Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 141 189 158
Rank change year-on-year +48 -31 +4
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 1,197 1,365 1,617
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.83% 1.51% 1.75%
As % of the General category 4.96% 3.78% 4.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 802 941 987
England median daily rate £500 £475 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +8.24%
10th Percentile £250 £256 £287
90th Percentile £675 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £460
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +8.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 57 105
England median hourly rate £30.00 £36.23 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.18% +3.50% -
10th Percentile £15.25 £12.25 £14.85
90th Percentile £49.60 £63.51 £63.75
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £33.50 £34.99
% change year-on-year -10.45% -4.26% -0.03%

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 24,157 36,079 39,120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 37.01% 39.87% 42.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,740 23,917 26,286
England median daily rate £488 £495 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.52% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £280 £300 £275
90th Percentile £688 £675 £671
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £465
% change year-on-year - +2.15% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 798 975 971
England median hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.22% +7.14%
10th Percentile £12.44 £12.25 £11.70
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £22.00

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 19 January 2020.

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 19 January 2020.

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 19 January 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
South West -7 274 £520 +18.86% 204
London +118 273 £525 - 90
South East +62 190 £450 +5.88% 276
North of England +34 185 £475 +15.15% 243
Midlands +32 149 £500 +5.26% 267
North West +27 127 £500 +16.28% 128
East of England -13 94 £525 - 150
West Midlands +26 88 £513 +7.89% 156
East Midlands +20 54 £425 -15.00% 111
Yorkshire +19 44 £450 +28.57% 88
North East +15 14 £335 -18.79% 27
South Coast - 3 - -
Manufacturing
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 705 (58.90%) SAP
2 634 (52.97%) Finance
3 509 (42.52%) Business Intelligence
4 501 (41.85%) Telecoms
5 499 (41.69%) Public Sector
6 482 (40.27%) Programme Management
7 463 (38.68%) Electronics
7 463 (38.68%) Marketing
8 452 (37.76%) Digital Marketing
9 243 (20.30%) Agile Software Development
10 234 (19.55%) Security Cleared
11 168 (14.04%) SC Cleared
12 146 (12.20%) Project Management
13 141 (11.78%) Windows
14 131 (10.94%) Microsoft
15 123 (10.28%) ERP
16 109 (9.11%) Stakeholder Management
17 106 (8.86%) Retail
18 101 (8.44%) Windows 10
19 88 (7.35%) Azure
19 88 (7.35%) SQL
20 83 (6.93%) Problem-Solving
21 79 (6.60%) DevOps
21 79 (6.60%) Migration
22 77 (6.43%) Java
23 76 (6.35%) JavaScript
24 74 (6.18%) Oracle
25 73 (6.10%) Scrum
26 71 (5.93%) Logistics
27 70 (5.85%) Cybersecurity

