Period
to 17 October 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Manufacturing over the 6 months to 17 October 2019 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
UK > England
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 161 177 127
Rank change year-on-year +16 -50 +51
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 1,356 1,469 1,842
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.74% 1.56% 2.02%
As % of the General category 4.53% 3.87% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 863 942 1,123
England median daily rate £485 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.11% +2.70% +12.12%
10th Percentile £213 £251 £263
90th Percentile £650 £631 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £461
% change year-on-year - +2.98% +11.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 97 127
England median hourly rate £25.75 £35.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.43% -2.78% -0.69%
10th Percentile £14.50 £12.25 £17.00
90th Percentile £48.93 £55.00 £63.75
UK median hourly rate £22.93 £34.90 £35.00
% change year-on-year -34.30% -0.29% -

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 England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 29,905 37,944 39,706
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 38.46% 40.23% 43.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,444 25,117 26,534
England median daily rate £498 £475 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.74% +1.60% +3.89%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £275
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £480 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 881 1,028 977
England median hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £22.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.33% -4.91% +9.39%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.25 £11.48
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £21.98 £20.60 £22.62
% change year-on-year +6.70% -8.93% +8.93%

Manufacturing
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Manufacturing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Manufacturing in England

Manufacturing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Manufacturing in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Manufacturing in England

Manufacturing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Manufacturing in England over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Manufacturing in England

Manufacturing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Manufacturing in England

Manufacturing
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Manufacturing in England over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Manufacturing in England

Manufacturing
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 17 October 2019. 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
London +91 305 £505 +1.00% 149
South West -16 281 £500 +17.65% 236
South East +43 232 £400 -8.57% 254
Midlands +41 193 £500 +4.17% 286
North of England +4 192 £475 +15.15% 281
North West +18 128 £500 +17.65% 158
West Midlands +36 124 £500 -2.44% 180
East of England -17 115 £525 - 169
East Midlands +30 61 £450 -9.09% 106
Yorkshire +11 50 £463 +6.32% 93
North East 0 14 £335 -17.69% 30
South Coast +1 7 £275 -35.29%
Manufacturing
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, 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 England region with a requirement for Manufacturing.

1 807 (59.51%) SAP
2 654 (48.23%) Finance
3 521 (38.42%) Telecoms
4 509 (37.54%) Public Sector
5 501 (36.95%) Business Intelligence
6 482 (35.55%) Marketing
7 479 (35.32%) Programme Management
8 477 (35.18%) Electronics
9 463 (34.14%) Digital Marketing
10 265 (19.54%) Agile Software Development
11 210 (15.49%) Security Cleared
12 170 (12.54%) Windows
13 158 (11.65%) Project Management
14 145 (10.69%) Microsoft
14 145 (10.69%) SC Cleared
15 138 (10.18%) ERP
16 122 (9.00%) Retail
17 119 (8.78%) Windows 10
18 103 (7.60%) Problem-Solving
19 101 (7.45%) Stakeholder Management
20 90 (6.64%) Life Science
21 89 (6.56%) Migration
21 89 (6.56%) Java
22 86 (6.34%) Logistics
23 85 (6.27%) SQL
23 85 (6.27%) Oracle
24 84 (6.19%) Degree
25 83 (6.12%) Azure
26 82 (6.05%) Scrum
27 78 (5.75%) Analytical Skills

