Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 169 127 188
Rank change year-on-year -42 +61 -18
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 1,456 1,732 1,440
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.54% 1.98% 1.42%
As % of the General category 4.12% 5.03% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 867 1,105 910
England median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £259 £248 £245
90th Percentile £650 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 124 93
England median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.41% +23.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £12.25 £15.50 £11.73
90th Percentile £48.07 £55.88 £52.56
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.41% +23.33% +3.45%

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 35,307 34,444 37,663
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 37.40% 39.36% 37.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,359 22,718 25,324
England median daily rate £475 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 818 836 900
England median hourly rate £27.08 £24.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.41% -1.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.33 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.83 £50.00 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 18 July 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 18 July 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 18 July 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 -84 301 £500 - 111
North of England -36 243 £440 +3.53% 209
Midlands -37 231 £463 +7.87% 191
East of England +15 221 £525 +2.44% 107
South East -11 213 £425 -5.56% 160
South West -6 205 £425 +1.19% 123
North West -8 158 £438 +9.38% 127
West Midlands -36 120 £500 +17.65% 129
East Midlands -22 100 £425 -2.30% 62
Yorkshire -71 62 £440 -2.22% 54
North East -1 23 £425 +29.28% 28
South Coast -1 4 £425 -
Manufacturing
UK

For the 6 months to 18 July 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.

1 674 (46.29%) Finance
2 640 (43.96%) SAP
3 453 (31.11%) Programme Management
4 451 (30.98%) Business Intelligence
5 444 (30.49%) Telecoms
6 408 (28.02%) Electronics
7 398 (27.34%) Marketing
8 377 (25.89%) Digital Marketing
9 336 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
10 210 (14.42%) Security Cleared
11 178 (12.23%) SC Cleared
12 161 (11.06%) Microsoft
13 152 (10.44%) Oracle
14 144 (9.89%) Project Management
15 141 (9.68%) Java
16 137 (9.41%) SQL
17 134 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
18 133 (9.13%) ERP
19 132 (9.07%) Windows
19 132 (9.07%) Problem-Solving
20 129 (8.86%) Retail
21 118 (8.10%) TDD
22 116 (7.97%) Degree
22 116 (7.97%) Greenfield Project
23 108 (7.42%) Web Services
24 106 (7.28%) Stakeholder Management
24 106 (7.28%) Scrum
25 103 (7.07%) Logistics
26 97 (6.66%) Migration
26 97 (6.66%) 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 54 (3.71%) Mule
2 49 (3.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 48 (3.30%) Oracle Service Bus
4 32 (2.20%) SharePoint
5 20 (1.37%) Apache Spark
6 11 (0.76%) Apache
6 11 (0.76%) MS Exchange
7 10 (0.69%) Confluence
7 10 (0.69%) IBM Notes
8 9 (0.62%) SAS
9 6 (0.41%) Cloud Foundry
9 6 (0.41%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 4 (0.27%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.27%) Mule ESB
11 4 (0.27%) nginx
11 4 (0.27%) Quickr
11 4 (0.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 62 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
2 52 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (1.30%) AutoCAD
3 19 (1.30%) Microsoft Project
4 10 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (0.62%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.55%) Windchill
7 7 (0.48%) InfoPath
8 6 (0.41%) Siemens NX
9 5 (0.34%) CATIA
10 4 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.27%) OrCAD
10 4 (0.27%) Simulink
10 4 (0.27%) SOLIDWORKS
11 3 (0.21%) FreeHand
11 3 (0.21%) Photoshop
11 3 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (0.14%) SketchUp
13 1 (0.069%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 1 (0.069%) EPLAN
Business Applications
1 40 (2.75%) Dynamics AX
2 26 (1.79%) SAP PP
3 19 (1.30%) Dynamics NAV
4 18 (1.24%) Oracle EBS
5 17 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
6 16 (1.10%) SAP ERP
6 16 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 14 (0.96%) Sage X3
7 14 (0.96%) SAP FI
7 14 (0.96%) SAP MM
8 12 (0.82%) NetSuite
8 12 (0.82%) Oracle EBS R12
8 12 (0.82%) Teamcenter
9 11 (0.76%) SAP EWM
9 11 (0.76%) SAP WM
10 10 (0.69%) Oracle Financials
