Period
to 6 July 2020

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 6 July 2020 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
6 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 173 188 174
Rank change year-on-year +15 -14 -30
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 570 1,288 1,489
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.54% 1.51% 1.56%
As % of the General category 3.90% 3.81% 3.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 890 927
Median daily rate £525 £475 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +1.06% +6.82%
10th Percentile £300 £238 £259
90th Percentile £675 £650 £640
UK median daily rate £525 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +10.53% +2.54% +5.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 54 103
Median hourly rate £30.58 £29.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.43% -17.14% -
10th Percentile £15.25 £12.33 £12.25
90th Percentile £55.63 £48.38 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +9.09% -21.43% -

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 14,600 33,815 38,805
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 39.41% 39.55% 40.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,360 22,148 25,588
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £300 £308 £298
90th Percentile £713 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 523 890 1,025
Median hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.57% +2.22% +5.63%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.76 £12.20
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £48.75
Median hourly rate £27.46 £22.93 £21.50
% change year-on-year +19.77% +6.65% -1.77%

Manufacturing
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Manufacturing as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Manufacturing in England

Manufacturing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Manufacturing in England.

Daily rate trend for Manufacturing in England

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Manufacturing in England over the 6 months to 6 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Manufacturing in England

Manufacturing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Manufacturing in England.

Hourly rate trend for Manufacturing in England

Manufacturing
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Manufacturing in England over the 6 months to 6 July 2020.

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 6 July 2020. 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 +66 145 £525 +5.00% 41
South West +2 114 £525 +2.44% 83
South East +29 91 £500 +11.11% 78
North of England +44 80 £425 +6.25% 112
Midlands +2 59 £475 - 84
East of England -2 59 £525 - 54
North West +46 56 £500 +17.65% 64
West Midlands +8 42 £475 - 41
East Midlands +12 16 £498 +17.06% 43
Yorkshire +52 15 £375 - 41
North East +37 9 £475 +46.15% 7
Manufacturing
UK

For the 6 months to 6 July 2020, 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.

1 308 (54.04%) Finance
2 300 (52.63%) SAP
3 255 (44.74%) Business Intelligence
4 240 (42.11%) Telecoms
4 240 (42.11%) Public Sector
5 236 (41.40%) Programme Management
6 228 (40.00%) Marketing
7 224 (39.30%) Digital Marketing
8 223 (39.12%) Electronics
9 119 (20.88%) Microsoft
10 117 (20.53%) Agile Software Development
11 89 (15.61%) Security Cleared
12 71 (12.46%) Azure
13 69 (12.11%) Oracle
14 65 (11.40%) Migration
15 62 (10.88%) ERP
16 61 (10.70%) Java
17 59 (10.35%) Windows
18 58 (10.18%) Retail
19 57 (10.00%) Project Management
19 57 (10.00%) SC Cleared
20 56 (9.82%) Web Services
21 51 (8.95%) TDD
22 49 (8.60%) SQL
22 49 (8.60%) Middleware
23 48 (8.42%) SOA
23 48 (8.42%) SOAP
24 47 (8.25%) XML
24 47 (8.25%) RESTful
25 46 (8.07%) JSON

