Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 147 186
Rank change year-on-year -27 +39 -9
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 1,438 1,526 1,370
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.55% 1.79% 1.39%
As % of the General category 4.10% 4.70% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 860 1,033 814
England median daily rate £461 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £292 £260 £225
90th Percentile £638 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £460 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +8.24% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 129 138
England median hourly rate £34.99 £35.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.03% -6.67% +29.31%
10th Percentile £12.25 £15.50 £12.16
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.03 £51.29
UK median hourly rate £34.99 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -2.81% -4.00% +29.31%

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 35,115 32,484 37,622
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 37.89% 38.12% 38.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,128 21,484 24,807
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £290 £277 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 795 816 921
England median hourly rate £26.22 £25.00 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.86% -4.76% +16.67%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.33 £12.00
90th Percentile £49.90 £50.00 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +4.00% -9.09% +22.22%

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 April 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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -44 335 £500 +5.26% 110
Midlands -16 279 £425 -0.29% 194
East of England +23 210 £525 +33.33% 132
North of England -33 203 £440 +3.53% 196
South East -43 202 £440 +3.53% 194
South West -11 162 £375 - 131
North West -15 147 £475 - 97
East Midlands -12 134 £413 -1.49% 50
West Midlands -19 130 £469 +7.14% 144
Yorkshire -29 48 £425 - 70
North East +14 9 £300 -15.85% 29
South Coast -2 1 - -
Manufacturing
UK

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 644 (44.78%) SAP
2 638 (44.37%) Finance
3 460 (31.99%) Telecoms
3 460 (31.99%) Business Intelligence
4 459 (31.92%) Programme Management
5 422 (29.35%) Marketing
6 420 (29.21%) Electronics
7 400 (27.82%) Digital Marketing
8 314 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
9 223 (15.51%) Security Cleared
10 172 (11.96%) SC Cleared
11 153 (10.64%) SQL
12 152 (10.57%) ERP
13 150 (10.43%) Microsoft
14 146 (10.15%) Oracle
15 137 (9.53%) Project Management
16 134 (9.32%) TDD
17 133 (9.25%) Java
18 120 (8.34%) Greenfield Project
18 120 (8.34%) Problem-Solving
19 108 (7.51%) Degree
20 107 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
21 105 (7.30%) Big Data
22 104 (7.23%) Windows
23 103 (7.16%) Migration
24 98 (6.82%) Retail
25 97 (6.75%) Analytics
26 93 (6.47%) XML
27 92 (6.40%) Scrum
28 91 (6.33%) SOAP

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 56 (3.89%) Mule
2 49 (3.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 45 (3.13%) Oracle Service Bus
4 43 (2.99%) Apache Spark
5 31 (2.16%) SharePoint
6 14 (0.97%) Apache
7 11 (0.76%) CMS
8 9 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
9 8 (0.56%) nginx
9 8 (0.56%) Skype for Business
10 7 (0.49%) MS Exchange
10 7 (0.49%) WebSphere
11 6 (0.42%) Confluence
11 6 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
12 5 (0.35%) Apache Solr
12 5 (0.35%) Mule ESB
12 5 (0.35%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.28%) SAS
13 4 (0.28%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 56 (3.89%) Microsoft Office
2 52 (3.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (1.32%) Microsoft Project
4 17 (1.18%) MS Visio
5 16 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 11 (0.76%) Windchill
7 9 (0.63%) AutoCAD
8 6 (0.42%) Siemens NX
8 6 (0.42%) Simulink
9 4 (0.28%) OrCAD
9 4 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.21%) CATIA
11 2 (0.14%) Acrobat
11 2 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.14%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.14%) RoboHelp
11 2 (0.14%) Snagit
11 2 (0.14%) SOLIDWORKS
12 1 (0.070%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.070%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 41 (2.85%) Dynamics AX
2 27 (1.88%) Dynamics NAV
3 24 (1.67%) SAP PP
4 23 (1.60%) Oracle EBS
5 18 (1.25%) SAP FI
6 16 (1.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 15 (1.04%) SAP CO
8 14 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
8 14 (0.97%) Oracle EBS R12
8 14 (0.97%) SAP FI/CO
9 13 (0.90%) NetSuite
9 13 (0.90%) SAP SD