Manufacturing
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 32 (2.36%) SharePoint
2 23 (1.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 22 (1.62%) Mule
3 22 (1.62%) Oracle Service Bus
4 14 (1.03%) CMS
4 14 (1.03%) Skype for Business
5 9 (0.66%) Confluence
6 7 (0.52%) Apache
6 7 (0.52%) Tomcat
7 6 (0.44%) Apache Spark
8 5 (0.37%) MS Exchange
9 4 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.29%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (0.22%) Documentum
10 3 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.22%) IIS
11 2 (0.15%) ArcGIS
11 2 (0.15%) NetWeaver
11 2 (0.15%) SAS
Applications
1 41 (3.02%) Microsoft Office
2 32 (2.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (1.62%) Microsoft Project
4 15 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (0.59%) Sketch
6 6 (0.44%) AutoCAD
6 6 (0.44%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.44%) Siemens NX
7 5 (0.37%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.29%) Figma
8 4 (0.29%) PTC Creo
8 4 (0.29%) Windchill
9 3 (0.22%) SketchUp
10 2 (0.15%) CATIA
10 2 (0.15%) FreeHand
10 2 (0.15%) InVision
10 2 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
10 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.15%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 50 (3.69%) SAP S/4HANA
2 39 (2.88%) SAP ERP
3 36 (2.65%) SAP FI
4 35 (2.58%) SAP CO
5 34 (2.51%) SAP FI/CO
6 30 (2.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 29 (2.14%) SAP PP
8 27 (1.99%) SAP MM
8 27 (1.99%) Teamcenter
9 25 (1.84%) SAP QM
10 23 (1.70%) SAP WM
11 17 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
12 16 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
13 13 (0.96%) SAP EWM
14 12 (0.88%) SAP IBP
14 12 (0.88%) SAP SD
15 11 (0.81%) NetSuite
16 7 (0.52%) SAP PLM
16 7 (0.52%) SAP PM
17 6 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 83 (6.12%) Azure
2 54 (3.98%) Office 365
3 44 (3.24%) AWS
4 39 (2.88%) Dynamics 365
5 26 (1.92%) SaaS
6 22 (1.62%) Power Platform
7 18 (1.33%) Azure Active Directory
8 14 (1.03%) PaaS
9 10 (0.74%) IaaS
10 9 (0.66%) GCP
11 7 (0.52%) Serverless
12 6 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
12 6 (0.44%) Azure Functions
13 5 (0.37%) Microsoft Flow
13 5 (0.37%) PowerApps
14 4 (0.29%) OneDrive
14 4 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
14 4 (0.29%) Yammer
15 3 (0.22%) Boomi
15 3 (0.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 37 (2.73%) Firewall
2 29 (2.14%) LAN
3 23 (1.70%) DNS
4 22 (1.62%) WAN
5 15 (1.11%) Skype
6 13 (0.96%) RFID
7 12 (0.88%) VPN
7 12 (0.88%) Wireless
8 9 (0.66%) TCP/IP
8 9 (0.66%) VoIP
9 8 (0.59%) Ethernet
10 7 (0.52%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (0.52%) SSH
10 7 (0.52%) WLAN
11 6 (0.44%) DHCP
11 6 (0.44%) Internet
11 6 (0.44%) RS-232
11 6 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (0.37%) Unified Communications
13 4 (0.29%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 44 (3.24%) Big Data
3 21 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (1.55%) Power BI
3 21 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (1.40%) Oracle Database
5 16 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (0.88%) Relational Database
6 12 (0.88%) SAP HANA
7 11 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
8 10 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (0.66%) SAP BW
10 8 (0.59%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 8 (0.59%) SQL Server 2016
11 6 (0.44%) DB2
11 6 (0.44%) Hadoop
11 6 (0.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 6 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 47 (3.47%) Git (software)
