Period
to 9 April 2020

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 9 April 2020 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
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 158 195 175
Rank change year-on-year +37 -20 -28
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 880 1,281 1,454
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.62% 1.45% 1.57%
As % of the General category 4.38% 3.66% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 592 939 901
Median daily rate £500 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £275
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £484 £450
% change year-on-year +3.31% +7.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 49 79
Median hourly rate £32.79 £34.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.96% -1.43% -
10th Percentile £17.54 £12.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £51.63 £51.43 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £31.54 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -4.43% -5.71% -

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 20,073 35,007 38,170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 36.86% 39.54% 41.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,830 23,280 25,254
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £280 £306 £285
90th Percentile £690 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £476 £485 £475
% change year-on-year -1.96% +2.11% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 733 920 981
Median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £22.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.47% +2.40%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.50 £11.81
90th Percentile £51.70 £50.00 £47.83
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.65 £21.90
% change year-on-year +10.38% +3.42% +2.36%

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 9 April 2020.

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 9 April 2020.

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 9 April 2020. 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 +84 211 £505 -3.35% 87
South West +1 204 £525 +5.00% 87
South East +47 150 £463 +2.89% 136
North of England +51 135 £445 +11.13% 156
Midlands +16 94 £438 -7.89% 151
North West +47 93 £445 +3.98% 71
East of England -23 69 £491 -6.43% 98
West Midlands +57 65 £470 +7.43% 80
Yorkshire +38 30 £425 +21.43% 63
East Midlands -8 27 £425 -10.53% 71
North East +31 12 £550 +33.33% 22
Manufacturing
UK

For the 6 months to 9 April 2020, 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.

1 477 (54.20%) SAP
2 472 (53.64%) Finance
3 381 (43.30%) Business Intelligence
4 365 (41.48%) Programme Management
4 365 (41.48%) Public Sector
5 363 (41.25%) Telecoms
6 342 (38.86%) Electronics
7 338 (38.41%) Marketing
8 335 (38.07%) Digital Marketing
9 177 (20.11%) Agile Software Development
10 163 (18.52%) Security Cleared
11 128 (14.55%) Microsoft
12 112 (12.73%) SC Cleared
13 94 (10.68%) Project Management
14 93 (10.57%) Windows
15 90 (10.23%) ERP
16 88 (10.00%) Azure
17 81 (9.20%) Stakeholder Management
18 80 (9.09%) Migration
19 77 (8.75%) Oracle
20 72 (8.18%) Retail
21 71 (8.07%) SQL
22 68 (7.73%) Windows 10
23 66 (7.50%) Java
24 65 (7.39%) Problem-Solving
25 57 (6.48%) DevOps
25 57 (6.48%) Python
25 57 (6.48%) AWS
26 55 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
27 53 (6.02%) Degree

