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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 144 186 144
Rank change year-on-year +42 -42  
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 745 652 762
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.79% 1.31% 1.57%
As % of the General category 4.68% 3.48% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 399 391
Median daily rate £425 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £414 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +10.33% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 56 49
Median hourly rate £30.00 £31.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +13.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.25 £13.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.75 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.17
% change year-on-year - +10.43%  

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 15913 18724 18926
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 38.13% 37.70% 38.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 10457 12423 11892
Median daily rate £467 £450 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.77% +0.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 428 467 446
Median hourly rate £25.00 £26.25 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +19.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.51 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +20.00%  

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 29 March 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 +25 153 £475 +5.55% 94
South West +9 103 £375 - 69
South East +11 102 £425 +11.84% 75
East Midlands +24 85 £419 +15.51% 32
West Midlands +39 81 £428 +6.87% 35
North West +32 77 £450 +24.13% 43
East of England +4 65 £300 -29.41% 32
Yorkshire +37 38 £425 +36.54% 25
North East -12 14 £350 +12.98% 5
Midlands +11 11 £500 - 1
South Coast 0 1 - -
Manufacturing
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 744 (48.60%) Finance
2 721 (47.09%) SAP
3 560 (36.58%) Programme Management
4 519 (33.90%) Business Intelligence
5 512 (33.44%) Telecoms
6 508 (33.18%) Marketing
7 496 (32.40%) Electronics
8 493 (32.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 483 (31.55%) Digital Marketing
10 364 (23.78%) Agile Software Development
11 198 (12.93%) Security Cleared
12 187 (12.21%) Microsoft
13 178 (11.63%) SQL
14 177 (11.56%) Project Management
15 169 (11.04%) Java
16 165 (10.78%) Oracle
17 161 (10.52%) SC Cleared
18 155 (10.12%) ERP
19 126 (8.23%) Degree
20 123 (8.03%) SQL Server
20 123 (8.03%) Windows
21 114 (7.45%) Stakeholder Management
22 113 (7.38%) C#
23 112 (7.32%) HTML
23 112 (7.32%) JavaScript
24 111 (7.25%) Linux
25 109 (7.12%) Retail
26 107 (6.99%) Scrum
27 104 (6.79%) .NET
28 103 (6.73%) Migration

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 70 (4.57%) SharePoint
2 42 (2.74%) Mule
3 30 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 28 (1.83%) Oracle Service Bus
5 21 (1.37%) CMS
6 20 (1.31%) Apache Spark
7 15 (0.98%) Mule ESB
8 14 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
9 13 (0.85%) MS Exchange
9 13 (0.85%) Tomcat
10 12 (0.78%) Apache
10 12 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
11 10 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
12 9 (0.59%) Confluence
12 9 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
12 9 (0.59%) Skype for Business
12 9 (0.59%) WebLogic
13 8 (0.52%) IIS
13 8 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
14 7 (0.46%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 90 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 53 (3.46%) MS Office
3 45 (2.94%) MS Project
4 29 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 29 (1.89%) MS Visio
5 16 (1.05%) AutoCAD
6 13 (0.85%) OrCAD
7 12 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.33%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.13%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.13%) CATIA
10 2 (0.13%) Siemens NX
10 2 (0.13%) Windchill
11 1 (0.065%) Autodesk Inventor
11 1 (0.065%) FreeHand
11 1 (0.065%) InVision
11 1 (0.065%) Simulink
11 1 (0.065%) SPSS
11 1 (0.065%) Stata
Business Applications
1 493 (32.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 50 (3.27%) Dynamics AX
3 24 (1.57%) SAP PP
4 22 (1.44%) SAP SD
5 20 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
6 18 (1.18%) Oracle 11i
7 17 (1.11%) Oracle Applications
7 17 (1.11%) SAP ERP
8 15 (0.98%) Dynamics NAV
9 14 (0.91%) SAP CO
10 13 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
10 13 (0.85%) SAP FI
11 12 (0.78%) SAP HR
12 11 (0.72%) SAP FI/CO
13 10 (0.65%) Primavera
14 8 (0.52%) SAP APO
