Period
to

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 12 August 2022 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
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 178 151 142
Rank change year-on-year -27 -9 +35
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 1,149 1,060 557
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.58% 1.80% 1.82%
As % of the General category 2.71% 3.36% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 803 726 368
10th Percentile £375 £352 £274
25th Percentile £463 £450 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +10.53%
75th Percentile £656 £650 £588
90th Percentile £738 £738 £675
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 43 16
10th Percentile £16.25 £13.57 £14.31
25th Percentile £24.00 £18.25 £17.65
Median hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £24.58
Median % change year-on-year +25.00% +46.49% -3.63%
75th Percentile £64.50 £50.00 £35.44
90th Percentile £80.00 £56.50 £48.13
UK median hourly rate £42.97 £40.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +7.41% +73.91% -

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 42,404 31,565 16,165
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 58.34% 53.50% 52.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,830 21,335 10,921
10th Percentile £325 £313 £270
25th Percentile £450 £413 £388
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £517 £495
Median % change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% +4.21%
75th Percentile £670 £625 £600
90th Percentile £775 £713 £700
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,231 1,163 590
10th Percentile £13.25 £12.00 £11.98
25th Percentile £15.25 £13.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate £24.50 £19.00 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +28.95% -9.52% +5.00%
75th Percentile £50.00 £40.00 £42.19
90th Percentile £65.00 £56.50 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £24.42 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +28.53% -9.52% +6.03%

Manufacturing
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Manufacturing in England

Manufacturing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Daily rate trend for Manufacturing in England

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Manufacturing in England over the 6 months to 12 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Manufacturing in England

Manufacturing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Hourly rate trend for Manufacturing in England

Manufacturing
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Manufacturing in England over the 6 months to 12 August 2022.

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 12 August 2022. 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
Jobs
London -85 354 £550 - 125
South West +16 190 £550 +10.00% 178
Midlands +43 167 £500 +21.21% 311
South East +5 150 £550 -8.33% 202
North of England -28 118 £538 +7.50% 334
West Midlands +48 111 £500 +9.59% 188
North West -36 80 £525 +5.00% 164
East Midlands -2 47 £500 +30.72% 123
East of England -14 42 £400 -16.88% 148
Yorkshire -6 35 £625 +19.05% 131
North East -17 2 - - 39
Manufacturing
UK

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, 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.

1 617 (53.70%) SAP
2 551 (47.95%) Finance
3 429 (37.34%) Business Intelligence
4 410 (35.68%) Programme Management
5 408 (35.51%) Public Sector
6 407 (35.42%) Electronics
7 402 (34.99%) Marketing
8 394 (34.29%) Telecoms
9 386 (33.59%) Digital Marketing
10 235 (20.45%) Agile
11 212 (18.45%) Social Skills
12 154 (13.40%) Microsoft
13 144 (12.53%) Azure
14 143 (12.45%) Security Cleared
15 139 (12.10%) Stakeholder Management
16 137 (11.92%) Project Management
17 111 (9.66%) Windows
18 110 (9.57%) SC Cleared
19 102 (8.88%) Migration
20 99 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
21 90 (7.83%) ERP
21 90 (7.83%) Degree
22 83 (7.22%) DevOps
23 75 (6.53%) Scrum
24 74 (6.44%) SAP S/4HANA
25 72 (6.27%) Problem-Solving
26 71 (6.18%) Analytics
27 69 (6.01%) Pharmaceutical
28 67 (5.83%) SQL
29 66 (5.74%) Project Delivery