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 (3.86%) SharePoint
2 21 (2.39%) Red Hat Fuse
3 20 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 18 (2.05%) Mule
4 18 (2.05%) Oracle Service Bus
5 15 (1.70%) Confluence
6 7 (0.80%) Skype for Business
7 5 (0.57%) Apache
7 5 (0.57%) CMS
8 4 (0.45%) nginx
8 4 (0.45%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.34%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.34%) JBoss
9 3 (0.34%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.23%) IIS
10 2 (0.23%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.23%) OnBase
11 1 (0.11%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.11%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 37 (4.20%) Microsoft Office
2 32 (3.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (2.39%) Microsoft Project
4 10 (1.14%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.57%) Windchill
8 4 (0.45%) Sketch
9 3 (0.34%) Siemens NX
9 3 (0.34%) Simulink
10 2 (0.23%) InVision
10 2 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
10 2 (0.23%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.11%) Camtasia
11 1 (0.11%) Figma
11 1 (0.11%) Marvel
11 1 (0.11%) PTC Creo
11 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 28 (3.18%) SAP S/4HANA
2 21 (2.39%) Dynamics AX
3 19 (2.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 14 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
5 12 (1.36%) Oracle EBS
6 11 (1.25%) Teamcenter
7 8 (0.91%) Oracle Manufacturing
7 8 (0.91%) Oracle Payables
7 8 (0.91%) Oracle Receivables
7 8 (0.91%) SAP ERP
7 8 (0.91%) SAP QM
8 7 (0.80%) SAP MM
8 7 (0.80%) SAP PP
9 6 (0.68%) Oracle ERP
10 5 (0.57%) Oracle ASCP
10 5 (0.57%) Oracle Assets
10 5 (0.57%) Oracle Cash Management
10 5 (0.57%) SAP SD
10 5 (0.57%) SAP WM
11 4 (0.45%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 88 (10.00%) Azure
2 57 (6.48%) AWS
3 52 (5.91%) Office 365
4 41 (4.66%) Dynamics 365
5 37 (4.20%) Power Platform
6 32 (3.64%) SaaS
7 29 (3.30%) PaaS
8 24 (2.73%) IaaS
9 16 (1.82%) GCP
10 7 (0.80%) GitHub
10 7 (0.80%) OneDrive
11 5 (0.57%) SuccessFactors
12 4 (0.45%) Adobe Analytics
12 4 (0.45%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (0.45%) Serverless
12 4 (0.45%) Yammer
13 3 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (0.34%) Google Analytics
14 2 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (3.75%) Firewall
2 24 (2.73%) DNS
3 21 (2.39%) LAN
3 21 (2.39%) WAN
4 12 (1.36%) Network Security
5 10 (1.14%) Skype
6 9 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
7 8 (0.91%) Wireless
8 7 (0.80%) DHCP
8 7 (0.80%) HTTP
9 6 (0.68%) BGP
9 6 (0.68%) FTP
9 6 (0.68%) IPsec
9 6 (0.68%) OSPF
9 6 (0.68%) SSH
10 5 (0.57%) EIGRP
10 5 (0.57%) TCP/IP
10 5 (0.57%) VLAN
10 5 (0.57%) VPN
10 5 (0.57%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 36 (4.09%) Power BI
3 31 (3.52%) Big Data
4 18 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (1.25%) SAP HANA
6 11 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (0.80%) NoSQL
7 7 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (0.68%) Azure SQL Database
8 6 (0.68%) PowerCenter
8 6 (0.68%) Relational Database
9 5 (0.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 5 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (0.57%) Amazon Redshift
9 5 (0.57%) Data Lake
9 5 (0.57%) Hadoop
9 5 (0.57%) MongoDB
9 5 (0.57%) Oracle Database
9 5 (0.57%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 30 (3.41%) Git (software)
2 26 (2.95%) JIRA
3 16 (1.82%) Maven
4 13 (1.48%) Jenkins
5 11 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (1.14%) GitLab
7 9 (1.02%) Selenium
7 9 (1.02%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.45%) SonarQube
8 4 (0.45%) Subversion
9 3 (0.34%) Babel
9 3 (0.34%) Jasmine
9 3 (0.34%) JMeter
9 3 (0.34%) JUnit
9 3 (0.34%) Rational DOORS
9 3 (0.34%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.23%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.23%) ERwin
10 2 (0.23%) Mocha
10 2 (0.23%) SoapUI
General
1 472 (53.64%) Finance
2 365 (41.48%) Public Sector
3 363 (41.25%) Telecoms
4 342 (38.86%) Electronics
5 338 (38.41%) Marketing
6 72 (8.18%) Retail
7 40 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
8 33 (3.75%) Aerospace
9 27 (3.07%) Automotive
10 14 (1.59%) Military
11 12 (1.36%) Legal
12 9 (1.02%) Billing
13 8 (0.91%) Law
14 7 (0.80%) German Language
15 5 (0.57%) French Language
16 4 (0.45%) General Ledger
16 4 (0.45%) Italian Language
16 4 (0.45%) Police
17 3 (0.34%) Environmental Health
17 3 (0.34%) Fire and Rescue
Job Titles
1 104 (11.82%) Analyst
2 97 (11.02%) Developer
3 96 (10.91%) Architect
4 88 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 67 (7.61%) Consultant
6 38 (4.32%) Windows Engineer
7 33 (3.75%) Java Developer
8 30 (3.41%) Business Analyst
8 30 (3.41%) Solutions Architect
9 28 (3.18%) Support Engineer
10 27 (3.07%) SAP Manager
11 22 (2.50%) Coordinator
11 22 (2.50%) Desktop Engineer
11 22 (2.50%) SAP Consultant
12 21 (2.39%) IT Manager
13 20 (2.27%) Windows Support Engineer
14 19 (2.16%) Change Manager
14 19 (2.16%) Deployment Engineer
15 17 (1.93%) Senior Developer
15 17 (1.93%) Windows Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (5.34%) RESTful
2 41 (4.66%) Web Services
3 38 (4.32%) XML
