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 3 months to 26 June 2017 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 178 176
Rank change year-on-year +48 -2  
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 838 723 727
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.94% 1.48% 1.43%
As % of the General category 4.95% 4.08% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 513 446 416
Median daily rate £455 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.60% +0.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £278 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 41 45
Median hourly rate £35.75 £33.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +8.19%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.27 £12.55 £13.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.87 £49.31 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% +12.06%  

Manufacturing is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 16917 17736 19911
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 39.19% 36.39% 39.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11185 12078 13098
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 377 431 495
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Manufacturing
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Manufacturing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +18 201 £500 +14.28% 88
South West +30 116 £420 +12.00% 76
South East +21 100 £475 +18.75% 59
East Midlands +12 95 £440 +9.86% 20
East of England +13 91 £538 +39.61% 35
North West +8 71 £375 +20.00% 53
West Midlands +17 65 £425 -10.52% 34
Yorkshire +48 50 £475 +26.66% 34
North East +53 11 £240 -36.84% 7
Midlands +5 5 £550 +4.76% 55
South Coast -1 2 - -
Manufacturing
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Manufacturing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Manufacturing.

1 869 (55.53%) SAP
2 823 (52.59%) Finance
3 670 (42.81%) Programme Management
4 633 (40.45%) Telecoms
5 622 (39.74%) Business Intelligence
6 618 (39.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 618 (39.49%) Marketing
7 606 (38.72%) Electronics
8 602 (38.47%) Digital Marketing
9 394 (25.18%) Agile Software Development
10 268 (17.12%) Security Cleared
11 229 (14.63%) SC Cleared
12 198 (12.65%) Microsoft
13 192 (12.27%) Project Management
14 183 (11.69%) SQL
15 173 (11.05%) Oracle
16 161 (10.29%) ERP
17 157 (10.03%) TDD
18 146 (9.33%) Java
19 128 (8.18%) Windows
20 123 (7.86%) JSON
21 121 (7.73%) Degree
22 114 (7.28%) Greenfield Project
23 113 (7.22%) Stakeholder Management
23 113 (7.22%) XML
24 112 (7.16%) DevOps
25 109 (6.96%) Linux
26 106 (6.77%) .NET
27 102 (6.52%) Scrum
28 99 (6.33%) SQL Server

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 66 (4.22%) SharePoint
2 55 (3.51%) Mule
3 46 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 45 (2.88%) Oracle Service Bus
5 24 (1.53%) MS Exchange
6 20 (1.28%) CMS
7 13 (0.83%) Apache Spark
7 13 (0.83%) Confluence
8 12 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
8 12 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
9 11 (0.70%) Skype for Business
10 10 (0.64%) Mule ESB
11 9 (0.58%) Drupal
11 9 (0.58%) Tomcat
12 8 (0.51%) Apache
12 8 (0.51%) WinCC
13 6 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (0.38%) IIS
13 6 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
14 5 (0.32%) Umbraco
Applications
1 71 (4.54%) Microsoft Office
2 65 (4.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 34 (2.17%) Microsoft Project
4 29 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 20 (1.28%) MS Visio
6 14 (0.89%) AutoCAD
7 7 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.32%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.19%) CATIA
10 2 (0.13%) OrCAD
10 2 (0.13%) Siemens NX
10 2 (0.13%) SPSS
10 2 (0.13%) Stata
10 2 (0.13%) Windchill
11 1 (0.064%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.064%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.064%) Autodesk Inventor
11 1 (0.064%) FrameMaker
11 1 (0.064%) InVision
11 1 (0.064%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 618 (39.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 39 (2.49%) Dynamics AX
3 33 (2.11%) SAP CO
4 31 (1.98%) SAP FI
5 30 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
5 30 (1.92%) SAP FI/CO
6 27 (1.73%) SAP ERP
7 23 (1.47%) SAP SD
8 18 (1.15%) SAP PP
9 14 (0.89%) Teamcenter
10 13 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
10 13 (0.83%) Oracle 11i
11 12 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
11 12 (0.77%) SAP HR
12 11 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
12 11 (0.70%) Primavera
13 9 (0.58%) SAP QM
14 8 (0.51%) NetSuite
15 7 (0.45%) SAP APO