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 34 (2.96%) SharePoint
2 22 (1.91%) Confluence
3 7 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
4 6 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (0.44%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.26%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.26%) ArcGIS
6 3 (0.26%) JBoss
6 3 (0.26%) ThingWorx
6 3 (0.26%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.17%) Apache
7 2 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.17%) MTS
7 2 (0.17%) SAS
7 2 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.17%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.087%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.087%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.087%) ArchestrA
8 1 (0.087%) Tomcat
Applications
1 38 (3.31%) Microsoft Office
2 35 (3.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (2.18%) Microsoft Project
4 16 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (1.39%) OrCAD
5 12 (1.04%) CATIA
6 10 (0.87%) MS Visio
7 7 (0.61%) Windchill
8 3 (0.26%) SOLIDWORKS
9 2 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.17%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.17%) Autodesk Inventor
9 2 (0.17%) Maya
9 2 (0.17%) Siemens NX
9 2 (0.17%) Sketch
9 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.087%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.087%) Mathcad
10 1 (0.087%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.087%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 74 (6.44%) SAP S/4HANA
2 22 (1.91%) Dynamics AX
3 19 (1.65%) SAP QM
4 18 (1.57%) Teamcenter
5 17 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
6 15 (1.31%) SAP MM
7 14 (1.22%) SAP PP
7 14 (1.22%) SAP SD
8 11 (0.96%) SAP ERP
9 10 (0.87%) NetSuite
10 7 (0.61%) DELMIA
11 6 (0.52%) Magento
11 6 (0.52%) Maximo
11 6 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
11 6 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
11 6 (0.52%) SAP MII
12 5 (0.44%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 5 (0.44%) SAP EWM
12 5 (0.44%) SAP IBP
12 5 (0.44%) SAP VC
Cloud Services
1 144 (12.53%) Azure
2 58 (5.05%) Dynamics 365
3 54 (4.70%) AWS
4 43 (3.74%) Power Platform
5 41 (3.57%) Microsoft 365
6 29 (2.52%) Azure DevOps
7 27 (2.35%) PaaS
8 26 (2.26%) SaaS
9 22 (1.91%) GCP
10 17 (1.48%) IaaS
11 15 (1.31%) GitHub
12 12 (1.04%) Azure Data Factory
13 11 (0.96%) PowerApps
14 9 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
15 7 (0.61%) OneDrive
16 6 (0.52%) Azure Logic Apps
16 6 (0.52%) Power Automate
16 6 (0.52%) SAP Commerce Cloud
16 6 (0.52%) Serverless
17 5 (0.44%) GitHub Actions
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.65%) Firewall
1 19 (1.65%) LAN
2 17 (1.48%) Ethernet
3 12 (1.04%) VPN
4 10 (0.87%) DNS
4 10 (0.87%) WAN
5 8 (0.70%) DHCP
5 8 (0.70%) Network Security
5 8 (0.70%) SAN
6 7 (0.61%) MQTT
7 6 (0.52%) Internet
8 5 (0.44%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.35%) Intranet
9 4 (0.35%) VoIP
10 3 (0.26%) DMARC
10 3 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.26%) WLAN
11 2 (0.17%) DKIM
11 2 (0.17%) Skype
11 2 (0.17%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (3.48%) SQL Server
2 35 (3.05%) Power BI
3 18 (1.57%) Metadata
4 16 (1.39%) Electronic Patient Records
5 14 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (1.13%) Data Lake
7 10 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (0.78%) Big Data
9 8 (0.70%) QlikView
10 7 (0.61%) MongoDB
10 7 (0.61%) SAP BW
11 6 (0.52%) Azure SQL Database
11 6 (0.52%) MySQL
11 6 (0.52%) Pentaho
11 6 (0.52%) Qlik Sense
11 6 (0.52%) Relational Database
11 6 (0.52%) SAP HANA
