Period
to 26 July 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Manufacturing over the 6 months to 26 July 2021 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
England > London
6 months to
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 203 238 311
Rank change year-on-year +35 +73 +52
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 394 149 323
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.33% 0.92% 0.79%
As % of the General category 2.30% 1.58% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 93 230
10th Percentile £415 £385 £324
25th Percentile £477 £450 £408
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -1.96%
75th Percentile £656 £588 £598
90th Percentile £738 £675 £675
England median daily rate £525 £525 £475
% change year-on-year - +10.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £66.00 £17.00 £55.00
Median % change year-on-year +288.24% -69.09% +29.41%
England median hourly rate £35.50 £26.15 £27.75
% change year-on-year +35.76% -5.77% -16.72%

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 London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 17,145 9,429 22,814
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 57.78% 58.07% 56.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,048 6,717 16,032
10th Percentile £356 £325 £319
25th Percentile £450 £419 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £653 £638 £625
90th Percentile £738 £738 £700
England median daily rate £513 £498 £475
% change year-on-year +3.02% +4.74% +1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 142 289
10th Percentile £15.40 £13.78 £11.95
25th Percentile £20.00 £19.00 £15.49
Median hourly rate £29.31 £27.30 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +7.39% +29.98% -1.18%
75th Percentile £47.44 £43.34 £30.00
90th Percentile £64.00 £54.90 £51.25
England median hourly rate £19.03 £20.18 £20.00
% change year-on-year -5.68% +0.88% +6.95%

Manufacturing
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Manufacturing as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Manufacturing in London

Manufacturing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Manufacturing in London.

Daily rate trend for Manufacturing in London

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Manufacturing in London over the 6 months to 26 July 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Manufacturing in London

Manufacturing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Manufacturing in London.

Hourly rate trend for Manufacturing in London

Manufacturing
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the London region over the 6 months to 26 July 2021. 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
East London +19 15 £468 -1.58% 15
Central London -18 13 £573 +9.05% 26
West London -2 12 £573 +25.82% 15
North London - 4 £388 - 3
Manufacturing
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 2021, 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 London region with a requirement for Manufacturing.

1 226 (57.36%) SAP
2 210 (53.30%) Finance
3 168 (42.64%) Business Intelligence
4 164 (41.62%) Programme Management
5 162 (41.12%) Public Sector
6 161 (40.86%) Telecoms
7 160 (40.61%) Marketing
8 158 (40.10%) Digital Marketing
8 158 (40.10%) Electronics
9 117 (29.70%) Social Skills
10 98 (24.87%) Agile Software Development
11 59 (14.97%) Java
12 58 (14.72%) Azure
13 50 (12.69%) TDD
14 49 (12.44%) JavaScript
15 47 (11.93%) Software Engineering
16 44 (11.17%) IaaS
17 40 (10.15%) Linux
17 40 (10.15%) ERP
17 40 (10.15%) Migration
18 39 (9.90%) AWS
19 37 (9.39%) Pair Programming
19 37 (9.39%) Analytics
20 35 (8.88%) Retail
21 34 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
22 33 (8.38%) Microsoft
22 33 (8.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
23 32 (8.12%) Git (software)
24 31 (7.87%) Test Automation
25 30 (7.61%) Python