2 37 (2.73%) JIRA
3 21 (1.55%) Visual Studio
4 20 (1.47%) Jenkins
5 18 (1.33%) Selenium
6 15 (1.11%) Visual Studio Team System
7 9 (0.66%) Cucumber
8 8 (0.59%) Mocha
8 8 (0.59%) Subversion
8 8 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (0.52%) JMeter
9 7 (0.52%) SpecFlow
10 6 (0.44%) git-flow
10 6 (0.44%) JUnit
10 6 (0.44%) Oracle APEX
10 6 (0.44%) Vagrant
10 6 (0.44%) WebDriver
11 5 (0.37%) Axure RP
11 5 (0.37%) Eclipse
11 5 (0.37%) Synon
General
1 654 (48.23%) Finance
2 521 (38.42%) Telecoms
3 509 (37.54%) Public Sector
4 482 (35.55%) Marketing
5 477 (35.18%) Electronics
6 122 (9.00%) Retail
7 71 (5.24%) Pharmaceutical
8 28 (2.06%) Aerospace
9 22 (1.62%) Automotive
10 15 (1.11%) Law
11 14 (1.03%) Legal
12 9 (0.66%) Banking
12 9 (0.66%) Billing
13 8 (0.59%) Back Office
14 7 (0.52%) Publishing
15 6 (0.44%) Military
16 5 (0.37%) German Language
17 4 (0.29%) Avionics
17 4 (0.29%) Local Government
18 3 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 198 (14.60%) Consultant
2 166 (12.24%) Analyst
3 157 (11.58%) Developer
4 153 (11.28%) Project Manager
5 114 (8.41%) Architect
6 104 (7.67%) SAP Consultant
7 70 (5.16%) Windows Engineer
8 68 (5.01%) SAP Manager
9 64 (4.72%) Business Analyst
10 58 (4.28%) Support Engineer
11 49 (3.61%) SAP Project Manager
12 47 (3.47%) Desktop Engineer
12 47 (3.47%) Solutions Architect
13 46 (3.39%) Desktop Support
13 46 (3.39%) Java Developer
14 40 (2.95%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 40 (2.95%) Windows Support Engineer
15 36 (2.65%) Senior Developer
16 33 (2.43%) Functional Consultant
16 33 (2.43%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (4.87%) Web Services
2 62 (4.57%) HTML
3 56 (4.13%) CSS
4 48 (3.54%) .NET
5 46 (3.39%) RESTful
6 39 (2.88%) Middleware
7 37 (2.73%) SOAP
8 33 (2.43%) XML
9 29 (2.14%) BAPI
10 24 (1.77%) Apache Camel
11 19 (1.40%) AngularJS
11 19 (1.40%) HTML5
12 18 (1.33%) REST
13 16 (1.18%) Node.js
14 15 (1.11%) jQuery
15 14 (1.03%) ASP.NET
16 12 (0.88%) .NET Core
17 11 (0.81%) ASP.NET Web API
17 11 (0.81%) CSS3
17 11 (0.81%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 90 (6.64%) Life Science
2 78 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (3.98%) Greenfield Project
4 52 (3.83%) Management Information System
5 41 (3.02%) NHS
6 39 (2.88%) User Experience
7 27 (1.99%) Data Structures
7 27 (1.99%) FMCG
8 21 (1.55%) Self-Motivation
9 17 (1.25%) Data Centre
10 16 (1.18%) PKI
11 15 (1.11%) Algorithms
12 14 (1.03%) Mobile App
13 13 (0.96%) Social Media
14 12 (0.88%) SCADA
15 8 (0.59%) Blog
15 8 (0.59%) Video Editing
16 7 (0.52%) Public Cloud
17 6 (0.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 6 (0.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 170 (12.54%) Windows
2 119 (8.78%) Windows 10
3 64 (4.72%) Linux
4 52 (3.83%) Windows 7
5 43 (3.17%) Windows Server
6 12 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (0.88%) Unix
7 11 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (0.66%) Android
8 9 (0.66%) Apple iOS
8 9 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.44%) AIX
10 5 (0.37%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.37%) Solaris
11 4 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
11 4 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (0.22%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 501 (36.95%) Business Intelligence
2 479 (35.32%) Programme Management
3 463 (34.14%) Digital Marketing
4 265 (19.54%) Agile Software Development
5 158 (11.65%) Project Management
6 138 (10.18%) ERP
7 103 (7.60%) Problem-Solving
