Period
to 27 September 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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 126 159 182
Rank change year-on-year +33 +23 -55
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 520 1,396 1,459
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 2.05% 1.74% 1.56%
As % of the General category 4.84% 4.47% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 937 957
Median daily rate £525 £475 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +1.06% +1.62%
10th Percentile £300 £233 £225
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £515 £475 £473
% change year-on-year +8.42% +0.53% +2.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 64 99
Median hourly rate £35.00 £27.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.13% -20.71% -5.41%
10th Percentile £16.67 £13.80 £12.25
90th Percentile £66.75 £48.75 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £34.50 £23.22 £35.00
% change year-on-year +48.61% -33.67% -2.10%

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 10,746 31,196 37,914
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.34% 38.90% 40.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,025 20,264 25,093
Median daily rate £500 £495 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +2.70%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £300
90th Percentile £721 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £478 £475
% change year-on-year +4.71% +0.53% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 867 998
Median hourly rate £31.39 £22.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.51% +2.27% -2.22%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.50 £12.25
90th Percentile £49.80 £50.00 £48.75
Median hourly rate £30.25 £22.50 £21.33
% change year-on-year +34.44% +5.49% -5.28%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +109 179 £525 +7.69% 86
South West +12 92 £525 +0.29% 83
South East +69 90 £489 +22.19% 85
North of England +19 56 £450 - 125
North West +24 46 £500 +2.56% 66
East of England +21 40 £498 -5.24% 81
Midlands -28 26 £406 -14.47% 101
West Midlands -20 16 £444 -6.58% 49
East Midlands +8 10 £289 -32.06% 52
Yorkshire +37 8 £410 -3.53% 47
North East +28 2 £575 +71.64% 12
Manufacturing
UK

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 337 (64.81%) SAP
2 328 (63.08%) Finance
3 289 (55.58%) Business Intelligence
4 288 (55.38%) Telecoms
5 287 (55.19%) Public Sector
6 280 (53.85%) Programme Management
6 280 (53.85%) Marketing
7 273 (52.50%) Electronics
7 273 (52.50%) Digital Marketing
8 119 (22.88%) Agile Software Development
9 108 (20.77%) Security Cleared
10 81 (15.58%) Microsoft
11 72 (13.85%) SC Cleared
12 67 (12.88%) Azure
13 62 (11.92%) Oracle
14 58 (11.15%) Migration
15 55 (10.58%) Java
16 49 (9.42%) Project Management
17 48 (9.23%) Windows
18 46 (8.85%) SQL
19 41 (7.88%) Web Services
19 41 (7.88%) JSON
20 39 (7.50%) XML
20 39 (7.50%) DevOps
21 38 (7.31%) TDD
21 38 (7.31%) Retail
22 37 (7.12%) Stakeholder Management
22 37 (7.12%) ERP
23 36 (6.92%) SOAP
23 36 (6.92%) Middleware

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 22 (4.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 20 (3.85%) Mule
2 20 (3.85%) Oracle Service Bus
2 20 (3.85%) Red Hat Fuse
3 15 (2.88%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.73%) Apache Spark
5 7 (1.35%) Confluence
6 6 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.77%) CMS
7 4 (0.77%) nginx
7 4 (0.77%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.38%) Apache
9 2 (0.38%) IIS
9 2 (0.38%) NServiceBus
9 2 (0.38%) Predix
9 2 (0.38%) ThingWorx
10 1 (0.19%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 27 (5.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (2.88%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (1.15%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.58%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.38%) Windchill
8 1 (0.19%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.19%) Adobe XD
8 1 (0.19%) Autodesk Inventor
8 1 (0.19%) Blender
8 1 (0.19%) Figma
8 1 (0.19%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.19%) Maya
8 1 (0.19%) PTC Creo
8 1 (0.19%) Revit
8 1 (0.19%) Siemens NX
8 1 (0.19%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 18 (3.46%) SAP S/4HANA
2 8 (1.54%) Oracle Payables