Manufacturing
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 15 (3.81%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (1.27%) CMS
3 4 (1.02%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (0.51%) Apache
4 2 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.51%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.25%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.25%) Drupal
5 1 (0.25%) Jupyter
5 1 (0.25%) Liferay
5 1 (0.25%) nginx
5 1 (0.25%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.51%) Adobe XD
3 2 (0.51%) InVision
3 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.51%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (0.51%) PTC Creo
3 2 (0.51%) Sketch
3 2 (0.51%) Windchill
3 2 (0.51%) Zeplin
4 1 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.25%) Figma
4 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.25%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 28 (7.11%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (1.02%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.76%) Magento
3 3 (0.76%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.76%) SAP PP
4 2 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.51%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.51%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.51%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.51%) SAP IBP
4 2 (0.51%) SAP PLM
4 2 (0.51%) SAP WM
4 2 (0.51%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.25%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle SCM
5 1 (0.25%) Sage X3
5 1 (0.25%) SAP EWM
5 1 (0.25%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.25%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 58 (14.72%) Azure
2 44 (11.17%) IaaS
3 39 (9.90%) AWS
4 29 (7.36%) PaaS
5 24 (6.09%) SaaS
6 21 (5.33%) GCP
7 19 (4.82%) Power Platform
8 18 (4.57%) Microsoft 365
9 14 (3.55%) Azure Active Directory
10 12 (3.05%) GitHub
11 8 (2.03%) Dynamics 365
12 7 (1.78%) Azure Data Factory
13 5 (1.27%) Azure Synapse Analytics
14 4 (1.02%) Amazon SQS
14 4 (1.02%) Boomi
15 3 (0.76%) Amazon Kinesis
16 2 (0.51%) Azure Logic Apps
16 2 (0.51%) Oracle CX
16 2 (0.51%) PowerApps
16 2 (0.51%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.81%) HTTP
2 9 (2.28%) Firewall
2 9 (2.28%) VPN
2 9 (2.28%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (1.02%) Internet
3 4 (1.02%) Network Security
4 3 (0.76%) DNS
5 2 (0.51%) DHCP
6 1 (0.25%) DKIM
6 1 (0.25%) DMARC
6 1 (0.25%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.25%) LAN
6 1 (0.25%) Multicast
6 1 (0.25%) PBX
6 1 (0.25%) Skype
6 1 (0.25%) VoIP
6 1 (0.25%) WAN
6 1 (0.25%) WebEx
6 1 (0.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (6.35%) Metadata
2 21 (5.33%) PostgreSQL
3 19 (4.82%) Power BI
4 18 (4.57%) Metadata Repository
5 14 (3.55%) Relational Database
6 12 (3.05%) SQL Server
7 10 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (1.78%) Pentaho
8 7 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (1.52%) Qlik Sense
9 6 (1.52%) QlikView
10 5 (1.27%) Data Lake
11 4 (1.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 4 (1.02%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.02%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.02%) NoSQL
11 4 (1.02%) Spotfire
12 3 (0.76%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.76%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.76%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 32 (8.12%) Git (software)
2 19 (4.82%) Jenkins
3 14 (3.55%) Subversion
4 10 (2.54%) JIRA
5 9 (2.28%) Gradle
6 6 (1.52%) Postman
7 5 (1.27%) IntelliJ
7 5 (1.27%) JUnit
8 4 (1.02%) Bitbucket
9 3 (0.76%) Android Studio
9 3 (0.76%) Calabash
9 3 (0.76%) git-flow
9 3 (0.76%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.76%) Xcode
10 2 (0.51%) Mockito
10 2 (0.51%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (0.51%) Rational Rhapsody
10 2 (0.51%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.25%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.25%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 210 (53.30%) Finance
2 162 (41.12%) Public Sector
3 161 (40.86%) Telecoms
4 160 (40.61%) Marketing
5 158 (40.10%) Electronics
6 117 (29.70%) Social Skills
7 35 (8.88%) Retail
8 34 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
9 19 (4.82%) Pharmaceutical
10 18 (4.57%) Presentation Skills
11 10 (2.54%) Publishing
12 6 (1.52%) Aerospace
13 4 (1.02%) Banking
13 4 (1.02%) Legal
14 3 (0.76%) Advertising
14 3 (0.76%) Documentation Skills
14 3 (0.76%) Front Office
14 3 (0.76%) Influencing Skills
14 3 (0.76%) Private Banking
15 2 (0.51%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 93 (23.60%) Developer
2 62 (15.74%) Architect
3 57 (14.47%) Consultant
4 39 (9.90%) Java Developer
5 38 (9.64%) Analyst
6 27 (6.85%) Data Architect
6 27 (6.85%) Project Manager
7 25 (6.35%) Business Analyst
8 22 (5.58%) Functional Consultant
8 22 (5.58%) SAP Consultant
9 16 (4.06%) SAP Functional Consultant
10 15 (3.81%) Data Modeller
10 15 (3.81%) DevOps Engineer