11 6 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (0.52%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 39 (3.39%) JIRA
2 17 (1.48%) Jenkins
3 15 (1.31%) Git (software)
4 9 (0.78%) Bitbucket
5 7 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (0.61%) CircleCI
6 6 (0.52%) Maven
6 6 (0.52%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (0.35%) JUnit
8 3 (0.26%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.26%) eggPlant
8 3 (0.26%) Mockito
8 3 (0.26%) Postman
8 3 (0.26%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (0.17%) Gradle
9 2 (0.17%) SonarQube
9 2 (0.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.17%) Subversion
9 2 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.17%) Zephyr
General
1 551 (47.95%) Finance
2 408 (35.51%) Public Sector
3 407 (35.42%) Electronics
4 402 (34.99%) Marketing
5 394 (34.29%) Telecoms
6 212 (18.45%) Social Skills
7 99 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
8 69 (6.01%) Pharmaceutical
9 58 (5.05%) Retail
10 44 (3.83%) Automotive
11 39 (3.39%) Aerospace
12 35 (3.05%) Presentation Skills
13 30 (2.61%) Legal
14 15 (1.31%) Law
14 15 (1.31%) Organisational Skills
15 12 (1.04%) German Language
16 11 (0.96%) Influencing Skills
17 10 (0.87%) Documentation Skills
17 10 (0.87%) Military
18 6 (0.52%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 161 (14.01%) Project Manager
2 144 (12.53%) Consultant
3 139 (12.10%) Analyst
4 138 (12.01%) Architect
5 99 (8.62%) Developer
6 61 (5.31%) Solutions Architect
7 57 (4.96%) Business Analyst
7 57 (4.96%) SAP Consultant
8 49 (4.26%) IT Manager
9 43 (3.74%) IT Project Manager
10 34 (2.96%) Functional Consultant
11 24 (2.09%) IT Support
12 23 (2.00%) SAP Architect
12 23 (2.00%) Senior Manager
13 22 (1.91%) Data Architect
14 21 (1.83%) SAP Functional Consultant
15 20 (1.74%) Data Analyst
15 20 (1.74%) Design Engineer
15 20 (1.74%) IT Technician
16 19 (1.65%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (4.70%) .NET
2 38 (3.31%) HTML
3 26 (2.26%) CSS
4 25 (2.18%) REST
5 21 (1.83%) React
6 20 (1.74%) XML
7 19 (1.65%) Node.js
8 17 (1.48%) ASP.NET
9 14 (1.22%) Oracle Fusion
10 13 (1.13%) AngularJS
11 12 (1.04%) Web Services
12 11 (0.96%) JSON
13 10 (0.87%) OAuth
13 10 (0.87%) SAP Fiori
13 10 (0.87%) Spring
14 8 (0.70%) ADO
14 8 (0.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 8 (0.70%) LDAP
14 8 (0.70%) SAML
14 8 (0.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 55 (4.79%) NHS
2 51 (4.44%) User Experience
3 44 (3.83%) Self-Motivation
4 23 (2.00%) IoT
4 23 (2.00%) Legacy Systems
5 22 (1.91%) FMCG
5 22 (1.91%) Management Information System
6 20 (1.74%) Life Science
7 19 (1.65%) Greenfield Project
8 18 (1.57%) Virtual Team
9 15 (1.31%) Data Centre
10 9 (0.78%) SCADA
11 8 (0.70%) SystemC
12 7 (0.61%) Data Structures
12 7 (0.61%) Mobile App
12 7 (0.61%) Renewable Energy
13 6 (0.52%) Algorithms
13 6 (0.52%) Cloud Native
13 6 (0.52%) Cyberthreat
13 6 (0.52%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 111 (9.66%) Windows
2 47 (4.09%) Linux
3 38 (3.31%) Windows 10
4 23 (2.00%) Windows Server
5 9 (0.78%) Unix
5 9 (0.78%) Windows 7
6 7 (0.61%) Windows Server 2019
7 6 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.44%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.44%) Windows Server 2016
9 4 (0.35%) Android
9 4 (0.35%) VMS
9 4 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.26%) Kali Linux
11 2 (0.17%) Solaris
11 2 (0.17%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.087%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.087%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 429 (37.34%) Business Intelligence
2 410 (35.68%) Programme Management
3 386 (33.59%) Digital Marketing
4 235 (20.45%) Agile