14 8 (0.52%) SAP MM
14 8 (0.52%) SAP PP-PI
15 7 (0.46%) Demantra
15 7 (0.46%) SnowdropKCS
Cloud Services
1 65 (4.25%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (2.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (1.50%) Office 365
4 19 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
5 15 (0.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 13 (0.85%) PaaS
7 11 (0.72%) GitHub
8 10 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (0.52%) IaaS
9 8 (0.52%) SaaS
10 5 (0.33%) Datadog
10 5 (0.33%) Heroku
11 4 (0.26%) Veeva
12 3 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
13 2 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.13%) IBM Cloud
13 2 (0.13%) Taleo
13 2 (0.13%) Yammer
14 1 (0.065%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 40 (2.61%) DNS
2 35 (2.29%) Firewall
3 31 (2.02%) DHCP
3 31 (2.02%) TCP/IP
4 27 (1.76%) LAN
5 20 (1.31%) WAN
6 19 (1.24%) Internet
7 18 (1.18%) HTTP
8 16 (1.05%) Ethernet
8 16 (1.05%) VPN
9 15 (0.98%) Network Security
9 15 (0.98%) RFID
10 14 (0.91%) SAN
11 13 (0.85%) Skype
12 12 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
13 11 (0.72%) RS-232
14 10 (0.65%) Wireless
15 9 (0.59%) MPLS
15 9 (0.59%) VLAN
16 8 (0.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (8.03%) SQL Server
2 61 (3.98%) Relational Database
3 51 (3.33%) Oracle Database
4 30 (1.96%) RDBMS
5 29 (1.89%) Big Data
6 28 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
7 26 (1.70%) Hadoop
8 24 (1.57%) Oracle Reports
9 21 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
10 19 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
10 19 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 18 (1.18%) MySQL
11 18 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
12 16 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
13 15 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
13 15 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 14 (0.91%) Power BI
15 13 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
15 13 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
16 12 (0.78%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 45 (2.94%) Maven
2 44 (2.87%) Git (software)
3 37 (2.42%) Jenkins
4 29 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 28 (1.83%) JIRA
6 22 (1.44%) Selenium
7 21 (1.37%) Visual Studio
8 18 (1.18%) SoapUI
9 16 (1.05%) Rational DOORS
10 15 (0.98%) Cucumber
11 14 (0.91%) JUnit
11 14 (0.91%) Oracle Forms
11 14 (0.91%) Subversion
12 10 (0.65%) WebDriver
13 9 (0.59%) Eclipse
13 9 (0.59%) Oracle APEX
14 8 (0.52%) Gradle
15 7 (0.46%) TeamCity
16 6 (0.39%) SpecFlow
17 5 (0.33%) Bazaar
General
1 744 (48.60%) Finance
2 512 (33.44%) Telecoms
3 508 (33.18%) Marketing
4 496 (32.40%) Electronics
5 109 (7.12%) Retail
6 97 (6.34%) Automotive
7 81 (5.29%) Pharmaceutical
8 32 (2.09%) Advertising
9 29 (1.89%) Aerospace
10 20 (1.31%) Legal
11 19 (1.24%) Billing
12 16 (1.05%) Publishing
13 12 (0.78%) Military
14 11 (0.72%) Banking
15 8 (0.52%) French Language
16 6 (0.39%) General Ledger
17 5 (0.33%) Avionics
17 5 (0.33%) Back Office
17 5 (0.33%) Games
18 4 (0.26%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 281 (18.35%) Developer
2 235 (15.35%) Analyst
3 182 (11.89%) Consultant
4 134 (8.75%) Project Manager
5 132 (8.62%) Architect
6 112 (7.32%) Business Analyst
7 76 (4.96%) SAP Consultant
8 50 (3.27%) Java Developer
9 41 (2.68%) Solutions Architect
10 38 (2.48%) .NET Developer
11 37 (2.42%) Support Analyst
12 34 (2.22%) SAP Manager
13 33 (2.16%) Software Engineer
14 32 (2.09%) IT Manager
15 29 (1.89%) Designer
16 28 (1.83%) SAP Analyst
17 27 (1.76%) Applications Support
18 26 (1.70%) Design Engineer
19 25 (1.63%) Agile Developer
19 25 (1.63%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (7.32%) HTML
2 104 (6.79%) .NET
3 96 (6.27%) CSS
4 84 (5.49%) JSON
5 76 (4.96%) XML
6 69 (4.51%) AngularJS
7 55 (3.59%) Web Services
8 51 (3.33%) SOAP
9 49 (3.20%) HTML5
10 46 (3.00%) Middleware
11 44 (2.87%) Apache Camel
12 42 (2.74%) jQuery
13 39 (2.55%) RESTful
14 37 (2.42%) ASP.NET
14 37 (2.42%) Swagger
15 36 (2.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 36 (2.35%) XSLT
16 30 (1.96%) WireMock
17 27 (1.76%) REST
18 26 (1.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 91 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
2 65 (4.25%) Life Science
3 56 (3.66%) FMCG
4 44 (2.87%) User Experience
5 40 (2.61%) Data Centre
6 28 (1.83%) Management Information System
7 22 (1.44%) Computer Science
7 22 (1.44%) Mobile App
7 22 (1.44%) NHS
8 17 (1.11%) Public Cloud
9 12 (0.78%) Contactless
10 11 (0.72%) Animation
10 11 (0.72%) Clustering
11 10 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