10 15 (3.81%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 14 (3.55%) Enterprise Architect
11 14 (3.55%) Programme Manager
11 14 (3.55%) Ruby Developer
11 14 (3.55%) Ruby Engineer
11 14 (3.55%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
11 14 (3.55%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (6.85%) Spring
2 26 (6.60%) React
3 22 (5.58%) Node.js
4 20 (5.08%) HTML
5 17 (4.31%) CSS
5 17 (4.31%) Web Services
6 16 (4.06%) JSON
7 15 (3.81%) Ruby on Rails
8 14 (3.55%) XML
9 11 (2.79%) Spring Boot
10 8 (2.03%) REST
10 8 (2.03%) Vue.js
11 7 (1.78%) AngularJS
11 7 (1.78%) CSS3
11 7 (1.78%) HTML5
11 7 (1.78%) J2EE
11 7 (1.78%) RESTful
12 6 (1.52%) .NET
12 6 (1.52%) Redux
13 4 (1.02%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.33%) Management Information System
2 18 (4.57%) Public Cloud
3 13 (3.30%) User Experience
4 12 (3.05%) Social Media
5 11 (2.79%) Algorithms
6 8 (2.03%) FMCG
6 8 (2.03%) NHS
7 7 (1.78%) Cloud Native
8 6 (1.52%) Reference Data
8 6 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (1.27%) Life Science
10 4 (1.02%) AS400
10 4 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.02%) Internet of Things
10 4 (1.02%) Legacy Systems
11 3 (0.76%) Analytical Mindset
11 3 (0.76%) Animation
11 3 (0.76%) Fixed Income
11 3 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.51%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 40 (10.15%) Linux
2 27 (6.85%) Windows
3 16 (4.06%) Android
3 16 (4.06%) Apple iOS
3 16 (4.06%) Unix
4 15 (3.81%) Mac OS X
5 9 (2.28%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (1.02%) Solaris
6 4 (1.02%) Windows 10
6 4 (1.02%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.76%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.25%) Robot Operating System
8 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (42.64%) Business Intelligence
2 164 (41.62%) Programme Management
3 158 (40.10%) Digital Marketing
4 98 (24.87%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (12.69%) TDD
6 47 (11.93%) Software Engineering
7 40 (10.15%) ERP
7 40 (10.15%) Migration
8 37 (9.39%) Analytics
8 37 (9.39%) Pair Programming
9 33 (8.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 31 (7.87%) Test Automation
11 29 (7.36%) Data Architecture
11 29 (7.36%) Stakeholder Management
12 26 (6.60%) Clean Code
12 26 (6.60%) Information Security
12 26 (6.60%) Prototyping
12 26 (6.60%) Visualisation
13 25 (6.35%) Data Modelling
13 25 (6.35%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 59 (14.97%) Java
2 49 (12.44%) JavaScript
3 30 (7.61%) Python
3 30 (7.61%) SQL
4 18 (4.57%) Kotlin
5 16 (4.06%) Ruby
6 12 (3.05%) Java 8
7 11 (2.79%) R
8 6 (1.52%) C++
8 6 (1.52%) T-SQL
8 6 (1.52%) TypeScript
9 5 (1.27%) Ada
9 5 (1.27%) C
10 4 (1.02%) Apple Swift
10 4 (1.02%) PHP
10 4 (1.02%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.76%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.76%) Objective-C
11 3 (0.76%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.51%) C#
Qualifications
1 21 (5.33%) Degree
2 11 (2.79%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.54%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.27%) Master's Degree
4 5 (1.27%) PMP
5 4 (1.02%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.51%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.25%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.25%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.25%) ISEB
7 1 (0.25%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.85%) Data Quality
2 11 (2.79%) QA
3 7 (1.78%) GDPR
4 6 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.52%) NIST
5 4 (1.02%) HIPAA
5 4 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 4 (1.02%) PMO
6 3 (0.76%) GMP
7 2 (0.51%) Good Clinical Practice
7 2 (0.51%) GRC
7 2 (0.51%) HL7
7 2 (0.51%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.25%) COBIT
8 1 (0.25%) GxP
8 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.25%) NCSC
8 1 (0.25%) P3O
System Software
1 17 (4.31%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.27%) Docker
3 1 (0.25%) Firmware
3 1 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (4.31%) Terraform
2 14 (3.55%) Ansible
3 10 (2.54%) Microsoft Intune
3 10 (2.54%) Single Sign-On
4 9 (2.28%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 8 (2.03%) Kubernetes
6 5 (1.27%) SCCM
7 2 (0.51%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.25%) CloudHub
8 1 (0.25%) Kibana
8 1 (0.25%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.25%) Puppet
8 1 (0.25%) Rancher
8 1 (0.25%) RSA Archer
8 1 (0.25%) Salt
Vendors
1 226 (57.36%) SAP
2 33 (8.38%) Microsoft
3 23 (5.84%) Oracle
4 17 (4.31%) Google
5 15 (3.81%) Remedy
6 13 (3.30%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (2.54%) CA
7 10 (2.54%) CA Agile Central
7 10 (2.54%) Sparx
8 9 (2.28%) IFS
8 9 (2.28%) Samsung
9 7 (1.78%) Adobe
10 6 (1.52%) Informatica
10 6 (1.52%) ServiceNow
11 5 (1.27%) Databricks
11 5 (1.27%) hybris
11 5 (1.27%) VMware
12 4 (1.02%) Dell
13 3 (0.76%) Ceridian
13 3 (0.76%) Concur