10 10 (0.69%) Sage 200
10 10 (0.69%) SAP CO
11 9 (0.62%) Oracle Payables
11 9 (0.62%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 77 (5.29%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (2.47%) Office 365
4 25 (1.72%) Dynamics 365
5 15 (1.03%) SaaS
6 14 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (0.89%) PaaS
8 8 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (0.27%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 4 (0.27%) Serverless
11 3 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.21%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.21%) IaaS
11 3 (0.21%) MailChimp
12 2 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.14%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.14%) Force.com
12 2 (0.14%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 36 (2.47%) Firewall
2 31 (2.13%) Internet
3 20 (1.37%) DNS
3 20 (1.37%) VPN
4 18 (1.24%) TCP/IP
5 16 (1.10%) Ethernet
6 14 (0.96%) LAN
7 11 (0.76%) SSL
8 10 (0.69%) WAN
9 8 (0.55%) FTP
9 8 (0.55%) HTTP
10 7 (0.48%) Skype
10 7 (0.48%) SMTP
11 6 (0.41%) DHCP
11 6 (0.41%) NAS
12 5 (0.34%) SAN
13 4 (0.27%) BGP
13 4 (0.27%) OSPF
14 3 (0.21%) SMS
14 3 (0.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (5.77%) Big Data
2 58 (3.98%) SQL Server
3 49 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
4 22 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
5 21 (1.44%) Power BI
6 20 (1.37%) Oracle Database
7 19 (1.30%) MongoDB
8 17 (1.17%) SAP BW
8 17 (1.17%) SAP HANA
9 16 (1.10%) Relational Database
10 15 (1.03%) Data Mining
11 14 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 13 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
12 13 (0.89%) PowerCenter
12 13 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 12 (0.82%) Hadoop
14 11 (0.76%) MS Access
15 10 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
16 9 (0.62%) DB2
16 9 (0.62%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 54 (3.71%) Maven
2 36 (2.47%) Jenkins
3 35 (2.40%) Git (software)
4 32 (2.20%) JIRA
5 21 (1.44%) Visual Studio
6 15 (1.03%) Rational DOORS
7 13 (0.89%) SoapUI
8 12 (0.82%) GitLab
9 9 (0.62%) Eclipse
9 9 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (0.55%) LabVIEW
10 8 (0.55%) Selenium
10 8 (0.55%) TeamCity
11 7 (0.48%) Artifactory
11 7 (0.48%) Cucumber
11 7 (0.48%) PyCharm
11 7 (0.48%) Sonatype Nexus
11 7 (0.48%) Subversion
11 7 (0.48%) Visual Studio Team System
12 6 (0.41%) JUnit
General
1 674 (46.29%) Finance
2 444 (30.49%) Telecoms
3 408 (28.02%) Electronics
4 398 (27.34%) Marketing
5 129 (8.86%) Retail
6 93 (6.39%) Automotive
7 52 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
8 31 (2.13%) Advertising
8 31 (2.13%) Aerospace
9 18 (1.24%) Military
10 13 (0.89%) Legal
11 11 (0.76%) French Language
11 11 (0.76%) German Language
12 8 (0.55%) Law
13 7 (0.48%) Billing
14 6 (0.41%) Digital Economy
14 6 (0.41%) Publishing
15 5 (0.34%) Back Office
16 4 (0.27%) Local Government
17 3 (0.21%) Banking
Job Titles
1 236 (16.21%) Developer
2 224 (15.38%) Analyst
3 170 (11.68%) Consultant
4 123 (8.45%) Architect
5 117 (8.04%) Project Manager
6 100 (6.87%) Business Analyst
7 74 (5.08%) SAP Consultant
8 55 (3.78%) Solutions Architect
9 47 (3.23%) Software Engineer
10 46 (3.16%) Senior Developer
11 42 (2.88%) Integration Developer
12 34 (2.34%) IT Manager
13 33 (2.27%) SAP Architect
14 31 (2.13%) Java Developer
14 31 (2.13%) SOA Developer
15 30 (2.06%) DevOps Engineer
16 29 (1.99%) Data Analyst
16 29 (1.99%) Support Engineer
17 28 (1.92%) SAP Solutions Architect
18 25 (1.72%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (7.42%) Web Services
2 97 (6.66%) SOAP
3 91 (6.25%) RESTful
4 89 (6.11%) XML
5 80 (5.49%) Middleware
6 69 (4.74%) JSON
7 56 (3.85%) AngularJS
8 55 (3.78%) HTML
9 54 (3.71%) .NET
9 54 (3.71%) CSS
10 53 (3.64%) Apache Camel
11 45 (3.09%) XSLT
12 43 (2.95%) REST
13 34 (2.34%) Swagger
13 34 (2.34%) WireMock
14 30 (2.06%) jQuery
15 28 (1.92%) ASP.NET
16 20 (1.37%) ASP.NET Web API
16 20 (1.37%) Spring
17 18 (1.24%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 134 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
2 116 (7.97%) Greenfield Project
3 69 (4.74%) Life Science
4 46 (3.16%) Computer Science
5 39 (2.68%) Management Information System
6 31 (2.13%) FMCG
7 28 (1.92%) User Experience
8 25 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
9 22 (1.51%) Data Centre
10 20 (1.37%) Virtual Team
11 18 (1.24%) NHS
12 15 (1.03%) Data Structures
13 12 (0.82%) Linux Command Line
13 12 (0.82%) PMI
14 9 (0.62%) LIMS
14 9 (0.62%) Public Cloud
15 8 (0.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 8 (0.55%) Mobile App
