Period
to 19 November 2018

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 19 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 141 170
Rank change year-on-year -33 +29 -2
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 1,476 1,800 1,591
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.56% 1.93% 1.63%
As % of the General category 4.29% 4.86% 4.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 988 1,095 1,050
England median daily rate £475 £460 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +11.52% +3.13%
10th Percentile £262 £263 £263
90th Percentile £629 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £460 £413
% change year-on-year +3.26% +11.52% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 122 95
England median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.41% +5.71% -
10th Percentile £12.25 £14.78 £13.30
90th Percentile £56.50 £63.75 £49.63
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -5.41% -1.33% +7.14%

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 34,394 37,015 35,589
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 36.42% 39.69% 36.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,966 24,825 23,945
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +4.05%
10th Percentile £300 £280 £263
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £468 £450
% change year-on-year +1.60% +3.89% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 744 809 869
England median hourly rate £24.06 £25.12 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.24% +0.48% +0.60%
10th Percentile £12.51 £12.08 £11.40
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.83 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% - -

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 19 November 2018.

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 19 November 2018.

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 19 November 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
South West +3 324 £425 +1.19% 308
London -106 288 £515 +3.00% 156
North of England -19 234 £413 +3.13% 327
East of England -1 216 £525 +2.44% 175
South East -47 201 £405 -10.00% 321
Midlands -49 183 £450 +9.76% 380
North West -12 128 £425 +6.25% 159
West Midlands -26 116 £500 +17.65% 218
Yorkshire -33 70 £400 -5.88% 125
East Midlands -46 60 £475 +21.17% 162
North East +10 33 £413 -2.08% 43
South Coast +1 2 £425 -
Manufacturing
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 England region with a requirement for Manufacturing.

1 734 (49.73%) Finance
2 690 (46.75%) SAP
3 579 (39.23%) Business Intelligence
4 575 (38.96%) Programme Management
5 562 (38.08%) Telecoms
6 549 (37.20%) Marketing
7 535 (36.25%) Electronics
8 518 (35.09%) Digital Marketing
9 360 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
10 198 (13.41%) Security Cleared
11 190 (12.87%) Microsoft
12 166 (11.25%) Project Management
13 150 (10.16%) SC Cleared
14 148 (10.03%) Java
15 142 (9.62%) Web Services
16 137 (9.28%) Greenfield Project
17 135 (9.15%) ERP
18 134 (9.08%) Windows
19 128 (8.67%) Oracle
19 128 (8.67%) Stakeholder Management
20 122 (8.27%) TDD
20 122 (8.27%) Problem-Solving
21 120 (8.13%) SQL
22 117 (7.93%) Retail
23 116 (7.86%) Scrum
24 115 (7.79%) Degree
25 114 (7.72%) SOAP
25 114 (7.72%) SOA
26 111 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
27 103 (6.98%) RESTful

