Period
to 16 November 2019

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 16 November 2019 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
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 43 50 56
Rank change year-on-year +7 +6 -6
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 6 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.48% 1.67% 0.39%
As % of the General category 4.44% 4.32% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Kent median daily rate £282 - -
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £450
% change year-on-year - -11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Kent median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
South East median hourly rate £32.00 £46.62 £25.00
% change year-on-year -31.35% +86.46% -31.03%

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 135 162 201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 33.25% 38.76% 39.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 105 164
Kent median daily rate £438 £425 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +7.94% -1.56%
10th Percentile £261 £228 £200
90th Percentile £650 £675 £646
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 6
Kent median hourly rate £43.50 £39.38 £25.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.48% +53.27% -32.39%
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £27.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -14.81% +42.11% -9.52%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Manufacturing in Kent over the 6 months to 16 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 16 November 2019. 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 -2 1 - - 7
Sittingbourne - 1 £475 - 2
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £89 - 1
Dartford - 1 - - 8
Manufacturing
South East

For the 6 months to 16 November 2019, 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 2 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Military
2 1 (16.67%) PLM
2 1 (16.67%) Teamcenter
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 1 (16.67%) SysML
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Sass
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Team Management
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Team
2 1 (16.67%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (16.67%) Sprint Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Analogue Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Siemens
2 1 (16.67%) MOM
2 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
2 1 (16.67%) Simulink
2 1 (16.67%) RFID
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management

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 1 (16.67%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) RFID
General
1 2 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Architect
1 1 (16.67%) Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) Design Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Developer
1 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Junior
1 1 (16.67%) Junior Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Junior PHP Developer
1 1 (16.67%) MATLAB Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) PHP Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (16.67%) SysML Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analogue Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (16.67%) ERP
1 1 (16.67%) Line Management
1 1 (16.67%) PLM
1 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
1 1 (16.67%) Sprint Planning
1 1 (16.67%) SysML
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Team Management
1 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
1 1 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) MOM
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Siemens