Period
to 20 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in contract job vacancies advertised in Kent. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Manufacturing over the 6 months to 20 October 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 61 53
Rank change year-on-year +16 -8 +10
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 12 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.74% 0.78% 0.79%
As % of the General category 7.02% 2.29% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Kent median daily rate £325 £525 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.10% +84.05% +32.67%
10th Percentile £313 £513 £120
90th Percentile £338 £538 £475
South East median daily rate £431 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -4.17% +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Kent median hourly rate £41.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £41.00 £25.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +64.00% -28.57% -10.46%

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 Kent with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 171 175 202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 39.04% 34.25% 39.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 146 162
Kent median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £293 £235 £183
90th Percentile £675 £656 £575
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 2
Kent median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £77.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -41.56% +366.67%
10th Percentile £12.13 £42.75 £57.15
90th Percentile £42.50 £47.25 £94.85
South East median hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £21.33
% change year-on-year +62.50% -6.22% -0.80%

Manufacturing
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Manufacturing in Kent

Manufacturing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Manufacturing in Kent

Manufacturing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Manufacturing in Kent

Manufacturing
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the Kent region over the 6 months to 20 October 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
Rochester - 7 - - 4
Manufacturing
South East

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 Kent region with a requirement for Manufacturing.

1 8 (66.67%) Finance
1 8 (66.67%) Self-Motivation
1 8 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (41.67%) Electronics
4 4 (33.33%) Validation
5 3 (25.00%) LabVIEW
6 2 (16.67%) Aerospace
6 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 2 (16.67%) MATLAB
6 2 (16.67%) Simulink
6 2 (16.67%) C
6 2 (16.67%) DO-178B
6 2 (16.67%) Marketing
6 2 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
7 1 (8.33%) Analytics
7 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (8.33%) Low Latency
7 1 (8.33%) ForgeRock
7 1 (8.33%) PTC Creo
7 1 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (8.33%) Degree
7 1 (8.33%) Finite Element Analysis
7 1 (8.33%) Mechatronics
7 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (8.33%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (8.33%) Avionics
7 1 (8.33%) Rational DOORS

Manufacturing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Simulink
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (8.33%) PTC Creo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) LabVIEW
2 1 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Electronics
3 2 (16.67%) Aerospace
3 2 (16.67%) Marketing
3 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (8.33%) Avionics
4 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Systems Test Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Design Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) ForgeRock Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Hardware Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IAM Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) IT Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Mechanical Design Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Mechanical Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Project Controller
4 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (33.33%) Validation
4 2 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (8.33%) Finite Element Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Low Latency
5 1 (8.33%) Mechatronics
5 1 (8.33%) Quality Management
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C
1 2 (16.67%) MATLAB
2 1 (8.33%) C++
2 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Chartered Engineer
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) DO-178B
2 1 (8.33%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) ForgeRock
1 1 (8.33%) SAP