15 7 (0.45%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 55 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (2.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (2.11%) Office 365
4 17 (1.09%) Dynamics 365
5 15 (0.96%) GitHub
6 14 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (0.70%) PaaS
8 10 (0.64%) SaaS
9 9 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 8 (0.51%) G Suite
10 8 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
10 8 (0.51%) IaaS
11 7 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (0.32%) Oracle Service Cloud
13 4 (0.26%) AdWords
13 4 (0.26%) Boomi
13 4 (0.26%) Yammer
14 3 (0.19%) Datadog
14 3 (0.19%) Google Analytics
14 3 (0.19%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 46 (2.94%) Firewall
2 36 (2.30%) LAN
3 33 (2.11%) DNS
3 33 (2.11%) WAN
4 30 (1.92%) TCP/IP
5 26 (1.66%) DHCP
6 21 (1.34%) VPN
7 20 (1.28%) Wireless
8 18 (1.15%) HTTP
9 17 (1.09%) Network Security
10 16 (1.02%) SAN
10 16 (1.02%) Skype
11 13 (0.83%) VLAN
12 12 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
13 11 (0.70%) Internet
14 10 (0.64%) 3G
14 10 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
15 9 (0.58%) GPRS
15 9 (0.58%) GSM
15 9 (0.58%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (6.33%) SQL Server
2 67 (4.28%) Relational Database
3 41 (2.62%) Oracle Database
4 36 (2.30%) RDBMS
5 28 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
6 27 (1.73%) Big Data
7 24 (1.53%) Hadoop
7 24 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
8 22 (1.41%) MongoDB
9 17 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
9 17 (1.09%) Power BI
9 17 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
10 16 (1.02%) SAP BW
11 15 (0.96%) MySQL
11 15 (0.96%) Oracle Database 10g
12 14 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
13 13 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
14 12 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
14 12 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 11 (0.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 77 (4.92%) Maven
2 56 (3.58%) Jenkins
3 53 (3.39%) Git (software)
4 36 (2.30%) JIRA
5 20 (1.28%) Selenium
6 16 (1.02%) JUnit
7 15 (0.96%) Cucumber
8 13 (0.83%) Rational DOORS
9 12 (0.77%) Gradle
9 12 (0.77%) SoapUI
10 11 (0.70%) Visual Studio
11 10 (0.64%) Eclipse
11 10 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (0.58%) Subversion
13 8 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
13 8 (0.51%) WebDriver
14 6 (0.38%) Calabash
14 6 (0.38%) Oracle APEX
14 6 (0.38%) Robolectric
14 6 (0.38%) Xcode
General
1 823 (52.59%) Finance
2 633 (40.45%) Telecoms
3 618 (39.49%) Marketing
4 606 (38.72%) Electronics
5 92 (5.88%) Retail
6 86 (5.50%) Automotive
7 63 (4.03%) Pharmaceutical
8 28 (1.79%) Advertising
9 27 (1.73%) Aerospace
10 21 (1.34%) Billing
11 18 (1.15%) Military
12 16 (1.02%) Legal
13 13 (0.83%) Banking
14 10 (0.64%) French Language
14 10 (0.64%) Publishing
15 8 (0.51%) Back Office
15 8 (0.51%) Law
16 5 (0.32%) Avionics
16 5 (0.32%) General Ledger
16 5 (0.32%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 270 (17.25%) Developer
2 227 (14.50%) Analyst
3 213 (13.61%) Consultant
4 136 (8.69%) Project Manager
5 118 (7.54%) Architect
6 100 (6.39%) SAP Consultant
7 93 (5.94%) Business Analyst
8 50 (3.19%) Solutions Architect
9 46 (2.94%) Agile Developer
10 45 (2.88%) IT Manager
11 44 (2.81%) Java Developer
12 43 (2.75%) SOA Developer
13 42 (2.68%) Integration Developer
14 35 (2.24%) C# Developer
14 35 (2.24%) DevOps Engineer
15 33 (2.11%) SAP Manager
16 32 (2.04%) .NET Developer
17 31 (1.98%) Software Engineer
17 31 (1.98%) Technical Leader
18 30 (1.92%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (7.86%) JSON
2 113 (7.22%) XML
3 106 (6.77%) .NET
4 88 (5.62%) Middleware
5 75 (4.79%) HTML
6 70 (4.47%) XSLT
7 68 (4.35%) Swagger
8 65 (4.15%) WireMock
9 56 (3.58%) Apache Camel
10 54 (3.45%) CSS
11 49 (3.13%) AngularJS
12 44 (2.81%) Web Services
13 43 (2.75%) ASP.NET
14 39 (2.49%) RESTful
15 34 (2.17%) SOAP
16 32 (2.04%) REST
17 27 (1.73%) JSON Schema
18 26 (1.66%) ASP.NET Web API
18 26 (1.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 25 (1.60%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 114 (7.28%) Greenfield Project
2 90 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
3 74 (4.73%) Life Science
4 42 (2.68%) Management Information System
5 38 (2.43%) Data Centre
6 35 (2.24%) User Experience
7 28 (1.79%) FMCG
8 24 (1.53%) NHS
9 21 (1.34%) Computer Science
10 20 (1.28%) Mobile App
11 16 (1.02%) PMI
12 15 (0.96%) SCADA
13 12 (0.77%) Animation
13 12 (0.77%) e-Learning
13 12 (0.77%) Private Cloud
13 12 (0.77%) Video Conferencing
14 11 (0.70%) Clustering
14 11 (0.70%) iPhone
