Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 165 155 181
Rank change year-on-year -10 +26 +8
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 1,499 1,532 1,410
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.61% 1.72% 1.43%
As % of the General category 4.19% 4.64% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 915 1,032 788
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £275 £263 £225
90th Percentile £613 £575 £572
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 121 145
England median hourly rate £34.98 £35.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.06% -6.67% +50.00%
10th Percentile £13.93 £15.75 £14.00
90th Percentile £62.65 £50.00 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - -6.67% +45.63%

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 35,791 33,046 38,381
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 38.37% 37.14% 38.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,927 21,978 25,024
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £281 £269 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £428
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.26% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 838 851 1,026
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.76% +15.74%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.32 £12.00
90th Percentile £49.25 £47.50 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £25.31 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +1.23% -9.09% +21.20%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 22 February 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
London -19 384 £475 - 128
Midlands -2 315 £413 -0.60% 309
South East -21 219 £425 - 208
East of England +22 198 £525 +35.48% 151
North of England -20 174 £425 +6.25% 240
South West +1 171 £395 +5.33% 133
East Midlands +1 171 £403 +5.92% 104
West Midlands -17 131 £425 -5.56% 205
North West -10 123 £425 +3.66% 114
Yorkshire -32 42 £413 +3.13% 91
North East +29 9 £430 +7.50% 35
South Coast 0 1 - -
Manufacturing
UK

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 651 (43.43%) SAP
2 621 (41.43%) Finance
3 462 (30.82%) Business Intelligence
4 452 (30.15%) Programme Management
5 444 (29.62%) Telecoms
6 425 (28.35%) Marketing
7 417 (27.82%) Electronics
8 400 (26.68%) Digital Marketing
9 319 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
10 210 (14.01%) Security Cleared
11 160 (10.67%) ERP
12 156 (10.41%) SC Cleared
13 152 (10.14%) Microsoft
14 147 (9.81%) Degree
15 146 (9.74%) Oracle
16 143 (9.54%) Project Management
17 142 (9.47%) SQL
18 140 (9.34%) Java
19 134 (8.94%) TDD
20 123 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
21 117 (7.81%) Migration
22 115 (7.67%) Windows
23 110 (7.34%) Greenfield Project
24 102 (6.80%) SOAP
25 90 (6.00%) Scrum
26 88 (5.87%) Web Services
27 87 (5.80%) Analytics
28 85 (5.67%) Test Automation
28 85 (5.67%) Retail
29 84 (5.60%) XML

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 55 (3.67%) Mule
2 45 (3.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 41 (2.74%) Apache Spark
4 40 (2.67%) Oracle Service Bus
5 27 (1.80%) SharePoint
6 20 (1.33%) CMS
7 11 (0.73%) Apache
8 8 (0.53%) Skype for Business
9 7 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
9 7 (0.47%) Mule ESB
9 7 (0.47%) nginx
9 7 (0.47%) Tomcat
10 6 (0.40%) IIS
10 6 (0.40%) Kentico
10 6 (0.40%) MS Exchange
11 5 (0.33%) Confluence
11 5 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (0.27%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.20%) Umbraco
Applications
1 70 (4.67%) Microsoft Office
2 52 (3.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (1.73%) MS Visio
4 23 (1.53%) Microsoft Project
5 19 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 11 (0.73%) AutoCAD
7 8 (0.53%) Windchill
8 5 (0.33%) Simulink
9 4 (0.27%) Acrobat
9 4 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.27%) RoboHelp
9 4 (0.27%) Siemens NX
9 4 (0.27%) Snagit
9 4 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
11 1 (0.067%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.067%) EPLAN
11 1 (0.067%) HipChat
11 1 (0.067%) SPSS
11 1 (0.067%) Stata
Business Applications
1 45 (3.00%) Dynamics AX
2 30 (2.00%) SAP CO
3 29 (1.93%) SAP FI
3 29 (1.93%) SAP FI/CO
4 25 (1.67%) SAP MM
5 22 (1.47%) SAP SD
6 19 (1.27%) SAP PP
7 18 (1.20%) Dynamics NAV
7 18 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
8 16 (1.07%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 12 (0.80%) Teamcenter
10 11 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
10 11 (0.73%) SAP EWM
11 9 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
11 9 (0.60%) SAP FSCM
