44 £24.44
% change year-on-year -9.23% +8.18% -2.24%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -17 126 £525 +2.44% 21
Hertfordshire +6 31 £488 -11.36% 42
Cambridgeshire -19 18 £363 -17.24% 47
Suffolk -7 9 - - 14
Bedfordshire +4 4 £438 +20.69% 13
Norfolk - 3 - - 12
East Anglia - 2 £1,000 - 6
Manufacturing
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 133 (68.56%) SAP
2 132 (68.04%) Finance
3 128 (65.98%) Business Intelligence
4 125 (64.43%) Telecoms
5 123 (63.40%) Marketing
6 122 (62.89%) Electronics
7 119 (61.34%) Programme Management
7 119 (61.34%) Digital Marketing
8 102 (52.58%) Web Services
9 86 (44.33%) Agile Software Development
9 86 (44.33%) TDD
9 86 (44.33%) Greenfield Project
10 85 (43.81%) SOA
11 80 (41.24%) SOAP
12 75 (38.66%) Middleware
13 67 (34.54%) Java
14 64 (32.99%) RESTful
15 56 (28.87%) Oracle
16 53 (27.32%) XML
17 47 (24.23%) Mule
17 47 (24.23%) WSO2
17 47 (24.23%) Apache Camel
18 46 (23.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 46 (23.71%) Oracle Service Bus
19 41 (21.13%) JSON
20 40 (20.62%) Amazon AWS
21 36 (18.56%) Scrum
22 33 (17.01%) Java 8
23 32 (16.49%) Maven
24 31 (15.98%) DevOps

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 47 (24.23%) Mule
2 46 (23.71%) Oracle Service Bus
2 46 (23.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (3.09%) Confluence
4 3 (1.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (1.55%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (1.55%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.52%) CMS
5 1 (0.52%) Drupal
Applications
1 15 (7.73%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (4.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (2.06%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.52%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 5 (2.58%) SAP MM
2 3 (1.55%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (1.03%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.03%) NetSuite
3 2 (1.03%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.52%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.52%) SAP APO
4 1 (0.52%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.52%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.52%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.52%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.52%) SAP MDG
4 1 (0.52%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.52%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 40 (20.62%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.03%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.64%) Internet
1 9 (4.64%) VPN
2 2 (1.03%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.03%) VoIP
3 1 (0.52%) BGP
3 1 (0.52%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.52%) DNS
3 1 (0.52%) EIGRP
3 1 (0.52%) Firewall
3 1 (0.52%) LAN
3 1 (0.52%) Multicast
3 1 (0.52%) NAS
3 1 (0.52%) OSPF
3 1 (0.52%) SAN
3 1 (0.52%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (0.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.58%) Relational Database
2 4 (2.06%) Big Data
2 4 (2.06%) DTS
2 4 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.55%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.55%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.03%) PowerCenter
5 1 (0.52%) MySQL
5 1 (0.52%) Power BI
5 1 (0.52%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 32 (16.49%) Maven
2 16 (8.25%) Jenkins
2 16 (8.25%) SoapUI
3 11 (5.67%) Git (software)
4 7 (3.61%) JIRA
5 3 (1.55%) AccuRev
5 3 (1.55%) Ant
5 3 (1.55%) Cucumber
5 3 (1.55%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.55%) Gradle
5 3 (1.55%) JMeter
5 3 (1.55%) JUnit
5 3 (1.55%) Selenium
5 3 (1.55%) Subversion
6 1 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.52%) ERwin
6 1 (0.52%) LSMW
General
1 132 (68.04%) Finance
2 125 (64.43%) Telecoms
3 123 (63.40%) Marketing
4 122 (62.89%) Electronics
5 7 (3.61%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (3.09%) Retail
7 3 (1.55%) Law
8 2 (1.03%) Legal
9 1 (0.52%) Advertising
9 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 62 (31.96%) Developer
2 40 (20.62%) Integration Developer
3 37 (19.07%) Senior Developer
