Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 62 46
Rank change year-on-year +10 -16 +13
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 5 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.27% 0.55% 1.22%
As % of the General category 3.38% 1.55% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Kent median daily rate - £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.86% +103.49%
South East median daily rate £420 £450 £401
% change year-on-year -6.67% +12.36% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Kent median hourly rate £45.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £47.23 £25.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year +88.47% -28.40% +13.82%

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 148 194 198
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 37.56% 35.60% 40.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 159 154
Kent median daily rate £444 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.41% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £213 £200 £186
90th Percentile £675 £640 £573
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 0
Kent median hourly rate £38.75 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.89% - -
South East median hourly rate £26.83 £20.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year +32.47% -19.00% +11.11%

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 14 December 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 -3 3 - - 4
Manufacturing
South East

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (60.00%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (60.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (40.00%) C
4 2 (40.00%) MATLAB
4 2 (40.00%) Simulink
4 2 (40.00%) DO-178B
4 2 (40.00%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (20.00%) Analytics
5 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (20.00%) ForgeRock
5 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) Marketing
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) LAN
5 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (20.00%) Retail
5 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
5 1 (20.00%) Validation
5 1 (20.00%) LabVIEW

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 (40.00%) Simulink
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) ForgeRock Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) IAM Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (60.00%) Programme Management
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
1 2 (40.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) ForgeRock