12 8 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
13 7 (0.47%) Oracle 11i
13 7 (0.47%) SAP ERP
13 7 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 7 (0.47%) SAP PP-PI
Cloud Services
1 59 (3.94%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (3.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (1.80%) Dynamics 365
4 25 (1.67%) Office 365
5 17 (1.13%) SaaS
6 13 (0.87%) PaaS
7 12 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
8 9 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.60%) GitHub
9 7 (0.47%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 6 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
11 5 (0.33%) IaaS
12 4 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.27%) FinancialForce
12 4 (0.27%) Force.com
13 3 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 3 (0.20%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 3 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 2 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
14 2 (0.13%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 29 (1.93%) Firewall
2 28 (1.87%) VPN
3 26 (1.73%) DNS
4 23 (1.53%) TCP/IP
5 18 (1.20%) WAN
6 17 (1.13%) DHCP
7 16 (1.07%) LAN
8 13 (0.87%) Skype
9 12 (0.80%) HTTP
9 12 (0.80%) Internet
10 8 (0.53%) Network Security
10 8 (0.53%) Wireless
11 7 (0.47%) MQTT
12 6 (0.40%) Intranet
13 5 (0.33%) Cisco Nexus
13 5 (0.33%) FTP
13 5 (0.33%) IPsec
13 5 (0.33%) SMS
13 5 (0.33%) Software-Defined Networking
13 5 (0.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (5.47%) Big Data
2 63 (4.20%) SQL Server
3 42 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
4 32 (2.13%) Relational Database
5 31 (2.07%) Hadoop
5 31 (2.07%) Power BI
5 31 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 25 (1.67%) Oracle Database
7 24 (1.60%) SAP BW
8 20 (1.33%) RDBMS
9 19 (1.27%) Cognos Report Studio
10 18 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
11 17 (1.13%) PowerCenter
11 17 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 16 (1.07%) SAP HANA
13 15 (1.00%) NoSQL
14 14 (0.93%) Cognos Framework Manager
14 14 (0.93%) DB2
15 12 (0.80%) DecisionStream
15 12 (0.80%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 55 (3.67%) Maven
2 46 (3.07%) Git (software)
3 37 (2.47%) Jenkins
4 35 (2.33%) JIRA
5 24 (1.60%) Visual Studio
6 22 (1.47%) Selenium
7 20 (1.33%) Cucumber
7 20 (1.33%) SoapUI
8 14 (0.93%) Rational DOORS
9 13 (0.87%) JUnit
9 13 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (0.87%) TeamCity
10 12 (0.80%) WebDriver
11 10 (0.67%) Eclipse
11 10 (0.67%) SpecFlow
12 9 (0.60%) GitLab
13 8 (0.53%) Rational Quality Manager
13 8 (0.53%) Rational Team Concert
13 8 (0.53%) Sonatype Nexus
14 7 (0.47%) PyCharm
General
1 621 (41.43%) Finance
2 444 (29.62%) Telecoms
3 425 (28.35%) Marketing
4 417 (27.82%) Electronics
5 85 (5.67%) Retail
6 80 (5.34%) Automotive
7 78 (5.20%) Pharmaceutical
8 42 (2.80%) Aerospace
9 29 (1.93%) Advertising
10 21 (1.40%) Banking
11 20 (1.33%) Military
12 12 (0.80%) General Ledger
13 11 (0.73%) French Language
13 11 (0.73%) German Language
13 11 (0.73%) Legal
13 11 (0.73%) Publishing
14 10 (0.67%) Games
15 6 (0.40%) Billing
15 6 (0.40%) Law
16 4 (0.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 247 (16.48%) Analyst
2 235 (15.68%) Developer
3 173 (11.54%) Consultant
4 150 (10.01%) Project Manager
5 131 (8.74%) Business Analyst
6 114 (7.61%) Architect
7 78 (5.20%) SAP Consultant
8 55 (3.67%) Integration Developer
9 46 (3.07%) Senior Developer
10 44 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
11 42 (2.80%) Java Developer
12 38 (2.54%) Agile Developer
13 35 (2.33%) DevOps Engineer
14 33 (2.20%) Software Engineer
15 30 (2.00%) Functional Consultant
16 28 (1.87%) IT Manager
16 28 (1.87%) SAP Analyst
16 28 (1.87%) SOA Developer
17 27 (1.80%) Data Engineer
17 27 (1.80%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (6.80%) SOAP
2 88 (5.87%) Web Services
3 84 (5.60%) XML
4 83 (5.54%) JSON
5 80 (5.34%) RESTful
6 70 (4.67%) .NET
7 61 (4.07%) HTML
7 61 (4.07%) Middleware
8 48 (3.20%) Apache Camel
9 46 (3.07%) AngularJS
9 46 (3.07%) REST
9 46 (3.07%) XSLT
10 45 (3.00%) CSS
11 38 (2.54%) Swagger
11 38 (2.54%) WireMock
12 29 (1.93%) ASP.NET
13 26 (1.73%) jQuery
13 26 (1.73%) Spring
14 19 (1.27%) HTML5
14 19 (1.27%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 123 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
2 110 (7.34%) Greenfield Project
3 52 (3.47%) FMCG
4 49 (3.27%) Management Information System
5 42 (2.80%) Computer Science
5 42 (2.80%) Life Science
6 35 (2.33%) User Experience
7 31 (2.07%) PMI
8 23 (1.53%) NHS
9 22 (1.47%) Data Centre
9 22 (1.47%) Virtual Team
10 13 (0.87%) SCADA
11 12 (0.80%) Data Structures
