Period
to 17 June 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 17 June 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
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 187 169 141
Rank change year-on-year -18 -28 +45
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 1,249 1,422 1,552
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.51% 1.57% 1.85%
As % of the General category 4.20% 4.17% 4.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 838 855 1,025
England median daily rate £475 £475 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.95% +10.00%
10th Percentile £250 £275 £235
90th Percentile £650 £638 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £464 £440
% change year-on-year +2.37% +5.45% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 92 121
England median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% -3.70%
10th Percentile £12.30 £12.25 £15.50
90th Percentile £48.50 £47.50 £51.71
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year -7.14% +6.87% -2.96%

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 29,765 34,069 32,548
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 35.94% 37.52% 38.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,475 22,502 21,522
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £281
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 656 796 806
England median hourly rate £32.50 £26.86 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.02% +7.42% -4.76%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.47 £11.33
90th Percentile £51.25 £52.50 £51.50
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +15.38% +4.00% -6.24%

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 17 June 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 17 June 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 17 June 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
London +38 284 £500 - 86
South West +3 262 £523 +22.94% 193
South East +42 239 £450 +5.88% 197
Midlands -34 152 £475 +5.56% 240
East of England -22 150 £525 - 113
North of England -30 137 £400 -9.09% 232
West Midlands -13 94 £475 - 136
North West -47 74 £413 -11.05% 117
East Midlands -27 55 £425 - 103
Yorkshire +8 49 £400 -8.57% 96
North East +13 13 £338 -17.08% 19
South Coast -1 5 £275 -35.29%
Manufacturing
UK

For the 6 months to 17 June 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.

1 714 (57.17%) SAP
2 669 (53.56%) Finance
3 539 (43.15%) Telecoms
4 527 (42.19%) Business Intelligence
5 509 (40.75%) Marketing
6 508 (40.67%) Electronics
7 492 (39.39%) Programme Management
8 488 (39.07%) Digital Marketing
9 310 (24.82%) Agile Software Development
10 195 (15.61%) Security Cleared
11 142 (11.37%) Project Management
12 138 (11.05%) SC Cleared
13 134 (10.73%) Oracle
13 134 (10.73%) Java
14 132 (10.57%) Microsoft
15 124 (9.93%) ERP
15 124 (9.93%) TDD
16 121 (9.69%) Web Services
17 115 (9.21%) Windows
18 114 (9.13%) SQL
19 108 (8.65%) Greenfield Project
20 107 (8.57%) Retail
21 104 (8.33%) SOA
22 103 (8.25%) RESTful
23 101 (8.09%) SOAP
24 96 (7.69%) Middleware
25 92 (7.37%) Stakeholder Management
26 90 (7.21%) Migration
27 86 (6.89%) Problem-Solving
28 84 (6.73%) Analytical Skills