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 31 (5.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 30 (5.26%) Red Hat Fuse
3 29 (5.09%) Mule
3 29 (5.09%) Oracle Service Bus
4 21 (3.68%) SharePoint
5 8 (1.40%) Confluence
6 7 (1.23%) Skype for Business
7 6 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (0.88%) CMS
9 4 (0.70%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.53%) Apache
11 2 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.35%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.35%) nginx
11 2 (0.35%) NServiceBus
11 2 (0.35%) OnBase
11 2 (0.35%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.18%) Apache ServiceMix
12 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 29 (5.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 29 (5.09%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (2.28%) Microsoft Project
3 8 (1.40%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.18%) Figma
6 1 (0.18%) Simulink
6 1 (0.18%) SPSS
6 1 (0.18%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 19 (3.33%) SAP S/4HANA
2 15 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (1.93%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (1.40%) Oracle Payables
4 8 (1.40%) Oracle Receivables
5 7 (1.23%) Oracle Manufacturing
5 7 (1.23%) SAP MM
6 6 (1.05%) Oracle ASCP
6 6 (1.05%) Oracle Assets
6 6 (1.05%) Oracle ERP
6 6 (1.05%) SAP QM
7 4 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.70%) Oracle Cash Management
7 4 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
7 4 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.70%) SAP SCM
7 4 (0.70%) Teamcenter
8 3 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (0.53%) NetSuite
8 3 (0.53%) SAP Travel Management
Cloud Services
1 71 (12.46%) Azure
2 44 (7.72%) Office 365
3 40 (7.02%) SaaS
4 39 (6.84%) AWS
5 32 (5.61%) PaaS
6 27 (4.74%) IaaS
7 26 (4.56%) Power Platform
8 22 (3.86%) Dynamics 365
9 9 (1.58%) GCP
10 6 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
11 5 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (0.88%) OneDrive
12 4 (0.70%) GitHub
12 4 (0.70%) Serverless
13 3 (0.53%) Amazon EKS
13 3 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
14 2 (0.35%) Azure Stack
14 2 (0.35%) Google Sheets
14 2 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
14 2 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.39%) Firewall
2 24 (4.21%) DNS
3 16 (2.81%) LAN
4 13 (2.28%) WAN
5 11 (1.93%) Skype
6 8 (1.40%) VPN
6 8 (1.40%) Wireless
7 7 (1.23%) HTTP
8 5 (0.88%) BGP
8 5 (0.88%) DHCP
8 5 (0.88%) FTP
8 5 (0.88%) IPsec
8 5 (0.88%) VoIP
8 5 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (0.70%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (0.70%) DMVPN
9 4 (0.70%) EIGRP
9 4 (0.70%) Intranet
9 4 (0.70%) MPLS
9 4 (0.70%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (4.56%) Power BI
2 25 (4.39%) SQL Server
3 24 (4.21%) Big Data
4 9 (1.58%) BusinessObjects
5 8 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (1.40%) MongoDB
6 7 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.05%) NoSQL
7 6 (1.05%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.70%) Data Lake
9 4 (0.70%) Hadoop
9 4 (0.70%) MySQL
9 4 (0.70%) QlikView
9 4 (0.70%) SAP HANA
10 3 (0.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (0.53%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 3 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (0.53%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 33 (5.79%) Maven
2 16 (2.81%) Git (software)
3 13 (2.28%) JIRA
4 6 (1.05%) Jenkins
5 5 (0.88%) GitLab
5 5 (0.88%) Selenium
6 4 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.70%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.53%) Mockito
7 3 (0.53%) SonarQube
8 2 (0.35%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.35%) LSMW
8 2 (0.35%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (0.35%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.35%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.35%) Subversion
9 1 (0.18%) JUnit
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.18%) Rational Rose
General
1 308 (54.04%) Finance
2 240 (42.11%) Public Sector
2 240 (42.11%) Telecoms
3 228 (40.00%) Marketing
4 223 (39.12%) Electronics
5 58 (10.18%) Retail
6 33 (5.79%) Pharmaceutical
7 21 (3.68%) Aerospace
8 12 (2.11%) Legal
9 10 (1.75%) Billing
10 9 (1.58%) Automotive
11 7 (1.23%) Law
12 6 (1.05%) French Language
12 6 (1.05%) German Language
12 6 (1.05%) Military
13 3 (0.53%) Games
13 3 (0.53%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.53%) Italian Language
13 3 (0.53%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 74 (12.98%) Developer
2 72 (12.63%) Analyst
3 70 (12.28%) Architect
4 45 (7.89%) Project Manager
5 43 (7.54%) Java Developer
6 39 (6.84%) Consultant
7 27 (4.74%) Senior Developer
8 26 (4.56%) Senior Java Developer
9 22 (3.86%) Business Analyst
10 20 (3.51%) Integration Developer
10 20 (3.51%) Windows Engineer
11 19 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
12 17 (2.98%) Senior Integration Developer
13 15 (2.63%) Office 365 Engineer
14 14 (2.46%) IT Manager
15 13 (2.28%) Desktop Engineer