5 139 (12.10%) Stakeholder Management
6 137 (11.92%) Project Management
7 102 (8.88%) Migration
8 90 (7.83%) ERP
9 83 (7.22%) DevOps
10 75 (6.53%) Scrum
11 72 (6.27%) Problem-Solving
12 71 (6.18%) Analytics
13 66 (5.74%) Project Delivery
14 62 (5.40%) Requirements Gathering
15 60 (5.22%) Cybersecurity
15 60 (5.22%) Logistics
16 57 (4.96%) Data Migration
16 57 (4.96%) PLM
17 54 (4.70%) Risk Management
18 50 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 67 (5.83%) SQL
2 45 (3.92%) JavaScript
3 39 (3.39%) C#
4 34 (2.96%) Java
5 33 (2.87%) Python
6 27 (2.35%) C
6 27 (2.35%) PowerShell
7 18 (1.57%) TypeScript
8 15 (1.31%) Bash
9 13 (1.13%) PL/SQL
10 11 (0.96%) ABAP
10 11 (0.96%) Go
10 11 (0.96%) PHP
11 10 (0.87%) T-SQL
12 8 (0.70%) Kotlin
12 8 (0.70%) VB.NET
13 7 (0.61%) C++
14 6 (0.52%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.35%) ES7
15 4 (0.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 143 (12.45%) Security Cleared
2 110 (9.57%) SC Cleared
3 90 (7.83%) Degree
4 29 (2.52%) DV Cleared
5 27 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 20 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (1.48%) CISSP
8 16 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
8 16 (1.39%) HND
9 15 (1.31%) Chartered Engineer
10 12 (1.04%) MCSE
11 10 (0.87%) CESG Certified Professional
12 9 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
13 7 (0.61%) ISTQB
14 6 (0.52%) CCNP
14 6 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
14 6 (0.52%) TOGAF Certification
14 6 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 5 (0.44%) CEH
15 5 (0.44%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.26%) PMO
2 23 (2.00%) NIST
3 18 (1.57%) QA
4 16 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (1.39%) SLA
5 14 (1.22%) Data Quality
6 10 (0.87%) GDPR
7 9 (0.78%) GxP
8 7 (0.61%) NCSC
9 6 (0.52%) SOC 2
10 5 (0.44%) Accessibility
10 5 (0.44%) JSP 440
11 4 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials
11 4 (0.35%) NEBOSH
11 4 (0.35%) RMADS
12 3 (0.26%) Actionable Recommendations
13 2 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 2 (0.17%) NIST 800
13 2 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 51 (4.44%) Active Directory
2 23 (2.00%) Docker
3 15 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.87%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (0.44%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.17%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 2 (0.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (0.17%) MetaFrame
7 2 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.087%) Firmware
8 1 (0.087%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.087%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.087%) vSphere
8 1 (0.087%) zsh
Systems Management
1 20 (1.74%) Kubernetes
2 19 (1.65%) Terraform
3 17 (1.48%) Ansible
4 12 (1.04%) Puppet
5 7 (0.61%) vCenter Server
6 6 (0.52%) SCCM
7 5 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (0.35%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.26%) FortiGate
9 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.26%) Prometheus
10 2 (0.17%) Consul
10 2 (0.17%) Fluentd
10 2 (0.17%) Grafana
10 2 (0.17%) Istio
10 2 (0.17%) Kibana
10 2 (0.17%) logstash
10 2 (0.17%) Nessus
10 2 (0.17%) Rancher
Vendors
1 617 (53.70%) SAP
2 154 (13.40%) Microsoft
3 57 (4.96%) Oracle
4 35 (3.05%) Cisco
5 27 (2.35%) VMware
6 22 (1.91%) Salesforce.com
7 19 (1.65%) JD Edwards
7 19 (1.65%) Siemens
8 18 (1.57%) Google
9 15 (1.31%) ANSYS
10 14 (1.22%) Ariba
11 13 (1.13%) ServiceNow
12 12 (1.04%) Juniper
13 11 (0.96%) EMC
13 11 (0.96%) IBM
14 10 (0.87%) Adobe
15 9 (0.78%) Databricks
15 9 (0.78%) Red Hat
16 8 (0.70%) HP
17 7 (0.61%) NetApp