Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 168 166
Rank change year-on-year +31 -2 +7
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 1823 1590 1561
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.92% 1.63% 1.50%
As % of the General category 4.85% 4.47% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1106 1048 856
England median daily rate £460 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.52% +3.13% -5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £225
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
UK median daily rate £460 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +11.52% +3.13% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 95 119
England median hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.29% - +27.27%
10th Percentile £14.69 £13.30 £14.00
90th Percentile £63.75 £49.63 £50.75
UK median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14% +22.81%

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 37619 35571 41047
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 39.66% 36.56% 39.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 25221 23901 26745
England median daily rate £475 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% +1.76%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £263
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
UK median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 829 865 1121
England median hourly rate £25.50 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.00% - +13.64%
10th Percentile £12.06 £11.40 £11.90
90th Percentile £48.00 £47.00 £47.71
UK median hourly rate £25.12 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +0.48% - +13.64%

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 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 +80 488 £500 +5.26% 102
Midlands -1 316 £410 -6.29% 79
South West +45 255 £420 +12.00% 68
South East -18 243 £450 +12.50% 70
North of England +5 242 £400 +14.29% 104
East of England +41 231 £513 +46.43% 58
East Midlands +4 164 £391 +0.90% 39
West Midlands -5 133 £425 -10.53% 40
North West -17 127 £400 +14.29% 62
Yorkshire +54 96 £425 +13.33% 29
North East +14 18 £421 +20.36% 13
South Coast -3 2 - -
Manufacturing
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 1009 (55.35%) SAP
2 938 (51.45%) Finance
3 792 (43.44%) Programme Management
4 771 (42.29%) Business Intelligence
5 763 (41.85%) Telecoms
6 762 (41.80%) Marketing
7 753 (41.31%) Electronics
8 732 (40.15%) Digital Marketing
9 488 (26.77%) Agile Software Development
10 294 (16.13%) Security Cleared
11 225 (12.34%) SC Cleared
12 210 (11.52%) TDD
13 202 (11.08%) Project Management
14 201 (11.03%) Java
14 201 (11.03%) Oracle
15 187 (10.26%) SQL
16 186 (10.20%) JSON
17 185 (10.15%) ERP
18 174 (9.54%) Microsoft
18 174 (9.54%) Degree
19 169 (9.27%) Analytical Skills
20 165 (9.05%) Scrum
21 147 (8.06%) Greenfield Project
22 146 (8.01%) XML
23 133 (7.30%) Windows
24 126 (6.91%) Migration
25 124 (6.80%) Linux
25 124 (6.80%) SOA
26 123 (6.75%) DevOps
27 120 (6.58%) .NET

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 88 (4.83%) Mule
2 74 (4.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 72 (3.95%) Oracle Service Bus
4 44 (2.41%) Apache Spark
5 42 (2.30%) SharePoint
6 28 (1.54%) CMS
7 26 (1.43%) Apache
8 19 (1.04%) Confluence
8 19 (1.04%) MS Exchange
9 16 (0.88%) nginx
10 14 (0.77%) IIS
11 12 (0.66%) Mule ESB
12 11 (0.60%) Apache Solr
12 11 (0.60%) OpenStack
13 9 (0.49%) Skype for Business