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 72 (5.76%) Mule
2 71 (5.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 70 (5.60%) Oracle Service Bus
4 29 (2.32%) SharePoint
5 12 (0.96%) Skype for Business
6 9 (0.72%) Confluence
7 7 (0.56%) Apache Spark
8 5 (0.40%) CMS
8 5 (0.40%) IIS
9 4 (0.32%) Apache
9 4 (0.32%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.24%) JBoss
10 3 (0.24%) WordPress
11 2 (0.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.16%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 45 (3.60%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (2.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (1.28%) AutoCAD
3 16 (1.28%) Microsoft Project
4 12 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (0.80%) SketchUp
6 9 (0.72%) Sketch
7 5 (0.40%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.40%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.32%) FreeHand
8 4 (0.32%) PTC Creo
9 3 (0.24%) Siemens NX
9 3 (0.24%) Windchill
10 2 (0.16%) CATIA
10 2 (0.16%) Figma
10 2 (0.16%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
10 2 (0.16%) SOLIDWORKS
10 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 29 (2.32%) SAP S/4HANA
2 24 (1.92%) SAP MM
3 23 (1.84%) SAP CO
3 23 (1.84%) SAP FI
3 23 (1.84%) SAP WM
4 22 (1.76%) SAP FI/CO
5 21 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
6 17 (1.36%) SAP QM
7 16 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
8 15 (1.20%) SAP ERP
9 11 (0.88%) SAP PP
10 10 (0.80%) SAP EWM
11 9 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 8 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
12 8 (0.64%) NetSuite
13 6 (0.48%) SAP EHS
13 6 (0.48%) SAP SCM
13 6 (0.48%) SAP SD
14 5 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
14 5 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 83 (6.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 67 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (2.96%) Office 365
4 30 (2.40%) Dynamics 365
5 23 (1.84%) SaaS
6 22 (1.76%) Power Platform
7 20 (1.60%) Azure Active Directory
8 19 (1.52%) PaaS
9 17 (1.36%) IaaS
10 11 (0.88%) Serverless
11 10 (0.80%) Azure Functions
11 10 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
12 8 (0.64%) Boomi
13 7 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 5 (0.40%) Datadog
15 4 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
15 4 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
15 4 (0.32%) SuccessFactors
16 3 (0.24%) Amazon S3
16 3 (0.24%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 32 (2.56%) Firewall
2 24 (1.92%) LAN
2 24 (1.92%) WAN
3 17 (1.36%) DNS
4 14 (1.12%) Wireless
5 13 (1.04%) VPN
6 12 (0.96%) Skype
7 10 (0.80%) HTTP
7 10 (0.80%) WebEx
8 9 (0.72%) Ethernet
8 9 (0.72%) RFID
9 8 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (0.64%) VoIP
10 7 (0.56%) FTP
10 7 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (0.48%) DHCP
11 6 (0.48%) Network Security
11 6 (0.48%) Unified Communications
11 6 (0.48%) WLAN
12 5 (0.40%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (5.52%) SQL Server
2 40 (3.20%) Big Data
3 33 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (1.68%) Power BI
5 20 (1.60%) Relational Database
6 15 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (1.12%) Oracle Database
8 13 (1.04%) Crystal Reports
9 11 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (0.72%) MySQL
10 9 (0.72%) SAP HANA
11 6 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (0.48%) Data Mart
11 6 (0.48%) Qlik Sense
11 6 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (0.40%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 5 (0.40%) Data Lake
12 5 (0.40%) Hadoop
12 5 (0.40%) QlikView
12 5 (0.40%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 64 (5.12%) Git (software)
2 44 (3.52%) Jenkins
3 31 (2.48%) Maven
4 30 (2.40%) JIRA
5 28 (2.24%) Visual Studio
6 23 (1.84%) Visual Studio Team System
7 19 (1.52%) Selenium
8 12 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (0.88%) Subversion
10 10 (0.80%) Cucumber
10 10 (0.80%) TeamCity
11 7 (0.56%) SpecFlow
11 7 (0.56%) WebDriver
12 6 (0.48%) JMeter
12 6 (0.48%) webpack
13 5 (0.40%) Axure RP
13 5 (0.40%) Mocha
14 4 (0.32%) JUnit
14 4 (0.32%) Rational DOORS
15 3 (0.24%) Eclipse
General
1 669 (53.56%) Finance
2 539 (43.15%) Telecoms
3 509 (40.75%) Marketing
4 508 (40.67%) Electronics
5 107 (8.57%) Retail
6 69 (5.52%) Pharmaceutical
7 29 (2.32%) Automotive
8 20 (1.60%) Billing
9 19 (1.52%) Legal
10 18 (1.44%) Aerospace
11 11 (0.88%) Law
12 10 (0.80%) Banking
13 9 (0.72%) Military
14 7 (0.56%) German Language
15 6 (0.48%) French Language
16 5 (0.40%) Avionics
16 5 (0.40%) Spanish Language
17 4 (0.32%) Advertising
17 4 (0.32%) Polish Language
18 2 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 208 (16.65%) Developer
2 157 (12.57%) Analyst
3 140 (11.21%) Consultant
4 123 (9.85%) Architect
5 95 (7.61%) Project Manager
6 83 (6.65%) Java Developer
7 73 (5.84%) Senior Developer
8 65 (5.20%) SAP Consultant
9 62 (4.96%) Senior Java Developer
10 58 (4.64%) Business Analyst
11 40 (3.20%) Solutions Architect
12 37 (2.96%) SAP Manager
13 35 (2.80%) Windows Engineer
14 29 (2.32%) C# Developer
15 28 (2.24%) SAP Analyst
16 27 (2.16%) AWS Engineer
16 27 (2.16%) Desktop Support
16 27 (2.16%) Software Engineer
17 26 (2.08%) DevOps Engineer
17 26 (2.08%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (9.69%) Web Services
2 103 (8.25%) RESTful
3 101 (8.09%) SOAP
4 96 (7.69%) Middleware
5 82 (6.57%) .NET
6 72 (5.76%) Apache Camel
7 64 (5.12%) XML
8 57 (4.56%) HTML
9 50 (4.00%) JSON