10 11 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 11 (0.76%) Teamcenter
11 10 (0.70%) Sage 200
12 9 (0.63%) Oracle Financials
13 8 (0.56%) SAP MM
14 7 (0.49%) SAP ERP
14 7 (0.49%) SAP PM
14 7 (0.49%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 74 (5.15%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (3.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (2.09%) Office 365
4 20 (1.39%) SaaS
5 17 (1.18%) Dynamics 365
5 17 (1.18%) PaaS
6 16 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (0.49%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 6 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (0.42%) FinancialForce
9 6 (0.42%) GitHub
10 4 (0.28%) Force.com
10 4 (0.28%) IaaS
11 3 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 3 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.21%) MailChimp
11 3 (0.21%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 3 (0.21%) Serverless
12 2 (0.14%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 27 (1.88%) Firewall
2 24 (1.67%) DNS
2 24 (1.67%) TCP/IP
3 23 (1.60%) Internet
3 23 (1.60%) VPN
4 16 (1.11%) HTTP
5 15 (1.04%) Skype
6 13 (0.90%) SSL
7 11 (0.76%) LAN
7 11 (0.76%) WAN
8 10 (0.70%) DHCP
9 7 (0.49%) FTP
9 7 (0.49%) MQTT
10 6 (0.42%) Ethernet
10 6 (0.42%) Network Security
10 6 (0.42%) Wireless
11 4 (0.28%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (0.28%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (0.28%) SMS
11 4 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (7.30%) Big Data
2 49 (3.41%) SQL Server
3 45 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
4 27 (1.88%) PowerCenter
5 26 (1.81%) Hadoop
6 25 (1.74%) Power BI
6 25 (1.74%) Relational Database
6 25 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 23 (1.60%) Oracle Database
8 17 (1.18%) Cognos Report Studio
8 17 (1.18%) NoSQL
9 16 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
9 16 (1.11%) SAP HANA
9 16 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 14 (0.97%) MySQL
10 14 (0.97%) SAP BW
11 13 (0.90%) Cognos Framework Manager
12 12 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
12 12 (0.83%) DB2
12 12 (0.83%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 62 (4.31%) Maven
2 42 (2.92%) Git (software)
3 37 (2.57%) Jenkins
4 32 (2.23%) JIRA
5 23 (1.60%) Visual Studio
6 13 (0.90%) SoapUI
7 12 (0.83%) TeamCity
8 11 (0.76%) Eclipse
9 10 (0.70%) GitLab
9 10 (0.70%) PyCharm
9 10 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (0.63%) Artifactory
11 8 (0.56%) Cucumber
11 8 (0.56%) Visual Studio Team System
12 7 (0.49%) JUnit
12 7 (0.49%) Rational DOORS
12 7 (0.49%) Selenium
13 6 (0.42%) Sonatype Nexus
14 5 (0.35%) Gradle
14 5 (0.35%) LSMW
General
1 638 (44.37%) Finance
2 460 (31.99%) Telecoms
3 422 (29.35%) Marketing
4 420 (29.21%) Electronics
5 98 (6.82%) Retail
6 80 (5.56%) Automotive
7 58 (4.03%) Pharmaceutical
8 29 (2.02%) Advertising
9 26 (1.81%) Aerospace
10 18 (1.25%) Military
11 14 (0.97%) French Language
12 13 (0.90%) Banking
12 13 (0.90%) Legal
13 11 (0.76%) Games
14 8 (0.56%) German Language
15 7 (0.49%) Digital Economy
15 7 (0.49%) Law
16 5 (0.35%) Billing
16 5 (0.35%) Local Government
17 3 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 236 (16.41%) Developer
2 203 (14.12%) Analyst
3 166 (11.54%) Consultant
4 134 (9.32%) Architect
5 127 (8.83%) Project Manager
6 98 (6.82%) Business Analyst
7 63 (4.38%) SAP Consultant
8 56 (3.89%) Solutions Architect
9 55 (3.82%) Integration Developer
10 46 (3.20%) Senior Developer
11 42 (2.92%) Software Engineer
12 41 (2.85%) DevOps Engineer
13 35 (2.43%) Java Developer
14 34 (2.36%) Support Engineer
15 33 (2.29%) IT Manager
16 32 (2.23%) Data Engineer
16 32 (2.23%) SAP Manager
17 30 (2.09%) Data Analyst
18 28 (1.95%) Agile Developer
19 27 (1.88%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (6.47%) XML
2 91 (6.33%) SOAP
3 87 (6.05%) Web Services
4 80 (5.56%) JSON
5 78 (5.42%) RESTful
6 68 (4.73%) Middleware
7 55 (3.82%) .NET
8 52 (3.62%) HTML
9 50 (3.48%) Apache Camel
10 48 (3.34%) AngularJS
11 46 (3.20%) REST
11 46 (3.20%) XSLT
12 44 (3.06%) CSS
13 38 (2.64%) Swagger
13 38 (2.64%) WireMock
14 23 (1.60%) ASP.NET
14 23 (1.60%) jQuery
15 21 (1.46%) Spring
16 18 (1.25%) RabbitMQ
17 17 (1.18%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 120 (8.34%) Greenfield Project
2 107 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (3.27%) Management Information System
4 45 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 42 (2.92%) Life Science
6 40 (2.78%) FMCG
7 35 (2.43%) User Experience
8 19 (1.32%) Data Centre
8 19 (1.32%) NHS
9 18 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
10 17 (1.18%) PMI
11 14 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
12 12 (0.83%) Data Structures
12 12 (0.83%) Virtual Team
