Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 187 160 157
Rank change year-on-year -27 -3 +15
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 1,370 1,596 1,512
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.50% 1.72% 1.68%
As % of the General category 4.16% 4.44% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 945 973 1,028
England median daily rate £475 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +8.43% +3.75%
10th Percentile £256 £286 £263
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £415
% change year-on-year +5.56% +8.43% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 106 113
England median hourly rate £36.23 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.50% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £12.25 £14.88 £15.55
90th Percentile £62.84 £63.75 £48.66
UK median hourly rate £34.20 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -2.29% - -6.67%

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 32,933 35,920 33,023
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 36.08% 38.80% 36.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,984 24,123 22,074
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 721 813 844
England median hourly rate £25.12 £26.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.40% +4.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £12.55 £12.31 £11.32
90th Percentile £52.25 £48.71 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% -8.26%

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 24 January 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 24 January 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 24 January 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
South West +8 327 £444 +4.41% 305
London -59 276 £525 +5.00% 131
North of England +2 200 £413 - 274
South East -27 197 £425 -5.56% 312
Midlands -52 179 £475 +11.76% 362
East of England -9 164 £525 +2.44% 164
North West -31 105 £425 +4.94% 127
West Midlands -31 101 £475 +8.57% 216
Yorkshire +13 74 £363 -9.09% 105
East Midlands -32 73 £500 +24.53% 146
North East -2 19 £413 -4.07% 42
Manufacturing
UK

For the 6 months to 24 January 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.

1 732 (53.43%) Finance
2 700 (51.09%) SAP
3 584 (42.63%) Business Intelligence
3 584 (42.63%) Telecoms
4 581 (42.41%) Programme Management
5 577 (42.12%) Marketing
6 560 (40.88%) Electronics
7 545 (39.78%) Digital Marketing
8 334 (24.38%) Agile Software Development
9 200 (14.60%) Microsoft
10 196 (14.31%) Security Cleared
11 161 (11.75%) Project Management
12 144 (10.51%) SC Cleared
13 126 (9.20%) ERP
14 122 (8.91%) Windows
15 119 (8.69%) Web Services
16 118 (8.61%) Greenfield Project
17 117 (8.54%) Java
18 113 (8.25%) SQL
19 111 (8.10%) Retail
20 110 (8.03%) Scrum
21 108 (7.88%) DevOps
22 107 (7.81%) Problem-Solving
23 106 (7.74%) TDD
24 105 (7.66%) Linux
24 105 (7.66%) Stakeholder Management
25 103 (7.52%) Oracle
25 103 (7.52%) SOA
26 98 (7.15%) Amazon AWS
27 96 (7.01%) 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 51 (3.72%) Mule
2 45 (3.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 43 (3.14%) Oracle Service Bus
4 29 (2.12%) SharePoint
5 22 (1.61%) Confluence
6 9 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (0.66%) WebSphere
7 7 (0.51%) Apache
7 7 (0.51%) IBM Notes
7 7 (0.51%) IIS
8 6 (0.44%) CMS
8 6 (0.44%) MS Exchange
8 6 (0.44%) NetWeaver
9 5 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (0.36%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.29%) CICS
10 4 (0.29%) MS Project Server
10 4 (0.29%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.22%) Drupal
11 3 (0.22%) Quickr
Applications
1 71 (5.18%) Microsoft Office
2 39 (2.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (1.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (1.17%) Microsoft Project
5 12 (0.88%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.80%) AutoCAD
6 11 (0.80%) Siemens NX
7 8 (0.58%) SketchUp
8 5 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.22%) Windchill
10 2 (0.15%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.15%) Simulink
11 1 (0.073%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.073%) FreeHand
11 1 (0.073%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.073%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.073%) Pro/ENGINEER
11 1 (0.073%) PTC Creo
11 1 (0.073%) SOLIDWORKS
11 1 (0.073%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 35 (2.55%) SAP MM
2 33 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 25 (1.82%) SAP S/4HANA
4 22 (1.61%) SAP PP
5 15 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
6 14 (1.02%) SAP ERP
7 11 (0.80%) Dynamics NAV
8 9 (0.66%) Sage X3
9 8 (0.58%) Sage 200