10 45 (3.60%) CSS
11 29 (2.32%) REST
11 29 (2.32%) XSLT
12 27 (2.16%) Swagger
13 26 (2.08%) AngularJS
13 26 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web API
13 26 (2.08%) WireMock
14 24 (1.92%) ASP.NET
15 19 (1.52%) Node.js
16 17 (1.36%) BAPI
16 17 (1.36%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 108 (8.65%) Greenfield Project
2 84 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
3 68 (5.44%) Life Science
4 53 (4.24%) Management Information System
5 38 (3.04%) User Experience
6 30 (2.40%) NHS
7 28 (2.24%) FMCG
8 23 (1.84%) Data Structures
9 21 (1.68%) Public Cloud
10 20 (1.60%) Data Centre
11 13 (1.04%) Algorithms
12 12 (0.96%) Mobile App
12 12 (0.96%) Self-Motivation
13 11 (0.88%) PKI
14 9 (0.72%) Cyberthreat
14 9 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (0.72%) SCADA
15 8 (0.64%) Taxonomies
16 7 (0.56%) Blog
16 7 (0.56%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 115 (9.21%) Windows
2 76 (6.08%) Linux
3 63 (5.04%) Windows 10
4 31 (2.48%) Windows 7
5 28 (2.24%) Windows Server
6 18 (1.44%) Unix
7 12 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (0.80%) Mac OS X
9 7 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.48%) Android
10 6 (0.48%) Embedded Linux
11 5 (0.40%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.32%) Solaris
12 4 (0.32%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.32%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 3 (0.24%) AIX
13 3 (0.24%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.16%) CentOS
14 2 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 527 (42.19%) Business Intelligence
2 492 (39.39%) Programme Management
3 488 (39.07%) Digital Marketing
4 310 (24.82%) Agile Software Development
5 142 (11.37%) Project Management
6 124 (9.93%) ERP
6 124 (9.93%) TDD
7 104 (8.33%) SOA
8 92 (7.37%) Stakeholder Management
9 90 (7.21%) Migration
10 86 (6.89%) Problem-Solving
11 83 (6.65%) DevOps
12 70 (5.60%) Scrum
13 69 (5.52%) Software Engineering
14 64 (5.12%) Test Automation
15 56 (4.48%) Cybersecurity
16 55 (4.40%) Continuous Integration
17 54 (4.32%) Logistics
18 53 (4.24%) Analytics
18 53 (4.24%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 134 (10.73%) Java
2 114 (9.13%) SQL
3 82 (6.57%) C#
4 75 (6.00%) JavaScript
5 70 (5.60%) Java 8
6 62 (4.96%) Python
7 43 (3.44%) C++
8 38 (3.04%) C
9 26 (2.08%) XPath
10 23 (1.84%) T-SQL
11 20 (1.60%) PHP
12 17 (1.36%) VB
13 14 (1.12%) TypeScript
14 13 (1.04%) Bash Shell
14 13 (1.04%) PowerShell
15 12 (0.96%) ABAP
15 12 (0.96%) R
16 10 (0.80%) Ruby
17 8 (0.64%) PL/SQL
18 7 (0.56%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 195 (15.61%) Security Cleared
2 138 (11.05%) SC Cleared
3 84 (6.73%) Degree
4 63 (5.04%) DV Cleared
5 31 (2.48%) PMP
6 23 (1.84%) Computer Science Degree
7 19 (1.52%) PMI Certification
8 16 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (0.80%) CCNP
9 10 (0.80%) HND
10 9 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
10 9 (0.72%) HNC
11 8 (0.64%) ISTQB
12 7 (0.56%) CCIE
12 7 (0.56%) CESG Certified Professional
13 6 (0.48%) CISSP
13 6 (0.48%) ISEB
13 6 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (0.48%) Master's Degree
13 6 (0.48%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (3.20%) QA
2 20 (1.60%) JSP 440
2 20 (1.60%) PMO
3 18 (1.44%) Data Quality
3 18 (1.44%) RMADS
4 14 (1.12%) GxP
4 14 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (1.04%) GMP
5 13 (1.04%) SLA
6 11 (0.88%) GDPR
7 10 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 7 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials
9 7 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 7 (0.56%) ISO 9001
10 6 (0.48%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 4 (0.32%) GAMP
11 4 (0.32%) GCP
12 3 (0.24%) NCSC
13 2 (0.16%) NIST
System Software
1 54 (4.32%) Active Directory
2 28 (2.24%) Docker
3 12 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.72%) Firmware
5 8 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.40%) vSphere
7 3 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.16%) XenApp
8 2 (0.16%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.080%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.080%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.080%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 1 (0.080%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.080%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.080%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.080%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.080%) Xen
Systems Management
1 35 (2.80%) Ansible
2 26 (2.08%) Kubernetes
2 26 (2.08%) Terraform
3 22 (1.76%) SCCM
4 16 (1.28%) Puppet
5 12 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (0.80%) AirWatch
7 8 (0.64%) Grafana
8 7 (0.56%) HP ALM
8 7 (0.56%) Kibana
9 5 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (0.40%) Microsoft Intune
10 4 (0.32%) Packer
11 3 (0.24%) logstash
12 2 (0.16%) CSIRT
12 2 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
12 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Clustering
12 2 (0.16%) MOM
12 2 (0.16%) Rancher
12 2 (0.16%) SCOM
Vendors
1 714 (57.17%) SAP
2 134 (10.73%) Oracle
3 132 (10.57%) Microsoft
4 75 (6.00%) WSO2
5 41 (3.28%) Talend
6 35 (2.80%) Cisco
7 23 (1.84%) VMware
8 15 (1.20%) Dell
9 14 (1.12%) Google
9 14 (1.12%) Red Hat
9 14 (1.12%) Tableau
10 11 (0.88%) JD Edwards
10 11 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (0.80%) HP
11 10 (0.80%) IBM
12 9 (0.72%) CheckPoint
12 9 (0.72%) Citrix
12 9 (0.72%) IFS
13 8 (0.64%) Ariba
14 7 (0.56%) Splunk