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 62 (4.20%) Mule
2 54 (3.66%) Oracle Service Bus
3 51 (3.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 25 (1.69%) SharePoint
5 22 (1.49%) Confluence
6 11 (0.75%) IBM Notes
7 9 (0.61%) Apache
7 9 (0.61%) MS Exchange
8 8 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.34%) Apache Spark
11 5 (0.34%) CMS
11 5 (0.34%) NetWeaver
11 5 (0.34%) Quickr
11 5 (0.34%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 4 (0.27%) CICS
12 4 (0.27%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.20%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 69 (4.67%) Microsoft Office
2 42 (2.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (1.36%) Microsoft Project
4 18 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 17 (1.15%) AutoCAD
6 11 (0.75%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.75%) Siemens NX
7 6 (0.41%) SketchUp
8 5 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.20%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.14%) Simulink
11 1 (0.068%) Abaqus
11 1 (0.068%) FreeHand
11 1 (0.068%) Mathcad
11 1 (0.068%) NASTRAN
11 1 (0.068%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.068%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.068%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 34 (2.30%) SAP MM
2 29 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 26 (1.76%) SAP PP
4 24 (1.63%) Dynamics AX
5 21 (1.42%) SAP S/4HANA
6 17 (1.15%) Sage X3
7 13 (0.88%) SAP ERP
8 11 (0.75%) Sage 200
9 10 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
9 10 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
10 8 (0.54%) NetSuite
10 8 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
10 8 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 8 (0.54%) SAP SD
11 6 (0.41%) Epicor Tropos
11 6 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
11 6 (0.41%) Oracle Receivables
11 6 (0.41%) SAP QM
11 6 (0.41%) SAP R/3
12 5 (0.34%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 95 (6.44%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (4.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (2.17%) Office 365
4 23 (1.56%) PaaS
5 20 (1.36%) Dynamics 365
6 11 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (0.47%) GitHub
8 6 (0.41%) SaaS
9 5 (0.34%) IaaS
10 4 (0.27%) Adobe Analytics
10 4 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (0.27%) Google App Engine
11 3 (0.20%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.20%) Serverless
12 2 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.14%) AWS Fargate
12 2 (0.14%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.14%) npm
12 2 (0.14%) Quay.io
12 2 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 34 (2.30%) Firewall
2 25 (1.69%) LAN
3 22 (1.49%) WAN
4 21 (1.42%) DNS
5 17 (1.15%) DHCP
5 17 (1.15%) Wireless
6 16 (1.08%) Intranet
6 16 (1.08%) VPN
7 14 (0.95%) VoIP
8 12 (0.81%) Internet
9 11 (0.75%) OSPF
10 10 (0.68%) Network Security
10 10 (0.68%) TCP/IP
11 9 (0.61%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (0.61%) Ethernet
11 9 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (0.54%) BGP
12 8 (0.54%) IPsec
12 8 (0.54%) SSL
13 7 (0.47%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (5.49%) SQL Server
2 39 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
3 33 (2.24%) Big Data
4 22 (1.49%) Power BI
5 21 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
7 18 (1.22%) Oracle Database
7 18 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
8 16 (1.08%) DB2
9 14 (0.95%) Data Mining
10 13 (0.88%) MongoDB
10 13 (0.88%) Relational Database
11 12 (0.81%) SAP BW
12 10 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
12 10 (0.68%) NoSQL
12 10 (0.68%) SAP HANA
13 9 (0.61%) MySQL
13 9 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 8 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 50 (3.39%) Git (software)
2 44 (2.98%) Jenkins
3 41 (2.78%) Maven
4 38 (2.57%) JIRA
5 21 (1.42%) Selenium
5 21 (1.42%) SoapUI
6 20 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (1.36%) Visual Studio Team System
7 16 (1.08%) JMeter
8 14 (0.95%) GitLab
8 14 (0.95%) Visual Studio
9 13 (0.88%) WebDriver
10 10 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 10 (0.68%) Eclipse
11 9 (0.61%) Subversion
12 7 (0.47%) Cucumber
12 7 (0.47%) LabVIEW
12 7 (0.47%) LSMW
12 7 (0.47%) Rational DOORS
12 7 (0.47%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 734 (49.73%) Finance
2 562 (38.08%) Telecoms
3 549 (37.20%) Marketing
4 535 (36.25%) Electronics
5 117 (7.93%) Retail
6 81 (5.49%) Automotive
7 35 (2.37%) Pharmaceutical
8 31 (2.10%) Advertising
9 28 (1.90%) Aerospace
10 27 (1.83%) Military
11 25 (1.69%) Legal
12 22 (1.49%) Law
13 8 (0.54%) Billing
14 7 (0.47%) German Language
15 6 (0.41%) Back Office
16 4 (0.27%) Avionics
16 4 (0.27%) Banking
17 3 (0.20%) General Ledger
18 2 (0.14%) Digital Economy
18 2 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 227 (15.38%) Developer
2 215 (14.57%) Analyst
3 137 (9.28%) Consultant
4 125 (8.47%) Architect
4 125 (8.47%) Project Manager
5 110 (7.45%) Business Analyst
6 55 (3.73%) SAP Consultant
7 51 (3.46%) Senior Developer
8 50 (3.39%) Software Engineer
9 47 (3.18%) DevOps Engineer
10 42 (2.85%) Integration Developer
11 41 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
12 40 (2.71%) Java Developer
13 35 (2.37%) Tester
14 31 (2.10%) Coordinator
15 30 (2.03%) IT Manager
16 29 (1.96%) Designer
16 29 (1.96%) Desktop Support
16 29 (1.96%) Support Engineer