4 32 (3.64%) HTML
4 32 (3.64%) Middleware
5 29 (3.30%) JSON
5 29 (3.30%) SOAP
6 22 (2.50%) Apache Camel
6 22 (2.50%) CSS
7 20 (2.27%) Swagger
8 16 (1.82%) .NET
8 16 (1.82%) Spring
8 16 (1.82%) XSLT
9 15 (1.70%) REST
9 15 (1.70%) WireMock
10 13 (1.48%) AngularJS
11 12 (1.36%) Velocity
12 9 (1.02%) Django
12 9 (1.02%) HTML5
13 8 (0.91%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 55 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (5.45%) Management Information System
3 35 (3.98%) Life Science
4 28 (3.18%) Data Centre
5 26 (2.95%) Greenfield Project
6 23 (2.61%) User Experience
7 22 (2.50%) FMCG
8 19 (2.16%) NHS
9 18 (2.05%) Virtual Team
10 16 (1.82%) Data Structures
10 16 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
11 15 (1.70%) Social Media
12 12 (1.36%) Public Cloud
13 11 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (0.80%) Algorithms
14 7 (0.80%) SCADA
15 6 (0.68%) PMI
16 5 (0.57%) Clustering
17 4 (0.45%) e-Learning
17 4 (0.45%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 93 (10.57%) Windows
2 68 (7.73%) Windows 10
3 34 (3.86%) Linux
4 33 (3.75%) Windows 7
5 15 (1.70%) Windows Server
6 9 (1.02%) Android
6 9 (1.02%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.02%) Unix
7 6 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.57%) VMS
8 5 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.57%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.11%) AIX
9 1 (0.11%) CentOS
9 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.11%) VME
9 1 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 381 (43.30%) Business Intelligence
2 365 (41.48%) Programme Management
3 335 (38.07%) Digital Marketing
4 177 (20.11%) Agile Software Development
5 94 (10.68%) Project Management
6 90 (10.23%) ERP
7 81 (9.20%) Stakeholder Management
8 80 (9.09%) Migration
9 65 (7.39%) Problem-Solving
10 57 (6.48%) DevOps
11 52 (5.91%) Change Management
12 48 (5.45%) Cybersecurity
13 44 (5.00%) TDD
14 43 (4.89%) Analytics
15 40 (4.55%) Logistics
16 39 (4.43%) ITIL
17 38 (4.32%) Scrum
17 38 (4.32%) SOA
18 36 (4.09%) Test Automation
19 34 (3.86%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (8.07%) SQL
2 66 (7.50%) Java
3 57 (6.48%) Python
4 49 (5.57%) JavaScript
5 23 (2.61%) C
6 21 (2.39%) C#
7 16 (1.82%) XPath
8 15 (1.70%) C++
9 13 (1.48%) PowerShell
9 13 (1.48%) Ruby
10 12 (1.36%) PHP
11 9 (1.02%) Bash Shell
11 9 (1.02%) Java 8
12 8 (0.91%) MATLAB
12 8 (0.91%) PL/SQL
13 7 (0.80%) T-SQL
14 5 (0.57%) VBA
15 4 (0.45%) R
15 4 (0.45%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.34%) Scala
Qualifications
1 163 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 112 (12.73%) SC Cleared
3 53 (6.02%) Degree
4 49 (5.57%) DV Cleared
5 20 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (1.25%) PMI Certification
7 9 (1.02%) CCNP
8 8 (0.91%) CISSP
8 8 (0.91%) PMP
9 7 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
9 7 (0.80%) CCIE
10 6 (0.68%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 6 (0.68%) CISM
10 6 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
10 6 (0.68%) Master's Degree
11 5 (0.57%) APMP
11 5 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (0.45%) CCNA
12 4 (0.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.75%) QA
2 27 (3.07%) PMO
3 22 (2.50%) GDPR
4 17 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (1.48%) JSP 440
6 11 (1.25%) NIST
6 11 (1.25%) RMADS
7 8 (0.91%) GxP
8 6 (0.68%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.68%) ISO 9001
8 6 (0.68%) NCSC
8 6 (0.68%) NIST 800
9 5 (0.57%) PCI DSS
9 5 (0.57%) SLA
10 2 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.23%) ISO 13485
10 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 2 (0.23%) WCAG
System Software
1 24 (2.73%) Active Directory
2 16 (1.82%) Docker
3 12 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.57%) vSphere
5 3 (0.34%) Firmware
5 3 (0.34%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.11%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.11%) HDFS
6 1 (0.11%) OpenAM
6 1 (0.11%) OpenDJ
6 1 (0.11%) OpenIDM
6 1 (0.11%) Snort
6 1 (0.11%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.11%) vCloud
6 1 (0.11%) XenApp
6 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (2.50%) Microsoft Intune
2 17 (1.93%) Ansible
3 16 (1.82%) Terraform
4 14 (1.59%) SCCM
5 13 (1.48%) Puppet
6 10 (1.14%) Kubernetes
7 8 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (0.57%) Cisco Prime
9 4 (0.45%) HP ALM
9 4 (0.45%) HP SiteScope
9 4 (0.45%) Nagios
9 4 (0.45%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.34%) CFEngine
10 3 (0.34%) Grafana
10 3 (0.34%) Prometheus
10 3 (0.34%) WSUS
11 2 (0.23%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (0.23%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 1 (0.11%) Consul
12 1 (0.11%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 477 (54.20%) SAP
2 128 (14.55%) Microsoft
3 77 (8.75%) Oracle
4 19 (2.16%) Talend
5 18 (2.05%) Cisco
5 18 (2.05%) VMware
5 18 (2.05%) WSO2
6 11 (1.25%) Google
7 10 (1.14%) Ariba
7 10 (1.14%) Tableau
8 9 (1.02%) Splunk
9 8 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (0.80%) Adobe
10 7 (0.80%) Citrix
10 7 (0.80%) Dell
10 7 (0.80%) hybris
11 6 (0.68%) HP
11 6 (0.68%) Informatica
11 6 (0.68%) ServiceNow
12 5 (0.57%) Siemens