Period
to 16 July 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Manufacturing over the 6 months to 16 July 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
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 28 42
Rank change year-on-year -11 +14 +11
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 26 25 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 3.86% 4.66% 3.56%
As % of the General category 22.03% 23.36% 14.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 9
Lancashire median daily rate £313 £400 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.81% +52.38% -20.45%
10th Percentile £208 £285 £174
90th Percentile £390 £481 £316
North West median daily rate £438 £400 £328
% change year-on-year +9.38% +22.14% -12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 7
Lancashire median hourly rate £34.50 £43.00 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.77% +1.78% +57.47%
10th Percentile £16.63 £34.60 £26.25
90th Percentile £43.90 £48.46 £47.33
North West median hourly rate £39.00 £42.50 £30.25
% change year-on-year -8.24% +40.50% -38.89%

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 Lancashire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 118 107 215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 17.53% 19.96% 24.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 53 123
Lancashire median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £283 £250 £215
90th Percentile £599 £449 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 31 33
Lancashire median hourly rate £34.50 £38.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.97% +3.33% +5.63%
10th Percentile £17.48 £11.33 £20.50
90th Percentile £43.50 £48.00 £54.84
North West median hourly rate £20.22 £23.95 £26.83
% change year-on-year -15.57% -10.73% -14.55%

Manufacturing
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Manufacturing in Lancashire

Manufacturing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Manufacturing in Lancashire

Manufacturing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Manufacturing in Lancashire over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Manufacturing in Lancashire

Manufacturing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Manufacturing in Lancashire

Manufacturing
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Manufacturing in Lancashire over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Manufacturing in Lancashire

Manufacturing
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 16 July 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
Preston +14 9 £313 -16.59%
Blackpool -24 6 £175 -48.53%
Blackburn +8 4 £325 -18.75% 3
Burnley -1 1 - - 3
Chorley - 1 - - 1
Manufacturing
North West

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Manufacturing.

1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 9 (34.62%) Programme Management
2 9 (34.62%) Degree
3 7 (26.92%) Process Improvement
4 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 6 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (19.23%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (19.23%) Life Science
6 4 (15.38%) WinForms
6 4 (15.38%) WCF
6 4 (15.38%) C#
6 4 (15.38%) XML
6 4 (15.38%) MVC
6 4 (15.38%) Entity Framework
7 3 (11.54%) Project Management
7 3 (11.54%) Decision-Making
7 3 (11.54%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (11.54%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
7 3 (11.54%) Aerospace
7 3 (11.54%) Validation
7 3 (11.54%) Windows
7 3 (11.54%) SQL
7 3 (11.54%) Oracle
7 3 (11.54%) CRM
7 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
7 3 (11.54%) CAPA
8 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
8 2 (7.69%) Change Control

Manufacturing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (3.85%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (3.85%) NetSuite
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (3.85%) SAP CRM
3 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (3.85%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) FinancialForce
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) LAN
1 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (3.85%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.85%) LoadRunner
2 1 (3.85%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (3.85%) Rational Statemate
General
1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (11.54%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.85%) Advertising
4 1 (3.85%) Avionics
4 1 (3.85%) Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Software Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Support Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Applications Support
4 2 (7.69%) Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Java Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Lead Software Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle Applications Support
4 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Quality Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Support
5 1 (3.85%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
5 1 (3.85%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.85%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Senior IT Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) Entity Framework
1 4 (15.38%) WCF
1 4 (15.38%) WinForms
1 4 (15.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Life Science
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) Taxonomies
2 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Programme Management
2 7 (26.92%) Process Improvement
3 6 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 4 (15.38%) MVC
5 3 (11.54%) CAPA
5 3 (11.54%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (11.54%) CRM
5 3 (11.54%) Decision-Making
5 3 (11.54%) Project Management
5 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
5 3 (11.54%) Validation
6 2 (7.69%) Change Control
6 2 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (7.69%) ERP
6 2 (7.69%) FMEA
6 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 2 (7.69%) SDLC
6 2 (7.69%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) C#
2 3 (11.54%) SQL
3 2 (7.69%) Java
3 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.85%) Ada
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) APMP
3 1 (3.85%) CBAP
3 1 (3.85%) CISA
3 1 (3.85%) CISM
3 1 (3.85%) CISSP
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.85%) IIBA
3 1 (3.85%) ISEB
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) GLP
1 2 (7.69%) ISO 13485
2 1 (3.85%) COSHH
2 1 (3.85%) GDPR
2 1 (3.85%) IASME
2 1 (3.85%) ISO 9000
2 1 (3.85%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) SAP
3 1 (3.85%) Epicor
3 1 (3.85%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) IFS
3 1 (3.85%) Infor
3 1 (3.85%) JD Edwards
3 1 (3.85%) Sage
3 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.85%) Xero