Period
to 15 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in contract job vacancies advertised in Essex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Manufacturing over the 6 months to 15 August 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
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 12 35
Rank change year-on-year -4 +23 +13
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 132 153 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 13.46% 17.49% 4.87%
As % of the General category 48.71% 45.27% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 105 24
Essex median daily rate £525 £525 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +40.00% +25.00%
East of England median daily rate £525 £513 £400
% change year-on-year +2.44% +28.13% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 29 3
Essex median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.41% -17.78% +24.14%
East of England median hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -43.75% -5.88% +23.19%

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 Essex with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 271 338 371
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 27.62% 38.63% 41.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 229 160
Essex median daily rate £525 £513 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +36.67% -
10th Percentile £348 £280 £225
90th Percentile £600 £600 £519
East of England median daily rate £463 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +5.71% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 29 97
Essex median hourly rate £33.00 £36.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +44.00% -21.88%
10th Percentile £16.05 £21.40 £15.75
90th Percentile £66.00 £61.55 £45.00
East of England median hourly rate £18.82 £33.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year -42.98% +10.92% -8.46%

Manufacturing
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Manufacturing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Manufacturing in Essex

Manufacturing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Manufacturing in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for Manufacturing in Essex

Manufacturing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Manufacturing in Essex over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Manufacturing in Essex

Manufacturing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Manufacturing in Essex

Manufacturing
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Manufacturing in Essex over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Manufacturing in Essex

Manufacturing
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the Essex region over the 6 months to 15 August 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
Basildon -3 6 £525 - 1
Brentwood 0 5 £413 +32.53% 1
Southend-on-Sea - 4 £600 - 1
Chelmsford -2 2 £488 -9.30% 1
Harlow - 2 - -
Colchester +4 1 - - 2
Manufacturing
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 Essex region with a requirement for Manufacturing.

1 120 (90.91%) Finance
2 117 (88.64%) Marketing
3 116 (87.88%) Programme Management
3 116 (87.88%) SAP
4 115 (87.12%) Business Intelligence
4 115 (87.12%) Electronics
4 115 (87.12%) Telecoms
4 115 (87.12%) Digital Marketing
5 93 (70.45%) Web Services
5 93 (70.45%) Greenfield Project
6 90 (68.18%) TDD
7 88 (66.67%) SOA
8 87 (65.91%) Agile Software Development
9 78 (59.09%) SOAP
10 75 (56.82%) Java
11 72 (54.55%) Middleware
12 68 (51.52%) RESTful
13 58 (43.94%) Oracle
14 56 (42.42%) XML
15 53 (40.15%) Mule
15 53 (40.15%) WSO2
15 53 (40.15%) Apache Camel
16 52 (39.39%) Oracle Service Bus
16 52 (39.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 48 (36.36%) Maven
18 47 (35.61%) JSON
19 39 (29.55%) Scrum
20 37 (28.03%) XSLT
20 37 (28.03%) XPath
21 34 (25.76%) Java 8