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 38 (3.17%) SharePoint
2 21 (1.75%) Confluence
3 11 (0.92%) CMS
4 10 (0.84%) Apache
4 10 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 9 (0.75%) Red Hat Fuse
6 7 (0.58%) Apache Spark
6 7 (0.58%) Mule
6 7 (0.58%) Oracle Service Bus
6 7 (0.58%) WebLogic
7 6 (0.50%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.33%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.33%) nginx
8 4 (0.33%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.25%) ArcGIS
9 3 (0.25%) Drupal
9 3 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.25%) JBoss
10 2 (0.17%) IIS
Applications
1 40 (3.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 36 (3.01%) Microsoft Office
3 29 (2.42%) Microsoft Project
4 17 (1.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (0.67%) Sketch
6 7 (0.58%) Siemens NX
6 7 (0.58%) Windchill
7 5 (0.42%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.42%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.33%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.25%) InVision
10 2 (0.17%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.17%) Camtasia
10 2 (0.17%) Figma
10 2 (0.17%) Marvel
10 2 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
10 2 (0.17%) Simulink
10 2 (0.17%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 42 (3.51%) SAP S/4HANA
2 32 (2.67%) Teamcenter
3 27 (2.26%) SAP ERP
3 27 (2.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 23 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
5 21 (1.75%) SAP PP
6 18 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
7 17 (1.42%) SAP CO
8 15 (1.25%) SAP FI
8 15 (1.25%) SAP FI/CO
9 9 (0.75%) SAP IBP
9 9 (0.75%) SAP QM
10 8 (0.67%) SAP SD
10 8 (0.67%) SAP WM
11 7 (0.58%) SAP PM
12 6 (0.50%) Misys Opics
12 6 (0.50%) SAP MDG
12 6 (0.50%) SAP PS
13 5 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
13 5 (0.42%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 88 (7.35%) Azure
2 67 (5.60%) AWS
3 59 (4.93%) Office 365
4 42 (3.51%) Dynamics 365
5 40 (3.34%) Power Platform
6 20 (1.67%) SaaS
7 15 (1.25%) PaaS
8 14 (1.17%) GCP
9 12 (1.00%) IaaS
10 8 (0.67%) SuccessFactors
11 6 (0.50%) GitHub
11 6 (0.50%) Microsoft Flow
11 6 (0.50%) PowerApps
12 5 (0.42%) Google Analytics
12 5 (0.42%) OneDrive
12 5 (0.42%) Yammer
13 4 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
13 4 (0.33%) Serverless
14 3 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 3 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.17%) Firewall
2 22 (1.84%) DNS
2 22 (1.84%) LAN
3 20 (1.67%) WAN
4 11 (0.92%) Network Security
5 9 (0.75%) TCP/IP
5 9 (0.75%) Wireless
6 8 (0.67%) DHCP
6 8 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (0.58%) Skype
7 7 (0.58%) SSH
7 7 (0.58%) VPN
8 6 (0.50%) Bluetooth
8 6 (0.50%) Internet
8 6 (0.50%) WLAN
9 5 (0.42%) FTP
9 5 (0.42%) RFID
10 4 (0.33%) BGP
10 4 (0.33%) EIGRP
10 4 (0.33%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (5.51%) SQL Server
2 41 (3.43%) Big Data
3 38 (3.17%) Power BI
4 26 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
5 23 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 21 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
7 18 (1.50%) Oracle Database
7 18 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (1.17%) SAP HANA
9 13 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (0.92%) Relational Database
11 10 (0.84%) Oracle Database 10g
12 8 (0.67%) Hadoop
12 8 (0.67%) SAP BW
13 6 (0.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 6 (0.50%) NoSQL
13 6 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (0.50%) SQL Server 2016
14 5 (0.42%) DB2
14 5 (0.42%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 49 (4.09%) Git (software)
2 48 (4.01%) JIRA
3 16 (1.34%) Jenkins
3 16 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (1.25%) Visual Studio
5 14 (1.17%) Selenium
6 10 (0.84%) Subversion
7 8 (0.67%) JUnit
8 7 (0.58%) JMeter
8 7 (0.58%) Maven
9 6 (0.50%) git-flow
9 6 (0.50%) GitLab
9 6 (0.50%) Vagrant
10 5 (0.42%) LoadRunner
10 5 (0.42%) SonarQube
10 5 (0.42%) SpecFlow
10 5 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 5 (0.42%) Synon
11 4 (0.33%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 634 (52.97%) Finance
2 501 (41.85%) Telecoms
3 499 (41.69%) Public Sector
4 463 (38.68%) Electronics
4 463 (38.68%) Marketing
5 106 (8.86%) Retail
6 57 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
7 40 (3.34%) Aerospace
8 30 (2.51%) Automotive
9 15 (1.25%) Law
10 13 (1.09%) Military
11 10 (0.84%) Billing
11 10 (0.84%) Legal
12 8 (0.67%) Back Office
13 7 (0.58%) Publishing
14 6 (0.50%) German Language
15 4 (0.33%) Local Government
15 4 (0.33%) Police
16 3 (0.25%) Financial Institution
16 3 (0.25%) Fire and Rescue
Job Titles
1 142 (11.86%) Project Manager
2 134 (11.19%) Developer
3 118 (9.86%) Analyst
3 118 (9.86%) Consultant
4 117 (9.77%) Architect
5 59 (4.93%) SAP Consultant
6 56 (4.68%) SAP Manager
7 55 (4.59%) Windows Engineer
8 51 (4.26%) Support Engineer
9 48 (4.01%) Solutions Architect
10 45 (3.76%) Business Analyst
11 39 (3.26%) Coordinator
11 39 (3.26%) SAP Project Manager
12 37 (3.09%) Desktop Engineer
12 37 (3.09%) Desktop Support
13 36 (3.01%) Windows Support Engineer
14 30 (2.51%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 30 (2.51%) Java Developer
15 29 (2.42%) Security Assurance Coordinator