15 10 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
16 8 (0.51%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 128 (8.18%) Windows
2 109 (6.96%) Linux
3 71 (4.54%) Unix
4 39 (2.49%) Android
4 39 (2.49%) Windows Server
5 27 (1.73%) Windows 7
5 27 (1.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (1.60%) Apple iOS
6 25 (1.60%) Mac OS X
7 21 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (1.09%) Windows 10
9 14 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (0.70%) Windows 8
11 10 (0.64%) Solaris
12 9 (0.58%) Windows Phone
13 8 (0.51%) HPUX
14 7 (0.45%) AIX
14 7 (0.45%) CentOS
15 5 (0.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 670 (42.81%) Programme Management
2 622 (39.74%) Business Intelligence
3 602 (38.47%) Digital Marketing
4 394 (25.18%) Agile Software Development
5 192 (12.27%) Project Management
6 161 (10.29%) ERP
7 157 (10.03%) TDD
8 113 (7.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 112 (7.16%) DevOps
10 102 (6.52%) Scrum
11 96 (6.13%) Migration
12 89 (5.69%) SOA
13 88 (5.62%) Logistics
14 85 (5.43%) ITIL
15 81 (5.18%) Continuous Integration
16 79 (5.05%) MVC
16 79 (5.05%) PRINCE2
17 78 (4.98%) Business Analysis
18 72 (4.60%) Change Management
19 66 (4.22%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 183 (11.69%) SQL
2 146 (9.33%) Java
3 97 (6.20%) C#
4 79 (5.05%) JavaScript
5 68 (4.35%) XPath
6 65 (4.15%) Python
7 29 (1.85%) PL/SQL
8 27 (1.73%) C
9 25 (1.60%) C++
9 25 (1.60%) PowerShell
10 22 (1.41%) T-SQL
11 21 (1.34%) VB.NET
12 20 (1.28%) ABAP
12 20 (1.28%) PHP
12 20 (1.28%) Ruby
13 13 (0.83%) VB
14 11 (0.70%) Perl
14 11 (0.70%) Shell Script
15 10 (0.64%) Ada
16 8 (0.51%) Go
Qualifications
1 268 (17.12%) Security Cleared
2 229 (14.63%) SC Cleared
3 121 (7.73%) Degree
4 29 (1.85%) PMI Certification
5 26 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
6 25 (1.60%) DV Cleared
7 18 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (1.15%) MCSE
7 18 (1.15%) PMP
8 16 (1.02%) ISEB
9 12 (0.77%) Chartered Engineer
9 12 (0.77%) Computer Science Degree
10 11 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 10 (0.64%) CCNA
11 10 (0.64%) CISSP
11 10 (0.64%) CTC Cleared
12 9 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
12 9 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 8 (0.51%) ISTQB
14 7 (0.45%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (2.68%) QA
2 27 (1.73%) PMO
3 16 (1.02%) GMP
3 16 (1.02%) SLA
4 14 (0.89%) JSP 440
5 10 (0.64%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.45%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.38%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 6 (0.38%) GDPR
8 6 (0.38%) GxP
9 5 (0.32%) GAMP
9 5 (0.32%) ISO 13485
9 5 (0.32%) ISO 9000
9 5 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.19%) HL7
10 3 (0.19%) RMADS
11 2 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 2 (0.13%) WCAG
12 1 (0.064%) Def Stans
System Software
1 69 (4.41%) Active Directory
2 50 (3.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (1.98%) Docker
4 17 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (0.89%) Hyper-V
6 12 (0.77%) vSphere
7 8 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (0.38%) XenApp
8 6 (0.38%) XenServer
9 5 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 5 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.19%) ISA Server
10 3 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.19%) vCloud
10 3 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.13%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.13%) HDFS
11 2 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 46 (2.94%) Puppet
2 34 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (1.98%) Ansible
4 19 (1.21%) Kubernetes
5 11 (0.70%) AirWatch
6 7 (0.45%) MOM
6 7 (0.45%) SCCM
7 6 (0.38%) WSUS
8 5 (0.32%) Terraform
9 4 (0.26%) Backup Exec
9 4 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
9 4 (0.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 3 (0.19%) Grafana
10 3 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.19%) Kibana
10 3 (0.19%) logstash
10 3 (0.19%) Nagios
10 3 (0.19%) Salt
10 3 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (0.19%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 869 (55.53%) SAP
2 198 (12.65%) Microsoft
3 173 (11.05%) Oracle
4 72 (4.60%) VMware
5 47 (3.00%) WSO2
6 44 (2.81%) Cisco
7 32 (2.04%) HP
8 23 (1.47%) Google
9 22 (1.41%) Red Hat
10 21 (1.34%) Citrix
10 21 (1.34%) ServiceNow
11 19 (1.21%) IBM
12 18 (1.15%) Siemens
13 15 (0.96%) JD Edwards
14 14 (0.89%) Tableau
15 12 (0.77%) Polycom
16 11 (0.70%) Dell
17 10 (0.64%) Adobe
17 10 (0.64%) NetApp
17 10 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
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