15 13 (2.28%) Support Analyst
16 12 (2.11%) Lead Developer
16 12 (2.11%) Lead Java Developer
16 12 (2.11%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (9.82%) Web Services
2 49 (8.60%) Middleware
3 48 (8.42%) SOAP
4 47 (8.25%) RESTful
4 47 (8.25%) XML
5 46 (8.07%) JSON
6 37 (6.49%) Apache Camel
7 36 (6.32%) Swagger
8 34 (5.96%) XSLT
9 32 (5.61%) WireMock
10 18 (3.16%) REST
11 12 (2.11%) Spring
11 12 (2.11%) Velocity
12 11 (1.93%) HTML
13 8 (1.40%) AngularJS
13 8 (1.40%) Node.js
13 8 (1.40%) Spring Boot
14 7 (1.23%) .NET
14 7 (1.23%) Elastic Stack
14 7 (1.23%) React
Miscellaneous
1 41 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (6.49%) Management Information System
3 20 (3.51%) Life Science
4 18 (3.16%) NHS
5 16 (2.81%) Data Centre
5 16 (2.81%) Greenfield Project
6 14 (2.46%) Social Media
7 13 (2.28%) FMCG
8 11 (1.93%) User Experience
9 10 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
10 9 (1.58%) Cloud Native
11 8 (1.40%) Virtual Team
12 7 (1.23%) Public Cloud
13 6 (1.05%) Algorithms
13 6 (1.05%) Data Structures
14 5 (0.88%) PMI
15 4 (0.70%) EPoS
15 4 (0.70%) VHDL
16 3 (0.53%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 59 (10.35%) Windows
2 41 (7.19%) Windows 10
3 27 (4.74%) Linux
4 15 (2.63%) Unix
5 13 (2.28%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.23%) Windows Server
7 6 (1.05%) Android
7 6 (1.05%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.05%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.53%) Windows Server 2016
10 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.18%) Solaris
11 1 (0.18%) SUSE
11 1 (0.18%) VME
11 1 (0.18%) VMS
11 1 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (44.74%) Business Intelligence
2 236 (41.40%) Programme Management
3 224 (39.30%) Digital Marketing
4 117 (20.53%) Agile Software Development
5 65 (11.40%) Migration
6 62 (10.88%) ERP
7 57 (10.00%) Project Management
8 51 (8.95%) TDD
9 48 (8.42%) SOA
10 45 (7.89%) Problem-Solving
11 42 (7.37%) DevOps
12 38 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
13 29 (5.09%) ITIL
14 28 (4.91%) Change Management
14 28 (4.91%) Cybersecurity
14 28 (4.91%) Logistics
15 24 (4.21%) Scrum
15 24 (4.21%) Service Management
16 23 (4.04%) Analytics
16 23 (4.04%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 61 (10.70%) Java
2 49 (8.60%) SQL
3 33 (5.79%) XPath
4 30 (5.26%) Python
5 24 (4.21%) JavaScript
6 10 (1.75%) Java 8
6 10 (1.75%) PowerShell
7 7 (1.23%) C
7 7 (1.23%) PL/SQL
8 6 (1.05%) C#
9 5 (0.88%) Bash Shell
9 5 (0.88%) Shell Script
10 4 (0.70%) C++
10 4 (0.70%) Groovy
10 4 (0.70%) Ruby
11 3 (0.53%) MATLAB
11 3 (0.53%) Perl
11 3 (0.53%) PHP
11 3 (0.53%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 89 (15.61%) Security Cleared
2 57 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 37 (6.49%) Degree
4 25 (4.39%) DV Cleared
5 19 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (1.58%) CISSP
7 8 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (1.40%) PMI Certification
8 7 (1.23%) CCNP
9 5 (0.88%) CCIE
9 5 (0.88%) MCSA
9 5 (0.88%) PMP
10 4 (0.70%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 4 (0.70%) CCNA
10 4 (0.70%) CISM
10 4 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.70%) TOGAF Certification
11 3 (0.53%) HNC
11 3 (0.53%) Master's Degree
11 3 (0.53%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.68%) QA
2 15 (2.63%) GDPR
2 15 (2.63%) PMO
3 9 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.23%) Data Quality
4 7 (1.23%) JSP 440
5 5 (0.88%) GxP
6 4 (0.70%) NIST
6 4 (0.70%) NIST 800
6 4 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.53%) GMP
7 3 (0.53%) RMADS
7 3 (0.53%) SLA
8 2 (0.35%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.35%) WCAG
9 1 (0.18%) GPG13
9 1 (0.18%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.18%) ITGC
System Software
1 22 (3.86%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.93%) Docker
3 7 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.70%) Firmware
5 3 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.35%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.35%) vSphere
7 1 (0.18%) HDFS
7 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (3.33%) Microsoft Intune
2 16 (2.81%) Terraform
3 14 (2.46%) Kubernetes
4 12 (2.11%) Ansible
5 11 (1.93%) SCCM
6 8 (1.40%) Single Sign-On
7 5 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.88%) Puppet
8 4 (0.70%) Cisco Prime
8 4 (0.70%) Prometheus
9 3 (0.53%) Rancher
10 2 (0.35%) CFEngine
10 2 (0.35%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (0.35%) HP SiteScope
10 2 (0.35%) Istio
10 2 (0.35%) Kibana
10 2 (0.35%) logstash
10 2 (0.35%) Nagios
11 1 (0.18%) Nessus
11 1 (0.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 300 (52.63%) SAP
2 119 (20.88%) Microsoft
3 69 (12.11%) Oracle
4 29 (5.09%) WSO2
5 28 (4.91%) Talend
6 13 (2.28%) Cisco
7 9 (1.58%) ServiceNow
7 9 (1.58%) VMware
8 7 (1.23%) Citrix
8 7 (1.23%) Google
8 7 (1.23%) Splunk
9 6 (1.05%) BiZZdesign
9 6 (1.05%) Remedy
9 6 (1.05%) Tableau
10 5 (0.88%) Dell
10 5 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.70%) Ariba
11 4 (0.70%) CA
11 4 (0.70%) IFS
11 4 (0.70%) JD Edwards