16 27 (2.26%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (4.68%) HTML
2 48 (4.01%) CSS
3 45 (3.76%) Web Services
4 38 (3.17%) RESTful
5 34 (2.84%) XML
6 31 (2.59%) .NET
7 22 (1.84%) Middleware
8 21 (1.75%) SOAP
9 20 (1.67%) HTML5
10 18 (1.50%) Spring
11 16 (1.34%) AngularJS
12 15 (1.25%) REST
13 14 (1.17%) ASP.NET
14 12 (1.00%) JSON
15 11 (0.92%) Apache Camel
15 11 (0.92%) CSS3
15 11 (0.92%) Node.js
16 10 (0.84%) BAPI
16 10 (0.84%) Django
16 10 (0.84%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 68 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (4.68%) Life Science
3 41 (3.43%) Management Information System
4 36 (3.01%) User Experience
5 34 (2.84%) NHS
6 31 (2.59%) Greenfield Project
7 26 (2.17%) Data Structures
7 26 (2.17%) FMCG
8 21 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
9 20 (1.67%) Data Centre
10 17 (1.42%) Virtual Team
11 13 (1.09%) Public Cloud
12 9 (0.75%) Mobile App
12 9 (0.75%) SCADA
12 9 (0.75%) Social Media
13 8 (0.67%) Video Editing
14 7 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 6 (0.50%) Algorithms
15 6 (0.50%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 141 (11.78%) Windows
2 101 (8.44%) Windows 10
3 63 (5.26%) Linux
4 48 (4.01%) Windows 7
5 35 (2.92%) Windows Server
6 13 (1.09%) Android
6 13 (1.09%) Unix
7 11 (0.92%) Apple iOS
7 11 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.33%) AIX
10 4 (0.33%) VMS
10 4 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.25%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.084%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 509 (42.52%) Business Intelligence
2 482 (40.27%) Programme Management
3 452 (37.76%) Digital Marketing
4 243 (20.30%) Agile Software Development
5 146 (12.20%) Project Management
6 123 (10.28%) ERP
7 109 (9.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 83 (6.93%) Problem-Solving
9 79 (6.60%) DevOps
9 79 (6.60%) Migration
10 73 (6.10%) Scrum
11 71 (5.93%) Logistics
12 70 (5.85%) Cybersecurity
13 64 (5.35%) Analytics
14 57 (4.76%) ITIL
15 56 (4.68%) Change Management
16 54 (4.51%) Test Automation
17 52 (4.34%) Software Engineering
18 51 (4.26%) Project Delivery
19 43 (3.59%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 88 (7.35%) SQL
2 77 (6.43%) Java
3 76 (6.35%) JavaScript
4 69 (5.76%) Python
5 42 (3.51%) C
6 41 (3.43%) C#
7 29 (2.42%) C++
8 26 (2.17%) PowerShell
9 17 (1.42%) Bash Shell
9 17 (1.42%) PHP
10 13 (1.09%) T-SQL
10 13 (1.09%) VBA
11 11 (0.92%) Ruby
12 10 (0.84%) R
13 9 (0.75%) Java 8
14 8 (0.67%) PL/SQL
15 7 (0.58%) Embedded C
15 7 (0.58%) MATLAB
16 6 (0.50%) Embedded C++
16 6 (0.50%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 234 (19.55%) Security Cleared
2 168 (14.04%) SC Cleared
3 68 (5.68%) DV Cleared
4 67 (5.60%) Degree
5 23 (1.92%) PMP
6 18 (1.50%) PMI Certification
7 15 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (1.09%) CISSP
9 12 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
10 11 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (0.84%) CISM
11 10 (0.84%) ISEB
12 8 (0.67%) Computer Science Degree
13 7 (0.58%) CCNA
13 7 (0.58%) Master's Degree
13 7 (0.58%) MCP
14 6 (0.50%) CCNP
14 6 (0.50%) ISTQB
14 6 (0.50%) PhD
15 5 (0.42%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (4.09%) QA
2 28 (2.34%) JSP 440
2 28 (2.34%) PMO
3 25 (2.09%) RMADS
4 18 (1.50%) GDPR
5 14 (1.17%) SLA
6 12 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (0.75%) Data Quality
7 9 (0.75%) NIST
8 7 (0.58%) GAMP
8 7 (0.58%) NCSC
9 5 (0.42%) GxP
9 5 (0.42%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 5 (0.42%) WCAG
10 4 (0.33%) COSHH
10 4 (0.33%) NEBOSH
10 4 (0.33%) PCI DSS
11 3 (0.25%) NIST 800
12 2 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 32 (2.67%) Active Directory
2 26 (2.17%) Docker
3 9 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.42%) vSphere
5 4 (0.33%) XenApp
5 4 (0.33%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.25%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.25%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.17%) DFS Replication
7 2 (0.17%) HDFS
7 2 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.084%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.084%) OpenAM
8 1 (0.084%) OpenDJ
8 1 (0.084%) OpenIDM
8 1 (0.084%) vCloud
8 1 (0.084%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 19 (1.59%) Ansible
1 19 (1.59%) Kubernetes
2 17 (1.42%) Terraform
3 16 (1.34%) SCCM
4 15 (1.25%) HP ALM
5 12 (1.00%) Microsoft Intune
6 9 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
6 9 (0.75%) Puppet
7 6 (0.50%) MOM
8 4 (0.33%) AirWatch
8 4 (0.33%) WSUS
9 3 (0.25%) Grafana
9 3 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.25%) Prometheus
9 3 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.17%) Consul
10 2 (0.17%) HP SiteScope
10 2 (0.17%) Nagios
10 2 (0.17%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 2 (0.17%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 705 (58.90%) SAP
2 131 (10.94%) Microsoft
3 74 (6.18%) Oracle
4 28 (2.34%) Ariba
5 22 (1.84%) HP
6 20 (1.67%) Cisco
7 19 (1.59%) VMware
8 16 (1.34%) Google
8 16 (1.34%) Siemens
9 14 (1.17%) Tableau
10 11 (0.92%) Citrix
10 11 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (0.84%) Adobe
11 10 (0.84%) IBM
11 10 (0.84%) Infor
12 9 (0.75%) Cognos
12 9 (0.75%) Red Hat
13 8 (0.67%) hybris
14 7 (0.58%) Talend
14 7 (0.58%) WSO2