15 8 (0.55%) SCADA
16 7 (0.48%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 132 (9.07%) Windows
2 82 (5.63%) Linux
3 39 (2.68%) Unix
4 36 (2.47%) Windows Server
5 30 (2.06%) Windows 10
6 26 (1.79%) Windows 7
7 23 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (0.96%) Windows XP
9 11 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (0.55%) Android
10 8 (0.55%) Solaris
11 7 (0.48%) Apple iOS
12 6 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.34%) CentOS
14 4 (0.27%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.27%) VMS
15 3 (0.21%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.21%) Windows 2000
15 3 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
16 2 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 453 (31.11%) Programme Management
2 451 (30.98%) Business Intelligence
3 377 (25.89%) Digital Marketing
4 336 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 144 (9.89%) Project Management
6 133 (9.13%) ERP
7 132 (9.07%) Problem-Solving
8 118 (8.10%) TDD
9 106 (7.28%) Scrum
9 106 (7.28%) Stakeholder Management
10 103 (7.07%) Logistics
11 97 (6.66%) Migration
12 96 (6.59%) SOA
13 74 (5.08%) DevOps
14 66 (4.53%) Software Engineering
15 60 (4.12%) Business Analysis
16 57 (3.91%) Cybersecurity
17 56 (3.85%) Analytics
18 54 (3.71%) Test Automation
19 52 (3.57%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 141 (9.68%) Java
2 137 (9.41%) SQL
3 81 (5.56%) C#
4 74 (5.08%) JavaScript
5 63 (4.33%) Python
6 39 (2.68%) XPath
7 36 (2.47%) C++
8 32 (2.20%) PowerShell
9 27 (1.85%) Java 8
10 25 (1.72%) ABAP
10 25 (1.72%) PL/SQL
11 24 (1.65%) R
12 21 (1.44%) C
13 15 (1.03%) Bash Shell
13 15 (1.03%) T-SQL
14 14 (0.96%) VBA
15 13 (0.89%) Ruby
15 13 (0.89%) VB
16 11 (0.76%) SAPscript
17 10 (0.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 210 (14.42%) Security Cleared
2 178 (12.23%) SC Cleared
3 116 (7.97%) Degree
4 18 (1.24%) PMI Certification
5 17 (1.17%) DV Cleared
6 16 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
7 14 (0.96%) PMP
8 13 (0.89%) Computer Science Degree
9 12 (0.82%) HNC
10 10 (0.69%) TOGAF Certification
11 9 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (0.62%) Master's Degree
11 9 (0.62%) MCP
12 8 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (0.48%) CCNA
13 7 (0.48%) ISEB
13 7 (0.48%) MCSA
14 6 (0.41%) MCSE
14 6 (0.41%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (2.82%) Data Quality
2 32 (2.20%) QA
3 28 (1.92%) PMO
4 21 (1.44%) SLA
5 16 (1.10%) GDPR
6 8 (0.55%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 7 (0.48%) DO-254
7 7 (0.48%) GCP
7 7 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.48%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.34%) ISO 13485
8 5 (0.34%) ISO 9000
8 5 (0.34%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.34%) JSP 440
9 4 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
9 4 (0.27%) GMP
9 4 (0.27%) HL7
10 3 (0.21%) GLP
10 3 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 56 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 30 (2.06%) Docker
3 24 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (0.69%) Hyper-V
7 8 (0.55%) vSphere
8 7 (0.48%) Firmware
9 6 (0.41%) XenApp
10 4 (0.27%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.21%) etcd
11 3 (0.21%) flannel
12 2 (0.14%) Apache Flume
12 2 (0.14%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.14%) Postfix
12 2 (0.14%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.14%) VMware NSX
12 2 (0.14%) XenServer
13 1 (0.069%) Samba
Systems Management
1 32 (2.20%) Ansible
2 27 (1.85%) Puppet
3 24 (1.65%) Kubernetes
4 19 (1.30%) Terraform
5 16 (1.10%) SCCM
6 12 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (0.76%) OpenView
7 11 (0.76%) OVSD
8 8 (0.55%) Kibana
8 8 (0.55%) vCenter Server
9 7 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
10 6 (0.41%) logstash
11 5 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
12 4 (0.27%) HAProxy
12 4 (0.27%) HP Data Protector
12 4 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
13 3 (0.21%) Data Guard
13 3 (0.21%) HP ALM
13 3 (0.21%) PowerCLI
13 3 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 640 (43.96%) SAP
2 161 (11.06%) Microsoft
3 152 (10.44%) Oracle
4 51 (3.50%) WSO2
5 32 (2.20%) HP
5 32 (2.20%) VMware
6 27 (1.85%) Cisco
7 26 (1.79%) Sage
8 21 (1.44%) Google
8 21 (1.44%) IBM
9 20 (1.37%) Cognos
10 19 (1.30%) EMC
11 18 (1.24%) JD Edwards
12 17 (1.17%) Informatica
13 16 (1.10%) Atlassian
14 14 (0.96%) Citrix
15 13 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
15 13 (0.89%) Tableau
16 12 (0.82%) Adobe
17 11 (0.76%) Lotus