4 29 (14.95%) Java Developer
5 26 (13.40%) DevOps Engineer
6 20 (10.31%) SOA Developer
7 19 (9.79%) Analyst
8 18 (9.28%) Agile Developer
8 18 (9.28%) Senior DevOps
8 18 (9.28%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 16 (8.25%) Tester
10 15 (7.73%) Senior Java Developer
11 14 (7.22%) Senior Agile Developer
12 13 (6.70%) Automation Tester
13 12 (6.19%) Business Analyst
13 12 (6.19%) Lead Developer
14 11 (5.67%) Lead Java Developer
15 10 (5.15%) Architect
16 8 (4.12%) Service Desk Analyst
16 8 (4.12%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (52.58%) Web Services
2 80 (41.24%) SOAP
3 75 (38.66%) Middleware
4 64 (32.99%) RESTful
5 53 (27.32%) XML
6 47 (24.23%) Apache Camel
7 41 (21.13%) JSON
8 28 (14.43%) Swagger
8 28 (14.43%) WireMock
8 28 (14.43%) XSLT
9 20 (10.31%) REST
10 9 (4.64%) WSDL
11 6 (3.09%) HTML
12 5 (2.58%) CSS
12 5 (2.58%) jQuery
13 4 (2.06%) Ajax
13 4 (2.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 3 (1.55%) EclipseLink
14 3 (1.55%) OAuth2
14 3 (1.55%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 86 (44.33%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (4.64%) Life Science
3 8 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.09%) Public Cloud
5 3 (1.55%) Clustering
5 3 (1.55%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.55%) Replication
6 2 (1.03%) AS400
6 2 (1.03%) Biotechnology
6 2 (1.03%) NHS
7 1 (0.52%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.52%) PACS
7 1 (0.52%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.52%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 21 (10.82%) Linux
2 17 (8.76%) Windows
3 14 (7.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (4.64%) Windows XP
5 6 (3.09%) Unix
6 3 (1.55%) Solaris
7 2 (1.03%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.52%) Android
8 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (65.98%) Business Intelligence
2 119 (61.34%) Digital Marketing
2 119 (61.34%) Programme Management
3 86 (44.33%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (44.33%) TDD
4 85 (43.81%) SOA
5 36 (18.56%) Scrum
6 31 (15.98%) DevOps
7 26 (13.40%) Configuration Management
8 17 (8.76%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (7.73%) ERP
10 13 (6.70%) API Testing
10 13 (6.70%) Continuous Delivery
10 13 (6.70%) Deployment Automation
10 13 (6.70%) Open Source
10 13 (6.70%) Test Automation
11 12 (6.19%) Business Analysis
11 12 (6.19%) Technical Leadership
12 10 (5.15%) Problem-Solving
13 9 (4.64%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 67 (34.54%) Java
2 33 (17.01%) Java 8
3 28 (14.43%) XPath
4 13 (6.70%) Groovy
5 7 (3.61%) Java 9
5 7 (3.61%) SQL
6 5 (2.58%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.06%) C++
8 3 (1.55%) C
8 3 (1.55%) Python
9 1 (0.52%) C#
9 1 (0.52%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.52%) Go
9 1 (0.52%) Perl
9 1 (0.52%) PHP
9 1 (0.52%) PHP 5
9 1 (0.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (6.70%) Degree
2 3 (1.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.03%) ISEB
3 2 (1.03%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.52%) CCNP
4 1 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.52%) MBA
4 1 (0.52%) MCP
4 1 (0.52%) MCSA
4 1 (0.52%) MCSE
4 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.58%) ISO 9001
1 5 (2.58%) QA
2 4 (2.06%) SLA
3 1 (0.52%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.52%) GMP
3 1 (0.52%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 9 (4.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.52%) Docker
2 1 (0.52%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 27 (13.92%) Ansible
2 20 (10.31%) Terraform
3 9 (4.64%) OpenView
4 7 (3.61%) OVSD
5 6 (3.09%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (3.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 133 (68.56%) SAP
2 56 (28.87%) Oracle
3 47 (24.23%) WSO2
4 14 (7.22%) Microsoft
5 9 (4.64%) HP
6 7 (3.61%) Talend
7 3 (1.55%) Adobe
7 3 (1.55%) IBM
8 2 (1.03%) Cognos
8 2 (1.03%) Informatica
8 2 (1.03%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.52%) Cisco
9 1 (0.52%) EMC
9 1 (0.52%) IDERA
9 1 (0.52%) IFS
9 1 (0.52%) Sage
9 1 (0.52%) Sitecore