17 28 (1.90%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (9.62%) Web Services
2 114 (7.72%) SOAP
3 103 (6.98%) RESTful
4 100 (6.78%) Middleware
5 90 (6.10%) XML
6 76 (5.15%) .NET
7 71 (4.81%) HTML
8 64 (4.34%) JSON
9 55 (3.73%) Apache Camel
10 51 (3.46%) CSS
11 45 (3.05%) AngularJS
12 43 (2.91%) REST
13 37 (2.51%) XSLT
14 34 (2.30%) Swagger
15 33 (2.24%) WireMock
16 26 (1.76%) jQuery
17 24 (1.63%) HTML5
18 22 (1.49%) ASP.NET
19 20 (1.36%) ASP.NET Web API
19 20 (1.36%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 137 (9.28%) Greenfield Project
2 111 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
3 60 (4.07%) Life Science
4 46 (3.12%) Computer Science
5 36 (2.44%) Data Centre
5 36 (2.44%) NHS
6 30 (2.03%) FMCG
6 30 (2.03%) User Experience
7 20 (1.36%) Virtual Team
8 19 (1.29%) Management Information System
8 19 (1.29%) PMI
9 18 (1.22%) Self-Motivation
10 13 (0.88%) Data Structures
10 13 (0.88%) Mobile App
11 11 (0.75%) Replication
12 10 (0.68%) Public Cloud
12 10 (0.68%) Social Media
13 8 (0.54%) Clustering
14 7 (0.47%) Embedded Systems
14 7 (0.47%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 134 (9.08%) Windows
2 98 (6.64%) Linux
3 39 (2.64%) Windows 10
4 35 (2.37%) Windows 7
5 29 (1.96%) Windows Server
6 25 (1.69%) Unix
7 20 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (1.08%) Windows XP
9 10 (0.68%) CentOS
10 9 (0.61%) Apple iOS
10 9 (0.61%) Embedded Linux
11 7 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (0.41%) Solaris
13 4 (0.27%) AIX
13 4 (0.27%) Android
13 4 (0.27%) zOS
14 2 (0.14%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.14%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 579 (39.23%) Business Intelligence
2 575 (38.96%) Programme Management
3 518 (35.09%) Digital Marketing
4 360 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
5 166 (11.25%) Project Management
6 135 (9.15%) ERP
7 128 (8.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 122 (8.27%) Problem-Solving
8 122 (8.27%) TDD
9 116 (7.86%) Scrum
10 114 (7.72%) SOA
11 97 (6.57%) DevOps
12 96 (6.50%) Logistics
13 64 (4.34%) Migration
13 64 (4.34%) Software Engineering
14 61 (4.13%) Business Analysis
15 54 (3.66%) Test Automation
16 52 (3.52%) PRINCE2
17 49 (3.32%) ITIL
17 49 (3.32%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 148 (10.03%) Java
2 120 (8.13%) SQL
3 77 (5.22%) C#
4 75 (5.08%) JavaScript
5 48 (3.25%) C++
6 43 (2.91%) Java 8
7 40 (2.71%) Python
8 33 (2.24%) XPath
9 32 (2.17%) PowerShell
10 25 (1.69%) C
11 22 (1.49%) T-SQL
12 20 (1.36%) PHP
13 18 (1.22%) Bash Shell
14 16 (1.08%) Groovy
15 15 (1.02%) COBOL
16 10 (0.68%) Go
17 9 (0.61%) ABAP
17 9 (0.61%) Embedded C++
17 9 (0.61%) Java 9
17 9 (0.61%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 198 (13.41%) Security Cleared
2 150 (10.16%) SC Cleared
3 115 (7.79%) Degree
4 35 (2.37%) DV Cleared
5 27 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
6 26 (1.76%) PMI Certification
7 20 (1.36%) Computer Science Degree
8 18 (1.22%) PMP
9 17 (1.15%) Master's Degree
10 16 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (0.88%) CCNP
12 11 (0.75%) CCNA
13 10 (0.68%) CISSP
14 9 (0.61%) CCIE
15 8 (0.54%) BC Cleared
15 8 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 7 (0.47%) CISM
16 7 (0.47%) MCDST
16 7 (0.47%) MCSA
17 6 (0.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (2.17%) QA
2 23 (1.56%) PMO
3 16 (1.08%) Data Quality
4 15 (1.02%) GDPR
4 15 (1.02%) JSP 440
5 14 (0.95%) RMADS
6 12 (0.81%) SLA
7 7 (0.47%) ISO 9001
8 6 (0.41%) DO-254
8 6 (0.41%) GMP
8 6 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (0.41%) PCI DSS
9 5 (0.34%) DO-178B
10 4 (0.27%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 4 (0.27%) GxP
11 3 (0.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 3 (0.20%) ISO 13485
11 3 (0.20%) ISO 9000
11 3 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 3 (0.20%) WCAG
System Software
1 61 (4.13%) Active Directory
2 22 (1.49%) Docker
3 20 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (0.54%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.41%) vSphere
7 5 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (0.20%) Apache Flume
8 3 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.14%) Ceph
9 2 (0.14%) etcd
9 2 (0.14%) Firmware
9 2 (0.14%) flannel
9 2 (0.14%) GlusterFS
9 2 (0.14%) Postfix
9 2 (0.14%) SkyDNS
9 2 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.14%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.068%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.068%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 56 (3.79%) Ansible
2 38 (2.57%) Terraform
3 21 (1.42%) Puppet
4 11 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (0.68%) vCenter Server
6 8 (0.54%) Kibana
7 7 (0.47%) OpenView
7 7 (0.47%) OVSD
8 6 (0.41%) Failover Clustering
8 6 (0.41%) logstash
9 5 (0.34%) Kubernetes
10 4 (0.27%) Cisco CUCM
10 4 (0.27%) PowerCLI
10 4 (0.27%) SCCM
11 3 (0.20%) Forum Sentry
11 3 (0.20%) HAProxy
11 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Clustering
11 3 (0.20%) PTC Integrity
11 3 (0.20%) WSUS
12 2 (0.14%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 690 (46.75%) SAP
2 190 (12.87%) Microsoft
3 128 (8.67%) Oracle
4 53 (3.59%) WSO2
5 48 (3.25%) Cisco
6 37 (2.51%) VMware
7 29 (1.96%) Sage
8 18 (1.22%) Google
9 16 (1.08%) Adobe
9 16 (1.08%) IBM
10 14 (0.95%) HP
10 14 (0.95%) Palo Alto
11 13 (0.88%) Red Hat
11 13 (0.88%) Xerox
12 12 (0.81%) JD Edwards
12 12 (0.81%) Talend
13 11 (0.75%) EMC
13 11 (0.75%) Lotus
14 9 (0.61%) Cognos
15 8 (0.54%) Ariba