9 8 (0.58%) SAP QM
10 7 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
11 6 (0.44%) Epicor Tropos
11 6 (0.44%) NetSuite
11 6 (0.44%) SAP R/3
12 5 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
12 5 (0.36%) Primavera
12 5 (0.36%) SAP FI
12 5 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 5 (0.36%) SAP PS
12 5 (0.36%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 98 (7.15%) Amazon AWS
2 90 (6.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (2.55%) Office 365
4 34 (2.48%) PaaS
5 21 (1.53%) Dynamics 365
6 15 (1.09%) IaaS
7 13 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
8 11 (0.80%) Azure Active Directory
9 9 (0.66%) Boomi
10 8 (0.58%) GitHub
10 8 (0.58%) SaaS
11 5 (0.36%) Datadog
11 5 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 4 (0.29%) Amazon EMR
12 4 (0.29%) Google App Engine
12 4 (0.29%) Serverless
13 3 (0.22%) Adobe Analytics
13 3 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
13 3 (0.22%) Azure Functions
13 3 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 37 (2.70%) Firewall
2 29 (2.12%) VPN
2 29 (2.12%) Wireless
3 24 (1.75%) WAN
4 22 (1.61%) LAN
5 20 (1.46%) DHCP
6 19 (1.39%) DNS
7 18 (1.31%) VoIP
8 16 (1.17%) Internet
8 16 (1.17%) Intranet
9 14 (1.02%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (0.95%) Cisco Nexus
10 13 (0.95%) HTTP
11 12 (0.88%) Network Security
12 10 (0.73%) TCP/IP
12 10 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
13 9 (0.66%) IPsec
13 9 (0.66%) OSPF
13 9 (0.66%) SSL
13 9 (0.66%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (6.57%) SQL Server
2 24 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (1.46%) Big Data
3 20 (1.46%) Relational Database
4 19 (1.39%) Power BI
5 18 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
5 18 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (1.09%) DB2
7 15 (1.09%) Oracle Database
8 14 (1.02%) MySQL
8 14 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (0.58%) Hadoop
10 8 (0.58%) NoSQL
10 8 (0.58%) SAP HANA
11 6 (0.44%) MongoDB
11 6 (0.44%) SAP BW
12 5 (0.36%) Apache Hive
12 5 (0.36%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 68 (4.96%) Git (software)
2 63 (4.60%) Jenkins
3 38 (2.77%) JIRA
4 33 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 30 (2.19%) Maven
6 28 (2.04%) Visual Studio
7 27 (1.97%) Visual Studio Team System
8 20 (1.46%) Selenium
9 16 (1.17%) WebDriver
10 15 (1.09%) JMeter
11 12 (0.88%) SoapUI
11 12 (0.88%) Subversion
12 11 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 10 (0.73%) GitLab
14 9 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
15 8 (0.58%) Cucumber
16 7 (0.51%) ERwin
17 6 (0.44%) Eclipse
17 6 (0.44%) Sonatype Nexus
18 5 (0.36%) LSMW
General
1 732 (53.43%) Finance
2 584 (42.63%) Telecoms
3 577 (42.12%) Marketing
4 560 (40.88%) Electronics
5 111 (8.10%) Retail
6 54 (3.94%) Automotive
7 36 (2.63%) Aerospace
8 30 (2.19%) Pharmaceutical
9 22 (1.61%) Military
10 21 (1.53%) Law
11 20 (1.46%) Advertising
11 20 (1.46%) Legal
12 14 (1.02%) Billing
13 13 (0.95%) Banking
14 8 (0.58%) Back Office
15 6 (0.44%) German Language
16 4 (0.29%) General Ledger
17 3 (0.22%) Digital Economy
17 3 (0.22%) Publishing
18 2 (0.15%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 222 (16.20%) Developer
2 172 (12.55%) Analyst
3 123 (8.98%) Consultant
4 112 (8.18%) Architect
5 107 (7.81%) Project Manager
6 86 (6.28%) Business Analyst
7 57 (4.16%) DevOps Engineer
8 49 (3.58%) Senior Developer
9 44 (3.21%) SAP Consultant
10 41 (2.99%) Software Engineer
11 36 (2.63%) Integration Developer
12 33 (2.41%) Java Developer
12 33 (2.41%) Solutions Architect
13 31 (2.26%) C# Developer
14 30 (2.19%) IT Manager
14 30 (2.19%) Support Engineer
15 27 (1.97%) Coordinator
15 27 (1.97%) Tester
16 26 (1.90%) Senior DevOps
17 25 (1.82%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (8.69%) Web Services
2 92 (6.72%) .NET
3 90 (6.57%) Middleware
3 90 (6.57%) SOAP
4 86 (6.28%) RESTful
5 71 (5.18%) HTML
6 70 (5.11%) XML
7 49 (3.58%) CSS
8 47 (3.43%) JSON
9 42 (3.07%) Apache Camel
10 37 (2.70%) AngularJS
11 34 (2.48%) REST
12 26 (1.90%) jQuery
13 25 (1.82%) Swagger
14 24 (1.75%) XSLT
15 23 (1.68%) HTML5
15 23 (1.68%) WireMock
16 22 (1.61%) ASP.NET
17 19 (1.39%) ASP.NET Web API
18 13 (0.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 118 (8.61%) Greenfield Project
2 82 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (3.50%) Life Science
4 33 (2.41%) Data Centre
5 31 (2.26%) NHS
6 30 (2.19%) FMCG
7 26 (1.90%) User Experience
8 21 (1.53%) Public Cloud
9 20 (1.46%) Management Information System
10 15 (1.09%) Self-Motivation
11 13 (0.95%) Mobile App
12 12 (0.88%) Virtual Team
13 11 (0.80%) Data Structures
14 10 (0.73%) Embedded Systems
14 10 (0.73%) PMI