Manufacturing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 53 (40.15%) Mule
2 52 (39.39%) Oracle Service Bus
2 52 (39.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (2.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (2.27%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.52%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.76%) CMS
5 1 (0.76%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.52%) Sage X3
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 22 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.76%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (0.76%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.52%) NoSQL
1 2 (1.52%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.76%) Big Data
2 1 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (0.76%) DB2
2 1 (0.76%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.76%) MySQL
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 48 (36.36%) Maven
2 14 (10.61%) Jenkins
2 14 (10.61%) SoapUI
3 12 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.03%) AccuRev
5 3 (2.27%) Ant
5 3 (2.27%) Cucumber
5 3 (2.27%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.27%) JMeter
5 3 (2.27%) JUnit
5 3 (2.27%) Selenium
5 3 (2.27%) Subversion
6 2 (1.52%) Gradle
7 1 (0.76%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.76%) Hudson
7 1 (0.76%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.76%) JIRA
7 1 (0.76%) QF-Test
General
1 120 (90.91%) Finance
2 117 (88.64%) Marketing
3 115 (87.12%) Electronics
3 115 (87.12%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.52%) Advertising
4 2 (1.52%) Legal
5 1 (0.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 61 (46.21%) Developer
2 42 (31.82%) Integration Developer
2 42 (31.82%) Senior Developer
3 27 (20.45%) Java Developer
4 24 (18.18%) SOA Developer
5 19 (14.39%) DevOps Engineer
6 15 (11.36%) Agile Developer
7 13 (9.85%) Senior Agile Developer
7 13 (9.85%) Tester
8 12 (9.09%) Lead Developer
8 12 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
9 11 (8.33%) Automation Tester
9 11 (8.33%) Lead Java Developer
10 10 (7.58%) Business Analyst
10 10 (7.58%) Scrum Master
10 10 (7.58%) Senior DevOps
10 10 (7.58%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 9 (6.82%) Analyst
11 9 (6.82%) Technical Business Analyst
12 8 (6.06%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (70.45%) Web Services
2 78 (59.09%) SOAP
3 72 (54.55%) Middleware
4 68 (51.52%) RESTful
5 56 (42.42%) XML
6 53 (40.15%) Apache Camel
7 47 (35.61%) JSON
8 37 (28.03%) XSLT
9 33 (25.00%) Swagger
9 33 (25.00%) WireMock
10 13 (9.85%) REST
11 6 (4.55%) CSS
11 6 (4.55%) HTML
12 5 (3.79%) Elastic Stack
12 5 (3.79%) WSDL
13 4 (3.03%) Ajax
13 4 (3.03%) AngularJS
13 4 (3.03%) JSON Schema
14 3 (2.27%) jQuery
14 3 (2.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 93 (70.45%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.27%) Clustering
3 2 (1.52%) Life Science
3 2 (1.52%) Replication
4 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.76%) e-Learning
4 1 (0.76%) FMCG
4 1 (0.76%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (0.76%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.76%) Virtual Team
4 1 (0.76%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.85%) Linux
2 10 (7.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (3.79%) Windows
4 4 (3.03%) Solaris
4 4 (3.03%) Unix
5 1 (0.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (87.88%) Programme Management
2 115 (87.12%) Business Intelligence
2 115 (87.12%) Digital Marketing
3 90 (68.18%) TDD
4 88 (66.67%) SOA
5 87 (65.91%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (29.55%) Scrum
7 30 (22.73%) DevOps
8 19 (14.39%) Configuration Management
9 13 (9.85%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (9.09%) Test Automation
11 11 (8.33%) API Testing
11 11 (8.33%) Open Source
12 10 (7.58%) Business Analysis
12 10 (7.58%) Coaching
12 10 (7.58%) Deployment Automation
12 10 (7.58%) Kanban
12 10 (7.58%) Microservices
13 9 (6.82%) Problem-Solving
13 9 (6.82%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 75 (56.82%) Java
2 37 (28.03%) XPath
3 34 (25.76%) Java 8
4 11 (8.33%) Groovy
5 9 (6.82%) Java 9
6 7 (5.30%) SQL
7 6 (4.55%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.52%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.52%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.76%) Ada
9 1 (0.76%) Ada 83
9 1 (0.76%) Ada 95
9 1 (0.76%) C
9 1 (0.76%) C#
9 1 (0.76%) C++
9 1 (0.76%) PHP
9 1 (0.76%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 4 (3.03%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.76%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.76%) CIPD
3 1 (0.76%) CISA
3 1 (0.76%) CISM
3 1 (0.76%) CISSP
3 1 (0.76%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.76%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 19 (14.39%) Ansible
2 17 (12.88%) Terraform
3 2 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.52%) Puppet
4 1 (0.76%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.76%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 116 (87.88%) SAP
2 58 (43.94%) Oracle
3 53 (40.15%) WSO2
4 7 (5.30%) Talend
5 4 (3.03%) Adobe
6 3 (2.27%) IBM
7 2 (1.52%) Sage
8 1 (0.76%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.76%) Cisco
8 1 (0.76%) Google
8 1 (0.76%) HP
8 1 (0.76%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.76%) Omniture