3 7 (1.35%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (1.35%) Oracle ERP
3 7 (1.35%) Oracle Receivables
3 7 (1.35%) SAP APO
3 7 (1.35%) Teamcenter
4 6 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (1.15%) Oracle ASCP
4 6 (1.15%) Oracle Assets
5 5 (0.96%) Oracle Manufacturing
6 4 (0.77%) Oracle Cash Management
6 4 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.77%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 4 (0.77%) SAP MM
6 4 (0.77%) SAP SCM
6 4 (0.77%) SAP Travel Management
7 3 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.58%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 67 (12.88%) Azure
2 36 (6.92%) Office 365
3 35 (6.73%) AWS
4 32 (6.15%) SaaS
5 25 (4.81%) PaaS
6 15 (2.88%) IaaS
7 14 (2.69%) Power Platform
8 8 (1.54%) Azure Active Directory
8 8 (1.54%) Dynamics 365
9 7 (1.35%) GCP
10 5 (0.96%) Amazon EKS
11 4 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.77%) Serverless
12 3 (0.58%) Adobe Analytics
12 3 (0.58%) Amazon EMR
12 3 (0.58%) OneDrive
12 3 (0.58%) Veeva
12 3 (0.58%) WhatsApp
13 2 (0.38%) Azure Stack
13 2 (0.38%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.08%) DNS
2 15 (2.88%) Firewall
3 7 (1.35%) VPN
4 5 (0.96%) HTTP
4 5 (0.96%) LAN
4 5 (0.96%) Skype
4 5 (0.96%) VoIP
4 5 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (0.77%) Internet
5 4 (0.77%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.77%) WAN
6 3 (0.58%) BGP
6 3 (0.58%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (0.58%) DHCP
6 3 (0.58%) DMVPN
6 3 (0.58%) EIGRP
6 3 (0.58%) IPsec
6 3 (0.58%) OSPF
6 3 (0.58%) Wireless
7 2 (0.38%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (4.62%) Big Data
2 14 (2.69%) SQL Server
3 12 (2.31%) Power BI
4 9 (1.73%) BusinessObjects
4 9 (1.73%) MongoDB
5 8 (1.54%) Hadoop
5 8 (1.54%) SAP HANA
6 6 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (1.15%) NoSQL
6 6 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (1.15%) Relational Database
7 5 (0.96%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 5 (0.96%) Data Lake
8 4 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (0.77%) Apache Hive
8 4 (0.77%) Electronic Patient Records
8 4 (0.77%) MySQL
9 3 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.58%) Redis
9 3 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (4.81%) Maven
2 21 (4.04%) Git (software)
3 13 (2.50%) JIRA
4 8 (1.54%) Jenkins
5 5 (0.96%) ER Studio
5 5 (0.96%) ERwin
6 4 (0.77%) GitLab
7 3 (0.58%) Mockito
7 3 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.58%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.38%) Artifactory
8 2 (0.38%) Gradle
8 2 (0.38%) Jasmine
8 2 (0.38%) LabVIEW
8 2 (0.38%) LSMW
8 2 (0.38%) RStudio
8 2 (0.38%) Selenium
8 2 (0.38%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.38%) Subversion
8 2 (0.38%) TestRail
General
1 328 (63.08%) Finance
2 288 (55.38%) Telecoms
3 287 (55.19%) Public Sector
4 280 (53.85%) Marketing
5 273 (52.50%) Electronics
6 38 (7.31%) Retail
7 30 (5.77%) Pharmaceutical
8 13 (2.50%) Aerospace
9 9 (1.73%) Billing
10 8 (1.54%) Law
10 8 (1.54%) Legal
11 6 (1.15%) French Language
11 6 (1.15%) German Language
11 6 (1.15%) Spanish Language
12 5 (0.96%) Automotive
13 4 (0.77%) General Ledger
13 4 (0.77%) Local Government
13 4 (0.77%) Military
14 3 (0.58%) Banking
14 3 (0.58%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 76 (14.62%) Architect
2 75 (14.42%) Developer
3 61 (11.73%) Analyst
4 50 (9.62%) Consultant
5 39 (7.50%) Project Manager
6 36 (6.92%) Java Developer
7 32 (6.15%) Business Analyst
8 23 (4.42%) Solutions Architect
9 20 (3.85%) Senior Developer
10 18 (3.46%) Integration Developer
10 18 (3.46%) Senior Java Developer
11 17 (3.27%) SAP Architect
12 16 (3.08%) Data Architect
13 15 (2.88%) Senior Integration Developer
13 15 (2.88%) Windows Engineer
14 14 (2.69%) Office 365 Engineer
15 13 (2.50%) IT Manager
16 11 (2.12%) Delivery Manager
16 11 (2.12%) DevOps Engineer
16 11 (2.12%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (7.88%) JSON
1 41 (7.88%) Web Services
2 39 (7.50%) XML
3 36 (6.92%) Middleware
3 36 (6.92%) SOAP
4 34 (6.54%) RESTful
5 27 (5.19%) XSLT
6 26 (5.00%) Apache Camel
7 23 (4.42%) Swagger
7 23 (4.42%) WireMock
8 21 (4.04%) HTML
9 16 (3.08%) Node.js
10 15 (2.88%) REST
11 11 (2.12%) CSS
11 11 (2.12%) Spring
12 9 (1.73%) Elastic Stack
12 9 (1.73%) Spring Boot
13 8 (1.54%) AngularJS
13 8 (1.54%) Oracle Fusion