14 8 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
14 8 (0.44%) WinCC
15 7 (0.38%) Ethereum
15 7 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
15 7 (0.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 90 (4.94%) Microsoft Office
2 67 (3.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 25 (1.37%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.77%) Microsoft Project
6 10 (0.55%) AutoCAD
7 4 (0.22%) Acrobat
7 4 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.22%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.22%) RoboHelp
7 4 (0.22%) Snagit
7 4 (0.22%) Windchill
8 3 (0.16%) Siemens NX
8 3 (0.16%) Simulink
8 3 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
9 2 (0.11%) SPSS
9 2 (0.11%) Stata
10 1 (0.055%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.055%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 51 (2.80%) Dynamics AX
2 50 (2.74%) SAP FI
3 49 (2.69%) SAP CO
4 48 (2.63%) SAP FI/CO
5 32 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
6 31 (1.70%) Teamcenter
7 30 (1.65%) SAP MM
8 22 (1.21%) SAP SD
9 19 (1.04%) SAP PP
10 18 (0.99%) Dynamics NAV
11 15 (0.82%) NetSuite
12 13 (0.71%) SAP ERP
13 12 (0.66%) SAP FSCM
13 12 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 12 (0.66%) SAP SRM
14 9 (0.49%) Infor LN
14 9 (0.49%) Oracle 11i
14 9 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
15 8 (0.44%) JDE EnterpriseOne
15 8 (0.44%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 74 (4.06%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (2.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (1.65%) Office 365
4 26 (1.43%) Dynamics 365
5 22 (1.21%) GitHub
6 14 (0.77%) G Suite
7 11 (0.60%) IaaS
8 10 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (0.38%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 7 (0.38%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 6 (0.33%) Force.com
10 6 (0.33%) SaaS
11 5 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (0.22%) AdWords
12 4 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (0.22%) Route 53
13 3 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
14 2 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
14 2 (0.11%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 43 (2.36%) Firewall
2 40 (2.19%) TCP/IP
3 39 (2.14%) VPN
4 36 (1.97%) DNS
5 35 (1.92%) LAN
6 33 (1.81%) WAN
7 20 (1.10%) DHCP
8 18 (0.99%) HTTP
9 17 (0.93%) SAN
9 17 (0.93%) Wireless
10 15 (0.82%) SSL
11 14 (0.77%) Ethernet
12 11 (0.60%) Skype
12 11 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
13 10 (0.55%) Kerberos
14 9 (0.49%) 3G
14 9 (0.49%) GPRS
14 9 (0.49%) GSM
14 9 (0.49%) Internet
14 9 (0.49%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (5.92%) SQL Server
2 78 (4.28%) Big Data
3 62 (3.40%) Hadoop
4 59 (3.24%) PostgreSQL
5 47 (2.58%) Relational Database
6 36 (1.97%) Oracle Database
7 33 (1.81%) MongoDB
8 32 (1.76%) MySQL
9 27 (1.48%) RDBMS
10 26 (1.43%) SAP BW
11 24 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 23 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
12 23 (1.26%) HBase
13 18 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
14 17 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 16 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
15 16 (0.88%) NoSQL
16 15 (0.82%) Power BI
17 12 (0.66%) Apache Hive
17 12 (0.66%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 113 (6.20%) Maven
2 82 (4.50%) Git (software)
3 73 (4.00%) Jenkins
4 61 (3.35%) JIRA
5 45 (2.47%) Cucumber
6 28 (1.54%) Visual Studio
