Period
to 16 October 2018

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 6 months to 16 October 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 > Manchester
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 81 71
Rank change year-on-year -43 -10 +1
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 31 58 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.99% 2.04% 2.62%
As % of the General category 4.04% 6.26% 8.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 36 48
Manchester median daily rate £425 £405 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +8.00% -
10th Percentile £298 £194 £263
90th Percentile £535 £588 £495
North West median daily rate £425 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +17.24% +3.57% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 11
Manchester median hourly rate - - £40.00
North West median hourly rate £34.90 £47.39 £40.00
% change year-on-year -26.36% +18.48% +53.85%

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 Manchester with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 767 927 1,143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 24.55% 32.58% 31.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 562 712
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £234 £225 £263
90th Percentile £574 £575 £550
North West median daily rate £400 £410 £400
% change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 32 21
Manchester median hourly rate £25.58 £20.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.30% +12.50% +7.54%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.75 £12.00
90th Percentile £38.25 £43.58 £41.50
North West median hourly rate £23.65 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% -12.00% -18.09%

Manufacturing
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

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 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Manufacturing in Manchester

Manufacturing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Manufacturing in Manchester

Manufacturing
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 16 October 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
Stockport +6 2 - - 4
Bolton +5 1 £308 +36.67% 9
Wigan - 1 - - 3
Manufacturing
North West

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Manufacturing.

1 16 (51.61%) SAP
2 11 (35.48%) Life Science
3 8 (25.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (25.81%) Finance
4 6 (19.35%) Java
4 6 (19.35%) ERP
4 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (19.35%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (16.13%) EMC
5 5 (16.13%) C#
5 5 (16.13%) Windows
5 5 (16.13%) Electronics
5 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
5 5 (16.13%) Middleware
5 5 (16.13%) Marketing
5 5 (16.13%) Programme Management
5 5 (16.13%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
6 4 (12.90%) VMware
6 4 (12.90%) NetWeaver
6 4 (12.90%) Wyse
6 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
6 4 (12.90%) Citrix
6 4 (12.90%) Unix
6 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
7 3 (9.68%) Sage X3
7 3 (9.68%) AngularJS
7 3 (9.68%) C++

Manufacturing
Co-occurring 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 4 (12.90%) NetWeaver
2 1 (3.23%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (25.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (9.68%) Sage X3
3 1 (3.23%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (3.23%) SAP ERP
3 1 (3.23%) SAP MM
3 1 (3.23%) SAP PP
3 1 (3.23%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (3.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.23%) Big Data
2 1 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (3.23%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Eclipse
1 2 (6.45%) JMeter
1 2 (6.45%) Selenium
1 2 (6.45%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Electronics
2 5 (16.13%) Marketing
2 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.68%) Advertising
3 3 (9.68%) Retail
4 1 (3.23%) German Language
4 1 (3.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Consultant
3 4 (12.90%) ICT Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Storage Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) .NET Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Automation Tester
4 2 (6.45%) Business Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) ERP Manager
4 2 (6.45%) ERP Project Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.45%) SAP Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) Tester
4 2 (6.45%) VB Developer
4 2 (6.45%) VB6 Developer
4 2 (6.45%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) Middleware
2 3 (9.68%) .NET
2 3 (9.68%) AngularJS
2 3 (9.68%) Web Dynpro
2 3 (9.68%) WinForms
3 2 (6.45%) CSS
3 2 (6.45%) HTML
3 2 (6.45%) RESTful
3 2 (6.45%) SAPUI5
3 2 (6.45%) Spring
3 2 (6.45%) Taurus
3 2 (6.45%) WPF
3 2 (6.45%) XML
4 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (3.23%) HTML5
4 1 (3.23%) Node.js
4 1 (3.23%) React
4 1 (3.23%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Life Science
2 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.45%) Robotics
5 1 (3.23%) CCTV
5 1 (3.23%) Clustering
5 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.23%) FMCG
5 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) Unix
3 1 (3.23%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) ERP
1 6 (19.35%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (16.13%) Digital Marketing
2 5 (16.13%) Programme Management
3 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
4 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.68%) Business Development
4 3 (9.68%) Workflow
5 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.45%) Migration
5 2 (6.45%) MVC
5 2 (6.45%) OO
5 2 (6.45%) OOD
5 2 (6.45%) OOP
5 2 (6.45%) Performance Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Scrum
5 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) Java
2 5 (16.13%) C#
3 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.68%) C++
4 3 (9.68%) VB.NET
5 2 (6.45%) ABAP
5 2 (6.45%) SQL
5 2 (6.45%) VB
5 2 (6.45%) VB6
6 1 (3.23%) C
6 1 (3.23%) Go
6 1 (3.23%) Lua
6 1 (3.23%) Python
6 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
1 1 (3.23%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.23%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) SAP
2 5 (16.13%) EMC
3 4 (12.90%) Citrix
3 4 (12.90%) VMware
3 4 (12.90%) Wyse
4 3 (9.68%) Sage
5 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.23%) 3PAR
6 1 (3.23%) Ariba
6 1 (3.23%) Brocade
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco
6 1 (3.23%) HP
6 1 (3.23%) Red Hat