13 8 (1.54%) React
Miscellaneous
1 36 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (5.00%) NHS
3 23 (4.42%) Management Information System
4 19 (3.65%) FMCG
5 17 (3.27%) Life Science
6 16 (3.08%) User Experience
7 13 (2.50%) Cloud Native
8 11 (2.12%) Social Media
9 10 (1.92%) Data Structures
10 8 (1.54%) PMI
11 7 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.15%) Data Centre
12 6 (1.15%) Public Cloud
12 6 (1.15%) Self-Motivation
13 5 (0.96%) Greenfield Project
14 4 (0.77%) Industry 4.0
14 4 (0.77%) Robotics
15 3 (0.58%) Algorithms
15 3 (0.58%) EPoS
15 3 (0.58%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 48 (9.23%) Windows
2 31 (5.96%) Linux
3 23 (4.42%) Windows 10
4 13 (2.50%) Unix
5 7 (1.35%) Android
6 6 (1.15%) Mac OS X
7 5 (0.96%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.96%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.38%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.38%) SUSE
8 2 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.19%) HPUX
9 1 (0.19%) Solaris
9 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (55.58%) Business Intelligence
2 280 (53.85%) Programme Management
3 273 (52.50%) Digital Marketing
4 119 (22.88%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (11.15%) Migration
6 49 (9.42%) Project Management
7 39 (7.50%) DevOps
8 38 (7.31%) TDD
9 37 (7.12%) ERP
9 37 (7.12%) Stakeholder Management
10 34 (6.54%) Problem-Solving
10 34 (6.54%) SOA
11 33 (6.35%) Cybersecurity
12 30 (5.77%) Analytics
13 25 (4.81%) Data Migration
13 25 (4.81%) Data Modelling
14 24 (4.62%) Change Management
15 22 (4.23%) Validation
16 21 (4.04%) ITIL
16 21 (4.04%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 55 (10.58%) Java
2 46 (8.85%) SQL
3 35 (6.73%) JavaScript
3 35 (6.73%) Python
4 25 (4.81%) XPath
5 10 (1.92%) C
5 10 (1.92%) C#
6 8 (1.54%) Bash Shell
7 7 (1.35%) C++
7 7 (1.35%) PowerShell
7 7 (1.35%) Shell Script
8 6 (1.15%) Java 8
8 6 (1.15%) R
9 5 (0.96%) Perl
9 5 (0.96%) PL/SQL
9 5 (0.96%) TypeScript
10 3 (0.58%) Groovy
10 3 (0.58%) Ruby
11 2 (0.38%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 108 (20.77%) Security Cleared
2 72 (13.85%) SC Cleared
3 36 (6.92%) Degree
4 29 (5.58%) DV Cleared
5 11 (2.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (1.92%) CISSP
6 10 (1.92%) PMI Certification
7 7 (1.35%) MCAD
8 6 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.96%) PMP
10 4 (0.77%) CCIE
10 4 (0.77%) CCNA
10 4 (0.77%) CCNP
10 4 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.58%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.58%) TOGAF Certification
12 2 (0.38%) CCDA
12 2 (0.38%) CCIE Routing and Switching
12 2 (0.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.50%) PMO
2 11 (2.12%) GDPR
2 11 (2.12%) QA
3 9 (1.73%) Data Quality
3 9 (1.73%) JSP 440
4 8 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (1.15%) SLA
6 4 (0.77%) NIST
6 4 (0.77%) RMADS
6 4 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.58%) GMP
8 2 (0.38%) GxP
8 2 (0.38%) IEC 61508
8 2 (0.38%) NIST 800
8 2 (0.38%) Section 508
8 2 (0.38%) WAI
8 2 (0.38%) WCAG
9 1 (0.19%) Def Stans
9 1 (0.19%) ITGC
9 1 (0.19%) NCSC
System Software
1 18 (3.46%) Docker
2 15 (2.88%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.38%) Firmware
4 2 (0.38%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.19%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
5 1 (0.19%) iptables
Systems Management
1 19 (3.65%) Terraform
2 18 (3.46%) Kubernetes
3 15 (2.88%) Ansible
4 14 (2.69%) Microsoft Intune
5 11 (2.12%) SCCM
6 8 (1.54%) Single Sign-On
7 6 (1.15%) Prometheus
8 5 (0.96%) AirWatch
8 5 (0.96%) Rancher
9 4 (0.77%) Istio
9 4 (0.77%) Kibana
9 4 (0.77%) logstash
9 4 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (0.77%) Puppet
10 3 (0.58%) Grafana
11 2 (0.38%) Consul
11 2 (0.38%) vCenter Server
12 1 (0.19%) Fluentd
12 1 (0.19%) SCOM
12 1 (0.19%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 337 (64.81%) SAP
2 81 (15.58%) Microsoft
3 62 (11.92%) Oracle
4 20 (3.85%) Talend
4 20 (3.85%) WSO2
5 12 (2.31%) ServiceNow
6 9 (1.73%) BiZZdesign
7 8 (1.54%) Cisco
7 8 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (1.35%) Google
8 7 (1.35%) Splunk
8 7 (1.35%) Tableau
8 7 (1.35%) Teradata
9 6 (1.15%) Adobe
9 6 (1.15%) Infor
9 6 (1.15%) VMware
10 5 (0.96%) Remedy
11 4 (0.77%) Ariba
11 4 (0.77%) Siemens
11 4 (0.77%) SolarWinds