7 25 (1.37%) SoapUI
8 23 (1.26%) Selenium
9 17 (0.93%) TeamCity
10 16 (0.88%) Artifactory
10 16 (0.88%) Rational DOORS
11 15 (0.82%) JUnit
12 14 (0.77%) Eclipse
12 14 (0.77%) IntelliJ
12 14 (0.77%) Sonatype Nexus
12 14 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
12 14 (0.77%) WebDriver
13 12 (0.66%) GitLab
14 11 (0.60%) SpecFlow
15 9 (0.49%) Ant
General
1 938 (51.45%) Finance
2 763 (41.85%) Telecoms
3 762 (41.80%) Marketing
4 753 (41.31%) Electronics
5 85 (4.66%) Pharmaceutical
6 84 (4.61%) Retail
7 82 (4.50%) Automotive
8 63 (3.46%) Aerospace
9 28 (1.54%) Banking
10 21 (1.15%) Advertising
11 19 (1.04%) General Ledger
12 18 (0.99%) Military
13 16 (0.88%) Legal
14 10 (0.55%) Publishing
15 8 (0.44%) German Language
16 7 (0.38%) Local Government
16 7 (0.38%) Spanish Language
17 6 (0.33%) Back Office
17 6 (0.33%) French Language
17 6 (0.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 339 (18.60%) Developer
2 273 (14.98%) Analyst
3 232 (12.73%) Consultant
4 182 (9.98%) Project Manager
5 139 (7.62%) Business Analyst
6 126 (6.91%) Architect
7 96 (5.27%) SAP Consultant
8 78 (4.28%) Agile Developer
9 71 (3.89%) Integration Developer
9 71 (3.89%) Senior Developer
10 68 (3.73%) DevOps Engineer
11 58 (3.18%) Java Developer
12 55 (3.02%) SOA Developer
13 50 (2.74%) Solutions Architect
14 40 (2.19%) .NET Developer
15 38 (2.08%) IT Manager
16 37 (2.03%) C# Developer
17 36 (1.97%) Software Developer
18 35 (1.92%) Functional Consultant
19 34 (1.87%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (10.20%) JSON
2 146 (8.01%) XML
3 120 (6.58%) .NET
4 118 (6.47%) Middleware
5 101 (5.54%) XSLT
6 96 (5.27%) Swagger
6 96 (5.27%) WireMock
7 92 (5.05%) SOAP
8 89 (4.88%) Apache Camel
8 89 (4.88%) HTML
9 85 (4.66%) Web Services
10 72 (3.95%) RESTful
11 68 (3.73%) REST
12 67 (3.68%) CSS
13 56 (3.07%) AngularJS
14 53 (2.91%) ASP.NET
15 44 (2.41%) Spring
16 38 (2.08%) jQuery
17 36 (1.97%) ASP.NET Web API
18 35 (1.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 169 (9.27%) Analytical Skills
2 147 (8.06%) Greenfield Project
3 53 (2.91%) Computer Science
4 52 (2.85%) Management Information System
5 51 (2.80%) FMCG
5 51 (2.80%) Life Science
6 41 (2.25%) User Experience
7 36 (1.97%) PMI
8 28 (1.54%) NHS
9 22 (1.21%) Virtual Team
10 21 (1.15%) Data Centre
11 19 (1.04%) Fintech
11 19 (1.04%) SCADA
12 18 (0.99%) Data Structures
13 17 (0.93%) Algorithms
14 14 (0.77%) Mobile App
15 13 (0.71%) PKI
16 11 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
17 10 (0.55%) Driving Licence
18 9 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 133 (7.30%) Windows
2 124 (6.80%) Linux
3 59 (3.24%) Unix
4 45 (2.47%) Windows 7
5 36 (1.97%) Windows Server
6 33 (1.81%) Android
7 30 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 28 (1.54%) Windows 10
9 22 (1.21%) Apple iOS
10 16 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (0.82%) Windows 8
12 14 (0.77%) Mac OS X
13 10 (0.55%) Solaris
14 9 (0.49%) Windows Phone
15 8 (0.44%) AIX
16 7 (0.38%) Ubuntu
17 6 (0.33%) HPUX
17 6 (0.33%) Windows XP
18 5 (0.27%) VMS
18 5 (0.27%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 792 (43.44%) Programme Management
2 771 (42.29%) Business Intelligence
3 732 (40.15%) Digital Marketing
4 488 (26.77%) Agile Software Development
5 210 (11.52%) TDD
6 202 (11.08%) Project Management
7 185 (10.15%) ERP
8 165 (9.05%) Scrum
9 126 (6.91%) Migration
10 124 (6.80%) SOA
11 123 (6.75%) DevOps
12 110 (6.03%) Stakeholder Management
13 94 (5.16%) Continuous Integration
