The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Manufacturing over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manufacturing
North West / Manchester
Rank 68 69 43
Rank change year-on-year +1 -26  
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 24 33 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.81% 1.85% 3.42%
As % of the General category 5.81% 5.60% 8.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 20
Median daily rate £513 £300 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +70.83% -31.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £230 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £395 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +8.06% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £20.20 £13.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.62% -64.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £31.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year +13.60% +13.63%  

Manufacturing is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 413 589 667
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 31.19% 33.03% 41.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 341 332
Median daily rate £389 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.81% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £531 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 8
Median hourly rate £13.00 £18.14 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.34% -15.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £14.64 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.90 £18.99 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -16.92% +30.00%  

Manufacturing
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Manufacturing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Manufacturing in Manchester

Manufacturing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Manufacturing in Manchester

Manufacturing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Manufacturing in Manchester over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Manufacturing in Manchester

Manufacturing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Manufacturing in Manchester

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Manufacturing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Manufacturing.

1 45 (68.18%) SAP
2 29 (43.94%) Finance
2 29 (43.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 28 (42.42%) Marketing
4 25 (37.88%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (36.36%) Electronics
5 24 (36.36%) Telecoms
5 24 (36.36%) Programme Management
5 24 (36.36%) Digital Marketing
6 17 (25.76%) Life Science
7 15 (22.73%) Java
8 12 (18.18%) Hadoop
8 12 (18.18%) Open Source
8 12 (18.18%) Apache Spark
9 11 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
9 11 (16.67%) Process Improvement
9 11 (16.67%) Python
10 10 (15.15%) C
10 10 (15.15%) Migration
10 10 (15.15%) Big Data
10 10 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
11 9 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
11 9 (13.64%) SAP MII
11 9 (13.64%) Business Process Improvement
11 9 (13.64%) Google
11 9 (13.64%) Google Cloud Platform
11 9 (13.64%) Defect Management
11 9 (13.64%) Workflow
11 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (13.64%) Feasibility Study

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 12 (18.18%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.03%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.52%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.52%) Confluence
3 1 (1.52%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.03%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.52%) CATIA
2 1 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 29 (43.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (13.64%) SAP MII
3 8 (12.12%) SAP PP
3 8 (12.12%) SAP PP-PI
4 4 (6.06%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (3.03%) SAP SD
6 1 (1.52%) NetSuite
6 1 (1.52%) Sage X3
6 1 (1.52%) SAP Business One
6 1 (1.52%) SAP CO
6 1 (1.52%) SAP FI
6 1 (1.52%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (1.52%) SAP HCM
6 1 (1.52%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (1.52%) SAP PM
6 1 (1.52%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (13.64%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (3.03%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (1.52%) Force.com
4 1 (1.52%) Office 365
4 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) LAN
1 2 (3.03%) VoIP
2 1 (1.52%) DNS
2 1 (1.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.18%) Hadoop
2 10 (15.15%) Big Data
3 3 (4.55%) SAP BW
4 2 (3.03%) DB2
4 2 (3.03%) Electronic Patient Records
4 2 (3.03%) HDInsight
4 2 (3.03%) MySQL
4 2 (3.03%) Spark SQL
5 1 (1.52%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.52%) Impala
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.52%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) JIRA
2 2 (3.03%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.52%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.52%) Selenium
3 1 (1.52%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.52%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.52%) WebDriver
General
1 29 (43.94%) Finance
2 28 (42.42%) Marketing
3 24 (36.36%) Electronics
3 24 (36.36%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.06%) Legal
5 3 (4.55%) Advertising
6 1 (1.52%) Automotive
6 1 (1.52%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.52%) Local Government
6 1 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (36.36%) Analyst
2 18 (27.27%) Business Analyst
3 13 (19.70%) SAP Analyst
4 10 (15.15%) Consultant
5 9 (13.64%) Developer
5 9 (13.64%) SAP Business Analyst
6 8 (12.12%) SAP PP Analyst
6 8 (12.12%) SAP PP Business Analyst
6 8 (12.12%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (12.12%) Senior Business Analyst
6 8 (12.12%) Senior SAP Business Analyst
7 7 (10.61%) Data Engineer
8 5 (7.58%) Project Manager
9 4 (6.06%) Big Data Engineer
9 4 (6.06%) Hadoop Engineer
10 3 (4.55%) Report Writer
10 3 (4.55%) SAP Consultant
10 3 (4.55%) SAP Developer
11 2 (3.03%) Java Consultant
11 2 (3.03%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.12%) SAP XI
2 3 (4.55%) .NET
2 3 (4.55%) SAP Basis
3 2 (3.03%) AngularJS
3 2 (3.03%) SAP TM
3 2 (3.03%) SAPUI5
3 2 (3.03%) Spark Streaming
3 2 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.52%) CSS
4 1 (1.52%) HTML
4 1 (1.52%) Mason
4 1 (1.52%) Node.js
4 1 (1.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.76%) Life Science
2 3 (4.55%) FMCG
2 3 (4.55%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (3.03%) Clustering
3 2 (3.03%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.52%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (1.52%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.52%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.06%) Windows
2 2 (3.03%) Unix
3 1 (1.52%) Linux
3 1 (1.52%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (37.88%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (36.36%) Digital Marketing
2 24 (36.36%) Programme Management
3 12 (18.18%) Open Source
4 11 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 11 (16.67%) Process Improvement
5 10 (15.15%) Migration
6 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (13.64%) Business Process Improvement
6 9 (13.64%) Business Process Modelling
6 9 (13.64%) Defect Management
6 9 (13.64%) Feasibility Study
6 9 (13.64%) Workflow
7 8 (12.12%) Change Management
7 8 (12.12%) Requirements Analysis
7 8 (12.12%) Stakeholder Analysis
8 7 (10.61%) Business Analysis
9 6 (9.09%) BDD
9 6 (9.09%) Project Management
9 6 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (22.73%) Java
2 11 (16.67%) Python
3 10 (15.15%) C
4 6 (9.09%) SQL
5 3 (4.55%) C#
5 3 (4.55%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.03%) F#
6 2 (3.03%) PHP
7 1 (1.52%) ABAP
7 1 (1.52%) C++
7 1 (1.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (6.06%) Degree
1 4 (6.06%) SC Cleared
1 4 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.52%) CCNA
2 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.52%) MCP
2 1 (1.52%) MCSE
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) SLA
2 2 (3.03%) PMO
2 2 (3.03%) QA
3 1 (1.52%) GDPR
3 1 (1.52%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.03%) Docker
1 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 45 (68.18%) SAP
2 9 (13.64%) Google
3 3 (4.55%) ServiceNow
4 2 (3.03%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.03%) Citrix
4 2 (3.03%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.03%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.03%) VMware
4 2 (3.03%) Wyse
5 1 (1.52%) Apple
5 1 (1.52%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.52%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.52%) Intel
5 1 (1.52%) Sage
5 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.52%) Snow
5 1 (1.52%) Tableau
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