11 10 (0.65%) Virtual Team
12 8 (0.52%) PMI
13 7 (0.46%) e-Learning
13 7 (0.46%) Mainframe
13 7 (0.46%) SCADA
13 7 (0.46%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 123 (8.03%) Windows
2 111 (7.25%) Linux
3 63 (4.11%) Unix
4 42 (2.74%) Windows Server
5 34 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 33 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (1.89%) Windows 7
8 21 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (0.91%) Android
10 14 (0.91%) Windows 10
11 12 (0.78%) HPUX
12 10 (0.65%) Apple iOS
13 9 (0.59%) CentOS
13 9 (0.59%) Windows XP
14 7 (0.46%) Solaris
15 6 (0.39%) Windows 8
16 5 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
16 5 (0.33%) Windows Vista
17 4 (0.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 560 (36.58%) Programme Management
2 519 (33.90%) Business Intelligence
3 483 (31.55%) Digital Marketing
4 364 (23.78%) Agile Software Development
5 177 (11.56%) Project Management
6 155 (10.12%) ERP
7 114 (7.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 107 (6.99%) Scrum
9 103 (6.73%) Migration
10 96 (6.27%) TDD
11 89 (5.81%) Change Management
12 88 (5.75%) Business Analysis
13 77 (5.03%) ITIL
14 70 (4.57%) Logistics
14 70 (4.57%) PRINCE2
15 68 (4.44%) DevOps
16 66 (4.31%) MVC
17 64 (4.18%) Continuous Integration
18 62 (4.05%) SOA
19 60 (3.92%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 178 (11.63%) SQL
2 169 (11.04%) Java
3 113 (7.38%) C#
4 112 (7.32%) JavaScript
5 67 (4.38%) Python
6 40 (2.61%) PL/SQL
7 36 (2.35%) XPath
8 31 (2.02%) C
9 30 (1.96%) C++
10 27 (1.76%) Ruby
11 23 (1.50%) PHP
12 21 (1.37%) PowerShell
13 20 (1.31%) ABAP
14 19 (1.24%) T-SQL
15 17 (1.11%) Shell Script
16 14 (0.91%) VB.NET
17 12 (0.78%) Ada
17 12 (0.78%) Go
17 12 (0.78%) Perl
18 11 (0.72%) X++
Qualifications
1 198 (12.93%) Security Cleared
2 161 (10.52%) SC Cleared
3 126 (8.23%) Degree
4 30 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (1.24%) PMI Certification
6 18 (1.18%) ISEB
6 18 (1.18%) PMP
7 17 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (1.11%) DV Cleared
7 17 (1.11%) MCSE
8 13 (0.85%) ISTQB
8 13 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 12 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
9 12 (0.78%) CCNA
10 11 (0.72%) Chartered Engineer
10 11 (0.72%) MCSA
11 9 (0.59%) CCNP
12 8 (0.52%) CISSP
12 8 (0.52%) MCP
13 6 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (3.00%) QA
2 31 (2.02%) PMO
3 18 (1.18%) GMP
4 15 (0.98%) GxP
4 15 (0.98%) SLA
5 14 (0.91%) ISO 9001
6 10 (0.65%) GAMP
7 8 (0.52%) GCP
7 8 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (0.46%) JSP 440
9 5 (0.33%) GDPR
10 4 (0.26%) Data Quality
10 4 (0.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 4 (0.26%) ISO 9000
11 3 (0.20%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 3 (0.20%) PCI DSS
12 2 (0.13%) Def Stans
12 2 (0.13%) RMADS
12 2 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.065%) GAAP
System Software
1 77 (5.03%) Active Directory
2 56 (3.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (1.63%) Docker
4 16 (1.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 16 (1.05%) Virtual Servers
4 16 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (0.78%) Firmware
6 11 (0.72%) Hyper-V
7 10 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (0.65%) vSphere
8 9 (0.59%) VMware ESX
9 5 (0.33%) XenApp
9 5 (0.33%) XenServer
10 4 (0.26%) NFS
10 4 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.20%) Samba
11 3 (0.20%) vCloud
12 2 (0.13%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 22 (1.44%) Ansible
2 18 (1.18%) Puppet
3 14 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (0.59%) Terraform
5 7 (0.46%) SCCM
6 6 (0.39%) Kibana
6 6 (0.39%) Nagios
6 6 (0.39%) Salt
6 6 (0.39%) WSUS
7 5 (0.33%) Kubernetes
7 5 (0.33%) logstash
8 4 (0.26%) Backup Exec
8 4 (0.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 3 (0.20%) MOM
9 3 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (0.20%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.13%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (0.13%) FlexNet
10 2 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.13%) Oozie
Vendors
1 721 (47.09%) SAP
2 187 (12.21%) Microsoft
3 165 (10.78%) Oracle
4 78 (5.09%) VMware
5 41 (2.68%) HP
6 37 (2.42%) Cisco
7 30 (1.96%) Red Hat
8 29 (1.89%) WSO2
9 25 (1.63%) ServiceNow
9 25 (1.63%) Siemens
10 22 (1.44%) IBM
11 20 (1.31%) Citrix
11 20 (1.31%) EMC
12 19 (1.24%) Adobe
13 17 (1.11%) Google
14 13 (0.85%) JD Edwards
14 13 (0.85%) Polycom
15 11 (0.72%) Dell
15 11 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
16 10 (0.65%) Capita
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