13 11 (0.76%) Public Cloud
14 10 (0.70%) LIMS
15 9 (0.63%) SCADA
16 7 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
17 6 (0.42%) Algorithms
17 6 (0.42%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 104 (7.23%) Windows
2 73 (5.08%) Linux
3 32 (2.23%) Unix
4 28 (1.95%) Windows 7
5 25 (1.74%) Windows 10
6 24 (1.67%) Windows Server
7 23 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (0.63%) Android
9 9 (0.63%) Apple iOS
10 8 (0.56%) Windows XP
11 7 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (0.42%) Solaris
13 4 (0.28%) VMS
13 4 (0.28%) Windows 2000
13 4 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.21%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.14%) CentOS
15 2 (0.14%) HPUX
15 2 (0.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 460 (31.99%) Business Intelligence
2 459 (31.92%) Programme Management
3 400 (27.82%) Digital Marketing
4 314 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
5 152 (10.57%) ERP
6 137 (9.53%) Project Management
7 134 (9.32%) TDD
8 120 (8.34%) Problem-Solving
9 103 (7.16%) Migration
10 97 (6.75%) Analytics
11 92 (6.40%) Scrum
12 89 (6.19%) DevOps
13 86 (5.98%) SOA
13 86 (5.98%) Stakeholder Management
14 66 (4.59%) Test Automation
15 63 (4.38%) PLM
16 59 (4.10%) Logistics
17 58 (4.03%) Software Engineering
18 56 (3.89%) Change Management
18 56 (3.89%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 153 (10.64%) SQL
2 133 (9.25%) Java
3 90 (6.26%) Python
4 71 (4.94%) C#
5 69 (4.80%) JavaScript
6 43 (2.99%) XPath
7 35 (2.43%) R
8 34 (2.36%) C++
9 23 (1.60%) C
10 22 (1.53%) PL/SQL
11 21 (1.46%) PowerShell
12 18 (1.25%) ABAP
13 16 (1.11%) Bash Shell
14 15 (1.04%) VBA
15 13 (0.90%) VB
16 11 (0.76%) Ada
16 11 (0.76%) Groovy
16 11 (0.76%) Ruby
17 10 (0.70%) SAPscript
17 10 (0.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 223 (15.51%) Security Cleared
2 172 (11.96%) SC Cleared
3 108 (7.51%) Degree
4 34 (2.36%) PMP
5 29 (2.02%) DV Cleared
6 28 (1.95%) PMI Certification
7 20 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
7 20 (1.39%) Master's Degree
8 12 (0.83%) HNC
9 10 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (0.70%) CISSP
9 10 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 9 (0.63%) MCSE
10 9 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (0.56%) CTC Cleared
11 8 (0.56%) SAP Certification
12 7 (0.49%) CESG Certified Professional
12 7 (0.49%) ISEB
12 7 (0.49%) PhD
12 7 (0.49%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (4.03%) Data Quality
2 40 (2.78%) QA
3 39 (2.71%) PMO
4 22 (1.53%) SLA
5 15 (1.04%) GDPR
6 10 (0.70%) JSP 440
7 7 (0.49%) GCP
7 7 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.49%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.42%) GMP
9 4 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
9 4 (0.28%) ISO 13485
10 3 (0.21%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 15288
11 2 (0.14%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 2 (0.14%) Basel II
11 2 (0.14%) COBIT
11 2 (0.14%) GxP
11 2 (0.14%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 53 (3.69%) Active Directory
2 35 (2.43%) Docker
3 14 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.56%) Firmware
5 7 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (0.42%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.35%) VirtualBox
8 4 (0.28%) XenApp
9 3 (0.21%) vSphere
10 2 (0.14%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.14%) etcd
10 2 (0.14%) flannel
10 2 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle Clusterware
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.14%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.070%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.070%) Samba
Systems Management
1 33 (2.29%) Kubernetes
2 32 (2.23%) Ansible
3 28 (1.95%) Puppet
4 18 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (1.04%) SCCM
6 11 (0.76%) MOM
7 9 (0.63%) Terraform
8 6 (0.42%) FlexNet
8 6 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (0.42%) logstash
8 6 (0.42%) OpenView
8 6 (0.42%) OVSD
9 5 (0.35%) HAProxy
9 5 (0.35%) vCenter Server
10 4 (0.28%) Kibana
11 3 (0.21%) Data Guard
11 3 (0.21%) Grafana
11 3 (0.21%) Nessus
11 3 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
11 3 (0.21%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 644 (44.78%) SAP
2 150 (10.43%) Microsoft
3 146 (10.15%) Oracle
4 47 (3.27%) WSO2
5 31 (2.16%) Cognos
6 28 (1.95%) IBM
7 27 (1.88%) Informatica
8 26 (1.81%) Google
9 24 (1.67%) Cisco
9 24 (1.67%) Sage
9 24 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
9 24 (1.67%) Tableau
10 22 (1.53%) JD Edwards
11 20 (1.39%) VMware
12 18 (1.25%) HP
13 17 (1.18%) Infor
14 13 (0.90%) Atlassian
15 12 (0.83%) Adobe
16 11 (0.76%) ServiceNow
17 8 (0.56%) Red Hat