14 84 (4.61%) MVC
15 80 (4.39%) Analytics
16 75 (4.11%) Change Management
16 75 (4.11%) Configuration Management
16 75 (4.11%) PRINCE2
17 74 (4.06%) Business Analysis
18 72 (3.95%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 201 (11.03%) Java
2 187 (10.26%) SQL
3 104 (5.70%) C#
4 99 (5.43%) JavaScript
5 96 (5.27%) XPath
6 90 (4.94%) Python
7 33 (1.81%) C
8 31 (1.70%) C++
9 27 (1.48%) Shell Script
10 26 (1.43%) T-SQL
11 22 (1.21%) PL/SQL
11 22 (1.21%) Ruby
12 21 (1.15%) PowerShell
13 20 (1.10%) PHP
14 16 (0.88%) VB
15 13 (0.71%) Bash Shell
16 12 (0.66%) VB.NET
16 12 (0.66%) VBA
16 12 (0.66%) X++
17 11 (0.60%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 294 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 225 (12.34%) SC Cleared
3 174 (9.54%) Degree
4 59 (3.24%) PMI Certification
5 54 (2.96%) DV Cleared
6 52 (2.85%) PMP
7 30 (1.65%) Master's Degree
8 24 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
9 20 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
9 20 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
10 17 (0.93%) HND
11 16 (0.88%) MCSE
12 15 (0.82%) SAP Certification
13 14 (0.77%) ISEB
14 13 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
15 12 (0.66%) CISSP
15 12 (0.66%) Six Sigma Green Belt
16 11 (0.60%) CISM
16 11 (0.60%) IIBA
16 11 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (2.58%) QA
2 37 (2.03%) PMO
3 34 (1.87%) Data Quality
4 21 (1.15%) SLA
5 18 (0.99%) GDPR
6 17 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 15 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 11 (0.60%) JSP 440
9 10 (0.55%) GMP
9 10 (0.55%) GxP
9 10 (0.55%) ISO 9001
10 8 (0.44%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 7 (0.38%) GAMP
12 5 (0.27%) PSD2
13 4 (0.22%) COBIT
13 4 (0.22%) EMIR
13 4 (0.22%) ISO 13485
14 3 (0.16%) DO-178B
14 3 (0.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 3 (0.16%) PMBOK
System Software
1 67 (3.68%) Docker
2 63 (3.46%) Active Directory
3 31 (1.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (0.71%) Hyper-V
5 11 (0.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 10 (0.55%) HDFS
6 10 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (0.44%) vSphere
9 5 (0.27%) Firmware
10 4 (0.22%) Apache Flume
10 4 (0.22%) VirtualBox
10 4 (0.22%) VMware NSX
11 3 (0.16%) ISA Server
11 3 (0.16%) KVM
11 3 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.11%) Oracle Clusterware
12 2 (0.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 2 (0.11%) XenApp
13 1 (0.055%) iptables
Systems Management
1 72 (3.95%) Puppet
2 63 (3.46%) Ansible
3 49 (2.69%) Opscode Chef
4 41 (2.25%) Kubernetes
5 19 (1.04%) Terraform
6 17 (0.93%) logstash
7 16 (0.88%) Kibana
7 16 (0.88%) MOM
8 14 (0.77%) AirWatch
9 12 (0.66%) SCCM
10 10 (0.55%) HAProxy
11 8 (0.44%) Grafana
11 8 (0.44%) Salt
12 7 (0.38%) Prometheus
13 6 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
14 5 (0.27%) FlexNet
14 5 (0.27%) vCenter Server
15 4 (0.22%) HP Operations Orchestration
15 4 (0.22%) SCOM
15 4 (0.22%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1009 (55.35%) SAP
2 201 (11.03%) Oracle
3 174 (9.54%) Microsoft
4 74 (4.06%) WSO2
5 58 (3.18%) VMware
6 35 (1.92%) Cisco
7 32 (1.76%) Siemens
8 30 (1.65%) IBM
9 28 (1.54%) Google
10 24 (1.32%) HP
10 24 (1.32%) JD Edwards
11 20 (1.10%) ServiceNow
12 19 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
13 18 (0.99%) Tableau
14 16 (0.88%) Cognos
15 15 (0.82%) Red Hat
16 13 (0.71%) Adobe
16 13 (0.71%) Sage
17 12 (0.66%) Infor
18 10 (0.55%) MobileIron