12 11 (0.73%) Mobile App
12 11 (0.73%) Public Cloud
13 9 (0.60%) Fintech
14 7 (0.47%) LIMS
15 6 (0.40%) Driving Licence
15 6 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
15 6 (0.40%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 115 (7.67%) Windows
2 72 (4.80%) Linux
3 36 (2.40%) Windows 7
4 31 (2.07%) Unix
5 27 (1.80%) Windows 10
6 23 (1.53%) Windows Server
7 22 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (0.80%) Android
8 12 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (0.60%) Apple iOS
10 8 (0.53%) Windows XP
11 7 (0.47%) Windows 8
12 6 (0.40%) HPUX
12 6 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (0.40%) VMS
13 5 (0.33%) CentOS
13 5 (0.33%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.20%) VxWorks
14 3 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 462 (30.82%) Business Intelligence
2 452 (30.15%) Programme Management
3 400 (26.68%) Digital Marketing
4 319 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
5 160 (10.67%) ERP
6 143 (9.54%) Project Management
7 134 (8.94%) TDD
8 117 (7.81%) Migration
9 90 (6.00%) Scrum
10 87 (5.80%) Analytics
11 85 (5.67%) Test Automation
12 82 (5.47%) DevOps
12 82 (5.47%) SOA
13 75 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
14 72 (4.80%) Change Management
15 68 (4.54%) User Acceptance Testing
16 67 (4.47%) Continuous Improvement
17 65 (4.34%) Logistics
18 63 (4.20%) Business Analysis
18 63 (4.20%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 142 (9.47%) SQL
2 140 (9.34%) Java
3 83 (5.54%) JavaScript
4 78 (5.20%) C#
5 73 (4.87%) Python
6 39 (2.60%) XPath
7 36 (2.40%) C++
8 25 (1.67%) C
9 23 (1.53%) R
10 22 (1.47%) PL/SQL
11 19 (1.27%) PowerShell
12 14 (0.93%) Groovy
12 14 (0.93%) VBA
13 10 (0.67%) ABAP
14 9 (0.60%) Bash Shell
14 9 (0.60%) MATLAB
14 9 (0.60%) T-SQL
15 8 (0.53%) Ada
15 8 (0.53%) Apple Swift
15 8 (0.53%) RPG
Qualifications
1 210 (14.01%) Security Cleared
2 156 (10.41%) SC Cleared
3 147 (9.81%) Degree
4 50 (3.34%) PMI Certification
4 50 (3.34%) PMP
5 29 (1.93%) Master's Degree
6 24 (1.60%) DV Cleared
7 19 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
8 17 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (0.87%) MCSE
11 12 (0.80%) CISSP
12 11 (0.73%) SAP Certification
13 10 (0.67%) CTC Cleared
13 10 (0.67%) HNC
14 9 (0.60%) IIBA
14 9 (0.60%) ISEB
15 8 (0.53%) CBAP
15 8 (0.53%) Six Sigma Green Belt
16 7 (0.47%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (3.14%) Data Quality
2 43 (2.87%) QA
3 38 (2.54%) PMO
4 32 (2.13%) SLA
5 16 (1.07%) GDPR
6 8 (0.53%) GxP
6 8 (0.53%) ISO 9001
7 7 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (0.40%) JSP 440
8 6 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 5 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
9 5 (0.33%) GCP
9 5 (0.33%) GMP
10 4 (0.27%) EMIR
11 3 (0.20%) GAMP
11 3 (0.20%) PCI DSS
12 2 (0.13%) Basel II
12 2 (0.13%) COBIT
12 2 (0.13%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 58 (3.87%) Active Directory
2 30 (2.00%) Docker
3 17 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.60%) Firmware
4 9 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (0.53%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.40%) VirtualBox
8 4 (0.27%) KVM
9 3 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.20%) vSphere
9 3 (0.20%) XenApp
10 2 (0.13%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.13%) Oracle Clusterware
10 2 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.13%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.067%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.067%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.067%) iptables
11 1 (0.067%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 34 (2.27%) Ansible
2 24 (1.60%) Kubernetes
3 22 (1.47%) Puppet
4 20 (1.33%) MOM
5 16 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (0.60%) SCCM
7 8 (0.53%) vCenter Server
8 6 (0.40%) FlexNet
8 6 (0.40%) logstash
8 6 (0.40%) Terraform
9 5 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (0.33%) Kibana
10 3 (0.20%) Data Guard
10 3 (0.20%) HAProxy
10 3 (0.20%) Nessus
10 3 (0.20%) Oozie
10 3 (0.20%) OpenView
10 3 (0.20%) OVSD
10 3 (0.20%) WSUS
11 2 (0.13%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 651 (43.43%) SAP
2 152 (10.14%) Microsoft
3 146 (9.74%) Oracle
4 43 (2.87%) WSO2
5 28 (1.87%) Tableau
6 27 (1.80%) IBM
6 27 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
6 27 (1.80%) VMware
7 25 (1.67%) Cisco
7 25 (1.67%) Cognos
8 21 (1.40%) Sage
9 19 (1.27%) Google
10 18 (1.20%) Informatica
10 18 (1.20%) JD Edwards
11 17 (1.13%) HP
12 16 (1.07%) Infor
13 14 (0.93%) Adobe
14 13 (0.87%) ServiceNow
15 12 (0.80%) Red Hat
16 11 (0.73%) Siemens