8 101 (7.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 89 (6.56%) Migration
10 86 (6.34%) Logistics
11 82 (6.05%) Scrum
12 75 (5.53%) DevOps
13 73 (5.38%) ITIL
14 72 (5.31%) Cybersecurity
15 59 (4.35%) Project Delivery
15 59 (4.35%) Test Automation
16 55 (4.06%) Change Management
17 54 (3.98%) Software Engineering
18 48 (3.54%) Analytics
19 46 (3.39%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (6.56%) Java
2 85 (6.27%) SQL
3 75 (5.53%) JavaScript
4 61 (4.50%) Python
5 53 (3.91%) C#
6 43 (3.17%) C
7 38 (2.80%) C++
8 28 (2.06%) Java 8
9 22 (1.62%) PowerShell
10 17 (1.25%) T-SQL
11 15 (1.11%) PHP
12 14 (1.03%) Bash Shell
12 14 (1.03%) R
13 12 (0.88%) ABAP
13 12 (0.88%) VBA
14 11 (0.81%) PL/SQL
15 9 (0.66%) VB
16 8 (0.59%) TypeScript
17 7 (0.52%) Go
18 6 (0.44%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 210 (15.49%) Security Cleared
2 145 (10.69%) SC Cleared
3 84 (6.19%) Degree
4 67 (4.94%) DV Cleared
5 38 (2.80%) PMP
6 20 (1.47%) PMI Certification
7 17 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
8 16 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (1.03%) ISEB
10 13 (0.96%) ISTQB
11 11 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
11 11 (0.81%) CISSP
11 11 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (0.66%) CCNA
12 9 (0.66%) CCNP
12 9 (0.66%) CISM
13 8 (0.59%) HND
13 8 (0.59%) MCP
14 7 (0.52%) CISA
14 7 (0.52%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (4.20%) QA
2 28 (2.06%) JSP 440
3 25 (1.84%) RMADS
4 24 (1.77%) PMO
5 17 (1.25%) SLA
6 12 (0.88%) GDPR
7 9 (0.66%) Data Quality
8 8 (0.59%) GxP
9 7 (0.52%) GAMP
9 7 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 7 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 6 (0.44%) GMP
11 5 (0.37%) WCAG
12 4 (0.29%) COSHH
12 4 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
12 4 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 4 (0.29%) NEBOSH
13 3 (0.22%) DO-254
13 3 (0.22%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 47 (3.47%) Active Directory
2 24 (1.77%) Docker
3 12 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.37%) Firmware
4 5 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.29%) XenApp
5 4 (0.29%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.22%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.22%) ISA Server
6 3 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (0.22%) vSphere
7 2 (0.15%) DFS Replication
7 2 (0.15%) HDFS
7 2 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.15%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.074%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.074%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 33 (2.43%) SCCM
2 20 (1.47%) AirWatch
3 19 (1.40%) Kubernetes
4 18 (1.33%) Ansible
5 17 (1.25%) HP ALM
6 16 (1.18%) Terraform
7 13 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
7 13 (0.96%) Microsoft Intune
8 9 (0.66%) MOM
9 5 (0.37%) Single Sign-On
10 4 (0.29%) Puppet
10 4 (0.29%) WSUS
11 3 (0.22%) WMI
12 2 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
12 2 (0.15%) MIIS
12 2 (0.15%) OpenView
12 2 (0.15%) SCOM
12 2 (0.15%) ThinApp
13 1 (0.074%) Consul
13 1 (0.074%) vRealize
Vendors
1 807 (59.51%) SAP
2 145 (10.69%) Microsoft
3 85 (6.27%) Oracle
4 31 (2.29%) Cisco
5 30 (2.21%) Ariba
6 25 (1.84%) HP
7 24 (1.77%) VMware
8 22 (1.62%) WSO2
9 21 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
10 17 (1.25%) Talend
11 15 (1.11%) Google
12 13 (0.96%) Infor
13 12 (0.88%) IBM
13 12 (0.88%) Siemens
14 11 (0.81%) Citrix
15 10 (0.74%) Adobe
15 10 (0.74%) Tableau
16 9 (0.66%) Dell
16 9 (0.66%) hybris
16 9 (0.66%) JD Edwards