15 8 (0.58%) Social Media
16 7 (0.51%) Clustering
16 7 (0.51%) Replication
16 7 (0.51%) SCADA
16 7 (0.51%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 122 (8.91%) Windows
2 105 (7.66%) Linux
3 51 (3.72%) Windows 10
4 30 (2.19%) Windows 7
4 30 (2.19%) Windows Server
5 29 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 29 (2.12%) Unix
6 16 (1.17%) Windows XP
7 15 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (0.88%) Embedded Linux
9 10 (0.73%) Apple iOS
9 10 (0.73%) CentOS
9 10 (0.73%) Mac OS X
10 8 (0.58%) Solaris
11 6 (0.44%) Android
12 5 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (0.29%) AIX
13 4 (0.29%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.29%) zOS
14 3 (0.22%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 584 (42.63%) Business Intelligence
2 581 (42.41%) Programme Management
3 545 (39.78%) Digital Marketing
4 334 (24.38%) Agile Software Development
5 161 (11.75%) Project Management
6 126 (9.20%) ERP
7 110 (8.03%) Scrum
8 108 (7.88%) DevOps
9 107 (7.81%) Problem-Solving
10 106 (7.74%) TDD
11 105 (7.66%) Stakeholder Management
12 103 (7.52%) SOA
13 64 (4.67%) Logistics
14 62 (4.53%) Migration
15 61 (4.45%) Configuration Management
16 60 (4.38%) Software Engineering
17 58 (4.23%) ITIL
17 58 (4.23%) Test Automation
18 56 (4.09%) Continuous Integration
19 54 (3.94%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 117 (8.54%) Java
2 113 (8.25%) SQL
3 82 (5.99%) C#
4 75 (5.47%) JavaScript
5 54 (3.94%) Python
6 44 (3.21%) C++
7 36 (2.63%) Java 8
7 36 (2.63%) PowerShell
8 28 (2.04%) C
9 23 (1.68%) Bash Shell
9 23 (1.68%) XPath
10 20 (1.46%) T-SQL
11 16 (1.17%) PHP
12 14 (1.02%) COBOL
13 13 (0.95%) Embedded C++
14 12 (0.88%) Groovy
14 12 (0.88%) Ruby
15 11 (0.80%) ABAP
15 11 (0.80%) Go
16 10 (0.73%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 196 (14.31%) Security Cleared
2 144 (10.51%) SC Cleared
3 96 (7.01%) Degree
4 41 (2.99%) DV Cleared
5 31 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (1.46%) PMI Certification
7 18 (1.31%) PMP
8 16 (1.17%) CCNP
9 15 (1.09%) Master's Degree
10 13 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
10 13 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 12 (0.88%) CCIE
11 12 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (0.66%) CCNA
13 8 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 7 (0.51%) CCIE Routing and Switching
14 7 (0.51%) CISSP
15 6 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
16 5 (0.36%) ISEB
16 5 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (2.63%) QA
2 25 (1.82%) PMO
3 22 (1.61%) JSP 440
3 22 (1.61%) RMADS
4 13 (0.95%) GDPR
5 12 (0.88%) Data Quality
6 9 (0.66%) SLA
7 6 (0.44%) GxP
7 6 (0.44%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.44%) WCAG
8 5 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.29%) DO-178B
9 4 (0.29%) GMP
9 4 (0.29%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.29%) WAI
10 3 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
11 2 (0.15%) Actionable Recommendations
11 2 (0.15%) DO-254
11 2 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 2 (0.15%) ISO 14000
System Software
1 63 (4.60%) Active Directory
2 21 (1.53%) Docker
2 21 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (0.66%) vSphere
4 5 (0.36%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.22%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.15%) Ceph
7 2 (0.15%) etcd
7 2 (0.15%) Firmware
7 2 (0.15%) flannel
7 2 (0.15%) GlusterFS
7 2 (0.15%) SkyDNS
8 1 (0.073%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.073%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.073%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.073%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 67 (4.89%) Ansible
2 43 (3.14%) Terraform
3 28 (2.04%) Puppet
4 20 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (0.88%) Kubernetes
6 8 (0.58%) OpenView
6 8 (0.58%) SCCM
7 6 (0.44%) Graphite
7 6 (0.44%) vCenter Server
8 5 (0.36%) Failover Clustering
8 5 (0.36%) Nagios
8 5 (0.36%) OVSD
9 4 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (0.29%) Docker Swarm
9 4 (0.29%) Grafana
9 4 (0.29%) PowerCLI
9 4 (0.29%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.22%) Kibana
10 3 (0.22%) PTC Integrity
11 2 (0.15%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 700 (51.09%) SAP
2 200 (14.60%) Microsoft
3 103 (7.52%) Oracle
4 55 (4.01%) Cisco
5 42 (3.07%) WSO2
6 40 (2.92%) VMware
7 28 (2.04%) Red Hat
8 22 (1.61%) IBM
9 21 (1.53%) Google
10 19 (1.39%) Sage
11 15 (1.09%) Dell
12 13 (0.95%) IFS
13 12 (0.88%) Adobe
13 12 (0.88%) JD Edwards
14 11 (0.80%) Citrix
14 11 (0.80%) Talend
15 10 (0.73%) EMC
15 10 (0.73%) Palo Alto
16 9 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
17 8 (0.58%) Ariba